Ministry of External Affairs Hires Passport Officers, Salary up to Rs 2,09,200
The Department of External Affairs (MEA) has published a vacancy notice for the positions of Passport Officers and Assistant Passport Officers. According to the official notification, the Central Passport Organization, a subordinate office of the MEA, intends to fill its vacancies by delegation. Requests must be filed with the relevant office within 30 days of the posting of the announcement.
Central government officials who meet the eligibility requirements can apply offline. Applicants should mail the completed form available on the website to the MEA office in New Delhi. Selected candidates would be assigned to various stations across the country.
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Passport Officer Recruitment 2022: Eligibility Criteria
Passport officers: Candidates must occupy similar positions on a regular basis in the supervisory service or demonstrate 5 years of service at level 11 of the remuneration matrix or equivalent service on a regular basis. In addition, candidates must have 9 years of experience in the areas of passports, consular affairs, emigration, administration, finance, accounting, vigilance or public grievances. A bachelor’s degree from a recognized university is also required.
Assistant Passport Officers: A candidate must hold similar positions on a regular basis in the parent framework or department, or have 5 years of service at level 10 of the compensation matrix rendered after appointment to this level on a regular basis in the framework or department relative. A bachelor’s degree from a recognized university is required to qualify for assistant positions. In addition, 5 years of experience in passport, consular, emigration, administration, finance, accounting, vigilance, or public grievance is required.
Age limit: The maximum age of a candidate must not exceed 56 years old at the application deadline.
Passport Officer Recruitment 2022: Salary
Selected candidates for the post of Passport Officer will receive a salary between Rs 78,800 and Rs 2,09,200 (per month). Meanwhile, those selected for the post of Assistant Passport Officer will receive a salary of between Rs 67,700 and Rs 2,08,700 (per month).
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