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SSC Scientific Assistant Eligibility 2022 - Complete details

Staff Selection Commission conducts the Exam for Scientific Assistant in the Indian Meteorological Department in the month of December 2022. Candidates with a bachelor's degree in Science (Physics, Computer Science, IT) or Diploma in Engineering (Electronics and Telecommunication) are eligible for this post. SSC has released the official SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Notification 2022 on its official website on 30th September 2022. Application process ends on 18th October 2022.  

SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Eligibility - Important Dates for the exam

EventsDates
Notification Release30th September 2022
Application Begin30th September 2022
Application Ends18th October 2022
Last Date of Payment of fees online20 October 2022 (11 pm)
Last Date of Payment of fees offlineWorking hours of SBI up to 20 October 2022 provided the challan has been generated by them before 19 October 2022 (11 pm).
Date of ‘Window for Application Form Correction' including online payment25 October 2022 (11 pm)
Admit CardTo be Notified Soon
Exam DateDecember 2022 (Tentative)
ResultTo be Notified Soon

SSC Scientific Assistant Eligibility - Eligibility criteria

Crucial date for claim of SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS/ PwBD status or any other benefit viz. fee concession, reservation, age-relaxation, etc., where not specified otherwise, will be the closing date for receipt of online applications i.e.18 October 2022. Various Eligibility Criteria for SSC Scientific Assistant is given below : 

Age Limit

Age Limit not exceeding 30 years as on 18 October 2022. Candidate must have been born not earlier than 19 October 1992 and not later than 17 October 2004.

Age Relaxation

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
PH3 years
PH + OBC13 years
PH + SC/ST15 years
Ex-Servicemen (Gen)3 years after the deduction of military service rendered from the actual age, from the closing date of application
Ex-Servicemen (OBC)6 (3+3)Years after the deduction of military service rendered from the actual age, from the closing date of application
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)8 (5+3)Years after the deduction of military service rendered from the actual age, from the closing date of application
Central Govt. Civil Employees with at least 3 years of service (Gen)5 years
Central Govt. Civil Employees with at least 3 years of service (OBC)8 years(5+3)
Central Govt. Civil Employees with at least 3 years of service (SC/ST)10 years(5+5)
Domiciled Residents of Jammu and Kashmir (Gen)5 years
Domiciled Residents of Jammu and Kashmir (OBC)8 years
Domiciled Residents of Jammu and Kashmir (SC/ST)10 years
Defense Personnel disabled during hostilities (Gen)5 years
Defense Personnel disabled during hostilities (OBC)8 years
Defense Personnel disabled during hostilities (SC/ST)10 years

Educational Criteria

  • Candidates must hold a Bachelor's degree in Science with Physics as one of the key subjects/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Computer Applications or a Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from a Recognised Institute.
  • Candidates must be completed their full-time 3 years diploma course after the 10+2 examination.
  • Candidate must be passed 10+2 from a recognized institute with Physics and Mathematics as core subjects.

Percentages and marks for SSC Scientific Assistant 

  • The qualifying Degree or Diploma referred above should be in First Class (60% marks) or 6.75 CGPA on a 10 point scale.
  • The qualifying Degree or Diploma referred above must be of three (3) years duration after (10+2) examination.
  • The applicant must have passed 10+2 Examination from a Recognized Board or equivalent in Science with Physics and Mathematics as core subjects.

Final Year Students Eligibility

  • The candidates who have appeared in their final year of their graduation can also apply, however they must possess essential qualification on or before the cut-off date i.e.18 October 2022.
  • Result of requisite educational qualification must have been declared by the Institute/ University by 18 October 2022. Mere processing of the result by the University/ Institute by the cut-off date does not fulfill the EQ requirement.

Compensatory Time and Assistance of Scribe Eligibility

In case of persons with benchmark disabilities in the following categories can avail scribe services:

OA - One Arm affected 

OL - One-Leg Affected 

Dw - Dwarfism and 

AAV - Acid Attack Victim 

  • The candidate will have the discretion of opting for his/her own scribe or to avail the facility of scribe provided by the Commission.
  • The qualification of the scribe should be one step below the qualification of the candidate taking the examination.
  • A compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour of examination will be provided to the persons who are allowed use of scribe.

FAQs

What is the last date to apply for SSC Scientific Assistant 2022?

Last date to apply for SSC Scientific Assistant 2022 is 18 October 2022.

What is the Application Fee for SSC Scientific Assistant 2022? +

Application Fee for SSC Scientific Assistant 2022 is Rs.100 for General Category and OBC. Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) and Ex-servicemen (ESM), Women candidates are exempt from paying fees.

How many vacancies are announced for SSC Scientific Assistant 2022? +

990 Tentative vacancies have been announced for SSC Scientific Assistant 2022.

What is the SSC Scientific Assistant Exam Pattern? +

SSC Scientific Assistant Exam Pattern is as follows :
Paper I :
Reasoning - 25 questions
Quantitative Aptitude- 25 questions
English Language & Comprehension- 25 questions
General Awareness- 25 questions
Paper II :
Physics, Computer Science & IT, Electronics, and Telecommunications - 100 questions

What is the SSC Scientific Assistant Salary? +

Gross Salary for SSC Scientific Assistant Salary is Rs.48,912/-per month.

What is the age limit for SSC Scientific Assistant? +

Age limit for SSC Scientific Assistant 2022 is 30 years for General Category. Age relaxation provided for reserved categories.

What is the education eligibility for SSC Scientific Assistant? +

1. Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Science with Physics as one of the key subjects/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Computer Applications or a Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from a Recognised Institute.
2. Candidates must be completed their full-time 3 years diploma course after the 10+2 examination.
3. Candidate must be passed 10+2 from a recognized institute with Physics and Mathematics as core subjects.

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