NIIST Recruitment 2020 for Technician | Last Date: 05 June 2020

NIIST Recruitment 2020 – CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST) invites online job application form from the eligible candidates for the post of Technician – 04 posts. Candidates with the qualification of 10th + ITI in welding/ Tool and Die making/ Computer Operator and Programming Assistant trades are eligible to apply for this job. The selection will be based on the trade test & written examination. Interested and eligible can apply online at CSIR-NIIST website (www.niist.res.in) on or before 05 June 2020 up to 5:30 PM and send the print out of online filled application form to the following postal address on or before 15 June 2020 up to 5:30 PM. The detailed eligibility and application process are given below.

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NIIST Recruitment 2020 for Technician:

Job Role Technician
Job Category Kerala Govt Jobs
Qualification 10th/ITI
Total Vacancies 04
Experience Freshers/Experienced
Salary Level 2 Rs.19900- 63200 Rs.27,520/-
Job Location Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala)
Last date for online application 05 June 2020
Last date for receipt of hard copy 15 June 2020

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

  • Candidates should pass SSC/10th Standard with Science subjects with 55% marks plus ITI certificate in welding or national/state trade certificate in welding/ Tool and Die making/ Computer Operator and Programming Assistant OR
  • 2 years of full-time experience as an apprentice training from a recognized institution in welding/ Tool and Die making/ Computer Operator and Programming Assistant.

Upper Age Limit (05.06.2020): 28 years

Upper age limit is relaxable up to:

  • 5 years for SC/ST
  • 3 years for OBC

Category Wise Vacancies:

  • UR – 01 post
  • EWS – 01 post
  • OBC – 01 post
  • UR (PwD-OH) – 01 post

NIIST Recruitment Selection Process for Technician:

  • Screening Committee will recommend the candidates to be called for Trade Test
  • Those who qualify in the trade test will be invited for a competitive written examination.
  • The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of the performance of the candidates in the written examination

Scheme of examination:

  • Mode of Examination – OMR Based or Computer Based Objective Type Multiple Choice Examination.
  • Medium of Questions – The questions will be set both in English and Hindi except the questions on the English Language.
  • Standard of exam – SSC + ITI / XIIth Standard
  • Total No. of Questions – 150
  • Total Time Allotted – 2 hours 30 minutes

Note: There will be three papers. The second and third papers will be evaluated only for those candidates who secure the minimum threshold marks (to be determined by the Selection Committee) in the first paper.

Paper Subject Ques Max Marks Time Negative Marks
Paper-I Mental Ability Test 50 100 (2 marks for every correct answer) 1 hour There will be no negative marks in
this paper.
Paper-II General Awareness 25 75 (3 marks for every correct answer) 30 mins One negative mark for every
wrong answer
English Language 25 75 (3 marks for every correct answer) One negative mark for every
wrong answer
Paper-III Concerned Subject 50 150 (3 marks for every correct answer) 1 hour One negative mark for every
wrong answer

Application Fee: Rs.100/-

Note: Candidates belonging to Women/SC/ST/PwD/CSIR employees are exempted from submission of application fee.

Mode of Payment: Through Net-Banking to the following account and fill up the transaction details in the prescribed columns of on-line application:



Name of Account Holder: Director, NIIST (CSIR), Trivandrum
Account Number: 67047723825
Bank Name: State Bank of India
IFSC Code: SBIN0070030
MICR No: 695002943

How to apply NIIST Recruitment 2020 for Technician?

All interested and eligible candidates are required to apply online through the CSIR-NIIST website (www.niist.res.in) on or before 05 June 2020 up to 5:30 PM. After completion of the online application, the duly signed print out of the computer-generated application form (hard copy) along with self-attested copies of certificates, mark-sheets, age, educational qualifications, experience, caste certificate, if applicable, and proof of application fee remittance should be sent to the following postal address on or before 15 June 2020 up to 5:30 PM.

