Eligibility Criteria: Scientists from Central / State Governments, Research Institutes, Autonomous Bodies, Government funded Research Organizations/ Institutes, etc.
The applicant's/ nominee's age should not exceed 58 years as on the closing date of receipt of applications and she/he is an Indian Citizen.
Holding analogous post on regular basis in the parent Department; or
With 5 years' service in a position with Grade Pay of Rs.10,000/- or equivalent in the parent cadre/Department and possesses the qualifications & experience as described below.
Essential: PhD in Science or Engineering disciplines or MD/MS or M.Tech. /M.E. or equivalent
A minimum 15 years of research experience in the field of specialization.
Excellent scientific track record, hand in publications, patents and awards.
Desirable: Experience in successfully running large programs, center and/or institution.
Experience of guiding research activities in any of the fields of life sciences.
Age limit and tenure of appointment: The period of deputation including period of deputation in other ex-cadre posts, held immediately preceding this appointment in the same or some other organization/Department should ordinarily not exceed 5 years. The maximum age limit for appointment on deputation (ISTC) should not exceed 58 years as on the closing date of receipt of applications.