Coconut Development Board Recruitment 2022 ⎮Trade Apprentice & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Vacancy


About Coconut Development Board

Coconut Development Board (CDB) is a statutory body established under the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India for the integrated development of coconut cultivation and industry in the country with a focus on productivity increase and product diversification.
Coconut Development Board Recruitment 2022 ⎮Trade Apprentice Notification

1-Trade Apprentice ( 1 Posts)

Coconut Development Board (CDB) invites applications for the position of Trade Apprentice vacancy.
In continuation of the circular F. No. 1/2724/2022, dated 16.02.2022, the last date for receipt of online application for apprenticeship in the following trade is extended up to 31.03.2022:

Post Name: 

Trade Apprentice

Designated Trade:

Horticulture Assistant

Minimum qualification:

National Trade Certificate issued by NCVT in Horticulture Asst. or equivalent

Duration of apprenticeship training:

1 year

Place of apprenticeship training:

Coconut Development Board, DSP Farm, Neriamangalam, Ernakulam Dist., Kerala

Monthly stipend:

  • 7700/-

Selection Procedure

Selection Will be Based either Written Exam/Interview

Apply Procedure

Interested candidates may apply to the web portal ( by 31st March 2022.

Official Links:
Notification Link:Click Here
Applying Link:Click Here

Coconut Development Board Recruitment 2022 ⎮Trade Apprentice Notification

Important Date

  • Published on: 11 March 2022
  • The last date for application is: 31 March 2022

 Chief Executive Officer ( 1 Posts)

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for filling up one vacant post of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Level-14 of pay matrix (Rs.1,44,200- Rs. 2,18,200/-) on a deputation basis in Coconut Development Board (CDB), Kochi, Kerala, an autonomous organization under the Department of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Government of India.

Name of the Post: 

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

No of Post: 



Level-14 of pay matrix (Rs.1,44,200- Rs. 2,18,200/-)

The eligibility criteria for the said post is as follows:- Officers of the Central Government or State Governments or Union Territories or recognized Research Institutions or Agriculture Universities or Public Sector Undertakings:-

(a) Holding regular post, not below the rank of Joint Secretary to the Government of India, or

(b) holding a regular post in the Level-14 (Rs.1,44,200-Rs. 2,18,200) in the pay matrix or equivalent and possessing educational qualifications and experience as under:-

(i) Doctorate in Horticulture or Life Sciences from a recognized University with at least fifteen years’ experience in horticulture development or research or production or extension including five years’ experience in the field of coconut development; or

(ii) Master’s degree in Management with at least twenty years managerial experience including ten years in horticulture development of which five years’ experience should be in the field of coconut development.

5. The period of deputation shall ordinarily not exceed five years or till the candidate attains the age of sixty years, whichever is earlier. Further, the period of deputation will include the period of deputation in another ex-cadre post held immediately preceding this appointment in the same or some other organization.

Pay Scale:

INR144200 - 218200(Per Month)

Age Limit: 

As Per Rules

Selection Procedure

Selection will be based on a Deputation basis.

How to Apply:

  • Duly filled-in Application (three copies) in the given proforma in respect of those eligible candidates, who could be spared in the event of selection, along with attested photocopies of APAR of preceding five years and up to the year 2020-21 (attestation is to be done by an officer, not below the rank of Under Secretary to the Government of India)
  • along with all supporting documents related to educational qualification should reach the Under Secretary(MIDH), Horticulture Division, Room No.339, 'B' Wing, 3rd Floor, Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Krishi Bhawan, Dr.Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi-110001, within 60 days from the date of publication of this advertisement in the Employment News.
  • Application of those candidates will be considered whose applications have been received through proper channel only. An advance copy of the application will not be entertained. It is requested to submit an application in typed format (Font-Arial and size-11) as per the given proforma only as published in the advertisement. A soft copy of the application along with all relevant documents (in a single PDF file) may also be e-mailed within the prescribed time limit at
  • Applications received after the due date or found incomplete or found not in format as prescribed, will not be considered and shall be rejected summarily.

Official Links:
Notification Link:Click Here
Application Form:Click Here

Important Date

  • Published on: 25 February 2022
  • The last date for application is: 20 April 2022

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