Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research (CIMFR) 2020 Jobs Recruitment. CIMFR has released official notification for the job openings of Scientist vacancies. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 24th November, 2020.

No.of Posts and Vacancies :-

Scientist  - 18 Posts

Job Location - Dhanbad

Other Qualification Details :-

CSIR-Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research (CSIR-CIMFR), Dhanbad is a premier ISO-9001 certified Research Institute under the aegis of Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), an autonomous body under Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, Government of India. Its vision is to be an Internationally Acclaimed Mining & Fuel Research Organization and its mission is to Develop and Deliver Sustainable Cutting Edge Technologies for Social Upliftment and Industrial Advancement. Applications are invited from enthusiastic, innovative and young Indian researchers having excellent academic record and proven scientific achievements to fill up the following scientific positions:-

A. Designation: Scientist

B. No. of posts: 18

C. Basic pay & Pay level in Pay matrix: Rs. 67,700/- & 11

Post-wise information regarding, Essential Qualifications, desirable & Job description in respect of Scientist posts are as under:

1. Mining Engineering

a) Essential Qualification: M. E./M. Tech in Mining Engineering

b) Desirable: Knowledge in preparation of Mine Plan/ EIA/ EMP/ Mine economics/ coal and noncoal mining methods/ Mine Mechanisation/ Rock Mechanics and numerical modelling/ rock blasting in mining and civil construction projects.

c) Job Description:  Preparation of Mining Plan Preparation of EIA/EMP of both coal and noncoal projects. Numerical simulation in the field of Mining Methods Drilling and Blasting/Rock fragmentation by explosive Mine Mechanisation Rock Mechanics Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Internet of Things and Data Analytics

2. Chemical Engineering

a) Essential Qualification: M. E./M. Tech in Chemical Engineering

b) Desirable: Knowledge in the area of characterization of catalyst, high pressure reactor systems and other reaction utilities for coal carbonization, combustion, gasification and conversion of coal to chemicals.

c) Job Description: Carry out R&D in the area for catalyst design and development. Design and development of bench scale/ pilot plants for various applications of coal carbonisation ,combustion, gasification, coal to syngas, methanol and other value added chemicals. R&D in coal to syngas and other chemicals, coal combustion, carbonisation and gasification.

3. Chemistry

a) Essential Qualification: Ph. D. submitted in Chemistry/ Applied Chemistry

b) Desirable: Knowledge in the area of coal chemistry/ biomaterials & Biocomposites/ Biomass energy conversion/ catalyst synthesis/ Catalytic process/ Manufacturing of explosive and blasting accessories

c) Job Description: Develop test chemicals related to commercialised explosive and blasting accessories. Develop catalyst in the area of syngas to chemicals and liquid fuels. Work in downstream catalytic conversion of syngas to various chemicals Coal gasification potential and value addition.

4. Mechanical Engineering

a) Essential Qualification: M. E./M. Tech in Mechanical Engineering

b) Desirable: Knowledge in machine design and simulation with CAD/ CAM/ CFD and other numerical modelling software/ Thermal Applications and associated thermodynamics in Power and Steel Plants

c) Job Description: Mathematical and numerical simulation for flow sheet development Computer aided design of coal washery and other mineral processing plants Process/plant design Thermal Applications and associated thermodynamics in Power and Steel Plants.

5. Geology

a) Essential Qualification: Ph. D. submitted in Geology/Applied Geology

b) Desirable: Knowledge in geological and geotechnical investigation/ hydrogeology/ coal petrology/ geological techniques and mapping/ structural geology/ geological software/ determination of geological age and isotope analysis.

c) Job Description: Geological survey/ analyse borehole logs/ maps and geotechnical classification of rock mass. Analysis of geological data isotope analysis and determination of geological age. Investigate and evaluate natural resource deposits

6. Environmental Science

a) Essential Qualification: Ph. D. submitted in Environmental Science/ Botany/ Ecology

b) Desirable: Knowledge in the areas of Restoration ecology/ Ecosystem analysis/ land use mapping/ ecological modelling and services quantification, Environmental Damage Assessment

c) Job Description: Land Reclamation. Quantification of ecological damages due to mine and industrial activities. Ecological modelling/ Cost computation for environmental compensation. Environmental Damage Assessment and Economics

Age: Upper age limit not exceeding (as on last date or receipt of application): For UR-32 Years; For SC/ST-37 Years; For OBC-35 Years.

