The interested candidates can apply the filled in application form with supporting documents shall be sent to Scientific Secretary, Indian Space Research Organisation, Headquarters(ISRO HQ). Image source: Reuters
ISRO recruitment 2018: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has invited applications for the recruitment for the position of Media Advisor for Office of Media and Public Relations, ISRO Headquarters, Bangalore. Eligible and interested candidates can check for the advertisement on the official website of ISRO: isro.gov.in. The deadline to apply for the post of Media Advisor is June 22, 2018. The interested candidates can apply the filled in application form with supporting documents shall be sent to Scientific Secretary, Indian Space Research Organisation, Headquarters(ISRO HQ), Antariksh Bhavan, New B.E.L Road, Bangalore - 560094, superscribing on the cover " Application for the post of Consultant."
ISRO recruitment 2018: Qualification for Consultant
Candidates applying for the post must have a Master’s Degree in Communication and Journalism (MCJ). Any higher qualification is desirable.
ISRO recruitment 2018: Experience
The candidate must have a minimum 15 years of experience in the print/electronic media.
ISRO recruitment 2018: Period of engagement
i) The initial term of engagement shall be for a period of one year and likely to be extended by one more year on mutual consent.
ii) The engagement of Consultant would be on full time basis and the incumbent would not be permitted to take up any other assignment during the period of Consultancy with the DOS/ISRO. The Consultant will have flexi working hours on all days but he will have to work for a minimum fixed time on each day. However, he should be available for all meetings and consultations mandatorily if called for with short notice.
iii) The engagement of Consultant is purely of a temporary (nonofficial) nature and the appointment can be curtailed or terminated with one month notice on both sides.
ISRO recruitment 2018: Age limit
The maximum age limit for the post of consultant shall be 50 years.
ISRO recruitment 2018: Entitlements for the Consultant
i) The maximum amount of consolidated monthly remuneration payable would be Rs.75,000/-
ii) The Consultant shall not be entitled to any type of allowances (such as Dearness Allowance, Residential Telephone, Residential Accommodation, Personal Staff , Contributory Health Service Scheme (CHSS) facility, etc).
iii) He/She will be provided with transport allowance of Rs.3,600/- per month for commuting to and fro between residence and office. In addition, transport facility will be provided for official duties on need basis.
iv) Consultant shall be eligible for 8 days leave in a calendar year on pro-rata basis. The Consultant shall not be entitled to any remuneration in case his/her absence beyond 8 days in a year (calculated on pro-rata basis). Further, un-availed portion of leave in a calendar year cannot be carried forward to next calendar year. The DOS/ISRO would be free to terminate the services in case of absence of a Consultant by more than 30 days beyond the entitled leave in a calendar year.
v) No TA/DA shall be admissible for joining the assignment or on its completion. Consultant will not be allowed foreign travel at Government expenses. However, Consultants shall be allowed TA/DA for their travel within the country in connection with official work, as per the following details:-
a) TA – Reimbursement of 2nd AC Train fare / Air fare (Economy class)
b) DA – Reimbursement of Hotel accommodation charges upto Rs.2,000/- per day;
c) Reimbursement of travel charges upto Rs.300/- per diem for travel within the city and reimbursement of food bills not exceeding Rs.400/- per day.
ISRO recruitment 2018: Other conditions
(i) He/She has to take an oath of secrecy and abide by the Official Secrets Act, 1923.
(ii) He/She should not communicate directly or indirectly any official document or any part thereof or classified information to any other person to whom he is not authorized to communicate such document or classified information.
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