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Job Post: Young Professions & Consultants @ Department Of Economic Affairs. [Read Notification]

By LawStreet News Network      22 September, 2018 12:00 AM      0 Comments
Job Post: Young Professions & Consultants @ Department Of Economic Affairs. [Read Notification]

The Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) proposes to engage Young Professionals and Consultant in various Divisions of DEA for attending to specific and time-bound jobs of this Department.

Only persons with requisite qualification and experience as prescribed would be hired as Young Professionals and Consultant. Each applicant has to specify for which post & Division is he/she applying for. It is mandatory to provide email id. Any application received without email id shall be rejected. The only means of communication between the department and candidates shall be email. The application should be submitted as per Annexure-II only.

The details of the advertisement are as follows:-

Qualification and Age Limit

The Consultants are classified into two Categories. The Qualification, age limit and remuneration for each of the category is given below:

  1. Young Professionals

Master Degree in Economics/Finance or MBA (Finance) or LL.M
Age: Not Exceeding 35 Years.

  1. Consultant (General /Financial)

Masters’ Degree in Economics /Finance or MBA (Finance) or LLM with minimum three years’ post – Qualification relevant Professional /academic/ research experience.
Age: Not Exceeding 50 Years.

In all the positions, persons with additional qualifications, research experience, published papers and post qualification experience in the relevant field would be preferred.

For the post of Consultant, research experience while doing PhD will also be counted as post qualification experience

Division wise breakup

Division wise breakup of vacant positions of Young Professionals and Consultants in the Department, along with a brief work profile for each of the vacancies may be seen at Annexure-I.

Candidates are required to indicate category of post they are applying (YPs or Consultant) as well as the Division for which they wish to be considered for.

Tenure of Appointment & Promotion

The Maximum continuous tenure of a Consultant would be 3 years (1+1+1) (subject to performance and presence of the professional in the division concerned being highly useful). However, a Young Professional, if selected as Consultant, can work for further 3 years, subject to a maximum period of 4 years in both positions together.


  • Young Professional: Rs. 40,000 p.m.
  • Consultant: Rs. 80,000 p.m.


Consultants and Young Professionals shall be entitled to annual increase in their remuneration as follows:

  • Young Professionals: Rs. 4000
  • Consultant: Rs. 6000

Submission of Application:

The application shall have to be submitted indicating the post and Division for which the candidate wishes to apply. The application should be submitted in the format given in Annexure-II and reach by email recruitment-dea@gov.in on or before 15.10.2018.

The candidates who had applied in response to this Department’s advertisement dated 19.07.2018 need not apply again and their applications already submitted shall be considered while shortlisting candidates in response to current advertisement.

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