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IGCAR Recruitment Exam 2023

IGCAR Recruitment: The full form of IGCAR is Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, It is one of India's nuclear research centers. The center is built for a multi-disciplinary program of scientific research and engineering that is involved in fast breeder reactor technology. IGCAR was originally established as the Department of Atomic Energy but later on, it got renamed as Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research.

IGCAR Exam 2023

Every year the organization IGCAR conducts entrance exams to recruit employees for various posts such as Scientific Officer, Technical Officer, Stenographer, Technician, and many other posts. The recruitment is based on the no. of vacancies in each department. In the year 2023, IGCAR had announce a total of 337 vacancies on various posts. 

IGCAR Recruitment 2023 Key Highlights

Organization Name

Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research (IGCAR)

Post Name

Stipendiary Trainee, Work Assistant, Stenographer, Upper Division Clerk (UDC), Security Guard, Canteen Assistant, Technician Scientific Officer & Technical Officer


To be notified

Application Mode


IGCAR Exam Date 2023

To be announced


Government exam

Official Site

IGCAR Recruitment 2023: Salary

IGCAR is a government organization and candidates applying for IGCAR’s recruitment 2023 will be government employees once they get selected by the organization. Therefore the IGCAR has fixed the salary scales for each job post. Undoubtedly, IGCAR offers lucrative salaries and allowances to its employees. The high payscales and the job stability attract lakhs of applications every year. 

 Here is the list of the salary offered by IGCAR to the employees at various job posts:

IGCAR Salary 2023



Scientific Officer E/D


Technical Officer E


Section Officer D


Technician Officer/C


Technician/B (Crane Operator)

Rs. 21,700

Stenographer Grade-III


Upper Division Clerk


Driver (OG)


Security Guard


Work Assistant/A


Canteen Attendant


Steps to Apply for IGCAR Recruitment 2023

To fill out the application form for IGCAR Recruitment 2023, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Visit the official website of IGCAR 

Step 2: Find the link for IGCAR Recruitment 2023

Step 3: Click on the “apply online” link and select the post you want to apply for.

Step 4: Now register yourself with the website by clicking on the "register" tab, now you will have to fill in the information like email address, mobile no., and name.

Step 5: Now use the same credentials to log in to your account, log in using the registered "login ID" and "password" to log in to your account.

Step 6: After logging in, an application form will appear on your screen. Fill up all the required details in the IGCAR application form. Please make sure that all the details you are mentioning in the application form are 100 percent correct.

Step 7: After filling up the application form, upload the documents as mentioned on the application form in the required size and format. Please note that you have to upload the neat and visible scanned copies of the documents

Step 8: Once you upload your documents, click on the payment option, now you will be directed to the IGCAR's payment gateway. Pay the IGCAR application fee using a credit card, debit card, or net banking method. After paying the application fee, you will receive the confirmation SMS from your bank, and notification of successful payment will also be displayed on your screen. After payment click on "Submit". 

Step 9: At last, take a printout of the IGCAR online application form 2023 for further use.

 In the year 2023, the following were the posts and no. of vacancies for which IGCAR had conducted the recruitment exam:

Name of the Post

No. of Vacancies

Scientific Officer /E/D


Technical Officer /E/C


Technician/ B


Stenographer Grade-III


Upper Division Clerk




Security Guard


Work Assistant


Canteen Attendant


Stipendiary Trainee Category I & II




Hopefully, this year also the IGCAR will commence the recruitment process on these vacancies only. Please note that the notifications related to IGCAR recruitment 2023 will be updated in this article once it gets officially released by the authorities. On our website, Candidates will also get all the necessary details regarding the no. of vacancies, no. of posts, the application process, exam details, syllabus, exam dates, cut-offs, answer key, and result.

IGCAR Selection Process 2023:

IGCAR recruitment process varies according to the post you are applying for. Each job post has a different work role, hence the selection procedure is also different for every job post. For higher posts like a Scientific Officer, Technical Officer, Technician, Upper Division Clerk a screening test or a written test and a personal interview round is conducted by the IGCAR's recruitment board. Below we have mentioned the details about the selection procedure followed by IGCAR to recruit the candidates for different job posts:


Selection Process

Scientific Officer E

  • Screening Test (if there are large no. of candidates applied for the post) 
  • Personal Interview round

Technical Officer E

  • Screening Test (if there are large no. of candidates applied for the post)
  • Personal Interview round

Scientific Officer D

  • Screening Test (if there are large no. of candidates applied for the post)
  • Personal Interview

Technical Officer C

  • Written Test
  • Personal Interview

Technician B

  • Preliminary Test, Advanced Stage
  • Trade/Skill Tests

Stenographer Grade III

  • Objective Type Written Test
  • Stenography Skill Test

Upper Division Clerk

  • Objective Type Written Test
  • Descriptive Written Test


  • Objective Type Written Test
  • Driving Test

Security Guard

  • Physical Standards Test
  • Physical Test Events
  • Written Test

Work Assistant

  • Preliminary Test
  • Advanced Test

Canteen Attendant

Stipendiary Trainee Category I

  • Written Test
  • Personal Interview

Stipendiary Trainee Category II

  • Preliminary Test  
  • Advanced Test
  • Trade/Skills Test

IGCAR Exam Eligibility Criteria 2023

IGCAR Eligibility Criteria 2023: All the candidates will have to meet the eligibility requirements for the IGVCAR post they are applying for. Candidates who want to know about the eligibility criteria for IGCAR recruitment can get all the details from this article. The eligibility criteria remain unchanged every year. If a candidate fails to meet the IGCAR Eligibility criteria 2023, then his/her application will be rejected by the authorities. Also even if he/she manages to appear in the exam and qualifies for the exam but is, later on, found out to be ineligible, then he/she will be liable to get disqualified from the recruitment process.

