Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine ( an autonomous institution under the aegis of Department of Biotechnology, Government of India invites applications for the post of Registrar/Chief Administrative Officer who will be assigned the responsibilities of Head (Admin & Finance). The post is in UN-RESERVED CATEGORY and therefore no relaxation in age or qualifications shall be applicable.

Position Overview:

The function of the position is of senior level support reporting to the Dean /Director of the Institute. It is essential that the incumbent is a well-organized individual with excellent communication and multi-tasking skills who thrives on diversity in an evolving professional environment. The incumbent shall be responsible for running a proactive responsive Administrative system based on the policy guidelines set up by the inStem Governing Council. The candidate should have proven ability of co-coordinating and leading a team of officers from various wings e.g. Administration, Finance & Accounts, Purchase & stores, hospitality & security of large academic or R &D institution and familiarity with Govt. institutions & General Financial Rules.

Institute for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine (inStem) along with National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) & Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP) forms the Bangalore Life Science Cluster. At an appropriate point, the incumbent may be entrusted the responsibility of overseeing the management functions of the cluster institutions.

Responsibilities include correspondence with Ministry/Department, agreements and dispute resolution, supervision of functional performance, management of contracts for outsourced services, handling matters relating to personnel management, patents & IPR, and liaison with DBT and other government and non-governmental organizations.

Qualification criteria:

  1. Essential: Graduate/Post graduate or CA/ICWA/CS/SAS with experience of 15 years of which at least 4 years should be as the Head or Dy. Head of Administration/Finance in a similar organization/Govt/large industry and should have experience in Administration/Establishment/Accounts/Finance at the institutional level.

  2. Desirable: Degree in Law, knowledge of use of personal computer and its applications and/or relevant experience of 10 years in reputed academic Institutions/R&D Centers.

Experience for Deputation: Officials of the Central Government, State Governments, Central/State Government Universities/Autonomous Institutions, Public Sector Undertakings, subject to fulfillment of the following conditions:

  1. Holding analogues post on regular basis in the parent cadre and

  2. Possessing the educational qualifications and regular service experience prescribed for direct recruits.

AGE LIMIT: Below 50 years for Direct recruitment and 56 Years for Deputation

Scale of Pay: The Post carries Grade Pay of Rs. 8700 in PB-4 (Rs. 37400-67000) (Level-13). However, the Institute reserves the right to make flexible appointment to the post by allowing appropriate grade pay in PB-3 (Level-12)depending upon the qualification & experience of the candidate found suitable.

NATURE OF APPOINTMENT: Direct recruitment/Deputation/Contract/failing which by promotion. In case of Direct Recruitment there will be probation of One (1) year.

Application Fee : The following shall be the Application Fees for candidates applying for post of Registrar/Chief Administrative Officer:





Unreserved Candidates



SC/ST/OBC/Women Candidates



Unreserved candidates from abroad with OCI Status

USD $ 30


SC/ST/OBC/Women candidates from abroad with OCI status

USD $ 20

Demand Draft: DD should be drawn on Central Bank of India in favor of Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine payable at Bangalore and to be sent along with your application.

HOW TO APPLY: Applications in the following format along with copies of all relevant certificates should be submitted in a sealed cover superscribing the post applied for on the envelope and sent to the Officer on Special Duty, Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, GKVK Post, Bellary Road, Bangalore – 560 065, within Fifteen (15) days from the date of Advertisement in the Employment News. *

Candidates already in employment in Government, Public Sector Units & Autonomous Bodies must submit No Objection Certificate (NOC) from their employer at the time of interview (if shortlisted)


1. Full Name 2. Address for Correspondence 3. Permanent Address 4. Nationality 5. Date of Birth 6. Educational Qualifications with complete details 7. Experience with complete details 8. Names, Addresses, Telephone Numbers, Fax Number and Email Address of three Professional Referees (one must be a Direct Supervisor) who have supervised work in the recent past. 9. Scale of pay and Basic pay drawn with details of allowances and total emoluments drawn 10. Any other relevant information.

The Institute at its discretion may relax the essential conditions regarding qualifications and age in case of deserving candidates with outstanding experience and proven ability.

inStem reserves the right to fill or not to fill the post advertised. Only candidates called for interview will be informed of the result and no interim correspondence shall be entertained.


Status of Position: Closed