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Advertisement Number : F.No.ESSO-1(15)2012-Sectt / Issued Date : April 2012

Applications are invited from Indian citizens for filling up of 32(Thirty two) posts of Scientists in 'B', 'C' & 'D' levels in Integrated Coastal and Marine Area Management(ICMAM-Chennai), National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF-Noida), Centre for Marine Living Resources & Ecology(CMLRE-Kochi) and the three Autonomous Institutes i.e.(i) National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), Chennai, (ii) National Centre for Antarctic & Ocean Research (NCAOR), Goa, (iii) Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services(INCOIS), Hyderabad under Earth System Sciences Organisation, Ministry of Earth Sciences on regular basis.
2. The applications must be submitted online.
3. For Details visit www.moes.gov.in, www.ncmrwf.gov.in, www.icmam.gov.in, www.cmlre.gov.in, www.imd.gov.in, www.incois.gov.in, www.ncaor.gov.in, www.niot.res.in, www.tropmet.res.in.
4. The Detail of Posts are as under :

Post Code Name of the Post No. of Posts Pay Band and Grade Pay Upper Age Limit
(Years)
Posts for
1 Scientist –B 05 PB-3 '15,600-39,100 + G.P. 5,400' 35 3 at INCOIS, Hyderabad and 2 at NCAOR, Goa
2 Scientist –B 01 PB-3 '15,600-39,100 + G.P. 5,400' 35+5 1 at INCOIS, Hyderabad (Reserved for SC)
3 Scientist –B 01 PB-3 '15,600-39,100 + G.P. 5,400' 35+5 1 at INCOIS, Hyderabad (Reserved for ST)
4 Scientist –B 01 PB-3 '15,600-39,100 + G.P. 5,400' 35 1 at NCAOR, Goa
5 Scientist –B 01 PB-3 '15,600-39,100 + G.P. 5,400' 35 1 at NIOT, Chennai
6 Scientist –C 03 PB-3 '15,600-39,100 + G.P. 6,600' 40 3 at NCAOR, Goa
7 Scientist –C 05 PB-3 '15,600-39,100 + G.P. 6,600' 40 2 at INCOIS, Hyderabad and 3 at NCMRWF, Noida
8 Scientist –C 01 PB-3 '15,600-39,100 + G.P. 6,600' 40 1 at NIOT, Chennai
9 Scientist –C 04 PB-3 '15,600-39,100 + G.P. 6,600' 40 2 each at ICMAM, Chennai and CMLRE, Kochi
10 Scientist –D 04 PB-3 '15,600-39,100 + G.P. 7,600' 50 4 at NCAOR, Goa
11 Scientist –D 03 PB-3 '15,600-39,100 + G.P. 7,600' 50 3 at NCMRWF, Noida
12 Scientist –D 02 PB-3 '15,600-39,100 + G.P. 7,600' 50 1 each at ICMAM, Chennai and CMLRE, Kochi
13 Scientist –D 01 PB-3 '15,600-39,100 + G.P. 7,600' 50 1 at NIOT, Chennai


Note : The number of posts to be filled may vary. The Ministry reserves the right to cancel the recruitment process without assigning any reason thereof.


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The post wise Eligibility Criteria and Job Requirement is as under :


Name of Post : Scientist ‘B’Number of Posts : 09
Name of post :Scientist ‘B’
Post Code :01
Number of posts :03(Three) (at INCOIS, Hyderabad)
02(Three) (at NCAOR, Goa)
Eligibility Criteria : Essential:- Master’s Degree in any branch of Atmospheric Sciences / Oceanography /Mathematics / Physics / Geophysics / Geology or equivalent from a recognized university/Institute with at least first class not less than 60% marks.

Desirable:- Doctorate in the relevant field.

Job Requirement : (i) Ocean observations, Data processing and analysis, Ocean modeling related to climate research.
(ii) To undertake in interdisciplinary research in the fields of cryosphere / climate change/ Geomorpology and Paleoclimate studies.

