Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR) Notified Recruitment for 8 Fireman Vacancies 2013

Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR (SDSC-SHAR), under Department of Space, Government of India, is a lead center of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

Created On: May 15, 2013 11:16 IST
Modified On: May 15, 2013 17:28 IST

Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR (SDSC-SHAR), under Department of Space, Government of India, is a lead center of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. It has facilities of Solid Propellant production, Rocket Motor static test facility and launch complexes for variety of rockets and other support services including logistics.

 SDSC-SHAR issued notification for recruitment of 8 Fireman-A. Interested candidates should send their applications till 31 May 2013.

Important Dates

Last Date for Receipt of Applications: 31 May 2013

Vacancy Details
Total Vacancies: 8 posts

Sl. NO

Post No

Post Name

No of Posts


Pay Scale

Educational Qualification




8 posts

18 years-25 years

Rs.5200-20200 +

GP of Rs.1900;

Gross emoluments Rs.13296 (approx).

SSLC/SSC or its equivalent.


Physical Standards

Height:     165 cms

Weight:     50 Kg.

Chest:        81 cms (normal)

                86 cms (expanded)

Vision:      Normal (near)

               6/6 without wearing glasses or any other aid (far)

Candidate should be free from night / color blindness, squint or any other morbid condition of eyes.

Endurance test Standards

i. Run 1000 mtr. in 13 sec.

ii.High Jump: 5 ft.

iii.Long jump: 17 ft.

iv.Putting a shot of 7.27 kg. (16 lbs): 24 ft.

v.Throw cricket ball: 225 ft.

vi.Rope climbing (hands only): 14 ft.

vii.Pull ups: 10

viii.Run 1500 mtr. in 5 min 15 sec.

(Candidates will have to choose and qualify in any of these five events).

Selection Procedure: Candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in the

written test / Endurance Test / Interview

Only short-listed candidates -- short-listed based on their academic record -- will be called for written test / Endurance Test / Interview. They will be intimated about the venue and date of the written test / Endurance Test / Interview at appropriate time.

Candidates called for Interview will have to produce all documents in original for verification

Selected candidates will be liable to be posted in any of the ISRO / Department of Space Centers / Units in the country, as per requirement.

Travel Allowance: Outstation candidates called for Interview will be paid to and fro 2nd class railway fare by shortest route / normal bus fare from the address given in the application to the place of Interview on producing proof of journey.

How to Apply: Interested eligible candidates should send their applications in prescribed format along with attested copies of required certificates / documents by ordinary post to ‘Administrative Officer, Recruitment Section, Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota-524124, Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore District, Andhra Pradesh’  so as to reach the said office on or before 31 May 2013.

On the envelope, candidates should super-scribe ‘Application for the post of Fireman-A Post No 13’ on the envelope.


  • The post is temporary but likely to continue.
  • Age will be reckoned as on31-05-2013. Upper age limit is relax-able by 5 years for SC candidates and by 3 years for OBC candidates.
  • Sportsmen who have participated in any of the recognized Sports / Events conducted by the Competent Sports Board / Federation at National / International / Inter University will be given special consideration as per rules.
  • Candidate should satisfy the prescribed physical fitness standards & Endurance test standards.

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