Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Invites Engineering Graduates and Science Post-Graduates for OCES-2011 and DGFS-2011

Name of Institute / University

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

Courses Offered

1. One-year Orientation Course for Engineering Graduates and Science Post-Graduates for the year 2011-2012(OCES-2011) conducted at BARC Training Schools

2. Two-year DAE Graduate Fellowship Scheme for Engineering Graduates and Physics Post-Graduates for the term beginning in 2011 (DGFS-2011).

Eligible Disciplines and their Codes:

Engineering Discipline:

Mechanical - 21
Chemical - 22
Metallurgy - 23
Electrical - 24
Electronics - 25
Computers - 26
Instrumentation - 27
Civil – 29

Science Discipline:

Physics - 41
Chemistry - 42
Biosciences - 43
Radiological Safety Engineering (RSE) - 44
Geology - 45
Geophysics – 46

Eligibility

Valid GATE score means score of GATE-2010/ GATE-2011

A. Qualifying Degrees and Other Academic Requirements for OCES/ DGFS

(a) For Engineering Disciplines (codes 21-29): BE/ BTech/ BSc (Engineering) with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in any of the engineering disciplines and valid GATE Score in the same engineering discipline as the qualifying degree discipline. Those having qualifying degree in branches like Aerospace, Automobile, Industrial Production, Reliability, Ceramics, Architecture, Geology, Mining, Bio-Medical Electronics/ Instruments, Communication, Information Technology, Master of Computer applications, Dyes & Dye Intermediates, Electrochemical, Energy Systems, Oils & Fats, Paints & Varnishes, Petrochemicals, Plastics, Paper, Sugar Technology, Textiles, etc, are not eligible.

(b) For Physics Discipline (code 41): MSc in Physics/ Applied Physics or BE/ BTech in Engineering Physics with minimum of 60% aggregate marks. MSc applicants should have Physics and Mathematics up to BSc or at subsidiary and/or ancillary level in case of five year integrated MSc, with minimum of 60% aggregate marks in MSc as well as in BSc. Applicants opting to be considered on the basis of GATE Score should have valid GATE Score in Physics. For applicants having BE (Engineering Physics) as qualifying degree, valid GATE Score in Engineering Science is also acceptable.

(c) For Chemistry Discipline (code 42): MSc in Chemistry with Physics up to BSc or at subsidiary and/or ancillary level in case of five year integrated MSc and Mathematics up to Std. XII, with minimum of 60%* aggregate marks in MSc as well as in BSc. Applicants opting to be considered on the basis of GATE Score should have valid GATE Score in Chemistry.

(d) For Biosciences Discipline (code 43): MSc in Agriculture, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Genetics, Botany, Zoology, Plant Science, Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Food Technology, Animal Science, Life Sciences and Biosciences; or BE/ BTech/ BSc (Tech) only in Food Technology with minimum of 60% marks. MSc applicants should have Physics or Chemistry or Biochemistry or Agriculture Chemistry upto BSc or at subsidiary and/or ancillary level in case of five year integrated MSc with minimum of 60% aggregate marks in MSc as well as in BSc .

Applicants opting to be considered on the basis of GATE Score should have valid GATE Score in Life Sciences or in Biotechnology. Those having MSc with specialisation in subjects like Fisheries, Horticulture, Forestry, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Marine Biology and Home Science etc and BE/ BTech/ MTech in Biotechnology/ Genetic Engineering are not eligible.

(e) For Radiological Safety Engineering (RSE, code 44): MSc in Physics or Chemistry with Physics and Chemistry up to BSc or at subsidiary and/or ancillary level in case of integrated MSc, and Mathematics up to Std. XII, with minimum of 60%* aggregate marks in MSc as well as in BSc. Those having MSc in Environmental Science are not eligible.

(f) For Geology Discipline (Code 45): MSc in Geology/ Applied Geology/ Applied Geochemistry with both Geology and Mathematics upto BSc. or at subsidiary and/ or ancillary level in case of five year integrated MSc, with minimum of 60% aggregate marks in MSc as well as in BSc. Applicants opting to be considered on the basis of GATE Score should have valid GATE Score in Geology / Geophysics.

(g) For Geophysics Discipline (Code 46): MSc in Geophysics/ Applied Geophysics with Mathematics up to BSc. or at subsidiary and/ or ancillary level in case of five year integrated MSc, with minimum of 60%* aggregate marks in MSc as well as in BSc. Applicants opting to be considered on the basis of GATE Score should have valid GATE Score in Geology / Geophysics.

(h) Those having MSc (by research) or PhD are not eligible.

B. Admission to DGFS

Candidates having qualifying degree in disciplines 21-29 or 41 and who meet the corresponding eligibility criteria listed above are eligible to apply for DGFS provided they secure admission for MTech/ MChem. Engg starting in the academic year 2011 in Institutes in specializations . Confirmation of MTech/ MChem. Engg admission should be communicated by July 20, 2011, failing which offer of DGFS will be withdrawn retaining their options for OCES schemes if any.

C. Age Limit (Age as on August 1, 2011)

a) General Category - 26 years,
b) OBC-29 years,
c) SC/ST–31 years,
d) Dependents of those who died in the riots of 1984 (Dep1984) -31 years,
e) Persons domiciled in Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir State from 01/01/1980 to 31/12/1989 (Dom Kashmir) –31 years.

D. Nationality: Applicant must be a citizen of India.

E. Applicant working in Central/ State Government Units/ PSUs/ Aided Institutions should apply through proper channel.

How To Apply

A non-refundable application-processing fee of Rs 250 ( Rupees Two Hundred and Fifty) is chargeable from the applicants in General and OBC categories. Women candidates and the candidates belonging to SC/ST and Dependents of Defence Personnel Killed in Action (DODPKIA) and physically challenged candidates are exempted from payment of application fee.

With regard to payment of Application Fee, the candidate may download the three fold challan from the website http://oces.hbni.ac.in and make the payment in any branch of the State Bank of India. There are two modes of application:

(1) Online, and
(2) By Post.


(1) Online Application: After making the payment and getting the UNIQUE TRANSACTION NUMBER, the candidate who is applying online has to enter the said number as response to the relevant query in the online application form.

(2) Application by Post can be made by taking two photocopies on an A4 size (8.3"x11.7") paper of the accompanying format as Application Form. No separate application form is issued. Fill in all the relevant information, paste photographs on both the copies and mail both copies to the address given in the application form. One copy shall be returned to the applicant indicating the application number. That copy should be brought along at the time of appearing for Written Test and/ or Interview.

The portion of the challan marked “Institution Copy” should be mailed along with the application. Candidate shortlisted for interview will have to produce original challan at the time of interview.

Contact Details

Address: OCES and DGFS – 2011, Dy. Establishmnet Officer, Recruitment-IV, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Training School Complex, Anushaktinagar, Mumbai – 400 094
Website: http://oces.hbni.ac.in

Important Dates

Written Test in Science Disciplines: Sunday February 27, 2011

Written Test in Engineering Disciplines: Sunday April 24, 2011

Last date of receipt of application on the basis of GATE Score:
POSTAL: 25.03.2011
ONLINE: 31.03.2011

Last date of receipt of application for those opting for written test in 7 Engineering Disciplines:
POSTAL: 18.03.2011
ONLINE: 25.03.2011

Last date of receipt of application for those opting for written test in Science Disciplines:
POSTAL: 21.01.2011
ONLINE: 21.01.2011

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