UPSC Recruitment 2021: Notification out for 56 vacancies for various posts, apply now

ADVERTISEMENT NO.14/2021
UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
INVITES ONLINE RECRUITMENT APPLICATIONS (ORA) FOR RECRUITMENT BY SELECTION TO THE FOLLOWING POSTS (: by using the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in)
VACANCY DETAILS

(Vacancy No. 21101401509) One vacancy for the post of Data Processing Assistant in
Directorate of Plant Protection Quarantine and Storage, Faridabad, Department of Agriculture,
Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare (UR-01).

The vacancy is suitable for candidates belonging to category of Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) viz Locomotor Disability including Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims with disability i.e. Both legs affected but not arms (BL) or One leg affected (R or L) (OL).

The post is permanent. General Central Service Group- “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial). Pay Scale: Level07 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC. Age: 30 years.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATIONAL:

Master’s Degree in Computer Application or Information Technology or Computer Science from a recognized University or Institute OR B.E. or B.Tech in Computer Engineering or Computer Science or Computer Technology or Computer Science and Engineering or Information Technology from a recognized University or Institute

NOTE: The 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:

(i) To maintain existing application.

(ii) To develop new application software.

(iii) To administer database and network operations.

(iv) To update the websites of Secretariat of CIB&RC and Directorate.

(v) To generate CRs & other relevant reports/ documents.

(vi) To attend day to day problems in implementing software/ CROP.

(vii) To raise requirement for hardware and software, keeping in view the latest development in computer world.

(viii) Any other work assigned time to time by the seniors.

HQ: Faridabad, Haryana.

(Vacancy No. 21101402409) One vacancy for the post of Private Secretary in Commission for Agricultural Costs & Prices (CACP), Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare (UR-01) (PwBD-01)*.

*The vacancy is reserved for candidates belonging to category of Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) viz. Locomotor Disability including Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims with disability i.e. Both legs affected but not arms (BL) or One leg affected (R or L) (OL).

The vacancy is also suitable for candidates belonging to category of Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) viz. Locomotor Disability including Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims with disability i.e. Both legs affected but not arms (BL) or One leg affected (R or L) (OL) or Dwarfism (DW) or Acid Attack Victims (AAV). The post is permanent. General Central
Service Group- “B” Gazetted (Ministerial).

Pay Scale: Level- 07 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC.

Age:
30 years.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATIONAL:

(i) Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized
University or Institute. (ii) Dictation: 10 minutes @ 100 words per minute.(iii) Transcription: 40 minutes (English) 55 minutes (Hindi) only on Computers. NOTE: The 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: Taking dictation in shorthand and its transcription; fixing up appointments, attending telephone calls and to the visitors in a graceful manner; keeping an accurate list of engagements, meetings etc; keeping a note of movements of files; carrying out the corrections to the officer’s reference books and making fair copies of drafts D.O. letters to be signed by the officers.

HQ:
New Delhi with liability to serve anywhere in India or abroad.

