Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is the national space agency of India. It operates as the primary research and development arm of the Department of Space (DoS), which is directly governed by the Prime Minister of India.

ISRO Scientist/Engineer Examination 

ISRO conducts an exam for the post of Scientist/Engineer ‘SC’ for engineering graduates, which provides a decent opportunity to work in the Research & Development of ISRO. ISRO Centralised Recruitment Board (ICRB) recruits Scientists and Engineers in the fields of Civil, Electrical, Architecture, Mechanical, Electronics, Computer Science and various other streams. Engineering graduates aspiring to work as Scientists/Engineers in ISRO can take advantage of this golden opportunity.  

Here, you will find all the relevant information related to ISRO Scientist/Engineer Exam. 

ISRO Scientist/Engineer: Highlights
Conducting Authority ISRO
Post Scientist/Engineer  
Selection Process Written Test, Interview
Examination Mode Offline
Official Notification To be released soon
Exam Date  To be announced soon
Official Website

Eligibility Criteria

The essential eligibility criteria such as educational qualifications, Age Limit etc. for the post of Scientist are as follows:

Educational Qualification

The candidates must have qualified B.E/B.Tech in Electronics & Communication, Mechanical Computer Science, or equivalent degree in engineering from a recognised institute/university of India with an aggregate minimum of 65% marks or 6.84 CGPA. 

Candidates who are in their final year of graduation are also eligible to apply. Provided The essential qualifications should have been completed before the release of ISRO final results.  

Candidates with a Lateral Entry degree are also eligible provided they have passed their degree in first class with an aggregate minimum of 65% marks or 6.84 CGPA. 

The education eligibility criteria (Streams) for the post of Scientist/Engineer may change as per the recruitment notification. It will be notified as per the latest notification.  

Age Limit 

Minimum Age: 18 Years 

Maximum Age: 28 Years  

Note: Serving Central Govt. employees, Ex-Servicemen; PWD, are eligible for upper age relaxation as per Government of India orders.

Selection Process

The selection process includes a written test followed by an interview. The candidates who will qualify for the written exam will be selected for the next round of recruitment. 

Exam Pattern

As per the latest information the exam pattern for the ISRO Scientist/Engineer is as follows: 

Examination Mode: Computer Based Test(CBT)

Types of Questions: MCQ Based

Marking Scheme: 3 mark will be awarded for each correct answer, while 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer. 

ISRO Scientist/Engineer Syllabus

Civil Engineering 

  • Building Materials. 

  • Surveying. 

  • Transportation Engineering. 

  • Soil Mechanics. 

  • Hydraulics. 

  • Irrigation Engineering. 

  • Estimating, Costing, and Valuation. 

  • Environmental Engineering. 

  • Structural Engineering 

  • Theory of Structures. 

  • RCC Design 

  • Steel Design. 

  • Concrete Technology. 


Electrical Engineering 

  • Basic concepts. 

  • Circuit law. 

  • AC Fundamentals. 

  • Basic Electronics. 

  • Measurement and Measuring Instruments. 

  • Electrical Machines. 

  • Fractional Kilowatt Motors. 

  • Single-phase induction Motors. 

  • Synchronous Machines. 

  • Magnetic Circuit. 

  • Generation. 

  • Transmission and Distribution. 

  • Estimation and Costing. 

  • Utilization and Electrical Energy. 


Electronics Engineering 

  • Basics of Circuits and Measurement Systems. 

  • Digital Electronics. 

  • Analytical, Optical Instrumentation. 

  • Analog Electronics. 

  • Electrical and Electronic Measurements. 

  • Transducers, Mechanical Measurement and Industrial Instrumentation. 

  • Control Systems and Process Control. 

  • Signals, Systems, and Communications. 


Mechanical Engineering 

  • Heat Engines. 

  • The strength of Materials. 

  • Structural Engineering. 

  • Thermodynamics. 

  • Fluid Mechanics. 

  • Automobile Engineering. 

  • Hydraulics. 

  • Theory of Machines. 

  • Manufacturing Technology. 

  • Industrial Engineering & Management 


Computer Science Engineering 

  • Databases. 

  • Computer Organization and Architecture. 

  • Operating System. 

  • Compiler Design. 

  • Web technologies. 

  • Information Systems and Software Engineering. 

  • Computer Networks. 

  • Theory of Computation. 

ISRO Scientist/Engineer: Vacancy Distribution

The detailed distribution of ISRO Scientist vacancies will be released soon. 

Post Total Vacancies
ISRO Scientist/Engineer  To be notified later


B.E/ B.Tech /B.Sc.(Engineering) /Diploma+B.E/B.Tech(Lateral Entry) /BSc+ B.E/B.Tech(Lateral Entry) /AMIE.

Candidate should have a minimum of 65% marks or 6.84 CGPA in their graduation.

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