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Commencement of online applications : 01.04.2017
Closing of online applications : 01.06.2017
Last date for Receipt of hard copies of Applications submitted Online : 08.06.2017

ADVERTISEMENT No.2/2017

The Central Leather Research Institute, Chennai, a National Laboratory under the aegis of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research which is one of the world’s premier institutes engaged in research in the area of Leather Science & Technology wishes to induct highly talented professionals in the following areas. Applications are invited from talented and dynamic Indian Nationals.

Post/ Group/ Grade

No of Posts

Pay band

Grade Pay

# Total Emoluments

Upper Age Limit**
(as on last date of
submission of
Application)

Scientist
Gr IV (2)

10

Rs 15600-39100 (PB-3)

Rs 6600

Rs.75,511

32 years

Sr Principal Scientist
Gr IV (5)

1

Rs 37400-67000 (PB-4)

Rs 8900

Rs.1,39,176

50 years

Sr Technical Officer (1) Gr III(4)

1

Rs 15600-39100 (PB-3)

Rs 5400

Rs.62,594

45 years (including PwD relaxation)

* Approximate emoluments on minimum of scale including HRA applicable to Chennai city.
** Please see age relaxation under Relaxation Column.

ALL THE ABOVE POSTS ARE TEANABLE AT CLRI, CHENNAI OR ITS REGIONAL CENTRES LOCATED IN AHMEDABAD, JALANDHAR, KANPUR OR KOLKATTA DEPENDING UPON REQUIREMENTS.
#The total emoluments is as per Sixth pay commission. The pay is being revised as per the recommendations of seventh pay commission.

Post code / Reservation/
Area

Pay Band & Grade Pay (GP)

Designation and No. of Posts/Age limit not exceeding/

Essential Educational Qualifications
& Experience

Desirable
 Qualification

Job specification

 

S1701 UR
Environment Lab

Rs 15600-39100 (PB-3)
GP: Rs 6600

Scientist
1 Post
Age limit: 32 years

PhD submitted in Environmental Chemistry/ Environmental Biotechnology/
Environmental Microbiology.

Research experience in advanced technologies for the management of liquid, solid and gaseous wastes generated in product manufacturing industries.
Candidate having experience in Product Development/Technology innovation/Applied technology including field

Expected to carry out research for the management of liquid, solid and gaseous wastes generated from leather/leather product manufacturing industries.
To assist senior scientists in performance evaluation of treatment plants constructed for liquid and solid wastes.

To assist senior scientists in HRD activities.

S1702 OBC
Environment Lab

Rs 15600-39100 (PB-3)
GP: Rs 6600

Scientist
1 Post
Reserved for OBC
Age limit: 35 years (including age relaxation for OBC)

M.E/ M Tech in Environmental Engineering with Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.

Experience in designing treatment plants for liquid, solid and gaseous wastes generated in product manufacturing industries.
Candidate having experience in Product Development/Technology innovation/Applied technology including field implementation will be preferred.

Having sound communicating skill in Hindi.

To assist Sr Scientists in designing treatment plants for liquid, solid and gaseous wastes generated in product manufacturing industries.
To assist Sr Scientists in execution of treatment plants in India & Abroad

To assist senior scientists in HRD activities related to Environment Management.

S1703 UR
Chemical
Lab

Rs 15600-39100 (PB-3)
GP: Rs 6600

Scientist
1 Post
Age limit: 32 years

PhD submitted in Chemistry with Bio-Inorganic specialization.

Doctoral thesis in bio inorganic chemistry.
Two years’ experience in metal protein interactions, engineering of metalloenzymes, metal-DNA interactions, with sound knowledge in various spectroscopic characterizations, supported by publications in highly reputed journals.

Candidate having experience in Product Development/Technology innovation/Applied technology will be preferred.

To pursue research in areas of metal-DNA, metal-protein interactions and develop mineral based synthetic tanning agents.

S1704 OBC
CATERS

Rs 15600-39100 (PB-3)
GP: Rs 6600

Scientist
1 Post
Reserved for OBC
Age limit: 35 years (including age relaxation for OBC)

PhD submitted in Inorganic / Organic / Analytical Chemistry.

Sound knowledge in various spectroscopic techniques, 2 years’ experience in handling HPLC, GC-MS, MALDI-TOF, etc. supported by publications in highly reputed journals.

Candidate having experience in Product Development/Technology innovation/Applied technology will be preferred.

To carry out routine analysis of restricted substances, develop new protocols for compliance with standards, develop QC standards for accreditation.

