Research Associate, SRF, JRF - National Institute of Ocean Technology


Abbreviated as NIOT, National Institute of Ocean Technology is serving as a technical arm of the Ministry of Earth Sciences of Government of India. The institute is operating with the aim of promoting technological development in activities pertaining to ocean engineering and ocean resource utilization. Different research projects has been undertaken by the institution in areas like Marine Biotechnology, ocean acoustics, island desalination/offshore structures, ocean electronics, etc…

Recruitment by National Institute of Ocean Technology:

National Institute of Ocean Technology has invited applications from eligible candidates for the positions of Research Associate, Senior Research Fellow and Junior Research Fellow and here are the details regarding the notification issued by the institute in this regard:

Name of the Vacancies: Research Associate, Senior Research Fellow & Junior Research Fellow

Number of Vacancies: Total number of vacancies is 26, which is divided among the aforesaid positions as follows:

Research Associate – 02 (Life Sciences)

Senior Research Fellow – 16

o Physical Oceanography/Physics/Oceanography – 04

o Life/Chemical Sciences - 12

Junior Research Fellow – 08 (Life/Chemical Sciences)

Pay scale: Pay scales for each of the position are given below:

Research Associate – Rs.22,000/- + HRA

Senior Research Fellow – Rs.18000/- + HRA

Junior Research Fellow – Rs.16000/- + HRA

Eligibility requirements:

Education: For detailed information about the educational qualification requirement to be fulfilled by candidates for each of the positions mentioned above, candidates can visit

Mode of Selection:

Selection will be based on the performance of candidates in interview and mere possession of educational qualification will not entitle the candidates with the right to be called for selection or interview. Final selection of candidates will be on the basis of recommendations of the committee of selectors.

How to apply:

Candidates will have to apply online through the website of National Institute of Ocean Technology at before the 18th of January 2012 and once the application is made, candidates will have to send the hard copy of application duly signed along with registration number of online submission of application and required copies of certificates for consideration to the address given below before the 25th of January 2012.

The Director,

National Institute of Ocean Technology,

Velachery  – Tambaram Main Road,


Chennai–600100, INDIA

Last date of submission of online application: 18th of January 2012

Last date for submission of hard copy: 25th of January 2012

For detailed notification issued by the National Institute of Ocean technology, candidates can visit the notification page at



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