UPSC Biology Scientific Officer

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UPSC Biology Scientific Officer – MSc & BTech Apply Online. MSc & BTech candidates with the required qualifications can apply for the Scientific Officer job at UPSC. UPSC Recruitment Latest. Interested and eligible applicants can check out all of the details on the same below –

Hey, check out all of the possible interview questions and answers to these questions below for a Junior Scientific Officer (Biology) vacancy at UPSC.

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ADVERTISEMENT NO.12/2023
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

Name of the Post – Junior Scientific Officer (Biology)

No. of Posts – 04

Vacancy Number – 23061205224

Ministry/Administration – Ministry of Home Affairs

Department/Office – Directorate of Forensic Science Services

Organisation – Central Forensic Science Laboratory

Age – Not exceeding 30 years as on normal closing date. Relaxable for regularly appointed Central/U.T. Govt. servants upto 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.’

Probation – TWO YEARS

Headquarters – Headquarters is at New Delhi with Laboratory at Chandigarh, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Kamrup (Assam), Pune & Bhopal. In connection with performing the duties, the officer may be required to serve in any part of India.

Other Details – The post is General Central Service, Group ‘B’, Gazetted, Non-Ministerial. The post is permanent.

Pay Scale – Level – 07 (Rs.44,900 – 1,42,400/-) in Pay Matrix as per CCS (R.P.) Rules, 2016. (Total emoluments excluding T.A. & HRA at the time of initial appointment will be Rs.44,900/- p.m. plus DA as applicable per month approximately).

Essential Qualification (s)

A. Educational –

  • Masters Degree in Botany or Zoology or Microbiology or Biotechnology or Biochemistry or Physical Anthropology or Genetics or Forensic Science with Botany or Zoology as one of the subjects during all the three years of Bachelor of Science level from a recognised university.
    OR
  • B.E or B. Tech. in Biotechnology from a recognised university.

B. Experience – Three years experience in research and analytical work in the field of Biology in any Central and State Organisation or recognised institute or university or forensic science laboratories under Central Govt. and State Govt.

Desirable Qualification (s) – Experience of working in a forensic science laboratory.

Duty(ies)

Crime Case Examination, giving evidence in the Court of Law, Crime Scene Examination, providing guidance to the junior scientific staff for case analysis, R&D activities on Forensic Activities and imparting training in the respective field of forensic specialization to the trainees from different investigating agencies / forensic science labs and other organizations.

Any Other Conditions

  1. Leprosy Cured persons are suitable for the post of Junior Scientific Officer (Biology) in CFSLS subject to the condition that their upper limbs are functioning normally.
  2. Acid attack victims are suitable for the post of Junior Scientific Officer (Biology) in CFSLS provided that their vision and hearing have not been impaired.

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How to Apply

NOTES –

  1. 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.
  2. The age limit shown against all items is the normal age limit and the age is relaxable for
    SC/ST candidates for up to 5 years and up to 3 years for OBC candidates in respect of vacancies reserved for them. SC/ST/OBC candidates have to produce a caste certificate in the 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”.
  3. 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.
  4. Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD), as indicated against the 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 for such posts by a 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 the benefit of -i) Reservation and other Concessions & Relaxations as permissible under the rules only
    when the 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 the degree of physical disability is 40% or more and the posts are suitable for PwBD candidates.
  5. In cases, where a sufficient number of eligible Physically Handicapped candidates are
    not available for interviews for posts exclusively reserved and identified as suitable for them, the experience qualification may be relaxed (up to 50 % ) so as to get an adequate number of candidates as per laid down norms. This applies to years of experience and not the nature of experience.

