UPSC Recruitment 2018- Apply for Aeronautical Officer and other posts

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) in its latest job notification has announced vacancies for Aeronautical Officer, Assistant Commissioner (Crops) and other posts. Interested and eligible candidates must apply for the posts before February 15, 2018, on the official UPSC website.

Candidates are requested to apply only Online against this advertisement on the Online Recruitment Application (ORA) website– upsconline.nic.in and not write to the Commission for Application forms. They are also requested to carefully go through the details of posts and instructions published below as well as on the website– upsconline.nic.in. Before applying the candidates must know the duties to be performed for various posts. Here are the details relating to the vacancies:-

Vacancy Details:

1. Assistant Commissioner (Crops)

  • Ministry/Administration: Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
  • Department: Department of Agriculture and Cooperation & Farmers Welfare
  • No of Posts: 1 (UR)
  • Pay Scale:  Rs.15600-391,00/- ( PB-3) plus Rs. 6,600/- (Grade Pay) (Revised to pay matrix level no. 11 of 7th CPC)
  • Age: Not exceeding 40 years as on normal closing date. Relaxable for regularly appointed Central/U.T. Government Servant up to Five years as per instructions/orders issued by 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 Agricultural Economics or Agricultural Extension or Agronomy or Entomology or Nematology or Genetics and Plant Breeding or Agriculture Botany or Plant Biotechnology or Plant Pathology or Plant Physiology or Seed Science and Technology or Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry with three years experience in the area of production and productivity in food or cash crops, e.g., rice or wheat or pulse or millet or sugarcane or cotton or jute or oilseeds in a Central Government or State Government office or Public Sector Undertaking or autonomous body or any recognised institution Or
    Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Engineering from a recognised University or Institute with four years experience in the area of production and productivity in food or cash crops, e.g., rice or wheat or pulse or millet or sugarcane or cotton or jute or oilseeds in a Central Government or State Government office or Public Sector Undertaking or autonomous body or any recognised institution.
  • Duties:
  • I. Planning, implementation, and monitoring of crops production oriented schemes like Integrated Farming System Development and watershed development/management in rainfed areas.
    II. To maintain a closer interaction with the research on crop production technology and watershed development in rainfed areas.
    III. Project formulation and monitoring of different Projects, Collection and compilation of information relating to Schemes and other related matters.

2. Aeronautical Officer

  • Ministry/Administration:  Ministry of Civil Aviation
  • Department: Directorate General of Civil Aviation
  • No of Posts: 12 (UR: 6, OBC: 4, SC:1, SC:1)
  • Pay Scale: Level-10 of the Pay Matrix of 7th CPC
  • Age: Not exceeding 35 years as on normal closing date. Not exceeding 40 Years for Scheduled Caste and Schedule Tribe candidates and not exceeding 38 years for Other Backward Classes candidates in respect of vacancies reserved for them. Relaxable for regularly appointed Central/U.T. Government Servant up to Five years as per instructions/orders issued by 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: Degree in Aeronautical or Electrical or Electronics or Mechanical OR Metallurgical Engineering from a recognized university.
  • Experience: Two (02) year’s experience in aircraft design and development including aircraft electrical or electronics or mechanical systems or airworthiness engineering.
  • Duties: Responsible for all type certificate work including approval of engineering drawings, witnessing of static and other related tests to determine conformity of design features and manufacturing process to relevant airworthiness requirements. To assist Director (AE) on spot approval of structural modifications etc

3. Scientist ‘B’ (Mechanical)

  • Ministry/Administration:  Ministry of Consumer Affairs Food & Public Distribution
  • Department: Department of Consumer Affairs
  • No of Posts: 2 (UR)
  • Pay Scale: As per 7th CPC- Level-10 (Rs.56100-177500) in the Pay Matrix.
  • Age: Not exceeding 35 years as on normal closing date. Relaxable for regularly appointed Central/U.T. Government Servants up to five years in accordance with the instructions or orders issued by Central Government 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 Physics from a recognized University or Institute.
    OR
    Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering or Metallurgical Engineering from a recognized University or Institute.
  • Experience: (i) For Master’s Degree in Physics Holders
    One year practical experience in the testing/calibration of engineering materials/products or in precision measurements/metrology in a recognized laboratory or institute.
    OR
    (ii) For Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering or Metallurgical Engineering Holders-
    Two years’ practical experience in the testing/calibration of engineering materials/products or in precision measurements/metrology in a recognized laboratory or institute.
  • Duties: Scientist ‘B’ (Mechanical) is overall In-Charge of Laboratory. Scientist ‘B’ (Mechanical) scrutinizes test, requests, allocates samples to Scientific Assistants and Scientific Officers, supervises technical/ administrative problems, checks draft Test Certificates, signs official Test Certificates. Initiates purchase cases. Assists Scientist ‘C’ in all works.

4. Junior Scientific Officer (Explosive)

  • Ministry/Administration: Ministry of Home Affairs
  • Department: Directorate of Forensic Science Services
  • No of Posts: 2 (UR)
  • Pay Scale: Pre-revised Pay Scale PB-2, Rs.9,300-34,800/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 4,600/- As per 7th CPC- Level-7 (Rs.44900-142400/-) in the Pay Matrix.
  • Age: Not exceeding 30 years as on normal closing date. 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 / 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 therein in the field of Explosives.
  • Duties: Crime Scene Management, 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.

5. Assistant Chemist

  • Ministry/Administration: Ministry of Mines
  • Organisation: Geological Survey of India
  • No of Posts: 11 (UR:10, SC:1, PH:1)
  • Pay Scale: As per 7th CPC Level – 8 (Rs. 47,600 – 1,51,100/-) in the Pay Matrix
  • Age: Not exceeding 30 years for General Category candidates as on normal closing date. Not exceeding 35 years for Scheduled Castes candidates as on normal closing date in case of vacancies reserved for them. Relaxable regularly appointed Central/U.T. Government Servants upto five years in accordance with the instructions or orders issued by Central Government 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 any branch of Chemistry or Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering or Technology from a recognized University or Institution or
    Degree or Diploma conferred by the Associate Institute of Chemist (India) in Chemistry.
    Note: Qualifications are relaxable at the discretion of the Union Public Service Commission, for reasons to be recorded in writing, in the case of candidates otherwise well qualified.
  • Duties: Analytical work relating to rocks, minerals, ores, metals, alloys allied materials and assaying of precious metals.

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