Project Assistant/Research Associate

Indian National Science Academy (INSA)

New Delhi, , IN

General Conditions

1. Candidates must ensure their eligibility before applying. The prescribed essential qualifications and experience are minimum and mere possession of the same does not entitle any candidate to be called for Interview. In the event of number of applications being large, the Academy reserves the right to shortlist and restrict the number of candidates to be called for Interview on the basis of higher percentage of marks Or on the basis of higher educational qualifications and experience than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement Or any other method as decided by the Academy. The decision of the Academy will be final and binding on the Candidates.

2. These positions are purely contractual. Candidates selected will be engaged on contract basis initially for one year extendable maximum upto 4 years depending upon their performance for smooth administering and managing the above mentioned fellowship programme. The engagement will automatically stand terminated if not extended and will be co-terminus with the Project. The engagement can be terminated by the Academy at any time without any reason whatsoever. The candidates selected will have no right to claim for continuation or for regular employment either with Department of Science & Technology (DST) or with Indian National Science Academy (INSA).

3. The engagement is on full time basis and the candidates engaged will be required to attend the office on all the working days, or on holidays, if required, on account of exigencies of work, for which no additional remuneration will be paid. 

4. The persons engaged shall not be entitled to any allowance such as Dearness Allowance, Residential Telephone, Transport Facility, Residential Accommodation and Medical Reimbursement etc. No TA/DA shall be admissible for attending the Interview or for joining the assignment.

5. Candidates are required to possess a valid active email ID and Mobile Number which is to be filled in the application form correctly and legibly. Intimation to shortlisted candidates for Interview will be sent through email only. The Academy will not be responsible for bouncing of any email sent to the candidates.

6. The number of positions may increase or decrease as per requirement of the Academy. The Academy reserves the right not to engage for any or all the positions without assigning any reason whatsoever. Applications received incomplete in any respect, wrongly filled-in or unsigned or without supporting self attested photocopies of educational certificates, mark sheets, age, caste certificate (wherever applicable) and experience certificate (wherever applicable) or without photograph will not be entertained in any case


Deputy Executive Director-II (F&A), Indian National Science Academy, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi-110002

Selection Procedure

Selection will be made on the basis of Written Test and / or Interview. All communication shall be made through the email ID only given by the Candidates. Final selection will be made on the basis of performance in the Interview.

How to Apply

Applications in the prescribed format with necessary self attested documents may be sent to „Deputy Executive Director-II (F&A), Indian National Science Academy, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi-110002 so as to reach the Academy latest by 20.08.2018 (5.00 p.m.). The last date for the receipt of applications is 20.08.2018. Applications received after the last date will be summarily rejected.