Vacancy Details

Vacancy Number 23071304208
Post  Scientist ‘B’ (Ballistics)
Ministry/Administration  Ministry of Home Affairs
Department/Office  Directorate of Forensic Science Services
Organisation  Central Forensic Science Laboratory

Number of Posts and Reservation

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Post Description

Pay Scale   Pay Level – 10 (Rs. 56,100/- - 1,77,500/-) in Pay Matrix as per CCS (R.P.) Rules, 2016. (Total emoluments excluding T.A. & HRA at the time of initial appointment will be Rs.56,100/- plus DA as applicable per month approximately)
Age   Not exceeding 35 years as on normal closing date. Relaxable for regularly appointed Central Govt. /UT Govt. servants upto five years as per the instructions issued by the Govt. of India from time to time. For age concession applicable to some other categories of applicants, please see relevant paras of the ‘Instructions and Additional Information to Candidates for Recruitment by Selection.’
Essential Qualification (s)   A EDUCATIONAL

Masters degree in Physics or Mathematics or Applied Mathematics or Forensic Science with Physics or Mathematics as one of the subjects during all the three years of Bachelor of Science from a recognised University or Institute.

Note Qualifications are relaxable at the discretion of the Union Public Service Commission, for reasons to be recorded in writing, in case of candidates otherwise well qualified.


Three years experience of analytical methods and research therein in the field of Ballistics from a government recognised organization or institution.
Desirable Qualification (s)   One year experience of working in forensic science laboratory under the Central or State Government/ Union Territory administration after obtaining the minimum prescribed educational qualification.
Duty(ies)   Crime Case Examination, giving evidences in the Court of Law, Crime Scene Examination, providing guidance to the junior scientific staff for case analysis, R&D activities on Forensic Science and imparting training in the respective field of forensic specialization to the trainees from different investigating agencies / forensic science labs and other organizations.
Probation   TWO (02) YEARS
Headquarters   Head Quarter is at New Delhi with Laboratories at Chandigarh, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Pune, Kamrup (Assam) & Bhopal. In connection with performing the duties, the officer may be required to serve in any part of India.
Other Details   The post is General Central Service, Group ‘A’, Gazetted, Non-Ministerial. The post is permanent.
Any Other Conditions   1. Leprosy cured persons are suitable for the post of Scientist ‘B’ (Ballistics) in CFSLs subject to the condition that upper limbs are functioning normally. 2. Acid Attack victims are suitable for the post of Scientist ‘B’ (Ballistics) in CFSLs provided that their vision and hearing have not been impaired.
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