BARC OCES DGFS 2022: Application Form, Dates, Results

BARC OCES DGFS

BARC OCES DGFS 2022 – The BARC recruitment authority invites application form for for the post of OCES/DGFS Scientific Officers posts.

The selection process includes the screening test and an Interview round.

Check more details on BARC OCES DGFS 2022 like the eligibility, vacancy, syllabus, exam pattern etc. below here.

Latest –

  • Candidates shortlisted for Interview can login through Interview Slot Booking and book your slot.
  • Candidate Scorecard for BARC 2022 has been released.
  • List of candidates short-listed for Interview & Schedule is available now
  • Online Exam for BARC OCES/ DGFS 2022 has concluded.

BARC OCES DGFS 2022 Important Dates

Commencement of Online Application Process for OCES/DGFS-202217th Jan, 2022 (Monday)
Last date for Registration for Online Application11th Feb, 2022 (Friday)
21st Feb, 2022 (Monday)
Last date for Submission of Online Application12th Feb, 2022 (Wednesday)
22nd Feb, 2022 (Tuesday)
Online Examination Slot Booking4th to 18 th March, 2022
13th to 19th March, 2022
Online Examination7th to 13 th April, 2022
2nd to 6th April, 2022
Last date candidates to upload the GATE Score13th April,2022
6th April, 2022
Display of List of candidates short-listed for Interview on Online Application Portal28th April, 2022
21st April, 2022

28th April, 2022
Availability based option on Online Application Portal to select Interview Slot for qualified candidates30th April to 4th May, 2022
2nd to 10th May, 2022
Selection Interviews14th June – 31st July, 2022
24th May to 24th June, 2022
Display of List of Candidates finally selected for OCES-2022 on Online Application Portal18th August, 2022 (Thursday)
(to be announced)
Last Date for Selected OCES-2022 Candidates desirous of DGFS to give details of M.Tech I M.Chem. Engg. admission in a DGFS institute20th August, 2022
(to be announced)
Declaration of List of Applicants Selected for DGFS-2022 on Online Application Portal2nd week of September, 2022
(to be announced)

BARC OCES DGFS 2022 Results

Science Discipline

List of shortlisted candidates for interview

Discipline CodeDiscipline NameList
PHPhysicsClick Here
CYChemistryClick Here
GEGeologyClick Here

Interview Schedule

Discipline CodeDiscipline NameSchedule
PHPhysicsClick Here
CYChemistryClick Here
GEGeologyClick Here

Engineering Discipline

List of shortlisted candidates for interview

Discipline CodeDiscipline NameList
MEMechanicalClick Here
CHChemicalClick Here
MTMetallurgicalClick Here
EEElectricalClick Here
ECElectronicsClick Here
CSComputer ScienceClick Here
INInstrumentationClick Here
CECivilClick Here
NENuclear EngineeringClick Here

Interview Schedule

Discipline CodeDiscipline NameSchedule
MEMechanicalClick Here
CHChemicalClick Here
MTMetallurgicalClick Here
EEElectricalClick Here
ECElectronicsClick Here
CSComputer ScienceClick Here
INInstrumentationClick Here
CECivilClick Here
NENuclear EngineeringClick Here

Grade And Pay Scale

Appointment in all the units shall be as a Scientific Officer ‘C’ (SO/C) in the Level 10 – ₹ 56,100 of the 7th Central Pay Commission Pay Matrix

Appointment will be at the beginning of the pay scale with OCES TSOs getting two or three increments depending on their performance during the OCES program and the DGFS Fellows# getting three or four increments depending on their performance in M. Tech. / M. Chem. Engg. and four-month Orientation Course for DGFS Fellows (OCDF).
#DGFS Fellows whose performance in the M.Tech./M.Chem.Engg. and OCDF programs is below a specified threshold will get zero increments.

Monthly emoluments (with three increments) at the time of joining including Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance and Transport Allowance at the present Mumbai rate, will be approximately ₹1,05,000.

In addition, other Allowances such as Leave Travel Concession by air, every year up to first eight years (subject to conditions) and once in two years thereafter, Children’s Education Allowance and Professional Update Allowance are also payable.

A comprehensive Contributory Health Service Scheme or equivalent for employees and their dependent family members is also available at all DAE Units.

Eligible Disciplines

Eligible Engineering Disciplines and their Codes

CODEDiscipline to be Selected in Online Application Form under which candidate wishes to applyEligible Subject/Discipline in B.E./B.Tech./B.Sc.
(Engg.)/5-Year integrated M.Tech. as awarded by University / Institute
GATE Subject
ME(21)MechanicalMechanical EngineeringMechanical Engineering
CH(22)ChemicalChemical EngineeringChemical Engineering
MT(23)Metallurgical §Metallurgy / Metallurgy & Materials Engineering / Metallurgy & Materials Science / Metallurgical Engineering / Metallurgical & Materials Engineering / Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science / Materials Science & EngineeringMetallurgical Engineering
EE(24)Electrical #Electrical Engineering / Electrical & Electronics EngineeringElectrical Engineering
EC(25)Electronics*#Electrical Engg. / Electronics Engg. / Electronics & Communication Engg. / Electronics & Controls Engg. / Electrical & Electronics Engg. / Electronics & Instrumentation Engg.Electronics & Communication Engg.
CS(26)Computer ScienceComputer Science / Computer Engineering / Computer Science & EngineeringComputer Science & Information Technology
IN(27)Instrumentation **#Instrumentation Engg. / Electronics & Instrumentation Engg./Instrumentation & ControlsInstrumentation Engineering
CE(28)CivilCivil EngineeringCivil Engineering
NE(29)Nuclear Engineering §§Nuclear Engineering / Nuclear Technology / Nuclear Science & TechnologyNOT ELIGIBLE through GATE
FRT-M (30)Fast Reactor Technology-M$B.E./B.Tech./B.Sc. (Engg.)/5-year integrated M. Tech. in Mechanical or Chemical EngineeringSame as qualifying degree discipline i.e. Mechanical or Chemical Engineering
FRT-E(31)Fast Reactor Technology-E$$B.E./B.Tech./B.Sc. (Engg.)/5-year integrated M. Tech. in Electrical Engg. / Electronics Engg. / Electronics & Communication Engg. / Electronics & Controls Engg. / Electrical & Electronics Engg. / Electronics & Instrumentation Engg.Same as qualifying degree discipline i.e. Electrical or Electronics Engineering
QA & QC(32)Quality Assurance & Quality Control$$$B.E./B.Tech./B.Sc. (Engg.)/5-year integrated M. Tech. in Mechanical or Metallurgy / Metallurgy & Materials Engineering / Metallurgy & Materials Science / Metallurgical Engineering / Metallurgical & Materials Engineering / Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science / Materials Science & EngineeringSame as qualifying degree discipline i.e. Mechanical or Metallurgical Engineering

*Related degree disciplines such as ‘Electrical’, ‘Electronics & Communication’, ‘Electronics and Controls’ are also eligible to apply under Electronics (code 25). However, such candidates must qualify on the basis of a valid GATE score or Online Test in Electronics(25).

**Related degree discipline viz. ‘Instrumentation & Controls ’ are also eligible to apply under Instrumentation (code 27). However such candidates must qualify on the basis of valid GATE score or Online Test in Instrumentation.

# Candidates with degree disciplines ‘Electrical & Electronics’ can apply under either of the disciplines Electrical (24) or Electronics(25) and candidates with degree disciplines ‘Electronics & Instrumentation’ can apply under either of the disciplines Instrumentation (27) or Electronics(25). However, such candidates must qualify on the basis of a valid GATE score or Online Test in the discipline in which they wish to be considered.

§ Candidates with B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Sc.(Engg.) / 5-year Integrated M.Tech. in ‘Metallurgy & Materials Engineering’, ‘Metallurgy & Materials Science’, ‘Metallurgical Engineering’, ‘Metallurgical & Materials Engineering’, ‘Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science’ and ‘Materials Science & Engineering’ are eligible to apply under Metallurgy (code 23).

§§ Candidates with B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Sc.(Engg.) / 5-year Integrated M.Tech in ‘Nuclear Engineering’ / ‘Nuclear Technology’ / ‘Nuclear Science & Technology’ would be considered for RSES (code 44) Training Scheme at the BARC Training School, Mumbai and for ‘Mechanical (code 21)’ and ‘Chemical (code 22)’ Training Schemes at the BARC Training Schools in Mumbai, Kalpakkam and NFCHyderabad.

$ FRT-M (code 30) is not a separate discipline but an additional Training Scheme option for candidates in Mechanical (code 21) and Chemical (code 22)Engg.

$$ FRT-E (code 31) is not a separate discipline but an additional Training Scheme option for candidates in Electrical (code 24) and Electronics (code 25) Engg.

$$$ QA&QC (code 32) is not a separate discipline but an additional Training Scheme option for candidates in Mechanical (code 21) and Metallurgy (code 23).

Eligible Science Disciplines and their Codes

CODEDiscipline to be Selected in Online Application Form under which candidate wishes to applyEligible Degree Subject/Discipline as awarded by University / InstituteGATE Subject
PH(41)Physics1. M.Sc. in Physics / Applied Physics;

2. B.E. / B.Tech. in Engineering Physics
1. Physics;

2. Physics / Engineering Sciences
CY(42)ChemistryM.Sc. in ChemistryChemistry
BS(43)BioscienceM.Sc. in Agriculture, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Genetics, Botany, Zoology, Plant Science, Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Food Technology, Animal Science, Life Sciences, Biomedical Sciences and Bioscience;

B.E./B.Tech./B.Sc.(Tech.) in Food Technology
Life Sciences / Biotechnology
RSES(44)Radiological Safety & Environmental Science1. B.E./B.Tech./B.Sc. (Engg.)/5-year integrated M. Tech. in Nuclear Engg./ Nuclear Technology/ Nuclear Science & Technology;

2. M.Sc. In Physics / Applied Physics Physics;

3. M.Sc. In Chemistry
1. NOT ELIGIBLE through GATE;

2. Physics;

3. Chemistry
GE(45)GeologyM.Sc. or equivalent M.Tech. in Geology / Applied Geology / Applied Geochemistry or 5-year integrated M.Tech. in Geological Technology.Geology and Geophysics

Note –

The candidates belonging to ‘Physics (Code 41)’ discipline selected for the BARC Training School at Mumbai will be allotted either Physics (code 41) or RSES (Code 44) as their Training Schemes and those selected for the BARC Training school at IGCAR will be allotted Reactor Physics (RP) as their Training Scheme.

The candidates belonging to ‘Chemistry (code 42)’ discipline selected for the BARC Training School at Mumbai will be allotted either Chemistry (code 42) or RSES (code 44) as their Training Schemes and those selected for the Training school at IGCAR will pursue Nuclear Fuel Cycle Chemistry (NFCC) in the Training School.

Radiological Safety & Environmental Science (RSES-code 44) is not a separate discipline but an additional Training Scheme option for candidates in ‘Physics (Code 41)’, ‘Chemistry (code 42)’& ‘Nuclear Engineering (code 29)’.

Eligibility Criteria

For Engineering Disciplines

Academic eligibility requirements are uniformly applicable to candidates of all categories (GEN, OBC, SC, ST, PWD, etc.).

A. Qualifying Degrees and Other Academic Requirements for OCES/DGFS-2022:

  1. For Engineering Disciplines (codes ME (21), CH (22), MT(23), EE(24), EC(25), CS(26), IN(27), CE(28), NE(29) as per Table-1a):
    1. B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Sc. (Engineering) / 5-year Integrated M.Tech. with a minimum of 60%* aggregate marks in one of the engineering disciplines mentioned in Table-1a.
    2. It is to be noted that there is no Training discipline called ‘Nuclear Engineering’ and applicants with a degree in ‘Nuclear Engineering’ will be allotted RSES at the the BARC Training School, Mumbai or Mechanical (ME – code 21) or Chemical (CH – Code 22) at the BARC Training Schools at Mumbai, Kalpakkam or NFC-Hyderabad, as their Training Scheme.
    3. Applicants opting to be considered on the basis of a GATE Score must have a valid GATE-2021 or GATE-2022 Score in the same engineering discipline as the qualifying degree discipline. The applicable GATE subjects are listed in Table-1a.
    4. Those having qualifying degree in branches like Aerospace, Automobile, Automotive, Aeronautical Engineering, M.E. in CAD/ CAM, Mechanical and Automation Engineering, Industrial Production, Reliability, Ceramics, Architecture, Geology, Mining, Marine Engineering, Manufacturing Engg, Bio-Medical Electronics/ Instruments, Communication, Information Technology, Master of Computer Applications, Dyes & Dye Intermediates, Electrochemical, Energy Systems, Chemical Engineering with specialization in Refining and Petrochemicals, Chemical Technology with specialization of petrochemical, Chemical & electrochemical engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Oils & Fats, Paints & Varnishes, Refining & Petrochemicals, Petrochemicals, Plastics, Paper, Sugar Technology, Textiles, Mechatronics, Power Engineering, Power Plant Engineering, Control Engineering, Software Engineering, Electronics and Computer Engineering Information Science And Engineering, M.Sc in Computer Science, M.Sc in Computer Applications (MCA), Computer Science & System Engineering, Computer Technology, B.Sc Computer Science, Electronics & Computer, B.Sc Electronics, M.Sc Electronics, BSMS program in Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences, etc. are NOT eligible.
  2. For Fast Reactor Technology-M (FRT-M, code 30) (as per Table-1a):
    1. B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Sc. (Engineering) / 5-year Integrated M.Tech. in mechanical or chemical engineering with a minimum of 60%* aggregate marks in qualifying degree. FRT-M is an additional Training Scheme option available to applicants belonging to Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering (codes 21 and 22)and hence there will not be separate screening test or Selection interview.
  3. For Fast Reactor Technology-E (FRT-E, code 31) (as per Table-1a):
    1. B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Sc.(Engineering) / 5-year Integrated M.Tech.in Electrical Engg. / Electronics Engg. / Electronics & Communication Engg. / Electronics & Controls Engg. / Electrical & Electronics Engg. / Electronics & Instrumentation Engg./ Electronics & Telecommunication Engg. with minimum of 60%* aggregate marks in qualifying degree. FRT-E is an additional Training Scheme option available to applicants belonging to Electrical Engineering or Electronics Engineering (codes 24 and 25) and hence there will not be separate screening test or Selection interview.
  4. For Quality Assurance & Quality Control (QA&QC, code 32) ( as per Table-1a):
    1. B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Sc.(Engineering) / 5-year Integrated M.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering or Metallurgy / Metallurgy & Materials Engineering / Metallurgy & Materials Science / Metallurgical Engineering / Metallurgical & Materials Engineering / Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science / Materials Science & Engineering with minimum of 60%* aggregate marks in qualifying degree. QA&QC is an additional Training Scheme option available to applicants belonging to Mechanical Engineering or Metallurgical Engineering (codes 21 and 23) and hence there will not be separate screening test or Selection interview.

* A minimum of 60% aggregate marks means the marks as per the ordinances of the respective university.Applicants, who have been awarded CGPA or letter grades, should convert CGPA into percentage as per the ordinances of their respective university.

B. Admission to DGFS:

  1. Candidates having a qualifying degree in the Engineering disciplines (ME(21), CH(22), MT(23), EE(24), EC(25), CS(26), IN(27) & CE(28)) or in Physics (PH(41)) and who meet the corresponding eligibility criteria listed above are eligible to apply for DGFS provided they are selected for OCES-2022 and additionally secure admission for M.Tech./ M.Chem. Engg. starting in the academic year 2022 in select Institutes and in specializations listed in Table-3.
  2. Confirmation of M.Tech./M.Chem.Engg. admission should be communicated by third week of August, 2022.
  3. Securing admission in one of the valid M. Tech. specializations at one of the DGFS Institutes along with Selection for OCES, does not guarantee the award of a DGFS Fellowship as DGFS is offered as per the needs of DAE’s programs and only to the most meritorious candidates as per Selection Interview performance.

C. Age Limit (Age as on August 1, 2022):

  1. General Category – 26 years,
  2. OBC-29 years,
  3. SC/ST–31 years,
  4. Dependents of those who died in the riots of 1984 (Dep1984) -31 years,
  5. Persons domiciled in Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir State from 01/01/1980 to 31/12/1989 (Domicile of Kashmir) –31 years,
  6. Physically Challenged persons of all categories are eligible for age relaxation of 10 years. Physical disability with more than 40% disability may be permitted a scribe.

D. Nationality: Applicant must be a citizen of India.

E. Applicants working in Central or State Governments or their Units / PSUs / Aided Institutes should produce a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from their organization at the time of Selection Interview, failing which they may not be interviewed.

F. Application Fee:

  1. A non-refundable Application Fee of ₹500 is chargeable from the male applicants belonging to General and OBC categories, Dependents of those who died in the riots of 1984 (Dep 1984), Persons domiciled in Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir State from 01/01/1980 to 31/12/1989 (Dom Kashmir).
  2. Woman candidates, candidates belonging to SC/ST, candidates belonging to transgender, Dependents of Defence Personnel Killed in Action (DODPKIA) and Physically Challenged candidates are exempted from payment of Application Fee.

Candidates awaiting final results results and / or due to appear for GATE-2022, may also apply.
If selected, candidates who are eligible in all other respects but are graduating in the academic year 2021-22 and awaiting final results will be allowed to commence course work. However, retention of these candidates in the OCES or DGFS programs is subject to the mark-sheet of their final result, which meets the eligibility requirements of the OCES/ DGFS-2022 program, being submitted by Jan. 31, 2023 in case of OCES TSOs and as per the requirement of the concerned DGFS Institutes in the case of DGFS Fellows.

For Science Disciplines

Academic eligibility requirements are uniformly applicable to candidates of all categories (GEN, OBC, SC, ST, PWD, etc.).

A. Qualifying Degrees and Other Academic Requirements for OCES/DGFS-2022:

  1. For Physics Discipline (code PH (41)) (Table-1b):
    1. M.Sc. in Physics / Applied Physics with Physics and Mathematics at B.Sc./ B.E / B.Tech or at subsidiary and/or ancillary level in case of 5-year integrated M.Sc. or B.E./ B.Tech. / Integrated M.Tech in Engineering Physics with a minimum of 60%* aggregate marks in the qualifying degree.
    2. M. Sc. candidates (other than those applying with a 5-year integrated M.Sc. degree) must additionally have a minimum of 60%* aggregate marks in B.Sc. / B.E / B.Tech.
    3. Physics postgraduate applicants opting to be considered on the basis of a GATE Score should have a valid GATE-2021 or GATE-2022 Score in “Physics‟.
    4. Applicants having B.E./ B.Tech. in “Engineering Physics‟ as qualifying degree can apply on the basis of a valid GATE-2021 or GATE-2022 Score either in “Physics‟ or in “Engineering Sciences‟.
    5. Postgraduation in Nanoscience & Technology, M.Tech in Physics (Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology), M.Sc in Astronomy, M.Sc in Geophysics are NOT eligible
  2. For Chemistry Discipline (code CY(42)) (Table-1b):
    1. M.Sc. in Chemistry with Physics up to B.Sc. or at subsidiary and / or ancillary level in case of 5-year integrated M.Sc. and Mathematics at Std. XII or at B.Sc. or at subsidiary and / or ancillary level in case of 5-year integrated M.Sc., with a minimum of 60%* aggregate marks in M.Sc.
    2. All candidates (other than those applying with a 5-year integrated M.Sc. degree) must additionally have a minimum of 60%* aggregate marks in B.Sc.
    3. Applicants opting to be considered on the basis of a GATE Score should have a valid GATE-2021 or GATE-2022 Score in “Chemistry‟.
    4. M.Sc in Nanoscience / Nanotechnology Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Textile chemistry, M. Sc in Environmental Chemistry, M. Pharm. in Pharmaceutical Analysis, M. Sc in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, M.Sc in Petroleum Chemistry are NOT eligible.
  3. For Radiological Safety & Environmental Science (code RSES(44)):
    1. B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Sc.(Engg.) / 5-year Integrated M.Tech. in Nuclear Engineering / Nuclear Technology / Nuclear Science & Technology with minimum of 60%* aggregate marks or M.Sc. in Physics /Applied Physics or Chemistry with a minimum of 60%* aggregate marks with Physics and Chemistry up to B.Sc. or at subsidiary and/or ancillary level in case of 5-year integrated M.Sc.
    2. Eligible M.Sc. candidates must have passed in Mathematics at Std. XII or at B.Sc. or at subsidiary and / or ancillary level in case of 5-year integrated M.Sc.
    3. All science postgraduate candidates (other than those applying with a five-year integrated M.Sc. degree) must additionally have a minimum of 60%* aggregate marks in B.Sc. RSES is an additional Training Scheme option to applicants belonging to Nuclear Engineering, Physics and Chemistry disciplines (codes 29, 41 and 42) and hence there will not be separate screening test or Selection interview
  4. For Geology Discipline (Code GE(45)) (Table-1b):
    1. M.Sc. or equivalent M.Tech. in Geology / Applied Geology / Applied Geochemistry with Geology at B. Sc. or at subsidiary and / or ancillary level in case of 5-year integrated M.Sc., or 5-year integrated M.Tech. in Geological Technology.
    2. Eligible candidates must have two subjects out of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry up to B.Sc. or at subsidiary and/or ancillary level in case of 5-year integrated M.Sc./5-year integrated M.Tech., with a minimum of 60%* aggregate marks in M.Sc./M.Tech.
    3. All eligible candidates (other than those applying with a 5-year integrated M.Sc. / M.Tech. degree) must have a minimum of 60%* aggregate marks in B. Sc. also.
    4. Additionally, eligible candidates must have passed Mathematics in Std. XII.
    5. All applicants opting to be considered on the basis of a GATE Score should have a valid GATE-2021 or GATE-2022 Score in “Geology and Geophysics”.
    6. MSc in Geo-informatics is not eligible.
  5. Those having M.Sc. (by research) or Ph.D. are not eligible.

*A minimum of 60% aggregate marks means the marks as per the ordinances of the respective university.Applicants, who have been awarded CGPA or letter grades, should convert CGPA into percentage as per the ordinances of the respective university.

B. Admission to DGFS:

  1. Candidates having a qualifying degree in the Engineering disciplines (ME(21), CH(22), MT(23), EE(24), EC(25), CS(26), IN(27) & CE(28)) or in Physics (PH(41)) and who meet the corresponding eligibility criteria listed above are eligible to apply for DGFS provided they are selected for OCES-2022 and additionally secure admission for M.Tech./ M.Chem. Engg. starting in the academic year 2022 in select Institutes and in specializations listed in Table-3.
  2. Confirmation of M.Tech./M.Chem.Engg. admission should be communicated by third week of August, 2022.
  3. Securing admission in one of the valid M. Tech. specializations at one of the DGFS Institutes along with Selection for OCES, does not guarantee the award of a DGFS Fellowship as DGFS is offered as per the needs of DAE’s programs and only to the most meritorious candidates as per Selection Interview performance.

C. Age Limit (Age as on August 1, 2022):

  1. General Category – 26 years,
  2. OBC-29 years,
  3. SC/ST–31 years,
  4. Dependents of those who died in the riots of 1984 (Dep1984) -31 years,
  5. Persons domiciled in Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir State from 01/01/1980 to 31/12/1989 (Domicile of Kashmir) –31 years,
  6. Physically Challenged persons of all categories are eligible for age relaxation of 10 years. Physical disability with more than 40% disability may be permitted a scribe.

D. Nationality: Applicant must be a citizen of India.

E. Applicants working in Central or State Governments or their Units / PSUs / Aided Institutes should produce a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from their organization at the time of Selection Interview, failing which they may not be interviewed.

F. Application Fee:

  1. A non-refundable Application Fee of ₹500 is chargeable from the male applicants belonging to General and OBC categories,Dependents of those who died in the riots of 1984 (Dep 1984), Persons domiciled in Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir State from 01/01/1980 to 31/12/1989 (Dom Kashmir).
  2. Woman candidates, candidates belonging to SC/ST, candidates belonging to transgender, Dependents of Defence Personnel Killed in Action (DODPKIA) and Physically Challenged candidates are exempted from payment of Application Fee.

Candidates awaiting final results and / or due to appear for GATE-2022, may also apply.
If selected, candidates who are eligible in all other respects but are graduating in the academic year 2021-22 and awaiting final results will be allowed to commence course work. However, retention of these candidates in the OCES or DGFS programs is subject to the mark-sheet of their final result, which meets the eligibility requirements of the OCES/ DGFS-2022 program, being submitted by Jan. 31, 2023 in case of OCES TSOs and as per the requirement of the concerned DGFS Institutes in the case of DGFS Fellows.

Selection Process

For Engineering Disciplines

Selection to OCES / DGFS – 2022 is a two-step process: Screening to short-list candidates followed by Selection Interviews of the short-listed candidates.

There is a separate Selection Process for each of the disciplines listed in Table-1a except for FRT-M (code 30), FRT-E (code 31), QA&QC (code 32). FRT-M is an additional Training Scheme option available to applicants belonging to Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering (codes 21 and 22). FRT-E (code 31) is an additional Training Scheme option available to applicants belonging to Electrical Engineering or Electronics Engineering (codes 24 and 25). QA&QC (code 32) is an additional Training Scheme option available to applicants belonging to Mechanical Engineering or Metallurgical Engineering (codes 21 and 23). There is no separate Training Scheme called ‘Nuclear Engineering (code 29)’ and selected candidates belonging to Nuclear Engineering (code 29) will be allotted RSES (code 44) or Mechanical (code 21) or Chemical (Code 22) as their Training Schemes.

A) Screening for Selection Interviews is based on two alternative methods:(a) On the basis of Online Examination:

  1. Online Examination will be conducted in April, 2022 in each of the nine Engineering disciplines (codes 21 – 29) and three Science disciplines (Codes 41, 42 and 45) in more than forty cities spread across India.
  2. Travel Allowance is not paid for appearing in Online Examination.
  3. Candidates who register for the Online Examination will be permitted to book an examination slot and examination centre based on availability. The allotment will be done on first come first served basis.
  4. All candidates appearing for the BARC Online Examination will be awarded a BARC Online Examination Score as per the methodology outlined in Annexure-1. Shortlisting of these candidates for Selection Interview will be based on this Online Examination Score.

(b) On the basis of GATE Score:

Candidates will be screened in for Selection Interview on the basis of a valid GATE-2021 or GATE-2022 score in the applicable GATE subject.Applicants with a degree in ‘Nuclear Engineering’ will be screened in only on the basis of Online Examination to be conducted in April, 2022.

Candidates may note the following:

  1. At the time of application, candidates can choose any one or both of the above screening options. As the cutoff GATE scores for screening in to Selection Interviews will be finalized only after the conclusion of the Online Examination, candidates are advised to maximize their chance of being screened in to the Selection Interview by availing both the Screening Channels (GATE score as well as Online Examination) detailed above.
  2. Candidates who opt for screening through Online Examination will be permitted to book an examination slot at a centre of their choice, subject to availability.On the completion of Online application process, a link will be provided on the Application Portal for candidates to book their exam venue and exam slot. Alerts by email as well as SMS will be sent to all candidates who have opted for the Online Examination on their registered email addresses and mobile numbers as well as announced on this website, after allotment of examination slots. Examination slots will be available on first come, first served basis. Candidates are advised to visit this website regularly for updates regarding this.
  3. The candidates who have opted for screening only on the basis of a GATE Score will not be allotted an examination slot for the Online Examination.
  4. Students graduated/graduating with a Masters Degree from University of Mumbai – Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CBS) and National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar in the academic year 2020-2021 / 2021-2022, and whose Cumulative Grade Performance Average (CGPA) is greater than or equal to 7.5 on a scale of 10 will directly be screened into the Selection Interview stage, provided they meet all other eligibility requirements of the OCES/DGFS-2022 program. It is to be noted that this option of being screened in based on CGPA can be exercised only once. Such candidates should first submit their application for the OCES/DGFS-2022 program on the Online Application Portal and subsequently forward their details through the Directors of their institutes.

Other Opportunities: Candidates applying for OCES/DGFS-2022 may be considered for direct recruitment in Electronics Corporation of India Ltd. (ECIL) and Institute for Plasma Research (IPR). Such candidates will be governed by stipendiary norms of Electronics Corporation of India Ltd. (ECIL) and IPR and terms and service conditions of Electronics Corporation of India Ltd (ECIL). and IPR respectively on absorption.

B. Selection Interviews:

Selection Interviews of short-listed candidates will be conducted in Mumbai (in all disciplines except Geology) and Hyderabad (in Geology). Outstation applicants will be paid two-way normal AC-III tier train fare to attend Selection Interview, from their registered residential address, by shortest route or actual fare whichever is less.

Probable period of Selection Interviews is during June – July, 2022. Short-listed candidates will be able to choose an Interview slot based on availability in April, 2022. Alerts by email as well as SMS will be sent to all candidates who have been short-listed for Selection Interview on their registered email addresses and mobile numbers as well as announced on this website, prior to commencement of the Interview slot booking process.
Candidates are advised to visit this website regularly for updates regarding this.

Final Selection for the OCES/DGFS-2022 programs will be based solely on performance in Selection Interview, subject to medical fitness. A list of provisionally (subject to medical fitness) selected candidates will be displayed on this website in September, 2022. The selected candidates will also be informed about their Selection by email and SMS.

Candidates selected for OCES-2022, who have obtained admission for applicable M. Tech. / M. Chem. Engg. programs in DGFS Institutes and who wish to be considered for DGFS, must provide details of their M. Tech. / M. Chem. Engg. admission by third week of August, 2022.

For Science Disciplines

Selection to OCES / DGFS – 2022 is a two-step process: Screening to short-list candidates followed by Selection Interviews of the short-listed candidates.

There is a separate Selection Process for each of the disciplines listed in Table-1b except for Radiological Safety & Environmental Science RSES (code 44) which is not a separate discipline but an additional Training Scheme option for applicants in Nuclear Engineering, Physics and Chemistry disciplines.

A) Screening for Selection Interviews is based on two alternative methods:(a) On the basis of Online Examination:

  1. Online Examination will be conducted in April, 2022 in each of the nine Engineering disciplines (codes 21 – 29) and three Science disciplines (Codes 41, 42 and 45) in more than forty cities spread across India.
  2. Travel Allowance is not paid for appearing in Online Examination.
  3. Candidates who register for the Online Examination will be permitted to book an examination slot and examination centre based on availability. The allotment will be done on first come first served basis
  4. All candidates appearing for the BARC Online Examination will be awarded a BARC Online Examination Score as per the methodology outlined in Annexure-1. Shortlisting of these candidates for Selection Interview will be based on this Online Examination Score.

(b) On the basis of GATE Score:

Candidates will be screened in for Selection Interview on the basis of a valid GATE-2021 or GATE-2022 score in the applicable GATE subject.Applicants with a degree in ‘Nuclear Engineering’ will be screened in only on the basis of Online Examination to be conducted in April, 2022.

Candidates may note the following:

  1. At the time of application, candidates can choose any one or both of the above screening options. As the cutoff GATE scores for screening in to Selection Interviews will be finalized only after the conclusion of the Online Examination, candidates are advised to maximize their chance of being screened in to the Selection Interview by availing both the Screening Channels (GATE score as well as Online Examination) detailed above.
  2. Candidates who opt for screening through Online Examination will be permitted to book an examination slot at a centre of their choice, subject to availability. On the completion of Online application process, a link will be provided on the Application Portal for candidates to book their exam venue and exam slot. Alerts by email as well as SMS will be sent to all candidates who have opted for the Online Examination on their registered email addresses and mobile numbers as well as announced on this website, after allotment of examination slots. Examination slots will be available on first come, first served basis. Candidates are advised to visit this website regularly for updates regarding this.
  3. The candidates who have opted for screening only on the basis of a GATE Score will not be allotted an examination slot for the Online Examination.
  4. Students graduated/graduating with a Masters Degree from University of Mumbai – Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CBS) and National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar in the academic year 2020-2021 / 2021-2022, and whose Cumulative Grade Performance Average (CGPA) is greater than or equal to 7.5 on a scale of 10 will directly be screened into the Selection Interview stage, provided they meet all other eligibility requirements of the OCES/DGFS-2022 program. It is to be noted that this option of being screened in based on CGPA can be exercised only once. Such candidates should first submit their application for the OCES/DGFS-2022 program on the Online Application Portal and subsequently forward their details through the Directors of their institutes.

Other Opportunities: Candidates applying for OCES/DGFS-2022 may be considered for direct recruitment in Electronics Corporation of India Ltd. (ECIL) and Institute for Plasma Research (IPR). Such candidates will be governed by stipendiary norms of Electronics Corporation of India Ltd (ECIL). and IPR and terms and service conditions of Electronics Corporation of India Ltd (ECIL). and IPR respectively on absorption.

B. Selection Interviews:

Selection Interviews of short-listed candidates will be conducted in Mumbai (in all disciplines except Geology) and Hyderabad (in Geology). Outstation applicants will be paid two-way normal AC-III tier train fare to attend Selection Interview, from their registered residential address, by shortest route or actual fare whichever is less.

Probable period of Selection Interviews is during June – July, 2022. Short-listed candidates will be able to choose an Interview slot based on availability in April, 2022. Alerts by email as well as SMS will be sent to all candidates who have been short-listed for Selection Interview on their registered email addresses and mobile numbers as well as announced on this website, prior to commencement of the Interview slot booking process.
Candidates are advised to visit this website regularly for updates regarding this.

Final Selection for the OCES/DGFS-2022 programs will be based solely on performance in Selection Interview, subject to medical fitness. A list of provisionally (subject to medical fitness) selected candidates will be displayed on this website in September, 2022. The selected candidates will also be informed about their Selection by email and SMS.

Candidates selected for OCES-2022, who have obtained admission for applicable M. Tech. / M. Chem. Engg. programs in DGFS Institutes and who wish to be considered for DGFS, must provide details of their M. Tech. / M. Chem. Engg. admission by third week August, 2022.

Summary of Training Schools

Training School and Training Scheme Options for Engineering Disciplines

Training SchoolDegree Disciplines Eligible to ApplyTraining SchemesOrientation of Training
BARC, Mumbai (Since 1957)ME, CH, MT, EE, EC, CS, IN, CE & NEME, CH, MT, EE, EC, CS, IN, CE & RSESEngineering design, development, operation and maintenance of nuclear reactors.Research in frontier areas of Basic and Engineering Sciences.
IGCAR, Kalpakkam (Since 2006)ME, CH, EC, EE, NEME, CH, EC, FRT-M, FRT-ER&D and Engineering related to Fast Breeder ReactorsResearch in frontier areas of Basic and Engineering Sciences.
RRCAT, Indore (Since 2000)EE, ECEE, ECR&D and Engineering related to lasers, accelerators, plasma physics, cryogenics and superconductivity.
NFC-HWB, Hyderabad
(Since 2001)
ME, CH, MT, EE, EC, NEME, CH, EE, EC, QA&QCOperation & Maintenance and Engineering related to Nuclear Fuel Facilities and production plants for production of Heavy Water to support the Nuclear Power Program

Training School and Training Scheme Options for Science Disciplines

Training SchoolDegree Disciplines Eligible to ApplyTraining SchemesOrientation of Training
BARC, Mumbai (Since 1957)PH, CYPH, CY, RSESEngineering design, development, operation and maintenance of nuclear reactors.Research in frontier areas of Basic and Engineering Sciences.
IGCAR, Kalpakkam (Since 2006)PH, CYPH, CYR&D and Engineering related to Fast Breeder ReactorsResearch in frontier areas of Basic and Engineering Sciences.
RRCAT, Indore (Since 2000)PHPHR&D and Engineering related to lasers, accelerators, plasma physics, cryogenics and superconductivity.
AMD, Hyderabad (Since 2010)GEGEExploration Techniques for Uranium and other Atomic Minerals and related R&D activities

About Online Exam

‘Online Exam’ means that the candidate sits in front of a computer at the examination centre and the questions are presented on the computer monitor and the candidate answers the questions on the computer through the use of mouse.

Online Exam Pattern

All questions of the Online Exam are of objective type (multiple choice questions with only one correct choice of answer).

Each correct answer fetches 3 marks, while each incorrect answer has a penalty of 1 mark (-1mark). 

No marks are awarded for questions not attempted. While the candidate can skip a question, the computer will not allow the candidate to choose more than one option as correct answer.

There will be 100 questions in all. The questions are so designed that a good candidate will be able to answer 100 questions in 120 minutes.

Syllabus:

The syllabus for the Online Exam is specific to the Engineering discipline which a candidate has selected. The questions are intended to assess the basic understanding of subjects in the area of the Engineering/Science discipline selected by the candidate. Emphasis would be on the knowledge and problem solving ability rather than on the memory of the candidate. General English, General Knowledge, Aptitude etc are not assessed.

General Instructions:

All the questions and instructions of the test will be in English only. Candidates should bring a pen for the purpose of rough work, signing etc. Blank sheets for rough work will be provided, if required. Calculators and logarithmic tables are not allowed in the test centres. Candidates are not allowed to bring any other personal belongings such as mobiles/cameras/laptops/notebooks/text books etc. However an on-screen calculator will be available/enabled during the online examination.

Each candidate who registers for the Online Exam will be instructed to download the ‘Admit Card’. A candidate’s entry into the test centre is subject to the verification of the admit card. In addition to the admit card, each candidate is required to bring the following for verification:

  1. A printed copy of the Admit Card is to be submitted for verification at the time of the examination. At least one original and valid photo identification card (i.e. not photocopied or scanned or expired) such as Voter Card, Aadhaar Card, printout of e-Aadhaar, Driving License / PAN card, Passport, Identity Card issued by School / College / University, SSLC/HSC mark sheet with photo must be presented failing which candidate will not be permitted in the examination. Photocopy of the ID proof will not be allowed.
  2. Candidates who have availed fee exemption under the category SC/ST/Dependents of Defence Personnel Killed in Action (DODPKIA)/Physically Challenged are required to bring valid proof of category for verification at the test centre.

All test centres are closely monitored for security and candidates’ identity and activities.

How To Apply?

ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

  1. Candidates have to fill up the Online Application form provided on website www.barconlineexam.in.
  2. Candidates need to register through ‘Apply Online’ link by providing essential information like name, mother’s name, date of birth, e-mail id and a preferred login id. It may be noted that the details provided at this stage cannot be modified later on, and hence the candidates are advised to be careful in entering the details.
  3. Upon successful registration, the candidates can activate their account through both the OTPs sent to their registered mobile number and registered email id.
  4. Once the candidate’s account is activated, he/she can subsequently log in multiple times through ‘Candidate’s Login’ link to fill in the Online Application form.
  5. While filling the form, the candidates are required to upload their recent passport sized photograph (4.5×3.5cm) in JPG format (of size not more than 50 kb) and a scanned copy of their signature (2×4.5cm, in JPG format with size not exceeding 20 kb).
  6. After filling in all the required details, the candidates who are required to pay the Application Fee (₹500 plus applicable bank charges) may make Online payment using netbanking / debit card / credit card. On clicking on the “Make Payment” button in the payment page, the candidate is taken to the SBI Payment Gateway through which they can pay the application fee using any of the payment modes listed above. If the payment is successful, the candidates can proceed to final submission stage and complete their application. The candidates must make the payment of Application Fee only once and no requests for refund of Application Fee will be entertained from any candidate.
  7. Finally, the candidates need to submit the filled form. Please note that no modifications/alterations would be permitted in the application form after final submission. Hence the candidates are advised to verify the correctness and adequacy of the information filled by them before the final submission. It is to be noted that only applications where ‘Final Submission’ process has been completed before the last date will be considered valid applications. Candidates have the following options available:
    1. “Final Submission” – On clicking this button, the details of the candidate are submitted and a Registration Number is generated for the candidate.
    2. If the candidate wishes to do some modification before final submission, he / she is advised to click the “Home” link provided on the top of the page. However, it must be noted that the candidate must click the “Final Submission” button after the modification.
  8. A unique Registration Number will be generated for every candidate who has completed the Final Submission process, which must be used for all future correspondence.
  9. The candidates who wish to apply for screening on the basis of GATE-2022 Score are required to fill in their GATE details after declaration of the GATE results, whereas those wishing to apply on the basis of a GATE-2021 Score must upload their GATE Score during the Application Process. Applicants with a GATE-2022 Score must register and fill in all details relevant to the admission process, prior to the declaration of GATE-2022 results, and before the last date (February 11, 2022) for the same. No new applications, on the basis of a GATE-2022 score or otherwise will be accepted after February 11, 2022. Once the GATE-2022 results are declared, these candidates are allowed to upload their GATE score and GATE marks on this portal for a limited period of time before April 13, 2022.Note: Candidates need not send any documents such as proof of age, proof of category, proof of application fee payment etc. or hard copy application now.
  10. BARC – DGFS/OCES -2022 Flow chart & Instructions for RegistrationNote: From Candidate Home, candidate can proceed to each successive stage of registration. After completion of each stage, he/she can also switch over and edit the previous stages , till the final submission is made. Once Final Submission stage is completed, no further modification is possible.

Procedure for Booking of Exam Slot

On the completion of Online application process, a link will be provided on the Application Portal for candidates to book their exam venue and exam slot. Email and SMS alerts about the launch of booking facility will be sent to all candidates who have completed the application process and have been allotted a Registration No.

Candidates have to use the link provided for booking exam venue and exam slot and allotment will be strictly on first come first served basis subject to availability.

To avoid a situation where candidate is not able to get the desired exam venue and slots, Candidates are advised to book the slot at the earliest possible time.

Important Links

Information BrochureClick Here
Application FormClick Here

Previous Exam

BARC OCES DGFS 2021

Important Dates

Commencement of Online Application Process for OCES/DGFS-202112th July, 2021
Last date for Registration for Online Application14thAugust, 2021
Last date for Submission of Online Application16thAugust, 2021
Online Examination Slot Booking6th – 15th September, 2021
Online Examination22nd – 27th September, 2021

BARC OCES DGFS 2021 Result

Selected Candidates

Engineering DisciplinesList
Science DisciplinesList

Shortlisted candidates

Engineering Disciplines

Discipline wise list of shortlisted candidates for Interview

Discipline CodeDiscipline NameList
MEMechanicalClick Here
CHChemicalClick Here
MTMetallurgicalClick Here
EEElectricalClick Here
ECElectronicsClick Here
CSComputer ScienceClick Here
INInstrumentationClick Here
CECivilClick Here
NENuclear EngineeringClick Here

Science Disciplines

Discipline wise list of shortlisted candidates for interview

Discipline CodeDiscipline NameList
PHPhysicsClick Here
CYChemistryClick Here
BSBiosciencesClick Here
GEGeologyClick Here