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UPSC-2017 Invites Applications For Junior Scientific Officer (Chemistry)

Candidates willing to take up the post can apply for the same till September 28, 2017 (Thursday)

Sagar Mavani 

UPSC Invites Applications For Junior Scientific Officer (Chemistry)

The (UPSC) is inviting applications for the post of (Chemistry) to be hired by Central Forensic Science Laboratory for Directorate of Forensic Science Services under Ministry of Home Affairs. Candidates willing to take up the post can apply for the same till September 28, 2017 (Thursday). The number of vacancy is two reserved for UR (1), OBC (1), SC (0) and ST (0). The qualified candidate would be offered the salary as pre-revised Pay Scale Rs.9,300-34,800/- ( PB-2) plus Rs. 4,600/- (Grade Pay) As per 7th CPC- Level 7 in the Pay Matrix. (Total emoluments excluding T.A. and HRA at the time of initial appointment will be Rs.46696/- plus D.A. p.m. approximately, including DA @4 per cent). The post carries probation of two years. The Head Quarter is at New Delhi with Laboratories at Kolkata, Chandigarh, Hyderabad, Bhopal, Guwahati and Pune. However, in connection with performing his duties the officer may be required to serve in any part of India.

Age: Not exceeding 30 years for General category candidates as on normal closing date. Not exceeding 33 years for Other Backward Class candidates as on normal closing date in respect of the vacancies reserved for them. Relaxable for regularly appointed Central / UT Govt. servants up to five years as per the instructions issued by the Govt. of India from time to time. For age concession applicable to some other categories of applicants, please see relevant paras of the ‘Instructions and Additional Information to Candidates for Recruitment by Selection.

Educational Qualification: Master’s Degree in Chemistry / Biochemistry / Forensic Science with Chemistry as one of the subjects at Bachelor of Science level from a recognized University or equivalent. The specific essential educational qualifications mentioned in the existing Recruitment Rules only are required for direct recruitment to the post. No other educational qualification is needed to be included in the said educational qualifications under the ambit of the word equivalent.

Experience: Two years’ experience of Analytical method and research in the field of Chemistry.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Crime Scene Management and Crime Case Examination,
  • Giving evidences in the Courts of Law u/s 293 of Cr. PC, providing guidance to the junior scientific staff for case analysis.
  • R and D activities on Forensic Activities and imparting training in their respective field of forensic specialization to the trainees from different investigating agencies / forensic science labs and other organizations
How to Apply:
  • Visit the official online portal of here.
  • Search for the New and click on the same. (Direct link here)
  • Fill in the required details and you will get your ID and password.
  • Go back to the Existing Vacancies Page and search for Post Name ‘(Chemistry)’ with Apply Now button. Hit the button.
  • Enter your ID and Password along with Captcha code given there.
  • Follow the online instructions. (More details on the online instructions here)
Fees: Candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs. 25/- (Nonrefundable) 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 cards. Keep in mind that no fee for SC/ST/PH/Women candidates of any community. OBC male candidates are required to pay the full prescribed fee.

Documents for Interview:
Qualified and eligible candidates will receive official communication from the Commission for interview. Candidates shortlisted for interview on the basis of the information provided in the online applications submitted by them will be required to send self-attested copies of documents/relevant certificates in support of the claims made in the application as and when demanded by the Commission.

About UPSC:
Established on 1 October 1926 as Public Service Commission, the (UPSC) is India's prestigious central recruiting agency that conducts appointments to and examinations for All India services and group A & group B of Central services. It was known as Federal Public Service Commission by the Government of India Act, 1935 and was then renamed as today's after the independence.

First Published: Mon, September 11 2017. 11:43 IST