Pay scale for Deputy Director in Government Jobs


Deputy Director is one of the top-level executive positions in a company irrespective of whether it is private firm or government organization. Candidates appointed for the position are responsible for reporting directly to the managing director or chairman of the company and candidates might be appointed for this position in different departments.

When it comes to recruitment of candidates for this position in government organizations, irrespective of the department for which a candidate is appointed for deputy director position, he/she is offered a pay scale of Rs.15600-39100 plus GP of Rs. 6600. However, the GP might differ from one organization to another.

Recent job notification:

Many government organizations, recently recruited candidates for the position of Deputy director and the names of these organizations are given below:

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission

National Institute of Public Co-operation and Child Development

Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment

Ministry of Labour & Employment

Gandhigram Rural Institute

Indian Council of Historical Research

Union Public Service Commission

Marine Products Export Development Authority

Bihar Agricultural University

Serious Fraud Investigation Office

Educational Qualification:

Normally, candidates with PG degree in the appropriate discipline of the department for which candidates are applying for the position of deputy director are appointed. For instance, ministry of social justice and empowerment, appointed candidates for deputy director position in Media department, therefore, it required that candidates must be PG degree holders in journalism from the recognized institution.

What are the duties of candidates appointed for the position of Deputy Director?

Even though, the duties of a deputy director differ according to the department for which he/she is appointed, some of the basic duties of this position are given below:

Important duty is to oversee the operations and development of the department

To ensure that the goals of the departments are met

To participate in the meeting of board of directors

To think and offer new ideas to improve the performance of the department for which they are appointed

To plant for the future on the basis of the past and present performance of the department

To work closely with the director of the department in decision making

To oversee the recruitment of new staff in his/her department

To maintain effective working relationship with other departments in the organization thereby contributing towards the development of the whole organization

To perform any other task as assigned by the director of the department or organization for which they are appointed

Employment opportunities for the position of Deputy Director:

Many government organizations frequently call for applications from eligible candidates for the position of Deputy Director and therefore employment opportunities for this position is wider. That too, candidates with experience in any private firm or candidates who have already held some analogous position in government organizations can find job placement in the position of deputy director in Government organizations.

Future Scope for this position:

Candidates appointed for the position of Deputy Director, can enjoy a vast growth prospects. Based on their performance, candidates appointed for this position might get posting as managing director position in the same department.



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