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Applications are invited for engagement of various professionals in VIGYAN PRASAR at Noida/Delhi office for different programmes/projects viz., Science Channels project India Science – 24×7 internet based TV channel (www.indiascience.in)”, DST Golden Jubilee project, INDIAN SCIENCE NEWS AND FEATURE SERVICE, ACS project and Women Technology Programme (WTP) on purely contractual basis fulfilling the eligibility conditions as prescribed below.

  1. 1. India Science – 24×7 internet based TV channel

Sl. No.

Professional

Position/ Designation

No of Post

Professional Fee per Month

 

Eligibility

1.

 

Project Consultant (Production)

01

 

Rs.1,20,000–

Rs.1,50,000

 

Essential Qualifications:

 

Graduate Degree from a recognised University/Institution

 

PG Degree or Diploma or equivalent in Mass Communication or film studies or from a recognised University / Institutions.

 

At least 15 years of experience of overall video production and channel management in a reputed TV channel/production house.

 

Age: Below 60 years

 

Desirable: (i) Produced popular science and technology related programmes in English and Hindi for any TV/FILM Channel, Organisation etc (ii) requisite skills of planning, execution, and delivery of desired no of programmes as per channel requirements. (iii) Should have managerial skill to lead the team and full of new Idea of science programming and its creative presentation (iv) PG degree in Management  

 

 

2

 

Project Manager

Content

(Engage with Science)

 

 

01

 

Rs.80,000 –Rs.1,00000

 

Essential Qualifications:

Graduate Degree from a recognised University/Institution

 

PG Degree or Equivalent in Mass Communication or Public Relations or Management from a recognised University / Institution.

 

At least 8 years of demonstrable experience in a reputed media organisation or PR firm with strong communication and engagement skills in English.

 

Age: Below 55 Years

 

Desirable: (i) Should have organised events and workshops involving students and/or youth on specific topics and themes. (ii) Should have been associated with production of films and programmes in English for any TV/FILM Channel.

(iii) Candidate will be required to look after the Engage platform and liaise with schools and institutions, organise on-site TV/Film shoots, studio recordings with teachers and students and coordinate the functioning of the Engage platform in every way.

 

 

3

 

Project Asst Manager Editorial (English)

 

01

 

Rs.60,000–Rs.80,000

Essential Qualifications:

 

Graduate Degree from a recognised University/Institution

 

PG Diploma or equivalent in Mass Communication from a recognised University / Institution.

 

At least 3 years of demonstrable experience in a TV/FILM channel, national newspaper with strong scripting / writing and conceptualisation skills in English in subjects related to science, technology, environment etc.

 

Age : 55 Years

 

Desirable: Desirable:

(i) Graduate in Science or Engineering  (ii) Produced science and technology related films and programmes in English for any TV/FILM Channel (iii)written science and technology-related articles in popular publications in English

 

4.

Project Asst Manager (Editorial– Hindi)

 

 

01

 

Rs.60,000 – Rs.80,000

Essential Qualifications:

Graduate Degree from a recognised University/Institution

 

PG Diploma or equivalent in Mass Communication from a recognised University / Institution.

 

At least 3 years of demonstrable experience in a TV/FILM channel , national newspaper with strong scripting / writing and conceptualisation skills in Hindi in subjects related to science, technology, environment etc.

 

Age : Below 55 Years

 

Desirable: (i) Graduate in Science or Engineering (ii) Produced science and technology related films and programmes in Hindi for any TV/FILM Channel, (ii)written science and technology-related articles in popular publications.

 

 

5.

 

Project Asst. Manager – Science Communication

 

 

01

 

Rs.60,000 – Rs.80,000

 

Essential Qualification

M.Sc / MPhil / MTech in science or engineering from a recognised University/Institution.

 

At least 3 years post-qualification experience in science communication using Television, Print Radio, Web portal, Social media etc. Must have excellent writing skill on science and technology-based stories, interviews, and content using different formats etc.

 

Age: 55 Years

Desirable: (i) Should have a knowledge of latest developments in science and technology. (ii)Should have an excellent skill in communicating S&T in English or Hindi.(iii)PG Diploma or equivalent in Mass Communication from a recognised University / Institution

 

 

 

6.

 

Sr. Project Technical Officer – (IT)

 

01

 

Rs.55,000-Rs.60,000

 

Essential Qualifications:

 

MTech/BE/BTech/ MCA from a recognised University/Institution.

 

At least 3 years post-qualification experience.

 

Age: 55 Years

 

Desirable: Proficiency in website management tools, CMS-driven operations, data backup, mysql, image optimisation, CDN operations etc. Extensive proficiency in Google Analytics and Webmaster Tools

  1. 2. DST Golden Jubilee project

1.

Content Editorial Coordinator (Post Content Aggregation Coordination)

Rs 60,000 per month

(statutory tax deductions applicable)

01

Content Editorial Coordination and work under the instructions of the reporting officer.

