UPSC Recruitment 2021 – Apply Online for 46 Assistant Director, Senior Grade of Indian Information Service, Research Officer Vacancy

UPSC Recruitment 2021: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the job notification regarding filling of Assistant Director, Senior Grade of Indian Information Service, Research Officer Job Vacancies. The Government organization invites Online application from eligible candidates have Diploma, M.Sc, Master.Degree qualifications. These 46 Assistant Director, Senior Grade of Indian Information Service, Research Officer Vacancies are Across India. The eligible candidates can apply for the post through Online from 24.07.2021 to 13.08.2021.

UPSC Recruitment 2021 – Highlights

  • Organization Name : Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
  • Post Name : Assistant Director, Senior Grade of Indian Information Service, Research Officer
  • Job Type : Central Govt
  • Advt.No : 09/2021
  • Recruitment Type : Direct
  • Vacancies : 46
  • Job Location : Across India
  • Salary : As per norms
  • Mode of Application : Online
  • Application Start : 24.07.2021
  • Last Date : 13.08.2021

Job Details Descriptions
Important Dates : UPSC Recruitment 2021

  • Starting Date to Apply : 24 July 2021
  • Last Date to Apply : 13 August 2021
  • Online Application Submission : 12 August 2021

Vacancy Details : UPSC Recruitment 2021

  1. Assistant Director in Central Fertilizer Quality Control and Training Institute (CFQCTI) : 03
  2. Assistant Director in (Weed Science) in Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine and Storage : 01
  3. Research Officer in the Regional Implementation Offices : 08
  4. Senior Grade of Indian Information Service in Ministry of Information and Broadcasting : 34

Note: Direct recruitment to posts in Senior Grade India Information Service Group ‘B’ (Gazetted) shall be made language-wise.


Age Limit : UPSC Recruitment 2021

  1. Assistant Director in Central Fertilizer Quality Control and Training Institute (CFQCTI) : 35 years
  2. Assistant Director in (Weed Science) in Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine and Storage : 35 years
  3. Research Officer : 30 years
  4. Senior Grade of Indian Information Service : 30 years

Salary Details : UPSC Recruitment 2021

  1. Assistant Director in Central Fertilizer Quality Control and Training Institute (CFQCTI) : Level-10 in the Pay Matrix 7th CPC
  2. Assistant Director in (Weed Science) in Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine and Storage : Level-10 in the Pay Matrix 7th CPC
  3. Research Officer : Level-07 in the Pay Matrix 7th CPC
  4. Senior Grade of Indian Information Service : Level-07 in the Pay Matrix 7th CP

Application Fees : UPSC Recruitment 2021

  • The candidates need to pay Rs.25/- as an application fee and SC/ ST/ /PwBD/ Women candidates are exempted from payment.


Qualification : UPSC Recruitment 2021

1. Assistant Director in Central Fertilizer Quality Control and Training Institute (CFQCTI)

  • Master’s Degree in Chemistry with specialization in Inorganic or Organic or Analytical Chemistry or M.Sc. (Agriculture) with specialization in Soil Science or Agriculture Chemistry of a recognized University or Institute recognized by the Central Government or State Government.
  • EXPERIENCE: Three years’ experience in analytical work in the field of fertilizers. 

2. Assistant Director in (Weed Science) in Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine and Storage

  • M.Sc Degree in Agricultural (Agronomy) with specialization in Weed Science or M.Sc Degree in Botany with Weed Science as a subject from a recognized University or Institution.
  • EXPERIENCE: Three years practical experience in the field of Weed Science or Weed Control.

3. Research Officer

  • Master’s degree of a recognised University in Hindi with English as compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level; or Master’s degree of a recognised University in English with Hindi as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level; or Master’s degree of a recognised University in any subject other than Hindi or English with Hindi medium and English as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of an examination at the degree level; or Master’s degree of a recognised University in any subject other than Hindi or English with English medium and Hindi as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of an examination at the degree level; or Master’s degree of a recognised University in any subject other than Hindi or English with Hindi and English as a compulsory or elective subject or either of the two as a medium of an examination and the other as a compulsory or elective subject at the degree level

4. Senior Grade of Indian Information Service

  • (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;
  • EXPERIENCE: Two years’ experience of journalistic, publicity or public relation work in a Government Department/Public Sector Undertaking/Autonomous Organization/News agency/Newspaper registered with the Registrar of Newspapers of India/any other Listed Private Organizations.

For more detailed information check the official notification.


Selection Process : UPSC Recruitment 2021

  • Recruitment Test
  • Interview

How to Apply : UPSC Recruitment 2021

If you are interested and found yourself eligible for Assistant Director, Senior Grade of Indian Information Service, Research Officer, click on the apply online link given below. Then, find the appropriate option and fill up the form. You can apply online from 24 July 2021 to 13 Aug 2021. 
Follow the steps given below to Apply Online

  • Open the official website www.upsc.gov.in.
  • Find the Assistant Director, Senior Grade of Indian Information Service, Research Officer Job Notification in the “Recruitment / Career / Advertising Menu” and click on it.
  • Download the official notification from the link provided at the end.
  • Read the Full Notification. carefully and check your eligibility criteria.
  • Register yourself on www.upsc.gov.in with your e-mail ID, if not registered already. The Applicants must ensure that while filling their Application Form, they are providing their valid and active e-mail IDs and mobile numbers, which should not be changed till selection procedure is over.
  • ‘Log–in’ with the registered E-mail ID and Click on “Current Opportunities”.
  • Visit the Online Official Online Application / Registration link below.
  • Fill in the required details correctly without any mistakes.
  • Upload all required documents in the format and size mentioned in the notification.
  • After verifying that the registered details are correct, then submit.
  • Next, if Combined Medical Service Exam requires an application fee, make the payment as per the notification mode. Otherwise, go to the next step.
  • Take a printout of it and keep it safe
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