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DAE OCES DGFS Entrance Exam

Department of Atomic Energy invites applications for admission to Engineering Graduates and Science Post Graduates.

Department of Atomic Energy Entrance Exam 2018


BARC Training Schools provide two Training Schemes to deserving candidates ambitious of pursuing a rewarding career in Nuclear Science, Engineering and Technology and who would relish challenges in frontier areas of Science & Technology, who would like to be part of an expanding program of nuclear power / research Reactors, Accelerators and Nuclear Fuel Cycle Technologies, and who would enjoy pursuing innovative research in frontier areas of Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Bioscience, Geology and Geophysics.

1. One year Orientation Course for Engineering Graduates and Science Postgraduates for the academic year 2018 – 2019 ( OCES 2018 ) will be conducted at the five BARC Training Schools situated at Mumbai, Kalpakkam, Indore and Hyderabad. Table – 1 lists Eligible Disciplines for the OCES program.Table-2 lists the Eligible Disciplines and orientation of the Training Program at each of the Training Schools. A Trainee Scientific Officer ( TSO ) who scores a minimum of 50% aggregate marks on completion of the Training Program is declared to have passed the course successfully.

Successful TSOs will be posted as Scientific Officers in one of the following DAE units :

  1. Bhabha Atomic Research Centre ( BARC ), Mumbai*
  2. Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research ( IGCAR ), Kalpakkam
  3. Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology ( RRCAT ), Indore
  4. Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre ( VECC ), Kolkata
  5. Heavy Water Board ( HWB ), Mumbai*
  6. Nuclear Fuel Complex ( NFC ), Hyderabad*
  7. Board of Radiation and Isotope Technology ( BRIT ), Mumbai*
  8. Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd ( NPCIL ), Mumbai*
  9. Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Ltd ( BHAVINI ), Kalpakkam*
  10. Uranium Corporation of India Ltd ( UCIL ), Jaduguda*
  11. Atomic Minerals Directorate of Exploration & Research ( AMD ), Hyderabad*
  12. Directorate of Construction, Services & Estate Management ( DCSEM ), Mumbai*.

*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 TSO to a DAE unit is carried out based on performance in the OCES program. DAE reserves the right to place TSOs in any of its other units and the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board ( AERB ) also.

Appointment in DAE units shall be as a ‘Group A’ Gazetted Officer of the Government of India except in BHAVINI, NPCIL and UCIL which are governed by the service rules of Corporations.

Performance above a specified threshold during the course work at the Training School will entitle TSOs to a Post – Graduate Diploma or could earn them credits towards M.Tech. / M.Phil. / Ph.D. programs of Homi Bhabha National Institute ( HBNI ), a Deemed to be University.

2. Two year DAE Graduate Fellowship Scheme for Engineering Graduates and Physics Postgraduates for the session beginning in July / August, 2018 ( DGFS 2018 ). Under this scheme, Engineering Graduates and Physics Postgraduates who are selected for the OCES program of the BARC Training Schools and who also have secured admission for M. Tech./ M. Chem. Engineering in select Institutes and specializations as listed in Table-3, are paid stipend and tuition fee to pursue a M.Tech. / M.Chem. Engineering degree while retaining their employment in DAE.

After successful completion of one year course work at the Institute, Fellows undertake project work, which is assigned by DAE and supervised jointly by a DAE and an Institute guide.

On successful completion of M.Tech. / M.Chem. Engineering they are posted as Scientific Officers in DAE. Appointment in DAE units shall be as a ‘Group A’ Gazetted Officer of the Government of India.

On joining, they are required to first undertake a four-month Orientation Course ( OCDF ) at the BARC Training School, Mumbai.

The DGFS fellows are enrolled and posted in one of the following units of DAE :

  1. BARC, Mumbai**
  2. IGCAR, Kalpakkam

**Placement can be a t any of the BARC facilities located in different parts of India.

Allocation of a DGFS Fellows to a DAE unit is done at the beginning of the M.Tech. / M.Chem. Engineering program based on the needs of DAE’s programs and their Selection Interview merit.

Stipend and Allowances during Training : OCES TSOs as well as DGFS Fellows are paid a stipend of Rupee 35,000 per month during the period of their Training and a one time book allowance of Rupee 10,000.

Boarding and Lodging in DAE Hostel is mandatory for OCES TSOs during the Training period. Boarding and lodging in DGFS Institute hostel is mandatory for DGFS Fellows during M.Tech. / M.Chem. Engineering program.

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 Rupee 4,30,000 for OCES TSOs and Rupee 8,70,000 for DGFS fellows*. No third party surety is required.

* The Bond amount for DGFS Fellows pursuing M.Tech. / M.Chem. Engineering at certain DGFS Institutes may be marginally different, depending on the tuition fee at the concerned Institute.

DAE OCES DGFS Grade and Pay Scale :

Appointment in all the units shall be as a Scientific Officer ‘C’ (SO/C) in the Level 10 – Rupee56,100 of the 7th Central Pay Commission Pay Matrix

Appointment will be at the beginning of the pay scale with OCES TSOs getting two or three increments depending on their performance during the OCES program and the DGFS Fellows# getting three or four increments depending on their performance in M.Tech. / M.Chem. Engineering and four – month Orientation Course for DGFS Fellows ( OCDF ).

#DGFS Fellows whose performance in the M.Tech. / M.Chem. Engineering and OCDF programs is below a specified threshold will get zero increments.

Monthly emoluments ( with three increments ) at the time of joining including Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Transport Allowance, ( the latter two calculated at present Mumbai rates ), will be approximately Rupee63,000 ( upward pay revision is under consideration of the 7th Central Pay Commision ).

