BARC Scientific Officer Selection Process 2022 - Schedule, Procedure

BARC Scientific Officer Selection Process 2022 - Schedule, Procedure

ByRahul Ranjan  |  Updated on: Feb 7, 2022BARC Scientific Officer selection process consists of a written test that should be cleared. There is another process by which candidates can work as BARC Scientific Officer is through GATE scores.
BARC Scientific Officer selection process consists of a written test that should be cleared. There is another process by which candidates can work as BARC Scientific Officer is through GATE scores.
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BARC Scientific Officer selection process consists of a written test and interview round that should be cleared. Bhabha Atomic Research Center released a notification for the start of the online application process for the BARC Scientific Officer on 17th January 2022. Candidates preparing for the BARC Scientific Officer 2022 are advised to go through the BARC Scientific Officer selection process 2022 in order to understand the structure of the exam. Information from applying for the exam to the final selection process, we have explained all in detail here. 

BARC Scientific Officer Selection Process 2022

BARC Scientific Officer recruitment 2022 has been announced and the exam is going to be conducted in April. The selection process for being appointed as BARC Scientific Officer must be clear to all those who are interested in the BARC scientific officer exam.  Candidates aspiring to appear for this opportunity should be thorough with the BARC Scientific Officer selection process. The selection process for BARC Scientific Officer is carried out in two stages. Each stage needs to be cleared by the candidates. The final result is complied based on the performance in both stages. 

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BARC selection process comprises two main stages

  • Screening to short-list candidates
  • Selection Interviews of the short-listed candidates

The candidates are shortlisted for the interview based on their scores in the BARC online examination. However, there are some cases where the candidates are considered on their GATE score. 

BARC SO Selection on Online Examination

Candidates who are eligible to apply for the BARC Scientific Officer should know the following details about the BARC Scientific Officer selection process:

  • The online examination is going to be conducted in September 2022 in each of the nine Engineering disciplines and four Science disciplines in more than forty cities all across India.
  • For appearing in the online exam, there is not any travel allowance.
  • Candidates have to prepare a certain set syllabus to clear the written exam for the BARC Scientific Officer exam.
  • Students who apply for the online examination can choose their exam centres and the date & time of the session in which they are willing to appear for the online test, based on the availability.
  • And the allocation of slots is done on the basis of first-come, first-served.
  • The candidate, who appears in the BARC online exam will be awarded a BARC online examination score.
  • Shortlisting of candidates for the interview will be done on the basis of this score.

BARC Scientific Officer Exam Pattern

Here is the complete BARC SO exam pattern for candidates to check and know more about the exam. It is evident that the mode of the BARC Exam will be online. The complete exam pattern of the BARC SO exam is:

  • BARC Scientific Officer online examination consists only of multiple-choice questions i.e, objective type
  • The total number of questions is 100 with each question of 3 marks. 
  • The total duration of the BARC online examination is 2 Hours
  • There is a negative marking of 1/3rd of a questions mark i.e, One mark deduction for each wrong answer.
  • Physical calculators are not permitted in the BARC Online Examination, virtual calculators are granted use.

BARC SO Selection on the GATE Score

Candidates can get recruited in the BARC SO post with a successful GATE score. The selection process based on the GATE score for BARC SO is:

  • The screening process is done on the basis of a valid GATE score 2022 in the concerned GATE subject.
  • In case the applicant has a degree in 'Nuclear Engineering' then they will be screened only based on Online Examination.
  • The GATE cutoff scores for the screening interview will be concluded after the completion of the online exam. 

BARC Scientific Officer Selection Process: Interview

The interview of shortlisted candidates is conducted in Mumbai except for Geology and Geophysics. And geology & geophysics will be conducted in Hyderabad. The applicants who belong to the outstation will be paid a two-way fare for a normal AC-III tier train from their registered residential address.

  • The Interview for BARC Scientific Officer is going to be conducted in June-July
  • The interview session will be conducted to check the overall capabilities of the aspirants.

BARC Scientific Officer Final Selection Process

The final selection for the BARC Scientific Officer will be based on the candidate’s performance in the selection interview and medical fitness. The complete performance of the candidates in the interview round will be important in the final selection of the candidate. The selected candidates will be informed via email and SMS about their selection. They can also refer to the BARC official website for the final selection information. 

BARC Scientific Officer Exam Selection Process FAQs

  • Yes, you can apply for the BARC SO online examination. Candidates will have to fill out the application form in order to sit in the exam. 

  • In BARC SO selection process, there are two stages. Candidates will have to clear all the stages of the exam in order to be selected as the Scientific Officer in BARC. The two stages of the BARC SO selection process are:

    • Online Test/Shortlisting based on GATE score
    • Interview Round
  • The first stage of the BARC selection process for Scientific Officer is the online Test or shortlisting based on GATE score. Candidates will have to clear the online test in order to move to the second round. Candidates can also move to the second round based on their GATE score cutoff decided by the officiers.

  • The last stage of the BARC SO selection process is the Interview round. Candidates will move to the final round after successfully clearing the first stage. Candidates must be medically fit as per the official standards to get recruited.

  • After selection in the BARC exam, candidates will have to go through training in the BARC facilities in one of the two courses which are OCES and DGFS. The both courses are decided based on the performance of the candidates in the selection process.

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