NIC Recruitment 2020: National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology(NIELIT) released its latest NIC Recruitment 2020 Notification for the posts of Scientist-'B' and Scientific/Technical Assistant-'A'.There are overall 495 vacancies available. All the interested candidates should go through the complete article to know all the recruitment related details.

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  • All the candidates should go through the NIC Eligibility Criteria before filling up the application form
  • The last date of filling up the application form is 26th March 2020
  • You can fill up the application  online from the official website of National Informatics Center, Government of India

NIC Recruitment 2020

It is mandatory that the candidates should read the official NIC Notification 2020 before filling up the National Informatics Centre Application Form.

NIC Recruitment 2020 Highlights-

Check the NIC Recruitment 2020 highlights from the table below-

Post Scientist-'B'/Scientific/Technical Assistant-'A
Number of Vacancies 495 Vacancies (288+207)
Job Location New Delhi
Notification Date 24th February 2020
Sector Government(National Informatics Center)

NIC Application Dates 2020

As per the NIC Recruitment 2020 notification, all the eligible candidates can fill the application form from 26th February and the last date to fill the form is 26th March 2020.

Events Dates
NIC Application Starts 26th February 2020(10 AM)
NIC Application Ends 26th March 2020(5 PM)

How to Apply the NIC Application Form 2020?

Before filling up the form the candidates are requested to go through the official NIC Recruitment 2020 Notification and check their eligibility conditions.

  • The mode of application is online
  • No other means/mode of application will be accepted
  • candidates are required to have valid Email Id and an active mobile number

Go through the following steps to fill up the NIC Application Form 2020-

Step1-Registration on the official website-"NIC Website" with the Email Id 

Step 2-Fill up all the asked details such as name,father's name,Date of birth,educational qualification etc.

Step 3-Recheck all the details and click"Submit"

Step 4-Make the payment of the NIC Application Fee 2020 in online mode

NIC Application Fee 2020

The Application Fee is refundable and should be paid online. The bank charges towards remittance of the application fee if any, will have to be borne by the candidate. Fee through any other mode like cash, Demand Draft, Pay Order, Cheque, Challan will not be accepted. The application will be considered complete only after the successful completion of the above-given steps and paying the fee. In case the fee is not submitted by the closing date and time, the candidature will be rejected and no further complaint will be entertained. Check the NIC Application Fee for different categories-

Category Fee
General/all others Rs. 800/-per application per post
SC/ST/PWD/Women candidates Nil

NIC Vacancy 2020

It is must for the candidates to go through the NIC Vacancy details before applying for the posts.Go through the table below to know the NIC Vacancy details-

Designation Number of vacancies UR SC ST OBC EWS
Scientist-'B', Group A(S&T), Level 10 288 119 43 21 77 28
Technical Assistant-'A, Group B(S&T) 207 86 31 15 55 20

NIC Eligibility Criteria 2020

Interested candidates should go through the NIC Eligibility Criteria properly before filling up the application form.

Educational Qualification-

The candidates should have obtained the qualification on the date of closing the application(as on 26 February 2020)

Posts Educational Qualification Fields of Education
Scientist-'B' Bachelor's Degree in Engineering/Bachelor in Technology/MSc/M.Phill/MCA/MTech etc. Electronics, Electronics and Communication, Computer Application, Information Technology, Cyber Law, Computer and Networking Security
Technical Assistant-'A MSc/BTech/B.E/MCA in one or in a combination of the concerned fields Electronics, Electronics and Communication, Computer Application, Information Technology

Age Criteria-

Check the NIC Age Criteria as per the NIC Recruitment Notification 2020 in the table below-

Posts UR/EWS SC/ST OBC(NCL) PWD Service Candidate Ex-Servicemen
Scientist-'B'/Technical Assistant-'A 30 35 33

40

PWD SC/ST Candidates-45

PWD OBC(NCL)-43

UR/EWS Service Candidates-35,

SC/ST Service Candidate-40

 OBC(NCL)Service candidate-38

As per the government of India Rules

NIC Selection Process 2020

As per the NIC Recruitment 2020 Notification, the selection of the Scientist B post is based on Written Examination and Interview. The selection of the  Scientific/Technical Assistant will be based on written examination. The Written Exam will be of 3 hours for both the posts and will be conducted in English Medium only. The exam will have objective type questions and is OMR Based.

NIC Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2020

The exam has two stages-Written Exam and the Interview. There will be 65% questions from the Technical Area and 35% from the generic areas. There will be around 120 questions where 78 questions will come from the Technical Area(Computer Science) and 42 questions from the generic area. Every correct answer will carry 1 marks and for every negative answer,0.25 marks will be deducted.

The minimum percentage to qualify written examination will be -

General/EWS 50%
OBC 40%
SC/ST/PWD 30%

The NIC Syllabus for the Generic section includes the following subjects-

  • Logical Reasoning
  • Analytical Reasoning Capabilities
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Abilities
  • General Aptitude

FAQ's

As per the NIC 2020 Recruitment Notification,what is the educational criteria for the recent posts?

The educational criteria for the recent posts of Scientist-'B'/Technical Assistant-'A are as follows-

PostsEducational QualificationFields of Education
Scientist-'B'Bachelor's Degree in Engineering/Bachelor in Technology/MSc/M.Phill/MCA/MTech etc.Electronics, Electronics and Communication, Computer Application, Information Technology, Cyber Law, Computer and Networking Security
Technical Assistant-'AMSc/BTech/B.E/MCA in one or in a combination of the concerned fieldsElectronics, Electronics and Communication, Computer Application, Information Technology

As per the NIC 2020 Recruitment Notification,what is the age criteria for the recent posts?

The NIC Age Criteria as per the NIC Recruitment Notification 2020 in the table below-

PostsUR/EWSSC/STOBC(NCL)PWDService CandidateEx-Servicemen
Scientist-'B'/Technical Assistant-'A303533

40

PWD SC/ST Candidates-45

PWD OBC(NCL)-43

UR/EWS Service Candidates-35,

SC/ST Service Candidate-40

 OBC(NCL)Service candidate-38

As per the government of India Rules

What is the NIC Vacancy details as per the National Informatics Center Recruitment 2020 notification?

The NIC Vacancy details as per the National Informatics Center Recruitment 2020 notification is as follows-


DesignationNumber of vacanciesURSCSTOBCEWS
Scientist-'B', Group A(S&T), Level 1028811943217728
Technical Assistant-'A, Group B(S&T)2078631155520


What is the NIC Application fee for all the categories as per the NIC Notification 2020?

The NIC Application fee for all the categories as per the NIC Notification 2020 is as follows-

CategoryFee
General/all othersRs. 800/-per application per post
SC/ST/PWD/Women candidatesNil

How to Apply the NIC Application Form 2020?

The mode of application is online.No other means/mode of application will be accepted.Candidates are required to have valid Email Id and an active mobile number.

Go through the following steps to fill up the NIC Application Form 2020-

Step1-Registration on the official website-"" with the Email Id 

Step 2-Fill up all the asked details such as name,father's name,Date of birth,educational qualification etc.

Step 3-Recheck all the details and click"Submit"

Step 4-Make the payment of the NIC Application Fee 2020 in online mode

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