Indian Space Research Organization/Department of Space Centres/Units are engaged in Research and Development activities in development 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. 2. Online applications are invited from meritorious candidates for the following vacancies in Level 10 of Pay Matrix at constituent ISRO Centres (Group 'A' Gazetted posts) and in Autonomous Body (Semi-Conductor Laboratory, Chandigarh) (Group 'A' Non-Gazetted posts), as detailed below:
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I. Vacancies to be filled at ISRO Centres/ Units
Name of the Post
Total number of vacancies
2 - UR; 2 - OBC
3 - UR; 1 - OBC (Out of above one(01) post is identified for PwBD-VH/Low Vision)
Purchase and Stores Officer
5 - UR; 1 - OBC; 3 - ST (Out of the above one (01) post each is identified for PwBD-HH and PwBD-OH)
II. Vacancies to be filled at Semi-Conductor Laboratory, Chandigarh, an autonomous institution under DOS
Name of the Post
Total number of vacancies
2 - UR
2 - UR
Purchase and Stores Officer
3 - UR (Out of the above one(01) post is identified for PwBD-Low Vision
UR-Unreserved; OBC-Other Backward Class; ST-Scheduled Tribe; LD/CP-Locomotor Disability/Cerebral Palsy;
2 posts of ST in Post No: 3 are Backlog vacancies in Promotion Quota diverted to Direct Recruitment Quota due to non-availability of candidates.
Educational Qualification and Experience :
Purchase and Stores Officer
MBA + 1 year experience in supervisory capacity
Post Graduate + 3 years experience (1 year in supervisory capacity)
Graduate with 5 years experience (2 years in supervisory capacity)
The experience should be in the areas of Administration
ACA/FCA or AICWA/FICWA or MBA + 1 year experience in supervisory capacity
M.Com. + 3 years experience (1 year in supervisory capacity)
B.Com./BBA/BBM with 5 years experience (2 years in supervisory capacity)
The experience should be in the areas of Finance and Accounts/Cost Accounting
MBA in Marketing or Materials Management + 1 year experience in supervisory capacity
Graduate + Post Graduate Diploma in Materials Management [or any other subject relating to Purchase & Stores activity] with 3 years experience [1 year in supervisory capacity in the relevant field].
Post Graduate with 3 years experience [1 year in supervisory capacity in the relevant field].
Graduate with 5 years experience [2 years in supervisory capacity in the relevant field].
The experience should be in the areas of Purchase & Stores
NOTE: Graduation/Post Graduation (other than MBA/ACA/FCA/FICWA/AICWA/PG Diploma in Materials Management) should be in First Class with minimum of 60% marks or CGPA of 6.3 on a scale of 10.
3. Age Limit:
35 years as on 21.04.2021 (38 years for OBC candidates and 40 years for ST candidates, wherever posts are reserved).
Serving Govt. employees, Ex-Servicemen; Persons with Disabilities, meritorious Sportspersons are eligible for age relaxation as per Govt. of India orders.
4. Important Instructions
MBA Degree should be in HR/Business Administration for applying for the post of Administrative Officer; Finance/Banking Public Systems Management for
applying for the post of Accounts Officer; Marketing or Materials Management for applying for the post of Purchase & Stores Officer. Candidates possessing MBA Degree other than those mentioned above are not eligible to apply.
Graduation/Post Graduation (other than MBA/ ACA/FCA/FICWA/AICWA/PG Diploma in Materials Management) should be in First Class with minimum of 60% marks or CGPA of 6.3 on a scale of 10.
Experience should have been obtained after possessing the essential educational qualification. Experience should be in the relevant fields like Administration/Accounts & Finance/Purchase & Stores activities in a Govt. office or a public body or a commercial organization of repute.
Supervisory experience, wherever mentioned, should be at least in the Pay Band - 2 of Rs. 9300-34800 with Grade Pay of Rs.4200 (Pre-Revised)/Level 6 of Pay Matrix
There should also be the communication skills, leadership qualities and familiarity with the computers and relevant software packages.
The qualification prescribed is the minimum requirement and the same does not automatically make the candidate eligible for written test/interview.
