Dr Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University: Online applications are invited for recruitment on a direct basis for various regular KVK Positions (except for the post of Sr. Scientist & Head – for which the eligible candidates have to apply through OFFLINE MODE only in the prescribed format available on the University Website along with requisite fee, if applicable, in the form of Demand Draft) against the mentioned categories of posts, by logging into the Recruitment Portal on the University Website (www.rpcau.ac.in). Read the full details below:

Post Name –  

Total Post of No. – 143

Post Date – 16/03/2020

Advertisement No.: 02/2020

Important Dates
  • Start Date of Online Submission of Application – 16/03/2020
  • End Date of Online Submission of Application – 17/04/2020
  • End Date of Submission of Hard Copy Application – 25/04/2020
Age Relaxation
  • Minimum Age – 18 Year
  • Senior Scientist and Head and SMS – 50 Years
  • Maximum Age for Other Post- 37 Years
  • Maximum Age for Other – as per govt.rules
Payment of Application
  • Application Fee for General/OBC/EWS of Senior Scientist and Head and SMS – Rs.1000/-
  • Application Fee for Other Post General/OBC/EWS – Rs.500/-
  • Application Fee for SC/ST/PwD/Women candidates – 0
  • Payment Method – through Internet Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card

Vacancy Details 

Post Code Post NameTotal PostEducation and ExperienceSalary
01Senior Scientist & Head07
  • Doctoral Degree in any branch of Agricultural Science/ Home Science/ Fisheries/ Animal Sciences/ Veterinary Sciences with min. 8 years experience in the relevant subject as Scientist/ Lecturer/ Extension Specialist or in an equivalent position.
  • Doctoral in any branch of Agricultural Engineering with min. 6 years experience as Scientist/ Lecturer/ Extension Specialist or in an equivalent position in the PB-3 of Rs. 15600-39100 with Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/6000/7000/8000 having made a contribution to Research/ Teaching/ Extension Education as evidence by published work/ Innovation and Impact. OR 
  • Master’s degree in any branch of Agricultural Engineering with min. 10 years experience as Scientist/ Lecturer/ Extension Specialist or in an equivalent position in the PB-3 of Rs. 15600- 39100 with Grade Pay of Rs.5400/ 6000/ 7000/ 8000 having made contribution to Research/ Teaching/ Extension Education as evidence by published work/ Innovation and Impact. 
Level-13 in the pay matrix as per 7th CPC
02Subject Matter Specialist – Agricultural Engineering (Farm Machinery & Power)03
  • Master’s Degree in relevant field or equivalent qualifications from a recognized university (NET is not required for this post).
Level-10 in the pay matrix as per 7th CPC
03Subject Matter Specialist – Agricultural Engineering (Post Harvest Technology)03
  • Master’s Degree in relevant field or equivalent qualifications from a recognized university (NET is not required for this post).
Level-10 in the pay matrix as per 7th CPC
04Subject Matter Specialist – Agricultural Engineering (Soil Water Engineering)03
  • Master’s Degree in relevant field or equivalent qualifications from a recognized university (NET is not required for this post).
Level-10 in the pay matrix as per 7th CPC
05Subject Matter Specialist – Animal Science (Fisheries)06
  • Master’s Degree in relevant field or equivalent qualifications from a recognized university (NET is not required for this post).
Level-10 in the pay matrix as per 7th CPC
06Subject Matter Specialist – Animal Science (Veterinary Science)07
  • Master’s Degree in relevant field or equivalent qualifications from a recognized university (NET is not required for this post)
Level-10 in the pay matrix as per 7th CPC
07Subject Matter Specialist – Crop Production13
  • Master’s Degree in Agronomy/Soil Science or equivalent qualifications from a recognized university (NET is not required for this post). 
Level-10 in the pay matrix as per 7th CPC
08Subject Matter Specialist – Home Science12
  • Master’s Degree in any branch of Home Science or equivalent qualifications from a recognized university (NET is not required for this post).
  • 4 years of Graduation degree in Home Science
Level-10 in the pay matrix as per 7th CPC
09Subject Matter Specialist – Horticulture (Floriculture)02
  • Master’s Degree in relevant field or equivalent qualifications from a recognized university (NET is not required for this post).
Level-10 in the pay matrix as per 7th CPC
10Subject Matter Specialist – Horticulture (Pomology)03
  • Master’s Degree in relevant field or equivalent qualifications from a recognized university (NET is not required for this post). 
Level-10 in the pay matrix as per 7th CPC
11Subject Matter Specialist – Horticulture (Vegetable Science)03
  • Master’s Degree in relevant field or equivalent qualifications from a recognized university (NET is not required for this post).
Level-10 in the pay matrix as per 7th CPC
12Subject Matter Specialist – Plant Protection (Entomology)06
  • Master’s Degree in relevant field or equivalent qualifications from a recognized university (NET is not required for this post).
Level-10 in the pay matrix as per 7th CPC
13Subject Matter Specialist – Plant Protection (Plant Pathology)08
  • Master’s Degree in relevant field or equivalent qualifications from a recognized university (NET is not required for this post).
Level-10 in the pay matrix as per 7th CPC
14Farm Manager07
  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or equivalent qualifications from a recognized university
Level-6 in the pay matrix as per 7th CPC 
15Programme Assistant (Computer)13
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Computer Application / Information Technology or equivalent qualifications from a recognized university.
Level-6 in the pay matrix as per 7th CPC 
16Programme Assistant (Lab Technician)07
  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture or equivalent qualifications from a recognized university.
Level-6 in the pay matrix as per 7th CPC 
17Assistant05
  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with working knowledge of Computer Applications. 
Level-6 in the pay matrix as per 7th CPC 
18Stenographer Grade III05
  • 12th Class pass or equivalent from a recognized board or university
Level-4 in the pay matrix as per 7th CPC
19Jeep Driver14
  • Matriculation from a recognized Board/ University.
  • Possession of Valid and appropriate Driving License from prescribed Govt. Authority (i.e. DTO) 
Level-3 in the pay matrix as per 7th CPC
20Tractor Driver16
  • Matriculation from a recognized Board/ University.
  • Possession of Valid and appropriate Driving License from prescribed Govt. Authority (i.e. DTO)
Level-3 in the pay matrix as per 7th CPC

