Recruitment of Project Engineers and Project Assistants purely on contractual basis in CDAC Kolkata

Advt. No.: C-DAC (K)/Rectt(cons)/01/2019     dated: 28.05.2019

Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), is a Scientific Society of the Ministry of Electronics 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 MeitY 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, caliber 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
Serial No 1
Name of the Post Project Engineer
Post Code PE/ICT&S/2019/1
Group ICT& Services
No. of Positions 02 (Two)
Duration Initially for a period of 01 (one) year or co-terminus with the project whichever is earlier.
Educational Qualification
  1. 1st Class B.E/B.Tech/MCA or equivalent degree in relevant discipline Or
  2. DOEACC 'B' level with at least 1 year of post qualification work experience Or
  3. Post Graduate Degree in Computer Science/Electronics/IT/Computer Applications or relevant domain with at least 1 year of post qualification work experience
Required Knowledge and Skill Set
  • Basic Information Security (IS)/Cyber Forensics Knowledge
  • Basic Image Processing Knowledge
  • Programming skills in C/C#/Python-basics
  • Oral Communication Skill
Experience 1-2 year of post qualification experience relevant to the job description
Job Description
  • Software Development
  • Information Security (IS) Training (Co-ordination and Lecture)
Consolidated Salary (Pay Range) Rs. (31000-135000)
Higher salary within the above range may be considered based on post qualification relevant experience etc as per C-DAC norms, i.e. upto 5% extra for each year of post qualification relevant experience, subject to the maximum years of experience notified above. Annual CTC at the minimum of the salary range will be maximum of Rs 4.4 Lacs approx.
Other Terms and Conditions
Maximum Age 37 Years
Posting The place of posting will be Kolkata or any other office/project sites in India or abroad
Last date of sending applications through e-mail June 20, 2019
  Download Application Form
* Decision of Competent Authority in CDAC will be final in all aspects of recruitment.

Serial No 2
Name of the Post Project Engineer
Post Code PE/ICT&S/2019/2
Group ICT& Services
No. of Positions 02 (Two)
Duration Initially for a period of 01 (one) year or co-terminus with the project whichever is earlier.
Educational Qualification
  1. 1st Class B.E/B.Tech/MCA or equivalent degree in relevant discipline Or
  2. DOEACC 'B' level with at least 1 year of post qualification work experience Or
  3. Post Graduate Degree in Computer Science/Electronics/IT/Computer Applications or relevant domain with at least 1 year of post qualification work experience
Required Knowledge and Skill Set
  • AI/NLP Knowledge
  • Programming skills in Python, C,R
  • Basic Knowledge in Cyber Forensics/Language Technology
Experience 1-2 year of post qualification experience relevant to the job description
Job Description
  • Research and Development
  • Project Management Supports
Consolidated Salary (Pay Range) Rs. (31000-135000)
Higher salary within the above range may be considered based on post qualification relevant experience etc as per C-DAC norms, i.e. upto 5% extra for each year of post qualification relevant experience, subject to the maximum years of experience notified above. Annual CTC at the minimum of the salary range will be maximum of Rs 4.4 Lacs approx.
Other Terms and Conditions
Maximum Age 37 Years
Posting The place of posting will be Kolkata or any other office/project sites in India or abroad
Last date of sending applications through e-mail June 20, 2019
 Download Application Form
* Decision of Competent Authority in CDAC will be final in all aspects of recruitment.

