Wildlife Institute of India (WII) Recruitment 2017 www.wii.gov.in

By | February 28, 2018

Wildlife Institute of India (WII): Recruitment 2017 www.wii.gov.in

 Wildlife Institute of India (WII) has released a notification for the recruitment of eligible and skilled candidates for the positions of Project biologist, senior biologist, project associate, research biologist vacancies on contractual basis.

Wildlife Institute of India is an autonomous body of theministry of environment, forest and climate change, Government of India. There 59 available vacancies in the department for various posts. You may apply on or before 15th December 2017 till 5.00 pm if interested.


Visit the official website for further details on the notification or go on reading this article to know the eligibility criteria, age limits and many more details.


WII Recruitment 2017 Vacancy Details

The total number of vacancies are 59. The vacancies are distributed to several posts in the following manner.

Post                                                                        Vacancies

  1. Project associate 02
  2. Senior biologist                                                 05
  3. Research biologist (field component) 45
  4. Research biologist (GIS component) 02
  5. Research biologist (Genetics component) 03
  6. Project biologist                             02


WII Recruitment 2017 Eligibility criteria

Age limit:

Candidates should not exceed the following age limits as on the last date of submission:

Post 1:UR40 Years
 SC/ST/women45 years
 OBC43 years
Post 2:UR35 years
 SC/ST/women40 years


 38 years



Post 3:        B.E/B.TECH/M.SC (UR)           35 years

B.SC (UR)                                          28 years

M.SC                                               40 years

                        B.SC (SC/ST women)                  33 years

M.sc                                              38 years

B.SC                                               31 years


Post 4, 5, 6:     UR                                                  35 Years

SC/ST/women                           40 years

OBC                                               38 years


WII Recruitment 2017 Educational qualification:

Candidates should possess

  • Doctorate degree in Biological Sciences or
  • Sc. in Wildlife Sciences/ Zoology/ Botany / Life Sciences/ Forestry/ Environmental Science (Post 1).
  • Sc. in Wildlife Science/ Botany/ Zoology/ Forestry/ Life Sciences/ Environmental Sciences/ Biotechnology/ Genetics for Post 2
  • E./ B.Tech/ B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Wildlife Science/ Botany/Zoology/ Forestry/ Life Sciences/ Environmental Sciences/ Environmental Management/ Agricultural Sciences/ Veterinary Sciences for Post 3
  • Sc/ M.Tech in Wildlife Science/ Life Sciences/ Forestry/ Environmental Science/ Applied Science/ Remote Sensing and GIS/ Post Graduate/ Diploma in Remote Sensing and GIS for Post 4.
  • Sc/ M.Tech in Wildlife Science/ Genetics/ Biotechnology/ Bio sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Life Sciences for Post 5
  • Sc. in Wildlife Science/ Botany/Zoology /Forestry/ Life Science/ Environmental Sciences/ GIS for post 6


Note: Candidate must have 55% of marks from a recognized University with relevant experience.


Selection Procedure:

  • Online qualifying examination
  • Personal interview


Application fee:

General: 750/-

SC/ST: 100/-


Payment can be done through credit card/ debit card/ net banking.


Last date for application:

On or before 15.12.2017.


Official website:



Important dates

Online qualifying exam: 23.12.2017

Result of online test: By the end of December 2017

Personal interview (for post 1 to 5): 15 to 18.1.2018

Personal interview (for post 6): 19.1.2018


WII Recruitment 2017 – Walk in for Sr Project Fellow & Biologist Posts:

WII has released a notification for the recruitment of Senior Project Fellow & Senior Project Biologist vacancies for the project entitled “Supporting transboundary recovery in India and Nepal by extending activities in Nandhaur Wildlife Sanctuary, Uttarakhand” on acontractual basis. Interested candidates can walk-in on 04-12-2017 at 11:00 AM.


Vacancy details (Total: 03 posts)


Name of the Post Vacancies
SeniorProject Fellow 01post
Senior Project Biologist 02 posts

Age Limit:

  1. Candidates age should not exceed 45 years as on date of interview.
  2. Upper age relaxation is applicable to SC/ ST/ OBC candidates as per the rules. Refer the official notification.

Educational Qualification:

  1. Candidates should possess Master’s Degree in Environmental Science/ Forest Management/ Economics with Field Experience of 3 years for Post 1.
  2. Master’s Degree in Wildlife Science/ Wildlife Biology with field experience of minimum 2 years for Post 2.

Selection Process:

  • Job-seekers will be selected only on the basis of personal Interview.

How to Apply:

Applicants mustdirectly walk-in along with the application filled in with all the relevant information. All original documents/ certificates have to be made available at the time of registration for the necessary verification on 04-12-2017 at 11:00 AM.

Important Dates
Date: 04-12-2017

Time : 11.00 am
Reporting Time: 09:30 AM

Walk in for the project fellow posts

Candidates who are interested in this post may walk-in with all the relevant documents and certificates on 28.11.17.

Total vacancies: 01

Age Limit:

  1. Candidates age should not exceed 35 years as on date of interview.
  2. Age relaxation is applicable to SC/ St/ OBC candidates as per rules. Refer the official notification at the official website of WII.

Educational Qualification:

  1. Candidates should possess Master’s degree in Life Sciences/ Wildlife Science/ Zoology/ Botany/ Forestry/ Ecology/ Environmental Sciences with 60% aggregated marks and above from a recognized university

Selection Process: Personal Interview.

Important Dates
Date: at 11:00 Hrs
Time of Interview: 28-11-2017

Reporting Time: 09:30 Hrs

Good luck!!

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