Applications will be received on-line
only and all further communications will be made to the applicants through
e-mail/VSSC website only. Therefore,
the applicants are advised to check their e-mail and visit the VSSC website
from time to time. For submission of online applications, please
visit VSSC website http://www.vssc.gov.infrom1000 hours
on 24.12.2018 to 1700 hours on 11.01.2019.The candidates registered under
National Career Service (NCS) portal and fulfilling the eligibility conditions
may visit ISRO website and follow the application procedure as stated.
strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates
are encouraged to apply"
are temporary, but likely to continue.
02.THOSE WHO POSSESS THE REQUIRED
QUALIFICATION AS ON THE LAST DATE OF APPLICATION ONLY NEED TO APPLY.
03.03. Age limit
(as on 11.01.2019) and Pay & allowances:
Approximate Salary per month
(Chem. Optr. Maint. Mech)
age is 18 years for all posts.
Meritorious Sportspersons & Persons With Disability (PWD) are eligible for
age relaxation as per Government of India orders.
prescribed Physical Fitness/Endurance Test standards for the post of
Fireman-A(Post No. 1404) is as follows :
Physical Fitness Standards:
1.No deformity (inter-alia, bow legs,
knock knees or flat foot shall be a disqualification)
5.Chest on expansion86 cm
6.Distant Vision6/6 without glasses or any other aid
Near VisionNormal but for presbyopic correction
for persons above 40 years
8.Night blindness is a disqualification
9.Colour blindness is a disqualification
10.Each eye must have full field of vision
11.Squint or any other morbid condition of
the eyes, or of the eyelids of either eye liable to the risk of aggravation or
recurrence, shall be deemed to be a disqualification
Endurance Test Standards:
of the eight events shown below, candidates should select and qualify in at
candidates of age
5 feet 3
inch (160.02 cm)
4 feet 6 in
shot of 7.27 kg (16 lbs)
climbing (only hands)
5 minutes 15
5 minutes 45
05. For Scientific/Technical
posts(Post Nos.1390 to 1402), the Organisation has a progressive HRD
policy which provides an excellent growth potential for the right individual
through its periodical merit based performance review system (called Merit
Promotion Scheme) de-linked from availability of vacancies at higher post by
which the staff are being evaluated for the advancement of their career in the
Organisation. For Administrative posts (Post No.1403to1405), the promotion is against vacancy only.
provides medical facilities (Contributory Health Service Scheme) for self and
dependants, free transport facilities/transport allowance, subsidised
canteen facilities, housing accommodation subject to availability, in addition
to the facilities available to the other Central Government Staff.The Centre has a
well-maintained CentralSchool and a well-stocked
Library that provides an excellent opportunity for professional development.
07.At present the place of posting is VSSC,
Thiruvananthapuram, but the selected candidates are liable to be posted in any
of the Units of the Indian Space Research Organisation/Department of Space
situated anywhere in India
as and when required.
08.SC/ST candidates will have to submit self-attested
copy of SC/ST certificate issued by the Competent Authority in the prescribed
format applicable for reservation in jobs under Government of India at the time
of skill test.
09.In respect of OBC candidates, reservation
will be available only to candidates, who do not fall in the Creamy Layer and
have to submit latest OBC (non-creamy layer) certificate issued by the
Competent Authority in the prescribed format applicable for reservation in jobs
under Government of India at the time ofwritten/skill test.OBC
certificate must specifically include the clause regarding exclusion from
Creamy Layer and should be updated/valid at the relevant point of time i.e. at
the time of submission of application form for the above post.OBC candidates, must therefore, furnish valid
and updated OBC certificate which should specifically include the clause
regarding Exclusion from Creamy Layer in order to be considered against the
posts reserved for OBC at the time of skill test.
10.Candidates will have to produce proof of the
details furnished in their applications submitted on-line as and when required.
process consists of (1) written test and (2) skill test. The written test will
be conducted first and short-listing will be done based on the written test
scores and required number of candidates (ratio between vacancy and number of
candidates to be called for skill test) alone shall be called for skill test.
Written test will be conducted in such a way that theoretical and practical
knowledge of the candidate is tested covering both breadth and depth of the
prescribed curriculum. The skill test will be purely on go-no-go basis and
marks obtained in the
skill test will not be considered for selection. The skill test will be
evaluated on a 100 point scale with minimum 60% for qualification. The final
selection will be done amongst qualified candidates, purely based on the scores
obtained in the written test.
From amongst candidates who qualify in the skill test with 60% marks,
empanelment will be done in the order of marks obtained in the written test. In
case of a tie in the written scores, the academic scores of the notified
qualification will be the tie-breaker.
For the post of Fireman A (Post No.1404), the
selection process consists of written test, skill (endurance) test and medical
examination and the standards for qualification in skill (endurance) test and
medical examination are detailed at Sl.No.4 (a) & (b) above.
12.The Centre reserves the right not to fill up any of the posts, if
it so decides.
13. Only Indian Nationals need apply.
14.No interim correspondence will be entertained.
15.Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.
working under Central/State Government, Public Sector Undertakings, Autonomous
bodies etc. should submit their application through proper channel or submit
No objection certificate at the time of written test/skill test.
17.Applications submitted without complete information, photo, signature
etc. will summarily berejected.
APPLICATION FEE :
There will be a non-refundableapplication fee of Rs.100/- (Rupees One
Hundred Only) for each application. Fee may be paid online through Credit Card
/ Debit Card / Internet Banking only through Integrated SBI ePay facility. No
other mode of payment will be acceptable and the fee will not be refundable
under any circumstances.
Castes (SC)/ Scheduled Tribes (ST)/Ex-serviceman [EX] and Persons with
Disabilities (PWD) candidates are exempted from payment of Application Fee.Please
note that the applications of non-exempted categories without Application Fee
will not be considered.
Submission of application :
on-line registration, applicants will be provided with an on-line Registration
Number, which should be carefully preserved for future reference. The
candidates are also advised to take a printout of the online application for future
The applicant need not send any documents such as
print out of online application, copies of certificates/mark lists in proof of
educational qualification, work experience, age etc.
Note : In case of submission of duplicate/multiple
applications by Female/Scheduled Castes (SC)/ Scheduled Tribes
(ST)/Ex-serviceman [EX] and Persons with Disabilities (PWD) candidates, the
latest application submitted before the closing date of submission of
application shall be considered for further processing. In case of submission
of multiple applications by other candidates including OBC, the application
against which the application fee has been received within the last date of
payment of application fee only will be considered.