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(FRESHERS) 'BARC' - Engineering Graduates and Science Post-Graduates





1. One year Orientation Course for Engineering Graduates and Science Post-Graduates for the year 2007-2008 (OCES-2007) conducted at the Training School of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai and its affiliate Training Schools. Table-1 lists Eligible Disciplines. Admissible Qualifying Degrees are summarized in Table-2. Table-3 lists the eligible disciplines and orientation of the training programme at each of the Training Schools along with the placement information after training. A Trainee who scores a minimum of 50% aggregate marks at the completion of training programme is declared to have passed the course successfully. Successful Trainees will be posted as scientific officers in one of the following DAE units:


a) Atomic Minerals Directorate of Exploration & Research (AMDER), Hyderabad*

B) Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC),Mumbai*

c) Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Ltd (BHAVINI), Kalpakkam*

d) Board of Radiation and Isotope Technology (BRIT), Mumbai*

e) Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology (RRCAT), Indore

f) Electronics Corporation of India Ltd (ECIL), Hyderabad *

g) Heavy Water Board (HWB), Mumbai*

h) Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam

i) Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC), Hyderabad

j) Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL), Mumbai*

k) Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre (VECC), Kolkata.


*These units have their head office at the indicated locations. Placement can be at the Head Office or at other facilities of these units located in different parts of India.

Allocation of a successful OCES trainee to a DAE unit is done at the end of the OCES programme. DAE reserves the right to place a small number of selected candidates/ trainees to any other unit under the Atomic Energy Commission apart from those listed above.

Successful completion of course work at the Training School will entitle trainees to Post-Graduate Diploma of Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI), a Deemed University. This could also earn them credits towards MTech/MPhil/PhD of HBNI provided their performance is above a specified threshold.


2. Two-year DAE Graduate Fellowship Scheme for Engineering Graduates and Physics post-graduates for the term beginning in 2007 (DGFS-2007) Under this scheme, Engineering Graduates and Physics Post-Graduates who are selected for the Training School programme and who also have secured admission for MTech (2007-2009) in an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in specializations specified in Table-4, are paid stipend and tuition fee to study for MTech degree. After successful completion of one-year course work at IIT, the fellows undertake project work, which is assigned and supervised jointly by a DAE and an IIT guide. On successful completion of MTech, they are posted as Scientific Officers in DAE. On joining, they are required to first undertake a four-month Orientation Course at the BARC Training School, which is meant to introduce them to specific academic requirements of the DAE programmes. The DGFS fellows are enrolled and posted in one of the following units of DAE:

a) BARC, Mumbai B) RRCAT, Indore c) ECIL, Hyderabad d) IGCAR, Kalpakkam e) NPCIL, Mumbai.

Allocation of a DGFS fellow to a DAE unit is done at the beginning of the MTech programme.


Selected candidates are required to execute an agreement and a personal Indemnity Bond to serve DAE for at least three years after completion of training. Indemnity Bond is for Rs.1,37,000/- for OCES trainees and Rs.2,80,000/- together with tuition fees for DGFS fellows. No third party surety is required.


During Training: (i) Stipend and Allowances: OCES trainees as well as DGFS fellows are paid stipend of Rs.11,000/- per month during the period of their training and a one-time book allowance of Rs.5,000/-,

(ii) Boarding and Lodging in DAE/IIT Hostel/Guest House is mandatory.

On Appointment: Appointment in BHAVINI, ECIL and NPCIL is governed by the service rules of Corporations, whereas appointment in other units shall be as a Group A Gazetted Officer of the Government of India. Grade and Pay Scale: Appointment in all the units except ECIL shall be as a Scientific Officer © in the pay scale Rs.8000-275-13500 whereas the appointment in ECIL shall be as a Technical Officer in pay scale Rs.8600-250-14600. Appointment will be at the beginning of the pay scale with OCES trainees getting three or four increments depending on their performance during the OCES programme and the DGFS fellows getting four or five increments depending on their performance in MTech and four-month Orientation Course. Emoluments (with four increments) at the time of joining including Dearness Allowance at the present rate will be approximately Rs.17,600/-. In addition, other Allowances are also payable such as House Rent Allowance (~Rs.4000/- in a class A city), City Compensatory Allowance, Leave Travel Concession, and Professional Update Allowance. A comprehensive Contributory Health Service Scheme for employees and their dependent family members is also in place.



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