Lateral Recruitment to Senior Positions in Government of India
Department of Personnel & Training (DOPT) had invited applications from talented and motivated Indian nationals willing to contribute towards nation building to join the Government at the level of Joint Secretary on contract basis on 10th June 2018. This was for the following ten Department/Ministries of the Government:-
(i) Department of Revenue
(ii) Department of Financial Services
(iii) Department of Agriculture Cooperation & Farmers’ Welfare
(iv) Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
(v) Ministry of Shipping
(vi) Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change
(vii) Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
(viii) Ministry of Civil Aviation
(ix) Department of Economic Affairs
(x) Department of Commerce
The task of selection of suitable candidates from amongst those who have already applied in response to the same has now been entrusted to the Union Public Service Commission by the competent authority on 29th October, 2018.
All candidates who have already submitted their applications online to DOPT are now requested to fill up a Detailed Application Form (DAF) which seeks to obtain additional specific information from the candidates regarding qualifications and experience so as to facilitate the selection process. A mail is also being issued separately to each of the candidates who have applied, through their registered e-mail ID indicated in their online applications submitted in response to DoPT Advertisement.
The candidates may access the link indicated in the mail addressed to them and submit online all the requisite information asked for in the DAF before 06.00 PM on 1st January 2019. Detailed information about the process is available on the website of UPSC (http://www.upsc.gov.in) and DoP&T (https://lateral.nic.in). All candidates are advised to visit the website as well as check their registered emails for detailed information.
It may be noted that the Detailed Application Form (DAF) received from the candidates after last date of submission i.e. 06.00 PM on 01/01/2019 would not be considered.