भारत सरकार/Government of India

अंतरिक्ष विभाग/Department of Space

भारतीय अंतरिक्ष अनुसंधान संगठन


विक्रम साराभाई अंतरिक्ष केंद्र/VIKRAM SARABHAI SPACE CENTRE

तिरुवनंतपुरम/Thiruvananthapuram – 695022

Ref No. VSSC/RMT/9.0/313/2019 


ADVT NO.313 DATED 14.12.2019



(To Advertisement No.313 dated 14.12.2019 for recruitment to the post of Scientist/Engineer-SD with Ph.D qualification and Scientist/Engineer-SC with M.E/M.Tech qualification)

Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) is involved in the design and development of Space Transportation Systems and associated technologies. Inorder to cater to the renewed thrust in cutting edge research, candidates possessing specialized qualifications in M.E/M.Tech and Ph.D in specific areas are being recruited. VSSC vide Advertisement No. 313, dated 14.12.2019, has initiated recruitment action for the posts of Scientist/Engineer-SC & SD with essential qualification of M.E/M.Tech and Ph.D respectively in various disciplines, among others. However, the lockdown prevailed in the country due to COVID-19 pandemic has adversely affected the schedule of the recruitment activities planned for these posts and the consequent delay in the entire selection process. In order to provide an opportunity for candidates who have graduated in these specialized areas during this delay period and to ensure increased participation of prospective candidates in these highly specialized disciplines, it has been decided to extend the last date of receipt of applications for M.E/M.Tech and Ph.D candidates alone as per details given below.

The time limit for submission of online applications for Scientist/Engineer-SD (Post Nos. 1436 to 1447) with Ph.D and Scientist/Engineer-SC (Post Nos. 1448 to 1464) with M.E/M.Tech qualification alone has been extended and the website ( will be opened for submission of on-line application from ­­­­­­­­­­­1000 hours on 21.12.2020 to 1700 hours on 04.01.2021. Detailed advertisement is available in VSSC website The candidates who fulfill all the eligibility conditions only need to apply. All other terms and conditions in Advertisement No.313 dated 14.12.2019 remain unaltered.

It may also be noted that those candidates who have already applied for the above posts (Post Nos. 1436 to 1464) earlier / attended interview [for Post No. 1448 – Scientist/Engineer-SC (M.E/M.Tech in Industrial Engineering)] need not apply again and their candidature will be considered alongwith the fresh applications. The revised cut-off date for acquiring educational qualification shall be 04.01.2021.