Scientific Assistant, Staff Selection Commission


Staff Selection Commission was initially named as Subordinate Services Commission. The major functions of the commission includes making recruitments in various ministeries under Government of India. The commission is consists of a Chairman as the head and two members. A Secretary-cum-Controller of Examinations is also an important post in the commission. The Commission has its headquarter located at New Delhi. The commission actually conducts of examinations for the recruitment of people in various ministeries under the Government of India.

Job Profile:

Eligible Indian nationals are invited to apply for the post of Scientific Assistant in Indian Meteorological Department. The post of Scientific Assistant comes under Group ‘B’ non gazttted and non ministerial level. Staff Selection Commission will conduct a comeptitive examination for making recruitment on the specified position in Indian Meteorological Department.


Candidates are required to be a citizen of India, subject of Nepal, subject of Bhutan etc. Also, the age of the candidates should not exceed the maximum age limit set for the post i.e. 30 years as on 28 October 2011. Reserved categories candidates may get relaxation of few years in the upper age limit as per thr rules of Government of India.

Educational Qualification:

Candidates are required to possess Bachelor’s degree in Science or Computer Science or Information Technology or Computer Applications froma recognized institute. In case, candidates have done Bachelor’s degree in Science, ‘Physics’ should be one of their main subject. Candidates, who have done Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from a recgonized university, are also eligible to apply for the post of Scientific Assistant in Indian Meteorological Department.

No. of posts: Total 465 posts are available.

Vacancies for General candidates: 238 posts are available.
Vacancies for SC candidates: 70 posts are available.
Vacancies for ST candidates: 37 posts are available.
Vacancies for OBC candidates: 230 posts are available.

Pay Scale: Selected candidates will be given the prescribed amount of salary i.e. Rs. 9300-34800 with a Grade Pay of Rs. 4200.

Application Fee:

Interested candidates are required to submit the prescribed amount of application fee before applying online at SSC website. The payment of the application fee must be done by the means of State Bank of India Challan in the branches. Candidates can also use the on-line payment facility of State Bank of India for submitting their application fee.

Amount of application fee for General and OBC candidates: Rs. 100 only.
No fee is to be submitted by candidates belonging to SC/ST/PH and Ex-Serviceman categories.

How to apply: Candidates are required to apply online only at the official website of Staff Selection Commission. Candidates will have to submit the online application on or before the last date (26 October 2011 is the last date for Part-I registration and 28 October 2011 is the last date for Part-II registration).

Contact Details:

Staff Selection Commission,
CGO Complex, Lodhi Road,
New Delhi - 110003.

Last date for online application:26 October 2011

For more information visit



Do you have any question? Please ask:

Questions will be answered on our Forum section

3 Responses to “Scientific Assistant, Staff Selection Commission”

  1. 3

    i am b-tech in computer science&engineering under W.B.U.T,i want to know how can i apply or get an application form for the post of scientific research or scientific assistant in india Meteorological Department in 2012 (march onwards) if any??

  2. 2

    can i get previous year question papers of paper II

  3. 1
    Dipika Mondal:

    location of kolkata(4410)centre.when we will get admit cards and how.