Advertisement No.CPRI/01/2016


  1. The number of vacancies may increase or decrease for filling up, as per requirement. Number of vacancies indicated is subject to change at the time of selection depending upon the circumstances and reservation may also vary. CPRI reserves right to post the candidates on appointment in any of its offices located anywhere in India.
  2. CPRI reserves the right to change (cancel/modify/add) any of the criteria, method of selection and allotment with or without assigning any reason.
  3. The candidates presently employed with Central/State Govt./Quasi Govt. offices/Public Sector Undertaking will be required to produce No Objection certificate from the employer at the time of Skill Test/Interview, wherever applicable.
  4. Candidates will have to produce all relevant original documents in proof of details furnished in their applications submitted online before appearing of Interview/Skill Test as applicable for the said posts.
  5. No TA will be paid for attending the Interview/Skill Test/Written Test as applicable.
  6. The last date for receipt of online applications is 29.2.2016. The candidates are advised to submit well in advance without waiting for the closing date.
  7. The last date for receipt of online applications is 29.2.2016. The candidates are advised to submit well in advance without waiting for the closing date.
  8. Candidates are required to upload the following documents along with the application form in pdf format only having size in between 1kb to 1mb.
    a) Copy of Secondary School Certificate indicating Date of Birth
    b) Copy of certificate in Prescribed format issued by the Appropriate Authority, belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD
    c) No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the employer, if employed
    d) Candidate’s photo and signature. The Photograph/Signature image should be in .jpg/.jpeg format only having size in between 1kb to 500kb
  9. Exservice men content to be verified and given to CPRI.
  10. Employment in the institute carries with it all India transfer liability and presently CPRI has its units at Bangalore, Bhopal, Noida, Hyderabad, Nagpur, Kolkata, Guwahati and NHTPL-Bina(MP).
  1. Candidates possessing the essential qualifications; experience and age limit shall only be eligible for the posts.
  2. Eligible and short-listed candidates will be called for Examination and/or Skill Test/Interview, as the case may be, at Bangalore or any place where CPRI Units are situated, as may be decided by CPRI, at their own expense.
  3. CPRI reserves right to short-list the candidates, as per the requirement of the Institute.
  4. Schedule of skill test/written examination/Interview will be displayed on CPRI web site www.cpri.in .
    1) The address of venue, time and date of Examination and/or skill test/interview will be informed to the short-listed candidates in the call letter.
  5. The call letters for Examination and/or skill test/interview shall be sent only through email at the given registered email ID of the candidate.
  6. The candidate should have a valid personal email ID, which should be kept active upto the completion of recruitment process. Under no circumstances, a candidate should share with/mention e-mail ID to/of any other person. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/she should create his/her new e-mail ID before applying on-line and must maintain that email account.
  7. The candidates will be selected on the basis of merit, subject to qualifying in Skill Test/Interview/Written Test as the case may be.
  8. Candidates should regularly check with authorized CPRI website www.cpri.in and their registered email ID for details and updates.


