Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Centralized Recruitment of Purchase & Stores Officer October 2012

INDIAN SPACE RESEARCH ORGANISTION [ISRO] HEADQUATERS, Bangalore invites application for the posts of Purchase & Stores Officer in the pay band of Rs.15600-39100 with grade pay of Rs.5400/- [Group-A, Gazetted] for its various Centres/Units located across India.

 Organization: ISRO

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Post: Purchase and Stores Officer

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MBA in Marketing or Materials Management + 1 year experience in supervisory capacity in the relevant field
Graduate + Post Graduate Diploma in Materials Management [or any other subject relating to Purchase & Stores activity] with 3 years experience [1 year in supervisory capacity] in the relevant field.
Post Graduate with 3 years experience [1 year in supervisory capacity] in the relevant field.
Graduate with 5 years experience [2 years in supervisory capacity] in the relevant field.

Important Instructions
MBA Degree should be in Marketing or Materials Management and candidates possessing MBA Degree other than those mentioned above are not eligible to apply
Graduation/Post Graduation (other than MBA and PG Diploma in Materials Management) should be in First Class with minimum 60% marks.
The experience should have been acquired after passing the prescribed educational qualification. The candidates should have acquired the prescribed educational qualification and number of years of experience on or before the last date of receipt of application.
The Supervisory/Non- Supervisory experience, wherever prescribed, should be in the areas of Purchase & Stores related activities in a Govt office or a public body or a commercial organization of repute. Supervisory experience, wherever mentioned, should be at least in the Pay Band of Rs 9300-34800 with Grade Pay Rs 4200 / Rs 5500- 9000/- (PR) [equivalent to Group ‘B’ posts in the Government of India Departments]
There should also be the communication skills, leadership qualities and familiarity with the computers and relevant software packages.
The qualification prescribed is the minimum requirement and the same does not automatically make the candidate eligible for written test/interview.

Age Limit:
Age limit is 35 years as on 05-11-2012 (38 years for OBC candidates).
Serving Govt. employees, Ex-Servicemen and Persons with Disabilities are eligible for age relaxation as per Govt. of India orders.

Pay and allowances :
The Gross Emoluments in the minimum of pay band will at present be approximately Rs.34,650/- p.m. In addition, HRA and Transport Allowance at the prescribed rates in force at the place of posting will be paid for those who are not availing Departmental Housing and Transport facility. The employees will be governed by New Pension Scheme. ISRO provides attractive benefits to its employees such as medical facilities for self and dependants, subsidized canteen, free transport [or in lieu transport allowance], limited housing facility for fresh entrants [or in lieu HRA], Leave Travel Concession, Group Insurance, advances for purchase of conveyance, construction of house etc.

Last date: 06-11-2012

Selection Process :
Based on bio-data, initial screening will be conducted to short-list candidates for taking-up written test. The written test will be conducted at seven venues viz., Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Sriharikota, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Thiruvananthapuram. Candidates short-listed based on the performance in the written test will be called for interview, the schedule and venue of which will be intimated. Candidates attending the interview will be reimbursed to and fro second-class train fare by the shortest route from the address given in the application to the place of interview.

The application for on-line registration will be hosted in the ISRO web-site at during the period from 16-10-2012 to 05-11-2012 and candidates may register their applications on-line during the period. Applications will be received on-line only.
Payment of Application Fee : There will be an Application Fee of Rs.100/- (Rupees One Hundred Only). After registration of application on-line, candidates have to down-load and print the personalized payment challan form, in three parts, from the ISRO web-site. By using the personalized payment challan, candidates have to remit the application fee at the nearest branch of State Bank of India to Receipt Account No. 32034064593 on any day between 16-10-2012 and 06-11-2012 After remittance of the application fee, candidate has to send one part of the challan form [ISRO copy] to Sr. Administrative Officer (ICRB), ISRO Headquarters, Antariksh Bhavan, New BEL Road, Bangalore -560 094 by post within 7 days and in any case not later than 13-11-2012. The payment shall be made through cash deposit only. Payment of Application Fee in any other form like Cheque, Draft, Money Order, IPO, etc. are not allowed. Applications in respect of which copy of challan form, after remittance of prescribed application fee [ISRO copy] is not received in ISRO HQ, Bangalore on or before 13-11-2012 will not be considered for further processing under any circumstances.

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