The Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) is an autonomous body under the Ministry of AYUSH. The Council carries out its activities and functions through its network of 30 Institutes. The Headquarter of the Council is situated in Delhi at the above address. There is also an attractive performance based time bound in-situ promotion scheme for “Group-A” Medical Doctors and Non-medical Scientists of this Council. Applications are invited for the following posts.
The details are indicated as under:-
1. IMPORTANT DATES:
Opening Date for On-Line Registration of Applications: 20th February, 2016
Last Date for Completion of Step-1 of On-Line Registration: 20th March, 2016
Last date for depositing examination fee at State Bank of India: 22nd March, 2016 (closing hour of business)
Last date for completion of Step-2 of on-line registration and closing of registration: 25th March, 2016
Important Note :
i) FOR MORE DETAILS, PLEASE REFER TO INSTRUCTIONS UNDER “HOW TO APPLY” IN THIS ADVERTISEMENT WHILE FILLING UP ON-LINE REGISTRATION FORM AND ALSO THE DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN IN THE MAIN INSTRUCTION PAGE OF THE ON-LINE APPLICATION. THE APPLICATION FORM FOR ALL THE POSTS SHALL BE FILLED IN BY THE CANDIDATES IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ONLY. II) CANDIDATES IN THEIR OWN INTEREST ARE ADVISED, NOT TO W AIT TILL THE LAST DATE & TIME AND REGISTER WELL WITHIN THE TIME. CCRAS SHALL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE, IF THE CANDIDATES ARE NOT ABLE TO SUBMIT THEIR APPLICATION DUE TO LAST MINUTE RUSH.
2. MINIMUM QUALIFICATION AND MODE OF SELECTION : The candidate should possess the following qualifications for on-line registration of application:
a. Research Officer (Pharmacognosy) –
Pay Band-3, Rs. 15600- 39100 + GP Rs. 5400/-
a)M.Pharm (Pharmacognosy)/ M.Pharma (Ay.)/M.Sc (Medicinal Plant)/Master’s degree in Botany from a recognized University / Institution.
b)03 years research/teaching experience after PG
b. Research Officer (Chemistry) –
Pay Band- 3, Rs. 15600-39100+GP Rs. 5400/-
a)Post-graduate Degree in Chemistry/M.Pharma (Ayu. Quality Control) from a recognized University/ Institution.
b)03 years research /teaching experience after PG degree
c. Research Officer (Pharmacology) –
Pay Band-3/ Rs. 15600- 39100+GP Rs. 5400/- (NPA wherever applicable)
a)M.D. (Pharmacology)/M.V.Sc (Pharmacology)/M. Pharm (Pharmacology)/M. Pharma (Ay.), M.Sc (Medicinal Plants with specialization in Pharmacology) from a recognized University/ Institution.
b)03 years experience after PG for non-medical discipline
3. Selection Procedure:- Selection will be through online Exam followed by Interview. Merely satisfying the eligibility norms do not entitle a candidate to be called for exam or interview.
The scheme of online exam will be as follows:-
Research Officer (Ayurveda), Research Officer (Homoeopathy), Research Officer (Pathology ), Research Officer (Bio-Chemistry), Research Officer (Medicine), Research Officer (Pharmacognosy), Research Officer (Chemistry), Research Officer (Pharmacology), Research Officer (Publication), and Statistical Officer.
Scheme of Examination:
The question paper shall be objective type consisting of 70 multiple choice questions (70 marks) The question paper will be divided into three parts: Part-1 (35 marks),based on concerned subject knowledge.
Part-ll (25 marks) 25 questions on Research Methodology.
Part-Ill 10 questions on General knowledge and Reasoning and Information technology and computing.
There will be 0.25 marks negative marking fo r each wrong answer.
Time: 10.00AM to 11.10 AM
The gateway for filling up of online applications will be made available on our web site www.ccras.nic.in The online question paper will be bilingual, i.e. in English and Hindi. Other detailed information regarding the online examination will be given in an information Handout, which will be made available on our website www.ccras.nic.in for the candidates.
General/OBC: Rs. 1560/- (Rs.1500/- application fee + Rs.60/- Bank charges)
SC/ST/PH/Women category: Exempted from fee
CCRAS will accept fee through System Generated Challan of SBI only. Fee submitted by any other mode will not be accepted. In case applicant is applying for more than one post, he/she shall have to generate separate challan forms and deposit fee separately for each post as applicable.
4. APPLICATION FEE & MODE OF REMITTANCE:
a) The candidates have to visit any branch of the State Bank of India for depositing the fee through pre-printed challan only. Transaction charges of the bank @ Rs.60/- shall be borne by the candidates.
b) Candidates are advised to retain the “ORIGINAL” (candidate’s copy) Challan and keep it safely as it will be required to be produced at the time document verification.
CITIES OF EXAMINATION: The online computer based test shall be conducted at Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkatta and Guwahati.