(An Autonomous Institution, under Dept. of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India)

4th Cross Road, CIT Campus, Taramani, Chennai – 600 113


Advt  No.02-R/IMSc/2018 dated 05/01/2018


        The Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc), Chennai is a National Institute of higher learning which fosters high quality fundamental research in frontier disciplines of Mathematical Sciences.  IMSc  has intensive teaching programme with a high level quality for award of M.Sc (by Research) and Ph.D. Degree.


 Applications are invited for  filling up the following two Project positions  on consolidated  salary  from the eligible candidates who fulfill requisite qualifications/ specifications mentioned therein. The positions are   proposed to be filled under ongoing Project of the Institute purely on contract basis only and there is no scope of continuation/ regularization/ absorption under any circumstances.




Name of the Project


No. of


Selection Method

Minimum Qualifications

Consolidated Salary

Advanced Computing and Information Processing Facility

Technical Assistant [Systems-ERP]


Written test  to shortlist the candidates followed by  Interview (which include skill test) on the same day.




Direct interview (which include skill test) as explained at Note (2) below.

Essential : Candidates should have completed one of the regular basic Bachelors Degree in  Science (Physics/ Mathematics / Computer Science / IT).


Bachelors Degree in Computer Applications.


Bachelors Degree in  Commerce.


Bachelors Degree in Engineering (Computer Science / ECE / EEE / IT) from a reputed College / Institution with minimum of 60% marks in aggregate of all years / semesters.


Desirable : Completed I.T. courses covering HTML/PHP, Python, MySQL,  Experiences in programming using C/MySQL/ Perl, PHP, Python  under LINUX O/S, work exposure in ERP / Open ERP and having  background of accounting are added advantage. Candidates possess  at-least one year work experience in PHP/Python coding under LINUX O/S systems in the  LAN  environment are preferred.


Specific requirement of the candidate:


Customisation of various modules of Open ERP(ODOO) as required using Python/PHP programming skills for IMSc office automation.


IMSc is looking for bright candidates who are expected to work in the team environment to customise the various modules of Open ERP(ODOO) as required to implement the IMSc office automation. The candidate should have work experience in PHP and Python coding under Linux O/S in the LAN environment.

Rs. 20000/- pm + HRA @ 30% on consolidated Salary .


Higher salary is possible in deserving cases.






Interested  candidates are  requested  to  apply on-line using URL: portal  on or before 1700 hrs on 18/01/2018 [Thursday]


Reporting Time & Date                


0930 hrs sharp on 29/01/2018 [Monday]




Written Test

Interview [Only for those who clear the Written Test, if conducted]

Ramanujan Auditorium, IMSc

1400 hrs at Lounge, III Floor,  New Building, IMSc.

Note :

  1. 1.The applicant has to validate their submission of application  through the on-line portal as indicated above and it is mandatory. Further call letters with details will be sent by email to the shortlisted candidates. 

  2. 2.Depending on the number of candidates respond to this advertisement, the Institute will decide whether to conduct a brief objective type written test or to go with direct interview. 

  3. 3.Only those candidates who are meeting the minimum qualification & experience mentioned in the advertisement will be eligible to appear for Written test. Hence screened list of candidate will be displayed  by  us  after  verifying  their candidature on  the “careers page” of the Institute website [] on or before 22/01/2018 [Monday].  Therefore, short listed candidates only need to come and appear for Written Test on 29/01/2018 [Monday]. 

  4. 4.The  candidates whose names are displayed in the screened list should bring one copy of call letter with photo pasted on it  at  the time of reporting for Written Test/Interview. The candidates without call letters  will not be allowed to appear for Written Test or Interview under any circumstances. 




  1. 1.The  candidates applying on-line using the URL: for the above positions are requested to note the day and date of written test followed by interview shown above. 

  2. 2.The  candidates should on their own attend for written test / interview.  

  3. 3.All  those candidates who have been short listed  for the position are requested to report sharp at 0930hrs at Ramanujan Auditorium, IMSc on the date and time mentioned at Table B above. The candidates also should bring along with them all original certificates and one set of copies of all certificates as to proof of age, educational qualification, and experience etc. 

  4. 4.The  duration of the written test, if necessary,  will be tentatively for about one and half hour from 1000 hrs to 1130 hrs. 

  5. 5.The  list of successful candidates of the written test will be displayed on the notice board at about 1300 hrs or earlier at the Reception, Ground Floor, Main Building on the same day. Only those candidates who clear the written test on required skill sets to shortlist the candidates are required to appear for Interview which commences at about 1400 hrs at lounge, 3rd floor, New Building on the same day. 

  6. 6.Hard copies of applications/ resume received by hand/ post/ courier will not be considered. 


General Conditions:


  1. 1.The  prescribed qualifications are minimum and mere possession of the same does not entitle the candidate to be considered for the advertised position. The decision of the Director of this Institute in all matters will be final and no enquiry or correspondence will be entertained in this matter. 

  2. 2.Only outstation candidates belonging to SC/ ST appearing for the written test and selected for interview only will be reimbursed to and fro second class railway fare/ bus fare or actual fare incurred which ever is less by the shortest route form the station of residence/ work place to Chennai on production of tickets. 

  3. 3.Please visit “careers page” of our website for full details of advertisement and visit “Getting here” page to know location information of our Institute.