With several impending satellite launches in 2018, it looks like it will be a busy year for ISRO, the Indian space giant, and now it is being reported that the organisation is looking to scale up operations. If you have ever wanted to work with ISRO, this could be a great opportunity!
In February 2018, ISRO hired a bunch of engineers and scientists, which you can learn more about, here, and it has again announced that it will be recruiting Class 10 pass students and Diploma holders, for around 52 vacancies.
The posts for which applications have been invited are as follows—
1) Technician: 39 posts
2) Draughtsman: 3 posts
3) Technical Assistant: 9 posts
4) Library Assistant: 1 post
The above posts will be at the ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC) in Bengaluru.
Remember to submit your application by 11 May 2018. An application fee of Rs 250 has to be paid online, but women, and candidates who belong to SC, ST and PWD categories, are exempt from paying the fee.
For the post of Technician and Draughtsman, a Class 10 pass certificate and an ITI/NTC/NAC certificate in the relevant trade is essential. Candidates who apply for the post of a Technical Assistant must have a Diploma in the related field.
Candidates who have a first class Masters’ Degree in Library Science/Library and Information science can apply for the Library Assistant Post. After that, a written test, and a skill test will be the basis on which they will get selected.
ISRO has also opened the posts of Junior Personal Assistants and Stenographers.
Graduates with a First Class in Art, Commerce, Management, Science, Computer Applications, or a Diploma in Commercial or Secretarial Practice, with First Class, with a 1 year experience as a Steno-Typist/Stenographer, and a minimum typing speed of 80 wpm in English Stenography, can apply. It is essential for candidates to have a working knowledge of computers.
General candidates who are between 18-26 years of age, can apply for these posts. For SC/ST candidates, the age limit is 31 years, and for OBC candidates, it is 29 years.
(Edited by Gayatri Mishra)