Research Assistant

Posted on 22-Dec-2016 by : Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)
1-2 Lakhs

Job Summary

4 Openings
R&D/ Research & Development
Research and development
Post Graduation

Job Description

The Government of New Delhi, Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses (IDSA) has issued a notification for the recruitment of 4 Research Assistant vacancies.

Educational qualification for Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses (IDSA recruitment 2017 must be a Minimum of a Master’s Degree with a first class in social sciences and allied fields such as public policy, international relations, strategic affairs, and development studies is essential. Preference shall be given to candidates who have a background in the respective fields and have completed M.Phil. Or Ph.D. in the desired area. The application mode is Interested candidates may send in their documents by e-mail with the subject titled as “Application for the Position of Research Assistant- (Mention Name of the Centre), IDSA” to the HR Cell at Alternatively, hard copy of the application with the envelope clearly titled as “Application for the Position of Research Assistant- (Mention Name of the Centre), IDSA”

 Name of the Organization: Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses (IDSA)

Official Website:

Location: New Delhi

Total Number of Vacancies: 4

Name of the Post (Designation): Research Assistant

Educational Qualification: Master’s Degree , Ph. D

Age Limit: As on January 04, 2017
OBC: 38 years
SC: 40 years

Selection Procedure: Interview.

Pay Scale:

Non- Ph.D. holders- Rs. 13500/- (Fixed) + Allowances (HRA+ DA+ Medical Allowances) per month

Ph.D. holders- Rs 14760/- (Fixed) + Allowances (HRA+ DA+ Medical Allowances) per month

Require Documents:

Two letters of References, Caste Certificate issued by a competent authority as stipulated by Government of India in the Central List in case of SC / OBC category. Those applying under the OBC category reserved posts should also enclose a certificate of not belonging to 'CREAMY LAYER' signed by a competent authority

Imp Dates:

Last Date of application is 4th Jan 2017

Imp Venue:

Human Resource Cell

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA),


Development Enclave,

Rao Tula Ram Marg,

Delhi Cantt.,

New Delhi-110010


Roles & Responsibilities

    Professional individual with research skills and excellent communication skills, drawing upon knowledge gained from postgraduate research or professional experience (if applicable)

    Shall be associated with the respective Centre of the Institute and will contribute ideas for the enhancement of techniques or methodologies for research (at centre level) and be expected to take significant initiatives in its work, in consultation with the Centre Coordinator

Company Profile

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi, is an Indian think tank for advanced research in international relations, especially strategic and security issues, and also trains civilian and military officers of the Government of India. It is a non-partisan and autonomous body. It deals with objective research and policy relating to all aspects of defense and security. Its primary goal is creation and distribution of defence and security-related knowledge, thereby promoting both national and international security IDSA has a well-qualified multi-disciplinary research faculty drawn from academia, defence forces and the civil services, representing a diversity of views. Research at the Institute is driven by a comprehensive agenda and by the need to provide impartial analyses and policy recommendations. IDSA’s journals, monographs, briefs, and books are the principal mediums through which these analyses and policy recommendations are disseminated. In addition, the news media also carry the views of IDSA experts in the form of op-eds, interviews and participation in debates.

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