APPLICATION FEE

  1. 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 the net banking facility of the SBI or by using a visa/master credit/debit card.
  2. 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.
  3. Applications without the prescribed fee would not be considered and summarily rejected. No representation against such rejection would be entertained.
  4. Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstance nor can the fee be held in reserve for any other examination or selection.
(IMPORTANT)
ONLINE RECRUITMENT APPLICATIONS (ORA) ARE INVITED FOR DIRECT
RECRUITMENT BY SELECTION THROUGH WEBSITE http://www.upsconline.nic.in TO
THE ABOVE POSTS ARE FROM 24-06-2023.CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF ONLINE RECRUITMENT APPLICATION (ORA)
THROUGH ORA WEBSITE IS 23:59 HRS ON 13-07-2023. 
THE LAST DATE FOR PRINTING OF COMPLETELY SUBMITTED ONLINE
APPLICATION IS UP TO 23:59 HRS ON 14-07-2023.
THE DATE FOR DETERMINING THE ELIGIBILITY OF ALL CANDIDATES IN EVERY RESPECT SHALL BE THE PRESCRIBED CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF THE 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.
THE DATE FOR THE INTERVIEW ON WHICH THE SHORTLISTED CANDIDATE IS REQUIRED TO BRING THE PRINTOUT OF HIS/HER ONLINE APPLICATION ALONG WITH OTHER DOCUMENTS AT UPSC SHALL BE INTIMATED SEPARATELY.

 

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Hey, check out all of the possible interview questions and answers to these questions below for a Junior Scientific Officer (Biology) vacancy at UPSC.
  1. Can you explain your experience in conducting research and analytical work in the field of biology? How have you applied your expertise in a forensic science laboratory setting?

Answer: I have three years of experience conducting research and analytical work in the field of biology. During this time, I have worked in a forensic science laboratory, where I have performed various tasks such as crime case examination, crime scene examination, and analysis of biological evidence. I have also provided guidance to junior scientific staff, conducted R&D activities, and delivered training in forensic specialization. My experience in a forensic science laboratory has allowed me to apply my biological knowledge to real-world forensic investigations.

  1. Describe your experience with crime case examination and providing evidence in the Court of Law. How do you ensure accuracy and reliability in your findings?

Answer: I have hands-on experience in crime case examination, where I have analyzed biological evidence and provided expert opinions in the Court of Law. To ensure accuracy and reliability, I follow established forensic protocols, maintain a chain of custody for the evidence, and use validated scientific methods. I document my findings meticulously, including the techniques used, observations made, and conclusions drawn. I am also prepared to present and defend my findings during cross-examinations, ensuring that the evidence presented is accurate and reliable.

  1. Can you discuss your experience in conducting R&D activities in the field of forensic biology? How have your research efforts contributed to advancements in forensic science?

Answer: Throughout my career, I have actively engaged in R&D activities in the field of forensic biology. These activities involve exploring new techniques, developing improved methodologies, and staying updated with the latest advancements in the field. My research efforts have contributed to advancements in forensic science by enhancing the accuracy and efficiency of forensic analyses, identifying new markers and technologies for evidence analysis, and improving the overall understanding of biological evidence in criminal investigations.

  1. How do you approach training and guiding junior scientific staff in the field of forensic biology? Can you provide an example of your mentoring experience?

Answer: When training and guiding junior scientific staff, I believe in fostering a supportive and collaborative environment. I provide clear instructions, demonstrate proper techniques, and encourage questions and discussions. I assign practical tasks and gradually increase their responsibilities as their skills develop. For example, in my previous role, I mentored a junior scientist in DNA analysis techniques. I guided them through the process, ensured their understanding of the underlying principles, and supervised their work until they gained proficiency and independence.

  1. Have you worked with any specific forensic science laboratory techniques or technologies? How do you stay updated with the latest developments in forensic science?

Answer: Yes, I have worked with various forensic science laboratory techniques and technologies specific to biology. These include DNA analysis techniques, serological testing, microscopy, and other relevant methods. To stay updated with the latest developments, I regularly attend forensic science conferences, participate in workshops and training programs, and read scientific journals and publications. I also engage in discussions with colleagues and experts in the field to exchange knowledge and stay informed about emerging techniques and advancements in forensic biology.

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1 COMMENT

  1. Dear Mam/Sir
    I am in my final semester of M.Sc. will I be eligible to apply for this post I am really interested in this field. My queries are I don’t have experience and I doesn’t belong to Forensic science background.
    Can u please guide me I hoping for your reply

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