Serial No 3
Name of the Post Project Engineer
Post Code PE/ICT&S/2019/3
Group ICT& Services
No. of Positions 02 (Two)
Duration Initially for a period of 01 (one) year or co-terminus with the project whichever is earlier.
Educational Qualification
  1. 1st Class B.E/B.Tech/MCA or equivalent degree in relevant discipline Or
  2. DOEACC 'B' level with at least 1 year of post qualification work experience Or
  3. Post Graduate Degree in Computer Science/Electronics/IT/Computer Applications or relevant domain with at least 1 year of post qualification work experience
Required Knowledge and Skill Set
  • Basic Image Processing Knowledge
  • Programming skill in Java/.NET
  • Basic skill in Python
Experience 1-2 year of post qualification experience relevant to the job description
Job Description
  • Research and Development
  • Project Management Supports
Consolidated Salary (Pay Range) Rs. (31000-135000)
Higher salary within the above range may be considered based on post qualification relevant experience etc as per C-DAC norms, i.e. upto 5% extra for each year of post qualification relevant experience, subject to the maximum years of experience notified above. Annual CTC at the minimum of the salary range will be maximum of Rs 4.4 Lacs approx.
Other Terms and Conditions
Maximum Age 37 Years
Posting The place of posting will be Kolkata or any other office/project sites in India or abroad
Last date of sending applications through e-mail June 20, 2019
 Download Application Form
* Decision of Competent Authority in CDAC will be final in all aspects of recruitment.

Serial No 4
Name of the Post Project Engineer
Post Code PE/ICT&S/2019/4
Group ICT& Services
No. of Positions 02 (Two)
Duration Initially for a period of 01 (one) year or co-terminus with the project whichever is earlier.
Educational Qualification
  1. 1st Class B.E/B.Tech/MCA or equivalent degree in relevant discipline Or
  2. DOEACC 'B' level with at least 1 year of post qualification work experience Or
  3. Post Graduate Degree in Computer Science/Electronics/IT/Computer Applications or relevant domain with at least 1 year of post qualification work experience
Required Knowledge and Skill Set
  • Programming skills in C/C++/PHP/Scripting Languages
  • Knowledge of Open Source Software Environment
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001-2015 Implementation
Experience 4-6 year of post qualification experience relevant to the job description
Job Description
  • Web Application Security Auditing with OWASP Vulnerability Scanning
  • Technical Documentation for Project
  • Project Management Supports
Consolidated Salary (Pay Range) Rs. (31000-135000)
Higher salary within the above range may be considered based on post qualification relevant experience etc as per C-DAC norms, i.e. upto 5% extra for each year of post qualification relevant experience, subject to the maximum years of experience notified above. Annual CTC at the minimum of the salary range will be maximum of Rs 4.4 Lacs approx.
Other Terms and Conditions
Maximum Age 37 Years
Posting The place of posting will be Kolkata or any other office/project sites in India or abroad
Last date of sending applications through e-mail June 20, 2019
 Download Application Form
* Decision of Competent Authority in CDAC will be final in all aspects of recruitment.

Serial No 5
Name of the Post Project Assistant
Post Code PA/ICT&S/2019/1
Group ICT& Services
No. of Positions 02 (Two)
Duration Initially for a period of 01 (one) year or co-terminus with the project whichever is earlier.
Educational Qualification
  1. Trade Certificate in relevant trade with NCVT/ITI with at least 9 years of Post qualification work experience Or
  2. Diploma in Engineering with at least 4 years of post-qualification work experience Or
  3. Graduate in Computer Science/Electronics/IT/Computer Applications or relevant domain with at least 4 years of post-qualification experience Or
  4. DOEACC 'A' level with at least 7 years of post-qualification experience
Required Knowledge and Skill Set
  • Technical Skills in Network Hardware and PC-Maintenance
  • Skills of cabling, Termination, Network Implementation
  • Skill of laboratory level technical supports
Experience Minimum 04 years of post-qualification experience relevant to the job description
Job Description
  • Network Hardware Handling
  • PC Hardware Maintenance
  • Operation of Video Conferencing System/Skype
  • Software/OS Installation, Patching including Virus Cleaning
Consolidated Salary (Pay Range) Rs. (19500-64500)
Higher salary within the above range may be considered based on post qualification relevant experience etc as per C-DAC norms, i.e. upto 5% extra for each year of post qualification relevant experience, subject to the maximum years of experience notified above. Annual CTC at the minimum of the salary range will be maximum of Rs 2.9 Lacs approx.
Other Terms and Conditions
Maximum Age 35 Years
Posting The place of posting will be Kolkata or any other office/project sites in India or abroad
Last date of sending applications through e-mail June 20, 2019
 Download Application Form
* Decision of Competent Authority in CDAC will be final in all aspects of recruitment.

