Jobs Details for Post: Project Fellow / Senior Project Fellow

Date:- 2012-01-23

Last Date:- 2012-03-01

Advt. No. / Type:- Walk in Interview

Number of Posts :- 2, Gen

Salary :- 16000/-and 18000/- respectively, as per prevailing CSIR norms. HRA will be paid as per CSIR rule if applicable to the level of posts.




Essential Qualifications

Project Fellow: M. Sc. in  Agriculture or Plant Sciences in   Plant Pathology/ Plant Physiology with at least 55% aggregated marks with NET.  


Senior Project Fellow: M. Sc. in  Agriculture or Plant Sciences in   Plant Pathology/ Plant Physiology and with  minimum one research publication in SCI Journal  and with 1 year of additional experience in the respective fields in case of agriculture  or 2 years in case of Plant Science or   

 B.Sc. (Ag.) with at least 55% marks and one publication in SCI journal and should have completed at least 3 years of research experience.


General Conditions:-

 Age: Age limit for Project Assistants / Project assistant level II and Project fellow / Senior Project Fellow / Research Associate shall be 25 / 28 / 32 / 35 years (Relaxation as per CSIR rules), respectively as on the date of the interview. The interested candidates meeting the above requirements may attend the walk-in-interview with a copy of detailed bio-data enclosing photocopies of all certificates, reprints etc. along with the original certificates of qualifications, experiences etc. in support of their claim on 01st (post no.1-5)/ 02nd March 2012 (post no.6) at 9.30 A.M. in institute conference room at Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute (CSMCRI), G.B. Marg, Bhavnagar (Gujarat- 364002) India.


It is requested to the interested candidates for Project Assistant / Project assistant level II / Project fellow / Senior Project Fellow / Research Associate to send their bio-data in advance by post to Dr. J. Chikara, Discipline Coordinator, Wasteland Research, CSMCRI, G.B. Badheka Marg, Bhavnagar (Gujarat- 364002) India or by e-mail at Visit for more details.


The initial appointment initially for one year and may be extended till the duration of the project depending upon of his/her progress/performance.

No traveling or any other allowances will be paid for attending the interview and the Candidate must come prepared to join immediately if selected.


CSMCRI is a national research laboratory under CSIR, which is well equipped with research facilities of international standards. CSIR-CSMCRI is embarking upon an important multi-institutional multi-crop project to demonstrate and test the efficacy of its technology on liquid seaweed sap on pan-India basis. Applications are invited from highly motivated and energetic individuals for the positions of Project Assistants at various levels, to work on different facets related to the project for implementing trials in various agro-climatic regions of the country and studies towards deeper understanding of the associated mechanisms. All the project personnel employed would be expected to travel widely and may be stationed at different locations away from the headquarters anywhere in India for some time or for the entire tenure, as deemed necessary. One of the positions (Project assistant level II) is related to Jatropha project under collaboration with GM and US department of Energy and 04 positions of Project assistants are for project on micropropagation of Jatropha under MNRE project.

The candidates should bring all the certificates and supporting documents in original to verify their age and educational qualification on the date of the interview. If the numbers of candidates are high, the selection of candidates will be done by conducting a screening written test followed by personal interview of the short listed candidates on the same day

These posts are purely temporary and co-terminus with the project.  It would, therefore, not confer any right/claim implicit or explicit for any candidate for claiming extension or absorption in CSMCRI/CSIR.


Project Leader