C-DAC Thiruvananthapuram seeks applications for the post of Project Technician-II

Advt. No.: CDAC (T)/RCT/01/2016 dated May 04, 2016           

Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), is a Scientific Society of the Department of Information Technology under the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India. C-DAC has today emerged as a premier R&D organization in ICT&E (Information, Communications Technologies and Electronics) in the country, working on strengthening national technological capabilities in the context of global developments in the field and responding to change in the market need in selected foundation areas. C-DAC represents a unique facet working in close junction with DeitY to implement nation's policy and pragmatic interventions and initiatives in Information Technology. As an institution for high-end Research and Development (R&D), C-DAC has been at the forefront of the Information, Communications Technologies and Electronics (ICT&E) revolution, constantly building capacities in emerging/enabling technologies and innovating and leveraging its expertise, calibre and skill sets to develop and deploy products and solutions for different sectors of the economy

C-DAC's areas of expertise range from R&D work in ICT&E Technologies to Product Development, IP Generation, Technology Transfer and Deployment of Solutions. Primary Thematic or Thrust Areas addressed by C-DAC are:

  • High Performance Computing and Grid & Cloud Computing

  • Multilingual Computing & Heritage Computing

  • Professional Electronics,VLSI & Embedded Systems

  • Software Technologies including FOSS

  • Cyber Security & Cyber Forensics

  • Health Informatics

  • Education & Training

C-DAC, Thiruvananthapuram seeks applications from suitable and interested candidates for the following position .The initial term of contract is for a period of two years or co-terminus with the project whichever is earlier. However, term of contract may be considered for extension for a further period of another one year based on performance of the incumbent and requirement of the projects: -  NaMPET-II & Technology Transfer Activities in Power Eelectronics with various Industries and user agencies, Submarine Echo sounder & Echo sounder river RECEE.

Technical Posts

1.      Project Technician-II (Electrical & Mechanical) 

No of post – 09 (UR-07 & OBC-02)


Project Technician-II

Post Code


No. of Posts

07 (Seven)

Duration of the position

02 Years

Educational Qualification

Diploma in Electrical Engineering with atleast 01year post qualification work experience. 

Desirable Domain:

Diploma in Electrical Engineering with one year post qualification work experience in Industrial / R&D background

Familiarity / Proficiency

  • PCB Design & Layout

  • PCB Assembly &Soldering

  • Test, Measurement & Evaluation

  • Programming Languages

  • Documentation Tools

Monthly Consolidated Salary

₹ 14,100/- (Rupees fourteen thousand one hundred only)


Below 30 years as on 18.05.2016




Project Technician-II

Post Code


No. of Posts

02 (Two)

Duration of the position

02 Years

Educational Qualification

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering with atleast 01year  post qualification work experience. 

Desirable Domain:

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering with one year post qualification work experience in Industrial / R&D background.

Familiarity / Proficiency

  • 3D Solidworks Software

  • Modeling & 2D drafting packages

  • Mechanical design of structures and mechanisms

  • Electronic enclosure design for industrial & defence applications

  • Defence & Industrial standards.

  • Product installation at field sites including offshore sites.

  • Preparation of documents as per quality standards, ISO 9001:2008

  • Work follow up, supervision & inspection at fabrication units.

Monthly Consolidated Salary

₹ 14,100/- (Rupees fourteen thousand one hundred only)


Below 30 years as on 18.05.2016


 Note: Above mentioned positions are purely on contract basis on consolidated pay for a fixed duration and against specific approved projects.

How to apply

Candidates can apply by downloading prescribed application form which will be available till 18.05.2016 at official website of C-DAC in career section.  After filling the application form as per the enclosed format, send the same latest by May 23, 2016 to the address mentioned below.

Candidates are required to arrange for a crossed Demand Draft for Rs.250/ for male candidates and Rs.100/- for female candidates drawn on any nationalized bank  in favour of "C-DAC, Thiruvananthapuram," payable at Thiruvananthapuram. The last date for downloading application form from website and making of Demand Draft is May, 18, 2016.  The following details must be filled up on back side of Demand Draft (i) Candidate's Name, (ii) Post Code Applied for.  The candidates belonging to SC/ST/PH category are exempted from submission of application fee.

The candidates must paste passport size photograph and enclose self attested copies of certificates in proof of date of birth, educational qualifications, experience, caste & Medical fitness if claiming any relaxation under Persons with Disability along with application form as mentioned above.

Candidate should have a valid email id and mobile no. which should remain valid & active till the completion of selection process.

Incomplete and defectively filled up forms shall be rejected straightway and no subsequent correspondences will be entertained in this regard.

Candidates presently working in a Government / Semi-Government / Public Sector Undertaking / Autonomous Body funded by Government are required to bring a “No Objection Certificate” from their present employer at the time of joining.

If applicant wants to apply for more than one post then he needs to apply separately for each post “ by mentioning applied post code clearly”

Principal Technical Officer (HR)

Human Resource Department
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing
PB No 6520,


Thiruvananthapuram – 33

KERALA – PIN: 695 033



Last date for receiving application.

May 23, 2016


Date for Written test

Will be communicated by  email only

C-DAC is not responsible for postal delays, Applications received after due date will be rejected. 

Age Relaxation:

  • Applicants belonging to the reserved category SC / ST / OBC / Physically challenged / Ex-servicemen would be eligible for Relaxation according to the Government of India rules.

  • Government employees will be eligible for relaxation in age by 5 years including other age relaxations

  • C-DAC internal candidates also will be eligible for an age relaxation of 5 years including other age relaxations.

  • The cut-off date for ascertaining the age and experience will be 18-05-2016.


  • All the qualifications should be regular course(s) from AICTE/UGC approved/recognized University/Deemed University/Institutes. The courses offered by autonomous institutions should be recognized as equivalent to the relevant courses approved/recognized by Association of Indian Universities (AIU)/UGC/AICTE.
  • Wherever CGPA/OGPA or letter grade in a qualifying degree is awarded, equivalent percentage of marks should be indicated in the application form as per norms adopted by the respective University/Institute. Please also obtain a certificate to this effect from University / Institute, which shall be required at the time of selection.


Only those experiences which are relevant and acquired after the passing date of the qualification will be considered. The decision of C-DAC in this regard will be final and binding.

Screening Criteria:

In case of more applications, apart from above mentioned criteria, screening will be done based on relevant familiarity / proficiency, experience and aggregate marks secured in relevant qualifying degree. Screening committee may also evolve and adopt any other criteria(s) to shortlist the candidate.

Selection Procedure:

Selection will be based on performance in written test. The written tests will be objective type. The questions paper will contain questions from their respective branch (Mechanical / Electrical) and will also include some questions of general knowledge, reasoning aptitude & English.

General Information

  • It is the responsibility of the candidates to assess his/her own eligibility for the post for which he/she is applying in accordance with the advertisement. In case, it is found at any point of time in future during process of selection or even after appointment that candidate was not eligible as per prescribed qualification, experience etc, which could not be found at the time of selection due to whatever circumstances, his/her candidature/appointment shall be liable to be cancelled/terminated as case may be.
  • In case of ambiguity/dispute arises on account of interpretation in version other than English, English version will prevail.
  • Mere issue of call letter for test will not imply acceptance of candidature or selection for the post.
  • In case of internal candidates, please note that selected, candidates will have to resign from the existing services in order to join the post as fresh employees.
  • C-DAC reserves the right to fill up the post or increase/decrease the number of posts or even to cancel the whole or part of the process of recruitment without assigning any reasons thereof.
  • Late submitted applications, incomplete / invalid in any respect, stand automatically rejected.
  • Candidates must be in sound bodily health and ready to undergo Pre- Employment Medical Examination as per C-DAC norms.
  • Only Short-listed candidates will be allowed/called for written test. Candidates will be informed by email only and no separate communication will be sent. At the time of written test they should bring original certificates of qualifications and experience and a photocopy of the same. SC / ST / OBC candidates should submit necessary certificates of proof.
  • No TA /DA will be paid for appearing for the written test.
  • Canvassing in any form is prohibited and will result in disqualification.
  • Kindly note that we have not authorized any agent/ agency for representing C-DAC for anything related to recruitment or its processes.
  • All the posts will be filled as per the Recruitment Rules or guidelines of C-DAC.
  • The person selected for contract appointment will not have any claim or right for his/her continuity in service, regularization or automatic extension of the term of contract.
  • The number of unreserved/reserved posts advertised may vary and C-DAC reserves the right not to fill up some or all the posts advertised, if the circumstances so warrant.
  • These posts are transferable from one project to another project.
  • Candidates are advised to keep checking the website (cdac.in) for any information updates.

Principal Technical Officer (HR)

Centre for Development of Advanced Computing

Vellayambalam, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 033