CPCRI Recruitment 2015-2016 for 25 Technical Assistant, Technician Jobs

CPCRI Recruitment 2015-2016 for 25 Technical Assistant, Technician Jobs. ICAR – Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI), Kerala has published notification for the recruitment of Technical Assistant & Technician vacancies on contractual basis. Eligible candidates may apply in prescribed application format within 30 days and 45 days for remote areas from the date of advertisement.

About CPCRI:

The Coconut Research Station at Kasaragod in Kerala was initially established in 1916 by the then Government of Madras and subsequently it was taken over by the Indian Central Coconut Committee in 1948. Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI) was established in 1970 as one of the agricultural research institutes in the National Agricultural Research System (NARS) under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).

The Institute had the mandate to undertake research on coconut, arecanut, cocoa, cashew, oil palm and spices at the time of establishment. The research on cashew, oil palm and spices were later delinked from CPCRI to form separate institutes. The present mandate of the institute is to conduct research on coconut, arecanut and cocoa.

The research programmes of the institute is organized under five divisions viz. Crop Improvement, Crop Production, Crop Protection, Physiology, Biochemistry and Post Harvest Technology and Social Sciences. The Institute also holds the International Coconut Gene Bank for South Asia at Kidu in Karnataka. The Institute also serves as the headquarter of All India Co-ordinated Research Project (AICRP) on Palms with 13 centres on coconut, 7 centres on oil palm and 2 centres on palmyrah.

CPCRI Headquarter is located at Kasaragod district of Kerala which lies in the heart of the major coconut growing areas of the country. CPCRI is 5 km away from Kasaragod and 51 kms away from Mangalore on the Mangalore-Kasaragod road. Nearest railway station is Kasaragod about 5 Km and nearest airport is Mangalore about 60 Km.

CPCRI Recruitment 2015-2016 Details:

Total Number of Vacancies: 25posts

Name of the Posts:

1. Technical Assistant: 9 Posts
2. Technician: 16 Posts

Important Dates:

Date of Advertisement: 22-12-2015.
Last Date for Receipt of Application: within 30 days from the date of advertisement.
Last Date for Receipt of Application for Remote Areas: Within 45 days from the date of advertisement.

Age Limit:

Candidates must be 18 to 30 years as on the closing date fixed for receipt of applications. Relaxation in upper age limit is allowed to all the reserved category as per Govt. of India rules.

Pay Scale:

Rs.5,200/- to Rs.20,200/- + GP- Rs.2,800/ 2,000.

Educational Qualification:

Post No.1: Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science/ Library & Information Science / Agriculture or any other branch of Science/ Social Science relevant to Agriculture or equivalent qualification from a recognised University.
Post No.2: Matriculation or equivalent from a recognised University.

Selection Process:

Candidates will be selected based on Written Test and Interview.

Application Fee:

Candidates must have to pay Rs.300/- for crossed Demand Draft/ IPO drawn in favour of ICAR Unit, CPCRI, Kasaragod. No fee for SC/ ST/ PH and female candidates. The candidate should on the reverse-side of the crossed DD/ IPO indicate his/her name, address, name of the post applied for.

How to Apply:

The eligible candidates may send their prescribed application form with recent passport size colour photograph duly attested on the application, attested copies of educational/ technical qualification, caste certificate , proof of age, experience, application fee etc., should reach the Director, ICAR-CPCRI, Post Kudlu, Kasaragod-671124, Kerala State within 30 days and 45 days for remote areas from the date of advertisement.

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