Spices Board Recruitment 2016 – Walk-in Interview for 22 Spices Extension Trainee Positions

Indian Spices Board is an organisation which is established by the central government of India, in order to develop the spices of India. This organisation requires huge number of human resource to engage in various activities which ensures the growth of the organisation. To recruit skilled employees, it periodically releases a vacancy notification, based upon the available vacant position. Recently a Spices Board Recruitment notification has been advertised by Spices Board Cochin, India. Aspirants seeking for government jobs may prefer the opportunity offered by Spices Board.

Spices Board Recruitment 2016 Notifications Post Nos Last Date
Spices Board Notification 2016 for Extension Trainee Posts 22 22,30-08-2016
Spices Board Notification 2016 for Extension Trainee Positions 09 10-08-2016
Apply for Field Officer, Clerk, Chemist and Other Posts 30 16-08-2016


Spices Board Cochin Organisation Setup

Spices Board, Cochin is a government organisation established in the year 1987 by passing a Spices Board Act 1986. It functions under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry; however it acts as an autonomous body which takes care of the export promotion of Fifty Two scheduled spices. The major objective of the organisation is to Research, Develop, Harvest, Promote, Export and Quality Assurance of Indian Spices.

Spices Board Recruitment

Usually the vacancSpices Board Recruitmenties in spices board will be filled up by conducting direct recruitment or walk in interviews. Mostly, spices board recruitment for temporary vacancies will be filled by publishing a situation vacant official notification in their formal website. Some of the vacancies which are most relevantly notified by spices board are Analyst Trainee, Sample Reception Desk Trainee, Research Fellow and Assistants.

Aspirants seeking for any of these jobs with relevant qualifications which are eligible for spices board recruitment are invited to apply. The application process will be either online or offline, spices board online registration will be carried out when conducting direct recruitment.

For walk-in interviews in spices board Cochin, candidates may appear with necessary documents on the Cochin venue for Spices Board Recruitment interview. The address of the venue has been listed below in the section, aspirants may either refer it or they may go through the official notification issued by spices board for more clarifications.

New Vacancy Updated on – 20th August 2016

Spices Board Recruitment 2016 – Walk-in Test for Extension Trainees Posts

Spices Board Recruitment 2016 – Walk-in Test for Extension Trainees Posts. The Spices Board functioning under Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Indian Government has unlaced a new drive for SC candidates to indulge them in the openings existing on its Offices, located at various places. This is a training recruitment, so the hired personnel’s will work in concerned board’s office only upto March 2017, as Spices Extension Trainee (SET).

If needed, the tenure may be extended further for 1 year based on decision of management. Basic working knowledge in Computer is mandatory to engage in this trainee position. It is noteworthy that, aspirants those who have worked as SET’s earlier under Spices Board are not eligible. Walk-in Test would be conducted in respective venues on scheduled date, to hire apt SC candidates. The eligibility conditions and applying procedure are given below.

Organisation Spices Board
Designation Spices Extension Trainee
Vacancy Nos 22 Last Date 30-08-2016
Education B.Sc (Agri )/ Equivalent

Spices Board Vacancy Details

 No. Name/ Place of Post Posts
A. Spices Extension Trainee (Notification – I)
1. Gujarat 2
B. Spices Extension Trainee (Notification – II)
1. DO Tadong 2
2. DO Jorethang 1
3. DO Mangan 2
C. Spices Extension Trainee (Notification – III)
1. Bodinayakanur, Erode & Nagercoil 4
D. Spices Extension Trainees (Notification – IV)
1. Karnataka 9
E. Spices Extension Trainees (Notification – V)
1. Jagadalpur 2
Total 22

Essential Qualification for Extension Trainee Job

Aspirants in possession of B.Sc with background in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Botany/ Zoology/ Microbiology/ Biotechnology/ Forestry from recognized university are eligible to attend the walk-in test for Spices Extension Trainee post.

Spices Board Recruitment Age Criteria

Candidates those who are not above 35 years of age will only be authorized to attend the walk-in test for Spices Extension Trainee designation. The undesirable personnel’s shall get rejected by Spices Board Selection Authorities in the initial stage, by calculating the upper age limits of participants as on April 1, 2016.

