Senior Adviser

Applications are invited for filling up of '01' (one) post of Senior Adviser in the Department of Science & Technology on deputation (including short term contract) basis:-

Level in the Pay Matrix  : -   Level-15 (Rs. 1,82,200-2,24,100).

Method of Recruitment  : - Deputation (including short-term contract)

Period of Deputation  : -  Five years or till superannuation, whichever is earlier.

Total Vacancy  : - 01 Post


Officers of the Central Government, State Government, Union territories, autonomous or statutory organizations, Public Sector Undertakings, University or Recognised Research Institution:

(a) holding analogous post on a regular basis or officers with a minimum of three years regular service in level-14 in the pay matrix (Rs 144200-218200) in their parent cadre or Department or organisation; AND

(b) possessing educational qualifications and experience as prescribed below Essential Qualifications & Experience:

(i) Doctorate Degree in Science or Doctorate Degree in Engineering (for those who have done doctorate degree after B Tech or B.E.) or Master's Degree in Engineering or Technology or Medicine from a recognized university or institution Note : Qualifications are relaxable at the discretion of the competent authority, for reasons to be recorded in writing, in case of candidates otherwise well qualified. Eighteen years experience in research and development in industrial or academic institution or Science and Technology organizations out of which at least ten years should be in planning, administration, development of organization and coordination of science and technology programmes at senior level (As per 7th Central Pay Commission- level 13 in the pay matrix (Rs. 123100-215900) and above)

(iii) Experience of evolving, managing and directing science and technology programme, and

(iv) Published research work of high standard.

Desirable Qualifications :

(a) Post Doctorate research in Science or doctorate degree in Engineering or Technology (for those who have done doctorate degree after M E or M Tech) or Medicine from a recognized University or research institute as evidenced by certification by such University or Institute and publication of research work in journals of repute.

(b) Possess excellent leadership qualities and training in Science and Technology and competent to handle independent responsibilities at a senior level.

(c) Comprehensive experience-profile of evolving, managing and developing major programmes in the area of Science and Technology which should include:

(i) Science and Technology Governance, Policy and Planning at the Apex Level;

(ii) Promotion of basic research and development and Human Resource Development.

(iii) Issues related to Scientific institution building, nucleation and growth of new Science and Technology institutions and research facilities.

(iv) Inter-departmental and inter-institutional coordination and cooperation in Science and Technology; and

(v) Public-Private partnerships in Science and Technology.


Period spent on acquiring essential qualifications shall not count towards experience. However, period spent on post doctorate research in a University or research Institute as evidenced by certification by such University or Institute and publication of research work in journals of repute, subject to a maximum of two years, shall be counted as experience.


Upper age limit shall not exceed 58 years as on the closing date of receipt of applications.

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Completed applications should be sent within 60 days (75 days for those in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Ladakh, Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi Sub Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep) by 5.30 P M from the dale of publication of this advertisement in the Employment News

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For more information contact:

Department of Science & Technology, Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road,, New Delhi-110 016. Telephone: +91-11-26562122/25/33/44, 26567373, 26962819 Fax +91-11-26863847, 26515637