Advt No.4/2021 : Appointment of a Scientific Officer ‘C’ (Instrumentation) (Reserved for OBC)

National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), a premier research Centre is looking for the appointment of a Scientific Officer 'C' (Instrumentation) on consolidated pay, based on their qualification and experience. The initial appointment will be for a period of six months which may be extended further for an appropriate period(s) depending on the performance of the candidate.

Essential Qualification & Experience:

i) BE/B.Tech Degree in Instrumentation / Electronics / Biomedical Instrumentation with 60% marks from a recognized University.

ii) 0 – 3 years experience in operation & maintenance of Biological Research Electronic Instruments, Audio Visual systems, Telecom, Centralised gas line system.

Desirable Experience:

I) Should have work experience in a Biological research institute.

ii) Should have Experience in operation, maintenance and calibration of spectrophotometers, calorimeters, Fluorometers, HPLC/FPLC machines, PCR, RT-PCR machines, gel documentation system NMR, X-ray FRX and GCMS machines and other research instruments used in biological research.

iii) Should have Knowledge about Lecture Hall Audiovisual system, different kind of LCD, DLP projectors and other AV equipment.

iv) Should have good Knowledge about the programming of EPABX and basic maintenance of the system.

v) Should have basic knowledge about operation and maintenance of the centralised gas system and Designing gas line, Compressed airline and Vacuum lines will be added advantage.

No of position: 1

Age limit: - Maximum 31 years (as on 1.1.2021) (including 3 years relaxation for OBC)

The Last date for receipt of ONLINE applications: 9th April 2021

1. The Selection process shall involve a Written Test and Interview. Those shortlisted in the written test only will be called for attending the Interview. Those who qualify in the Written test and Interview be selected as per merit.

2. Incomplete applications and online applications without uploading the supporting documents in support of their Educational qualification with marks, Date of Birth, Caste Certificate, Experience certificate along with pay drawn, etc. shall not be considered.

3. Prescribed age should not exceed as on January 01, 2021, for the above posts.

4. Candidates applying for the above posts and who are eligible for further age relaxation as per extant TIFR or GoI rules are required to submit applications by POST, along with a copy of the relevant certificate in support of age relaxation (for example ex-servicemen, persons with benchmark disabilities, etc.). [SC, ST and OBC candidates applying for unreserved posts are not eligible for age relaxation and should apply online].

5. Applications from the candidates will be accepted ONLY ON-LINE, except for those who are seeking age relaxation as per extant GoI & TIFR rules are required to submit applications in the Prescribed format by post must reach to Head, Establishment, National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, GKVK Post, Bellary Road, Bangalore: 560065 by 9th April 2021. The Applications by post must superscribe the post applied for, Advertisement No. & Serial Number of the post on the envelope.

Prescribed format for an offline application can be downloaded here:

OBC Certificate format:

The Last date for receipt of ONLINE applications: 9th April 2021


Step 1: Interested candidates should register ONLINE through the link on our website using a valid email ID.

Step 2: You will receive a user ID and password on your registered email ID.

Step 3: Using your ID and password you can fill in the application by clicking on “Submit Application”

Step 4: Once you fill in the application you can SAVE or PREVIEW the application. Please Note: Any corrections should be made before you SAVE the application.

Step 5: After you SAVE, you can submit the application by clicking “SUBMIT”.

Step 6: All essential certificate is proof of your qualification, date of birth, experience, caste, etc. Should be uploaded while submitting the ONLINE application.

Note: Please do NOT send hard copies of applications/documents

Head, Establishment

Note: Please use Firefox or Chrome on a desktop or laptop to submit the application and do not select the declaration until the end. (Note: Please do not fill out the application on mobile phones). If the user still submits the application, then they can only resubmit the new application using an alternate email address.