Scientist Position in India, Ministry of Science & Technology
Designation/Position- Scientist Position in India
The Department of Biotechnology, India invites application for Scientist Position in India from eligible and interested candidates
About- The Department of Biotechnology invites applications for the post of Scientist ‘C’, Group ‘A’ Gazetted Post (Non-Ministerial and Scientific) to be filled on direct recruitment basis. The details for Scientist Position in India are as under:
1. NO. OF POSTS : 27(UR-15; OBC-7; SC-04; ST-01)
(Note: The number of posts to be filled may vary. The Department reserves the right to fill vacancies arising subsequent to this advertisement under this recruitment process till the validity date of the panel of recommended candidates in the main list or waiting list. The Department also reserves the right to cancel the recruitment without assigning any reason)
2. PAY LEVEL – 11 (Rs.67700-208700/-)(erstwhile Pay Band -3, Grade Pay-6600/-)
Research/Job Area- Life Sciences, Veterinary Science, Biotechnology or relevant area
Location- Ministry of Science & Technology, The Department of Biotechnology
Only Indian candidate can apply.
Upper age limit is 40 year (reservation applied according to norms)
Minimum Educational Qualifications:
Following qualifications are prescribed for all candidates:
Master of Science in Life Sciences or Bachelor of Veterinary Science or Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery or Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Technology in the field of Biotechnology from a recognized University.
Doctor of Philosophy in Life Sciences or MD or Master of Veterinary Science or Master of Technology in the field of Biotechnology
from a recognized University
Experience: (after acquiring essential qualifications, except for
departmental candidates) FIVE years
The selection process for the selection to the post of ‘Scientist-C’ in the Department of Biotechnology will be a two stage process consisting of a written test and interview test. Details of which are as below:
A. WRITTEN TEST: shall consist of two papers namely PAPER-I and PAPER-II.
Paper will be bilingual in English and Hindi only.
a. PAPER-I: (100 questions) maximum marks 200: Duration: 120 minutes (160 minutes for blind candidates accompanied by scribe and cerebral palsy candidates with locomotor disability where dominant (writing) extremity is affected to the extent of slowing the performance of function (minimum of 40% impairment) and shall be compulsory for all candidates and shall consist of objective type multiple choice questions in the field of general knowledge including current affairs, elementary maths (class X level), comprehension, Reasoning, analytical ability and general sciences.
b. PAPER-II: (100 Questions) maximum marks 200: Duration: 120 minutes (160 minutes for blind candidates accompanied by scribe and cerebral palsy candidates with locomotor disability where dominant (writing) extremity is affected to the extent of slowing the performance of function (minimum of 40% impairment) and shall consist of objective type multiple choice questions.
The paper will consist of Three parts namely PART-A (Life Sciences); PART – B (Medical and Veterinary Sciences); PART – C (Engineering in the field of BioTechnology).
Candidates will be required to attempt only one part which must be relevant to their subject field. The questions will be of Graduate level of Universities in India.
B. INTERVIEW: maximum marks 100 (Qualifying criteria: 20%) (Only five times the number of vacancies in a particular category will be called for interview on the basis of order of merit formed on the basis of total number of marks obtained in written examination subject to clearing the qualifying criteria.
C. Grand Total: maximum marks: 500 (Selection will be done in order of merit based on the marks obtained in the written test and interview. However, the department will have the discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all (Written and Interview)
EXAMINATION CENTRES: Delhi, Hyderabad, Pune, Bhubaneshwar and Thiruvananthapuram
FEES: All candidates (except female/SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability) are required to pay a (non-refundable) fees of Rs.1500/-(One thousand five hundred only). They should mention the voucher details/transaction details while filling their online applications.
How to Apply-
Candidates are required to apply online by using the following
Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the said link.
Brief Instructions for filling up the “Online Application Form” are given in Appendix-I. The applicants in Government/Semi Government Organisation/Public Sector Undertakings/Autonomous Organisations
must also upload NOC of their employers.
The applications received without the recommendations/NOC of their Employers shall be treated as invalid/ineligible.
For Contact- In case of any guidance/ information/ clarification regarding their applications, candidature etc. Candidates can contact over Telephone No. 011-24362363 on working days between 10.00 Hours and 1700 Hours. You can also send email to [email protected] for any clarification.
Last Date for Apply– 28 February 2019