NIF Innovation Associates Recruitment 2017 Application Form

By | September 16, 2017

NIF Innovation Associates Recruitment 2017 Apply for 81 Innovation Fellow, Finance & Administration Manager Posts:

NIF Innovation Associates Recruitment 2017 is issued by National Innovation Foundation of India. Candidates who have Master’s Degree plus Experience in relevant field, are eligible to apply offline for Innovation Associates/Fellows and Finance & Administration Manager. National Innovation Foundation desires to recruit candidates with Doctorate Degree for filling up 81 vacant posts in 2017.

NIF Innovation Associates Recruitment 2017

National Innovation Foundation invites highly qualified candidates through Prescribed Application Form for NIF Innovation Associates Recruitment 2017. Interested candidates can download Application Form by visiting official website at Candidates are required to fill up the Application Form and send it to National Innovation Foundation Address at Gandhinagar.

Candidates have to submit NIF Innovation Associates/Fellows Application Form on or before 15th October 2017. Because National Innovation Foundation will not consider any application received after the Closing Date. Moreover, NIF India is not responsible for any delay of Application Form caused by Postal Department. Therefore candidates must send their Application Form to NIF Address before 10 days of Last Date.

NIF Innovation Associates Recruitment 2017 Notification

Name of Authority National Innovation Foundation (NIF) India
Official Website
Name of Recruitment NIF Innovation Associates Recruitment 2017
Name of Posts Innovation Associates/Fellows

Finance and Administration Manager

Total Number of Vacancies 81 Posts
Job Category Government Job
Job Type Contractual Basis
Job Location As per decision of NIF India
Department to Work As per instructions of NIF Selection Board at the time of appointment.
Mode of Application Offline Mode Only
Application Form Download at
Last Date to Apply Offline 15th October 2017

Post wise Vacancy Details:

  1. Innovation Associates/Innovation Fellows: 75 posts
  2. Finance and Administration Manager: 06 posts

Age Limit:

Candidate’s Age must not exceed 35 Years.

Candidates of SC, ST, OBC, PH/PWD and Other Special Categories are eligible to get Relaxation in Upper Age Limit as per Central Government Rules.

Educational Qualification for NIF Innovation Associates Recruitment 2017:

Innovation Associates/Innovation Fellows

  • Candidate must have obtained First Class Master’s Degree in Agriculture, Life Science (Botany, Plant taxonomy, Ethno botany, Microbiology, Medical Science (Ayurvedic, Allopathic), Natural Product Chemistry, Veterinary Science, Product and Industrial Design, Business Development/Entrepreneurship Development, Mass Communication, Journalism, Graphic Designing, Engineering (Mechanical, Agriculture, Electronics, Production) or Intellectual Property Rights.
  • Minimum Three Years’ Experience in relevant area.

Finance and Administration Manager

  • Candidate must have passed CA /ICWA /CFA or Post Graduate in Commerce, Finance and accounts, Human Resource Management, Public administration, Communication or other related subjects.
  • Three Years’ Experience in handling the Administration, Finance, Store and Purchase.

Desirable Qualification:

Innovation Associates/Innovation Fellows

  • Candidate should have Doctorate Degree and Experience in relevant area at reputed institution.

Finance and Administration Manager

  • Candidate should have Work Experience at reputed institutions.

Application Fee & Exam Fee:

Kindly refer Official Notification.

Selection Process:

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their Academic & Professional Qualification, Work Experience and Interview.

Candidates will be appointed for a Contractual Period of Three Years.

Pay Scale (Salary Details):

After appoint at National Innovation Foundation, candidates will be paid Salary as follows_

  • Finance, Administration and Innovation Associates: Rs.30000/- per month
  • Manager: Rs.50000/- per month
  • Innovation Fellows: Rs.60000/- per month

NIF Innovation Associates Recruitment 2017 is a Contractual Recruitment. National Innovation Foundation of India may publish Merit List of Candidates Selected for Interview Programme. NIF India will hold Document Verification at the time of Interview. After submitting Application Form, candidates should keep in touch with official website at to get updates on NIF Innovation Associates/Fellows Interview Dates.

How to Apply Offline for NIF Innovation Associates Recruitment 2017

  1. Log on to official website at
  2. Select Advertisement 04/2017 link or directly visit
  3. Read the Official Notification carefully to know Recruitment Procedure.
  4. Then click on Application Form link to download it as PDF or DOC.
  5. Take printout of Application Form and fill it up with necessary details.
  6. Paste your recent passport size Photo on upper right of the Form.
  7. Attach necessary documents and certificates with Application Form.
  8. Also attach Two Reference Letters.
  9. Send the Application Form with Enclosures to NIF Address by Registered Post or Speed Post.


The Director,

National Innovation Foundation-India,

Grambharti, Amrapur,

Gandhinagar Mahudi Road,

Gandhinagar, Gujarat – 382650

Important Dates:

Starting Date for Application Submission: Already Started

Last Date for Receipt/Submission of Application: 15th October 2017

Click to Read/View Official Notification

Click Here to Download Application Form for NIF Innovation Associates Recruitment 2017

For more information about NIF Innovation Associates Recruitment 2017 Advertisement released for 81 Innovation Associates/Fellows and Finance & Administration Managers, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Selection Procedure etc., kindly refer Detailed Notification and visit official website at

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