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NIC Recruitment 2020: Apply Online For 495 Vacancies of Scientists & Technical Assistant Posts

NIC Recruitment 2020: National Informatics Centre (NIC) has released the notification for 495 vacancies of Scientist-‘B’ & Scientific/Technical Assistant – ‘A’ on its official site Candidates must check the eligibility and educational qualifications carefully before applying online for the NIC Recruitment 2020. The official NIC notification 2020 has been provided in this along with the important dates, criteria, exam pattern, qualifications, and other details. The link to apply online has been activated today. Apply Online here.

Important Links for NIC Recruitment 2020

National Informatics Centre (NIC) is a “prime builder” of e-Government / e-Governance applications and helps in achieving milestones in “Informatics-led-development” programs in India. National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) is providing the opportunity to work in NIC by recruiting candidates in its top-level posts. Check the details for NIC Recruitment 2020 and apply online from 26th February 2020.

NIC Recruitment 2020: Important Dates

  • Start date for submission of applications: 26th February 2020 10:00 A.M
  • Last date for submission of applications:  26th March 2020 05:00 P.M
  • Date of Written Examination: Will be announced later

NIC Vacancy 2020: Category wise distribution

A total of 495 Vacancies are released. The post wise and category wise distribution of NIC vacancy 2020 have been provided in the table below:

Group ‘A’ (S&T)
119 43 21 77 28 288
Assistant – ‘A’
Group ‘B’ (S&T)
86 31 15 55 20 207


NIC Recruitment 2020: Pay Scale 

Post Group Pay Scale
Group ‘A’ Level-10: (Rs.56100-
Assistant – ‘A’
Group ‘B’ Level-6 : (Rs.35400-


NIC Eligibility Criteria 2020: Check educational Qualifications and Age limit

A) Educational Qualifications

The candidate must have obtained the essential qualifications on the date of closing of application (as on 26/03/2020).

Post Qualifications Field (single or in combination amongst the below only)
Must have Passed:

  • BE OR Btech OR
  • Department of Electronics and Accreditation of Computer Courses B-level OR
  • Associate Member of Institute of Engineers OR
  • Graduate Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers OR
  • Master Degree in Science (MSc) OR
  • Master Degree in Computer Application OR
  • Master Degree in Engineering /Technology (ME /M.Tech) OR
    Master Degree in Philosophy (M Phil)
Electronics, Electronics and Communication, Computer Sciences,  Communication, Computer, and Networking Security, Computer Application, Software System,  Information Technology, Information Technology Management,
Informatics, Computer Management, Cyberlaw, Electronics, and Instrumentation.
Assistant – ‘A’
A Pass in M.Sc./MS/MCA/B.E./B.Tech in  any one or in combination of the mentioned field Electronics, Electronics, and Communication,  Electronics & Telecommunications, Computer Sciences, Computer and Networking Security, Software System,  Information Technology, Informatics.


B) Age Limit: The age must be completed as on 26-03-2020

  • Upper age limit for UR/EWS is 30 years
  • Upper age limit for SC/ST is 35 years
  • Upper age limit for OBC is 33 years

NIC Recruitment 2020: Application Fee

  • For General and all others- Rs.800/- per application per post (including taxes)
  • For SC/ST/ PWD/ Women candidates- Nil

NIC Selection Process 2020

Post Selection Process
1. Written Exam
2. Interview
Assistant – ‘A’
Only written exam


NIC Written Exam Pattern 2020

The written exam will consist of objective type MCQs and will be OMR Based. The questions will be asked in English medium only. Every question will carry 1 (one) mark and there will be a negative marking of 0.25 mark for each wrong answer. 

Area Subjects Weightage Questions Total Duration
Technical Area Computer Science 65% 78 questions 3 hours
Generic Area Logical Reasoning,
Analytical Reasoning Capabilities
Qualitative abilities
General Aptitude
35% 42 questions
Total 120 Questions


How to apply for NIC Recruitment 2020?

The online application will be complete only if all the three mandatory steps are completed successfully by the aspirant. Candidates can apply ONLINE only on the official site at between 26th February 2020 (10:00 A.M) & 26th March 2020 (05:00 P.M). No other means/mode of application will be accepted.

  • STEP 1: Registration Process with email id and mobile number.
  • STEP 2: Submission of Applicant’s Details such as DOB, qualifications, category, address etc.
  • STEP 3: Payment of application fee online (not applicable for Women/ SC/ST/ PWD Applicants).

Click here to download official notification for NIC Recruitment 2020

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