(Vacancy No. 21101403409) Twenty vacancies for the post of Senior Grade of Indian
Information Service, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (SC-03, ST-02, OBC-02, EWS-01,
UR-12) (PwBD-01)*. *Of the twenty vacancies, one vacancy is reserved for candidates belonging to
category of Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) viz. Blindness and Low Vision with
disability i.e. Blind (B) or Low Vision (LV). The vacancies are also suitable for candidates
belonging to category of Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) viz. Blindness and Low Vision with disability i.e. Blind (B) or Low Vision (LV), Deaf and Hard of Hearing with disability i.e.
Deaf (D) or Hard of Hearing (HH), Locomotor Disability including Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy
Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims with disability i.e. Both legs affected but not arms (BL)
or Both arms affected (BA) or One leg affected (R or L) (OL) or One arm affected (R or L)
(OA) or Stiff back and hips (cannot sit or stoop) (BH) or Both legs and both arms affected
(BLA) or One leg and One arm affected (OLA) or Cerebral Palsy (CP) or Leprosy Cured
(LC) or Dwarfism (DW) or Acid Attack Victims (AAV) or Muscular Dystrophy (MDy), Autism,
Intellectual Disability, Specific Learning Disability and Mental Illness with disability i.e. Autism
Spectrum Disability (ASD) or Intellectual Disability (ID) or Specific Learning Disability (SLD) or
Mental Illness (MI), Multiple disabilities (MD) i.e. at least two disabilities from the sub-categories
of the disabilities viz. Blind (B)/Low Vision (LV)/Deaf (D)/Hard of Hearing (HH)/Both legs affected
but not arms (BL)/Both arms affected (BA)/One leg affected (R or L) (OL) /One arm affected
(R or L) (OA) or Stiff back and hips (cannot sit or stoop) (BH)/Both legs and both arms
affected (BLA)/One leg and One arm affected (OLA)/Cerebral Palsy (CP)/Leprosy Cured
(LC)/Dwarfism (DW)/Acid Attack Victims (AAV)/Muscular Dystrophy(MDy)/Autism Spectrum
Disability (ASD)/Intellectual Disability (ID)/Specific Learning Disability (SLD)/ Mental Illness
(MI) including deaf- blindness. The post is permanent. Indian Information Service Group- “B”
Gazetted.

Pay Scale: Level- 07 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC.

Age: 30 years. The recruitment to the above vacancies for the post of Senior Grade of Indian Information Service, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is Language based and the language wise break-up of vacancies are as under:-
Sl. No. Language Vacancies Reserved

Hindi 06

English 06

Telugu 01

Marathi 02

Bengali 02

Tamil 02

Kashmiri 01

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

(A) EDUCATIONAL: (i) Degree of a recognized University or
Institute; (ii) Diploma/Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism/Mass Communication from a recognized University/Institution; or Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from a recognized University/Institute; (iii) Candidates must have studied concerned Indian language upto 10th Class.

Note: Direct recruitment to posts in Senior Grade of Indian Information Service shall be made
language-wise. There shall be no category-wise/community-wise reservation for any of the languages.
One can apply for any number of languages and indicate the same in the ONLINE
RECRUITMENT APPLICATION in the order of preference if he/she has studied that language up
to class 10th. (B) EXPERIENCE: Two years’ experience of journalistic, publicity or public relation work in a Government Department/Public Sector Undertaking/Autonomous Organisation/News agency/
Newspaper registered with the Registrar of Newspapers of India/any other Listed Private Organization.
NOTE-I: The 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. NOTE-II: The
qualification(s) regarding experience is/are relaxable at the discretion of the Union Public Service
Commission, for reasons to be recorded in writing in the case of candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes or the Scheduled Tribes, if at any stage of selection the Union Public Service Commission, is of the opinion that sufficient number of candidates from these communities/this community possessing the
requisite experience are not likely to be available to fill up the vacancies reserved for them.

DUTIES: (i)
The officers are required to prepare press notes, publicity materials, editorial material and analysis of Press Comments on current topics, compilation of news bulletins and reporting of news for broadcasting, monitoring of news bulletins by foreign broadcasting stations. (ii) Organising Exhibitions, writing scripts/captions, maintenance of Register on newspapers in India. (iii) Preparation of research/reference paper and background note in the fields of history, economics and current events for use of press, radio, writers etc. HQ: New Delhi. The posts are located in different Media Units/field units of the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting all over the Country and carry liability to serve anywhere in India.

