Notification for Director General in Central Council for Research in Siddha

Recruitment For Director General: Applications are invited in the prescribed format for filling up of one post of Director General in the Central Council for Research in Siddha (CCRS), Chennai, an autonomous research organization under the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India in the Pay Band- 4 of Rs.37400-67000 with Grade Pay of Rs. 10000/- + NPA and other usual allowances, admissible as per Central Government Rules, by deputation/short term contract for a tenure of 5 years or till the incumbent attains the age of superannuation, whichever is earlier.

Recruitment For CCRS : The CCRS is an apex body in India for formulation, co-ordination, development and promotion of research in Siddha. The Council carries out its activities and functions under its direct control through a network of seven Research institutes/Units in five states/ UTs namely, Tamil Nadu (Chennai, Mettur Dam & Palayamkottai), Puducherry (Puducherry), Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram), NCT of Delhi (New Delhi) and Karnataka (Bangaluru). We are looking for a dynamic bright researcher who has achieved excellence and is dedicated to the cause of research in Siddha.

Age limit, Educational Qualifications and Experience required for the post are as under:- Officers of the Central/ State Government/ Autonomous Bodies/ Research Institutions/ Public Sector undertakings/ Semi- Government/ Statutory or Autonomous Organizations funded by the Government with: A. Essential qualifications:- 1. PG Degree in Siddha included in the 2nd Schedule of Indian Medicine Central Council Act, 1970 2. Enrolment in the Central/ State Register of Indian Medicine. 3. 18 years experience in a Group ‘A’ level post having:

(i) a minimum three years’ regular service in a post in PB-4 with GP of Rs.8700/- or equivalent/ corresponding pay scale as applicable to the post. OR

(ii) eight years’ regular service in a post in PB-3 with GP of Rs.7600/- or equivalent/ corresponding pay scale as applicable to the post. B.

Desirable qualifications:

1. Adequate experience in teaching and/or research in Central/ State Government/ Autonomous Bodies.

2. Administrative experience in a responsible post in Central/ State Government/ Autonomous Bodies.

3. Ph.D qualification in Siddha Note:

(i) Professional experience means the experience obtained after enrolment in the Central Register of Indian Medicine/ State Register of Indian Medicine.

(ii) Age not exceeding 56 years as on the last date of submission of application.

4 . Organizational Setup and other details about CCRS, Chennai is available at Council’s website The eligible and interested candidates may send their application in the prescribed format through proper channel so as to reach the undersigned within a period of six weeks from the date of publication of the advertisement in the Employment News. While forwarding the application, it may be ensured by the sponsoring authority that the particulars of the candidates are verified and he fulfills the prescribed eligibility criteria.

5. Application form can also be obtained from Research Desk, Room No. 7, Ground floor, B-Block, GPO Complex, AYUSH Bhawan, Behind INA Market, New Delhi – 110 023 by request in person or through post or can be down-loaded from this Ministry’s Website:

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