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November 18, 2021 • 5:06 pm

SSC Scientific Assistant – Eligibility, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result!

SSC Scientific Assistant Exam


Scientific Assistant is a lucrative post in Indian Meteorological department.

The Staff Selection Commission conducts the Scientific Assistant exam for recruiting deserving candidates for the post of Scientific Assistant.

If you are interested in research work of weather conditions like flood, storm, heat wave, etc. then this job will be a perfect one for you.

The SSC Scientific Assistant Exam will be conducted in November 2019. If you are also interested to appear in this upcoming exam, then you are at the right place.

Here in this blog, we have provided complete information about SSC Scientific Assistant Exam 2019.

Check out the below-mentioned points to enhance your knowledge about the exam.



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SSC Scientific Assistant Jobs Profile – Roles & Responsibilities!

It’s a non-gazetted, non-ministerial post in nature.  The Scientific Assistant jobs carry all India service liability.

Here are some roles and responsibilities that should be understood by an aspirant who wishes to become a Scientific Assistant.

The major work of Scientific Assistant is to support the scientists in the matter of research and educational subject related to IMD specific research.

Assisting the scientist in various researches at IMD.

Scientific Assistant works on various researches related to environmental conditions like flood and weather forecasting and planning accordingly.

Performing various administrative tasks.

So, these are some major tasks and responsibilities of a candidate who get selected for the post of Scientific Assistant.

Below we have also shared the salary structure for SSC Scientific Assistant post.


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The candidate who gets selected for this lucrative post will get INR 35400 per month.

Qualified candidates for this post will also get allowances like travel, HRA and DA. Including these allowances, the total salary becomes INR 48912.

The Scientific Assistant Salary also varies as per the class of cities in India like X Class cities will pay INR 48912 to Scientific Assistant, Y Class cities will pay INR 46082.


SSC Scientific Assistant Recruitment 2019 – Check the Exam Schedule


If you want to appear in this SSC Exam, it is essential to have complete knowledge about the complete schedule.

The officials still have not announced any official notification for SSC Scientific Assistant post. But it is expected that the exam will be conducted in November 2019.

Below you can check the important dates for the upcoming SSC Scientific Assistant post.




Official Notification Release Date

Last Week of July 2019

Starting Date of Registration Process

Last Week of July 2019

Last Date for Registration

2nd Week of August 2019

Examination Date

Last Week of November 2019

Result Announcement of Written Exam

February 2020

Document Verification Process

August 2020

Final Result

October 2020



So, if you planning to appear in the upcoming Scientific Assistant Exam, then make sure you meet with all the required eligibility criteria for the exam.

In the next section of this blog, you will get to know the complete SSC Scientific Assistant Eligibility Criteria.


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SSC Scientific Assistant Eligibility Criteria


SSC has formed a common eligibility criterion for all those aspirants who are interested to appear in this exam.

The eligibility of an aspirant for this exam will be decided on the basis of their educational qualification and age.

Here you can check the complete SSC Scientific Assistant Eligibility Criteria.

Have a look.


Education Qualification


Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university in Science stream (with Physics as one of the subjects)/Information Technology/Computer Science/Computer Application or a diploma in Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering or equivalent.

After 10+2 (Physics & Maths as core subjects) the qualifying degree/diploma should be of three years duration.

BE and B.Tech degree holders are also eligible to apply for this post.


Age Limit


Aspirants who want to appear in this exam should not exceed 30 years of their age as on 4th August 2019.

SSC also provides the age relaxation in the following manner.



Age Relaxation


5 Years


3 Years


10 Years


10 Years


13 Years


15 Years

Ex-Serviceman (General)

3 Years

Ex-Serviceman (OBC)

6 Years

Ex-Serviceman (SC & ST)

8 Years

Domiciled Residents of J & K

8 Years


Are your qualification and age satisfying the required criteria? If so, then you can apply for this exam.

