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VACANCIES TO BE FILLED UP ON DIRECT RECRUITMENT BASIS
(Advertisement Number: NIELIT/NDL/MeitY/2021/2 (Website: http://www.nielit.gov.in)
1. On behalf of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), applications are invited from eligible and qualified
candidates for the post of Scientist-‘C’ and Scientist-‘D’ in MeitY.
The detailed Advertisement is available at a) https://recruitment-delhi.nielit.gov.in/ b) meity.gov.in (d) nielit.gov.in
2. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AND SCALE OF PAY OF POSTS TO BE FILLED
For fulfilling the eligibility criteria, a candidate should possess one of the Essential Educational Qualifications from a University/Institution
established under either Central or State or UGC Act and requisite experience as indicated in the Table given below complete in all respects, by
last date of receipt of applications ( i.e. 07/12/2021). Details of essential qualifications, experience, upper age limit, Scale of pay are as under:

01. Scientist-‘C’
(General Central
Service, Group
‘A’, Gazetted,
Non-Ministerial
(Scientific &
Technical))
Level – 11,
(Rs.67700-
208700)
Bachelor Degree in Engineering or
Bachelor Degree in Technology (Bachelor
in Engineering or Bachelor in Technology)
or Department of Electronics and
Accreditation of Computer Courses B-level
or Associate Member of Institute of
Engineers or Graduate Institute of
Electronics and Telecommunication
Engineers or Master Degree in Science
(M.Sc.) or Master Degree in Computer
Application or Masters Degree in
Minimum Relevant Experience:
Four Years in Research and Development in Industrial and
Academic Institutions or Science and Technology
Organizations or in both.
Note: The above experience shall be applicable in
respect of candidates having Bachelor in Engineering
or Bachelor in Technology or Department of
Electronics and Accreditation of Computer Courses B
Level or Associate Member of Institute of Engineers
or Graduate Institute of Electronics and
35 Years
as on
closing
date for
receipt
of
applicat
ions
National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT)
An Autonomous Scientific Society of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Govt. of India
NIELIT Bhawan, Plot No. 3, PSP Pocket, Sector-8, Dwarka, New Delhi-110077.
Phone 011-23644149, 23644849
Engineering or Technology (ME or
M.Tech.) or Masters Degree in Philosophy
(MPhil) in the field as mentioned below:-
Field (single or in combination):
Physics, Applied Physics, Electronics,
Electronics and Communication or
Electronics and telecommunication,
Radio Physics and Electronics, Materials
Science, Computer Sciences or
Computer Science and Engineering or
Computer Engineering or Computer,
Computer and Networking Security,
Computer Application, Software System
or Software Engineering, Information
Technology, Information Technology
Management, Informatics, Computer
Management, Cyber Law, Geographical
Information Systems (GIS),
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics,
Production, Industrial Electronics,
Instrumentation, Electronics and
Instrumentation, Power Electronics.
Telecommunication Engineers or Master Degree in
Science or Master in Computer Application
qualifications, and for Candidates having master
Degree in Engineering or Master Degree in
Technology or Master Degree in Philosophy, two
years relaxation in above experience shall be
applicable.
After acquiring essential qualification, the candidate
must have relevant experience in one or more areas in
Research and Development or Design or Integration
and implementation of Information Technology
Solution or Testing or Quality Control or Capacity
Development in the areas of Electronics, Control and
Automation or e-governance or Information
Technology or Computer Science or Cyber Security or
Micro Electronics or Nano Technology or
Communication including Data Communications or
Network and Software Engineering or Medical
Electronics or Industrial Engineering or Production
Engineering or Cyber Law.
02 Scientific ‘D’
(General Central
Service, Group
‘A’, Gazetted,
Non-Ministerial
(Scientific &
Technical))
Level – 12,
(Rs.78800-
209200)
Bachelor Degree in Engineering or
Bachelor Degree in Technology (Bachelor
in Engineering or Bachelor in Technology)
or Department of Electronics and
Accreditation of Computer Courses B-level
or Associate Member of Institute of
Engineers or Graduate Institute of
Electronics and Telecommunication
Engineers or Master Degree in Science
(M.Sc.) or Master Degree in Computer
Application or Masters Degree in
Engineering or Technology (ME or
M.Tech.) or Masters Degree in Philosophy
(MPhil) in the field as mentioned below:-
Field (single or in combination):
Physics, Applied Physics, Electronics,
Electronics and Communication or
Electronics and telecommunication,
Radio Physics and Electronics, Materials
Science, Computer Sciences or
Computer Science and Engineering or
Computer Engineering or Computer,
Computer and Networking Security,
Computer Application, Software System
or Software Engineering, Information
Technology, Information Technology
Management, Informatics, Computer
Management, Cyber Law, Geographical
Information Systems (GIS),
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics,
Production, Industrial Electronics,
Instrumentation, Electronics and
Instrumentation, Power Electronics.
