BARC Recruitment 2020 – Bhabha Atomic Research Centre has released the list of candidates shortlisted for Selection Interview for BARC OCES/ DGFS 2020 on November 17, 2020. Selection Interviews is scheduled to take place between the period December 01 to 31, 2020. BARC recruitment 2020 OCES/DGFS online examination was held on March 14 to 18, 2020. The posts advertised are for the One-Year Orientation Course for Engineering Graduates and Science Postgraduates (OCES) 2020 and Two-Year DAE Graduate Fellowship Scheme for Engineering Graduates and Physics Postgraduates (DGFS) 2020. Get here complete details of BARC Recruitment 2020 here.
Latest: OCES/ DGFS 2020-21 has concluded. OCES/ DGFS 2021-22 will be announced later.
BARC Recruitment 2020
Bhabha Atomic Research Center is inviting application for academic programs One-Year OCES 2020 and Two-Year DGFS 2020 as per the following schedule. Note all the important dates of BARC Recruitment OCES 2020 and DGFS 2020 from here so as to not miss any event.
|Start date of submitting application||06 Jan 2020|
|End date of submitting application|
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Work assistant, security guard from
|25 Feb 2020|
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OCES DGFS from
|Last date of uploading GATE 2019/2020 score||01 Apr 2020|
|Slot booking for supplementary exam||19 Oct to 24 Oct 2020|
|Publication of interview shortlist|
17 Nov 2020
|Selection of interview slot (based on availability)|
|Publication of shortlist for OCES 2020|
To be Announced later
|Last date of submission of M. Tech/M. Chem. |
Engg admission details for DGFS
To be Announced later
|Publication of DGFS 2020 shortlist|
To be Announced later
Slot Booking: Click here to start the BARC OCES DGFS 2020 slot booking.
Latest Updates on BARC Recruitment 2020
Supplementary online examination Notice
The supplementary online examination is scheduled only for the Candidates who were eligible but could not appear for the online exam held between March 14, 2020 and March 18, 2020, due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Important Notice regarding Online examination
The competent authority has received the representations regarding the online examination held on March 14-18, 2020 that some candidates could not be able to appear for the exam due to spread of COVID-19 pandemic. The authority has decided to conduct the supplementary examination for the candidates whose admit card has been generated in March 2020 but could not appeared for the examination. Candidates will also get the email and sms regarding the same in future once action will be taken or finalized.
BARC Recruitment 2020 Result
After the first stage of screening based on the marks of online screeing tests and GATE scores, the BARC releases an interview shortlists on their official website. After selected candidates have been interviewed, the final shortlist of selected candidates for enrolment into the OCES 2020 publishes. Candidates desirous of enrolling into the DGFS programs, after submitting their details of enrolment into M.Tech/M. Chem Engineering must wait for the publication of the final shortlist of candidates selected for DGFS 2020.
BARC Recruitment 2020 Admit card
After the final date of submission of the online application, the BARC issues the Admit Card on its official website on the stipulated date. Candidates must check the portal and download their Admit card. Admit Card must be produced at the examination centres for appearing in the online tests.
BARC Recruitment 2020 Exam pattern
Language: The examination will be conducted in English only.
Exam mode: Screening examinations will be conducted through online mode only.
Sections: One section consisting of all of the questions.
Number of questions: There will a total number of 100 questions to be answered
Type of questions: Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) type questionnaire with only one correct answer
Check the distribution of questions and marks from below
|Section||Marks per question|
Marks per section
Note: Incorrect answers are liable to be subjected to a negative marking of 1 mark.
BARC Recruitment 2020 Interview slot booking
Candidates selected from the screening stage will be able to select an interview slot based on the availability through the online portal of application.
BARC Recruitment 2020 Exam centre
The online screening tests will be conducted across 40 major cities spread out across India. BARC will conduct screening tests in 9 engineering disciplines and 4 science disciplines in centres. Selection interviews for selected candidates from the screening process will be conducted at the BARC Recruitment Training School in Mumbai. The selection interview of Geology candidates will be held in Hyderabad.
BARC Recruitment 2020 Stipend, grade and pay scale
OCES and DGFS trainees are entitled to receive a stipend of Rs 55,000 during their training period in addition to a one time booking allowance of Rs 18,000. DGFS candidates are entitled to be reimbursed their tuition fees for M. Tech/M. Chem Engg. Such DGFS candidates are also entitled to receive a one time Contingency allowance of Rs 25,000 as their project expenses.
Appointment of successful candidates will be made at the Level 10 of the 7th CPC Pay Matrix as Scientific Officers (C) for Rs 56,100. Candidates are also entitled to receive total monthly emoluments at the current rates of Mumbai of an amount of Rs 95,000. This includes the Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance and Transport Allowance.
BARC Recruitment 2020 Selection process
Candidates will be selected first through online screening tests (and/or GATE score) and then through selection interviews. Screening for the selection of candidates will be conducted through two different channels such as through online screening test and through GATE scores. Candidates being screened based on their GATE score will be required to upload their GATE 2019/2020 score by April 1st, 2020. Candidates selected through the screening tests will be eligible to book their slots for the subsequent selection interview for recruitment.
