CDRI Walk-in-Interview 2023 for Project Staffs | 14 Posts | 14 & 15 March 2023

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CDRI Recruitment 2023 notification announced for the posts of Project Staff in various disciplines. There is a total of about 14 vacancies available for the above-mentioned posts. Candidates with the qualification of M.Pharm/M.Sc/M.Tech/MS/PhD are eligible to apply for the job. Interested and eligible candidates can attend walk-in-Interview. The detailed eligibility and selection process are explained below.

CDRI Recruitment

CDRI Recruitment 2023 for Project Staffs:

Job Role Project Staffs
Qualification M.Pharm/M.Sc/M.Tech/MS/PhD
Total Vacancies 14 Posts
Experience Freshers/Experience
Salary Rs 18,000 – 45,000/-
Job Location Lucknow
Interview Date 14 & 15 March 2023

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

Scientific Administrative Assistant: Graduation in Sciences. Well versed in communication skill, report preparation, data keeping.


  • M.Sc. in Biochemistry/ Biotechnology with NET (LS) / GATE Qualified. One year experience.
  • M.Sc./M.Tech. in Biotechnology/ Mircobiology/ Life Sciences/ Biochemistry/ Zoology/ Allied biological Sciences discipline with GATE/NET (LS) Qualified. Prior research training.

Project Associate-I:

  • M.Sc. in Life Sciences with NET or GATE Qualified. Minimum 1 year research experience.
  • M.Sc. in Life Sciences with NET or GATE Qualified. Minimum 6 months dissertation training on mammalian cell culture & molecular biology techniques.
  • M.Sc./M.Tech. in Life Sciences/Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology or allied discipline of Life Sciences with NET/GATE qualification.
  • M.Sc. in Chemical Sciences with NET-LS/GATE Qualified. Experience in organic synthesis.
  • M.Sc. in Chemistry/Pharmaceutical Chemistry with NET/ GATE Qualified.
  • M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry with NET/GATE Qualified. Experience in synthetic organic chemistry.

Project Associate-II: Master’s degree in Life Sciences + two years research experience with NET Qualified.

Senior Research Associate:

  • M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry with 04 years Research Experience. OR Ph.D. in Chemistry.
  • Desirable: NET or GATE qualified.
  • Some experience of Medicinal Chemistry.

Project Assistant Level-I:

  • M.Pharm / MS (Pharm).
  • Desirable: Experience in Pharmaceutical Industry.

Age Limit:

  • Scientific Administrative Assistant: 50 years
  • JRF: 28 years
  • Project Associate-I & II: 35 years
  • Senior Research Associate: 40 years
  • Project Assistant Level-I: 30 years

Note: Age relaxation will be admissible to SC/ST/OBC/PWD & Women candidates as per Govt. of India/CSIR/ Funding Agency Guidelines.


  • Scientific Administrative Assistant: Rs 18,000 +HRA p.m.
  • JRF: Rs. 31,000+HRA p.m.
  • Project Associate-I: Rs. 31,000+HRA p.m.
  • Project Associate-II: Rs. 35,000+HRA p.m
  • Senior Research Associate: Rs. 42,000+18% HRA p.m.
  • Project Assistant Level-I: Rs. 31,000/- p.m.

No.of.Vacancies: 14 Posts

  • Scientific Administrative Assistant: 01 Post
  • JRF: 02 Posts
  • Project Associate-I: 07 Posts
  • Project Associate-II: 01 Post
  • Senior Research Associate: 01 Post
  • Project Assistant Level-I: 02 Posts

Selection Process of CDRI Recruitment 2023:

  • The selection process includes Interview.
  • Written test in the subject area will be held, if required, to shortlist candidates for the interview on the same day depending upon the number of candidates.
  • The interview may be continued for the subsequent days also, therefore outsider candidates are requested to make their own arrangements accordingly.

How to apply for CDRI Recruitment 2023?

Interested and eligible candidates can attend walk-in-Interview along with prescribed application form on 14 & 15 March 2023 at 9.00 am.

For more details & Application Form: Click here


  • The above positions are purely temporary and co-terminus with the aforementioned projects.
  • The number of positions against the various projects can vary at the time of selection depending on the requirement of the institute.

Interview Dates:

  • Scientific Administrative Assistant / JRF / Project Associate-I / Project Associate-II: 14 March 2023
  • Project Associate-I / Senior Research Associate / Project Assistant Level-I: 15 March 2023.


CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute,
B.S. 10/1,
Sector 10,
Jankipuram Extension,
Sitapur Road,
Lucknow 226 031.