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BUREAU OF INDIAN STANDARDS Manak Bhawan, 9 Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi-110002 Website :
Manak Bhawan, 9 Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi-110002
Website : http://www.bis.org.in

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), a statutory body under the administrative control of Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Govt. of India responsible for activities in the field of Standardization, Product and System Certification, Hallmarking of Gold/Silver Jewellery, Laboratory Testing etc., in the country, offers excellent career opportunities to bright, young, dynamic personnel & invites applications for recruitment to 115 post of SCIENTIST-‘B’ in the Pay Scale of Rs. 15600-39100+Grade Pay Rs.5400 plus allowances as applicable.


Opening Date for On-Line Registration of Application

20 th August 2011

Closing Date for On-Line Registration of Application

9 th September 2011

2. No. of Posts: The total number of vacancies is 115 in various disciplines as per details

given below:-


Number of vacancies


Mechanical /Metallurgy




Food/ Microbiology/ Bio Chemistry




Computer Science/Computer Engg.




Out of 115 vacancies of SCIENTIST-‘B’, 17 vacancies are reserved for Scheduled Castes (SC), 9 vacancies are reserved for Scheduled Tribes (ST) and 32 vacancies are reserved for Other Backward Classes (OBC).

The detailed advertisement is available on the BIS Website: www.bis.org.in.

Last date for submission of online application is 9 th September 2011

Note: The vacancies advertised above are subject to change at the discretion of BIS.

3. Reservation / Definitions for persons with Disabilities (PWD):


Four vacancies which include one backlog vacancy shall be reserved, as follows, for Persons with Disabilities. The candidates having Orthopedically Handicapped (OH), Visually Impaired (VI) and Hearing Impaired (HI) shall be eligible to apply.


Type of Disabilities

Number of vacancy


Orthopaedically Handicapped (OH)


Visually Impaired (VI)


Hearing Impaired (HI)



Orthopedically Handicapped (OH) – A person having not less than 40% physical impairment with disability of such type with which the independent mobility is not affected, is eligible to apply.



Visually Impaired (VI) - A person having not less than 40% visual impairment is only eligible to apply.


Hearing Impaired (HI) – “Hearing Impairment” means loss of sixty decibels or more in the better ear in the conversational range of frequencies.


Reservation for Persons with Disabilities shall be on horizontal basis. Selected candidates will be placed in the appropriate category.


A person who wants to avail the benefits of reservation under the above categories would have to submit a Disability Certificate issued by a Competent Authority in the format given in Annexure-I of Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Personnel & Training under OM No. 336035/3/2004-Estt(Res) dated 29 Dec 2005, at the time of interview.


Use of Scribe

A scribe to write the written examination on behalf of a Visually Impaired or Orthopedically Handicapped candidate whose writing speed is affected by Cerebral Palsy may be used. In all such cases, where a scribe is used, the following rules apply:

a) Candidate will have to arrange his own Scribe at his own cost.

b) The Scribe may be from any academic stream.

c) The academic qualification of the Scribe should be one grade lower than the stipulated minimum eligibility criteria and the Scribe should possess less marks than the candidate.

d) Both the candidate and the scribe should give a suitable undertaking confirming

that the scribe fulfils all the stipulated eligibility criteria as mentioned above. In case it later transpires that the scribe did not fulfill any of the laid down

of the

applicant shall stand cancelled, irrespective of the result of the written examination.

e) Candidates who use scribe will be eligible for extra time of 20 minutes for every hour of the examination.

eligibility criteria or had suppressed material facts, the candidature







Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology or equivalent with not less than 60% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates) in aggregate.

Food/Microbiology/ Bio Chemistry/Computer Science/ Computer Engg.

Master’s Degree in Natural Sciences or equivalent with not less than 60% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates) in aggregate.


In case the candidates are obtaining grades in the final Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology or Master’s Degree in Natural Sciences or equivalent, their grades should be equivalent to the required percentage.


The candidates whose final year result is awaited may also apply subject to fulfilling the conditions as specified. Such candidates shall have to produce the original certificates/final mark sheets of the qualifying degree at the time of interview.

