ADVERTISEMENT NO. 1/2021

OPPORTUNITIES FOR BRIGHT & RESULT ORIENTED INDIAN NATIONALS

CSIR - Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute is a premier national laboratory under Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi.  The Institute undertakes a wide range of basic and applied R&D projects spanning the areas of chemistry, biology and engineering.  The Institute has excellent infrastructure by way of sophisticated analytical instruments, modern laboratories, pilot plants, library, local area network and workshop. 

Applications are invited in the prescribed form from talented and result-oriented Indian Nationals for 04 Administrative posts, as per the following details:

Post Code

Name of the Post with Reservation

Total Number of posts

Level in Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC

Essential Qualifications

Age limit not exceeding*

1

Junior Secretariat Assistant (General) [1 Reserved for SC and 1 Reserved for OBC]

02 (two)

Level 2

10+2/XII or its equivalent and proficiency in Computer with typing speed @ 35 w.p.m. in English or @ 30 w.pm. in Hindi#

28 years

2

Junior Secretariat Assistant (Finance & Accounts) [UR]

01 (one)

Level 2

10+2/XII or its equivalent with Accountancy as a subject and proficiency in Computer with typing speed @ 35 w.p.m. in English or @ 30 w.pm. in Hindi#

28 years

3

Junior Secretariat Assistant (Stores & Purchase) [Reserved for OBC]

01 (one)

Level 2

10+2/XII or its equivalent and proficiency in Computer with typing speed @ 35 w.p.m. in English or @ 30 w.pm. in Hindi#

28 years

* Relaxable in case of SC/ST/OBC/PwD as per rules.

# 35 w.p.m. and 30 w.p.m. correspond to 10500 KDPH / 9000 KDPH on an average of 5 key depressions for each word

Abbreviations used: SC – Scheduled Caste, ST – Scheduled Tribe, OBC – Other Backward Classes, PwD – Persons with Disability, UR – Unreserved, w.p.m. – Words Per Minute

  1. BENEFITS :

 

  1. The positions carry Pay and Allowances, such as HRA, TA, DA etc. at Central Government rates as applicable to the employees of Council stationed at Bhavnagar. Other benefits, such as Leave Travel Concession and Reimbursement of medical expenses, are also available. The employees are provided with residential accommodation as per CSIR rules.
  2. All new entrants will be governed by the "New Pension Scheme" on defined Contributions for new entrants recruited in Central Government Services on or after 01-01-2004, as adopted by CSIR for its employees. However, persons selected from other Government Departments / Autonomous Bodies / Public Sector Undertakings / Central Universities having Pension Scheme on GOI pattern and who are presently being governed by the Old Pension Scheme will continue to be governed by the existing Pension Scheme i.e. CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972.
  3. AGE LIMIT AND RELAXATIONS:
        1. The date for determining the age limit/experience/qualifications shall be the closing date prescribed for receipt of applications i.e. 15.03.2021.
        2. Age relaxation of 5 years to the members of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and 3 years to the members of Other Backward Classes in the upper age limit shall be allowed only in cases where the posts are reserved for that particular category. 
        3. As per GOI provisions, age relaxation for Widows, Divorced Women and Women Judicially separated from Husbands who are not remarried since, the upper age limit is relaxable up to the age of 35 years [up to 40 years for members of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes]. The persons claiming age relaxation under this sub-para would be required to produce following documentary evidence:
          1. In case of Widow, Death Certificate of her husband together with the Affidavit that she has not remarried since.
          2. In case of divorced Women and Women judicially separated from their husbands, a certified copy of the judgment/decree of the appropriate Court to prove the fact of divorce or the judicial separation, as the case may be, with an Affidavit in respect of divorced Women and they have not remarried since.
              1.  
        4. Age relaxation of 10 years (15 years for SC/ST and 13 years for OBC candidates) in upper age limit shall be allowed to persons suffering from (a) blindness or low vision (b) hearing impairment and (c) loco motor disability or cerebral palsy subject to the condition that maximum age of the applicant on the crucial date shall not exceed 56 years.  The age concession to the persons with disabilities shall be admissible irrespective of the fact whether the post is reserved for person with disabilities or not, provided the post is identified suitable for the relevant category of disability.  Relaxation of age limit would be permissible to such persons who have a minimum 40% disability. 
        5. Age relaxation to the Ex-Servicemen will be applicable as per the Government of India instructions, as amended from time to time.
        6. SC/ST/OBC/PwD candidates are required to produce a copy of the certificate in the prescribed format signed by the specified authority along with application form. The OBC candidates must produce the certificate valid for appointments under the Central government.
        7. There is no age limit for Departmental candidates provided they possess the prescribed qualifications.
  4. MODE OF SELECTION:
  1. Mode of selection:

