Friday 28 May 2021

Recruitment of various post in SPICES BOARD (Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt.of India)


Last date for receiving applications is 18th June, 2021.

Date/time  and  venue    of  written  test  :  Date/time  and  venue  of    written  test  will  be announced in Board's web site (opportunities page). Candidates are advised to visit the page regularly for updates.

Method of Selection: Selection will be through multiple choice (MCQ) written test of PG level standard   for  two  hours  duration.. Applicants will be shortlisted based on experience / marks in the qualiyfying  examination, if necessary.

How to apply :

1.   Eligible candidates may send their applications as in Annexure-I along with scanned copies of  certificates  (Proof  for  age,  education,  etc.),  recent  passport  size  photo,  resume  and 

experience, if any) via email to the respective laboratories in advance, on or before the last date for receiving applications.

▪ Chennai   :

▪ Mumbai   :

▪ Raebareli :

▪ Kokata     :

2.   The email should  bear the subject titled as "Application for the post of ...................".

3.   Candidate has to mention the appropriate position he/she would like apply in the application form(Annexure-I).  [Example:  “Application  for  Technical  Analyst-Chemistry”  or “Application for Technical Analyst-Microbiology” as the case may be].

4.   Applications, which are not received in the prescribed format i.e. as per Annexure I of the notification along with the supporting documents will not be considered.

5.   Candidates may sent the application as a single PDF attachment in the following order  (a) Annexure-I  (b)  Educational  qualifications(in  chronological  order)  (c)  ID  proof  (d) Experience certificate, if any and (e) Resume.

6.   If large number of applications are received, same will be shortlisted as per the criteria as decided by Spices Board.

7.   The acknowledgement of applications received by email, if in order, will be sent between

5:00 to 5:30 pm on working days.

8.   Short-listed candidates will be intimated of written test/interview at the respective QELs.

Original documents for eligibility criteria submitted should be available for verification, failing which  the candidate will not be allowed to attend the written test/interview.

9. Candidates  are  advised   to   check   opportunities/notices   in   Board’s  website for updates and not to rely on information from 3rd party websites.

10. The written test/interview shall be conducted as per the COVID-19 protocol as per the guidelines of Ministryof Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India.

General Instructions :

1.   Applications should be submitted in the prescribed format along with supporting documents.

Late applications will not be entertained.

2.   Before applying, candidates should ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria for the post.

3.   Candidates are advised to keep their e-mail ID and mobile number active for receiving communication from the Spices Board.

4.   For proof of Identity, Age, Address, Qualification, Experience, Residence certificate etc., candidates have to produce original documents at the time of certificate verification.

5.   In case it is detected at any stage of selection process that a candidate does not fulfill the eligibility norms and/or that he/she has furnished any incorrect/false information or has suppressed any material fact(s), his/her candidature will stand cancelled.   If any of these shortcomings is/are detected even after appointment, his/her services are liable to be terminated.

6.   Decisions of Spices Board in all matters regarding eligibility, conduct of test, detailed test and selection procedure would be final and binding on all candidates.  No representation or correspondence will be entertained by the Board in this regard.

7.   Any legal proceedings in respect of any matter of claim or dispute arising out of this vacancy notification and/or an application, tests, etc., in response thereto can be instituted only in Kochi and courts at Kochi only shall have sole and exclusive jurisdiction to try any cause/dispute.

8.   Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.

9.   The eligibility of applicants with respect to age, Educational qualification, experience etc. will be determined as on the last date for receiving applications.

10. The period of experience in a discipline/area of work, wherever prescribed, only after the date of acquiring the essential qualification will be counted.

11. Information related to changes in date of submission of application (if any), date and venue of written test, and result of written test/interview etc. will be published in Board's website

12. Spices Board reserves the right to modify/alter/restrict/enlarge/cancel the recruitment process, if need so arises, without issuing any further notice or assigning any reasons therefore.  The decision of Spices Board will be final and no appeal will be entertained against this issue.

13. All queries/issues regarding the notification are to be addressed to the Scientist C & QEL

i/c, Spices Board only through e-mail: