UPSC Specialist Gr III, Scientist B, Assistant Zoologist & Other Recruitment 2024 – Apply Online for 121 Posts


Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released a notification for the recruitment of Specialist Gr III, Scientist B, Assistant Zoologist, and other vacancies

If you are eager to secure a prestigious government position, read on to learn more about the application process and eligibility criteria.



    UPSC Specialist Gr III, Scientist B, Assistant Zoologist & Other Recruitment 2024

    Name of the Post:

     Assistant Industrial Adviser          

    Scientist B          

    Assistant Zoologist          

    Specialist Gr III

    Important Dates:

    Last Date to Apply Online: 01-02-2024 at 23:59 PM

    Last Date for Printing of Completely Submitted Online Application: 02-02-2024 at 23:59 PM

    Application Fee:

    For Others: Rs. 25/-

    For Female/ SC/ ST & Other Candidates: NIL

    Payment Mode: Either by remitting the money in any Branch of SBI by cash or by using Visa/Master/Rupay Credit/Debit Card/UPI Payment or by using the internet banking facility of any Bank.

    Age Limit (as of 01-01-2024):

    PostCategoryAge Limit (as of 01-01-2024)
    Assistant Industrial AdviserGeneral (UR)35 Years
    Scientist BGeneral (UR)35 Years
    Assistant ZoologistGeneral (UR)30 Years
    Assistant ZoologistOther Backward Classes (OBC)33 Years
    Assistant ZoologistScheduled Caste (SC)35 Years
    Assistant Scientist BGeneral (UR)45 Years
    Assistant Scientist BOther Backward Classes (OBC)43 Years
    Assistant Scientist BScheduled Caste (SC)40 Years

    Age relaxation is applicable as per the rules. For more details, refer to the official notification.


    Assistant Industrial Adviser: PG/ Degree (Relevant Discipline)

    Scientist B: M.Sc (Relevant Discipline)

    Assistant Zoologist: M.Sc (Relevant Discipline)

    Specialist Gr III: MBBS (Relevant Discipline)

    For more details regarding qualifications, refer to the official notification

    Scale Of Pay:

    PostPay Scale
    Assistant Industrial AdviserLevel- 10 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC
    Scientist BLevel- 10 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC
    Assistant ZoologistLevel- 07 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC
    Specialist Gr IIILevel- 11 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC plus NPA

    *** Other allowances as per central Government rule.

    Vacancy Details:

    PostTotal Vacancy
    Assistant Industrial Adviser01
    Scientist B01
    Assistant Zoologist07
    Specialist Gr III112

    How To Apply:

    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 is taken. For that

    purpose, the applicant may scan the documents/certificates in 200 dpi grey scale. Documents

    like Pay Slips, Resumes, Appointment Letters, Relieving Letters, 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 the 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 about 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 the 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 Certificates should be issued in the 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 the 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 a crucial date.

    g) Certificate of Disability in prescribed proforma issued by the competent authority to

    Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) are eligible for appointment to the post based on

    prescribed standards of Medical Fitness. The Competent Authority to issue a Certificate of

    Disability shall be a Medical Board duly constituted by the Central or 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.

    Mode Of Selection:

    The selection process will be through document verification and Interviews. The guidelines for interviews are mentioned in the official notification. candidates are requested to see point no 7 of the Official notification. 


    Interested candidates are advised to read the full notification before applying online. Ensure that you meet all the eligibility criteria to avoid any complications during the selection process.

    This is a golden opportunity to work with UPSC, contributing to the nation's growth. Don't miss out on this chance! Apply online before the last date and secure your future in the esteemed Union Public Service Commission.