IDSA Recruitment 2017Apply for Research Assistant Vacancies

IDSA Recruitment 2017: A newly published employment notice of Institute for Defence Studies & Analysis (IDSA) says, now it is widely looking ahead for potential employees who are experienced enough in think tank research. Only 4 vacancies are currently available, that is divided and allotted equally for OBC & SC categories. Every applicant must possess good communication skill as expected by IDSA, because they might have to work with the team to achieve the target on prescribed deadlines. This is a full time research based job and anyhow this commitment will not extend more than 2 years period.  The eligibility norms, salary details and applying process are discussed on below paragraphs.

Institution Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)
Designation Research Assistant
Vacancy Nos 04 Last Date 04-01-2017
Education Master Degree/ M.Phil/ Ph.D
Job Nature Contract
Job Location India

IDSA Recruitment 2017

Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA) is a public policy think tank that is working with a mandate of doing advanced research in international relations and strategic & security issues. It also provides training & refresher courses to senior government Officers of Police/ Armed Forces, etc of India. In the Centers of institute, some career vacancies are existing. Employees who are ready to help in the research works of institute by sharing their ideas with Centre Coordinator for improvement of techniques/ methods can send their applications through proper mode.

A short viva-voce will be conducted for hiring capable citizens. If deserving number of candidates is not available with expected education, then academic relaxation may be done for highly experienced citizens on relevant areas. At first, to check the working ability of selected candidates he/ she will be placed on probation basis only for 6 months period. Some of the duties of this post are preparing databases, writing book review/ event reports, providing administrative support, participation in capacity building activities, etc.

Vacancy Details in IDSA

No. Position Name No. of Posts Upper Age Salary
1. Research Assistant 4 38 years Rs.14760/-


Academic Profile: Post Graduation is the minimum requisite qualification for Research Assistant position. This education must be studied from any recognised university/ institution and also he/ she must have secured first class marks.

  • For Research Assistant position: Master Degree in Social Sciences/ Public Policy/ International Relations/ Strategic Affairs/ Development Studies or M.Phil or Ph.D on concerned subjects.

Experience Details: Applying citizens must possess research experience and should have published papers on concerned areas. But the years of experience required is not mentioned.

Age Restrictions: Above said is the upper age limit set for OBC category aspirants, which will be computed as on 4th January 2017. But the ceiling age is different for SC category candidates as given below,

  • Age limit for SC category appliers: 40 years

Selection Procedure: Only mode of selection that will be conducted for this IDSA recruitment is Personal Interview. Applicants whoever called for interview mode of selection must produce their original certificates for verification. Outstation candidates coming to compete in this selection round will be given travel fare, as per institute norms.

  • Interview


Emoluments Offered: Based on qualification (Ph.D/ non Ph.D) selected candidates are possessing, the consolidated salary per month also changes. In addition to this, HRA/ Accommodation, DA and Medical Allowances are also applicable for all.

  • Salary Range: within 14760 – 13500/-

How to Submit Application for IDSA Recruitment 2017

The proforma to apply for Research Assistant posts in IDSA is given in official portal of institute. Fill the blank application and sent it through the email address of HR Cell: hr.idsa@nic.in, by mentioning the subject line as “Application for the Post of Research Assistant – (with Centre name), IDSA”.

The hard copy of completed application (by writing subject line and category on top of envelope) can also be sent to “Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), 1, Development Enclave, Rao Tula Ram Marg, Delhi Cantt., New Delhi-110 010” along with document copies like,

  • Bio-data
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 2 Reference Letters
  • 2 writing Samples
  • Caste certificate, etc.

It is notable that, applications received upto 5.00 PM of last date shall only be considered for this IDSA recruitment.

Official Notification idsa.in

Important Date

  • Last date for receipt of application – 4th Jan 2017.

Note: On above section, we have illustrated about the details that are given in the new recruitment notice released by IDSA. Refer the linked notification, for any doubts.

Updated: 10-03-2017 — 3:05 pm
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