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Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) notifies recruitment: All you need to know

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the recruitment notification on its official website, upsc.gov.in

Vacancy details:

Name of the posts:

  • Assistant Commission (Crops): 1
  • Aeronautical Officer: 12
  • Scientist 'B' (Mechanical): 2
  • Junior Scientific Officer (Explosive): 2
  • Assistant Chemist: 11

Eligibility criteria:

Educational qualification:


Assistant Commission (Crops): Candidates must have a Master's degree in Agricultural economics or agricultural extension/Agronomy/Entomology/Nemotlogy/Genetics/Plant Breeding/Agriculture botany/plant biotechnology/plant pathology/plant physiology/seed science and technology/soil science and agricultural chemistry from a recognised board or institute.

Aeronautical Officer: Candidates must have a degree in Aeronautical/electrical/electronics/mechanical/metallurgical engineering from a recognised university or institute.

Scientist 'B' (Mechanical): Candidates should have acquired a degree in Physics from a recognised university or institute or bachelor of engineering/bachelor of technology in mechanical engineering or metallurgical engineering from a recognised university or institute.

Junior Scientific Officer (Explosive): Candidates should have acquired master's degree in chemistry/forensic science with chemistry from a recognised university or institute.

Assistant Chemist: Candidates should have a master's degree in any branch of chemistry or bachelor degree in chemical engineering or technology from a recognised university or institute.

Age limit:


Assistant Commission (Crops): The maximum age of the candidate 40 years.

Aeronautical Officer: The maximum age of the candidate should be 35 years.

Scientist 'B' (Mechanical): The maximum age of the candidate should be 35 years.

Junior Scientific Officer (Explosive): The maximum age of the candidate should 30 years.

Assistant Chemist: The maximum age of the candidate should 30 years.

Pay scale:


Assistant Commission (Crops): Rs 15,600 - Rs 39100 + s 6,600 grade pay per month

Aeronautical Officer: Level - 10 of the pay matrix as per 7th CPC.

Scientist 'B' (Mechanical): As per seventh CPC Level - 10 (Rs 56,100 - 1,77,500) in the pay matrix.

Junior Scientific Officer (Explosive): Rs 9,300 to Rs 34,800 with grade pay of Rs 4,600 in PV - 2 (pre-revised)

Assistant Chemist: As per seventh pay CPC level - 8 (Rs 47,600 - 1,51,100) in the pay matrix.

How to apply:


Interested candidates must apply through the official website, upsc.gov.in

Important dates:

  • Last date to apply online: February 15
  • Last date for printing of application: February 16