(Notification) SSC SCIENTIFIC ASSISTANT EXAM - 2017
RECRUITMENT OF SCIENTIFIC ASSISTANT IN INDIA METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT
Date of Computer Based Exam: 20.11.2017 to 27.11.2017
Closing Date: 04.08.2017
F.No.3-1/2017-P&P-I Staff Selection Commission will conduct a open
competitive examination for recruitment to the post of Scientific Assistant in
India Meteorological Department, Group „B‟ Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial post,
in the Level 6 of the Pay Matrix
(Pay Band2(Rs.9300-34800) plus Grade Pay Rs.4200 in pre-revised scale),from
20.11.2017 to 27.11.2017 in computer based mode all over the country.
TENTATIVE VACANCIES / RESERVATION:
(ii) The number of vacancies is tentative and subject to variation.
(iii) Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/PH etc. categories is available as per extant
(iv) The posts have been identified suitable for the persons suffering from
disabilities of One Arm affected (OA) or One Leg affected (OL).
(v) The posts carry All India Service Liability (AISL) i.e. the candidate, on
selection, may be asked to serve anywhere in the country.
NATIONALITY / CITIZENSHIP:
A candidate must be either:
(a) a citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1 st January, 1962 with
the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka,
African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (
Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar ), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam
with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above
shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued
by the Government of India.
A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be
admitted to the Examination but the offer of appointment will be given only
after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the
Government of India.
(A). AGE LIMIT
Not exceeding 30 years as on 04.08.2017
Note: Candidate should note that only the Date of Birth as recorded in the
Matriculation / Secondary Examination Certificate will be accepted by the
Commission for determining the Age eligibility and no subsequent request for its
change will be considered or granted.
(B) Permissible relaxation of Upper age limit prescribed under para 4(A)
NOTE I: The period of "Call up Service" of an Ex-Serviceman in the
Armed Forces shall also be treated as service rendered in the Armed Forces for
purpose of age relaxation, as per rules.
NOTE II: The post of Scientific Assistant being a Group „B‟ post,
there is no reservation for Ex-Servicemen category. However, benefit of
age-relaxation will be admissible to Ex- Serviceman candidates, as per extant
NOTE III: Age concession is not admissible to sons, daughters and
dependants of ExServicemen.Explanation: An 'ex-serviceman' means a person –
(i) who has served in any rank whether as a combatant or noncombatant in the
Regular Army, Navy and Air Force of the Indian Union, and
(a) who either has been retired or relieved or discharged from such service
whether at his own request or being relieved by the employer after earning his
or her pension; or
(b) who has been relieved from such service on medical grounds attributable to
military service or circumstances beyond his control and awarded medical or
other disability pension; or
(c) who has been released from such service as a result of reduction in
(ii) who has been released from such service after completing the specific
period of engagement, otherwise than at his own request, or by way of dismissal,
or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency and has been given a
gratuity; and includes personnel of the Territorial Army, namely, pension
holders for continuous embodied service or broken spells of qualifying service;
(iii) personnel of the Army Postal Service who are part of Regular Army and
retired from the Army Postal Service without reversion to their parent service
with pension, or are released from the Army Postal service on medical grounds
attributable to or aggravated by military service or circumstance beyond their
control and awarded medical or other disability pension; or
(iv) personnel, who were on deputation in Army Postal Service for more than
six months prior to the 14th April, 1987; or
(v) gallantry award winners of the Armed forces including personnel of
Territorial Army; or
(vi) ex-recruits boarded out or relieved on medical ground and granted
medical disability pension.
(C) :Candidates who wish to be considered against vacancies reserved/or
seek age-relaxation must submit requisite certificate from the competent
authority, in the prescribed format when such certificates are sought at the
time of Document Verification. Otherwise, their claim for
SC/ST/OBC/PH/Ex-Serviceman status will not be entertained and their
candidature/applications will be considered under General (UR) category. The
formats of the certificates are available on our website. Certificates obtained
in any other format will not be accepted.
