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IMD recruitment 2021- Eligibility, last date of application and pay scale

Interested and eligible applicants can apply for IMD Recruitment Notification 2021 through the prescribed application format on or before February 22. The candidates will be selected and recruited on the basis of direct recruitment.

IMD recruitment 2021

February 4, 2021: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) is inviting applications for the posts of Scientist C, D and E levels respectively. The candidates will be selected and recruited on the basis of direct recruitment. The interested and eligible applicants can apply for IMD Recruitment Notification 2021 through the prescribed application format on or before February 22.

People can check the official website IMD for further details on the posts like the salary, eligibility, fields of requirements, etc. The application receiving window will remain active till February 22, and be subsequently shut afterwards.

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Vacancies

Following are the number of vacancies for each post.

SCIENTIST ‘C’ (Forecasting)14
SCIENTIST ‘C’ (Instrumentation)3
SCIENTIST ‘D’ (Computer)3
SCIENTIST ‘D’ (Agriculture)4
SCIENTIST ‘D’ (Forecasting)14
SCIENTIST ‘D’ (Instrumentation)8
SCIENTIST ‘E’ (Forecasting)3
SCIENTIST ‘E’ (Instrumentation)3
SCIENTIST ‘E’ (Computer/IT)2

ELIGIBILITY FOR THE POSTS

Forecasting:

Master’s Degree in Physics or Mathematics or Chemistry or Meteorology or Atmospheric Science/ Atmospheric Physics or Oceanography or Geophysics (with Meteorology)/ Remote Sensing or equivalent subject with at least 60% marks at the qualifying degree level.

Instrumentation:

Master’s degree from a recognized university in Electronics or Instrumentation or equivalent subject with at least 60% marks (first class) at the qualifying degree level, (or) bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology in Electronics/ Instrumentation/ Electrical/ Telecommunication/ Mechatronics Engineering or equivalent subject with at least 60% marks (first class) at the qualifying degree level.

Computer/ Information Technology (IT):

Master’s degree from a recognized university in Computer Science or Computer Applications/ Information Technology or equivalent subject with at least 60% marks at the qualifying degree level, (or) bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology from a recognized university in Computer Science/ Information Technology or equivalent subject with at least 60% marks at the qualifying degree level.

Agriculture Meteorology:

Master’s degree in Agricultural Meteorology/ Agricultural Physics or equivalent subject with at least 60% marks.

For elaborated detail on the eligibility of the respective posts, you can refer to the official website of the IMD.

Procedure to apply for IMD recruitment 2021

Refer to the following points to know about the application procedure:

  • The candidates can apply for more than one post.
  • Application as per the Performa should be submitted within 42 days from the date of publication of Advertisement in Employment News.
  • Copies of certificates (self-attested) in support of educational qualification (10th Class onwards), date of birth and experience, if any, should be uploaded with the application.
  • SC/ST/OBC certificate, if applicable, as per the prescribed format, should be uploaded with the application.
  • Applicants are also required to bring original certificates/documents for verification at the time of interview.
  • No correspondence will be entertained from the candidates who are not selected for appointment.

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 SALARY AND PAY SCALE

POST PAY SCALE (As per 7th Pay Commission)MIN. EXPERIENCE
SCIENTIST ‘C’ ₹ 67700-208700 (PAY LEVEL- 11)03
SCIENTIST ‘D’₹ 78800-209200 (PAY LEVEL- 12)07
SCIENTIST ‘E’₹ 123100-215900 (PAY LEVEL- 13)11

INDIAN METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT (IMD)

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) was established in the year 1875 and falls under the Ministry of Earth Sciences of the Government of India.

The department is solely responsible for meteorological observations, weather forecasting and seismology. With its headquarter in Delhi, the IMD operates hundreds of observation stations across India and Antarctica.

IMD is also one of the six Regional Specialised Meteorological Centres of the World Meteorological Organisation. It has the responsibility for forecasting, naming and distribution of warnings for tropical cyclones in the Northern Indian Ocean region, including the Malacca Straits, the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and the Persian Gulf.

Anwesha Mishra
Anwesha hails from Odisha and is pursuing her bachelor's degree in English Literature from Ravenshaw University. She is a voracious reader and a writer. Apart from that, she's also a singer.

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