Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) 2021 Recruitment Notification. NCB has released official notification for the job openings of Deputy Director/ Zonal Director positions. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 28th December, 2021.

No. of Posts and Vacancies :-  

Deputy Director/ Zonal Director - 02 Posts

Job Location - New Delhi

Other Qualification Details :-

Subject:- Filling up of the post of Deputy Director/Zonal Director in the Headquarters and Zones of Narcotics Control Bureau, Ministry of Home Affairs on deputation basis. Narcotics Control Bureau, Ministry of Home Affairs intends to fill up 02 (two) existing vacant posts of Deputy Director/Zonal Director. The vacancies may vary (increase/ decrease). The selected candidates are liable to be posted anyvvhere in the country in any of the Zones/Headquarters of Narcotics Control Bureau. Any conditional application regarding place of posting or any other issue shall not be entertained.

1. Name of the Post: Deputy Director/Zonal Director

2. No of Post: 02

3. Pay: The post of Deputy Director/Zonal Director carries the pay scale in PB-3 (Rs. 15600- 39100) + Grade Pay of Rs. 7600 (pre-revised) and in the revised pay matrix Level-12 as per 7th CPC.

4. The Recruitment Rules for the post of Deputy Director/Zonal Director in the Narcotics Control Bureau provide for deputation of the officers of the Central Government or the State Government or Union Territories;

(a) (i) holding analogous posts on regular basis in the parent cadre or department; or

(ii) with 5 year's regular service in the grade rendered after appointment thereto on a regular basis in the posts in the pay band-3, Rs. 15600-39100 with grade of pay Rs.6600 (pre-revised) or equivalent in the parent cadre or department: and

(b) possessing the following educational qualifications and experience :

A) Essential:

(i) Bachelor's degree from a recognized University;

(ii) Eight years' experience in enforcement of regulatory laws and collection of intelligence relating thereto.

B) Desirable:

(i) four years' experience in investigation of criminal offences including economic offences.

(ii) Working knowledge of Computer related operations including Microsoft Office (Word, Power-Point, Excel and Access) and operation of internet;


The age limit for appointment by transfer on deputation shall be not exceeding fifty six years on the closing date of receipt of applications.


1. Enforcement of Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 and other related laws;

2. Collection & development of Intelligence regarding drug traffickers followed by search, seizure and arrest of traffckers and their prosecution;

3. Undertaking financial investigation including drug money laundering and links with terrorist activities if any;

4. Identification and destruction of illicit opium and cannabis cultivation;

5. Identification and destruction of illicit Meth Labs;

6. Initiating action under PITNDPS Act;

7. Busting of Internet pharmacies;

8. Identification of major drug traffickers, their activities and creating a database;

9. Monitoring of drug situation, modus operand!, routes etc;

10. Working on joint operations with counterpart drug law enforcement agencies of other countries and initiating controlled delivery operations;

11. Coordination between various Central and States drug law enforcement agencies in India;

12. Monitoring of Legal/court matters;

13. Organization of Training Courses in Drug Law enforcement;

14. Dealing with Administration and Establishment;


Dy Director General (HQ), Narcotics Control Bureau Headquarters, West Block No.l, Wing No.5, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110 066

Selection Process :-

Selection will be Based on Deputation Basis.

Steps to Apply :-

The vacancy circular may be brought to the notice of eligible offcers of your cadre. The application of eligible and willing offcers who can be spared at short notice in the event of their selection may be obtained in the revised Bio-data/C.V. proforma, in original, [format given] and forwarded to the Dy Director General (HQ), Narcotics Control Bureau Headquarters, West Block No.l, Wing No.5, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110 066 along with following requisite documents so as to reach this Bureau within 60 days of publishing of this advertisement in the Employment News:-

i) Supporting certificate/documents in respect of claimed educational qualification including essential qualification of Bachelor Degree (duly attested).

ii) Photo copies of APARs for the last five years duly attested (with stamp) on each page by an officer not below the rank of Under Secretary to the Government of India or equivalent, including GAP Sheet/NIC/NRC. In case, NRC is not issued, an undertaking may be provided by the Employer's/Cadre Controlling Authority with the valid reasons,

iii) Integrity Certificate,

iv) Vigilance Clearance certificate as per proforma,

v) Major/minor penalty statement for the last 10 years and

vi) Cadre clearance incorporating that in the event of his/her selection, he/she will be relieved to join the post of Deputy DirectorZonaI Director in NCB on deputation basis.

Official Notification