CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute Recruitment For Technical Officer and Other Posts–55

Organization Name:

CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute

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Name of The Post:

Senior Technical Officer(1)

Technical Officer

Technical Assistant

Technician-1(Support Staff)

Job Description:

CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow is a constituent laboratory under Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi. It is a unique R&D Institution in the country with state-of-the-art infrastructure for fundamental chemical and biomedical research driven new drug discovery and development. Institute is richly contributing to the advancement of understanding of disease biology in the areas of national priorities, and set-off revolution of Indian pharma sector over the past 70 years. In the coming years, Institute would like to focus unmet as well as unaffordable medical needs of the nation, including re-emerging parasitic & infectious diseases and those diseases which Indian population is bracing due to changed life style including ageing related diseases. The Institute invites applications from suitably qualified, dynamic, result-oriented and dedicated Indian candidates for the following vacant posts of Technical & Support Staff on direct recruitment basis

Number of the posts:

Senior Technical Officer(1) : 02

Technical Officer : 07

Technical Assistant : 35

Technician-1(Support Staff) : 11

Pay Scale:

Senior Technical Officer(1) : Rs.83037/- (Approx)

Technical Officer : Rs.60929/-(Approx)

Technical Assistant : Rs.51294/-(Approx)

Technician-1(Support Staff) : Rs.28047/-(Approx)

Age Limit:

Senior Technical Officer(1) : 35 years

Technical Officer : 30 years

Technical Assistant : 28 years

Technician-1(Support Staff) : 28 years


Senior Technical Officer(1) : BVSc & AH with 55% marks with registration with VCI/MBBS with 55% marks.

Technical Officer : BE/BTech (Computer Science/Engg.) or equivalent with 55% marks/B.Tech or equivalent in Pharmaceutical Sciences/Pharmaceutical Technology /Pharmaceutical Analysis/ Quality Assurance /Pharmaceutical Chemistry / Biomedical Engineering /Pharmaceutical Biotechnology with 55% marks

Technical Assistant : 1st class B.Sc. (Sci.) with Life Sciences / Biological Sciences / Zoology /Biotechnology/Biochemistry / Biomedical Science as one of the subjects with one year full time professional qualification in life science technology / Medical Lab technology / pathology /biomedical science or with one year experience in Genomics/ Human Genetics/Biotechnology/Biochemistry/ Cancer Biology/ Endocrinology/
Molecular & Structural Biology/ Neuroscience & Ageing Biology from a
recognized institute /organization

Technician-1(Support Staff) : SSC/10th Standard with Science subjects with 55% marks plus ITI certificate or National / State trade certificate in Lab assistant(Chemical) or 2 years’ full time experience as an apprentice training from a recognized institution in chemical engineering / Biochemical engineering / Pharmaceutical science

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Job Location:

New Delhi

About Organization :

CSIR- Central Drug Research Institute (CSIR-CDRI), a premier drug research institute of India was inaugurated on 17th Feb 1951 by the then Prime Minister of India Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru with a vision to strengthen and advance the field of drug research and development in the country. The Institute has made significant accomplishments in the pursuit of its mission to New Drugs & Technologies for affordable healthcare for all, generation of knowledge base and nurturing future leaders for healthcare sector. Today, it has become a unique model for modernized drug research in India – having everything under one roof, from synthesis, screening, development studies, process up-scaling to clinical studies. Unique achievements of the Institute includes discovery and development of 12 new drugs, of which, Arteether (Brand Name: E-mal), BESEB (Brand Name: Memory Sure), Centchroman (Brand Name: Saheli) are currently in market; transferred more than 130 indigenous technologies to the pharmaceutical companies, a significant contribution in the metamorphosis of the Indian Pharma Industry. So far, more than 10,000 research articles have been published by the Institute in peer reviewed journals. Obtained m ore than 350 Indian patents and 90 international patents; and produced more than 1000 Ph.D’s. Several of its Alumni have occupied highest positions in national and international academic institutions, biotech and pharma industries.

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