Please note that candidates will have to present documented proof of their qualification and eligibility during the time of the verification process. Also during the application process, the candidate has to attach the document files that support his/her eligibility for that particular post he/she is applying for.

IGCAR Eligibility Criteria

As already discussed, to appear in the IGCAR entrance exam the candidate must have to fulfill the required eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria of the entrance exam depend on the post you are applying for. It means that the eligibility requirements vary from post to post. Here we have mentioned the IGCAR eligibility criteria for every post mentioned in this article. 

Scientific Officer: Candidates who want to apply for the post of Scientific Officer during IGCAR recruitment 2023 must fulfill the given eligibility requirements:

  • Age Limit: 18 years to 40 years
  • Qualification required: P.h.D in a relevant discipline(Doctoral)
  • Work experience: Minimum 4 years of professional experience

Upper Division Clerk: Candidates who wish to apply for the post of Upper Division Clerk must have an English typing speed of 30 words per minute. The other eligibility requirements are mentioned below:

  • Age Limit: 18 years to 37 years
  • Qualification required: Graduation in any discipline 

Stenographer: Candidates who wish to apply for the post of Stenographer in IGCAR must have an English typing speed of at least 80 words per minute and a Hindi typing speed of 30 words per minute. Apart from this, the candidate also needs to fulfill the given requirements:

  • Age Criteria: 18 years to 27 years
  • Qualification required: 10th passed

Technical Officer: The candidates who aspire to work as a Technical Officer in IGCAR must fulfill the given eligibility requirements for the IGCAR Recruitment entrance exam:

  • Qualification Required: Master in Science (M.Sc.)/ Bachelor in Engineering (B.E)/Bachelor in Technology (B.Tech)/Bachelor in Science (B.Sc.)
  • Age Criteria: 18 years to 35 years

Technician: To apply for the post of Technician, the candidate must meet these requirements as stated by IGCAR:

  • Age Criteria: 18 to 25 years
  • Qualification required: Senior Secondary Certificate (10th passed) with Science and Maths as main subjects.

Work Assistant: The candidates who are looking forward to applying for the post of Working assistant during the IGCAR recruitment 2023 must note that he/she must fulfill the given eligibility criteria:

  • Age Criteria: 18 years to 27 years
  • Qualification required: 10th passed

Stipendiary Trainee:  The candidate who wants to work with IGCAR  as a trainee on a stipend basis must need to meet the following parameters:

  • Age Criteria: 18 years to 24 years
  • Qualification Criteria: The candidate must hold at least a Diploma in Engineering or a BSc. degree in a relevant discipline

Canteen Attendant: The IGCAR may also recruit the canteen staff this year. If you want to apply for the n position of Canteen attendant. the candidate should be eligible as per the given requirements:

  • Age Criteria: 18 years to 25 years
  • Qualification required: 10th passed

Driver: IGCAR also accepts applications for the Driver posts. The candidate must have to fulfill the given requirements to apply for this post:

  • Age Criteria: 18 years to 27 years
  • Qualification requirement: 10th Passed
  • Work Experience: minimum 3 years of experience as Driver

Security Guard: Candidates applying for the post of security guards will have to fulfill the given basic eligibility requirements:   

  • Age Criteria: 18 years to 27 years
  • Qualification required: SSC Passed 

Marks and Qualification Required for IGCAR Exam:


Educational Qualification

Scientific Officer ‘E’

  • Ph.D. in Metallurgical Engineering/ Materials Engineering with a B.Tech degree in Metallurgy/M.Sc in Physics/ Material Science/Chemistry 
  • Minimum 60% marks in the qualifying exams.

Technical Officer ‘E’

  • B.E/B.Tech degree in chemical engineering with 60% aggregate marks, the degree must be obtained from a recognized University

Section Officer ‘D’

  • Ph.D. in relevant discipline
  • You must have an M.SC Physics or B.E and M.E (M.Sc) or M.Tech in Electronics with 60% minimum marks from a recognized University.

Upper Division Clerk

  • Degree from Govt. recognized university with at least 50% marks in the qualifying exams
  • Must have 30 words per minute typing speed in English

Stenographer Grade 3

  • Matriculation/SSC passed with at least 50% marks
  • Knowledge of shorthand typing


  • 10th passed from recognized board.
  • Must possess a valid driving license

Stipendiary Trainee Category I

  • Diploma in relevant stream of Engineering from a recognized university
  • Or B.Sc. Physics/Chemistry from a recognized university

Stipendiary Trainee Category II

  • SSC with Science & Maths
  • ITI in relevant trade
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