SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Recruitment 2022 Application Status Out, Hall Ticket!

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The SSC Scientific Assistant IMD exam is scheduled for 14th December 2022 to 16th December 2022. Earlier, SSC Scientific IMD Application Status Out for all regions except MPR & WR Regions and Admit Card is available to download for NER, NWR, SR & CR Regions on 7th December 2022. Candidate must carry the admit card to the exam. Each year, the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) recruits candidates for Scientific Assistant under the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). Interested candidates can now check the eligibility, selection process, important dates, and other details of the SSC Scientific Assistant IMD recruitment in this read.

  • The selection process includes a Computer Based Examination (CBE) and Document Verification.
  • The exam will be in 2 sections of 200 marks combined.
  • A total of 990 vacancies are expected. The details of the same will be released by the commission.
  • The applications were submitted online between 30th September to 18th October 2022.

Get a brief understanding in one go of the whole notification. Learn everything about the date of examinations, application procedure, and details of the vacancies. Make notes of important dates and things to do with the help of this table. Check the overview of Scientific Assistant IMD:

SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Recruitment 2022

Name of Organization

Staff Selection Commission

Official Website

SSC

Post Name

Scientific Assistant IMD

Total Vacancy

990 (Tentative)

Notification Release Date

30th September 2022 

Last Date to Apply

18th October 2022

Exam Date

14th to 16th December 2022

Result Date

To be announced

Mode of Exam

Online

Qualification

Graduate Government Jobs

Diploma Government Jobs

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SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Updates

Candidates should go through the given updates to get the knowledge or information regarding the examination release dates, admit card, new updates of the examination-related facts. The below information will provide you with each and every latest upcoming update about the SSC Scientific Assistant IMD 2022. Keep reading to know everything about SSC Scientific Assistant IMD recruitment 2022.

  • 7th December 2022: SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Application Status & Admit Card Out!

Candidates can check the table below to get the direct link to download the application status and admit card for various regions for the SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Exam 2022. 

Region Names

Application Status

Admit Card Download Link

Southern Region

Click Here

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Eastern Region

Click Here

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Western Region

Click Here

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Central Region

Click Here

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MP Sub-Region

Click Here

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North Western Region

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North Eastern Region

Click Here

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North Region

Click Here

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KKR Region

Click Here

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  • 31st October 2022: SSC Scientific Assistant IMD CBE Exam Date Out!

The SSC Scientific Assistant CBE Exam will be held from 14th December 2022 to 16th December 2022. The notice for the admit cards has not been released yet but is expected to be released soon. Check out the exam date official notice below.
Download SSC Scientific Assistant IMD CBE Exam Date Notice for 2022 cycle

  • 30th September 2022: SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Notification Release

The SSC has released the notification for Scientific Assistant Recruitment under the IMD. Online applications are invited for the same till 18th October 2022. For more details on the selection process, eligibility, exam pattern, etc. read the following article.

  • 14th September 2022: SSC Scientific Assistant IMD New Notification to be out on 15th September 2022!

According to the SSC Exam Calendar and media reports, the SSC Scientific Assistant IMD New Notification will be out on 15th September 2022. The application process will also start on 15th September 2022. Bookmark this article to stay updated with SSC Scientific Assistant IMD latest updates.

  • 6th July 2022: SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Application Dates, Exam Month Announced!

The SSC has released the details of application dates and examination month for the Scientific Assistant Recruitment 2022. The application process will start on 15th September 2022 and end on 3rd October 2022. The exam will be scheduled in December 2022.
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SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Vacancy 2022

In SSC Scientific Assistant IMD recruitment 2022, the vacancies are released post-wise every post is having the different number of vacancies. The SSC is expected to release around 990 vacancies for the post of Scientific Assistant IMD. The detailed vacancy distribution for different categories will be released shortly.

Check the vacancies below:

SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Vacancy

Category

Vacancy

SC

163

ST

118

OBC

301

OH

53

UR

520

Total

1102 (Including Backlog)

 

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Apply Online for SSC Scientific Assistant IMD 

Interested candidates can apply for the SSC Scientific Assistant IMD recruitment 2022 cycle online. The applications were open between 30th September 2022 to 18th October 2022. The steps that were followed to apply online were as follows:

Direct Link to Apply for SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Exam 2022
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Step 1: First, you must visit the official website. The homepage will be shown up on your screen. 

Step 2: Click on the apply tab.

Step 3: Look for the link to apply for ‘SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Recruitment 2022’. 

Step 4: As the application form turns up, enter all the details carefully with zero spelling errors. 

Step 5: Before final submission, check the entire form well and re-check again to be sure. Now, click on the submit button. 

