CSIR−Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysuru (A constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi) is one of the premier R&D institutions in the country dedicated to cutting-edge research in the area of Food Science & Technology. CSIR−CFTRI invites online applications from Indian citizens who are bright, highly motivated, enthusiastic and qualified Researchers/Professionals in order to contribute towards Nation‟s development by pursuing in-depth R&D in the diverse areas of Food Science & Technology to fill 31 Scientist, Senior Scientist and Principal Scientist Posts.


Name of OrganisationCentral Food Technological Research Institute
Name of PostScientist
No. of Vacancies
Senior Scientist3
Principal Scientist3


CSIR CFTRI Scientist Recruitment 2020 Important Dates

Start date of online application08th Jan 2020 ( from 10:00 am)
Last date of receipt of online application06th Feb 2020 (up to 5.00 pm)
Last date of  receipt of hard copy application21st Feb 2020


CSIR CFTRI Scientist Pay Scale

Name of the PostPay scale (in Rs.)
Senior Scientist1,09,016/-
Principal Scientist1,67,935/-


Eligibility Criteria for CSIR CFTRI Scientist Recruitment 2020

Age Criteria:

Name of PostUpper Age limit
Scientist32 years
Senior Scientist37 years
Principal Scientist45 years


Educational Qualification:

Post CodeQualification
Post Code:S-01 (Scientist)Essential: PhD Submitted

Areas: Statistics/ Mathematics

Desirable: Minimum two years of work experience in Statistical Analysis/Data processing/Data Analysis or Diploma/Certificate course in project planning and management.
Post code: S-02 (Scientist)Essential: M.E/M. Tech having B.E/B.Tech degree or PhD  (Engg.) submitted having B.E/B.Tech degree
Desirable: Minimum Two years of work experience in Computer Applications/ Machine learning/data analytics/ Artificial intelligence/Information Technology/Data Analysis.
Post code: S-03 (Scientist)Essential: M.E/ M. Tech having B.E/B.Tech degree or Ph. D (Engg.) submitted having B.E/B.Tech degree.

Areas: Mechanical Engineering/ Mechatronics.

Desirable: Minimum two years of work experience in design and development of equipment.


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Selection Process

The selection will be done on the basis of criteria laid by duly constituted screening committee. The candidate should mention all of his qualifications and experience in the form.


CSIR CFTRI Scientist Recruitment 2020 Application Process

The candidate should follow the following steps:
1Candidates can apply online through the website  www.cftri.res.in or www.recruitment.cftri.res.in 
2The candidate should have a valid email id before applying and it should be kept active during the entire recruitment process.
3Candidates are advised to read all the instructions carefully.
4Candidates should upload a scanned image of photograph, signature (max. size 50 kb).


Application Fee:

UR/ OBCRs. 100
SC/ST/PWBD/Women /Regular CSIR employee/Abroad candidatesNil


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