NPL Walk-in-Interview 2024 for Project Staffs | Date: 30 & 31 January 2024

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NPL Recruitment 2024: CSIR- National Physical Laboratory has announced notification for the posts of Project Associate -I/Project Associate – II/JRF/SRF/Project Assistant in various disciplines. There are 24 openings for the above-mentioned posts. Candidates with the qualification of B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech/M.Sc/Diploma are eligible to apply for NPL Vacancy. Interested and eligible candidates can attend the walk-in interview on 30 and 31 January 2024. The detailed eligibility & selection process of NPL Jobs are explained below. Interested candidates can also try NIRT Recruitment & NIIST Recruitment.

NPL Recruitment

NPL Jobs:

CSIR- National Physical Laboratory has announced new vacancies for Project Associate -I/Project Associate – II/JRF/SRF/Project Assistant posts. Candidates aged 25 – 50 years are eligible to apply for the job. This new vacancy from NPL is also for Freshers. Only those Candidates who have completed the essential qualification for whom the result has been declared are eligible to apply. Result awaited/Final semester appeared or appearing/Ph.D submitted, etc. are not eligible to apply for any post. If you want to know more details regarding the job, like Salary, Age, mode of application, examination, selection, Application fee, important dates, and job location, you can find it below. You can check the official notification below if you still have any doubts.

NPL Vacancy – Notification PDF:

The selection process of NPL Jobs will be through interviews. CSIR-NPL, New Delhi (a constituent laboratory of CSIR) desires to recruit qualified incumbents for purely temporary and contractual positions under the various ongoing externally funded & time-targeted sponsored projects. Interested and eligible candidates can attend the walk-in interview on January 30 and 31, 2024. For more details about NPL Recruitment, visit https://www.nplindia.org/

NPL Recruitment 2024 for Project Staff:

Job Role Project Associate -I/Project Associate – II/JRF/SRF/Project Assistant
Job Category Govt Jobs
Qualification B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech/M.Sc/Diploma
Total Vacancies 24 Posts
Experience Freshers/Experienced
Salary Rs. 20,000 – 35,000/-
Job Location New Delhi
Walk-in-Interview Date 30 & 31 January 2024

Detailed Eligibility of NPL Vacancy:

Educational Qualification:

Project: “Development of timing laboratories of Legal Metrology Department (LM) traceable to National Time Scale generating IST at five locations and creation of one disaster recovery centre.”

Project Assistant (Post Code- 1.0):

  • Three Year Diploma in CS/IT
  • Desirable: Well-proven work experience in LAN, WAN, H/W maintenance, basic programming skills, C++, JAVA and good English knowledge.

Project Associate-I (Post Code- 2.0 & 3.0):



  • B.Tech / BE in ECE /ETE/ Instrumentation / EEE/Computer Science/AI / ML or equivalent with CSIRUGC NET including Lectureship or valid GATE OR
    B.Tech / BE in ECE /ETE/ Instrumentation / EEE/Computer Science / AI / ML or equivalent
  • Desirable: Well-proven work experience in engineering projects related to automation, telecommunications, instrumentation, or electronic

Project: Implementation of IST Service using NPL-controlled remote oscillator system for National Knowledge Network at National informatics Centre

Project Associate-I(Post Code- 4.0):

  • BE / B.Tech Electronics/Electronics & Communication Engg or equivalent with CSIRUGC NET including Lectureship or valid GATE OR
  • BE / B.Tech Electronics/Electronics & Communication Engg or equivalent
  • Desirable: Knowledge of Time & Frequency domain, GNSS Receivers, Programming

Project: Development of NavIC-based IST traceable Primary Reference Time Clock (PRTC)

Project Associate-II(Post Code- 5.0):

  • B.Tech/BE in ECE/ETE or equivalent and two years experience with CSIRUGC NET including Lectureship or valid GATE . OR
  • B.Tech/BE in ECE/ETE or equivalent and two years experience
  • Desirable: Experience in handling GNSS receivers or timing metrology and Design and fabrication of electronic circuits, testing and repair of electronic equipment, PCB soldering

Project Associate-II (Post Code- 6.0):

  • B.Tech/BE in CSE/IT or equivalent and two years experience with CSIRUGC NET including Lectureship or valid GATE OR
  • B.Tech/BE in CSE/IT or equivalent and two years experience
  • Desirable: Programming languages python, C, C++, Java

Project: Sustainable Technologies for Assessment and Mitigation for important Nutritional & Safety Aspects of Millets

Project Associate-I(Post Code- 7.0):



  • BE/B.Tech in Electronics & Communications /Physics / Computer Science / IT / Electrical / Electronics & Instrumentation.
  • Desirable: Selected through National Eligibility mTests-CSIR-UGC NET or GATE or a selection process through National level examination conducted by Central Government and Departments and their Agencies and Institutions

