Union Public Service Commission
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No of Post:2
Pay Scale :Rs. 15,600-39,100 ( PB-3) plus Rs. 7,600 (Grade Pay) (Total emoluments excluding T.A. and HRA at the time of initial appointment will be Rs 78800 /-p.m. approximately)
Age :Not exceeding 50 years as on normal closing date. Not exceeding 53 years for Other Backward Classes candidates as on normal closing date in respect of the vacancies reserved for them. Relaxable for regularly appointed Central/U.T. Government Servant upto Five years as per instructions/orders issued by Govt. of India from time to time. For age concession applicable to some other categories of applicants, please see relevant paras of the ‘Instructions and Additional Information to Candidates for Recruitment by Selection.
Essential Qualification (s): A. EDUCATIONAL M.Sc. in Microbiology from a recognised university or Institute or M.Sc. in Botany with specialization in Plant Pathology or Microbiology or Mycology from a recognized University or Institute OR
M.Sc. in Agriculture with specialization in Soil Science or Agricultural Chemistry or Agronomy or Microbiology or Plant Pathology or Horticulture or Agricultural Extension from a recognized University or Institute.
B. EXPERIENCE Possessing ten years experience in the field of research and development of bio-fertilizer and other aspects of organic farming with experience in quality control of biofertilizers and organic fertilizers including two years administrative experience. Note-I The qualifications are relaxable at Commission’s discretion in case of candidates otherwise well qualified. Note-II The qualification regarding experience are relaxable at Commission’s discretion in the case of candidates belonging to Physically Handicapped in respect of posts reserved for them, if at any stage of selection, the Union Public Service Commission is of the opinion that sufficient number of candidates from these communities possessing the requisite experience are not likely to be available to fill up the posts reserved for them.
Desirable Qualification (s) : Ph.D. in any of the subject specified in the essential qualifications above from a recognized University or Institute.