A person seeking appointment on the basis of reservation to OBCs must ensure
that he/she possesses the caste/ community certificate and does not fall in
creamy layer on the crucial date. The crucial date for this purpose will be the
closing date for receipt of applications i.e. on 04.08.2017. Candidates may also
note that in respect of the above, their candidature will remain provisional
till the veracity of the concerned document is verified by the Appointing
Authority. Candidates are warned that they may be debarred from the examination
conducted by the Commission in case they fraudulently claim SC/ST/OBC/Ex-Serviceman/PH
status. No attendant will be allowed with candidates inside the examination
MINIMUM ESSENTIALEDUCATIONAL 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.
NOTE-I The qualifying Degree or diploma referred above should be in
First Class(60% marks) or 6.75 CGPA on a 10 point scale.
NOTE-II The qualifying Degree or Diploma referred above must be of three
(3) years duration after (10+2) examination.
NOTE-III The applicant must have passed 10+2 Examination from a
Recognized Board or equivalent in Science with Physics and Mathematics as core
NOTE-IV: As per Ministry of Human Resource Development Notification dated
10.06.2015 published in Gazette of India, all the degrees/ diplomas/
certificates including technical education degrees/ diplomas awarded through
Open and Distance Learning mode of education by the Universities established by
an Act of Parliament or State Legislature, Institutions Deemed to be
Universities under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act,1956 and
Institutions of National Importance declared under an Act of Parliament stand
automatically recognized for the purpose of employment to posts and services
under the Central Government provided they have been approved by the Distance
Education Bureau, University Grants Commission.
NOTE-V: Candidates who have not acquired/will not acquire the
educational qualification as on the closing date of receipt of application will
not be eligible and need not apply.
NOTE-VI: Ex-Serviceman who have done various courses from Armed Forces
which are certified by competent Authority that they are equivalent to
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 are eligible to appear in the Examination.
MODE OF PAYMENT: FEE PAYABLE Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred only)
Candidate may note that only online applications will be accepted at
www.ssconline.nic.in. All women
candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and
Physically Handicapped categories are exempted from paying application fee, as
per extant government orders. Fees can be paid through SBI challan/ SBI Net
banking or through credit/debit cards of any bank.
Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstance.
CENTRES OF EXAMINATION:
Details of Examination Centres and Regional/ Sub-Regional Offices: The
examination may be held at the following centres. Correspondence relating to
non-receipt of Admission Certificate etc. and
other grievances should be sent to concerned Regional Offices, details of which
are as under:
NOTE I: No change of Centre of Examination will be allowed under any
circumstances. Hence, the candidates should select the centres carefully and
indicate the same correctly in their applications.
NOTE II: The Commission reserves the right to cancel any Centre and/or
add some other centre. Commission also reserves the right to divert candidates
of any centre to some other Centre to take the examination.
SCHEME OF EXAMINATION:
The examination would comprise 200 questions carrying 200 marks for two hours
duration. The question paper would have two parts, Part - I & Part - II.
||No. of Questions
||Duration and Timings
|Part - I
Computer based Examination mode
|(i) General Intelligence &
(ii) Quantitative Aptitude
(iii) English language &
(iv) General Awareness
|Part - II
Computer based Examination mode
|Physics, Computer Science and
Electronics & Telecommunication
Note: Candidates are not permitted to bring or use Mobile Phone,
Calculators or any other electronic/ electrical device for answering any paper.
Candidates must not, therefore, bring Mobile Phone, Calculators or any other
electronic/electrical device inside the Examination premises. Possession of
these items, whether in use or not, will be considered as “use of unfair means”
in the Examination and appropriate action will be taken by the Commission
against such candidates, as per extant policy of the Commission.
Note-4: There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in
Part-I& II. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while
answering the questions.
Note-5: Discrepancies in question paper should be brought to the notice of the
Commission through online challenge system when representations are invited by
the commission after the examination. Representations submitted thereafter and
through any other means will not be entertained.