Departmental candidates serving in BIS who fulfill the eligibility criteria will not require separate permission and can apply directly.

5. AGE LIMIT: The candidates must be between 21-27 years of age as on 9 th September

2011. Relaxation in upper age limit for SC/ST/OBC/PWD/Ex-Servicemen etc. shall be as

per Central Government. The upper age limit for Departmental candidates serving in BIS is 50 years.

a) SC/ST

5 years

b) OBC

3 years

c) PWD(Gen)

10 years


15 years


13 years

f) Ex-Servicemen

1) upto a maximum of three years in the case of Defence Services personnel disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof.

(2) upto a maximum of five years in the case of ex-servicemen

including Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on 9 th September 2011 and have been released (i) on completion of

assignment(including those whose assignment is due to be completed within six month)otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency, or (ii) on

account of physical disability attributable to Military Service, or


on invalidment.


Upto a maximum of five years in the case of ECOs/SSCOs

who have completed an initial period of assignment of five years

Military Service as on 9 th

assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues a certificate that they can apply for civil employment and that they will be released on three months notice on selection from the date of receipt of offer of appointment.

September 2011 and whose


The term ex-servicemen will apply to the persons who are defined as ex-servicemen in the Ex-servicemen (Re-employment in Civil Services and Posts) Rules, 1979, as amended from time to time.


The age concession under para f(2) & (3) will not be admissible to Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned Officers including ECOs/SSCOs who are released on own request.


Notwithstanding the provision of age-relaxation under para (c), (d) & (e) above, a physically disabled candidate will be considered to be eligible for appointment only if he/she (after such physical examination as the appointing authority may prescribe) is found to satisfy the requirements of physical and medical standards for the concerned posts to be allocated to the physically disabled candidates by the BIS.



SELECTION PROCEDURE: Eligible candidates will be required to appear in a written examination of 2½ hrs duration at their own expense. The question paper will be of two parts with a total of 120 objective type questions with multiple choice answers.

Part I


consists of 80 questions on respective technical discipline as mentioned in the advertisement.

Part II


consists of 40 questions on aptitude/analytical reasoning including English.

The standard of questions will be of the level of Graduate Engineer or Post Graduate Science of the discipline mentioned in the advertisement.

The examination will be conducted at Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai and Guwahati. Candidates should choose one of the Test City in the On-line Application form. No change of Test City/Test Centre will be permissible at a later date. BIS, for administrative reasons, however, reserves the right to direct the candidate to appear for Written Test at any Test City other than the one chosen by the candidate.

Candidates short-listed will be interviewed at New Delhi for which travelling expenses by second class railway fare for to-and-fro journeys from normal place of residence by shortest route shall be payable.

Appointment of successful candidates will be subject to medical fitness prescribed by the medical authorities.



The application fee is 750 /- and is Non-Refundable . The payment of the fee

The application fee is 750/- and is Non-Refundable. The payment of the fee shall be through National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) mode only. For remittance of fee through electronic mode, candidates have to visit any Bank for depositing the fee through NEFT mode. Transaction charges of the Bank shall be borne by the candidates.


No fee is required to be paid by SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/PWD/Women Candidates.


For remittance of the fee through electronic transfer mode, the candidate shall visit any Bank and the following particulars are to be provided to the Bank:


Full Name of the Beneficiary to whom funds are to be remitted

Bureau of Indian Standards

Name of the Beneficiary Bank

Syndicate Bank

Name of the Beneficiary Bank Branch and place

Bureau of Indian Standards Branch, Manak Bhawan, New Delhi 110002

IFSC Code of the Beneficiary Bank


Account number of the Beneficiary to which the funds are to be remitted

CA No. 90841010000094


A sixteen digit (Alpha Numeric) reference number will be given by the respective Bank after depositing the fee. This sixteen digit reference number is to be mentioned in the appropriate column while filling the application form online.


Candidates are advised to keep the receipt of remittance of fee with them for future reference and the same shall have to be produced at the time of interview.





Candidates are required to apply On-Line through BIS website . No other means/mode of submission of applications will be accepted under any circumstances.


