Director General

Filling up the post Director General, Standardization, Testing and Quality Certification Directorate

Details and eligibility conditions etc. for the post of Director General, STQC Directorate

1. Name of Organization: Standardization, Testing and Quality Certification Directorate

2. Name of Post: Director General

3 Number of Post: One

4 Classification: General Central Services Group 'A’, Gazetted, Non-Ministerial

5. Pay Band & Grade Pay: Level-14 in the Pay Matrix [Rs.1,44,200 - 2,18,200]

6 Method of Recruitment: (i) Deputation (including short-term contract) failing which by direct recruitment; and (ii) For Ex-Serviceman - Deputation / re-employment.

7 Eligibility:

(A) Deputation (including short-term contract): Officers of the Central Government or State Government or Public Sector Undertaking or Autonomous bodies: (a) (i) holding analogous post on regular basis in the parent cadre or department; OR

(ii) with two years service in the grade rendered after appointment thereto on regular basis in Level-13A in the Pay Matrix (Rs.131100-216600); OR

(iii) with three years service in the grade rendered after appointment thereto on regular basis in Level-13 in the Pay Matrix (Rs.123100-215900); and

(b) Possessing qualifications and experience prescribed for direct recruitment.

Note 1: The Departmental Officer of Standardization, Testing and Quality Certification Directorate, who fulfils the eligibility criteria for appointment on deputation, shall also be eligible for consideration for appointment on deputation.

Note 2: Period of deputation including period of deputation in another ex-cadre post held

immediately preceding this appointment in the same or other organization or department of the Central Government shall ordinarily not exceed five years.

Note 3: The maximum age-limit for appointment on deputation (including short-term contract) shall not be exceeding fifty-eight years as on the closing date of receipt of applications. (B) Direct Recruitment: Below fifty (50) years (relaxable for Government servants up to five years in accordance with the instructions or orders issued by the Central Government from time to time).

(I) Educational Qualifications:

Essential: (i) Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology from a recognized University or Institute; OR (ii) Masters Degree in Science from a recognized University or Institute.

Desirable:

(i) Masters degree in Engineering or Technology from a recognized University or Institute.

(ii) Ph.D in Science or Technology from a recognized University or Institute.

1: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology OR Masters degree in Engineering or Technology OR Ph.D in Technology shall mean such qualification in the branch of Electronics, Communication, Computer Science or Information Technology.

2 Masters degree in Science or Ph.D in Science would mean such qualification in the

branch of Electronics, Computer Science or Information Technology.

(II) Essential Experience:

(A) Eighteen (18) years for candidates holding -

(i) Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology; or

(ii) Masters degree in Science;

(B) Sixteen (16) years for candidates holding Masters degree in Engineering or Technology from a recognized University or Institute.

(C) Fourteen (14) years for candidates holding Ph D in Science or Technology from a recognized University or Institute;

In the area of Standardization, Quality Assurance and Reliability pertaining to Electronics Products or Software and System Test or Information Technology enabled service out of which five years in a senior responsible position in matters pertaining to running or managing of Labs.

(III) Desirable Experience:

(i) Experience in production or research and development in Electronics;

(ii) Experience in dealing with projects involving foreign collaboration and liaison with Government Department and Industries;

(iii) Experience of marketing of services to industries;

(iv) Experience of planning and introduction of international quality assurance practices for quality improvement of electronics products. Deputation I re-employment For Ex-Serviceman: The Armed Forces personnel due to retire or who are to be transferred to reserve within a period of one year and having the requisite experience and qualifications prescribed above shall also be considered. Such persons shall be given deputation terms up to date on which they are due for release from the Armed Forces, thereafter, they may be continued on re-employment.

Crucial date for determining age limit for direct recruits: The crucial date for determining the age limit shall be the closing date for receipt of applications from candidates and not the closing date prescribed for those in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Ladakh Division of Jammu and Kashmir State, Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi Sub-division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands or the Union Territory of Lakshadweep.

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Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

(Government of India) Electronics Niketan, 6, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110003 E-mail : webmaster[at]meity[dot]gov[dot]in Phone No : +91-11-24301851 Fax : +91-11-24364799