BARC OCES-2015 and DGFS-2015 for Engineering Graduates and Science Post-Graduates


Candidates with degree disciplines Electrical & Electronics or Electronics & Instrumentation can apply under either of the disciplines (Electrical or Electronics etc.). However, such candidates must qualify on the basis of a valid GATE score or Online Test in the discipline in which they wish to be considered.

A. Qualifying Degrees and Other Academic Requirements for OCES/DGFS-2015

a. For Engineering Disciplines (codes ME, CH, MT, EE, EC, CS, IN, CE):

B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Sc. (Engineering) / 5-year Integrated M.Tech. / A.M.I.E. / A.M.I.E.T.E. / A.M.I.I.Ch.E. / A.M.I.I.M. with a minimum of 60%* aggregate marks in one of the engineering disciplines mentioned in Table-1.
Applicants opting to be considered on the basis of a GATE Score must have a valid GATE-2014 or GATE-2015 Score in the same engineering discipline as the qualifying degree discipline.

Those having qualifying degree in branches like Aerospace, Automobile, Industrial Production, Reliability, Ceramics, Architecture, Geology, Mining, Bio-Medical Electronics/ Instruments, Communication, Information Technology, Master of Computer Applications, Dyes & Dye Intermediates, Electrochemical, Energy Systems, Oils & Fats, Paints & Varnishes, Petrochemicals, Plastics, Paper, Sugar Technology, Textiles, Mechatronics, etc. ARE NOT ELIGIBLE.

B. Admission to DGFS:

Candidates having a qualifying degree in the Engineering disciplines (ME, CH, MT, EE, EC, CS, IN & CE) and who meet the corresponding eligibility criteria listed above are eligible to apply for DGFS provided they secure admission for M.Tech./ M.Chem.Engg. starting in the academic year 2015 in select Institutes and in specializations listed in Table-3.
Confirmation of M.Tech./M.Chem.Engg. admission should be communicated by July 3, 2015.
Securing admission in one of the valid M. Tech. specializations at one of the DGFS Institutes along with Selection for OCES, does not guarantee the award of a DGFS Fellowship as DGFS is offered as per the needs of DAE’s programs and only to the most meritorious candidates as per Selection Interview performance.

C.Age Limit (Age as on August 1, 2015)

General Category – 26 years,
OBC-29 years,
SC/ST–31 years,
Dependents of those who died in the riots of 1984 (Dep1984) -31 years,
Persons domiciled in Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir State from 01/01/1980 to 31/12/1989 (Dom Kashmir) –31 years,
Physically Challenged persons of all categories are eligible for age relaxation of 10 years.

Application Fee:

A non-refundable Application Fee of Rs. 250 is chargeable from the male applicants belonging to General and OBC categories.
Women candidates, candidates belonging to SC/ST, Dependents of Defence Personnel Killed in Action (DODPKIA) and Physically Challenged candidates are exempted from payment of Application Fee.
All candidates who have paid Application Fee at a branch of State Bank of India must produce original challan at the time of Selection Interview.

Candidates awaiting final results and/or due to appear for GATE-2015, may also apply.

One-Year Orientation Course for Engineering Graduates and Science Post-Graduates (OCES) at BARC Training School and its affiliates, and Two-Year DAE Graduate Fellowship Scheme (DGFS) for joining M.Tech. in specific specializations at various Indian Institutes of Technology:

How to Apply: A new candidate needs to register through ‘Apply Online’ link by providing essential information like name, mother’s name, date of birth, e-mail id and a preferred login id. It may be noted that the details provided at this stage cannot be modified later on, and hence the candidates are advised to be careful in entering the details.

Launching of Online Application Portal for OCES/DGFS-2015 6th January, 2015
Last date for Online Application
6th February, 2015
Online Test* 12th – 20th March, 2015
Last date for candidates to upload their GATE score 30th March, 2015
Display of List of candidates short-listed for Interview on Online Application Portal 2nd week of April, 2015
Availability based option on Online Application Portal to select Interview Slot for qualified candidates 2nd week of April, 2015
Selection Interviews 18th May – 18th June, 2015
Display of List of Candidates finally selected for OCES-2015 on Online Portal 24th June, 2015
Last Date for Selected OCES-2015 Candidates to upload their preferences vis-a-vis different Training Schemes 28th June, 2015
Display of Training Schemes Allotted to selected OCES-2015 Candidates on Online Application Portal 30th June, 2015
Last Date for Selected OCES-2015 Candidates desirous of DGFS to give details of M.Tech/ M.Chem.Engg. admission in a DGFS institute 3rd July, 2015
Declaration of List of Persons Selected for DGFS- 2015 on Online Application Portal 2nd week of July, 2015

*Number of sessions of Online Test in a discipline, depends on number of registered candidates in that discipline.

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