Sahitya Akademi Recruitment 2024 – Programme Officer/Sales-cum-Exhibition Assistant

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Sahitya Akademi Recruitment 2024: Sahitya Akademi has announced notification for the Programme Officer/Sales-cum-Exhibition Assistant posts. There are 02 openings for these posts. Candidates having Any degree/MA qualification with relevant experience qualifications is eligible to apply for the Sahitya Akademi Vacancy. Interested and eligible candidates can apply by post on or before 01 April 2024. The detailed eligibility and selection process for Sahitya Akademi’s career are explained below. Interested candidates can also apply for the Cook/Nursing Officer/Other Vacancies in DSSSB Recruitment.

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Sahitya Akademi Recruitment

Sahitya Akademi Career:

Sahitya Akademi has announced new vacancies for Programme Officer/Sales-cum-Exhibition Assistant.  All candidates should have fulfilled the requisite educational qualifications, age limit and experience as of the closing date of application submission. If you want to know more details regarding the job, like Salary, Age, mode of application, examination, selection, Application fee, important dates, and job location, you can find it below. You can check the official notification below if you still have any doubts.

Sahitya Akademi Vacancy – Notification PDF:

Sahitya Akademi selection process will be through a written test/interview. Interested candidates can apply by post before 001 April 2024. For more details about Sahitya Akademi Recruitment, visit https://sahitya-akademi.gov.in/

About Sahitya Akademi – Sahitya Akademi is India’s National Academy of Letters. Sahitya Akademi is an organization that promotes literature in India’s language. It was established in 1954 by the government of India. There are many languages in India, but 24 Indian languages only give support works to the Sahitya Akademi. They are Bengali Bodo, Dogri, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Rajasthani, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Assamese. Sahitya Akademi Library is one of the largest multi-lingual libraries with a rich collection of books on allied and literature subjects.

Sahitya Akademi Recruitment 2024 – Overview:

Sahitya Akademi Recruitment 2024 for Programme Officer/Sales-cum-Exhibition Assistant:

Job Role Programme Officer/Sales-cum-Exhibition Assistant
Company Name Sahitya Akademi
Job category Govt Jobs
Qualification Any degree/M.A
Total Posts 02 Posts
Experience Experienced
Salary Rs.35,400 – 1,77,500/-
Selection Process Written Test/Interview
Job Location Kolkata
Application mode Postal
Last Date 01 April 2024
Official Website https://sahitya-akademi.gov.in/

Detailed Eligibility – Sahitya Akademi Career:

Education Qualifications:

Programme Officer:

  • A Post Graduate degree from a recognised University in a language/literature recognised by the Akademi.
  • Five years experience in literary institution with ability to organize literary activities.
  • Good Contacts with writers and publishers.
  • Basic knowledge of computer application
  • Desirable: A Research degree in literature.
  • Working knowledge of English, Hindi and other languages

Sales-cum-Exhibition Assistant:

  • Graduation or equivalent qualification from a recognised university or institution
  • Knowledge of selling of books and latest methods of sales promotion techniques.
  • Three years’ experience in a publishing house or a distribution agency of repute or a Govt. undertaking concerned with book publishing
  • Basic knowledge of Computer application
  • Desirable: Five years experience in exhibition work in a reputed Institution

Age Limit (As on 05 February 2024):

  • Programme Officer: 40 Years
  • Sales-cum-Exhibition Assistant: 40 Years

Age Relaxation:

  • Age relaxation will be as per the Government of India’s rules.

Salary details of Sahitya Akademi Career:



  • Programme Officer: Rs. 56,100-1,77,500/-
  • Sales-cum-Exhibition Assistant: Rs.35,400-1,12,400/-

No.of.vacancies: 10 Posts.

  • Programme Officer: 01 Post
  • Sales-cum-Exhibition Assistant: 01 Post

Selection Process of Sahitya Akademi Vacancy:

Programme Officer:

  • The Selection will be based on the performance in the Interview.
  • However, Akademi will conduct a written examination based on the case of a large number of Applications received.

Sales-cum-Exhibition Assistant: 

  • The received applications will be scrutinized and selected based on a written test.

Written test:

Part-I 

  • Part I will be objective type consisting of 50 marks (30 questions from GS/GK, 5 each from Hindi, English, Computer & Quantitative Aptitude).1 mark for each correct answer will be awarded, and there will be no negative marking.

Part-II 

  • Part II will be a descriptive exam consisting of 50-mark questions from Essay, English Comprehensive, Advertisement (to be answered in English) and Sales & Marketing. Duration of the exam will be of 2hours.
  • 40% marks for UR category & 35% marks for SC/ST/OBC/PWD will be the qualifying criteria and candidates have to secure the minimum qualifying marks in both parts individually.

How to Apply for Sahitya Akademi Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates must send an Application form giving full details with a recent self-attested passport-size photograph and copies of self-attested documents by speed post/registered post address on or before 01 April 2024.

For More Details: Click here.

Application Form: Click here.

Notes: Super scribed on the envelope “Application for the post of ____________” addressed to the Secretary, Sahitya Akademi, Rabindra Bhavan, 35 Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi-110001

Postal Address:

The Secretary,
Sahitya Akademi, Rabindra Bhavan,
35 Ferozeshah Road,
New Delhi-110001.

Note: A separate application form has to be submitted for each post.


