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(An Autonomous Institution of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India) Chandrabani, Dehra Dun - 248002, India EPBAX: 0135-2640114 and 2640115, FAX: 2640117 Website:,Email: Contractual Engagement of Personnel for Elephant Cell at Wildlife Institute of India The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Government of India has established an “Elephant Cell” at the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Dehradun to cater to the need of imparting inclusive field-oriented training to the managers and frontline staff of Elephant Reserves in India to enhance their capacities for managing the elephant habitats, populations and other related issues. Besides, the elephant cell also intends to create an elephant knowledge database so that decision making and advisory role can be further improved and strengthened. The Institute plans to engage various personnel (Indian national only) to fulfill the mandate of the Elephant Cell. All engagements are purely on a contractual basis, initially for 9-months period from the date of engagement that can be extended for further period(s) depending on the candidate’s performance, program needs and subject to funding. The number of positions, work description, essential and desirable qualifications, age limit and the consolidated monthly emoluments are given in Annexure I. Method of Selection The selection will be made on the basis of online written test followed by personal interview. Candidates should submit their applications online as per details/link given on the Institute’s website on or before 7.06.2019. Application fees of Rs. 500 will have to be deposited online for each application. Payment can be made via Internet Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card through our online secured payment gateway. The date of written examination is 24 June, 2019 at 1000 hrs and personal interview will start on 25 June, 2019 at 1000 hrs which may continue up to 26 June, 2019. The Admit Card issued to eligible candidates would provide the details of the examination centre at Dehradun. The online written test will be held at Dehradun and the personal interview will be conducted at the WII campus in Dehradun. No TA/DA will be given for attending the written test and the personal interview. For the personal interview, the short listed candidates should bring the duly filled-in application with attested true copies of testimonials of educational qualifications, research experience, Ph.D. thesis, if any, along with certificate of extracurricular activities, date of birth, mark sheets of all examinations etc. All original documents/certificates must be produced at the time of personal interview for verification. The online written test will be of one-hour duration with 60 objective type questions of one mark each (Total 60 marks) covering (a) General Awareness and (b) Wildlife Conservation as per WII’s M.Sc. Wildlife Science course ( with specific reference to mega herbivores and elephant ecology. This will be followed by a personal interview of 40


marks. Based on the merit list of written examination, only top five candidates for each position will be called for personal interview. The final selection of the candidate will be based on performance in written as well as in the interview and in order of merit as decided by the Selection Committee. The decision of the Institute Screening Committee in all matters relating to eligibility, work experience, acceptance or rejection of application, mode of selection will be final and binding on the candidates and no enquiry or correspondence will be entertained from any individual or his/her agency. At the time of the verification of original documents, if it is found that an attempt has been made by the applicant to willfully conceal, misrepresent or canvass the facts, his/her candidature will not be considered. Age Relaxation Relaxation in upper age limit shall be allowed in accordance with the Government of India, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (Department of Personnel & Training) OM No. 1501282/2010-Ezstt.(D) dated 27.03.2012 as amended from time to time. However, the categories of upper age relaxations are as follows:1. (a) Scheduled Castes and Schedules Tribes upto 5 years. 2. (b) Other Backward Class (OBC) upto 3 years. How to Apply 1. The process for registration and written test is “Online”. Details for online registration and written test will be hosted on the WII’s website ( 2. The online registration process will be open up to 7 June, 2019. 3. All eligible interested candidates are advised to follow the latest updates on the WII’s website ( for online registration, submission of application and payment of application processing fee, etc. 4. Candidates will be required to fill in their personal, educational and professional experience profiles online besides uploading a recent passport size photograph. Candidates will make the payment of application processing fee of Rs. 500/- (Rupees Five hundred only) through the prescribed “Payment Gateway”. Candidates belonging to SC, ST and Physically Challenged category need to pay only Rs. 100/as communication fees. 5. Candidates must mention the Project name and Position applied for in their applications. (P.K. Agarwal) Dy. Registrar Wildlife Institute of India


Annexure I

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Age Duty Limit Station (years)

Consolidated monthly emoluments (INR) 1,00,000/National coordinator will be paid Rs. 12,500/per month as daily conveyance allowance.

Essential Qualification

Desirable Qualification

National Coordinate the activities of Coordinator elephant cell between WII, (One) Project Elephant (PE), MoEF&CC, Chief Wildlife Wardens/Nodal Officers of elephant bearing states; Assist Director PE in formulating and implementing conservation action plans for elephants; liaison between the stake holders involved in elephant conservation; co-ordinate and conduct training and capacity building workshops for professionals involved in elephant conservation. Project Formulate and coordinate Scientist elephant research and (One) monitoring activities as per the National Wildlife Action Plan and guidance of Director PE; training, supervision, data analysis from field sites as required by PE and WII.

Ph.D./M.Sc. in Wildlife Sciences, Life Sciences, Biological Sciences from any recognized university with at least seven years of experience in wildlife/ elephant conservation

Prior working 45 experiences with government/nongovernment conservation organizations with regard to wildlife sector. Publications on the subject matter will be an added advantage.

New Delhi with frequent travel to Dehradun and field sites

Ph.D./M.Sc. in Wildlife Sciences, Life Sciences, Biological Sciences from any recognized university with at least three years of experience in wildlife conservation

Dehradun 60,000/with frequent travel to field sites

Project The project veterinarian will be Veterinarian responsible for conducting (One) training programs on elephant health issues; formulate and implement research program on disease and health management of elephants along with capture/handling of elephants for research and management requirements. GIS The GIS specialist will be Specialist responsible for all geo-spatial (One) analyses that may be required at the level of elephant reserves or nationwide assessment; database creation and maintenance of several theme layers related to elephant habitat, population, land use and connectivities.

M.VSc. (Veterinary Surgery, Medicine, Pathology, Wildlife Sciences) with at least 2 years of working experience

Prior research 40 experience on elephants. Scientific publications on elephant research will be an added advantage. Prior experience 40 of working on veterinary aspects of elephants will be an added advantage.

Prior experience 35 of working in conservation programs will be an added advantage.

Dehradun 50,000/with travel to field sites

Work description

M.Sc./M.Tech in Wildlife Sciences, Life Sciences, Biological Sciences, Geoinformatics with at least two years of experience in research/conservation projects

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Dehradun 60,000/with frequent travel to field sites

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