Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Scientific Assistant Recruitment Notification 2017 FAQs

Dear Readers,

Scientific Assistant in India Meteorological Department

Staff Selection Commission will conduct an open competitive examination for 1102 vacancies for the post of Scientific Assistant in India Meteorological Department, Group "B‟ Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial post.

Date of Computer Based Exam: 20.11.2017 to 27.11.2017
Last Date to Apply Online: 04.08.2017 (till 5:00 pm)

Total Number of Vacancies:1102.
Note: The number of vacancies is tentative and subject to variation.

Pay Scale: Level 6 of the Pay Matrix (Pay Band 2(Rs.9300-34800) plus Grade Pay Rs.4200 in pre-revised scale)

Age Limit: Candidates age should not exceeding 30 years as on 04.08.2017

Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Science (with Physics as one of the subject)/ Computer Science/Information Technology/ Computer Applications or Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from a recognized Institution/University or equivalent.
  1. The qualifying Degree or diploma should be in First Class (60% marks) or 6.75 CGPA on a 10 point scale.
  2. The qualifying Degree or Diploma must be of three (3) years duration after (10+2) examination.
  3. The applicant must have passed 10+2 Examination from a Recognized Board or equivalent in Science with Physics and Mathematics as core subjects.
Essential Educational Qualification Code:-

Educational Qualification Code
Bachelor‟s Degree in Science with Physics as one of the subject 03
Bachelor‟s Degree in Computer Science 04
Bachelor‟s Degree in Information Technology 05
Bachelor‟s Degree in Computer Applications 06
Bachelor‟s Degree (Equivalent) 07
Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering after (10+2) Examination 08
Diploma (Equivalent)after (10+2) Examination 09

Application Fee: Rs.100/- (Rupees One Hundred only)
Note: All women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Physically Handicapped categories are exempted from paying application fee.

Scheme of Examination:

Papers Subject No. of
Marks Duration &
Computer based
General Intelligence &
25 25 120 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 25 25
English language &
25 25
General Awareness 25 25
Computer based
Physics, Computer Science and Information Technology,Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering. 100 100
Total 200 200

There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Part-I& II.

Selection Process: Selection will be made on the basis of Computer Based Exam (Part-I& II).
The Commission will prepare the category-wise Merit List and hand it over to India Meteorological Department, which would declare the final result.

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