Project Associate I -||- Advt. No. NPGC. 03/2020


The Essential Educational Qualification and the remuneration in respect of _01___ post of _Project Associate-I (01) advertised vide Advertisement Number 03/2020 may be corrected and read as under:

For the position of Project Associate I:

Essential Qualification: Masters Degree in Chemistry from a recognized university or equivalent

Monthly Emoluments (in Indian rupees):

  1.  31,000/- + HRA to scholars who are selected through (a) National Eligibility Tests – CSIR UGC NET including Lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE (b) A selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions
  2. 25,000/- + HRA for others who don’t fall under (i) above

Other details notified vide above-referred Advertisement remain unchanged.



Advt. No. NPGC. 03/2020

Total No. of Posts- 3

Applications are invited from talented and motivated candidates for Project Associate –I (1 post) and Project Assistant (2 posts) to work in the CSIR-sponsored projects in the area of ‘Valorisation of Fishery Waste for Development of Biofertiliser, Biorefinery, Biofeed & Recovery of Biopolymers (MLP1202)” and “Biostimulant-National Network Project (MLP0049)”. The details of posts are as following:

  1. Project Associate I: (1 Post)[MLP1202]



M.Sc in Chemistry


Desirable: Chemistry with core specialisation (Organic, Inorganic, Physical and Industrial) and NET/GATE qualification.                 


Job requirement


The selected candidates will have to work on extraction of high-value products from fishery waste and seaweeds.

  1. Project Assistant: (1 Post) )[MLP1202]



B.Sc in Life sciences

Job requirement


The selected candidates will have to work on application of various seaweed based formulations on the cultivation of micro algae.  

  1. Project Assistant: (1 Post) )[MLP0049]



B.Sc.  in Chemistry

Job requirement


The selected candidates will have to work on different analytical procedures pertaining to downstream processing of seaweed biomass.



31,000/- + HRA per month for Project Associate –I [Payable only if no accommodation is available from Institute]

20,000/- + HRA per month for Project Assistant [Payable only if no accommodation is available from Institute] (Post No 2)

20,000/- per month (Consolidated) for Project Assistant (Post No 3)

Age limit*


35 years for Project Associate I

50 years for Project Assistant I

*Relaxation in age / qualification as per CSIR norms.

Interested candidates meeting the above requirements shall send the scanned copy of the duly signed application form (in the prescribed format) against this advertisement in the institute’s website (www.csmcri.res.in) along with the soft copy of supporting documents (educational qualifications, date of birth proof, etc) by e-mail to npgc.csmcri@gmail.com on or before 13 th September 2020. Please mention clearly for the post applied in the subject.

Applications received by e-mail will be scrutinized based on job requirement, candidate’s academic and research background and any such shortlisted candidates as eligible as per the criteria will be asked to attend the interview on 14th September 2020 (from 10.30 AM onwards) using online mode i.e. Skype or MS- TEAM due to COVID-19. The details of the interview will be sent to such candidates by e-mail only.

The original documents will be verified for selected candidates at the time of joining and any deviation will lead to the disqualification of the candidature. These posts are purely temporary and therefore, not confer any right/claim implicit or explicit for any candidate for claiming extension or absorption in CSMCRI/CSIR. Final year M.Sc/ B.Sc students and who are awaiting for their exams/results are not eligible to apply.