NIRT Walk-In Interview 2023 for Scientist/SRF/Assistant | 05 Posts | 12 & 13 April 2023

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NIRT Recruitment 2023 notification announced for the posts of Scientist/SRF/Assistant/Others. There are 05 vacancies available for the above-mentioned posts. Candidates with the qualification of M.Sc/Ph.D./BDS/B.V.Sc/B.Sc is eligible to apply for the job. Interested and eligible candidates can attend the interview. The detailed eligibility and selection process are explained below.

NIRT Recruitment

National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis- It is a tuberculosis research organization located in Chennai. It carries out research on clinical, bacteriological as well as behavioral, and epidemiological aspects of tuberculosis and HIV-TB. NIRT is formerly known as the Tuberculosis Chemotherapy Centre. It was set up in 1956 as a 5-year project under the joint auspices of the Indian Council of Medical Research, the World Health Organization, and the British Medical Research Council. Institute is recognized for post-graduate training leading to Ph.D. degrees in bacteriology, biochemistry, immunology, and statistics by the Madras University and by the Inter-University Board of India and Sri Lanka.

NIRT Recruitment 2023 for Scientist/SRF/Assistant/Others:

Job Role Scientist/SRF/Assistant/Others
Qualification M.Sc/Ph.D./BDS/B.V.Sc/B.Sc
Total Vacancies 05 Posts
Experience Experienced
Salary Rs 31,000 – 48,000/-
Job Location Chennai
Walk-In Date 12 & 13 April 2023

Detailed Eligibility:

Essential Qualification:

Project Scientist B (Non-Medical):

  • 1st Class Master’s degree in Life Sciences from a recognized University with 2 years of experience in the related field. OR
  • 2nd Class Master’s Degree with Ph.D. in Life Science from a recognized University. OR
  • BDS/B.V.Sc degree with one year of experience.
  • Desirable: Doctorate degree in a relevant subject from a recognized university for candidates with a first-class relevant degree.
  • Additional Post-doctoral research/ training experience in the relevant subject in a recognized institute.
  • Two years of R&D / Teaching experience in relevant subjects after obtaining essential qualifications.
  • Knowledge of Computer Applications and Data Management.

Project Technical Officer:

  • Graduate in Life Science from a recognized university with five years of work experience from a recognized Institution. OR
  • Master’s degree in Life Science.

Project Assistant:

  • Graduate in Life Science from a recognized university with three years of work experience from a recognized Institution. OR
  • Master’s degree in Life Science.

Project Senior Research Fellow: Post Graduate in Life Science with two years of research experience.

Project Technical Officer: Master’s degree in Medical Virology/Microbiology/Biotechnology / Life Sciences with at least 2 years of working experience in a molecular diagnostic laboratory or another laboratory.

Age Limit:

  • Project Scientist B (Non-Medical): Not exceeding 35 years.
  • Project Technical Officer: Not exceeding 30 years.
  • Project Assistant: Not exceeding 30 years.
  • Project Senior Research Fellow: Not exceeding 35 years.
  • Project Technical Officer: Not exceeding 30 years.

Age relaxation:

  • Age relaxation is admissible in respect of SC/ST/OBC candidates, Retrenched Government Employees, Departmental Candidates (including projects), and Ex-Servicemen in accordance with the instructions issued by the Central Government from time to time.
  • Age concession to the extent of service rendered in other ICMR research projects will also be admissible for experienced and skilled persons.


  • Project Scientist B (Non-Medical): Rs 48,000/-
  • Project Technical Officer: Rs 32,000/-
  • Project Assistant: Rs 31,000/-
  • Project Senior Research Fellow: Rs 35,000/-
  • Project Technical Officer: Rs 34,650/-

No.of.Vacancies: 05 Posts

  • Project Scientist B (Non-Medical): 01 Post
  • Project Technical Officer: 01 Post
  • Project Assistant: 01 Post
  • Project Senior Research Fellow: 01 Post
  • Project Technical Officer: 01 Post

Selection Process:

The selection process includes Walk-in-Interview.

How to apply for NIRT Recruitment 2023?

Interested and eligible candidates can attend walk-in-Interview along with the prescribed application form on 12 & 13 April 2023 from 9.00 am onwards.

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For the Application Form: Click here


  • Duration: Initially for a period of Six Months.
  • The date of the Walk-in written test/Interview may be changed due to administrative reasons, hence, candidates are advised to check the website before appearing for a walk-in written test/interview.
  • All posts are Contractual for the duration offered.

Interview Dates:

Reporting Time: 9.00 AM TO 10.00 AM

  • Project Scientist B (Non-Medical)/Project Technical Officer/Project Assistant: 12 April 2023
  • Project Senior Research Fellow/Project Technical Officer: 13 April 2023 


ICMR-National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis,
Mayor Sathyamoorthy Road,
Chennai – 600 031.

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