BARC Scientific Officer Vacancy 2022 - Important Dates

By Mona Kumari|Updated : January 21st, 2022

According to the latest notification from BARC(Bhabha Atomic Research Centre), registration for the posts of Scientific Officers in the  Department of Atomic Energy(DAE) is open for the candidates. Candidates who want to work in the frontier areas of Science and Technology in a world-class facility shall apply for this job. 

The Scientific Officers will join the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Training Schools for the One-year orientation course. After completion of the course, eligible candidates will be allowed to be enrolled for Post-Graduate education programs in the Homi Bhabha National Institute(HBNI).

BARC Scientific Officer Vacancy 2022

BARC has released notification for vacancies of Scientific Officers. This vacancy is for students from the Engineering and Science disciplines. Students after selection will be trained for one year in BARC training schools. 

The courses are called OCES(Orientation Course for Engineering Graduates and SciencePostgraduates) and DGFS(DAE Graduate Fellowship Scheme for Engineering Graduates and Physics Postgraduates). Scientific officers will be recruited in the DAE(Department of Atomic Energy).

Important Dates for BARC Scientific Officer Vacancy 2022

In this section, we will see the important dates for the BARC Scientific Officer vacancy 2022.

  • Registration online: 

First Date: January 17, 2022

Last Date: February 11, 2022

  • Last Date to upload GATE score:

April 13, 2022

  • Exam Date:
April 7, 2022, to April 13, 2022
  • Selection result:

For OCES-2022: August 18, 2022
For DGFS-2022: 2nd week of September 2022

Students can also register themselves for the screening process based on their GATE score. Students who wish to register for that are advised to fill it out before February 11, 2022. No applicants will be entertained by the BARC officials after the mentioned date. 

BARC Scientific Officer Eligibility Criteria

Students falling under the BARC Scientific Officer eligibility criteria can fill out the application form. The eligibility criteria for the BARC Scientific Officer is mentioned below:

  • Students from Engineering disciplines(B.E. / B.Tech / B.Sc (Engineering) / 5-year Integrated M.Tech.) from the mentioned branches with a minimum 60% aggregate marks: ME, CH, MT, EE, EC, CS, IN, CE, NE
  • For Physics/ Chemistry disciplines: M.Sc in the respective discipline along with a minimum 60% aggregate marks. (M.Sc.(by research) and Ph.D. candidates are not eligible for the post.)
  • For Radiological Safety & Environmental Science: Students with above 60% aggregate marks in B.E. / B.Tech / 5-year Integrated M.Tech/  B.Sc (Engineering) in Nuclear Science & Technology/ Nuclear Engineering / Nuclear Technology.
  • For Geology: Minimum 60% aggregate marks in M.Tech or M.Sc. in n Geology / Applied Geology / Applied Geochemistry(Geology at B.Sc)
  • Candidates applying with their GATE Score should have a valid GATE score in GATE-2021 or GATE-2022 in the applied branch. 

Students are advised to check the official notification brochure released on the website for more clarity on the eligibility criteria. 

How to Apply BARC Scientific Officer Vacancy 2022

Students can apply for the Scientific Officer Vacancy 2022 online. To fill out the application form, students are advised to follow the given steps:

Step 1: Visit the official BARC website: 

Step 2: Go to the “Apply Online” link

Step 3: Register using your personal details.

Step 4: Activate the account via OTP delivered to your registered mail or Phone number. 

Step 5: Login via the Candidate login corner.

Step 6: Fill out the application form and submit the application fee.

Step 7: Submit the filled form.

Step 8: Save the unique registration number thus generated. This registration number will be used for further 

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  • Students who fall under the eligibility criteria of the BARC science officer can fill out the application form. After clarifying the exam, the one-year training program will be given to the candidates. On successful completion and falling under the required criteria students will become BARC science officers.

  • No, only students who have completed the engineering degree can take the BARC exam.

  • Yes, students can get recruited in the BAR without GATE also. They need to sit in the examination conducted for the BARC scientific officer.

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