Research Staff Recruitment 2021 | 53 Posts in ICMR NIV| Apply before 13-08-2021

NIV Research Staff Recruitment 2021: National Institute of Virology, Pune has invited applications for the appointment of 53 Project Research staff. Candidates with Masters in Life Science -related background to apply online before 13-08-2021

About NIV

National Institute of Virology, Pune is one of the research units of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India.

It was established in 1952 in the name of The Virus Research Centre (VRC). As a prominent institute of national importance, NIV is Engaged in research studies and works on the identification, characterization of the etiological agents of outbreaks/epidemics related to infectious microorganisms.

NIV Research Staff Recruitment 2021 Notification Summary

PostsScientific Research Staff
No. of Vacancies53
Place of PostingPune
Type of JobTemporary- projects based
NIV Research Staff Recruitment 2021

Vacancy Details

Here are the vacancy details in respect of the notification for NIV Research Staff Recruitment 2021:

Name of the PostNo. of vacancies
Project Research Scientist06
Project Senior Research Fellow06
Project Research Associate01
Project Economist Evaluation Specialist01
Project Nursing Support03
Project Technical Support-36

Eligibility for NIV Research Staff Recruitment 2021

Age Limits

Name of the PostUpper Age
Project Economist Evaluation Specialist45 years
Project Research Scientist-V
Project Research Associate
40 years
Project Research Scientist-I
Project Research Scientist-IV
Project Senior Research Fellow
35 years
Project Nursing Support-II
Project Technical Support-III
Project Technical Support-II
Project Technical Support-I
30 years
Project Junior Research Fellow28 years
  • Upper age relaxation is available to reserved category candidates as per govt. rules

Educational Qualification

1.Project Research Scientist-V

  • 1st Class Masters Degree in Life science: Specialization in Microbiology / Biotechnology / Virology and 04 years experience- OR
  • 2nd Class M.Sc. in above subjects + Ph.D Degree

2.Project Research Scientist-I

  • MBBS Degree with 1 year Research / Teaching experience- OR
  • MD in Microbiology/Pathology/PSM

3.Project Research Scientist-IV

  • 1st Class Masters Degree in Life science: Specialization in Microbiology/ Biotechnology/Virology/ Bioinformatics and 02 years experience- OR
  • 2nd Class Masters Degree in above subjects + Ph.D Degree

4.Project Senior Research Fellow

  • Post Graduate Degree in Bioinformatics/Biotechnology/Biophysics/ Microbiology/Zoology OR
  • M.E./M.Tech. Degree in related subjects, selected through CSIR-UGC/NET/ GATE/ DST/DBT/DAE/DOS/DRDO/MHRD/ICAR/ICMR/IT/IISc/IISER etc.
  • 2-years research experience

5.Project Junior Research Fellow

  • Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science or Post Graduate Degree in Professional Course selected through CSIR-UGC/NET/ GATE/ DST/DBT/DAE/DOS/DRDO/MHRD/ICAR/ ICMR/IT/IISc/IISER etc

6.Project Research Associate

  • Ph.D/MS (Bioinformatics/ Biotechnology)-OR
  • MSc/ME/M.Tech (Bioinformatics/ Biotechnology) with3 years of research, teaching and design and development experience and at least one research paper in Science Citation Indexed (SCI) journal

7.Project Economist Evaluation Specialist

  • Masters in Health Economics/Economics/Public Health/Community Medicine with specialization in Healthcare Costing, Economic Evaluation and 3 years of experience in the field of health economics- OR
  • Ph.D. in Health Economics/ Economics/ Public Health.

8.Project Nursing Support-II

  • Diploma in Nursing or Midwifery (GNM) or equivalent
  • Registered nurse or ANM with any State Nursing Council

9.Project Technical Support-III

  • Graduate in Life Sciences – specialization required in Microbiology / Biotechnology / Virology / Anthropology and 5 years work experience-OR
  • Masters Degree in above subjects / Statistics / Biostatistics / Mathematics / Socialwork

10.Project Technical Support-II

  • Graduate in Life Science – Specialization required in Microbiology / Biotechnology/Biochemistry/Virology and 3 years work experience- OR
  • Master’s Degree in the above subject

11. Project Technical Support-I

  • 12th pass in Science subjects
  • 2 years diploma in Medical Laboratory Technician OR one year DMLT plus 1 year experience or 2 years field/laboratory experience


Name of the PostSalary
Project Economist Evaluation SpecialistRs.70,00/-
Project Research Scientist-IRs.61,000/-+HRA
Project Research Scientist-VRs.51,000/- + HRA
Project Research Scientist-IVRs.48,000/-+HRA
Project Research AssociateRs.47,000/-+ 24% HRA
Project Senior Research FellowRs.35,000/-+ 24% HRA
Project Technical Support-IIIRs.32,000/
Project Nursing Support-IIRs.31,500/-
Project Junior Research FellowRs.31,000/-+ 24% HRA
Project Technical Support-IIRs.31,000/-
Project Technical Support-IRs.18,000/-

Selection Process

  • The selection will be through screening of the application and interview
  • Final selection based on merit and perfoemance in the interview
  • No TA/DA will be paid to attend the interview/ personal discussion
  • candidates have to arrange transport/ accommodation themselves

How to apply for NIV Research Staff Recruitment 2021

Go through the notification and make sure you are eligible for the post. Also, confirm that you have an active email address and mobile number. If interested you can apply for more than one post, by submitting separate applications.

  • Visit the officeial website
  • Go to the career page
  • Access the application form
  • Fill the online application
  • After submission of the online application, send the duly signed hard copy of the application form to the following application
  • You need send the any certificates/documents along with the hard-copy of application.
  • You will have to produce the original certicate and other supporting documents in the later stage of the selection process.
The ICMR National Institute of Virology,
20-A, Dr. Ambedkar Road,
P B No. 11, Pune-411001

Important Dates

  • Last date to receive the application : 13-08-2021

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