Project Associate-II


Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

Research/Project Assistant

₹28-35k (monthly)

Full time


May 22

Job Post: Project Associate-II


CSIR-NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH INSTITUTE (NEERI) is inviting applications from eligible and interested candidates for the position of Project Associate-II. This position is part of the "Emission Testing of Firecrackers (TSP-2428)" project. The engagement will be purely temporary and conducted via online interviews on Microsoft Teams. The selected candidate will be stationed at CSIR-NEERI Nagpur or its Zonal centres.

Designation: Project Associate-II

Subject Area: Emission Testing of Firecrackers, Synthesis, analysis, characterization of Materials, and report writing.

Location: CSIR-NEERI Nagpur or its Zonal centres.


  • MSc in Chemistry from a recognized University or equivalent.
  • Two years of experience in R&D in Industrial and Academic Institutions or Science and Technology Organizations and Scientific activities and services.

Job Description:

The selected candidate will be responsible for conducting research and development activities related to emission testing of firecrackers. This includes the synthesis, analysis, and characterization of materials, as well as report writing.


  • Rs. 35,000/- + HRA for candidates who have qualified through National Eligibility Tests-CSIR-UGC NET, GATE, or a selection process conducted by Central Govt. Departments and their Agencies and Institutions.
  • Rs. 28,000/- + HRA for candidates who do not fall under the above category.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their applications online before the last date, 3rd June 2023. The application process is conducted through Microsoft Teams. Further details regarding the application procedure will be communicated to the candidates via email.

Last Date for Apply: 03 June 2023


  • The selection will be based on an online interview conducted through MS Team/Skype/mobile or any other tools.
  • All positions are on a contract basis, co-terminus with the project, with a maximum tenure of five years.
  • The upper age limit will be calculated as of the last date of receipt of applications.
  • Candidates are not required to pay any application fees.
  • Only candidates who have acquired the essential qualification and have declared their results are eligible to apply.
  • Final semester appeared or Ph.D. submitted candidates are not eligible to apply for positions with mandatory essential qualification requirements.
  • Experience, if required, will be counted from the date after acquiring the minimum educational qualification.
  • Time spent in acquiring higher qualifications will not be counted as experience over the essential qualification.
  • Fulfilling the minimum qualification does not guarantee an interview call. Preference will be given to candidates with additional qualifications and experience.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be notified via email regarding the online interview.
  • CSIR-NEERI reserves the right to cancel or withdraw the offer of engagement in case of any discrepancy found in the candidate's candidature at any stage.
  • The selected candidates should join within the specified time frame mentioned in the offer letter, after completing pre-appointment formalities.
  • Accommodation arrangements during the tenure of the project will be the responsibility of the project staff. However, House Rent Allowance (HRA) will be provided as per applicable rules.
  • No TA (Travel Allowance) will be provided for offline interviews.
  • No claim for a permanent position will be entertained.

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