NIRD Recruitment 2022 for Project Officer/Programme Officer | 33 Posts | Last Date: 10 February 2022


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NIRD Recruitment 2022 – National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIDR & PR) invites online application form from the eligible candidates for the post of Project Officer/Programme Officer – 33 posts. Candidates with the qualification of PG Degree/Any Degree are eligible to apply for this job. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online at (http://nirdpr.org.in/) NIRDPR careers website on or before 10 February 2022. The detailed eligibility and application process are given below.

NIRD Recruitment

NIRD Recruitment 2022: 

NIRD Recruitment 2022 for Project Officer/Programme Officer:

Job Role Project Officer/Programme Officer
Qualification PG Degree/Any Degree
Total Vacancies 33
Experience Freshers/Experienced
Salary Rs.1,30,000-1,75,000/-Month
Job Location Hyderabad
Last Date 10 February 2022

NIRD Recruitment – Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

Project officer (Capacity Building/ CFP/BFT/Unnati/HR):

  • Post Graduate in any discipline preferably Business Administration (HR) / Social Science/ Rural Development & Management/Social Work. Minimum of 04 of years with at least 3 years’ experience in development sector for a large program or organization. Preference will be given to candidates having experience in govt. sector.

Project Officer (Timely payment, MIS and DBT):

  • Graduate in Finance /Commerce/Economics /preferably Master in Business Administration or equivalent (specialization in Finance). Expertise on Data Database Management and Data Analysis is a must. At least 04 years’ work experience in core. Exposure to NREGASoft and/or other MIS of Govt. Schemes

Project Officer (Finance):

  • Master in Finance Commerce or Masters in Business Administration (specialization in Finance), etc. At least 04 years of work experience

Project Officer (Planning and Monitoring/ CPGRAM):

  • Master’s Degree in Rural management, Social Science, Development related field: At least 04 years’ work experience in MIS. Exposure to NREGA Soft and/or other MIS of Govt. Experience of dealing with Grievance redressal portal of govt. Experience of Working at National Level Programme/ Scheme Handling multiple Stakeholders.

Project Officer- GeoMGNREGA/GIS:



  • Master degree in IT/ Computer Application with specialization of GIS/RS, Geo informatics or related field. 04 Years of field Experience in Geographic Information System deployment operations and watershed based planning of water conservation works.

Programme Officer Works :

  • Bachelor in Civil Engineering of equivalent with Post Graduate degree in Engineering or MBA Minimum 10 years of work experience including execution of works, inspection of field visits at the ground level Experience working in similar areas working for Government projects in India will be given preference.

Programme Officer Works (NRM):

  • Bachelor in Agriculture Engineering/Agriculture Sciences or related field and Post Graduate degree in Agriculture/Forestry/ MBA. Desirable: PhD environment Science/Ecology/Forestry or related Minimum 10 years of work experience including execution of works, inspection of field visits at the ground level. Experience working in similar areas working for Government projects in India will be given preference.

Project Officer Works (SECURE ):

  • B .E/B Tech in computer Science with exposure to Civil. Desirable: Post Graduate in M. Tech/MCA/MBA Minimum of 4 years experience with at least 2 years hands-on experience in the development and implementation of Mahatma Gandhi NREGA programme. Experience in working in similar areas. Working for Government project in India will be given preference Should have working experience in programmming, designing MIS/Technical support for Government projects or Organizations. Experience in open source platforms, Data analytics and visualization

Project Officer ( Research):

  • A Master /Post Graduate degree in statistics, research, social science, Economics, social development or related fields from a reputed university At least 04 years of work experience in research project related. Preference will be given to the candidates with atleast one research paper published.

Project Officer (Social Audit and Ombudsperson):

  • Master’s Degree in Rural development/ Social work , Rural management At least 04 years of work experience preferably in rural development sector and poverty alleviation programmes or similar large complex projects in govt./ corporate/non-profit sector. Preference will be given to candidates having exposure in Social Audit of Government Programme.

Project Officer ( IEC):

  • Post Graduate Degree/Diploma in Communications or a related field Minimum 10 years of relevant professional experience Demonstrated knowledge of marketing practices and principles (business to business promotional campaigns, trades how support, internal communications, and graphic design concepts) is preferred. Experience working with marketing communications resources, including internal and external relationship, vendors and agencies

Post Wise Vacancies: 33 Posts

  • Project officer (Capacity Building/ CFP/BFT/Unnati/HR) – 06 Posts
  • Project Officer (Timely payment, MIS and DBT) – 05 Posts
  • Project Officer (Finance) – 02 Posts
  • Project Officer (Planning and Monitoring/ CPGRAM) – 03 Posts
  • Project Officer- Geomgnrega/GIS – 03 Posts
  • Programme Officer Works – 01 Post
  • Programme Officer Works (NRM) – 01 Post
  • Project Officer Works (SECURE) – 01 Post
  • Project Officer ( Research) – 01 Post
  • Project Officer (Social Audit and Ombudsperson) – 06 Posts
  • Project Officer ( IEC) – 03 Posts

Pay Scale Details:

  • Program Officer: Rs. 1, 75,000/-
  • Project Officer (IEC): Rs. 1,50,000/-
  • Project Officer (SECURE and Research): Rs. 1,35,000/-
  • Project Officer: Rs. 1,30,000/-

How to Apply for NIRD Recruitment 2022?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for this position online at (http://nirdpr.org.in/) website on or before 10 February 2022.