Sahitya Akademi Recruitment 2024 for Junior Clerk/Multi-Tasking Staff: (Expired)

Job Role Junior Clerk/Multi-Tasking Staff
Company Name Sahitya Akademi
Job category Govt Jobs
Qualification Graduate/Diploma/12th/10th/ITI
Total Posts 10 Posts
Experience Freshers/Experienced
Salary Rs.19,900 – 1,12,400/-
Selection Process Written Test
Job Location Mumbai, New Delhi
Application mode Postal
Last Date 05 February 2024
Official Website https://sahitya-akademi.gov.in/

Detailed Eligibility – Sahitya Akademi Career:

Education Qualifications:

Publication Assistant: 

  • Graduation or equivalent qualification from a recognised university or institution.
  • Diploma in Printing or five years’ experience in a printing press or a publishing house or a Government undertaking concerned with book publishing.
  • Knowledge of various processes of printing and book publication
  • Good knowledge of one or more languages and literatures with ability to handle literary material
  • Basic knowledge of Computer application

Sales-cum-Exhibition Assistant:

  • Graduation or equivalent qualification from a recognised university or institution
  • Knowledge of selling of books and latest methods of sales promotion techniques.
  • Three years experience in a publishing house or a distribution agency of repute or a Govt. undertaking
    concerned with book publishing
  • Basic knowledge of Computer application
  • Desirable: Five years of experience in exhibition work in a reputed Institution

Technical Assistant: 

  • Graduation or equivalent qualification from a recognized university or institution.
  • Diploma in Book Publishing.
  • 5 years experience in a printing press or a publishing House or a Govt. undertaking concerned with book publishing.
  • Knowledge of various processes of printing and book publishing.
    Good knowledge of one or more Indian languages and literature with ability to edit literary material.
  • Basic knowledge of computer application.

Proof Reader cum General Assistant: 

  • Graduation or equivalent qualification from recognized university or institution with Hindi/English as a Subject.
  • Ability to read proofs in English/Hindi
  • Proficiency in English/Hindi
  • Basic knowledge of computer application
  • Desktop publishing application
  • 2 years experience as Proof Reader

Receptionist cum Telephone Operator: 

  • Graduation or equivalent qualification from recognized university or institution.
  • Should have proficiency in Hindi and English and two years experience in operating EPABX system of latest technology.
  • Clear voice and pleasant manners.
  • Desirable: Working knowledge of computer application

Junior Clerk:

  • 12th class pass or equivalent qualification from a recognized board or institution.
  • Typing speed 35 wpm in English or 30 wpm speed in Hindi.
  • Knowledge of computer application.
  • Desirable: Knowledge of Shorthand preferably in English.

Multi Tasking Staff: 

  • 10th pass or ITI equivalent from a recognized board or institution.
  • Multi skilling with one employee performing jobs hitherto performed by different Group D employees.
  • Desirable: Knowledge of cycling and various localities and knowledge of basic Computer Application.

Age Limit (As on 05 February 2024):

  • Publication Assistant: 35 Years
  • Sales-cum-Exhibition Assistant: 40 Years
  • Technical Assistant: 35 Years
  • Proof Reader cum General Assistant: 30 Years
  • Receptionist cum Telephone Operator: 30 Years
  • Junior Clerk: 30 Years
  • Multi Tasking Staff: 30 Years

Age Relaxation:

  • Age relaxation will be as per Government of India rules. 

Salary details of Sahitya Akademi Career:

  • Publication Assistant: Rs.35,400-1,12,400/-
  • Sales-cum-Exhibition Assistant: Rs.35,400-1,12,400/-
  • Technical Assistant: Rs.35,400-1,12,400/-
  • Proof Reader cum General Assistant: Rs. 25,500-81,100 /-
  • Receptionist cum Telephone Operator: Rs. 25,500-81,100 /-
  • Junior Clerk: Rs.19,900-63,200/-
  • Multi Tasking Staff: Rs.19,900-63,200/-

No.of.vacancies: 10 Posts.

  • Publication Assistant: 01 post (UR) (Mumbai)
  • Sales-cum-Exhibition Assistant: 02 posts (1-UR, 1-SC) (New Delhi)
  • Technical Assistant: 01 post (OBC) (New Delhi)
  • Proof Reader cum General Assistant: 01 post (OBC) (New Delhi)
  • Receptionist cum Telephone Operator: 01 post (UR) (New Delhi)
  • Junior Clerk: 02 posts (UR) (New Delhi)
  • Multi Tasking Staff: 02 posts (UR) (New Delhi)

Selection Process of Sahitya Akademi Vacancy:

  • The received applications will be scrutinized and selection will be based on Written Test.
  • Only shortlisted candidates shall be called for written examination/skill test/interview. No interim correspondence will be entertained in this regard.
  • 40% marks for UR category & 35% marks for SC/ST/OBC/PWD will be the qualifying criteria and candidates have to secure the minimum qualifying marks in both the parts individually.

Part-I 

  • Objective type consisting of 60 marks (40 questions from GS/GK, 5 each from Hindi Grammar,
    English Grammar, Computer & Quantitative Aptitude).
  • 1 mark for each correct answer will be awarded and there will be no negative marking.

Part-II 

  • Descriptive exam consisting of 40 marks (10 marks each question) Essay (English/Hindi), Letter (English/Hindi), English Comprehensive and Notice/Advertisement (to be answered in English).
  • Duration of the exam will be of 2 hours.

How to Apply for Sahitya Akademi Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates must send the Application form with a recent self-attested passport-size photograph to the mentioned postal address on or before 05 February 2024

For More Details: Click here.

Application Form: Click here.

Notes: The envelop must be Super scribed as “Application for the post of ____ /Location Preference ______” 

Postal Address:

The Secretary,
Sahitya Akademi, Rabindra Bhavan,
35 Ferozeshah Road,
New Delhi-110001.


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