UPSC Recruitment 2024, Notification released for over 300 vacancies, Check Educational qualifications, Age Limit

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is India’s foremost central recruitment agency, responsible for filling all Group ‘A’ officer vacancies under the Government of India. Each year, the UPSC conducts the Civil Services Examination (CSE) to fill numerous positions in the All India Services and various Central Civil Services. For the 2024 cycle, the UPSC IAS Exam notification has been released, announcing 1,255 vacancies for Group A and Indian Forest Service (IFS) positions. There is good news for aspiring candidates: the last registration date for the UPSC CSE Exam 2024 has been extended to March 6, 2024. Those who missed the initial deadline can now submit their completed application forms through the official UPSC website.

UPSC Recruitment 2024

The detailed notification for the UPSC CSE 2024, covering the Indian Administrative Services and Forest Service Examination, has been uploaded on the official UPSC website ( For comprehensive information about the exam, which is crucial for effective and smooth preparation, candidates must review the UPSC Notification 2024 PDF. You can access the complete details by clicking the links provided below.

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is now accepting applications for various positions, including Deputy Superintending Archaeological Chemist, Deputy Superintending Archaeologist, Civil Hydrographic Officer, Specialist Grade III, and Assistant Professor in Forensic Medicine, among others.

Eligible candidates can apply online at the official UPSC website,, until June 13, 2024.

UPSC Recruitment 2024, Notification Vacancy Details

  • Deputy Superintending Archaeological Chemist in Archaeological: 4 Positions
  • Deputy Superintending Archaeologist in Archaeological: 67 Positions
  • Civil Hydrographic Officer, Integrated Headquarters (Navy), Directorate of Civilian Personnel: 4 Positions
  • Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor (Forensic Medicine): 6 Positions
  • Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor (General Medicine): 61 Positions
  • Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor (General Surgery): 39 Positions
  • Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor (Paediatric Nephrology): 3 Positions
  • Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor (Paediatrics): 23 Positions
  • Specialist Grade-III (Anaesthesiology): 2 Positions
  • Specialist Grade-III (Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy): 2 Positions
  • Specialist Grade-III (General Medicine): 4 Positions
  • Specialist Grade-III (General Surgery): 7 Positions
  • Specialist Grade-III (Obstetrics and Gynaecology): 5 Positions
  • Specialist Grade-III (Ophthalmology): 3 Positions
  • Specialist Grade-III (Orthopaedics): 2 Positions
  • Specialist Grade-III Oto-Rhino-Laryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat): 3 Positions
  • Specialist Grade-III (Paediatrics): 2 Positions
  • Specialist Grade-III (Pathology): 4 Positions
  • Specialist Grade-III (Psychiatry): 1 Position
  • Deputy Central Intelligence Officer (Technical) (DCIO/Tech) in Intelligence Bureau: 9 Positions
  • Assistant Director (Horticulture): 4 Positions
  • Assistant Director Grade-II (IEDS) (Chemical): 5 Positions
  • Assistant Director Grade-II (IEDS) (Food): 19 Positions
  • Assistant Director Grade-II (IEDS) (Hosiery): 12 Positions
  • Assistant Director Grade-II (IEDS) (Leather & Footwear): 8 Positions
  • Assistant Director Grade-II (IEDS) (Metal Finishing): 2 Positions
  • Engineer & Ship Surveyor-cum-Deputy Director General (Technical): 2 Positions
  • Training Officer (Women Training) – Dress Making: 5 Positions
  • Training Officer (Women Training) – Electronic Mechanic: 3 Positions
  • Assistant Professor (Urology): 1 Position

Eligibility Criteria For UPSC Recruitment 2024

Educational Qualifications: It’s important to note that the educational qualifications required may vary for each position mentioned above. Hence, the UPSC advises all applicants to ensure they meet the essential requirements and other conditions specified in the advertisement. Applicants must possess at least the essential qualifications prescribed for the respective positions. The Commission emphasizes that no inquiries seeking advice on eligibility will be entertained. Detailed qualifications for each position can be found in the notification provided below.

Age Limit: The age criteria differ for each position. Candidates are encouraged to refer to the notification for specific details regarding the age limit.

How to Apply For UPSC Recruitment 2024

  1. Visit the official website at
  2. Complete the One-Time Registration (OTR) process by entering the necessary credentials.
  3. Navigate to the application tab and fill in the required details.
  4. Ensure all documents mentioned in the notification are submitted.
  5. Pay the applicable application fee.
  6. After completing the form, submit it and download a copy for future reference.

UPSC Recruitment PDF

UPSC Recruitment 2024 Selection Process

The UPSC outlines that in the event of a large number of applications, the commission will employ a shortlisting process to limit the number of candidates called for interview to a manageable figure. To achieve this, one or more of the following methods may be utilized:

  1. Based on Desirable Qualification (DQ): Candidates may be shortlisted based on possession of Desirable Qualifications (DQ), or any combination thereof if multiple DQs are specified.
  2. Higher Educational Qualifications: Candidates with higher educational qualifications than the minimum required in the advertisement may be given preference.
  3. Greater Experience in Relevant Field: Preference may be given to candidates with more extensive experience in the relevant field than the minimum specified in the advertisement.
  4. Consideration of Experience: Experience may be counted either before or after the acquisition of essential qualifications.
  5. Utilization of Experience: Experience may be considered even in cases where it is not explicitly mentioned as either an Essential Qualification (EQ) or a Desirable Qualification (DQ).
  6. Conducting a Recruitment Test: A Recruitment Test may be conducted, with weightage generally allotted in a 75:25 ratio for marks obtained in the test and marks obtained in the interview, respectively, to determine final merit.

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