Bihar Agricultural University Notified Recruitment to 28 Professor-cum-Chief Scientist Post

Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour invited applications for filling up 28 posts of University Professor-cum-Chief Scientist for its PG Departments.

Created On: Sep 19, 2013 18:48 IST
Modified On: Sep 20, 2013 13:00 IST

Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour invited applications for filling up 28 posts of University Professor-cum-Chief Scientist for its PG Departments. Interested candidates should send their applications till 16 November 2013 (1700 hours).

Important Dates:

Last date for receipt of applications: 16 November 2013 up to 1700 hours.

Post Details:

Name of the Post: University Professor-cum-Chief Scientist

Total Vacancies: 28 posts

Pay Scale: Rs. 37400 – 67000 + AGP Rs. 10000

Discipline wise vacancy details:

Discipline (Specialization)


Agricultural Economics (Production Economics & Agricultural Marketing, Quantitative Economics)

2 posts

Agricultural Statistics

1 post

Agronomy (Water Management, Field Crops, Weed Science)

3 posts

Basic Science & Humanities (Plant Physiology)

1 post

Biotechnology (Plant Bio-technology)

1 post

Entomology (Taxonomy, Insect Physiology)

2 posts

Extension Education (Extension Education, Extension Training)

2 posts

Horticulture (Olericulture & Floriculture) (Vegetable Production, Vegetable Breeding, Floricultural)

3 posts

Horticulture (PHT) (Post Harvest Technology)

1 post

Horticulture (Pomology)  (Pomology)

2 posts


1 post

Plant Breeding & Genetics (Plant Breeding)

2 posts

Plant Pathology (Mycology, Virology)

3 posts

Seed Technology

1 post

Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry Soil Fertility & Nutrition, Soil Biology & Biochemistry, (Soil Science & Pedology)

3 posts

Essential Qualifications: An eminent scholar in relevant subject with published work of high quality, actively engaged in research with 10 years of experience in postgraduate teaching, and /or experience in research at the University / National level institutions, including experience of guiding research at doctoral level.

In exceptional cases, teachers with 15 years of UG teaching / research experience could be considered. 

Selection Procedure: Selection will be done on the basis of candidates’ performance in the Interview.

Candidates must bring all the original documents at the time of interview, failing which they will be disqualified

Selected candidate will be required to submit a bond for serving the University for at least three years on non-judicial stamp paper at the time of joining.

Finally appointed candidate can be transferred to any equivalent post within the jurisdiction of the University.

Application Fees: Non-refundable application fees has to be paid through a crossed Demand Draft for Rs. 450 (for General / BC / EBC / RCF candidates) / Rs. 150 (for SC / ST candidates of Bihar) drawn in favour of ‘The Comptroller, Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour (Bhagalpur)’ payable at ‘State Bank of India, Sabour Branch (Code no. 11805)’.

How to Apply: Interested eligible candidates should send their applications, in the prescribed format, along with fee DD and all relevant documents / testimonials only through Registered post / Speed post / Courier post to The Officer-In-Charge (Recruitment), Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour-813210 (Bhagalpur)’ so as to reach the said office on or before 16 November 2013 up to 1700 hours.

Application forms can be down-loaded from the website  

Candidates from outside India may apply on prescribed form downloaded from the website  However, they have to submit the required fee in the form of demand draft before the commencement of the Interview.

Note: Candidates who have applied earlier for Vacancy for University Professor-cum-Chief Scientist for PG Departments of BAU Sabour advertised earlier vide Advt. No. - 02/2013 dated 20.03.2013 have to apply again now. Those who have applied for Backlog Vacancies under the advertisement need not to apply again.

Candidates applying for multiple disciplines will have to apply separately with separate application fees for each discipline applied.

On top of the envelope, candidates must mention the advt. no. and name of the post with discipline applied for.

Detailed Notification

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