JOB POST @ Niti Aayog’s Young Professional Program: Apply by July 30; Salary of Rs. 40,000-70,000

National Institution for Transforming Indian (NITI) has been constituted on 1st January, 2015.

NITI Aayog seeks to engage 20 (Twenty) Young Professionals with an aptitude for Public Policy and Development under the Young Professionals programme.

The Young Professionals Programme (YPP) seeks to provide a unique opportunity for persons below the age of 32 years of exposure to Public Policy and Development.

It seeks to engage persons with a passion for development and the potential to become future leaders in their respective fields.

Under this programme, highly qualified, motivated individuals will work in the NITI Aayog in areas that are relevant to development policy and provide high quality professional inputs in Economics, Finance, Education, Public Health, Social Sciences, Engineering, Urban Planning and Infrastructure amongst others.

This highly selective programme requires candidates to demonstrate proven academic, credentials, professional achievement and leadership qualities.

The YPP seeks to provide an opportunity to gain experience in NITI Aayog of policies and programmes of the Government of India.

1. Job Description and Responsibilities:

The Young Professionals will have exposure to Public Policy, Planning and Development.

They will be required to provide high quality inputs in disciplines like Economics or Finance or Education or Public Health or Social Sciences or Engineering or Urban Planning and Infrastructure etc.

This would require demonstration of proven academic credentials, professional achievements and leadership qualities on the part of the aspirants.

2. Qualifications and Experience:

Essential: Persons having Masters Degree in relevant subiect or technical qualifications like B.Tech, MBA or equivalent in relevant field/subject.

Desirable: Persons with M.Phil or additional qualifications, research experience, published papers and post qualification experience in the relevant field would be preferred.

Work Experience: Minimum of One Year of Work Experience relevant to the job description. The broad work experience to be based on the functional areas assigned to NITI Aayog.

Preference will be given to persons with good work experience in the relevant field as evident by published work! policy papers/appraisal/monitoring of projects & schemes etc.

Other Attributes: Candidate should have good knowledge on working on computer and ability to demonstrate ICT applications. The candidate should also possess good inter-personal and strong communication skills.

3. Duration: Initiallv for a period of 2 vears. (can be extended unto 5 vears – one vear at a time, on the recommendations of Performance Appraisal Board! In case a person leaves before completion of one year, he/she will not get any work certificate.

4. Age Limit: Below 32 years as on 1st July of the year of engagement.

5. Fee and Conveyance:

(a) Rs. 40,000 [with ceiling of Rs. 70,000 per month] per month inclusive of Transport Allowance.

(b) There shall be annual increase of Rs. 5000.

6. How to apply: Interested candidates may send their bio-data in the enclosed format (Annexure-I) by post or e.mail so as to reach the NITI Aayog by the close of office (5.30 p.m.) within 6 weeks from the publication of this advertisement in the newspaper ( at the following address:


The Section Officer
(Admn.I) Room No. 416
NITI Aayog,
Sansad Marg, New Delhi- 110001

e-mail address: [email protected]

Click here for application form.


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