Selection Process of Spices Board

A Test shall be conducted for contenders those who are walking-in into the concerned Offices of Spices Board. Before examination, Document Verification would be done. Aspirants failing to produce the original and self signed copies of relevant documents will not be permitted to appear for the test.

Stipend Given by Spices Board

The selected candidates would be trained in concerned Board’s Offices by providing a monthly stipend of Rs.14000/-. Apart from this, they are also admissible for Travelling and Leave allowances as per Spices Board’s rules & regulations.

Documents Needed for Spices Board Walk-in Test

Inorder to find out the eligible SC personnel’s for Spices Extension Trainee job, organization has scheduled a walk-in test notice. The source of this advertisement says that, aspirants arriving for Spices Board’s walk-in test should fetch their latest bio-data, recent passport size photograph and original & self signed copies of Qualification, Age proof, Caste, Experience (if any), etc. with them.

Official Notification 1

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Official Notification 2

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Official Notification 3

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Official Notification 4

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Official Notification 5

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Walk-in Test Schedule of Spices Board

Notifications (Spices Extension Trainee) Date Time Venue
Notification – 1 29-08-2016 11.00 AM Concerned Regional Office of Spices Board.
Notification – 2 30-08-2016 10.00 AM
Notification – 3 22-08-2016
Notification – 4 25-08-2016 Indian Cardamom Research Institute of Spices Board.
Notification – 5 28-08-2016 10.30 AM Maharani Lakshmi Bai School, Jagadalpur.

Note: For accurate details about walk-in test venue visit official site of Spices Board.


New Vacancy Updated on – 06th August 2016

Spices Board Recruitment 2016 Walk-in Test for Extension Trainee Vacancy

Spices Board Recruitment 2016 Walk-in Test for Extension Trainee Positions. A current notification posted by Cochin Spices Board functioning below Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Indian Government claims that it needs SC candidates possessing necessary working knowledge in Computer, to engage as Spices Extension Trainee. Aspirants those who had not worked as SET in Spices Board till now are only eligible for this recruitment.

The appointee will work in this board only upto March 2017 and later the tenure may be increased (1 year), based on decision of management. Desirous candidates can participate in the walk-in test planned by management, to get into this job. The training will be in Board’s offices on Idukki District. The eligibility details and other informations are given in below section.

Organisation Spices Board
Designation Spices Extension Trainees (SET)
Vacancy Nos 09 Last Date 10-08-2016
Education B.Sc

Qualification Required to Apply for Spices Board Vacancies

Candidates in possession of B.Sc (Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Botany/ Zoology/ Microbiology/ Biotechnology/ Forestry) are desirable for Extension Trainee post in Spices Board. Also, this qualification should be acquired from any government approved institution.

Extension Trainee Post Age Restriction

Aspiring personnel’s can arrive for Spices Board’s walk-in test on scheduled date, but the maximum age of those competitors should not be more than 35 years. The cut-off date for determining upper age is April 1, 2016.

Spices Board Recruitment Selection Procedure

The Cochin Spices Board requires suitable candidates for Extension Trainee post immediately, so it has scheduled a Walk-in Test to hire fitting aspirants for this job. Only persons satisfying the minimum eligibility conditions of trainee designation can arrive for this test, with their original and self attested copies of relevant certificates.

Stipend Given for Extension Trainee Job

As this is a trainee job, only stipends are admissible to appointees. The aspirants chosen for Extension Trainee position shall be offered with a stipend of Rs.14000/- per month.

If the hired individual is in a situation to travel in spices field as a part of their duty, then Travelling Allowances (TA) would be given by management. Also, they are applicable for 1 day Leave in a month.

Documents Needed for Spices Board Walk-in Test

Persons willing to work as a Extension Trainee in Spices Board can appear for the Walk-in Test on scheduled venue with their resume, latest passport size photograph and original & self signed xerox copies of Educational Qualification, Age proof, Caste, Experience (if any), etc.

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Walk-in Test Schedule of Spices Board

Post Name Test Date Time Venue
Spices Extension Trainee (SET) 10-08-2016 10.30 AM Spices Park, Puttady, Idukki.

New Vacancy Updated on – 04th July 2016

Spices Board Recruitment 2016 -Apply for Field Officer, Clerk, Chemist and Other Posts

Applications are invited from persons having good academic record and skills as expected by Spices Board. Candidates those who are ready to work anywhere within India based on decision of management should only apply. The total number of vacancies (30) given below in table are provisional and it may vary at the time of selection, depending upon the board’s actual requirements. Multiple phase examinations shall be conducted to hire deserving aspirants.