General Terms & Conditions

Below mentioned positions are on contract for a fixed duration and against approved projects.

The positions are purely on contract basis on consolidated emoluments, initially for a period of 1 year or up to the duration of project whichever is less. However, the tenure of service may be considered for fresh contracts based on requirement of the Project and performance of the incumbents. However C-DAC reserves the right to terminate the contract even during the agreed contract period or without assigning any reason or by giving 30 days prior notice or salary in lieu thereof.

These requirements are for various projects like Development of 'JHAR-CERT' Centre for Computer Emergency Response for the Government of Jharkhand. C-DAC is executing various external & internal projects. Selected candidate may be placed or transferred from one project to another as per the requirement of projects.

  • Duration of projects also may vary as per requirements. However, based on organizational requirements, the selected employee may be assigned to other project also.

The positions are time bound, co-terminus with the Project and are purely contractual in nature for specified duration. The candidates engaged under this shall be on contract and shall not derive any right or claim to have a regular or any other post/ appointment in C-DAC.

1. Qualification:

  1. All the qualifying 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. And for such autonomous institute's course (s) submission of equivalency certificate is mandatory at the time of interview.
  2. Wherever CGPA/OGPA or letter (A, A +) 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 interview.

2. Experience:

  • Only those experiences which are relevant and acquired after the passing date of the qualifying qualification will be considered. The decision of C-DAC in this regard will be final and binding to applicants.
  • Years of experience, over and above the maximum range notified in the advertisement, will not be considered for calculating higher pay.

3. Relaxation/ Age Limit:

  • Applicants belonging to the reserved category would be eligible for relaxations according to the Government of India norms.
  • 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 cutoff date for ascertaining age, qualification and experience will be Last Date of submission of application, i.e, 20.06.2019.

4. Mode of Selection:

  1. The qualification and experience prescribed, are the minimum requirements and possession of the same does not automatically make the candidates entitled to be called for written test and / or selection processes.
  2. There will be an initial screening based on the academic records and other parameters given in the on-line application and only those screened-in candidates will be considered for further selection process.
  3. The management reserves the right to increase the minimum eligibility criteria/cut off limits, in the event of the number of applicants are more, for any post(s), at its discretion. Candidates will be selected on the basis of their academic credentials, experience profile, written test marks (if any), performance in the interview and such other selection processes/parameters, as adopted and deemed fit by management.
  4. Mere fulfillment of the mentioned qualifications etc., does not entitle a candidate to be called for written/skill test/ interview. Where number of applications received in response to an advertisement is large, it may not be convenient or possible for the Organization to call all the candidates to participate in selection process. The Organization may restrict the number of candidates to be called to participate in interview/selection process to a reasonable limit, on the basis of qualifications and experience higher than that of the minimum prescribed in the advertisement. The candidates should, therefore, furnish all the qualifications and experience possessed in the relevant field, over and above the minimum qualifications prescribed.
  5. Even after applying enhanced standrards, if the number of candidates are large, there may be written test to further screen candidates, as deemed fit by the management of C-DAC. C-DAC reserves the right to change/modify the selection process at any time, during the process. The decision of the management will be final and binding.

