National Institute of Plant Health Management, Hyderabad
(An autonomous organization under the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India)
National Institute of Plant Health Management invites applications for the following Posts as
mentioned against the post. The gist of pay and number of posts are given below:
The details of educational qualifications, experience, age and other eligibility criteria, duties for
appointment on Direct Recruitment / Deputation basis (including relaxations, if any) for the posts
along with application proforma may be accessed from web http://niphm.gov.in.
A. QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE FOR DIRECT RECRUITMENT, OR TRANSFER ON
i. Age limit will be reckoned with reference to the closing date for receipt of the applications.
ii. “Relaxation of upper age limit in respect of reserved categories such as SC/ST/OBC/PHE/Exservicemen
etc., as per GOI orders. (in terms of G.I., Dept. of Per. &Trg., Notfn. No. 15012/6/98-
Estt. (D), dated 21st December, 1998.OBC candidates have to enclose latest caste certificate as
per GOI norms for claiming age relaxation and for considering to the reserved OBC post,
obtained on or after 01.04.2014.
iii. The Rule of Reservation is not applicable in the case of deputationists. However, subject to
availability, eligible candidates belonging to reserved categories will be duly considered as per rules
iv. The Medical facilities applicable to government employees will be extended to the deputationists.
v. In the case of direct recruitment the selected candidates will be governed by the New Pension
Scheme, 2004, Govt. of India.
vi. The Probation period for direct recruits will be Two years as per the rules in force.
vii. The applications in prescribed proforma through proper channel in case of service candidates should
reach the Registrari/c, National Institute of Plant Health Management, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad
500 030, Telangana. on or before 22.06.2015 for Director(PHM) & AD(RPM) post and
18.09.2015 for Director(PMD) post (5.30 PM). Persons working in Govt. service should apply
through proper channel only. In case it takes time to obtain clearance from the Head of Department,
an advance copy of the application can be sent on or before the closing date.
viii. Self-attested copies of all educational qualifications along with experience, age relaxation and
other certificates are required to be enclosed invariably. Applications without proper
enclosures will not be considered for scrutiny.
ix. (a) In case of Directors : The requirement of total experience, Ph.D and age limit may be relaxed by
the Selection Committee in respect of appointment on deputation from Govt. Organisations (both
Central and State Govt.), if they are otherwise well-qualified and holding an analogous post or one
step below with requisite experience.
(b) In case of AD(RPM) “Age and qualifications can be relaxed in exceptional cases by the
x. Only candidates willing to take-up residence (throughout their service) within a radius of 3km of
NIPHM can apply.
xi. Please visit NIPHM website http://niphm.gov.in for the details of duties to be performed and for
downloading the prescribed application proforma.
xii. No correspondence will be entertained with the non-shortlisted or non-selected candidates.
B. PROCEDURE FOR SELECTION
1. Director (PMD & PHM): Shortlisted candidates will be required to make a power point
presentation for 15 minutes duration (on the work done by the applicant, preferably in the area
of sustainable agriculture), and attend the interview.
2. Assistant Director (PHM): Selection to the post will be based on written test, Power Point
Presentation and Interview. The candidates should make a power point presentation for 15
Syllabus for written test will be uploaded in our website.
C. DUTIES OF THE POSTS
1. Director (PMD):
To assist the Director General in planning, organising and conducting programmes to
build a pool of Master trainers in the field of pesticide formulation and residue analysis &
monitoring. Provide project advisory services and technical consultancy besides
undertaking Policy analysis, Program oriented Research / Appraisal and Studies relating
to pesticide management and to provide Policy support to Government of India. To
Develop Standards and Systems in Pesticide Analysis including Residue monitoring.
Overall supervision and coordination of all the divisions attached to the Director
(Pesticide Management). Assist the Director General to forge systematic linkages with
the national and international organisations. Any other duties assigned by Director
General from time to time.
2. Director (PHM):
Formulation of different training programme curricula and implementing the
Organising the training programmes of different durations on different aspects.
Associated in PGDPHM and concurrent PGDPHM programmes.
Development and maintenance of laboratory facilities
Demonstration of technologies in the NIPHM farm
Demonstration of technologies in farmers field in participatory mode.
Development and implementation of different inter institutional collaborative
Assist Director General, NIPHM in implementation of different activities.
3. ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (RPM):
As Sub-divisional head he/she is expected to plan, implement and coordinate various
activities of concerned sub-division to enable the Joint Director / Director accomplish the
responsibilities assigned. Any other duties assigned by the Joint Director/Director or the
Director General from time to time.