Documentation Officer

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Method of Recruitment       :           Deputation/Short-term-contract
Number of vacancies          :           3 (Three)
Pay as per 7th CPC              :           Level -10 (Rs.56100-177500)

Qualifications for Deputation/Short-term contract:  

Officers from Central Govt. or Autonomous Bodies or Universities who are;

holding analogous posts on regular basis; or holding posts in the pay scale of Level-6 with five years regular service; and possessing the following qualification:

(a) Master’s degree with 50% marks in any Social Science discipline from the recognized University or equivalent.

(b) Degree in Library Science or equivalent qualifications.

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1. The maximum age limit for appointment by Deputation shall not be exceeding 56 years as on the closing date of receipt of application.

2. Period of Deputation is initially three (03) years, extendable as per the rules and requirement of ICSSR.

3. The number of vacancies may increase or decrease.

4. The persons holding equivalent posts or having rendered five years regular service in the next lower grade shall be considered for the posts of Section Officer and UDC.

5. The serving candidates should send their applications along with APARs for the last five (05) years and vigilance clearance through proper channel.

6. Any candidate indulging in any form of canvassing/influence for selection will invite cancellation of his/her candidature.

7. ICSSR reserves the right to interpret all rules including wherever it is not specifically mentioned and may cancel the candidature without assigning any reason (s).

8. Age relaxation will apply as per Govt. of India’s rules. However, the applicant will have to mention for this relaxation and submit the evidence for such relaxation proof.

9. Completed application in the prescribed format, self-attested copies of certificated in proof of age qualification, experience etc. should reach the Administrative Officer, ICSSR, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, in a sealed cover super scribing the “Application for the post of Documentation Officer” within 30 days of publication of this advertisement in the Employment News i.e latest by 08.02.2021. Applications received thereafter and incomplete applications will not be entertained.