India Meteorological Department(Ministry of Earth Sciences)
Name of The Post:
Applications are invited from Indian citizens for filling up of posts of Scientist ‘C’, ‘D’ and E levels in India Meteorological Department Ministry of Earth Sciences (Proper) on direct recruitment basis as per following details
Number of the posts:
Forecasting : 33
Instrumentation : 14
Computer/Information Technology(IT) : 05
Agriculture Meteorology : 04
Forecasting : Pay Level13 (Rs.123100-215900) in Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC
Instrumentation : Pay Level13 (Rs.123100-215900) in Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC
Computer/Information Technology(IT) : Pay Level13 (Rs.123100- 215900) in Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC
Agriculture Meteorology : Pay Level12 (Rs.78800-209200) in Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC
Forecasting : 50 Years
Instrumentation : 50 Years
Computer/Information Technology(IT) : 50 Years
Agriculture Meteorology : 50 Years
Forecasting : Master’s Degree in Science from a recognized university in Physics or Mathematics or Chemistry or Meteorology or Atmospheric Science/ Atmospheric Physics or Oceanography or Geophysics (with Meteorology) or equivalent subject from a recognized University/ Institute with at least 60% marks at the qualifying degree level.
Instrumentation : Master’s Degree in Science from a recognized university in Electronics or Instrumentation or equivalent subject from a recognized University/ Institute with at least 60% marks (First Class) at the qualifying degree level. Or Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Technology from a recognized University in Electronics/ Instrumentation /Electrical/Telecommunication/ Mechatronics Engineering or equivalent subject with at least 60% marks (first class) at the qualifying degree level
Computer/Information Technology(IT) : Master’s Degree in Science from a recognized university in Computer Science or Computer Applications/ Information Technology or equivalent subject with at least 60% marks at the qualifying degree level. or Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Technology from a recognized University in Computer Science/ Information Technology or equivalent subject with at least 60% marks at the qualifying degree level.
Agriculture Meteorology : Master’s Degree in Science from a recognized university in Agricultural Meteorology/ Agricultural Physics or equivalent subject with at least 60% marks.
About Organization :
The beginnings of meteorology in India can be traced to ancient times. Early philosophical writings of the 3000 B.C. era, such as the Upanishadas, contain serious discussion about the processes of cloud formation and rain and the seasonal cycles caused by the movement of earth round the sun. Varahamihira’s classical work, the Brihatsamhita, written around 500 A.D., provides a clear evidence that a deep knowledge of atmospheric processes existed even in those times. It was understood that rains come from the sun (Adityat Jayate Vrishti) and that good rainfall in the rainy season was the key to bountiful agriculture and food for the people. Kautilya’s Arthashastra contains records of scientific measurements of rainfall and its application to the country’s revenue and relief work. Kalidasa in his epic, ‘Meghdoot’, written around the seventh century, even mentions the date of onset of the monsoon over central India and traces the path of the monsoon clouds. Meteorology, as we perceive it now, may be said to have had its firm scientific foundation in the 17th century after the invention of the thermometer and the barometer and the formulation of laws governing the behaviour of atmospheric gases. It was in 1636 that Halley, a British scientist, published his treatise on the Indian summer monsoon, which he attributed to a seasonal reversal of winds due to the differential heating of the Asian land mass and the Indian Ocean. India is fortunate to have some of the oldest meteorological observatories of the world. The British East India Company established several such stations, for example, those at Calcutta in 1785 and Madras (now Chennai) in 1796 for studying the weather and climate of India. The Asiatic Society of Bengal founded in 1784 at Calcutta, and in 1804 at Bombay (now Mumbai), promoted scientific studies in meteorology in India. Captain Harry Piddington at Calcutta published 40 papers during 1835-1855 in the Journal of the Asiatic Society dealing with tropical storms and coined the word “cyclone”, meaning the coil of a snake. In 1842 he published his monumental work on the “Laws of the Storms”. In the first half of the 19th century, several observatories began functioning in India under the provincial governments.
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