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 Application22/02/2020
Last Date of Online Application12/03/2020 11:59 PM
Last Date of Printing Application13/03/2020 11:59 PM

Vacancy Details of UPSC Junior Scientific Officer Recruitment:

S.No.Name of the PostsNo. of Posts
1Junior Scientific Officer02
2Regional Home Economist01
3Scientist ‘B’ (Civil Engineering)31
4Scientist ‘B’ (Electrical Engineering)02
5Scientist ‘B’ (Environmental Engineering))02
6Scientist ‘B’ (Mechanical Engineering)02
7Scientist ‘B’ (Geo Physics)01

Age limit:

S.No.Name of the PostsAge Limit
1Junior Scientific Officer30 years
2Regional Home Economist38 years
3Scientist ‘B’ (Civil Engineering)35 years
4Scientist ‘B’ (Electrical Engineering)35 years
5Scientist ‘B’ (Environmental Engineering)35 years
6Scientist ‘B’ (Mechanical Engineering)35 years
7Scientist ‘B’ (Geo Physics)38 years

Age Relaxation:

S.No.CategoryAge Relaxation
1Schedule Cast/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)05 years
2Other Backward Classes (OBC)03 years
3Persons with Disabilities (PwD)10 years
4Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + OBC13 years
5Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + SC / ST15 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.NoCategoryApplication Fees
1UR / OBC 25 /-
2SC / ST / PWD / WomenNil

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 WebsiteClick here
For Official NotificationClick here

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