POINTS TO BE REMEMBERED
(I) A CANDIDATE CAN OPT FOR ANY LANGUAGE FOR THIS RECRUITMENT CASE FROM
AMONG THE CHOICES GIVEN. ACCORDINGLY, HIS / HER CANDIDATURE WILL BE CONSIDERED
ONLY FOR THOSE LANGUAGES AS PER THE PREFERENCE INDICATED IN THE ONLINE
RECRUITMENT APPLICATION. HE/SHE SHOULD HAVE STUDIED THAT LANGUAGE UP TO CLASS
10TH. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, CANDIDATE SHALL BE ALLOWED TO CHANGE HIS/HER
PREFERENCE OF LANGUAGES FROM THE ONE MENTIONED IN THE ONLINE APPLICATION AT
LATER STAGE OF RECRUITMENT PROCESS.
(II) CANDIDATES ARE REQUIRED TO ENSURE THAT THEY UPLOAD DOCUMENTS IN SUPPORT
OF ALL THE EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE CLAIMS MADE IN THE ONLINE RECRUITMENT
APPLICATION FORM INCLUDING THE 10TH CLASS MARK SHEET CLEARLY INDICATING
LANGUAGES STUDIED, WHICH SHOULD BE SAME AS THE PREFERENCE OF LANGUAGES
INDICATED IN ONLINE RECRUITMENT APPLICATION. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED WITHOUT
SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS ALONG WITH ONLINE RECRUITMENT APPLICATION, IN SUPPORT OF
THE EDUCATIONAL & EXPERIENCE CLAIMS MADE THEREIN WILL BE REJECTED AS
INCOMPLETE.

(Vacancy No. 21101404409) Twenty-nine vacancies for the post of Junior Time Scale (JTS)
Grade of Central Labour Service (Group ‘A’ Organized Service) consisting of the posts of
Assistant Labour Commissioner (Central)/ Assistant Welfare Commissioner (Central)/ Assistant
Labour Welfare Commissioner (Central)/ Assistant Director, Ministry of Labour & Employment
(SC-05, ST-01, OBC-04, EWS-02, UR-17) (PwBD-02)*.

*Of the twenty-nine vacancies, two vacancies are reserved for candidates belonging to category of Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD). Of the two vacancies, one vacancy is reserved for candidates belonging to category of Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) viz. Deaf and Hard of Hearing with disability i.e. Deaf (D)(provided he/she is able to discharge his duties with hearing aid) or Hard of Hearing (HH) and one vacancy is reserved for candidates belonging to category of Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) viz. Multiple disabilities (MD) i.e. at least two disabilities from the sub-categories of the disabilities viz. Blind(B)/Low Vision(LV)/Deaf(D)**

(provided he/she is able to discharge his duties with hearing aid)/ Hard of Hearing (HH)/Both legs affected but not arms (BL)/One leg affected (R or L) (OL)/ One arm affected (R or L) (OA)/Cerebral Palsy (CP)/Leprosy Cured (LC)/Dwarfism(DW)/Acid Attack Victims (AAV)/Muscular Dystrophy (MDy) including deafblindness .The vacancies are also suitable for candidates belonging to category of Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) viz. Deaf and Hard of Hearing with disability i.e. Deaf (D)(provided he/she is able to discharge his duties with hearing aid) or Hard of Hearing (HH), Multiple disabilities (MD) i.e. at least two disabilities from the sub-categories of the disabilities viz. Blind(B)/Low Vision(LV)/Deaf(D)

(*provided he/she is able to discharge his duties with hearing aid)/ Hard of Hearing (HH)/Both legs affected but not arms (BL)/One leg affected (R or L) (OL)/ One arm affected (R or L) (OA)/Cerebral Palsy (CP)/Leprosy Cured (LC)/Dwarfism(DW)/Acid Attack Victims (AAV)/Muscular Dystrophy (MDy) including deaf- blindness. The post is permanent. Central Labour Service Group- “A” Gazetted.

Pay Scale: Level- 10 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC.

Age: 35 years.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATIONAL: (i) Degree of a recognized University, (ii) Diploma in Social Work or Labour Welfare or Industrial Relations or Personnel Management or Labour Law from a recognized University or Institution. DESIRABLE: Degree in Law from recognized university. NOTE: The 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: The CLS Officers discharge statutory functions in the Central Sphere under various Labour enactments. Their main function includes prevention and settlement of Industrial disputes, enforcement of various Labour Laws and to establish harmonious relation between workers and management. These Officers are notified as Inspectors, Conciliation Officers and Appellate Authorities under the various Acts.

HQ: New Delhi. Any Other Condition: The officers appointed to the service shall be liable to serve anywhere in India or abroad. 5 (Vacancy No. 21101405409) Five vacancies for the post of Youth Officer in National Service Scheme Organisation, Department of Youth Affairs, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports (SC-01, OBC-01, UR-03) (PwBD-01). *Of the five vacancies, one vacancy is reserved for candidates belonging
to category of Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) viz. Locomotor Disability including Cerebral
Palsy, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims with disability i.e. One leg affected (R or
L) (OL) or One arm affected (R or L) (OA) or Leprosy Cured (LC) or Dwarfism (DW) or Acid
Attack Victims (AAV). The vacancies are also suitable for candidates belonging to category of Persons
with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) viz. Blindness and Low Vision with disability i.e. Low Vision
(LV), Deaf and Hard of Hearing with disability i.e. Hard of Hearing (HH), Locomotor Disability
including Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims with disability i.e.
One leg affected (R or L) (OL) or One arm affected (R or L) (OA) or Leprosy Cured (LC) or
Dwarfism (DW) or Acid Attack Victims (AAV). The post is permanent. General Central Service
Group- “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial). Pay Scale: Level- 07 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC. Age: 30
years.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

(A) EDUCATIONAL: (i) Master’s Degree from a recognized
University OR (ii) Degree of a recognized University. (B) EXPERIENCE: (i) Two years’ experience in
organizing programmes relating to youth work or youth welfare including National Cadet Corps or
National Service Scheme or National Service Volunteers Scheme or sports or cultural and educational
activities including camping (along-with Master’s Degree) OR (ii) Four years’ experience in organizing
programmes relating to youth work or youth welfare including National Cadet Corps or National Service
Scheme or National Service Volunteers Scheme or sports or cultural and educational activities including
camping (alongwith Bachelor’s Degree).

NOTE-I: The 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.

NOTE-II: The qualification(s) regarding experience is/are relaxable at the
discretion of the Union Public Service Commission, for reasons to be recorded in writing in the case of
candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes, if at any stage of selection the Union Public Service
Commission, 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.

DUTIES: To
provide assistance to Deputy Programme Adviser/ Assistant Programme Adviser (when posted under
D.P.A/ A.P.A) liaise with the State Governments, universities and other institutions for proper
implementation of National Service Scheme and other youth programmes in the State(s)/ Union Territory
falling under the jurisdiction of the Zonal / Regional Centre and in all other work of the D.P.A/ A.P.A.

HQ:
New Delhi. Liable to serve anywhere in India.

Persons with Benchmark Disabilities.

NOTES:
a) 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 below as well as on the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in.
b) The age limit shown against all items is the normal age limit and the age is relaxable for
SC/STcandidates 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. 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”.
c) A candidate will be eligible to get the benefit of community reservation only in case the particular
caste to which the candidates belong is included in the list of reserved communities issued by the Central
Government. If a candidate indicates in his/her application form that he/she belongs to
SC/ST/OBC/General category but subsequently writes to the Commission to change his/her category,
such request shall not be entertained by the Commission.
d) Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD), 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, Persons
with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) persons can avail benefit of:
(IMPORTANT)
CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF ONLINE RECRUITMENT APPLICATION (ORA)
THROUGH ORA WEBSITE IS 23:59 HRS ON 28.10.2021.
THE LAST DATE FOR PRINTING OF COMPLETELY SUBMITTED ONLINE APPLICATION IS
UPTO 23:59 HRS ON 29.10.2021.
DATE FOR DETERMINING THE ELIGIBILITY OF ALL CANDIDATES IN EVERY RESPECT
SHALL BE THE PRESCRIBED CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISISON OF ONLINE RECRUITMENT
APPLICATION (ORA). THE APPLICANTS ARE ADVISED TO FILL IN ALL THEIR PARTICULARS
IN THE ONLINE RECRUITMENT APPLICATION CAREFULLY AS SUBMISSION OF WRONG
INFORMATION MAY LEAD TO REJECTION THROUGH COMPUTER BASED SHORTLISTING
APART FROM DEBARMENT BY THE COMMISSION.
DATE FOR THE INTERVIEW ON WHICH THE SHORTLISTED CANDIDATE IS REQUIRED TO
BRING THE PRINTOUT OF HIS/HER ONLINE APPLICATION ALONGWITH OTHER
DOCUMENTS AT UPSC SHALL BE INTIMATED SEPARATELY.
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 PwBD 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 PwBD candidates.
e) HEADQUARTERS: At places specifically stated against certain posts, otherwise
anywhere in India.
f) PROBATION:The persons selected will be appointed on probation as per
rule.
INSTRUCTIONS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION TO CANDIDATES FOR RECRUITMENT
BY SELECTION

