NEW DELHI-110003


Recruitment to the post of Scientist ‘C’ in the Department of Ocean Development


The Department of Ocean Development, Government of India proposes to make recruitment to one post of Scientist “C” through any of the two modes or recruitment, e.g., Deputation/absortion  or Direct Recruitment.  The candidates belonging to the Central Government/State Governments/ Union Territory Administrations/ Universities/ Recognised Research Institutions/Public Undertakings/Semi Government/Statutory or Autonomous organizations, who meet the eligibility criteria shall be considered for either for appointment on deputation/absorption or Direct Recruitment basis as per their mode of application.  The other eligible applicants who are working in any of the above specified Departments/Offices could also be considered for appointment on Direct Recruitment basis.


1. Particulars of the Post:


(i)      Name of the Post:            Scientists “C”

(ii)      Number of vacancies:      01 (One)

(iii)     Class:                             Group “A” Gazetted

(v)     Scale of Pay:                   Rs.10,000-325-15200


2.  Duties attached to the Post:


(i)                Critical appraisal of projects and work in the area of electrical and electronic system.


(ii)              Collection, collation and updation of data base.


(iii)            Any other work assigned.





3.  Eligibility Criteria:




The candidates belonging to the Central Government/State Governments/ Union Territory Administrations/ Universities/Recognised Research Institutions/Public Undertakings/Semi Government/Statutory or Autonomous organizations,


(a)        (i)        holding analogous post on a regular basis; or


(ii)              with 3 years regular service in posts in the pay scale of Rs.8,000-275-13500/ or equivalent; and


(b)    possessing the educational and experience prescribed for the post    as indicated against Item 4 below.


4.  Educational Qualifications and experience applicable to all applying for Deputation/absorption  or Direct Recruitment:




(i)                First class Bachelor’s degree in electrical/ electronics engineering or technology from a recognized University or equivalent.


(ii)              Three years experience in design and development of electrical or instrumentation system.  Knowledge of design procedure and stands in the field of  electrical/ electronics/instrumentation engineering.




(i)                  Master’s degree in electrical/ electronics engineering or technology from a recognized University or equivalent.


(ii)                In case possessing Master Degree, minimum of one year  experience in design, development test  of electrical/ electronics/instrumentation system will be preferable.





5.  Age limit (as on closing date):


(i)                For appointment on deputation/absorption shall not exceed 56 years; and


(ii)              For appointment on direct recruit preferably below 40 years (relaxable upto 5 years in respect of Government servants in accordance with the orders issued by the Government from time to time).


6.       Period of Deputation


The period of deputation including the period of deputation in another ex-cadre post held immediately preceding this appointment in the same or other organization/department of the Central Government shall not exceed five years.  The terms and conditions of deputation will be regularized according the orders contained in the Government of India, Department of Personnel & Training O.M. No. 2/29/91-Estt.(P.II), dated 5th January, 1994 as amended from time to time.


7.  General Conditions.


(i)                Candidates working in Central Government/State Governments/ Union Territory Administrations/ Universities/Recognised Research Institutions/Public Undertakings/Semi Government/Statutory or Autonomous organizations should apply in the attached proforma  through proper channel.


(ii)              Candidates will need to produce proof of the details furnished in their application as and when required.


(iii)            Only Indian Nationals need apply.


(iv)            Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.


          Applications compete in all respects in the attached applicable  proforma should reach Shri M.L.Sharma, Deputy Secretary (Adm.), Department of Ocean Development, Block No.12, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003 within 30 days of the publication of this advertisement.   (The applications frm candidates presently abroad and from those in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Ladakh Division of Jammu & Kashmir State, Lahaul & Spiti District and Pongi Sub Division of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep should reach within 45 days from the publication of this advertisement).



                                                          (M.L. Sharma)

                                      Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India



No. DOD/18/9/005-Estt                                                   August, 2005


1.       All Ministries/Departments of the Government of India

2.       Deputy Director, Director of Advertising and Visual Publicity, PTI   building, Sansad Marg,   New Delhi-110001. Kindly publish the advertisement in the forthcoming Employment News/Rozgar Samachar. (through STA Library)

3.       All State Government/UT Administration. 

4.       STA (Library), DOD

5.       STA, (Computer), DOD.  The advertisement may be brought  on     DOD’s Website.

6.       The Chairman, University Grants Commission, New Delhi.

7.       The Director General, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Rafi Marg, New Delhi.

8.       The Director General, Geological Survey of India, “A” Wing, 2nd Floor, Pushpa Bhavan, Madangir, New Delhi - 110062.

