IIP Recruitment 2021 03 Project Associate Posts

CSIR-IIP Recruitment 2021 – CSIR-IIP invites Online applications for recruitment of 03 Project Associate-I, Senior Project Associate Posts. This online facility will be available in the Official website https://www.iip.res.in/ from 12.07.2021 to 18.07.2021. Interested candidates are requested to peruse the advertisement regarding the process of Examinations and Interview, Eligibility Criteria, Application Fee, How to Apply, Pattern of Examination, Syllabus, Question Paper, Admit Date, Exam Date, Result Date etc,. Refer thoroughly before applying.


CSIR-IIP Recruitment 2021 03 Project Associate-I Posts:

Organization Name: Indian Institute of Petroleum (IIP)


Advertisement No: 03/2021


Total No of Vacancies: 03


Job Location: Dehradun

Latest CSIR-IIP Vacancy Details:

Name of the Post & No of Vacancies:

The Director, CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum, Dehradun on behalf of the sponsors of the projects, is interested to engage “Project Associates” and “Senior Project Associates” and for empanelment for future positions/requirements for various time-bound projects in different schemes. The eligibility criterion is as follows:-

Post Code

Name of Post

No. of Post

Post Code-1

Project Associate-I


Post Code-2.

Senior Project Associate





Eligibility Criteria for CSIR-IIP Vacancy 2021:

Educational Qualification:

1. Project Associate-I:

Essential Qualification: Master's degree in Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/Microbiology/Virology/MVSc.

Desirable Qualification: Experience with handling Covid-19 samples, viral RNA extraction, and RT-PCR will be preferred.

2. Senior Project Associate:

Essential Qualification: Master's degree in Biotechnology/Biochemistry/Microbiology/Virology/MVSc from a recognized university with 4 years of experience in research and development in industrial or academic institutions. OR Doctoral degree in Biotechnology/Biochemistry/Microbiology/Virology from a recognized university.

Desirable Qualification: Out of 4 years of experience, minimum 1 year of experience in testing of Covid-19 samples through RT- PCR. Manual RNA extraction experience is desirable.

Age Limit:


Name of Post

Age Limit


Project Associate-I

35 years


Senior Project Associate

40 years

The Upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years for SC/ST; 3 years for OBC, 10 Years for Persons with Disabilities (15 years for SC/ST PWD’s & 13 years for OBC PWD’s) and for Ex-S as per Govt. of India rules. Candidates Relaxation in Upper Age limit will be provided as per Govt. Rules. Go through CSIR-IIP official Notification 2021 for more reference


Salary Details:

1. Project Associate-I - Rs. (i)The monthly stipend at the rate of Rs. 31000 +HRA will be given to the candidates who are selected through (a) National Eligibility Tests–CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE or (b) A Selection Process through National level examination conducted by Central Government Dept. and their agencies and institutions. (ii) Other who do not fall under (i) above will get monthly stipend Rs. 25000+ HRA.

2. Senior Project Associate - Rs. 42000/- plus HRA.


Selection Procedure for CSIR-IIP:

Mode of Selection: Selection is to be done on the basis of online Interview.

Date of Interview: Date and time of Online Interview will be notified separately on CSIR-IIP website


How to apply for CSIR-IIP Project Associate-I Post:  

(i) Candidate(s) fulfilling all the above clearly laid down criteria will have to apply online only through the link on the CSIR-IIP website in the careers webpage under current openings section i.e. https://www.iip.res.in/ from 12.07.2021 to 18.07.2021. No other mode of application will be accepted.

 (ii) Candidate(s) are advised to carefully read the instructions specified in ‘How to Apply’ given in the above link in the https://www.iip.res.in/ website and fill in the online application form giving correct/accurate information.

(iii) After online registration, the system will generate a unique User ID/User Name (Applicant ID) and Password. Candidate(s) must keep the unique User ID/User Name (Applicant ID) and Password for future reference


Important Dates for CSIR-IIP Project Associate-I Post: 

Starting Date for Submission of Application


Last date for Submission of Application



CSIR-IIP Project Associate-I Official Notification & Application Link:

CSIR-IIP Official Website Career Page

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CSIR-IIP Official Notification PDF 

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CSIR-IIP Online Application Form 

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