S1705 OBC

SPDC

Rs 15600-39100 (PB-3)
GP: Rs 6600

Scientist
1 Post
Age limit: 35 years

( including age relaxation for OBC )

M. Tech in Footwear Science & Engineering

1. Expertise in the various shoemaking processes.
2. Thorough knowledge of leathers used in shoemaking, using shoe machinery for footwear fabrication, experience in using modern production systems with special reference to Lean Manufacturing.
3. Knowledge of Quality Systems, Productivity improvement and work and methods study for ergonomic working.

4. Candidate having experience in Product Development/Technology innovation/Applied technology will be preferred.

To assist Senior Scientists in the following:
R&D activities in Shoe Fabrication techniques
R&D and Consultancy assignments in  Productivity improvement, Benchmarking, Lean Manufacturing and Leather Consumption calculations

HRD activities including handling classes, practical demonstrations, conducting training programmes and dissemination of various outreach programmes.

S1706 UR
SPDC

Rs 15600-39100 (PB-3)
GP: Rs 6600

Scientist
1 Post

Age limit: 32 years

M. Des or equivalent  in Industrial Design/ Product Design/ Lifestyle Accessory Design

1. Expertise in Perception, Creativity and New product innovation for lifestyle accessories
2. Knowledge in Product styling with an essence in Form and Aesthetics
3.  Thorough knowledge in Ergonomics and Humanising Technology
4. Well versed with latest Computer Aided Design software’s and knowledge in Product Prototyping
5. Candidate having experience in Product Development/Technology innovation/Applied technology will be preferred.

To assist Senior Scientists in the following:
R&D activities in innovating and Designing leather lifestyle products.
Range building of products for Clients with the latest trends and forecasting.
Creating a pool of design database on crafts and leather lifestyle accessories
Research work in the area of humanizing work and work environment in leather product sector

HRD activities including handling classes, practical demonstrations, conducting Training programmes and dissemination of various outreach programmes.

S1707 UR &
S1708 UR

S1709 OBC

Tannery

Rs 15600-39100 (PB-3)
GP: Rs 6600

Scientist
(Total 3 Posts)
2 Posts Unreserved.
Age limit: 32 years

One post reserved for OBC

Age limit: 35 years.(including age relaxation for OBC )

M. Tech or equivalent in Leather Technology.

1. Ph.D. in Leather Technology

2. Candidate having experience in Product Development/Technology innovation/Applied technology will be preferred.

To carry out R&D in leather science and technology

To take part in technology dissemination

S1710 UR

PPBD

Rs 15600-39100 (PB-3)
GP: Rs 6600

Scientist
1 Post

32 years

PhD (Statistics) submitted.

1. Knowledge in the use of statistical software.

2. Candidate having experience in Product Development/Technology innovation/Applied technology will be preferred.

Designing and execution of field surveys, analysis of data, preparation of report.

SP1711 UR

Biological Sciences

Rs 37400-67000
(PB-4)

GP: Rs 8900

Sr Principal Scientist
1 Post

50 years

PhD in Biological Sciences with specialization in Bio Chemistry /Bio Technology/ Bio Materials/ Bio Products/Enzymes  with 6 years’ experience in the relevant field.

Candidate having experience in Product Development/Technology innovation/Applied technology will be preferred.

To lead Bio Sciences group.

T1712

Computer Centre
PwD (OH or HH)

Rs 15600-39100
(PB-3)
GP: Rs 5400

Sr Technical Officer (1)

45 years (including age relaxation for PwD)

MCA/MSc Computer Science/IT with 55% marks after 1st class BSc/BCA  plus 2 years experience in relevant area.

OR
      
BE/BTech in Computer Science/ IT or equivalent with 55% marks plus 2 years experience in the relevant field.

Experience in application software related to simulation/ modelling.

Web/Intranet development, development of Application software in DOTNET platform.

UR: Unreserved; ST: Scheduled Tribe; OBC: Other Backward Class; PWD: Persons with Disabilities; OH- Orthopedically Handicapped; HH: Hearing Handicapped. Apart from qualifications indicated above, any other recognized qualification, which is equivalent to the prescribed qualification, shall be treated at par with that qualification.

General information and conditions:-

1. Benefits under Council service:

a.

These posts carry usual allowances i.e. Dearness Allowance (DA), House Rent Allowance (HRA), Transport Allowance (TA) etc. as admissible to the Central Government employees and as made applicable to CSIR. Council employees are also eligible for accommodation of their entitled type as per CSIR allotment rules depending on availability in which case HRA will not be admissible

b.

Scientists in Pay Band -3 are eligible for 2 additional increments (without DA) and Professional Update Allowance.

c. In addition to the emoluments indicated against each category of posts, benefits such as applicability of New Pension Scheme 2004, reimbursements of Medical Expenses, Leave Travel Concession, Conveyance Advance and House Building Advance are available as per CSIR rules.
d. CSIR provides excellent opportunities to deserving candidates for career advancement under Assessment Promotion scheme for Scientific & Technical staff.

c.

Deserving candidates may be considered for advance increment as per CSIR Rules.

2. Other conditions:

a.

The applicant must be a citizen of India

b.

All applicants must fulfill the essential requirements of the post and other conditions stipulated in the advertisement as on the last date of receipt of the applications. They are advised to satisfy themselves before applying that they possess at least the essential qualifications laid down for various posts as on the last date of receipt of the applications. No enquiry asking for advice as to eligibility will be entertained

c.

The prescribed essential qualifications are the minimum and the mere possession of the same does not entitle candidates to be called for interview. The duly constituted Screening Committee will adopt its own criteria for short-listing the candidates. The candidate should therefore, mention in the application all the qualifications and experiences in the relevant area over and above the minimum prescribed qualification, supported with documents.
CSIR-CLRI WILL ADOPT SHORT LISTING CRITERIA TO RESTRICT THE NUMBER OF CANDIDATES TO BE CALLED FOR INTERVIEW TO A REASONABLE NUMBER BY ANY OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING METHODS:

  1. On the basis of higher educational qualifications than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement.
  2. On the basis of higher experience in the relevant field than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement
  3. By holding a written test.
  4. Any other methodology as deemed fit by Screening Committee.
The candidate should therefore, mention in the application all the qualifications and experiences in the relevant area over and above the minimum prescribed qualification, supported with documents. Completion of Course / Degree / PhD degree will be reckoned from the date of issue of provisional certificate/notification of result.

d.

The application should be accompanied by self-attested copies of the relevant educational qualification, experience. The prescribed qualifications should have been obtained through recognized Universities / Institutions etc. Incomplete applications/applications received or not accompanied with the required certificates / documents are liable to be rejected

e.

In respect of equivalent clause in Essential Qualifications, if a candidate is claiming a particular qualification as equivalent qualification as per the requirement of advertisement, then the candidate is required to produce order/letter in this regard, indicating the Authority (with number and date) under which it has been so treated otherwise the Application is liable to be rejected.

f.

The period of experience rendered by a candidate on part time basis, daily wages, visiting/ guest faculty will not be counted while calculating the valid experience for short listing the candidates for interview

g.

If any document/ certificate furnished is in a language other than Hindi or English, a transcript of the same duly attested by a Gazetted officer or notary is to be submitted

h.

The date for determining the upper age limit, qualifications and /or experience shall be the closing date of online applications

i.

The period of experience in a discipline/area of work, wherever prescribed, shall be counted after the date of acquiring the minimum prescribed educational qualifications prescribed for that Grade

j.

Persons with disabilities (PWD) fulfilling the eligibility conditions prescribed under GOI instructions are encouraged to apply

k.

In case a candidate is staying abroad, his /her candidature may be considered in absentia by Selection Committee on his/her written request.

l. Only outstation candidates called and found eligible for interview will be paid to and fro single second class rail fare from the actual place of undertaking the journey or from the normal place of their residence whichever is nearer to Railway Station on production of Rail Tickets/Rail Ticket Numbers or any other proof of journey.

m.

Any discrepancy found between the information given in application and as evident in original documents will make the candidate ineligible for appearing in interview. Such candidate will not be paid any fare

n.

The decision of the CSIR-CLRI in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of applications, mode of selection, and conduct of examination/interview will be final and binding on the candidates

o.

Canvassing in any form and/or bringing any influence political or otherwise will be treated as a disqualification for the post.

p.

NO INTERIM ENQUIRY OR CORRESPONDANCE WILL BE ENTERTAINED

3. Relaxations:

a.

The upper age limit is relaxable upto 5 years for SC/ST and 03 years for OBC as per Government orders in force only in those cases where the posts are reserved for respective categories, on production of relevant certificate in the prescribed format signed by the specified authority at the time of interview

b.

Upper age limit is also relaxable upto five years for the regular employees working in CSIR Laboratories / Institutes, Government Departments, autonomous bodies and Public Sector Undertakings.

c.