  1. CITIZENSHIP:
    A Candidate must be either:
    (a) a citizen of India, or
    (b) a subject of Nepal, or
    (c) a subject of Bhutan, or
    (d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of
    permanently settling in India, or
    (e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka or East
    African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(formerly Tanganyika and
    Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently
    settling in India. Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above
    shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of
    India.
    NOTE The application of a candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may
    be considered by the Commission and, if recommended for appointment, the candidate may
    also be provisionally appointed subject to the necessary certificate being issued in his favour by
    the Government of India.
  2. AGE LIMITS: The age limit for the post has been given in the advertisement. For
    certain age concessions admissible to various categories please go through the instruction
    regarding Concessions & Relaxations.
  3. MINIMUM ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: All applicants must fulfill the essential
    requirements of the post and other conditions stipulated in the advertisement. They are advised
    to satisfy themselves before applying that they possess at least the essential qualifications laid
    down for various posts. No enquiry asking for advice as to eligibility will be entertained.
    NOTE-I: The prescribed essential qualifications are the minimum and the mere possession of the
    same does not entitle candidates to be called for interview.
    NOTE-II: IN THE EVENT OF NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS BEING LARGE, COMMISSION
    WILL ADOPT SHORT LISTING CRITERIA TO RESTRICT THE NUMBER OF CANDIDATES TO
    BE CALLED FOR INTERVIEW TO A REASONABLE NUMBER BY ANY OR MORE OF THE
    FOLLOWING METHODS:
    (a) “On the basis of Desirable Qualification (DQ) or any one or all of the DQs if more than one
    DQ is prescribed”.
    (b) On the basis of higher educational qualifications than the minimum prescribed in the
    advertisement.
    (c) On the basis of higher experience in the relevant field than the minimum prescribed in the
    advertisement.
    (d) By counting experience before or after the acquisition of essential qualifications.
    (e) By invoking experience even in cases where there is no experience mentioned either as
    Essential Qualification (EQ) or as Desirable Qualification (DQ).
    (f) By holding a Recruitment Test.
    THE CANDIDATE SHOULD, THEREFORE, MENTION ALL HIS/HER QUALIFICATIONS AND
    EXPERIENCE IN THE RELEVANT FIELD OVER AND ABOVE THE MINIMUM
    QUALIFICATIONS.
    NOTE-III:-
    IMPORTANT
    (i) 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/PwBD-40 marks, out of the total marks of
    interview being 100.
    (ii) 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.
  4. 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/PwBD/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.
    (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.
  5. CONCESSIONS & RELAXATIONS:
    (a) The upper age limit in case of Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned
    Officers including ECOs/SSCOs shall be relaxed by five years subject to the condition that on
    the closing date for receipt of applications the continuous service rendered in the Armed Forces
    by an Ex-Serviceman is not less than six months after attestation. This relaxation is also
    available to ECOs/SSCOs who have completed their initial period of assignment of five years of
    Military Service and whose assignment has been extended beyond five years as on closing date
    and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues certificates that they will be released within 3
    months on selection from the date of receipt of offer of appointment. Candidates claiming age
    relaxation under this para would be required to produce a certificate in the prescribed proforma
    to the Commission.
    NOTE: Ex Servicemen who have already secured regular employment under the Central
    Government. in a Civil Post are permitted the benefit of age relaxation as admissible for ExServicemen for securing another employment in any higher post or service under the Central
    Government. However, such candidates will not be eligible for the benefit of reservation, if any
    for Ex-Servicemen in Central Government. jobs.
    (b) In order to qualify for the concession under (a) above, candidates