Application Fee: Candidates are required to pay an Application Fee (Non-refundable) of Rs.100/-only (Rupees One Hundred only). Payment must be made through SBI payment gateway only available at CIMFR website www.cimfr.nic.in. After making necessary payment, the candidate must enclose the web generated slip along with the application form.The candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD/Women/CSIR Permanent Employees/Abroad Candidates category are exempted from submission of application fee.

General Information and Conditions :-

a. These posts carry usual allowances i.e. Dearness Allowance (DA), House Rent Allowance (HRA), Transport Allowance (T.A) etc. as admissible to the central government employees and as made applicable to CSIR. Council employees are also eligible for accommodation of their entitled type as per CSIR allotment rules depending on availability in which case HRA will not be admissible.

b. In addition to the emoluments indicated against each category of posts, benefits such as applicability of New Pension Scheme 2004, reimbursements of Medical Expenses, Leave Travel Concession, Conveyance advance and House Building Advance are available as per CSIR rules.

c. Scientists in CSIR are also permitted to undertake consultancy and sponsored R&D project activity. These activities give them scope to earn consultancy fee and honorarium as per CSIR guidelines governing these activities. Opportunities also arise for foreign deputations for training/presentation of papers/specific assignments etc.

d. CSIR provides excellent opportunities to deserving candidates for career advancement under Assessment Promotion scheme for Scientists. 

e. The appointees are liable to be posted in any of the Laboratories/ Institutes of CSIR situated in the other parts of India as and when need arises.

Other conditions/information :-

a. The applicant must be a citizen of India.

b. All applicants must fulfil the essential requirements of the post and other conditions stipulated in the advertisement as on the last date of receipt of the applications i.e. 24/11/2020. They are advised to satisfy themselves before applying that they possess at least the essential qualifications laid down for various posts as on the last date of receipt of the applications. No enquiry asking for advice as to eligibility will be entertained.

c. The application should be accompanied by self-attested copies of the relevant educational qualification, experience. The prescribed qualifications should have been obtained through recognized Universities / Institutions. etc. Incomplete applications/applications received or not accompanied with the required certificates / documents are liable to be rejected.

d. The candidates, applying for the post of Scientist with the qualifications of Ph. D submitted, are advised to enclose authentic documentary proof indicating the date of submission of thesis. For the other postcode ME/M.Tech Degree must be enclosed.

e. Ph.D. certificate should clearly indicate the date of award of Ph.D. degree. Completion of Ph. D degree will be reckoned from the date of issue of provisional certificate/notification.

f. In respect of equivalent clause in Essential Qualifications, if a candidate is claiming a particular qualification as equivalent qualification as per the requirement of advertisement, then the candidate is required to produce order/letter in this regard, indicating the Authority (with number and date) under which it has been so treated otherwise the Application is liable to be rejected.

g. The period of experience rendered by a candidate on part time basis, daily wages, visiting/ guest faculty will not be counted while calculating the valid experience for short listing the candidates for interview.

h. If any document/ certificate furnished is in a language other than Hindi or English, a transcript of the same duly attested by a Gazetted officer or notary is to be submitted.

i. The date for determining the upper age limit, qualifications and /or experience shall be the closing date prescribed for receipt of applications i.e. 24/11/2020.

j. The period of experience in a discipline / area of work, wherever prescribed, shall be counted after the date of acquiring the minimum prescribed educational qualifications prescribed for that Grade.

k. Persons with disabilities (PWD) fulfilling the eligibility conditions prescribed under GOI instructions are encouraged to apply. 

l. Only outstation candidates called and found eligible for interview will be paid to and fro single second class rail fare from the actual place of undertaking the journey or from the normal place of their residence (within India) whichever is nearer to Railway Station of place of Interview on production of Rail Tickets/Rail Ticket Numbers or any other proof of journey.

