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By Saradha | Sep 07, 2020 12:57 PM

An advertisement which was recently posted by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. The position was open for a dog handler. It has gone viral on social media and has attracted many negative responses. 

IIT Delhi clarifies on controversial viral job opening for dog handle

The notice which was up for a non- academic position, a contractual job at the security office of the campus, invoked negative reactions due to two factors; the salary and the eligibility criteria. 

"Applications are invited from Indian citizens for the post of dog handler on purely contract basis under Security Office, IIT Delhi. Candidates should possess a B.A/B.Sc/B.Com/B.Tech or any equivalent undergraduate degree. The salary for the profile of the dog handler can go up to Rs 45,000. Candidates must be between the age of 21 and 35 on the date of the interview," the notice read.

The opening also mentioned that the applicant should be having a four- wheeler in order to drive the dog to the veterinarian if required. 

The pictures of the notice went viral in social media platforms such as twitter and also WhatsApp. 

According to the New Indian Express' report the institute has issued a clarification.

"The institute said it had cancelled the current recruitment process after the error was brought to the notice of higher authorities and a fresh process would be initiated to hire a consultant for taking  proper care of the large number of stray dogs on the campus," the report stated. 

Here are a few reactions:

அரசியல், விளையாட்டு, நாட்டுநடப்பு, குற்ற சம்பவங்கள், வர்த்தகம், தொழில்நுட்பம், சினிமா, வாழ்க்கை முறை என பலதரப்பட்ட சுவாரஸ்யமான செய்திகளை தமிழில் படிக்க இங்கு கிளிக் செய்யவும்      



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