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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research Recruitment
  • Official Website
    http://www.igcar.gov.in/
  • Exam Dates
    October 21-24, 2022,
Exam Dates
  • Start of Registration Process
    April 15, 2022,
  • End of Registration Process
    July 31, 2022,
  • Declaration of Result
    To be Announced
Eligibilty Criteria

Eligible candidates can apply online for the IGCAR Recruitment 2022. Candidates who aspire to participate in the recruitment process should first confirm their eligibility prior to registration. Given below are the eligibility details.

IGCAR Educational Qualifications 2022

Candidates need to qualify for minimum educational qualifications to be eligible for applying for certain posts mentioned below.

Posts Education
Scientific Officer E Ph.D. metallurgical engineer/materials engineering with B.Tech. /M.Sc. With 4 years of experience
Technical Officer E BE/B.Tech in Chemical Engg with 9-year experience
Scientific Officer D Ph.D. and B.Sc. In Physics/Electronics/Material Science/Metallurgy
Technical Officer C M.Sc./M.Tech/BE/B.Tech/B.Sc/M.Sc in concerned field
Technician B SSC or HSC with PCM and certificate in crane operation + heavy vehicle driving license
Stenographer Grade III 10th /SSC (50% marks) with 80 WPM in English Shorthand and 30 WPM in English Typing proficiency
Upper Division Clerk Degree with 50% aggregate followed by 30 WPM English typewriting speed
Driver Driver SSC with knowledge of motor mechanisms + valid driver's license (light & heavy) with 3 years experience Security Guard SSC passed or equivalent from soldiers
Security Guard SSC passed or equivalent from Armed Forces
Work Assistant 10th Std/SSC
Canteen Attendant 10th Std/SSC
Stipendiary Trainee Category 1 Diploma/B.Sc. In relevant field
Stipendiary Trainee Category 2 SSC/HSC with 60% marks + ITI certification

IGCAR Age Limit 2022

Various posts have different age limits. Candidates belonging to various categories will be allowed with corresponding age relaxation as per government guidelines.

Posts Age Limit
Scientific Officer E 18 years -40years
Technical Officer E 18 years -40years
Scientific Officer D 18 years -40years
Technical Officer C 18 years -35years
Technician B 18 years -25years
Stenographer Grade III 18 years -27years
Upper Division Clerk 18 years -27years
Driver 18 years -27years
Security Guard 18 years -27years
Work Assistant 18 years -27years
Canteen Attendant 18 years -25years
Stipendiary Trainee Category 1 18 years -24years
Stipendiary Trainee Category 2 18 years -22years

IGCAR Age Relaxations 2022

Candidates belonging to various categories are given age relaxations. The details are given below:

Categories Age Relaxations
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PWD 10 years
Widows/Divorced Women and Women Judicially separated from their spouses and not re-wedded Upper Age Limit= 35 years
Competitors domiciled in the province of JK from first January 1980 to 31st December 1989 5 years
Youngsters/Family individuals from the people who kicked the bucket in the 1984 uproars 5 years

IGCAR Work Experience 2022

Provided below are some of the work experiences required to qualify for their respective posts. Candidates need to check before applying for the same.

Posts Experience
Scientific Officer E No less than 4 years of Ph.D. experience in the field of Advanced electron microscopy. Zero in on the utilization of condition of workmanship:

  • Variation adjusted STEM,
  • EELS including fine design investigation HAADF and ADF Imaging and its examination
  • High goal TEM
  • Picture Simulation and essential Analysis
Technical Officer E 9-year experience in a crucial field after essential capability.
Exam Pattern

Given below are tables containing the exam patterns for different phases of the GSSSB Head Clerk Exam.

Name of the post Exam Pattern
  • Scientific Officer/E
  • Technical Officer/E
  • Scientific Officer/D
  • Technical Officer/C
Screening Test/ Objective Written Test:

  • 75 MCQ questions in respective subjects
  • 3 marks for the correct answer
  • -1 mark for incorrect answer
Technician/B ( Crane Operator) Preliminary Test: Exam duration- 1 hour

  • 50 MCQs: Mathematics- 20 questions Science-20 questions General Awareness- 10 questions.
  • 3 marks for the correct answer
  • -1 mark for incorrect answer
  • Advanced Test MCQs.

Exam duration- 2 hours

  • 50 MCQs
  • 3 marks for the correct answer
  • -1 mark for incorrect answer

Trade/ Skill Test: Based on the merit list after an advanced test, candidates of each trade will be selected for the Skill Test. The number of candidates will depend on the number of candidates qualifying stage 2 but will not exceed 4-5 times the number of vacancies.

