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Ministry of Science & Technology

Last Date - within 15 days
City / State - Abroad India , Abroad India
Education - Doctoral Degree, ME/M.Tech, Medical
Advt. No. - DST / 02 / 2021-Estt
Ministry of Science & Technology

Applications are invited for filling up of ‘02’ (Two) posts of Scientific Attache, Gp. ‘A’ Gazetted one post each in Indian Mission at Washington, U.S.A and Indian Mission at Moscow, Russia on deputation (including short-term contract) basis.

Post Name Scientific Attache
No. of Vacancy 2
Pay Rs. 1,31,100- 2,16,600/- (Level 13A)
Educational Qualification

Eligibility : Scientists or Technologists working in Central Government or State Government or Universities or recognised research Institutions or Semi-government or Statutory or autonomous organisations in India or abroad:

(a) (i) holding analogous post on regular basis in the parent cadre or department; or
(ii) with two years’ regular service in posts in the level 13 in pay matrix (Rs. 1,18,500-2,14,100) Level 13 in the pay matrix or equivalent in the parent cadre or department; or
(iii) with six years’ regular service in the level 12 in pay matrix (Rs. 78,800- 2,09,200) or equivalent in the parent cadre or department and

(b) possessing the qualifications and experience as under:

Essential qualifications & experience:
i. Doctorate Degree in Natural or Agricultural Sciences or Master’s degree in Engineering or Technology or Medicine from a recognised University or equivalent;
ii. Twelve years’ experience in research and development in industrial and academic institutions or science and technology organisations or scientific activities and services, out of which six years in managerial capacity in science and technology programme, planning development and cooperation; and
iii. Should have at least one of the components of Natural Science, Mathematics, Information Technology and Computer Science from Science streams at Graduate and subsequent levels.

Desirable qualifications and experience:

  • knowledge of a modern European or German or Russian or Japanese language in addition to English;
  • post doctorate research in Natural or Agricultural Sciences or doctorate degree in Engineering or Technology or Medicine from a recognised University or research Institute as evidenced by certification by such University or Institute and publication of research work in Science Citation Index (SCI) journals;
  • wide experience in inter-disciplinary areas of Science and Technology with an emphasis on copyrights, intellectual property rights, patents and inventions.
Age max 56 yrs

Period of Deputation : Three years

How to Apply - The candidate will be required to fill the online application form and upload the relevant certificates/ documents. Instruction to fill up the application form is available on https://recruitment.dst.gov.in/

This online portal for applying shall be available for a period of 30 days from the date of advertisement in Employment News / Rozgar Samachar.

The application form duly signed by the candidate along with attested copies of ACRs/ APARs for the last five years may be forwarded through proper channel to

Under Secretary (EstablishmentIII.), Department of Science and Technology, Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi-110016

by Registered Post or by Speed Post within 15 days ( 30 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) from the last date of closure of online portal (i.e. 30 days from the date of publication of this advertisement in the Employment News / Rozgar Samachar).