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Ministry of A&FW Vacancy: Agriculture Engineer at Farm Machinery Training and Testing Institute, Salary: Rs. 44,900-142,400

Company - Ministry of Agriculture
Openings - 1

Mechanization and Technology (Administration) Section, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare is inviting candidates for the position of Agricultural Engineer [General Central Service, Group 'B' Gazetted in Level 7 (Rs. 44,900-142,400) in pay matrix], at Farm Machinery Training and Testing Institute on deputation (including short-term contract) basis. Here are the details:

Position Overview 

Post Name

Agricultural Engineer



Application Start


Last Date to Apply


Qualifications and Eligibility


  • Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Engineering or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University.

  • Two years of experience in testing and evaluating agricultural machinery from relevant government or research organizations. OR

  • Two years of experience in teaching or training, including operation or maintenance of agricultural machinery.

Desirable: One year practical experience in mechanized farming practices.

Note: Departmental Officers eligible for direct promotion and deputationists are not considered for this position


Holding analogous posts on a regular basis in the parent cadre or department; or With at least five years of service in the grade after appointment on a regular basis in Level-6 (Rs. 35400-112400) in the pay matrix or equivalent in the parent cadre or department.

Age Limit: The maximum age limit for appointment through deputation (including short-term contract) should not exceed 56 years as of the closing date for receipt of applications.

Tenure: The period of deputation (including short-term contract), including any previous deputation in another ex-cadre post immediately preceding this appointment, shall typically not exceed three years in total.

Monthly Remuneration

Level 7 (Rs. 44900-142400) in pay matrix

Application Procedure

Interested and Eligible candidates can download the Application Proforma and find additional details on the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare website at www.farmech.dac.gov.in and the Farm Machinery Training and Testing Institute websites: fmttibudni.gov.in, nrfmtti.gov.in, srfmtti.dacnet.nic.in, nerfmtti.nic.in.

For More Information

Visit the website: https://agriwelfare.gov.in/en/recruitmentDetail

Don't miss out on this opportunity to contribute to the advancement of agricultural engineering at the Farm Machinery Training and Testing Institute. Apply now and be a part of shaping the future of agricultural technology in India! 

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