Recruitment at Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) -2017

Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology 

Scientist: Department & No. of Posts 

Total 62 Posts: Agronomy: 16 [Recommended Book] |Horticulture: 02|Plant Protection |Plant Pathology/ Entomology/ Nematology)[Recommended Book] :  07|Agril. Extension: 10 [Recommended Book] |
Soil Science: 05 [Recommended Book]|Veterinary / Animal Science: 03 |Agril. Engineering: 08 [Recommended Book]|
Fishery: 03|Plant Science (PBG/ Seed Technology/ Plant Physiology) : 03|
Forestry: 02|Home Science: 03|

(i) Bachelor Degree in Agriculture / Horticulture / Veterinary Science / Animal Science / Forestry/ Home Science/ Fishery Science/ Agril. Engineering. with minimum of 55% marks 

(ii) Master Degree in Horticulture / Horticultural Science / Agronomy / Entomology / Nematology / Plant Pathology / Soil Sc. and Agril. Chemistry/ Plant Breeding and Genetics / Seed Science &Technology / Plant Physiology / Veterinary Science / Animal Science / Forestry/ Home Science./ Agril. Engineering with a minimum of 55% marks

(iii) The candidate must have cleared National Eligibility Test (NET) with one publication in NAAS* (National Academy of Agricultural Sciences) rated journal. 

(iv) The candidate having the Ph.D. degree with Course Work as prescribed in the UGC Regulation, 2009, shall be exempted from the requirement of the minimum eligibility condition of National Eligibility Test (NET) and the candidate has at least 02(two) full-length publication in the NAAS* rated journal on the last date of application. The candidate with Ph.D. Degree without Course work will not qualify for NET exemption. 

(v) A relaxation of 5% will be provided from 55% of the Bachelor’s Degree level and the Masters Degree level for the Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe category candidates. 

(vi) A candidate who have appeared the NET examination can apply for the post, with an undertaking to produce the NET Clearance Certificate on the date of interview.

(vii) NET / SLET / SET shall not be required for such Master’s Programme in discipline for which NET / SLET / SET is not conducted.

(viii) The candidate must have knowledge of Odia up to 7th Standard, in a case of the candidates who have no knowledge of Odia, they have to pass Odia of 7th Standard within a period of one year.

Desirable: 02 years experience in KVK.

Scale of Pay : PB-3, Rs.15,600-39,100/- plus RGP Rs.6,000/-

Age Limit: Maximum 40 years as on 01.01.2016 (There is no age bar for OUAT in-service candidates)

How to Apply: The application form complete in all respect along with self attested copies of all certificates, mark sheets of all examination passed, experience certificate and research publications, if any, shall be sent by Registered post latest by 24th January 2017 to 5.00 P.M. and it should address to the Registrar, OUAT, Bhubaneswar-751 003, Odisha.

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