The details of the syllabus are given below.
(i) General Intelligence &Reasoning: The Syllabus for General Intelligence
would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test may include
questions on analogies, similarities, differences, space visualization, problem
solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination,
observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure
classification, arithmetical number series etc. The test will also include
questions designed to test the candidate‟s abilities to deal with abstract ideas
and symbols and their relationships, arithmetical computations and other
(ii) Quantitative Aptitude:The questions will be designed to test the ability
of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of
the test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and
relationships between numbers, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Square roots,
Averages, interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and
Alligation, Time and Distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School
Algebra & Elementary Surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various
Kinds of centers, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords,
tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more
circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right
Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular
Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base,
Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities,
Complementary angle, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon,
Bar diagram & Pie chart.
(iii) English Language & Comprehension: English grammar, Vocabulary,
Spellings, Synonyms and Antonyms, Comprehension, Correct and incorrect usages,
etc. (iv) General Awareness: General, physical, geographical, topographical,
economic and climatic features of India. Current events. Matters of everyday
observation and experience on scientific aspects and reasoning. Basic topics of
mathematics, Chemistry and Physics. History
of India, its cultural heritage, freedom movement, salient feature of the
Constitution of India.
Economic and social aspect of the country and its people.
a) Physics Mechanics: Units and dimensions, SI Units, Newton‟s Laws of
Motion, conservation of linear and angular momentum, projectiles, rotational
motion, moment of inertia, rolling motion, Newton‟s Law of gravitation,
Planetary motion, Kepler‟s Laws of Planetary motion, artificial satellites,
Fluid motion, Bernoulli‟s theorem, Surface tension, Viscosity, Elastic
Constants, bending of beams, torsion of cylindrical bodies, elementary ideas of
special theory of relativity. Thermal Physics, Radiation & Sound: Thermometry,
Zeroth, first and second laws of thermodynamics, reversible and irreversible
processes, Internal energy, Heat engines, Maxwell‟s relation, ideal and real
gases, equations of state, Heat Capacities, Adiabatic and Isothermal processes,
Clausius-Clapeyron relation, Thermal Conductivity, Entropy, Enthalpy, Dalton‟s
law of partial pressure, Vapour pressure, Kinetic theory of gases, Brownian
motion, Maxwell‟s velocity distribution, Equipartition of energy, mean free path
Vander walls‟ equation of State, Liquefaction of gases. Blackbody radiation,
Kirchhoff‟s law, Stephen‟s law, Planck‟s law. Conduction in solids. Wave and
Oscillations: Simple harmonic motion, wave motion, superposition principle,
Damped oscillations; forced oscillations and resonance; simple oscillatory
systems; vibrations of rods, strings and air columns. Doppler effect;
Ultrasonic; Sabine‟s law of reverberation; Recording and reproduction of sound.
Optics: Nature and propagation of light; Reflection & Refraction.
Interference; diffraction; polarization of light; simple interferometers.
Determination of wavelength of spectral lines, Electromagnetic spectrum.
Rayleigh scattering, Raman effect, Lenses and mirrors, combination of coaxial
thin lenses, spherical and chromatic aberrations, and their corrections,
Microscope, Telescope, Eyepieces and Photometry.
Electricity and magnetism: Electric charges, fields and potentials,
Gauss‟s theorem, Electrometers, Dielectrics, Magnetic properties of matter and
their measurement, Elementary theory of dia, para and ferro-magnetism,
Hysteresis, Electric current and their properties, Ohm‟s law, Galvanometers,
Whetstone‟s bridge and applications, Potentiometers, Faraday‟s law of E.M.
