How to become District Education Officer

How to become an Education Officer ?

The post of District Basic Education Officer is a Group ‘B’ (Gazetted) post. In majority of cases, the candidates for the post of District Basic Education Officer are being selected by the State Public Service Commission (State PSCs) of the concerned state.The selection of candidates for District Basic Education Officer posts is being done through the State Level Civil Services Examination conducted every year by the State Public Service Commission. The notification for State Level Civil Services Examination is being published in Employment News and Newspapers from time to time. 

An Assistant District Education Officer is the professional who is responsible for providing assistance to the recruitment committee and govern the various small scale administrative activities such as appointment, pension cases, staff evaluation, etc.

Step to become an education Officer

Complete 12th class

Earn bachelor degree

The candidate must have passed the State Civil Services Examination with a valid score.

The minimum age of the candidate must be not less than 21 years and the maximum age must not exceed 40 years at the time of recruitment.

The State Public Service Commission will recruit the candidates for the post of a District Education Officer.


The major responsibilities of a District Education Officer include managing all district-level administrative services in the area of basic education such as appointment, developing and managing policies, promotion, attendance, inspection, etc.


The pay scale for a District Education Officer depends upon the type of School and experience of the professional.The salary structure for Education Officer is given as per the Sixth Pay Commission is as per the Pay Band -3 Rs. 15600 – Rs.39100 + Grade Pay Rs. 5400.

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