Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is NISG?

The National Institute for Smart Government (NISG) is a Not-for-Profit company setup in a Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) in 2002 under the recommendations of National Task force on Information Technology & Software Development, with 51% equity contributed by Private Sector & 49% by Public Sector. NASSCOM, Government of India & Government of Andhra Pradesh are the main promoters along with ILFS, Government of Chhattisgarh, Government of Meghalaya & Vizag Municipal Corporation being the other stakeholders.

NISG offers the orientation & efficiency of Private Sector combined with the accountability of Public Sector, to help the Government of India & State Governments in realizing the National e-Governance Vision. Under nomination, NISG has worked on multiple projects with various Ministries, thus keeping the sanctity of Not-for-Profit organization. For nore information on NISG, please clink on

2. How are NeGD and NISG related?

NeGD has entered into a formal agreement with NISG for outsourcing of Human Resource (HR), recruitment and management of various personnel including hiring of Professionals to meet specific requirements of various Projects/ Schemes assigned to National eGovernance Division (NeGD), including those of SeMT and NeGD personnel.

3. What is the recruitment process followed?

The candidate can apply for a suitable Job opening/ vacancy by uploading his/ her Resume (CV) on the NISG website under Career Section (, which shows a comprehensive list of all open Job positions available with NeGD. After the initial screening process, generally 3-4 rounds of interview are conducted. The recruitment process may or may not involve a written test. 

Please note that Only shortlisted candidates are called for Interviews. No intimation is provided to the candidates who do not clear the initial screening round.

On selection, the prospective candidate is required to join the organisation on a Contract basis of 2 years. The contract may be extended on completion of the time period, based on the candidate's performance, feedback received from Reporting Manager and the reviewing Officer/ Committee.

4. What are the positions/ levels at which personnel are hired?

NeGD employs personnel at following 4 levels:

1. Executive/ Sr. Executive/ Assistant Manager

2. Consultant

3. Sr. Consultant

4. Principal Consultant

5. What is the location of work?

NeGD is headquartered at 4th Floor, Electronics Niketan, 6, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, Delhi- 110003. The State e-Governance Mission Team (SeMT) personnel shall be based out of one of the 35 States/ Union Territories in India, depending upon the candidate’s preference and final decision of NeGD Management.

6. What is SeMT?

The State e-Governance Mission Team (SeMT) is created in all States/ UTs to provide guidance and support to the concerned Government Departments for implementation of various e-Governance Projects and other initiatives of the flagship Programme of Digital India.The core responsibility of the State e-Governance Mission Team (SeMT) is to undertake the groundwork for providing overall technical direction, standardization and consistency through Program Management of these e-Governance Projects. SeMT also develops capacity under various stages like preparation of scope of work, conduct of cost-benefit analysis, preparation of RFPs, selection and management of implementation agencies as well as providing technical support for monitoring of all e-Governance projects in the States/UTs. Project related inter dependencies, overarching architecture, conflicts, security, legal aspects and other domains being commonly shared across different projects, core and support infrastructure also forms a major component of the broad working of SeMT.

7. Is the job transferable?

The job is non transferable in most cases. However, the SeMT personnel might be transferred from one State/ UT to another depending on the preference of the employee and the decision of the NeGD Management.