IGCAR Recruitment 2018, Exam Date, Admit Card, Apply Online, Salary, Eligibility

IGCAR Recruitment notification 2018 for various posts is out! Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research (IGCAR) has released the notification to invite the eligible candidates for Scientific Assistant, Technical Officer, Trainee Category I/II, Stipendiary, Technician C, Stenographer Grade III and Upper Division Clerk. The IGCAR online application form has been closed successfully. The admit card for IGCAR 2018 recruitment will be released before 10-15 days of the examination. The IGCAR exam date 2018 is yet to be announced. Please note that the job location for IGCAR is Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu. In this article, we are going to discuss all the significant aspects of IGCAR Recruitment 2018 like Important Dates, Application Fees, Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process and many more. Let’s take a quick look.

IGCAR Recruitment 2018 Official Notification

IGCAR Recruitment 2018

IGCAR Recruitment 2018: Important Dates

As you know the online application for IGCAR 2018 has already been over. The online registration began on 18th May and ended on 17th June 2018. Thus, IGCAR admit card 2018 is expected to be available within 10-15 days before the day of examination of the official website of IGCAR. We will update it here once the information gets released.

Important Events Dates
 IGCAR Online Application Forms Start Date 18th May 2018
Last Date for Online Application Forms 17th June 2018
IGCAR Admit Card Date 10-15 days before the examination date
IGCAR Exam Date 2018 To be notified later

IGCAR Recruitment 2018 Vacancies

This year, IGCAR Recruitment 2018 has invited candidates in order to fulfill the total number of 248 vacancies in different job profiles. The whole chart of various job positions with different openings are given below:-

Posts Vacancies
Stipendiary Trainee Category I 83
Stipendiary Trainee Category II 114
Scientific Assistant 13
Upper Division Clerk 07
Technical Officer 04
Technician C 17
Stenographer Grade III 10

Application Fee

Application fees for various jobs are different. Candidates who belong to SC, ST, PWD or are female do not have to pay any fee. For better understanding, kindly refer to the table given below.

Posts General /OBC Category SC/ST/Women/PWD
Scientific Assistant/ Stipendiary Trainee Rs 200/- No Fees
Technical Officer Rs 300/- No Fees
Other IGCAR Posts Rs 100/- No Fees

How to Apply for IGCAR Recruitment 2018?

Here, we have given the step by step procedure of fill the online application forms for IGCAR Recruitment 2018.

  • Go to the official website of IGCAR.
  • Click on the ‘Recruitment’ section from the Top Right of the Home Page.
  • Click on the ‘Apply Online’ link.
  • Fill the necessary details for registration.
  • Your unique registration Number and Password would be mailed to you on your email address.
  • Select the post you want to Apply for.
  • Fill educational details carefully.
  • Upload the scanned photograph, signature, and other prescribed documents.
  • Click on ‘Submit’ button.
  • Finally, pay the prescribed fee through the Payment portal.
  • Take the print out of the filled Application Form for future purposes.

IGCAR Admit Card 2018

IGCAR Admit Card 2018 is generally released by the authority 12-15 days before the examination. If you have successfully submitted the online application form as per the guidance on the official website, you are ready to go for collecting the admit card. You can download the Admit card once the admit card link is activated on IGCAR website. We will notify you about the hall ticket through our another post.

Candidates who enroll for the IGCAR exam can download the admit card soon through the official website. We will update the info, once the admit card is available for download.

Salary Chart

The amount of salary can be one of the most important factors of any job profile. Thus, students can rely on the chart given below for salary amounts of different job profiles.

Job Profiles Salary Amount
Scientific Assistant/C Rs. 44,900/-
Technical Officer/C Rs. 56,100/-
Technician/B Rs. 21,700/-
Stenographer Grade-III Rs. 25,500/-
Technician/C Rs. 25,500/-
Upper Division Clerk Rs. 25,500/-

Selection Process and Exam Pattern

In the Selection process of IGCAR Recruitment 2018, there are mainly two exams that candidates have to pass in order to secure the desired post, Written Examination and Skill Test. The exam pattern of all the posts is provided below.

  • IGCAR Technical Officer

S.no Subjects Number of Questions Total Marks Time Duration
1 Aptitude 75 225 2 hours
2 General Intelligence
3 Reasoning
4 General Knowledge
  • Stipendiary Trainee

Sr. No. Subjects Number of Questions Total Marks Time Duration
1 Science 20 60
2 General Awareness 10 30
3 Mathematics 20 60
TOTAL 50 150 2 hours
  • Scientific Assistant

Sr. No. Subjects Number of Questions Total Marks Time Duration
1 Quantitative Aptitude 100 300 2 hours
2 General Intelligence & Reasoning
3 English
4 General Awareness
  • Upper Division Clerk and Stenographer Grade III


Exam type Subject Number of Questions Max Marks

Exam Duration

Level-1 Objective General English 100 100 90 Min
Quantitative Aptitude
General Intelligence & Reasoning
General Knowledge
Level-2 Descriptive English language and Comprehension 3 hour

Eligibility Criteria

The two main eligibility criteria that a candidate must fulfill are educational qualification and age limit.

These criteria vary with different posts. Students are advised to carefully go through the table given below.

Posts Educational Qualification Age Limit Criteria
Stipendiary Trainee Category I Post Diploma in any relevant branch of Engineering or B.Sc. Physics/Chemistry. Between 18 Years to 24 Years
Stipendiary Trainee Category II Post SSC with Science Stream (PCM) and ITI in any relevant trade. Between 18 Years to 22 Years
Technical Officer Post B.E./B.Tech. in any relevant discipline or Bachelors in Arch. Between 18 Years to 26 Years
Technician C SSC with (Science/Maths) and ITI in relevant trade. Between 18 Years to 27 Years
Scientific Assistant Post Diploma in any relevant branch of Engineering or B.Sc. (Physics/Chemistry). Between 18 Years to 30 years
Upper Division Clerk Graduation degree is mandatory from any recognized university/institution and 30 wpm typing speed in English. Between 18 Years to 25 Years
Stenographer Grade III Matriculation and 80 wpm in English Stenographer along with a typing speed of 30 wpm in English. Between 18 Years to 28 Years

If students come across any problem or doubt, we request them to immediately contact us through the comment section. We will be glad to help you.

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