CSIR-NIIST Scientist Post Vacancy - With a Salary up to 2.8 Lakh

CSIR-NIIST Scientist Post Vacancy – With a Salary up to 2.8 Lakh

CSIR-NIIST Scientist Post Online applications are invited from enthusiastic, young Indian researchers having an excellent academic record and proven scientific achievements along with requisite experience and a high degree of motivation and desire to take up research as a career in different fields, to fill up the posts of scientists at various levels as detailed below:

Job Code: APTD 2

Salary: Level-11 ₹67700- 208700

Age: 32 yrs

No.of posts: 1 post UR

Job Title: Scientist

Eligibility: PhD (submitted) in chemistry with specialization in edible oil/fats/ allied area

Experience: At least one year industrial/postdoctoral experience with expertise in
sophisticated analytical equipment, evidenced by publications in SCI journals/patents/ technologies

Job Specification: The selected candidate will have to work effectively as a team member in the area of edible oils and fats and allied products and/or essential oils


Post 2

Job Code: CSTD 1

No.of posts: 1 post UR

Salary: Level-11 ₹67700- 208700

Job Title: Scientist

Age: 32yrs

Eligibility: M.E./M. Tech in Chemical Engineering

Experience: PhD (Chemical Engineering) Expertise in design of microfluidic reactors, chips & flow chemistry reactors for process intensification of chemicals and for development of lab-ona chip

devices for screening, diagnosis etc. At least one year experience in handling commercial CFD codes like ANSYS FLUENT, COMSOL, etc. with the ability to develop
standalone software codes.

Job Specification:  The selected candidate will have to work as a team member in terms of process intensification for organic chemistry reactions, API’s etc In addition should be
able to give modelling & simulation support to various R&D activities of the Institute


Post 3

Job Code: CSTD 2

No.of posts: 1 post UR

Salary: Level-12 ₹78800- 209200

Job Title: Senior Scientist

Age: 37yrs

Eligibility: PhD in Industrial Chemistry/Chemical Engineering with 2 years’ postdoctoral research experience

Experience: R&D experience in the design and synthesis of organic ligands and metal-organic systems for applications as smart and functional materials. Experience in energy
efficient device fabrication

Job Specification: The selected candidate will have to lead/supplement the ongoing research programmes in the area of smart materials/coatings and should work in
collaboration with other scientists for the integration of these coatings with other energy
generation /saving technologies currently being pursued by the Institute.

General Information and conditions:

1. Benefits under Council service.

a. These posts carry usual allowances i.e. Dearness Allowance(DA), House Rent Allowance(HRA), Transport Allowances(TA) etc. as admissible to the central government employees and as made applicable to CSIR. Council employees are also eligible for the accommodation of their entitled type as per CSIR allotment rules depending on availability, in which case, HRA will not be admissible.

b. Scientist are eligible for a professional update allowance.

c. In addition to the emoluments indicated against each category posts, benefits such as the applicability of New Pension Scheme 2004, reimbursement of Medical Expenses, Leave Travel Concession, Conveyance Advance and House Building Advance are available as per CSIR rules.

d. Scientists in CSIR are also permitted to undertake consultancy and sponsored R&D project activity. These activities give them scope to earn consultancy fee and honorarium as per CSIR guidelines governing these activities. Opportunities also arise for foreign deputations for training/presentation of papers/specific assignments etc.

e. CSIR provides excellent opportunities to a deserving candidate for career advancement under Assessment Promotion scheme for scientists.

