Central Council for Research

The Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) is an autonomous body

under the Ministry of AYUSH. The Council carries out its activities and functions through its network

of 31 Institutes. The Headquarters of the Council is situated in Delhi at the above address. There is

an attractive performance based time bound in-situ promotion scheme for “Group-A” Medical

Doctors and Non-medical Scientists of this Council besides vacancy based promotions. Other Group

“B” and “C” are also entitled for vacancy based promotions and MACP benefits

(A). In the above-mentioned Group “B” Posts, 5 Posts (1 post of ARO-Chemistry and 2 posts each of AROPharmacology & Staff Nurse) are reserved for Persons with Disabilities (PWD).

Break up of vacancies reserved for various categories of PWD is as follows:

(i)Reserved for Blindness & Low Vision – 2 Posts; 

(ii) Reserved for Deaf and hard of Hearing – 1 Post; 

(iii)Locomotor disabilities including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims, muscular dystrophy – 1 Post; (iv) Multiple disability amongst the persons in the above mentioned categories of (i), (ii) & (iii) including, autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness – 1 Post.

The functional classification for Assistant Research Officers will be OA (One Arm), OL (One Leg), B (Blind), LV (Low Vision) and HH (Hearing Impaired). The physical requirements will be S-Sitting, RW-Reading & writing, BN-Bending, MF-Manipulation of fingers, SE-Seeing and ST-Standing; and

The functional classification for Staff Nurse will be OL (One Leg) and their physical requirement will be SSitting, ST-Standing, W-Walking, BN-bending, MF-Manipulation of Fingers, RW-Reading & Writing, SESeeing, H-Hearing and C-Communication. 

(A) In the above-mentioned Group “C” Posts, 6 Posts (1 post each of RA-Bio-chemistry, RA-Botany, RAChemistry, RA-Curator, RA-Pharmacy & Lib Info Asstt) are reserved for Persons With Disabilities (PWD). Break up of vacancies reserved for various categories of PWD is as follows:

(i)Reserved for Blindness & Low Vision – 2 Posts; 

(ii) Locomotor disabilities including cerebral palsy,

leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims, muscular dystrophy – 2 Posts; (iii) Multiple disability

amongst the persons in the above mentioned categories of (i) & (ii) and Deaf & Hard of Hearing and

autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness – 2 Posts.

The functional classification for Research Assistants will be OA(One Arm), OL (One Leg), B (Blind), LV (Low Vision) and HH (Hearing Impaired). The physical requirements will be S-Sitting, ST-Standing, W-Walking, RW-Reading & writing, SE-Seeing and C-Communication.

The functional classification for Library & Information Assistant will be OA (One Arm), OL (One Leg), OAL (One Arm & One Leg), BL (Both Legs) and HH(Hearing Impaired). The physical requirement will be S-Sitting, ST-Standing, W-Walking, BN-Bending, L-Lifting, MF-Manipulation of Fingers, SE-Seeing, RW- Reading & Writing and C-Communication.

The functional classification for Stats Assistant will be OL (One Leg), BL (Both Leg), B (Blind), LV (Low Vision) and HH (Hearing Impaired). The physical requirement will be S-Sitting, ST-Standing, W-Walking, RWReading & Writing, MF-Manipulation of Fingers, SE-Seeing and C-Communication.

The functional classicisation for Translator (Hindi Assistant) will be OA (One Arm), OL (One Leg), OAL (One Arm & One Leg), BL (Both Legs), B (Blind), LV (Low Vision) and Hearing Impaired. The physical requirement is S-Sitting, SE- Seeing and RW-Reading & Writing

3 CONCESSIONS/RELAXATIONS

3.1 The candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD/EWS category and Female candidates applying for

any of the Group “A”, “B” & “C” posts are exempted from payment of application fee.

However, candidates belonging to these categories have to indicate their SC/ST/PWD/EWS

category in the application form.

3.2 Reservation of posts for Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Economically Weaker

Sections (EWS), Other Backward Castes –Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL) and Persons with

Benched Marked Disability (PWD) are as per Government of India Directives.

3.3 Maximum age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC & ST candidates, 3 years for OBC-NCL

candidates as applicable and 10 years for PWD(UR), 13 years for PWD(OBC-NCL) and 15

years for OBC-SC/ST) candidates, as applicable.

3.4 The reserved category candidates are required to submit original caste certificate in 

prescribed format of the Government of India, issued by the competent authority at the

time of document verification, in support of their claim.

3.5 The age relaxation for reserved category candidates shall be admissible only in case of

vacancies reserved for such categories. The reserved category candidates, who apply against

unreserved post, are not entitled for any age relaxation. However, the applicants belonging

to Persons with Benchmarked Disability (PWD) category shall be entitled to get age

relaxation as admissible to them irrespective of the fact whether the post(s) is/are reserved

for PWD or otherwise.

3.6 Central Government Civilian Employees claiming age relaxation should be in possession of a

certificate in the prescribed format from their office in respect of the length of continuous

service which should be not less than three years immediately preceding the closing date for

receipt of application. They should continue to have the status of Central Government

civilian employees from the date of application till the time of appointment, in the event of

their selection.

3.7 The certificate pertaining to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/Other Backward

Class/PWD/EWS, etc., must be in the format prescribed by the Department of Personnel &

Training, Government of India and must have been issued by the prescribed authority.

3.8 Only such PWD persons would be eligible for reservation in services/posts who suffer from

not less than 40 per cent (Forty per cent) of relevant disability. A person who wants to avail

of benefit of reservation would have to submit a Disability Certificate issued by a competent

authority. The Certificate for PWD must indicate the percentage of disability.

3.9 The PWD candidates with disabilities of forty percent (40%) or above can avail the assistance

of a scribe, if so desired, as per the stipulations of Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment,

Deptt of Disability Affairs OM No 16-110/2003-DD-III dated 26 February, 2013, in the written

examination subject to such a request being made in the application form. In this connection

Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment OM NO 34-02/2015-DD-III(Pt) dated 01 January,

2019 as circulated for compliance by Ministry of AYUSH vide OM No X-18030/8/2019-CDN

PP&C dated 25 January, 2019 may be referred. Question Papers and Answer Sheets will not

be provided in Braille. One eyed candidates and partially blind candidates who are able to

read the normal Question Paper set for all the candidates with or without magnifying glass

and who wish to write/indicate the answer with the help of Magnifying Glass will be allowed

to use the Magnifying Glass in the Examination Hall and will not be entitled to a Scribe. Such

candidates will have to bring their own magnifying glass to the Examination Hall.

3.10 The Certificate for Backward Class must clearly indicate that the candidate does not belong

to the persons/sections (Creamy Layer) mentioned in column 3 of Schedule to the

Government of India, Department of Personnel & Training O.M. No.36012/22/93-Estt.(SCT)

dated 8/9/93 as amended from time to time. OBC certificate in the non-creamy layer status

should have been obtained within 3 years before the closing date for receipt of application.

Further, the candidates belonging to OBC will also be required to submit a declaration that

as on the closing date they do not belong to the creamy layer.