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Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Recruitment Through GATE 2018 [Canceled]

BIS Introduction

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), a statutory body under the administrative control of Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Govt. of India, is the National Body of India and is responsible for activities in the field of Standardization, Product and System Certificate, Hallmarking of Gold/Silver Jewellery, Laboratory Testing etc., in the country. BIS is also responsible for Standardization and Certificate at the international level. BIS offers excellent career opportunities to bright, young dynamic persons for the post of Scientist-‘B’.

Event Date
Starting Date of Online Registration 16th March’ 18
Closing Date of Online Registration 2nd April’ 18
Online Exam to be held on 15th April’ 18

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

Branch Branch Code Number of Vacancies
Mechanical ME 21 10 6 3 2
Metallurgical MT 10 5 3 1 1
Civil CE 18 8 5 3 2
Electrical EE 10 4 3 2 1
Electronics EC 17 8 5 3 1
Chemical CH 12 6 3 2 1
Food XL – U 5 2 2 1 0
Microbiology XL – S 13 6 4 2 1
Textile & Fibre Science TF 3 1 1 1 0
Total 109 50 32 18 9

Selection Procedure

Eligible candidates will be required to appear in an online examination. Shortlisted candidates will be called for an Interview round. The details of the interview will be informed to the shortlisted candidates in the call letter. Candidates are required to apply On-Line through BIS website

Reservation for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities

Nine vacancies which include five backlog vacancies shall be reserved, as follows, for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities.

Type of Disabilities Number of Vacancies
Blindness and low vision 2
Deaf and hard of hearing 5
Locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy, cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy 1
Autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness 1
Multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses including deaf-blindness

Essential Qualifications

Branch Qualification
Mechanical Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology or equivalent in concerned discipline with not less than 60% marks in aggregate (50% for SC/ST)
Textile & Fibre Science
Microbiology Master’s Degree or equivalent with not less than 60% marks n aggregate (50% for SC/ST)

Age Relaxation

  1. The candidates must be between 21-30 years of age as on 01.03.2018
  2. 3 years relaxation for OBC candidates
  3. 5 years relaxation for SC/ST candidates
  4. 10 years relaxation for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities(UR)
  5. 13 years relaxation for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities(OBC)
  6. 15 years relaxation for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities(SC/ST)
  7. Upper age limit for Departmental candidates serving in BIS is 50 years
  8. 5 years relaxation for Persons who had domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 1st December 1989
  9. 3 years relaxation for Defence Services Personnel(UR/OBC)
  10. 3 years relaxation for Defence Services Personnel(SC/ST)
  11. 5 years relaxation in the case of Ex-serviceman including Commissioned Officers and ECO’s/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on 01.03.2018 and have been released;
    1. on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency, or
    2. on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service, or
    3. on invalidity

Application Details

  1. Application Fee:-
    1. General/OBC – 750/-
    2. SC/ST/PwD/Female/Ex-Serviceman – No Fee
  2. Final selected candidates shall have to execute a surety bond for a 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.

Structure of Online Exam

Sr. No. Topic Name No. of Questions Max. Marks Total Time
1 Reasoning 50 50 120 Minutes
2 English Language 50 50
3 Technical Knowledge of Concerned Discipline 50 5
4 Quantitative Aptitude 50 0
Total 200 200

The above tests except for the Test of English will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi. There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. A penalty for the wrong answer is 25% of the marks assigned to the questions will be deducted.

BIS Website Links –

  1. Detailed Official Notification –
  1. Website –
  2. Corrigendum –
  3. Apply Online:- Click Here
  4. Recruitment Page:-
  5. The recruitment has been canceled. Notification –

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