JOB POST: Scientific Officers at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Via OCES-2020 and DGFS-2020: Apply by Feb 3

JOB POST: Scientific Officers at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Via OCES-2020 and DGFS-2020: Apply by Feb 3

BARC Scientific Officer Job
BARC Scientific Officer Job

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Government of India, Dept of Atomic Energy invites applications from Engineering Graduates and Science Postgraduates

  • Who would relish challenges in frontier areas of Science and Technology,
  • Who would like to be part of an expanding program of Nuclear Reactors, Accelerators and Fuel Cycle Technologies,
  • Who would enjoy pursuing innovative research in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biosciences or Geology

to apply for recruitment as Scientific Officers (Group-A post of Government of India) through its academic programs given below.

  1. One-Year Orientation Course for Engineering Graduates and Science Postgraduates for the year 2020-2021 (OCES-2020)
  2. Two-Year DAE Graduate Fellowship Scheme for Engineering Graduates and Physics Postgraduates for the years 2020-2022 (DGFS-2020)



Engineering (BE/B.Tech/B.Sc (Engineering)/5 year M.Tech) in various disciplines.

Age Limit (Age as on August 1, 2020):

a) General Category – 26 years
b) OBC29 years
c) SC/ST–31 years
d) Dependents of those who died in the riots of 1984 (Dep 1984) -31 years
e) Persons domiciled in Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir State from 01/01/1980 to 31/12/1989 (Dom Kashmir) –31 years
f) Physically Challenged persons of all categories are eligible for age relaxation of 10 years

Nationality: Applicant must be a citizen of India

GATE Score:

Applicants opting to be considered on the basis of a GATE score must have a valid GATE-2019 or GATE-2020 Score in the same engineering discipline as the qualifying degree discipline.

Full details about eligibility are given in the notification below.

Selection Process

Screening for Selection Interview is through two alternative channels:

(a) Online Screening Test: It will be conducted in nine Engineering disciplines and in four Science disciplines at more than forty cities
spread across India. The Online Screening Test for OCES/DGFS-2020 will be held in March/April, 2020. Travel Allowance is not paid for appearing in it.

(b) GATE Score: Candidates will be screened in for Selection Interview on the basis of a valid GATE-2019 or GATE-2020 Score.

Cut-off GATE scores for screening into Selection Interviews will be decided only after the Online Test has concluded and candidates are therefore advised to maximize their chances of being screened into the Selection Interview stage by availing both of the screening avenues detailed above.

Screening in of applicants in Nuclear Engineering will be only through the Online Test.

Students graduated/graduating with a Masters Degree from University of Mumbai – Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CBS) and National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar in the academic year 2018-2019/2019-2020, and whose Cumulative Grade Performance Average (CGPA) is greater than or equal to 7.5 on a scale of 10 will directly be screened into the Selection Interview stage, provided they meet all other eligibility requirements of the OCES/DGFS-2020 program.

Selection Interviews of short-listed candidates in all disciplines except Geology will be conducted at the BARC Training School, Mumbai. Interviews in Geology will be held in Hyderabad. Outstation applicants travelling for Interview will be paid to-and-fro AC-III tier normal train fare by shortest route or actual fare, whichever is less.

Selection Interviews are tentatively scheduled to be held in May-June, 2020.

The list of candidates short-listed for Selection Interview will be posted on the Online Application Portal in the second half of April, 2020. Short-listed candidates will be able to choose an Interview slot, based on availability, on the Online Application Portal, in the last week of April, 2020. Final Selection is solely on the basis of performance in Selection Interview, subject to medical fitness.

How to apply

Apply online at this page.

Important Dates

Launching of Online Application Portal for OCES/DGFS-2020: 6th January, 2020
Last date for Online Application: 3rd February, 2020
Online Test: 13th – 19th March, 2020
Last date for candidates to upload their GATE-2020 score: 1st April, 2020
Display of List of candidates short-listed for Interview on Online Application Portal: 15th April, 2020
Availability based option on Online Application Portal to select Interview Slot for qualified candidates: 17th – 21st April, 2020
Selection Interviews: 14th May – 13th June, 2020
Display of List of Candidates finally selected for OCES2020 on Online Application Portal: Last week of June, 2020
Last Date for Selected OCES-2020 Candidates desirous of DGFS to give details of M.Tech/ M.Chem.Engg. admission in a DGFS institute:
5th July, 2020
Declaration of List of Persons Selected for DGFS-2020 on Online Application Portal: 2nd week of July, 2020.

Click here for the official notification. 



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