Organization Spices Board, Kochi
Designation Field Officer, Junior Chemist, etc..
Vacancy Nos 30 Last Date 16-08-2016
Education Degree

Position Wise Vacancies in Spices Board

No Position Name Vacancies
1 Field Officer 5
2 Senior Clerk 3
3 Junior Chemist 8
4 Junior Microbiologist 2
5 Agriculture Demonstrator 7
6 Extension Assistant 5
Total 30

Qualifications Needed for Field Officer and Other Posts

The basic qualification needed to apply on Field Officer and Other designations is Degree in relevant fields with 60% marks (minimum) from recognized university. Knowledge in computer fundamentals is essential for Field Officer, Clerk and Extension Assistant posts.

Spices Board Recruitment Essential Experiences

Persons those who had obtained atleast 1 year experience in Lab Analytical procedure of Quality control can apply for the posts of Chemist and Junior Microbiologist. But, for Extension Assistant designation minimum 5 years of experience in Plantation Management is essential.

Age Confinement by Spices Board

The maximum applying age for aforementioned posts should not be more than 30 years. This age limit is reckoned as on June 1, 2016. Age relaxations are permitted for some categories like SC/ ST/ OBCs and Ex-Servicemen, as per government rules.

The J&K Domicile candidates can apply upto 35 years and physically disabled aspirants would be able to apply till 40 years of age.

Spices Board’s Methods of Selection

Several stages of tests will be organized by Spices Board to measure the applicant’s knowledge and skills. First, the received applications shall be scrutinized and shortlisted based on organizations requirements.

The screened applicants shall only be permitted to appear for multiple choice Objective test and/ or Essay type test. Practical tests would also be conducted for some positions. It is notable that, the names of shortlisted candidates will be displayed in official website or the Selection Team will intimate it to particular aspirants through their email id/ contact number.

Pay Scales of Spices Board Appointees

Individuals hired for Field Officer posts in Spices Board shall get salary as per Pay Band – 2 of Rs.9300 – 34800/- with a Grade Pay of Rs.4200/-. For all other designations, the salary level will be from Rs.5200 – 20200/- as per Pay Band – 1. But, the Grade Pay will only vary from Rs.1900 – 4200/- per month (based on positions).

Spices Board Recruitment Application Fee

Candidates those who are applying for vacant posts in Spices Board should draw a Demand Draft (DD) of Rs.400/- in favour of “The Secretary, Spices Board” and payable at Kochi, Kerala. This fee is non-refundable and SC/ ST/ Female/ Ex-Servicemen/ PWD applicants no need to remit this application fee.

Applying Modes of Spices Board

Applicants from North East & Sikkim Region are having an option to apply either in On-line/ Offline mode. But for all others, only On-line mode of application submission is allowable. To apply through On-line mode, visit the official website of Spices Board and fill application form given in it. After checking entered details, submit it and take printout copy of completed form.

To apply through Offline mode, download the prescribed application format available in official website and fill it. The duly signed application form, Demand Draft and self attested copies of all Educational Qualification certificates & mark sheets, Experience, Age proof, Caste, No Objection Certificate (if any), etc. should be send through Post.

The top of cover should be written as “Application for the Post of______” and forward the above enclosures to “The Secretary, Spices Board, Sugandha Bhavan, N.H By – Pass Road, Palarivattom P.O., Kochi – 682 025, Kerala” promptly.

Candidates those who had applied through On-line mode should also sent the self-signed printout copy of application form and other documents as mentioned for Offline mode, to the above mentioned address (in the same format). Aspirants can also apply for more than post by submitting separate application and fee.

Note: SC/ ST individuals seeking for to and fro travel fare should send their bank details (Bank name, account number and IFSC Code), scanned copy of Caste certificate and tickets to the Email id: spicesboardrecruitment@gmail.com by addressing it to “Secretary, Spices Board”.

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Spices Board Recruitment Dates to Remember

  • Last date for On-line Registration: 1st August 2016
  • Closing date for receipt of documents through Post: 16th August and 1st September 2016.
Updated: 02-12-2016 — 3:54 pm
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