Department of Space, Government of India authorized Vikram Sarabhai Space Center has been released notification to recruit the Technical Assistant posts via the online applications. There are total 39 vacancies available in this current recruitment of VSSC. This VSSC Technical Assistant recruitment will be conducted through written test and skill test based. The eligible candidates have to submit the online application on or before the last date. For more details regarding this Technical Assistant Recruitment please see below mentioned details.

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VSSC Technical Assistant Recruitment 2016 – 2017

Candidates who going to participate in the Recruitment process of VSSC Technical Assistant 2016-17 can check and confirm the eligibility conditions and other requirements from below.

Vacancy Details

Total No. of Vacancies – 39

Post Code Name of Posts No. of Vacancies
1282 Electronics 14
1283 Mechanical 12
1284 Chemical 3
1285 Electrical 3
1286 Civil 1
1287 Instrumentation 1
1288 Photography / Cinematography 1
1289 Chemistry 3
1290 Agriculture / Horticulture 1


Age Limit – Age limit is different for each courses candidates can check the post wise age from below.

Educational Qualification – Candidates possess first class diploma or degree in various field are eligible to apply. Complete details of eligibility are given below.

Selection Process – The selection process consists of (1) written test and (2) skill test.

Application Fee is Rs. 250/-.

Important Dates

Event Dates
Opening date of Online Registration 23 Mar 2016
Closing date for Online Registration 11 Apr 2016
Date of written test 28 Aug 2016

Application Form 2016 – 2017

Upon on-line registration, applicants was provided with an on-line Registration Number, which should be carefully preserved for future reference. The candidates are also advised to take a print out of the online application for future reference.

  • Application Process is over now..!!

The applicant need not send any documents such as print out of online application, receipt of cash payment, copies of certificates/mark lists in proof of educational qualification, work experience, age etc.  

Application Fee

There will be a non-refundable  application fee of Rs.250/- (Rupees Two Hundred and Fifty only) for each application. Fee is to be paid online through Credit Card / Debit Card / Internet Banking or can be deposited in any State Bank of India branch (through SBI Collect facility). No other mode of payment was acceptable and the fee will not be refundable under any circumstances.

Female/Scheduled Castes (SC)/ Scheduled Tribes (ST)/Ex-serviceman [EX] and Persons with Disabilities (PWD) candidates are exempted from payment of Application Fee.

Eligibility Criteria

Post Code Name of Posts Eligibility Criteria
1282 Electronics First Class Diploma in Electronics Engineering / Electronics & Communication Engineering / Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering/ Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering.
1283 Mechanical First Class Diploma inMechanical Engineering
1284 Chemical First Class Diploma in Chemical Engineering
1285 Electrical First Class Diploma in Electrical Engineering
1286 Civil First Class Diploma in CivilEngineering
1287 Instrumentation First Class Diploma inInstrumentation Engineering
1288 Photography / Cinematography First Class Diploma in Photography/Cinematography.
1289 Chemistry First Class B.Sc. Degree in Chemistry
1290 Agriculture / Horticulture First class B.Sc. Degree with specialization in Agriculture or Horticulture.

Note – For post Nos. 1282 to 1289 the work involves travel to various ISRO Centres and external work centres.  It also involves round the clock shifts / extended hours of duty as and when required.

Age Limit (As on 11.04.2016)

  • For Post No.1282, maximum age limit is 35 years for UR category, 38 years for OBC category & 40 years for SC category.
  • For Post No.1283, 1284, 1285 & 1289 maximum age limit is 35 years for UR category & 38 years for OBC category.
  • For Post No.1286, 1287, 1288, & 1290, maximum age limit is 35 years (for UR category only).
  • Ex-Servicemen, Meritorious Sportspersons & Persons With Disability (PWD), Widowed/Divorced women are eligible for age relaxation as per Government of India orders.
  • Minimum age is 18 years for all posts.

Selection Process

he selection process consists of (1) written test and (2) skill test. The written test was conducted first and short-listing will be done based on the written test scores and required number of candidates (ratio between vacancy and number of candidates to be called for skill test) alone shall be called for skill test. Written test will be conducted in such a way that theoretical and practical knowledge of the candidate is tested covering both breadth and depth of the prescribed curriculum. The skill test will be purely on ‘go-no-go’ basis and marks obtained in the skill test will not be considered for selection. The skill test will be evaluated on a 100 point scale with minimum 60% for qualification. The final selection will be done amongst qualified candidates, purely based on the scores obtained in the written test. From amongst candidates who qualify in the skill test with 60% marks, empanelment will be done in the order of marks obtained in the written test. In case of a tie in the written scores, the academic scores of the notified qualification will be the tie-breaker.

Please note that the qualification prescribed above for the posts advertised is the minimum requirement and the same does not automatically make the candidates eligible for selection.

  • The Centre reserves the right not to fill up any of the posts, if it so decides.
  • Only Indian Nationals need apply.
  • No interim correspondence will be entertained.
  • Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.
  • Candidates working under Central/State/Government, Public Sector Undertakings, Autonomous bodies etc. should submit the application through proper channel or submit ‘No objection certificate from the employer at the time of Written Test/Skill Test’.

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