Senior Research Associateship (Scientists Pool Scheme), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research


The Senior Research Associateship (SRA ship) is primarily meant to provide temporary placement to highly qualified Indian scientists, engineers, technologists, and medical personnel returning from abroad, who are not holding any employment in India. Persons, who have not been abroad and possess an outstanding academic record and have not been able to secure regular employment, are also eligible for selection. Bonafide Indian citizens only are eligible to apply.

The Senior Research Associateship is not a regular appointment but is a temporary facility to enable the Associate to do research/teaching in India while looking for a regular position.

Duration: The Associateship is for a period of three (03) years only. There is no provision for extension beyond three years.

Age Limit: The maximum age limit as on the date of receipt of the application in CSIR is forty (40) years.

Minimum Qualifications: The minimum qualifications, experience, and publications required for consideration for selection to
Senior Research Associate (SRA) position are:

  1. Ph.D. degree
  2. Relevant Published work in reputed journals 

Subject Areas:

  1. Agricultural Sciences
  2. Chemical Sciences
  3. Earth, Atmospheric,
  4. Ocean & Planetary Sciences
  5. Life Sciences
  6. Materials Science
  7. Mathematics,
  8. Statistics,
  9. Operations Research and Computer Science
  10. Physical Sciences
  11. Pharmaceutical/ Veterinary Sciences
  12. Pharmaceutics/ Veterinary Sciences
  13. Engineering Sciences
  14. Medical Sciences

APPLICATION: The applications should be published in the Prescribed proforma. There is no “last date” for sending the completed application form. Applications are received and processed continuously

PLACEMENT:  Selected candidates are placed in public-funded universities and other institutions of higher education, national laboratories, other R&D organizations, central and state government departments, public sector undertakings, and State Councils of Science and Technology.

Quick Overview———
Organization CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research)
Level Postdoc
Country India
Subject areas Science and Technology
Salary unspecified
Eligibility PhD
Deadline Rolling

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  • Address India
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