ICSSR Deputy Director Recruitment 2023 Application forms available at

On 21/11/2023, ICSSR has released Recruitment Notification 2023 for Deputy Director Vacancy Apply Online Candidates can check the latest ICSSR Recruitment 2023 jobs details at recruitment 2023 page.

by Snekha S | Updated Nov 21, 2023

ICSSR Deputy Director Recruitment 2023 Application forms available at

ICSSR Recruitment 2023

ICSSR is now hiring qualified candidates for the post of Deputy Director. If you are interested to work in ICSSR you can apply online/offline by following the steps given ICSSR . But make sure that you are eligible for the particular post before applying for ICSSR Recruitment 2023. Each firm will give certain criteria for different posts which the applicant has to meet to get selected, read further to know the criterias based on the qualification, skills, attributes, knowledge and so on.



Post Name

Deputy Director

Total Vacancy

5 Posts


Rs. 67,700 - 2,08,700 per month

Job Location

New Delhi

Last Date to Apply


Official Website


  • Currently holding analogous posts on a regular basis in the parent cadre/department or autonomous bodies; OR
  • Holding posts in the pay scale of Rs. 56100-177500 with five years of regular service in the parent cadre and possessing the qualifications outlined below:
  • A Ph.D. in any Social Science.
  • Five years of experience in teaching or guiding research and/or five years of experience in research administration in a reputable organization.

Vacancy Count

There are five allocated positions for Deputy Director vacancies at the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR). This indicates that there are five available seats for qualified individuals interested in assuming the role of Deputy Director within ICSSR. Interested candidates are encouraged to review the detailed information and submit their applications for consideration in the recruitment process.

Pay Scale

The designated Level and Pay Scale, as per the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC), is Level-11 with a corresponding financial scale of Rs. 67,700 to Rs. 2,08,700. This level and pay scale represent the remuneration structure applicable for the specified position in accordance with the 7th CPC guidelines.

Job Location

ICSSR has released notifications regarding available positions for Deputy Director roles in New Delhi. Interested candidates are invited to review the location and other pertinent details provided here and proceed to submit their applications for the ICSSR Recruitment 2023.

Age Limit

The maximum age limit for appointment by deputation, including short-term contract, should not exceed 56 years as of the closing date for the receipt of applications.

Application Deadline

  • Candidates must submit their applications online through ICSSR's website at No alternative means or modes of application will be considered.
  • Completed applications can be submitted online until the close of office hours on December 8, 2023.

ICSSR Official Notification 2023
ICSSR Apply Link 2023

Instructions to Fill the Online Application Form

  1. The number of openings may vary.
  2. Interested candidates must apply online through the ICSSR website at No other methods of application will be considered.
  3. Applicants should possess a valid personal email ID and mobile number. It is advised not to share login credentials with others. Both the email ID and mobile number should remain active during the recruitment process. Eligible candidates will receive notifications via email or SMS regarding interview dates and other details.
  4. Carefully complete all sections of the online application form. Upload a recent photograph and signature as instructed in the online form. After successful submission, a login ID and password will be generated and displayed on the screen. Candidates should note down these credentials for future reference.
  5. Candidates are required to take a printout of the online application, affix a recent passport-sized photograph, and keep it for their records. Do not send the printed application to the ICSSR address or any other address. Submit the application printout with the affixed photograph during document verification at the interview.
  6. The deadline for submitting completed applications online is 8th December 2023, until office hours.

General terms and Conditions

  1. The number of positions is subject to change. ICSSR retains the authority to increase or decrease the number of positions and may choose not to fill certain post(s).
  2. The specified qualifications represent the minimum requirements. Mere possession and fulfillment of the essential and desirable qualifications do not guarantee an interview/test invitation for the candidate.
  3. Applicants for Deputy Director (Research) positions must submit a concise academic CV, limited to five pages. This should include a list of the ten best publications in the form of books, research papers, or reports, along with bibliographical details and information on any received scholarships.
  4. Short-listed candidates for interview/test will be notified through post and email, in addition to being listed on the ICSSR website. ICSSR will not be held responsible for any postal delays.
  5. Incomplete applications or those not submitted in the prescribed format will not be considered.
  6. The decisions of ICSSR regarding selections are final, and no correspondence on this matter will be entertained. Any form of canvassing will lead to disqualification.
  7. Deputation terms and conditions will comply with OMs/Orders from the Department of Personnel & Training and ICSSR recruitment rules.
  8. The deputation/short-term contract period is initially set for three years and is extendable according to the rules.
  9. For deputation/short-term contract, individuals holding equivalent posts or having completed five years of regular service in the next lower grade will be considered.
  10. The maximum age limit for appointment by deputation (including short-term contract) is not to exceed 56 years as of the closing date of the application receipt.
  11. ICSSR reserves the right to interpret all rules, even in cases not explicitly mentioned, and may cancel candidature without assigning any specific reason(s).

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ICSSR Recruitment 2023 - FAQ

1. Where to apply for ICSSR Recruitment 2023?

Candidates who wish to apply for the ICSSR Recruitment 2023, can apply using the apply now button available on our website.

2. How to know the eligibility to apply for ICSSR Recruitment 2023?

Once the official notification is out, you can check the eligibility criteria and apply for the ICSSR Recruitment 2023.

3. Can I Know the Upcoming Jobs in ICSSR?

Yes, you can check the current and upcoming jobs of ICSSR on our page. For other govt jobs visit our website and get instant job alert notifications.

4. How can I apply for  ICSSR Recruitment 2023?

The detailed steps to apply for  ICSSR Recruitment 2023 is given above. Follow the steps and apply before the last date.

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