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Students Training Programme

ICAR-Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur, is the premier Institute for pulses research in India. The laboratories are well equipped with modern infrastructure and equipments, to carry our cutting edge research in modern science and technology. The Institute extends facilities for project work and training to students pursuing MSc/M.Tech degrees in Indian Universities/Institutes for three months and six months duration. Details of the training are given below:

  • Applications in the prescribed format forwarded by Head/Principal/Director with all relevant supporting documents including recent passport size photograph will be received round the year to Director ( or Chair, HRD, (, ICAR-Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur, either in hard copy or by Email. Selected applicants will be informed through Email/Mobile and hence it is mandatory to mention both in the application form. Training schedule will be as follows:
  • Date of Application Training Period Specifics
    Last working day of February April-June Training Report
    Last working day of May July-December Dissertation Report/Thesis
    Last working day of November January-June Dissertation Report/Thesis

  • The course fee is Rs 20,000 (Rupees Twenty thousand only) for three months and Rs 30,000 (Rupees Thirty thousand only) for six months.
  • Disciplines for training program:
  • Subject Areas
    Plant Biotechnology Biochemistry
    Plant Physiology Agricultural Chemistry
    Plant Breeding & Genetics Soil Science
    Microbiology Entomology
    Plant Pathology Nematology
    Agronomy Agricultural Statistics
    Agricultural Extension Agricultural Economics

  • Some common areas of training are Plant Tissue Culture techniques, Genetic transformation, Molecular markers and DNA fingerprinting, Genomics, Gene cloning, molecular diagnostics of plant pathogens, Variability and molecular characterization of plant pathogens, Integrated Pest Management etc.
  • On completion of the research work/training, the candidate shall submit a report/dissertation/thesis to his/her Institution/University, with certificate from concerned Scientist from IIPR, Kanpur, within one month of the completion of training. Two copies of the report/dissertation/thesis must also be submitted to the Institute, after successful completion of Seminar. IIPR, Kanpur will hold rights to any publication or IPR emanating from the training/research. However, the candidate may get suitable authorship in the publication, depending on the level of contribution.

Terms and conditions:

  • Applications in prescribed format will only be considered.
  • Candidates will be selected on the basis of merit only and minimum qualification for application is average of 55% and above in 10th, 12th and graduation program (BSc/BTech).
  • Fees are to be paid in the form of E-transaction or Bank Draft in favour of ICAR UNIT, Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur, payable at Kanpur, before the commencement of the Training. Part payment or waiver is not permissible. Fees will not be refunded if the applicant leaves without completing the dissertation/thesis.
  • Selected candidate will have to arrange for boarding, lodging and transport on their own.
  • Minimum attendance of 90% is essential for completion of training and award of certificate .
  • Director, IIPR, will have sole discretionary power to settle unforeseen events or disputes, if any.
  • Director or Supervisor/mentor will not be responsible for any kind of accident or hazard met by the trainees during experimentation, handling of equipments or other infrastructure etc.

For training related enquiries contact:

Chairman, Academic Committee

Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur – 208024

Phone: 0512-2580994, 2580995 Ext. 1006,

Annexure I

Application for PG Training
Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur

Name of the Candidate:
Date of Birth:
Permanent Address:
Address for correspondence:
Mobile No.: Email:
Duration of Training: 3 Months [ ]
6 Months [ ]
Preferred Period From To
  Academic Record* :  
Institution/Board /University
Class/ Division
(Provide self attested copies of all relevant documents).  

Declaration: I have read all the terms and conditions and hereby agree to abide by all conditions.

Date: Signature of the candidate

Forwarding by the Head of the Institution / University/ Department with seal



1. Read General Guidelines before filling the Application
2. Application form can be downloaded from the “Forms/Circular” section of the website.
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