BARC Recruitment 2020 Eligibility Criteria
All Indian candidates, in the field of Engineering and Science are eligible to apply to the Group A post of Scientific Officers through the academic programs OCES and DGFS 2020.
Eligibility criteria for OCES/DGFS 2020
|Discipline||Minimum eligibility criteria|
|Engineering||B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Sc (Engineering) / 5 year integrated M. Tech|
|Fast Reactor Technology – M||B.E/ B. Tech/ B.Sc (Engineering)/ 5 year integrated M. Tech in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering|
|Fast Reactor Technology – E||B.E/ B. Tech/ B.Sc (Engineering)/ 5 year integrated M. Tech in Electrical or Electronics Engineering|
|Quality Assurance & Quality Control||B.E/ B. Tech/ B.Sc (Engineering)/ 5 year integrated M. Tech in Mechanical or Mettalurgical Engineering|
|Physics||M.Sc in Physics/Applied Physics|
5 year integrated M.Sc with Physics and Mathematics at B.Sc or subsidiary/ancillary levels
B.E/ B. Tech in Engineering Physics
|Chemistry||M.Sc in Chemistry |
5 year integrated M. Sc with Physics up to B.Sc or at subsidiary and/or ancillary level
|Biosciences||M.Sc in Agriculture, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, genetics, Botany, Zoology, Plant Science, Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Food Technology, Animal Science, Life Sciences, Biomedical Sciences and Biosciences with at least Physics/Chemistry/Biochemistry/Agricultural Chemistry at the B.Sc or subsidiary and/or ancillary level. B.E/ B. Tech/ B. Sc (Tech) only in Food technology|
|Radiological Safety & Environmental Science||B.E. / B.Tech. in Nuclear Engineering / Nuclear Technology / Nuclear Science & Technology|
M.Sc. in Physics or Chemistry with Physics and Chemistry up to B.Sc
For integrated M.Sc, Physics and Chemistry upto subsidiary and/or ancillary level
Mathematics at Std. XII or at B.Sc. or at subsidiary and / or ancillary level in case of 5-year integrated M.Sc
|Geology||M.Sc or M. Tech in geology/Applied Geology/Applied Geochemistry with Geology at B.Sc.|
5 year integrated M. Tech in Geological Technology.
In case of 5 year integrated M. Sc/M. tech, candidates must have two subjects out of Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics up to the B. Sc or subsidiary and/or ancillary level.
Note: All candidates are required to score a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in their qualifying degrees. Candidates having M.Sc (by research) or Ph.D are not eligible to apply.
Important: Candidates who are employed under the Central or State government, PSUs, Aided Institutes must produce a NOC from their employer, otherwise they will not be interviewed.
Age Limit (As on August 1, 2020)
|Dependents of casualty ib 1984 riots||31 year|
|Kashmir domicile between 01/01/1980 to 31/12/1989||31 years|
Note: Physically challenged candidates are eligible for an age relaxation of up to 10 years maximum
Eligibility criteria for admission to DGFS 2020
Candidates with a degree in any of the disciplines of mechanical, chemical, metallurgy, electrical, electronics, computer science, computer engineering, instrumentation, civil or physics and meeting the other eligibility criterias as stated for OCES 2020 are eligible. The candidates are also required to enrol in M. tech/M. Chem Engg in the academic year 2020 to secure their admission into DGFS.
BARC Recruitment 2020 Application Form
Candidates that are desirous of application to the academic programs of OCES and DGFS 2020 recruitment for Scientific Officers (Group-A post of Government of India) can visit the official website of BARC barconlineexam.in and fill in their application after registering in the portal.
How to apply
Candidates have to register by clicking the “Apply online” tab on the portal and fill in their personal details such as name, contact details and preferred login ID. Candidates will receieve an OTP and/or activation link on the registered email upon successful registration. Online application can be made thereafter by logging in with the credentials and filling up the application form. Candidates must also upload their recent passport size photo and scanned signature in the application form. Subsequently, after completing the online paymemt, candidates can finalise and submit their application.
All male candidates who belong to either General or OBC category are required to deposit an application fee of Rs 500. Candidates belonging to the SC/ST category, Dependents of Defence Personnel Killed in Action, physically challenged candidates are exempted from paying the application fees. All-female candidates are exempted from payment of the application fees.
About The Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC)
The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), founded by H.J. Bhaba 1954, is the apex body in the Indian nuclear research scenario with their current headquarters based in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The organization boasts of multiple disciplines of research areas and is equipped with modern infrastructure for advanced research and development activities in the field of nuclear research and engineering. The organisation is governed centrally by the Department of Atomic Energy in India.
Official Website: www.barconlineexam.in
BARC OCES DGFS 2020 Recruitment Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : The age limits for different categories are as follows. General - 26 years OBC - 29 years SC/ST/Dep 1984/Dom Kashmir - 31 Physically challenged - 10 years relaxation over the maximum age limit
Ans : Yes. Selected candidates will have to enter into an agreement to serve at least 3 years in DAE. The Indemnity amount for OCES TSOs is Rs 6,78,000 and for DGFS fellows is Rs 13,58,000.
Ans : No. IT graduates are not eligible.
Ans : Candidates must score a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate for final appointment as scientific officers.
Ans : No. GATE score is optional. Candidates can choose from the online exam and/or GATE score for preliminary screening.