Forget UPSC, 10 joint secretary posts on offer by Modi govt; here is how to grab these lateral entry jobs
The PM Narendra Modi government is trying to attract best talent from the public and private sectors to bring greater efficiency in the administration
The PM Narendra Modi government is trying to attract best talent from the public and private sectors to bring greater efficiency in the administration. The government has issued a notification to fill up the joint secretary posts in various departments. There are 10 government jobs open for recruitment. These appointments will be through the government's lateral entry scheme. Candidates with 15 years of work experience in the public or private sector can apply for these positions. People from the private sector who are willing to contribute towards the nation building can apply for these positions, according to a notification by the central government. Significantly, these can be from private sector companies, multinational companies, state government employees, even universities.
The selected persons for the positions will be given all the benefits given to the permanent government employees. On appointment at the joint secretary-level jobs, candidates will get Rs 1.44 lakh to Rs 2.18 lakh per month salary and will also get allowances and facilities.
The applicant must be of 40 years of age as on July 1.
Educational qualification: The candidates have be a graduate from any recognised university or institute. Candidates with Higher qualifications will be given preference.
These positions are on contract basis for a period of three years and the contract can be extended to up to five years.
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Posts open for recruitment are:
1. Joint Secretary, Department of Revenue
2. Joint Secretary, Department of Financial Services
3. Joint Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs
4. Joint Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
5. Joint Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
6. Joint Secretary, Ministry of Shipping
7. Joint Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
8.Joint Secretary, Ministry of New & Renewable Energy
9. Joint Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation
10.Joint Secretary, Department of Commerce
Individuals working at comparable levels in PSUs, autonomous bodies, statutory organisations, universities, recognised research institutes with a minimum of 15 years experience can apply. Private sector companies,with at least 15 years’ experience at a comparable position can also apply for these posts.