Advertisement No.: ICTS-Notice-2019/02
Date: 10 January 2019

The International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS) of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Bengaluru, a premier research centre (an Autonomous, Grant-in-Aid Institution of the Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India and a Deemed University) invites candidates for a walk-in recruitment process for the following temporary positions.

Sr. No. Section Essential Qualification & Experience Desirable Job Requirement/ Experience
1 Admin Assistant

No. of posts - 03
  • Graduate with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • Knowledge of typing and use of personal computers and applications.
  • 1 year of experience in Administrative matters and correspondence in large and reputed organization.
  • Graduate in Science/ Engineering/ English literature.
  • Proficient in computer skills (like MS Office, Spreadsheets, Google docs etc.) and with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in oral and written communication in English.
  • Providing logistical and administrative support to all the programming activities/ faculty recruitment/ promotion procedures etc.
  • Taking care of all the aspects of financial management and correspondence of the related activities.
  • Managing and maintaining an effective filing system for the related files.
  • Preparing summary reports and maintaining relevant statistics.
  • Providing web support for the related activities.
  • Assisting in grant applications, travel plans, visa etc.
2 Purchase/ Stores

No. of posts - 02
  • Graduate with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • Knowledge of typing and use of personal computers and applications.
  • 1 year of experience in purchase & stores section in large and reputed organization.
  • Graduation degree in Commerce.
  • Knowledge of GFR, Government e-procurement, Government e-Marketplace (GeM) and other Government purchase and stores rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge and experience in ERP.
  • Knowledge of logistics and supply chain management
  • Proficient in oral and written communication in English.
  • Administering tendering process and award of work-contracts as per TIFR rules.
  • Preparing estimates for tenders, incorporation of relevant purchase terms and conditions in tenders.
  • Administering proper recording and cost-validation of the capital assets of the Centre.
  • Assisting with reconciliation of the Centre's expenditure.
  • Awarding work contracts for various services as per TIFR norms and maintaining records.
  • Maintaining a record of the capital assets and equipment, stock register of the Centre.
  • Updating the datanet about the transactionspertaining to stores.
  • Handling store issue and disposing of all types of stores items.


Other details regarding the positions are given below:

Salary: Rs. 29,500/ month (Consolidated).

Tenure: ​These are temporary, fixed tenure post. ​Initial appointment will be for six months which may be extended upto 1 year maximum depending upon the individual’s performance and the requirements of the Centre. Selected candidate will be required to join immediately.

Upper Age Limit: ​28 years (as on 1st Jan. 2019).

How to Apply: Interested candidates should report for the selection process on 25th Jan 2019 at 10:00 am with a copy of their CV and relevant original certificates stating the educational qualifications and experience along with a photocopy of these documents.

Location: ICTS campus, Hesaraghatta, Bengaluru (please report at the main reception on arrival). Candidates may use the ICTS shuttles from the IISc or NCBS campus. The bus schedule is available on the ICTS website.                                       

The Centre reserves the right to not fill this post or fill more vacancies. Canvassing in any form shall disqualify the candidate.

Administrative Officer - Establishment