Candidates should have a valid personal e-mail ID. It should be kept active during the currency of this recruitment process. Registration number, password, Admit Card for Written Test and Call Letter for Interview or any other important communication will be sent through the registered e-mail ID. The candidates are, therefore, requested to check regularly their e-mail for any communication from BIS. Under no circumstances, the candidate should share/mention e-mail ID to/ or any other person. Please note that the Admit Card for written test will not be sent by post.


Candidates should take utmost care to furnish the correct details while filling in on-line application. Any mistake committed by the candidate shall be his/her sole responsibility. No corrections/modifications are allowed once the online application is registered.


Before starting to fill up the On-line application, make sure the following details/documents are readily available with the candidate:

a) PHOTOGRAPH and SIGNATURE: Scanned (digital) image of his/her photograph and signature as per the specifications given below:

i) Photograph Image:

Photograph must be a recent passport style colour picture.

Make sure that the picture is in colour, taken against a light-coloured, preferably white, background.

Look straight at the camera with a relaxed face.

If the picture is taken on a sunny day, have the sun behind you, or place yourself in the shade, so that you are not squinting and there are no harsh shadows.

If you have to use flash, ensure there's no "red-eye".

If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be clearly seen.

Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed but it must not cover your face.

Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred).

Size of file should be between 20kb–50 kb.

Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 50kb. If the size of the file is more than 50 kb, then adjust the settings of the scanner such as the DPI resolution, no. of colours etc., during the process of scanning.

ii) Signature Image:

The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen.

The signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any other person.

The signature will be used to put on the Hall Ticket and wherever necessary.


If the Applicant’s signature on the answer script, at the time of the examination does not match the signature on the Admit Card, the applicant will be disqualified.

Please scan the signature area only and not the entire page.

Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred).

Size of file should be between 10kb – 20kb.

Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20kb.

iii) Scanning the photograph & signature:

Set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch)

Set Color to True Color

File Size as specified above

Crop the image in the scanner to the edge of the photograph/signature, then use the upload editor to crop the image to the final size (as specified above).

The image file should be JPG or JPEG format. An example file name is :

o image01.jpg or image01.jpeg Image dimensions can be checked by listing the folder files or moving the mouse over the file image icon.

Candidates using MS Windows/MSOffice can easily obtain photo and signature in .jpeg format not exceeding 50kb & 20kb respectively by using MS Paint or MS Office Picture Manager. Scanned photograph and signature in any format can be saved in .jpg format by using ‘Save As’ option in the File menu and size can be reduced below 50 kb (photograph) & 20 kb(signature) by using crop and then resize option (Please see point (i) & (ii) above for the pixel size) in the ‘Image’ menu.

Similar options are available in other photo editor also.


If the file size and format are not as prescribed, an error message will be displayed.


While filling in the Online Application Form the candidate will be provided with a link to upload his photograph and signature.

iv) Procedure for Uploading the Photograph and Signature:

There will be two separate links for uploading Photograph and Signature

Click on the respective link “Upload Photograph / Signature”

Browse and Select the location where the Scanned Photograph / Signature file has been saved.

Select the file by clicking on it

Click the ‘Open/Upload’ button

b) Applicant’s Fee Payment Challan issued by the Bank containing NEFT (sixteen digits Alpha Numeric) number and other details i.e. Date of Deposit, Name of the Bank, Branch Address, etc.

c) Academic qualification as per eligibility criteria.

d) Personal details.

(v) Candidates are now ready to Apply On-Line by re-visiting the BIS website and going to the option “Click here to Apply On-Line ” under “RECRUITMENT TO THE POST OF SCIENTIST B IN BIS”.



Fill up all the information desired in the form correctly alongwith sixteen digits (Alpha Numeric) reference number regarding remittance of fee.


Carefully fill in the necessary details from the Fee Payment Challan in the On-Line Application Form at the appropriate places.


Fill in all other required information. Ensure that all Bio-data details are correctly filled in.


