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WIHG Recruitment 2017 Apply for 12 Scientist and Research Associate Jobs

WIHG Recruitment 2017: Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG) has promulgated a staff enrollment notice to satisfy the regular and short term manpower requirements, to support in its research activities. On seeing the overall needs of institute, about 12 vacancies have been observed till now. But it is purely provisional in nature. For exceptionally qualified and meritorious candidates, may be the institute shall give relaxations in some of the eligibility criteria given below. Interested candidates are asked to submit their job applications before completion of intimated deadline, to get considered as a competitor for this WIHG recruitment 2017. Read below paragraphs for more details.

Institution Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG)
Positions Scientist, Research Associate
Vacancy Nos 12 Last Date 25-01-2017
Education M.Sc or Ph.D/ M.SC or M.Tech with Ph.D
Job Nature Permanent/ Contract
Location Dehradun (U.K.)

WIHG Recruitment 2017

Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG) is an autonomous organisation working under support of Department of Science & Technology, Indian Government. This institute does advance level of research in the stream of Himalayan Geo sciences, in all aspects. To kindly draw the attention of job seekers, WIHG has recently let out a recruitment notice by highlighting about the employee needs for its DST sponsored project and administration in the following designations.

Selection panel will recruit the eligible applicants by doing all shortlisting on the basis of academic records, experience and performance in interview round. To become a regular employee (Notice-I post given below), appointees must have to satisfy the superiors and management with their working ability & knowledge within probation period of 1 year. Pension benefits are also applicable for the appointees, those who were selected as a regular employee. As per WIHG Recruitment 2017 notification individuals who are selected for contractual postings will be allowed to serve up to 5 years or as per project requirements.

Post Wise Vacancy Details

S.No. Post Name No. of Openings Age Limit Salary
A. Notice-I (Regular)
1. Scientist-B 8 35 years Rs.39100/-
B. Notice-II (Contract)
1. Project Scientist 2 40 years Rs.60000/-
2. Research Associate 2 35 years Rs.36000/-


Educational Qualification: Post Graduates/ Doctoral Degree holders are only expected to fulfill the Scientist/ Research Associate posts in WIHG. Also in their PG, applying aspirants must have scored first class marks.

  • For Scientist-B designation: M.Sc or Ph.D in Geology subject or equivalent
  • For Project Scientist post: Ph.D in Earth system sciences/ Physics with M.Sc.in Geology/ Geophysics/ Geo Informatics/ Physics.
  • For Research Associate job: PhD. with M.Sc./ M.Tech. in Geology/ Applied Geology/ Geoinformatics/ Geophysics/ Physics disciplines

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Experience Requirements: Only for Project Scientist post, research experience (Ph.D) is mandatory. But for other positions, experienced candidates in operating of ICPMS, EPMA, IMRS equipments/ Glaciology/ Mass movement studies/ Mining environments, etc. fields will be given additional preference.

  • For Project Scientist position: minimum 3 years
  • For other posts: (0 to 1) year or above

Age Restrictions: As on date of release of this notice, the upper age limits of appliers should not be beyond 35/ 40 years (as tabulated above based on position). GOI norms are followed for giving age concessions, to some of the reserved categories.

  • For OBC candidates: 3 years
  • For SC/ ST category: 5 years
  • For Women appliers/ PH personnel’s of Notice-II posts: 5 years
  • Employees of institute working in Government sponsored projects (for Notice-II posts): 3 years


Selection Process: Based on the academic records/ experiences of appliers initial screening will be done to call most suitable aspirants for interview, if received applications are found to be large in number. Otherwise only Interview will be conducted.

  • Screening Test and/ or
  • Personal Interview

Emoluments Offered: The Regular basis Scientist-B post carries Pay Band-3 salary norms. Positions under Notice-II are purely contractual in nature, so appointees of those designations will be provided with only a consolidated salary as fixed by WIHG. Further, other admissible allowances would also be offered.

  • For Scientist-B posts:
    • Salary – Rs.15600–39100/-
    • Grade Pay – Rs.5400/-
  • For Project Scientist & RA:
    • Salary Range – Rs.36000–60000/-

How to Apply for WIHG Recruitment 2017

Those who are having interest to apply for the Scientist/ Research Associate jobs can download the prescribed proforma from official web portal of WIHG www.wihg.res.in. Duly fill the application with correct information and paste photograph on it.

Completed form in all respects should be sent to “Registrar, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, 33, General Mahadeo Singh Road, Dehradun-248001 (Uttarakhand)”. Applications without following photocopies (self attested) of documents will be summarily rejected.

  • Educational Qualification certificates & mark sheets
  • Date of Birth certificate
  • Community Certificate
  • Experience (if any), etc.
Official Notification wihg.res.in

Important Dates

  • Date of advertisement – 26th Dec 2016
  • Last date for receipt of application – 25th Jan 2017

Note: The job vacancies that are currently available in a government project and other research based works are narrated on above section. To know more information, read the WIHG recruitment notice.

Updated: 28th December 2016 — 5:27 pm

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