The National Rice Research Institute (NRRI), Cuttack, Odisha offers opportunities for research and training to students at Post-graduate (PG) level. The research and trainings are coordinated by the Human Resource Development (HRD) Cell of the Institute as per guidelines, which are in full conformity with that of the ICAR and are uniform across entire ICAR system.
The students registered in M.Sc./M.Tech. or equivalent degree programs of State Agricultural Universities (SAUs) and the UGC recognized Universities/Deemed Universities/ Organizations recognized by Technical Education Councils /equivalent recognized organizations offering PG courses are eligible for the research and training. Selection of students is based on academic merit.
NRRI offers HRD research and training provides opportunities in the disciplines of Agricultural Chemistry, Agricultural Chemicals, Agricultural Economics Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Statistics, Agricultural Extension, Agronomy, Biochemistry,Biotechnology, Bioinformatics,Botany, Economic Botany, Entomology, Environmental Sciences, Fisheries, Food technology,Genetics, Genomics, Microbiology, Life Sciences, Molecular Breeding, Nematology, Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Plant Physiology, Seed Technology, Soil Microbiology, Soil Science, Zoology;and related disciplines covering various aspects of rice research.The Institute can include other disciplines, if deemed appropriate.
M.Sc. dissertation: The students registered for M.Sc. /M.Tech. or equivalent degree in recognized educational organizations are allowed to undertake research in two sessions i.e., during July-December (Session I) and January-June (Session II) every year, for which the applications are accepted during January to March and July to September, respectively as per the notification at NRRI official website.
Training: The students registered for M.Sc. /M.Tech. or equivalent degree in recognized educational organizations are allowed to undertake training for one month to 6 months duration.