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NIIST Recruitment 2017 Apply Online for 18 Scientist Vacancy

NIIST Recruitment 2017: A new job proposal has been made by National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science & Technology (NIIST) through its formal website with the intention of engaging experienced professionals below Scientist, Senior Scientist and Principal Scientist posts. Engineers and PhD scholars who are seeking for professions in a well recognised organisation can make use of this offer. A total of 18 vacant places are going to be filled below various disciplines. If you have undergone research works already, then it will be an added advantage for them. Candidates who are looking for the eligibility conditions and applying process of NIIST Recruitment 2017 can refer the below section.

Institution National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science & Technology
Position Scientist, Sr. Scientist & Principal Scientist
Vacancy No’s 18 Last Date 28-02-2017
Qualification BE/ B.Tech/ ME/ M.Tech/ PhD/ M.Sc
Job Type Permanent Basis
Work Location Thiruvananthapuram

NIIST Recruitment 2017

National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science & Technology is one of the research and development centre which runs below Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). It provides infrastructural support, funds for research and also provides place for performing that research works. This institute requires research oriented and self dedicated candidates for serving below various ongoing projects. Aspirants who are holding excellent academic record and having experience in research field can apply for NIIST Recruitment 2017.

This will be a great chance for Keralites, who are seeking for permanent jobs at their native place itself. Those who wish to become a member of NIIST should qualify in the personal interview. Based on the overall performance he/ she will be recruited below various research units which operate below this institute. Interested candidates are asked to submit their applications in the methods which are given below. If you wish to apply for more than one job, then submit a separate application for each post.

Designation Wise Vacancy Details

Sl.No Designation No of Posts Age Limit Salary
1 Scientist 12 32 years Rs.67744/- pm
2 Senior Scientist 2 37 years Rs.78202/- pm
3 Principal Scientist 4 45 years Rs.120034/- pm

Educational Requirement: Applicants who have obtained Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Engineering in Chemical Engineering or Food engineering or PhD in chemistry or Master Degree in Science from a government approved university or institute are suitable for these posts.

Post Name Qualification Experience
Scientist B. Tech/ BE/ ME/ M.Tech in

· Chemical Engg

· Food Engineering

· Food Technology

· Civil Engg

· Environmental Engg

· Polymer Technology/ Engg

1 to 2 years
PhD in

· Chemistry

· Synthetic Organic Chemistry

M.Sc in

· Micro Biology

· Bio Chemistry

· Molecular Biology

· Genetic Engineering

Sr. Scientist PhD in

· Chemistry

ME/ M.Tech in

· Chemical/ Mechanical Engg

Principal Scientist PhD in

· Chemistry

· Process Metallurgy

· Natural Products Chemistry


M.Sc in

· Biochemistry


PhD in

· Molecular Cell Biology

Work Experience: Aspirants who are holding post Qualification experience in Process design, plant operation, technical service, process or product development, Food Processing, process evaluation, organic photo voltaic, research works, etc are eligible to apply for jobs in NIIST.

Age Constraints & Relaxation: The upper age limit for each position is mentioned already on the above table. On the other hand, the maximum age limit fixed for the above posts can be relaxed by reserved category applicants as per the government rules in force.

  • Age Relaxation for OBC – 3 years
  • Age Relaxation for SC/ ST/ CSIR Employees/ PWD – 5 years
  • Age Relaxation for PWD (OBC) – 8 years
  • Age Relaxation for PWD (SC/ ST) – 10 years

The crucial date for determining the age of the applicants will be as on 28th February 2017.

Selection Process: The applications received through the online shall be validated by the selection panel and only the suitable person would be invited for interview. Outstation candidates called for the interview would be paid to and fro 2nd class rail fare.

All the original documents have to be produced at the time of interview. The performance of the individual will be judged by means of communication skills, subject knowledge, experience, etc.

  • Personal Interview

Emoluments Offered: The selected candidates will be engaged on permanent basis below various research departments. The salary offered for the appointees will be as per Pay band 3 and 4 only.

Designation Pay Scale Grade Pay
Scientist Rs.15600 to 39100/- pm Rs.6600/-
Senior Scientist Rs.7600/-
Principal Scientist Rs.37400 to 67000/- pm Rs.8700/-

In addition to the above pay, the designees are liable to get dearness allowance, house rent allowance, Transport allowance, medical expenses, etc according to NIIST norms.

Application Fee: Applicants have to remit the concerned application fee through net banking only. However, applicants belonging to SC/ ST/ PWD/ CSIR Employees and Women candidates are exempted from this fee payment.

  • Fee for General & OBC – Rs.500/-
  • Payment Mode – Online

How to Apply Online for NIIST Recruitment 2017

After reading all the above conditions, individuals who feel that you are suitable for these jobs can submit your application through online. The link for online application will be active on CSIR-NIIST website upto the below specified date. Candidates can follow the below stated instructions for filling the online application.

  • Logon to the official portal of NIIST i.e. “www.niist.res.in”.
  • Click on the “Careers->Permanent positions”
  • At the right corner of the concerned advertisement, there will be link captioned as “More”.
  • Click on that link and you will be directed to a new window.
  • Tap on the “Click here to Apply Online” and fill the registration column, if you are a new user.
  • After registration, use the registered email id and password as login data.
  • Fill the form with required details and upload the scanned copies of photo and signature.
  • Choose the payment option and make the fee payment.
  • After final submit, an application form with e-receipt will appear on the screen.

Take the printout of the form and enclose the following self attested documents along with the form.

  • Educational certificate & mark sheets
  • Self signed photo (to be affix on the e-form)
  • Age Proof
  • Caste certificate
  • Research publications
  • Experience certificate
  • Pay Slip, etc

The cover bearing the application should be super scribed with “Application for the Post of__________” on the top and send to “The Administrative Officer, CSIR-NIIST, Industrial Estate P.O, Pappanamcode, Thiruvananthapuram-695019, Kerala” by post.

Official Notification niist.res.in
Apply Online Click here

Important Dates

  • Closing date for Online Submission – 28th Feb 2017 (05.30 PM)
  • Last date for receiving the hardcopy of application – 7th March 2017 (05.30 PM)

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Note: We have illustrated elaborately about the important details such as education, experience, age, salary, etc of NIIST Recruitment 2017 in the above section for candidate’s reference. For further clarification, please refer the official notice.

Updated: 30th January 2017 — 5:45 pm

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