Director - DMI

Director - DMI

Organization: Development Management Institute (DMI)

Apply By: 24 May 2020

Location: Patna(Bihar)

Appointment of Director, Development Management Institute (DMI)

Development Management Institute (DMI), Patna, invites applications for the position of Director. Set up on the initiative of the Government of Bihar in 2014 as a Board managed auton/omous high performing knowledge institution, DMI has successfully emerged from its inception phase and aspires to be among the top academic Institutes in India and Asia. With an excellent inter-disciplinary faculty team and a self-regulating institutional culture, DMI seeks to ‘Empower Grassroots’ and make a meaningful impact on the development sector through its distinctive academic curriculum, teaching, training and research activities.

DMI offers a two-year full-time Post-Graduate Programme approved by AICTE in Development Management (PDM) for building a professional cadre of Development Managers. It also offers short duration Competency Enhancement Programmes for practising development professionals, policy makers and Government functionaries besides consulting and advisory services to government and non-government clientele.


The ideal candidate to lead DMI would have a Ph. D or its equivalent from a premier institution in India or abroad in a relevant discipline such as Rural Management, Health Management, Agribusiness Management, Public Administration, Development Studies and related areas with a minimum of 10 years of experience as a full professor.

She or he should have taught in reputed institutions in post graduate and doctoral programmes besides delivering executive development programmes designed for Development Practitioners.

An impressive record of published research in top quality journals of Development Management with strong credentials in case based teaching and research as well as a demonstrated track record of academic and administrative leadership are essential. The Search Committee reserves the right to relax any of these requirements in exceptional cases of proven merit.


The Basic Pay for the Director would be at pay level 17 (Rs.2,25,000/- fixed) as recommended by the 7th CPC with other generous perks normally available to heads of premier institutions. 

How to apply

Applications with exhaustive bio data giving details of educational qualifications, teaching, research and praxis, may be sent latest by 1700 hrs. on the 24th May 2020 in the format downloadable from DMI’s website athttps://www.dmi.ac.in/careers/director to:

Chairman, Development Management Institute (DMI), Second Floor (II’nd Floor), Udyog Bhawan, East Gandhi Maidan, Patna, Bihar– 800004 or over

Email to:chairman@dmi.ac.in with copy to Shri Suman Kumar, Manager, Administration skumar@dmi.ac.in

The candidates who applied in response to the previous advertisement need not apply again.



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