Minimum Relevant Experience:
Eight Years in Research and Development in Industrial and
Academic Institutions or Science and Technology
Organizations or in both.
Note: The above experience shall be applicable in
respect of candidates having Bachelor in Engineering
or Bachelor in Technology or Department of
Electronics and Accreditation of Computer Courses B
Level or Associate Member of Institute of Engineers
or Graduate Institute of Electronics and
Telecommunication Engineers or Master Degree in
Science or Master in Computer Application
qualifications, and for Candidates having master
Degree in Engineering or Master Degree in
Technology or Master Degree in Philosophy, two
years relaxation in above experience shall be
applicable.
After acquiring essential qualification, the candidate
must have relevant experience in one or more areas in
Research and Development or Design or Integration
and implementation of Information Technology
Solution or Testing or Quality Control or Capacity
Development in the areas of Electronics, Control and
Automation or e-governance or Information
Technology or Computer Science or Cyber Security or
Micro Electronics or Nano Technology or
Communication including Data Communications or
Network and Software Engineering or Medical
Electronics or Industrial Engineering or Production
Engineering or Cyber Law.
40
Years
as on
closing
date for
receipt
of
applicat
ions.
2.1 Details of Vacancies:
Post Name Total
Vacancies
Unreserved Reserved for SC/ST/OBC/EWS
SC ST OBC EWS
Scientist ‘C’ 28 08 04 03 11 02
Scientist ‘D’ 05 04 – – 01 –
 The number of vacancies indicated in the above table are tentative and may increase or decrease, depending upon requirements.
 There is no vacancy reserved for PWD category. However the posts are identified suitable for PWD candidates falling under
category
Physical/Functional
Requirement
S, ST, W, MF, RW, SE, C
Identified suitable for (a) Locomotor Disability (OA, OL, BL, OAL) including cerebral palsy,
leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy
(b) Low Vision
(c) Hard of Hearing
(d) Multiple Disabilities from amongst (a) to (c) except deaf blindness
2.2 Age Limit:
 Upper Age limit as denoted in table (Column 6) above as on closing date of receipt of applications i.e. 07/12/2021
 The upper age limit in respect of SC, ST, OBC (wherever posts are reserved) and Persons with Disabilities (minimum 40% disability)
and other special categories of persons shall be relaxable as per Govt. Rules and Orders issued from time to time.
 The upper age limit in respect of Government Servants, Ex-servicemen and other special categories of persons are relaxable in
accordance with the orders issued by the Central Government, from time to time, in this regard.
 Age relaxation:
i) Upto 05 years in case of SC/ST candidates for the posts reserved for them
ii) Upto 03 years in case of OBC(Non Creamy Layer (NCL)) candidates for the posts reserved for them
iii Upto 10 years for PWD (15 years for SC/ST and 13 years for OBC candidates).
iv) For ex-servicemen, as per rules.
v) 5 years for serving Central Civilian Govt. employees working in posts which are in the same line or allied cadres and where a
relationship could be established that the service already rendered in a particular post will be useful for the efficient discharge of the
duties of the advertised posts. Decision in this regard will rest with MeitY.
2.3 Place of Posting: The person selected may be posted anywhere in INDIA in the interest of the Organization.
3. Choice of Centre for Written Examinations and Interview: Candidates shall indicate their choice for Centre for Written Examination
from the cities listed below. No change of Centre will be permissible at a later date. NIELIT, however, reserves the right to direct the
candidate to appear for Written Test at any location irrespective of his indicated choice depending upon the number of applications received
and the administrative convenience.
(1) Bangalore (2) Chennai (3) Delhi (4) Jaipur (5) Guwahati (6) Hyderabad (7) Jammu (8) Kolkata (9) Lucknow (10) Mumbai
Interviews shall be conducted only at Delhi.
