Coffee Board, under Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Government of India, invites applications from eligible candidates for recruitment of Subject Matter Specialists, Assistant Specialists, and Research Assistant posts by direct recruitment. Selected candidates will be on probation for a period of two years.
Subject Matter Specialist, Assistant Specialist, and Research Assistant Posts – 41 Vacancies (Unreserved- 32, OBC- 04, SC- 03, ST- 02)
Opening Date for Issue of Application Form: 14-March-2015
Last Date for Receipt of Application Form: 15-April-2015
Candidates must have passed Post Graduate Degree in relevant disciplines [Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Plant Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Analytical Chemistry/ Microbiology/ Environmental Science/ Chemistry/ Agricultural Engineering/ Agricultural Economics/ Food Technology or Food Science and Nutrition/ Science with specialization in Botany or Zoology or Biotechnology or Biochemistry or Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry/ Zoology]. For more detail on required educational qualification and experiences, please go through official notification.
Upper Age Limit As on 15-April-2015:
Subject Matter Specialist- 35 years
Assistant Specialist- 30 years
Research Assistant- 30 years
Relaxation in upper age limit will be applicable as per rules.
Subject Matter Specialist- Pay Band PB-3 Rs. 15600-39100/- plus Grade Pay Rs. 5400/-
Assistant Specialist- Pay Band PB-2 Rs. 9300-34800/- plus Grade Pay Rs. 4600/-
Research Assistant- Pay Band PB-2 Rs. 9300-34800/- plus Grade Pay Rs. 4200/-
Fee: Rs. 500/-
Candidates are suggested to pay the fee in form of crossed Demand Draft/ Indian Postal Order drawn in favour of “Coffee Board General Fund Non-Plan Account” payable at Bengaluru.
Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe/ Person with Disability, and Women Candidates are exempted from payment of fee.
Candidate are suggested to write his/ her name and address, name of the post for which applied, advertisement number and date on the back side of the Demand Draft or Indian Postal Order.
How to Apply:
Eligible candidates are suggested to send duly completed application form in prescribed format (must be obtained in person or by post or downloaded from the Coffee Board’s website) along with self attested photocopies of the certificates of Date of Birth, Educational Qualifications, Experiences, etc.; either in person or by post, to
Deputy Secretary (SR), Coffee Board, No.1, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bengaluru– 560 001
Note: Candidates applying for more than one post, must submit separate application for each post. Accordingly, they must also submit the requisite documents as per the list of enclosures.
For more detail on this recruitment and prescribed application format, please refer to official recruitment advertisement from Coffee Board, here, Coffee Board Direct Recruitment Notification 2015 For Scientific Posts.