SERC Walk-in Interview 2023 for JRF/ Project Associate- I & II | Date: 07 December 2023

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SERC Recruitment 2023: Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, has announced notification for the Junior Research Fellow/Project Assistant/Project Associate- I & II post. There are currently 13 SERC job openings for the above-mentioned posts. Candidates with the qualification of a B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech/MS/Diploma are eligible to apply for the job. Interested and eligible candidates can attend the interview on 07 December 2023. The detailed eligibility and selection process of CSIR SERC recruitment are explained below.

Candidates looking for a job in Chennai can also apply for the job opening by JIPMER  Recruitment and other JRF openings in various institutions are NIT Durgapur Recruitment, Madurai Kamaraj University Recruitment and NIT Trichy Recruitment

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CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Center is located in Chennai, India.CSIR-SERC is one of the national laboratories under the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, India. They have excellent facilities and expertise for the design and testing of structures and structural components. It also provides design consultancy services, to organizations in the public and private sectors to develop a variety of structural designs.

SERC Recruitment 2023:

Job Role JRF/ Project Associate – I & II
Qualification B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech/MS/Diploma
Total Vacancies 13 Posts
Experience Freshers/Experienced
Salary Rs 20,000 – 35,000/-
Job Location Chennai
Walk in Date 07 December 2023

Detailed Eligibility – CSIR SERC recruitment:

Educational Qualification:

Junior Research Fellow:

  • B. E/B. Tech (Civil Engineering) or its equivalent with GATE qualification
  • Desirable: M.E/M. Tech in Structural Engineering/ Construction Management

Knowledge in one or more of the following:

  • C&D waste utilization for circular economy and sustainability
  • C&D waste handling, existing policies, best practices, etc.
  • C&D waste management, treatment and utilization of recycled aggregate for construction

Project Assistant:

  • 3 Years Diploma in Civil Engineering or Technology or its equivalent

Job Description:

  • Knowledge of one or more of the following areas are desirable:
  • Materials procurement/ collection
  • Casting of concrete specimens
  • Assistance in test set-up/arrangement

Project Associate I:

  • B.E /B.Tech (Civil Engineering) from a recognized University / Institute or equivalent
  • Desirable:
    • B.E/B.Tech in Civil or Structural Engineering with First class from a recognized university or equivalent and Valid GATE score OR
    • M.E/M. Tech/MS in Civil or Structural Engineering from recognized university or equivalent with First class in graduate degree

Project Associate II:

  • Master’s degree in Natural Sciences OR BE/B. Tech Civil or Structural Engineering from recognized University/Institute or equivalent and
  • Two years of experience in R&D in industrial and academic institutions or S&T organizations and scientific activities and services
  • Desirable: M.E/M. Tech/MS in Civil or Structural Engineering from recognized university or equivalent with First class in graduate degree With / Without GATE Qualification

Duration of CSIR SERC recruitment: Upto March 2024

Age Limit(As on 07 December 2023): 

  • Junior Research Fellow: 28 years
  • Project Assistant: 50 years
  • Project Associate – I: 35 years
  • Project Associate – II: 35 years

Age Relaxation: The upper age limit is relaxable for five years in the case of SC/ST/OBC/Women/Persons with Disabilities (PWD) and three years in case of OBCs (Non-creamy layer candidates)


  • Junior Research Fellow: Rs. 31,000/- + HRA
  • Project Assistant: Rs. 20,000/- + HRA
  • Project Associate – I: Rs. 31,000/- + HRA (GATE holder) & Rs. 25,000/- + HRA (Non-GATE)
  • Project Associate – II: Rs. 35,000 + HRA (GATE holder)  & Rs. 28,000/- + HRA (Non-GATE)

No.of.Vacancies: 13 Posts

  • Junior Research Fellow: 1 post
  • Project Assistant: 2
  • Project Associate – I: 8
  • Project Associate – II: 2 post

Selection Process of SERC job openings:

  • The selection process will be based on the Walk-in Interview
  • In the event of the number of applicants being large, CSIR-SERC will adopt short-listing criteria to restrict the number of applicants to be called for Interviews to a reasonable number by any one or more of the following methods:
    • On the basis of higher educational qualifications than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement.
    • On the basis of higher experience in the relevant field than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement
    • On the basis of Marks obtained in the academic qualification
    • By holding a written test
    • Any other methodology as deemed fit by the Selection Committee

How to apply for SERC Recruitment 2023?

Interested and eligible candidates can attend walk-in-Interview along with the required documents on 07 December 2023 (9.30 AM) 

For more details & Application form: Click here

Venue details of SERC job opening:

Date & Time: 07 December 2023 from 9.30 AM – 11.00 AM

CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre,
CSIR Road,

Documents to be taken:

  • Self-attested photocopies of requisite certificates/documents (viz. Date of Birth certificate, 10th or equivalent certificate, 12th or equivalent certificate, Graduation certificate, experience proof (if applicable) along with original certificates for verification,
  • A photo ID proof like Aadhaar card, Voter ID-Card or any other photo ID card issued by any Government Agency
  • One passport-size color photograph

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