PSUs and Autonomous Bodies-Sahitya Akademi Recruitment 2021 | Sahitya Akademi: 17 Junior Clerk & MTS Jobs 2021 | Download Application Form through @– Sahitya Akademi invites applications for recruitment of 17 Deputy Secretary (General), Assistant Librarian, Assistant Editor, Programme Officer, Senior Accountant, Sales-cum-Exhibition Assistant, Junior Clerk, Multi Tasking Staff Posts. Apply before 01 November 2021.

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Name of the Post & No of Vacancies:

Sahitya Akademi Invites Applications for the Following Posts

SI No Name of Post No. of Post
1. Deputy Secretary (General) 01
2. Assistant Librarian 01
3. Assistant Editor 01
4. Programme Officer 02
5. Senior Accountant 02
6. Sales-cum-Exhibition Assistant 01
7. Junior Clerk 03
8. Multi Tasking Staff 06
Total 17

Educational Qualification:  

1. Deputy Secretary (General) 

Essential : 1. A Post Graduate degree from a recognized university in a language recognized by Akademi or equivalent. 2. 5 years’ relevant experience in the field of production/publication and promotion of books in a Government body engaged in the field of publishing or in a reputed Publishing House in a responsible capacity. 3. Basic knowledge of computer application.

Desirable: i) AResearch/Doctoral degree in literature. ii) Knowledge of Book Production and Publication. iii) Experience in editing publications.

2. Assistant Librarian –

Essential : 1. Post-Graduate Degree in Library Science from the recognized University. 2. Five years’ experience in a reputed library. 3. Working knowledge of two Indian Languages in addition to mother tongue. 4. Good knowledge of computer application in Libraries.

Desirable: I) General knowledge of literature and contact with the literary community. ii) Experience in Library Research.

3. Assistant Editor –

Essential : 1. A Post Graduate degree from a recognised University in a language/literature recognised by the Akademi. 2. Good Knowledge of Hindi/English and one or more Indian languages of the region concerned. 3. Five years experience in copy editing literary and scholarly manuscripts, assigning and executing translations and over seeing them through the various stages of production. 4. Basic knowledge of computer application.

Desirable: i) A research degree in literature. ii) Research experience and published work. iii) General knowledge of Indian literature. iv) Diploma in Journalism.

4. Programme Officer –

Essential : 1. A Post Graduate degree from a recognised University in a language/literature recognised by the Akademi. 2. Five years’ experience in literary institution with ability to organize literary activities. 3. Good Contacts with writers and publishers. 4. Basic knowledge of computer application. Desirable: i) Aresearch degree in literature. ii) Working knowledge of English, Hindi and another language.

5. Senior Accountant –

Essential : 1. Graduation in Commerce from a recognized University. 2. 5 years’ experience in accounting. 3. Knowledge of government rules and regulations. 4. Ability to prepare various forms of accounts. 5. Basic knowledge of computer application.

Desirable: Ability to draft well in English.

6. Sales-cum-Exhibition Assistant –

Essential : 1. Graduation or equivalent qualification from a recognised University or institution. 2. Knowledge of selling of books and latest methods of sales promotion techniques. 3. Three years’ experience in a publishing house or a distribution agency of repute or a Govt. undertaking concerned with book publishing. 4. Basic knowledge of computer application.

Desirable: Five years’experience in exhibition work in a reputed Institution.

7. Junior Clerk –

Essential : 1. 12th class pass or equivalent qualification from a recognized Board or University. 2. Typing speed 35 wpm in English or 30 wpm speed in Hindi. 3. Knowledge of computer application.

Desirable : Knowledge of Shorthand preferably in English.

8. Multi Tasking Staff –

Essential : 1. 10th pass or ITI equivalent from a recognizes university or institution.. 2. Multi skilling with one employee performing jobs hitherto performed by different Group D employees.

Desirable : i) Knowledge of cycling and various localities. ii) Knowledge of basic Computer Application

Age Limit: 

SI No Name of Post Age Limit
1. Deputy Secretary (General) 40 years
2. Assistant Librarian 40 years
3. Assistant Editor 40 years
4. Programme Officer 40 years
5. Senior Accountant 40 years
6. Sales-cum-Exhibition Assistant 40 Years
7. Junior Clerk 30 Years
8. Multi Tasking Staff 30 Years

The Upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years for SC/ST; 3 years for OBC, 10 Years for Persons with Disabilities (15 years for SC/ST PWD’s & 13 years for OBC PWD’s) and for Ex-S as per Govt. of India rules. Candidates Relaxation in Upper Age limit will be provided as per Govt. Rules. Go through Sahitya Akademi official Notification 2021 for more reference

Salary Details:

1. Deputy Secretary (General) – Level-11/67700-208700 (7 CPC)
2. Assistant Librarian – Level-10/56100-177500 (7 CPC)
3. Assistant Editor – Level-10/56100-177500 (7 CPC)
4. Programme Officer – Level-10/56100-177500 (7 CPC)
5. Senior Accountant – Level-6/35400-112400 (7 CPC)
6. Sales-cum-Exhibition Assistant – Level-6/35400-112400 (7 CPC)
7. Junior Clerk – Level-2/19900-63200 (7 CPC)
8. Multi Tasking Staff – Level-1/18000-56900 (7 CPC)

Selection Process:

Only shortlisted candidates shall be called for written examination/skill test/interview.

How to apply:  

The application in the prescribed format as given on Akademi’s website: alongwith self-attested copies of certificates of qualifications/experience etc. kept in an envelope duly superscribed “Application for the post of Multi Tasking Staff at ………….(…………….) “addressed to the Secretary, Sahitya Akademi, Rabindra Bhavan, 35, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi-110001 should reach within 30 days’ time from the date of publication of this advertisement.



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