NIC recruitment 2020: Extended the last date for submitting online applications

PUBLISH DATE 22nd April 2020

National Informatics Centre (NIC) has extended the last date for submitting online applications for the recruitment of Scientist and Scientific/Technical Assistant posts to April 30, 2020.

The interested candidates who are yet to apply for NIC recruitment can apply through the official website of NIC Calicut —

The information available on the official website reads “Last Date of submission of Application vide NIELIT/NIC/2020/1 DATED 23/02/2020 for recruitment of Scientist ‘B’ and Scientific/ Technical Assistant – “A” in NIC is extended to 30th APRIL 2020 05.00 P.M”

The online application process for NIC Scientist and Scientific/Technical Assistant recruitment commenced on February 26, 2020.

The National Informatics Centre is conducting this recruitment process to fill up 288 vacancies to the Scientist- B post and 207 vacancies to the Scientific/Technical Assistant post.



Applicants must possess a Bachelor Degree in Engineering OR Bachelor in Technology OR Department of Electronics and Accreditation of Computer Courses B-level OR Associate Member of Institute of Engineers OR Graduate Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers OR Master Degree in Science (MSc) OR Master Degree in Computer Application OR Master Degree in Engineering /Technology (ME /M.Tech) OR Master Degree in Philosophy (M Phil) in the field as mentioned below — Electronics, Electronics and Communication, Computer Sciences, Communication, Computer and Networking Security, Computer Application, Software System, Information Technology, Information Technology Management, Informatics, Computer Management, Cyber law, Electronics and Instrumentation.

Scientific/Technical Assistant

Applicants should possess M.Sc./MS/MCA/B.E./B.Tech in any one or in the combination of below-mentioned fields as mentioned below — Electronics, Electronics and Communication, Electronics & Telecommunications, Computer Sciences, Computer and Networking Security, Software System, Information Technology, Informatics.

Pay Scale

Scientist-‘B’ Group ‘A’ (S&T )

Level-10: (Rs.56100 - Rs.177500)

Scientific/Technical Assistant - ‘A’ Group ‘B’ (S&T )

Level-6 : (Rs.35400 - Rs.112400)

Place of Posting

The selected candidates will be posted anywhere in India.

Application Fee

The General Category candidates need to pay an application fee of Rs 800 per application per post. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD categories and Women candidates are exempted from paying the application fee.

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