Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) Recruitment Scientist, Technical and Administrative / Accounts Officer

Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) Recruitment Scientist, Technical and Administrative / Accounts Officer. The Institute is currently looking for bright and talented candidates of Indian origin for recruitment as follows:

Phase I : Scientist B,C & D and Administrative / Accounts Officer. The detailed requirements for these posts and the procedure for submitting applications are available on the IITM website www.tropmet.res.in/Careers

Phase II : Scientific, Technical and Administrative Support Category. Details/ updates regarding Phase II recruitment will be uploaded/published by 31st August 2022 on the IITM website only. www.tropmet.res.in/Careers

Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM)

The Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) is an autonomous research organization fully funded by Ministry of Earth Sciences, New Delhi. It is a premier Institute of National and International repute, devoted to research in various aspects of Atmospheric Sciences with emphasis on Tropical Meteorology, particularly on the Climate Change and Indian Monsoon. The details of the Institute are available at http://www.tropmet.res.in.

The institute is in need of talented young Scientists of recognized Indian Universities for following posts.

I) Scientist – ‘D’ – 1 post

Salary: Pay Level 12 (Rs. 78800-209200)

Essential Qualification: Master’s degree in Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematics/ Geophysics/ Oceanography/ Atmospheric Sciences/Meteorology or its equivalent with at least 60% marks from recognized University/Institute.

Essential Experience: 07 years experience in teaching (at graduate or post graduate level), research and development, survey, administration, planning, supervision or training etc. in the specified field.

Desirable Qualification: Doctorate in the relevant branch of Science related to Atmospheric Sciences, Oceanography, Meteorology or equivalent from recognized University.

Desirable Experience: Experience in policy making, planning or management etc. related to specified field.

II) Scientist – ‘C’ – 2 posts

Salary: Pay Level 11 (Rs. 67700-208700)

Essential Qualification: Master’s degree in Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematics/ Geophysics/ Oceanography/ Atmospheric Sciences/Meteorology or its equivalent with at least 60% marks from recognized University/Institute.

Essential Experience: 03 years experience in teaching (at graduate or post graduate level), research and development, survey, administration, planning, supervision or training etc. in the specified field.

Desirable Qualification: Doctorate in the relevant branch of Science related to Atmospheric Sciences, Oceanography, Meteorology or equivalent from recognized University.

Desirable Experience: Experience in policy making, planning or management etc. related to specified field.

III) Scientist – ‘B’ – 17 posts (SC – 4 posts, ST – 1 post and OBC – 12 posts)

Salary: Pay Level 10 (Rs. 56100-177500)

Essential Qualification:

Master’s degree in Meteorology / Atmospheric Sciences / Physics /Chemistry/ Geophysics with Meteorology as one of the subject/ Statistics / Mathematic / Applied Mathematics / or equivalent subject with at least 60% marks from recognized University / Institute Or B.E./B.Tech. degree in Electrical/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunication/ Electrical & Electronics Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering / Civil Engineering from a recognized University / Institute with at least 60% marks.

Desirable Qualification:

Doctorate in the relevant branch of Science related to Atmospheric Sciences, Oceanography, Meteorology or equivalent from recognized University. A minimum of 3 years experience of research in atmospheric sciences related to weather and climate (as evidenced by published papers). Proven understanding of any of the research areas viz. understanding of the Asian monsoon and its variability, land surface processes and their impact on monsoon, climate variability and climate change, experience in dynamics and thermodynamics of convection and interaction between clouds and environment, Atmospheric measurements, Aerosols, Atmospheric Radar Technology, Air Quality and pollutants and experience in Numerical Weather Prediction models.

SELECTION PROCEDURE

Through Interview.

Upper Age Limit: (as on closing date of application)

 35 years for Scientist B

 40 years for Scientist C

 50 years for Scientist D

 Age relaxations are applicable as per the Central Government rules (for 5 years for candidates belonging to SC / ST category, 3 years for candidates belonging to OBC category).

 Age relaxation for Physically Handicapped and Ex-Serviceman are applicable as per the Central Government Rules.

 There is no age limit for IITM and Government employees.

