ISRO Recruitment
Rajeev Kumar Maurya, 22 Jul 2019

ISRO Recruitment 2019 – The result of ISRO recruitiment 2019 written test for all branches has been released in online mode. Result of the ISRO written test has been released in PDF format. The application form for ISRO recruitment has been closed on January 15, 2019. The Centralised Recruitment Board of Indian Space Research Organization released the application form for the ISRO recruitment process on December 26, 2018. Candidates were allowed to apply till January 15, 2019. ISRO Recruitment is conducted from time to time for the recruitment of Scientist/Engineer `SC’. Candidates interested will be required to meet the eligibility criteria in order to participate in the recruitment process. Careers360 has compiled the information of application process, written test, eligibility, pay scale and more on this page as per the notification released by ISRO. Candidates may take a note that these details may change as per the requirements of ISRO and have been taken in a broad sense to get an idea of ISRO recruitment as well as the procedures involved.
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Name of Organization: Indian Space Research Organization. It has 32 centres across 23 cities or towns in India.

Centralised Recruitment (ICRB) of the Department of Space and Indian Space Research Organization ISRO will recruit for vacancies at the following 15 centres

  • Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC)

  • Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC)

  • Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR

  • ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC)

  • ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC)

  • Space Applications Centre (SAC)

  • National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC)

  • ISRO Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC)

  • ISRO Inertial Systems Unit (IISU)

  • Laboratory for Electro-Optics Systems (LEOS)

  • Development and Educational Communication Unit (DECU)

  • Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS)

  • Master Control Facility (MCF)

  • Department of Space and ISRO HQ

  • Antrix Corporation Limited

Autonomous Bodies under ISRO and Dept of Space are

1. Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad: A premier institute which is engaged in basic research in experimental and theoretical physics, astronomy and astrophysics, earth, planetary and atmospheric sciences.

2. NE-SAC Meghalaya: A joint initiative of DOS and North Eastern Council which provides developmental support to the North Eastern region using space science and technology.

3. National Atmospheric Research Laboratory (NARL), Tirupati: NARL is one of the prime centers for atmospheric research in the country which specializes in basic atmospheric research, indigenous technology development for atmospheric probing and weather and climate modeling.

4. Semi-Conductor Laboratory (SCL): The main objective of this set-up is to undertake, aid, promote, guide and coordinate the R&D in the field of semiconductor technology, Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS).

  • SCL also offers Job opportunities to PhD holder candidates (also, to those who have submitted their thesis and are awaiting award of the degree) with specialisation in Science or Engineering that is relevant to SCL such as Electrical, Electro-Optics, Microwaves, RF, MEMS, VLSI Design, Testing, Advanced Packaging, Semiconductor Materials, Applied Electronics, Micro-Electronics, etc.

  • How to apply to SCL? Interested and eligible candidates can register themselves for possible employment with SCL. As and when the vacancy arises, candidates who have enrolled in the Live Register will be considered and called for selection based on the discipline in which the requirement is currently available.

  • Details of Selection - Candidates will be appointed as Scientist/ Engineer ‘SD’ in the Pay Band of Rs.15600-39100 with entry-level pay of Rs. 18750 + Grade Pay of Rs 6600. Currently, the gross emoluments of Scientists/Engineers ‘SD’, works out to Rs 64,000/- per month. Additionally, candidates will be eligible for a fixed incentive of Rs.1520/- per month, professional update allowance of Rs 10,000/- (once a year) and PRIS Organisational Incentive @ 20% of the basic pay i.e, Rs 5070/- per month, payable twice a year. A higher start will be considered for deserving candidates.

5. IIST offers undergraduate (Avionics, Aerospace Engineering and Physical Sciences), post-graduate and doctoral programmes in niche areas of space science, technology and applications.

Details of ISRO Recruitment: ISRO offers the position of Scientist/Engineer `SC’ in Level 10 of Pay Matrix to the young graduates in the following disciplines:

  • Electronics

  • Mechanical

  • Computer Science

  • Civil

  • Electrical

  • Refrigeration

  • Air-Conditioning

  • Architecture

Degrees eligible for ISRO recruitment are

  • B.E

  • B.Tech

  • B.Sc. (Engineering)

  • Diploma + B.E/B.Tech(Lateral Entry)

  • B.Sc. + B.E/B.Tech(Lateral Entry)

  • AMIE* subject to conditions as specified below

  • B.E/B.Tech degree part time

Eligibility for ISRO Recruitment

  • Candidates must have qualified B.E/B.Tech or equivalent qualifying degree in first class with an aggregate minimum of 65% marks or CGPA of 6.84 on a scale of 10. ISRO is strict about the CGPA or marks and doesn’t consider anything less than the given criteria. The average of all semesters will be considered for the purpose of CGPA and not one single semester.

  • Candidates currently in their final year of qualifying degree are also eligible to apply, provided their final degree will be available by July 31 and secure an aggregate of 65% marks or CGPA 6.84 on a scale of 10.

  • Candidate with Diploma+B.E/B.Tech (Lateral Entry) are also eligible provided they have passed their degree in first class with an aggregate minimum of 65% marks or CGPA 6.84 on a scale of 10.

  • AMIE candidates will be regulated as per MHRD order No. 11-15-2011-AR (TS.II) dated 06.12.2012. Students registered before May 31, 2013 may be considered provided they should have 65% marks or CGPA 6.84 in Section ‘B’ alone. However, AMIE candidates wishing to apply must check if they are eligible before applying.

  • Candidates who have passed M.E/M.Tech with B.Tech are eligible to apply provided their B.Tech marks meet the eligibility specified above.

  • Candidates who have studied Integrated course of B.E/B.Tech and M.E/M.Tech are also eligible subject to production of Graduation certificate for B.E/B.Tech separately in first class with an aggregate minimum of 65% marks or CGPA 6.84 on a scale of 10.

  • Candidates with part-time B.E/B.Tech degree are also eligible. However, candidates who have done their B.E or B.Tech through correspondence course not eligible.

Disciplines broadly allowed for ISRO recruitment



Computer Science


Applied Electronics

Industrial Engineering

Information Science

Electrical & Electronics


Industrial Management

Information Technology

Electrical Electronics

Industrial Production




Manufacturing Sciences/Engineering



Electronics & Communication

Mechanical Engineering



Electronics & power




Electronics & Telecommunication

Production Engineering



Industrial Electronics

Production Management



Power Electronics

Aeronautical Engineering




Aerospace Engineering



Instrumentation Technology




Instrumentation & Control




Electronics & Instrumentation








Nationality: Candidates must be a citizen of India only.

Age limit: Candidates applying must be less than 35 years as on January 15, 2019. Ex-Servicemen and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) are eligible for age relaxation as per Govt. of India orders.

Registration under National Career Services (NCS): This is mandatory and all candidates are required to register first at National Career Services (NCS) portal. Only registered candidates will be considered for the selection process.

How to apply for ISRO recruitment?

  • Candidates registered in the NCS must check their eligibility before applying.

  • Candidates must apply online.

  • Candidates must provide the requisite personal, academic and address details.

  • After registration, an online registration number will be generated which must be preserved by candidates.

  • Candidates already in employment under Central/State Government, Public Sector Undertakings or Autonomous Bodies must send a `No Objection Certificate’ from the employer concerned, duly indicating the name and Reg. No. as well as postal code on the reverse.

Application Fee

  • An Application Fee of Rs 100/- needs to be paid using Internet Banking/Debit Card or ‘Offline’ by visiting nearest SBI Branch.

  • All Women candidates/Scheduled Castes (SC)/ Scheduled Tribes (ST); Ex-serviceman [EX] and Persons with Disabilities (PWD) candidates are exempted from payment of Application Fee

Important: Candidates who are already employed under Central/State Govt/PSU/Autonomous Bodies have to send the NOC to the Administrative Officer [ICRB], ISRO Headquarters, Bengaluru within seven days of filing the applications.

Selection Process:

  • Based on the academic performance and bio-data, initial screening will be conducted to short-list candidates for the written test.

  • The written test is generally conducted at twelve venues viz., Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, New Delhi and Thiruvananthapuram.

  • Call letters for the written test to the short-listed candidates will be sent only by e-mail.

Exam Pattern

  • The written test paper will comprise of 80 objective type questions carrying equal marks.

  • The question paper will be in English

How to Prepare?

Previous years question papers are available in the ISRO Website and published under the advertisement.

Shortlisting criteria for Interview

  • On the basis of candidates performance in the written test they will be shortlisted for interview.

  • Candidates who secure a minimum of 60% in the interview process will be eligible for consideration for empanelment in the selection panel. The selection will however be in the order of merit

Pay and Allowances:

  • Selected candidates will be appointed as Scientist/Engineer ‘SC’ in Level 10 of Pay Matrix

  • They will be paid a minimum basic pay of Rs. 56,100/- p.m.

  • In addition, House Rent Allowance [HRA] and 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.

  • Employees of ISRO and the other centres under the Dept. of Space will be governed by the New Pension Scheme.

  • Other facilities such as medical facilities for self and dependents, 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, advance for construction of house, etc will be as per Central Government orders.


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