Instruction for the Candidate

Application Form

The Madras Institute of Development Studies

[An interdisciplinary Social Science Research Institute within

the framework of the ICSSR and with a research focus on development studies]


 Invites applications for two posts of JUNIOR ASSISTANT [One each for General and SC Categories].


 Essential Qualification: A Post Graduate Degree in any discipline with at least second class and with PG Diploma in the use of office software.  Ability to write letters in English and communicate orally in English.  Proficient in typing.


Experience: Proficiency in using Microsoft Office, email communication and internet with proficiency in typing.


Desirable: Work experience in office administration, should independently draft notes, letters, circulars, etc.  Knowledge of Accounting system and using Tally software, good communication skills, and stenography qualification.


Age shall be between 25 - 35 years.


Scale of Pay: Rs.5200-20200 + GP of Rs.2400 [Based of 6th Pay Commission] with allowances as per Institute's rules. 


Note :

  1. Every applicant is required to provide the names and addresses of two referees not associated with MIDS.

  2. If previously employed, a letter of good conduct and no objection from the last place of employment to be submitted.

  3. The last date for receipt of application including names of referees will be 27th November 2017.

  4. The application should be filled in the prescribed format available in the MIDS website [] or by writing to MIDS at, along with the recent curriculum vitae should be sent to "The Director, Madras Institute of Development Studies, 79, Second Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai 600 020" in a sealed envelope superscribing, "Application for the Junior Assistant" and a soft copy of the same should be sent through e-mail to


79, Second Main Road, Gandhinagar, Adyar, Chennai - 600020, Tamil Nadu, INDIA

Phone: 0091-44-2441289 2411574 24412295 24419771. Fax: 0091-44-24910872. E-mail: