ADVERTISEMENT No. 03/2014
CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory (NML), a constituent Laboratory of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) is a R&D organization dedicated to metallurgical and materials engineering research. Its domain of operations encompasses raw materials processing, new strategies for metal extraction, metallurgical wastes and lean resources utilization, energy, sustainability and environmental issues of metallurgical processing, innovation and interventions for rural and artisanal materials technology, advanced alloys and materials development, metal forming and formability, corrosion and surface engineering, materials mechanics, materials and process modelling, microstructural engineering, non-destructive evaluation, structural integrity assessment etc. With its modern and extensive infrastructure and the large spectrum of expertise of its Scientific and Technical manpower, CSIR-NML is primarily engaged in industrially significant research pursuits and demonstration of high quality science. To augment and strengthen its research activities in the areas of advanced alloys development, metal forming and formability, materials mechanics, microstructural engineering, materials modelling, corrosion inhibition, mineral engineering, extractive metallurgy and project engineering, CSIR-NML intends to recruit persons with enthusiasm for quality research and high degree of motivation at scientific positions of the Laboratory. Applications from bonafide Indian nationals are solicited for the following scientific positions for the above requirements. Applications must be made Postcode-wise. Separate applications must be made for each Post code. Details (Pay Band, Grade Pay, Designation, Essential Minimum Qualifications and Essential Minimum Experience, Upper Age limit and approximate Indicative monthly Gross Salary per month including HRA and other allowances) of the Pay Band to which the Postcodes have been assigned, together with information on the overall reservation status are given below.

Total No. of Posts & Reservation Status
Pay Band
Grade Pay
Designation
Essential Minimum Qualifications
Essential Minimum Experience
Upper Age limit
Indicative
monthly Gross salary
11
(4UR+2OBC+1SC+1ST)
+ Backlog (2OBC +1SC)
Rs.15600 – 39100
(PB-3)
Rs. 6600
 
Scientist
M Tech
 
32 years
Rs.60,500/-
 
Rs. 7600
 
Senior Scientist
Ph D (Engineering)
 
37 years
Rs.69,870/-
M Tech
3 years in relevant area

It may be noted that one post out of the 11 Posts is reserved for PWD (persons with disability) category candidate (orthopedically handicapped, not under cerebral palsy). The profiles of candidates being sought by CSIR-NML and a description of the research requirements for the various posts are as follows:
                  8 posts (UR-4, OBC- 2, SC-1, ST-1) + 3 backlog posts (OBC-2, SC-1)
 
Postcode
Reservation
Pay Band
Qualification / Experience / Background
01
UR
PB-3
·  BTech in Mineral, Chemical or Metallurgical Engineering
·  MTech in Metallurgical / Materials Engineering
·  Must have taken courses and executed MTech project in the areas of minerals processing, electrometallurgy, hydrometallurgy, ironmaking or steelmaking in the domain of metallurgical engineering
02
UR
03
OBC
04
OBC
(backlog)
05
SC
06
UR
PB-3
·  BTech in Metallurgical or Mechanical Engineering
·  MTech in Metallurgical or Mechanical Engineering
·  PhD and documented research in the domains of mechanical behaviour of materials, deformation modeling, metal forming, welding, corrosion prevention or surface engineering desirable
·  Acumen in using mechanical testing, thermomechanical processing welding or laser processing equipment and experience with finite element simulation or material modeling tools desirable
07
OBC
(backlog)
08
UR
PB-3
·  BTech in Chemical, Metallurgical or Mechanical Engineering
·  MTech with relevant courses and project work in areas such as steelmaking, process engineering, rolling, heat treatment, equipment design and industrial engineering
·  Familiarity and experience with plant operation, project management, technology development or development of basic engineering package desirable
09
OBC
10
SC
(backlog)
11
ST
PB-3
·  BTech in Metallurgical Engineering
·  MTech with relevant courses and project work in domain of metallurgical engineering
 
Procedure for application:
1.  Application form can be downloaded from CSIR-NML’s website www.nmlindia.org upto 15:00 hrs of the last date of receiving applications.
2. Applications complete in all respects, supported by attested copies of certificates of educational qualifications, marksheets, experience certificates, Re-print of publications, documentary proof in support of date of birth, community/category certificate (SC/ST/OBC/PWD etc.), if applicable, along with crossed Demand Draft of Rs.100/-, valid for at least 3 (three months), drawn in favour of the Director, National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur 831007, payable at State Bank of India, NML Branch, Jamshedpur should be sent to the Controller of Administration, CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur 831007, so as to reach on or before 30-09-2014. The Advertisement Number and Post Code must be clearly indicated on the top of the envelope containing the application. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD categories, women candidates and departmental candidates (from CSIR Laboratories /Institutes) need not pay any application fee.
3.  The candidates must also send a soft-copy of the synopsis page available at the website stated above, duly filled in all respects, by e-mail to hrg@admn.nml.in before the stipulated last date of receipt of application.
Terms and conditions:
 
