Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has announced as many as 61 job openings for scientists and engineers at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre. Interested candidates can apply for the job of their choice through the space agency’s online application portal.
From the 61 vacancies, 19 are for the position of Scientist or Engineer SD which require a PhD in physics, aerospace, atmospheric science, meteorology, space science or planetary science, dynamics modelling, control of aerospace vehicles, or like.
The remaining 42 posts are for Scientist or Engineer SC that required an ME or MTech qualification. This qualification can be in the field of industrial engineering, control systems engineering, control and instrumentation, control and guidance or control and computing, industrial safety engineering, material science and engineering, material engineering or surface engineering, aerospace engineering or aeronautical engineering.
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) had floated this information around the vacancies online last year. However, the portal for the application to these job openings reopened last week. This was to provide an opportunity for candidates who graduated in these specialized areas during the lockdown.
The interested candidates will have to pay a non-refundable online application fee of Rs 250 to ISRO with their application. This fee may be paid online through Credit Card, Debit Card, Internet Banking only through Integrated SBI ePay facility.
Those candidates who are applying for Scientist or Engineer SC vacancies should be under the age of 35. There is no such age limit for Scientist or Engineer SD vacancies.
The last date to apply for the vacancies is January 3, 2021 till 5 pm IST. Only candidates who fulfill the required qualifications as on the closing date of applications should apply.
Once a candidate is selected they can look to earn a salary of Rs 90,000 for the Scientist or Engineer SD post. Meanwhile, those at the Scientist or Engineer SC posts will attain a salary of Rs 74,600 per month.