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UPSC Recruitment 2020- Senior Scientific Officer

UPSC Recruitment 2020 – Senior Scientific Officer

UPSC Recruitment 2020 Free Job alert for both Fresher and Experienced Candidates updated on August 21, 2020. Get  Official Link for applying UPSC Recruitment 2020 along with current UPSC Recruitment official Notification 2020 here. UPSC Recruitment 2020 – Senior Scientific Officer Find all recent UPSC Vacancy 2020 across India and check all latest UPSC 2020 job openings instantly here. UPSC Recruitment2020-Senior Scientific Officer Vacancy 03 Post-MA/

On 21/08/2020, UPSC announced Job notification to hire candidates who completed M.A, M.Sc for the position of Senior Scientific Officer.

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Organisation NameUPSC
Post NameSenior Scientific Officer
No of Posts3 Posts
Job LocationNew Delhi
Published Date21/08/2020
Last  Date    10/09/2020
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Number of Post 03
Un Reserved02

Physically Handicapped (PH) Persons or Persons with disabilities, as indicated against various item(s) in the VACANCY DETAILS, can apply to the respective posts even if the post is not reserved for them but has been identified as Suitable. However, such candidates will be considered for selection to such post by general standard of merit. Persons suffering from not less than 40% of relevant disability shall alone be eligible for the benefit of reservation and other relaxations as permissible under the rules. Thus, Physically Handicapped (PH) persons can avail benefit of: i) Reservation and other Concessions & Relaxations as permissible under the rules only when degree of physical disability is 40% or more and the posts are reserved for PH candidates. ii) Other Concessions & Relaxations as permissible under the rules only when degree of physical disability is 40% or more and the posts are suitable for PH candidates.


As per 7th CPC- Level-10 (Rs. 56100 – 177500/-) in the Pay Matrix. (Total emoluments excluding T.A. & HRA at the time of initial appointment will be Rs. 56100/- DA as applicable per month.)


  Senior Scientific OfficerEssential Qualifications: (A) Educational: Master’s Degree In Psychology Or Criminology From A Recognized University Or Equivalent*. Note-i: *equivalent Means M.a/ In Applied Psychology Or Applied Criminology


Three Years Research /analytical Experience In Applied Psychology Or Criminology/crime Investigation. Note-ii: The Qualification(S) Regarding Experience Is / Are Relaxable At The Discretion Of The Upsc In Case Of Candidates Belonging To Scheduled Castes, If At Any Stage Of Selection The Upsc Is Of The Opinion That Sufficient Number Of Candidates From This Community Possessing The Requisite Experience Are Not Likely To Be Available To Fill Up The Vacancies Reserved For Them
Desirable: Doctorate Degree In Concerned Discipline From A Recognized University Or Equivalent.
Duties: The Officers Are Required To Examine Crime Exhibits, Visit Scenes Of Crime, To Depose Expert Evidence In Courts And To Assist Senior Officer. The Responsibilities Attached With The Posts
Also Require Research And Development. Hq: National Capital Territory Of Delhi.


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Age: 35 years The age limit shown against all items is the normal age limit and the age is relaxable for SC/ST candidates upto 5 years and upto 3 years for OBC candidates in respect of vacancies reserved for them. SC/ST/OBC candidates have to produce a caste certificate in prescribed proforma. UPSC Recruitment 2020 – Senior Scientific Officer For age concession applicable to other categories of applicants please see relevant paras of the “Instructions and Additional Information to Candidates for Recruitment by Selection”.


General : 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

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

Note :  Applications without the prescribed fee would not be considered and summarily rejected.


The category-wise minimum level of suitability in interviews, irrespective of whether the selection is made only by interview or by Recruitment Test followed by interview, will be UR/EWS-50 marks, OBC-45 marks, SC/ST/PH-40 marks, out of the total marks of interview being 100.In cases where selection is made by Recruitment Test (RT) followed by interview, the candidate will have to achieve minimum level of suitability in their respective category at Interview stage.


UPSC Recruitment2020-Senior Scientific Officer Vacancy 03 Post-MA/ Candidates must apply online through the website Applications received through any other mode would not be accepted and summarily rejected. ii) Candidates must upload the documents/certificates in support of all the claims made by them in the application like, Date of Birth, Experience (preferably in prescribed format), Desirable Qualification(s) etc. or any other information, separately against each claim in pdf file in such a way that the file size does not exceed 1 MB for the respective aforesaid modules and 2 MB for the “UPLOAD OTHER DOCUMENT” module and is legible when a printout taken. For that purpose, the applicant may scan the documents/certificates in 200 dpi grey scale. Documents like Pay Slip, Resume, Appointment Letter, Relieving Letter, Un-signed Experience Certificate etc. must not be uploaded in the Document Upload Module:-

a)     . ) Matriculation/10th Standard or equivalent certificate indicating date of birth, or mark sheet of Matriculation/10th Standard or equivalent issued by Central/State Board indicating Date of Birth in support of claim of age. Where date of birth is not available in certificate/mark sheets, issued by concerned Educational Boards, School leaving certificate indicating Date of Birth (in case of Tamil Nadu& Kerala).
b) Degree/Diploma certificate as proof of educational qualification claimed. In the absence of Degree/Diploma certificate, provisional certificate along with mark sheets pertaining to all the academic years.
c)Order/ letter in respect of equivalent Educational Qualifications claimed, indicating the Authority (with number and date) under which it has been so treated, in respect of equivalent clause in Essential Qualifications, if a candidate is claiming a particular qualification as equivalent qualification as per the requirement of advertisement. d) Certificate(s) in the prescribed proforma from the Head(s) of Organization(s)/Department(s) for the entire experience claimed, clearly mentioning the duration of employment (date, month & year) indicating the basic pay and consolidated pay. The certificate(s) should also mention the nature of duties performed/experience obtained in the post(s) with duration(s). Experience Certificate should be issued in prescribed format relevant to the post. Experience certificate not in prescribed proforma but containing all the details as mentioned above would be considered on merits by the Commission.
d)Caste certificate by candidate seeking reservation as SC/ ST/ OBC, in the prescribed proforma from the competent authority indicating clearly the candidate’s Caste, the Act/ Order under which the Caste is recognized as SC/ ST/ OBC and the village/ town the candidate is ordinarily a resident of f) A declaration in the prescribed format by candidate seeking reservation as OBC, that he/she does not belong to the creamy layer on the crucial date, in addition to the community certificate (OBC). Unless specified otherwise, the prescribed closing date for receipt of Online Recruitment Application for the post is to be treated as crucial date.
e)Physically Handicapped certificate in prescribed proforma issued by the competent authority by Physically Handicapped persons eligible for appointment to the post on the basis of prescribed standards of Medical Fitness. The Competent Authority to issue Physically Handicapped certificate shall be a Medical Board duly constituted by the Central or a State Government. The Central/ State Government may constitute Medical Board(s) consisting of at least three members out of which at least one shall be a specialist in the particular field for assessing Locomotor/ Cerebral / Visual / Hearing disability, as the case may be. h) Documentary support for any other claim(s) made. Note: If any document/ certificate furnished is in a language other than Hindi or English, a transcript of the same duly attested by a Gazetted officer or notary is to be uploaded.Candidates Are Advised To Fill Their Correct And Active E-mail Addresses In The Online Application As All Correspondence Will Be Made By The Commssion Through E-mail Only. Interview Schedule And Requirements With Regard To Copies Of Certifcates To Be Submitted In Respect Of Claims Made In The Online Application Will Be E-mailed In Due Course To The Candidates In Their Registered E-mail Id And Will Also Be Posted On The Website Of The Commission.
 2. Candidates Who Wish To Apply For More Than One Post Should Apply Separately For Each Post And Pay The Fee For Each Post In The Prescribed Manner.
3. After Submitting The Online Recruitment Application (Ora), The Candidates Are Required To Take Out A Print Out Of The Finally Submitted Online Recruitment Application
4. Candidates Are Not Required To Submit To The Commission Either By Post Or By Hand The Printouts Of Their Online Applications Or Any Other Document. They Will Be Required To Bring Along With Them The Printouts Of Their Online Applications And The Documents Mentioned In Para 7 Below If Called For Interview. Vii) The Applicants Are Advised To Submit Only Single Online Recruitment Application For Each Post; However, If Somehow, If He/she Submits Multiple Online Recruitment Applications For One Post, Then He/she Must Ensure That Online Recruitment Application With The Higher “Application Number” Is Complete In All Respects Including Fee. The Applicants, Who Submit Multiple Online Recruitment Applications, Should Note That Only The Online Recruitment Application With Higher “Application Number” Shall Be Entertained By The Commission And Fee Paid Against One “Application Number” Shall Not Be Adjusted Against Any Other “Application Number”.
5. Central Government From Any Employment Under Them.·he Candidates Are Advised To Submit The Online Recruitment Application Well In Advance Without Waiting For The Closing Date. 6 (B) 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. “warning”: Candidates Will Be Short-listed For Interview Only On The Basis Of The Information Provided By Them In Their Online Applications Documents Submitted In Support Of The Claim Made In The Online Application Will Be Examined Only If The Candidate Is Prima Facie Eligible To Be Shortlisted On The Basis Of Information Regarding Qualifications And Experience Claimed In The Online Application, Various Reports As Per The Advertisement And Modalities And Criteria Adopted For Shortlisting. Candidates Must Ensure That Such Information Is True. If At Any Subsequent Stage Or At The Time Of Interview Any Inofrmation Given By Them Or Any Claim Made By Them In Their Online, Applications Is Found To Be False, Their Candidature Will Be Liable To Be Rejectd And They May Also Be Debarred Either Permanently Or For A Specified Period By The : Commission From Any Examination Or Selection Held By Them.

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