Consultant (Academic Affairs) Position at IASST, Guwahati (Assam), India

Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology

Designation/Position- Consultant (Academic Affairs) Position

Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST), Guwahati (Assam), India invites applications for Consultant (Academic Affairs) Position from eligible and interested candidates 

About- Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST) is a premier scientific research organization in the north-east region, conceived and nurtured by the Assam Science Society in its initial years and was inaugurated by Nobel Laureate Dorothy C. Hodgkin on 3rd November 1979. Subsequently, it was supported by the state govt. as its only autonomous R&D institute till March 2009. The institute was taken over in March 2009 by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt of India as one of its autonomous R&D institutes. Temporary Scientists Position

Research/Job Area-  Any branch of Science

Location- Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST), Guwahati (Assam)


Minimum Essential Qualification and Experience:

Master’s degree in any branch of Science with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade point average followed by a Ph.D degree in science disciplines with experience in relevant field for 5 years after the Ph.D award or, 6 years’ experience from the date of Ph. D thesis submission which has to be certified from the competent authority of the University.


Candidate should have leadership qualities and requisite experience in administrative and academic matters including recruitment, establishment, conduct of examinations, maintenance of students records, award of scholarships, degree, etc., procurement/distribution of material, import procedure, stores accounting, stock verification, etc. with practical experience in the related area. It is also desirable that the candidate possesses professional experience of working in academic as well as general administration in university or institutes of higher learning and research.

Age: Age limit 62 years on the last date of submission of application. Age relaxation applicable for SC/ST/ Woman candidate as per Govt. rule. Retired employees may also apply.   

Job/Position Description-

 Applications are invited for engagement in the following position at the Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST) Garchuk, Guwahati (Assam). Eligible and interested candidates may submit the applications in the prescribed format for consideration on or before 14.03.2023.

Name of the post: Consultant (Academic Affairs)-1 position 

Pay: Consolidated payof Rs. 65,000.00 (Rupees sixty-five thousand) to Rs. 80,000.00 (Rupees eighty thousand). 

Period of Engagement: Initially for 11 months. May be extended based on requirement.

Duties and responsibilities of the post: 

The selected candidate will look after and supervise the work of the academic cell in respect of Ph.D. programme, management of grants of research scholars, PDF and other academic program scholars, admission to Ph.D. programmes, selection of summer trainees of post graduate students, hold academic committee meetings and doctoral committee meetings, act as the custodian of all records of the activities of the academic programmes, management of placement cell for scholars/trainees etc. and other duties bestowed upon from time to time. The incumbent may also perform any administrative duties when assigned for.  

Only the short listed candidates will be informed individually for appearing in the interview. No uploading of the list of shortlisted candidates for interview will be made in website. Other terms and conditions will be applicable as per Institute rules.

Selection Process and Procedure of Interview: 

Stage I: Submission of Application: 

  1. Application must be submitted in the specified format as described above. Candidates, who are regular employee in private/public/Govt. Institutions must submit application through proper channel or have to submit a “No Objection Certificate” from the current employer. However, candidates can submit an advance application so as to reach Registrar, IASST (as per mailing address) on or before the closing date i.e. 14.03.2023. In that case, the candidate has to produce the NOC at the time of interview.
  2. All self-attested testimonials pertaining to degree/diploma, age and reservation category (UR/SC/ST etc.) authentication certificates and other relevant documents must be submitted along with the application.

Stage II: Shortlisting of candidates for Interview

The process for shortlisting of candidates will consist of two tier scrutiny. Preliminarily scrutiny of applications on the advertised criteria will be carried out by a committee constituted for the purpose. Preliminary shortlisted applications shall further be scrutinized by an expert committee who will shortlist the applicants to a desired number to be called for final interview after examining their profile.

Stage III: Interview

  1. The short listed candidates will be called for interview in due course of time to be held in the institute.
  2. TA/DA will NOT be provided for attending the interview.  

How to Apply- 

Eligible candidates must apply ONLINE by submitting the online application along their curriculum vitae as per the prescribed format after going through the Institute’s website ( The scan documents of the selfattested copies of certificates and the proofs of academic attainment and experience may also be submitted. In case of difficulty in online submission of application, the soft copy of the application can be submitted through the email ID: The institute will not be held responsible for any postal delay.

Mailing Address: 

The Registrar, 

Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST),  PaschimBoragaon, Garchuk, Guwahati – 781035, Assam.

Email ID:


Last Date for Apply– 14 March 2023

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