induction, self and mutual inductance and their applications, alternating
currents, impedance and resonance, LCR circuit, Dynamos, motors, transformers,
Peltier-Seebeck and Thomson effects and applications, electrolysis, Hall effect,
Hertz experiment and
electro-magnetic waves, Particle accelerators and cyclotron. Atomic structure:
Electron, measurement of „e‟ and „e/m‟, measurement of Planck Constant,
Rutherford-Bohr Atom, X-rays, Bragg‟s law, Moseley‟s law,
Radioactivity, Alpha-Beta-Gamma emission, Elementary ideas of nuclear
structures, Fission, Fusion and Reactors, Louis de Broglie waves and Electron
Electronics; Thermo-ionic emission, diodes and triodes, p-n diodes and
transistors, simple rectifier, amplifier and oscillator circuits.
b) Computer Science and Information Technology Computer: History of
Computer and their classification, Basic Organization, Memory – RAM, ROM, EPROM,
etc, Magnetic-Floppy, Hard disks, CDROM, WORM etc, Concept of Virtual Memory and
Cache Memory, Number systems, binary octal, Hexadecimal, Binary Addition,
Subtraction and Multiplication, Flotation, point representation and arithmetic,
Arithmetic through stacks. Operating systems: assemblers, elements of Assembly
language programmingOverview of the Assembly process, assembler for the IBM PC,
Process synchronization, Memory Management – address Binding – dynamic Loading
and linking – overlays – logical and Physical address space – Contiguous
Allocation - internal& External Fragmentation. Non-Contiguous Allocation: Paging
Segmentation Schemes – Implementation – Hardware Protection – Protection –
sharing – Fragmentation. Virtual Memory: Demand Paging – Page Replacement – Page
Replacement algorithms – Thrashing. File System: File Concepts – Assess Methods
– Directory Structures – Protection Consistency Semantics – File system
Structures – Allocation Methods – Free Space Management. I/O System: Overview –
I/O hardware – Application I/O Interface – Kernel I/O subsystem, Performance,
Secondary Storage Structures, Protection, Goals,
Domain – Access matrix.
Assemblers: Elements of assembly language programming – Overview of the
Assembly process – Design of a low-pass Assembler – a single pass Assembler
forthe IBM PC. The security Problem – Authentication – Threats – Threat
Monitoring – Encryption.
Fundamentals of programming: Unix Programming, Programming in FORTRAN, C,
Object Oriented Programming in C++, programming in Java, Basics of compilers.
Database Management Systems: Advantages and components of a Database
Management Systems, Data Types, Data Dictionary, Query Basics, Forms and
Reports, Graphical objects, Error Handing, Distributing Application, Data
Storage Methods, Data Clustering and Partitioning, Database Administration,
Backup and Recovery, Security and Privacy, Distributed Databases, Client/Server
Databases, Object Oriented Databases, Integrated Applications, SQL, RDBMS.
Internet Technology: Basics, topologies, layers, switching in the
networks, bridges, routers and gateways, types of networks, WWW. Client/Server
Applications, Internet Standards and specifications, ISP, Broad Band
Technologies, Protocols, web-servers, browsers, and security, fire walls, date
security, HTML, dHTML, XML, Web designing.
Fundamentals of Geographical Information System (GIS): GIS Data and
Spatial Models, Topology ad Spatial Operations, Projections, Scale and
Coordinate Systems, Mapping, GIS Analysis, Cartography. Basics of GIS
c) Electronics & Telecommunication
i) Electronics: Conductors, Semi-conductors, Insulators, Magnetic,
Passive components, characteristics of Resistors, Capacitors and inductors.PN
Junction diode, forward and reverse bias characteristics and equivalent circuits
of diode, Zener diode and applications, clipping, clamping and rectifier
circuits using diodes. Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT) Field Effect
Transistor (FET) and MOSFET; Biasing and stability, Emitter follower and its
applications – Negatives feed backTransistor as a switch, Multistage Amplifiers,
Feedback, Oscillators, Multivibrators, Voltage regulation, Power amplifiers.
