Laboratory Technician

Laboratory Attendant

Minimum B. Pharma/B.Sc.

Minimum experience of 6 months in a relevant field

The tasks a Laboratory Assistant, Physical is expected to perform include:

Assisting in carrying out routine duties in a physical laboratory

Setting up the required apparatus and instruments in the correct position for conducting experiments and research work

Making the necessary electrical connections to equipment and instruments, as required

Recording routine and other observations as indicated by the instruments

Making necessary calculations

Removing the apparatus when not in use

Cleaning and maintaining the apparatus to maintain its good condition

Performing minor repairs to equipment and apparatus

Storing and maintaining the account of instruments, equipment, apparatus, etc., if required

Familiar with all the work activities in the physical laboratory

Skilled in doing necessary calculations

Knowledge of all the apparatus and instruments that are used and the exact position in which they should be placed

Proficient in carrying out the required electrical connections in the proper manner

Skilled in maintaining the apparatus in the proper manner when not in use

Not applicable

Attention to detail

Multi-tasking abilities

Team player




It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week and 6/7 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs
This job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OL), One Leg (OL), Both Legs (BL) and those who are Hearing Impaired (HH)

The job is not considered hazardous/dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards include such as stress on eyes, mental and physical strain, joint pains, etc., if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 5,000 to INR 20,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

The Education Industry in India

According to a report by IBEF, India is an important educational centre in the global education industry. This is because the country has more than 1.4 million schools and more than 35,000 higher education institutes. Also, vocational education and training is fast emerging as an important area of focus in India.

Labs can be found in universities and all science education imparting institutes, particularly at the undergraduate level. At the school level, basic research in science is taught through labs where teachers conduct the majority of the experiments and make the students perform them under their supervision. Considering the fact that science education in India, at the school, undergraduate and post-graduate level, involves study through laboratory teachings, a Laboratory Assistant, Physical has a lot of employment options and has a bright future in India.

Pharmaceutical companies

Pathology labs

Private laboratories


Cities and towns across India