Govt Offers 10 Posts of Joint Secretaries to Public, Private Sector Employees (Download PDF)


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Centre has announced its intention to hire domain experts and professionals at the level of joint secretary. Simply, government formally announced its intention to directly hire professionals and domain experts at the level of joint secretary.

Govt offers 10 posts of joint secretaries to public & private

Govt Offers 10 Posts of Joint Secretaries to Public & Private

Govt offers 10 posts of joint secretaries to public & private

  • In its bid to attract talent from public and private sectors.
  • Modi government invited applications for 10 posts of joint secretaries in different ministries under its “lateral entry” scheme.
  • Joint Secretaries are at an essential level of senior management in the Government of India.
  • They lead policymaking as well as the implementation of various programmes and schemes of the Department.
  • This scheme is applicable for both private sector, professions and those from state governments, UTs, PSUs, Autonomous bodies etc.

Expertise Required for Application

  • Applicants with expertise in specific areas like revenue, financial services, Economic Affairs, Agriculture, Road Transport, Shipping, Environment and Forest, New and Renewable Energy, Civil Aviation and Commerce.

Who Can Apply?

  • Private sector professionals above 40 years of age, with 15 years of work experience.
  • Officers of any State/UT Government who are already working at equivalent level or are eligible for appointment to equivalent level in their cadre, with relevant experience.

Criteria for Application

  • Age: Minimum of 40 years as on July 1, 2018
  • Qualification:
  1. Graduate from a recognized University/Institute.
  2. Higher qualifications would be an added advantage

Duration of Contract

  • 3 years from date of commencement, extendable up to 5 years on the basis of performance.

Salary/Pay Scale:

  • Selected candidates will be offered salary of Rs. 1.44 lakh to Rs. 2.18 lakh per month.
  • Also, get allowances and facilities as applicable to the equivalent level in the Central government.

Selection Process

  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for a personal interaction with the Selection Committee.

Last Date to Apply

  • Interested candidates need to apply online by July 30, 2018.
  • All applications may be submitted online at lateral. nic. in from 15th June, 2018.
  • Detail of post also available on above site.

- Published/Last Modified on: June 13, 2018

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