BARC OCES Recruitment 2022- Check Vacancy Details, Eligibility Criteria, And Other Details

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BARC OCES Result announced on 22nd August 2022 The exam took place between 7th April to 13th April 2022. The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) had released the official notification to select candidates for OCES and DGFS courses for the academic year 2022-23. The candidates could apply from 17th January 2022 to  11th February 2022. The last date to submit the application form was 12th February 2022. The applicants went through a selection which was followed by an interview round.

  • The BARC OCES Selection Process was divided into 2 phases which is the Screening Test and the other is the interview.
  • Age Criteria for general candidates was given as 26 years.
  • Age relaxation was given as per the government rules, which was mentioned in the official recruitment notification
  • The educational qualification was different from post to post for the candidates appearing for BARC OCES 2022.

A candidate should definitely read this article till the end to grab all the information about BARC OCES Recruitment 2022 such as eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, etc. to start your preparation in the right direction.

BARC OCES Recruitment Exam Overview 2022

Name of Organization



Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

Post Name

Scientist Officers

Total Vacancy

To be announced

Notification Release Date

17th January 2022

Registration Deadline

11th February 2022

Online Application Deadline

12th February 2022

Exam Date

7th April to 13th April 2022

Mode of Exam


Selection Process

Screening Test and Interview 

Download BARC OCES Recruitment 2022 Official Notification PDF


22nd August 2022: BARC OCES Result Out!

The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre has released the BARC OCES Result. The exam was conducted between 7th to 13th April 2022. Candidates can refer to the PDF attached below to check their results.

Download BARC OCES Result

BARC OCES Vacancy 2022

The BARC OCES total number of Vacancies had not been revealed for the BARC OCES exam 2022. The vacancies for Scientific Officers at BARC are not announced yet. We will also update it soon after it gets announced.

BARC OCES Recruitment 2022- Apply Online

To apply for the BARC Recruitment 2022, candidates must follow the steps mentioned below:

Direct Link to Apply for BARC OCES Recruitment 2022

Step 1: Candidates have to visit the BARC website to fill up the Online Application form.

Step 2: Candidates need to register themselves by clicking on the “Apply Online” link by entering information like name, mother‘s name, date of birth, email id and create a preferred login id.

Step 3: After successful registration, the candidates can activate their account either via the OTP sent to their registered mobile number or through the Activation link sent to the registered email id.

Step 4: Once the candidate‘s account is activated, they can log in through the “Candidate’s Login: link to fill the Online Application form.

Step 5: Candidates have to upload their passport-sized photograph and signature in a prescribed format. Use the PrepForSure Resize Tool to upload documents as per specification.

Step 6: After filling in all the required details, the candidates are required to pay the application fee via online mode using net banking/debit card/credit card.

Step 7: Check all the details and submit the application form.

BARC OCES Application Fee 2022 

Once the application form is filled, candidates have to pay application fees as there is no notice regarding it so, you can take an idea from the 2021 application fee for candidates belonging to different candidates mentioned below.

  • Category I General / OBC (Male) – Rs. 500/-
  • SC / ST / PH – Rs. 0/-
  • Dependents of Defence Personnel Killed in Action (DODPKA) – Rs. 0/-
  • All Category Female – Rs. 0/-

BARC OCES Selection Process 2022 

The selection process of OCES / DGFS was a two-step process. Those candidates whose application form was successfully accepted had undergone a Screening Test and Interview.

BARC OCES Eligibility Criteria 2022 

Candidates applying for the BARC OCES exam must fulfill the following criteria set by the authority before filling out the application form. The criteria such as age limit, educational qualifications are stated below.

Candidates can also BARC OCES Eligibility Criteria 2022 here in detail.


  • The candidate must be an Indian citizen to apply for the recruitment process.
  • 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.

Age Limit for BARC OCES

This was as per the 2021 notification but aspirants should give a look at the table below to know the age criteria (as of 1st August 2021) and age relaxation provided to the upper age limit.



Age Limit


26 yrs


29 yrs


31 yrs

Dependents of those who died in the riots of 1984

31 yrs

Domicile of Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir State from 01/01/1980 till 31/12/1989

31 yrs

Education Qualification required for BARC OCES Recruitment

The education qualification for engineering disciplines to apply for BARC recruitment is of 2022 but for your reference, it is mentioned below,

  • Engineering Candidates include B.E./B.Tech./ B.Sc./ 5 yr integrated M.Tech with a minimum of 60% aggregate in any one of the below-mentioned 9 Engineering Disciplines.

9 Engineering Disciplines

Mechanical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Metallurgical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electronics Engineering

Computer Science Engineering

Nuclear Engineering

Civil Engineering

Instrumentation Engineering

Fast Reactor Technology
Quality Assurance and Quality Control
  • Candidates appearing on the basis of the GATE Score must possess a valid GATE 2021 score or a GATE 2022 Score in the same Engineering Discipline as the qualifying degree discipline.

For other disciplines the educational qualification is as follows:


Educational Qualification


M.Sc. in Chemistry 


M.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 Biosciences with a minimum of 60%

Radiological Safety & Environmental Science

B.E. / B.Tech. in Nuclear Engineering / Nuclear Technology / Nuclear Science & Technology with minimum of 60%


M.Sc. or equivalent M.Tech. in Geology/ Applied Geology/ Applied Geochemistry with Geology at B.Sc. or 5-year integrated M.Tech. in Geological Technology. 

BARC OCES Syllabus 2022 

BARC exam is conducted for 2 categories – Engineering & Science Streams. The Engineering stream consists of Civil Topics, Electronics & Communication, Computer Science, Mechanical, Instrumentation, Chemical, and Electrical.

Candidates can take reference of BARC OCES Syllabus and start their exam preparation.

BARC OCES Exam Pattern 2022 

The BARC Exam follows a similar examination pattern as the GATE exam. Here we list some important points related to the BARC exam pattern.

  • The exam will be conducted in online mode.
  • Multiple-choice questions (objective type) will be asked.
  • The Paper consists of a total of 100 Questions.
  • The time duration of the exam will be 2 Hours.
  • Each question carries 3 marks.
  • 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

BARC OCES Exam Dates 2022

The exam dates for the BARC have yet to be revealed. Have a look at the table below to know about the 2022 dates that include Online Application Start and End Date. Also, you can estimate the date for the release of the official notification.

BARC OCES Exam Dates



Commencement of Online Application Process for OCES/DGFS-2022

17th January 2022

Last date for Registration for Online Application

11th February 2022

Last date for Submission of Online Application

12th February 2022

Online Examination Slot Booking

4th March to 18th March 2022

Online Examination

7th April to 13th April 2022
Result 22nd August 2022

BARC OCES Admit Card 2022

The BARC OCES Admit Cards 2022 had been released on the official website. The BARC OCES Admit Card 2022 is the most important document that will allow candidates to sit in the exam. Now, we have provided the stepwise process to download the BARC OCES Admit Card 2022.

Check the complete BARC OCES Admit Card details here.

Step 1– Visit the official website of BARC.

Step 2– Click on the link mentioning 'OCES Admit Card 2022'

Step 3– Once the link is open, enter all the required credentials.

Step 4- The BARC OCES admit card 2022 will appear.

Step 5-The candidates can download the BARC OCES Admit Card 2022 by clicking the download option from the sidebar.

BARC OCES Salary and Job Profile

The Level 10 of the 7th Central Pay Commission Pay Matrix governs the basic salary of Scientific Officers assigned to any discipline in BARC OCES. Monthly increments are also provided to Scientific Officers, which raise their basic pay scale. Many benefits and allowances are available to BARC OCES officers.

Candidates can check the BARC OCES salary and job profile in detail here.

Adding up these perks and allowances, the total salary of the BARC OCES officers will be approximately ₹ 95,000 per month.


