Recruitment to the post of Scientist/Engineer 'SC' (Electronics, Mechanical and Computer Science)


Department of Space, Government of India



ADVERTISEMENT No. ISRO:ICRB:03:2019 dated 15.10.2019



  1. Indian Space Research Organization/Department of Space Centres/Units are engaged in Research and Development activities in development of Space Application, Space Science and Technology for the benefit of society at large and for serving the nation by achieving self-reliance and developing capacity to design and build Launch Vehicles and Communication/Remote Sensing Satellites and thereafter launch them.
  2. Online applications are invited from meritorious graduates for the following vacancies of Scientist/Engineer 'SC' in Level 10 of Pay Matrix at constituent ISRO Centres (Group 'A' Gazetted posts) and in Autonomous Body (Group 'A' Non-Gazetted posts), as detailed below:

  3. To get the online application form, please click on the Post Name below for which you want to apply for.
    Post CodePost NameNo. of VacanciesVacancies identified for PWBDEducational Qualification
    BE001Scientist/Engineer 'SC' (Electronics)13110 [(5 - OH); (1 - VH); (4 - HH)]BE/ B.Tech or equivalent in First Class with an aggregate minimum of 65% marks or CGPA 6.84/10
    BE002Scientist/Engineer 'SC' (Mechanical)1357 [(1 - OH in legs);(1 - OH); (3 - HH); (2 - VH)]
    BE003Scientist/Engineer 'SC' (Computer Science)5814[ (4 - OH); (2 - OH - one leg); (5 - VH); 3 (HH)
    BE008Scientist/Engineer 'SC' (Electronics) Autonomous Body03--
    OH - Orthopaedically Handicapped - Locomotor Disability/ Cerebral Palsy; VH - Visually Handicapped - Blindness/ Low Vision; HH - Hearing Impairment. Under Post Code No.BE003, out of the 5 VH vacancies, 1 is backlog vacancy
  4. Age Limit: 35 years as on 04.11.2019. Ex-Serviceman and Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PWBD) are eligible for age relaxation as per Govt. of India orders.
  5. How to apply: The application for on-line registration will be hosted in the ISRO website between 15.10.2019 and 04.11.2019. The candidates registered under National Career Services (NCS) portal and fulfilling the eligibility conditions may apply duly following the procedure stated. Applications will be received on-line only. Upon registration, applicants will be provided with an on-line Registration Number, which should be carefully preserved for future reference. E-mail ID of the applicant is to be given in the application compulsorily. The last date for submitting online application is 04.11.2019.
  6. No Objection Certificate: Candidates who are employed under Central/State Government, Public Sector Undertakings, Autonomous Bodies etc. have to submit 'No Objection Certificate' from the employer concerned, duly indicating the name and registration number, to Sr. Administrative Officer (ICRB), ISRO Headquarters, Antariksh Bhavan, New BEL Road, Bengaluru - 560 094, within two weeks of submission of online application, and in any case not later than 18.11.2019.
  7. Application Fee: The Application Fee is Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred Only) for each application. Those candidates desirous to apply for the post of BE008 in SCL, Chandigarh, have to separately remit an application fee of Rs.100/-. Candidates may make the payment 'online' using Internet Banking/Debit Card or 'offline' by visiting the nearest SBI Branch. Candidates after submitting their application can pay application fees immediately or any day before the last date for fee payment which is 06.11.2019. The last date for submitting online application is 04.11.2019. Candidates are, however, advised to make an online payment by 03.11.2019 to avoid any unexpected transaction failures/issues. [Candidates making online payment may kindly note that ISRO shall not be responsible for pending transactions or transaction failures. Candidates may contact their Banks and ensure successful payment of application fee. Candidates may utilize alternative methods of payment (Offline payment) if required. Ensuring a 'successful payment' from the "Payment Status" link in ISRO's website is mandatory for the candidates]. The process followed for each case is shown below:
    1. (1) If a candidate desires to pay the application fee immediately then he/she on submitting an application will be shown a web page displaying registration number. On the same web page, there exists a "Make Payment" button which the candidate may click and follow the payment process as outlined below. (2) If the candidate wants to pay the application fee later, then payment can be made any time before the closure of the advertisement by accessing the "Make Payment" link available on the advertisement page. Candidate has to provide the Registration number, Date of Birth and later click on the "Make Payment" button and follow the payment process as outlined below.
  8. Process for application fee payment: The candidates on clicking the Make Payment button will be redirected to State Bank Multi Option Payments Systems (MOPS) page. The candidate may choose one of the payment modes shown below for making payment.
    • Online mode :
      1. Net Banking: State Bank of India
      2. Net Banking: Other Banks
      3. Debit Card: State Bank of India
      4. Debit Card: Other Banks
      5. Credit Card: State Bank of India
      6. Credit Card: Other Banks
    • Off-line mode :
      • Pre-printed SBI Challan (Candidates should download, print and pay the application fees in cash at any SBI Branch within 3 days of generation of challan or last day stipulated for payment, whichever is earlier). The challan will be valid for the next three days only, from the date of generation. If payment is not made within 3 days the challans, which are older than the specified time will be deemed unsuccessful. However, the candidate may regenerate fresh challan, if required or alternatively, make an online payment.