Name of post :Scientist ‘B’
Post Code :02
Number of posts :01(One) (at INCOIS, Hyderabad) Reserved for SC candidate
Eligibility Criteria : Essential:- Master’s Degree in any branch of Atmospheric Sciences / Physics / Geophysics / Geology or equivalent from a recognized university/Institute with at least first class not less than 60% marks.

Desirable:- Doctorate in the relevant field.

Job Requirement : (i) Geophysical Data Processing, Data Interpretation and Modelling.
(ii) Ocean observations, Data Processing and Analysis, Ocean Modelling related to climate research.

Name of post :Scientist ‘B’
Post Code :03
Number of posts :01 (One) (at INCOIS, Hyderabad) Reserved for ST candidates
Eligibility Criteria : Essential:- Master Degree in Physics, B.E./B.Tech. in Electronics/ Instrumentation or equivalent from a recognized university /institution with at least first class not less than 60% marks.

Desirable:- (i) Doctorate/M.Tech. in the relevant field.
(ii) Experience in the field of data collection at sea servicing and maintaining the instrument.

Job Requirement : Deployment, maintenance /operation of oceanographic Instruments at sea, calibration of instruments data analysis.

Name of post :Scientist ‘B’
Post Code :04
Number of posts :01 (One) Post at NCAOR
Eligibility Criteria : Essential:- B.E./B.Tech in Civil Engineering or equivalent from a recognized university/Institution with at least first class not less than 60% marks.

Desirable:- M.Tech in the relevant field.

Job Requirement : Estate management, Up-keep, supervision of new construction, preparation of technical documents, tenders etc.

Name of post :Scientist ‘B’
Post Code :05
Number of posts :01 (One) post at NIOT
Eligibility Criteria : Essential:- B.E./B.Tech in Electronics/Electrical & Electronics / Instrumentation or equivalent from a recognized university/Institution with at least first class not less than 60% marks.

Desirable:- M.Tech in the relevant field.

Job Requirement : Design, development, maintenance and operation of Electronic Hardware, Sensors, and Data Acquisition Systems. Knowledge of Control Systems, Softwares like MATLAB, Labview and languages like C, C++, VB, VC++.
Name of Post : Scientist ‘C’Number of Posts : 13
Name of post :Scientist ‘C’
Post Code :06
Number of posts :03 (three) posts at NCAOR
Eligibility Criteria : Essential:- (i) Master degree in Geophysics / Geo-Chemistry / Chemistry / Geology or equivalent from recognized University/Institute with at least first class not less than 60% marks.
(ii) At least 3 years experience in research and development, teaching (at Graduate or post Graduate level), in the relevant field.

Desirable:- Doctorate with specialization in petrology, Mineral exploration, Geochemistry of Rocks / water / snow.

Job Requirement : (i) To conduct research in the field of petrology, Geochemistry and isotope hydrology.
(ii) Stable isotope studies of snow and ice from Polar regions.

Name of post :Scientist ‘C’
Post Code :07
Number of posts :02 (two) posts at INCOIS and
03(three) posts at NCMRWF
Eligibility Criteria : Essential:- (i) Master degree in Mathematics / Physics / Oceanography / Atmospheric Sciences / Geophysics or B.E./B.Tech. or equivalent from recognized University/Institute with at least first class not less than 60% marks.
(ii) At least 3 years experience in research and development in the relevant field.

Desirable:- Doctorate in the relevant field.

Job Requirement : (i) Development of mathematical/numerical models for short and long-tem forecasts of oceans and atmosphere with data assimilation, develop models for the prediction of tsunamis and inundations along the coast, develop storm surge models and associated inundations along the coast.
(ii) R&D in Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Processing and Analysis of Data from time series measurements, Ocean / Atmospheric Remote Sensing, Wave Models, Tsunami Models, Deployment of oceanographic / Atmospheric Instruments, Data Collection at Sea, Generation of Data products.
(iii) Research and Development work related to Atmosphere / Ocean Modeling data assimilation and model diagnostics

Name of post :Scientist ‘C’
Post Code :08
Number of posts :01 (One) post at NIOT
Eligibility Criteria : Essential:- (i) B.E./B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering or Equivalent from recognized university /institute with at least first class not less than 60% marks.
(ii) Three years experience in Research and Development/teaching (at Graduate and post Graduate level)/Planning Supervision in the relevant field.

Desirable:- M.Tech /Ph.D in relevant field.

Job Requirement : Design and analysis of Mechanical Components / Structures with the help of software like ANSYS, FLUENT, CATIA, and their Fabrication & Assembly, Deployments and retrieval of systems at Sea.

Name of post :Scientist ‘C’
Post Code :09
Number of posts :02 (two) posts at ICMAM and
02 (two) posts at CMLRE
Eligibility Criteria : Essential:- (i) Master degree in Oceanography / Marine Sciences or equivalent from recognized University/Institute with at least first class not less than 60% marks.
(ii) At least 3 years experience in research and development in the relevant field.

Desirable:- Doctorate with specialization in the relevant field.

Job Requirement : (i) To under take studies on impact of Sea level rise on coastal erosion with extensive fill data collected using instrument and perform hydrodynamic and related modeling.
(ii) To under take studies on impact Climate change on coastal and marine biogeochemistry.
(iii) Collection, processing, interpreting and archival of in-situ and satellite derived oceanographic data.
(iv) On-board research experience in the collection and analysis of Oceanographic data.
Name of Post : Scientist ‘D’Number of Posts : 10
Name of post :Scientist ‘D’
Post Code :10
Number of posts :04 (Four) posts at NCAOR
Eligibility Criteria : Essential:- (i) Master degree in Geophysics / Physics / Geology / Chemistry / Environmental Sciences / Marine Sciences or equivalent from recognized University/Institute with at least first class not less than 60% marks.
(ii) Seven years experience in Research and Development/ teaching (at graduate or post graduate level) in the field of Cryosphere/glaciology, Marine geophysics/geology.

Desirable:- Doctorate in Geophysics / Physics/ Geology with experience in the relevant field.

Job Requirement : (i) Initiation and co-ordination of research programs in the frontier area of Glaciology / Cryosphere.
(ii) Initiation and co-ordination of research program in the frontier area of Marine Geosciences.
(iii) R&D in Sea-ice interaction, Analysis and Modelling.

Name of post :Scientist ‘D’
Post Code :11
Number of posts :03 (three) posts at NCMRWF
Eligibility Criteria : Essential:- Master degree in Mathematics / Physics / Oceanography /Meteorology /atmosphere Sciences or Bachelor degree in Engineering or Technology from recognized University/Institute with at least first class not less than 60% marks.
(ii) At least 7 years experience in research and development in the field of Atmosphere/Ocean Modeling, data assimilation.

Desirable:- Doctorate in the relevant field.

Job Requirement : Research and Development work related to Atmosphere/Ocean Modeling, dada Assimilation and Model Diagnostic.

Name of post :Scientist ‘D’
Post Code :12
Number of posts :01 (one) post at ICMAM and
01 (one) post at CMLRE
Eligibility Criteria : Essential:-Master degree in Oceanography / Marine Sciences or Equivalent from recognized University/Institute with at least first class not less than 60% marks.
(ii) At least 7 years experience in research and development in Marine pollution ESP. in analysis in wide range of chemicals para meters /data base development.

Desirable:- Doctorate with specialization in Oceanography or in the relevant field

Job Requirement : (i) To undertake laboratory studies on marine pollution, evaluation of data in data base or data base development.
(ii) Collection, processing, interpreting and archival of in-situ and satellite derived oceanographic data.
(iii) On-board research experience in the collection and analysis of Oceanographic data.

Name of post :Scientist ‘D’
Post Code :13
Number of posts :01 (One) post at NIOT
Eligibility Criteria : Essential:-(i) B.E/ B.Tech in Marine / Production / Mechanical Engg. or equivalent from recognised university / Institute with atleast first class not less than 60% marks.
(ii) At least 7 years experience in Marine Operations/Research and Development /teaching (at Graduate and post Graduate level)/Planning Supervision in the relevant field.

Desirable:- M.Tech /Ph.D in the relevant field.

Job Requirement : (i) Operation and Maintenance of Shipboard Systems on differently classed Vessels especially Research Vessels, Shipboard Electronic Equipment, Seabed Survey and Hydrographic Equipment.
(ii) Supervision of Ship building including activities like analysis and stability book preparation.

Instructions

1 :The qualification regarding experience is relax able at the discretion of Secretary MoES in the cases of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, if at any stage of selection, the Secretary, MoES is of the opinion that sufficient number of candidates from these communities possessing the requisite experience are not likely to be available to fill up the vacancies.

2 :Doctorate Degree will count as 3 years experience.

3 :Age is relaxation in various categories including Government Servant, shall be in accordance with the orders issued by Government form time to time.

4 :How to Apply

(i) Applications must be submitted online within 30 days from the date of publication of this advertisement in Employment News/Leading News Papers.
(ii) A separate application needs to be submitted for separate post code.
(iii) The signed copy of the application as generated by the system alongwith necessary testimonials (Separate application for Separate Post Code) must be sent by Registered Post in a cover superscribed "APPLICATION FOR THE POST CODE _____" to the respective organization as per the detail given below :
Post CodeName and Address of the organization where the application to be sent.Website
05, 08, and 13The Director, National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India, Velacherry-Tambaram, main Road, Narayanapuram, Pallikaranai, Chennai-600100 (India)www.niot.res.in
01, 04, 06, and 10Director, National Center For Antractic and Ocean Research (NCAOR), Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India, Headladn Sada, Vasco-da-Gama, Goa-403804 (India)www.ncaor.gov.in
02 and 03Director, Indian National Centre For Ocean Information Service (INCOIS), Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India "Ocean Valley" Pragathinagar (BO), Nizampet (SO), Hyderabad-500090. www.incois.gov.in
07, 09, 11 and 12Director, Establishment, Ministry of Earth Sciences, (Recruitment and Assessment Cell, Room No.-14) Prithvi Bhavan, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003www.moes.gov.in

(iv) The said signed copy of the application alongwith necessary testimonials must reach the respective locations within 07 days (15 days for those in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Ladakh Division of Jammu and Kashmir State lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi Sub-division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and the Union Territory of Lakshadweep) from the date of CLOSING OF ONLINE SUBMISSION.

5 :General Conditions:

i. The number of posts to be filled may vary. The Ministry reserves the right to cancel the recruitment process without assigning any reason thereof.
ii. The prescribed essential qualifications are minimum and the mere possession of the same does not entitle candidates to be called for interview. If the number of applications received in response to Advertisement is large, it will not be convenient or possible for the Selection Committee to interview all those candidates. So, the Ministry may restrict the number of candidates to be called for interview to a reasonable limit on the basis of desirable qualifications and/or experience prescribed, and / or job requirement, and/or any other bench mark decided by the committee. No correspondence will be entertained with candidates who are not called for interview/selected for appointment.
iii. Candidates applied for the post can be considered for the post lower than that advertised/applied.
iv. Outstation candidates called for interview will be paid to and fro second class rail fare by the shortest route.
v. The selected candidates are liable to serve anywhere in India and outside.
vi. Experience will be counted after completion of essential academic qualifications, while a completed Doctorate degree will be counted as three years experience. In case a candidate has obtained the above degree while in service only his/her service period will be counted towards experience and he/she will not get any additional weightage in experience for acquiring Doctorate towards total period of experience.
vii. Candidates working in Government Department /Public Sector Undertaking/Autonomous organizations should apply in the given prescribed proforma through proper channel.
viii. Copies of certificates in support of educational qualifications, date of birth, Disability (OH, Ph,) and experience should be attached with the application. Candidates will have to produce the original certificates as and when required.
ix. Applications received after the closing date or received incomplete in any respect are liable to be summarily rejected. No representation against such rejection will be entertained.
x. Canvassing in any form will result in Disqualification of Candidature.