BARC Scientific Officer Eligibility Criteria 2021: Know Age Limit, Education, Age Relaxation

BARC Scientific Officer Eligibility Criteria 2021: Know Age Limit, Education, Age Relaxation

ByRahul Ranjan  |  Updated on: Aug 31, 2021BARC Scientific Officer result released! Check the detailed qualification, age limit, salary, selection process, notification, syllabus, books, and other important information here.
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BARC Scientific Officer Eligibility 2021

BARC Scientific Officer Eligibility Criteria 2021 - Bhabha Atomic Research Centre has released career opportunities for the post of scientific officer in different departments. The candidates will be undergoing a training session before finally being posted as the BARC Scientific Officer. Candidates should know the complete eligibility criteria so that they can easily apply online for the BARC Scientific Officer recruitment. 

Candidates can know the BARC Scientific Officer eligibility criteria of each branch like BARC EE, ECE, CE, ME, and CSE. Here you can go through the age limit, educational qualification, age relaxation, and other criteria for the BARC Scientific Officer exam. 

Educational Qualification for BARC Scientific Officer for OCES

Candidates can check the eligibility in terms of educational qualifications for different fields by referring to the information given below:

For Physics Discipline

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Physics postgraduate applicants opting to be considered on the basis of a GATE Score should have a valid GATE-2020 or GATE-2021 Score in “Physics‟.
  4. Applicants having B.E./ B.Tech. in “Engineering Physics‟ as a qualifying degree can apply on the basis of a valid GATE-2020 or GATE-2021 Score either in “Physics‟ or in “Engineering Sciences‟

 

For Chemistry Discipline 

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Applicants opting to be considered on the basis of a GATE Score should have a valid GATE-2020 or GATE-2021 Score in “Chemistry‟.

For Biosciences Discipline

  1. 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 minimum of 60%* aggregate marks.
  2. 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.
  3. Applicants opting to be considered on the basis of a GATE Score should have a valid GATE-2020 or GATE-2021 Score in “Life Sciences‟ or in “Biotechnology‟.
  4. Those having M.Sc. with specialization in subjects like Fisheries, Horticulture, Forestry, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Marine Biology, Bioanalytical Sciences, Bioinformatics and Home Science etc and B.E / B.Tech./ M.Tech. in Biotechnology/ Genetic Engineering/ Biomedical Engineering are Not eligible

For Radiological Safety & Environmental Science

  1. B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Sc.(Engg.) / 5-year Integrated M.Tech. in Nuclear Engineering / Nuclear Technology / Nuclear Science & Technology with 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 to applicants belonging to Nuclear Engineering, Physics and Chemistry disciplines (codes 29, 41 and 42) and hence there will not be separate screening test or Selection interview

 

 For Geology Discipline

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Additionally, eligible candidates must have passed Mathematics in Std. XII.
  5. All applicants opting to be considered on the basis of a GATE Score should have a valid GATE-2020 or GATE-2021 Score in “Geology and Geophysics”

Admission to DGFS For BARC Scientific Officer

  • 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-2021 and additionally secure admission for M.Tech./ M.Chem. Engg. starting in the academic year 2021 in select Institutes and in specializations.
  • Confirmation of M.Tech./M.Chem.Engg. admission should be communicated by the third week of November 2021.
  • Securing admission in one of the valid M. Tech. specializations at one of the DGFS Institutes along with Selection for OCES does 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.

Age Limit for BARC Scientific Officer

Candidates can check the table given below to know which candidates are eligible as per their age to appear for the BARC Scientific Officer recruitment 2021:

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

Nationality for BARC Scientific Officer

The candidate has to be a citizen of India only.

BARC Scientific Officer Exam Pattern

  • BARC Exam will be conducted in online mode
  • Online Examination contains only multiple-choice questions (objective type)
  • Paper consists of a total of 100 Questions
  • The total duration of the exam is 2 Hours
  • Each question carries 3 marks
  • 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer (Negative Marking)
  • Physical calculators are prohibited in the BARC exam

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  • The maximum age limit for general category to apply for BARC Scientific Officer exam is 26 years.

  • No, you can not apply.

  • The age limit for SC/ST category for BARC Scientific Officer is 31 years.

  • Yes, candidates from Mechanical engineering background can apply for the BARC Scientific Officer post

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