National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI) recruiting towards Administrative & Technical Positions - Last date : July 25, 2012

National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI) recruiting towards Administrative & Technical Positions

National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute
(Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology)
C-127, Industrial Area, S A S Nagar, Phase 8, Mohali, Punjab, India-160071
Web:, Tel: +91-172-2290100, Telefax: +91-172-4604888

Advt. No. NABI-3(2)2012-Rectt[2]

NABI Administrative & Technical Positions on Direct Selection Basis

Last date : July 25, 2012

The institute is mandated to strengthen research at the interface of agricultural biotechnology, food processing and nutritional sciences. Applications are invited from individuals with enthusiasm to develop an organisation with world class environment, the best of science, and partnerships with public and private sectors.

Permanent positions available at NABI

NABI needs staff of high calibre and potential for the following positions: -

Manager (Administration) (01 Post)
Age : 40 Years
Pay scale : (`15600 `39100) + GP `7600/- + allowances. Total at minimum of scale (approx.) Rs. 57,365
Job Description: Functioning as a Senior Administrative functionary to help Executive Director and/or other senior functionaries of the institute in setting up the administrative machinery, campus, infrastructure and facilities, and developing models for working with knowledge-based industry.
The incumbent will be expected to handle various legal and miscellaneous matters as related to the establishment of the Institute campus.

Manager (Finance) (01 Post)
Age : 40 Years
Pay : Rs. 57,365
Job Description: Functioning as a Senior Finance functionary to help Executive Director

Manager Business Development (01 Post)
Age : 40 Years
Pay : Rs. 57,365
Job Description: To catalyse, facilitate and examine technical aspects of developing partnerships with other research institute and industry
Essential Qualifications:
Ist Class M.Sc/B.Tech with MBA in biological sciences or agri-business from a reputed management

Finance Officer (01 Post)
Age : 35 Years
Pay : Rs. 49,688
Job Description: Functioning as the nodal Finance functionary for day to day finance and accounting functions besides assisting Senior Officials for sound financial management
Graduate Degree in commerce from a recognised University holding analogous post on regular basis

Institute Engineer (01 Post)
Age : 35 Years
Pay : Rs. 49,688
Job Description: Functioning as a Senior Engineering functionary to help Executive Director and/or other senior functionaries of the institute in setting up and establishment of the main campus and coordinating all engineering functions like construction, repairs, maintenance etc.
Essential Qualifications:
M.Tech with 5 years Experience/AMIE or graduate degree in Civil Engineering with 7 years experience/3 years Diploma in Engineering with 12 years experience.
Desirable: Experience as Executive Engineer or equivalent post in CPWD/MES/ other engineering departments in Government/PSU/ autonomous bodies related to Campus infrastructure planning and maintenance.

Library-Cum-Informatics Officer [01 Post (UR)]
Age : 35 Years
Pay : Rs. 49,688
Job Description: To develop, catalogue, index, search, present, manage and acquire electronic and traditional database and information.
First Class M.Tech or its equivalent from a recognised University/Institute in Computers/Information Technology
Science with two years relevant experience in Database Development, Programming and Management, software development in a University/Institution/ Research Organisation OR First Class B.Tech/BE/MCA/M.Sc

Technical Officer (Database) (01 Post)
Age : 30 Years
Pay : Rs. 26,295
Job Description:
Development and management of scientific and administrative database RDBMS, Development of ERP, Management of Networks).

MCA/B.Tech in (Electronics/IT/CS) with one year experience/B.Sc (Electronics/IT
/CS) or equivalent with 05 years’ experience.
Red Hat certification, CCNA, DBA certification, skills in database development, management and programming.

Senior Technical Assistant (STA)
(05 posts) (03-UR, 01-SC, 01-OBC)
(i) for Analytical Chemistry (02 posts)
(ii) Animal Cell Culture (01 post)
(iii) Plant tissue culture (01post)
(iv) Agronomist/Farm Manager (01 post)

Age : 30 Years
Pay : Rs. 26,295

Job Description :
For Post (i): STA will be responsible for performing mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF-TOF-MS; Triple TOF-MS; QTRAP-MS), ICP-MS, HPLC, and GC-MS based advanced technological analysis of samples, development and standardization of methodologies for fractionation, separation and identification of bio-molecules will generate data as per requirements of scientists in a timely manner, maintain machines and records.

B.Sc. in relevant discipline with 5 years’ experience or B.Tech or MSc in relevant subject from a recognised University with 1 year experience.

Library Assistant (01 Post)
Age : 28 Years
Pay : Rs.22,336
Job Description: Will be responsible for day to day working of the NABI library and to assist the Library-cum-Informatics Officer and other functionaries as per needs of NABI.
Graduate with Bachelor degree in Library Science/Information Science/IT/Docume-
-ntation or its equivalent from any recognised University/Institute.
2 years’ experience in Library/
informatics works in any Library of a reputed Research Organisation with excellent communication skills in Hindi & English.

Candidates may choose to apply for more than one post by submitting separate applications for each position

Appointment will be made initially on contract in project mode for a period of 5 years with an initial probation period of one year which may be extended at the discretion of the Competent Authority. Further continuation, if any will depend on candidate’s performance during the initial period of five years. Not applicable for candidates from Govt. Organisations/Departments who have already been confirmed in their previous positions/service.

Application fee : Rs 100

How to Apply:
The application should be submitted in the prescribed format available at our website ( or can be obtained by post from “Administrative Officer, National Agri- Food Biotechnology Institute, C-127, Phase VIII, Industrial Area, SAS Nagar, Mohali, Punjab-160071 (India)” by sending self-addressed envelope with requisite postage. Application completed in all respects, in the prescribed form accompanied by attested copies of certificates, testimonials in support of age, educational qualifications, experience, etc. along with non-refundable application fee of Rs.100/- for general and OBC category candidates (NO application fee for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/PWD candidates), by means of Demand Draft (issued by State Bank of India only) valid for at least 6 months, drawn in favour of “National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute, Mohali” payable at Phase-1Br., Mohali, should be sent to the Administrative Officer, National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute, C-127, Phase-VIII, Industrial Area, SAS Nagar, Mohali, Punjab-160071 (India) super-scribing “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF “_____________” on the envelope, so as to reach on or before 25.07.2012. Applications can also be filled online in which case a print out of the acknowledgement page should be mailed to NABI along with the requisite documents as detailed above.


Application Form (PDF Format) 

Application Form (Word Format)

Instructions for Synopsis Sheet

Synopsis Sheet (Excel Format)

Synopsis Sheet (Word Format)

Online Application Form 


Synopsis-sheet to be submitted by email: In addition to submitting the hard copy of application form, the candidate is also required to fill up his particulars in the synopsis-sheet available on NABI website in MS-WORD or EXCEL format (NOT ON PDF FORMAT), and email to as attachment with the name of the post applied for as the SUBJECT LINE. This is essential. Failure to submit the synopsis sheet or with the wrong subject line may result in rejection of the application.



Positions Available at National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute:

Positions Available at National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute: