Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development

Start Dated:2017-5-19         End Dated:2017-6-5


Government of Pakistan
Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis &
Human Resource Development
Applications are invited on prescribed application forms from officers working in BS-17, BS-18 & BS-19 fulfilling following eligibility criteria:
Eligibility Criteria
a.      All Government Officers, including officers belonging to all Occupational Groups working in the Federal Government.
b.      Officers from Provincial Civil Services belonging to Provincial Governments, including AJK, Gilgit-Baltistan and FATA.
c.       Sixteen years of education / Masters’ degree
d.     Officers working in BS 17, BS 18 and BS-19 with three to five (3-5) years of relevant experience preferably in management /field work, or labour/manpower administration and laws, or matters pertaining to emigration and welfare of Pakistanis living/working abroad.
Age Limit:
e.      For officers in BS-17, upper age limit is 35 years; in BS-18, upper age limit is 40 years; and for officers in BS-19, the upper age limit is 48 years by 05th June, 2017.
General conditions for ineligibility:
i.                    Officers against whom there is a disciplinary proceedings.
ii.                 Officers who do not apply through proper channel.
iii.               BS-19 Officers who are in promotion zone within next two years.
iv.               Officers who have availed two tenures of foreign posting in their entire service
v.                  Officers who are applying for the 2nd tenure of foreign posting in their entire service with less than three years of intervening period between their first foreign posting and the second foreign posting as on 05th June, 2017.
vi.               Officers who do not have complete PERs record till 2016 with minimum average of ‘GOOD’.


i.                    The written test will be conducted by the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) in its campus at Lahore.  Interviews of the successful candidates will be conducted by the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development.
ii.                 Minimum qualifying score in the written test is 60%.
iii.               Online applications should be submitted on the prescribed proforma available at website All applications submitted online should also be forwarded through surface mail after printing two copies to Dr. Abid A. Burki, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Sector U, DHA, Lahore.  Hand written applications will not be entertained.
iv.               Last date for receipt of applications is 05th June, 2017.  Incomplete and late applications will not be entertained.
v.                  Officers are required to submit their applications through their Divisions / Departments.  Advance copy of the application forms, complete in all respects, should be submitted by due date.
vi.               For any query, please visit website or or call Deputy Secretary (OP), M/o Overseas Pakistanis & HRD at Tele No: 051-9103871 or Section Officer (CWA-I), M/o Overseas Pakistanis & HRD at Tele No: 051-9208386, Cell: 0333-5267540 and Mr. Abubakar Memon, Research Fellow, Department of Economics, LUMS, Tele No: 042-35608145,Cell: 0322-4323831
(Muhammad Usman Raja)
Section Officer CWA-I
Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and
Human Resource Development
B Block, Pak Secretariat, Islamabad.
Tel: 051-9208386
Cell: 0333-5267540