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Monitoring Tigers, Co-predators, Prey and Their Habitat Research Personnel (x30)

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Sectors Nature Conservation, Ecology, GIS
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Voluntary & Interns
Deadline 05/10/2009
Company Name Wildlife Institute of India
Contact Name Walk In Interview
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : Established in 1982, Wildlife Institute of India (WII) is an internationally acclaimed Institution, which offers training program, academic courses and advisory in wildlife research and management
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he Wildlife Institute of India (WII), is a premier national autonomous Institution of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoE&F), Government of India in the field of teaching, training and research. The institute has been assigned a task by the National Tiger Conservation Authority, Govt. of India, to cover major landscapes for monitoring tiger, co-predator, prey and their habitat under the `All India Tiger Status & Population Estimation Exercise’. The WII wishes to engage thirty (30) research personnel on a contractual basis for the above mentioned project. The assignment will be for a period of 1 year initially, which may be extended for further period(s) according to project requirements and satisfactory performance of the individuals. The essential and desirable qualifications, terms and conditions and how to apply for the available positions are given below. The Director, WII reserves the right to reject any candidature in view of incomplete information provided by the candidate or for any other reason.

Essential Qualification – Should possess a degree in M.Sc. Wildlife Science/ Botany/Zoology/Forestry/Environmental Science/Veterinary Science/Agricultural Science/Life Science from a recognized University with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.

Desirable Qualification – An aptitude &/or experience in wildlife research, a demonstrated aptitude for field work and basic computer skills.

Brief description of the work The selected candidates will be trained in animal population estimation, vegetation sampling and habitat evaluation techniques during an orientation programme. Thereafter they shall be required to work intensively in forest wildlife areas across the country for collection, collation and analyses of data.

GENERAL Terms & Conditions:


  1. The age of the candidate shall not be more than 35 years as on 1st October, 2005. The selection of the candidates will be based on `Walk-in-Interview’ scheduled to be conducted at the Wildlife Institute of India, Dehra Dun on 5th & 6th October, 2009.

  2. Candidates who arrive for the Walk-in-Interview would register at 09:00 A.M. on 5th October 2009. Candidates should bring the duly filled-in applications with attested true copies of testimonials of qualifications, experience, date of birth etc. along with copies of mark sheets of all examinations. All original documents should be produced at the time of registration.

  3. The selection offer to the candidates will be on purely contractual basis for a period of 12 months initially and it may be extended for further period(s) depending upon the requirement of the project and satisfactory performance of the candidates. Selected candidate(s) will be paid a consolidated amount of Rs. 12,000/- as stipend per month. In addition, Rs. 2000/- per month will be paid to the selected candidates during the field work to meet their boarding expenses.

  4. Canvassing in any form is liable to result in rejection of the candidature.

  5. Candidates must be willing to work for the project for at least one year from the date of joining.

  6. The training and field work is likely to commence from second week of October, 2009 and selected candidates need to join immediately or at a short notice.

  7. The application form can be downloaded from the Institute’s website www.wii.gov.in. 

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