भारत सरकार/Government of India
अंतरिक्ष विभाग/Department of Space
भारतीय अंतरिक्ष अनुसंधान संगठन/INDIAN SPACE RESEARCH ORGANISATION
विक्रम साराभाई अंतरिक्ष केंद्र/VIKRAM SARABHAI SPACE CENTRE
तिरुवनंतपुरम/Thiruvananthapuram – 695022


POST : NURSE-B [LEVEL 07( ` 44,900 - ` 1,42,400/- )]

Post No


Pay Level

Reserved for

Essential qualifications for the post

Physical Requirements

Nature of job



Level 07

(` 44,900 –

` 1,42,400/- )

01 (UR01)

First Class Diploma in General Nursing & Midwifery.

S, ST, W, BN, L, KC, MF, RW, SE, H, C, BLA

Providing nursing care to patients, maintaining records and reports. Attending various standby duties like launch duty, space week duty, mock drill etc. Taking care of patients in emergency room and observation rooms. Standby duty in the field.


Catering Supervisor

Level 06

(` 35,400 –

` 1,12,400/- )

01 (UR01)

Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management/Hotel Management &Catering Technology/Hospitality & Hotel Administration/Catering Science & Hotel Management with one year experience


Diploma in Catering + 3 years experience


PG Diploma in Hotel Management + 2 years experience

The experience should be in supervisory capacity in an Industrial canteen or an established hotel catering to more than 300 persons. Candidate should be capable of providing top grade canteen services using modern state of the art kitchen equipment. The experience should be after obtaining the relevant qualification.

S, ST, W, BN, L, JU, CRL, KC,  CL, MF, RW, SE, H, C, PP

Will be responsible for the effective operations of the canteen with state of the art equipments both in Food Production & Service Area. Should work in round the clock shift duties. Supervise staff and allocation of duties. Prepare menus of food within guidelines issued. Carry out food cost control as required. Checking and recording of all food materials received, quantities of ingredients used and the number of meals produced and served. Carry out all clerical duties as required including all cash related duties. Ensure the cleanliness of the kitchen, its equipments and surroundings. Ensure the security of kitchen, associated stores and surroundings. Ensure the food hygiene and health & safety regulations are adhered to at all times. Report faults in equipment and request necessary day to day maintenance of premises. Ensure that no food is removed from the premises without authorization. Give practical help in any part of the kitchen should the need arise. Carry out any other reasonable duties within the overall function of the job.


UR=Un-reserved, OBC=Other Backward Class, S=Sitting,  ST=Standing, W=Walking, BN=Bending, L=Lifting, RW=Reading & Writing, MF=Manipulation by Fingers, SE=Seeing, C=Communication, CRL=Crawling, CL=Climbing, PP=Pulling & Pushing, KC=Kneeling & Croutching, H=Hearing, JU=Jumping,BLA=Both Legs & Arms


  1. Persons with Benchmark Disability (PWBD) can apply to the posts suitable to them even if the post is not reserved for them. However, such candidates will be considered fo­­r selection to such post by general standard of merit.
  2. The above vacancies may vary depending upon the actual requirement.
  3. Please note that the qualification prescribed above for the posts advertised is the minimum requirement and the same does not automatically make the candidates eligible for selection.
  4. The Centre reserves the right not to fill up any of the posts, if it so decides.

General conditions/Instructions

  1. The posts are temporary, but likely to continue.
  3. Age limit (as on 07.04.2021) and Pay & allowances:

    Sl No

    Post No.


    Age Limit

    Approximate Salary per month









    35 years

    35 years

    35 years

    35 years

    35 years

    ` 53,700/-



    Catering Supervisor

    35 years

    35 years

    35 years

    35 years

    35 years

    ` 42,300/-

    Minimum age is 18 years for all posts.

    Ex-Servicemen, Meritorious Sportspersons & Persons With Disability (PWD) are eligible for age relaxation as per Government of India orders.

  4. For Nurse-B (Post No.1475), the Organisation has a progressive HRD policy which provides an excellent growth potential for the right individual through its periodical merit-based performance review system (called Merit Promotion Scheme) de-linked from availability of vacancies at higher post by which the staff are being evaluated for the advancement of their career in the Organisation. For Catering Supervisor (Post No.1476), the promotion is against vacancy only.

  5. The Organisation provides medical facilities (Contributory Health Service Scheme) for self and dependants, free transport facilities/transport allowance, subsidised canteen facilities, housing accommodation subject to availability, in addition to the facilities available to the other Central Government Staff.  The Centre has a well-maintained Central School and a well-stocked Library that provides an excellent opportunity for professional development.

  6. At present the place of posting is VSSC, Thiruvananthapuram, but the selected candidates are liable to be posted in any of the Units of the Indian Space Research Organisation/Department of Space situated anywhere in India as and when required.

  7. SC/ST candidates will have to submit self-attested copy of SC/ST certificate issued by the Competent Authority in the prescribed format applicable for reservation in jobs under Government of India at the time of skill test.

  8. Candidates will have to produce proof of the details furnished in their applications submitted on-line as and when required.

  9. Selection Process :
  10. The selection process consists of (1) written test and (2) skill test. The written test will be conducted first and short-listing will be done based on the written test scores and required number of candidates (ratio between vacancy and number of candidates to be called for skill test) alone shall be called for skill test. Written test will be conducted in such a way that theoretical and practical knowledge of the candidate is tested covering both breadth and depth of the prescribed curriculum. The skill test will be purely on ‘go-no-go’ basis and marks obtained in the skill test will not be considered for selection. The skill test will be evaluated on a 100 point scale with minimum 60% for qualification. The final selection will be done amongst qualified candidates, purely based on the scores obtained in the written test. From amongst candidates who qualify in the skill test with 60% marks, empanelment will be done in the order of marks obtained in the written test. In case of a tie in the written scores, the academic scores of the notified qualification will be the tie-breaker.

    Please note that the qualification prescribed above for the posts advertised is the minimum requirement and the same does not automatically make the candidates eligible for selection.

  11. The Centre reserves the right not to fill up any of the posts, if it so decides.

  12. Only Indian Nationals need apply.

  13. No interim correspondence will be entertained.

  14. Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.

  15. Candidates working under Central/State Government, Public Sector Undertakings, Autonomous bodies etc. should submit their application through proper channel or submit ‘No objection certificate’ at the time of written test/skill test.

  16. Applications submitted without complete information, photo, signature etc. will summarily be rejected.

Submission of application

  1. Applications will be received through on-line only.All further communications will be made to the applicants through e-mail/VSSC website only. Therefore, the applicants are advised to check their e-mail and visit the VSSC website from time to time. Submission of on-line applications  in the website be open from­­­­­­­­­­­ 1000 hours on 24.03.2021 to 1700 hours on 07.04.2021.  The candidates registered under National Career Service (NCS) portal and fulfilling the eligibility conditions may visit ISRO website and follow the application procedure as stated.


    There will be a non-refundable application fee of Rs.250/- (Rupees Two Hundred & Fifty Only) for each application. Fee may be paid online through Credit Card / Debit Card / Internet Banking only through Integrated SBI ePay facility. No other mode of payment will be acceptable and the fee will not be refundable under any circumstances.

    Female/Scheduled Castes (SC)/ Scheduled Tribes (ST)/Ex-servicemen [EX] and Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PWBD) candidates are exempted from payment of Application Fee.  Please note that the applications of non-exempted categories without Application Fee will not be considered.

  3. Upon on-line registration, applicants will be provided with an on-line Registration Number, which should be carefully preserved for future reference. The candidates are also advised to take a printout of the online application for future reference.

  4. The applicant need not send any documents such as print out of online application, copies of certificates/mark lists in proof of educational qualification, work experience, age etc.

Note : In case of submission of duplicate/multiple applications by Female/Scheduled Castes (SC)/ Scheduled Tribes (ST)/Ex-servicemen [EX] and Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PWBD) candidates, the latest application submitted before the closing date of submission of application shall be considered for further processing. In case of submission of multiple applications by other candidates including OBC, the application against which the ‘application fee’ has been received within the last date of payment of application fee only will be considered.

"Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply"