CLRI Recruitment 2023 Walk-in Interview For Project Associate/ JRF | 15 Posts | 18 & 19 May 2023

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CLRI Recruitment 2023 notification announced for the project Associate/ Junior Research Fellow/ Senior Project Associate posts. There are 15 vacancies available for the posts. Candidates with BE/ B.Tech/ M.E/ M.Tech/ M.Sc qualifications are eligible to attend the walk-in-interview. Interested and eligible candidates can attend the interview. The detailed eligibility and selection process are explained below.

CLRI Recruitment

CLRI Recruitment 2023 For Project Associate/JRF/ Senior Project Associate:

Job Role Project Associate/ Junior Research Fellow/ Senior Project Associate
Qualification B.E/ B.Tech/ M.E/ M.Tech/ M.Sc
Total Vacancies 15
Experience Freshers/Experienced
Stipend Rs.25,000 – 42,000/-per month. 
Location Adyar, Chennai (TN)
Walk-in-interview date 18 May 2023 – 19 May 2023

Detailed Eligibility:

Education Qualification:

Project Associate:

Project Associate – (SI.No – 1): 1 Post:

  • Essential: Master’s Degree in Chemistry/ Organic Chemistry with 55% marks.
  • Desirable: M.Sc and experience in Organic / Polymer preparation / Synthesis will be given preference.
  • Candidates Selected through CSIRUGC, NET OR GATE OR National level exams conducted by CSIR/ DBT/ DST/ IIT/ IISC/ IISER/ UGC. 

Project Associate – (SI.No – 2): 1 Post:

  • Essential: M.Sc Biotechnology OR B.E / B.Tech in Civil Engineering / Chemical Engineering.
  • Desirable: Experience in bulk production, Factory plant erection and commissioning, and DPR layout preparation in AutoCAD. 

Project Associate – (SI.No – 3): 1 Post:

Essential: B.E/ B.Tech (Leather Technology) OR equivalent. OR M.Sc (Chemistry / Applied Chemistry/ Industrial Chemistry / Polymer Chemistry) with minimum 55% marks. 

Project Associate – (SI.No – 4): 1 Post:

  • Essential: M.Sc Physics OR Chemistry.
  • Desirable: M.Sc and experience in handling analytical equipment will be given preference.

Project Associate – (SI.No – 5): 1 Post:

  • Essential: M.Sc Biotechnology/ Microbiology.
  • Desirable: One-year experience in research OR teaching & training will be given preference. 

Project Associate – (SI.No – 6): 1 Post:

  • Essential: M.Sc Physics OR B.Tech Leather Technology.
  • Desirable: Experience in mechanical testing of footwear and leather will be given preference.

Project Associate – (SI.No – 7): 1 Post:

  • Essential: Master of Computer Application. 
  • Desirable: Experience in Java-based portal development. and Database Management Systems.

Project Associate – (SI.No – 8): 1 Post:

  • Essential: M.Sc Statistics.
  • Desirable:  Experience in  Data cleaning activities, Data compilation, and Statistical Analysis related activities.

Project Associate – (SI.No – 9): 1 Post:

  • Essential: Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical/ Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering.
  • Desirable: Candidates selected through CSIR-UGC, NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) OR GATE OR National level exams conducted by CSIR/ DBT/ DST/ ICMR/ ITT/ IISc/ IISER/ UGC/ ICAR, etc. will be given preference. 

Project Associate – (SI.No – 10): 2 Posts:

  • Essential: M.Sc in Chemistry.
  • Desirable: Experience in Synthetic Organic Chemistry will be given preference.  

Junior Research Fellow:

Junior Research Fellow – (SI.No – 11): 1 Post:

  • Essential: M.Sc in Chemistry/ Organic Chemistry/ Inorganic Chemistry/ Physical Chemistry/ Analytical Chemistry/ Biochemistry with 55% marks with GATE Qualification.
  • Desirable: M.Sc will be given preference. Knowledge of handling sophisticated instruments.  

Junior Research Fellow – (SI.No – 12): 1 Post:

  • Essential: MSc General Chemistry with 55% marks with GATE OR ME/ M.Tech Chemical Engineering with 55% marks with GATE.
  • Desirable: M.Sc/ ME/ M.Tech with one year of experience in industrial chemical production/ process upscaling will be given preference. Research experience in reaction Engineering.

Junior Research Fellow(DST) – (SI.No – 13): 1 Post:

  • Essential: MSc General Chemistry/ Organic Chemistry / Polymer Chemistry OR M.Tech Nanotechnology/ Polymer Science and Technology & must have qualified CSIRUGC NET OR GATE.
  • Desirable: M.Sc/ M.Tech will be given preference, Good academic record with research experience & Good analytical skills, and knowledge of characterization techniques. 

Senior Project Associate – (SI.No – 14): 1 Post:

  • Essential: Ph.D. in Life Sciences.
  • Desirable: Experience and publications in Biomaterials.


  • Project Associate – (SI.No – 1 & 6, 9, 10): 1 Year.
  • Project Associate – (SI.No – 7, 10): 10 Months.
  • Junior Research Fellow: 1 Year.
  • Senior Project Associate: 1 Year.


  • The post is purely based on a contract and a temporary basis.
  • The Tenure mentioned above may be curtailed/ extendable. 

Age Limit(As on 18 May 2023): 28 – 40 years.

  • Project Associate: 35 years.
  • Junior Research Fellow: 28 years.
  • Senior Project Associate: 40 years.

Age Relaxation:

  • The age limit is relaxable for 5 years for Scs, STs,  women, and physically handicapped.
  • The age limit is relaxable for 3 years for OBC.


  • Project Associate – (SI.No – 1 & 9): Rs.31,000/- plus HRA (with NET/ GATE) OR Rs.25,000/- plus HRA (without NET/ GATE).  
  • Project Associate – (SI.No – 2 to 8, 10): Rs.25,000/- plus HRA.
  • Junior Research Fellow: Rs.31,000/- plus HRA.  
  • Senior Project Associate: Rs.42,000/- plus HRA.

No.of. vacancies:

  • Project Associate: 11 Posts.
  • Junior Research Fellow: 3 Posts.
  • Senior Project Associate: 1 Post.

Selection Process:

  • The selection process will be a walk-in interview
  • Candidates found suitable for selection will be impaneled.
  • Impaneled candidates may be selected for future project requirements.

Note: The decision of the Director, CSIR-CLRI, in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance, OR rejection of applications will be final and binding on candidates.  

How To Apply For CLRI Recruitment 2023?

The interested and eligible candidate can attend the walk-in interview with the filled application Form with self-attested photocopies of requisite certificates/ documents (viz. Date of Birth certificate, 10th or equivalent certificate, XII OR equivalent certificate, Graduation certificate, experience proof (if applicable), etc., along with original certificates for verification, a photo ids proof like Aadhar Card, Voter I-Card or any other Photo ID Card issued by any Government Agency and 02 passport size color photographs on 18 May 2023 to 19 May 2023.

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Interview Location:

CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute,
Sardar Patel Road,
Chennai – 600 020.

Walk-in-Interview schedule: 

Notification Sl. No – 1,3,4,10,11,12 & 13:

  • Date: 18 May 2023
  • Reporting Time: 09.00 am.

Notification Sl. No – 2,5,6,7,8,9 & 14:

  • Date: 19 May 2023
  • Reporting Time: 09.00 am.

Note: The applicants who have completed the total tenure of 5 years in any of the CSIR Lab/Instt. as Project Staff are not eligible to apply for the aforesaid positions.

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