NIC Recruitment 2023, Scientist B & Scientific Officer Vacancy Application Starts

NIC Recruitment 2023: National Informatics Centre (NIC) invites applications from eligible and qualified candidates for filling up of following Scientific & Technical Posts. The vacancies are to be filled through direct recruitment basis. Announced vacancies are for Scientist B, Scientific Officer/Engineer – SB & Scientific/Technical Assistant A Posts. The vacancies are permanent and have the status of Central Government Jobs. Thus, if you intend to know more on NIC Scientist B, Scientific Officer/ Engineer – SB & Scientific/ Technical Assistant A Recruitment 2023 and apply within the closing date, then scroll down this page for more details.

NIC Recruitment 2023 – Overview

NIC in a special recruitment drive has decided to fill 598 Scientific / Technical vacancies. And in this regard, National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) on behalf of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), has invited online applications from eligible and qualified candidates for filling up of following Scientific & Technical Posts in National Informatics Centre (NIC). The Online Registration Starts from 4th March 2023 while the last date of application will be 4th April 2023.

Organization National Informatics Centre (NIC)
Advertisement NoNIELIT/NIC/2023/1
Vacancies forScientist-‘B’, Scientific Officer/Engineer – SB & Scientific/Technical Assistant – ‘A
Total Vacancies598 Posts
Job CategoryCentral Govt Jobs
Place of PostingAll over India
Application ModeOnline
Registration Period4th March to 4th April 2023
SelectionWritten Exam & Interview

NIC Recruitment 2023 – Posts Salary Details

NIC announced Scientist B, Scientific Officer/ Engineer – SB & Scientific/Technical Assistant A vacancies are categorized as Central Government Jobs. As such the aspirants might find the salary and compensation details against the vacancies. Thus, the Salary details of the post as per the advertisement of NIC Vacancies are shared here as follows –

Scientist BGroup ‘A’ (Gazetted)Level-10 (Rs. 56100 – Rs. 177500)
Scientific Officer/Engineer – SB Group-B (Gazetted)Level-7 (Rs. 44900- Rs.142400)
Scientific/Technical Assistant – AGroup-B (Non-Gazetted)Level-6 (Rs. 35400- Rs.112400)

NIC Recruitment 2023 Vacancies

Although 598 Vacancies of Scientist B, Scientific Officer/Engineer – SB & Scientific/Technical Assistant A Posts are announced by NIC. But the breakup of vacancies according to posts and categories is an important information. Below table has the NIC Recruitment 2023 Vacancy Breakup details for the aspirants.

Scientist B 7130 10519 7
Scientific Officer/ Engineer – SB1988129145220
Scientific/ Technical Assistant A33113449248832

NIC Recruitment 2023 – Eligibility Criteria

The Eligibility criteria to apply for NIC Recruitment 2023 is here. Interested applicants who are willing to apply for any of the NIC vacancies must have the eligibility as on 4th April 2023 in respect of age and qualification. The eligibility criteria of both the age limit and educational qualification is thus chared below –

Educational Qualification as on 04/04/2023

Post NameEducational Qualification
Scientist BBE / B.Tech / DOEACC ‘ B’ Level / AMIE / MCA / ME / M.Tech / M Phil in any of the fields or in combination of the fields as 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 Officer / Engineer – SB and Scientific / Technical Assistant AA Pass in M.Sc. /MS/ MCA/ B.E./ B.Tech in any one or in combination of below mentioned field as mentioned below –
Electronics, Electronics and Communication, Electronics & telecommunications, Computer Sciences, Computer and Networking Security, Software System, Information Technology, Informatics

Upper Age Limit as on 04/04/2023

CategoryUpper Age Limit
UR / EWS30 Years
SC / ST35 Years
OBC ( NCL )33 Years
{SC/ST PWD Candidates : 45;
OBC (NCL) PWD candidate 43}
Service CandidateUR/EWS Service Candidate : 35 ;
SC/ST Service Candidate : 40 ;
OBC (NCL) Service Candidate : 38
Ex-ServicemenAs per Govt Rules

