U R Rao Satellite Centre, Bengaluru (ISRO-URSC) 2021 Recruitment Notification. ISRO-URSC has released official notification for the job openings of Research Associate and Junior Research Fellow positions. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 01st October, 2021.

No. of Posts and Vacancies :-

Research Associate - 02 Posts

Junior Research Fellow - 16 Posts

Job Location - Bangalore

Other Qualification Details :-

On-line applications are invited for engaging as /Offering of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) and Research Associate (RA) at U R Rao Satellite Centre, Bengaluru.

Note - For complete details including Qualification, reservation, relaxation in upper age limit, examination fee, selection process, how to apply online, general information & instructions and other details do check official notification for complete details and do apply via proper channel only. Qualification, Salary, Age Limit, No.of post, and more Details Kindly Refer Official Notification.  


Maximum Age of 28 years as on 01.10.2021 i.e. the closing date of receipt of online applications but relaxable by 5 years in case of SC / ST and 3 years in case of OBC candidates

Documents Required:

The following files/documents in soft copies are mandatory requirements to complete the online application:

1. Colour Passport size Photograph (JPG/JPEG file of max. 50 KB)

2. Marks card of each semester for having passed with the required percentage wherever it is applicable in the qualifying exam to be attached as single pdf (Pdf file of 500 KB).

3. NET or equivalent qualification score card for JRF (Pdf file of 500 KB).

4. For RA position- Abstract of Ph.D thesis, award of Ph.D from University, or three years experience certificate and details of research paper in Science Citation Indexed (SCI) journal. (Pdf file of 500 KB).

General Conditions:-

1. The position of JRF or RA will not confer any claim or right for regular appointment whatsoever in URSC or in any of ISRO/DOS Centres

2. Originals of all certificates, mark sheets of all degrees and post graduate degree, Ph.D in proof of educational qualification, NET/NET equivalent qualification score card (Equivalency Certificate from Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi in case of foreign Degree) Proof of work experience, age etc. should be produced at the time of interview. Candidates should also bring self-attested photocopies of all such certificates to the interview.

3. Those Candidates who have pursued Professional course through Open and Distance Learning (ODL) are not eligible to apply for both the positions.

4. Applications will be received through on-line only and all further communications will be made to the applicants through e-mail/ ISRO website only. Therefore, the applicants are advised to check their e-mail regularly and visit ISRO website from time to time. URSC will not be responsible for non-receipt of intimation regarding e-mail or / any communication due to technical or whatsoever reasons to the candidates.

5. Only passed candidates are eligible to apply. Students awaiting for final result are not eligible and hence need not apply

6. The interviews will be conducted for the screened-in candidates in Bengaluru only on a given date. However, URSC / ISRO reserves the right to conduct the interviews at any of the identified ISRO's Center/s or Unit/s situated across India.

7., Any request for change in place and venue of interview or e-mail id for communication of the candidates will NOT be entertained.

8. Junior Research Fellows will be engaged initially for TWO YEARS and is extendable for further period based on the assessment of their work and requirements of project. The maximum period of engagement of Junior Research Fellow and Senior Research Fellow shall not exceed FIVE YEARS.

9. Awarding of SRF will be at the sole discretion of ISRO/DOS/URSC after the completion of two years as JRF. The fellowship will not confer any claim or right whatsoever for regular appointment in URSC or in any of ISRO/DOS Centres.

10. The Research Associates will be engaged initially for ONE Year and is extendable for further period based on the assessment of their work and requirement of the Project. The maximum period of engagement of RAs shall not exceed THREE YEARS. The fellowship will not confer any claim or right whatsoever for regular appointment in URSC or in any of ISRO/DOS/ Centres.

11. The number of positions indicated above are provisional and may vary depending on the actual requirements.

12. If a candidate does not fulfil the eligibility / conditions given in the advertisement, his/her candidature will be cancelled summarily at any stage on scrutiny whenever the discrepancy is noticed i.e. before or during interview or after the announcement of select panel / after issuing the offer letter.

13. The Selected JRFs / RAs are liable to be posted in any of the Centres/Units of the Indian Space Research Organization/Department of Space situated anywhere in India, as and when required. For details pertaining to location of ISRO Centre/Units, please visit www.isro.gov.in.

14. No interim correspondence will be entertained. However, in case of any clarification, candidates may send their mail to [email protected]

15. Applications submitted without complete information, photo of the applicant, etc. will summarily be rejected. The Candidature of the applicants who upload the photo of other objects in the space provided for uploading photo, will not be considered for screening / interview under any circumstances.

Selection Process:-

1. Mode of Selection: Interview

2. The qualification prescribed against each of the respective positions of JRFs and RAs is the minimum requirement and possession of the same does not automatically make the candidates eligible to be called for Interview.

3. There will be an initial screening based on the academic performance and other parameters given in the on-line applications and only those who screened-in, will be called for Interview.

4. The call letters for the Interview to the short-listed candidates will be sent only by e-mail. The result of the interview will be announced in the ISRO website subsequently

Steps to Apply :-

1. The application for on-line registration will be hosted in the ISRO web-site i.e. www.isro.gov.in under the caption “CAREERS” during the period from 11.09.2021 to 01.10.2021

2. Candidates may visit our website to register their applications on-line between 11.09.2021 and 01.10.2021.

3. Applications will be received through on-line only. Upon on-line registration, applicants will be provided with an on-line Registration Number, which should be carefully preserved for future reference.

4. Email ID of the applicant will have to be provided in the online application correctly and compulsorily (Hall tickets will be sent by email only).

Official Notification