4. Selection Process
i. The Direct recruitment to the posts of Scientist C and Scientist D would be done through a three stage process i.e Screening Test,
Evaluation of the academic records followed by personal interaction/ interview.
ii. The Screening Test would be of qualifying nature and would comprise of multiple choice Questions (MCQ) on Reasoning, Basic
Mathematics, English, Aptitude, Attitude and Leadership Quality.
iii. The Screening Test would consist of 150 nos. of Multiple Choice Questions to be answered in 150 minutes.
iv. Candidates qualifying the Screening Test with Minimum 60% marks would only be considered eligible to fill up the main application
form for the posts of Scientist C and Scientist D for next level of selection process. In case sufficient number of candidates in OBC, SC
and ST categories are not available with minimum 60% marks in the Screening Tests, then qualifying marks could be relaxed to 50% for
OBC category and 40% for SC/ST categories (wherever post are reserved)
v. The list of candidates qualifying the Screening Test would, however, be restricted by applying a ratio of 1:6 ( i.e six candidates for each
post) in the order of merit and reservation to qualify the first stage.
vi. The applications qualifying the first stage would be evaluated by the Evaluation Committee and marks would be awarded for various
parameters like academic qualifications, experience, publications etc. The details of various parameters and weightage of marks are as
indicated below:
1. Norms for the post of Scientist „C‟
S.No Particulars Weightage of Marks Max Marks
(a) Matriculation
(Class X)
0.1 Mark for each percent 10 Marks
(b) 10+2
(Intermediate)
0.2 Mark for each percent 20 Marks
(c) GATE Score (marks
out of 100)
0.05 mark for each percent 05 Marks
(d) Essential
Qualification i.e basic
qualification required
for the post
0.4 Mark for each percent in the degree of Essential
Qualification
40 Marks
(e) Ph.D. in relevant
field
Full Marks for awarded Ph.D. Degree 10 Marks
(f) Experience in
relevant field
(Maximum 4 years in
Govt./ Semi-Govt./
Private would be
considered)
4.5 Marks for each completed year in Govt./ Semi-Government
in the relevant field at an appropriate level after completion of
essential qualification.
3 Marks for each completed year in private organisation in the
relevant field and at an appropriate level after completion of
essential qualification.
18 Marks
(g) Journal Publications 2 Marks for publication of each paper in International Journal
and 1 Mark for publication of each paper in National Journal,
having Impact Factor of at-least One and indexed in any of the
following:
(i) Web of Science [SCI (Science Citation Index), SSCI
(Social Sciences Citation Index), SCI-expanded
(Science Citation Index Expanded)] OR
(ii) SCOPUS
12 Marks
(h) Conference
Publications
1 Mark for each Conference Paper presented and published in
SCOPUS/ IEEE/Springer indexed Conference proceedings.
05 Marks
(i) Interview/ Personal
Interaction
30 Marks
Total 150 Marks
(The above mentioned norms are further subject to General Notes given at Point 4.(x) below)
2. Norms for the post of Scientist „D‟
S.No Particulars Weightage of Marks Max Marks
(a) Matriculation
(Class X)
0.08 Mark for each percent 08 Marks
(b) 10+2
(Intermediate)
0.12 Mark for each percent 12 Marks
(c) GATE Score (marks
out of 100)
0.05 mark for each percent 05 Marks
(d) Essential
Qualification i.e basic
qualification required
for the post
0.4 Mark for each percent in the degree of Essential
Qualification
40 Marks
(e) Ph.D. in relevant
field
Full Marks for awarded Ph.D. Degree 10 Marks
(f) Experience in
relevant field
(Maximum 8 years in
Govt./ Semi-Govt./
Private would be
considered)
3 Marks for each completed year in Govt./ Semi-Government in
the relevant field at an appropriate level after completion of
essential qualification.
2 Marks for each completed year in private organisation in the
relevant field and at an appropriate level after completion of
essential qualification.
24 Marks
(g) Journal Publications 2 Marks for publication of each paper in International Journal
and 1 Mark for publication of each paper in National Journal,
having Impact Factor of at-least One and indexed in any of the
following:
(i) Web of Science [SCI (Science Citation Index),
SSCI (Social Sciences Citation Index), SCIexpanded (Science Citation Index Expanded)]
OR
(ii) SCOPUS
14 Marks
(h) Conference
Publications
1 Mark for each Conference Paper presented and published in
SCOPUS/ IEEE/Springer indexed Conference proceedings.
