CSIR-CDRI Technical Officer & Technical Assistant Recruitment - Salary up to 1.4 Lakh pm

CSIR-CDRI Technical Officer Recruitment – Salary up to 1.4 Lakh pm

CSIR-CDRI Technical Officer. Opportunity for technically qualified persons to join as Technical & Support Staff in CSIR – Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow in the areas of Chemical Sciences, Pre-clinical Sciences and Scientific & Technical support divisions of CSIR-CDRI.

CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow is a constituent laboratory under Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi. It is a unique R&D Institution in the country with state-of-the-art infrastructure for fundamental chemical and biomedical research-driven new drug discovery and development. Institute is richly contributing to the advancement of the understanding of disease biology in the areas of national priorities, and set-off revolution of Indian pharma sector over the past 70 years.

The Institute invites applications from suitably qualified, dynamic, result-oriented and dedicated Indian candidates for the following vacant posts of Technical & Support Staff on direct recruitment basis:

Post Code: TA04

Job Title: Technical Officer

Bioanalytical, Analytical, Formulation

Salary: Gr. III(3) Rs. 44900-142400

Level 7

No.of posts: 2 UR

Age: 30 years

Eligibility: B.Tech or equivalent in Pharmaceutical Sciences/ Pharmaceutical Technology / Pharmaceutical Analysis / Quality Assurance / Pharmaceutical Chemistry / Biomedical Engineering / Pharmaceutical Biotechnology with 55%

Experience of at least two years in performing LCMS/MS /HPLC analysis in the industry
for analytical/bioanalytical work. And/or working experience in BABE bioanalytical
centre recognized by the CDSCO, familiarity with GLP, ICH Guidelines and
Drugs and Cosmetics Act and Rules.

  • To be deployed in the Division of Pharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics. The
    the incumbent is expected to assist the division in method development and analysis of API as well as formulations.
  • To perform pharmacokinetic studies using modern analytical instruments like HPLC/LCMSMS/HPTLC etc. Design and handling of animal studies. To assist in
    formulation development using different techniques including homogenization. The
    the candidate also need to perform quality control of formulations using modern analytical instruments like HPLC/LCMSMS/HPTLC etc


Post Code: TA11

Job Title: Technical Assistant

Area: Medicinal & Process Chemistry

Salary: Rs. 35400- 112400

Level 6

No.of posts: 2 UR

Age: 28 Years

Eligibility: 1st class B.Sc. (Sci) with one-year full-time professional qualification in Process Chemistry / synthetic chemistry / organic chemistry / medicinal chemistry Or one year experience in the area of organic chemistry / Synthesis of APIs / NCEs / Organic compounds from a recognized institute/organization

M.Sc. Organic chemistry with experience of working in a pharmaceutical R&D centre or
research institutes engaged in the discovery and development of drugs and process

  • To be deployed in the Division of Medicinal & Process Chemistry.
  • The incumbent is expected to support in synthesis of organic compounds / Intermediates and operation of sophisticated and analytical instruments


The candidates as recommended by the Screening Committee will be invited for Trade Test.
Those who qualify in the Trade Test will be invited for a competitive written examination. The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of the performance of the candidate in the competitive written examination.


1. The prescribed educational qualifications should have been obtained from recognized

2. Candidates are required to pay the application fee of Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred only)
as per ‘Fee Payment Procedure’ available on the website. The candidates
belonging to SC/ST/PWD/Women/Other Gender category/CSIR Employees/ExServicemen are exempted from submission of application fee.

3. The date of determining the age limit/experience/qualifications shall be closing date
prescribed for filling up online application i.e. 05.02.2020. The period of experience in a
discipline/area of work, where-ever prescribed, shall be counted after the date of
acquiring the minimum educational qualification prescribed for that Group/Grade.

4. The hard copy (Print-out) of the application should be accompanied by self-attested
copies of the relevant educational qualifications, experience should reach this Institute on
or before the due date. Incomplete applications, not accompanied with the required
certificates and documents or received after the closing date are liable to be rejected.

5. Candidates working in Government Departments, Autonomous Bodies, Public Sector
Undertakings and Government Funded Research Institutions should forward their
Applications through proper channel with a certificate that the applicant will be relieved
of his/her duties in the event of his/her selection.

