National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) 2021 Recruitment Notification. NHAI has released official notification for the job openings of General Manager and Assistant Manager positions. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 15th November, 2021.

No. of Posts and Vacancies :- 

General Manager - 05 Posts

Assistant Manager - 01 Post

Job Location - New Delhi

Other Qualification Details :-

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) invites applications for recruitment to the following posts:

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.  


For Deputation: Not exceeding 56 years

Important Dates:

1. Opening Date for Online Registration of Application: 30.09.2021 (10.00 AM)

2. Last Date for submission of Online application: 15.11.2021 (6.00 PM)

3. Last Date for submission of Print-out of Online application along with requisite documents from Parent Department: 30.11.2021 (6.00 PM)

Important Instructions:-

1. The posts carry all India service liability. Therefore, those who are willing to serve anywhere in India may only apply.

2. The applicants who apply for the post with respect to the advertisement shall not be allowed to withdraw his/her candidature subsequently. The applicant selected by NHAI should not decline the offer of appointment. In case he / she declines the offer of appointment, his/her candidature shall not be considered for any further appointment by NHAI for a period of two years from the date of cancellation of offer of appointment.

3. In case of selection on deputation basis, applicants who are more than 56 years of age as on the last date for receipt of applications need not apply. Those applicants who are due to retire from their parent cadre within two years, as on the closing date for receipt of applications also need not apply.

4. Internal/ regular officers of NHAI, who fulfil the eligibility conditions prescribed in the advertisement / Regulations for them, as on the last date for receipt of applications, may also apply. In case they are selected, their appointment will be on promotion basis.

i. Accordingly, the internal/ regular officers of NHAI who are in direct line of promotion shall not be considered for appointment on deputation basis. Similarly, the deputationists shall not be eligible for being considered for appointment by promotion.

5. Period of deputation, including the period of deputation in another ex-cadre post held immediately preceding his/her appointment in the same or other organization, shall ordinarily not exceed 5 years.

6. (I) SC/ST/Minority Community / Women/ Persons with Benchmark Disabilities, are encouraged to apply.

7. Crucial date for determination of eligibility shall be the last date prescribed for the receipt of ONLINE applications.

8. Applicants working in PSUs/ Public Sector Banks may refer to NHAI Circulars regarding equivalency of Pay Structure (between CDA vs IDA and CDA vs Public Sector Banks) attached with the advertisement.

9. Canvassing or bringing influence in any form will disqualify the candidature.

10. The advertisement can be withdrawn at any time at the discretion of the Competent Authority without assigning any reasons there for.


DGM (HR &Admn.)-I , National Highways Authority of India, Plot No: G – 5 & 6, Sector – 10, Dwarka, New Delhi – 110075.

Selection Process :-

Selection will be based on Deputation  and Promotion / Deputation 

Steps to Apply :-

a. Applicants can apply ONLINE only. The procedure to be followed for filling up the application is given below

i) The applicant may visit the NHAI website for accessing the link for applying online. The link may be opened on Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

ii) Click on the tab About Us Vacancies Current. Click on the relevant Recruitment advertisement and then click ‘Online application’.

iii) Once you click on “APPLY” system will redirect you to NHAI portal. 

iv) Create the registration with below information

1. User ID (User id can be anything)

2. Create the password

3. Name

4. Phone number

5. Email id

6. Aadhar card number

b. Once you entered all the above details, login to the system with the user id and password.

vi) Portal has two sections, 

1. Application form

2. Post you would like to apply

vii) Fill the complete application

1. All the fields in the form are mandatory fields.

2. After filling the application form, click on ‘preview’ button to check all the information filled by you are correct or not.

3. Incase if you wish to change any data in given form, then change the same.

4. Once everything is correct, click on ‘save’ button.

5. After saving the document, then only ‘apply’ for the position.

viii) After saving the document, apply for the position.

1. Select the post and click on ‘submit your application’ button.

2. If you don’t apply for the position then your profile will not be reflected under any position,

3. Once you click on ‘submit your application button’, system will take you to the next screen, where you can see the ‘reference number’ and you would also be having an option to download the form. 

ix) Fill in the form and attach all the scanned copy of colour passport size photograph, digital signature, essential educational / professional qualification(s), promotion/appointment order(s), only in ‘jpg / ‘jpeg’ or ‘png’ or ‘gif’ ‘pdf’ image types not exceeding 1 MB, may be uploaded.

x) In the fields where you need to add your educational and experience, add the detail in given box and after adding all the data, click on add the same to list. Once you add the same to list, you could see the detail on below table. 

xi) After entering your date of birth and retirement age, press enter button. Once you press enter button, system will auto calculate and populate the same in the next row.

xii) The ONLINE application may be submitted by 15.11.2021(6.00 PM).

Official Notification