BARC ME Eligibility Criteria 2021: Educational Qualification, Age Limit

BARC ME Eligibility Criteria 2021: Educational Qualification, Age Limit

ByVineet Vijay  |  Updated on: Jul 22, 2021BARC Scientific Officer Mechanical 2021 apply online link is active through its academic programmes OCES-2021 and DGFS-2021. Candidates can download the BARC Scientific Office notification pdf. Check the eligibility criteria, selection process, syllabus, exam pattern, salary here.
BARC Scientific Officer Mechanical 2021 apply online link is active through its academic programmes OCES-2021 and DGFS-2021. Candidates can download the BARC Scientific Office notification pdf. Check the eligibility criteria, selection process, syllabus, exam pattern, salary here.
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BARC ME Scientific Officer Eligibility Criteria 2021

BARC ME eligibility criteria 2021 is explained here for the post of Scientific Officer. All the candidates who are interested to apply for BARC Mechanical 2021 exam must know the educational qualification, age limit, nationality in detail in order to apply. There are a number of subjects that are ineligible for the BARC ME scientific officer recruitment. Therefore, it is advisable to go through the BARC scientific officer eligibility criteria before you begin to apply. We have explained the BARC scientific officer eligibility criteria in detail for GATE and Non-GATE candidates here in detail.

BARC ME Nationality

All the candidates must be citizens of India to apply for BARC scientific officer exam 2021. 

BARC ME Age Limit

The age limit for BARC ME exam as on 1st August 2021 is specified below in the table as per th category of the candidates. 

Category

Age limit

General

26 years

OBC 

29 years

SC/ST

31 years

Dependents of those who died in the riots of 1984

31 years

Persons domiciled in Kashmir Division of erstwhile Jammu & Kashmir State from 01/01/1980 to 31/12/1989

31 years

Physically Challenged persons of all categories

Up to 10 years

BARC Scientific Officer Educational Qualification

The educational qualification for BARC ME scientific officer varies as per the degree obtained by the candidates. Before we inform you of the degree to be obtained to apply for BARC scientific officer 2021 exam, it is important to know the following:

  • You should have completed/awaiting final year result B. E/B. Tech/B. Sc (Engineering) or 5 years integrated M. Tech course with at least 60% aggregate marks. 
  • Candidates who are awaiting their final year results are eligible to apply. 
  • Candidates who are willing to apply through GATE should know that GATE 2020 and GATE 2021 scores are valid. 

The discipline wise educational qualifications for GATE and Non-GATE candidates are given below in the table. 

Discipline to be Selected in Online Application Form with code

Eligible Subject/Discipline in B.E./B.Tech./B.Sc. (Engg.)/5-Year Integrated M. Tech. as awarded by University / Institute

GATE Subject

Mechanical Engg. (21)

Mechanical Engg.

Mechanical Engg.

Chemical Engg. (22)

Chemical Engg. 

Chemical Engg. 

Metallurgy Engg. (23)

Metallurgy / Metallurgy & Materials Engineering / Metallurgy & Materials Science / Metallurgical Engineering / Metallurgical & Materials Engineering / Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science / Materials Science & Engineering

Metallurgy Engg.

Electrical Engg. (24)

Electrical Engineering / Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electronics Engg. (25) 

Electrical Engg. / Electronics Engg. / Electronics & Communication Engg. / Electronics & Controls Engg. / Electrical & Electronics Engg. / Electronics & Instrumentation Engg./

Electronics & Communication Engg.

Computer Sc / Computer Engg / Computer Sc & Engg (26)

Computer Science / Computer Engineering/ Computer Science & Engineering

Computer Science (CS)/Informational Technology (IT)

Instrumentation/Instrumentation & Controls Engg. (27)

Instrumentation Engg. / Electronics & Instrumentation Engg./ Instrumentation & Controls

Instrumentation Engineering

Civil Engg. (28)

Civil Engg.

Civil Engg.

Nuclear Engg. (29)

Nuclear Engineering / Nuclear Technology / Nuclear Science & Technology

Not eligible through GATE

Fast Reactor Technology-M

(30)

B.E./B.Tech./B.Sc.(Engg.)/5-year integrated M. Tech. in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering

Mechanical or Chemical Engineering

Fast Reactor Technology- E

(31)

Electrical Engg. / Electronics Engg. / Electronics & Communication Engg. / Electronics & Controls Engg. / Electrical & Electronics Engg. / Electronics & Instrumentation Engg. 

Electrical or Electronics Engg.

Quality Assurance & Quality Control (32)

Mechanical or Metallurgy / Metallurgy & Materials Engineering / Metallurgy & Materials Science / Metallurgical Engineering / Metallurgical & Materials Engineering / Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science / Materials Science & Engineering

Mechanical or Metallurgical Engineering

Physics (41)

M. Sc. in Physics/Applied Physics or B.E./B.Tech. In Engineering Physics

Physics / Engineering Sciences

Chemistry (42)

M. Sc. in Chemistry 

Chemistry

BioSciences (43)

Masters in Agriculture, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Genetics, Botany, Zoology, Plant Science, Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Food Technology, Animal Science, Life Sciences, Biomedical Sciences and Biosciences 

Life Sciences / Biotechnology 

Radiological Safety & Environmental Science(RSES) (44)

B.E./B.Tech./B.Sc.(Engg.)/5-year Integrated M. Tech. in Nuclear Engg./ Nuclear Technology/ Nuclear Science & Technology or

M.Sc. In Physics / Applied Physics/Chemistry

Physics/Chemistry

Geology (45)

M.Sc. or equivalent M.Tech. in Geology / Applied Geology / Applied Geochemistry or 5- year integrated M.Tech. in Geological Technology.

Geology & Geophysics

Who are Not Eligible to Apply for BARC Scientific Officer 2021?

The following is a list of subjects that are unacceptable or ineligible to be considered for BARC scientific officer recruitment. Candidates having qualifying degrees in the following disciplines are ineligible to apply for BARC ME recruitment. 

  • Candidates who have done M.Sc. (by research) or Ph.D. 
  • Aerospace
  • Automobile
  • Automotive
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Industrial Production
  • Reliability
  • Ceramics
  • Architecture
  • Mining
  • BioMedical Electronics/ Instruments
  • Communication
  • Information Technology
  • Master of Computer Applications
  • Dyes & Dye Intermediates
  • Electrochemical
  • Energy Systems
  • Oils & Fats
  • Paints & Varnishes
  • Petrochemicals
  • Plastics
  • Paper
  • Sugar Technology
  • Textiles
  • Mechatronics
  • Power Engineering
  • Power Plant Engineering
  • Control Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Electronics and Computer Engineering etc

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  • Candidates must have a B. E/B. Tech/B. Sc (Engineering) or 5 years integrated M. Tech course with at least 60% aggregate marks to apply for BARC Mechanical scientific officer 2021 exam.

  • The upper age limit to apply for BARC ME 2021 scientific officer exam is 26 years. 

  • GATE 2020 and GATE 2021 scores are valid for BARC scientific officer 2021 recruitment.

  • Yes, candidates who are awaiting their final year results are eligible to apply for the BARC mechanical scientific officer 2021 recruitment.

  • No, candidates who have done M.Sc. (by research) or Ph.D. are not eligible to apply for BARC ME scientific officer recruitment. 

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