Advertisement for the Post of Scientific Officer, Grade – I (Library & Information) at IITM, Pune

Advertisement for the Post of Scientific Officer, Grade – I (Library & Information) at IITM, Pune

Advertisement for the Post of Scientific Officer, Grade – I (Library & Information)
The Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, is an Autonomous research organization under MoES, fully devoted to cutting-edge research in various aspects of Weather and Climate Sciences. The Institute has excellent infrastructural facilities such as High Performance Computers, a modern library, workshop, and other scientific support. It has a strong link with various Universities and National and International Organizations. The details of the Institute are available at Official Website.
The sole responsibility of taking the research outcomes of IITM to masses and societies lies on IITM library. IITM library connects science of IITM to society utilizing all the modern technologies.
The Institute invites applications from interested and eligible candidates, for filling up the following positions:


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Advertisement for the Post of Scientific Officer, Grade – I (Library & Information) at IITM, Pune


Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science from a recognized University; Two years’ professional experience in a Library including Public Relations, Documentation, and Bibliographical Work; OR Post Graduate Degree in Library Science from a recognized University – Proficiency in compilation of scientific papers, articles, scientific reports for the purpose of scientific summary in Institute Annual report, monthly report, Research Advisory Committee report etc. – Experience of computerizing Library activities in a Library under Central Govt. Or State Govt. Or Autonomous or Semi Government or Public Sector Undertaking or University or recognized research organization. – Experience in managing large volume of reports such as PhD thesis and uploading in Institute and other Govt. Of India repository time to time. – Conversant with latest tools and technology of Library Science for upgrading the e-book facility and it’s access to large number of users – To keep track of scientific discoveries, innovations, and results getting published every month from different IITM programs. – To prepare scientific summary of all these publications for the purpose of various reports of IITM and also of Ministry – To compile time-bound reports of the Institutes (RAC, GC, Monthly cabinet summary etc.) – To upload and update latest papers, technical and scientific reports and e-book in the Library website and provide access to the users. – Constant upgradation of IITM Library through modern technologies – Handling of IITM social media (Facebook, X, LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter etc.,) The maximum age limit for appointment by deputation cum absorption shall not exceed 56 years, as on the closing date of receipt of application.
Period of Deputation
Period of deputation including period of deputation in another cadre post held immediately preceding this appointment in the same organization/department of the Central Govt. shall ordinarily not exceed three years. Since the recruitment is on deputation cum absorption basis, Officers in Central Government Departments/Autonomous Bodies/ State Government Departments/ Semi Govt. holding analogous Posts on regular basis in Pay Matrix Level-9 of 7th CPC in the parent cadre or Department are also eligible for applying.
Facility to Submit Online Applications
Start Date: 20/05/2024
End Date: 18/06/2024
Start Time: 05:00 p.m.
End Time: 06:00 p.m.
 The important instructions  given bellow: 
  1. Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply.
  2. The place of posting is at Pune with transfer liability to any part of India.
  3. The Institute may limit the number of candidates called for interview through a Shortlisting Process based on specified criteria.
  4. The Director of IITM reserves the right to fill or not fill the advertised post without providing reasons.
  5. Direct absorption requests will not be entertained.
  6. No TA/DA will be provided for attending the interview, except for SC/ST candidates as per Government of India orders.
  7. Possession of required qualifications does not guarantee interview selection.
  8. Candidates from Central Government Departments/Autonomous Bodies/State Government Departments/Semi-Government/Public Sector Undertakings/Universities/recognized Research Organizations should apply through proper channels.
  9. Candidates from the mentioned organizations are required to enclose attested photocopies of the APAR of the last 5 years with their application.
  10. Two letters of reference from Gazetted Officers familiar with the candidate’s work should be sent directly to the undersigned.
  11. The application envelope should be labeled “Application for the post of Scientific Officer, Grade – I (Library & Information) for IITM”.
  12. Experience and Desirable qualifications may be relaxed at the Director’s discretion for exceptional candidates.
  13. Experience refers to relevant experience acquired from the mentioned organizations.
  14. No interim enquiries/correspondence/communication will be entertained.
  15. Canvassing in any form will lead to disqualification.
  16. Candidates must produce original documents for verification during the interview.
  17. Online applications submitted without relevant certificates will be rejected.
  18. The facility to submit online applications will be available from 20/05/2024 by 05.00 p.m. until 18/06/2024 by 6.00 p.m.
  19. After submitting the online application, candidates must send the hard copy via Registered Post/Speed Post to the specified address, reaching no later than 05.00 p.m. on 22/06/2024, failing which the online application will be rejected.
  20. The Certificate to be submitted by the Cadre Controlling Authority includes verification of the officer’s particulars, eligibility for the applied post, absence of pending or contemplated vigilance/disciplinary cases, and certification of the applicant’s integrity as ‘Beyond Doubt’.
  21. Up-to-date CR dossier or attested photocopies of APAR for the last 5 years should be provided, attested on each page by the Head of the Department.

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