NIC Recruitment 2023: National Informatics Centre (NIC) has released an employment news notification for the recruitment of 598 Scientist-‘B’, Scientific Officer/Engineer and Scientific/Technical Assistant - ‘A’ vacancy. Interested and eligible candidates may apply online for NIC Recruitment 2023 starting from 04th March, 2023 to 04th April, 2023.

NIC Recruitment 2023 Overview

Mode of Apply

Online Form

Job Location

Anywhere India


National Informatics Centre (NIC)

Post Name

Officer, Engineer & Assistant

Total Posts



Bachelor Degree/M.Sc./MS/MCA

Start Date


Last Date


Official Website

NIC Recruitment 2023 Details

1. Post Name: Scientist-B
No. of vacancies: 71 [UR: 30, SC: 10, ST: 05, OBC-NCL: 19 & EWS: 07]
Pay: Level-10 (Rs. 56100- Rs.177500)

2. Post Name: Scientific Officer/Engineer-SB
No. of vacancies: 331 [UR: 134, SC: 50, ST: 24, OBC-NCL: 91 & EWS: 32]
Pay: Level-7 (Rs. 44900- Rs.142400)

3. Post Name: Scientific/Technical Assistant-‘A’
No. of vacancies: 196 [UR: 81, SC: 29, ST: 14, OBC-NCL: 52 & EWS: 20]
Pay: Level-6 (Rs. 35400- Rs.112400)

Qualification for NIC Recruitment

1. For Scientist: B A Pass in Bachelor Degree in Engineering OR Bachelor in Technology OR Department of Electronics and Accreditation of Computer Courses B-level OR Associate Member of Institute of Engineers OR Graduate Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers OR Master Degree in Science (MSc) OR Master Degree in Computer Application OR Master Degree in Engineering/Technology (ME /M.Tech) OR Master Degree in Philosophy (M Phil) in the field as mentioned below:- 

Field (single or in combination amongst the below only): Electronics, Electronics and Communication, Computer Sciences, Communication, Computer and Networking Security, Computer Application, Software System, Information Technology, Information Technology Management, Informatics, Computer Management, Cyber law, Electronics and Instrumentation.

2. For Scientific Officer/Engineer-SB and Scientific/Technical Assistant-A 

A Pass in M.Sc./MS/MCA/B.E./B.Tech in any one or in combination of below mentioned field as mentioned below: 

Field (single or in combination amongst the below only): Electronics, Electronics and Communication, Electronics & telecommunications, Computer Sciences, Computer and Networking Security, Software System, Information Technology, Informatics.

Age limit for NIC Recruitment 


Scientist “B”, Scientific Officer/Engineer-SB and Scientific/Technical Assistant-A


30 years


35 years


33 years


40 {SC/ST PWD Candidates: 45; OBC (NCL) PWD candidate 43}

#Service Candidate

UR/EWS Service Candidate: 35; SC/ST Service Candidate: 40; OBC (NCL) Service Candidate: 38

Ex-Service men

As per Govt. Rules

Exam Centre for NIC Recruitment

Candidates shall indicate their choice of Centre for Written Examination from the cities listed below. No change of Centre will be permissible at a later date. NIELIT, however, reserves the right to direct the candidate to appear for Written Test at any location irrespective of his/her indicated choice depending upon the number of applications received and the administrative convenience.

(1) Agartala (2) Ahmedabad (3) Aizawl (4) Bengaluru (5) Bhopal (6) Bhubaneswar (7) Chandigarh (8) Chennai (9) Dehradun (10) Delhi (11) Gangtok (12) Guwahati (13) Hyderabad (14) Imphal (15) Itanagar (16) Jaipur (17) Jammu (18) Kochi (19) Kohima (20) Kolkata (21) Lucknow (22) Mumbai (23) Patna (24) Raipur (25) Ranchi (26) Shillong (27) Shimla (28) Port-Blair (29) Visakhapatnam

Application Fee of NIC Recruitment

The applicants shall pay the Application Fee (non-refundable) at the rates indicated in the table below through online payment mode via application software only:

# SC/ST/PWD/Women candidates: Rs. 0.00/-
# General and all others: Rs.800/- per application per post (including taxes)

Candidates who are applying for more than one post needs to pay Rs 800/- (including taxes) for every post. 

The bank charges towards remittance of application fee if any, will have to be borne by the candidate. Fee through any other mode like Cash, Demand Draft, Pay Order, Cheque or Challan will not be accepted.

How to Apply for NIC Recruitment?

# Candidates are requested to apply only by Online between 04/03/2023 (10:00 a.m.) & 04/04/2023 (5:30 p.m.). No other means/mode of application will be accepted. 

# Candidates are required to have valid e-mail identification and active mobile number. The procedure/steps for filling up of applications online is briefed as under.

# The complete Application can be submitted in following 3 steps: 

STEP 1: Registration with Email id.

STEP 2: Submission of Application details. 

STEP 3: Payment of application fee online (if applicable, see section 4.3 for details).

# The application shall be treated as complete only if all the three mandatory steps (Step 1, Step2 and Step 3 (if applicable)) are completed successfully. In case, candidate is not able to submit fee by closing date and time, or the application is otherwise incomplete, his/her candidature will summarily be rejected and no further query or complaint will be entertained in this regard.

# Applicant can view the Application details from the “View Application Option” option available on the home page by logging at with correct login credentials. Applicant is required to make sure that “Application Status” on application form is “Application Submission Completed Successfully and Application Fee received” or “Application Submission Completed Successfully and Application Fee not Applicable” otherwise application will be treated as incomplete and summarily rejected and no further query or complaint will be entertained in this regard.

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