SSC Scientific Assistant Recruitment 2022; Check Application Status

SSC Scientific Assistant Recruitment 2022: The Staff Selection Commission has just released the notification for recruiting Scientific Assistants in the Meteorological Department. The online application window has already opened on 30th September 2022 and shall remain open till 18th October 2022 till 11 pm only. The Commission authorities are striving for maintaining a gender balance in the department and encouraging the enthusiasm of women candidates in applying. Want to learn more about the eligibility or application process? We got you covered, just keep reading the article to know everything about Scientific Assistant recruitment.

Update: Applicants may now check their Scientific Assistant Application Status.

SSC Scientific Assistant Recruitment Notification 2022

India Meteorological Department is looking for young and enthusiastic candidates to fill up the 990 vacancies for the position of Scientific Assistant. The job position is a Non-Ministerial one with Group-B Non-Gazetted benefits of Level 6 pay scale. The recruitment process will take place by the means of an online Computer Based Examination which is most likely to take place in the month of December this year. The SSC will send the call letters to the selected candidates for appearing for a compulsory document verification process.

Overview: Staff Selection Commission IMD Scientific Assistant Recruitment 2022

Exam Conducting AuthoritySSC: Staff Service Commission, IMD: India Meteorological Department
Post TitleScientific Assistant Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted
Total vacancies990
Application Window30/09/22 to 18/10/22 (11 pm)
Last date of form receipt submission19/10/22 (11 pm)
Last date of online fee payment20/10/22 (11 pm)
Last date of offline payment through challan 20/10/22 (working hours of bank)
Form correction window25/10/22 (11 pm)
Exam Date (Tentative)December 2022
Mode of ExamComputer-Based Online Examination
Official website
SSC Scientific Assistant Recruitment
SSC Scientific Assistant Recruitment 2022

Eligibility Criteria for SSC IMD Scientific Assistant

The eligibility criteria for applying for the vacancies of Scientific Assistant vacancies can be subdivided into the following categories:

  1. Nationality Criteria
  2. Age Criteria
  3. Educational Criteria

Nationality Criteria for SSC Scientific Assistant

The nationality of the candidate need not be bound to India only, subjects of Nepal & Bhutan are also equally eligible for applying. In addition to this, Tibetan refugees who arrived in India before 1962 can also apply along with the migrants of Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Ethiopia, Vietnam, and Zaire of Indian origin and intent to settle in India permanently.

Age criteria to apply for SSC Scientific Asst.

The candidates should not be older than 30 years (as of 18th October 2022). However, there is significant age relaxation for the following categories:

CategoryAge relaxation on upper age limit (30)
SC/STupto 5 years
OBCupto 3 years
PwBD Unreserved upto 10 years
PwBD OBCupto 13 years
PwBD SC/STupto 15 years
ESMupto 3 years
Defence Personnel Disabled during hostility with a foreign countryupto 3 years
Defence Personnel Disabled during hostility in a foreign countryupto 8 years

IMD SSC Scientific Asst. Educational Criteria

To be eligible for the post of Group ‘B’ Scientific Assistant, the candidates:

  1. Must have studied Class 12th with Physics & Maths.
  2. Must either possess a 3-year Bachelor’s Degree in Science (Physics as a compulsory subject + CS/ IT/ Computer Applications) OR a 3-year Diploma in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering.

How to apply online for the Scientific Assistant SSC vacancy 2022?

Part 1: One-time registration

  • Visit the official website of SSC, ‘’
  • Under the login box on the right side of the homepage, click on the ‘New User? Register Now‘ link.
  • Provide your basic details such as Aadhar, Name, DOB, Basic Educational qualifications, etc.
  • After providing all the information press the Save button and continue to confirm your registration.

Part 2: Registration for the vacancy of Scientific Assistant in IMD 2022

  • Proceed to the candidate login now that you have been successfully registered by providing your Registration Number.
  • Select the vacancy you are applying for.
  • Select the examination center’s choices for the exam.
  • Provide the highest qualification details you have obtained so far.
  • Choose the subject for the Part-2 Exam.
  • Upload your passport-size photo & scanned signature (specifications mentioned later in this section).
  • Preview and submit your form.
  • Pay the application fee.
  • Save a copy of your filled application form and fee receipt as it may serve useful later.

Documents required for SSC IMD Recruitment

Passport size picture1. Coloured picture not older than 3 months
2. JPEG format
3. 20 to 50 kb size with dimensions 3.5 cm X 4.5 cm
4. Candidates should not be wearing any accessories in the photograph
Scanned Signature1. Legible signature
2. JPEG format
3. 20 to 50 kb size with dimensions 4 cm X 2 cm

SSC Scientific Assistant Application fee

The application fee for the 990 Scientific Assistant posts can be filled by online methods such as BHIM UPI, Net Banking, Credit/ Debit Card, Rupay Credit or through offline mode by generating Challan at SBI bank. The fee for the different categories is:

Candidate’s CategoryApplication fee
All Women candidates, SC, ST, PwBD, ESM Exempted
All other category candidates₹100

Important Links: SSC Scientific Assistant Recruitment 2022

Available NowOfficial website Staff Service Commission
Available NowApply Link for SSC Scientific Assistant IMD 2022
DownloadOfficial Notification for SSC Scientific Assistant Vacancies 2022
What is the pay scale for SSC Scientific Assistant for the year 2022?

The pay scale for SSC Scientific Assistant for the year 2022 is ₹9,300 to ₹34,800

What is the selection process for the SSC Scientific Assistant IMD 2022?

The selection process for the SSC Scientific Assistant IMD 2022 is through an online computer-based examination which is scheduled to take place in the month of December.

What is the full form of IMD?

The full form of IMD is India Meteorological Department. The agency was established in 1875 for tracking all Meterelogical processes of the country and research in related fields.

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