NIC – RECRUITMENT For Scientist – ‘B’ and Scientific/Technical Assistant – ‘A’

NIC – RECRUITMENT For Scientist – ‘B’ and Scientific/Technical Assistant – ‘A’

National Informatics Centre (NIC) was established in 1976, and has since emerged as a “prime builder” of e-Government / e-Governance applications up to the grassroots level as well as a promoter of digital opportunities for sustainable development. NIC has been instrumental in steering e-Government/e-Governance applications in government ministries/departments at the Centre, States and Districts, facilitating improvement in government services, wider transparency, promoting decentralized planning and management, resulting in better efficiency and accountability to the people of India. “Informatics-led-development” programme of the government has been spearheaded by NIC to derive competitive advantage by implementing ICT applications in social & public administration. The following major activities are being undertaken:

  • Setting up of ICT Infrastructure
  • Implementation of National and State Level e-Governance Projects/Products
  • Consultancy to the Government departments
  • Research & Development
  • Capacity Building

National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) invites applications, on behalf of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), from eligible and qualified candidates for filling up of following Scientific & Technical Posts in National Informatics Centre (NIC).

S.NDesignationTotal Vacant Posts
Group ‘A’ (S&T )
Level-10: (Rs.56100- Rs.177500)
2.Scientific/Technical Assistant – ‘A’
Group ‘B’ (S&T )
Level-6 : (Rs.35400- Rs.112400)

Note: The number of advertised posts are tentative, the actual number of posts may increase or decrease depending upon the requirement and the reservation for the posts shall be as per the policy of Government of India




1. Scientist – ‘B’
A Pass in Bachelor Degree in Engineering OR Bachelor in Technology OR Department of Electronics and Accreditation of Computer Courses B-level OR Associate Member of Institute of Engineers OR Graduate Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers OR Master Degree in Science (MSc) OR Master Degree in Computer Application OR Master Degree in Engineering /Technology (ME /M.Tech) OR Master Degree in Philosophy (M Phil) in the field as mentioned below:-
Field (single or in combination amongst the below only):
Electronics, Electronics and Communication, Computer Sciences, Communication, Computer and Networking Security, Computer Application, Software System, Information Technology, Information Technology Management, Informatics, Computer Management, Cyber law, Electronics and Instrumentation.
2. Scientific/Technical Assistant- ‘A’
A Pass in M.Sc./MS/MCA/B.E./B.Tech in any one or in combination of below mentioned field as mentioned below:-
Field (single or in combination amongst the below only):
Electronics, Electronics and Communication, Electronics & telecommunications, Computer Sciences, Computer and Networking Security, Software System, Information Technology, Informatics.
The candidate should have obtained the essential qualification on the date of closing of application (as on 26/03/2020)

b) EXPERIENCE: No Experience Required.

AGE LIMIT (completed years as on 26/03/2020)
The upper age limit for direct recruitment for the category in post shall be as under:-

Category-wise Upper age limit not exceeding (in years)
PostsUR / EWSSC/STOBC (NCL*)PWD# Service CandidateEx-Service men
Scientist – ‘B’ and Scientific/Technical Assistant – ‘A’30353340
[PWD SC/ST Candidates : 45;
PWD OBC (NCL) candidates: 43]
[SC/ST Service Candidates: 40 ;
OBC (NCL) Service Candidates: 38]
As per Govt. of India Rules

*NCL – Non Creamy Layer

#Provided that

  • There shall be age relaxation for 5 years for candidates serving in Government Organizations working in post which are in the same line or allied cadres and where a relationship could be established that the service already rendered in a particular post will be useful for the efficient discharge of duties of the advertised post.
  • The upper age limit in respect of SC, ST, OBC and PWD and other special categories of persons shall be relaxable in accordance with the orders issued by the Central Government from time to time in this regard.
  • The age relaxation for SC/ST/OBC candidate is applicable for the post reserved for them. However relaxation in age limit for PWD candidate will be applicable irrespective of the fact whether the post is reserved for them or not, provided the post is identified suitable for them.

NOTE (Age calculation):
The crucial date for determining the age limit shall be closing date for online application submission.

The person selected may be posted anywhere in India.


Candidates are requested to apply only by ONLINE at between 26/02/2020 (10:00 A.M) &26/03/2020 (05:00 P.M). No other means/mode of application will be accepted. Candidates are required to have valid e-mail identification and active mobile number. The procedure/steps for filling up of applications online is briefed as under.

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