Programmer (On Contract)

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Educational Qualification:

BE (CS) / Master in Computer Application (MCA) degree from recognised university with excellent / very good academic record and should have the experience of National Data Archive (NADA) platform, PHP, MySQL and Linux OS with additional skills of HTML, CSS, JavaScript/ J Query.


Minimum 3 years of experience in the desired field with relevant working experience of using Statistics software.

Preference will be given to the candidates having proven academic record as well as working experience of statistical sofwares like SPSS, STATA, ETL Dataset etc and Server technology (configuration, update, security etc.)


  1. The prescribed qualifications are the minimum and mere possession and fulfilment of the essential and desirable qualifications for a post does not entitle the candidate to be called for interview/ test.
  2. Application must be neatly typewritten on A-4 size paper in the prescribed format. The format can also be downloaded through the website
  3. One recent passport size photograph should be pasted on the top right hand corner of the application. Application without photograph will be treated as an incomplete application.
  4. Envelope containing application should be super-scribed with “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF ____________________________________________.”
  5. The candidates short-listed for interview/ test will be informed by post, e-mail as well as notified in the ICSSR’s website. The ICSSR will not be responsible for any postal delay.
  6. Original certificates should be produced only at the time of interview/test. However, self-attested photocopies of testimonials may also be attached with the application in support of candidate’s educational qualifications and experience etc.
  7. Applications received after expiry of the prescribed period and/or found to be incomplete in any manner or not submitted in prescribed format will not be entertained.
  8. The decision of the ICSSR in respect of selections shall be final and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained. Canvassing in any type from any source will disqualify the candidature of the applicant.
  9. ICSSR reserves the right to interpret all rules including wherever it is not specifically mentioned and may cancel the candidature without assigning any reason (s).
  10. The application complete in all respects must be sent to the Administrative Officer, Indian Council of Social Science Research, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, JNU Institutional Area, New Delhi – 110 067 latest by April 30, 2021.