Vigyan Prasar, under the Department of Science & Technology in India, is inviting applications for recruitment to various contractual posts in Noida/Delhi location. 10 vacancies are available in all and the complete details of the recruitment are available at the official website i.e. vigyanprasar.gov.in. Eligible and intending candidates can apply on the prescribed format online at the official website mentioned above. The last date of receipt of applications is December 17, 2020, till 05.30 PM.
Based on the detailed advertisement on the official website, the vacancies are available in different programmes/projects. Under India Science – 24×7 internet-based TV channel, vacancies are available for the posts of Project Consultant (Production), Project Manager Content (Engage with Science), Project Asst Manager Editorial (English), Project Asst Manager Editorial (Hindi), Project Asst Manager (Science Communication), and Sr. Project Technical Officer (IT).
Similarly, vacancy for the post of Content Editorial Coordinator is available in the DST Golden Jubilee Project. Under India Science News and Feature Service, there is a single vacancy for the post of Reporter. Similarly under the Women Technology Programme (WTP), there is a single vacancy for the post of Senior Research Fellow (SRF). Selected candidates are to be appointed for a period ending March 2021.
Interested candidates must ensure that they fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria specified against each of the advertised posts. For example, Vigyan Prasar has indicated that for the post of Project Consultant (Production), a Graduate degree, along with PG degree/diploma in Mass Communication of Film Studies and 15 years of relevant experience is required. Similarly, for the post of Project Manager (Content), a Graduate degree with PG degree in Mass Communication, Public Relations or Management along with 8 years of relevant experience is required.
Graduate candidates who have a PG Diploma in Mass Communication and 3 years or more of experience in a TV/Film channel, a national newspaper with strong scripting/writing skills in English can apply for Project Asst Manager (Editorial) English. Similarly, those who have similar qualifications and experience in the Hindi language can apply for Project Asst Manager (Editorial – Hindi). Candidates who have an M.Tech/B.E./B.Tech/MCA degree and 3 years of post-qualification experience can apply for the post of Sr. Project Technical Officer.
Aspiring candidates are advised to go to the website vigyanprasar.gov.in and read about the complete eligibility details which includes besides qualifications, necessary limitations on the age and requisite experience. Only by fulfiling such conditions must a candidate proceed to apply.
The application process is conducted online at the aforementioned website. It must be noted that candidates have to attach all educational, experience certificates while the original documents have to be produced in later stages. There is no application fee and eligible applicants will be selected on the basis of academic qualifications, experience and performance in interview. If necessary, a skill test may also be conducted.