What is CSIR in South Africa?

What is CSIR in South Africa?

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is a leading scientific and technology research organisation that researches, develops, localises and diffuses technologies to accelerate socioeconomic prosperity in South Africa.

What does CSIR stand for?

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, commonly known as the CSIR, is a world-class African research and development organisation established through an Act of Parliament in 1945.

Is CSIR a company?

The CSIR is an entity of the Department of Science and Innovation. The organisation plays a key role in supporting the public and private sectors through directed research that is aligned with the country’s priorities, the organisation’s mandate and its science, engineering and technology competences.

How can I become a member of CSIR?


  1. General Membership. Annual fee : Indian rupee 500/- (Only for consultation)
  2. Special Membership ( For Individual Member) Annual fee : Indian rupee 1500/- ; and Indian rupee 3000/- security deposit.
  3. Institutional Membership (For Company and Institutions)

What is the role of CSIR?

CSIR’s mission is “to build a new CSIR for a new India”, and CSIR’s vision is to “Pursue science which strives for global impact, the technology that enables innovation-driven industry and nurtures trans-disciplinary leadership thereby catalyzing inclusive economic development for the people of India”.

What is the purpose of SABS?

The SABS is mandated to: develop, promote and maintain South African National Standards (SANS); promote quality in connection with commodities, products and services; and render conformity assessment services and assist in matters connected therewith.

What is the aim of CSIR?

The objectives of the Council are scientific and industrial/applied research of national importance. The activities include: Promotion, guidance and coordination of scientific and industrial research in India including the institution and the financing of specific researchers.

How is CSIR funded?

Although it is mainly funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology, it operates as an autonomous body through the Societies Registration Act, 1860.

How do I become a scientist in South Africa?

Professional Natural Scientist A recognised 4-year Bachelor of Science degree; Bachelor of Science (Hons); or Postgraduate Diploma; or Equivalent Qualification at NQF level 8 AND Three years appropriate work experience in the field of practice applied for.

What is CSIR job?

CSIR Jobs for Scientist/JRF/ Project Assistant

Recruitment Location
IMTECH (Sr. Scientist, Principal Scientist, Scientist)
NEIST (Sr. Project Associate, Project Associate – I & II, Project Assistant) Jorhat, Assam
CSIR (Outstanding Scientists) New Delhi
CSIR (Distinguished Scientists) New Delhi

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