CSIR-CSMCRI B.Tech (Biotech) Research Fellow Post Vacancy

Last Updated - February 01 2018

CSIR – Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar, recently announced a notification for the post of Junior Research Fellow, on its website. The notification announced on January 24th, 2018, mentioned that there are 2 vacancies on provide.

Key points regarding post vacancy for Research Fellow@ CSIR-CSMCRI

Aspirants who have a B.Tech degree with the specialization in Biotechnology and with valid 85th percentile GATE score or a B. (Pharma) degree and having qualified GPAT can apply.

Upper age limit is 28 years for general category aspirants. A relaxation of up to 5 years is allowed for SC/ST/OBC/PH/VH and female aspirants.

Applicable aspirants will have to walk-in for the interview. There is no online application form to be filled.

Documents like original marksheet, graduation/post graduation degree certificates, and experience letter will obligatory to be brought along for the interview.

The date of the interview is on March 12th, 2018 at 11:30 am. Aspirants obligatory to walk-in.

The interview venue is the CSMCRI at Bhavnagar, Gujarat.

Research Fellow Vacancy @ CSIR-CSMCRI Highlights

Organization NameCentral Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute
Name of PositionJunior Research Fellow (JRF) under JRF CSIR GATE scheme
No. of Posts2
QualificationB. Tech (Biotech) (with an 85th percentile GATE score) or B. Pharma with valid GPAT score
Age LimitUpper age limit 28 yrs. – Relaxable as per CSIR rules
FellowshipRs. 25,000 + HRA
Contact[email protected]
Date and Time of Interview12th March 2018 at 11:30 am
Documents Need during InterviewWritten application, Marksheet(s), Original degree certificates, Experience Certificate, No Objection Certificate
Venue AddressCSIR- Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, G.B. Marg, Bhavnagar – 364002, Gujarat

Eligibility Criteria for Research Fellow Vacancy @ CSIR-CSMCRI

Aspirants should thoroughly check the eligibility criteria before attending the interview.

Participants will only be allowed to appear for the interview if they are applicable and bring along all their documents and their duly finished application form.

The following criteria obligatory to be kept in mind:

Age Limit: The maximum age limit for the Junior Research Fellow is 28 years. A relaxation of up to 5 years is allowed in case an aspirant belongs to SC/ST/OBC/PH/VH and for female participants.

The aspirant should have the requisite degrees that the fellowship requires.

Education Qualification

As the vacancy will allow aspirants the opportunity to work on their Ph.D., aspirants should only apply if they fulfill the education qualification.

The fellowship on providing requires aspirants possessing either a degree in B. Pharma and having completed the Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) or a B Tech. in Biotechnology with a valid GATE score with 85 percentile at least. 


Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar, is a research institute founded in 1954, under the aegis of CSIR, dedicated to carrying out research on marine salt and salt from inland lakes and sub-soil brine. It is considered, one of the top performing R&D laboratories in the country, and has been classified as a center of technological excellence and has been granted several patents.

How to Apply for CSIR-CSMCRI 2018

Things to keep in mind while applying for Research Fellow post at CSIR CSMCRI:

  1. To apply for the post of Research Fellow, aspirants will obligatory to send an online application. There is no online form to fill. Aspirants will obligatory to furnish an application to support their candidature. The application should mention their name, address and other particulars and should be e-mailed to the institute.
  2. They will also have to bring along their academic documents, work experience certificate (if the aspirant is working), etc. Aspirants should ensure they are applicable before applying.            
  3. Aspirants who feel they meet the eligibility criteria will obligatory to appear before the Selection Committee for an interview. The interview will take place on 12th March 2018, at 11:30 am.
  4. Aspirants will obligatory to write an application mentioning their particulars. The application should state in full his particulars. Following is the information that obligatory to be said on the application form.
  • Experience (if any)
  • Aspirant’s full name
  • Education Qualification
  • Phone number
  • Postal address
  • Date of Birth
  • E-mail address

Documents Need

Aspirants will obligatory to carry their documents in original as they will be scrutinized by the Selection Committee during the interview procedure. Please ensure that you carry the following documents when appearing for the interview.

  • Class X Board Exam Result (Date of Birth proof)
  • School Marksheet(s)
  • No Objection Certificate (In case aspirant is currently employed with a government organization/Semi-government or autonomous organization)
  • Original Degree Certificates
  • Original Experience Certificate

CSIR-CSMCRI 2018 Interview Details

Applicable aspirants will obligatory to appear for an interview before the Selection Committee. Participants should ensure that they bring along their duly finished application and all their original documents. The interview will be held at CSMCR Institute, Bhavnagar on the 12th of March, 2018 at 11:30 am.

Interview Details for Research Fellow Vacancy @ CSIR-CSMCRI

Date of Interview12th March 2018
Time of Interview11:30 am
Venue of InterviewCSIR- Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute
Venue AddressCSIR- Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, G.B. Marg, Bhavnagar – 364002, Gujarat
Contact[email protected]

CSIR-CSMCRI 2018 About the Vacancy

The Fellowship vacancy is in CSMCRI under the aegis of CSIR. CSIR offers grants in the form of Research Fellowships and Associateships to bright aspirants.

Aspirants who will appear for the interview and will be selected for the Fellowship will have the opportunity to register for the Ph.D. program. The period of the fellowship will be for maximum 5 years as per HRDG guidelines.

Aspirants should note that this position/vacancy is temporary. The maximum period of the fellowship will be for a duration of 5 years. The position will not confer any claim, whether implicit or explicit to the aspirants allotted fellowship, for claiming extension or absorption in CSMCRI/CSIR.

If aspirants have any further information about the vacancy or about the process, they should get in touch with the Institute by e-mail at [email protected]

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