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Government of India Ministry of Earth Sciences Recruitment post of Director

Company Name : Ministry of Earth Sciences

Filling up the post of Director, National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), Chennai on deputation (including short-term contract)/absorption failing which by Direct Recruitment (on tenure) basis.

The MoES invites applications for the post of Director, National Institute of Ocean Technology
(NIOT), Chennai in the SAG scale of Rs.37400 – 67000 + GP Rs.10,000/-, an Autonomous Body under the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Govt. of India, established in 1993 registered under the Tamil Nadu Registration of Societies Act. The applications are invited for all the modes of recruitment i.e. i) deputation (including short-term contract)/absorption failing which ii) Direct Recruitment (on tenure) basis. The applicants may please specify the mode of recruitment i.e. i) deputation (including short-term contract)/absorption failing which ii) Direct Recruitment (on tenure) basis for which they want to consider their candidature.


The main aim and objectives of NIOT, Chennai are as under:
  1. To develop reliable indigenous technology to solve the various engineering problems associated with harvesting of non-living and living resources of oceans.
  2. To develop world class technologies and their applications for sustainable utilization of ocean resources.
  3. To develop a knowledge base and institutional capabilities in India for management of ocean resources and environment.
  4. To provide competitive, value added technical services and solutions to organizations working in the oceans.

Qualification and Experience
For deputation (including short-term contract)/absorption for a period of five(5) years failing which by Direct Recruitment (on tenure) basis for a period of five years.

Essential Qualification
  1. Master's degree in Physics or Chemistry or Geophysics or Geology or Oceanography or allied subject with at least first class (60%) at graduation as well as post graduation level or Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Technology from a recognized University or equivalent.
  2. 21 years‟ (18 years with Ph.D) experience in research and development, survey, administration, planning, teaching (at graduate or post graduate level), supervision or training in the relevant field.

Desirable
  1. Ph. D in any branch of Science related in the relevant field or Master's degree in Engineering or from a recognized University.
  2. Experience in policy making, planning or management related to ocean and marine sciences/technology or management of projects in the relevant field.

Job Description:
The Director who is the Chief Executive Officer of the NIOT, is responsible for formulation, development and implementation of various technology mission mode programmes and other technical support activities implemented by NIOT. He is also responsible for formulation of planning, administration and functioning of the Centre as well as for the execution of the in-house R and D activities.

Scale of Pay:
The post of Director is in the SAG scale of Rs.37400 – 67000 + GP Rs.10,000/- and other allowances as per the rules of the Institute.

Age limit:
For Direct recruits preferably below 55 years. Relaxation can be considered in respect of exceptionally qualified or/ and experienced persons.

Method of Recruitment:
(i) For Deputation (including short-term contract)/absorption
Officers under Central Government or State Government or Union Territory Administration/including
their attached and subordinate offices or Universities or recognized research institutions or Public Sector Undertakings or Semi-Government or Statutory or Autonomous Organisations and other Non-government bodies.

  1. holding analogous posts on regular basis in the parent cadre or department
  2. or
  3. with 2 (two) years 'regular' service in posts in PB-4 Rs.37400-67000 with Grade Pay of Rs.8900/- in the parent cadre or department.
  4. or
  5. With 3 (three) years 'regular' service in posts in PB-4 Rs.37400-67000 with Grade Pay of Rs.8700/- in the parent cadre or department.

(ii) For Direct Recruitment:
Direct recruitment (on tenure basis ) for a period of five years or upto the age of superannuation
whichever is earlier subject to satisfactory performance.


Selection process:  Interested persons are requested to send their application in the pro-forma at Annexure-I in official notification. The application complete in all respects should be addressed to the Deputy Secretary, (Estt.) Ministry of Earth Sciences, Prithvi Bhavan, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003 within 6 weeks (42 days)(60 days for those in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Ladakh Division of Jammu and Kashmir State, Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi Sub Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep) from the publication of the advertisement in the Employment News. The Ministry may also invite nominations from the leading scientists/experts, scientific Department/ organisations for consideration for the post.

General Conditions:
  1. The Ministry reserves the right to cancel the recruitment without assigning any reason.
  2. The prescribed essential qualifications are minimum and the mere possession of the same does not entitle candidates to be called for interview. If the number of applications received in response to advertisement is large, it shall not be convenient/ possible for the Search cum Selection Committee to interview all the candidates. No correspondence shall be entertained with candidates who are not called for interview/selected for appointment. Canvassing in any form will result in disqualification of candidature.
  3. Experience will be counted after completion of essential academic qualifications.

How To Apply:
  1. Applications should be neatly typed on thick plain paper (A-4 size 210 x 297 mm) in the prescribed format given in official notification.
  2. Candidates working in Government/Semi-Government Department /Public Sector Undertaking /Autonomous/ Statutory organization should apply through proper channel.
  3. Copies of certificates in support of educational qualifications, date of birth, and experience should be attached with the application. Candidates will have to produce the original certificates as and when required.
  4. Applications received after the closing date or received incomplete in any respect are liable to be summarily rejected. No representation against such rejection shall be entertained.
  5. Applications received after the closing date or received incomplete in any respect are liable to be summarily rejected. No representation against such rejection shall be entertained.
  6. Completed applications should be sent to the Deputy Secretary (Estt.), Ministry of Earth Sciences, Prithvi Bhavan, Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110003, by Registered Post in a cover super scribed “Application For The Post Of Director, NIOT, Chennai” within 42
    days (60 days for those in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Ladakh Division of Jammu and Kashmir State, Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi Sub Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman
    and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep) from the date of publication of this advertisement in employment news/leading newspapers

This advertisement is also available on the website of Ministry of Earth Sciences i.e. www.moes.gov.in/DoP and T's website www.persmin.nic.in and NIOT website http://www.niot.res.in.


For more information visit official website. Official Notification

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