ADVT: No: PUNE/PE,PO & PA/04/2017

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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:

C-DAC Invites online applications for the post of Project Engineers, Project Officers & Project Associate on contract in consolidated salary basis for IAF project.

General Terms & Conditions:

Below mentioned positions are on contract for a fixed duration and against approved project mentioned above. Number of posts advertised may vary as per the C-DAC's requirements. Further, C-DAC also reserves the right not to fill any of the post/ advertised position

The positions are purely on contract basis on consolidated emoluments, initially for a period of 2 years or up to the duration of project. Term of contract may be considered for extension for a further period, based on performance of the employee & requirement and duration of project. The said positions shall co-terminus with the project. However, C-DAC reserve right to end the contract period even before expiry of 2 years without assigning any reason, after giving one month notice

As C-DAC is executing various external & internal projects, hence selected candidate may be assigned additional / alternative work in addition to the project as per the requirement C-DAC.

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

1. Relaxation/ Age Limit:

  1. Applicants belonging to the reserved category (SC/ST/OBC) / physically challenged/Ex-servicemen would be eligible for relaxations according to the Government of India norms.
  2. Government employees will be eligible for relaxation in age by 5 years including other age relaxations.
  3. The cut-off date for ascertaining the age and experience will be Last Date of submission of Application: i.e. January 01, 2018.

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.

Years of experience, over and above the maximum range notified in the advertisement, will not be considered for calculating higher pay.

3. Selection Process for online applications: Mode of Selection:

If applications are received in large number there will be written test on Domain Knowledge or on specific subject/ skill set /disciplines or as deemed fit by the management. C-DAC's Management reserves the right to change/modify the selection process at any time, during the process, at its discretion. The decision of the management will be final and binding.

  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 below 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.

4. 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.
  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.

5. 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. Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification for selection.
  4. Candidates are not required to send printout of application or any other documents in hard copy to C-DAC.
  5. 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.
  6. Mere issue of Interview call letter will not imply acceptance of candidature or selection for the post.
  7. In case of internal candidates, please note that the finally selected candidates will have to resign from the services and join the post as fresh employees.
  8. All queries pertaining to recruitment including selection process should be addressed to our Recruitment Team only through
  9. Kindly note that we have not authorized any agent/ agency for representing C-DAC for anything related to recruitment or its processes.
  10. Number of vacancies may increase/decrease based on as per the requirement of C-DAC and such changes will be made by C-DAC without any notice.
  11. 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.
  12. It is the responsibility of the candidate 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 without giving any notice.
  13. 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.
  14. All the posts will be filled as per the as applicable Recruitment Rules or guidelines of C-DAC
  15. Services of the candidates may also be availed as per the requirement of C-DAC.

6. How to apply:

7. Reservation:

Position Name UR SC ST OBC Total Positions
Project Engineer 8 1 0 2 11
Project Officer 8 1 0 2 11
Project Associates 8 1 0 2 11

Closing date for applying online: The last date for online submission of application is (upto 1800 hrs.).


A Commencement of on-line Registration of application by candidates : December 19, 2017
B Last date for on-line registration of application by candidates : January 01 , 2018
C Interview date Will be communicated by email only


Sr. No. Name of Post No. of positions  
1 Project Engineer 11

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2 Project Officer 11

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3 Project Associates 11

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