NIC Recruitment 2020 – National Informatics Centre (NIC) has rescheduled the written exam date for the post of Scientist and Scientific officer. The written examination of Scientist ‘B’ and Scientific-Technical Assistant ‘A’ vide advertisement No NIELIT/NIC/2020/1 is now scheduled to be held on November 22, 2020. The admit card for the same will be uploaded on the official website, calicut.nielit.in. Get here complete information related to NIC recruitment 2020 including the important dates, exam pattern, exam centres, pay scale, vacancies, and other information.
Latest: The wriiten exam date for NIC Recruitment 2020 for the post of Scientist, Scientific Officer has been rescheduled. Check below.
NIC Recruitment 2020
Note down the important dates related to NIC Recruitment 2020 from the table provided below:
|NIC Recruitment 2020||Important dates|
|Start date of the application||26 Feb 2020|
|Last date for the submission of application form|
|Uploading of admit card||15 Oct 2020|
|Date of written examination|
22 Nov 2020
NIC Recruitment 2020 Exam Date Rescheduled!
National Informatics Centre (NIC) has rescheduled the written exam date for the post of Scientist ‘B’ and Scientific-Technical Assistant ‘A’. The exam is scheduled to take place on November 22, 2020. For more details refer to the image provided below.
NIC Recruitment 2020 Admit Card
National Informatics Centre (NIC) issued admit card online at the official website, calicut.nielit.in in. To download admit card, candidates need to enter the login credentials. The admit card contains the important details of examination such as exam date, timings, exam venue, and other important instructions. It is mandatory to carry admit card along with the one valid id proof to the exam centre.
NIC Recruitment 2020 Exam Centers
Candidates will indicate their choice from the cities listed below as the Written Examination Centre. No Centre’s change will be allowed later.
Scheme of Examination for NIC Recruitment 2020
The scheme of examination for NIC recruitment 2020 is as follows:
Mode of Examination: OMR based examination
Type of Questions: Multiple choice questions
Number of Questions: The written examination question paper will consist of 65 per cent Technical Area questions and 35 per cent Generic Area questions. There will be a total of 120 objective type Questions comprising 78 Technical Area (Computer Science) questions and 42 Generic Area Questions.
Marking Scheme: Every question will bear 1(one) mark, and 0.25 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
NIC Recruitment 2020 Vacancies
This year, NIC has released a total number of 495 vacancies for the post of Scientist, and Scientific Officer. Check the distribution of vacancies for both the post below:
For Scientific Officer
NIC Recruitment 2020 Pay Scale
The newly recruited scientist and scientist officer are provided with the fixed pay scale. Refer to the pay scale for both the post provided below:
|Scientist – ‘B’||Rs. 56,100/- – Rs.177500/-|
|Scientific Technical Assistant – ‘A’||Rs. 35,400/- Rs.112400/-|
NIC Recruitment 2020 Application Form
National Informatics Centre (NIC) release the application form for Scientist and Scientific Officer on the official website. To know more about the application procedure, refer to the information provided below:
- NIC is inviting the applications for the post of Scientist (Group A) and Scientific officer (Group B).
- Candidates are advised to visit the official website, calicut.nielit.in.
- Applicants can send their applications for Scientist and Scientific Officer only through online mode.
- Candidates first have to register themselves. For registration, candidates have to provide a valid email ID.
- Then proceed to fill the application form and pay the application fee.
Apply Here: Click here to apply for NIC recruitment 2020.
Check the application fee for NIC recruitment for Scientist and Scientific Officer below:
|General and all others||Rs.800/- (per application per post)|
|SC /ST / PWD / Women candidates||Fee exemption|
Mode of payment
- Candidates have to pay the application fee through online procedure.
- They can use Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking to make the payment for the application fee.
Documents required to fill NIC Recruitment Application Form
Here is the list of documents that candidates must have before filling NIC recruitment 2020 application form.
- Scanned copy of the photograph (in JPG format, size less than 50 KB).
- Scanned copy of signature (in JPG format, size less than 50 KB).
- Keep the scanned copy of the following documents ready in PDF file. Size should be less than 03 MB.
- Date of birth certificate
- Identity proof
- Essential educational qualification
- Experience certificate
- Caste certificate (SC/ST/OBC)
- EWS certificate (is applicable)
- Category certificate (PWD or any other if applicable)
NIC Recruitment 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Before starting with the application procedure for NIC recruitment 2020, refer to the eligibility criteria provided below:
For Scientist – ‘B’
To apply for this post, candidates must have
- B.E/ B.Tech/ DOEACC B- Level OR AMIE/ GIETE Or MSc Or MCA OR ME/M. Tech OR M. Phil
- Electronics, Electronics and communication, computer science, communication, computer and networking security, computer application, software system, information technology, information technology management, informatics, computer management, cyber law, electronics and instrumentation.
For Scientific Technical Assistant – ‘A’
- To apply, candidates must have B.E/ B.Tech/ M. Sc/ MS/ MCA
- Electronics, Electronics and communication, electronics and telecommunications, computer sciences, computer and networking security, software system, information technology, informatics.
Agen Limit: The upper age limit for the NIC recruitment for category shall be as defined below:
NIC Recruitment 2020 Last Date of Application Form Submission Extended
National Informatics Centre (NIC) has released a notice regarding the extension of the last date of submission of the application form till June 01, 2020. However, the eligibility conditions, qualification, cut off date for age, and experience for applying the posts shall remain the same ie, March 26, 20020.
Again Extended Notice
NIC Recruitment 2020 Notification
Check the official notification for NIC recruitment 2020 from the image provided below:
Official website: calicut.nielit.in
NIC Recruitment 2020 FAQs
Q1. What is the eligibility criteria for NIC recruitment Scientific Officer?
Ans. To apply for scientific recruitment, candidates must have done B.E/ B.Tech/ M. Sc/ MS/ MCA.
Q2. What is the pay scale for Scientist Group B?
Ans. After final selection, candidates who are selected scientist are provided with Rs. 56,100/- – Rs.177500/- salary.
Q3. What is the application fee for NIC recruitment?
Ans. Candidates have to pay Rs.800/- as application fee of NIC recruitment.