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CSIR Assistant Section Officer Notification

CSIR Recruitment 2024- Overview
Organisation Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
Post Name Section Officer (SO) and Assistant Section Officer (ASO)
Vacancies coming soon!
Advt No. E-I/RC/2023/1
Category Govt Jobs
CSIR SO ASO CBT 2 Exam Date 2024 To be notified
Selection Process Stage 1, Stage 2, and Interview/ Computer Proficiency Test
Salary Section Officer: (Rs. 47,600 –Rs. 1,51,100) Assistant Section Officer: (Rs. 44,900 –1,42,400)
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CSIR Assistant Section Officer Salary and Benefits

CSIR ASO Salary Structure
Pay Level
Pay Scale
Section Officer
Group B (Gazetted) 
Pay Level-8, Cell-1
Rs. 47,600 –Rs. 1,51,100
Assistant Section Officer
Group B (Non-Gazetted)
Pay Level-7, Cell-1
Rs. 44,900 –1,42,400

CSIR Assistant Section Officer Application Fee

CSIR Recruitment 2024 Application Fee
CategoriesApplication Fee
Unreserved (UR), OBC and EWSRs. 500/-
Women/SC/ST/PwBD/Ex-Servicemen/CSIR Departmental CandidatesNil

CSIR Assistant Section Officer Age Limit

CSIR ASO Eligibility Criteria 

Age Limit

Minimum Age: 18 years

Maximum Age: 33 years

Educational Qualification

Must have completed graduation from a recognized university/institute.



Number of Attempts

Unill candidates have crossed their maximum age limit


Previous experience is not necessary

CSIR Assistant Section Office Age Relaxation

The age of the candidate must be between 18 to 33 years, according to the official notification. The relaxations in the upper age limit shall be applicable to the following category of the candidates:

S. No.


Age Relaxations


Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)

5 Years


Other Backward Classes (OBC)

3 Years


PwBD (Unreserved)

10 Years



15 Years



13 Years



3 Years after deduction of actual military service rendered from the actual age as of the closing date


CSIR Departmental Candidates

5 Years


Any Other Category

No Age Relaxation

CSIR Assistant Section Officer Educational Qualification

Educational Qualification

To be eligible for recruitment as a CSIR Section Officer, the candidate must have completed graduation from a recognized university/institute.

CSIR Assistant Section Officer Syllabus

CSIR Syllabus 2024 – Overview
Conducting BodyCouncil of Scientific and Industrial Research
Posts NameASO & SO
CSIR SO ASO Exam DateFebruary 5 to February 20, 2024
Selection ProcessStage 1 
 Stage 2
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