National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP)

New Delhi

Applications are invited from highly
Qualified persons for the post of


For NIPFP, New Delhi, India. The duration of the appointment will be given years in the first instance. Subject to approval, the Director may serve a maximum of two terms but not beyond the age of 65 years.
The NIPFP, an autonomous institute, was established in 1976 and its thrust areas of current research comprise macroeconomic policy, tax policy and administration, public expenditure, domestic and external debt, fiscal federalism, rural and urban economics and finance, financial sector policies, environmental economics and social sector financing.
The Director is the Chief executive of the Institute and is responsible for guiding the Institute’s research and related activities within the general guidelines and policies laid down by NIPFP’s Governing Body from time to time. It is a challenging position which requires the capacity to work with other professionals within and outside the Institute. The Director maintains a close liaison with te government at the Centre and State levels.
Knowledge of fiscal theory including tax theory, and familiarity with practical problems of Government finances would be an additional qualification.

Qualification: Applicants must have a Ph.D degree in Economics

Functional Area: Management

Experience: At least 15 years of research and administrative experience with publications in referred international and domestic journals.

Location: New Delhi (Delhi, India)

Salary: The position of Director Carries a monthly salary of Rs. 2,25,000, plus, allowances as per Government rules, an unfurnished flat in the institute’s campus and use of the office staff car for official purposes.

Selection may not be confined only to those who apply.

An independent Search-cum-Selection Committee, chaired by Dr. Bibek Debroy, with Dr. Sudipto Mundle and Dr. Abhay Pethe as members, will oversee the selection process.

Applications should made by email before 25kth July 2020. (refer website:

Job Ad publication date: 1 Jul 2020