Stenographer Grade-III Level 1: Objective Test( for both Posts) Exam Duration - 1.5 hours

  • 100 MCQs
  • 3 marks for the correct answer
  • -1 mark for incorrect answer

Level 2: Stenography skill test for Stenographer Grade III.

  • 80 wpm in English shorthand
  • 30 wpm in English typewriting.
  • Level 2: Descriptive Test for Upper Division Clerk.

Exam duration- 3 hours

  • 50%- Part A: English language- Comprehension, English Grammar, Precis
  • 50%- Part B: Descriptive test- Essay Noting and Drafting
  • Upper Division Clerk
  • Driver ( OG)
The objective written test includes:

  • Exam duration- 2 hours
  • 50 MCQ questions
  • Correct answer- 3 marks’
  • Incorrect answer- negative 1 mark
Security Guard Written Test

  • Exam duration- 1.5 hours
  • (Comprehension- 25 marks,
  • General Awareness ( Objective type)- 25 marks
  • Analytical or basic Math- 25 marks
Work Assistant/A Preliminary Test: Exam Duration- 1 hour

  • 50 MCQ
  • (20 questions from Mathematics, 20 questions from Science and 10 questions from General Awareness)
  • 3 marks for the correct answer
  • 1 mark deducted for incorrect answer

Advanced Test: Exam Duration-2 hours

  • 50 MCQ
  • ( 15 questions- Mathematics, 15 questions- Science, 10 questions- General Awareness, 10 questions- Basic English)
  • 3 marks for the correct answer
  • 1 mark deducted for incorrect answer
  • Canteen Attendant
  • Stipendiary Trainee Category-I
Written Objective Test from respective subjects: Exam Duration- 2 hours

  • 100 MCQs
  • 3 marks for the correct answer
  • 1 mark deducted for incorrect answer
Stipendiary Trainee Category-II Preliminary Test: Exam Duration- 1 hour

  • 50 MCQ (20 questions from Mathematics 20 questions from Science 10 questions from General Awareness)
  • 3 marks for the correct answer
  • 1 mark deducted for incorrect answer
  • Advanced Test ( from respective trade)

Exam Duration- 2 hours

  • 50 MCQ
  • 3 marks for the correct answer
  • 1 mark deducted for incorrect answer
Syllabus

The syllabus for the IGCAR Recruitment 2022 Exam should be followed by the candidates while preparing. The details are given below:

Name of the post Exam Syllabus
Scientific Officer/E Screening Test/Objective Written Test: 75 MCQ questions in Metallurgical Engineering/Material Engineering.
Technical Officer/E 75 MCQ questions in Chemical.
Scientific Officer/D Screening Test/ Objective Written Test: 75 MCQ questions in Physics/ Electronics/ Material Science/Metallurgy.
Technical Officer/C Screening Test/ Objective Written Test: 75 MCQ questions in Physics/ Chemistry/ Metallurgy/ Mechanical/ Atmospheric Science/Meteorology/Mechatronics/Instrumentation/Electronics/Electrical/Computer Science/Chemical/Civil.
Technician/B ( Crane Operator) Preliminary Test:

  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • General Awareness
  • Stenographer Grade-III
  • Upper Division Clerk
Objective Test( for both Posts)

  • General English
  • General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • General Knowledge
  • Quantitative Aptitude ( Arithmetic)

Descriptive Test ( Only for Upper Division Clerk) Part A: English language- Comprehension, English Grammar, Precision. Part B: Descriptive test- Essay Writing and Drafting

Driver ( OG) The objective written test includes:

  • General Awareness
  • General Intelligence
  • Elementary Math
  • General English
  • Hindi
  • Driving Technique and Motor Car Mechanism
  • Basic maintenance of vehicles
  • Types of vehicles
  • Traffic rules
  • Traffic signs
  • Hand signals
  • Road markings
  • Assembles of vehicle systems
Security Guard Written Test

  • Comprehension
  • General Awareness ( Objective type)
  • Analytical or basic Math ( Objective type)
  • Work Assistant/A
  • Canteen Attendant
Preliminary Test:

  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • General Awareness

Advanced Test:

  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • General Awareness
  • Basic English
Stipendiary Trainee Category-I Written Objective Test from respective subjects( Chemical/ Civil/Electrical/Electronics/ Instrumentation/Mechanical/ Chemistry/ Physics)
Stipendiary Trainee Category-II Preliminary Test:

  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • General Awareness

Advanced Test ( from respective trade- Draftsman/ Electrician/Electronics/ Mechanic/Instrument Mechanic/Fitter/Rigger/Mechanical Machine Tool Maintenance/ Turner/Plumber/Mason/ Carpenter/ Welder/ Physics/Chemistry/ Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Mechanic/Plant Operator)

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