Ministry of Communications-Department of Telecommunications in India- DoT

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Department of Telecommunications in India – संचार मंत्रालय, दूरसंचार विभाग

Ministry of Communications and Information Technology administrates the Department of Telecommunications in India. The abbreviated form of the Department of Telecommunications is DoT. Get more information about the DOT from here.telecommunication department website

History of the Department of Telecommunications

For the overall socio-economic development of a nation, telecom services are one of the most important tools. This is the reason why the government recognizes telecom infrastructure as a crucial factor in the context of the socio-economic growth of any country and India is no exception. Accordingly, the Indian Government established the Department of Telecommunications for formulating policies keeping in mind the rapid growth and people’s dependence on telecommunication services.TELECOMmunication history

For the overall socio-economic development of a nation, telecom services are one of the essential tools. That is the reason why the government recognizes telecom infrastructure as a crucial factor in the context of the socio-economic growth of any country and India is no exception. Accordingly, the Indian Government established the Department of Telecommunications for formulating policies keeping in mind the rapid growth and people’s dependence on telecommunication services.

Units functioning under the Department of Telecommunications

Several units are functioning under the Department of Telecommunications (DOT). Here is a detailed list of those units:telecommunication industry

  • Wireless Planning and Coordinating Wing or WPC
  • CCA (Controller of Communication Accounts) Units containing the details of all the CCA Officers
  • Telecom Enforcement Resource and Monitoring (TERM) Cells. The earlier name of TERM was VTM (Vigilance Telecom Monitoring)
  • TEC or Telecommunication Engineering Center
  • Telephone Advisory Committees
  • National Telecommunications Institute for Policy Research Innovation Training or NTIPRIT
  • C-DOT (Center for Development of Telematics)
  • National Institute of Communication Finance or NICF
  • BSNL or Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
  • MTNL or Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited
  • ITI or Indian Telephone Industries Limited
  • Telecommunications Consultants India Limited or (TCIL)

The Department of Telecommunications Recruitment telecom recruitment

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the jobs in the Department of Telecommunications for various posts. The candidate has to go through the eligibility criteria carefully before applying for any job in this department. The candidates have to apply online for the job after the release of the notifications.

Detailed information available on the official website which is http://dot.gov.in. You’ll get to know everything here from the number of vacancies in specific posts to the online method of application, mode of payment, downloading of Admit Card, educational qualifications, age limit, date of examination and its phases, selection procedure etc.


Department of Telecommunications website: http://www.dot.gov.in
Phone Number: 011-23372071
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DoTIndia
Twitter: https://twitter.com/dot_India
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/dot
Address Info:
Sanchar Bhawan,
20 Ashoka Road,
New Delhi – 110001,
India.