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Vacancy Details

Vacancy # : 13050712625
Post :  Meteorologist Grade II (Electrical and Electronics Engineering or Instrumentation Engineering)
Classification :  
Ministry/Administration :  Ministry of Earth Sciences
Department/Office :  Indian Meteorological Department
Organisation:  Office of the Director General of Meteorology

Number of Posts and Reservation:

8 2 1 0 1 11

PH Reservation Details

PH Type PH Category 
Orthopaedically Handicapped or Locomotor Disability or Cerebral Palsy OL-One leg affected (R or L)
Orthopaedically Handicapped or Locomotor Disability or Cerebral Palsy OA-One arm affected (R or L)
Hearing Impairment PD-Partially Deaf

Post Description

Pay Scale   Rs. 15,600-39,100 ( PB-3) Rs. 5,400 (Grade Pay) (Total emoluments excluding T.A. HRA at the time of initial appointment will be Rs.34,650/-p.m. approximately)
Age   Not exceeding 28 years as on normal closing date. Not exceeding 33 years for Scheduled Castes candidates and not exceeding 31 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 Qualificaiton (s)   Degree in Electrical Electronics Engineering or Instrumentation Engineering from a recognized University/Institution.
Desirable Qualificaiton (s)   Knowledge of German, French or Russian(can read and write).
Duty(ies)   Meteorologist Grade-II in India Meteorological Department functions as Administrative/Technical Heads of Meteorological Centre, Flood Meteorological Office, Radar Stations, Agromet Advisory Units, Central Seismological Observatory, Shillong, Positional Astronomical Centre, Kolkata and Meteorological Offices etc. They formulate and implement 05 years’ plan/proposals/projects and perform technical/administrative duties and supervise the work of offices/staff under their control. Also act as Liaison Officer in the national and international matters. They also take part in various meeting conferences, symposia arranged by National as well as International bodies. Also function as members of Committees set up by the various organizations and to render advice on various scientific and technical matters.
Probation   Two years (after training)
Head Quarter   All over India and Neighbourhood.
Other Details   Indian Meteorological Service, Group ‘A’ Gazetted.
The posts are permanent.
Any Other Conditions   i) Mode of Appointment The selected candidates will be recruited as ‘Trainee” Meteorologist Grade-II. During the training these trainees will be paid a Stipend of Rs. 7200/- per month (pre-revised) besides a Book Allowances of Rs. 3600/- (One time only) (pre-revised). The case of revision of Stipend and Book Allowance is under process in accordance with the revised pay scales of 6th Central Pay Commission’s recommendations. During training period, these trainees will be provided hostel accommodation at subsidized rates, if available.

ii) The selected candidates will undergo training for a period of one year at the Training Schools of this Department at Pune and New Delhi. On successful completion of the training, the trainees will be appointed as regular Meteorologist Grade-II in the pay scale of Rs. 15,600-39,100 (in Pay Band-3) Rs. 5,400 (Grade Pay).

iii) The Departmental candidates who are selected may draw their Grade Pay or Stipend whichever is more favorable to them.

iv) Execution of Bond The selected candidates will be required to execute a bond of Rs. 5,00,000 (Rupees Five Lakhs only) to the effect that “he or she will not resign during the period of training and for a period of 03 years after appointment as Meteorologist Grade-II failing which he/she will have to pay to the Govt. the bond money of Rs. 5,00,000 (Rupees Five Lakhs only).