Dog Handler Job Posting of IIT Delhi Creates Buzz


Recently IIT Delhi post a job for the position of Dog handler job which has taken down the internet by storm. Firstly many of the peoples think why peoples are posting this job post in their WhatsApp, Facebook status.


The notice garnered attention for two reasons-

  1. Qualification- BA./B.Sc/B.Tech/B.Com and equivalent undergraduate.
  2. Salary- Upto 45K per month.

In the job post it was clearly mentioned that the qualification of 1 vacant post is B.A/BS.c/B.Com/B.Tech or any equivalent undergraduate degree. whereas for most job application in the same position usually requires a minimum of 10 plus or 10+2 equivalent. At the same time the institute mentioned that the salary can go up-to Rs.45,000 per month even though a similar job profile under Assam Police or other has a salary of around Rs.14,000 per month.

Other requirement for the job was the candidate must be 21 to 35 years old and should have capability of vaccinating, providing medical aid, administering medicines and experience in dog feeding.

Internet and Social Media Users Surprised to See Eligibility Criteria-

Since posting their vacancy details internet is taken down by storm, the photo of the notice is taking rounds on several social media platform like Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp. Internet users were surprised to see the eligibility criteria. The crazies part is that it take 4 years to complete B.Tech degree that can be used for dog handler job. Many users posting “Even a dog handler is enjoying a salary of 45K and here comes we engineers who get hardly 23K-30K as a starting salary.”


Later on after around 5 hours official statement came from IIT Delhi stating that the advertisement is seeking a Bachelors in Veterinary Sciences. By mistake the B.Tech etc. got copied from another advertisement. Humans make mistakes.


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