(An Autonomous Body under the Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of India)

G. G. AGARKAR ROAD, PUNE - 411 004



MACS-Agharkar Research Institute (ARI) an autonomous institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India is committed to the promotion of science and technology with emphasis on high standards of research and development activities for the benefit of humankind and the nation.


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Library & Information


01 (UR)

This is a regular position to be filled on a Deputation basis failing which by Direct Recruitment.

On Deputation :

Officers under the Central Govt./State Govt./ PSU/Autonomous Bodies.

(i)  Holding analogous posts on regular basis in the parent cadre/department.


(ii)  With five years regular service in post carrying level 10 of Pay Matrix (Rs. 56100-177500) (pre-revised: PB-3 Rs.15600-39100 + GP Rs. 5400 in 6th CPC) in the parent cadre/department and possessing the educational qualifications and experience prescribed for direct recruitment.

Period of deputation: Period of deputation including period of deputation in another ex-cader-post preceding this appointment in the same organization/department of the Central Govt. shall ordinarily not exceed three years.

The departmental officers in the feeder category who are in the direct line of promotion will not be eligible for consideration for appointment on deputation.

Similarly, deputationists shall not be eligible for consideration for appointment by promotion.

Age limit (as on date of closure of application): Not exceeding 56 years

On Direct Recruitment: Essential Qualification:

(i)     A Master's Degree of a recognized University or equivalent.

(ii)    Master's Degree or equivalent diploma in Library Science of a recognized Universityllnstitute or equivalent.

(iii)   5 years professional experience in a supervisory capacity in a Library of reputation.

Desirable: Experience of computerizing library activities; handling Library Software etc.

Age limit (as on date of closure of application): Not exceeding 40 years (Relaxable for Govt. servants/employees of Autonomous Institute upto 5 years)

Pay &Allowances : Level 11 in the Pay Matrix (Rs.67700-208700) (Pre-revised Pay Band: PB-3; Rs.15600-39100 + GP 66001-).Allowances as applicable for Institute employees of Corresponding status.

Job Responsibilities: The incumbent v411 be overall-in-charge for management and supervision of the Library. He/She will be responsible for management of all activities in library including conducting of library committee meetings purchase of books, organization and modernization of library or any other duties assigned by the competent authority from time to time. He/She will also look after overall supervision of works by the Library Staff etc.


How to apply

Candidates fulfilling above conditions may apply in the prescribed format (Annexure-I for Direct Recruitment/Annexure II for Appointment on Deputation Basis) available on the Institute website  , along with self-attested copies of qualifications, certificates, Passport size photograph, certificate issued by competent authorities and send it to The Director, Agharkar Research Institute, G.G. Agarkar Road, Pune – 411 004. The envelope should be superscribed as "Application for the post of Library & Information Officer"

Last Date of submission of application within 30 days from the date of publication of this advertisement in August 2020 Employment News.