5. Candidates applying for the post reserved for PWBD have to submit an attested copy of Disability Certificate in the prescribed format at the time of Interview or as and when called for, clearly indicating the percentage of disability, issued by Medical Board consisting of at least three (03) members out of which one shall be a specialist in the particular field for assessing disability, duly constituted by Central or a State Government. The definition of Disabilities are as specified in the schedule of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.
6.DEGREE OF DISABILITY FOR RESERVATION :
Only such persons would be eligible for reservation in Services/Posts who suffer from not less than 40% of relevant disability.
7. How to apply:
A candidate can apply against only one post (Administrative Officer, Accounts Officer, or Purchase & Stores Officer).
The candidates who intend to apply for both SCL and ISRO posts, should submit separate applications online.
The application for on-line registration will be hosted in the ISRO website between 01.04.2021 and 21.04.2021. The candidates registered
under National Career Services (NCS) portal and fulfilling the eligibility conditions may apply duly following the procedure stated.
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 21.04.2021.
8. 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.9.Applications that are not in conformity with the requirements indicated in this advertisement and incomplete applications will not be entertained. 10. No Objection Certificate:
Candidates who are employed under Central/State Government, Public Sector Undertakings, Autonomous Bodies etc. have to submit 'No Objection Certificate' from the employer concerned, at the time of Interview or as and when called for. However, the candidate should apply for the post only under intimation to and with the prior permission of the employer. A candidate who may gain/change employment after applying for the post, is required to inform the employer the particulars of his/her application and shall mandatorily submit NOC at the time of Interview. Any candidate, who fails to submit NOC in original at the time of Interview, shall not be permitted to appear in the Interview and TA will not be paid.
11. Application Fee:
The Application Fee is Rs. 250/- (Rupees Two Hundred and Fifty only) for each application. Those candidates desirous to apply for the post Nos. 4, 5 & 6 in SCL, Chandigarh, have to separately remit application fee of Rs.250/-. Candidates may make the payment 'online' using Internet Banking/Debit Card or 'offline' by visiting nearest SBI Branch. Candidates after submitting their application can pay application fee immediately or any day before the last date for fee payment which is 23.04.2021. The last date for submitting online application is 21.04.2021. Candidates are, however, advised to make online payment by 19.04.2021 to avoid any unexpected transaction failures/issues. [Candidates making online payment may kindly note that ISRO shall not be responsible for pending transactions or transaction failures. Candidates may contact their Banks and ensure successful payment of application fee. Candidates may utilise alternative methods of payment (offline payment) if required. Ensuring a 'successful payment' from 'Payment Status' link in ISRO's website is mandatory for the candidates]. The process followed for each case is shown below:
(i)If candidate desires to pay application fee immediately then the candidate on submitting application will be shown a web page displaying registration number. On the same web page, there exists a 'Make Payment' button which the candidate may click and follow the payment process as outlined below.
(ii)If the candidate wants to pay the application fee later, then payment can be made any time before closure of the advertisement by accessing the 'Make Payment' link available in advertisement page. Candidate has to provide Registration number, Date of Birth and later click on the 'Make Payment' button and follow the payment process as outlined below.
12.Process for application fee payment :
The candidates on clicking the Make Payment button will be redirected to State Bank Multi Option Payments Systems (MOPS) page. The candidate may choose one of the
payment modes shown below for making payment. Online mode:-
Net Banking:State Bank of India
Net Banking:Other Banks
Debit Card: State Bank of India
Debit Card: Other Banks
Credit Card: State Bank of India
Credit Card: Other Banks
Offline mode:-Pre-printed SBI Challan (Candidates should
download, print and pay the application fees in cash at any SBI Branch
within 3 days of generation of challan or last day stipulated for payment (23.04.2021), whichever
is earlier) The challan will be valid for the next three days only, from date
of generation. If payment is not made within 3 days the challans, which
are older than the specified time will be deemed unsuccessful. However,
the candidate may regenerate fresh challan, if required or alternatively,
make online payment.
