ISRO Scientist / Engineer

Indian Space Research Organization Scientist / Engineer

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ISRO Scientist / Engineer

Indian Space Research Organization/Department of Space Centers/Units are engaged in Research and Development activities in the realm of Space Application, Space Science and Technology for the benefit of society at large and for serving the nation by achieving self-reliance and developing capacity to design and build Launch Vehicles and Communication/Remote Sensing Satellites and thereafter launch them.


Online applications are invited from meritorious graduates for the following vacancies of Scientist/Engineer ‘SC’ in Level 10 of Pay Matrix at constituent ISRO Centres (Group ‘A’ Gazetted posts) and in an Autonomous Body under DOS (Group ‘A’ Non-Gazetted posts), as detailed below: 

Post Code No. /

Name of the Post

No. of vacancies


Educational qualification






Scientist/Engineer ‘SC’ (Electronics)




BE/  B.Tech or equivalent in Electronics &    Communication Engineering with an aggregate minimum of 65% marks or CGPA 6.84/10.






Scientist/Engineer       ‘SC’ (Mechanical)




BE/ B.Tech or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering with an aggregate minimum of 65% marks or CGPA 6.84/10.





Scientist/Engineer ‘SC’ (Computer Science)





BE/ B.Tech or equivalent in Computer Science Engineering with an aggregate minimum of 65% marks or

CGPA 6.84/10.




Scientist/Engineer ‘SC’ (Electronics) – Autonomous Body – PRL





BE/ B.Tech or equivalent  in Electronics &    Communication Engineering with an aggregate minimum of 65% marks or CGPA 6.84/10.




Scientist/Engineer      ‘SC’ (Computer       Science)            – Autonomous Body – PRL





BE/ B.Tech or equivalent in Computer Science Engineering with an aggregate minimum of 65% marks or

CGPA 6.84/10.

Age Limit:
28 years as on 14.06.2023. Serving Central Govt. employees, Ex-Servicemen; Persons with Benchmark Disabilities, are eligible for age relaxation as per Govt. of India orders.


How to apply:

Candidates may apply for multiple posts, subject to conditions. However, candidates applying for multiple posts should select common (same) written test centres. Candidates have to make application fee payment separately for applications for all the posts. The application for on-line registration will be hosted in the ISRO website between 25.05.2023 and 14.06.2023. Applications will be received on-line only. Upon registration, applicants will be provided with an on-line Registration Number, which should be carefully preserved for future reference. E-mail ID of the applicant is to be given in the application compulsorily. The last date for submitting on- line application is 14.06.2023.

The Candidates registered under National Career Services (NCS) portal and fulfilling the eligibility conditions may visit ISRO website and follow the application procedure as stated. Applications that are not in conformity with the requirements indicated in this advertisement and incomplete applications will not be entertained. 

Selection Process:

Written test will be conducted at eleven venues viz., Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chennai, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, New Delhi and Thiruvananthapuram. However, ISRO reserves the right to cancel/change the written test venue and re-allot the candidates to any other test centre. The call letters for written test will be sent only to the registered e-mail ID of candidates.



Pattern of the Question Paper for Written Test:

Single objective type paper consisting of two parts, viz. Part ‘A’ and Part ‘B’, with a duration of 120 minutes (with compensation time as applicable for PwBD candidates).


Part ‘A’ – Area/Discipline Specific part - Consists of 80 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) of 1 mark each (+1 and -1/3 pattern of marking).


Part ‘B’ - Aptitude/Ability Tests – Consists of maximum 15 Multiple Choice Questions

(MCQs) totaling to 20 marks (No negative marks).

Questions will be based on Numerical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, Diagrammatic Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning and Deductive Reasoning.

Interview :

Based on performance in the written test, candidates will be short-listed for Interview in the ratio of 1:5, with an aggregate minimum of 10 candidates. For reserved vacancies, distinct/additional candidates will be short-listed in the ratio of 1:5 (maximum), without regard to the reserved candidates if any, short-listed under UR category; 

Qualifying Criteria:



Written Test



Unreserved candidates

50% each in Part ‘A’ & ‘B’




Reserved candidates, only

if a post is reserved

40% each in Part A & B






Weightage in Panel Generation:

For generation of  the final panel, 50% weightage will be given to Written Test marks and 50% weightage to Interview mark : Pay and Allowances: Selected candidates will be appointed as Scientist/Engineer ‘SC’ in Level 10 of Pay Matrix and will be paid minimum basic pay of ₹.56,100/- p.m. In addition, Dearness Allowance [DA], House Rent Allowance [HRA] and Transport Allowance are payable as per extant rules on the subject. The employees will be governed by the New Pension Scheme. Further, medical facilities for self and dependents, subsidised canteen, limited quarters facility (in lieu of HRA), Leave Travel Concession, Group Insurance, House Building Advance, etc. are admissible as per Central Government orders.


The Answer Keys will be published on the ISRO Web-site within three working days of the Written Test. The candidates may raise objections with valid justifications, if any, within 5 days of publishing the answer keys in the web-site, ONLY through the link that shall be provided after the Written Test. Objections, if any, received thereafter or through any other modes will not be considered under any circumstances.


    Important dates to remember: -

Opening date for on-line registration



Closing date for on-line registration



Last date for payment of fee