CSIR-National Institute For Interdisciplinary Science And Technology :: Scientist Posts

CSIR-National Institute For Interdisciplinary Science And Technology:: Scientist Posts       


                   The National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology(NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram, is a premier Institute of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research(CSIR), involved in multidisciplinary R&D programmes of both basic and applied nature across scientific disciplines for economic, environmental and societal benefits for the people of India. This Institute is engaged in R&D of five broad areas namely

(i) Agroprocessing Technology, (ii) Microbial Process Technology, (iii) Chemical Science & Technology, (iv) Materials Science & Technology and (v) Environmental Technology. NIIST offers excellent infrastructure support, start-up research funding along with a vibrant environment to perform research in a unique interdisciplinary environment, wherein scientists enjoy a mix of individual freedom and collective scientific support to undertake research of international quality, Product Development/Technology Innovation/ Applied Technology etc. within the mandate of the Institute.

On-line applications are invited from enthusiastic, young Indian researchers having excellent academic record and proven scientific achievements along with requisite experience and a high degree of motivation and desire to take up research as a career in different fields, to fill up the posts of Scientists at various levels as detailed below:

The total emoluments and age limit for various posts are as follows:

Designation No. of Posts & Reservation category Pay Level & Pay Matrix Total Emoluments* Upper Age Limit not exceeding

(as on last date)**

Scientist 03 (UR)

01 (EWS)

02 [SC (including

1 backlog vacancy)]

01 (ST)

01 (OBC)




Rs. 67700-208700



Rs. 94,253/-



32 years

Senior Scientist 01 (UR) Level-12

Rs. 78800-209200

Rs. 1,09,016/- 37 years
Principal Scientist 01 (UR) Level-13

Rs. 123100-215900


Rs. 1,67,935/-


45 years

Total Emoluments means approximate total monthly emoluments on minimum of pay matrix including House Rent Allowance in Class ‘Y’ City etc.

**Please see age relaxation under the Relaxation column.

For detailed advertisement and online application, please visit our website www.niist.res.in.

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