    concerned would be required to produce a certificate that they have been released from the
    Defence Forces. The certificate for Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned Officers including
    ECOs/SSCOs should be signed by the appropriate authorities specified below and should also
    specify the period of service in the Defence Forces:-
    (i) In case of Commissioned Officers including ECOs/SSCOs:
    Army: Directorate of Personnel Service, Army Headquarters, New Delhi.
    Navy: Directorate of Personnel Services Naval Headquarters, New Delhi.
    Air Force: Directorate of Personnel Services, Air Headquarters, New Delhi.
    (ii) In case of JCOs/ORs and equivalent of the Navy and Air Forces:
    Army: By various Regimental Record Offices.
    Navy: Naval Records, Bombay
    Air Force: Air Force Records, New Delhi.
    (c) Age relaxation for Central Government employees:
    The upper age limit is relaxable for Central/U.T. Government. Servants up to 5 years as per
    instructions issued by the Government. of India from time to time. (This implies that Scheduled
    Castes/Schedules Tribes category candidates would get maximum 10 years age relaxation
    including 5 years age relaxation meant for their respective categories. Similarly OBC candidates
    would get maximum upto 8 years including 3 years age relaxation meant for OBC category).
    This relaxation will be admissible to Government servants with 3 years continuous service in
    Central Government and working in posts which are in the same line or allied cadre and where
    a relation could be established that the service already rendered in that particular post will be
    useful for the efficient discharge of the duties of the post to which recruitment is being made.
    Decision in this regard will rest with the Commission. A candidate claiming to belong to the
    category of Central Government servant and thus seeking age relaxation under this para would
    be required to produce a Certificate in the prescribed proforma issued after the date of
    advertisement from his/her Employer on the Office letter head to the effect that he/she is a
    regularly appointed Central Government Servant and not on casual/adhoc/daily wages/hourly
    paid/contract basis employee.
    (d) Age relaxation to Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD):
    i) Age relaxation of 10 years (This implies that Scheduled Castes/Schedules Tribes category
    candidates would get maximum 15 years age relaxation including 5 years meant for their respective
    categories. Similarly OBC candidates would get maximum upto 13 years including 3 years age
    relaxation meant for OBC category) in upper age limit shall be allowed to persons suffering from (a)
    blindness or low vision, (b) hearing impairment (c) locomotor disability including cerebral
    palsy,Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims & Muscular Dystrophy, (d) Autism, intellectual
    disability, specific learning disabilit mental illness, (e) Multiple disabilities from amongst persons
    under clauses (a) to (d) in case of direct recruitment to all civil posts/services under the Central
    Government identified suitable to be held by persons with such disabilities, subject to the condition
    that maximum age of the applicant on the closing date shall not exceed 56 years. The age
    concession to the persons with disabilities shall be admissible irrespective of whether the post is
    reserved for persons with disabilities or not, provided the post is identified suitable for the relevant
    category of disability.
    ii) Relaxation of age limit would be permissible to such persons who have a minimum of 40%
    disability.
    iii) If a person with disability is entitled to age concession by virtue of being a Central
    Government employee, concession to him/her will be admissible either as a ‘person with disability’ or
    as a ‘Central Government employee’ whichever may be more beneficial to him/her.
    iv) The above provisions will not be applicable to a post/service for which other specific provision
    regarding age relaxation is made by notification.
    v) The definition of different categories of disabilities, for the purpose of age relaxation, will
    be same as given in DoP&T’s OM No. 36035/3/2004-Estt(Reservation) dated 29th December
    2005.
  6. (A) HOW TO APPLY:
    i) Candidates must apply online through the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in.
    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.
    e) 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.
