THSTI Job Opening For MSc Life Sciences – Apply Online For Project Associate Post


Rolling Recruitment Notice No. : THS/RN/01/2023/07-I

Name of the post: Project Associate-II

No. of posts: one 

Project: Delineating the itaconate dissimilation pathway in mycobacterium tuberculosis

Name of the PI: Dr. Ramandeep Singh

Age limit: 35 years


  1. This is a short-term position and extension will be granted subject to satisfactory performance of the incumbent and tenure of the project for which he/she is selected. The person appointed to this position will not have any claim for regularization of his/her employment.
  2. All educational, professional and technical qualification should be from a recognized Board/University.
  3. The experience requirement specified above shall be the experience acquired after obtaining the minimum educational qualifications specified for the post.
  4. Closing date of online application will be the CRUCIAL DATE for determining eligibility with regard to age, essential qualification etc.
  5. The age limit, qualification, experience and other requirements may be relaxed at the discretion of the competent authority, in case of candidates who are otherwise suitable. In case candidates are not found suitable for the posts notified, they can be offered lower post/ lower emoluments on the recommendation of the Selection Committee.
  6. Age and other relaxations for direct recruits and departmental candidates: 1. By five years for candidates belonging to SC/ST communities. 2. By three years for candidates belonging to OBC communities. 3. For Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) falling under the following categories : (i) UR – ten years, ii) OBC – 13 years (iii) SC/ST-15 4. Age is relax able for Central Government servants up to five years in accordance with the instructions or orders issued by the Central Government, from time-to-time. 5. There is no upper age limit for the Institute employees who are treated as departmental candidates. 6. For Ex-servicemen upto the extent of service rendered in defense forces (Army, Navy & Air force) plus 3 years provided they have put in a minimum of 6 months attested service.
  7. In case a large number of applications are received, screening will be done to limit the number of candidates to those possessing higher/relevant qualification and experience.
  8. Number of positions may vary depending upon the requirement at the time of interview.
  9. All results/notifications will only be published on our website. Therefore, the candidates should visit the THSTI website regularly.
  10. With regard to any provisions not covered in this notification, the bye laws of THSTI / Govt. of India rules / guidelines shall prevail.
  11. All communications will only be made through email.
  12. Canvassing wrong information in any form will be a disqualification


  1. Documents to be kept handy before filling up the online application: (all the documents except (i) should be in pdf format):
    i) A soft copy of your passport size photo and signature. (jpeg/jpg/png format)
    ii) A comprehensive CV containing details of qualification, positions held, professional experience / distinctions etc.
    iii) Matriculation certificate (equivalent to 10th Standard) / Mark sheet
    iv) Intermediate certificate (equivalent to 12th Standard) / Mark sheet
    v) Graduation degree certificate / Mark sheet
    vi) Post-Graduation degree certificate & Mark sheet
    vii) Ph.D or equivalent degree certificate (if applicable)
    viii) Relevant experience certificates (if applicable)
    ix) Caste / Disability certificate in the format prescribed by the Govt. of India.

Procedure for filling up online application:

i) The eligible and interested candidates may apply online at the Institute’s website Applications through any other mode will not be accepted.
ii) The following will be the stepwise procedure
A) Step 1 : Details of applicant
B) Step 2 : Uploading of documents
C) Step 3 : Payment of application fee

  • The payment can be made by using Debit Card / Credit Card / Internet Banking/ UPI.
  • Once payment is made, no correction / modification is possible
  • Candidates are requested to keep a copy of the provisional receipt for future reference.
  • Fees once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances.

 1. Unreserved, OBC & EWS candidates Rs 236/-                                                               2. SC/ST/Women/PwBD Rs 118/-

D) Step 4 : Submission of application form

iii) On successful submission of application, an auto-generated email containing the reference number will be sent to the email address provided. Please keep a note of the reference number for future correspondence.
iv) Candidates are required to keep a printout of the online application form by using the print button on the dashboard for future reference.
v) Candidates must ensure that he / she fulfills all the eligibility criteria as stipulated in the advertisement. If it is found that he / she does not fulfill the stipulated criteria during the recruitment process, the candidature of the candidate will be canceled. If the same is noticed after the appointment, the candidate will be terminated following due process.
vi) Incomplete applications shall be summarily rejected and no correspondence in this regard shall be entertained.
vii) In case of difficulty in filling up the online form, please send e-mail to [email protected] along with the screenshot of the error displayed (if any).

  • Last date for receipt of online application: 31st July 2023.
  • The applications will be scrutinised/shortlisted and processed for further selection.

Minimum Qualification and Experience: Master’s degree in Life Sciences or equivalent from a recognized university with two years of post-qualification experience in R&D.

Desirable Qualification & Experience: 

  • Expertise in recombinant protein purification, biochemical and/or biophysical assays and molecular biology are required.
  • Experitise in tissue culture work, RNA work, RT-PCR etc.

Monthly Emoluments: 

  1. Rs. 35,000/- +HRA Scholars who are selected through (a) National Eligibility Tests – CSIR – UGC NET including lectureship or GATE or (b) A selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central Department and their agencies and institutions)
  2. Rs.28,000/- + HRA for others who do not fall under (i) above



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