Introduction to Network Theorems: Kirchoff‟s laws, superposition, Thevenin‟s
Norton‟s and Maximum power theorems. Voltage and Current relationship in the
resistance, inductance and capacitance. Concept of reactance, susceptance,
conductance, impedance and admittance in
series and parallel RL, RC and RLC circuits – Three phase supply-star and delta
connection diagrams – Relation between line and phase & voltages and currents,
series and parallel resonance circuits – condition of resonance, resonant
frequency, Q factor and bandwidth.
Digital electronics: – Logic gates, Demorgan‟s theorem, Boolean algebra,
frequency counters, flip-flops, shift resistors, Basic concepts of Digital to
Analog and Analog to Digital Converters, Timing circuits, Digital logic
circuits, systems & codes Combinational logic design.
ii) Telecommunication: Basic antenna principle directive gain,
directivity, radiation pattern, broad-side and end-fire array, Yagi antenna,
Parabolic antenna, Ground wave propagation, space waves, ionosphere propagation
and electromagnetic frequency spectrum, Modulation, types of modulation,
Amplitude Modulation (AM), Modulation index, Power relation in AM, Generation
and Demodulation of AM.
Single Side Band (SSB): Power requirement in comparison with AM,
Advantages of SSB over AM. Concept of Balanced Modulator, Generation of SSB,
Pilot Carrier System. Independent Side System, Vestigial Sideband Transmission.
Frequency Modulation (FM): Definition of FM, Bandwidth, Noise
triangle, Preemphasis and De-emphasis.
Pulse Modulation (PM): Definition of PM. Difference between AM and FM.
Radio receivers. Sampling Theorem, PAM, PTM, PWM, PPM, pulse code modulation,
Quantization noise, commanding, PCM system, differential PCM, Delta modulation.
Introduction of digital Communication: PSK, ASK, FSK, introduction to fiber
optics system, Propagation of light in optical fiber and ray model. Propagation
of signals at HF, VHF, UHF and microwave frequency and satellite communications.
General instructions to be complied by the candidates in the Computer based
In the question papers, wherever necessary, the Metric systems of weights and
measures only will be used. Use of mobile phone, calculator, Blue tooth devices
and other electronic gadgets and their accessories is not permitted. Therefore,
these should not be brought inside the Examination Premises/ Venue. Candidature
of any candidate found to possess mobile phones or any other means of wireless
communication or related accessories either in working or switched off mode,
shall be cancelled forthwith. This will also invite further penal action as per
the policy of the Commission. Candidates are advised to desist from use of any
unfair method in the examination lab which will render them ineligible for
further consideration for the examination and also lead to their debarment from
Commission‟s examinations in future beside inviting criminal prosecution
MODE OF SELECTION
I. The Commission will prepare the category-wise Merit List and hand it over
to India Meteorological Department, which would declare the final result.
II. SC, ST, OBC and PH candidates, who are selected on their own merit without
relaxed standards, along with candidates belonging to other communities, will
not be adjusted against the reserved share of vacancies. Such SC, ST, OBC and PH
candidates will be accommodated against the general/unreserved vacancies in the
post as per their position in the overall Merit List or vacancies earmarked for
their category, whichever is advantageous to them. The reserved vacancies will
be filled up separately from amongst the eligible SCs, STs, OBCs and PH
III. A person with physical disability (OH) who qualifies the Commission‟s
examination under General standards can be appointed against an unreserved
vacancy provided the post is identified suitable for person with disability of
IV. Reserved category candidate who qualifies on the basis of relaxed
standards viz. age limit, experience or qualifications, permitted number of
chances in written examination, extended zone of consideration, etc. will be
counted against reserved vacancies and not against general vacancies subject to
fitness of such candidate for selection. Such candidates may also be recommended
at the relaxed standards to
fill up the number of vacancies reserved for them, irrespective of their rank in
the order of merit. In so far as cases of Ex-Serviceman are concerned, deduction
from the age of Ex-Servicemen is permissible and such exemption will not be
termed as relaxed standards in regard to age.
