Written By Ajit Kumar on Thursday, October 16, 2014 | 8:16 AM
Career - Advertisement for recruitment of AGTs in IFFCO
FERTILISER COOPERATIVE LIMITED (MARKETING DIVISION) IFFCO Sadan, C-1, District Centre, Saket Place, New Delhi-110017
IFFCO requires Agriculture Graduate Trainee (AGT) for its Field
Offices located in the States of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Punjab, Haryana,
Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, West
Bengal, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu & Kerala.
QUALIFICATION: 1. The candidate should possess Four Years B.Sc. (Agriculture)
Full Time Regular Degree 2. The candidate having Two Years M.Sc. (Agriculture) Full Time
Regular Degree can also apply 3. The above qualifications should be from the UGC recognized University/Institute. 4. General/OBC candidate should have secured a minimum of 60%
marks in each semester in his B.Sc (Agriculture) degree. 5. SC/ST candidate should have a minimum of 55% marks in each
semester of his B.Sc. (Agriculture) degree. 6. The candidates who have passed B.Sc. (Agriculture) degree in
2011 and thereafter can only apply. 7. Candidates, who have passed M.Sc. (Agri.) degree in the year
2013 & 2014, can also apply subject to fulfilling the criteria prescribed
for B.Sc. (Agri.) qualification.
UPPER AGE LIMIT: 28 years, as on 1st October, 2014.
Upper Age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST category. Upper Age limit is relaxable by 3 years for OBC category not
belonging to creamy layer.
KNOWLEDGE OF LANGUAGE:
Candidate must be well versed with reading, writing and speaking
knowledge of the regional language of the State for which application is made
(one or more than one language). Knowledge of Hindi is also desirable.
TRAINING PERIOD: The selected candidates will undergo Training for
a period of one year.
Stipend and other benefits will be paid as per Rules of the
Society during the training period. Presently, the stipend & benefits are
about Rs. 28,000/- p.m.
On successful completion of one year’s training and subject to
requirement of IFFCO, the AGTs may be absorbed at the basic pay of Rs.15450/-
p.m. in the regular Pay Scale of Rs.15000-26250, with usual Allowances/
benefits as per Rules of the Society.
There are ample opportunities for career growth of AGTs in the
Eligible candidates will be required to appear for preliminary
Computer Based On-Line Test in open environment by using their own resources,
computer/laptop with internet facility. The configuration will be intimated to
Only the short-listed candidates based on the performance in the
Preliminary On-Line Test, will be called for Final On-Line Test in the
controlled environment at the designated Centres at Ahmedabad, Bengaluru,
Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Indore, Jabalpur, Jalandhar, Kochi,
Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Rajkot, Shimla, Surat
and Varanasi. Details will be communicated to the eligible candidates.
Only those candidates who are short-listed on the basis of their
performance in Final On-Line Test will be called for personal interview.
Candidates are required to opt any two Test Centres in order of
their preference out of the aforementioned centres. Efforts will be made to
allot the test centre in order of choice given by the candidates.
Request for change in the test centre, once opted, will not be
entertained. IFFCO reserves the right to cancel any of these centres and in
that eventuality; the candidates will have to appear in the centre as decided
by the Management.
PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION: Selected candidates will be allowed to join only after they are
found medically fit in the Pre-employment medical examination to be conducted
PLACE OF POSTING: Notwithstanding the selection and placement of AGTs for training,
the selected candidates on absorption can be posted in any of the
States/Projects/Establishment(s) of IFFCO anywhere in India or abroad.
BOND: On appointment, the Trainees would be required to furnish a bond
as per Rules of the Society.
GENERAL: The nature of duties and responsibilities of the incumbents in
IFFCO involve extensive touring in Rural areas. Only such candidates having
aptitude and willingness to work in field should apply.
HOW TO APPLY: Interested and eligible candidates may apply on-line in the
prescribed Application Form available thru the link "Click to
apply on-line" given below till 31/10/2014 only. Any application
sent through any other modes will not be entertained.
1. The applicant should keep their 10th class Roll Number and all
their educational Qualification Certificates ready with them, while filling up
the Application Form on-line.
2. The applicant must fill in only the correct information in
3. The applicant must fill ‘His Name and Father's Name’ exactly
the same as appearing in their educational qualification certificate(s).
4. The applicant who is subsequently found to have filled
incorrect information will be disqualified for test/interview and/or the
employment in IFFCO.
5. All communications to the candidate will be sent through E-mail
or through SMS. The Candidate should not change his E-mail ID and Mobile No.,
filled in the Application Form, and keep the same active at least for a period
of six months.
6. The candidate must save his duly filled Application and take a
print of the same for future reference.
IFFCO has sole right to accept or reject any and/or all
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