BARC Scientific Officer 2021: Exam Analysis (out), Exam Date (Revised), Salary, Selection Process, Pattern

BARC Scientific Officer 2021: Exam Analysis (out), Exam Date (Revised), Salary, Selection Process, Pattern

ByRahul Ranjan  |  Updated on: Sep 18, 2021BARC Scientific Officer Exam analysis released! Check the detailed qualification, age limit, salary, selection process, notification, syllabus, books, and other important information here.
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Exam Date  -Sep 22, 2021- Sep 27, 2021

BARC Scientific Officer 2021 Latest Updates

BARC Scientific Officer exam 2021 process has begun on 22nd September 2021. Candidates can check the complete exam analysis of the BARC Scientific Officer exam for different branches of different time slots below.

BARC Scientific Officer EE Exam Analysis - 22 September 2021

Earlier, BARC Scientific Officer Admit Card 2021 was released on the official site of BARC. All the candidates who have applied for the BARC Scientific Officer 2021 exam can download the call letter to appear for the CBT. The Screening test for the BARC Scientific Officer is scheduled from 22nd September – 27th September 2021. The download link for BARC Scientific Officer is provided to you below. 

Download BARC Scientific Officer Admit Card 2021

BARC Scientific Officer Exam Slot booking started! Candidates can book their slots from 6th September 3:00 PM to 15th September 2021.

The exam dates for BARC Scientific Officer has been postponed. The exam will now be conducted from 22 September 2021 to 27 September 2021. BARC Scientific Officer admit card will be released soon. The apply online link for BARC Scientific Officer for OCES 2021 and DGFS-2021 is active. The last date to register for BARC scientific officer exam is 7th August while the last date to submit the application form is 9th August 2021. Have a quick revision of the entire civil, EE and EC syllabus by referring to the final mock test video for civil engineering given below.

Apply Online for BARC Scientific Officer 2021 

Latest updates:

  • 22 September 2021: BARC Scientific Officer EE Exam analysis released
  • 17th Sept: BARC Scientific Officer Admit Card 2021 released officially. 
  • BARC Scientific Officer exam date postponed to 22 September 2021 to 27 September 2021
  • You can apply online for BARC scientific officer 2021 recruitment till 7th August 2021.

BARC Scientific Officer Recruitment 2021 Notification

BARC Scientific Officer exam will soon be conducted. Candidates can check the important questions and prepare accordingly to ace the exam. BARC Scientific Officer Exam Slot booking started! Candidates can book their respective slot from 6th September 2021 3:00 PM onwards. Candidates should keep in mind that they should choose the date and slot which is convenient to them so that they can appear for the exam without any hindrance. Earlier, BARC Scientific Officer exam date 2021 has been postponed. The exam was earlier scheduled for 5th September to 12th September. According to the official announcement, the new dates for BARC Scientific Officer is 22 September to 27 September 2021. The admit card for BARC Scientific Officer will be released soon. Earlier, BARC Scientific Officer recruitment notification 2021 was released by Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC), under the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) on the official website. The recruitment for BARC Scientific Officers will be filled for its academic programmes OCES-2021 (Orientation Course for Engineering Graduates and Science Postgraduates) and DGFS-2021 (DAE Graduate Fellowship Scheme for Engineering Graduates and Physics Postgraduates).

Candidates who have done their B. E/B. Tech/B. Sc (Engineering) or 5 years integrated M. Tech course with at least 60% aggregate marks can apply online from 12th July to 7th August 2021. On the other hand, the slot booking for the written test can be done from 20th to 25th August 2021. The detailed notification pdf for BARC scientific officer 2021 recruitment is given below. 

Download BARC Scientific Officer Notification PDF 2021

The selection process for BARC scientific officer is through an online written test or GATE 2020/21 scores followed by an interview. Get complete information for BARC scientific officer recruitment such as eligibility criteria, selection process, syllabus, exam pattern, salary, apply online link here in the subsequent paragraphs.

BARC Scientific Officer Exam Date 2021

BARC has postponed the Scientific Officer exam date 2021. BARC has announced the important dates such as exam date, result date and other dates officially for which more information is given in the table below. 

