NIIST Recruitment | Project Assistant/Project Associate | Thiruvananthapuram

NIIST Recruitment
NIIST Recruitment

NIIST Recruitment: NIIST schedule to hire Project Assistant/Project Associate for 2022. The job is for freshers and the job location is Thiruvananthapuram. The details for the selection process, NIIST application procedure and salary details of Freshers Recruitment 2022 are mentioned below.

The National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram, is a constituent Laboratory of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR). Initially established in 1975 as a CSIR Complex, it was named as the Regional Research Laboratory in 1978 and later renamed as NIIST in 2007. Its mandate is to conduct research and development activities of the highest quality in areas related to effective utilization of resources of the region and of fundamental importance to the country. Currently, NIIST is engaged in R & D programmes in areas related to Agro-processing and technology, Chemical Sciences and technology, Materials Science and Technology, Microbial processes & technology, Environmental Technology. The institute has established state-of-the-art facilities for conducting advanced research in the areas of interest. Pilot plant facilities for research training and process/product development in the areas of spices and oilseeds have been established. The institute has also been playing a significant role in Human Resource Development by training post graduate/graduate students, with over 252 Ph.D degrees awarded till date, based on research conducted in the institute. For brief description of the activities.

NIIST Recruitment:

Positions: Project Assistant/Senior Project Associate/Project Associate

Qualification: Ph.D/Master’s Degree/B.Sc/Diploma

Salary: Rs.20,000- 42,000/ Month

Last date for online application: 25 July 2022

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification

Project Assistant :

  • B.Sc Physics from a recognized University or Equivalent.

Senior Project Associate:

  • PhD in Metallurgical / Materials Engineering with R&D / Industrial experience having B.E/ B.Tech & M.E / M.Tech (Metallurgical / Materials Engineering / Mechanical Engineering).

Project Associate-II :

  • M.E / M.Tech / M.S in (Metallurgical / Materials Engineering / Mechanical Engineering ) with 2 years R&D Industrial Experience.

Project Assistant :

  • B.Sc Chemistry from a recognized University or Equivalent. Desirable: 1-2 years of experience in Synthetic Lab Techniques.

Project Associate-II :

  • Master’s Degree in Biotechnology. Minimum of two-years of expertise in lignocellulosic biomass conversion to fuels / chemicals. Experience in Biomass pretreatment, hydrolysis and fermentation , HPLC and GC analyses, biochemical analyses of sugars, FTIR, and operation of lab scale fermenters desirable.

Project Assistant :

  • Diploma in Mechanical / Chemical Engineering. Desirable: 2 years of expertise working in a biofuel / Chemical plant and handling of reactors. Experience in operating, maintenance and troubleshooting of STRs. Fermenters and Utilities in an industry or R&D setup.

Senior Project Associate:

  • B.Sc Nursing from a recognized college / University. Desirable: Expertise for blood collections, plasma, serum separation from blood for clinical research purpose, proforma filling (documentation) in the area of neurology and diagnostics.

Project Associate-I :

  • PhD in Life Science from a recognized University. Desirable: Experience in field of nanobiotechnology having expertise in nanoparticle synthesis (metal and polymeric nanoparticles), surface modification with proteins, antibodies (bio-conjugation) and biochemical assays like ELISA, Western Blot, and in vitro assays including cell culture work.

Project Associate-I :

  • Master’s Degree in Chemistry from a recognized University or Equivalent. Desirable: Candidate having 2 years’ experience in molecular probe design and synthesis ( fluorescence and Raman active molecules), Knowledge in Photophysical studies, Raman spectroscopy, hands on experience of Raman spectrometer. Synthesis of nanoparticles (metal and polymeric nanoparticles) and their characterizations.

Age Limit:

  • Project Assistant – 50 Years
  • Senior Project Associate – 40 Years
  • Project Associate-II – 35 Years
  • Project Associate-I – 35 Years

Total Vacancies: 

  • Project Assistant (MSTD-21) – 1 Post
  • Senior Project Associate (MSTD-22) – 1 Post
  • Project Associate-II (MSTD-23) – 1 Post
  • Project Assistant (KRC-3) – 1 Post
  • Project Associate-II (MPTD-5) – 1 Post
  • Project Assistant (MPTD-6) – 1 Post
  • Project Assistant (CSTD-10) – 1 Post
  • Senior Project Associate (CSTD-11) – 1 Post
  • Project Associate-I (CSTD-12) – 1 Post


  • Project Assistant – Rs.20,000/-+HRA
  • Senior Project Associate – Rs.42,000/-+HRA
  • Project Associate-II – Rs. 28,000 – 35,000/-
  • Project Associate-I – Rs.25,000 – 31,000/-

NIIST Recruitment 2022 Selection Process :

  • The shortlisted candidates will be called for ONLINE INTERVIEW. The date and time of online interview will be notified in the official website of NIIS

How to apply for NIIST Recruitment 2022?

All the Interested and eligible candidates are required to apply for these positions through online through CSIR-NIIST official website given below on or before 25 July 2022.


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