District Education Officer

Balancing Vision and Practicality with Educational Leadership


A District Education Officer also known as DEO who supervises and manages the overall education system of a district. A DEO works as a representative of a government for the education sector at district level. The State Public Service Commission (SPSC) recruits District Education Officer under Post “B”. A district education officer manages district-level administrative services in the education sector such as policies, inspection, attendance, promotion, etcetera.


  • Aspirants need to pass their bachelor’s degree in any stream.
  • The State Civil Services Examination needs to be cleared. 
  • The valid age limit should be 21 but not exceed 40. 
  • Candidates must have passed their Master’s program in any stream. 

Job Roles

To become a District Education Officer, the field aims to provide in-depth knowledge and enhance the skills of the students. To do such a task, the field presents innumerable job profiles. Below are mentioned some job profiles:

  • District Education Officer
  • Assistant District Education Officer
  • Deputy District Education Officer
  • Budget and Accounts Officer
  • Sub Divisional Education Officer

Employment Sector Jobs

  • Primary and Secondary Government Schools
  • District Offices

Top Recruiters

A District Education Officer is enlisted by the State Public Service Commission in any required state.


The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of a District Education Officer is very impressive only in India.


Level of Salary

Salary Package

Starting Salary

Approx ₹50,000 - ₹1,00,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹1,50,000 - ₹7,00,000

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹7,00,000 - ₹15,00,000


  • Critical Thinking
  • Communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Decision-making
  • Leadership
  • Behavioral skills


When it comes to controlling the education department of a district, district education officer is a good career option which is a highly payable job. A district education officer can also get many privileges as it is a job under the government. With this career, you can serve education services to many students and providing beneficial policies in the education sector.


  • Prestigious Job
  • Various Privileges
  • Can serve the society


  • Involvement of Politics
  • Stressful Job
  • Corruption Possibility