Step 6: Now, proceed to the payment tab and make the payment to complete your registration. Print the application form and fee receipt for reference.

SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Application Fee 2022

Candidates can check the fees procedure given below table which consists of category-wise application fees. Any changes is at the hands of the SSC. The candidates can pay the application fee through online modes of transaction i.e. Debit Cards, Bhim UPI, Online banking etc. Certain categories are exempted from paying the fees altogether. The application fee paid by the candidates is the final step for the completion of the SSC Scientific Assistant IMD recruitment 2022 form. Check out the steps below:

Category

Fee for Males

Fee for Females

General

100/-

NA

SC, ST, PwBD and Ex-servicemen

(ESM)

NA

NA
SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Selection Process 2022

Thousands of candidates across India aim to be a part of the IMD. However, it is only natural to accommodate the best ones who successfully cross the selection criteria. The SSC Scientific Assistant IMD recruitment 2022 includes a Computer Based Examination, which will have the following two sections:

  • Part I – General Awareness, Reasoning, Aptitude & English
  • Part II – Subject Knowledge (Science)

The examination will consist of objective type, multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English and Hindi except for questions of English language and comprehension. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in the examination. Candidates must keep this point in mind while answering the questions in the examination. The schedule of examinations indicated in the Notice is tentative. Any change in the schedule of examinations will be informed to candidates only through the website of the Commission. The Commission may conduct the examination in multiple shifts. We have discussed the detailed exam pattern for the CBE in the following sections of the article.

SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Eligibility Criteria 2022

Every examination has different types of eligibility criteria like educational criteria, age limit criteria and so on. Candidates need to meet all of them to apply for SSC Scientific Assistant IMD recruitment 2022. The SSC Scientific Assistant IMD eligibility criteria is defined so that they hire the right talent for the roles that require utmost precision and execution. Thus, every candidate is deemed to be fit for this recruitment cycle with the written down criterias. 

SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Age Limit

Below mentioned table will inform you of the age limit criteria for the different posts of the SSC Scientific Assistant IMD recruitment 2022, category-wise. It also tells you about the scale-wise age criteria too. The age of the candidates must vary with the posts of the different categories. The age of the candidate, as on 18th October 2022, must not exceed 30 years. Notably, the age of the candidate as mentioned in the Xth certificate or admit card will be acceptable. The age relaxations allowed for the reserved category candidates are as follows:

Category 

Age Relaxation 

SC/ST 

5 Years 

OBC 

3 Years 

PwBD (UR)

10 years

PwBD (OBC)

13 Years 

PwBD (SC/ST)

15 Years

Ex-Servicemen 

3 years after deducting the military service rendered from actual age (as on the application closing

date)

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a

consequence thereof.

3 years

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a

consequence thereof.

8 years

SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Educational Qualification

Eligible candidates should meet the minimum qualification to apply for the Scientific Assistant at IMD which is mentioned in the below-given table, candidate can easily apply for the post once after meeting the given qualifications. Only people with expertise in the following areas and exceptional analytical skills are eligible to apply. 

  • Bachelor’s degree (3 years) in Science with Physics as one of the subjects – Computer Science/Information Technology/Computer Applications – with at least 60% aggregate marks
  • Diploma (3 years) in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering with at least 60% aggregate.

SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Nationality

The SSC Scientific Assistant IMD has nationality criteria that every candidate should meet to apply for the examination. You can check the points below to make it more clear about the nationality criteria. It consists of which country the candidate should needs to belong to apply for SSC Scientific Assistant IMD. The candidates must fulfill either of the following nationality criteria:
 

  • Citizen of India or, 
  • A subject of Nepal or Bhutan or, 
  • Tibetan refugees who came to India before 1962, to settle here permanently or, 
  • Person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan/Burma/Sri Lanka/East African Countries of Kenya/Uganda/United Republic of Tanzania/Zambia. Zaire/Malawi/Ethiopia/Vietnam to settle in India permanently.

SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Syllabus 2022

It’s mandatory for the candidates to know about the syllabus as it helps them in their preparation. The syllabus will give them the advantage to prepare relevantly so can they avoid the irrelevant topics from their respective subjects. Before, you take the exam for SSC Scientific Assistant IMD, you must know the SSC Scientific Assistant IMD syllabus well. Check the detailed syllabus in the below section. 

SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Part I Syllabus

The table below shows the syllabus of SSC Scientific Assistant IMD part 1 which carries four sections namely Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness. The subjects are a part of assessing a candidate’s analytical skills and also understanding their understanding of the English language.

