Assistant Director Jobs in NAB | Exam Procedure, Promotion & Salary

Last update: January 11, 2020

National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Government of Pakistan is the apex institute curbing the menace of corruption in the country.

Assistant Director Jobs in NAB

National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has requisitioned Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) to start the process for recruitment of candidates against the vacant posts of Assistant Director. FPSC has announced these jobs at its website and through newspapers.

Job Title: Assistant Director
Basic Pay Scale: 17
Total Posts: 55
Place of Posting: Assistant Director may be posted at NAB Headquarters, Islamabad or Regional Offices at Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, Quetta, Sukkur and Multan.
Date of Advertisement: 05.01.2020
Closing Date
: Candidates may apply on or before 20.01.2020 up to 12:00 AM (Midnight).


Qualification and other requirements for the posts of Assistant Director are as under:

Minimum Qualification: At least second Division Master's Degree or 16 years education in Criminology/ Law/ Business Administration/ Economics/ Computer Sciences/ Defence and Strategic Studies from HEC recognized institution/ university. Or BE/ BSc/ 16 years education in Civil/ Electrical/ Mechanical from HEC recognized institution/ university.
Age Limit: 22 to 30 plus five (5) years general relaxation in upper age (35 years).
Gender: Male/ Female.
Quota: Open Merit 1, Punjab 28, Sindh(R) 6, Sindh(U) 6, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 7, Balochistan 5, GB FATA 1, AJK 1

AD Jobs Exam Procedure

FPSC takes following steps to finalize the recruitment of Assistant Director NAB:

  1. Usually FPSC conducts one paper comprising of 100 marks to shortlist the candidates.
  2. Shortlisted candidates are called for Interview.
  3. FPSC sends its recommendations to the NAB in respect of qualified candidates.
  4. Finally NAB will issue offer/ appointment orders to the recommendees sent by FPSC.

How to Apply

Firstly, deposit Rs.300/- under Head: "C02101-ORGANS OF STATE EXAMINATION FEE REALIZED BY FPSC", in the nearest Government treasury or in a branch of National Bank of Pakistan or in a State treasury authorized to transact business on behalf of a government on or before the closing date of submission of applications i.e. 20.01.2020.

Then apply online at FPSC website by submitting "On-line Application Form". Applicants should fill in the On-line Application Form carefully in the light of the Guidelines and Instructions mentioned in the Advertisement.

Syllabus of Assistant Director Exam

MCQ Type Written Test of 100 Marks syllabus of which is uploaded by the FPSC at its website as and when it announces the schedule for written test. Generally the contents of the paper include General Knowledge including Pakistan Studies, Current Affairs, Islamic Studies (Ethics for Non-Muslim Candidates), Geography, Basic Mathematics, English, Urdu, Everyday Science & Basic Computer Studies.

Job Description of Assistant Director NAB

The main tasks of job are as under:

  1. To conduct inquiries/ investigations under National Accountability Ordinance, 1999.
  2. To collect relevant record and documentary evidence.
  3. To scrutinize and process all information in the light of expert opinion and legal advice.
  4. Preparation and submission of investigation reports.

Assistant Director NAB Salary

A fresh Assistant Director with Basic Pay Scale 17 gets salary in accordance with Government of Pakistan Pay Scales 2017. Assistant Director usually gets salary nearly
Rs.75,000/- per month.

Promotion Scope of Assistant Director NAB

The services of Assistant Director are governed under NAB Employees Terms & Conditions of Services (TCS), 2002 and MAQ-2015 as amended from time to time by NAB.

Step 1: A regular Assistant Director is eligible for promotion as Deputy Director in Basic Scale 18 after 05 years of regular service on seniority cum fitness basis.

Step 2: Deputy Director is eligible for promotion as Director in Basic Scale 19 after 12 years of regular service in BS 17 & above.

Step 3: Director is eligible for promotion as Director General in Basic Scale 20 after length of service prescribed by Government from time to time.

Writer is a Punjab Government servant (Pakistan). He writes voluntarily


Posted by Ayub

Hi i just want to confirm that Msc IT is equivalent to Msc Computer Science ???? plz reply

Posted by yaqoob

i just want to ask the canidate who have done masters in urdu can also apply for this job does he fall in eligibility criteria?

Posted by Khalid

I am also confused Can we apply wit MIT

Posted by Akhtar Zeb

They simply desired the qualification of simple master therefore all 16 years degree holders are eligible.

Posted by Rao

Can a computer engineer apply for this post? (Computer engineering 4 year degree)

Posted by Raheela Majeed

I have done bs bioinformatics.can I apply for the relevant post ?

Posted by Amanat Ali

Salary of Assistant director mentioned is Rs.75,000/- but now it came in my knowledge that its salary is near to Rs. 1,50,000/-.. Is it true?

Posted by maryam

MA english can apply???

Posted by Humaira Tariq

Usually how exam of this post conducted? Nd how to get knew about written exam or confirmation?

Posted by Mian Adnan Nabi

You people can visit fpsc website and check there everything one by one i.e exam schedule, syllabus, results, list of shortlisted candidates, documents requirement etc or you can update yourself by liking their facebook page

Posted by Naveed

Aslamoalikum sir.
Am MSC Criminology and Security Studies degree and presently serving in Law enforcement department in Pakistan.
I have 21 service and 40 years of age.
Can i apply for AD or DD please?

Posted by Deeba

M.A english is eligible for this post??

Posted by Rabia Azam

BSC nursing is eligible for this post ?

Posted by M Sarfraz

Please tell the actual salary with allowances???

Posted by salma khan

MA IR is eligible for the said post or not.

Posted by zia ur rehman

I am student of COMSAT university islamabad.My CGPA is 2.38. In our university he criteria of CGPA is quite different from other universities. In our university the CGPA 2 means 60 percent marks.but in other universities of Pakistan on 60 percent marks mean CGPA kindly guide me can i apply for assistant director job in NAB.

Posted by @Mishal

Can MSc zoology student apply for this post?

Posted by mufazil

mr sir naveed sb
please contact me i am fresh student of msc criminology currently i am in 4th ( last ) sem i want to knew about some field exp please write me here when you see my comment
thank u

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