· Total number of posts may vary. Not all posts need to be filled if suitable candidates are not found.
· One application may refer to one Postcode only. Separate applications must be made if a candidate desires to apply for more than one Postcode.
· The posts carry usual allowances such as Dearness Allowance (DA), Transport Allowance, HRA (House Rent Allowance) in the event of unavailability of council accommodation etc. as per entitlement under the Central Government Rules as applicable to the CSIR. Higher initial pay (i.e. additional increments) may be considered for meritorious candidates.
· Incumbents in PB-3 are entitled to 2 additional increments (without DA). Professional Update Allowance of Rs.10000/-.for PB-3 is also admissible.
· The candidates selected will be governed by the provisions of the New Pension Scheme as introduced by the Govt. of India w.e.f. 01-01-2004 to the extent made applicable by CSIR to its employees.
·Applications from candidates working in Government departments, public sectors, autonomous organisations and Government funded research agencies will be considered only if forwarded through proper channel and with no objection certificate that the applicant will be relieved within one month of receipt of the appointment order. However, advance copy of the application may be submitted before the closing date and no objection certificate may be submitted at the time of interview. Applications routed through proper channel should reach at the earliest.
·Only those candidates who are eligible and who suit the institutional requirements, short-listed based on screening criteria, will be called for interview. Mere fulfilment of the minimum prescribed qualifications and experience does not entitle a candidate for being called for interview. Candidates should therefore provide in their applications all qualification and experience details, over and above what is prescribed as minimum, supported with documents, if applicable.
·Selected candidates will be placed in any of the Grade Pay and Designation in the Pay Band-3 for the Postcode applied for as per their performance, subject to meeting the minimum eligibility criteria of qualification and experience.
·The decision of CSIR-NML in all matters relating to the eligibility, acceptance or rejection of applications, mode of selection, conduct of examinations/interviews will be final and binding on the candidates and no enquiry or correspondence will be entertained in this connection from any individual or his/her agency.
·Relaxation in age limit, maximum up to 5 years for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC, will be admissible to candidates who apply for the postcodes earmarked for the respective reservation category. Relaxation in age for Ex-service man and other entitled categories of candidates shall be admissible as per Govt. of India/CSIR rules. Relaxation in age limit up to 5 years may be allowed to Council/ Government/ Autonomous Bodies/ Public Sector employees in accordance with the instructions and orders issued by the Government of India/CSIR from time to time in this regard. Relaxation in upper age limit for Persons with Disability (PWD) will be admissible up to 5 years. However, for PWD candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC categories, it will be over and above the relaxation admissible to the respective categories. Special age relaxation up to the age of 35 years (up to 40 years for members of SC/ST and up to 38 years for members belonging to OBC category candidates in respect of the posts reserved for them) is admissible in the case of Widows, Divorced Women and Women Judicially Separated from their husbands, who are not remarried, subject to production of following documentary evidence (s):
        (i)   In case of widow, death certificate of her husband with the affidavit that she has not remarried since ;
       (ii)  In case of divorced woman and woman judicially separated from their husband, a certified copy of the judgement/decree of the appropriate court to prove the fact of divorce or judicial separation, as the case may be, with an affidavit in respect of divorced woman that she has not remarried since.
·SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates are required to produce certificate in prescribed format signed by competent authority at the time of interviews. OBC candidates are required to produce recent certificate valid for appointment to posts under the Central Government.
·Relaxation in age limit, qualification and/or experience may be allowed by the competent authority in case sufficient numbers of candidates possessing requisite qualification and/or experience are not likely to be available to fill up the posts.
·The period of experience wherever prescribed should be in the relevant discipline/area of work and it shall be counted with effect from the date of acquiring the prescribed essential educational/professional qualifications required for the posts. Completion of PhD degree will be deemed to have taken place from the date of issue of provisional certificate / notification.
·While giving the periodicity, nature of experience and Research papers, the details should be given  in exhaustive manner in a separate sheet.
·The date for determining the age limit/experience/qualifications shall be the closing date prescribed for receipt of application.
·Travelling allowance by second class by shortest route will be paid to the candidates called for interview from the place of residence or from the actual departing station to the place of interview whichever is nearer, limited to travel within India.
·Candidates staying and applying from abroad may opt for consideration for selection in absentia through a written request.
·Incomplete applications (i.e. without photograph, signature, application fee and essential certificates/testimonials etc. in support of educational qualifications and experience) will not be entertained and will be summarily rejected.
·Canvassing in any form and/or bringing in any influence, political or otherwise, will be treated as disqualification for the post.
·CSIR-NML strives to have a workforce that reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply.
 
 
Controller of Administration

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