NIIST Recruitment 2021 - Apply Online for Project Associate, Senior Project Associate and Project Assistant Posts

National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology - NIIST

11 Jobs     Full Time

Salary ( ) : 20,000 /- to 31,000 /-


Posted On : 02 Mar 2021     Valid through : 05 Mar 2021

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Project Associate, Senior Project Associate and Project Assistant

Job Description: 

National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST) rolled out new recruitment notifications for the posts of Project Associate, Senior Project Associate, and Project Assistant with 11 vacancies. The candidates who are interested to apply for the post can check the notification mentioned below.

Vacancy Details:

  • Project Associate- I: 07
  • Senior Project Associate: 01
  • Project Associate - II: 01
  • Project Assistant: 02

Educational Qualification:

  • Project Associate- I: B.E / B.Tech in Energy or Renewable Engineering / Mechanical / Material Science / CS / IT / PG / NET / GATE
  • Senior Project Associate: M.Pharm
  • Project Associate - II: Post Graduation
  • Project Assistant: B.Sc in Chemistry / CS / Diploma in Computer Engineering and Technology.

Age Limit:

  • Senior Project Associate: The upper age limit is 40 years.
  • Project Assistant: The upper age limit is 50 years.
  • Other Posts: The upper age limit is 35 years.

Selection Process: 

  • Interview

Pay Scale: Rs.20000/- to Rs.31,000/- per month.

Application Fee:

  • There is no Application Fee.

Application Process for the NIIST Recruitment 2021

  • Visit the NIIST Official Website.
  • Select the desired Post and click on Apply Online.
  • Fill in all the details in the application form.
  • Upload scanned photograph and signature.
  • Verify the details and click on 'Submit'.
  • Take the printout of an application configuration for further use.
  • Submit the hardcopy of a filled-in application form along with the copies of necessary documents to the address mentioned below.

Address Details:

The Sr. Controller of Administration,
Industrial Estate P.O.,
Thiruvananthapuram - 695019.

Important Dates

Last Date to Apply Online05th March 2021
Last Date for Submission of Hardcopy of an application form12th March 2021


Important Links

Application FormClick Here
Official Notification Click Here



NIIST stands for The National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST). It is located at Thiruvananthapuram of Kerala. This is a constituent Laboratory of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research - CSIR. Initially it was established during the year 1975 as a CSIR Complex, this was initially termed as the Regional Research Laboratory in the year 1978 and later it was renamed as NIIST during 2007. Their mandate is to conduct research and development actions of the top quality in zones connected to actual operation of resources of the area and of important importance to the nation. Presently, they are engaged in several research and development programmes in fields that are related to Chemical Sciences and technology, Microbial processes & technology, Agro-processing and technology, Materials Science and Technology, Environmental Technology. They have established state of the art facilities for leading and progressive research in the areas of interest. Experimental plant facilities for research training and procedure or manufactured goods development in the regions of spices and oilseeds have been recognized. The NIIST have also been playing a substantial role in Human Resource Development by training post graduate or graduate students, with more than 252 Ph.D. degrees awarded till now, built on research conducted in their institute.

This institute is steadily ranked as one of the top performance institutes among different 37 institutes under the CSIR organization. This organization adds up enormously to the development, nourishment and upgrading of the human science and technology resources of India and its support-umbrella shelters all age groups reaching from 16 to 65, in summing up to adopting human resources management systems that can increase its ability to construct a successful, high performance organizations. It is the contribution of CSIR to generate the pool of bench-level workforces in science that separates it from different funding agencies.

Application Procedure and selection process

Visit the official website of NIIT and go to their careers page. There are separate options for permanent and contractual jobs. Select the options according to your preference and current vacancies. Go through the notification very clearly and check for all the eligibility criteria given there. Generally for permanent positions they expect the candidates to apply online and as well as courier that filled in application form. Along with application form other supporting documents such as mark lists, coloured photograph, SSC, PUC, degree and other qualifying certificates has to attached along with the application form while couriering. All these documents has to be self attested. They do not accept any late applications. Payment has to be made through online mode. There are some relaxations for payments so pay attention to those details.

For some positions they recruit the candidates through written test followed by an interview. In other cases they screen the candidates and conduct interviews. For some temporary positions they open walk-in interviews.

Different job types available at NIIST

Various job notifications released by NIIST are notified as permanent and contractual separately. Permanent positions available are technician, hindi translator, senior scientist and principal scientist, executive assistant, medical officer, etc. For contractual positions they reruit project associates, junior research staff, etc.