Other Information

How to Apply:  
Online mode of submission of applications shall be essential.
Before filling-up the Online Application Form, the candidates are advised to read General Instructions, Essential Information and Other Important Conditions section carefully.
The eligible and interested persons are required to submit Online Applications at University Website www.rpcau.ac.in.The last date for applying online is 17th April 2020 (23:59:59 Hrs.) (For all KVK Positions except Sr. Scientist & Head).The candidate should fill all details while filling the Online Application Form.
After applying online, User ID and Password will be generated.
Take print out of the User ID and Password screen for future reference of your application status and for reprinting of your online filled application form.
After successful submission of application, candidates can take print-out of application form.
 Applicants are NOT required to send Hard Copy of the duly filled Online Application Form (except for the post of Subject Matter Specialist). The hard copy of application form along with all required documents must be brought at the time of verification/scrutiny-cum-interview.Candidates are advised to fill their application form carefully such as Name, Father’s name, Date of Birth, Category, Qualification, it is mandatory to upload self-attested all essential documents along with Photo & Signature. After final submission of application form, no change will be allowed. Candidate will be responsible for any mistake in the data of application form and no correspondence will be entertained in this regard.
Applicants have to make sure the documents they are uploading are not blur and must be readable
Candidates applying for the post of Subject Matter Specialist (SMS) are required to send the Printout hard copy of the online filled application form alongwith the self-attested copies of the documents viz Qualification certificates, Caste certificates, experience certificates, publications, awards, etc. filled in the online application form at the below mentioned address on or before 25th April 2020 (05:00 PM) through registered or Speed post only: Page 2 of 9 The Deputy Registrar (Rectt.) Recruitment Section Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University Pusa, Samastipur – 848125, Bihar (INDIA)
Only for the post of Senior Scientist & Head, the application form (available on the University Website) duly filled-in along with requisite documents and Demand Draft drawn in favour of “Comptroller, RPCAU, Pusa payable at PNB, Pusa (Branch Code PUNB0451200)”or any other nationalized bank should reach the University on the following address via registered or speed post only on or before 17th April 2020 up to 05:00 PM positively: The Deputy Registrar (Rectt.) Recruitment Section Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University Pusa, Samastipur – 848125, Bihar (INDIA)

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