UPSC Recruitment 2023 In In Ministry of Defence & Ministry of Shipping

UPSC is inviting candidates to submit Online Recruitment Applications (ORA) for the post of Translator and Assistant Director General.

Punam Singh
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UPSC Recruitment

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced a recruitment opportunity for aspiring candidates. UPSC is inviting candidates to submit Online Recruitment Applications (ORA) for the post of Translator and Assistant Director General. This recruitment provides a chance to serve in the Signal Intelligence Directorate at the Integrated Defence Staff Headquarters, Ministry of Defence, and in the Directorate General of Shipping, Mumbai, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways.

Post Educational Qulaification Experience
Translator Bachelor’s Degree in Dari language with English as a compulsory or elective subject at degree level from a recognized University


(i) Bachelor's degree with English as a compulsory or elective subject from a recognized University or Institution,

and (ii) a Diploma in the Dari language with interpretership or translation standard from a University or Institute recognized by the Government of India. 
3 years experience in teaching and/or translating relevant foreign languages (Dari) into English and vice-versa.   
Assistant Director General Degree of a recognized University or equivalent


(i) Degree in Law

(ii) Knowledge of Merchant Shipping laws and work connected with the regulation of sailing vessels and traffic under sails    
5 years experience in Administration and Establishment matters

What is the application process?

The candidates must apply online through the official website. The application window opened on 25th November 2023 and the closing date for application submission is 14th December 2023. It is important to note that applications received from any other mode rather than online mode will be rejected.


What is the selection process?

The selection process for this recruitment involves various criteria. Including desirable qualifications, higher educational qualifications, higher experience in the relevant field, and a recruitment test.

The interview stage holds the most significant weightage in the entire section process. The required interview marks out of 100 are different category-wise.

  • UR/EWS-50
  •  OBC-45
  •  SC/ST/PwBD-40

How to apply?

  1. Visit the official website:
  2. Navigate to the relevant section for online applications.
  3. Carefully read the instructions provided on the portal.
  4. Fill in the required details in the online application form.
  5. Double-check the accuracy of the entered information.
  6. Submit the application form online.
  7. After submitting the application form, proceed to the document upload section.
  8. Ensure that you have scanned copies of the required documents in PDF format.
  9. Upload each document separately against the corresponding claim or qualification.
  10. The file size should not exceed 1 MB for specific modules and 2 MB for the "UPLOAD OTHER DOCUMENT" module.
  11. Avoid uploading documents like Pay Slips, Resumes, Appointment Letters, relief letters, Un-signed Experience Certificates, etc., in the Document Upload Module.
  12. Mandatory documents include:
  • Matriculation/10th Standard certificate or mark sheet indicating the date of birth
  • Degree/Diploma certificate as proof of educational qualification.
  • Order/letter for equivalent Educational Qualifications, if applicable.
  • Certificate(s) from the Head(s) of Organization(s)/Department(s) for claimed experience.
  • Caste certificate for SC/ST/OBC candidates.
  • Declaration format for OBC candidates, ensuring non-creamy layer status.
  • Certificate of Disability in prescribed proforma for PwBD candidates.
  • Additional documentary support for any other claims made.

What is the application fee?

Candidates are subjected to pay a fee of Rs.25/- except female/SC/ST/PwBD candidates who are exempted from these fees.


This UPSC recruitment presents an exciting opportunity for individuals proficient in the Dari language and English, with a passion for contributing to national defense and intelligence efforts. Interested candidates are encouraged to seize this chance and mark the beginning of fulfilling their career.