UPSC Recruitment 2024 for Scientist-B, Anthropologist Specialist, and Assistant Executive Engineer

Last date for applying: 11-04-24 ,  Published On: 29-03-2024

UPSC Recruitment 2024 Overview:

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has issued a recruitment notification inviting applications for various positions including Scientist-B, Anthropologist, Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor, Assistant Executive Engineer, Scientist ‘B’ (Civil Engineering), Scientist ‘B’ (Electronics / Instrumentation), and Assistant Director (Safety). The recruitment advertisement was published in the Employment News from March 23 to March 29, 2024.

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UPSC Online Application Link: Apply Here

UPSC Vacancy Details 2024:

The recruitment drive is for a total of 147 vacancies across different positions. The breakdown of vacancies is provided below:

Post NameNumber of Posts
Scientist-B (Mechanical)01
Anthropologist (Physical Anthropology Division)01
Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor (Anesthesiology)48
Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor (Cardio Vascular and Thoracic Surgery)05
Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor (Neonatology)19
Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor (Neurology)26
Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor (Obstetrics & Gynaecology)20
Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)05
Assistant Executive Engineer04
Scientist ‘B’ (Civil Engineering)08
Scientist ‘B’ (Electronics / Instrumentation)03
Assistant Director (Safety)07

UPSC Salary 2024:

  • Assistant Director: Rs. 56100 – 177500
  • Specialist Grade III: Rs. 67700 – 208700
  • Scientist – B: Rs. 56100 – 177500
  • Anthropologist: Rs. 56100 – 177500
  • Assistant Executive Engineer: Rs. 56100 – 177500

UPSC Eligibility Criteria 2024:

  • Scientist-B: Master’s Degree with one year of practical experience OR B.E/B.Tech with 2 years of experience.
  • Anthropologist: Master’s degree in Anthropology with more than fifty per cent papers in Physical Anthropology or Biological Anthropology in the final year examination. Three years of research experience in Anthropology.
  • Assistant Professor: MBBS degree, Post-graduate Degree in the concerned Specialty or Super-specialty, and 3 years of experience.

UPSC Recruitment Highlights:

  • Recruitment Authority: Union Public Service Commission
  • Total Vacancies: 147
  • Mode of Application: Online
  • Application Start Date: March 23, 2024
  • Application End Date: April 11, 2024
  • UPSC Website:

UPSC Recruitment 2024 Application Fee:

  • All Candidates: Rs. 25
  • SC/ST/PwBD/Women candidates: No Fee

Steps to Fill UPSC Application Form:

  1. Visit the Official Website -
  2. Click on the Recruitment button
  3. Click on the Apply tab for Specialist and Other Posts
  4. Read the instructions and fill in the application form. On submission, a unique number will be generated.
  5. Pay the required fees (where applicable)
  6. Download and print the application form for future reference.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about UPSC Recruitment 2024:

What is the application process for UPSC Recruitment 2024?

  • The application process for UPSC Recruitment 2024 is conducted online. Interested candidates can visit the official website at, fill out the application form, and submit it within the specified dates.

When is the application period for UPSC Recruitment 2024?

  • The application period for UPSC Recruitment 2024 is from March 23 to April 11, 2024.

What are the eligibility criteria for the Scientist-B position in UPSC Recruitment 2024?

  • For the Scientist-B position, candidates must possess a Masters Degree and one year of practical experience, or a Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Technology with two years of experience.

What is the salary range offered for various positions in UPSC Recruitment 2024?

  • The salary ranges vary depending on the position. For example, the salary for the Assistant Director position is in the range of Rs. 56,100 to Rs. 1,77,500, while for Specialist Grade III and Scientist-B positions, it is in the range of Rs. 56,100 to Rs. 1,77,500.

How many vacancies are available in UPSC Recruitment 2024?

  • UPSC is filling a total of 147 vacancies for various positions, including Scientist-B, Anthropologist Specialist, Assistant Executive Engineer, and others.

Is there any application fee for UPSC Recruitment 2024?

  • Yes, candidates are required to pay an application fee of Rs. 25. However, SC/ST/PwBD/Women candidates are exempted from paying the fee.

What is the selection process for UPSC Recruitment 2024?

  • The selection process typically involves a written examination followed by an interview. However, the specific selection process may vary depending on the position applied for. Candidates are advised to refer to the official notification for detailed information.