Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) 2021 Career Notification. UPSC has released official notification for the job openings of Joint Secretary and Director vacancies. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 22nd March, 2021.


No.of Posts and Vacancies :-


Joint Secretary - 03 Posts


Director - 27 Posts


Job Location - New Delhi


Other Qualification Details :-


The Government of India has submitted a requisition for Lateral Recruitment of Joint Secretary and Director level officers.


Accordingly, Online Applications are invited from talented and motivated Indian nationals willing to contribute towards nation building to join the Government at the level of Joint Secretary or Director, Group ‘A’, in the under mentioned posts in different Ministries/ Departments with Headquarters at New Delhi on Contract Basis (On Deputation for officers of States/ UT Cadres, Public Sector Undertakings(PSUs), Autonomous Bodies, Statutory Organizations, Universities, Recognized Research Institutes) for a period of 3 years (Extendable to 5 years depending upon performance)


Note - For complete details including Qualification, reservation, relaxation in upper age limit, examination fee, selection process, how to apply online, general information & instructions and other details do check official notification for complete details and do apply via proper channel only. Qualification, Salary, Age Limit, No.of post, and more Details Kindly Refer Official Notification.


Age: The minimum and maximum age limit for the Joint Secretary level post are 40 and 55 years


Documents Required :-


The printout of the online application and the following Original Documents/ Certificates along with self attested copies and other items specified in the Summon Letter for interview are to be produced at the time of interview.


a) Matriculation/10th Standard or equivalent certificate indicating date of birth, or mark sheet of Matriculation/10th Standard or equivalent issued by Central/State Board indicating Date of Birth in support of their claim of age. Where date of birth is not available in certificate/mark sheets, issued by concerned Educational Boards, School leaving certificate indicating Date of Birth will be considered (in case of Tamil Nadu & Kerala).


b) Degree/Diploma certificate along with marksheets pertaining to all the academic years as proof of educational qualification claimed. In the absence of Degree/Diploma certificate, provisional certificate along with mark sheets pertaining to all the academic years will be accepted.


c) Order/ letter in respect of equivalent Educational Qualifications claimed, indicating the Authority (with number and date) under which it has been so treated, if a candidate is claiming a particular qualification as equivalent qualification as per the requirement of advertisement.


d) Original document in support of the experience claimed.


e) Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBDs) certificate in the prescribed format (link https://www.upsc.gov.in/recruitment/recruitment-performas) issued by the competent authority by Persons with Benchmark Disabilities eligible for appointment to the post on the basis of prescribed standards of Medical Fitness.


f) A candidate who claims change in name after matriculation on account of marriage or remarriage or divorce etc. the following documents shall be submitted:-


i) In case of marriage of women - Photocopy of Husband’s passport showing names of spouses or an attested copy of marriage certificate issued by the Registrar of Marriage or an Affidavit from husband and wife along with a joint photograph duly sworn before the Oath Commissioner;


ii) In case of re-marriage of women - Divorce Deed/Death certificate as the case may be in respect of first spouse; and photocopy of present husband’s passport showing names of spouse or an attested copy of marriage certificate issued by the Registrar of Marriage or an Affidavit from the husband and wife along with joint photograph duly sworn before the Oath Commissioner


iii) In case of divorce of women - Certified copy of Divorce Decree and Deed Poll/Affidavit duly sworn before the Oath Commissioner.


iv) In other circumstances for change of name for both male and female – Deed Poll/Affidavit duly sworn before the Oath Commissioner and Gazette Notification.


g) Documentary support for any other claim(s) made.


Other Information/ Instructions :-


a) All candidates whether in Government service or in Government owned industrial or other similar organizations or in private employment should submit their applications online directly to the Commission. Persons already in Regular Government service, whether in permanent or temporary capacity other than casual/adhoc/daily wages/hourly paid/contract basis are however required to submit a declaration that they have informed in writing to their Head of Office/Department that they have applied for the selection.


b) The date for determining the eligibility of all candidates in every respect shall be the closing date for submitting the Online Application on the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in.


c) If a candidate is claiming a particular qualification as equivalent qualification as per the requirement of advertisement, then the candidate is required to produce order/letter in this regard, indicating the Authority (with number and date) under which it has been so treated otherwise the Online Application is liable to be rejected.


d) Candidates must, if required, attend a personal interview at New Delhi. The Commission do not defray the traveling or other expenses of candidates summoned for interview.


e) The Summoning of candidates for interview convey no assurance whatsoever that they will be selected. Appointment orders to selected candidates will be issued by the Government.


f) Candidates must be in sound bodily health. They must, if selected be prepared to undergo such medical examination and satisfy such medical authority as Government may require.


g) Candidates will be informed of the final result in due course through UPSC website and any interim enquiries about the result are therefore, unnecessary and will not be attended to. The Commission do not enter into correspondence with the candidates an any matter related the recruitment.


h) Canvassing in any form will disqualify a candidate.


Selection Process :-


1. The Crucial Date For Determining The Eligibility Of All Candidates In Every Respect Shall Be The Prescribed Closing Date For Submisison Of Online Application. The Applicants Are Advised To Fill In All Their Particulars In The Online Application Carefully As Submission Of Wrong Information May Lead To Rejection Through Computer Based Shortlisting Apart From Debarment By The Commission.


2. Date For The Interview On Which The Shortlisted Candidate Is Required To Bring The Printout Of His/her Online Application Alongwith Other Documents At Upsc Shall Be Intimated Separately.


Steps to Apply :-


1. Closing Date For Submission Of Online Application Through Commission’s Website Is 23:59 Hrs On 22.03.2021. 


2. The Last Date For Printing Of Completely Submitted Online Application Is Upto 23:59 Hrs On 23.03.2021.


3. Candidates are requested to apply only Online against this advertisement on the Commission’s website http://www.upsconline.nic.in and NOT write to the Commission for Application forms. They 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.


4. The candidates willing to apply for the above posts are advised to visit Commission’s Website http://www.upsconline.nic.in. The detailed advertisement along-with ‘Instructions and Additional Information to candidates’ has been displayed on Commission’s Website http://www.upsc.gov.in and website http://www.upsconline.nic.in.


Official Notification