Ramakanta Biswas

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has announced to conduct an open competitive examination for recruitment to Group B post of Scientific Assistant in India Meteorological Department (IMD) in the Level 6 of the Pay Matrix.

The online application process for the recruitment has begun on September 30, 2022. The date for receipt of online applications is October 18, 2022.

SSC IMD scientific assistant vacancy details: 

Total Vacancies: About 990 posts. The number of vacancies is tentative and subject to variation.

Essential Educational Qualifications (As on 18-10-2022):

Bachelor’s Degree in Science (with Physics as one of the subject)/Computer Science/Information Technology/Computer Applications


Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from a recognized Institution/University or equivalent.

Age limit (As on closing date 18-10-2022):

Not exceeding 30 years as on 18-10-2022. Candidate must have been born not earlier than 19-10-1992 and not later than 17-10-2004. Relaxation will be given as per rules.

How to Apply:

Applications must be submitted only in online mode at the website of SSC headquarter i.e. https://ssc.nic.in.

Application Fee:

Fee payable: Rs 100/- (Rupee One Hundred Only). Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) and Ex-servicemen (ESM) are exempted from payment of fee.

Scheme of the Examination:

The Commission will conduct a Computer Based Examination comprising 200 questions carrying 200 marks for two hours duration.