NIH Recruitment 2016 – Applications Invited for Scientist Vacancies

NIH Recruitment 2016, Applications Invited for Scientist Vacancies. The official website of National Institute of Hydrology (NIH) has been strewn with a job notification. It states that, there existing some of the vacant positions under the designation of Scientist to be filled up on the basis of direct recruitment/ absorption/ deputation.

NIH is an organization under the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. The headquarters and regional centres of NIH are placed at Guwahati, Belgaum, Patna, Kakinada, Jammu and Bhopal.

NIH Recruitment 2016

The engagement of the designees will be in short term contract basis. Totally 12 vacancies are available in Scientists post and the individuals applying should possess necessary qualifications and research experience.

Appointees should be posted anywhere in India. This notification is also published in employment news. Indian nationals who are satisfying the eligibility criteria mentioned below can send the applications by postal mode. More details about the NIH recruitment is mentioned below,

Organization National Institute of Hydrology (NIH)
Designation Scientist
Vacancy Nos 12 Last Date Within 60 days
Education B.E/ B.Tech/ Equivalent

Openings Available in Scientist Vacancies

Sl.No Post Name Postings
1 Scientist D 01
2 Scientist C 05
3 Scientist B 06
Total Vacancies 12

Note: Applicants who have already applied for Scientist B post which has been posted earlier as advertisement No.1/ 2003 dated on 23-29 March, 2013 need not apply again.

Scientist Vacancies Educational Qualifications

Applicants for the designation of Scientist D in NIH should have possessed post graduate degree in Engineering in any of the specializations of Water Resources/ Hydrology/ Hydraulics/ Irrigation/ Environmental engineering or related fields and B.E or B.Tech degree or equivalent in Civil/ Agricultural Engineering.

B.E or B.Tech degree holders under the disciplines of Civil Engineering/ Agricultural Enginering/ Instrumentation are required for the post of Scientist C and Scientist B. Or else those candidates should possess post graduate degree in relevant fields.

Experience Essential for Scientist Vacancies

Candidates applying for Scientist D position should hold 6 years of experience in research and development organizations, out of which at least 2 years should be at Scientist C post or at least 5 years at Scientist B posting. The time spent on Ph.D will also be considered as work experience.

Three years of experience with at least 2 years as Scientist B or equivalent level at grade pay of Rs.5400/- is needed for the position of Scientist C. Two years of work experience in research and development organizations is most essential for the post of Scientist B.

Age confined for NIH Recruitment

The maximum age limit of the candidates who are applying for the position Scientist D in NIH is 50 years, as on the closing date of the receipt of applications. The age is capped off at 40 years for the designation of Scientist C.

The upper age limit for the post of Scientist B is 35 years. The age relaxation of 5 years is applicable for the SC/ ST candidates and 3 years for OBC aspirants in accordance with the instructions of the Central Government.

NIH Recruitment Selection Steps

Initially screening will be done for the candidates applications. In case the number of applications received is large, then the screening committee will decides to shortlist the aspirants applications based on their qualifications. The filtered candidates will be called for interview. The participants of interview will receive travel allowance as per the Institute’s rules.

Pay Scale Applicable for NIH Appointees

Designee for the post of Scientist in NIH will receive a pay scale of Rs.15600-39100/-. Additionally Candidates appointed for the designation of Scientist D will receive the extra benefit of grade pay of Rs.7600/- .

For the position of Scientist C, the appointees will get the grade pay of Rs.6600/- and for the post of Scientist B, they will receive the grade pay of Rs.5400/-.

Applying Path for Scientist Vacancies in NIH

The application form must be strictly in type written format. The application form format is available on the Institute’s website The applications are submitted to the following address “The Senior Administrative Officer, National Institute of Hydrology, Jal Vigyan Bhawan, Roorkee- 2476678”.

The envelope containing application form should be super scribed in bold as “Application for post of Scientist D/ Scientist C/ Scientist B- NIH, Roorkee”.

Government servant employees should send the applications through proper channel. The candidates should forward their applications along with No vigilance/ disciplinary certificate, Certificate of no major/ minor penalty and the certificate for information furnished in the application are correct.

NIH Recruitment 2016 Application Fee

Applicants are required to pay a fee of Rs.100/- in the shape of Demand Draft drawn in favor of “National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee” payable at SBI branch of IIT Rookee with the name of candidate and the post name on its back side. SC/ ST applier’s are exempted from the payment of fees.

Official Notification

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Important dates for NIH Recruitment 2016

  • Advertisement posted on: June 21, 2016
  • Last date for submitting the application form: Within 60 days from the date of advertisement in the employment news.
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Updated: 15-07-2016 — 2:33 pm

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