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Indian Bureau of Mines,Nagpur

Human Resources

The Indian Bureau of Mines is manned by mining engineers, mining geologists, ore-dressing technologists, metallurgists, mineralogists, mineral economists, statisticians and administrative personnel.
                             Discipline wise strength of Personnel with various cadres



Post/ Designation

No. of existing sanctioned posts

Group ‘A’ Gazetted

1.    Controller General

(Head of the Department)



2.    Mining Engineers:

Chief Controller of Mines

Controller of Mines,

Regional Controller of Mines

Deputy Controller of Mines,

Senior Assistant Controller of Mines,

Assistant Controller of Mines



3.    Mining Geologists:

Chief Mining Geologist,

Superintending Mining Geologist,

Regional Mining Geologist,

Senior Mining Geologist,

Junior Mining Geologist



4.    Ore Dressing/ Chemical/ Metallurgical  Engineers/ Mechanical:

Director (Ore Dressing)

Chief Ore Dressing Officer,

Ore Dressing Officer,

Deputy Ore Dressing Officer,

Assistant Ore Dressing Officer,

Chief Chemist,

Superintending Chemist,

Senior Chemist,




5.    Mineral Economists

(Geologists & Mining Engineers):

Chief Mineral Economist,

Superintending Mineral Economist (I),

Mineral Economist (I),

Deputy Mineral Economist (I),

Assistant Mineral Economist (I),



6.    Statisticians ISS Cadre:

Deputy Director General (S),

Director (S),

Joint Director,

Deputy Mineral Economist (S),

Assistant Mineral Economist (S)



7.    Other Cadres

(Technical & Administrative):

Chief Editor,

Senior Editor,


Director (Administration)

Chief Administrative Officer,

Senior Administrative Officer

Administrative Officer

Chief Vigilance Officer

Deputy Director (Official Language)

Additional Director (Official Language)

Principal Private Secretary

Drawing Officer

Survey Officer

Senior Store Officer

Store Officer






Group ‘B’


Mining Engineers, Mining Geologists, Ore Dressing & Chemical Engineers, Mineral Economists & Statistians and other Administrative Personnel


Group ‘B’

(Non- Gazetted)

Technical Assistants, Hindi Translators, Stenographers, Assistants, Library, Statistians, Electrical and other Administrative Personnel


Group ‘C’ (Technical)

Technical Assistants, Drivers, Clerks, Lab Attendants, MTS etc.





Mode of Recruitment to various posts of IBM 

  • The recruitment to various posts is being done as per the notified recruitment rules i.e. quota for direct recruitment and departmental promotion.

  • Direct recruitment for Group 'A' and 'B' are made through Union Public Service Commission. The UPSC advertises the vacancies in all leading newspapers, so that suitable candidates get an opportunity to apply.

  • The filling of the Group ‘A’ posts, by promotion, is made through Departmental Promotion Committee which constitutes member from UPSC, Ministry and the Department.

  • Group 'C' posts - Posts for direct recruitment are filled by the Department or Staff Selection Commission as the case may be. The vacancies are also notified in leading newspapers. Filling of the posts, by promotion, is done through Departmental Promotion Committee.

  • Appointment of Reserved Candidates for all categories are strictly followed as per Government's policies / instructions.