    g) Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) certificate in prescribed proforma issued by
    the competent authority by Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) eligible for appointment
    to the post on the basis of prescribed standards of Medical Fitness. The Competent Authority to
    issue Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) 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.
    iii) IMPORTANT : 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.
    iv) 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.
    v) After submitting the Online Recruitment Application (ORA), the candidates are required to
    take out a print out of the finally submitted Online Recruitment Application.
    vi) 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”.
    viii) The 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.
    • CENTRAL GOVERNMENT FROM ANY EMPLOYMENT UNDER THEM.
  7. DOCUMENTS/ CERTIFICATES TO BE PRODUCED AT THE TIME OF INTERVIEW.
    The printout of the online application and the following Original Documents/ Certificates
    along with self attested copies and other items specified in the Summon Letter for
    interview are to be produced at the time of interview, failing which the candidate would
    not be allowed to appear in the Interview in which case such candidate will not be entitled
    to receive the Commission’s contribution towards travelling expenses:-
    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 their 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 will
    be considered (in case of Tamil Nadu & Kerala).
    b) Degree/Diploma certificate along with marksheets pertaining to all the academic years 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 will be
    accepted.
    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.
    e) 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.
    g) Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) certificate in prescribed proforma issued by
    the competent authority by Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) persons eligible for
    appointment to the post on the basis of prescribed standards of Medical Fitness. The Competent
    Authority to issue Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) 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) A candidate who claims change in name after matriculation on marriage or
    remarriage or divorce etc. the following documents shall be submitted:-
    i) In case of marriage of women – Photocopy of Husband’s passport showing
    names of spouses or an attested copy of marriage certificate issued by the Registrar of Marriage
    or an Affidavit from husband and wife along with a joint photograph duly sworn before the Oath
    Commissioner;
    ii) In case of re-marriage of women – Divorce Deed/Death certificate as the case
    may be in respect of first spouse; and photocopy of present husband’s passport showing
    names of spouse or an attested copy of marriage certificate issued by the Registrar of Marriage
    or an Affidavit from the husband and wife along with joint photograph duly sworn before the
    Oath Commissioner
    iii) In case of divorce of women – Certified copy of Divorce Decree and Deed
    Poll/Affidavit duly sworn before the Oath Commissioner.
    iv) In other circumstances for change of name for both male and female – Deed
    Poll/Affidavit duly sworn before the Oath Commissioner and paper cuttings of two leading daily
    newspaper in original (One daily newspaper should be of the area of applicants permanent and
    present address or nearby area) and Gazette Notification.
    i) Certificate/ Document in respect of Age relaxation for:
    i) Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned Officers including ECOs/SSCOs in prescribed
    proforma from competent authority.
    ii) Central/UT Government Employees/Servants in prescribed proforma from competent
    authority issued after the date of advertisement.
    iii) Persons seeking age relaxation under special provision/ order.
    j) Persons already in Regular Government service, whether in permanent or temporary
    capacity other than casual/adhoc/daily wages/hourly paid/contract basis are however required to
    submit a declaration that they have informed in writing to their Head of Office/Department that
    they have applied for the selection.
    k) Certificate(s) in respect of claim regarding Professional Registration, Language,
    Publications, NET, GATE, Conference, Internship.
    l) Documentary support for any other claim(s) made.

