HOW TO APPLY :

 

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.in from ­­­­­­­­­­­1000 hours on 18.12.2019 to 1700 hours on 01.01.2020. 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.

"Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply"

 

General conditions/Instructions

 

01.       The posts are temporary, but likely to continue.

 

02.       THOSE WHO POSSESS THE REQUIRED QUALIFICATION AS ON THE LAST DATE OF APPLICATION (as on 01.01.2020)  ONLY NEED TO APPLY.

 

03.   Age limit (as on 01.01.2020) and Pay & allowances :

Sl No

Post Code

Post

Age Limit (Years)

Approximate Salary per month (`)

UR

OBC

SC

ST

EWS

01

1424

Technical Assistant (Mechanical)

35

38

40

35

35

59,000/-

02

1425

Technical Assistant (Electronics)

35

38

40

35

35

03

1426

Technical Assistant (Chemical)

35

38

35

35

35

04

1427

Technical Assistant (Computer Science & Engineering)

35

35

35

35

35

05

1428

Technical Assistant (Automobile)

35

35

35

35

35

06

1429

Technical Assistant (Electrical)

35

35

35

35

35

07

1430

Technical Assistant (Cinematography/Photography)

35

35

35

35

35

08

1431

Scientific Assistant (Physics)

35

35

35

35

35

09

1432

Scientific Assistant (Physics)

35

35

35

35

35

10

1433

Scientific Assistant (Mathematics)

35

35

35

35

35

11

1434

Scientific Assistant (Chemistry)

35

38

35

35

35

12

1435

Library Assistant-A

35

35

35

35

35

 

04.    Minimum age is 18 years for all posts.  Ex-Servicemen, Meritorious Sportspersons & Persons With Benchmark Disability (PWBD) are eligible for age relaxation as per Government of India orders.

 

05.    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.

06.    The Organisation 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 Central School 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 candidates will have to submit self attested copy of SC 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 of  written/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.    The candidates applying against Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) quota should submit Income and Asset Certificate issued by the Competent Authority in the format prescribed in DOPT OM No.36039/1/2019-Estt(Res), dated 31.01.2019. In case of non-compliance of the conditions stipulated in the above OM , the claim for reserved status under EWS will not be entertained and candidature/application of such candidates, if fulfilling all the eligibility conditions for General (UR) category will be considered under General (UR) vacancies only.

11.    Candidates will have to produce proof of the details furnished in their applications submitted on-line as and when required.

12.    Selection Process :

The selection 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 testing the  theoretical and practical knowledge of the candidate 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 skill test 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.

Please note that the qualification prescribed for the posts advertised is the minimum requirement and the same does not automatically make the candidates eligible for selection.

13.    Only Indian Nationals need apply.

14.    No interim correspondence will be entertained.

15.    Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.

16.  Candidates 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 be rejected.

18.  PAYMENT OF APPLICATION FEE :

There will be a non-refundable  application fee of Rs.250/- (Rupees Two Hundred & Fifty 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.

Female / Scheduled Castes (SC) /  Scheduled Tribes (ST) / Ex-servicemen [EX-SM] and Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PWBD) candidates are exempted from payment of Application Fee.  Please note that the applications of non-exempted categories without Application Fee will not be considered.

 

19.  Submission of application :

 

Upon 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 reference.

 

20.    The applicants need not send any documents such as printout 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-SM] and Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PWBD) candidates, the latest application submitted before the closing date of submission of application shall be considered for further processing. In case of candidates paying application fee and submitting multiple applications, the application against which the ‘application fee’ has been received within the closing date of application only will be considered.

 

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