V. Success in the examination confers no right of appointment unless
Government is satisfied after such enquiry as may be considered necessary that
the candidate is suitable in all respects for appointment to the service/post.
VI. Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill
all the eligibility conditions for admission to the examination. Their admission
at all stages of the examination will be purely provisional, subject to their
satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If, on verification, at any
time before or after the written examination, it is found that they do not
fulfill any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature for the examination
will be cancelled by the Commission.
RESOLUTION OF TIE CASES
In cases where more than one candidate secures the equal aggregate marks, tie
will be resolved by applying the following methods one after another:-
(i) Total marks in the Computer based examination (Part-I & Part-II)
(ii) Marks in Part-II
(iii) Marks in Part-I
(iv) Date of birth, with older candidates placed higher.
(v) Alphabetical order in which first names of the candidates appear on line.
HOW TO APPLY:
The application must be submitted through online mode only. For detailed
instructions for filling up the application form, Annexure-I may be referred to.
ADMISSION TO THE EXAMINATION:
Admission Certificates (ACs) for the Examination indicating the time table
and venues address of examination for each candidate will be uploaded on the
website of the concerned Regional office of the Commission about two weeks
before the date of examination. If any candidate is unable to download Admission
Certificate for the examination one week before the date of examination, he/she
must immediately contact the concerned Regional/Sub Regional Office (s) of the
commission with proof of having submitted his/her application. Failure to do so
will deprive him/her of any claim for consideration.
COMMISSION’S DECISION FINAL
The decision of the Commission in all matters relating to eligibility,
acceptance or rejection of the applications, penalty for false information, mode
of selection, conduct of examination(s) and allotment of examination centres
will be final and binding on the candidates and no enquiry/correspondence will
be entertained in this regard.
Any dispute with regard to this recruitment will be subject to
courts/tribunals having jurisdiction over the place of concerned
Regional/Sub-Regional Office of the SSC from where the candidate has
appeared in the examination.
17. In accordance with the directions issued by DOPT vide its O.M.
(B) dated 21.06.2016 for increasing access of the unemployed candidates to
job opportunities it has been decided that after declaration of final result the
Commission will make the scores and rankings in the said open Competitive
Examinations conducted by the Commission available on its website in descending
order of ranking. Accordingly, it has been decided that the following details of
the candidates will be made available on its website:
(i) Name of candidate.
(ii) Father/Husband‟s name
(iii) Date of Birth
(iv) Category(Gen/ SC/ ST/ OBC/ PH/ Minority)
(v) Gender of the candidate
(vi) Educational Qualifications
(vii) Total Marks obtained in the qualifying examination
(viii) Ranking by which the merit is decided
(ix) Complete address
(x) E-mail address. However, the candidate will have the option, at the time of
filling up of his/her application form, from opting out of disclosing the above
details publicly. Accordingly, the scores and rankings in respect of only those
candidates who have opted for disclosing the above details or else have
inadvertently not exercised their option, will be made available on the website
of the Commission.
18. Important Instructions to Candidates:
(i) The Examination will comprise of a Computer Based Examination of two
hours having two parts (Part-I& Part-II).
(ii) The Commission will not undertake detailed scrutiny of applications for
the eligibility and other aspects at the time of examination and, therefore, the
applications will be accepted provisionally only. The candidates are advised to
go through the requirements of educational qualification, age etc. and satisfy
themselves that they are eligible before applying. Copies of supporting
documents will be sought at the time of document verifications. When such
scrutiny is undertaken, if any claim made in the application is not found
substantiated, the candidature will be cancelled and the Commission„s decision
in this regard shall be final.
(iii) Candidates seeking reservation benefits available for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PH
must ensure that they are entitled to such reservation as per eligibility
prescribed in the Notice. They should also be in possession of the certificates
in the prescribed format i support of their claim.
(iv) Candidates with physical disability of 40% and more only would be
considered as PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED (PH) and entitled to reservation for PH.