Reasoning 

English Language 

Quantitative Aptitude

General Awareness

  • Seating Arrangement
  • Syllogism
  • Blood Relations
  •  Puzzles 
  • Inequalities
  • Input-Output
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Data Sufficiency 
  • Order and Ranking
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Distance and Direction
  • Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning
  • Reading Comprehension 
  • Cloze Test 
  • Detection of Errors 
  • Improving Sentences and paragraphs
  •  Completion of paragraphs
  •  Para jumbling 
  • Fill in the blanks 
  • Parts of speech 
  • Modes of narration 
  • Prepositions
  • Voice Change
  • Number Series 
  • Data Interpretation 
  • Simplification 
  • Quadratic Equations 
  • Data Sufficiency 
  • Ratio and Proportion 
  • Discounts 
  • Averages 
  • Mixtures 
  • Percentages 
  • Profit and Loss 
  • Time Work and Distance 
  • Rate of Interest 
  • Probability 
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Current Affairs and Static G.K.
  • Banking Awareness 
  • International and National Awareness 
  • Countries, Currencies, and Capitals
  • Books and Authors, and Awards and Honors
  • Headquarters 
  • Prime Minister Schemes 
  • Government Policies 
  • Important Dates and Events
  • Basic Mathematical Concepts 
  • Indian Climate 
  • Physics, Chemistry 

Download SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Syllabus PDF (Part I & II)
SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Part II Syllabus

The SSC Scientific Assistant IMD syllabus part 2 consists of Physics, Computer Science and Information Technology, Electronics, and Telecommunication. Have a look at the table to know the topics:

Physics

Computer Science and Information Technology

Electronics and Telecommunication

  • Mechanics 
  • Thermal Physics 
  • Optics 
  • Electricity and Magnetism 
  • Atomic Structure 
  • Electronics 
  • Computer 
  • Operating Systems 
  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Internet Technology 
  • Fundamentals of Geographical Information System 
  • Electronics: Conductors and semiconductors, Magnetic, Passive components, Insulators, Characteristics of Resistors, Circuits, Voltage, and Current Relationships, Transistors, Introduction to Network Theorems, Concepts, Digital Electronics, Combinational Logic Design, etc. 
  • Telecommunication: Basics and Principles, Directivity, Pattern, Propagations, Modulations, Introduction to Digital Communication, Multiplexing, Propagation of Signals.

SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Exam Pattern 2022

The exam for SSC Scientific Assistant IMD will be a Computer Based Test with 2 sections of 100 marks each. Given below are the details of the SSC Scientific Assistant Exam Pattern.

  • The question paper will be available in English & Hindi languages (except English Language & Comprehension). 
  • Questions in Part II will be on the basis of the subject opted for by the candidate while filling out the application form.
  • For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be considered for negative marking. 
  • The total time allocated for both parts is 2 hours.

Part 

Subject 

No. Of Questions 

Duration and Timings 

Paper I 

General Intelligence & Reasoning 

25

120 Minutes 

Quantitative Aptitude 

25

English Language and Comprehension

25

General Awareness 

25

Part II 

Either of the opted subjects- Physics, Computer Science and Information Technology, Electronics, and Telecommunication 

100

SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Exam Dates 2022

Exam date for the SSC Scientific Assistant IMD is not announced yet but it will likely be held in the month of December as per the official notification, so candidates can prepare themselves for their examination for December. Candidates must keep in mind the following important dates to avoid missing out any important stage of the SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Recruitment.

Event

Exam Date

Application Start

30th September 2022 

Application End

18 October 2022 

SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Recruitment 2022 Exam

14th to 16th December 2022

Result

To be announced

SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Admit Card 2022

The Scientific Assistant IMD admit card are uploaded on the regional websites. The candidates can check out the steps below to download the admit card.

Step 1: First, you need to visit the official website of the exam authorities. 

Step 2: Then, from the recruitment tab, click on the link of ‘Scientific Assistant IMD Admit Card’, 2022. 

Step 3: Now, enter the details as asked like, registration ID and date of birth. After entering the details correctly, click on the submit button. 

Step 4: The Admit Card PDF will be displayed on your computer screen. Check whether the details are printed perfectly and save the document on your device. Also, take a hard copy of the same. 

SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Salary Details 2022

Salary details of SSC Scientific Assistant IMD consists of different kinds of allowances like travel allowance, house rent allowance, dearness allowance.The below mentioned table has the detailed information about the earlier pay scale and gross salary for the working employees.Check the salary details of SSC Scientific Assistant IMD below:

Salary Details

Earlier Pay Band

INR 9,300 – 34, 800.

