About NIELIT Scientist B and Technical Assistant 2019

National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) releases the notification about the recruitment of Scientist (Group-A) and Technical Assistant (Group-B) posts. The NIELIT Scientist B and Technical Assistant recruitment is conducted on the behalf ofthe Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) around 26 cities in India. For Scientist B and Technical Assistant A post, it is compulsory to appear in the written exam. The final selection for Scientist B will be based on the marks of written test and the interview. There is no interview for the Technical Assistant post and candidates will be selected on the basis of written test. Candidates are advised to go through the notification thoroughly to know the specified criteria for each post, instructions, selection procedure, mode of examination, etc. The number of vacancies are tentative and may increase or decrease, depending upon requirements.

Conducting Body: National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology

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NIELIT Scientist B and Technical Assistant 2019 Important Dates

Upcoming Dates and Events

25 Mar, 2020 - 22 Apr, 2020 (Tentative)

Application | Mode: Online

NIELIT Scientist B and Technical Assistant 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit

Candidates should not exceed 30 years of age.

Age Relaxations

  • SC/ST - 5 years

  • OBC [Non-Creamy Layer (NCL)] - three years

  •  PWD - 10 years [15 years for PWD (SC/ST) & 13 years for PWD (OBC)]

  • Central Civilian Govt. employees - Five years 

Educational Qualification

  • Scientist ‘B’(Group-A):

  • BE/B.Tech in Computer Science or Computer Engineering/Information Technology/Electronics & Communication/Electronics & Telecommunication.
  • MSc (Physics) with one year of experience (or) MSc (Electronics/Applied Electronics) with one year of experience.

Technical ‘A’ Assistant (Group-B)

  • M.Sc/MS/MCA/BE/B.Tech in any one or in the combination of below,

  • Physics, Applied Electronics, Electronics, Computer Science, Electronics & Telecommunications, Electronics and Communication, Computer & networking security, Information Technology, Software System, Management, Informatics, Bio-informatics, Remote Sensing, Computer Management, Geographical Information System (GIS), Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Computational linguistics, Statistics, Information Science, Mechanical, Electrical, Civil and Design.

NIELIT Scientist B and Technical Assistant 2019 Application Process

  • Candidates have to read the instructions and click on the ‘I Agree’ checkbox provided at the bottom of the form after the declaration. 
  • Then start the process for submission of online application form by clicking ‘Proceed to Apply Online’ button.

  • The application form will be considered complete only if all the following three mandatory Steps (Step-1, Step-2 and Step-3 (if applicable) are completed successfully.

STEP-1: Submission of Applicant’s Details

  • Candidates are required to provide all the mandatory details [marked with * (asterisk) sign] in the online application form. They have to furnish the following information carefully in the online application form without any mistakes,

  • Candidates have to enter the 

  • Post Applied 

  • City of Written Examination 

  • Candidate's Name

  • Father's Name

  • Mother's Name

  • Legal Guardian's Name

  • Gender

  • Category

  • Date of Birth

  • Nationality

  • Correspondence Address

  • Permanent Address

  • Qualification Details

  • Experience Details

  • Identity Details (AADHAR)

  • Application Fee

  • The candidates will have to click the ‘Continue’ button to Preview the details entered by them. If all details are correct, the candidates can proceed to Step-2 by clicking the ‘Save Step-1 & Proceed’ button. If any details are incorrect, the candidates can click on ‘Edit Application’ button to change the wrong information.

  • Finally, a Unique Application Number will be generated.

STEP-2: Upload the scanned Photograph along with Signature and relevant documents

  • Candidates need to upload the necessary documents given below on the website,

  • A single PDF file (size less than 2 MB) consists of educational qualification, experience, Date of birth, Caste Certificate (SC\ST\OBC)

  • Category Certificate (if applicable)

  • Scanned photograph along with signature (JPEG\JPG format & size less than 50 KB)

STEP-3: Payment of Application Fee

  • After completion of STEP-2, the candidates will click the ‘Save STEP-2 & Proceed’ button for making the payment of application fee (if applicable) or for final submission of application form (where the fee is not applicable).

Application Fee details

  • SC/ST/PWD/Women candidates – No Fee

  • General and all others – Rs.800

Mode of Payment: Online

  • Application fee can be paid by Credit card/Debit card/Net Banking.
  • In case the candidate is not able to submit fee before closing date and time, then the candidature will be rejected.

Step-4: Printout of the online application form

  • The applicant can view the online application form details from the View/Print Application option available on the home page of the website.

  • Candidates need to use their Application Number and Date of Birth to view the application form on the screen. 

  • Applicants are required to make sure that ‘Application Status’ on the online application form is submitted successfully otherwise the application will be considered as incomplete and rejected.

  • Finally, take the printout of the online application form for the future reference. 

NIELIT Scientist B and Technical Assistant 2019 Syllabus

Engineering mathematics
Mathematical logic
Set theory and algebra
Graph theory
Linear algebra
Numerical methods
Computer science / computer engineering
Digital logic
Computer organization and architecture
Analog and digital communication
Programming and data structures
Theory of computation
Compiler design
Operating system
Information systems and software engineering
Computer networks

NIELIT Scientist B and Technical Assistant 2019 Exam Pattern

  • The Written exam will be Objective type conducted in offline mode. 