(v) Central Government civilian employees claiming age relaxation should
produce a certificate in the prescribed format from their office at the time of
document verification in respect of the length of continuous service which
should be for not less than three years during the period immediately preceding
the closing date for receipt of application. They should remain Central
Government civilian employees till the time of appointment in the event of their
(vi) FEE: Rupees One Hundred Only (Rs.100/-). Women candidates and candidates
belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Physically Handicapped are
exempted from paying application fee as per extant Government Orders.
(vii) CLOSING DATE: 04.08.2017 (5.00 PM).
(viii) Only one online application is allowed to be submitted by a candidate
for Examination for the post of Scientific Assistant-2017. Therefore, the
candidates are advised to exercise due diligence at the time of filling their
application forms. If at later stage it is detected that a candidate is allotted
more than one registration number and candidate has appeared more than once in
the examination then his candidature will summarily be rejected.
(ix) Mobiles and other electronic gadgets are banned within the premises of
the examination centres. Possession of such equipments, whether in use or in
switch off mode, during the examination will be considered as use of unfair
means. Candidature of such candidates will be cancelled. They will be liable for
further action including initiation of criminal proceedings and debarment from
commission‟s examination upto 3 (three) years, as may be decided by the
(x) The facility of on-line application (including payment of fees through
online mode) will be available from 18.07.2017 to 04.08.2017 (5.00PM). However,
candidates who wish to make the payment through challan of SBI, may make the
payment to designated branches of SBI within the working hours of bank upto
08.08.2017 provided the challan has been generated by them before 5.00 PM on
Candidates should retain the Registration ID assigned to them online and
details of payment of fee for further correspondence with the Commission. They
should not submit print out of their application to the Commission.
(xi) Fee paid by modes other than SBI challan or online payment through Net
Banking (SBI)/ Credit and Debit Cards from any Bank, will not be accepted and
the applications of such candidates will be rejected and the payment made shall
(xii) The candidates must write their name, date of birth, father‟s name and
mother‟s name strictly as given in the matriculation certificate otherwise their
candidature will summarily be cancelled at the time of document verification or
as and when it comes into the notice of the commission.
(xiii) Only the Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation / Secondary
Examination Certificate will be accepted as proof of date of birth.
(xiv) Candidates should bring 3 passport size colour photographs. Candidates
not carrying photographs may not be allowed to appear in the written
(xv) The posts carry All India Service Liability (AISL) i.e. the candidate,
on selection, may be asked to serve anywhere in the country.
(xvi) No admission certificates for aforesaid examination will be issued by
Candidates are required to download admission certificate for the examination
from the website of concerned Regional/Sub-Regional Offices.
(xvii) The photograph should be uploaded in JPG format and the digital size
of the file of the photographs must be more than 4 KB and less than 20KB.
(xviii) The signature must be uploaded in JPG format. The digital size of the
signature file must be between 1 KB and less than 12 KB.
(xix) Application with illegible/blurred Signature and/or Photograph will be
(xx) Request for change/correction in any particulars in the Application
Form, once submitted will not be entertained under any circumstances.
(xxi) The candidates who are debarred from the examinations of the
Commission, must not apply. Candidature of such candidates will be summarily
rejected/ cancelled, whenever it comes to the notice of the Commission.
(xxii) Further correspondence regarding this examination will be sent by
e-mail/ SMS only to the E-mail ID and mobile number provided by the candidate in
his/ her online applications. Commission will not be responsible if the
information/intimations do not reach candidates due to change in mobile number/
e-mail ID/ any technical fault or otherwise.
(xxiii) Candidate may keep close watch on the websites of the Commission,
respective regional office and Indian Meteorological Department for further
update/information about the examination.
(xxiv) For format of certificates/annexures, please visit
www.ssc.nic.in . For detailed instructions
relating to Application Form, instructions for filling up the application form
and for on-line payment/ submission of application, candidates are advised to
refer to Annexure- I
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