Scientific Assistant in IMD - 1102 Posts

India Meteorological Department has announced 1102 vacancies of Scientific Assistant.

SSC will conduct a open competitive examination for recruitment to these posts which come under Group B, Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial posts. The exam will be conducted in Computer Based mode all over the country.

Important dates:

Last date for applying online: 04.08.2017

Date of Computer Based Exam: 20.11.2017 to 27.11.2017

Eligibility Criteria:

AGE LIMIT: Not exceeding 30 years as on 04.08.2017

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: (As on 04.08.2017) Bachelor’s Degree in Science (with Physics as one of the subject)/ Computer Science/Information Technology/ Computer Applications OR Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from a recognized Institution/University or equivalent.

  • The qualifying Degree or diploma referred above should be in First Class (60% marks) or 6.75 CGPA on a 10 point scale.
  • The qualifying Degree or Diploma referred above must be of three (3) years duration after (10+2) examination.
  • The applicant must have passed 10+2 Examination from a Recognized Board or equivalent in Science with Physics and Mathematics as core subjects.


The examination would comprise 200 questions carrying 200 marks for two hours duration. The question paper would have two parts, Part - I & Part - II.

Papers Subject No. of Qs Marks Duration
(Computer based Mode)
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25 120 Minutes (Total)
Quantitative Aptitude 25 25
English language & Comprehension 25 25
General Awareness 25 25
(Computer based Mode)
Physics, Computer Science and Information Technology, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering. 100 100
Total 200 200

Note: There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Part-I& II.

Application Fee:

Rupees One Hundred Only (Rs.100/-). Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Physically Handicapped are exempted.