India Meteorological Department (IMD) has published the latest job notification for the post of Scientist with 54 vacancies. The candidates who are interested to apply for the post can check the notification mentioned below.
|SC / ST||5 Years|
Pay Scale: Rs.67,700/- to Rs.2,15,900/- per month.
|Last Date to Apply||03rd March 2021|
About the company:
IMD stands for The India Meteorological Department. This is an agency of Ministry of Earth Sciences that comes under the Government of India. This is one of the primary agency that is responsible for meteorological observations, seismology and weather forecasting. The headquarters of IMD is located in Delhi and it operates many of its observation stations in Antarctica and all across India. The regional offices of IMD are located at Kolkata, Nagpur, Guwahati, Mumbai, Chennai and New Delhi. This comes under one of the six regional specialised meteorological centres of the world meteorological organisation. IMD takes the responsibility for naming, forecasting and spreading of warnings for foreseen cyclones in the Indian Ocean that includes the other areas like Malacca Straits, the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal, and the Persian Gulf.
This was established during the year 1875. Their mandate includes making meteorological observations and to deliver current and forecast meteorological information for finest operation of weather sensitive activities like shipping, aviation, irrigation, offshore oil explorations, etc.
They warn against severe climate phenomena that causes destruction of property and life such as norwesters, heavy rains, cyclones, snow, duststorms, heat waves, and cold, etc. They also promote and conduct research in meteorology field and related disciplines. They provide meteorological statistics that are required for water resource management, oil exploration, industries, agriculture and other nation building activites. IMD has been continuously nurturing the growth of atmospheric science and meteorology in our country. On the present day, meteorology in India is dignified at the verge of an exciting future.
Only Indian nationals would be eligible to apply for the posts released by them. The mode of application for all the notifications released by IMD is through online applications. The candidates can apply for one or more than one posts. There are no restrictions on that. Go through the notification clearly and check for all the eligibility criteria specified by them. If you are an eligible candidate you can go ahead and start with your application process. Application as per their performa has to be filled and submitted within 42 days from the date of the publication of their advertisement. All the supporting documents which are self attested has to be uploaded along with your application form. SC, ST or OBS certificates has to be uploaded if it is applicable.
For most of the posts advertised by them, the mode of recruitment is via face to face interview. The eligible candidates would be called to attend the interview on a specified date. If the number of applicants are more, then they go through a screening process to select the candidates based on the merit list to attend the interview. The final job offer would be given to those candidates whose performance would be better during that interview.
Job types or roles offered by IMD:
IMD releases various notifications every year such as scientists in grades like C, D, E, F; director general, private secretary, project scientist, research associate, junior research fellow, senior research fellow, scientific assistant, etc.