NIF Recruitment 2021 for Project Associate | 15 Posts | Last Date: 22nd December 2021

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NIF Recruitment 2021 –The National Innovation Foundation has announced the employment vacancies for the post of Project Associate, Senior Project Associate and Principal Project Associate. The educational qualification should be Master’s Degree/ Graduate Degree/ Doctoral Degree. The details of vacancy and eligibility is given below.

NIF Recruitment 2019

NIF – National Innovation Foundation is an autonomous body of science and technology, Government of India, it was established in the year of 2000 at Ahmedabad.NIF conducts a biennial national competition for grassroots green technologies developed by the farmers, artisans and others. It has transferred 109 technologies to different licensees.

NIF Recruitment 2021:

NIF Recruitment 2021 for Project Associate, Senior Project Associate and Principal Project Associate:

Job Role Project Associate, Senior Project Associate and Principal Project Associate
Qualification Ph. D/UG/Master Degree
Total Vacancies 15
Salary Rs.28,000 – 49,000/-month
Job Location Gandhinagar
Last Date 22 December 2021

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification: 



Project Associate I :

  • The candidates should have a Master’s Degree in Basic Science or Graduate Degree in Professional Course from a recognized University or equivalent

Project Associate II :

  • The candidates must have a Masters’ Degree in Basic Science / Business Administration / Law / Intellectual Property Rights or Graduate Degree in Professional Course from a recognized University or equivalent
  • The candidates must have 2 years’ experience in Research Development in Industrial and Academic Institutions or Science and Technology Organizations and Scientific activities and services.

Senior Project Associate :

  • The candidates must have a Masters’ Degree in Basic Science / Business Administration / Law / Intellectual Property Rights or Graduate Degree in Professional Course from a recognized University or equivalent
  • The candidates must have Four Years’ experience in Research and Development in Industrial and Academic Institutions or Sciences and Technology Organizations and Scientific activities or services OR
  • Doctoral Degree in Science / Engineering / Technology / Veterinary/ Pharma / MD a recognized University or equivalent 

Principal Project Associate :

  • The candidates must have a Masters’ Degree in Basic Science / Business Administration / Law / Intellectual Property Rights or Graduate Degree in Professional Course from a recognized University or equivalent and 
  • Four Years’ experience in Research and Development in Industrial and Academic Institutions or Sciences and Technology Organizations and Scientific activities or services OR
  • The candidates must have a Doctoral Degree in Science / Engineering / Technology / Veterinary/ Pharma / MD a recognized University or equivalent and
  • Four Years’ experience in Research and Development in Industrial and Academic Institutions or Sciences and Technology Organisation’s and Scientific activities and services.

Age Limit :



  • The upper age for the above mentioned posts is
  1. Project Associate – 35 years
  2. Senior Project Associate – 40 years
  3. Principal Project Associate – 40 years

Total Vacancies : 

  • 15 posts

Salary :

  • Project Associate I – Rs. 25,000 – Rs. 31,000
  • Project Associate II – Rs. 28,000 – Rs. 35,000
  • Senior Project Associate – Rs. 42,000
  • Principal Project Associate – Rs. 49,000

Selection Process for NIF Recruitment 2021:

  • The selection for the post of Project Associate, Senior Project Associate and Principal Project Associate will be based on the Application form and a note explaining the suitability for post which should be sent to the Email ID given below.
  • The shortlisted candidates will be contacted for appearing in the Interview.

How to apply for NIF Recruitment 2021?

All Interested and eligible candidates can apply for these positions by sending application form with required documents to following mail id on or before 22 December 2021.online on or before 22nd December on the official website of NIF.

For more details : Click here

To Apply: Click here

E-Mail ID to send Application Form and other specified documents : [email protected]


NIF Walk-In Drive 2019 for Project Assistant: (Expired)

Job Role Project Assistant
Qualification B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Sc
Total Vacancies 20
Salary Rs.25,000/-month
Job Location Gandhinagar
Walk-in Date 22 August 2019

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification: 

  • Candidates should complete the first Class degree in BE / B Tech/ Masters in Agriculture or Life Science

Age Limit:

  • Not exceeding 30 years

Tenure: Initially for six months and extendable upon satisfactory performance

How to apply for NIF Walk-in Drive 2019?

All interested eligible candidates can walk-in for an interview, on the mentioned date and time with all relevant documents, along with updated CV and duly filled the application form on 22 August 2019 at 10 AM to 1 PM

For more details & Application form: Click here

Walk-In Details:

Date: 22 August 2019     Time: 10 AM to 1 PM

Venue Details:

National Innovation Foundation – India,
Grambharti, Amrapur,
Gandhinagar-Mahudi Road,
Gandhinagar, Gujarat

For assistance/queries: e-mail at [email protected]

Note: Interested candidates can be picked up from Pathika Ashram, Gandhinagar Bus Stand at 9:00 AM respectively

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