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Only Indian Nationals are eligible and need to apply.

2. The place of posting is at Pune with transfer liability to any part of India.

3. Age relaxations are applicable as per the Central Government rules.

4. Mere possession of required qualification will not entitle the candidates to be called for interview. If the number of applications received in response to advertisement is large, it will not be convenient or possible for the selection Board to interview all those candidates. The Institute may short list the candidates to a reasonable limit based on the essential and desirable qualifications / record of academic performance / relevant experience for the post or any other benchmarks as decided by a committee constituted to screen the applications.

5. Candidates working in Government/Semi Government/Autonomous organization should apply through proper channel. They may however, send advance copy of application along with the enclosures which should reach on or before the prescribed last date. If application is not routed through proper channel the candidate must produce the requisite “No Objection Certificate” from their employer at the time of interview.

6. Candidates serving in Govt./ Semi-Govt./Autonomous organization are required to enclose attested photocopies of the APAR of the last 5 years along with their application.

7. The candidates should arrange two letters of reference to be sent directly to the undersigned from Gazetted Officers familiar with the candidate’s work.

8. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview For SC/ST candidates admissible TA/DA shall be considered as per Government of India orders.

9. Experience and Desirable qualifications can be relaxed at the discretion of the Director in case of exceptionally good candidates.

10. Experience shall mean the experience in the relevant field acquired from a Government/SemiGovt./Autonomous Organization after obtaining the minimum educational qualification asked for in the said category.

11. No interim enquiries / correspondence / communication of any sort will be entertained on the matter. Candidates are advised to visit IITM website for update.

12. Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidate from being called for interview.

13. Candidates must produce all original documents as proof of details furnished in the application at the time of interview for verification and the same will be returned after verification. Any discrepancies found in the certificate will attract the disqualification of applications. Non production of the original certificates at the time joining will also make the candidate disqualified. Experience claim should be supported by valid documentation.

14. Online application submitted without the scanned copies of relevant certificates will be rejected.

15. ‘Corrigendum’ or ‘Addendum’ or ‘Cancellation’ to this advertisement, if any, shall be published only on the website of IITM and will not be published in the newspapers. Therefore, the Applicants are advised to check the website of IITM regularly.

16. The Institute reserves the right to modify / withdraw the advertisement at any time. The Institute also reserves the right of rejecting any or all the applications without assigning any reasons thereof.

17. Applicants are advised to enter correct /valid data in respect of various information as provided in the application form. Incorrect details, if entered, by any applicant will result in summarily rejection of the applicant at any stage of recruitment.

18. Selected candidate may have to join the post immediately, on being found fit by Medical Authority.

19. Doctorate Degree will count as 3 years of experience.

20. CGPA grading is to be converted in percentage.

21. Facility of submitting online application will commence on 25.07.2022 by 3.00 p.m and close on 16.09.2022 by 6.00 p.m.

22. After submitting the online application candidates must send the hard copy of their application by Registered Post/ Speed Post only along with all necessary documents on the below mentioned address and should reach latest by 05.00 p.m. on 23.09.2022.

23. The envelope, containing complete application, should be super-scribed as “Application for the post of………………………(Name of the post) for IITM”.

24. In case of any discrepancies found between Hindi & English version of the Advertisement, the English version of the Advertisement will prevail.

25. Certificate to be submitted by the Cadre Controlling Authority.

(i) The certificate that the particulars furnished by the officer have been checked from available records and found correct.

(ii) Certified that the applicant is eligible for the post applied as per conditions mentioned in the circular/advertisement.

(iii) Certified that no vigilance /disciplinary case are either pending or contemplated against the applicant.

(iv) Integrity of the applicant is certified as ‘Beyond Doubt’. (v) Up-to-date CR dossier of the applicant /attested photocopies of APAR for the last 5 years (2017-2018 to 2021-2022). Photocopies of APAR have been attested on each page by the Head of the department.

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology

Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, Pashan,

Pune – 411008 INDIA

Phone 91-20-25904203

Fax 91-20-25865142

URL: http://www.tropmet.res.in ; http://www.tropmet.res.in

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