Revised Pay Band 

INR 35,400

Allowances 

Travel Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Dearness Allowance.

Gross Salary 

INR 48,912

SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Cut Off 2022

Cut-off refers a list of marks with their names which basically decides who will be going to appear for the next round of the examination of SSC Scientific Assistant IMD 2022. When a candidate looks at the previous year’s cut off list, they can get an idea of how much they are supposed to score in the respective examinations. Check the table below for the detailed cut-off.

Category 

Final Cut Off (2017)

Total Number of Candidates Qualified 

Gen 

138

520

OBC 

128.75

301

SC

114.25

163

ST

101.00

118

OH

91.00

53

SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Answer Key

Answer key helps the candidates to give an idea about how they are supposed to answer during an examination and how many answers are right or wrong. But, candidates should pay attention while checking their answers with the correct answer sheet only i.e from the official website of SSC. Mostly the chances for the answer key to be released will be 15-20 days after the exams end. 

How to Prepare for SSC Scientific Assistant IMD?

A candidate must understand the importance of preparing for an exam in advance, for the same, they can follow a list of strategies. Below are some of the preparation tips that will help the candidates in getting ready for the SSC Scientific Assistant IMD recruitment 2022 exam. 

Step 1: The best way to prepare for the exam is by practicing the SSC Scientific Assistant previous year’s question papers. This helps you to understand the major topics and you can study them accordingly.

Step 2: Try to attempt weekly mock tests. This will help you work on your speed and you get to learn your preparation status well.

Step 3: Allot separate times of the day to different sections, making study notes every time you learn something. Also, going through the model appears to sharpen your skills. 

Recommended Books for SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Preparation 2022

One of the most assured way of prepping for SSC Scientific Assistant recruitment 2022 is taking help of insightful exams. You can refer to the below-mentioned Scientific Assistant IMD books, to kickstart your preparations for the said examination:

Section 

Book Name 

Author 

Publisher 

Importance 

Reasoning 

A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning 

R.S. Aggarwal 

S Chand 

The book has two sections that test and help the candidates to improve their reasoning skills. It provides detailed information on the subject and is provided with answers at the back. 

Reasoning

SSC General Intelligence and Reasoning Smart Book

S.Chand

4000 best questions are present this book.

Aspirants can access the video lectures by scanning the QR code at the beginning of each chapter. 

The students can also access one free chapter from this SSC Reasoning SmartBook in Hindi and English & buy instantly from Amazon in Hindi and English.

English Grammar and Comprehension 

High School English Grammar and Composition

Wren and Martin 

S Chand 

This is the best book available in the market, providing ample guidance to the candidates on sentence building, correct usages, formats and are explained in friendly illustrations. The book also includes practice sections to help the candidates interpret their skills. 

English Grammar and Comprehension

SSC English Language Smart Book

PrepForSure/S.Chand

Prepare for your target SSC exam with a new way of learning. Practice by solving the best 4000 questions.

You can try Free Chapter Link here

Qualitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations 

Abhijit Guha 

S Chand 

The book is comprehensive and very easy to follow, covering more than 5500 questions. The book is updated and follows the latest syllabus and pattern. 

Quantitative Aptitude

SSC Quantitative Aptitude Smart Book

PrepForSure/S.Chand

This is one of the best books for the SSC Quantitative Aptitude,

The students can also access one free chapter from this SSC Quantitative Aptitude SmartBook in Hindi and English & buy directly from Amazon in Hindi and English.

General Awareness

SSC General Awareness Smart Book

PrepForSure/S.Chand

General Knowledge Question Bank for SSC is one of the finest books where you can find the best 4000 questions which cover all the latest current affairs.

Another unique feature that comes along is the ability to fetch free video lessons. By using the scan/QR code which is present at beginning of each chapter, the learners can access the video lessons. The learners can also access one free chapter from this SSC General Knowledge SmartBook in Hindi and English & buy directly from Amazon in Hindi and English.

General Awareness 

General Knowledge 2020

_

Arihant Experts 

The book is well equipped with all the recent updates and covers the must-read topics for the General Awareness section in the competitive exams. 

SSC Scientific Assistant IMD Results 2022

The Scientific Assistant IMD results are published on the website of the governing body. Once the results are out, you can access them with the help of your seat number and login credentials. To download your results from the official website, you need to adopt the following steps.

Step 1: First, you need to visit the official website of the exam conducting body.

Step 2: As you find the home page on your screen, click on the recruitment tab. 

Step 3: Now, proceed with the link that reads, ‘Scientific Assistant IMD Results’, 2022. 

Step 4: The PDF opens up with the required information and details. Check it well and save it on your device.