Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council

(A Govt. of India Enterprise)

Set up by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India


Vacancy Ref. No: BIRAC/Vac/_01_/2014



Catalysing the growth of an Innovation Driven Biotech Enterprise…..

Would you like to be the Catalyst?


Exciting Career Opportunities at BIRAC


Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) is a Public Sector Section 25 ‘Not-for-Profit Company’ set up by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India to promote and nurture innovation research and growth of the biotech sector. BIRAC as an Interface agency serves the emerging biotech industries through gap filling interventions that facilitate high risk research, innovation and product development and also facilitates industry academia interaction. BIRAC’s focus is on empowering and enabling the biotech innovation ecosystem for affordable product development.

As a Government of India enterprise, BIRAC endeavours to bring professionalism, transparency and efficiency into its functioning while providing support to catalyse the transformation of the emerging Indian bio-economy. It has a very special and unique governance structure for successful and effective functioning.

BIRAC blends the best practices of public, private and not for profit sectors and is poised to become a cutting edge organization in the biotech sector in India. It has very carefully developed its workforce strategy that includes an enabling work environment, a work culture that is caring, fosters excellence and hires the most talented and professional workforce.

BIRAC is inviting applications from qualified, experienced and ambitious professionals for the following positions:


All positions are under a Contract of Services initially for 3 years and thereafter based on performance renewed for 4 years and then every 5 years.

A very well designed Career Growth Plan has been developed which provides opportunities for career progression within bands and levels.

The positions offer attractive emoluments on competitive basis.

For details job descriptions, qualifications and work experience please see BIRAC-doc1 enclosed here. For further details, please find enclosed BIRAC-doc2

Interested candidates should apply by at in the prescribed format

(i)  Application Proforma (enclosed BIRAC - doc3)

(ii) Education Qualifications (enclosed BIRAC-doc4)     "Copy of detailed CV may be attached"

Employees of Central / State Govts and or other CPSEs should send their applications through proper channel to the following address:

Managing Director

Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council

A-254, Defence Colony

New Delhi – 110024

Last Date for Application is 15th February, 2014

Notwithstanding anything contained herein or elsewhere; the decisions taken by BIRAC shall be binding upon all concerned.