National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) recruits 54 Scientist Posts

New Delhi: National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT), under Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), invited applications from eligible and qualified candidates for the post of Scientist-‘C’ and Scientist-‘D’.

How to Apply: The online application has opened from 20 November 2018 (10:00 a.m). The application portal will close on 19 December 2018 (5:30 p.m).


Name of the Post: Scientist ‘C’ & Scientist ‘D’

Total Vacancy: Scientist C – 42 & Scientist D -14.

Age Limit: Upper Age limit 35 as on date 19/12/2018. The upper age limit in respect of SC, ST, OBC, Persons with Disabilities (minimum 40% disability) and other special categories of persons shall be relax able as per Govt. Rules and Orders issued from time to time.

The upper age limit in respect of Government Servants, Ex-servicemen and other special categories of persons are relaxable in accordance with the orders issued by the Central Government, from time to time, in this regard.

Age relaxation:

  1. i) Upto 05 years in case of SC/ST candidates for the posts reserved for them
  2. ii) Upto 03 years in case of OBC(Non Creamy Layer (NCL)) candidates for the posts reserved for them

iii Upto 10 years for PWD (15 years for SC/ST and 13 years for OBC candidates).

  1. iv) For ex-servicemen, as per rules.
  2. v) 5 years for serving Central Civilian Govt. employees working in posts which are in the same line or allied cadres and where a relationship could be established that the service already rendered in a particular post will be useful for the efficient discharge of the duties of the advertised posts. Decision in this regard will rest with ICERT.

Place of Posting: The person selected may be posted anywhere in INDIA in the interest of the Organization

Choice of Centre for Written Examinations and Interview: Candidates shall indicate their choice for Centre for Written Examination from the cities listed below. No change of Centre will be permissible at a later date. NIELIT, however, reserves the right to direct the candidate to appear for Written Test at any location irrespective of his indicated choice depending upon the number of applications received and the administrative convenience.

(1) Bangalore (2) Chennai (3) Delhi (4) Jaipur (5) Guwahati (6) Hyderabad (7) Jammu (8) Kolkata (9) Lucknow (10) Mumbai

Interviews shall be conducted only at Delhi.

Selection Process:

The Direct recruitment to the posts of Scientist C and Scientist D would be done through a three stage process i.e Screening Test; Evaluation of the academic records followed by personal interaction/ interview.

The Screening Test would be of qualifying in nature and would comprise of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) on Reasoning, Basic Mathematics, English, Aptitude, Attitude and Leadership Quality.

 The Screening Test would consist of 150 nos. of Multiple Choice Questions to be answered in 150 minutes.

Candidates qualifying the Screening test with minimum 60% marks, would only be considered eligible to fill up the main application form for the posts of Scientist C and Scientist D for next level of selection process. In case sufficient number of candidates is not available in the OBC/SC/ST/PWD categories, the qualifying marks can be relaxed to 50% for OBC candidates and to 40% for SC/ST/PWD candidates.

 The applications received would be evaluated by the Evaluation Committee and marks would be awarded for academic qualifications, GATE score, experience, number of Papers published and Conferences attended etc.

No other means/mode of application will be accepted. Candidates are required to have valid e-mail identification and active mobile number. The procedure/steps for filling up of applications online is available at under ‘How to Apply’ on the main Page.

Application Fees: For General & all other candidates Rs.800/- per application and for SC/ST/PWD/Women candidates Rs. 400/- per application.

For eligibility criteria, how to apply and other details, candidates should visit the Recruitment Notification, uploaded on the official website of National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT).

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