NIO Goa Recruitment 2015 for Project Assistant

National Institute of Oceanography Goa Recruitment 2015 for Project Assistant
National Institute of Oceanography Goa Recruitment 2015 for Project Assistant


Project Assistant will participate in long cruises of over a month, data processing, data analyses, sample processing and analyses.

NIO Goa Recruitment 2015 for Project Assistant details:-

 Important Dates:

Date of walk-in-interview: 26th October 2015

Job Location: Panaji

Number of Posts: 01 Post

Name of the Post: Project Assistant Applied Geology

Project Title and Code: Survey and Exploration activities under Polymetallic Nodules – GAP2175

Pay Scale: INR 16,000/- per month

Eligibility: MSC (Geology)


  • Candidate should have done M.Sc Geology/ Applied Geology or equivalent degree.
  • Desirable: Candidate should have experience in working on deep sea samples

Age Limit: 28 Years

How to Apply: Eligible candidates may attend the walk-in-interview on the due date along with their bio-data, attested copies of certificates and mark sheets in proof of qualification (SSC onwards), age, experience and testimonials. Candidates should bring a photo identity proof at the time of registration.


The National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) with its headquarters at Dona Paula, Goa, and regional centers at Kochi, Mumbai and Visakhapatnam, is one of the 38 constituent laboratories of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi. NIO was established on 1 January 1966 following the International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE) in early 1960s. The institute has grown today into a large oceanographic laboratory of international repute. The focus of research has been on observing and understanding the special oceanographic features that the North Indian basin offers. The inferences from this research have been reported in about 5000 research articles so far.

The smallest state of the country, Goa lies in the western region of India. It is covering the area of 3,702 square kilo meter, with total population of 1,457,723, out of which 7,39,140 are male and 719405 are female. The literacy rate of the state is 88.70%. It is bounded by Maharashtra to the north, Karnataka to the east and Arabian Sea to the western coast. The GDP per capita of Goa, contributes two & a half times that of the country as a whole. Goa is also a former Portuguese province. The land of Goa which is away from the coast is rich in minerals, ores and minings. It exports 60% of India’s mineral ore to Japan. Goa tourism holds 12% of foreign tourist arrivals in India. Panji is the capital city of Goa. The state usually experience tropical monsoon climate. Goan carnival and new year celebration of Goa is the major attraction for tourists. Konkani and Marathi are the two official language of the state. Goa is also known for the music “Goa Trance”. The architecture of Goa is mainly of Portuguese style. Soccer is the most popular sport of the state.

Panaji, the capital of Goa, lies on the banks of the Mandovi River estuary. Its population is 114,450, out of which 52 % are male and 48% are females. Literacy rate of Goa is 90.9%. It is spread over the area of 36 square kilometres. It is the largest city of Goa. Colorful Villas, cobbed streets and interesting buildings gives Panaji a Portuguese ambience. The main attraction of the city is Church Square and Municipal Garden.

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