Recruitment notification for various Posts in ‘Dhaanyaganga Krishi Vigyan Kendra’ at Sargachi – 12 Sep 2018



Under the aegis of   Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (RKMVERI)

(formerly known as Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University)

(Deemed to be University as declared by Govt. of India under Section 3 of UGC Act, 1956)

Advt. No. : RKMVERI/RCRT-2/DGKVK/2018
Advt. Date: 12 September 2018

Last date of receiving applications has been extended till 25 October 2018

Applications are invited for the following posts in ‘Dhaanyaganga’ Krishi Vigyan Kendra under the aegis of RKMVERI, an Outreach Centre of the University, located at Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Sargachhi, District Murshidabad, West Bengal.

Sl. No. Name of the Post & Scale of Pay Maximum age Limit* Educational Qualification / Experience

Subject Matter Specialist / T6 (Rs. 15600-39100/-, GP- Rs. 5400/-

Six posts in six disciplines

35 years

Essential Qualification: Master’s Degree in (1) Agronomy (2) Horticulture (3)Veterinary & Animal Science (4) Fisheries (5) Plant protection(Entomology/Pathology) (6) Plant Breeding or Seed Science /Technology (see the Corrigendum) with good academic record from a recognized University.


  1. Doctoral degree in the relevant field
  2. Two years’ experience of working in ICAR system or KVK or equivalent institution.

Programme Assistant ( Lab Technician)/ T4 (Rs.9300-34800/-, GP- Rs. 4200/-

One post

30 years

Essential Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in Science


  1. Knowledge of Agricultural laboratories like plant, soil and water analysis
  2. Experience in handling laboratory instruments and data analysis
  3. Two years’ experience of working in ICAR system or KVK or equivalent institution.

Farm Manager/T4 (Rs.9300-34800/-, GP- Rs. 4200/-

One post

30 years

Essential Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or Horticulture from a recognized University.


  1. Master’s Degree in Agronomy/Horticulture
  2. Experience in farm management with knowledge in English, Hindi and Bengali
  3. Two years’ experience of working in ICAR system or KVK or equivalent institution.

Programme Assistant (Computer)/ T4 (Rs.9300-34800/-, GP- Rs. 4200/-

One post

30 years

Essential Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from a recognized University.

Desirable: Master’s Degree in Computer Application/Computer Science and Experience in relevant field with proficiencyin English, Hindi and Bengali.


Assistant (Rs.9300-34800/-, GP-Rs. 4200/-

One post

27 years

Essential Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from a recognized University.

Desirable: Two years of working experience in maintaining accounts, working knowledge of computers, knowledge of various software related to accounts.


Stenographer Grade-III (Rs. 5200-20200, GP Rs. 2400/-)

One post

27 years

Essential Qualification: Higher Secondary (10+2) pass and knowledge of computer.

Professional Efficiency: Candidates shall have ability to take dictation test at 80 wpm for 10 minutes with Transcription 50 minutes in English and 65 mins in Hindi and Bengali on computer.

Desirable: Two years’ of working experience


Driver/T1 (Rs. 5200-20200, GP Rs. 2000/-)

Two posts

30 years

Essential Qualification:

  1. Matriculation from a recognized Board
  2. Possession of a valid and appropriate driving license from prescribed Government Authority (the candidate will have to pass the practical skill test to be taken by appropriate committee of Institute).


  1. One year’s trade certificate in the relevant field from ITI; or
  2. Experience in driving car, jeep, tractor and other farm machinaries in a recognized Institutions; or
  3. Experience in motor mechanic work.

Skilled Supporting Staff

(Rs. 5200-20200, GP-1800)

Two posts

25 years

Essential Qualification: Matriculation from a recognized Board


  1. Training in agriculture and allied subjects or having skill in any agriculture related technologies
  2. Good knowledge in local language and proficiency in cycling / two-wheeler driving.


Note: Maximum age limit is relaxable as per Govt.of India rules. The above age limit is not applicable to the candidates who are already in service on regular establishment of Government/other recognized institutions or universities.

How to apply :

Candidates satisfying the eligibility criteria as mentioned above may submit their applications in the format prescribed (in Download Section below) and typed on plain A-4 size paper, along with copies of the certificates duly attested regarding qualifications, date of birth, experience, etc. The application forms duly completed in all respects should be sent to the following address:


Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational & Research Institute (Deemed-to-be-University)

P.O. Belur Math, Dist. Howrah 711202, West Bengal

A non-refundable application fee should be paid by “A/c Payee Demand Draft drawn in favour of “DHAANYA GANGA KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA RKM SARGACHHI” payable at SARGACHHI”.

  1. For Posts : Sl. No.1:  Rs.1000/- (Rs. One thousand only)
  2. For Posts : Sl. No. 2,3, 4 & 5:  Rs.750/- (Rs. Seven hundred and fifty only)
  3. For Posts : Sl. No. 6,7 & 8:  Rs. 500/- (Rs. Five hundred only)

On the top of the envelope containing the application, please mention the following in block letters:  Application for the post of ………………….., KVK, Sargachhi”.

Please send a soft copy (.doc/ .odt file) also of the filled in application along with the details of DD etc to this email address . Send the hard copy by post or by hand within 21 days from the date of this advertisement. on or before 25 October 2018.

General Instructions:

  1. In-service candidates should forward their application through proper channel. No objection certificate has to be produced at the time of interview. They may submit an advance copy of the application along with the application fee (as applicable) on or before the closing date.
  2. Original documents in support of various claims should be produced at the time of interview.
  3. The university reserves the right not to fill up any of the vacancies advertised in case of non-availability of suitable candidate .
  4. For those posts that require please provide only a list of peer reviewed publications, if any, along with their impact factor (research, technical, extension), the actual reprints/photocopies should not be sent with the application at this stage. They must be produced at the time of interview.
  5. The University reserves the right of rejection of any application form due to non-observance of these instructions.
  6. The University will not pay the travelling or other expenses of applicants/ candidates summoned for interview.
  7. A candidate must be in sound health. He/she must be prepared to undergo such medical examination and satisfy such medical authority as required.
  8. Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (RKMVERI) is an autonomous organization and the Dhaanyaganga KVK is a Project of ICAR to be run by the host institute RKMVERI. Pay and allowances, traveling and other allowances and other service conditions of officers and establishments in the service of the KVK, in general and the University (RKMVERI) in particular are regulated in accordance with the relevant rules/instructions issued by the ICAR for KVKs from time to time. However, leave etc. will be regulated by the rules and regulations of the Host institution.
  9. The decision of the RKMVERI with regards to the eligibility or otherwise of any candidate based upon evaluation of the application and particulars/records submitted with the application by the candidate shall be final, and the University will not entertain any correspondence in this regard with the unsuccessful candidates.
  10. Canvassing in any manner shall lead to disqualification.

Download Application Format

    • Subject Matter Specialist : PDF, Doc 
    • Other Posts : PDF, Doc