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IMD Scientist Recruitment 2021- 54 Posts, Eligibility, Selection Process, Educational Qualification and Full Notification. Applications are invited from only Indian citizens for filling up of posts of Scientist in ‘C’, ‘D’ and E levels in India Meteorological Department Ministry of Earth Sciences (Proper) on direct recruitment basis. All relevant details are furnished below.

Candidates who are eligible and interested to apply and meets all educational and physical eligibility criteria can read the full notification before applying online or offline as the case may be and download admit card and results

Important Dates IMD Scientist Recruitment

Recruiting AgencyIndia Meteorological Department
Name of the PostScientist in ‘C’, ‘D’ and ‘E’ levels
Notification No.01/2021-IMD
Start of Online Application30-01-2021
Last Date of Online Application12-03-2021
Last date of Online Application for those in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh,
Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Ladakh UT, Lahaul and Spiti District,
Pangi Sub Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh,
Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep
30-03-2021
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    Vacancy Details – IMD Scientist Recruitment 2021

    PostNumber of Posts
    Scientist ‘E’ (Forecasting)03
    Scientist ‘E’ (Instrumentation)03
    Scientist ‘E’ [Computer/ Information Technology (IT)]02
    Scientist ‘D’ (Forecasting)14
    Scientist ‘D’ (Instrumentation)08
    Scientist ‘D’ (Agriculture Meteorology)04
    Scientist ‘D’ [Computer/ Information Technology (IT)]03
    Scientist ‘C’ (Forecasting)14
    Scientist ‘C’ (Instrumentation)03
    Total Posts54

    Pay Scale

    PostPayScale
    Scientist ‘E’Pay Level- 13 (Rs. 123100- 215900) in Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC
    Scientist ‘D’Pay Level- 12 (Rs. 78800- 209200) in Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC
    Scientist ‘C’Pay Level- 11 (Rs. 67700- 208700) in Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC

    Essential Qualification and Experience IMD Scientist Recruitment

    PostQualificationExperience
    Scientist ‘E’ (Forecasting)Master’s Degree from a recognized university in Physics or Mathematics or Chemistry or Meteorology or Atmospheric Science/ Atmospheric Physics or Oceanography or Geophysics (with Meteorology)/ Remote Sensing or equivalent subject from a recognized University/ Institute with at least 60% marks at the qualifying degree level.
    Desirable: M. Tech Degree in Atmospheric Science or Ocean Science or Doctorate in the relevant field from a recognized University.
    Eleven years’ experience in relevant field.
    Scientist ‘E’ (Instrumentation)Master’s Degree from a recognized university in Electronics or Instrumentation or equivalent subject from a recognized University/ Institute with at least 60% marks (First Class) at the qualifying degree level.
    OR
    Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Technology from a recognized University in Electronics/ Instrumentation/ Electrical/ Telecommunication/ Mechatronics Engineering or equivalent subject with at least 60% marks (first class) at the qualifying degree level.
    Desirable: Doctorate in the relevant field from a recognized University for candidates with Masters Degree in Science and M. E. / M. Tech in Engineering for candidates with Bachelors Degree in Engineering/Technology
    Eleven years’ experience in relevant field.
    Scientist ‘E’ [Computer/ Information Technology (IT)]Master’s Degree from a recognized university in Computer Science or Computer Applications/ Information Technology or equivalent subject with at least 60% marks at the qualifying degree level.
    OR
    Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Technology from a recognized University in Computer Science/ Information Technology or equivalent subject with at least 60% marks at the qualifying degree level.
    Eleven years’ experience in relevant field.
    Scientist ‘D’ (Forecasting)Master’s Degree from a recognized university in Physics or Mathematics or Chemistry or Meteorology or Atmospheric Science/Atmospheric Physics or Oceanography or Geophysics (with Meteorology)/ Remote Sensing or equivalent subject from a recognized University/ Institute with at least 60% marks at the qualifying degree level.
    Desirable: M. Tech Degree in Atmospheric Science or Ocean Science or Doctorate in the relevant field from a recognized University.
    Seven years’ experience in relevant field.
    Scientist ‘D’ (Instrumentation)Master’s Degree from a recognized university in Electronics or Instrumentation or equivalent subject with at least 60% marks at the qualifying degree level.
    OR
    Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Technology from a recognized University in Electronics/ Instrumentation/ /Telecommunication/ Electrical/ Mechatronics Engineering or equivalent subject with at least 60% marks (first class) at the qualifying degree level.
    Desirable: Doctorate in the relevant field from a recognized University for candidates with Masters Degree in Science and M. E. / M. Tech in Engineering for candidates with Bachelors Degree in Engineering/Technology.
    Seven years’ experience in relevant field.
    Scientist ‘D’ (Agriculture Meteorology)Master’s Degree from a recognized university in Agricultural Meteorology/ Agricultural Physics or equivalent subject with at least 60% marks.
    Desirable: Doctorate degree in Agricultural Meteorology/Agricultural Physics.
    Seven years’ experience in relevant field.
    Scientist ‘D’ [Computer/ Information Technology (IT)]Master’s Degree from a recognized university in Computer Science or Computer Applications/ Information Technology or equivalent subject with at least 60% marks at the qualifying degree level.
    OR
    Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Technology from a recognized University in Computer Science/ Information Technology or equivalent subject with at least 60% marks at the qualifying degree level.
    Desirable: Doctorate in the relevant field from a recognized University for candidates with Masters Degree in Science and M. E. / M. Tech in Engineering for candidates with Bachelors Degree in Engineering/Technology
    Seven years’ experience in relevant field.
    Scientist ‘C’ (Forecasting)Master’s Degree from a recognized university in Physics or Mathematics or Chemistry or Meteorology or Atmospheric Science/ Atmospheric Physics or Oceanography or Geophysics (with Meteorology)/ Remote Sensing or equivalent subject from a recognized University/Institute with at least 60% marks at the qualifying degree level.
    Desirable: M. Tech Degree in Atmospheric Science or Ocean Science or Doctorate in the relevant field from a recognized University.
    Three years’ experience in relevant field.
    Scientist ‘C’ (Instrumentation)Master’s Degree from a recognized university in Electronics or Instrumentation or equivalent subject with at least 60% marks at the qualifying degree level.
    OR
    Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Technology from a recognized University in Electronics/ Instrumentation/ Telecommunication/ Electrical/ Mechatronics Engineering or equivalent subject with at least 60% marks (first class) at the qualifying degree level.
    Desirable: Doctorate in the relevant field from a recognized University for candidates with Masters Degree in Science and M. E. / M. Tech in Engineering for candidates with Bachelors Degree in Engineering/Technology
    Three years’ experience in relevant field.