After applying on-line, and getting the confirmation that the application has been registered, the candidate shall be sent a copy of application form in his/her e-mail i.d. The candidates are required to open their e-mail and take Print-out of the application on A-4 Size Paper and retain it after signing the same for future requirements. Please do not send this print out to Bureau of Indian Standards.


On Successful registration of on-line application, candidates are advised not to attempt for re-registration since multiple registration number and password may create problem for candidates in future. In case of multiple registration, the candidature may be cancelled/rejected without any further notice/intimation to the candidate.


Admit Card for written test, containing the details of the Centre/Venue for the Examination etc., will be sent to the candidates at their registered e-mail ID. The candidates are required to take a print-out of their Admit Card. The candidate can also download their Admit Card from the BIS website using their Registration Number and the Password. Candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall without valid Admit Card.


Candidates are advised to bring photocopy of Application Fee deposit Challan and submit the same to Room Invigilator on the day of written examination without which the candidate will not allowed to write the written examination.


Candidates are advised in their own interest to apply on-line much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date for depositing the fees to avoid the possibility of disconnection/ inability/failure to log on the BIS’s website on account of heavy load on internet/website jam.


The BIS does not assume any responsibility for the candidates not being able to submit their applications within the last date on account of the aforesaid reasons or for any other reason beyond the control of the BIS.


Please note that the above procedure is the only valid procedure for applying. No other mode of application shall be accepted.


Candidates serving in Govt/Quasi Govt. offices, Public Sector undertakings are required to submit ‘No Objection Certificate’ from their employer at the time of interview, failing which their candidature may not be considered.


Mere issue of Admit Card will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the BIS. However, in cases where a candidate had appeared in the written examination or even if, called for the interview and such candidate does not fulfill any of the laid down selection criteria, his/her candidature will automatically be treated as cancelled at any stage. Therefore, before submitting the application, the candidate must ensure that he/she fulfills all the eligibility criteria as laid down


in this advertisement. His/ her candidature will be purely provisional subject to eligibility verification before appointment.

(xviii) The decision of the BIS about the mode of selection to the post and eligibility conditions shall be final and binding. No correspondence will be entertained in this regard.


(i) Candidates are advised in their own interest that they should not furnish any

particulars that are false, tampered, fabricated or should not suppress any material information while filling up the ‘on-line’ application.

(ii) At any stage of recruitment, if a candidate is or has been found guilty of


Using unfair means during the examination or


Impersonating or procuring impersonation by any person or


Misbehaving in the examination hall or taking away question booklet/answer sheet from the examination hall


Resorting to any irregular means in connection with his/her candidature during selection process


Obtaining support for his/her candidature by any means

Such candidates in addition to rendering himself/herself liable to criminal prosecution, may also be liable to be:


Disqualified from the examination hall


Debarred either permanently or for a specified period from any examination/ recruitment.



SURETY BOND: A candidate, on appointment to the post of Scientist-B through competitive examination, shall furnish a surety bond in the form specified by the Bureau, for serving the Bureau for a minimum period of three years. If he/she decides to leave the service either by resignation or absence from service without permission earlier than three years from the date of employment, he/she shall be required to reimburse the Bureau six months’ emoluments at the rate last drawn by him unless he/she has worked for a shorter period in which case he/she shall be required to reimburse the full amount drawn by him/her.




SERVICE BENEFITS: Leave/LTC/Medical benefits are admissible including Leave encashment for 15 days in a year.


POSTING: Anywhere in India.


CAREER PROSPECTS: Scientific Cadre Officers of this Organization are presently covered under the ‘Flexible Complementing Scheme’ as applicable to various Scientific


Organizations with promotions based on performance and assessment or as applicable from time to time.



Candidates are required to apply through ON-LINE only. No documents/certificates and application form are required to be sent to BIS by post.


BIS will accept fee through Electronic Transfer only. The fee sent other than Electronic transfer will not be accepted.


Application once made will not be allowed to be withdrawn and fee once paid will not be refunded on any count nor can it be held reserve for any other recruitment or selection process.


Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification of candidature.


In case of any dispute on account of interpretation of this advertisement in version other than English, the English version shall prevail.