National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM) 2020 Jobs Recruitment. NIFTEM has released official notification for the job openings of Consultant, Team Leader and more vacancies.  Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing date is on :- 11th August, 2020. 

No.of Posts and Vacancies :-

Consultant - 04 Posts

Team Leader - 01 Post

Young Professional - 02 Posts

Job Location - Sonepat

Other Qualification Details :-

The NIFTEM has openings for following positions purely on Contract Basis for Indian Nationals for Project Management Unit (PMU) , NIFTEM . Applicants with good academic record, relevant experience and workingin related area are encouraged to apply. NIFTEM has openings for following positions purely on Contract basis for Project Management Unit (PMU). Applicants with good academic record relevant experience and working in related area are encouraged to apply.

Note - For complete details including Qualification, reservation, relaxation in upper age limit, examination fee, selection process, how to apply online, general information & instructions and other details do check official notification for complete details and do apply via proper channel only. Qualification, Salary, Age Limit, No.of post, and more Details Kindly Refer Official Notification  

Age: 32 years max.

Application Fee: 1. There is a Non-refundable application fee of Rs. 500/- for all candidates. The same shall be paid online (Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking) while filling the online application form. 2. There is no application fee for PWD candidates.

General Instructions :-

1. The Positions are purely on Contract basis with probation of 6 months. Performance of the appointed persons would be evaluated every year for extension. Terms and conditions of appointment in the present notification be referred to.

2. The eligible and interested persons are required to apply online in the format available on the NIFTEM’s website Only online applications will be accepted.

3. Applicants are requested to kindly upload the photograph, scanned copies of all certificates, mark sheets, Ph.D., certificate containing the record of date of birth , experience etc.

4. Incomplete application form without scanned signatures and other documents shall be summarily rejected. NIFTEM shall not entertain any correspondence in case of incomplete information and evidences.

5. NIFTEM reserves the right to: i. Not to fill up any of the advertised position(s).

6. No correspondence regarding consideration of late applications will be entertained.

7. The prescribed essential qualifications are the minimum and the mere possession of the same does not entitle candidates to be called for interview. Where the number of applications received in response to an advertisement is large and it will not be convenient or possible to interview all the candidates, NIFTEM, at its discretion, may restrict the number of candidates to a reasonable limit on the basis of qualifications/experience higher than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement.

8. All eligible candidates may be asked to appear in a written examination that may consist of objective/short question plus an essay to asses general writing skill and logical presentation of ideas appropriate to the post for short listing of the candidates.

9. Advt. No., Position number and Position applied for should be clearly indicated in the online application form. Candidates must ensure the same before applying online.

10. Separate online Application Form is required to be filled up for each position.

11. The eligibility of the candidates will be determined on the basis of qualifications/experience etc. acquired by them up to the last date fixed for receipt of online applications.

12. NIFTEM reserves the right to modify/withdraw/cancel any communication made to the candidate(s) at any stage in the process of selection in case any inadvertent mistake is detected even after issue of appointment letter.

13. The advertisement and online application form shall be uploaded on the NIFTEM’s website and the last date for submission of applications completed in all respects shall be 11.08. 2020 up to 18 hours. (6.00 pm)

14. The applicants are requested to submit the application online along with all the prescribed documents/evidences within the time line.

15. As per the UGC communication dated 21st September 2016, “if the M.Phil/Ph.D. degree is awarded by a Foreign University, the Indian Institution considering such a degree shall refer the issue to a Standing Committee constituted by the concerned institution for the purpose of determining the equivalence of the degree awarded by the foreign University”.

16. In case of any difficulty in submitting online application please contact at 0130 - 2484095.

17. Interviews may be held either in Person or through Video Conferencing.

18. No request for change of position(s) and update of new information in the application form will be entertained after the last date of application. Only SMS alert/email shall be sent for calling the shortlisted candidates for interview.

Terms and Condition :-

The Individual Consultant/Young Professional shall have the legal status of an independent individual Consultant/Young Professional vis-à-vis MoFPI/NIFTEM shall not be regarded, for any purposes, as being either a “Staff Member” of MoFPI/NIFTEM, or an ‘Official’ of MoFPI./NIFTEM. Accordingly, nothing within or relating to the Contract shall establish the relationship of employer and employee, or of principal and agent, between MoFPI/NIFTEM and the individual Consultant/Young Professional.

