Bureau of Indian Standards Notified Recruitment to 9 Various Posts, 2013

Bureau of Indian Standards invited application for recruitment to the post of Assistant, Junior Translator (Hindi), Lower Division Clerk, Junior Stenographer, Technical Assistant (Lab) Chemical, Technical Assistant (Lab) Mechanical, Technical Assistant (Lab) Electrical and Technical Assistant (Lab) Microbiological. The candidates eligible for the post can apply through prescribed format before 21 May 2013. For more information read on

Created On: Apr 27, 2013 14:24 IST
Modified On: Apr 29, 2013 18:57 IST

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), a statutory body under the administrative control of Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, (Department of Consumer Affairs), Government of India, is responsible for activities in the field of Standardization, Product and System Certification, Hallmarking of Gold/Silver Jewellery, Laboratory Testing etc. BIS invites applications for recruitment to 198 posts with it. Interested candidates should send their applications till 17 May 2013.


Important Dates

Last Date for completing Step-1 of On-Line Registration: 17 May 2013 (2359 hrs)

Last date for depositing examination fee in SBI: 21 May 2013 (closing hour of business)

Last date for completing the on-line registration: 24 May 2013 (2359 hrs)


Vacancy Details

Total Posts: 198 posts


Sl. No

Name of Post

No of Posts

Age Limit

Pay Scale

Educational Qualifications

Recruitment mode



17 posts

18-30 years

PB-2 Rs.9300-34800+GP Rs.4200


Written Exam & Interview


Junior Translator (Hindi)

2 posts

18-27 years

PG Degree or equivalent in Hindi/English with English/Hindi as a subject during graduation or PG Degree or equivalent in any subject with English/Hindi as a subject during graduation.


Lower Division Clerk

46 posts

PB-1 Rs.5200-20200+GP Rs.1900

Graduate with One Year Diploma / Certificate Course in Computer. English typing speed of 30 words per minute or Hindi typing speed of 25 words per minute.

Written Exam &

prescribed Typing Test


Junior Steno


21 posts

PB-1 Rs.5200-20200+GP Rs.2400

Graduate with One Year Diploma / Certificate in Computers; Shorthand speed of 80 words per minute in English or in Hindi and knowledge of Computer.

Written Exam &

prescribed Shorthand Test




15 posts

18-30 years

PB-2 Rs.9300-34800+GP Rs.4200

Graduate with Shorthand test in English or Hindi comprising dictation test at 100 wpm for 7 mins for candidates to transcribe in 45 mins (English) / 60 mins (Hindi) and knowledge of Computer.

Written Exam, prescribed

Shorthand Test & Interview


Tech. Asst  (lab) (Chemical)

33 posts

18-27 years

PB-2 Rs.9300-34800+GP Rs.4200


Graduate in Science (with Chemistry as one of the main subject) OR 3 years Diploma in Chemical Engg.

Written Exam, prescribed

Shorthand Test & Interview


Tech. Asst  (lab)


35 posts

Three years Diploma in Mechanical Engg.



Tech Asst (Lab)(Elec.)

22 posts

Three years Diploma in Electrical Engg.



Tech Asst (Lab)(Micro- biology)

07 posts

Graduate in Science (with Microbiology / Bio Tech. as a main subject) OR 3 years Diploma in Agricultural Engineering / Food Tech.

Age will be reckoned on 31 March 2013.               


Probation Period: 2 years


Selection Procedure: Final Selection will be based on candidates’ performance in written examination and skill test / Interview (as applicable).

Candidates short-listed on the basis of Written Examination will be called for Skill Test / Interview, as the case may be.

Appointment of selected candidates is subject to verification of original documents, clearing medical test, and verification of character and antecedents.

NOTE: There will be negative marking of 0.25% for each incorrect answer. The Question Paper will be set in both English & Hindi. The written examination will be conducted at New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Guwahati. Candidates will be required to appear in written examination at their own expense.


Application Fees: Non-refundable application fee for each post has to be deposited at any branch of State Bank of India through a System Generated Challan. Application fees for posts on serial no 1 to 4 is Rs.500 and for the remaining posts is Rs.350. All candidates will have to pay Rs.35 as Transaction Charges to the Bank, besides the prescribed application fees.


After depositing the fees, the Bank will return one copy of bank challan containing a transaction / journal number. Candidates should retain this copy of the bank challan for reference.


SC/ST/PWD/Female candidates and existing departmental candidates are exempted from payment of fees. For Ex-servicemen, exemption is applicable only for the posts of Junior Stenographer and LDC.


How to Apply: Interested eligible candidates should apply on-line through BIS website .No documents/certificates and application forms are required to be sent to BIS by post. The on-line registration process involves two steps.


Step I: Log on to BIS website and open the online application form by clicking “RECRUITMENT ADVT / RESULT”. Fill in the required details and submit it. On successful registration, a confirmation message with candidates’ Registration number, password and a link for printing the bank challan will be sent to the candidate’s registered email ID.

This completes the Step-1 of on-line registration process.


Candidate should take a printout of the bank challan and deposit the fees in any branch of State Bank of India (after minimum 24 hrs of Step 1 completion). For candidates who are exempted from payment of Application Fees, no bank challan will be generated and they will directly enter Step -2 after completion of Step – 1.


Step- 2: On confirmation of payment of fees (after minimum 48 hrs of the deposit of the application fees from the closing hour of Bank Business), candidates should upload their photograph & signature and submit it. On successful registration, a system-generated mail containing a copy of information filled in by the candidate will be sent to candidate’s e-mail ID. Candidates should print, sign and keep a copy of this information sheet for future reference.


NOTE: Candidates should have a valid personal e-mail ID that should be kept active during the currency of the recruitment process. Registration number, password, admit card for written test / skill test call letter and Interview call letter and all other important communication will be sent on the same registered e-mail ID.


Admit card for written test, containing details of the centre/venue for the examination etc., will be sent to the candidates at their registered e-mail ID. The candidates are required to take a printout of the admit cards. They can also download their admit cards from the BIS website using their registration number and the password. Candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall without valid admit card.


Candidates called for interview/skill test will be required to produce certain documents for verification in original and also to submit the attested photocopies thereof at the time of interview/skill test. Such documents shall be listed in the interview/skill test call letter.


Candidates applying for more than one post should submit separate application for each post along with prescribed application fees. In such a case he/she should have separate valid email ID for applying for each post.


Existing Departmental Candidates of BIS (i.e. presently serving BIS employees) who fulfill eligibility criteria can apply directly and will not require separate permission to apply. The upper age limit for existing Departmental candidates is 50 years.


Application format is available on BIS website. For queries related to online application software contact

For complete notification, click here  http://www.bis.org.in/other/RqmntAdvt2013.pdf

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