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ICMR invites online applications for post of Scientist

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is an Autonomous Organization, under the Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt, of India. ICMR is dealing with biomedical/ health research in various areas, in collaboration with National/ International agencies, through its Headquarters at New Delhi and 27 Institutes/ Centres and a large number of field stations, situated across the country.

Post : Scientist-F (Non-Medical)

ICMR invites online applications, from Indian Citizens, up to 18th August. 2023 till 5:30 PM to fill up 02 (two) vacancies of Scientist-F, in Level 13A of Pay Matrix (Rs.1,31,100-2,16,600) (7thCPC Scale) and usual allowances as admissible to ICMR employees for appointment on regular basis under Direct Recruitment with all India transfer liability under the Council

Essential Qualifications : Masters with PhD in 1. Biochemistry 2. Chemistry 3. Anthropology 4. Sociology 5. Social work 6. Food & Nutrition 7. Economics with specialisation in Health Economics 8. Psychology 9. Biology/Bio Science 10. Entomology/Medical Entomology 11. Genetics/Medical Genetics 12. Immunology 13. Microbiology 14. Molecular Biology 15. Pharmacology or in Mathematics, Physics/Biophysics, Computer Science, Data Science or Computer Engineering
Essential Experience* : 12 Years of experience in R&D (including 03 years of managerial experience) including experience in Disease Modelling and forecasting in Govt./Public sector/Private Institutions

1. PhD will be considered as 4 years’ experience (irrespective of the duration taken to complete the degree).
2. MD/MS or equivalent to be considered as 3 years’ experience.
3. MVSc will be considered as 2 years’ experience
4. MPH/M.Tech/ME will not be considered as any experience.

Age limit
Upper age limit is 52 years, (relaxable in accordance to GOI instructions).

Application Fee (non-refundable) of Rs.1500/- (Rupees one thousand five hundred only) is required. SC/ST/Women/PwBD/EWS candidates are exempted from application fee. Application Fee is to be paid by candidates through online link given in the application form.

How to apply
i) Candidates should apply only through online mode on .
ii) Following self-attested required documents are to be enclosed with the application:-
a) Proof of Date of Birth
b) Educational qualifications
c) Experience

Other conditions
(i) Application should be submitted along with online application fees.
(ii) Application received after the closing date, for whatever reason, is liable to be rejected.
(iii) In the event of any false information furnished or suppression of any material in the application coming to notice, at any time during the recruitment process or thereafter, of a person, his/her candidature/ services would be liable to be terminated.
(iv) Incomplete or Application without supportive documents is liable to be rejected.
(v) Relevant documents of educational qualification/specialization/experience as claimed must be invariably uploaded.
(vi) At the time of personal discussion, the applicants working in Centre/State Government Department/ Public Sector Undertakings & Govt, funded research agencies, must submit a “No Objection Certificate” from the employer with an undertaking that “the applicant will be relieved within one month of his/her receipt of appointment order”.
(vii) Any outside influence (political or otherwise), brought in by a candidate or on behalf of the candidate shall disqualify him/her.
(viii) Any matter for which no specific instruction has been given, shall be decided by ICMR and the decision shall be final and binding on the candidates.
(ix) Any further detail/communication shall be displayed on ICMR website only. Candidates are requested to regularly visit ICMR Website, for any updates. No other mode of correspondence shall be entertained.
(x) Any dispute with regard to the recruitment against the advertisement will be under the jurisdiction of Courts in New Delhi.
(xi) ICMR retains the liberty to either modify or cancel or publish afresh, this vacancy circular.
(xii) The number of the vacancies are provisional and may vary.

Short listing Criteria
a) In the first instance, all the candidates who fulfill minimum eligibility in respect of age, educational qualifications and experience (wherever required) shall be short-listed.
b) If the number of such shortlisted candidates is high and it is not possible to call all of them for interview, then the ICMR shall further shortlist the candidates, on the basis of some suitable shortlisting criteria, as may be fixed by the Competent Authority, ICMR. Though this may vary from case to case, depending on merits, ICMR generally prefers to call candidates with higher experience in the relevant fields or candidates with higher educational qualification as the case may be and as decided by Appointing Authority.

Note : The purpose of shortlisting candidates is to restrict, to a reasonable limit, the number of candidates to be called for interview, keeping in view the number of vacancies available at a time, the number of candidates satisfying the Essential Qualifications and other conditions prescribed. In order to rationalize the time of the interview Boards and also to reasonably restrict the number of candidates to be called for interview, a set of norms have been adopted with the approval of the Competent Authority, which are indicated below :
For one vacancy : Up to 12 Candidates
For 2-3 vacancy : Up to 24 Candidates
For 4-6 vacancy : Up to 36 Candidates
For 7-9 vacancy  : Up to 48 Candidates
For 10 vacancy and above : Up to 50 Candidates or above (5 times the number of posts)


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