Salary of BARC Scientist/Engineers ‘C’ Scientific Assistant C & Technician B/C after 7th CPC

Bhabha Atomic Research Center, one of the modern high tech institutions of the country,   provides lucrative job opportunities to work in areas of modern nuclear technology research. The reputed Government organization directly report to the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), it takes the talented scientists via BARC Training School.

The young and fresh Graduate Engineers along with the PG candidates can be selected for the

  1. OCES (Orientation course for Engineering Graduates and Science Post Graduates)
  2. DGFS (DAE graduate fellowship scheme)

In addition, KSKRA (Dr. KS Krishnan research associateship) is offered for Ph.D. and M Tech degree holders.


Privileges as Gazette Officer

On appointment as Scientist  (Gazetted officer group A) on completion of training successfully, the salary is level 10, entry level pay of around 56,100 every month with  DA, HRA(If bungalow is not provided), Transport allowance.  Those from the OCES stream would also be eligible for two or three advance increments based on performance during training.

BARC Scientist Salary & Career Hierarchy

BARC Scientist & Technician Salary after 7th CPC
Post NamePre-Revised Pay Scale and Grade payBasic Pay After 7th CPCMinimum Gross Salary for the post
TECHNICIAN – B5,200 – 20,200 GP 200021,70030,000 – 50,000
TECHNICIAN – C5,200 – 20,200 GP 240025,50036,000 – 60,000
SCIENTIFIC ASSISTANT – C9,300 – 34,800 GP 460044,90065,000 – 85,000
SO/TO 'C'15,600 – 39,100 GP 540056,10078,000 – 98,000
SO/TO 'D'15,600 – 39,100 GP 660067,70095,000 – 1,15,000
SO/TO 'E'15,600 – 39,100 GP 760078,8001,11,000 – 1,34,000
SO/TO 'F'37,400 – 67,000 GP 87001,18,5001,65,000 – 1,98,000
SO/TO 'G'37,400 – 67,000 GP 89001,31,1001,83,000 – 2,20,000
SO/TO 'H'37,400 – 67,000 GP 100001,44,2002,01,000 – 2,35,000


A newly appointed Scientific/Technical Officer get approximate 78,000 Indian Rupees gross monthly salary. On promotions, he/she can reach up to higher levels pay of INR 2,50,000 pm (Cabinet Secretary level).

BARC Scientist Facilities

  • LTC by air for 8 years every year, every alternate year afterward.
  • Child education allowance and professional updating allowance Health service scheme (Contributory).
  • The Government department will provide a well-maintained bungalow to newly appointed gazetted officers with the round the clock security for BARC residential colony, Vehicle for the office work purpose, telephone facility etc.
  • Pension benefit as well as retirement gratuity.
  • Opportunity to study and train in prestigious organizations in India and abroad with study leave.

How to become a BARC SCIENTIST?

 BARC Training schools are located in the following locations:

  • Mumbai,
  • Kalpakkam,
  • Hyderabad,
  • Indoor

Trainee scientific officers on completing the training successfully by securing at least 50 percent marks are appointed as a scientist (Scientific Officer C).

Selection for OCES/DGFS is done through online application screening test (Online exam)/ GATE score and interview system.


The Official examination Website is http://www.barconlineexam.in

Two routes are available for candidates to get selected as TSO (Trainee Scientific Officer);

  1. Online test route: Performance in the online test is used for  next level interview
  2. GATE score route: GATE score (Current Year) used for interview shortlisting

The eligible Engineering disciplines are:

  • Chemical Engg,
  • Civil Engg,
  • Computer Engg,
  • Electrical Engg,
  • Electronics Engg,
  • Instrumentation Engg,
  • Material Science Engg,
  • Mechanical Engg,
  • Metallurgy Engg, and
  • .Nuclear Engg.

The Eligible Science streams are:

  • Bioscience
  • Chemistry,
  • Geology,
  • Geophysics,
  • Physics, and
  • Safety Engg.

Eligibility criteria

60% marks in degree level, B. Tech./ 5 years integrated M Tech or PG in science.

Maximum age 26 for general category,  29 for OBC, 31  for SC/ ST, dependents of those who died in 84 riots 31 yrs., physically challenged get 10-year relaxation in age, Kashmir domiciled (before 1989 ) 31 yrs.

Only Indian nationals are eligible to appear in the test. Application fee 500

Online application process involves

Click the application link from the official website.

Initial primary stage: Choose exam discipline, enter the degree, Name, DOB, mother’s name, mobile number, mail id.

Create a login identification with the password

Activate through email or OTP.


Log In Applicant/Candidate home:

Fill personal info with photo and signature upload, category, address, college /academic info,  plus 2 and degree details, year of passing, fee payment info,   screening option selected.

Check and click final submission, get registration number

During training candidates selected will get   INR 35,000.00 every month. (Indemnity bond of 4.3 lakhs and 8.7 lakhs for DGFS must be executed).

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