Govt Job: For Director Positions at NIPER

Last date to receive application : 30 days from the date of publication in Employment News

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Last Updated on January 14, 2024 by The Health Master

Govt Job

Govt Job: The National Institutes of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPERs) at Hyderabad (Telangana) and Hajipur (Bihar) stand as autonomous pillars of national importance, falling under the purview of the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Government of India.

Established by an Act of Parliament, these institutions hold significant sway in the pharmaceutical landscape.

In the latest National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) report for 2023, released by the Ministry of Education, NIPER Hyderabad earned the prestigious first position, while NIPER Hajipur secured an admirable 44th position under the ‘Pharmacy’ category.

The Role: Director at NIPERs

The search is on for Directors to lead both NIPER Hyderabad and NIPER Hajipur. This tenure is for a period of five years, subject to a maximum age of 70 years, on a contractual basis.

Key Responsibilities

As the institutional head, the Director will helm the charge in building and fortifying the NIPER towards realizing the objectives outlined in the NIPER Act of 1998, subject to amendments over time. These responsibilities encompass:

  • Imparting education at various levels, including undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral, and post-doctoral.
  • Spearheading cutting-edge research and development endeavors.
  • Overseeing other professional functions within the institution.
  • Assuming accountability for the delivery of outcomes specified in the NIPER Act.
Govt Pharma Pharmacist Job Opportunity
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Compensation and Remuneration

Directors can expect a fixed monthly salary of Rs. 2,25,000, in accordance with Level 17 of the 7th CPC, on a contractual basis, adhering to the prescribed rules and regulations.

Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for this role, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Educational Background: Possession of a Ph.D. and Masters in Pharmaceuticals related areas of Science and Technology.
  • Professional Experience: At least 20 years of research experience, inclusive of teaching and published work in reputable journals. Additionally, a minimum of 10 years of service as a Professor (on regular pay scale) in India or abroad, or as a Scientist in recognized Research Institutes.
  • Administrative Experience: A proven track record of leadership and administrative experience.

The Ideal Candidate

The Director of NIPERs should embody the following characteristics:

  • Innovative thinker with a keen ability to evaluate NIPER’s current position and provide a compelling vision for future growth.
  • Energetic and forward-thinking with a holistic approach towards institutional development.
  • A proponent of clear and open communication, with a penchant for developing partnerships to advance organizational goals.
  • Committed to knowledge sharing and continuous improvement, striving to enhance both individual and team capabilities.
  • A strategic thinker, making informed decisions aligned with broader goals and strategies.
  • An open-minded individual, adept at promoting diversity and fostering connections with individuals from various backgrounds and beliefs.

Age Criteria

Applicants should not exceed 60 years of age on the relevant date:

  • For NIPER Hyderabad, the reference date is 30 days from the date of publication.
  • For NIPER Hajipur, the reference date is November 1, 2023.

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit the following documents:

  1. Forwarding application expressing interest.
  2. CV (format provided on the websites of the Department of Pharmaceuticals, NIPER Hyderabad, and NIPER Hajipur).
  3. Self-attested documents supporting claims of eligibility qualifications, achievements, etc. (hard copy).
  4. Two separate documents detailing (i) Vision for NIPERs & (ii) Justification of candidature.
  5. Preference(s) for NIPERs to be considered.

For In-Service Candidates

In-service candidates must route their applications through the proper channel, accompanied by a vigilance clearance certificate from the competent authority. The advance copy should reach before the last date of receipt.


Directors of CSIR, DBT, DST Institutions, and Chancellors/Vice-Chancellors of Central Universities and National Institutions with a background in pharmaceutical science may submit nominations to the Chairperson, Search cum Selection Committee at, with the caption “Nomination of candidate for the post of Director NIPER- Hyderabad and/or Director, NIPER- Hajipur”.

Selection Process

The Search cum Selection Committee will evaluate applications and nominations according to a prescribed procedure, including scrutiny, shortlisting, and interviews. Not more than three candidates will be recommended in order of merit. The Director will be appointed with the approval of the Visitor (Hon’ble President of India) as per provisions of the NIPER Act.

Important Dates

The last date for receiving applications is 30 days from the date of publication in Employment News.

Submission Details

Applications must reach by hard copy through speed/registered post and electronically to An email copy is mandatory. Postal copies should be sent to:

The Deputy Secretary (NIPER) Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Room No. 403 B Wing, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi – 110001.

Last date to receive application : 30 days from the date of publication in Employment News

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