Note : (i)Though
application fee charged by ISRO is same across the payment modes the bank
charges and taxes may vary. Therefore candidates are required to carefully follow
the instructions shown. In case of Net banking and debit cards payments, the
candidate on successful payment will be redirected to ISRO web portal and shown a
page displaying transaction details.
the entire payment processing do not click REFRESH or BACK button, else session will be
(iii)Please follow the instructions of the banks/payment gateways with respect to the mode of payment (net banking, debit cards, across SBI counters).
(iv)Candidates can check Payment status after 24 hrs of their successful payment and Print Receipt by visiting
"Payment Status" link available in advertisement page. In case of pending transactions or transaction failures candidates are advised
to contact their Banks and ensure successful payment of application fee.
13. All Women/Scheduled Castes (SC)/ Scheduled Tribes (ST); Ex-serviceman [EX] and Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD)
candidates are exempted from payment of Application Fee. However, after registration of application on-line, the candidates
have to ensure receipt of system generated email regarding successful submission of application.
Candidates are advised to check all the fields entered by them online before submitting their applications.
Candidates should avoid submission of multiple applications for the same post.
15. NO DOCUMENTS (EXCEPT PHOTO AND SIGNATUREin JPG format) ARE TO BE UPLOADED ALONG WITH THE APPLICATION. HOWEVER, CANDIDATES SHOULD BE
READY TO SUBMIT ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS IN SUPPORT OF QUALIFICATION, AGE, CATEGORY, NOC FROM EMPLOYER ETC. AS AND WHEN CALLED FOR BY ISRO.
16. Selection Process:
The written test will be conducted at twelve venues viz., Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, New Delhi and Thiruvananthapuram. However, the Organisation 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 to the short-listed candidates will be sent only by e-mail. Based on the performance in the written test, candidates will be shortlisted for interview, the schedule and venue of which will be notified. Those who secure minimum 50% marks separately in both objective and descriptive type questions in the written test with minimum 40% in each part will be considered for short-listing in the ratio of 1:8 for interview. Those who secure minimum 50% marks each in written test and interview with an aggregate minimum of 60% marks will be considered for empanelment in the order of merit, subject to number of vacancies notified. In case, sufficient number of OBC/ST/PwBD are not available for filling-up the vacancies reserved for these categories, relaxation will be extended to candidates belonging to the respective category.
17. Pay and allowances:
Selected candidates will be appointed as Officers in Level 10 of Pay Matrix and will be paid minimum basic pay of Rs. 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.
18. Other Conditions/Instructions:The appointees against Post Nos. 1 to 3 are liable to be posted in any of the Centres/Units of the Indian Space Research Organisation/Department of space. They are also liable to be transferred to any such Centre/Unit at any point of time on need basis. The appointees against Post Nos. 4 to 6 will be posted at SCL, Chandigarh.
The number of vacancies indicated is provisional. ICRB reserves its rights to modify the vacancies at any stage before the date of examination against due notification in ISRO website
The posts are temporary, but likely to continue.
For details of ISRO Centres/Units, please visit ISRO Centres
Candidates attending the interview will be reimbursed to and fro second-class train fare by the shortest route from the city indicated in the on-line application form to the place of interview (change of address and city for the purpose will not be entertained).
Candidates have to produce all original documents in proof of details furnished in their applications submitted on-line, at the time of interview.
If any information furnished on-line is found to be false, the candidate will not be interviewed and TA will not be paid.
No TA will be paid for attending the Written Test .
ISRO reserves the right not to fill up all or any of the posts, if it so desires.
Only Indian nationals need apply.
In case of any clarification, candidates may refer to the FAQs uploaded in the ISRO website against the advertisement or send their mail to email@example.com.
Queries about information already available in the Advertisement/FAQs and Frivolous queries will not be replied to.
Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply.
19. It is the absolute responsibility of the candidate to ensure that he/she fulfills the eligibility criteria as notified and has fully complied with the procedural requirements and time limits stipulated for submission of on-line application and remittance of application fee. Any deviations from the procedures notified
would result in cancellation of candidature and no representation on the matter will be entertained.
20. 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 - 01.04.2021
Closing date for on-line registration - 21.04.2021