2. Other Conditions.
a. The applicant must be a citizen of India.

b. All applicants must fulfil the essential requirements of the post and other conditions stipulated in the advertisement as on the closing date of online application. They are advised to satisfy themselves before applying that they possess at least the essential qualifications laid down for various posts as on the closing date of on-line application. No enquiry asking for advice as to eligibility will be entertained.

c. The prescribed essential qualifications are the minimum and the mere possession of the same does not entitle candidates to be called for interview. The duly constituted screening committee will adopt its own criteria for short-listing the candidates. The candidate should, therefore, mention in the application all the qualifications and experiences in the relevant area over and above the minimum prescribed qualification, supported with documents. Completion of Ph.D degree will be reckoned from the date of issue of provisional certificate/notification.

d. The application should be accompanied by self-attested copies of the relevant educational qualification, experience. The prescribed qualifications should have been obtained from recognized Universities/Institutions etc. Incomplete applications/applications received or not accompanied with the required certificates/documents are liable to be rejected.

e. In respect of equivalent clause in essential qualification, if a candidate is claiming a particular qualification as equivalent qualification as per the requirement of advertisement, then the candidate is required to produce order/letter in this regard, indicating the authority (with number and date) under which it has been so treated otherwise the application is liable to be rejected.

f. The period of experience rendered by a candidate on a part-time basis, daily wages, visiting/guest faculty will not be counted while calculating the valid experience for shortlisting the candidates for interview.

g. If any document/certificate furnished is in a language other than Hindi or English, a transcript of the same duly attested by a Gazetted Officer or notary is to be submitted.
h. The date for determining the upper age limit, qualifications and /or experience will be the closing date of online application i.e. 27/10/2020.

i. The period of experience in a discipline/area of work, wherever prescribed, shall be counted after the date of acquiring the minimum educational qualifications prescribed for that Grade.

j. Persons with disabilities (PwD) fulfilling the eligibility conditions prescribed under GOI instructions are encouraged to apply.

k. In case a candidate is staying abroad, his/her candidature may be considered in absentia by the Selection Committee on his/her written request.

l. Only outstation candidates called and found eligible for interview will be paid to and fro single second class rail fare from the actual place of undertaking the journey or from the normal place of their residence whichever is nearer to Trivandrum Central Railway Station on the production of Rail Ticket Numbers or any other proof of journey.

m. Any discrepancy found between the information given in the application and as evident in original documents will make the candidate ineligible for appearing in interview. Such a candidate will not be paid any fare.

n. The decision of the NIIST/CSIR in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of applications, mode of selection, the conduct of examination/interview will be final and binding on the candidates.

o. Canvassing in any form and/or bringing any influence political or otherwise will be treated as a disqualification for the post.


How to apply:

a. Eligible candidates are required to apply on-line through CSIR-NIIST website
http://www.niist.res.in. No other mode of application will be accepted.

b. Online application will be available on CSIR-NIIST website up to 27/10/2020 (5.30 pm)

c. The candidate has to remit an application fee of Rs.500/- (wherever applicable) through NetBanking to the following account and fill up the transaction details in the prescribed columns of on-line application:

Name of Account Holder: Director, NIIST (CSIR), Trivandrum
Account Number: 67047723825
Bank Name: State Bank of India
IFSC Code : SBIN0070030
MICR No.: 695002943

d. Candidate should keep a copy of the print out of on-line application for their record.

e. The duly signed print out of the computer-generated application form (hard copy) along with self-attested copies of certificates, mark-sheets, testimonials in support of age, educational qualifications, experience, reprints of publications, caste certificate, if applicable, and proof of application fee remittance should be sent in an envelope superscribed “ Application for the post of
…………………………….(Post Code………) by post so as to reach The Controller of Administration,
CSIR-NIIST, Industrial Estate P.O, Pappanamcode, Thiruvananthapuram-695019, Kerala on
or before 5.30 PM on 04/11/2020.

f. The candidates belonging to Women/SC/ST/PwD/CSIR employees are exempted from submission of application fee.

g. Candidates applying for more than one post should submit separate online applications and application fees.

h. In case of Universities/Institute awarding CGPA/SGPA/OGPA grades etc., candidates are
requested to convert the same into percentage based on the formula as per their

i. Application fees once paid will not be refunded on any circumstances nor can it be held in reserve for any other recruitment or selection process.

The closing date of online application i.e. 27/10/2020.

Last date for receipt of hard copy of on-line application: 04/11/2020 up to 5.30 PM

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