(a)(i) holding analogous posts on regular basis or
(ii) with five years regular service in posts in the scale of Rs. 10,000-15,200 (Pre-revised) or equivalent.
(b) possessing the educational qualifications and experience as under:-
(i) M.Sc in Agriculture or Agricultural Extension or any Branch on the Agricultural Sciences from a recognized University or equivalent or Master Degree in Rural Management or Master of Business Administration with B.Sc (Agriculture) from a recognised Institute or equivalent.
(ii) Ten 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.
(i) Doctorate Degree in Agricultural Extension, Extension Education or advance training In Agricultural Extension from a recognised University or equivalent.
(ii) Familiarity with the formulation and conduct of Extension Management Programme.
2. The Departmental officers in the feeder category who are in the direct line of promotion will not be eligible for consideration for appointment on deputation. Similarly, deputationists shall not be eligible for consideration for appointment by promotion. The period of deputation(including short-term contract) including the period of deputation (including short-term contract) in another ex-cadre post held immediately preceding this appointment in the same or some other Organization/Department of the Central Government shall ordinarily not exceed four years or till the post is filled up on regular basis, whichever is earlier. This is also subject to premature reversion on administrative grounds.The maximum age limit for appointment by deputation (including short-term contract) shall be not exceeding 56 years as on the closing date of the receipt of applications.
3. Officers selected will have the option to draw his grade pay plus deputation(duty) allowance or to have his pay fixed in the scale of pay of the post in accordance with the Department of Personnel and Trainings O.M. No.2/29/91-Estt.(Pay II) dated 5.1.1994.
4. Application (in triplicate) in the proforma indicated below, through proper channel along with the last five years’ confidential reports i.e. from 2004-2005 to 2009-2010 of the eligible officers who could be spared in the event of their selection should reach the Under Secretary (Extension), Room N0. 25 - A, Ministry of Agriculture ,Department of Agriculture & Cooperation, Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi within 60 days from the date of publication of this advertisement in the Employment News/Rojgar Samachar. While forwarding the applications the sponsoring organisations should verify and certify that the particulars furnished by the applicant are correct and that no vigilance case is either pending or contemplated against them and their integrity is certified. The maximum age limit for appointment by deputation shall not be exceeding 56 years as on the closing date of the receipt of applications. It may also be certified that no major/minor penalties have been imposed upon the officer during the last ten years.
5. Applications received after the last date or without the C.R.s, integrity, major/minor penalty statement and vigilance clearance or otherwise found incomplete will not be considered. Each page of the ACRs should be duly attested by an officer not below the rank of Under Secretary.