UPSC Recruitment 2021: Senior Scientific Officer Posts, Salary 177500 – Apply Now

Union Public Service Commission has released the UPSC Recruitment 2021: Senior Scientific Officer Posts notification on 27/02/2021. Notification is out for 08 vacancies (The post is temporary but likely to continue indefinitely). Interested and eligible candidates can apply online from 27/02/2021 to 18/03/2021. Candidates can view the post details, vacancy details, eligibility criteria, selection process, applying method and important dates in this page.

Name of the Post: Senior Scientific Officer

Post Date: 27/02/2021

No of Vacancies: 08

Place: Across India

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Important Dates for UPSC Recruitment 2021: Senior Scientific Officer Posts

Online Application – Start Date 27/02/2021
Online Application – Last Date 18/03/2021
Last Date for Printing Online Application 19/03/2021

Vacancy Details of UPSC Recruitment 2021: Senior Scientific Officer Posts

S. No Name of the Posts No. of Posts
1 Senior Scientific Officer (Ballistics) 01
2 Senior Scientific Officer (Biology) 02
3 Senior Scientific Officer (Chemistry) 02
4 Senior Scientific Officer (Documents) 02
5 Senior Scientific Officer (Lie-Detection) 01
TOTAL 08 (OBC)

Pay Scale:

S. No Name of the Posts Pay Scale
1 Senior Scientific Officer 56,100 – 1,77,500

Age limit:

S. No Name of the Posts Age Limit
1 Senior Scientific Officer OBC: 38 years

Qualification:

1. Senior Scientific Officer (Ballistics)

  • Educational Qualification: Candidates should have completed Master’s degree in Physics or Mathematics or Forensic Science with Physics or Mathematics or Forensic Science as one of the subject at B.Sc. level from a recognized University or equivalent.
  • Experience: 03 years experience of analytical methods / research therein in the relevant field.

2. Senior Scientific Officer (Biology)

  • Master’s Degree in Zoology or Botany or Anthropology or Human Biology or Biochemistry or Microbiology or Genetics or Biotechnology or Molecular Biology or Forensic Science with Zoology or Botany or Forensic Science as one of the subject at B. Sc. Level from a recognized University.
  • Experience: 03 years experience in analytical methods/research therein in the relevant field.

3. Senior Scientific Officer (Chemistry)

  • Master’s Degree in Chemistry or Toxicology or Forensic Science with Chemistry as one of the subject at B. Sc. Level from a recognized University.
  • Experience: 05 years experience in the field of Chemistry or Toxicology.

4. Senior Scientific Officer (Documents)

  • Master’s degree in Physics or Chemistry or Computer Science or Forensic Science with Physics or Chemistry or Forensic Science or Computer Science as one of the subject at B.Sc. level from a recognized University or equivalent OR
  • B.E./B.Tech in Computer Engineering or MCA/M.Sc. in Computer Science from a recognized university or equivalent.
  • Experience: 03 years experience of analytical methods/research therein in the relevant field

5. Senior Scientific Officer (Lie-Detection)

  • Master’s Degree in Psychology or Criminology from a recognized University or equivalent
  • Experience: 03 years Research/Analytical experience in Applied Psychology or Criminology/Crime Investigation.

Selection Process:

The selection will be based on the

  1. Interview

Application Fee:

Category Amount
Gen / OBC / EWS / Male 25/-
SC / ST / PH / Women Nil

How to Apply for UPSC Recruitment 2021: Senior Scientific Officer Posts

  • Candidates should apply Online by visiting www.upsconline.nic.in
  • Online registration starts from 27/02/2021 to 18/03/2021.
  • Candidates should have a valid email-id and mobile number for registration.
  • Candidates must upload the required documents / certificates such as educational qualification, Date of Birth, Experience (preferably in prescribed format), Desirable Qualification, Physically Handicapped certificate (if applicable) etc.
  • Application Fee should be paid in any branch of the SBI by cash or by using net banking facility of the SBI or by using visa / master credit / debit card.
  • After submitting the Online Application, the candidates are required to take out a print out of the finally submitted application.

Important Links for UPSC Recruitment 2021: Senior Scientific Officer Posts

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