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National Medicinal Plants Board Invites Application for the Post of Deputy Director / Assistant Advisor / Research Officer/ Senior Research Assistant

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The National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB) has been established by Government of India to coordinate with all matters relating to Medicinal Plants and Support Policies and Programs for growth of trade, export, conservation and cultivation. The board is working under Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha & Homeopathy (AYUSH).


Filling up of the vacant posts of Deputy Director (Medicinal Plants), Assistant Advisor (Botany), Research Officer (Botany) and Senior Research Assistant on deputation (including short term contract) basis in the National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB), Ministiy of Ayush

Applications are invited for filling up the following vacant posts on deputation (including short-term contract) basis in the National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB), Ministry of AYUSH, New Delhi, as per details mentioned below:-


  • Deputy Director (Medicinal Plants)
  • Assistant Advisor (Botany)
  • Research Officer (Botany)
  • Senior Research Assistant


Deputy Director (Medicinal Plants) Master’s degree in Botany or Pharmacognosy or Agriculture or Agronomy or Forestry from a recognized University or Institute or equivalent;
ten years post qualification experience of working in the areas of research, development, policy, programmes and implementation relating to medicinal plants in a government department or organisation or institute of repute.

Assistant Advisor (Botany) Master’s degree in Botany/Pharmacognosy from a recognised University or equivalent;
Five years’ experience of working in the field of development of propagation of medicinal plants, particularly used in Ayurveda, Unani and Homoeopathy.

Research Officer (Botany) Master’s degree in Botany/Pharmacy (with Pharmacognosy as the main subject) from a recognised University or equivalent
and Two years’ experience of identification of drugs and medicinal plants used in Indian Systems of Medicine.

Senior Research Assistant Master’s degree of Science in Botany or Pharmacognosy or Forestry or Agriculture or Horticulture or Medicinal Plants or Bio-Technology or Pharmacy (with Pharmacognosy as a main subject) from a recognised University or institute or equivalent.

Minimum Monthly Remuneration

  • Deputy Director (Medicinal Plants) Pay Matrix Rs.78,800 – 2,09, 200 in Level-12
  • Assistant Advisor (Botany) Pay Matrix Rs. 67,700 -2,08,700 in Level-11
  • Research Officer (Botany) Pay Matrix Rs 56,100 -1,77,500 in Level-10
  • Senior Research Assistant Pay Matrix Rs. 35,400 -1,12,400 in Level-6

How to Apply

Applications should be sent through proper channel in the prescribed Proforma (Annexure-ll) While forwarding the applications, concerned department should send up-to-date APARs of last five years, Vigilance Clearance Certificate & Integrity Certificate etc. of the applicant in the prescribed proforma (Annexure- III).

It is requested that vacancies may be given vide publicity and the particulars of eligible officers who are fulfilling the eligibility prescribed and who are willing to be considered for deputation and also possessing requisite experience and whose services can be spared by the parent department, may kindly be forwarded to the Chief Executive Officer, National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB), Ministry of Ayush, 2nd Floor, Red Cross Annexe Building, Red Cross Road. New Delhi- 110 001 within 60 days from date of publication of the advertisement in Employment News. Applications received after the last date or without the APARs or otherwise found incomplete will not be considered No applicant will be permitted to withdraw his / her name after selection (This advertisement and other details /annexures are also available on the website of the board i.e. and Ministry of AYUSH i.e.

Important Date

Application Submission Deadline within 60 days

Job Location 🇮🇳

National Medicinal Plants Board, Ministry of AYUSH Government of India Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), Annexe Building, 1st & 2nd floor,1 Red Cross Road, New Delhi-110001

For Additional Information

National Medicinal Plants Board Filling up of the vacant post of Senior Research Assistant,  Research Officer (Botany),  Assistant Advisor (Botany), Deputy Director (Medicinal Plants) on deputation (including short term contract) basis in the National Medicinal Plants Board, Ministry of Ayush.


  • Government Job Opportunity in National Medicinal Plants Board
  • Monthly Salary Rs.35,400 to Rs.2,09, 200
  • Job Opportunity for Botany/Pharmacognosy/Science
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