The government has invited applications for the post of chief economic adviser (CEA) to replace K V Subramanian, who will complete his three-year tenure next month. As per the public notice dated October 24, 2021 issued by the Department of Economic Affairs, officer of central, state governments, RBI and public sector banks holding analogous post on regular basis in parent cadres or department are eligible to apply.
Candidates from recognised universities or recognised research institutions or central regulatory bodies and registered private institutions or financial institutions are eligible, it said. With regard to educational qualification, it said, a candidate should possess Master's degree in Economics or Finance from a recognised university or institution. For this contractual appointment, the candidate should have six years' experience in economic research or providing economic advice or evaluation of economic reforms including administrative experience of one year in the central government or state government, it said.
Subramanian was appointed as chief economic adviser on December 7, 2018, while he assumed charge on December 24 in the same year.