The next process after confirming your eligibility for the exam is to check the Scientific Assistant Application Form Procedure.

Here you can get all the important details about the applying process.



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SSC Scientific Assistant Application Process – Know How to Apply for the Exam!


The application process of SSC Scientific Assistant and for other exams like SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC CPO, etc, begins before 3-4 months of the exam.

Here, we have shared the complete SSC Scientific Assistant Recruitment application process that can help you to apply without any error.

Step 1 – Visit the official website of SSC.

Step 2 – Click on the Apply button. It will provide you the link of “Application Form”.

Step 3 – After landing on SSC Scientific Assistant Online Application Page click on “New Registration”.

Step 4 – Fill the essential information like your name, father’s name, mother’s name etc.

Step 5 – All the above-mentioned steps will be counted in the Part 1 registration process. Once you complete it, then click on “Register Now” for Part 2.

Step 6 - In Part 2 registration process you have to upload the scanned copies of your passport size photo and signature.

Step 7 – Make the payment with the help of available payment modes.

Step 8 – Finally click on “Submit” to complete the registration process.

Step 9 – Take a printout of the filled Application form and keep it safe for future reference.

To get all the updates regarding SSC Scientific Assistant Online Application Procedure keep checking this blog.



SSC Scientific Assistant Syllabus – List of Important Topics


After successfully completing the registration process you should start preparing for the exam in full study mode.

You will require to download the SSC Scientific Assistant Syllabus for both the Parts.

The syllabus will help you to get an idea about the important topics and type of questions that will be asked in the exam.

Download the SSC Scientific Assistant Syllabus and start preparing for the exam.

Candidates always get confused to choose the important topics from part 2. Below we have provided the list of important topics from where questions are mostly asked in the exam.

Have a look below!

Thermal Physics, Radiation & Sound


Operating systems

Database Management Systems

Digital electronics

Introduction of Digital Communication

I/O System


SSC Scientific Assistant Exam Pattern


There will be two Parts in this exam i.e. Part 1 and Part 2. From the below table, you can get the complete exam pattern for both these parts.




Number of Question

Duration of Exam





Part 1 - Objective Type




English Language & Comprehension

25 Questions

 2 Hours

Quantitative Aptitude

25 Questions

General Intelligence & Reasoning

25 Questions

General Awareness

25 Questions

Part 2 – Conventional Type

Physics, Computer Science and Information Technology, Electronic Telecommunication

100 Questions


Start preparing for the exam as per the prescribed exam pattern and syllabus as these are the basics that will lead you to qualify the exam.

The Staff Selection Commission will release the SSC Scientific Assistant Admit Card before 15-20 days of the exam date.

Below we have provided all the essential information regarding Scientific Assistant Hall Ticket.



SSC Scientific Assistant Admit Card – Know Why It’s Important to Download!


Admit Card is also known as the entry ticket to the examination hall. Candidates who apply for this exam will have to download the SSC Scientific Assistant Admit Card to appear in the exam.

You can download the admit card from the official website of SSC.

Here you can check that why it’s important to download the Admit Card –

Admit Card is an identity of your candidature for the exam.

SSC Scientific Assistant Admit Card includes all necessary information about the candidate like name, roll number, exam timing and venue etc.

Any kind of fraudulent activities can be avoided by Admit Card.

In case you lost your registration number or roll number or password the admit card can help you as a saviour.

Once you download the admit card appear in the exam, keep it safe for future purpose.



SSC Scientific Assistant Result – Know the Procedure of Selection!


After successfully conducting the exam, the Staff Selection Commission will announce the Scientific Assistant Result on their official website.

The candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in the exam.

After handing over the category wise merit list of candidates by SSC, the final result will be declared by India Meteorological Department.

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Here in this blog, we have mentioned all the relevant information for Scientific Assistant Exam. If you are interested to appear in this exam, then this is the perfect guide for you.

If you have any query regarding any steps and terms covered in this blog, do share with us through the comment box below.



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