SRINAGAR: The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has issued an advertisement for direct recruitment of 444 vacancies for the posts of Section Officer and Assistant Section Officer. The last date for online application submission is January 12, 2024. The application fee is Rs 500 which has its deadline on January 14, 2024.

The advertisement is for a total of 76 Section Officer vacancies across General/F and A/S and P streams under Group B (Gazetted) Pay Level – 8, Cell – 1 (Rs 47,600 –Rs 1,51,100).  Assistant Section Officer has 368 vacancies across General/F and A/S and P streams under Group B (Non-Gazetted) Pay Level – 7, Cell – 1 (Rs 44,900 –1,42,400). The essential qualification for both the posts is a University Degree. The upper age limit is 33 years.

The selection will be based on a written examination. The exam will consist of Paper I (General Awareness + English), Paper II (Reasoning & Mental Ability), and Paper III (Descriptive). Additionally, there will be an interview for the Section Officer and a Computer Proficiency Test for the Assistant Section Officer. The tentative date for the Stage I exam is February 2024. Stage II date will be notified later.

There will be no application fee for reserved candidates except for OBC and EWS candidates. There is a reservation for all the candidates belonging to special categories as well as a relaxation in the upper age limit.

The examination centres are distributed across various cities including Jammu, Delhi etc. However, there will be no examination centre in Srinagar.

For complete details and application process, click here 


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