While the proficiency in computer typing speed and in using computer is only qualifying in nature, the final merit list will be prepared on the basis of the performance of the candidates in the Competitive Written Examination. The merit list will only comprise those candidates who have qualified the proficiency test in Computer typing. 

There will be two papers in the written competitive examination (Paper-I and Paper-II). The Second paper will be evaluated only for those candidates who secure the minimum threshold marks (to be determined by the Selection Committee) in the first paper.

Mode of Examination

OMR based or Computer Based Objective type Multiple Choice Examination

Medium of Examination

The questions will be set both in English and Hindi except the questions on English language.

Standard of Exam

XII

Total No. of Questions

200

Total time allotted

2 hours 30 minutes

Syllabus or Written test shall be as follows:-

Paper – I (Time allotted – 90 Minutes)

Subject

No. of  questions

Maximum Marks

Negative Marks

Mental Ability Test*  

100

200 (two marks for every correct answer)

There will be no negative marks in this paper.

* Mental Ability Test will be so divided as to include General Intelligence, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, Problem Solving, Situational Judgement etc. 

Paper-II (Time Allotted-1 hour)     

Subject

No. of  questions

Maximum Marks

Negative Marks

General Awareness 

50

150 (three marks for every correct answer)

One negative mark for every wrong answer

English Language

50

150 (three marks for every correct answer)

One negative mark for every wrong answer

  1. GENERAL CONDITIONS:

 

