BARC Recruitment through GATE for OCES/DGFS 2017 - Bhabha Atomic Research Centre has announced the slot booking for the candidates appearing for the online test. The application forms for the BARC Recruitment through GATE for OCES/DGFS 2017 were available from January 23, 2017. Candidates who have valid GATE 2016 or GATE 2017 Scores can now apply for the programmes as per the specified eligibility. Non-GATE students can also apply for the programmes by appearing for an online test. Check the complete details of the BARC Recruitment through GATE for OCES/DGFS 2017 like the application process, selection process, detailed eligibility, service bond, important dates and more below.
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PSU Name: Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
1: Orientation Course for Engineering Graduates and Science Postgraduates (OCES-2017):
This is a one year programme conducted at the five BARC Training Schools situated at Mumbai, Kalpakkam, Indore and Hyderabad.
2: DAE Graduate Fellowship Scheme for Engineering Graduates and Physics Postgraduates (DGFS-2017):
This is a two year programme where Engineering Graduates and Physics Postgraduates who have excelled in the Selection Interviews for the BARC Training Schools’ programs and who have also independently secured admission for M. Tech. / M. Chem. Engg. in select Institutes and specializationsas specified, are paid stipend and tuition fee to pursue a M. Tech. / M. Chem. Engg. degree while retaining their employment in DAE.
Important Dates of BARC Recruitment through GATE for OCES/DGFS 2017
Start Date to fill Online Application Application
January 23, 2017
Last date for Online Application
February 15, 2017 till midnight
Dates for Slot Booking for Online Examination
February 22 to 28,, 2017
Download of Admit Card for Online Examination
March 1 to 7, 2017
March 18 to 26, 2017
Last date for candidates to upload their GATE score (2016 or 2017)
April 2, 2017
Shortlisted candidates for Interview
April 14, 2017
Interview Slot booking for qualified candidates
April 17 to 20, 2017
Dates for Selection Interviews
May 17 to June 16, 2017
Last week of June, 2017
Last Date for Selected OCES-2017 Candidates desirous of DGFS to give details of M.Tech/ M.Chem.Engg. admission in a DGFS institute
July 4, 2017
Declaration of List of Persons Selected for DGFS-2017
2nd week of July, 2017
Eligibility Criteria for BARC Recruitment through GATE for OCES/DGFS 2017
Qualifying Degrees and Other Academic Requirements
For Radiological Safety Engineering (code RSE):
Candidates must have passed B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Sc.(Engg.) / 5-year Integrated M.Tech. in Nuclear Engineering / Nuclear Technology / Nuclear Science & Technology with minimum of 60%* aggregate marks
Candidates who have passed M.Sc. in Physics or Chemistry with a minimum of 60%* aggregate marks with Physics and Chemistry up to B.Sc. or at subsidiary and/or ancillary level in case of 5-year integrated M.Sc are also eligible
M.Sc. candidates must have passed in Mathematics at Std. XII or at B.Sc. or at subsidiary and / or ancillary level in case of 5-year integrated M.Sc.
All science postgraduate candidates (other than those applying with a five-year integrated M.Sc. degree) must additionally have a minimum of 60%* aggregate marks in B. Sc.
Candidates must appear for the online test conducted by BAARC.