  1. In case the candidates are obtaining grades in the final Bachelor’s Degree/Master’s Degree, their grades should be equivalent to the required percentage.
  2. Departmental candidates serving in CPRI who fulfill the eligibility criteria will not require separate permission and can apply directly.
  3. All the educational qualifications mentioned should be from a University/Institution/Board recognized by GOI/approved by Govt. Regulatory Bodies and the result should have been declared on or before 6.2.2016. Proper document from board/University for having declared the result on or before 6.2.2016 has to be submitted at the time of interview. The date of passing the examination which is reckoned for eligibility will be the date of passing as appearing on the Marksheet/Provisional certificate.
  4. Candidate should indicate the percentage obtained in Graduation calculated to the nearest two decimals in the online application. Where CGPA/OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage and indicate the same in online application. The fraction of percentage will be ignored i.e.59.99% will be treated as less than 60%.
  5. Calculation of Percentage: The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all semester(s)/year(s) by aggregate of maximum marks in all the subjects irrespective of honours/optional/additional optional subject, if any. This will be applicable for those Universities also where Class/Grade is decided on basis of Honours/optional subject marks only.
  6. Multiple applications for the same post will be summarily rejected. Candidates applying for more than one post are required to submit separate application for each post with the prescribed application fee.
  7. In case of dual qualifications/specializations candidates have to necessarily produce proof at the time of interview/Skill Test wherever applicable as also at the time of recruitment that their major specialization confirms to the requisite eligibility prescribed for the post.
  8. Candidates have to produce in original the photo identity proof and submit photocopy of the photo identity proof along with Examination call letter as well as the Interview Call letter while attending the examination/interview respectively, without which they will not be allowed to attend the examination/interview. Candidates must note that the name as appearing on the call letter (provided during the process of registration) should exactly match the name as appearing on the photo identity proof. Female candidates who have changed first/last/middle name post marriage must ensure the same. If there is any mismatch between the name indicated in the Call Letter and Photo Identity Proof the candidate will not be allowed to appear for the examination.
  9. CPRI shall not be responsible if the information/intimations do not reach candidates in case of change in the mobile number, email address, technical fault or otherwise beyond the control of CPRI. Candidates are advised to keep a close watch of the CPRI website www.cpri.in for latest updates.
  10. Other detailed information regarding the Online exam will be given in an Information Handout which will be made available for the candidates to download along with the call letters from the CPRI website
  11. Any representation/recommendation for recruitment or canvasing in any form will make the candidature of the candidate liable for disqualification
  12. Online applications once registered will not be allowed to be withdrawn and/or the application fee/intimation charges once paid will not be refunded nor be held in reserve for any other examination.
  13. The Appointing Authority may in exceptional cases relax any of the eligibility conditions.
  14. Candidates are advised that they should not furnish any particulars that are false, tampered with or fabricated and should not suppress any material information while submitting online application. If found guilty of misconduct/impersonation/canvassing/use of unfair means will be disqualified/debarred from the examination for which he/she is a candidate or terminated from service, without any liability on the part of CPRI, if he/she has already joined CPRI.
  15. The venue address, post applied for, date and time for examination and interview shall be intimated in the respective Call Letters
  16. A candidate who has registered successfully should download his/her call letter from the CPRI website www.cpri.in by entering his/her details i.e. Registration Number and Password/Date of Birth. No hard copy of the call letter/Information Handout will be sent by post/courier.
  17. The details of rules and regulations, bye-laws, Working Rule No.1 and 2 of CPRI which covers recruitment, promotion, etc., for all cadres are available in the Bye-laws uploaded in CPRI’s website www.cpri.in.
  18. The candidates claiming age relaxation would be required to produce the following documentary evidence at the time of Skill test/Interview and at any subsequent stage of the recruitment process as required by CPRI:
    1. SC/ST/OBC certificate (in prescribed format annexed)
    2. Proof of Ex-serviceman.
    3. In case of Widow, the death certificate of her husband together with affidavit that she has not remarried since. In case of divorced Women and women judicially separated from their husbands, a copy of the judgment /decree of the appropriate Court to prove the fact of divorce or the judicial separation as the case may be with an affidavit in respect of divorced women that they have not remarried since.
    4. For persons with Disabilities – authorized certifying authority will be the Medical Board at the District level consisting of Chief Medical Officer, Sub-Divisional Medical Officer in the District and an Orthopaedic Surgeon.
  19. Probation for all the posts will be initially for a period of 2 years. All the posts carry service benefits of NPS contribution/Leave/LTC/Medical benefits and allowances as per Government of India norms. Promotional avenues to higher posts are available for technical posts. Modified Assured Career Progression Scheme is also available to all Non-Technical posts.
  1. The application fees of Rs.800/-will be payable for post of Engineering Officer Grade-1 and Grade-2 and application fees for the post of Engineering Officer Grade 1, Engineering Assistant Grade-2 and Engineering Assistant Grade-1 , Technical Grade 2, Technician Grade 1, Assistant Librarian, Assistant Grade II and Grade III is Rs.500/- which is payable only by General and OBC Category candidates. No fee would be paid by SCs/STs/PWDs/Women and CPRI Departmental candidates.

    For successful transaction of the fees, don’t close the web page or press any key on keyboard/ mouse, until the web page display “Transaction is successful” message. If your internet connection is slow or browser is closed due to any reason while making payment, re-login and verify the payment status before making payment again.

  2. The payment of the application fee is to be made through on-line system only.
  3. Payment may be made through Payment Gateway by using Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking. The printout of the online receipt/Registration slip may be retained by the candidates for proof of payment made.
  4. Applications without the prescribed fee would not be considered and summarily rejected. No representation against such rejection would be entertained.
  5. Fees would be payable during 23 days of online registration of the applications and shall be non-refundable.
  6. Ex-servicemen are exempted from payment of fee only for Group C posts.
  7. Payment Gateway/Bank Transaction charges, if any, incurred for Online payment of application fees/intimation charges, will have to be borne by the candidate himself/herself.
  8. A candidate who has registered successfully should download his/her call letter from the CPRI website www.cpri.in by entering his/her details i.e. Registration Number and Password/Date of Birth. No hard copy of the call letter/Information Handout will be sent by post/courier.
  9. No interim inquiries by phone/email, etc. will be entertained
1 Engineering Officer Gr.3 40 Years
2 Engineering Officer Gr.2 ,Engineering Assistant Gr.2 35 Years
3 Engineering Officer Gr.1 ,Engineering Assistant Gr.1,Technician Gr.2,Assistant Librarian,
Assistant Gr.II,Assistant Gr.III
30 Years
Technician Gr.1
28 Years

The maximum age limit is the age as on the last date of registration of on-line applicants. Relaxation in upper age limit, for SC/ST/OBC/PWD/Ex-Servicemen/Persons who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1.1.1980 to 31.12.1989 for Widows, Divorced Women and Women judicially separated from Husbands who are not re-married, shall be as per central govt. norms. The upper age limit for Departmental candidates serving in CPRI is 5 years over and above the maximum age limit prescribed for the said posts under each category (5 years for Group A and B posts and 10 years for Group C posts).

1 Engineering Officer Gr.3,Engineering Officer Gr.2 Rs 800.00
2 Engineering Officer Gr.1,Engineering Assistant Gr.2,Engineering Assistant Gr.1,Technician Gr.2,
Technician Gr.1,Assistant Librarian,Assistant Gr.II,Assistant Gr.III
Rs 500.00
1 Online Registration commencement date 6th Feb 2016(9.00 AM)
2 Online Registration Last date 29th Feb 2016(5.00 PM)
3 Application fee payment online 6th Feb 2016(9.00 AM)-29th Feb 2016(5 PM)

Format OBC Caste Certificate

2 Format SC/ST Caste Certificate
3 Format PWD Certificate

Scanned Copy of OBC Certificate

5 Scanned Copy of PWD SC/ST Certificate
6 How to Apply

Registration Is Closed.

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