Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram is the major office of the ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) dedicated towards the Space Research and development of Space Vehicles and Rocket Propulsion Technology. This is one of the premier indigenous establishments of Rocket Science in India, which has credit for many successful space launches. This centre houses the only indigenous space launching pad at TERLS (Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station). This center as an advanced establishment of ISRO has been familiar as congregation of one of the most talented brains of India, in the fields of Rocket and Space Science and Research.
Recently the VSSC has announced notification to fill up the vacancies of Technician (Gr.-B), Draughtsman (Gr.B), Fireman-A and Cook.
The various eligibility criteria cited for the vacant positions are as follows:
- Starting date of Online Registration of Application: 17-June-2013 from 1000 Hours
- Last date for Online Registration of Application: 01-July-2013 till 1700 Hours
- Last date for receipt of Hardcopy of the Application: 08-July-2013
Details of Vacancies:
- Technician-B: Pay Scale Rs.5200-Rs.20200 with Grade Pay of Rs.2000
Job Code- 1231: Electrician – 4 Posts (UR-3 & OBC-1) – Must have passed SSLC/SSC and should have completed ITI/ NTC/ NAC in Electrician Trade
Job Code- 1232: Chemical Operator – 3 Posts (UR) – Must have passed SSLC/SSC and should have completed ITI/ NTC/ NAC in Trades of Maintenance Mechanic, Instrument Mechanic, Attendant Operator, Laboratory Assistant for Chemical Plant
Job Code- 1233: Photography – 2 Posts (UR) – Must have passed SSLC/SSC and should have completed ITI/ NTC/ NAC in Photography Trade
Job Code- 1234: Turner – 2 Posts (UR-1, ST-1) – Must have passed SSLC/SSC and should have completed ITI/ NTC/ NAC in Turner Trade
Job Code- 1235: Refrigeration & AC – 2 Posts (OBC) – Must have passed SSLC/SSC and should have completed ITI/ NTC/ NAC in Refrigeration & AC Mechanic Trade
Job Code- 1236: Electroplater – 1 Post (UR) – Must have passed SSLC/SSC and should have completed ITI/ NTC/ NAC in Electroplater Trade
- Draughtsman-B: Pay Scale Rs.5200-Rs.20200 with Grade Pay of Rs.2000
Job Code- 1237: Mechanical – 4 Posts (UR-2, OBC-2, SC-1) – Must have passed SSLC/SSC and should have completed ITI/ NTC/ NAC in Draughtsman (Mechanical) Trade
- Cook: Pay Scale Rs.5200-Rs.20200 with Grade Pay of Rs.1900
Job Code- 1238: Cook – 2 Posts (UR-1, OBC-1, for Ex-Servicemen only) – Must have passed SSLC/SSC and should have at least 5 years experience as a Cook in a hotel or restaurant. Should have obtained certificate of competency as Cook from a recognized institution.
- Fireman-A: Pay Scale Rs.5200-Rs.20200 with Grade Pay of Rs.1900
Job Code- 1239: Fireman – 1 Post (SC-1) – Must have passed SSLC/SSC and should satisfy the physical Test and endurance standards.
- The candidates aspiring to apply for the positions must not have crossed a maximum age limit of 35 years (for General candidates) as on 01-July-2013.
- The upper age relaxation for OBC, SC/ST and PWD candidates will be entitled to respective candidates as per the regulations of the Government of India.
- In normal conditions, the candidates belonging to OBC will be entitled for a relaxation of 3 years and that for a SC/ST candidate is relaxable up to 5 years.
How to Apply:
- The applications for the above positions will be received by the VSSC through Online mode only. The format of Online Application can be reviewed on the website of the VSSC at www.vssc.gov.in and can be filled up online through detailed information and guidelines as available on the website.
- The candidates are requested to submit One Confirmation Copy of the Online Application to the following address duly affixed with a recent color Passport size photograph along with the NOC (No Objection Certificate) as an where applicable.
- The Confirmation Copy may be sent to:
The Senior Administrative Officer
Recruitment And Review Section
Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
ATF Area, Indian Space Research Organization Post Office
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
PIN: 695 022