6. Candidates applying for more than one postcode should submit the separate application form in a separate envelope for each post code mentioning Post Code No.

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

8. Enclosures received separately subsequent to the last date of receipt of the application
will not be considered.

9. The decision of the Director CSIR-CDRI in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or
rejection of applications, the conduct of Trade test and not to fill up all or any of the posts will be final and binding on the candidates and no enquiry or correspondence will be
entertained in this regard from any individual.

10.Deserving candidates may be considered for higher start of pay.

11.The number of vacancies indicated against each category is provisional and may vary at
the time of selection.

12.Candidate should ensure that he/she possesses essential educational
qualification/experience in the relevant area as required in the category/post, for which
he/she is applying, on the last date of filing of online application.

13.The period of experience in the requisite discipline/area of work wherever prescribed shall be counted w.e.f. the date of acquiring the prescribed minimum educational qualifications required for that post.

14. Experience certificate must be issued from the competent administrative authority of the
concerned organization.

15.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.

16.Job specification is indicative; candidates may be assigned any other job depending on
the requirement of the Institute.


a. Eligible candidates are required to apply ONLINE by accessing the website
https://recruit.cdri.res.in or accessing the link “Technical Staff” available on CDRI Website

b. For online application process please refer “How-to-apply Online” instructions,
“Fee Payment Procedure’ and ‘Application Replica’ available on the abovementioned website.

c. The application is to be submitted in four distinct steps, as below: –
i) Registration (online)
ii) Fee Submission (online)
iii) Application submission (online)
iv) Dispatch of a physical copy of the online application (manual)

d. The datelines for the above-mentioned stages of application is as follows: –

1. Start Date for Registration/fee submission for Online Application:
2. Last date for Fee Submission Online:
3. Last Date for Submission of Online application:
4. Last date of receipt of Physical copy of the application at CDRI:

e. Candidates are required to pay the application fee of Rs. 100/- as per ‘fee payment
Procedure’ available on the website. The candidates belonging to
SC/ST/PWD/Women/Other Gender category/CSIR Employees/Ex-Servicemen
are exempted from submission of application fee.

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

g. The print-out of the application, generated after online submission, duly
accompanied by self-attested copies of the requisite certificates, mark sheets, age
proof, education qualifications, experience and caste certificate, if applicable along
with one recent passport size self-signed photograph affixed should be sent in an
envelope super-scribed “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF “SENIOR
ASSISTANT/TECHNICIAN-I” (Post Code _____________)” by post to the address
: Director, CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Sector 10, Jankipuram
Extension, Sitapur Road, Lucknow – 226031, Uttar Pradesh, India. Candidates  applying for more than one post must submit separate application for each post
indicating the Code No. of the post.

h. Application once made will not be allowed to be withdrawn and fees once paid will
not be refunded on any count nor can it be held in reserve for any other
requirement or selection process.

i. Applications from employees of Government Departments will be considered only
if forwarded through proper channel, certified by the employer that the applicant, if
selected will be relieved within one month of the receipt of the appointment orders.
Also vigilance clearance should also be recorded. However, advance copy of the
application may be submitted before the closing date. Applications routed through
proper channel should reach CSIR-CDRI at the earliest.

j. Candidates should specifically note that the applications received after the closing
date for any reason whatsoever (such as envelopes wrongly addressed, delivered
elsewhere, postal delay etc.) will not be entertained by CSIR-CDRI.

k. Incomplete applications (i.e. without a photograph, applicable testimonials and
unsigned etc.) will not be entertained and will be summarily rejected.
Following documents must be attached along with the Physical/Hard Copy (Print-out) of
Online application form sent by Post :-

A. Colored photograph pasted on the form and signed across in full.
B. Self attested photocopy of 10th/12th class certificate indicating Date of Birth.
C. Self Attested photocopies of educational qualifications certificates.
D. Self Attested photocopy of Caste/EWS/PwD certificate, if applicable.
E. Self Attested photocopies of experience certificates if any.
F. All other supportive documents in support of the application.

Important Dates:

  • Start Date for Registration for Online Application: Tuesday, 29 December 2020, 10:00 AM
  • Last Date for Registration & Submission of Online application: Friday, 5 February 2021, 11:59 PM
  • Last date of Receipt of a physical copy of the application at CDRI: Monday, 22 February 2021, 5:30 PM

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