Before proceeding to the online application, kindly go through the following instructions:

Candidates have to apply online only through the official CSIR-CFTRI website i.e. or from January 08, 2020 to February 06, 2020 on your Browser (Preferably Google Chrome). No other means/mode of application will be accepted.

(A) Pre-Requisites for applying online:
  1. Candidates should have a valid E-mail id which should be kept active till the final selection. This is essential for him/her in getting communication advice, etc. by E-mail. Candidates are also advised to keep checking their spam/junk mail box, in addition to inbox folder. No change in E-mail id will be entertained during the entire process of the recruitment.
  2. The candidate is required to keep details about bio-data/necessary details ready to enable him/her to fill up the application form correctly and to make online payment of application fee through SBI Collect, if applicable. The name of the candidate or his/her father/mother/husband etc., should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the certificates/mark sheets.
  3. Scan your Photograph, Signature, proof of date of birth, qualifying educational certificates (10th onwards), present/last employment certificate, caste certificate (if applicable), disability certificate (if applicable) and any other supporting documents.
(B) Guidelines for Scanning & Uploading the Photograph & Signature and Certificates/Documents:
Before applying online a candidate must possess a scanned image of his/her photograph, signature and other required certificates as per the specifications given below:
(I) Photograph Image:
  1. Upload jpeg or jpg file only, sized less than 50 kb (200 pixels in height and 150 pixels in width).
  2. Photograph must be a recent passport size colour picture, against a light-coloured,(preferably white) background.
  3. Look straight at the camera with a relaxed face.
  4. If you have to use flash, ensure there is no "red-eye".
  5. If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be clearly seen.
  6. Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious head wear is allowed but it must not cover your face.
(II) Signature Image:
  1. Upload jpeg or jpg file only, sized less than 50 kb (50 pixels in height and 150 pixels in width).
  2. The applicant has to sign on white paper in Black ink.
  3. The signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any other person.
  4. The Applicant's signature obtained on the attendance sheet at the time of the interview should match with the uploaded signature. In case of mismatch, the candidate may be disqualified.
Note: In case of trouble in uploading photo/signature, the candidate can make use of the crop & upload option by Clicking on Help me Upload & Resize tab in the online application.
(III) Certificates/ Documents: (File Type: PDF & Max Size: 500KB)
  1. Scanned Copy for the proof of date of birth: Upload pdf file only, sized less than 500 kb.
  2. Scanned Copy of educational qualifications (10th onwards): Upload certificate for each qualification as a separate pdf file of less than 500 kb. Upload only the passing certificate and/or the semester wise mark sheet in a single merged pdf file.
  3. Scanned Copy of experience certificate: Upload certificate for experience claimed in the application as a separate pdf of less than 500 kb.
  4. Scanned Copy of caste & Disability certificate, if applicable: Upload pdf file only, sized less than 500 kb
  5. Scanned Copy of Any other supporting documents: Upload pdf file only, sized less than 500 kb.
Please Note:
 Candidates desirous of applying for more than one post should submit separate online application form (except primary/registration details) for each post accompanied by separate documents, as applicable, and each application should be complete in all respects.
 Candidate is advised to check that uploaded photograph is clearly visible / identifiable and that all documents have been successfully uploaded and are legible.
(C) Procedure for applying Online:
  1. Candidates satisfying the conditions of eligibility are first required to visit our website > Recruitments > Regular Positions >Select the position and click on apply.
  2. The first step is "Registration". Click Apply online and proceed for registration with your basic details. On successful registration you will get a User ID and password to your registered email and mobile number. Candidates are advised to carefully note the allotted User ID and password. You may log in anytime before the closing date of the advertisement to complete the online application form using User ID and password. Click on "Forgot Password" and follow the steps to retrieve lost User ID & Password.
  3. The Online Application Form has 6 tabs

  4. Candidate should fill the correct information and will be held responsible for any typographical or other errors in data feeding. Later no request will be entertained for correction.
  5. Candidate can Login any number of times and fill information in the above mentioned pages. He/She need to save/ update the contents to preserve the filled information.
  6. After filling information in all the pages and uploading the documents, candidate can preview and verify the entire application form before finally clicking button.
  7. Please note application form details can't be changed or edited after the final submission. Please ensure that all the details are checked before clicking the OK button.
  8. Upon successful submission of Online Application Form, an "Application No." is generated. Candidates who are exempted from payment of application fee can print their application directly and others are requested to make payment through SBI COLLECT by clicking SBI COLLECT hyperlink. They will be directed to SBI payment gateway.
    1. Select option "I have read and accepted the terms and conditions stated above" and click on "Proceed" button.
    2. Select payment category and choose Application fees – Regular Appointment from the dropdown menu and proceed.
    3. Fill in the details carefully before proceeding.
    4. Enter the Applicant No., Name, post code, Email Id and Mobile No. correctly in the mandatory menu for future enquiry of payment history and proceed.
    5. Confirm the details entered in the confirmation page and continue.
    6. Select payment options from MOPS page to make payment.
  9. Note: Download e-Receipt if online payment is made; download remittance (PAP) form if branch payment is selected. Make payment at any nearest SBI branch using cash or Cheque (SBI only). Once payment is done, download e-Receipt at SBI Collect site using DU Reference No or DOB and Mobile No. combination.
  10. After payment is made, Please note the details of payment and update the payment details, upload e-Receipt in the online application for printing the Application Form (candidate can update his/her application fee details at any stage after the final submit by selecting My applications button in his/her login).
  11. Candidate has to send the "signed application form" with all required supporting documents to the Address mentioned in the advertisement.
  12. Online Application Form without hard copy of the same will be summarily rejected.
  13. Candidates shall be solely responsible for filling up the online applications correctly. In case of invalid applications due to errors committed by the applicant no claims for refund of cost of application fee so collected shall be entertained.
  14. To avoid last minute rush, candidates are advised to pay the online fee and apply online at the earliest.
CSIR-CFTRI does not assume any responsibility for the candidates not being able to submit their applications within the prescribed last day application on account of aforesaid reasons or any other reason, whatsoever.
Steps for filling the application form, please refer the Application Replica