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NIRD Recruitment 2020 for State Programme Coordinators/Others: (Expired)

Job Role State Programme Coordinators/ Young Fellows/ Cluster Level Resource Persons
Qualification PG Degree/ Degree
Total Vacancies 510
Experience Freshers/Experienced
Salary Rs.12,500-55,000/-Month
Job Location Hyderabad
Last Date 10 August 2020

NIRD Recruitment – Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

For State Programme Coordinators/ Young Fellows:

  • Post Graduate in Economics/ Rural Development/ Rural Management/ Political Science/ Sociology/ Social Work/ Development Studies and similar disciplines (the term on PG degree may be relaxed in case of Engineering graduates) from any recognized university.
  • Experience: Five years’ first-hand experience for State Programme Coordinators posts
  • Proficiency in writing and speaking English and Hindi.

Note: Minimum academic standards 60% marks in Secondary (Class X), 50% marks in Higher Secondary (Class XII)/Graduation/Post Graduation

For Cluster Level Resource Persons:

  • Graduate in any subject from any recognized university.

Maximum Age limit:

  • State Programme Coordinators: 30 – 50 years
  • Young Fellows: 25 – 30 years
  • Cluster Level Resource Persons: 40 years

Post Wise Vacancies: 510 Posts

  • State Programme Coordinators: 10 posts
  • Young Fellows: 250 posts
  • Cluster Level Resource Persons: 250 posts

Pay Scale Details:

  • State Programme Coordinators: Rs.55,000/-
  • Young Fellows: Rs.35,000/-
  • Cluster Level Resource Persons: Rs.12,500/-

How to Apply for NIRD Recruitment 2020?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for this position online at (http://nirdpr.org.in/) website on or before 10 August 2020.



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NIRD Recruitment 2020 for Software Engineer/Office Assistant: (Expired)

Job Role Software Engineer/ Project Officer/ Office Assistant
Qualification B.E/ B.Tech/ M.Tech/ BCA/ MCA/ M.Sc/PG Degree/ Diploma/ Degree
Total Vacancies 08
Experience Freshers/Experienced
Salary Rs.30,000-45,000/Month
Job Location Hyderabad/ New Delhi
Last Date 23 May 2020

NIRD Recruitment – Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

Software Engineer:

  • B.E/ B.Tech/ M.Tech in CSE/IT/ ECE from a recognized university
  • Experience: Minimum of 0-2 years of working experience

Project Officer (e-learning Operations):

  • BCA/ MCA/ MSc in Computers from a recognized university
  • Experience: 1-2 years of experience in a related area

Project Officer (M&E):

  • PG Degree/ Diploma in Social Work/ Rural Development/ Public Policy/ Development
    Studies or related fields.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with 1 – 2 years experience

Office Assistant:

  • Graduate/Post Graduate in any discipline from a recognized university
  • Experience: At least 2 – 3 years of work experience

Method of Recruitment: Direct on Contract Basis

Maximum Age limit:

  • Software Engineer: 30 years
  • Project Officer/Office Assistant: 28 years

Post wise vacancies: 08 Posts

  • Software Engineer: 3 posts
  • Project Officer (e-learning Operations): 1 post
  • Project Officer (M&E) – New Delhi: 3 posts
  • Office Assistant: 1 post

Pay Scale Details:

  • Software Engineer: Rs.45,000/- pm
  • Project Officer: Rs.40,000/- pm
  • Office Assistant: Rs.30,000/- pm
NIRD Recruitment Selection Process:
  • During the interview process, an online/written test will be conducted for certain positions.

How to Apply for NIRD Recruitment 2020?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for this position online by the following link on or before 23 May 2020.

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NIRD Recruitment 2022 FAQ’s:

Q1.What all are the vacancies available at NIRD Recruitment?

Ans. At present NIRD having vacancies for Project Officer/Programme Officer - 33 posts

Q2.Who can apply NIRD Vacancies?

Ans.Candidates who completed PG Degree/Any Degree are eligible to apply

Q3.How to apply for NIRD Recruitment?

Ans. All eligible candidates can apply online at the NIRDPR careers website on or before 10 August 2020

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