CSIR has been pioneer in introducing progressive career advancement policies and schemes for its staff. In accordance with this perspective, CSIR introduced “CSIR Scientists Recruitment & Assessment Promotion Rules, 2001” for Group IV scientists as approved by the CSIR Governing Body in October,2001.
Recruitment & Assessment Board (RAB) established in mid 2002 with the appointment of its Chairman & establishment of RAB office, commenced its activities in January, 2003. A full fledged Board with adequate functions and powers has been setup to overcome the operational and procedural difficulties in recruitment and assessment process.
To carry out Assessments and Recruitments of Scientists for CSIR. RAB strives to continually improve the effectiveness of Recruitment and Assessment.