VCRC Recruitment 2023 for Technical Assistant/Laboratory Attendant | 71 Posts | Last Date : 8 November 2023

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VCRC Recruitment 2023 notification announced for the post of Technical Assistant/Laboratory Attendant/Technician. There are 71 vacancies available for the above-mentioned posts. Candidates with the qualification of B.E/B.Tech/Graduate/Diploma/10th/12th are eligible to apply for the jobs. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online before the last date. The detailed eligibility and selection process are explained below.

VCRC Recruitment

VCRC Recruitment 2023 for Technical Assistant/Laboratory Attendant/Technician:

Job Role Technical Assistant/Laboratory Attendant/Technician
Qualification B.E/B.Tech/Graduate/Diploma/10th/12th
Total Posts 71 Posts
Experience Freshers/Experienced
Salary Rs 19,900 – 1,12,400/-
Job Location Pondicherry
Last Date 8 November 2023

Detailed Eligibility :

Educational Qualification:

Technical Assistant (Life Sciences):

  • 1st class three-year Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences from a recognized University with at least one of the following subjects Zoology/Microbiology/Molecular Biology/Biotechnology

Technical Assistant (Computer Science):

  • 1st class three-year Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Computer Applications/ Information Technology OR
  • 1st class three-year Engineering Diploma in Computer Science /Computer Applications/Information Technology with two years experience in relevant field. OR
  • 1st class B.E/B.Tech in Computer Science /Computer Applications /Information Technology from a recognized University.

Technical Assistant (Physiotherapy):

  • 1 st class Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy from a recognized University

Technical Assistant (Chemistry):

  • 1st class three-year Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from a recognized University

Technical Assistant (Sociology/Social work):

  • 1st class three-year Bachelor’s degree in Sociology/Social work from a recognized University.

Technical Assistant (Electrical Engineering):

  • 1st class three-year Engineering Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University with two years experience in electrical works. OR
  • 1st class B.E/B. Tech in Electrical Engineering.

Technical Assistant (Civil Engineering):

  • 1st class three-year Engineering Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University with two years experience in civil works. OR
  • 1st class B.E/B. Tech in Civil Engineering

Technical Assistant (Bioinformatics):

  • 1st class three-year Bachelor’s Degree in Bioinformatics from a recognized University

Technician-I (Medical Lab Technology):

  • 12th or Intermediate pass in Science subject with 55% marks and at least one year Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT) from a Government Institution.

Technician-I(Refrigeration & Air Conditioning):

  • 12th or Intermediate pass in Science subject with 55% marks and at least one year Diploma in Refrigeration & Air Conditioning from a Government recognized Institution.

Technician-I(Plumber):

  • 12th or Intermediate pass in Science subject with 55% marks and at least one-year Diploma in Plumbing course from a Government recognized Institution

Laboratory Attendant-I:



  • 10th pass with 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized board plus one-year working experience in a Government recognized/approved/registered lab

Laboratory Attendant-I (Catering & Hospitality Assistant) :

  • 10th pass with 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized board plus one-year working experience in a Government recognized/approved/registered Institution or ITI/Trade certificate in a relevant field issued by Government agencies

Laboratory Attendant-I (Instrument Mechanic) :

  • 10th pass with 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized board plus one-year working experience in a Government recognized/approved/registered Institution or ITI/Trade certificate in a relevant field issued by Government agencies

Age Limit ( As on 8 November 2023 ) :

  • Technical Assistant: Not exceeding 30 years
  • Technician-I: Not exceeding 28 years
  • Laboratory Attendant-I: Not exceeding 25 years

Age Relaxation: As per Govt. instruction.

Salary :

  • Technical Assistant: 35,400 – 1,12,400/- (Pay Level – 6)
  • Technician-I: 19,900 – 63,200 (Pay Level – 2)
  • Laboratory Attendant-I:  18,000 – 56,900 (Pay Level – 1)

No.of.Vacancies: 71 Posts

  • Technical Assistant (Life Sciences): 11 posts (UR-5, ST-1, EWS-2, OBC-1, SC-2)
  • Technical Assistant (Computer Science): 2 posts (UR-1, EWS-1)
  • Technical Assistant (Physiotherapy): 1 post (OBC -1)
  • Technical Assistant (Chemistry): 1 post (EWS-1)
  • Technical Assistant (Sociology/Social work):  1 post (SC-1)
  • Technical Assistant (Electrical Engineering): 1 post (OBC-1)
  • Technical Assistant (Civil Engineering): 1 post (ST-1)
  • Technical Assistant (Bioinformatics): 2 posts (UR-1, ST-1)
  • Technician-I (Medical Lab Technology): 28 posts (UR-13, SC-4, ST-3, OBC-5, EWS-3)
  • Technician-I(Refrigeration & Air Conditioning): 1 post (OBC-1)
  • Technician-I(Plumber): 1 post (UR-1)
  • Laboratory Attendant-I: 19 posts (UR-8, SC-2, ST-1, OBC-5, EWS-3 )
  • Laboratory Attendant-I (Catering & Hospitality Assistant): 1 post (UR-1)
  • Laboratory Attendant-I (Instrument Mechanic): 1 post (OBC-1)

Selection Process of VCRC Recruitment 2023 :

  • The selection process includes a Written test followed by a Skill test
  • The date, time, and venue of the Written Test will be communicated to the shortlisted candidates through email and will be published in the website of ICMR-VCRC
  • SCHEME OF TEST for Technical Assistant and Technician-I
  • In relevant subjects -60 (60m), General Intelligence -10 (10m), General Awareness -10 (10m), Quantitative Aptitude (BasicArithmetic skills)- 10 (10m), English Language Basic Knowledge -10 (10m) for 90 minutes
  • SCHEME OF TEST for  Laboratory Attendant-I
  • In relevant subjects -20 (20m), General Intelligence -20 (20m), General Awareness -20 (20m), Quantitative Aptitude (BasicArithmetic skills)- 20 (20m), English Language Basic Knowledge -20 (20m) for 90 minutes

Application Fees:



  • Rs. 300/- (online mode)
  • Women Candidates and Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Schedules Tribe (ST), Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) and Ex-Servicemen (ESM) are exempted from payment of Application Fee

How to apply for VCRC Recruitment 2023?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply online for the job on or before 8 November 2023

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