UPSC Principal Recruitment 2021 Reactivated: Apply online @

UPSC Principal Recruitment 2021 Reactivated: Apply online – UPSC has announced vacancy notification for the appointment of eligible candidates for Principal Posts earlier under the employment news. UPSC Principal Recruitment details were published under the advertisement number 07/2021 on 24.04.2021 with the closing date as 13.05.2021. This recruitment portal is now reactivated. UPSC Principal Recruitment 2021 was deactivated due to the current COVID situation. Now the authorities have reactivated the recruitment process for Principal recruitment and candidates who wish to apply for the Principal vacancy can apply online for the post. Eligibility conditions required by the selection committee must be satisfied by the contestant. Aspirants can check out the official UPSC Principal Recruitment notification attached in our page for further reference. For more details about UPSC Principal Recruitment 2021 see below.

UPSC Recruitment 2021: Overview

Recruitment body Union Public Service Commission
Advertisement Number 07/2021
Number of vacancies 363
Application Procedure Online
Start Date of Online Application10.07.2021
Closing date for submission of online recruitment application (ORA) through website29.07.2021
Last date for printing of completely submitted online application 30.07.2021
Official site

UPSC Recruitment 2021

UPSC is going to hire people for vacancies for the post of Principal in the Directorate of Education, Education Department, Government of NCT of Delhi. The vacancy is opened for both male and female candidates to apply. As per the UPSC Vacancy No. 21040701324 there are a total of 363 posts opened for the Principal. Candidates are requested to apply online against this advertisement on the Online Recruitment Application (ORA) website No other mode of application is accepted. The break up of the Principal vacancies is given in the table below.

Sl NoGenderNumber of Vacancies

All applicants must fulfill the essential requirements of the post and other conditions stipulated in the advertisement. They are advised to satisfy themselves before applying that they possess at least the essential qualifications laid down for various posts.

Online registration is mandatory and will close on 29th July 2021. Candidates must upload the necessary documents/certificates as mentioned in the UPSC Advertisement No 07/2021. Eligibility criteria payscale information age limit should e checked by applicants. Refer to the table below for more details.

Principal in the Directorate of Education: Important Details

Age LimitEducational QualificationExperiencePay Scale
• < 50 years for General and EWS candidates
• < 55 years for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
• < 53 Years for Other Backward Classes candidates 
• Master’s Degree from a recognized University / Institute

•Bachelor of Education from a recognized university/institute
Ten years experience of teaching (Vice Principal / Post Graduate Teacher/Trained Graduate Teacher) in a recognized High School / Higher Secondary School / Senior Secondary School / Intermediate College
Desirable Qualification
• Holding Doctorate Degree from a Recognized University / Institute.
• Experience of Administrative charge of a Recognized High School / Higher Secondary
School / Intermediate College

Level-12, (Rs.78,800 – 2,09,200)

UPSC Principal Recruitment 2021: Selection Process

The applications will be screened by the UPSC recruitment body considering the documents/relevant certificates that support the educational qualification experience and age limit. The shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. The verification of the documents will be done at the time of the interview. Candidates who clear the document verification will be selected in the final list of UPSC for the post of Principal. UPSC will publish the interview dates later and it will be intimated in the official site @

UPSC Recruitment 2021: How to Apply

  • Go to the official site @
  • Click on Online Recruitment Application for various Recruitment posts
  • Find vacancy number 21040701324 for Principal posts
  • Click on Application Link
  • Fill in the necessary details and register
  • Upload necessary documents
  • Pay the exam fee if applicable
  • Verify all details and finally click submit
  • Take a printout for future reference

UPSC Recruitment 2021: Important Links

Click here to view latest recruitment details
Click here to view UPSC Vacancy Notification
Click here to apply online for UPSC Principal posts


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