Events

Dates

Apply online date for BARC Scientific Officer 2021

12th July 2021

Last date to register 

7th August 2021

Last date to submit application form

9th August 2021

BARC Scientific Officer exam slot booking date

6th to 15th September 2021

BARC Scientific Officer exam date 2021

22nd to 27th September 2021

Display of list of candidates short-listed to appear for Interview

21st September 2021

Selection of interview slot for qualified candidates

24th to 28th September 2021

BARC Scientific Officer selection interview date

4th to 29th October 2021

Display of list of candidates selected for Scientific Officer-2021

2nd week of November 2021

Last Date for Selected Scientific Officer-2021

(Candidates willing to give details of M. Tech/ M. Chem. Engineering admission in a DGFS institute)

3rd week of November 2021

List of candidates selected for DGFS-2021

30th November 2021

About BARC Scientific Officer

BARC, or Bhabha Atomic Research Centre conducts recruitment of scientific officers, Group-A Post of Government of India, every year to select dynamic and ambitious candidates for the nation's development in science and technology. Engineering Graduates and Science Postgraduates can register for BARC recruitment for scientific officer posts. The candidates are initially enrolled for the Orientation Course for Engineering Graduates and Science Postgraduates (OCES) and DAE Graduate Fellowship Scheme for Engineering Graduates and Physics Postgraduates (DGFS).

Upon completion of OCES 2021 and DGFS course, they will be recruited as Scientific Officers in one of the DAE units or Atomic Energy Regulatory Board Officers. The candidates are offered attractive packages that helped their career to progress up to the highest echelons. 

How to apply Online for BARC Scientific Officer 2021 Exam?

The application form for BARC scientific officer 2021 exam process is given below here. The procedure to apply for BARC Scientific Officer comprises of 7 steps as discussed below:

apply online for BARC scientific officer exam

Direct Link to Apply for BARC Scientific Officer 2021

Application Fee for BARC Scientific Officer Recruitment

The application fee for BARC scientific officer can be done through online mode only as per the category of the candidates.

Category

Application Fee

General / OBC (Male) candidates

Rs. 500/-

Other category candidates

Exempted

BARC Scientific Officer Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for BARC Scientific officer includes fulfilment of the educational qualifications and age limit as explained below. 

BARC Scientific Officer Age Limit

The upper age limit for BARC scientific officers is given below in the table as per the category of the candidates. 

Category

Age limit

General

26 years

OBC 

29 years

SC/ST

31 years

Dependents of people 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 scientific officers varies as per the degree obtained by the candidates and GATE discipline.

  • B. E/B. Tech/B. Sc (Engineering) or 5 years integrated M. Tech course with at least 60% aggregate marks is required.
  • Candidates who are awaiting their final year results are also eligible to apply. 
  • GATE 2020 and GATE 2021 scores will be accepted if you opt to appear through GATE

Discipline to be Selected in Online Application Form with code

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

GATE Subject

Mechanical Engineering (21)

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Chemical Engineering (22)

Chemical Engineering 

Chemical Engineering 

Metallurgy Engineering (23)

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

Metallurgy Engineering

Electrical Engineering (24)

Electrical Engineering / Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electronics Engineering (25) 

Electrical Engineering / Electronics Engineering / Electronics & Communication Engineering / Electronics & Controls Engineering / Electrical & Electronics Engineering / Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering/

Electronics & Communication Engineering

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

Computer Science / Computer Engineering/ Computer Science & Engineering

Computer Science (CS)/Informational Technology (IT)

Instrumentation/Instrumentation & Controls Engineering (27)

Instrumentation Engineering / Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering/ Instrumentation & Controls

Instrumentation Engineering

Civil Engineering (28)

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

Nuclear Engineering (29)

Nuclear Engineering / Nuclear Technology / Nuclear Science & Technology

Not eligible through GATE

Fast Reactor Technology-M

(30)

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

Mechanical or Chemical Engineering

Fast Reactor Technology- E

(31)

Electrical Engineering / Electronics Engineering / Electronics & Communication Engineering / Electronics & Controls Engineering / Electrical & Electronics Engineering / Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering 

Electrical or Electronics Engineering

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.(Engineering)/5-year Integrated M. Tech. in Nuclear Engineering/ 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

List of ineligible subjects for BARC Scientific Officer

Here is a list of subjects that are unacceptable for BARC scientific officer. 

  • 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

BARC Scientific Officer Salary 2021

Once all the candidates are appointed to the post of scientific officers in BARC, they will be given a salary in the level 10 pay matrix with basic pay being Rs. 56,100. Apart from the salary, the candidates will also be entitled to receive other perks and benefits such as HRA, DA, medical allowance, transport allowance, etc.

