Professional Selection (M/F)

Professional selection exams for CNRS employees

Open opportunities and candidate area

Check out the possibilities for grade promotion from May 15 and access the candidate area from the opening of registrations.

Application procedure

The professional selection exam is open only to CNRS employees. Conditions are assessed on December 31 of the current year.

The guides for applicants will be updated shortly for 2024. In the meantime, the 2023 versions are available.

Calendars and juries

Registration will open on May 22, 2024 at 1 p.m. and close on June 21 at 1 p.m. (Paris time).

Calendar 2024

  • Number of opportunities available : publication to be published in May
  • Registration : May 22 to June 21
  • Admitted to the competition: published the week of June 24
  • Composition of the juries : to be published in October
  • IRHC Auditions : November 4 to 12
  • TCE – TCS hearings: November 12-15
  • Progress chart : publication mid-December
  • Appointment: January 1, 2025
Jury composition

Below you will find the lists of the composition of the juries as soon as they are constituted. A single board is composed for each of the three examinations (IRHC, TCE, TCS).

For auditions, each of these juries is organized into sub-juries. The final decision is taken by a full jury.


Final results are notified individually to all candidates by post.

You can consult the periods indicated below:

  • Lists of candidates admitted to the competition (following verification of applications)
  • Lists of winners (after the President and CEO signs the progress table)