Bhabha Atomic Research Centre is one of the most aspired destinations for budding scientists. BARC has it’s headquarter located in the city of Bombay, Mumbai, Maharashtra. Every year BARC invites applications for the post of Orientation Course for Engineers and Scientists (OCES).
BARC OCES’s selection process is a two-step process – An online Screening Test followed by a face-to-face interview. The candidates are initially selected for the OCES program and DAE Graduate Fellowship Scheme. The candidates completing the OCES 2021 and DGFS course are recruited as Scientific Officers in DAE units or Atomic Energy Regulatory Board Officers. BARC Scientific Officer recruitment screening test was conducted in September 2021.
BARC Selection Process 2021
Step 1 Screening Test: The candidate needs to appear for the Screening Test held by BARC. The candidates need to score over the cut-off limit set by BARC to qualify for the Interview round.
Or, the candidates go for the second option to appear for Interview
Step 1 GATE Score: The candidates can also give the GATE exam and meet the GATE score cut-off set by BARC to get an interview call. Better GATE score opens up many avenues for the candidates, and they need to prepare hard for a call-up from BARC. You can prepare with BYJU’s Exam Prep for better score in GATE.
Step 2: Interview for BARC Scientific Officer
The candidates who meet the cut-off either by Screening Test or GATE score are called for the face-to-face Interview. The last step of the selection process and the candidates need to prepare well to succeed in the Interview round. The all-around skills of the candidates are assessed before the final selection.
BARC Scientific Officer Eligibility Norms
BARC Scientific Officer is a top post and requires hard work throughout the candidate’s career to become eligible. In the below-mentioned table, we share the salient eligibility norms to become a BARC Scientific Officer:
|Age||● Upper Age Limit is 26 Years
● Relaxed Age Limit is 31 Years
|Educational Qualifications||B.E/B.Tech/BSc (Engineering)/ 5-year Integrated M.Tech with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks.|
|Number of Attempts||Unlimited|
BARC Scientific Officer Job Profile
The BARC Scientific Officers are trained the hard way, and their profile is also much diversified. Just take a look at the roles and responsibilities assigned to the BARC Scientific Officers:
- If the Scientific Officer is a part of the R&D team, they will be required to complete the project setup from the initial stage of R&D.
- If the Scientific Officer is a part of R&D Operation & Maintenance, they will be required to maintain the facility’s operations.
- The Scientific Officers are also required to play a part in expanding Nuclear Power Research Reactors, Accelerators, and Nuclear Fuel Cycle Technologies.
- The selected candidates are required to do innovative research in engineering, physics, Chemistry, Biosciences, and Geology.
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