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SSC Scientific Assistant: Eligibility, Exam pattern and selection procedure

Aug 29, 2017 11:59 IST
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ssc scientific assistant

SSC has started accepting online application for the recruitment of scientific assistant in Indian Meteorological department from 19.07.2017 to 04.08.2017. This post is Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial  in nature; is filled with an open competitive exam  under pay-scale of level-6. There are 1102 total vacancies. These numbers of vacancies are tentative and subjected to vary. Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/PH etc. categories is available as per extant Govt. Orders. Apart from that, these posts have been identified suitable for the persons suffering from disabilities of One Arm affected (OA) or One Leg affected (OL).

The post offered under this entry carry All India service liability, which means you can be posted anywhere in the country for service after selection.

Minimum Educational Qualification

This post is specific and requires specific education streams. All graduates are not eligible for this entry. Let us take a detailed information about the requisite educational qualification.

SSC Scientific Assistant 2017: Job Profile, salary and career path

Note-I: A 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-II: The qualifying degree or diploma will be passed with at least 60% marks or 6.75 CGPA on a 10 point scale.

Note-III: The qualifying degree or diploma or above must be of at least three years after 10+2 level.

Note-IV: In 10+2 level examination should have been passed from the recognized board with Physics and Mathematics as a mandatory subjects.

SSC Scientific Assistant: Scheme of Examination

The exam would be conducted in two parts: Paper- I and II. This examination would comprise 200 questions carrying 200 marks and total duration will be of 2 hours. Find the additional information in the following format.

SSC Scientific assistant 2017: Find Paper-1 complete syllabus



No. of Questions

Total Duration

Paper-I (Online Mode)

  1. General intelligence & reasoning
  2. Quantitative Aptitude
  3. English Language & Comprehension
  4. General Awareness





120 Minutes (Total)

Paper-II (Online Mode)

Physics, Computer Science and Information Technology, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering


There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer in Part-I & II. Before answering the questions, keep this thing in mind.

SSC Scientific Assistant 2017: Find Paper-2 Complete syllabus

Important points

  1. Candidates who have obtained their educational qualification (Degree/diploma/ technical education/ certificates) from open learning mode are also eligible for appearing in exam with other requisite requirement.
  2. Candidates, who do not possess / will not acquire the educational qualification as on the closing date of receipt of application; will not be eligible and need not apply for this post.
  3. Ex-Servicemen who have done various courses from Armed forces which are certified and authorized by the competent authority in the above specified degree/diploma, are eligible to attend the examination.

All the best!

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