Note: Envelope superscribed “ Application for the post of …………………….….(Post Code………)

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Postal Address:

The Controller of Administration,
CSIR-NIIST, Industrial Estate P.O,
Thiruvananthapuram-695019, Kerala

Important Dates:

  • Last date for submission of online application: 05-06-2020, 5.30 p.m (IST)
  • Last date for receipt of hard copy of online application: 15-06-2020, 5.30 p.m (IST)

NIIST Walk-in-Interview for Project Assistants:(Expired)

Job Role Project Assistants
Qualification B.E/B.Tech/M.Tech/M.Sc
Total Vacancies 17
Experience 0-2 years
Salary Project Assistant-II: Rs.25,000/Month
Project Assistant-III: Rs.28,000/Month
Job Location Thiruvananthapuram
Venue Location Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala)
Venue Date 30 August to 7 September 2018

Detailed Eligibility:

Project Assistant-II:

  • M.Sc Food Science & Technology / M.Sc Food Science & Nutrition / B.Tech Food Technology / B.Tech Food Process Engg. with minimum 55% marks.
  • M.Sc Chemistry with minimum 55% marks
  • M.Sc Physics with minimum 55% marks.

Project Assistant-III:

  • M.Tech with minimum 55% marks after B.Tech in Electrical Engineering OR B.Tech in Electrical Engineering with minimum 55% marks plus two years experience
  • M.Tech in Chemical Engineering/ Materials Science & Technology with minimum 55% marks OR B.Tech in Chemical Engineering with minimum 55% marks plus two years research experience
  • M.Sc Chemistry with minimum 55% marks plus two years research experience

Age Limit (As on the date of Walk-in-interview):

  • Project Assistant-II: Below 30 years
  • Project Assistant-III: Below 35 years
  • Upper Age limit relaxed as per Government policy.
NIIST PA – List of Vacancies: 17 Posts
  • Project Assistant-II (Food Science) – 4 Posts
  • Project Assistant-II (Chemistry) – 6 Posts
  • Project Assistant-II (Physics) – 2 Posts
  • Project Assistant-III (Chemistry) – 2 Posts
  • Project Assistant-III (Electrical Engg) – 1 Post
  • Project Assistant-III (Chemical Engg) – 2 Posts

NIIST PA Recruitment Selection Process:

The selection process will be based on Interview. Only those whose final results have been
declared as on the date of walk-in-interview will be eligible.

How to apply NIIST Recruitment for Project Assistant?

All interested and eligible candidates can download an application form in NIIST website www.niist.res.in and attend walk-in-interview along with required documents at the following venue on 30 August 2018 to 7 September 2018.

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NIIST Recruitment – Venue details:

Venue Date & Time: 30 August 2018 to 7 September 2018 at 9.00 AM

  • Project Assistant-II (Food Science): 30.08.2018
  • Project Assistant-III (Chemistry): 31.08.2018
  • Project Assistant-II (Chemistry): 31.08.2018
  • Project Assistant-II (Physics): 04.09.2018
  • Project Assistant-III (Electrical Engg): 05.09.2018
  • Project Assistant-III (Chemical Engg): 07.09.2018

Venue Address:

CSIR-NIIST,
Industrial Estate PO,
Pappanamcode,
Thiruvananthapuram – 695 019
Kerala.



NIIST Recruitment 2020 FAQ’s:

Q1.What all are the vacancies available at NIIST Recruitment?

Ans. At present NIIST having vacancies for Technician – 04 posts

Q2.Who can apply for NIIST Vacancies?

Ans. Candidates who completed 10th + ITI in welding/ Tool & Die making/ Computer Operator and Programming Assistant trades are eligible to apply

Q3.How to apply for NIIST Recruitment?

Ans. All eligible candidates can apply for this post online at CSIR-NIIST website (www.niist.res.in) on or before 05 June 2020 up to 5:30 PM and send the print out of online filled application form to the following postal address on or before 15 June 2020 up to 5:30 PM