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Sahitya Akademi Recruitment 2021 has released the job notification for the post of Deputy Secretary (General), Assistant Librarian, Assistant Editor, Senior Accountant, Programme Officer, Sales & Exhibition Assistant, Junior Clerk, and Multi Tasking Staff of 17 vacancies are available for this job. Candidates with the qualification of PG/Any Degree/ITI/12th/10th within the age limit of 30 years can apply for this job. The selection is based on the written test. Eligible candidates can apply for this post through the given postal address on or before the last date.  The detailed eligibility criteria and application process are given below.

Sahitya Akademi Recruitment

About Sahitya Akademi – Sahitya Akademi is the Indias National Academy of letters, Sahitya Akademi is an organization to promote the literature in the language of India. It was established in the year 1954 by the government of India. There are many languages in India but 24 Indian languages only give supports 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 2021:

Sahitya Akademi Recruitment 2021 for Deputy Secretary (General), Assistant Librarian, Assistant Editor, Senior Accountant, Programme Officer:

Job Role Deputy Secretary (General), Assistant Librarian, Assistant Editor, Senior Accountant, Programme Officer
Qualification PG/Any Degree/ITI/12th/10th
Total Vacancies 17
Experience Freshers
Salary Rs. 18,000 – 2,08,700/-
Job Location Mumbai/Kolkata/Bangalore
Last Date 01 November 2021

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

Deputy Secretary (General) :

  • A Post Graduate degree from a recognized university in a language recognized by Akademi or equivalent. 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. Basic knowledge of computer application

Assistant Librarian :

  • Post-Graduate Degree in Library Science from the recognized University. Five years experience in a reputed library. Working knowledge of two Indian Languages in addition to mother tongue. Good knowledge of computer applications in Libraries

Assistant Editor :

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

Senior Accountant :

  • Graduation in Commerce from a recognized University. 5 years experience in accounting. Knowledge of government rules and regulations. Ability to prepare various forms of accounts. Basic knowledge of computer applications

Programme Officer :

  • A Post Graduate degree from a recognized University in a language/ literature recognized by the Akademi. Five years experience in a literary institution with the ability to organize literary activities. Good Contacts with writers and publishers. Basic knowledge of computer applications.

Sales & 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 applications

Junior Clerk :

  • 12th class pass or equivalent qualification from a recognized Board or University. Typing speed 35 wpm in English or 30 wpm speed in Hindi. Knowledge of computer applications

Multi Tasking Staff :

  • 10th pass or ITI equivalent from a recognised university or institution. Multi skilling with one employee performing jobs hitherto performed by different Group D employees

Age Limit :

  • Deputy Secretary (General) – 50 Years
  • Assistant Librarian – 40 Years
  • Assistant Editor – 40 Years
  • Senior Accountant – 40 Years
  • Programme Officer – 40 Years
  • Sales & Exhibition Assistant – 40 Years
  • Junior Clerk – 30 Years
  • Multi Tasking Staff – 30 Years

Post-Wise Vacancies:

  • Deputy Secretary (General) – 1 Post
  • Assistant Librarian – 1 Post
  • Assistant Editor – 1 Post
  • Senior Accountant – 2 Posts
  • Programme Officer – 2 Posts
  • Sales & Exhibition Assistant – 1 Post
  • Junior Clerk – 3 Posts
  • Multi Tasking Staff – 6 Posts

Pay Scale: 



  • Deputy Secretary (General) – Rs. 67,700 – 2,08,700/-
  • Assistant Librarian – Rs. 56,100 – 1,77,500/-
  • Assistant Editor – Rs. 56,100 – 1,77,500/-
  • Senior Accountant – Rs. 35,400 – 1,12,400/-
  • Programme Officer – Rs. 56,100 – 1,77,500/-
  • Sales & Exhibition Assistant – Rs. 35,400 – 1,12,400/-
  • Junior Clerk – Rs. 19,900 – 63,200/-
  • Multi Tasking Staff -Rs. 18,000 – 56,900/-
Sahitya Akademi Recruitment – Selection Process:
  • Only shortlisted candidates shall be called for written examination/interview.

How to Apply for Sahitya Akademi Recruitment 2021?

All interested and eligible candidates send the duly filled application form along with self-attested copies of certificates of qualifications/experience etc. to the following postal address on or before 01 November 2021

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Postal Address:

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


Sahitya Akademi Recruitment 2019 for Deputy Secretary/ Others: (Expired)

Job Role Deputy Secretary, Senior Accountant, Publication Assistant & Technical Assistant
Qualification B.Com/Any degree/ Diploma
Total Vacancies 4
Experience 5 years
Salary Up to Rs.67,700-2,08,700/-
Job Location New Delhi & Kolkata
Last Date 25 March 2019

Sahitya Akademi Recruitment – Detailed Eligibility:

Deputy Secretary (Sales):

  • Post Graduate degree from a recognised University or equivalent professional qualification.
  • Diploma in Sales Management.
  • General knowledge of Indian literature and contacts with the booksellers, distributors and bookselling agencies.
  • Sound knowledge of at least one Indian language and good knowledge of English.
  • 5 years’ experience in sales management in a reputed Publishing House and knowledge of the latest methods of sales promotion.
  • Basic knowledge of computer application.

Senior Accountant:

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

Publication Assistant:

  • Graduation or equivalent qualification.
  • Diploma in Printing OR Five year’s 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 literature with the ability to handle literary material.
  • Basic knowledge of computer application.

Technical Assistant:

  • Graduation or equivalent qualification.
  • Diploma in Book Publishing.
  • Five 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 languages and literature with ability to edit literary material.
  • Basic, knowledge of computer application.

Note: The candidates registered under National Career Services (NCS) portal.



Age Limit:

  • Deputy Secretary (Sales): 50 Years
  • Senior Accountant/Publication Assistant/Technical Assistant: 30 Years
  • Relaxation as per Government of India rules.
Sahitya Akademi – Post wise vacancies: 4 Posts
  • Deputy Secretary (Sales) – 1 Post
  • Senior Accountant – 1 Post
  • Publication Assistant – 1 Post
  • Technical Assistant – 1 Post

Salary details:

  • Deputy Secretary (Sales): Rs.67,700-2,08,700/-
  • Senior Accountant/Publication Assistant/Technical Assistant: Rs.35,400-1,12,400/-
Sahitya Akademi Recruitment – Selection Process:

The shortlisted candidates will appear for a written test to judge their knowledge of English/Hindi, General Knowledge and Accountancy (for Senior Accountant) Publication and Printing (For Technical Assistant and Publication Assistant).

How to apply for Sahitya Akademi Recruitment 2019?

All interested and eligible candidates can send the application form along with self-attested copies of certificates of qualifications/experience etc. to the following postal address on or before 25 March 2019.

For More details: Click here

Postal Address:

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

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