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OUAT Recruitment 2017 Apply for 117 Scientist, Farm Manager and Other Jobs

OUAT Recruitment 2017: An employment notice unveiled by Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology (OUAT) claims a clear message to readers that in the research and extension field of university about 117 vacancies are existing (for temporary placement). Reservations under this post are made for ST/ SC/ PWD/ Ex-SM, etc. categories. This job fair is announced specifically for citizens who are qualified in Home Science, Veterinary Science, Horticulture, etc. domains. Literacy in Odia language is found most important to enter as an employee under the posts of this OUAT Recruitment 2017. Other eligibility standards and applying address of this employment are summarised down.

Organisation Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology (OUAT)
Designation Scientist, Farm Manager, etc.
Vacancy Nos 117 Last Date 24-01-2017
Education Ph.D/ Master Degree and NET/ B.Com/ M.A./ M.Com/ C.A/ PG Diploma
Job Nature Contract
Location Orissa

OUAT Recruitment 2017

Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology (OUAT) is a public type organisation that is based in Bhubaneswar of the state. It is one among the oldest university in nation and the objectives of this organisation are to do agriculture related research and providing extensive education on allied fields. Under agro-climatic zones, Directorate of Extension Education of this university refines technologies and shares knowledge to the farming community through 28 Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs). Now to carryout the works of following posts in these Kendras on short term basis, some manpower is needed.

Postal applications are encouraged to be collected from appliers. After short interaction with applied citizens, decision of appointing suitable candidates in Scientist/ Farm Manager, etc. jobs will be declared. An undertaking will be get signed from appointees on date of joining, that he/ she will serve under this organisation atleast for 5 years.

Designation Wise Vacancy Details

SI. No. Designations No. of Vacancies Upper Age Salary
1. Senior Scientist and Head 20 45 years Rs.67000/-
2. Scientist 62 40 years Rs.39100/-
3. Programme Assistant 7 32 years Rs.34800/-
4. Farm Manager 10
5. Office Superintendent-cum Accountant 18


Academic Profile: Graduation/ Post Graduation on relevant subjects are the requisite qualification to apply against the current vacancies under OUAT KVKs. Citizens having idea to apply for SI. No. 2 to 4 posts must have secured minimum 55% marks (only 50% for SC/ ST) in their qualifying examination.

Post Name Qualification Experience
Senior Scientist and Head Ph. D in relevant subject including relevant Basic Sciences or Master Degree/ Ph. D in concerned Engineering subject 6 to 10 years
Scientist Degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Veterinary Science/ Animal Science/ Forestry/ Home Science/ Fishery Science/ Agricultural Engineering and Master Degree in Horticultural Science/ Plant Physiology/ Seed Science & Technology/ Entomology, etc. and NET/ SLET/ SET/ Ph.D 2 years (desirable)
Programme Assistant Degree in Agriculture/ Forestry/ Fishery Science/ Home Science and Master Degree in Soil Science/ Forestry/ Fishery Science/ Home Science
Farm Manager Master Degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Agronomy subjects
Office Superintendent-cum Accountant B.Com/ B.A./ Master Degree/ PG Diploma in Business Management or M.A./ M.Com/ C.A. 5 years


Experience Details: Experience by working as a Scientist/ Lecturer/ Extension Specialist/ Junior Accountant or working knowledge from KVKs or equivalent is mandatory to join as an employee under OUAT in above said vacant designations. The years of experience that are compulsory/ desirable are tabulated above.

Age Restrictions: Upper age limits that are set for each designation are mentioned in vacancy table. These age limits shall be computed by OUAT recruitment authorities as on 1st January 2016 only. Relaxations are admissible for following categories as per recruitment norms of university.

  • Minimum applying age for SI. No 3 & 4 posts: 21 years
  • In-service candidates (OUAT): No age limit
  • For SC/ ST/ SEBC/ Woman candidates: 5 years relaxation
  • For PWD personnel’s: 10 years relaxation

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Recruitment Process: An interview call will be sent to the most eligible appliers, after initial scrutinization. No journey fare would be provided from management side for participants. While arriving for interview, contestants should also fetch their original and photocopies of requisite credentials with them.

  • Personal Interview

Emoluments Offered: During the five years tenure period, appointees will get salary in the following range i.e. as per Pay Band – 2/ 3/ 4 scale. As applicable to contractual employees, other admissible allowances and benefits would also be provided from OUAT.

  • For Senior Scientist & Head job: Rs.37400 – 67000/-
  • For Scientist designation: Rs.15600 – 39100/-
  • For other designations: Rs.9300 – 34800/-
  • Grade Pay Range: Rs.4200 – 9000/-


Application Fee: Depending upon the post, application fee will also alter. The prescribed amount of fee should be paid using pay slip on favour of “Comptroller, OUAT, Bhubaneswar” at SBI Account Number 10173711536, OUAT Campus branch, Bhubaneswar. Citizens who are remitting fee other than this campus branch will also have to pay the bank charges.

  • For Senior Scientist & Head post: Rs.1000/-
  • For Scientist job: Rs.700/-
  • For other vacant posts: Rs.500/-
  • Bank charges: Rs.50/-
  • Payment Mode: Offline

Applying Procedure of OUAT Recruitment 2017

Printout copy of blank proforma can be taken from ouat.nic.in website link of university. Quote the “Name of Post Applied, Advertisement Number and Date” in top of application form. Completed form in all respects should be binded together with self signed copies of following documents.

  • Educational Qualification certificates and marksheets
  • Experience
  • Research publications (if any)
  • Age proof
  • Caste certificate, etc.

Application, original counter foil of fee deposited (with signature at reverse) and above said photocopies should be sent through Registered/ Speed Post to “Registrar, OUAT, Bhubaneswar-751 003, Odisha” before 5.00 PM. Otherwise applications will not be accepted.

Official Notification ouat.nic.in

Important Date

  • Closing date for receipt of application and other documents – 24th Jan 2017

Note: Herein we have discussed about the details of numerous temporary employment opportunities that are currently vacant in OUAT. To know more information just read the official notification.

Updated: 10th January 2017 — 6:53 pm

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