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BARC Recruitment for Scientific Officers through BARC Training School

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre is India's premier nuclear research facility, headquartered in Trombay, Mumbai, Maharashtra. The organization is currently recruiting scientific officers in the department of atomic energy which is a Group-A post of Government of India, through the Bhabha Atomic Research Training school. The selection process and eligibility criteria are discussed in brief.

The official announcement is here, check it out.


Programs in Offer


There are two programs on offer at Bhabha Atomic Research Training school. Both training programs also offer stipends for students which could go up to 55,000 INR/ month.

  1. One-year Orientation Course for Engineering Graduates and Science Postgraduates for the academic year 2022-2023 (OCES-2022)

  2. Two-year DAE Graduate Fellowship Scheme for Engineering Graduates and Physics Postgraduates for the academic session beginning in 2022 (DGFS-2022)


Selection Process


The selection process is a two-step process i.e, screening of candidates and interview process.


Screening is based on two alternative methods i.e.,

  1. a candidate can choose to either appear for an online examination conducted by BARC in April 2022, or

  2. a candidate can choose to be screened on the basis of GATE (2021 or 2022) score, except for candidates with a degree in "nuclear engineering"

Interview for shortlisted candidates could occur in June or July 2022. The final selection is based on the medical fitness of the candidate and will be displayed around September 2022 on BARC's official website.


Eligibility Criteria


Following engineering disciplines are eligible. It is necessary to have 60% aggregate marks in any of the following disciplines. Candidates opting for GATE screening must have a GATE exam in the same discipline as the qualifying discipline. Candidates awaiting GATE 2022 results shall also apply.

  • Mechanical engineering

  • Chemical engineering

  • Metallurgical

  • Electrical engineering

  • Electronics communication and engineering

  • Computer science

  • Instrumentation

  • Civil engineering

  • Nuclear engineering

Similarly, qualifying degrees that are eligible under different categories like fast reactor technology, quality assurance & control, physics disciplines, chemistry disciplines, radiological safety, geology disciplines etc. is given in detail in the official notification.


Age limit

  • General category - 26

  • OBC - 29

  • SC/ST - 31


How to Apply!


Only online application is available. A non-refundable fee of 500 INR is applicable. Do check out the online application form here.


Important Dates

  • Commencement of Online Application Process for OCES/DGFS-2022 - 17th Jan 2022

  • Last date for Registration for Online Application - 11th Feb 2022

  • Last date for Submission of Online Application - 12th Feb 2022

  • Online Examination Slot Booking (the window will be open for 2 weeks/ 10 days) - 4th to 18th March 2022

  • Online Examination - 7th to 13th April 2022

  • Last date candidates to upload the GATE Score - 13th April 2022

  • Display of List of candidates short-listed for Interview on Online Application Portal - 28th April 2022

  • Availability based option on Online Application Portal to select Interview Slot for qualified candidates - 30th April to 4th May 2022

  • Selection Interviews - 14th June to 31st July 2022

  • Display of List of Candidates finally selected for OCES-2022 on Online Application Portal - 18th August 2022

  • Last Date for Selected OCES-2022 Candidates desirous of DGFS to give details of M.Tech I M.Chem. Engg. admission in a DGFS institute - 20th August 2022

  • Declaration of List of Applicants Selected for DGFS-2022 on Online Application Portal - 2nd week of September 2022


Important Links


Disclaimer: We have sourced the information from the notification. Kindly check the official website, notification, and re-check the information before applying.


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