Deputy Commissioner (Seeds) Vacancy in Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare-May 2016

Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare
Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi

Deputy Commissioner (Seeds): 01 Post
Classification of Post: General Central Service GroupA Gazetted Non-ministerial

Age Limit: The maximum age-limit for appointment by deputation (ISTC) shall be not exceeding 56 years

Scale of Pay: PB-3 Rs.15,600-39,100 with GP Rs.7,600

Place of Posting: New Delhi

Period of Deputation:
Period of deputation (ISTC) including period of deputation (ISTC) in another ex-cadre post held immediately preceding this appointment in the same or some other organization/Department of the Central Government shall ordinarily not exceed 4(four) years.

Eligibility Condition:
Officers under the Central or State Governments or Union Territories Administrations or Public
Sector Undertakings or Agricultural Universities or Recognised Research Institutions or Semi Governments or Autonomous Bodies or statutory organisations, possessing the following service, educational qualifications and experience are eligible : -

(i)                Holding analogous post on regular basis in the parent cadre or department;
(ii)             With five years service in the grade rendered after appointment thereto on a regular basis in posts in Pay Band:3, Rs.15600- 39100 with Grade Pay of Rs.6600 or equivalent in the parent cadre or department; and
Educational Qualifications and Experience:-
(i)                Masters degree in Agriculture with specialization in Agronomy or Plant Breeding and genetics or Seed Technology or Agricultural Botany from a recognized University or Institute.
(ii)             Eight years experience in the field of Seed Production or Seed Marketing or Seed Certification or Seed Testing or Seed Quality Control in a Government office or Public Sector Undertaking or Agricultural University or Autonomous or Statutory Body or any recognized Institution.
Desirable: Doctorate degree in Seed Technology from a recognized University or Institute.
How to Apply:
Duly filled application forms along with with all certificate including vigilance clearance certificates should be send to
Under Secretary (Personnel-II),
Department of Agriculture & Cooperation,
Room No.37A, Krishi Bhawan,
Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi-110 001

Last Date of Receipt of Application: 05th July 2016

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Job notification Compiled by: Jishitha Ravindran

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