UPSC Recruitment 2021

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UPSC Recruitment 2021: Notification issued for the posts for 249 vacancies

All the interested candidates can apply for the positions online at until February 11, 2021.

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released an official notification for the recruitment of 249 posts including various posts such as Junior Technical Officer, Assistant Director, Assistant Professor (Forensic Medicine), Assistant Professor (Public Health) etc. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for these positions online through the official website until February 11, 2021.

UPSC Recruitment 2021: Posts

The UPSC 2021 recruitment drive is being held to fill a total of  249 vacancies which includes the 116 vacancies for Data Processing Assistant, 80 for Assistant Public Prosecutor, 12 for Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor (Social and Preventive Medicine or Community Medicine), 7 each for Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor(Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation), and Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor (Radio Therapy), 6 each for Junior Technical Officer, Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor (Forensic Medicine), and Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor (Urology), 5 for Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor (Public Health), 2 posts for Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor (Surgical Oncology), and only 1 for Assistant Director (Fishing Harbour), and again a single post for Lecturer (Medical Social Work).


Number of Vacancies

Junior Technical Officer


Assistant Director (Fishing Harbor)


Assistant Professor (Forensic Medicine)


Assistant Professor (Public Health)


Assistant Professor (Surgical Oncology)


Assistant Professor (Community Medicine)


Assistant Professor (Physical Medicine)


Assistant Professor (Radio Therapy)


Assistant Professor (Urology)


Lecturer (Medical Social Work)


Assistant Public Prosecutor


Data processing assistant


Total number of posts


UPSC 2021: Application Fee

According to the official notice, No fee exemption is given to Gen/OBC/EWS male candidates and they need to pay the full prescribed fee. Male applicants need to pay an application fee of Rs. 25 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. On the other hand, no fee is charged for SC/ST/PH/Women candidates of any community.

General and OBC

 Rs 25

All other categories and women

 no fee

UPSC 2021: Eligibility Criteria

Junior Technical Officer- Candidate should possess Bachelor of Technology (Oil Technology) or Bachelor of Engineering (Oil Technology) degree from a recognized University or Institute.

Assistant Director (Fishing Harbor) – Candidate applying for the post must possess a degree in civil engineering from a recognized university or institute.

Lecturer (Medical Social Work) – Applicant must have master’s degree in social work specialized in Medical and Psychiatric Social Work or Family and Child Welfare or Generic from a recognized university.

Age Requirement:



For Junior Technical Officer, Assistant Public Prosecutor, Data Processing Assistant

 30 years

For Assistant Director (Fishing Harbor), Lecturer (Medical Social Work)

 35 years

For Remaining posts

 40 years


UPSC 2021: Application Process

Applicants need to apply online through the official website of the Commission till 11 February 2021.

For more updates related to educational qualification or requirement, candidates are suggested to check the official notification.


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