ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) – Recruitment for 233 Posts of Assistants

ADVT. No. ISRO HQ:ICRB:04:2014 dated 17.07.2014- The zone-wise details of vacancies are as under: Ahmedabad- 04,Bangalore -75,Hyderabad -24,New Delhi -04,Sriharikota-54,Thiruvananthapuram-72, Total- 233
Important dates to remember:-Opening date for on-line registration  –    17.07.2014 , Closing date for on-line registration  –    07.08.2014 , Last date for payment of fee  –    08.08.2014 ,Closing date for receiving documents as stated in para 6 above at ISRO HQ  –    14.08.2014 ,Written test  –    12.10.2014
Indian Space Research Organisation [ISRO] of the Department of Space [DOS] is looking for young, dynamic and dedicated candidates for filling-up the posts of ASSISTANTS (administrative support staff) in the Pay Band of Rs.5,200-20,200/- with Grade Pay Rs.2,400/- for filling-up in various ISRO Centres/Units, across India.
How to Apply : The application for on-line registration will be hosted in the ISRO web-site between 17-07-2014 and 07-08-2014. Candidates may visit our web-site at to register their applications on-line between 17-07-2014 and 07-08-2014. 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 will have to be provided in the application CORRECTLY and compulsorily. For those already in employment under Central/State Government, Public Sector Undertakings or Autonomous Bodies, the on-line application has to be invariably followed-up with a ‘No Objection Certificate’ from the employer concerned, duly indicating the name and Reg. No. on the reverse.

Selection Process :The qualification prescribed is the MINUMUM requirement and possession of the same does not automatically make candidates eligible to take-up the written test. Based on the academic performance and bio-data, initial screening will be conducted and a higher cut-off percentage may be adopted to short-list candidates for taking-up written test. The written test will be conducted on 12-10-2014 [Sunday] at seven venues viz., Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Guwahati, Hyderabad, New Delhi and Thiruvananthapuram. However, the Organisation reserves the right tocancel/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 during the first week of October, 2014. Based on the academic performance, 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 each in both objective and descriptive type questions in the written test will be considered for short-listing for interview. However, depending upon the vacancies to be filled-up in each zone, a higher cut- off percentage may be prescribed. Those who secure minimum 50% marks each in written test and interview with an aggregate minimum of 50% marks will be considered for empanelment in the order of merit, subject to number of vacancies notified. In case, sufficient number of SC/ST/OBC/PWD/Ex-servicemen candidates are not available for filling-up the vacancies reserved for these categories, relaxation will be extended to candidates belonging to the respective category, to make good the short-fall.

Pay and Allowances : Selected candidates will be appointed as Assistant in the pay band of Rs.5,200-20,200/- with Grade Pay Rs.2,400/-. The gross emoluments in the minimum of pay band will at present be approximately Rs.19,820/- p.m. In addition, House Rent Allowance [HRA], Transport Allowance at the prescribed rates in force at the place of posting will be paid for those who are not availing Departmental Housing and Transport facility, respectively. The employees will be governed by the New Pension Scheme. The Organisation provides for excellent growth potential for the right individuals through its performance review system which ensures that a good performer gets the promotion. On employment in ISRO, other facilities are available such as medical facilities for self and dependants, subsidized canteen, transport allowance when official transport is not availed, limited housing facility for fresh entrants in lieu of HRA, Leave Travel Concession, Group Insurance, advances for purchase of conveyance, construction of house, etc. as per Central Government orders.
Other Conditions/Instructions :

The posts are temporary, but likely to continue.
The appointees are liable to be posted in any of the Centres/Units of the Indian Space Research Organisation/Department of Space situated anywhere in India as and when required. For details of ISRO Centres/Units, please visit ISRO Centers page.
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 called for interview will have to produce all relevant 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 wrong or 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
No interim correspondence will be entertained.
In case of any clarification candidates may send their mail to
Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply.

It is for the candidate to ensure that he/she fulfills the eligibility criteria and complied with the requirements adhered to the instructions contained in this advertisement as well as in the application form. Candidates are, therefore, urged to carefully read the advertisement and complete the application form and submit the same as per instructions given in this regard.

The candidates may periodically check the status of their application in the ISRO website and in case their application is not validated inspite of sending the required documents, as stated in para 6 above, within the prescribed time limit, the same may be brought to the notice of ICRB cell by e-mail to ICRB will not be responsible for delay in delivery of the documents or missing of documents sent by the candidate during transit.

After the written test, the Answer Keys will be published in the ISRO web-site within three working days of the Written Test, i.e. on 15.10.2014. The candidates may raise objections with valid justifications, if any, within 5 days (i.e. on or before 20.10.2014) of publishing the answer keys in the web-site, to the e-mail Objections, if any, received thereafter will not be considered under any circumstances.
Important dates to remember:-
Opening date for on-line registration  –    17.07.2014
Closing date for on-line registration  –    07.08.2014
Last date for payment of fee  –    08.08.2014
Closing date for receiving documents as stated in para 6 above at ISRO HQ  –    14.08.2014
Written test  –    12.10.2014
The zone-wise details of vacancies are as under:
Ahmedabad- 04,Bangalore -75,Hyderabad -24,New Delhi -04,Sriharikota-54,Thiruvananthapuram-72Total- 233
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