IIT-Delhi ad for dog handler post creates buzz on social media, institute director clarifies


(Source: The Indian EXPRESS)A recruitment notice by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi for the position of a dog handler had created quite a buzz on social media. The director of the institute later took to Twitter to clarify some of the details of the advertisement.

The notice for the non-academic position, a contractual job for security office at the campus, had garnered attention for two reasons — the salary and eligibility criteria. According to the advertisement, the job is open for people between 21 and 35 years old, male or female, and the salary can go up to Rs 45,000 per month. A similar job profile under Delhi Police has a salary of around Rs 20,000.