BARC Scientific Officer Eligibility Criteria 2022: Age Limit, Qualification

BARC Scientific Officer Eligibility Criteria 2022: Age Limit, Qualification

ByRahul Ranjan  |  Updated on: Mar 25, 2022
BARC Result 2022 has been released. BARC Scientific Officer Eligibility 2022 will tell about all the required parameters that will make the aspiring candidates eligible for the BARC Scientific Officer exam.
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BARC Result 2022 has been released. The BARC Scientific Officer eligibility criteria 2022 was released by the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre along with the official notification of the recruitment on its official website. The eligibility criteria are released for the candidates to check and apply for the same accordingly. In order to establish whether or not they are eligible to apply for the exam, candidates must first understand the BARC Scientific Officer eligibility criteria 2022. 

A candidate must check the BARC Scientific Officer eligibility criteria 2022 before appearing for the examination. We've also included the age restriction and educational requirements for taking the exam. Candidates can go through the following sections to know about the BARC eligibility criteria.

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BARC Scientific Officer Eligibility Criteria 2022

BARC Scientific Officer eligibility criteria 2022 was released by the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre for the post of scientific officer in different departments. The candidates will be undergoing a training session before finally being posted as Scientific Officer. Candidates should know the complete BARC eligibility criteria so that they can easily apply for the BARC Scientific Officer recruitment exam

We have provided the BARC Scientific Officer eligibility criteria for branches like EE, ECE, CE, ME, and CSE. Here candidates can go through the age limit, educational qualification, age relaxation, and other criteria for the exam. 

BARC Scientific Officer Eligible Disciplines

There are various disciplines that fall under the BARC Scientific Officer eligibility such as Electrical, Mechanical, Metallurgical, Chemical, and a lot more. Further, we have provided detailed information about the eligible subjects along with their codes in the table listed below.

Code

Discipline to be Selected in Online Application Form under which candidate wishes to apply

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

GATE Subject

ME(21)

Mechanical

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

CH(22)

Chemical

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

MT(23)

Metallurgical

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

Metallurgical Engineering

EE(24)

Electrical

Electrical Engineering/ Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Electrical Engineering

EC(25)

Electronics

Electrical Engineering/ Electronics Engineering/ Electronics & Communication Engineering/ Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering/ Electronics & Controls Engineering/ Electrical & Electronics Engineering/ Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering/ Instrumentation & Controls Engineering.

Electronics & Communication

Engineering.

 

CS(26)

 

Computer Science

Computer Science/ Computer Engineering/ Computer Science Engineering

Computer Science & Information Technology

 

IN(27)

 

Instrumentation

Instrumentation Engineering/ Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering

Instrumentation Engineering

CE(28)

Civil

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

NE(29)

Nuclear Engineering

Nuclear Engineering/ Nuclear Technology/ Nuclear Science

Not eligible through GATE

FRT-M

(30)

Fast Reactor Technology

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

Same as qualifying degree discipline i.e., Mechanical or Chemical

FRT-E(31)

Fast Reactor Technology

B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Sc (Engineering)/ 5-year integrated M. Tech. in Electrical Engineering/ Electronics Engineering/ Electronics & Communication Engineering/ Electronics & Controls Engineering/ Electrical & Electronics Engineering/ Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering.

Same as qualifying degree discipline i.e., Electrical or Electronics Engineering

BARC SO Eligibility Educational Qualification

We have provided the BARC educational qualification for various disciplines. Candidates can check the eligibility in terms of educational qualifications for different fields by referring to the information given below:

For Physics Discipline- Candidates must have an M.Sc. in Physics / Applied Physics with Physics and Mathematics at B.Sc. or at subsidiary and/ or ancillary level in case of 5-year integrated M.Sc. or B.E./ B.Tech. in Engineering Physics with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in the qualifying degree.

  • M. Sc. candidates (other than those applying with a 5-year integrated M.Sc. degree) must additionally have a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in B.Sc.
  • Physics postgraduate applicants opting to be considered on the basis of a GATE Score should have a valid GATE-2021 or GATE-2022 Score in “Physics‟.
  • Applicants having B.E./ B.Tech. in “Engineering Physics‟ as a qualifying degree can apply on the basis of a valid GATE-2021 or GATE-2022 Score either in “Physics‟ or in “Engineering Sciences”.

For Chemistry Discipline-  Candidates must have an M.Sc. in Chemistry with Physics up to B.Sc. or at subsidiary and/or ancillary level in case of 5-year integrated M.Sc. and Mathematics at Std. XII or at B.Sc. or at subsidiary and/or ancillary level in case of 5-year integrated M.Sc., with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in M.Sc.

  • All candidates (other than those applying with a 5-year integrated M.Sc. degree) must additionally have a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in B.Sc.
  • Applicants opting to be considered on the basis of a GATE Score should have a valid GATE-2021 or GATE-2022 Score in “Chemistry”.

