April 15, 2021


upsc scientist recruitmentUPSC Scientist Recruitment 2020: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is inviting online applications for the post of Scientists, Junior Scientists, Lecturers & Sub-Editors. All the interested candidates who are eligible may apply online.

Detail of Vacancies

Post wise detail of vacancies in UPSC Scientist Recruitment 2020:
Post NameNo. of Vacancies
Scientific Officer01
Junior Scientific Officers14
Lecturer (Physiotherapy)02
Lecturer (Prosthetics and Orthotics)03
Lecturer (Vocational Guidance)02
Total Vacancies24

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification
Post NameEducational Qualification
Scientific Officer
Master’s Degree in Botany or Pharmacy
Junior Scientific OfficersMaster’s Degree in Relevant Field
Lecturer (Physiotherapy)Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy
Lecturer (Prosthetics and Orthotics)Master’s Degree in Prosthetics and Orthotics
Lecturer (Vocational Guidance)Master’s Degree in Psychology
Sub-EditorBachelor’s Degree in Law
Age Limit
  1. Scientific Officer : Upper age limit 35 Years
  2. Junior Scientific Officers : Upper age limit 30 Years
  3. Lecturer (Physiotherapy) : Upper age limit  35 Years
  4. Lecturer (Prosthetics and Orthotics) : Upper age limit 35 Years
  5. Lecturer (Vocational Guidance) : Upper age limit 35 Years
  6. Sub-Editor : Upper age limit 30 Years


Pay Scale offered for these posts in UPSC Scientist Recruitment 2020:

  1. Scientific Officer: Level-10 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC
  2. Junior Scientific Officers: Level-8 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC
  3. Lecturer (Physiotherapy): Level-10 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC
  4. Lecturer (Prosthetics and Orthotics): Level-10 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC
  5. Lecturer (Vocational Guidance): Level-10 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC
  6. Sub-Editor: Level-7 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC

Selection Process

  • Selection for the posts in UPSC Scientist Recruitment 2020 will be done on the basis of Shortlisting of candidates followed by Examination (if required) and Interview.

How to Apply

  • Interested and eligible candidates have to apply online from official website of UPSC  for these posts in UPSC Scientist Recruitment 2020 notification.
  • Application Fee: ₹25/- for Gen/OBC/EWS and exempt for Female/SC/ST/PwBD Candidates. Fee to be paid online.
  • Last Date to submit application: 27-08-2020

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