NIC Recruitment 2023 Selection Process

The NIC Recruitment 2023 Selection will be done through a written examination and interview for Scientist B and Scientific Officer / Engineer-SB Posts and only through written examination for
Scientific / Technical Assistant A Post. Thus, the selection process of the recruitment according to the posts are as under –

Scientist B and Scientific Officer / Engineer-SBWritten Examination and Interview;
The final selection of eligible candidates for appointment will be based on the combined performance of the candidates both in the written examination and in interview.
The weight-age of marks for written examination and interview will be in the ratio 85:15.
Scientific / Technical Assistant AWritten Examination;
The final selection of eligible candidates for appointment will be based on the merit position arrived from the performance of the candidates in the written examination.

NIC Recruitment 2023 Written Exam Pattern

The NIC Scientist B & Scientific Officer/ Engineer-SB / Scientific/ Technical Assistant A Written Examination Scheme and mark distribution is discussed here. Aspirants willing to participate in this recruitment exercise shall find this information useful during the preparation.

Actually, the written examination will be in ONLINE mode and the question paper would consist of 120
nos. of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) to be answered in a maximum time of 3 hours. The medium of written examination shall be in English only. The Topics of the Examination is shared in the chart as follows –

Written Exam Section A: Generic 35 %Section B: Technical (Computer Science) 65%
120 MCQsLogical Reasoning;
Analytical Reasoning Capabilities;
Quantitative and Qualitative Abilities;
General Aptitude
Probability and Statistics;
Digital Computer Principles;
Computer Organization and Architecture;
Programming and Data Structures;
Object Oriented Programming;
System Software;
Information Systems and Software Engineering;
Computer Networks;
Web Technologies;
  • The minimum percentage to qualify the written examination will be 50% for General/EWS, 40% for OBC, 30% for the SC/ST/PWD categories.
  • Every question will carry 1 (one) mark and there will be negative marking of 0.25 mark for each wrong answer.

NIC Recruitment 2023 Apply Online

The NIC Recruitment 2023 Apply Online Registration Period is from 4th March 2023 to 4th April 2023. Interested candidates can apply within this period. To help the aspirants apply within this period, the aspirants has activated the online application link. The direct link to application is shared below which the interested candidates can follow to apply for NIC Vacancy 2023 within due date.

NIC Recruitment 2023 Application Fee

The applicants shall pay the Application Fee (non-refundable) at the rates indicated in the table below through online payment mode via application software only:

CategoryApplication Fee
SC/ ST/ PWD/ Women candidatesNil
General and all othersRs.800/- per application

Steps to Apply for NIC Recruitment 2023

  1. At first, visit the official website of the National Informatics Centre (NIC) at
  2. Next, navigate to “Recruitment” section at the bottom of the page.
  3. A new page opens with URL-
  4. Search for “Advertisement No. NIELIT/NIC/2023/1, Scientific and Technical Posts to be filled up on direct recruitment basis in NIC”.
  5. Thereafter, click on the link “”.
  6. A new web page will open in a new window.
  7. Next download the NIC Recruitment 2023 Notification.
  8. Ensure to be eligible for application.
  9. Thereafter, complete the registration and generate a candidate ID.
  10. Next log in with registration number and password.
  11. Enter the details required in the application form and pay the required application fee.
  12. Finally, recheck the application and submit it.

NIC Recruitment 2023 – Link Section

The important links related to NIC Vacancy 2023 Notification is shared here. Willing aspirants can click on the these links to apply and also to fetch the required details.

Official NotificationClick Here
Apply OnlineClick Here
Exam Pattern & SyllabusClick Here

We hope the NIC Recruitment 2023 Notification has been useful for the aspirants. We hope the aspirants have found the information useful. Thus, we suggest the aspirants to bookmark this page for the latest updates.


When is the last date to apply for NIC Recruitment 2023 ?

4th April 2023 is the last date of application.

How many vacancies are announced this time ?

A total of 598 vacancies are announced.

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