(Jobs) UPSC : Recruitment of Various Posts in Various Department Advt. No.02/2013 - 2013


Union Public Service Commission

ADVT NO.02/2013

Invites Online Recruitment Applications (ORA*)For Recruitment By Selection To The Following Posts

Vacancy No. 13020201509

  • One Joint Director (Crops Development Directorates) in Crops Division, Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture. The post is exclusively reserved for Other Backward Classes Candidates.

  • Age (As on Closing Date): Not exceeding 48 years
  • Pay Scale: Rs.15,600-39,100 (PB-3) + Rs.6,600 (Grade pay) (T.E. Rs.38,184/-), General Central Service, Group 'A', Gazetted, Non-Ministerial 
  • Qualification:
    Essential : EDUCATIONAL: Post Graduate degree in any branch of Agricultural Sciences.
    Experience :  Five years' experience in the area of production and productivity and other related aspects in food/cash crops, e.g., Oilseeds/Jute/Cotton/Sugarcane/Pulses/Wheat/Millet/Rice.
    Desirable : : i) Doctorate based on work in plant breeding and genetics with particular reference to food and cash crops (Oilseeds/Jute/Cotton/Sugarcane/Pulses/Wheat/Millet /Rice) and familiarity with the problems relating to their production. (ii) Knowledge of the latest development and current research and extension work in food and cash crops (Oilseeds/Jute/Cotton/Sugarcane/Pulses/Wheat/Millet/Rice). (iii) Expertise in writing technical reports of the above crops. (iv) Administrative experience.
    Duties : To monitor the scheme of Macro Mode of Agriculture under work plan, to provide technical support to the extension agencies with respect to rice, crops as and when required, to study and analyse trends in weather, crop area, production and productivity as well as transport marketing and prices, to build up relevant records and data for the rice crops, and to maintain liaison with various State Governments and other development agencies in these States on crop development programmes.

Vacancy No. 13020202509

  • Two Joint Director (Extension) in Directorate of Extension, Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture. Of the two posts, one post is reserved for Other Backward Classes candidates and remaining one post is Unreserved.
  • Age (As on Closing Date): Not exceeding 40 years
  • Pay Scale: Rs.15,600-39,100 (PB-3) + Rs.6,600 (Grade pay) (T.E. Rs.38,184/-), General Central Service, Group 'A', Gazetted, Non-Ministerial
  • Qualification:
    Essential : EDUCATIONAL: Master of Science in Agriculture/ Agricultural Extension/ any of the Agricultural Sciences from a recognised University or equivalent or Master Degree in Rural Management or Master of Business Administration with Bachelor of Science (Agriculture) from a recognized University or equivalent
    EXPERIENCE: Eight years' experience in **Supervisory Cadre or *equivalent in the field of administration or management of agriculture or extension programme or teaching experience at College or University level in agriculture or extension programme with special reference to training of extension personnel and farmers. *equivalent : Eight years' experience in Supervisory Cadre of coordination and overseeing of Agricultural or Extension Programme. **(Supervisory Cadre or equivalent) (Supervisory Cadre or Equivalent means that the person should have the experience in the field of Administration Or Coordination and overseeing of Agricultural or Extension Programme.)
    DESIRABLE:Familiarity with formulation and administration of Extension Management Projects.
    DUTIES: To assist in the formulation and implementation of agricultural extension related projects throughout the country. To review & monitor implementation status of the Agricultural Extension Scheme like - Extension Reforms, Agri-Clinics & Agri-Business Centres, Agricultural Extension through Mass Media, Kisan Call Centres, Training Programmes through National, Regional & State Level Institutions - through Review Meeting, Field Visits, Reports from the Stakeholders etc.
    Presently in Delhi with liability to serve anywhere in India and abroad.

Application Fee:

  • Candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs. 25/- (Rupees Twenty five) only either by remitting the money in any branch of the SBI/Associate Banks of SBI by cash or by using net banking facility of the SBI or by using visa/master credit/debit card.
  • No fee for SC/ST/PH/Women candidates of any community. No "fee exemption" is available to OBC male candidates and they are required to pay the full prescribed fee.
  • Applications without the prescribed fee would not be considered and summarily rejected. No representation against such rejection would be entertained.
  • Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstance nor can the fee be held in reserve for any other examination or selection.

How To Apply:

  • Candidates must apply online through the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in . Applications received through any other mode would not be accepted and summarily rejected.

  • Candidates who wish to apply for more than one post should apply separately for each post and pay the fee for each post in the prescribed manner.

  • After submitting the Online Recruitment Application (ORA), the candidates are required to take out a print out of the finally submitted Online Recruitment Application.

  • Candidates are required to send the Printout of the Online Recruitment Application alongwith specified documents/ certificates .

  •  In case the candidate has applied against more than one item i.e. post published in the advertisement, the candidate is required to send separate copies of specified documents/ certificates alongwith the Printout of the Online Recruitment Application of each post.

  • Candidates may attach therewith a self-addressed post card bearing a total postage worth Rs. 6.00 affixed thereon. They should indicate in this card the Advertisement No. and Vacancy No. of the posts applied for. Receipt of the same would be acknowledged by the Commission by returning this post card to the candidate. Candidates may note that no separate acknowledgement other than this card will be sent to them. If a candidate does not receive this post card within a fortnight from the last date for receipt of the same, he should make an enquiry from the Commission in writing by furnishing the application number.

  • The applicants are advised to submit only single Online Recruitment Application for each post; however, if somehow, if he/she submits multiple Online Recruitment
    Applications for one post, then he/she must ensure that Online Recruitment Application with the higher "Application Number" is complete in all respects including
    fee. The applicants, who submit multiple Online Recruitment Applications, should note that only the Online Recruitment Application with higher "Application Number" shall be entertained by the Commission and fee paid against one "Application Number" shall not be adjusted against any other "Application Number".

  • The candidates are advised to submit the Online Recruitment Application well in advance without waiting for the closing date.

Important Dates:

  • closing date for submission of online recruitment application (ora) through ora website is : 29: 59 HRS ON 28.02.2013

  • last date for receipt of printout/ hard copy of online applications along-with copy of specified doc uments/ certificates is : 14.03.2013 (BY POST/ BY HAND)

Courtesy : Union Public Service Commission