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Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) Recruitment – 444 Assistant Vacancies- Apply Now


The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), India’s premier scientific research organization, has announced a massive recruitment drive to fill 444 Assistant Section Officer (ASO) and Assistant Research Officer (ARO) positions across its various laboratories and institutes. This is a golden opportunity for qualified and ambitious individuals to join a prestigious organization and contribute to cutting-edge research and development.


CSIR plays a vital role in propelling India’s scientific progress through its diverse research activities. This recruitment drive aims to strengthen its workforce with talented individuals who can contribute to various scientific endeavors and ensure the continued success of CSIR.

Post Details:

  • Number of Vacancies: 444
  • Posts:
    • Assistant Section Officer (ASO) (368 Vacancies)
    • Assistant Research Officer (ARO) (76 Vacancies)
  • Departments: Various CSIR laboratories and institutes across India.
  • Location: All India

CSIR CASE Recruitment 2023 – Overview

Latest CSIR CASE Recruitment 2023
Organization NameCouncil of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)
Post NameAssistant Section Officer (ASO), Section Officer (SO)
No.of Posts444
Application Starting DateStarted
Application Closing Date12th January 2024
Mode of ApplicationOnline
CategoryCentral Government Jobs
Job LocationAcross India
Selection ProcessWritten Test and Interview

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Age Limit: 18 to 30 years old (relaxation for reserved categories).
  • Educational Qualification:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Engineering, or Technology with at least 60% marks or equivalent CGPA from a recognized university.
    • Master’s degree in relevant field preferred for ARO posts.
  • Other Eligibility: Indian citizen with excellent communication skills and computer literacy.


  • ASO: As per the 7th Pay Commission, the salary range starts from Rs. 35,430/- per month and goes up to Rs. 62,730/- per month.
  • ARO: The salary range is Rs. 41,814/- per month to Rs. 68,710/- per month as per the 7th Pay Commission.

Application Fees:

  • General/OBC: Rs. 500/-
  • SC/ST/PH: Rs. 250/-

Selection Process:

  • Online Application: All applications must be submitted online through the CSIR website.
  • Shortlisting: Based on educational qualifications and age.
  • Computer Based Test (CBT): Objective type test covering General Awareness, Reasoning Ability, English Language, and Quantitative Aptitude.
  • Skill Test: Practical assessment of skills specific to the chosen field.
  • Personality Test: Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview to assess their communication skills, personality, and suitability for the role.

Important Dates:

  • Application Start Date: December 12, 2023
  • Application End Date: January 11, 2024
  • CBT: February 2024 (tentative)
  • Skill Test & Personality Test: March/April 2024 (tentative)

Important Links:

How To Apply:

  1. Visit the CSIR website.
  2. Click on the “Careers” section.
  3. Select the “Current Openings” option.
  4. Find the notification for “CSIR Recruitment 2023 – ASO and ARO”.
  5. Read the detailed information carefully.
  6. Click on the “Apply Now” button.
  7. Register yourself (if new user) and login.
  8. Fill out the online application form accurately.
  9. Upload required documents.
  10. Pay the application fees online.
  11. Submit your application before the deadline.

Don’t miss this remarkable opportunity to join a prestigious organization and contribute to the advancement of science in India! Apply for the CSIR ASO and ARO positions today and embark on a fulfilling career in scientific research!

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