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CSIR Recruitment 2020

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) is a premier national R&D organisation which provides career opportunities for fresher & experienced candidates. Find all recent openings, eligibility criteria & other information here and apply online for CSIR recruitment.

CSIR Recruitment 2020

All you need to know about CSIR Recruitment

CSIR released official notifications for the opening of Associate, Junior Research Fellowship, Project Assistant and many other job roles for the year 2020. Job aspirants can apply for the jobs online and the eligible candidates will be called for further proceedings. You can download official notification, admit cards, and other relevant details of the CSIR recruitment and apply online for various CSIR jobs through our portal.  

About Council of Scientific and Industrial Research

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is the largest research and development organization in India. It is an autonomous body that functions under the Government of India. The various research and development activities under CSIR functions across multiple industries and niches such as;

  • Aerospace engineering
  • Structural engineering
  • Ocean sciences
  • Life sciences
  • Metallurgy
  • Chemicals
  • Mining
  • Food
  • Petroleum
  • Leather
  • Environmental science

The organizational structure of CSIR consists of a President, Vice President, a Governing Body headed by the Director General and a CSIR advisory board consisting of 15 members. 

Job opportunities in CSIR

Job role


Upper Age limit

*Age relaxation is applicable as per government regulations

Asst. Professor


ii) Master's degree in related subject with at least 50% aggregate

No upper age limit.


i) Diploma or ITI in any of the following trades: Electrical & Electronics/ Electronics & Communication/ Civil/ Mechanical

Not more than 28 years


i) Consultant (Section Officer) : Retired from not below rank of service

ii) Consultant (Private Secretary) : Retired from not below rank of private secretary

iii) Consultant (Protocol Officer) : Retired from not below rank of Protocol Officer

Not more than 65

Project Assistant

i) BSc diploma in engineering or equivalent

ii)MSc/BE or equivalent

iii) MSc/BE or equivalent + 2 years experience in Mpharm, Mtech or MBBS

Not more than 30


i) 10th pass and at least 5 year experience in LMV/HMV

Not more than 28

Research Associate

i) Mtech or Mpharm with 2 years experience in MD/PHD

ii) PHD with two years experience

iii) PHD with 4 years experience

Not more than 35

Data Entry Operator

i) Bachelor's degree

Not more than 28

Hindi Translator

i) Graduate degree in Hindi or English with English or Hindi as elective or any of the optional language

Not more than 30

Skilled Manpower

i) Highly skilled - Graduate degree with 1 year computer certification

ii) Skilled - Matric with 1 year computer certification

iii) Semi skilled - Non matric

iv) Unskilled

Not specified

Medical Practitioner

i) M.B.B.S /MD/B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Sc/ M.Lib/ Diploma

Not more than 40

TIFAC Coordinator

i) ME / M Tech equivalent in Engineering stream with at least 55 percent aggregate

ii) PhD in Science/Engg

Not specified

Note: Please refer to the official notification for more updates on eligibility criteria for other posts . 

Apply online for CSIR job vacancies in 2020

Apply through CSIR official website

  • Go to CSIR recruitment page
  • All the notifications, apply online links, admit cards and exam details will be listed in the page
  • Select the notification showing the respective opening online application
  • Read the instructions on the notification 
  • Proceed with the link ‘Apply online’

Apply through Aasaanjobs

  • Visit Aasaanjobs Sarkari portal
  • Go to CSIR recruitment 2020
  • Select the job from the list opened
  • Read the description, eligibility criteria and other relevant information from the page
  • Click 'Apply online'

CSIR Recruitment Process

CSIR conducts various selection procedures for each job role. The selection procedure and criteria will be posted in the official notification.  For most of the job roles, the selection procedure is of this pattern: Prelims Examination, Mains Examination, and Direct Interview. 

The postings will be purely based on the scores secured in the examinations. Applicants qualifying the prelims exam will be eligible to attend the mains exam. A list of shortlisted candidates will move on to the next phase i.e. interview round, from which the qualifying candidates are directly placed to multiple open positions with CSIR. 

Why should you consider working in CSIR?

As a Central government-controlled body, CSIR offers multiple perks to all its employees. Along with competitive salary and educational opportunities, here are some of the other perks offered to the CSIR employees. 

  • Non-practising allowance
  • Sea duty allowance
  • House rent allowance
  • Night duty allowance
  • Overtime allowance
  • Free medical care and medical bill reimbursements
  • Retirement benefits and pension scheme
  • Education assistance 

Although most of these benefits apply to all the employees. Some of the allowances are limited to certain job postings. For more information on the employee benefits, visit the official page here. 

Why Aasaanjobs for CSIR?

Aasaanjobs understands every job seeker's behaviour. We conduct dozens of research every month to improve each job aspirant's experience with us. We have customized our platform to be user friendly and flexible so that no one misses out any job posting from anywhere. 

CSIR lists out vacancies throughout the year on their official recruitment page. Our dedicated team committed to checking and re-publishing all the CSIR recruitment information, never failing to do their job on time. Each job that gets listed on the CSIR official recruitment page is categorized and is shared on Aasaanjobs CSIR recruitment portal along with all the related information. We deliver 100% accurate CSIR job notifications and announcements as soon as they get released on the official site. 

CSIR Recruitment - FAQs

  1. How to apply for CSIR jobs offline?

    Interested candidates can easily apply for any job opportunities listed on the CSIR recruitment portal via the offline process. Applicants should download the form from the official portal, fill up the information, attach the relevant documents and send it across to the respective CSIR centre. The postal address and other information for the offline process will be mentioned in the respective notification or announcement. 

  2. What is the basic pay scale for an entry-level scientist post at CSIR?

    For  Scientist B or Group IV(1), the basic salary would be around Rs. 8000-275-13500. For senior positions, Scientist G or Group IV (6) the pay scale would be around Rs.18400 -500-22400.

  3. What are the qualifications required for the Junior Research Fellowship provided by CSIR?

    The ideal candidate for JRF should possess MSc or any equivalent qualification with at least 55% marks in aggregate along with NET. 

  4. How often does CSIR release notification for Junior Research Fellowship?

    CSIR releases official announcements and notifications for JRF openings twice in every year. 

  5. What is the age relaxation for CSIR jobs?

    Relaxation in age limit is applicable for eligible candidates according to government norms. For more information on age relaxation on particular posts, kindly visit the official website. 

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