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About Scientific Assistant

The Scientific Assistant in the Indian Meteorological department is an important post. The IMD is a government organization that issues weather forecast and weather warnings and other alerts to ensure the safety and security of the citizens of India. It issues warnings for flood, storm, heat wave, and daily weather updates etc.

SSC Scientific Assistant notification

SSC Scientific Assistant 2018 notification has not been released yet. You can check all the important details like Vacancy, Exam Pattern & Syllabus, Eligibility criteria here, once the official notification of IMD Scientific Assistant is out.

SSC Scientific Assistant Vacancy

SSC Scientific Assistant vacancies for this year are not known.

SSC Scientific Assistant Exam Date

Official Exam Date for SSC Scientific Assistant is expected to release in the month of July. We will update the post once the official notification is out on the official website of SSC. Last year, the exam was conducted from 20th to 27th November.

SSC Scientific Assistant Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Candidate should be a citizen of India or a subject of Nepal or Bhutan, a Tibetan refugee. Candidates should be a graduate in Science (with Physics as one of the subject)/ Computer Science/Information Technology/ Computer Applications OR Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from a recognized Institution/University or equivalent.

According to New court Ruling even B.Tech and BE are eligible to apply for SSC Scientific Assistant

Age Criteria :

The applicant should not exceed 30 years as on 01.08.2018.

Age Relaxation:
Category Age limit
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PH 10 years
PH+OBC 13 years
PH+SC 15 years
Ex-Serviceman 3 years
Domiciled Residents of J&K 8 years

How to Apply - SSC Scientific Assistant Application Form

The application link is not active now. Application process mentioned below is as per previous year's guideline.

  • Log on to the official website of ssc
  • Click on New Registration
  • Candidate should have valid Email Address and Mobile Number to Apply
  • New Page will appear after Clicking on New Registration
  • Enter all Personal Details, academic details and experience details
  • Click On Register Now
  • Upload Photograph and Signature in Next Step
  • Proceed to pay application fee of Rs 100.
  • Submit Application Form

SSC Scientific Assistant Application Fee

Category Fee
Gen/OBC Rs.100/-
Female / SC/ST/PH No Fee

SSC Scientific Assistant Selection Process

Candidates will be selected based on online test. The exam will be conducted in two parts: Paper I and Paper II. Each paper will be of 100 marks and total duration will be of 2 hours or 120 minutes. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer in Paper I & II.

SSC Scientific Assistant Exam Pattern

Examination Pattern for SSC Scientific Assistant In IMD (As Per 2017):

The question paper had two parts, Part - I & Part - II. Both Part-I & Part-II are conducted for a duration of 2 hours. The SSC Scientific Assistant examination comprised 200 questions carrying 200 marks for two hours duration. It is a computer based examination.

Papers Subject No. of questions Duration & Timings
Part-I Computer based Examination mode General Intelligence 25 120 Minutes(Total)
Reasoning 25
Quantitative Aptitude 25
English language & Comprehension, General Awareness 25
Part-IIComputer based Examination mode Physics, Computer Science and Information Technology, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering. 100

SSC Scientific Assistant Syllabus

Before you start your preparation for SSC Scientific Assistant exam, you must be well familiar with the detailed syllabus. The syllabus for IMD Scientific Assistant exam would give an idea of important topics to cover and type of questions to prepare. Get latest syllabus with topic wise weight-age in our article on SSC Scientific Assistant Syllabus.

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