    Age Limit

    PostMaximum Age as on 12-03-2021
    Scientist ‘E’50 Years
    Scientist ‘D’50 Years
    Scientist ‘C’40 Years

    Age Relaxation

    CategoryAge relaxation
    SC/ST/OBCAs per GOI Rule.
    Government servants5 years (Admissible to only such Govt. servants who are working in similar posts or allied cadres and a relationship could be established that the service already rendered in the earlier post will be useful for the current post.
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    How to Apply for IMD Scientist Recruitment

    • Candidates interested for the posts may submit applications online through www.imd.gov.in in the prescribed format only.
    • The candidates can apply for more than one post.
    • Application as per the Performa should be submitted within 42 days from the date of publication of advertisement in Employment News.
    • Copies of certificates (self-attested) in support of educational qualification (10th Class Onwards), date of birth and experience, if any, should be uploaded with the application.
    • SC/ST/OBC certificate, if applicable, as per the prescribed format, should be uploaded with the application.
    • Applicants are also required to bring original certificates/documents for verification at the time of interview.

    NOTE

    • The candidate’s age should not exceed the age limit mentioned above as on date of closure of application. The experience will be counted from the date of acquiring the essential academic qualifications.
    • The experience, relevant to the requirement of job or research or teaching will only be considered towards the total period of experience.
    • Doctorate degree in the relevant field will count as 3 years of experience.

    Selection Process for IMD Scientist Recruitment

    The candidates will be selected through interview. In the case of large number of applicants for the posts, a screening process will be undertaken to restrict the number of candidates to a reasonable number.

    The criteria for screening of the applications will be based on candidates qualifying credentials for:

    • The essential requirements specified above,
    • Date of birth of the candidate,
    • Completeness of the application in terms of providing accurate details and submission of the passport size photograph, and copies of the marks list, academic and experience certificates, signature,
    • Essential experience,
    • Desirable qualification and experience as specified above,
    • Consistent academic performance at one or more levels etc. The candidate’s experience certificates should clearly specify whether they possess the experience/knowledge/skills/technology/software platform requested in the essential/desirable experience requirements against the post. The final selection of the candidate will be based on the candidate’s performance before the Selection Board.
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    What is the Selection Process for IMD Scientist Recruitment?

    The candidates will be selected through interview. In the case of large number of applicants apply for the posts, a screening process will be undertaken.

    How can I Apply for IMD Scientist Recruitment?

    Online application should be submitted at https://incois.gov.in/jobs/imd0121/home.jsp

    What are the criteria for screening of the applications for IMD Scientist Recruitment?

    The criteria for screening of the applications will be based on candidates qualifying credentials for:
    Date of birth of the candidate, Completeness of the application, Essential experience, Desirable qualification, Consistent academic performance at one or more levels and experience.

    What is the Age Limit of IMD Scientist Recruitment?

    The maximum age limit is as follows:
    Scientist ‘E’: 50 Years, Scientist ‘D’: 50 Years, Scientist ‘C’: 40 Years,

    What is the last date of Online application for IMD Scientist Recruitment?

    12.03.2021. For candidates from Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Ladakh UT, Lahaul and Spiti District, Pangi Sub Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep the last date is 30.03.2021

    What is the age relaxation for the IMD Scientist Recruitment?

    The age relaxation is as per Govt. of India rules.

    Can I apply for more than one posts for the IMD Scientist Recruitment?

    Yes. Candidates can apply for more than one post.