For Biosciences Discipline- Candidates must have an M.Sc. 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 with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in M.Sc. as well as in B.Sc. (except for 5-year integrated M.Sc.); or B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Sc. (Tech) only in Food Technology with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks.

  • M.Sc. applicants should have studied one out of Physics or Chemistry or Biochemistry or Agriculture Chemistry as a subject at the B.Sc. stage or at subsidiary and/or ancillary level in case of 5- year integrated M.Sc.
  • Applicants opting to be considered on the basis of a GATE Score should have a valid GATE-2021 or GATE-2022 Score in “Life Sciences‟ or in “Biotechnology‟.
  • Those having M.Sc. with specialization in subjects like Fisheries, Horticulture, Forestry, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Marine Biology, Bioanalytical Sciences, Bioinformatics, and Home Science, etc. 
  • B.E / B.Tech./ M.Tech. in Biotechnology/ Genetic Engineering/ Biomedical Engineering are not eligible.

For Radiological Safety & Environmental Science- The candidate must have a B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Sc.(Engg.)/ 5-year Integrated M.Tech. in Nuclear Engineering/ Nuclear Technology/ Nuclear Science & Technology with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks or M.Sc. in Physics/Applied Physics or Chemistry with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks with Physics and Chemistry up to B.Sc. or at subsidiary and/or ancillary level in case of 5-year integrated M.Sc.

  • Eligible M.Sc. candidates must have passed in Mathematics at Std. XII or at B.Sc. or at subsidiary and/or ancillary level in case of 5-year integrated M.Sc.
  • All science postgraduate candidates (other than those applying with a five-year integrated M.Sc. degree) must additionally have a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in B.Sc. RSES is an additional Training Scheme option for applicants belonging to Nuclear Engineering, Physics, and Chemistry disciplines (codes 29, 41, and 42), and hence there will not be a separate screening test or Selection interview.

For Geology Discipline- Candidates must have an M.Sc. or equivalent M.Tech. in Geology / Applied Geology/ Applied Geochemistry with Geology at B. Sc. or at subsidiary and/or ancillary level in case of 5-year integrated M.Sc., or 5-year integrated M.Tech. in Geological Technology.

  • Eligible candidates must have two subjects out of Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry up to B.Sc. or at subsidiary and/or ancillary level in case of 5-year integrated M.Sc./5-year integrated M.Tech., with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in M.Sc./M.Tech.
  • All eligible candidates (other than those applying with a 5-year integrated M.Sc./ M.Tech. degree) must have a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in B. Sc. also.
  • Additionally, eligible candidates must have passed Mathematics in Std. XII.
  • All applicants opting to be considered on the basis of a GATE Score should have a valid GATE-2021 or GATE-2022 Score in “Geology and Geophysics”.

BARC Admission to DGFS

Candidates having a qualifying degree in the Engineering disciplines (ME(21), CH(22), MT(23), EE(24), EC(25), CS(26), IN(27) & CE(28)) or in Physics (PH(41)) and who meet the corresponding eligibility criteria listed above are eligible to apply for DGFS provided they are selected for OCES-2022 and additionally secure admission for M.Tech./ M. Chem. Engineering starting in the academic year 2022 in select Institutes and in specializations.

Securing admission in one of the valid M. Tech. specializations at one of the DGFS Institutes along with selection for OCES do not guarantee the award of a DGFS Fellowship as DGFS is offered as per the needs of DAE’s programs and only to the most meritorious candidates as per Selection Interview performance.

BARC SO Eligibility Age Limit

In order, to satisfy the BARC age limit a candidate must check the table given below to know their eligibility to appear for the recruitment process. A candidate is not allowed to write the exam even if he/ she exceeds the limit by one day. 

Category

Age Limit

General Category

26

OBC

29

SC/ST

31

Dependents of those who died in the riots of 1984 (Dep1984)

31

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

31

BARC Scientific Officer Exam Eligibility FAQs

  • The BARC Scientific Officer eligibility criteria 2022 is divided into sections such as age limit and educational qualification of the candidate. A candidate must fall under these criteria in order to be considered for the examination.

  • The category-wise BARC age limit 2022 for the eligible candidates is provided below.

    • General- 26 years
    • OBC- 29 years
    • SC/ ST- 31 years
  • Yes, a candidate in order to fall under the BARC eligibility criteria 2022 must have a bachelor's degree in the relevant field. Candidates must have obtained B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Sc. (Engineering) to be eligible for the recruitment. 

  • According to the BARC educational qualification, a candidate must have obtained B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Sc. (Engineering) with a minimum aggregate of 60% to be eligible for the exam.

  • Yes, candidates from Mechanical Engineering background can apply for the BARC Scientific Officer post. Here, mechanical engineers are responsible for the design, analysis, testing, metallurgy, and production part.

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