Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the selection as Assistant Professor (Contract)
in the following disciplines at College of Agriculture Ambalavayal (CoA)/ Regional Agricultural
Research Station, Ambalavayal (RARS). The selection will be based on the walk-in-selection
process scheduled on 29-05-2023 (Monday).
1. Horticulture 3 CoA
2. Agricultural Entomology 3 CoA
3. Plant Breeding and Genetics 2 CoA
4. Agronomy 1 RARS
5. Plant Pathology 2 CoA
6. Agricultural Extension 2 CoA
7. Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry 2 CoA
8. Agricultural Engineering 1 CoA
9. Animal Management 1 RARS
For posts 1 to 7, the candidates must possess bachelor’s degree in agriculture / horticulture,
master’s degree in concerned discipline with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent
OGPA and have qualified NET in the concerned discipline.
For post 8, the candidates should possess bachelor’s degree in agricultural engineering,
master’s degree in any discipline in agricultural engineering a minimum of 55% marks or
equivalent OGPA and have qualified NET.
For post 9, the candidates should possess bachelor’s degree in veterinary sciences, master’s
degree in any discipline in veterinary sciences a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent
OGPA and have qualified NET.
Candidates with NET will only be considered for selection. Candidates without NET will
be considered only in the absence of sufficient numbers of candidates with NET
Candidates with Ph.D in concerned discipline and Teaching experience will be given due
weightage in selection process.
The maximum age limit is 40 years as on 01-01-2023. Age relaxation as per existing
Government will be granted to eligible candidates.
Terms & Conditions:
The appointment will be on a contract basis and purely provisional for a period on one year
or till the appointment of permanent faculty, whichever is earlier.
The candidates will have no claim, in the College / Station / University other than the right
to receive the approved renumeration of Rs 44,100 (Rupees Forty-Four Thousand One
Hundred only) per month. The appointment in no way confirms him/her any right of
permanency or regularization in KAU.
Selected candidates will be eligible for one casual leave per month, subject to a maximum
of ten per year.
The candidate selected should execute an agreement in the prescribed format in stamp
paper worth Rs 200.
The candidates selected, will have to discharge all duties and responsibilities attach to the
post as per KAU Act/Statutes/Regulations and Rules at all the three stations mentioned in
the notification (CoA/RARS) and that may by assigned to him/her from time to time by
the head of the stations.
The College / Station / University reserves the right to terminate the services of the
appointee, if performance is found unsatisfactory or any defects are noticed.
After appointment, the candidate can discontinue the services and contract only with onemonth prior notice.
Candidates will not be eligible for any TA/DA for attending the interview or any other
The candidate should attend for a walk-in-selection process, scheduled on 29-05-2023
(Monday) 10 am at Regional Agricultural Research Station (RARS), Ambalavayal with all
original / duly attested copies of the certificates, A biodata in the prescribed format
(Provided as Annexure I) along with self-attested copies of all applicable certificates,
testimonials, research papers etc. should be submitted at the time of selection process.
No separate call letters will be sent for the section process / Interview. Candidates attending
the walk-in-selection process only be considered for the posting.
For the selection, the selection committee will be preparing a selection list based on the
evaluation criteria approved by the selection committee constituted.
For any further queries in this regard, the candidates may contact 04936 260561 between
10 am and 5pm on working days.
More Info: https://kau.in/announcement/22990