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Assam Agricultural University is looking for eligible candidates to fillup 24 vacancies available for Subject Matter Specialist to be engaged under Krishi Vigyan Kandras of the said university. These vacancies are available on purely temporary basis and the period of engagement and its continuance will depend on the sanction received from ICAR. The candidates who are selected for appointment will be posted in various places within the state of Assam where AAU has its jurisdiction and the service will be governed by the new CPF rules. So, candidates interested to apply for this AAU SMS Recruitment 2013 may look for the job details below:-


All the 24 vacancies of Subject Matter Specialists Recruitment in AAU will be offered at a pay scale of Rs.15600-39100 along with Grade Pay of Rs.5400/- per month. The posts are available in multiple disciplines like those of Horticulture, Animal Science, Agronomy, Extension Education, Plant Protection, Agricultural Economics, Soil Science, Home Science and Fishery Science.

Eligibility Criteria for Subject Matter Specialist

To be eligible for the above recruitment, the candidates must possess a Bachelor degree in the disciplines which may include Agriculture, Veterinary Science and A.H., Home Science, Fisheries Science, as the case may be. In addition to the above, it is also prescribed that the candidates must score atleast 55% of marks or equivalent OGPA of 3.00 out of 4.00 point scale or 7.00 in 10.00 point scale at Masters degree level attained from any recognized university in India or otherwise hold an equivalent degree from any of the Foreign universities.

Apart from the educational qualifications, the applicants must satisfy the age criteria which is prescribed as 38 years in terms of upper age limit as on the 1st January 2013. Relaxation of age is admissible for upto maximum 5 years for candidates who have been at service in either AAU, ICAR, CSIR, DST, SAU or any other Government Institutions and will be determined by the number of full years of service as has been rendered in those institutes.

AAU SMS Recruitment 2013 - How to apply?

The interested eligible candidates may download the application form from the website of the University or obtain the same from the office of the Registrar, AAU before 03:00 PM on all working days. However, hardcopies of the application form collected from the office of the Registrar will cost Rs.10/- only which must be paid by means of crossed IPO in favour of Registrar, AAU payable at Jorhat.

Candidates will also have to pay a fee amounting to Rs.150/- in case of General category and Rs.75/- only for SC/ST candidates by means of Demand Draft. The completed application form along with the fee and the attested copies of all the certificates/testimonials must be submitted so as to reach the university on or before 7th January 2013. The candidates must also enclose one self-addressed envelope of size 23 x 10cm with Rs.6/- postal stamp affixed on it.

It must also be noted here that those candidates who have already applied earlier against Advertisement No.03/2012 need not apply again. The candidates who are already in service must apply through proper channel in order to be considered valid. There will be reservation of posts as per Assam Government Rules.

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