Pay Level

Pay matrix- 7 ( Rs. 56,100)

Basic pay

Rs. 56,100

Perks and allowances Pay


Total BARC OCES Pay (Basic)

Rs. 95,000

BARC OCES Cut Off Marks 2022

The BARC recruitment authority will release the BARC OCES Cut Off Marks in an engineering discipline manner. There is no category-wise reservation whatsoever. The details of the Cut Off Marks of the BARC OCES Exam will be updated here once it gets released. Check the BARC OCES Cut-Off Marks now.

BARC OCES Answer Key 2022

The BARC OCES Answer Key is generally displayed on the official website of the BARC a month after the conclusion of the written exam. Candidates can check details about the BARC OCES Answer key here.

The candidates can analyze their performance from the Answer key of BARC OCES. They can also amend their preparation by seeing their performance in the BARC OCES Answer Key.

Best Books for BARC OCES Exam 2022

For the BARC OCES exam 2022, we have compiled a list of the best books available for various engineering disciplines. These books have received excellent reviews and are therefore recommended for BARC OCES exam preparation. Candidates can purchase these books from any bookstore or online retailer. Candidates can get the full list of BARC OCES books from here.

Books for BARC OCES Exam 2022

Sr. No.

Book Name




Mechanical Engineering for competitions

R. K Jain

This book will give very basic and complete knowledge of various aspects of Mechanical engineering.



to chemical engineering thermodynamics

Joe Mauk Smith

For chemical engineering, candidates can buy this book as it contains some of the best content for Chemical engineering discipline students.


A Handbook for Electronics Engineering

Made Easy Team

This book contains good explanations of topics for Electronics Engineering.


Objective Electronics & Telecommunication

M. P Sinha

This book is good to go for Engineering students. So, this book is highly recommended for Electronics discipline candidates.


Mechanical Engineering (Conventional)

R.S. Khurmi

The book contains a descriptive explanation of very basic topics of Mechanical engineering. So, this book is highly recommended.


Handbook on Computer Science & IT

ME Team

For Computer science, the candidates should be going after this book as it contains short chapters and basic details about this field.



Intelligence: A Modern Approach

Peter Norvig

It has short chapters that provide a whole lot of ideas about the Artificial intelligence discipline. So, Candidates should choose this book.



Engineering Handbook

Kenneth D. Kok

This Handbook provides a wide view of Nuclear Engineering and its aspects.



Engineering: Conventional and Objective Type

J.K. Gupta

This book contains objective type questions of Civil Engineering which is important for the candidates who are preparing from Civil engineering discipline.



to Measurements and Instrumentation

Arun K. Ghosh

This book is written by Arun. K. Ghosh is an excellent work on Measurements and Instrumentation which provides a wide range of topics.

How to Prepare for BARC OCES exam 2022?

It's pointless to put in so much effort if candidates can't follow through with it. Preparation tips assist candidates in bringing all of their preparation into one position and receiving high scores. Check the BARC OCES Cut-Off Marks now.

So here we are providing some of the preparation tips that can be helpful for the candidates preparing for the BARC OCES exam 2022 :

  • Prepare a timetable according to your schedule and follow it wisely.
  • Time management is very important and that's why the candidate should give proper time to each section while preparing.
  • The candidate should read the newspaper Daily as it will help them to be aware of the current affairs.
  • The candidates can also do revision weekly which can help them to retain the knowledge that they have learned.
  • The candidates should be doing a consistent study instead of an irregular study.

BARC OCES Result 2022

The BARC OCES Result has been declared on 22nd August 2022. The result is available on the BARC website, and candidates can download the same by following the steps mentioned below:

Step 1– Visit the official website of BARC.

Step 2– Click on the link mentioning 'BARC OCES Final Result 2022'

Step 3– The result PDF will be displayed.

Step 4- Using Ctrl + F find your name in the result.

Step 5– Download and save the result for your reference.

We hope that you found this article on BARC OCES 2022 informative and useful. We have provided the candidates with all the information required regarding the recruitment process. You can also reach out to us in case of any doubts or queries. Download our PrepForSure App for more information about various exams.