For Admission to DGFS:
Candidates must have been selected for OCES 2017
Candidates having a qualifying degree ME, CH, MT, EE, EC, CS, IN & CE or in Physics (PH) and who meet the corresponding eligibility criteria listed given below
They must have in addition secured admission for M.Tech./ M.Chem.Engg. starting in the academic year 2017 in select Institutes and in specializations as specified by BARC
Confirmation of M.Tech./M.Chem.Engg. admission should be communicated by July 4, 2017
Final Year Students
Such candidates can also apply provided they submit the mark-sheet of their final result, by Nov 30, 2017
Age Limit (Age as on August 1, 2017)
General Category - 26 years
Dependents of those who died in the riots of 1984 (Dep1984) -31 years,
Persons domiciled in Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir State from 01/01/1980 to 31/12/1989 (Dom Kashmir) –31 years,
Physically Challenged persons of all categories are eligible for age relaxation of 10 years
Only Indian Nationals
Candidates who are working in Central or State Governments or their Units / PSUs / Aided Institutes should produce a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from their organization at the time of Selection Interview
Candidates must have valid GATE 2016 or GATE 2017 Scores
Non Eligible disciplines
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, Mechatronics will not be considered
Disciplines & GATE Paper Codes:
Eligible Subject/ Discipline in B.E./B.Tech./B.Sc. (Engg.)/ 5-Year integrated M.Tech. as awarded by University / Institute
Metallurgy / Metallurgy & Materials Engineering / Metallurgy & Materials Science / Metallurgical Engineering / Metallurgical & Materials Engineering / Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science / Materials Science & Engineering
Electrical Engineering / Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Electrical Engg. / Electronics Engg. / Electronics & Communication Engg. / Electronics & Controls Engg. / Electrical & Electronics Engg. / Electronics & Instrumentation Engg.
Electronics & Communication Engg.
Computer Science / Computer Engineering
Computer Science & Information Technology
Instrumentation Engg. / Electronics & Instrumentation Engg.
Nuclear Engineering / Nuclear Technology / Nuclear Science & Technology
NOT ELIGIBLE through GATE
What to keep ready before applying for BARC OCES/DGFS 2017:
Photo: The image must be of 4.5 x 3.5 cm dimensions in jpg/jpeg format and the file size should not exceed 50KB
Signature: The image must be of size 2 x 4.5 cm in jpg/jpeg format and fine size should not exceed 20KB
How to Fill the Application Form for BARC Recruitment through GATE for OCES/DGFS 2017:
The process to fill the application form for the BARC Recruitment through GATE for OCES/DGFS 2017 is elaborated in simple steps. Candidates may follow the same to fill their application form. It may be noted that candidates can proceed to each stage from the home page. Editing of the stages can also be done till the final submission is made.
Step 1 - Registration: Candidates must enter the following
Applied Discipline (ie. Examination Discipline)
Login Id: check if the login ID is available
Password: The password chosen must be 5 to 10 characters and a combination of letters, numbers and special characters
Activation: After registration, an OTP will be sent to candidate’s registered mobile number and an Activation link will be sent to the registered E-mail id. Candidates can activate their application either by clicking that link or by using the “Activate through OTP” option in the portal. The candidate can proceed further after the activation of application.
Step 2 – Logging In and filling the application form:
Personal Information: Candidates must enter their personal details, address and any such information that is required. They must also upload their signature and photograph as specified.
Academic Information: Candidates must enter details of their Class 10th, 12th, relevant degree details and Additional Qualifications (if applicable)
Step 3 - Screening Information: Candidates must enter the channel which they wish to use ie GATE or Online entrance exam. Candidates must also choose the exam centres if they choose the online exam. The list is given below on this page.
Candidates who choose GATE must upload their GATE score card along with their application form if they have qualified in GATE 2017 and the score card by April 2, 2017 in case they are appearing for GATE 2017.
Step 4 - Payment: The application fees can be paid as per the given table online through net banking / debit card / credit card OR offline through bank challan to be paid at any SBI branch.
Application Fees and Age Limit Chart:
Maximum age limit as on August 1, 2017
Maximum age limit as on August 1, 2017
Candidates with No Disability
Physically challenged candidates
Rs 500 + Bank charges
Rs 500 + Bank charges
Rs 500 + Bank charges
Domicile of Kashmir
Rs 500 + Bank charges
* Woman candidates of all categories are exempted from paying the application fees
Note: Candidates who are exempted from paying fees can directly proceed to the Final Submission.
Step 5 - Final Submission:
Before making the final submission, candidates must check all details and make any changes if they need to. The form cannot be edited once it is submitted. After submissions, a unique Registration No will be generated. Candidates can view their application and print it too.