  • There will be a total of 120 objective type questions consisting of 60 questions from Computer Science and 60 questions on Generic Area. 

  • The Generic Area includes Logical, Analytical Reasoning Capabilities, Quantitative & Qualitative abilities and General Awareness & Aptitude.

  • Every Question carries one mark and there will be negative marking of for each wrong answer (0.25 mark).


Maximum Questions

Maximum Marks

Engineering Mathematics &

Computer Science/ Computer Engineering



Generic Area:

  • Logical

  • Analytical Reasoning Capabilities

  • Quantitative & Qualitative abilities

  • General Awareness & Aptitude






NIELIT Scientist B and Technical Assistant 2019 Admit Card

The admit card for written exam of NIELIT Scientist ‘B’ and Technical Assistant ‘A’ will be issued 15 days before the date of examination. Candidates can download the admit card by using their Application Number and Date of Birth. They will be intimated through SMS about the availability of admit card on the website. On the day of the written exam, candidates have to carry at least one valid photo identity proof along with the hard copy of admit card to the exam centre without which they will not be allowed to appear for the written examination. Call letters of the interview will be available only on the website. NIELIT will not send the call letters by post or any other modes.

How to download the NIELIT Scientist B and Technical Assistant Admit Card

  • Click on the link to download the admit card on the website.

  • Fill the application number and date of birth.

  • Click on the ‘Download Admit Card’ button.

  • The admit card will appear on the display.

  • Download it and take the print copy of the same.

NIELIT Scientist B and Technical Assistant 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Tripura Agartala
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Mizoram Aizawl
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Karnataka Bengaluru
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Delhi New Delhi
Sikkim Gangtok
Assam Guwahati
Telangana Hyderabad
Manipur Imphal
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Rajasthan Jaipur
Nagaland Kohima
West Bengal Kolkata
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow
Maharashtra Mumbai
Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun
Bihar Patna
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Port Blair
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Jharkhand Ranchi

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • Driving license
  • Aadhaar card
  • Voter ID card
  • Employee ID card
  • College/university ID card
  • PAN card
  • Passport

NIELIT Scientist B and Technical Assistant 2019 Answer Key

NIELIT will provide the answer key of Scientist B and Technical Assistant exam after the completion of the written exam. The answer key will be available online in PDF format for all sets of test booklets issued to candidates during the examination. The answer key contains the correct answer for each question asked in the written exam. 

NIELIT Scientist B and Technical Assistant 2019 Result

The result will be declared in online mode on the official website. Candidates can check their result by using the necessary details includes application number, roll number and date of birth. The provisional list of candidates who have secured the minimum percentage of marks in written examination will be released on the website in PDF file (in order of merit) later.

NIELIT Scientist B and Technical Assistant Qualifying Marks

The minimum percentage to qualify the written examination will be 50% for General, 40% for OBC and 30% for the SC/ST categories.


Minimum percentage needed to qualify







NIELIT Scientist B and Technical Assistant 2019 Selection Process

  • The final selection of candidates for appointment to the post of Scientist B will be based on the combined performance of the candidates both in the written exam and an interview. 

  • The weight-age of marks for written examination and interview will be in the ratio of 1:3 (Number of vacancies: Number of candidates). It is compulsory to appear in the interview for the final selection.

  • Only the shortlisted candidates for the post of Scientist B who have qualified the written examination will be called for interview.

  • For the post of Scientific ‘B’/Technical Assistant ‘A’, there will be no interview. 

  • Documents verification will be done at the time of the interview for the post of Scientist-‘B’. 

  • Verification of documents will be done before joining for the post of Technical Assistant ‘A’.


Selection process

Scientist-‘B’ (Group-A)

Common Written Test + Interview

Technical Assistant ‘A’ (Group-B)

Common Written Test

General Information

Questions related to NIELIT Scientist B and Technical Assistant

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27th Dec. - January Sc B NIELIT Recruitment ?? Is this info is reliable because offical site does not inform about it.

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 2nd Dec, 2019


see there is no recruitment going for scientist b recruitment in nielit. please always follow the official website and don't fills any form from any third party website as you may lost your money by doing form filling on  fraud website.

hope you may understand.


what is the link of NIELIT scientist B and technical assistant 2019

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 24th Sep, 2019
The National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology Scientist B and Technical Assistant Exam registration for 2019  hasn't begun yet. The registration might commence tentatively in the month of October. The exam might be held tentatively in the month of November. Please keep an eye on the official website for more information: http://www.nielit.gov.in/recruitments

any new vacancy coming scientists b ?

Afreen Anjum Student Expert 18th Sep, 2019


I think your question is incomplete.... try to mention every detail in your questions so we can get easily and answer you in detail.

So kindly mention an important detail in your question so so it will be easy for us to give you proper answer..

All the best!!


Your site is saying online application is ongoing. But i searched in their main website still no notification found according to your information given your website

shashank mishra 18th Sep, 2019

Sonali sahu if you telling this notification is long back then how the date are changing may be career 360 giving us wrong information kindly update your site @career 360

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