The selected candidates will have to sign an agreement and Personal indemnity bond to serve DAE for at least 3 years after completion of the training period. The Indemnity Bond is ₹ 6,78,000 for OCES TSOs and ₹ 13,58,000 for DGFS Fellows.

BARC Scientific Officer Selection Process

The selection process for BARC Scientific Officer comprises of two stages as given below:

Stage1: Online written exam or GATE score

Stage 2: Interviews of the shortlisted candidates

Selection Through Written Exam

The candidates will have to appear for an online exam for BARC scientific officer. The candidates will be selected through a cut off score as per the subject wise. 

Selection Through GATE Score

The alternative to online exam is selection through GATE score of 2020 or 2021. You have the option to chose either selection through online test or GATE score or both as per your eligibility criteria discussed above. 

Interview for BARC Scientific Officer

The candidates who will get the required cut off marks in the written test or GATE score will be called to appear for the interview. You must note that the interview will play an important role in your selection process for the BARC scientific officer exam. 

BARC Scientific Officer Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for BARC scientific officer will have objective multiple-choice questions. tHere will be 100 questions of 3 marks each. A penalty of 1 mark will be there for every incorrect answer by you. You will be equipped with virtual calculators during the online exam.

BARC Scientific Officer Syllabus

The syllabus for BARC scientific officer will be based on the engineering discipline and science streams. The questions will be of the level they have studied in their B. E/B. Tech/M. Sc.

BARC Scientific Officer Admit Card 2021

BARC has released the admit card for the scientific officer on 17 Sept on its official website. You will need to login using your registration number and password to download the call letter. BARC Scientific officer call letter will have the details regarding the exam date, exam venue, exam date, your details, etc in it.

Download BARC Scientific Officer Call Letter

BARC Scientific Officer Result 2021

BARC Scientific Officer Result 2021 will be released as per the stage of the examination, i.e. firstly for the written test and then for the final selection.  The BARC Scientific Officer result for the written test will be released in 15 to 20 days after completion of the online written exam. You can download the BARC Scientific Officer result by visiting the official website of BARC. We will provide you with the direct link to download the BARC scientific officer result here.

List of Books for BARC Scientific Officer Exam

We have provided you with the most recommended books for BARC Scientific Officer exam. These books will be helpful for you to brush up your knowledge for a particular subject.

Book Name

Writer/Publisher

Mechanical Engineering for competitions

R. K Jain

A Handbook for Electronics Engineering

Made Easy Team

Objective Electronics & Telecommunication

M. P Sinha

Mechanical Engineering (Conventional)

R.S. Khurmi

Introduction

to chemical engineering thermodynamics

Joe Mauk Smith

Artificial

Intelligence: A Modern Approach

Peter Norvig

Handbook on Computer Science & IT

ME Team

Introduction to Measurements and Instrumentation

Arun K. Ghosh

Civil Engineering: Conventional and Objective Type

J.K. Gupta

Nuclear

Engineering Handbook

Kenneth D. Kok

Engineering

Materials & Metallurgy

2006

R.K. Rajput,

Introduction

to Physical Metallurgy 1964

Sidney H. Avner

Objective

Electrical Technology

2008

Rohit Mehta

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  • You can apply for the BARC scientific officer 2021 recruitment from 12th July 2021 to 7th August 2021. 

  • BARC scientific officer 2021 exam date is from 22nd to 27th September 2021.

  • The selection process for BARC Scientific Officer is through an online written test/GATE score and interview. 

  • Candidates who have B. E/B. Tech/B. Sc (Engineering) or 5 years integrated M. Tech course with at least 60% aggregate marks or have valid GATE 2020/2021 score and are up to 26 years (General candidates) can apply for BARC scientific officer recruitment.

  • BARC scientific officer will be given a salary in the Level 10 - ₹ 56,100 of the 7th Central Pay Commission Pay Matrix. Thus, the in hand salary of BARC scientific officer at present in Mumbai rate, will be approximately ₹ 95,000.

  • All the General and male candidates (OBC) have to pay Rs. 500 as an application fee for BARC scientific officer 2021 recruitment. 

  • The slot booking date for BARC scientific officer 2021 exam is from 20th to 25th August 2021.

  • No, Ph.D. candidates are not allowed to apply for the BARC scientific officer recruitment. 

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