    Note : (i)Though application fee charged by ISRO is the same across the payment modes the bank charges and taxes may vary. Therefore candidates are required to carefully follow the instructions shown. In the case of Net banking and debit card payments, the candidate on successful payment will be redirected to the ISRO web portal and shown a page displaying transaction details. (ii)During entire payment processing do not click the REFRESH or BACK button, else the session will be aborted. (iii)Please follow the instructions of the banks/payment gateways with respect to the mode of payment (net banking, debit cards, across SBI counters). (iv)Candidates can check Payment status and Print Receipt by visiting the "Payment Status" link available on the advertisement page. In case of pending transactions or transaction failures candidates are advised to contact their Banks and ensure successful payment of application fee.
  9. All Women candidates/Scheduled Castes (SC)/ Scheduled Tribes (ST); Ex-serviceman [EX], Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) and Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PWBD) candidates are exempted from payment of Application Fee. However, after registration of application on-line, the candidates will receive an email regarding the successful submission of the application.
  10. Candidates are advised to check all the fields entered by them online before submitting their applications. Candidates should avoid the submission of multiple applications.
  12. Selection Process: BE/B.Tech or equivalent qualification in first class with an aggregate minimum of 65% marks or CGPA 6.84/10. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria will be shortlisted to appear in the Written Test, which is scheduled to be conducted on 12.01.2020 at twelve venues viz., Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, New Delhi, and Thiruvananthapuram. However, ICRB reserves its right to prescribe a higher cut-off on a need basis. ICRB also reserves its right to cancel any written test center and re-allot the candidates to any other test center. The call letters for the written test to the short-listed candidates will be sent only by e-mail during the last week of December 2019. The written test paper consists of 80 objective type questions carrying equal marks. Based on the performance in the Written Test, candidates will be short-listed for interview, the schedule, and venue of which will be notified by e-mail. The written test is only a first-level screening and written test score will not be considered for the final selection process. Final selection will be based on the performance of the candidates in the Interview and those who secure minimum 60% marks in the interview will be eligible for consideration for empanelment, in the order of merit.
  13. Pay and Allowances: Selected candidates will be appointed as Scientist/Engineer 'SC' in Level 10 of Pay Matrix and will be paid minimum basic pay of Rs. 56,100/- p.m. In addition, Dearness Allowance [DA], House Rent Allowance [HRA] and Transport Allowance are payable as per extant rules on the subject. The employees will be governed by the New Pension Scheme. Further medical facilities for self and dependents, subsidized canteen, limited quarters facility (in lieu of HRA), Leave Travel Concession, Group Insurance, House Building Advance etc are admissible as per Central Government orders.
  14. Other Conditions/Instructions: Candidates may apply for the post against any of the disciplines mentioned in the drop-down menu (Step 3) of the Application form.
    • The appointees against Post Codes BE001 to BE003 are liable to be posted in any of the Centres/Units of the Indian Space Research Organisation/Department of space. They are also liable to be transferred to any such Centre/Unit at any point in time on a need basis. The appointees against Post Code BE 008 will be posted at SCL, Chandigarh
    • The number of vacancies indicated is provisional. ICRB reserves its rights to modify the vacancies at any stage before the date of examination against due notification on the ISRO website.
    • The posts are temporary but likely to continue.
    • Candidates may have to work on round the clock shift basis depending on the functional requirements
    • For details of ISRO Centres/Units, please visit http://www.isro.gov.in/about-isro/isro-centres
    • Candidates attending the interview will be reimbursed to and fro second-class train fare by the shortest route from the city indicated in the on-line application form to the place of interview (change of address and city for the purpose will not be entertained)
    • Candidates have to produce all original documents in proof of details furnished in their applications submitted on-line, at the time of the interview.
    • If any information furnished on-line is found to be false, the candidate will not be interviewed and TA will not be paid.
    • No TA will be paid for attending the Written Test
    • ISRO reserves the right not to fill up all or any of the posts if it so desires.
    • Only Indian Nationals need to apply.
    • In case of any clarification, candidates may refer to the FAQs uploaded on the ISRO website against the advertisement or send their mail to icrb@isro.gov.inQueries about information already available in the Advertisement/FAQs and Frivolous queries will not be replied to either by email or telephone. Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply.
  15. It is the absolute responsibility of the candidate to ensure that he/she fulfills the eligibility criteria as notified and has fully complied with the procedural requirements and time limits stipulated for submission of on-line application and remittance of application fee. Any deviations from the procedures notified would result in cancellation of candidature and no representation on the matter will be entertained.
  16. The Answer Keys will be published on the ISRO Website within three working days of the written test. The candidates may raise objections with valid justifications, if any, within 5 days of publishing the answer keys in the web-site, ONLY through the link that shall be provided after the written test. Objections, if any, received thereafter and through any other modes will not be considered under any circumstances.

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