In addition, other Allowances such as Leave Travel Concession by air, every year up to first eight years ( subject to conditions ) and once in two years thereafter, Children’s Education Allowance and Professional Update Allowance are also payable.

A comprehensive Contributory Health Service Scheme or equivalent for employees and their dependent family members is also available at all DAE Units.

67 thoughts on “Department of Atomic Energy – DAE OCES DGFS 2018 Exam Date

  1. sir please send me the question paper of barc oces/dgfs 2016 electrical engineering as soon as possible. thank you

  2. Sir scientific calculators are allowed for 1hr written exam or not and. What will be the syllabus of exam? Thanks .
    Waiting for reply.

  3. sir,please send me the question paper of barc oces/dgfs 2015 instrumentation engineering as soon as possilbe .


  5. please any one can me send last year model paper or syllabus for computer science
    OCES/DGFS FOR. please if any person knows these things please send me.

  6. sir, i am belong from computer and science Engineering stream will you please send me syllabus for OCES Program and also send me previous year exam papers thank you

  7. Sir I rekha kalasare.I want to ask you syllabus for the DAE OCEG programme.can you plz send it on my mail.

  8. sir,iam computer science engineering graduate please send me the previous question papers for OCES exam.

  9. sir, I am from ece please tell me the syllabus i am so interested in this exam i dont want to miss this chance engineering maths will include or not i am waiting for you reply…send me as soon as possible …

  10. hi i’m computer science engineering graduate Please send me the complete syllabus for DAE OCES DGFS 2015 for COMPUTER SCIENCE DISCIPLINE and previous year model papers also.Thanks

  11. Sir,
    I’m a civil engineering graduate. Please send me the previous question papers for OCES exam. Thank You

  12. hi i’m computer science engineering graduate, plz send me syllabus of OCES for CS.is there any book available?kindly send me previous papers…

  13. Hi, Im electrical engineering graduate. plz send me syllabus of OCES for EEE. Is there any guide available..?

  14. Sir,
    I am BS-MS (5th year Bio Sc) student of IISER-Bhopal, kindly let me know the date of advertisement for OCES/DGFS. Thanks.

  15. Could you please kindly send the previous years questions papers of OCES/DGFS exam of cse or any sample papers related to the exam????

  16. SIR, i am astudent of ECE in final year, please send me a copy of complete syllabus for barc exam. THANK YOU SIR…

  17. can you please update me what important topics to focus on for computer science online exam in barc.if you have any sample papers canyou please share.

  18. Hi
    Am an electrical engineering graduate
    Kindly send me the syllabus for electrical engineering
    Also pls mention some good preparation guide
    Thank u

  19. its the 2nd week but the list of qualified candidates of offline written exam has not displayed till now? when it will be display? and how can i check my result?

  20. Sir, Kindly mail me the syllabus for computer science and engineering . I will be grateful for your help. I have to prepare for DGFS online exam

  21. Sir/ mam,
    Please send me the complete syllabus for DAE OCES DGFS 2013 for COMPUTER SCIENCE DISCIPLINE and previous year model papers also.

  22. Sir, I have completed M.Sc in Botany (Plant Biotech. & Cytogenetics). I have applied for OCES exam 2013.I am not getting previous OCES exam papers. Plz can you send me previous years OCES exam papers as soon as possible. Thanking You.

  23. sir, i couldn’t find syllabus for OCES-2013 for life science.on which website could I get.

  24. i have completed M.Sc biotechnology… am i eligible for oces training if am eligible from where can i get application forms

  25. i m rozina siddique from bhilai plz send me the syllabus of bioscience phd entrance exam(microbiology) i woud be very thankful to u

  26. i am pursuing b-tech biotechnology .. now iam in 3rd year .. i want to apply for summer training at barc ….and also tell me when i should aaply for oces….am i eligible for oes n training as im frm biotehnology ……field…

  27. I’m Pramod from Bangalore.Please send me the syllabus of Computer Science Engineering.I would be very thankful to you.

  28. sir,
    i m a student of e.c branch kindly send me syllabus for barc written test on my e.mail i.d.
    please sir its essential…

  29. Sir,
    I am a BTech student in computer science,Could you please send me the syllabus and model papers for OCES and DGFS 2012 written exam

  30. dear sir,
    i would like to know the syllabus for written test of DAE OCES DGFS 2012 for E.C.E discipline which is scheduled on april 24,2012

  31. dear sir,
    I would like to know the syllabus for written test of oces-2012,dgfs-2012 for e.c.e discipline.

  32. i m Msc physics student could you please send me the syllabus and model question for physics oces ts-2012 exam

  33. sir, can u please mail me sample papers of previous years.My DAE OCES DFGS exam is on 27th feb.I am M.Sc. biochem student. my discipline is lifescience.
    thank u
    urs sincerely

  34. reppected sir
    I want to about the syllabus for M.Sc. Biochemistry students.How I prepare for this exam ,I don’t know.please help me in this.my discipline is Biosciences(lifescience).
    thank u

  35. resp sir, i am B.E (I.T.). i dont find the syllabus for OCES 2012. so plz send me the syllabus for OCES 2012(code number 26).

  36. resp sir, i am B.E (ECE). i dont find the syllabus for OCES 2012. so plz send me the syllabus for OCES 2012(code number 25).

  37. Hi, i am student of B.tech( branch-cse) final year and applying for barc oces-2012 for discipline code-26. the entrance exam held at 23rd of April . plz send me the syllabus of this exam.

  38. Resp sir

    I am not getting any application form on the said website. sir please do tell us,from where we can apply online. please reply as soon as possible.

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