CSIR Recruitment 2019 | Freshers | Project Assistant | Diploma/ BE/ B.Tech/ B.Sc/ M.Sc | February 2019

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (IAST: vaigyanik tathā audyogik anusandhāna pariṣada) abbreviated as CSIR was established by the Government of India in September of 1942 as an autonomous body that has emerged as the largest research and development organisation in India.

As of 2013, it runs 38 laboratories/institutes, 39 outreach centers, 3 Innovation Centers and 5 units throughout the nation, with a collective staff of over 14,000, including a total of 3987 scientists and 6454 technical and support personnel. Although it is mainly funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology, it operates as an autonomous body through the Societies Registration Act, 1860.

The research and development activities of CSIR include aerospace engineering, structural engineering, ocean sciences, life sciences, metallurgy, chemicals, mining, food, petroleum, leather, and environmental science.

Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary of DST took additional charge as director general of CSIR, with effect from August 24, 2018.

In terms of Intellectual property, CSIR has 2971 patents in force internationally and 1592 patents in force in India.

In late 2007, the Minister of Science and Technology, Kapil Sibal stated, in a Question Hour session of the Parliament, that CSIR has developed 1,376 technologies/knowledgebase during the last decade of the 20th century.

In the 1930s, the need for establishing research organisations for the development of natural resources and new industries in India began to emerge. Eminent citizens such as C. V. Raman, Lt. Col. Seymour Sewell and J. C. Ghosh had proposed the creation of an advisory board of scientific research. Sir Richard Gregory, then editor of Nature, was among the first people who officially reported to the British Government. After visiting scientific departments and universities in India in 1933, Gregory submitted to Samuel Hoare, Secretary of State for India, regarding the need of scientific organisation similar to the DSIR in Britain. Indian scientists at Calcutta and Bangalore initiated schemes to launch a National Institute of Sciences and an Indian Academy of Sciences, respectively. At the Fifth Industries Conference in 1933, the Provincial Governments of Bombay, Madras, Bihar and Orissa unanimously reiterated their demand for a co-ordinating forum for industrial research. Hoare advised the Viceroy, Lord Willingdon, to support the demand. However, in May 1934, Willingdon replied to Hoare saying, “The creation of a Department of Scientific and Industrial Research in India to promote the application of research to natural resources does not appear to be necessary.” While the Indian DSIR was rejected, the colonial government provided a small concession. It instead offered to create an Industrial Intelligence and Research Bureau, which came into operation in April 1935 under the Indian Stores Department. The Bureau’s limited resources (with a budget of INR 1.0 lakh per annum) made it impossible to initiate major research and industrial activities as had been hoped for; it was mainly concerned with testing and quality control.

CSIR Recruitment 2019 | www.csmcri.org | Freshers | Project Assistant | 25 Posts | Diploma/ BE/ B.Tech/ B.Sc/ M.Sc | Gujarat | Walk-In Date: 13th February 2019

Positions: Project Assistant Level I, II & III

Total Vacancies: 25

Project Assistant Level I – 5 Posts

Project Assistant Level II – 19 Posts

Project Assistant Level III – 1 Post


Project Assistant Level I: Rs.15,000/Month

Project Assistant Level II: Rs.25,000/Month

Project Assistant Level III: Rs.28,000/Month

Experience: Freshers

Job Location: Bhavnagar (Gujarat)

Period: 0 – 2 years

Eligibility Criteria:

Project Assistant Level I:

B.Sc. Chemistry (min. 55% marks or equivalent)

Diploma in Fabrication Engineering/ Civil Engineering (min. 55% marks or equivalent)

Project Assistant Level II:

M.Sc. in Chemistry (min. 55% marks or equivalent)

BE/ B.Tech in Civil Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Chemical Engineering/ Environmental Engineering (min. 55% marks or equivalent)

BE/ B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering/ Renewable energy/ Energy Systems and Technology/ Environmental Engineering or M.Sc. in Renewable Energy (min. 55% marks or equivalent)

Project Assistant Level III:  M.Sc Biotechnology/ Marine Biotechnology/ Micro Biology (min. 55% marks or equivalent) with two years of experience

Age limit: As on 13-02-2019

Project Assistant Level I: Below 28 years

Project Assistant Level II: Below 30 years

Project Assistant Level III: Below 35 years

Selection Process:

Candidates are requested to appear before the Selection Committee for interview /written test (if NET not qualified)

How To Apply:

All interested and eligible candidates can download the application form from CSIR-CSMCRI website and attend walk-in-interview along with required documents at the following venue on 13th February 2019.

Date: 13th February 2019

Time: 9:15 AM.


CSIR-Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute,

Gijubhai Badheka Marg,

Bhavnagar – 364 002 (Gujarat).

Required documents:

Original Certificates, Mark sheets(Degree/Diploma, etc.) of the educational qualifications and the certificate in support of the date of birth etc.

Original Experience Certificates, Testimonials etc.

The applicants employed in a Government/Semi-Government or Autonomous Organization should bring “No Objection Certificate” from present employer.

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