Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) – Apply Now!

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Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) – Apply Now!

Are you passionate about social science research? Here's your chance to join the prestigious Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) in New Delhi. ICSSR is inviting applications for various positions through direct recruitment. If you have the right qualifications and experience, seize this opportunity to contribute to the field of social science research.

1. Assistant Director (Research) - 8 Positions

Educational Qualification/Eligibility:

  • A Master's degree with high second class in any Social Science discipline from a recognized University or equivalent qualification.
  • At least three years of experience in teaching, research in social science area, and/or three years' experience of research administration in a reputed organization.
  • Computer literacy is desirable.

Level in Pay Matrix: Level-10 (56100-177500)

2. Research Assistant - 14 Positions

Educational Qualification/Eligibility:

  • M.A. with at least 50% marks in any of the Social Sciences discipline.

Level in Pay Matrix: Level-6 (35400-112400)

3. Lower Division Clerk (LDC) - 13 Positions

Educational Qualification/Eligibility:

  • Higher Secondary or Equivalent.
  • Minimum typing speed of 35 w.p.m in English and 30 w.p.m. in Hindi.

Level in Pay Matrix: Level-2 (19900-63200)


  • Out of 13 vacancies of LDC, 01 (one) post is reserved for Ex-Servicemen.
  • Candidates are required to apply online through ICSSR’s website at

Important Dates:

  • Commencement of Online submission of applications: 04th January 2024
  • Last Date of Online submission: 05th February 2024
  • Date of Written Test: Will be intimated separately

Note: The advertisement published in the Employment News No. 40/13 dt. 30.12.2023, and on the website of ICSSR on 29.12.2023, is withdrawn and canceled. A fresh advertisement has been published on the website of ICSSR on 03.01.2024.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should apply online through the ICSSR website at No other means/mode of application will be accepted.

Don't miss this chance to be a part of ICSSR, a hub of social science research excellence. Apply now and embark on a rewarding career in the field of social science!