CATEGORY No.SR-01 – Advt.No.SSC/SR-2/ 2013 Cat No.SR-01: Scientific Assistant-I in Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine & Storage
Classification: General Central Service, Group-C (Non- Gazetted, Non- Ministerial)
No. of Vacancies: UR–1 (One); OBC-1 (One) & SC-1(One). The post is not identified suitable for OH/HH/VH candidates. Hence, these candidates need not apply.
Scale of Pay: PB-1 Rs. 5200 – 20200 with Grade Pay of Rs.2800/-
Initial Place of Posting: Regional Plant Quarantine Station, Chennai
Age Limit: 18-25 years:
Upper Age Limit is relaxable by
3 Years for OBC candidates
5 years for SC candidates
Up to 40 years for UR+Central Govt. Employees with not less than 3 years’ regular and continuous service
Up to 43 years for OBC+Central Govt. Employees with not less than 3 years’ regular and continuous service
Up to 45 years for SC+Central Govt. Employees with not less than 3 years’ regular and continuous service
Fee payable: Rs.50/- (Rupees fifty only). SC/ST/Female and eligible EX-Serviceman are exempted from payment of fees.
Essential Qualification: B.Sc (Agriculture)
Desirable Qualification: NIL
a) To carry out and assist in the inspection of plants and plant material meant for export as also the consignments of plant and plant materials received from abroad.
b) To fumigate, treat and assist in fumigation and treatment of plants and plant materials imported from abroad if such treatment becomes necessary on examination of the imported consignments.
c) To assist or carry out the fumigation of plants and plant material meant for export in cases where the importing country insists in fumigation prior to shipment of the consignment.
d) To handle the fumigations and arrange for their storage and upkeep as these are deadly poisonous gases.
e) To look after the proper upkeep and maintenance of fumigation equipment viz., fumigation chamber, electric blowers, applications etc.
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