Exciting Opportunity: CSIR-IICT Biotech & Microbiology Research Project Hiring Now – Apply Today!


CSIR-IICT Biotech & Microbiology Research Project Recruitment – Apply Now!


CSIR – IICT is conducting a Walk-in-Interview on 12.10.2023 & 13.10.2023 for the following positions under various sponsored projects purely on a temporary basis.

Walk-in-Interview dated: 13.10.2023

Post I

Name of the Post: Senior Project Associate

No. of Posts: 01

Name of the Project: Rare earth recovery from waste magnet (NdFeB) Waste scrap to metal /oxide/salt products

Age Limit: 40

Stipend: ₹. 42,000+HRA

Essential Qualification: PhD

in Chem. Engg./Environment/Biotechnology

Desirable Qualification: Publications in Bio-hydrometallurgy or Biotechnology

Post II

No. of Posts: 01

Name of the Project: Rare earth recovery from waste magnet (NdFeB) Waste scrap to metal /oxide/salt products

Age Limit: 35

Stipend: ₹. 28,000+HRA

Essential Qualification: B.Tech in Chem. Engg./Biotechnology(or) MSc in Microbiology with 2 years of experience in rare earth compound recovery


  1. Upper age limit shall be reckoned as on the date of the interview.
  2. Experience shall be counted after obtaining the minimum prescribed qualification.
  3. Candidates possessing essential qualification in the required area/discipline only should apply, others are not eligible. Result awaited candidates are not eligible.

Terms & Conditions

  1. The above age limits are relaxable for candidates of statutory groups (SC/ST/OBC) and PWD candidates as per Govt. of India/CSIR instructions on the subject.
  2. The candidates who have already served CSIR-IICT or any other lab/institute of CSIR as any Project Assistant / Project Fellow / JRF (in contract R&D projects) / SRF (in contract R&D projects) / Research Associate, etc., for a total period of 5 years or more are not eligible for these engagements. The candidates who have served for a period less than 5 years will have tenure up to remaining period till the completion of 5 years.
  3. CSIR-IICT reserves the right to cancel or withdraw the award in case of any discrepancy found in the candidature of any selected candidate at any stage.
  4. The selection will be on the basis of the interview & skill test if applicable will be conducted for suitable posts.
  5. CSIR-IICT reserves the right not to fill up a particular position if it so desires. The number of vacancies indicated above may vary at the time of actual selection.
  6. The period of experience in a discipline/area of work, wherever prescribed, shall be counted after the date of acquiring the minimum prescribed educational qualifications for that position.
  7. Candidates without any documents as prescribed will not be allowed for the interview. Non-submission of essential documents will entail forfeiture of candidature and the same will not be entertained for exemption, if any.
  8. The engagement will be purely on a temporary basis initially for a period of up to six months which may be extended or curtailed depending on the duration of the sponsored project/satisfactory performance or conduct of the fellow as the case may be and does not entitle him/her for any permanent position in CSIR/IICT.
  9. No TA/DA will be paid for the interview.
  10. No interim enquiry or correspondence will be entertained.

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