5. Application fees:

  1. No fees shall be payable by candidates.

6. How to apply:

  1. Before filling the online application form, Candidates should read General Terms and Conditions carefully.
  2. Candidate should read all the eligibility parameters and ensure that he/she is eligible for the post before starting to apply online.
  3. Candidate should have a valid email id and mobile no. which should remain valid & active till the completion of selection process.
  4. Candidates can apply by downloading prescribed application form which will be available at official website of C-DAC in career section [www.cdac.in]. After filling the application form as per the enclosed format, scan and email the same to hrd-kolkata@cdac.in. latest by June 20, 2019 . The hard copy of the application along with self-attested copies of certificates/mark sheet to be carried at the time of further selection process, if applicable.
  5. The candidates must paste recent 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 and bring it at the time of further selection process, if applicable along with originals of all testimonials.
  6. Candidates should specifically note that applications received through email to hrd-kolkata@cdac.in after the closing date [i.e. June 20, 2019 ] for any reason whatsoever will not be entertained.
  7. Incomplete applications (i.e. without photograph, unsigned application form) will not be entertained and will be summarily rejected and no subsequent correspondences will be entertained in this regard.
  8. 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 interview, if called for, failing which they will not be permitted to attend the interview.

7. Reservation:

  1. Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/EWS etc will be applicable as per the Govt. of India norms, as applicable to C-DAC. The reservation details for the currently available positions are as below:

  2. Position Name UR SC ST OBC Total
    Project Engineer 5 1 0 2 8
    Project Assistant 2 0 0 0 2
  3. Candidate belonging to reserved categories should produce the certificates at the time of written test / skill test / interview etc as applicable., if called for, issued by competent authority in the prescribed format as stipulated by Government of India, failing which such candidates will not be allowed to attend the interview / selection process against reserved posts and will not be allowed to claim the relaxations applicable in case of reservation.
  4. In case of candidates belonging to OBC category, certificate should specifically contain the clause that the candidate does not belong to creamy layer section.
  5. If any time limit has been prescribed for validity of any caste certificate by the Government of India, the submitted certificate should be within the stipulation. Otherwise it will not be accepted.

8. Important Notes:

  1. Candidates those who are applying for multiple posts should submit separate applications for each post.
  2. In case of ambiguity/dispute arises on account of interpretation in version other than English, English version will prevail.
  3. Apart from consolidated salary, PF, ESI, as applicable, Leave, Medical Reimbursement etc are payable to the project based employees on consolidated salary as per norms of C-DAC applicable from time to time.
  4. Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification for selection.
  5. Candidates are not required to send printout of application or any other documents in hard copy to C-DAC.
  6. Interview Call Letters, other correspondences (if any) etc. will be sent to candidates only through email to the email id provided in their online application. No hard copy will be sent.
  7. Mere issue of Interview call letter / other documents to candidate will not imply acceptance of candidature or selection for the post.
  8. In case of internal candidates, please note that the service continuity and other related matters will be subject to guidelines/norms/rules in force from time to time.
  9. All queries pertaining to recruitment including selection process should be addressed to our Recruitment Team only through hrd-kolkata@cdac.in.
  10. Kindly note that we have not authorized any agent/ agency for representing C-DAC for anything related to recruitment or its processes.
  11. Number of vacancies may increase/decrease based on requirement of C-DAC and such changes will be made by C-DAC without any notice.
  12. C-DAC reserves the right to cancel or introduce any Personal Interview/Other selection process. C-DAC also reserves the right to cancel/restrict/curtail/enlarge the recruitment process and/or the selection process without any notice and without assigning any reasons.
  13. 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, caste 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 without giving any notice.
  14. 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 reason thereof.
  15. All the posts will be filled as per the as applicable guidelines/norms/rules of C-DAC.
  16. These post are transferable to other department.
  17. The place of posting will be Kolkata or any other office/project sites in India or abroad.
  18. The candidates are advised to visit C-DAC website regularly. Notice/ information, Corrigendum, Extension etc., if any, shall be published on our website www.cdac.in only.
  19. No TA/DA shall be paid for attending written examination and/or interview.
  20. Please note that the positions/posts advertised herein do not carry any promise or provision for regularization as per extant norms. Selected candidates will have no claim whatsoever to appointment to any regular post or any other post in C-DAC.
  21. All disputes related to this recruitment exercise will be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts at Kolkata.
  22. If there is any discrepancy between the concerned C-DAC rules, guidelines etc and any matter stated in this document, the concerned C-DAC rules, guidelines etc will prevail.

8. Important Dates:

Last date of sending applications through e-mail:- June 20, 2019