9.       The Director General, Geological Survey of India, 4, Chowringhe Lane, Calcutta.

10.     Army Headquarters, Sena Bhavan, New Delhi.

11.     Naval Headquarters, Sena Bhavan, New Delhi.

12      Air Headquarters, Vayu Sena Bhavan, New Delhi.

13.     The Director, National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa.

14.     Shri V Ravindranathan, Director, CMLRE, Kochi

15.     Dr. B.R Subramanian  Project Director, ICMAM,  Chennai.

16.     Prof. S Kathiroli, Director, NIOT,  Chennai.

17.     Dr. P.C. Pandey, Director, NCAOR, Goa

18.     Dr. K. Radhakrishnan, Director, INCOIS, Hyderabad

19.     The Director, Fishery Survey of India, Botawala Chambers, Sir P.M. Road, Mumbai - 400001.

20.     The Director, National Geophysical Research Institute, Uppal Road, Hyderabad.

21.     The Director, Central Institute of Fisheries Education, P.B. No. 7392 Bunglows, Versova, Mumbai 400061.

22.     The Director (Personnel), Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Trombay, Mumbai.

23.     The Vice Chancellor, Banaras Hindu University, Banaras.

24.     The Chairman and Managing Director, Engineers India Limited, Bhikaji Cama    Place, New Delhi.

25.     The Director, National Remote Sensing Agency, Hyderabad.

26.     India National Science Academy, Bahadurshah Zafar Marg, New Delhi.



(ML Sharma)

                                                Deputy  Secretary to the Govt. of India





Application should be sent in duplicate on plain photocopying paper (A-4 size) (to be neatly typed) giving the following details:

Affix a passport  size photograph and sign across




Post applied for


Name in full (block letters)


Date of birth




Father’s Name/Husband’s Name


Address for Correspondence

 (in block letters) and telephone

 number, if any


Whether SC/ST


Educational/Professional Qualification

 (Indicating clearly the examination

passed, University/Board,Year of

Passing, Class/Division,Subjects taken)


Details of present/previous employment(s)

 held in chronological order starting from

the present position first (including the

 name of the employer with full address

 post held period of service, nature of duties, etc.


Reports/Articles Published


If selected, the minimum time required

 to join the post


Any other information you wish

to add including references etc.





Date                                                                Signature





                                                                             APPENDIX  II





Name of post applied for


Scale of pay for which the applicant would like to considered (In case not specified, the candidature will be considered for the lower pay scale)




Date of Birth


Date of retirement under the

 service rules applicable to the Officer


(a) if he/she belongs to an organized

 service, its name, year of allotment and the cadre.

(b) Name of the Cadre Controlling Authority


Educational Qualifications


Qualifications Prescribed                           Qualifications possessed by the

                                                                    Officer (Only those qualifications,                 which are equivalent to or higher than

the prescribed Qualifications need to be shown)



Essential:         i.







Desirable         i.








Note: If any qualification possessed by the Officer is not the same or higher than the qualification prescribed and is treated as equivalent to the qualifications prescribed, please state the authority for the same.


Training, if any, received by the Officer,

which is relevant to the post applied for


(i)                Present post held

(ii)              Full Scale of pay

(iii)            Present pay and the date from which drawn

(iv)            Special pay, if any

Note: if the officer draws any special pay the following further information may also be furnished.

(a)    Whether the appointment to which

the special pay is attached is a tenure

appointment and

(b)   Whether the special pay has been

specifically sanctioned for the post in

addition to the scale of pay in lieu of a

separate scale of pay for the post.


(v)              Whether the post is held on regular/adhoc

              basis or on deputation basis.

(vi)            Date from which held

            If the present post is not held on regular

(vii)           basis but was initially held on adhoc basis,

       the date from which it is held on regular basis.


If the present post is not held on regular basis

        (a) The post held on regular basis

        (b)  Its scale of pay

        © Date from which held on regular basis



Post if any  which the officer held in a substantive capacity


If the present post is an analogous post:

(a) Is the present post an analogous post

      in terms of Department of Personnel

      and Administrative Reforms OM No.

      19017/7/75-Estt. (D) (pt.) dated 7.3.1984?

(b) Duties attached to the post

© In case the present post which is regarded as analogous is in a non-central Government Office, the following information may also be given:-

(i)                Date  of last revision of the scale of pay

(ii)              Whether governed by Central DA/Industrial DA?

(iii)            Amount of Dearness Pay etc., admissible on the

Minimum and maximum of the scale of pay

-Dearness Pay

-Dearness allowance

-Interim Relief

(2) If the present post is not an analogous one

(a)  The date from which the post in the scale of pay

     of Rs. 8000-275-13500 is held on regular basis.

(b) In the case of a candidate working in a non

      Central Government Office

(i)                The full scale of pay which is equivalent to

         the scale of pay Rs. 10000-325-15200/

        Rs. 8000-275-13500 

(ii)              Date of last revision of scale of pay

(iii)            Whether Governed by Central DA

          /Industrial DA and the amount of Dearness

          Pay etc admissible on the minimum/maximum

         of scale of pay :

Dearness Pay

Dearness Allowance

Interim Relief


Details of service


Name of the post      Employer      Duration      Scale of pay      Nature of duties


                                                 From         To



Experience in the subject field of selection.

Note: Kindly furnish copies of published work highlighting  the achievements in the field of  research/development/ design/planning or in the execution/formulation of plans/projects


(1) Present postal address with pin code No. and

      Telephone No.


Whether belongs to SC/ST


Any other relevant information


Place                                                                (Signature of the Candidate)














The above entries have been verified from the records available in this office




                                                                                    Seal of Officer



Important Notice: The applicants should submit their  applications separately in the appropriate proforma applicable to them for Direct Recruitment or Deputation (in duplicate) as per their  preference.  Those desirous of being considered for both Deputation and Direct Recruitment should submit two separate applications in the relevant and appropriate proforma clearly mentioning on the top of application the category for which they wish to apply.