As per GOI provisions, age relaxation for Widows, Divorced Women and Women Judicially separated from Husbands, the upper age limit is relaxable up to the age of 35 years (upto 40 years for members of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes and upto 38 years for members belonging to the Other Backward Classes in respect of the posts reserved for them) for Widows, divorced Women and Women Judicially separated from their Husbands who are not remarried. The persons claiming age relaxation under this sub-para would be required to produce following documentary evidence:

  1. In case of Widow, Death Certificate of her husband together with the Affidavit that she has not remarried since.
  2. In case of divorced Women and Women judicially separated from their husbands, a certified copy of the judgment/decree of the appropriate Court to prove the fact of divorce or the judicial separation, as the case may be, with an Affidavit in respect of divorced Women and they have not remarried since.

d.

Age relaxation to Physically Handicapped (PH)/Persons with Disabilities (PWD): Age relaxation of 10 years is allowed (total 15 years for SCs/STs and 13 years for OBCs in respect of the posts reserved for them) to physically handicapped persons for appointment to advertised posts. The persons claiming age relaxation under this sub-para would be required to produce a certificate in prescribed proforma in support of their claims clearly indicating that the degree of physical disability is 40% or more. In any case, the appointment of these candidates will be subject to their being found medically fit in accordance with the standards of medical fitness as prescribed by the Government.

e.

Relaxation in age, over and above the stipulated limit, educational qualification and/or experience may be considered in case of exceptionally meritorious candidate(s) or if sufficient number of candidates possessing the requisite qualification and/or experience is not available to fill up the posts.

f.

Relaxations in the upper age limit are applicable to all the categories as per Government of India instructions including Ex-Servicemen subject to the fulfilment of conditions prescribed for availing the same.

g.

Relaxation of five years will also be permissible to those who had ordinarily been domiciled in the Kashmir division of the state of Jammu and Kashmir during the period from 1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989 subject to production of relevant certificate from concerned authority

4. How to apply:

a.

Eligible candidates are required to apply ONLINE through our website http://www.clri.org

b.

If the candidate does not have a valid email id, he/she should create a new valid email id before applying online.

c.

Online Application will be available on our website http://www.clri.org till 01.06.2017(Till 5:30 PM)

d.

Candidates are required to pay Application Fee of Rs 100/- through SBI Collect by ONLINE/SBI Branch. The candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD/Women/CSIR Employees are exempted from submission of application fee.

e.

In case of universities/institute awarding CGPA/SGPA/OGPA grades etc., candidates are requested to convert the same into percentage based on the formula as per their university/institute

f.

Detailed online application procedure will be displayed in CSIR-CLRI website http://www.clri.org

g.

Computer generated application (Print-out) duly accompanied by attested copies of the certificates, mark sheets, testimonials in support of age, education qualifications, experience, re-prints of publications and caste certificate, if applicable along with SBI Collect Payment Receipt (if applicable) should be sent in an envelope super-scribed "Application for the post of ____(Post Code)____" by post to the address:- Section Officer E.I, CSIR- Central Leather Research Institute, Sardar Patel Road, Adyar, Chennai-600 020 Tamil Nadu, India to reach on or before 08.06.2017. Candidates applying for more than one post must submit separate application form for each post indicating the Code Number of the post. The hard copy(s) of each application must be accompanied by separate SBI Collect Payment receipt(s).

h.

Application once made will not be allowed to be withdrawn and fees once paid will not be refunded on any count nor can it be held in reserve for any other recruitment or selection process

i.

Applications from employees of Government Departments will be considered only if forwarded through proper channel, certified by the employer that the applicant, if selected will be relieved within one month of the receipt of the appointment orders. Also, vigilance clearance should also be recorded. However, advance copy of the application may be submitted before the closing date. Applications routed through proper channel should reach CLRI at the earliest.

j

Candidates should specifically note that the applications received after the closing date for any reason whatsoever (such as envelopes wrongly addressed, delivered elsewhere, postal delay etc.) will not be entertained by CLRI.

k

Incomplete applications (i.e. without photograph, unsigned and application fee, applicable testimonials etc.) will not be entertained and will be summarily rejected.

5. Following documents must be attached along with application form sent by post:

a.

Copy of SBI Collect Payment Receipt, where applicable.

b.

Self Attested photocopy of Date of Birth Certificate.

c.

Self Attested photocopies of educational qualification(s) certificate(s).

d.

Self Attested photocopy of caste/community certificate, if applicable

e.

Self Attested photocopies of experience certificate(s), if any.

SENIOR CONTROLLER OF ADMINISTRATION