NOTE I: Date of birth mentioned in Online Recruitment Application is final. No subsequent
request for change of date of birth will be considered or granted.
NOTE II: The period of experience rendered by a candidate on part time basis, daily wages,
visiting/ guest faculty will not be counted while calculating the valid experience for short listing
the candidates for interview.
NOTE III: 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 submitted.

  1. ACTION AGAINST CANDIDATES FOUND GUILTY OF MISCONDUCT:
    Candidates are warned that they should not furnish any particulars that are false or suppress any
    material information in filling up the application form. Candidates are also warned that they
    should in no case correct or alter or otherwise tamper with any entry in a document or its
    attested/certified copy submitted by them nor should they submit a tampered/fabricated
    document. If there is any inaccuracy or any discrepancy between two or more such documents
    or their attested/certified copies, an explanation regarding this discrepancy should be submitted.
    A candidate who is or has been declared by the Commission to be guilty of:
    a) obtaining support of his/her candidature by any means, or
    b) impersonating, or
    c) procuring impersonation by any person , or
    d) submitting fabricated documents or documents which have been tampered with, or
    e) making statements which are incorrect or false or suppressing material information, or
    f) resorting to any other irregular or improper means in connection with his/her candidature
    for the selection, or
    g) using unfair means during the test, or
    h) writing irrelevant matter including obscene language or pornographic matter, in the
    script(s) , or
    i) misbehaving in any other manner in the examination hall, or
    j) harassing or doing bodily harm to the staff employed by the Commission for the conduct
    of their test, or
    k) bringing mobile phone/Communication device in the examination Hall/Interview room.
    l) attempting to commit or, as the case may be, abetting the Commission of all or any of
    the acts specified in the foregoing clauses may, in addition to rendering himself/herself liable to
    criminal prosecution, be liable:
    i) to be disqualified by the Commission from selection for which he/she is a candidate,
    and/or
    ii) to be debarred either permanently or for a specified period:-
    • by the Commission from any examination or selection held by them
    • by the Central Government from any employment under them, and
    iii) if he/she is already in service under Government to disciplinary action under the
    appropriate rules.
  2. OTHER INFORMATION/INSTRUCTIONS:
    a) All candidates whether in Government service or in Government owned industrial or other
    similar organizations or in private employment should submit their applications online directly to
    the Commission. Persons already in Regular Government service, whether in permanent or
    temporary capacity other than casual/adhoc/daily wages/hourly paid/contract basis are however
    required to submit a declaration that they have informed in writing to their Head of
    Office/Department that they have applied for the selection.
    b) The date for determining the eligibility of all candidates in every respect shall be the
    closing date for submitting the Online Recruitment Application on the website
    http://www.upsconline.nic.in.
    c) 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, then
    the candidate is required to produce order/letter in this regard, indicating the Authority (with
    number and date) under which it has been so treated otherwise the Online Recruitment
    Application is liable to be rejected.
    d) Candidates must, if required, attend a personal interview at such place, as may be fixed
    by the Commission. The Commission do not defray the traveling or other expenses of candidates
    summoned for interview. They, however, contribute towards those expenses at a rate
    corresponding to the amount of the Second Class Mail railway fare by the shortest route to the
    place of interview from the Railway Station nearest to the normal place of residence of the
    candidate or from which he actually performs the journey, whichever, is nearer to the place of
    interview, and back to the same station or the amount of Railway fare actually incurred by the
    candidate whichever is less. Details of this will be furnished when they are called for interview.
    e) Commission’s contribution towards the traveling expenses in respect of those candidates
    who are interviewed at Delhi will be paid on the spot on the date of interview itself provided they
    fulfill all the conditions. In respect of those candidates who have been called to be present at
    interviews at places other than Delhi, the same will be sent by Money Order later on. Candidates
    who do not wish to collect contribution towards TA in cash at Commission’s counter can also get
    the same transferred in their respective account. Such candidates will have to submit a cancelled
    cheque along with their TA claims to facilitate the transaction’.
    f) The Summoning of candidates for interview convey no assurance whatsoever that they
    will be selected. Appointment orders to selected candidates will be issued by the Government.
    g) Candidates must be in sound bodily health. They must, if selected be prepared to
    undergo such medical examination and satisfy such medical authority as Government may
    require.
    h) Candidates will be informed of the final result in due course through UPSC website/
    Employment News and any interim enquiries about the result are therefore, unnecessary and will
    not be attended to. The Commission do not enter into correspondence with the candidates
    about reasons for their non selection for interview/appointment.
    i) The Commission may grant higher initial pay to candidates adjudged meritorious in the
    interview.
    j) Canvassing in any form will disqualify a candidate.
    IMPORTANT
    MOBILE PHONES ARE BANNED IN THE CAMPUS OF UPSC EXAMINATION/ INTERVIEW
    HALL
    a) Government strives to have work force which reflects gender balance and women
    candidates are encouraged to apply.
    b) In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their applications, candidature
    etc. candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near gate ‘C’ of its campus in person or
    over Telephone No. 011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543 on working days between
    10.00 hrs and 17.00 hrs.
    Formats of PRESCRIBED PROFORMAE for various certificates have been made available in
    the Commission’s official Website http://www.upsc.gov.in. under Heading Recruitment followed
    by Forms of Certificates(link https://www.upsc.gov.in/recruitment/recruitment-performas)
    Candidates may download the same and fill up accordingly.

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