UPSC Recruitment 2021: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the lateral recruitment for Joint Secretary level and Director level posts on a contract basis in various ministries of the central government. Eligible and interested candidates can apply for the job from the February 6 to March 22.
Total number of vacancies: 30 posts
Post name: Joint Secretary & Director (Contract Basis)
Mode of application: Candidates have to apply online through the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in. Applications received through any other mode would not be accepted and summarily rejected.
Age and pay: The minimum and maximum age limit for the Joint Secretary level post are 40 and 55 years respectively and the Pay will be fixed at the minimum of
Pay Level-14 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC (approximate gross salary would be around Rs. 2,21,000/- including DA, Tpt A & HRA in present level).
The minimum and maximum age limit for the Director level post are 35 and 45 years respectively and the Pay will be fixed at the minimum of Pay Level-13 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC(approximate gross salary would be around Rs 1,82,000/- including DA, Tpt A & HRA in present level).
As per the notification, there are a total of three vacancies for the Joint Secretary level in the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare. The rest vacancies are for the Director level in the following departments and ministries.
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance
Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
Ministry of Law & Justice
Department of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of Education
Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education
Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
Ministry of Jal Shakti
Ministry of Civil Aviation
Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
Mode of selection
According to UPSC, the candidates will be short-listed for interview on the basis of the information provided by them in their online application. They must ensure that such information is correct.
Note: Candidates are requested to apply only online against the advertisement given below. The candidates are also requested to go through carefully the details of essential and desirable requirements for the posts and instructions published below as well as on the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in.
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