Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Training Schools invite applications for the recruitment of Trainee Scientific Officers for the 2014-2015 academic sessions of the BARC Training Schools.
Recruitment of Engineering Graduates and Science Postgraduates as Scientific Officers
Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) offers opportunities for a career in Research in frontier areas of Engineering and Science, Design and development of Next Generation Reactors and associated advanced technologies and State of the Art Manufacturing Facilities.
After successful completion of the Training program, the selected candidates, will be absorbed as Scientific Officer in Group-A Post of Government of India in the pay band-III Rs 15600-39100 with Grade Pay Rs 5400/- with addition al increments. Total Emoluments, with three increments at the time of joining, will be approximately Rs 58000 Pm at the present Mumbai rate.
In addition the officer would also be availing of other benefit such as L.T.C. medical facilities for the Officer and His/her dependent family members, Professional Update Allowance, Children’s Related Incentive Scheme. Typical total emoluments, after three years, will be approximately Rs 70000 pm Scientific Officers in any of the Units of DAE have ample opportunities for professional development and attractive career progression up to the highest echelons.
Trainee Scientific Officers who successfully complete the training program and whose performance meets a minimum eligibility criterion may enroll for M.Tech./M.Phill in Homi Bhabha national Institute (HBNI), a Deemed to be University. The Scientific Officers of DAE are also provided with an opportunity to pursue Ph.D under the aegis of HBNI any time during their professional career, provided their academic performance is above a specified threshold.
What are recruitment Schemes? What is the selection process?
OCES-2014 (Scheme-I): This is a one-year training program for Engineering Graduates (B.Tech/BE/B.Sc/5 year integrated M.Tech.) or Science Post Graduate (M.Sc). the training program is conducted in the BARC Training Schools located at BARC, Mumbai/Indira Gandhi Centre for Academic Research, Kalpakkam/Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology, Indore/Nuclear Fuel Complex, Hyderabad/Atomic Minerals Directorate, Hyderabad.
DGFS-2014 (Scheme-II): Under this scheme, engineering Graduate(B.Tech/B.E./B.Sc.-Engg) or Physics Post Graduates (M.Sc.) who have secured M.Tech/M.Chem. Engg admission in 2014 in one of the following Institutes, in specified discipline, will be offered a two-year DAE Graduate Fellowship.
IIT-Bombay, Delhi, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Guwahati, Roorkee and BHU-Varanasi
Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT)-Mumbai
On successful completion of M.Tech/M.Chem.Engg program, the DGFS Fellow would join DAE as a Scientific Officer, with additional Increments.
The selection procedure, which is common for both schemes, has two stages.
An initial screening will be done either by a valid GATE-2013/GATE-2014 score or by performance in an online test to be conducted in March, 2014.
As cut-off GATE scores for screening into Selection interviews will be decided only after the online test has concluded, candidates are advised to maximize their chances of being screened into the Selection Interview stage by availing both the screening avenues detailed above.
In the second stage, the screened in candidates will be called for selection Interviews to be held in Mumbai of Hyderabad during May-June 2014.
What are qualifying degrees? How do I apply?
A minimum of 60% aggregate (as per the ordinances of the respective university) in the qualifying degree is an essential eligibility requirement.
Science post-graduate candidates are further required to have secured a minimum of 60% aggregate in B.Sc., to make them eligible. The eligible disciplines and degrees are as follows.
For Engineering Graduates:
B.Tech/B.E./B.Sc/ engineering/ 5 year integrated M.Tech. in Mechanical, Chemical, metallurgical, Civil, Electrical, Electronics, Computer, Instrumentation, Engineering Physics and Food Technology.
For Science Post-Graduates:
M.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry, Biosciences, Geophysics, Applied Geophysics and M.Sc. or equivalent M.Tech in Geology, Applied Geology or Applied Geochemistry
How to Apply:
To apply online applicants should visit the website: www.barconlineexam.in and follow the instruction mentions therein.
Website will also provide additional detailed information on the present recruitment
DAE strives to have a workforce that reflects gender balance and female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
Other Academic Opportunities:
A Merit list created out of the interview marks during the present recruitment will be also used in the future to offer admission to Ph.D or Diploma in Radiological Physics programs of BARC under the aegis of HBNI in the academic year 2014=2015. Ph.D students will be paid a Fellowship/Stipend for the duration of their academic programme. No permanent employment with DAE is assured to such Research Fellows.