07 Marks
Interview/ Personal
Interaction
30 Marks
Total 150 Marks
(The above mentioned norms are further subject to General Notes given at Point 4.(x) below)
vii. A merit list of shortlisted candidates would be drawn based on the marks obtained out of 120 marks (excluding 30 marks for interview)
and candidates in the ratio of 1:3 would be called for personal interaction/ interview i.e for each post, three candidates would be called
for interview in the order of merit and reservation.
viii. Final Merit List would be prepared based on the marks obtained out of a maximum of 150 marks i.e marks obtained in the Evaluation
process (max 120 marks) and in the interview (max 30 marks) would be added to arrive at the final score.
ix. The selected candidates for the post of Scientist-D shall be on probation for one year and Scientist-C on probation period of 2 years
x. GENERAL NOTES
a. All subjects offered at Class X level would be considered for evaluation purpose. Further, if the marks obtained under Class X,
Class XII and Essential Qualification category are given as CGPA, then the same would be converted into percentage and
evaluated on the basis of published formula of the institute, to be provided by the candidate. Wherever formula for conversion of
CGPA into percentage is not given/ available, then the generic formula prescribed by AICTE would be used.
b. Marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM) (in combination or alone where not available) would be considered
for evaluation at 10+2 (Intermediate) stage. For e.g. if a candidate had only one subject out of PCM, then marks obtained in that
subject would only be considered for evaluation. Similarly, if a candidate has different combination of subjects like PCB
(Physics, Chemistry, Biology), then marks obtained in Physics and Chemistry would only be considered for evaluation.
c. A candidate who fulfills the eligibility criteria, with multiple educational qualifications (e.g. a candidate with B.E/ B.Tech and
M.E/ M.Tech), would have the option to offer marks of any one eligible qualification for the purpose of awarding marks under the
category of essential qualifications.
d. Gate score (Marks out of 100) valid on the last date of receiving applications will be considered for evaluation.
e. Required experience in reverse chronological order would be considered for evaluation.
f. In case a candidate qualified the experience criteria based on combined experience in Government and Private organisations, then
for marking purpose, period of more than six months would be considered as a complete year, while period of less than six
months would be ignored. However, the total number of years considered for evaluation (after such rounding off) should not
exceed the experience prescribed for the said post.
g. Candidates possessing M.E/M.Tech/M/Phill Degree would be awarded same marks for higher degree (M.E/ M.Tech,/M.Phill) as
prescribed for two years experience for that particular post, however combined marks awarder for higher degree and
experience would be restricted to maximum marks of experience for that post.
h. Candidate would be required to indicate the experience gained in the relevant field in about 250 words.
i. Candidates would also be required to submit a Statement of Purpose (SOP) (max 100 words) along with the application form.
j. Shortlisted candidates for second stage (i.e evaluation stage) would be required to upload Educational Qualification Certificates
along with Experience Certificates and other documents needed for evaluation.
k. The decision of the Evaluation Committee taken for resolving any issue during the evaluation of the applications would be final.
5. How to Apply
i. Before applying, Candidates are advised to go through this advertisement carefully in detail for determining their eligibility as
per laid down criteria for the post.
ii. The admission at all the stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions.
iii. Candidates can apply ONLINE at https://recruitment-delhi.nielit.gov.in/ between 08/11/2021 (11:30 a.m) and 07/12/2021 (5:30
p.m). No other means/mode of application will be accepted. Candidates are required to have valid e-mail identification and active mobile
number. The procedure/steps for filling up of applications online is available at https://recruitment-delhi.nielit.gov.in/ under
‘Instructions for Filling Application’ on the main Page.
iv. The application shall be treated complete only if all the mandatory Steps are completed successfully. In case candidate is not able to
submit fee by closing date and time, or the application is otherwise incomplete, his/her candidature will summarily be rejected.
v. Applicant can view the Application details from the View/Print Application menu option available in their login. Applicant is
required to make sure that „Application Status‟ on application form is “Submitted Successfully” otherwise application will be
treated as incomplete and summarily rejected.
vi. Application Fees: The applicants shall pay the Application Fee as indicated in the Table below through online payment mode via
application software only:
The processing charges towards remittance of Application Fee and service tax, if any, will have to be borne by the candidate. Fee
through any other mode like Demand Draft, Pay Order, Cheque or Challan will not be accepted.
6. ACTION AGAINST MISCONDUCT
Candidates are advised in their own interest that they should not furnish any particulars that are false, tampered of, fabricated and should not
suppress any material information. A candidate is liable to be prosecuted for misconduct if during or at any stage of recruitment, he/she has
been found guilty of
a. Using unfair means during the examination.
b. Impersonating or procuring impersonation by any person.
c. Misbehaving in the examination hall or taking away answer sheet from the examination hall.
d. Resorting to any irregular means in connection with his/her candidature during selection process
Category
SC/ST/PWD/Women candidates General and all others
Rs. 400/- per application Rs.800/- per application.
e. Obtaining support for his/her candidature by any means
Such candidates in addition to rendering himself/herself liable to criminal prosecution may also be liable to be:
 Disqualified from the examination hall
 Debarred either permanently or for a specified period from any examination/recruitment to be conducted by MeitY, its attached offices
and statutory organizations.
7. IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS/INFORMATION
i. CITIZENSHIP: A Candidate must be either: (a) a citizen of India, or (b) a subject of Nepal, or (c) a subject of Bhutan, or (d) a Tibetan
refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or (e) a person of Indian
origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka or East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania
(formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility
has been issued by the Government of India.
ii. The cut-off date for calculating the age as well as completion of eligibility conditions with regard to essential qualifications and
experience will be last date of receiving applications i.e 07/12/2021. The cut of date for completion of all particulars and validity for
which marks will be awarded by the evaluation committee will also be be 07/12/2021. The cut off date will remain unchanged even in
case of extension of the closing date for submission of applications.
iii. NIELIT will not be responsible in case of incomplete transactions during the online payment process. It is the sole responsibility of the
candidate to ensure that the correct payment of application fee has been made successfully. Application fee once paid is non-refundable.
Applicants, in their own interest, should check their eligibility for the post before remitting the application fee. Only qualifications
mentioned against each post shall be considered for determining the eligibility.
iv. The candidate applying for both the posts should register only once using their primary email ID and primary mobile number and apply
from the same Registration ID and login for all the posts. In case Registration ID is not same in both the applications submitted, it may
lead to rejection of candidature/ allocation of different exam venues.
v. Correspondences in connection with the recruitment will be made by NIELIT through e-mails / sms only on the candidates registered
email-id and mobile number. The candidates must, therefore, regularly check their e-mail / sms. Candidates are also advised to visit the
website frequently for latest updates.
vi. The candidate shall submit only one application against each post. Failure to do so may lead to rejection/cancellation of the
Applications.
vii. Applicants applying for more than one post should submit separate applications for each post and remit the application fee for each post
separately.
viii. If at any point of time it is found that the information furnished by the candidate was incorrect in any respect or forged /fabricated
documents were presented by any candidate, his/her candidature will be cancelled and in case the candidate has already joined the post,
his services shall be summarily terminated.
ix. Each candidate shall affix his/her recent colour passport size photograph (of size 3.5 cms x 4.5 cms) on a White Paper and then append
his/her signatures with Black/Blue Pen in another box of 3.5 cms x 1.5cms below the photograph on the same Paper. Scan the above
photo and signature in a single file in JPG format of size not more than 50 KB and upload the same at appropriate space provided in the
on-line Application Form. Each candidate has to upload scanned copy of Signature separately also at appropriate space.
x. Each candidate has to upload scanned copy of Govt. issued Identity card i.e Aadhar Card/ PAN card/ Passport/ Driving License/ Voter
ID/ Bank Passbook with photo/ Govt issued ID card, Category certificate/EWS Certificate if applicable, PWD Certificate if applicable,
Class 10th
Date of Birth Certificate and Marks card of essential qualification at the time of submitting application.
xi. Candidate shall have eligibility qualification complete in all respects by cut-off date. Qualifications obtained through Open
Universities/Distance Education mode that are approved by DEC and wherever necessary, by AICTE, are recognized for the purpose of
employment under Central Government vide Gazette Notification No. 44 dated 1st March 1995.
xii. In case the percentage of marks is not indicated in the Mark Sheets/Certificates/Degree, conversion formula of the grades/ score to
percentage duly authenticated by the concerned university/Board for the relevant year will be provided by the candidate
xiii. Before final submission of the on-line Application Form, the candidates must go through the same carefully. It shall be noted
that Incomplete / Incorrect application form will be summarily rejected.
xiv. After submitting the ONLINE Application Form, the candidate should take the printout of Application form having application number
and other details. This application number should be referred in all future correspondence with NIELIT in connection with this
recruitment process.
xv. Candidates applying for the post of Scientist ‘C’ and Scientist ‘D’ and working with Central Govt./ State Govt./PSU/Autonomous
bodies have to furnish ‘NOC‟ at the time of interview. The ‘NOC’ should also confirm that no disciplinary/Vigilance case is either
pending or contemplated.
xvi. Withdrawal of candidature on account of non furnishing of any information will not confer any right to carry forward or retain the
candidature for future recruitment.
xvii. No request for change in particulars furnished in application form shall be entertained/ permitted and the particulars provided
by the applicant in the online application form will be taken as final.
xviii. NO TA/DA shall be paid for attending the written test / interview.
xix. For any technical problem related to online submission of application form /downloading of admit card/ interview Call Letter , please
send e-mail to recruit-meity@nielit.gov.in mentioning Post applied and advertisement number in the subject. No other query will
be entertained.

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