UPSC Recruitment 2018 -21 Economic Officer Posts Notification

UPSC Recruitment :

UPSC Recruitment 2018 2019 | UPSC invites Online Application for the post of 21 Assistant Agricultural Marketing Adviser (Group-I), Economic Officer, Assistant Director (Cost), Senior Artist Posts. UPSC Assistant Director, Economic Officer Jobs Notification 2018 Released. UPSC invites on-line applications for appointment in following Assistant Director, Economic Officer post in Union Public Service Commission. Opening Date and time for Submission of Application is 27.10.2018 and end up by 15.11.2018. You can check here UPSC Recruitment Eligibility Criteria, Pay Scale, Application Fee/Exam Fee, UPSC Selection Process, How to apply, UPSC Syllabus, UPSC Question Paper, UPSC Admit Date Release Date, UPSC Exam Date, UPSC Result Release Date & other rules are given below… Aspirants are requested to go through the latest UPSC job recruitment 2018 fully, before applying to this job

Name of The Organization
Union Public Service Commission
Name Of the Posts Economic Officer Posts
No of Posts 21
Job Category Central Govt Jobs
Application Mode Online Process
Job Location All Over India
Starting Date 27.10.2018
Last Date 15.11.2018
Official Website

Name of the Post & No of Vacancies:

  • UPSC Invites Applications for the Following Posts
SI No Name of Post No. of Post
01 Assistant Agricultural Marketing Adviser (Group-I) 05
02 Economic Officer 01
03 Assistant Director (Cost) 10
04 Senior Artist 05
Total 21

Eligibility Criteria :

  • As per the recent UPSC notification 2018, the eligibility details like Educational Qualification & Age Limit for the Assistant Director, Economic Officer job has given below.

Educational Qualification:

SI No Name of Post Qualification
01 Assistant Agricultural Marketing Adviser (Group-I) Masters Degree in Agriculture including one or more disciplines i.e. Agricultural Economics or Agricultural Marketing or Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation or Agricultural Extension Education or Agricultural Statistics or Agricultural Communication or Agri-business or Agricultural Engineering or Post Harvest Technology or Food Science Technology or Food Processing or Post Harvest Management or Cold Chain Logistics or Horticulture or Masters Degree with Botany or Economics or Commerce with Economics or Maths or Statistics or Business Administration from a recognised University. Note-1 Qualifications are relaxable at the discretion of the Union Public Service Commission, for reasons to the recorded in writing, in the case of candidates otherwise well qualified. B. EXPERIENCE Three years’ experience in the field of Agricultural Marketing including Cooperative Marketing.
02 Economic Officer Post graduate degree in Economics or Applied Economics or Business Economics or Econometrics from a recognised University / Institute. Note Qualification are relaxable at the discretion of the Union Public Service Commission for reason to be recorded in writing, in case of candidates otherwise well qualified.
03 Assistant Director (Cost) A qualification recognized for enrolment in the Register of Members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India or of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. Clarification – Candidates are eligible for enrolment in the register of Member of the respective Institute after they have passed the Final examination of Chartered Accountancyor of Cost Accountancy conducted by the respective Institute). Note -Qualifications are relaxable at the discretion of the Union Public Service Commission for reason to be recorded in writing in case of candidates otherwise well qualified. Note-2 Recruitment to the post of Assistant Director(Cost) shall be made by direct recruitment on the basis of selection to be made by the commission.
04 Senior Artist Degree or Diploma in Fine Art or Commercial Art from a recognized University / Institution or equivalent. Note – Qualifications are relaxable at the discretion of the Union Public Service Commission in case of candidates otherwise well qualified. B. EXPERIENCE 2 years’ experience of Commercial Art in an advertising agency or a firm of standing or a Government Organization OR 3 years’ experience in layout work in colour, black & white including preparation of illustrations, designs, etc. for magazines, pamphlets, folders, etc.

Age Limit:

Name of Post Age Limit
For Gen/ UR Candidates (For Post 1 – 40 years)

(For Post 2, 3 – 35 Years)

(For Post 4 – 30 Years)

  • The Upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years for SC/ST; 3 years for OBC, 10 Years for Persons with Disabilities (15 years for SC/ST PWD’s & 13 years for OBC PWD’s) and for Ex-S as per Govt. of India rules. Candidates Relaxation in Upper Age limit will be provided as per Govt. Rules. Go through UPSC official Notification 2018 for more reference

Salary Details:

SI No Name of Post Pay scale
01 Assistant Agricultural Marketing Adviser (Group-I) Rs.5200 – 20200/- with Grade Pay Rs.1900/-
02 Economic Officer Rs.44900 – 142400/-
03 Assistant Director (Cost) Rs. 56100-177500/-
04 Senior Artist Rs. 44900-142400

 Selection Procedure:

  • UPSC may follow the following process to select the candidates.
1. Written Exam
2. Interview

Application Fee/Exam Fee: 

Name of the Community Fee Details
Gen/ OBC Rs.25/-
ST/SC/Ex-s/PWD Nil
Pay the Examination Fee through Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking or Pay Offline

How to apply ?  

  • Candidates satisfying the above eligibility conditions Use Following Procedure Given Below to Apply Online:

Step 1: Log on to UPSC Careers Page at official website to

Step 2: Eligible candidates are advised to open Notification

Step 3: Read the Advertisement carefully to be sure about your eligibility

Step 4: Click on “Click here for New Registration”, if you are a new user.

Step 5: Fill your Academic Qualification & Other Related Information as per the instructions

Step 6: Ensure the information provided is correct

Step 7: Complete the Registration & Click on “Submit” & Make Payments

Step 8: Take a print out of online application for future use.

Important Dates: 

Important Dates
Starting Date for Submission of Application 27.10.2018
Last date for Submission of Application 15.11.2018
Last Date for Payment of Application Fees 15.11.2018
Date of Examination Jan/Feb 2019

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