|Post||Assistant Director (Entomology)|
|Ministry/Administration||Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare|
|Department/Office||Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare|
|Organisation||Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine and Storage|
Number of Posts and Reservation
|Pay Scale||(Rs. 15600-39100/- (PB-3) plus Rs. 5400/-(Grade Pay) Level 10 (Rs. 56100-177500) in Pay Matrix|
|Age||Not exceeding 35 years as on normal closing date. Not exceeding 40 years for Scheduled Caste candidates as on normal closing date in respect of the vacancies reserved for them. Not exceeding 38 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)||
M.Sc. Degree in Entomology or Nematology or M.Sc. Degree in Agriculture with specialization in Entomology or Nematology or M.Sc. Degree in Zoology with specialization in Entomology or Nematology from a recognized University or Institution.
Three years’ practical experience in the work relating to Entomology or Nematology.
Note-1 Qualifications are relaxable at the discretion of the Union Public Service Commission, in the case of candidates otherwise well qualified.
Note-2 The qualification regarding experience is relaxable at the discretion of the Union Public Service Commission in the case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes or the Scheduled Tribes 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 Qualificaiton (s)||Doctorate Degree in Entomology or Nematology from a recognized University or Institution.|
a. To supervise & co-ordinate technical & administrative work.
b. Supervise collection, collation & dissemination of information on Plant Protection.
c. Mass multiplication of host insects, parasites & predators for bio-control of crop pests, diseases & weeds.
|Head Quarter||Liable to serve anywhere in India.|
General Central Service, Group ‘A’, Gazetted. (Non-Ministerial).
The post are permanent.
|Any Other Conditions|
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