UPSC Recruitment 2024: eligibility criteria, qualifications, application process.

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UPSC Recruitment 2024: eligibility criteria, qualifications, application process.

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced recruitment for the role of Library and Information Assistant, with one vacant seat available. Successful candidates will receive a monthly salary ranging from Rs. 35,400 to Rs. 1,12,400 as per Level 06 of the Pay Matrix. The engagement is on a deputation basis for an initial period of three years, extendable as per DOP and T guidelines.

Age Limit and Eligibility Criteria

Candidates applying for UPSC Recruitment 2024 must not exceed 56 years of age. Additionally, they should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Library and Information Science from a recognized University or Institute.

Application Procedure

To apply, eligible candidates must complete the online application process through the official UPSC website. Alongside the online submission, candidates are required to send their duly filled application form, as attached with the official notification, along with necessary documents to Shri K. N.Bhutia, Under Secretary, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069. It’s crucial to ensure timely submission, as applications received after the due date will be rejected.

Detailed Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Officials of Central Government, State Government, Union Territories, Semi-Government, Recognized Research Institutions, Universities, Public Sector Undertakings, Autonomous, or Statutory Organizations are eligible.
  • They should either hold analogous posts on a regular basis or have six years of regular service in the grade in Level-05 of the pay matrix or equivalent.
  • Educational qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in Library and Information Science from a recognized University or Institute, along with two years of professional experience in a relevant field.
  • Desirable qualifications include a Diploma in Computer Application from a recognized university or institute.


Application Deadline

The deadline for submitting online applications is 60 days from the date of publication in Employment News. Interested candidates are advised to thoroughly review the official notification (Advertisement No. A.35020/05/2022-Admn.II) available on the UPSC website before proceeding with their applications.


Final Note

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