CSIR-NIIST Recruitment 2019: 14 Vacancies

CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology has issued notifications for recruiting eligible candidates to various posts. Please find detailed information regarding the vacancies below.

Important Dates

Dates for Walk-in-interview:

S.No.PostDate & Time of walk-in-interview
1Project Assistant-III08.05.2019 at 9.00 AM
2JRF(Project)08.05.2019 at 9.00 AM
3Project Assistant-II08.05.2019 at 9.00 AM
4JRF(Project) OR Project Assistant-II08.05.2019 at 9.00 AM
5Project Assistant-III10.05.2019 at 9.00 AM
6Project Assistant-III10.05.2019 at 9.00 AM
7Project Assistant-I13.05.2019 at 9.00 AM
8Project Assistant-O13.05.2019 at 9.00 AM
9Project Assistant-I14.05.2019 at 9.00 AM
10Project Assistant-I14.05.2019 at 9.00 AM
11JRF(Project)15.05.2019 at 9.00 AM
12Project Assistant-II16.05.2019 at 9.00 AM
13Project Assistant-II27.05.2019 at 9.00 AM

About Vacancies

1Project Assistant-III1
3Project Assistant-II1
4JRF(Project) OR Project Assistant-II2
5Project Assistant-III1
6Project Assistant-III1
7Project Assistant-I1
8Project Assistant-O1
9Project Assistant-I1
10Project Assistant-I1
12Project Assistant-II1
13Project Assistant-II1

How to Apply

Eligible candidates must ensure that they possess the necessary qualifications and fulfil all the required criteria before appearing for the walk-in-interview.

Interested candidates need to duly download the applivation format from the official website and fill it and bring the same accompanied by self-attested copies of testimonial/ certificate in support of age, educational qualification, experience and caste mentioned in the application.

Candidates should also bring the originals certificates/testimonials at the time of walk-in-interview.

Read the Advertisement carefully to be sure about your eligibility.




Thiruvananthapuram – 695 019

Essential Qualification

1Project Assistant-IIIMasters in Molecular Biology/ Genetic Engineering / Biotechnology with minimum 55% marks. + 2 years research experience in Molecular biology related work
2JRF(Project)M.Sc. in Microbiology/ Biotechnology with minimum 55% marks with NET/GATE Desirable : Experience in molecular biology
3Project Assistant-IIM.Sc. in Microbiology/ Biotechnology with minimum 55% marks. Desirable: Experience in molecular Biology and Microbiology (Plant Microbe interactions)
4JRF(Project) OR Project Assistant-IIM.Sc in Biotechnology/ Microbiology with minimum 55% marks with NET/GATE for JRF (Project) and M.Sc in Biotechnology/ Microbiology with minimum 55% marks for Project Assistant-II. Desirable: Experience in biomass conversion related work is highly preferred. Due weightage would be given to candidates with hands on experience working with bioreactors and those who have experience in handling analytical equipment like HPLC, FTIR Spectrophotometers etc.
5Project Assistant-IIIM.S.(Res) in Aerodynamics and Aero Structures with minimum 55% marks
6Project Assistant-IIIM.E/M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering with minimum 55% marks
7Project Assistant-IDiploma in Chemical Engineering/ Bachelors in Chemistry with minimum 55% marks. Desirable: Experience in a Biofuel Plant/Industrial unit handling reactors. Familiarity in operation and maintenance of STRs and fermenters. Analytical experience would be added advantage.
8Project Assistant-OITI in any classical engineering trade engineering trade (Not Computer or IT), VHSC with any engineering trade with minimum 55% marks. (Not Computer or IT) Specialization in curriculum. Experience in a Biofuel Plant/Industrial unit handling reactors would be an added advantage.
9Project Assistant-IDiploma/B.Sc. in Computer Science/ Computer Applications with minimum 55% marks. Programming skills in Php, dot net, Sql is desirable
10Project Assistant-IB.Sc. in Physics/Chemistry with minimum 55% marks.
11JRF(Project)M.Sc. in Physics or Applied Physics with minimum 55% marks with NET/GATE qualification.
12Project Assistant-IIM.Tech in Mechanical/ Metallurgy/ Materials Science/ Production/ Design Engineering with minimum 55% marks
13Project Assistant-IIM.Sc. in Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Biophysics with minimum 55% marks.

Selection Procedure

Selection of candidates for all the posts would be made on the basis of the performance of the eligible candidates in the following:

  • Walk-in-interview.


S.No.PostUpper Age Limit
1Project Assistant-III35 years
2JRF(Project)30 years
3Project Assistant-II30 years
4JRF(Project) OR Project Assistant-II30 years
5Project Assistant-III35 years
6Project Assistant-III35 years
7Project Assistant-I28 years
8Project Assistant-O28 years
9Project Assistant-I28 years
10Project Assistant-I28 years
11JRF(Project)30 years
12Project Assistant-II30 years
13Project Assistant-II30 years

Other Information


1Project Assistant-IIIRs.28,000/- + HRA
2JRF(Project)Rs. 25,000/- + HRA
3Project Assistant-IIRs.25,000/- (Consolidated)
4JRF(Project) OR Project Assistant-IIRs.31,000/- + HRA [for JRF (Project)] Rs.25,000/- + HRA (for PA-II)
5Project Assistant-IIIRs.28,000/- + HRA
6Project Assistant-IIIRs.28,000/- + HRA
7Project Assistant-IRs.15,000/- + HRA
8Project Assistant-ORs.10,000/- + HRA
9Project Assistant-IRs.15,000/-+ HRA
10Project Assistant-IRs.15,000/-+ HRA
11JRF(Project)Rs.25,000/- + HRA
12Project Assistant-IIRs.25,000/- + HRA
13Project Assistant-IIRs.15,000/-+ (Consolidated)

Official Link

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Application Format

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