NCCS Pune Hiring For Extramural Projects

NCCS Pune Recruitment 2021

National Centre for Cell Science Pune is Hiring For Extramural Projects

NCCS Pune Recruitment 2021: The National Centre for Cell Science (NCCS) , Pune is looking for smart experienced professionals to work on various short-term projects at the center.

The positions include Laboratory in-Charge ( Clinical Virologist), Process Consultant, Project Scientist-I, Project Associate- I, and Junior Research Fellow.

The appointments will be on a contract basis for varying short tenures for different projects. There is no assurance that the incumbents will be absorbed by the NCCS or the sponsors of the project at the end of the project tenure.

07 Vacancies in short-term Project works

There are 07 vacancies in 05 positions in these projects, funded by agencies such as DBT, DST, CSIR, ICMR, SERB, etc. The projects include Vaccine Testing Facility at NCCS, Pune, Genomic Surveillance for SARS-CoV-1 in India, and research work related to the Anaerobic ammonia-oxidizing Bacteria.


The National Cetre for Cell Science, Pune is a premier research center in areas related to biotechnology, tissue engineering, tissue culture, cell culture, immunology, etc. The centre is located at the Savutribai Phule Pune University Campus in Pune.

NCCS is an autonomous body, attached to the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India.

If you are eligible and interested, then download the notification from the link shown at the bottom of the page and apply by email before 12-05-2021.

However, we have highlighted the important aspects of the recruitment which we hope will give more clarity about the NCCS Pune Recruitment 2021.

Notification Overview:NCCS Pune Recruitment 2021

OrganizationNational Center For Cell Science, Pune
Post NameClinical Virologist and Others
SalarySee the details below
Job LocationPune
Selection ProcessInterview
Job TypeScientists
Job NatureContract – project basis
Apply Mode /SelectionBy Email
Last Date of Online Application12-05-2021

Vacancy Details of NCCS Pune Recruitment 2021

Name of the PostNo. of
01Laboratory in-Charge ( Clinical Virologist)01Vaccine Testing Facility NCCS
02Process Consultant01Vaccine Testing Facility NCCS
03Project Scientist-I01Genomic surveillance for SARS-COV-2 in India
04Project Associate- I03Genomic surveillance for SARS-COV-2 in India
05Junior Research Fellow01Project on Anaerobic oxidizing bacteria as a remedial source

Eligibility To Apply For NCCS Pune Recruitment 2021 (AS ON 12-05-2021)

Age Limit

  • Maximum age for Laboratory in-Charge – 65 years
  • Maximum age for Process Consultant- 62 years
  • Maximum age for Project Consultant & Project Associate- 35 years
  • Maximum age for Junior Research Fellow- 28 years

Essential qualification & Post qualification experience

Name of the PostQualification & Experience
Laboratory In-ChargeMD/M.V.Sc/Ph.D in Virology
15 years of experience in the academia/ Pharma industry in human/ animal virology/vaccine production
Process ConsultantGraduate in Life Science or Pharmacy
15 years of experience in Quality Control and Quality Assurance sections of Pharma Industry
Project Scientist-IDoctoral Degree in Science or Master’s Degree in Engg or technology
Preference for experienced candidates in execution and co-ordination of high throughput sequencing projects/ NGS Platform and data analysis
Project AssociateIMaster’s Degree in Natural or Agricultural Sciences/MVSc or Bachelor’s Degree in EGG or Technology or Medicine
Preference to those with experience in Extraction, sample preparation for NGS platform /analysis of sequence data, working with infectious agents
Junior Research FellowMaster’s Degree in Basic Science or Graduate or Post Graduate in Professional Course, selected (1) for being a Scholar through tests by CSIR-UGC NET and GATE, (2) through national level examinations such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, IISER, etc.

Application Fee

  • Nil

Payment Method

  • NA

Selection Process of NCCS Pune Recruitment 2021

NCCS Pune will conduct an online interview to select the right candidates from a shortlisted collection of applicants. If there is a large number of applicants, the Screening Committee will look beyond the bare minimum qualification and experience to restrict the number of applicants for the interview.

This will raise a chance of rejection of your application if it contains just the minimum essential qualification, although you have more to add to it. Therefore, the candidates for their own interest should provide details of all their qualifications and experience in the application form.

The names of candidates, shortlisted for the interview will be published on the website, disclosing the date, time, etc. NCCS will also inform the details to the shortlisted candidate through email.

Emoluments related to NCCS Pune Recruitment 2021

Name of the PostEmolumentsProject/Contract Period
Laboratory In-Charge₹200,00008 Months 19 Days
Process Consultant₹200,00008 Months 19 Days
Project Scientist-I₹56,000 +24% HRA03 Months 03 days
Project Associate- I₹31,000 + 24% HRA03 Months 03 days
Junior Research Fellow₹31,000 + 24% HRA06 Months 14 Days

Contractual Condition For NCCS Pune Recruitment 2021

The appointments to the posts are purely on a contract basis ranging from 03 to 06 months for various projects. So the service of the incumbent will automatically end on the expiry of the project tenure.

The appointed persons are not quaranteed to have continued /fresh employment with NCCS on the basis of the contract appointment.

How To Apply For NCCS Pune Recruitment 2021

First of all, go through the advertisement and confirm that you fulfill all the eligibility conditions.

The mode of application is by email only through [email protected]

Before applying, make sure that you have a valid and active mobile number and email address. Because, as in most cases these days, the post-application communication would be through either SMS or email only.

  • Download the notification and use the typed version of the attached prescribed application format
  • Fill up the requisite information
  • Attach the scanned photograph and copies of the documents in support of:
    • Date of Birth
    • Educational qualification (from SSC onwards/ and upwards)
    • Examinations passed
    • Cast certificate, if claiming reservation benefits
    • Work experience on the concerned letterhead, signed by the competent authority
  • Make all these documents and application form in a single pdf
  • And send the file to [email protected]
  • If eligible, you can apply for more than one position by submitting separate applications and sets of documents

You may keep visiting the website for any future updates about the NCCS Pune Recruitment 2021, particularly about the shortlisted candidates for interview.

If selected you should produce the originals of all the above documents for verification.

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