Union Public Service Commission recruitment of Junior Scientific Officers

Online applications are invited by the UPSC for the posts of two Junior Scientific Officers of National Centre of Organic Farming, Ghaziabad, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare.

No of post: 2 (OBC-01, UR-01).

Name of the post: Junior Scientific Officer

Salary: Rs.9,300-34,800/- ( PB-2) + Rs. 4,600/- (Grade Pay).

Qualifications: (A) Educational: M.Sc. in Microbiology from a recognized university or institute; Or M.Sc. in Botany with specialization in Plant Pathology or Microbiology or Mycology from a recognized university or institute; Or M.Sc. in Agriculture with specialization in Soil Science or Agricultural Chemistry or Agronomy or Microbiology or Plant Pathology or Horticulture or Agricultural Extension from a recognized university or institute.

NOTE-I : The qualifications are relaxable at Commission’s discretion in case of candidates otherwise well qualified.

NOTE-II : The qualification regarding experience are relaxable at Commission’s discretion in the case of candidates belonging to Physically Handicapped in respect of posts reserved for them, if at any stage of selection, the Union Public Service Commission is of the opinion that sufficient number of candidates from these communities possessing the requisite experience are not likely to be available to fill up the posts reserved for them.

Desirable Qualifications: (i) Ph.D. in any discipline mentioned in essential qualifications;

(ii) two years experience in the field of research and development of biofertilisers and other aspects of organic farming.

Age: 30 years

Application fee: (a) Candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs. 25/- (Rupees Twenty five) only either by remitting the money 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.

(b) No fee for SC/ST/PH/Women candidates of any community. No “fee exemption” is available to OBC male candidates and they are required to pay the full prescribed fee.

(c) Applications without the prescribed fee would not be considered and summarily rejected. No representation against such rejection would be entertained.

(d) Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstance nor can the fee be held in reserve for any other examination or selection.

Mode of selection: Interview or Recruitment Test followed by interview.

How to apply: Candidates must apply online through the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in.

Candidates are requested to apply only Online against this advertisement on the Online Recruitment Application (ORA) website http://www.upsconline.nic.in and NOT write to the Commission for Application forms. They are also requested to go through carefully the details of posts and instructions published.

Applications received through any other mode would not be accepted and summarily rejected.

Important dates:
(1) The closing date for submission of online recruitment application (ORA) through ORA website is 23:59 hrs on 28.09.2017.

(2) The last date for printing of completely submitted online application is upto 23:59 hrs on 29.09.2017.

Detailed Advertisement: Intending and eligible candidates can check the official detailed advertisement of the posts through the link: UPSC recruitment of Junior Scientific Officers

Candidates are further suggested to visit the website www.upsc.gov.in for related information.