Project: Quantum Metrology for Realization of SI Units and Allied Parameters for Boosting International
Trade and Industrial  Growth of the Nation Strengthening and Modernization of Metrology through Research and Technology Harmony (SAMARTH)

Project Assistant(Post Code- 8.0):

  • Three Year Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)/ Electronics/ Instrumentation/
    Mechanical Engineering
  • Desirable: Experience in Design and Development of basic electronics circuits, handling of sophisticated instruments

Project Associate-I(Post Code- 12.0 – 14.0):

  • Master’s Degree in Physics/ Applied Physics/ Electronics/Instrumentation Or
  • B.E./B.Tech in Electronics or Electronics and communication Engineering (ECE)

Project: Fabrication, and establishment of testing and calibration facility for clinical thermometers (liquid-in-glass, electrical, and IR) with the maximum device for the five RRSLs laboratories

Project Associate-I(Post Code- 9.0):

  • B.E./B.Tech (Mechanical)
  • Desirable: Experience in Design, Development, Precision measurements, data acquisition and programming

Project Associate-I(Post Code- 15.0):

  • Master’s Degree in Physics/ Applied Physics/Electronics/ Instrumentation Or
  • B.E. / B.Tech in Electronics or Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)
  • Desirable: Experience in Design, Development, Precision Measurements, data acquisition and programming

Project: Development of a process technology for preparation of carbon nanotube based flexible paper of size 1 meter x 1 meter

Project Associate-II(Post Code- 10.0):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent and two years experience
  • Desirable: Experience in designing of filtration systems and working on synthesis of carbon nanotubes and their flexible papers

Project: Sustainable Technologies for Assessment and Mitigation for important Nutritional & Safety Aspects of Millets

Project Associate-I(Post Code- 11.0):

  • MSc in Biochemistry/Analytical Chemistry /Applied Chemistry /Organic / Inorganic Chemistry / Biotechnology
  • Desirable: Selected through National Eligibility Tests-CSIR-UGC NET or GATE or a selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central Government and Departments and their Agencies and Institutions

Project: High output power emitters and sensitive detectors based on AIGaN Nano-heterostructures for deep–ultraviolet radiation towards biological application

Senior Research Fellow(Post Code- 16.0):

  • M.Sc. (Physics/Materials Science), With two years post M.Sc. research experience Or M.Tech. (Materials Science/ Nanotechnology/ Instrumentation)
  • Desirable: Knowledge of ultra-high vacuum, thin film deposition

Junior Research Fellow(Post Code- 17.0):

  • M.Sc. (Physics), with minimum 55% marks and passing of CSIR/UGCNET
  • Desirable: Knowledge of ultra-high vacuum, thin film deposition

Age Limit ( As on 31 January 2024) : 

  • Project Assistant: 50 Years
  • Project Associate-I: 35 Years
  • Project Associate-II: 35 Years
  • Senior Research Fellow: 32 Years
  • Junior Research Fellow: 28 Years

Age Relaxation:  Relaxation of age for SC/ST/OBC /PwBD/Women: Age limit for Project staff shall be as per GOI rules

Salary :

  • Project Assistant: Rs. 20,000/-+ HRA
  • Project Associate-I: Rs. 31,000/-+ HRA OR Rs. 25,000/-+ HRA
  • Project Associate-II: Rs. 35,000/-+ HRA OR Rs. 28,000/-+ HRA
  • Senior Research Fellow: Rs. 35,000/- +HRA
  • Junior Research Fellow: Rs. 31,000/- +HRA

No.of.Vacancies – NPL Jobs: 24 Posts

  • Project Assistant: 07 posts
  • Project Associate-I: 12 post
  • Project Associate – II: 03 posts
  • Senior Research Fellow: 01 post
  • Junior Research Fellow: 01 post

Selection Process of NPL Recruitment 2024:

  • The selection process includes Interviews.
  • If many applications are received, the Candidates will be shortlisted by a screening committee based on academic qualification and /or experience.
  • In case of shortlisting done by the screening committee, the committee will adopt its own criteria for bringing down the number of candidate to be called for an interview.

How to apply for NPL Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates can attend the Walk-in interview on 30 & 31 January 2024 (9 AM) with the Application form and full details inclusive of marks starting from the secondary examination onwards, along with latest passport-size photograph, original and self-attested copies of all certificates/testimonials.

For more details: Click here.

Application Form : Click here.

Venue details of NPL Jobs:

Interview Date:

  • Post Code 1.0 to 10.0: 30 January 2024
  • Post Code 11.0 to 17.0: 31 January 2024

Venue :

CSIR – National Physical Laboratory,
Council of Scientific & Industrial Research,
Dr. K.S. Krishnan Marg,
New Delhi – 110012.

Note :

  • The posts for various projects that are advertised are purely contractual.
  • Candidates can apply for a maximum of 02 positions. Separate applications may be submitted for each post-code if a candidate desires to apply for more than 01 Position.
  • The interview will held at the Auditorium of the Laboratory.

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