2.1.2 The Individual Consultant/Young Professional will not be entitled for any benefit/compensation/absorption/regularization of service in this Ministry/NIFTEM

2.3.2 MoFPI/NIFTEM shall be entitled to all intellectual property and other proprietary rights, including, but not limited to, patents, copyrights and trademarks, with regard to products, processes, inventions, ideas, know-how or documents and other materials which the individual Consultant/Young Professional has developed for MoFPI /NIFTEM under the Contract and which bear a direct relation to or are produced or prepared or collected in consequence of, or during the course of, the performance of the contract, and the individual Consultant/Young Professional acknowledges and agrees that such products, documents and other materials constitute works made for hire of MoFPI/NIFTEM. Subject to the forgoing provisions, all plans, reports, estimates, recommendations, documents and all other data compiled by or received by the individual Consultant/Young Professional under the Contract shall be the property of MoFPI,/NIFTEM shall be made available for use or inspection by MoFPI/NIFTEM at reasonable times and in reasonable places, shall be treated as confidential and shall be delivered only to MoFPI/NIFTEM authorized officials on completion of work under the Contract.

2.4 Confidential Nature of Documents and Information:

2.4.1 MoFPI/NIFTEM shall give access to all the required documents, correspondence, records, and any other information associated with the Program as deemed necessary. 2

.4.2 The Individual Consultant/Young Professional would be subject to the provisions of the Indian Official Secrets Act, 1923 and will not divulge any information gathered by him/her during the period of assignment to anyone who is not authorized to know the same

. 2.4.3 The individual Consultant/Young Professional shall not, except with the previous sanction of MoFPI/NIFTEM or in the bona fide discharge of his/her duties, publish a book or a compilation of articles or participate in radio broadcast or contribute an article or write a letter in any newspapers or periodical either in his/her own name or anonymously or pseudonymously in the name of any other person, if such book, article, broadcast or letter relates to subject matter assigned to him/her by MoFPI./NIFTEM

2.5 Use of Name, Emblem or Official Seal of the MoFPI/NIFTEM: Individual Consultant/Young Professional shall not advertise or otherwise make public for purposes of commercial advantage that it has a contractual relationship with MoFPI/NIFTEM, nor shall the individual Consultant/Young Professional, in any manner whatsoever, use the name, emblem of official seal of MoFPI/ NIFTEM, or any abbreviation of the name of the MoFPI/NIFTEM , in connection with its business or otherwise without the written permission of MoFPI./NIFTEM Consultant/Young Professional can also seek for termination of the contract upon giving one month’s notice to the MoFPI/NIFTEM

. 2.10 Audits and Investigations: Each invoice paid by MoFPI/NIFTEM shall be subject to a postpayment audit by auditors, whether internal or external, of MoFPI/NIFTEM or by other authorized and qualified agents of MoFPI/NIFTEM at any time during the term of the Contract and for a period of two years following the expiration or prior termination of the Contract. MoFPI/NIFTEM shall be entitled to a refund from the individual Consultant/Young Professional for any amounts shown by such audits to have been paid by MoFPI /NIFTEM other than in accordance with the terms & conditions of the Contract.

The Individual Consultant/ Young Professional acknowledges and agrees that, from time to time. MoFPI/NIFTEM may conduct investigations relating to any aspect of the Contract or the award thereof, the obligations performed under the Contract, and the operations of the individual Consultant/Young Professional generally relating to performance of the Contract. The right of MoFPI/NIFTEM to conduct an investigation and the individual Consultant/Young Professional’s obligations to comply with such an investigation shall not lapse upon expiration or prior termination of the Contract. The Individual Consultant/Young Professional shall provide its full and timely cooperation with any such inspections, post-payment audits or investigations.

Such cooperation shall include, but shall not be limited to, the individual Consultant/Young Professional’s obligation to make available its personnel and any relevant documentation for such purposes at reasonable times and on reasonable conditions and to grant to MoFPI/NIFTEM access to the individual Consultant/Young Professional’s premises at reasonable times and on reasonable condition in connection with such access to the Individual Consultant/Young Professional’s personnel and relevant documentation.

2.11 Settlement of Disputes: MoFPI/NIFTEM and the Individual Consultant/Young Professional shall use their best efforts to amicably settle any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of the Contract or the breach, termination or invalidity thereof.

