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OUAT 2017: Orissa University To Hire Senior Scientist. Apply Now

Candidates willing to take up the post can apply for the same till October 16, 2017 (Monday).

Sagar Mavani 

Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology (OUAT) is inviting applications for the post of Senior and Head. Candidates willing to take up the post can apply for the same till October 16, 2017 (Monday). The number of vacancy is 20. The qualified candidates would be paid Rs. 15,600-39,100 along with Grade Pay: Rs. 8,000. The job location is Odisha.

Age: Not exceeding 45 years as on normal closing date


  • Minimum 2nd Class Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Agril. Engineering & Technology/ B.V.Sc. & AH / Fishery Science/ Home Science/ Forestry with at least 55% marks.
  • Minimum 2nd Class Master’s Degree in Agronomy / Horticulture / Entomology/ Plant Pathology/ Nematology/ Plant Breeding & Genetics/ Soil Science and Agril. Chemistry/ Agril. Extension / Agril. Engineering and Technology/ Veterinary Science/ Animal Science/ Fishery Science/ Home Science/ Forestry with at least 55% marks.
  • Ph.D. Degree in the relevant subject
  • Five (5) years’ experience (excluding the period spent in obtaining in Ph.D. Degree during service period, subject to a maximum period of 3 years) as / Assistant Professor / Extension Specialist or in an equivalent position in the pay scale of Rs.8,000-275-13,500/- (Pre-revised) or Rs.15,600-39,100/-+ AGP Rs.6,000/- or GP Rs.5400/-(revised).
  • Significant contribution to Research / Teaching/ Extension as supported by published works / innovations
  • Specialization in implementing extension programs would be desirable.
How to Apply: To apply for this post, interested and eligible candidates may send their form along with the self-attested photocopies of relevant documents and passport size photograph to The Registrar, Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology (OUAT), Bhubaneswar–751 003, and Odisha from 26-09-2017 to 16-10-2017. The prescribed form, information sheet containing the details of qualification, experience, scale of pay and other required conditions in respect of each post, general information and instruction to the candidate can be downloaded from University website: (Direct link)

Fees: Candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs.1, 000/-(Rupees one thousand) only. The fees shall be deposited directly through deposit pay slip in favor of ‘Comptroller, OUAT, Bhubaneswar’ in SBI Account No.10173711536 of State Bank of India, Campus Branch, Bhubaneswar. The applicant shall have to deposit Rs.50/- (Rupees fifty) only as Intercity Bank Charges along with the required fees, if deposited other than the Campus Branch, Bhubaneswar. The candidate should enclose the original counter foil duly signed on the same in the form. Other mode of payment shall not be considered.

Documents for Interview:
The number of post may be increased or decreased at the time of interview. In-service candidate shall apply through proper channel. He/she has to submit advance copy of original to avoid delay. He should produce ‘No Objection Certificate’ (NOC) from his/her employer at the time of interview failing which his/her candidature will not be considered. Applicants should be prepared to appear the interview at Bhubaneswar at their own cost. The University reserves right to cancel the interview, if necessary due to unforeseen circumstances or may not fill up the required number of posts. (Source: OUAT)

About OUAT:
Established in 1962, the (OUAT) is the second oldest agricultural university in India. Dedicated to agriculture related research, extension and education, it has eight constituent colleges with the separate wings for research, extension services and planning, monitoring & evaluation and the like.

First Published: Tue, October 03 2017. 14:42 IST