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Consultant and Data Entry Operator Vacancy at Punjab State Council for Science and Technology

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The Punjab State Council for Science & Technology, set up on July 21, 1983 as autonomous society under State Department of Science & Technology started functioning effectively in 1988. It serves as State level node of Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India and think-tank of Department of Science, Technology & Environment, Govt. of Punjab.The process of establishing S&T Councils ensured integration of S&T for overall socio–economic development with special emphasis on location specific needs and research, development of appropriate technologies and their adaptation and transfer to beneficiaries. It also accelerated S&T studies/surveys, information exchange & experience sharing. DST-GOI also instituted State Science and Technology Programme to synergize the S&T ecosystem between Centre and States for overall development in the country. Currently, 28 State Councils for S&T are being supported under this programme.


Punjab State Council for Science and Technology (PSCST), which is a Scientific & Industrial Research Organization, recognized by DSIR, Govt. of India, invites applications from enthusiastic, motivated Indian nationals for the following Consultant and Data Entry Operator Vacancy posts, within 15 days from the date of publication


  • Consultant
  • Data Entry Operator


Position: Consultant
Essential Qualifications: An Indian Citizen having at least 60% marks in M.Sc. and Ph.D in
Biotechnology/Life Sciences from recognized University, R&D Institute.
Age: Should not be less than 18 years and more than 40 years as on 01.01.2021.
Job Responsibilities:
(i) Coordinate and monitor activities of Skill Vigyan Centre Punjab implemented by
Technical Partner Institutions as Below:
Student Training Programmes viz. Liaison with LSSSDC for Training of Trainers Program for concerned faculty, training Manual development, student selection, assessment, coordination for certification & placement of trained students, liaison with industry for mapping skill gaps etc.
Faculty Development Programmes viz. selection of faculty, development of comprehensive training schedule & Course Manual, selection of resource persons etc.
Entrepreneurship Development Programme viz. coordination for selection of students/aspiring entrepreneurs, facilitating institution & industrial training, preparation of DPRs, mentorship & technical support for enterprise creation etc.
Programme branding, liaison with relevant organizations including DBT-GOI, Advisory Committee Meetings etc.
(ii) High quality inputs for policy & programmes for strengthening Science Technology & Innovation Ecosystem in Punjab.

Position: Data Entry Operator Vacancy
Essential Qualifications:
(i) Bachelor Degree from recognized university.
(ii) Should have passed Punjabi of Matric Level.
(iii) Possess at least one hundred twenty hours course with hands on experience in the use of Personal Computer. OR Possess a Computer Information Technology course equivalent to ‘O’ level certificate from Department of Electronics Accreditation of Computer Course(DOEACC) of GoI.
(iv) Should have English Typing speed @35 w.p.m.
(v) Age: Should not be less than 18 years and more than 37 years as on 01.01.2021.
Job Responsibilities: The incumbent, besides the data handling, will be required to do multi tasking to hand various office operations effectively.
The selected candidates for Sr.No.1 and 2 will be initially appointed for a period of one year, which may be extended further on the basis of work and conduct.

Minimum Monthly Remuneration

  • Consultant Consolidated Salary:Rs.60,000/- per month (including all statutory liabilities).
  • Data Entry Operator Vacancy Emoluments: Rs.15,000/- per month (Consolidated)

How to Apply

The above posts are to be filled up purely on contract on consolidated salary under Department of Biotechnology, GoI sponsored project “Skill Vigyan programme” , the duration of which is 3 years. The selected candidates will be initially given appointment for a period of one year, which may be extended further on the basis of performance and work and conduct of the selected candidate, upto project tenure. The selected candidates will have no claim over other posts of PSCST.

The interested eligible candidates may apply on the prescribed performa available on our website:, along with self attested testimonials, experience certificates, if any, and demand draft worth Rs.100/- drawn in favour of Punjab State Council for Science and Technology payable at Chandigarh. The applications complete in all respect, along with testimonials, experience certificate etc. must reach this office within 15 days from the date of publication. The applications sent through e-mail will not be entertained. The name of post applied for must be super-scribed at the top of the envelope. PSCST reserves its right to reject any or all applications without assigning any reason.

A. Coloured photograph pasted on the form and signed across in full.
B. Self-Attested photocopy of 10th/12th class certificate indicating Date of Birth.
C. Self-Attested photocopies of all education qualifications certificates as well as mark sheets. Also enclose conversion formula for converting CGPA to %age related to educational qualification.
D. Self-Attested photocopy of Caste, in case of reserved category.
E. Self-Attested photocopy of experience certificates, if any.
F. All other supportive documents in support of the application.

Important Date

Application Submission Deadline within 15 days from 04.06.2021

Job Location 🇮🇳

Punjab State Council for Science & Technology, MGSIPA Complex, Sector-26, adjacent Sacred Heart School, Chandigarh, 160019

For Additional Information

Punjab State Council for Science & Technology Invites Application for the Position of Consultant and Data Entry Operator Vacancy PSCST/Admn./2021 04.06.2021


  • Government Job Opportunity in Punjab State Council for Science & Technology
  • Monthly Salary Rs.15,000/- to Rs.60,000/-
  • Job Opportunity for Biotechnology/Life Sciences / Computer Information Technology
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