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Hiring Consultant at Central Drug Research Institute

CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, a premier Institute under Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), is involved in multidisciplinary R&D programs of both basic and applied nature. CSIR-CDRI is a pioneer biomedical research organization in India and has the infrastructure and expertise to develop a drug from concept to commercialization. In the year 2012, CSIR-CDRI shifted to its state of the art new campus, which has been set up with a vision to serve as a Nodal Center of CSIR in new drug discovery and development.

Post : Consultant

CSIR- Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow a laboratory under Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) is going to conduct walk-in interview for engagement of Consultant from eligible retired employees of CSIR/Central Government/Central Autonomous bodies/PSUs on short-term basis as per details given below.

Post Code : 001
Section / Division : Medicinal and Process Chemistry Division
Post held at the time of retirement/Level in 7th CPC : Sr. Tech. (III) at Level-8 or equivalent

Scope of work/Experience required : - The work on the development of methods and chiral resolution of heterocyclic compounds by HPLC and analysis for drug development. Experience Required: Minimum 20 years of research experience on HPLC for achiral and chiral resolution and method development.
Period of engagement :  Initially for six months or until the regular incumbent joins the post. The engagement period may be extended at the discretion of the Competent Authority subject to functional need. However, the maximum age upto which a retired employee can be engaged will be 65 years.
Job Location :  CSIR-CDRI, Jankipuram Extension, Lucknow
Age Limit : Candidates should not be more than 64 years of age on the last date of receipt of applications.
Remuneration : Retired employees will be paid fix remuneration @ (Last basic pay drawn- Basic Pension) as per Deptt. Of Expenditure OM dated 09th Dec., 2020.

Leave : As per Deptt. Of Expenditure OM dated 09th Dec., 2020 or any subsequent instructions issued on the subject.
Working Hours : a. The retired employees shall be required to observe the normal office timing between 09:00 am to 05:30 pm and may also be called upto to attend beyond working hours and also on Saturday/Sunday or any other holiday, in case of exigencies of work. No extra remuneration shall be paid for extra Hours/holidays. b. They shall mark their attendance in Attendance Register mandatorily or on any applicable mode, failing which, it may result in deduction of remuneration.

Terms of engagement
(a) Selected candidates will be engaged purely on contractual basis initially for a period of six months and will not confer any right for regular appointment in the Department including any allowance such as DA, transport facility residential accommodation, residential telephones facilities, etc.
(b) The engagement of the contractual position can be terminated at any time by giving one month’s notice
Selection Procedure : (a) CDRI through a Screening-cum-Selection Committee will arrange Walk-In-Interview of the eligible candidates. (b) The decision of the Competent Authority on selection of candidates will be final and no correspondence on this subject will be entertained.

General Conditions
(a) The selected Candidates will be governed by the Official Secrets Act, 1923, as amended from time-to-time and will not disclose to any unauthorized person(s) any information/data that may come to their notice during the period of their engagement in the Department. All such documents will be the property of the Council.
(b) They will not utilize or publish or part with, to a third party, any part of the data or statistics or proceedings on information collected for the purpose of their assignment or during the course of, assignment for the Department without the express written consent of the Department.
(c) Attention is drawn to Central Vigilance Commission’s circular No. 01/01/17 dated 23.01.2017 and circular No. 08/06/11 dated 24.06.2011 regarding engagement of Consultants. They will be completely accountable for any advice or any service rendered by them during their engagement in this department in view of norms of ethical business and professionalism.
(d) They must act, at all times in the interest of CDRI and render and advice/service with professional integrity. (e) They will maintain highest standards of integrity transparency, competitiveness, economy and efficiency while working as consultant in the Department.
(f) The retired employees so engaged shall in no case represent or give opinion or advice to others in any matter, which is averse to interest of the Council, nor will they indulge in any activity outside terms other contractual assignment.

Instructions for the Candidates: -
1. Before filling up the application from (Annexure-I), candidates are advised to check their eligibility as per the advertisement and also suitability for the scope of work mentioned against each post code.
2. Candidates are advised to report for selection process at 10:30 AM on 06th Nov., 2023 at the venue mentioned in the advertisement alongwith duly filled in application form in the prescribed form .
3. Candidates are advised to make their arrangements for stay and travel accordingly. No assistance will be provided by CSIR-CDRI in this regard.
4. The venue, date and time of selection process may change due to administrative reasons. If so, the same will be notified on CDRI Website. Candidates are advised to check CDRI Website regularly for updates regarding this.
5. Candidates are required to bring original of all their testimonials, educational qualification certificates at the time of selection process.
6. Willing candidates can also inform about their participation in the selection process through email on

Walk in Interview
CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Jankipuram Extension, Lucknow on 06th November, 2023.
Candidates are advised to check CSIR-CDRI Website regularly for any update on the venue and date.

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