IWST Recruitment 2023 for Technical Assistant/Technician | 14 Posts | Last Date: 30 October 2023

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IWST Recruitment 2023 – The Institute of Wood Science & Technology (IWST), Bengaluru has released the job notification for the post of Technical Assistant/Technician/Driver for 14 vacancies. Candidates with the qualification of B.Sc/12th/ITI/10th can apply for these vacancies. The selection process is based on the written test. Eligible candidates can apply through postal on 30 October 2023. The detailed eligibility and application process are given below.

IWST Recruitment

IWST – Institute of Wood Science and Technology is a research institution located in Bangalore, Karnataka. IWST is processing under the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) government of India. The Institute has the facilities of Soil and plant analysis, Seed Technology Laboratory, Testing of timber and timber products, Pressure-treatment plant for preservative-treatment of timber etc.

IWST Recruitment 2023 for Technical Assistant/Technician/Driver:

Job Role Technical Assistant/Technician/Driver
Qualification B.Sc/12th/ITI/10th
Total Vacancies 14 Posts
Experience Freshers/Experienced
Salary Pay Level- 2 – 5
Job Location Bangalore
Last Date 30 October 2023

Institute of Wood Science & Technology – Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

Technical Assistant(Chemistry): Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry {Chemical Engineering with 60% marks in aggregate.

Technical Assistant(Bio-Technology): Bachelor degree in Bio-technology with 60% marks in aggregate

Technical Assistant(Botany): Bachelor degree in Botany with 660% marks in aggregate

Technician(Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance): 

  • 12th standard in science with 60% marks in aggregate from a recognized board with at least one year ITI certificate in relevant trade or certificate course from a government-recognised Institute.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in maintenance of woodworking machines and hydraulic machines.

Technician(Boilerman/Electrician/Machinist/Carpenter): Matriculation with 60% marks in aggregate from a recognized board with an ITI certificate in a relevant trade or Certificate course from a Government recognized Institute.


  • Matriculation from a recognized board. Possession of valid driving licence for motor cars,
  • Experience of driving motor cars for 3 years or more.
  • Desirable: Knowledge of motor mechanism (The candidate should be able to femove minor defects in cles)

Age Limit :

  • Technical Assistant: 21 – 30 Years
  • Technician: 18 – 30 Years
  • Driver: 18 – 27 Years

Age Relaxation:

  • Age relaxation for SC/STIOBC candidates is as per Government of India orders issued from time to time.
  • No age relaxation is allowed to SC/ST/OBC candidates applying against the unreserved posts.
  • Age relaxation for Government servants in accordance with the instructions or orders issued by the Government of india from time to time.
  • There is no upper age limit for the employees of ICFRE.

Total Vacancies: 14 Posts

  • Technical Assistant: 03 Posts
  • Technician: 10 Posts
  • Driver: 01 Post


  • Technical Assistant: Pay Level – 5
  • Technician: Pay Level – 3
  • Driver: Pay Level – 2

Selection Process:

  • The selection process is based on written test/interview.
  • The detailed selection process is given in the advertisement.(Check advertisement).

Application Fee:

  • Candidates are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of Rs. 1,000/- (Rs. 400/- Application fee and Rs. 600/- Processing fee) through Demand Draft from any nationalized bank drawn in favour of Director, Institute of Wood Science and Technology payable at Bengaluru.
  • The PH/Women candidates are exempted from payment of application fee.
  • The SC/ST candidates are exempted from payment of application fee only against the reserved posts.

How to Apply for IWST Recruitment 2023?

All interested and eligible candidates can send the application form along with relevant documents to the mentioned address on or before 30 October 2023.

For Candidates residing in Andaman & Nicobar Islands should send on or before 06 November 2023. 

For More Details & Application Form: Click here.


The Director,
ICFRE-Institute of Wood Science &Technology,
18th Cross,
Bengaluru-560 003.

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