m. Any discrepancy found between the information given in application and as evident in original documents will make the candidate ineligible for appearing in interview. Such candidate will not be paid any fare.

n. The decision of the CSIR-CIMFR, Dhanbad in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of applications, mode of selection and conduct of examination/interview will be final and binding on the candidates. Institute reserves the right not to fill up any of vacancies/post(s) advertised, if the circumstances so warrant.

o. Canvassing in any form and/or bringing any influence political or otherwise will be treated as a disqualification for the post.

p. Certificates/documents in support of experience must specify duration of experience in terms of date/month/year.

q. The number of vacancies indicated against each category/post is provisional and may vary at the time of selection.

r. No Interim Enquiry Or Correspondance Will Be Entertained.

s. Any addendum/Modification/corrigendum/Information shall be posted on our website www.cimfr.nic.in only.

Address :-

CSIR-Central Institute Of Mining And Fuel Research (Council of Scientific & Industrial Research) Barwa Road, Dhanbad– 826 001 (Jharkhand)

Selection Process :-

a. Mere fulfilment of educational qualifications and experience does not entitle a candidate to be called for interview. The duly constituted Screening Committee will adopt its own criteria for short-listing the candidates. The candidate should therefore, mention in the application all the qualifications and experiences in the relevant area over and above the minimum prescribed qualification supported with documents. Submission/Completion of Ph.D. will be reckoned from the date of issue of provisional certificate/notification.

b. In case a candidate is staying abroad, his/her candidature may be considered in absentia by the Selection Committee on his/her written request.

Steps to Apply :-

1. Eligible candidates may visit CIMFR Website www.cimfr.nic.in and download the Application Form. Application in the prescribed format may be submitted on A4 size thick/Xerox paper.

2. In case of University/Institute awarding CGPA/SGPA/OGPA grades etc. candidates are requested to convert the same into percentage based on the formula as per guidelines of the University/Institute. Candidates are required to give the conversion formula, as per their university/institute guidelines.

3. The candidates must produce his/her ORIGINAL Graduation & Post-Graduation Mark Sheet and Provisional Pass Certificate, age and/or experience and caste/community certificate etc. at the time of interview/Screening process for verification. The candidates are requested to ensure while filling up the Application Form that any discrepancy found between the information given in the Application and as evident in original documents will make the candidate ineligible for appearing in interview and subsequent appointment. 

4. The Candidate after filling the Application Form must sign the same and send it along with the web generated slip of online payment & other essential enclosures in an envelope superscribed “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF  (Post Code: ), Advt. No. by Registered/Speed Post only to “The Administrative Officer, Central Institute of Mining & Fuel Research, Barwa Road, Dhanbad – 826001 (JHARKHAND)” so as to reach this office on or before 24/11/2020 by 5.30 PM.

5. Application once made will not be allowed to be withdrawn and fees once paid will not be refunded on any count nor can it be held in reserve for any other recruitment or selection process.

6. Candidates should specifically note that the Applications received after the closing date for any reason whatsoever (such as envelopes wrongly addressed, delivered elsewhere, postal delay, etc.) shall not be entertained.

7. Incomplete Applications in any respect (i.e. without photograph, unsigned and Application received without fee & enclosures if applicable etc.) will not be entertained and will be summarily rejected.

8. Applications from candidate working in Government Departments, Autonomous bodies, Public Sector Undertakings and Government Funded Research Agencies will be considered only if forwarded through proper channel, certified by the employer that the applicant will be relieved within one month of the receipt of the appointment orders, if selected. Vigilance clearance should also be recorded in such cases. However, advance copy of the application may be submitted on or before the closing date. Applications routed through proper channel duly completed in all respect, should reach CSIR-CIMFR, Dhanbad within 15 days after the last date of receipt of application.

9. The Candidate must enclose two self-addressed Envelope with Rs.22/-(Rupees Twenty Two only) postal stamp on each of them along with the application form, otherwise the application will be treated as incomplete and rejected.

Official Notification