    1. Only Indian nationals need apply.
    2. The appointment will be in CSIR-Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute (CSIR-CSMCRI), Bhavnagar, Gujarat under Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), which is an Autonomous Body. However, the appointees are liable to be posted in any of the Lab/Institutes of CSIR situated anywhere in India as and when required.
    3. While the proficiency in computer typing speed and in using computer is only qualifying in nature, the final merit list will be prepared on the basis of the performance of the candidates in the Competitive Written Examination. 
    4. Candidates applying under multiple post codes must send separate applications for each post code.   
    5. Candidates should specifically note that the applications received after the closing date for any reason whatsoever (such as envelopes wrongly addressed, delivered elsewhere, postal delay etc.) will not be entertained. Any enclosure received separately subsequent to the receipt of the application cannot be connected therewith. No correspondence in this regard will be entertained.
    6. CSIR-CSMCRI reserves the right not to fill up the posts, if required. The number of vacancies indicated above may vary i.e. it may increase or decrease at the time of actual selection. This advertisement does not necessarily tantamount to the selections being actually made. The selection process is subject to the GoI/CSIR instructions prevalent at a given point of time during the various stages of the selection process.
    7. The selected candidates will be on probation for a specified period from the date of taking over charge of the post. The probationary period may be extended or curtailed at the discretion of the Competent Authority. After successful completion of probationary period, they will be considered for confirmation in accordance with the extant rules.
    8. As the Screening of applications will be done on the basis of information furnished in the application forms by the applicants, it is necessary that only accurate, full and correct information is furnished by the applicants. Furnishing of wrong/false information will be a disqualification and CSIR-CSMCRI will NOT be responsible for any of the consequences of furnishing such wrong/false information. The decision of Director, CSIR-CSMCRI in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of applications, mode of selection, and conduct of examination/interview will be final and binding on the candidates and no enquiry or correspondence will be entertained in this connection from any individual or person or agency on behalf of the candidate.
    9. Applications from employees of Government Departments will be considered only if forwarded through proper channel, certified by the employer that the applicant, if selected will be relieved within one month of the receipt of the appointment orders.  Also, vigilance clearance should also be recorded. However, advance copy of the application may be submitted before the closing date. Applications routed through proper channel should reach the above address at the earliest.
    10. Canvassing in any form and/or bringing in any influence, political or otherwise, will be treated as a disqualification for the post.
    11. In case of universities/institutes awarding CGPA/SGPA/OGPA grades etc., candidates must convert the same into percentage – based on the formula devised by the concerned University/Institute – at the appropriate place in the Application Form.
    12. In respect of equivalent clause in Essential Qualifications, if a candidate is claiming a particular qualification as equivalent qualification as per the requirement of advertisement, the candidate is required to produce order/letter in this regard, indicating the Authority (with number and date) under which it has been so treated otherwise the application is liable to be rejected.  
    13. If any document/ certificate furnished is in any foreign language, a transcript of the same duly attested by a Gazetted officer or notary is to be submitted.  
    14. Incomplete applications will be summarily rejected.
    15. INTERIM ENQUIRIES WILL NOT BE ATTENDED TO.
  1. HOW TO APPLY:
    1. The interested candidates may download the prescribed Application Form from the Institute website: www.csmcri.res.in. Application Form can also be collected in person from the Recruitment & Assessment Cell of the Institute during office hours.
    2. Applicants should send their applications in the prescribed Application Form. The following documents should be attached with application duly completed in all respects:

i         Attested copies of the Degree Certificates, Mark-sheets, Proof of date of birth, testimonials and Experience certificates

ii        Attested copy of the Caste certificate (in case of SC/ST/OBC) in the appropriate Pro Forma prescribed by the Government of India from time to time. 

iv       Attested copy of the Medical certificate (in case of Persons with Disability candidates) from the prescribed authority in the prescribed format.

v        Attested copy of the Discharge Book/Certificate (in case of Ex-Servicemen candidates).

vi.     Attested copy of the Income and Assets Certificate in the prescribed format issued by the prescribed authority.  (In case of the Candidates covered under EWS category.)

vii.     Demand Draft of ₹100/- valid for 3 months drawn in favour of the Director, CSMCRI, Bhavnagar payable at Bhavnagar (No application fee is prescribed for SC, ST, Persons with disabilities, women  & Departmental candidates. They should enclose a copy of certificate on the prescribed Pro Forma issued by the Competent Authority in support of their claim along with application).                     

    1. In case of universities/institutes awarding CGPA/SGPA/OGPA grades etc., candidates must convert the same into percentage – based on the formula devised by the concerned University/Institute – at the appropriate place in the Application Form.
    2. If any of the testimonials, certificates are in any foreign language, attested & authentic transcripts of the same may invariably be attached along with the application form. 
    3. Applications, in a sealed cover super-scribed "Application for the post of ___________________ Post No._______ Advt. No. 1/2021”, must reach the following address on or before 15.03.2021:

 

The Administrative Officer

CSIR-Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute

Gijubhai Badheka Marg

Bhavnagar – 364 002 (Gujarat)

 

    1. Applications from the candidates working in CSIR, Govt. Departments and Public Sector Undertakings will be considered only if forwarded through proper channel with a clear certificate that the applicant will be relieved within one month of receipt of offer of appointment, if selected. However, Advance copy (photo copy) of the Application Form together with application fee, all certificates & testimonials etc. can be submitted before the closing date.
    2. Incomplete applications will be summarily rejected.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER