SSC Exams


Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will conduct an open competitive examination for recruitment to the post of Scientific Assistant in India Meteorological Department (IMD), Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial post, in the Level 6 of the Pay Matrix as per the Recruitment Scheme formulated by the IMD and as per the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between IMD and SSC.

Dates for submission of online applications30-09-2022 to 18-10-2022
Last date and time for receipt of online applications18-10-2022 (23:00)
Last date and time for generation of offline Challan19-10-2022 (23:00)
Last date and time for making online fee payment20-10-2022 (23:00)
Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank)20-10-2022
Date of ‘Window for Application Form Correction’ including online payment.25-10-2022 ( upto 23:00)
Tentative Schedule of Computer Based Examination (CBE)December, 2022


Age limit (As on closing date 18-10-2022):

  • Age limit: Not exceeding 30 years as on 18-10-2022. Candidate must have been born not earlier than 19-10-1992 and not later than 17-10-2004.

Essential Educational Qualifications (As on 18-10-2022):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science (with Physics as one of the subject)/Computer Science/Information Technology/Computer Applications


Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from a recognized Institution/University or equivalent.

NOTE-I: The qualifying Degree or Diploma referred above should be in  First Class (60% marks) or 6.75 CGPA on a 10 point scale.

NOTE-II: The qualifying Degree or Diploma referred above must be of three

(3) years duration after (10+2) examination.

NOTE-III: The applicant must have passed 10+2 Examination from a Recognized Board or equivalent in Science with Physics and Mathematics as core subjects.

  • The candidates who have appeared in their final year of their graduation can also apply, however they must possess Essential qualification on or before the cut-off date i.e.18-10-2022.

Scheme of the Examination:

  • The Commission will conduct a Computer Based Examination comprising 200 questions carrying 200 marks for two hours duration.
    • The question paper would have two parts, Part-I and Part-II as detailed below:
PapersSubjectNo. of questionsDuration & Timings
Part-I Computer based ExaminationGeneral Intelligence & Reasoning   Quantitative Aptitude25   25 
 (iii) English language & Comprehension25 
 (iv)    General Awareness25120 Minutes (Total)
Part-II Computer based ExaminationPhysics / Computer Science & Information Technology / Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering.100 
  • The examination will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi except for questions of English Language & Comprehensions.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in the examination. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.
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