 

Essential Qualifications and experience:

 

1.     Graduate in any stream, with more than 10-years of hands-on experience of content acquisition and editorial related work inmedia houses of repute

 

 

Desirable Qualifications

 

2.     Experience of handling/managing various sources of information as a part of the job profile is related to content aggregation as evidenced by works produced so far

 

3.     Experience of handling/managing various sources of media conversion like XML/SGML/HTML as a part of the job profile is related to content aggregation as evidenced by works produced so far

 

4.     Proficiency of overseeing editorial & design operations in MS-Office as evidenced by works produced so far

 

5.     Ability to edit & manage pdf documents as evidenced by works produced so far

 

6.     Ability to work long hours and tenacity to produce quality publications thereby demonstrable ability to meet publishing turnaround times as evidenced by works produced so far

 

7.     Excellent copyediting and proofreading skills

 

8.     Strong knowledge of grammar and punctuation, including familiarity with various publishing style manuals

 

9.     Meticulous attention to detail

 

10.  Ability to meet deadlines while juggling multiple projects at once

 

11.  Ability to work with multiple publishing projects at same time as evidenced by works produced so far

 

12.  Fluency of communicating in English is mandatory as evidenced by works produced so far

 

 

Age Limit: 58 years

 

  1. 3. Indian Science News and Feature Service

 

S.No.

Professional

Position/ Designation

Professional Fee per Month

 

No. of Post

Work / Task

Eligibility

1.        

Reporter

Rs.30,000/-

1

Report on assigned events, collect, collate and gather information to input correspondent and editors, write news stories, tweets etc.

Essential Qualification:

 

(i)      Graduate from any recognised University/ Institution;

 

(ii)     At least 2 years of experience of reporting in media.

 

Desirable:

 

(i)    Degree/Diploma from a recognised university/ Institution in Journalism or Mass Communication or Media Studies;

 

(ii)  Experience in science and technology reporting/ writing.

 

Age:Less than 30 years.

 

 

  1. 4. ACS Project:

S. No.

Professional Position/ Designation

Professional Fee per Month

No. of post

Eligibility

1.       

Project Associate

Rs. 15,000-20,000/-

01

The qualification should be Bachelors in any discipline preferably in Accounts/Finance or related subject. Knowledge of basic accounting software is desirable accounts.

Age Limit: 40 years

 

  1. 5. Women Technology Programme (WTP) Project

 

S.N.

Professional

Position/ Designation

No. of Post

Consolidated Salary per Month in (Rs.)

 

               Eligibility

1.

Senior Research Fellow (SRF)

01

Rs.35,000/- +  

24% HRA Per Month

Essential Qualifications:

1.       Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science/Science policy Or Graduate/post Graduate Degree in Professional course selected through a process described through any one of the following:

·         Scholars who are selected through National Eligibility Tests – CSIR- UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) and GATE

·         The selection process through National level examinations conducted by central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, IISER etc.

2.       Two years of research experience in Scientific areas preferably in Science policy, Science and Technology for development

Desirable :

Experience in Science Policy, Research Methodology, Gender Studies in science and technology

Other Terms and Conditions:

1. Application will be accepted in prescribed format only in online mode. Last date of submission of application is December 17, 2020 Thursday, 5:30 PM..

2. Vigyan Prasar will not be responsible for non-receipt of their applications or any delay in receipt thereof on any account whatsoever.

3. Only Indian nationals are eligible for applying.

4. The crucial date for determining the eligibility in terms of prescribed qualification and experience will be the last date of submission of applications.

5. The selection will be based on academic qualifications, experience and performance in interview. Eligible candidates may have to appear for skill Test / Personal Interview.

6. Candidates working in Government organization / PSU/ must route their application through proper channel.

7. Please do attach (as per the requirements stated in online Performa) all educational, experience certificates in support of essential and desirable qualifications and age.

8. Documents in support of qualification, experience and Age etc. have to be produced in original if called for interview9..

9. Though maximum age limit is prescribed against each post, emphasis will be to select young professionals for the project. Director, Vigyan Prasar may relax age and experiences in case of the candidates otherwise found suitable.

10. In case of false or insufficient information / lack of proof to ascertain the eligibility of the applicant, their candidature can summarily be rejected at any stage of the selection process.

11. Mere fulfilment of criteria and submission of applications shall not confer any right to be called for interview / selection. No further communication in this regards will be entertained.

12. Call letters and intimations relating to this recruitment will be sent to shortlisted candidates by e-mail only. Applicants should ensure that the e-mail ID given in the online application is maintained active.  Considering the prevailing scenario, the candidates may require to undergo skill test and interview on online platform as decided by Vigyan Prasar.

13. The appointment against the above positions will be purely on temporary basis initially for a period upto March, 2021. The contact may further be extended in line with extension of the project period and also on the basis of performance of the candidate. The professional fee will however be governed by the new extended project sanction in case of extension beyond March, 2021.

14. The monthly professional fee payable for contractual positions shall be determined on the basis of applicant’s expertise, experience and professional standing.

15. Vigyan Prasar reserves the right to cancel /withdraw /postpone this recruitment notice.

16. Rules related to working hours/leave/increment etc will be applicable to all selected candidates as per norms determined for the Project.

17. Engagement of professionals will be on full time basis and their place of work will be New Delhi/ Noida.

18. Canvassing in any form shall lead to immediate disqualification.

19. No TA/DA shall be paid for appearing in Skill test /Interview.