2.12 Arbitration: Any dispute, controversy or claim between the parties arising out of the Contract, or the breach, termination, or invalidity thereof, unless settled amicably, as provided above, shall be referred by either of the parties to the Product Director, MoFPI /NIFTEM for arbitration. The Project Director, MoFPI/NIFTEM may appoint an arbitrator for settlement of the controversy.

2.13 Government Low: The present Contract shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of India. All disputes will be subject to New Delhi Jurisdiction. ‘to give 30 days’ advance notice or remuneration in lieu thereof before resigning from the engagement. b. Engagement of individual Consultant/Young Professional may also entail termination in the following circumstances: I. Repeated refusal to undertake the assigned job. II. Quality of the assigned job not found satisfactory of failure to achieve the milestones set by the higher authorities. III. Breach of contract obligations. IV. Any misconduct during the currency of contract that amounts to unbecoming of an employee working in a Government organization. V. Unauthorized absence from office without prior intimation/approval for 5 days or more at a stretch.

3.6 Third Party Evaluation: Annual Third Party Evaluation of the work of the State PMU based on outcome achieved shall be got done by MoFPI./NIFTEM 3.7 Continuation of contractual assignment: Continuation of the contractual assignment would be contingent on the basis of annual performance review and the third party evaluation. 4. TA/DA 4.1 The Individual Consultant/Young Professional may require to undertake domestic tours subject to approval of the Competent Authority.

4.2 Travelling expenses will be reimbursed as per actual subject to condition, the individual Consultant/Young Professional should avail shortest routes to destination assigned by economy class in case of Airt Travel and in train. 4.3 Accommodation expenses would be reimbursed during the official visit as per actual. 4.4 No DA will be admissible during the tour

. 4.5 MoFPI/NIFTEM will arrange for travel and accommodation, whenever and wherever possible during official tour. 6. Tax Deduction at Source: The Income Tax or any other tax liable to be deducted as per the prevailing rules will be deducted at source before effecting the payment, for which the MoFPI/NIFTEM will issue TDS Certificate(s). Goods and Service Tax, as applicable shall be admissible to the individual Consultant/Young Professional on payments made under the contract. 7. Leave:

7.1 The individual Consultant/Young Professionals shall be entitled to leave of eight days and two days Restricted Holiday in a calendar year on pro-rata basis.

7.2 No remuneration for the period of absence in excess of the admissible leave will be paid.

7.3 Un-availed leave shall neither be carried forward to next year nor encashed. 7.4 The absence up to one month may be considered without remuneration. However, in exceptional cases for professional development, training etc. this condition may be relaxed by Secretary, MoFPI./NIFTEM Apart from this, the women Consultant/Young Professional may be eligible for maternity leave as per the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 issued by Ministry of Labour and Employment vide No. S-36012/03/2015-SS-1 dated 12th April, 2017 and other guidelines/orders issued by Government from time to time. 8. Integrity Certificate: Selected candidates shall provide integrity certificates from two references known to them. 9. Self Undertaking on Criminal Case(s): A Self Undertaking shall be provided by the candidate to the effect that he/she has no criminal record or criminal case in any Court pending against him/her.

10. Police Verification: Police verification of the individual Consultant/Young Professional shall be done as per the latest instructions issued by MHA. In case the police verification is received as negative, the contract of individual Consultant/Young Professional shall cease to exist with immediate effect without any notice. 11. Relaxation: Where the Secretary, FPI /NIFTEM is of the opinion that it is necessary or expedient so to do, it may be Order and for reasons to be recorded in writing relax any of the provision of the Contractual terms and conditions.

Address :-

National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management, Plot No. 97, Sector 56, HSIIDC Industrial Estate, Kundli, District-Sonepat, Haryana-131028.

Selection Process :-

Selection Will be Based either Written Exam/Interview

Steps to Apply :-

Interested candidates should submit their online applications in the prescribed format. Applications that are Incomplete and/or not as per the prescribed format shall be summarily rejected. Qualifications will be counted as on last date of submission of application form. Last date for receipt of duly filled-in application is 11.08.2020 up to 18.00 hours. For Details regarding application Fee, Qualifications, Experience, General Conditions and Application Forms etc., please visit NIFTEM’s website Online applications will be accepted in the said website w.e.f. 22nd July 2020.

Official Notification