Online Test details for candidates not applying for BARC Recruitment through GATE:
BARC Recruitment through GATE Exam Pattern
Exam Mode & Language
Online with question in English only
Type of Questions
objective type (multiple choice questions with only one correct choice of answer
Total number of questions
Duration of exam
Correct answer- 3 marks
Wrong answer – penalty of 1 mark
Syllabus for BARC online test for OCES/DGFS for Non-GATE students:
The syllabus for the BARC Online Exam is specific to the Engineering discipline which a candidate has selected. Questions will be basis to assess the candidate’s understanding of subjects in the engineering discipline selected. Emphasis would be on the knowledge and problem solving ability. General English, General Knowledge, Aptitude etc of candidates are not assessed.
BARC Recruitment through GATE Exam Centres for Online Test:
Mumbai & Mumbai Suburban upto Andheri(Western) and Ghatkopar(Main)
Mumbai Suburban beyond Andheri(Western) and Ghatkopar(Main) & Navi Mumbai
Delhi NCR - Gurgaon
Delhi NCR - Noida
Admit Card for BARC Online Test:
Candidates can download this after logging in from March 1 to 7, 2017. In addition to a printout of the admit card, candidates must also carry the following
A valid photo identity card (such as passport/driving license/adhar/voter’s card/identity card issued by the candidate’s college etc), and,
Original 10th (or equivalent) marks sheet.
Candidates who have availed fee exemption under the category SC/ST/Dependents of Defence Personnel Killed in Action (DODPKIA)/Physically Challenged are required to bring valid proof of category for verification at the test centre
Mock Test for BARC Online Test for OCES/DGFS: Link will be provided soon by BARC.
Selection Process for BARC Recruitment through GATE:
Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their performance in GATE or the BARC Online test.
Thereafter they must face a personal interview.
They must attend the interview with all their testimonials in original along with a set of copies.
Selection Interviews of short-listed candidates will be conducted in Mumbai (in all disciplines except Geology and Geophysics) and Hyderabad (in Geology and Geophysics).
Outstation applicants will be paid two-way second-class sleeper train fare, from their registered residential address, by shortest route or actual fare whichever is less.
Candidates who clear the interview will be selected as “Scientific Officer”.
Candidates can chose their interview slots by logging in.
Pay Scale & Grade: Candidates will be taken as a Scientific Officer 'C' (SO/C) in the Level 10 - Rs. 56,100 of the 7th Central Pay Commission Pay Matrix. The appointment will be at the start level of the pay scale with OCES TSOs getting two or three increments (under consideration for revision) depending on their performance during the OCES program and the DGFS Fellows# getting three or four increments (under consideration for revision) depending on their performance in M. Tech. / M. Chem. Engg. and four-month Orientation Course for DGFS Fellows (OCDF).
The Monthly emoluments (with three increments) at the time of joining including Dearness Allowance, at the present Mumbai rate, will be approximately Rs. 63,000 plus House Rent Allowance and Transport Allowance as per 7th Central Pay Commission. In addition, other Allowances such as Leave Travel Concession by air, every year up to first eight years (subject to conditions) and once in two years thereafter, Children's Education Allowance and Professional Update Allowance are also payable
Stipend Details: OCES TSOs and DGFS Fellows are paid a stipend of Rs 35,000 per month during the period of their Training and a one-time book allowance of Rs 10,000. DGFS Fellows are reimbursed the tuition fee for M.Tech. / M.Chem.Engg. and are additionally paid a one-time Contingency Grant of Rs 25,000 to meet M.Tech. / M.Chem.Engg. project related expenses.
Important: DGFS Fellows whose performance in the M.Tech./M.Chem.Engg. and OCDF programs is below a specified threshold will get zero increments.
Service Bond: Selected candidates will be required to execute an agreement and a Personal Indemnity Bondto serve DAE for at least three years after completion of Training. The bond will be for Rs 4,30,000 for OCES TSOs and Rs 8,70,000 for DGFS Fellows
Note: The Bond amount for DGFS Fellows pursuing M. Tech. / M. Chem. Engg. at certain DGFS Institutes may be different, depending on the tuition fee at the concerned Institute.
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