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NIE Recruitment 2017 Walk-in for 46 Date Entry Operator, Technician and Other Jobs

NIE Recruitment 2017: National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE) is calling interested and eligible citizens to come and attend a walk-in placement for the posts related to technical, administrative, teaching, field, data entry and statistics works. To meet a panel of its present and future project requirements, now institute has announced about this new recruitment plan. So candidates can expect only temporary postings (6 months to 1 year – minimum), if get deputed through this NIE Recruitment 2017. Based on project exigency, places of postings will be done in Chennai/ Tirunelveli. Read the below section, to know more information about this placement.

Institution National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE)
Post Names Date Entry Operator, Project Technician, etc.
Vacancy Nos 46 Last Date 21st to 23rd, 28-02-2017 and 1st & 02-03-2017
Education Diploma/ B.Sc/ B.E/ B.Tech/ M.Sc/ M.Phil/ Ph.D/ 12th/ Intermediate
Job Nature Contract
Locations Chennai, Tirunelveli

NIE Recruitment 2017

National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE) is located in Chennai city of Tamil Nadu. The main work of this institute is to do research in fields of Epidemiology and Public Health. Research also covers interventional studies, disease modelling, etc. Only due to insufficient members to support “NIE-ICMR-WHO Online Course for Ethics Committees in India, Tribal and Model Rural Health Research Unit” schemes, this staff selection need has been arised now. As said above, walk-in drive is planned to be conducted for six days. Then through proper recruitment based test/ interview selection will be done. Some of the duties to be handled by appointees are: helping in translation & transcription of data sets, budget preparation, web designing, etc.

Designation Wise Vacancies in NIE

SI. No. Designations No. of Posts Age Limit Salary
1. Computer Programmer Grade- A 1 30 years Rs.32000/-
2. Project Technical officer 2
3. Senior Project Assistant – UDC 1 31 years Rs.17000/-
4. Project Technician-III 1 30 years Rs.18000/-
5. Project Assistant 1 Rs.31000/-
6. Data Entry Operator-A 40 25 years Rs.17000/-


Necessary Education: The School level or Diploma/ Graduation/ PG qualification that is required for each project based designation is stated here on below table.

Name of Post Qualification Experience
Computer Programmer Master Degree in Computer Application/ IT/ Computer Science or B.E/ B.Tech in Computer – Engineering/ Science/ Technology
Project Technical officer Degree in Science subjects or M. Phil/ Ph. D/ PG in Life Sciences/ Public Health/ Epidemiology/ Social Sciences/ Health Sciences/ Clinical Research/ Clinical Psychology/ Nursing/ Social Science/ Anthropology/ Sociology/ Humanities/ Management Sciences/ Population studies 0 to 5 years
Senior Project Assistant 12th pass or equivalent or any Degree 2 to 5 years
Project Technician-III 12th (Science group) and Diploma in Social Work/ Sociology/ Anthropology or B.Sc in relevant subjects 1 to 3 years
Project Assistant M.Sc (Statistics) Desirable
Data Entry Operator Intermediate or 12th pass


Candidates applying for Senior Project Assistant/ Data Entry Operator posts must have adequate speed in English typing, at Computer. Knowledge in SPSS, Epiinfo, Ms Office and good oral communication of Tamil language are the necessary qualities of Project Assistant job.

Work Experience: In administrative/ teaching or relevant works, applying candidates might have gained experiences from any government or reputed organisations.

The years of experience said in table will vary based on qualification, so refer the notification for accurate details. As indicated, for some of the positions experience is not compulsory.

Research Felloew Jobs | Project Associate Jobs

Age Constraints: The upper age limits mentioned in vacancy table is applicable only for Unreserved category. As per GOI orders, SC/ ST/ OBC categories will get relaxation (as follows) and for some of the positions no concessions will be given to such communities.

  • For OBC category: 3 years
  • For SC/ ST category: 5 years

For project experienced persons or highly skilled candidates NIE might give relaxations in these freezed ages as per its recruitment rules.

Selection Process: Directly approach the concerned recruitment authorities of NIE on scheduled date, by walking in with his/ her eligibility proving documents for particular project related posts. Test/ Interview will be conducted by management for hiring persons.

  • Walk-in Written/ Skill Test and/ or Interview

Emoluments Offered: Maximum consolidated salaries that are applicable for each vacant position under NIE recruitment notice 2017 is indicated on vacancy table. If applicable other admissible allowances and benefits would also be provided.

  • Salary Range: Rs.17000 – 32000/-

How to Attend NIE Walk-in Drive 2017

Application to be filled and carried at the time of walk-in drive is given on institute’s website www.nie.gov.in. Those who are having idea of coming for this NIE recruitment 2017 can download it from the concerned page under “Career” section.

Along with this completed application, original and xerox copies of following documents should also be fetched by contestants on walk-in drive date.

  • Passport size photographs
  • Academic Records
  • Experience proof (as applicable)
  • Caste certificate
  • Birth certificate, etc.

Test/ Interview Place: At 9.00 AM of scheduled date, be at “National Institute of Epidemiology, R-127, Second Main Road, TNHB, Ayapakkam, Chennai – 600 077” to attend the test/ interview process of selection for these vacant posts. It should be noted that, for each post walk-in drive is arranged on different dates.

Official Notification nie.gov.in

Important Dates

  • Dates of Walk-in Drive: 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 28th Feb 2017 and 1st, 2nd Mar 2017

Note: Enough details about the newly planned walk-in placement by NIE institute for project based works are summarized on above paragraphs. Read the official notification, to get more information about dates and this employment.

Updated: 15th February 2017 — 3:53 pm

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