UPSC Junior Scientific Officer Recruitment 2020 – 41 Posts

Union Public Service Commission has released the UPSC Junior Scientific Officer Recruitment 2020 notification on 22/02/2020. Notification is out for 41 posts such as Junior Scientific Officer, Regional Home Economist, Scientist ‘B’. So Eligible candidates can apply online from 22/02/2020 to 12/03/2020. Candidates can view the post details, vacancy details, eligibility criteria, selection process, applying method, fees structure, syllabus, pattern and important dates in this page.

Name of the Post: Junior Scientific Officer, Regional Home Economist, Scientist ‘B’

Post Date: 22/02/2020

No of Vacancies: 41

Place: Across India

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Important Dates for UPSC Junior Scientific Officer Recruitment:

Start Date of Online Application 22/02/2020
Last Date of Online Application 12/03/2020 11:59 PM
Last Date of Printing Application 13/03/2020 11:59 PM

Vacancy Details of UPSC Junior Scientific Officer Recruitment:

S.No. Name of the Posts No. of Posts
1 Junior Scientific Officer 02
2 Regional Home Economist 01
3 Scientist ‘B’ (Civil Engineering) 31
4 Scientist ‘B’ (Electrical Engineering) 02
5 Scientist ‘B’ (Environmental Engineering)) 02
6 Scientist ‘B’ (Mechanical Engineering) 02
7 Scientist ‘B’ (Geo Physics) 01

Age limit:

S.No. Name of the Posts Age Limit
1 Junior Scientific Officer 30 years
2 Regional Home Economist 38 years
3 Scientist ‘B’ (Civil Engineering) 35 years
4 Scientist ‘B’ (Electrical Engineering) 35 years
5 Scientist ‘B’ (Environmental Engineering) 35 years
6 Scientist ‘B’ (Mechanical Engineering) 35 years
7 Scientist ‘B’ (Geo Physics) 38 years

Age Relaxation:

S.No. Category Age Relaxation
1 Schedule Cast/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) 05 years
2 Other Backward Classes (OBC) 03 years
3 Persons with Disabilities (PwD) 10 years
4 Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + OBC 13 years
5 Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + SC / ST 15 years

Educational Qualification:

1. Junior Scientific Officer:

  • Candidates should be completed a M.Sc. in microbiology from a recognized university or institute (OR)
  • Candidates should be completed M.Sc. in Botony with specialization in Plant Pathology or Microbiology or Mycology from a recognized University or Institute (OR)
  • Candidates should be completed M.Sc. in Agriculture with a specialization in Soil Science or Agriculture Chemistry or Agronomy or Microbiology or Plant Pathology or Horticulture or Agricultural Extension from a recognized university or institute.

Desirable:

  • Ph.D. in any discipline mentioned in essential qualifications.
  • Two years of experience in the field of research and development of biofertilizers and other aspects of organic farming

2. Regional Home Economist:

  • Candidates should be completed Master’s Degree in Agriculture or Agricultural Extension or Sociology or Home Science Extension from a recognized Agricultural University. (OR)
  • Candidates should be completed Bachelor of Science (Agriculture) from a recognized University or Institute with a Master of Business Administration from recognized University or Institute.

Experience:

Candidates should have three years of experience in agricultural extension work in any Government Department or Autonomous or Statutory Organization or in any University or recognized Institution.

Desirable:

Two years of experience in conducting Agriculture or Home Science Extension Training Programmes.

3. Scientist B (Civil Engineering):

Candidates should be completed Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized university or institute.

Experience:

Candidates should have three year’s experience in the branch of Civil Engineering.

4. Scientist ‘B’ (Electrical Engineering):

Candidates should be completed Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized university or institute.

Experience:

Having at least three years of research experience in Electrical Engineering.

5. Scientist ‘B’ (Environmental Engineering):

Candidates should be completed Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering from a recognized university or institute.

Experience:

Having at least three years of research experience in Environmental Engineering.

6. Scientist ‘B’ (Mechanical Engineering):

Candidates should be completed Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized university or institute.

Experience:

Having at least three years of research experience in Mechanical Engineering.

7. Scientist ‘B’ (Geo Physics):

Candidates should be completed a Master’s Degree in Geo-Physics from a recognized University or Institute.

Experience:

Having at least three year’s experience in the field of Geo-Physics.

Selection Process:

The selection will be based on the Interview.

Application Fee:

Candidates pay through online.

S.No Category Application Fees
1 UR / OBC 25 /-
2 SC / ST / PWD / Women Nil

How to Apply for UPSC Junior Scientific Officer Recruitment:

  • Candidates should apply through online.
  • The Online registration of applications will be available on the UPSC website: www.upsconline.nic.in
  • Online registration starts from 22/02/2020 to 12/03/2020
  • Candidates should have a valid email-id and mobile number.
  • Candidates must upload the following documents / certificates relating to educational qualification, Date of Birth, Experience (preferably in prescribed format), Desirable Qualification (s) or any other information, as claimed in the online application, in a single pdf file in such a way that the file size does not exceed 2 MB.
  • Candidates who wish to apply for more than one post should apply separately for each post and pay the fee for each post.
  • After submitting the Online Recruitment Application, the candidates are required to take out a print out of the finally submitted Online Recruitment Application.

Important Links for UPSC Junior Scientific Officer Recruitment:

To Apply Online  Click here
For Official Website Click here
For Official Notification Click here

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