BIS Recruitment Exam

BIS Recruitment 2022: Latest News, Date, Eligibility, Salary & Vacancies

September 8, 2022

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National standardization activity had commenced in 1947 in the Indian subcontinent. However, the Indian Standards Institution (ISI) was established under the Societies Registration Act 1860. So, as the name says, this was to adopt the national standards. But, in 1952, the Institution was already made responsible for operating the certification marking scheme.

In the year 1986, the authorities on a national level, however, made a review of the structure. The status of ISI was assessed. The impact it made on the national economic development was gauged. And meanwhile, its influence on the technological growth of various sectors of Indian industry was also assessed. The Govt. of India felt that a solid push had to be given to standardization. After that, the quality control activities, and a national strategy had to be evolved as well. Thus, this was to give appropriate recognition and importance to standards. And also, for intertwining them with growth and development of production. Exports in different sectors were also to be taken care of.

The Indian government, therefore, decided to create a statutory organization as the national standards body. Thus, it was named as the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). With adequate autonomy and flexibility as well in its operations, it was so, designed to achieve peaceful developments of the activities of standardization. Certification that would be remarking and connected to what matters. The Bureau of Indian Standards Act was finally passed by the Indian Parliament in 1986. Hence, BIS came into existence on the 1st of April, 1987.

BIS Recruitment Exam

So, BIS stands for Bureau of Indian Standards. thus, as the name says, it is the National Standards Body of our country, India. It however works under the Dept. of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of India, and the FPD (Food and Public distribution) body. BIS is responsible for the peaceful development of standardization activities. It also marks quality certification of goods. So, it is responsible for activities and checking the qualities of goods.

Through the nucleus actions of standardization and conformity gauging, BIS has been hugely benefiting the national economy. They are providing safe, reliable, and quality goods. They are also minimizing the health problems of consumers. Most importantly they are protecting the environment, From promoting exports and imports substitute to controlling the over-proliferation of many types, they are doing it all. The scheme of certification by BIS as well supports various public policies. Apart from benefitting the consumers and industry, especially in areas of product safety, they play an important role. After that, consumer protection and food safety are taken care of. Most importantly, environment protection and building-construction safety is looked into well enough.

BIS History

In the recent past, BIS has however also worked a lot towards addressing major national priorities. Some other government ventures like ‘Swacch Bharat Abhiyan’ and Digital India specifically.  So, they make ease by doing business through its activities. That is standardization and certification. In the development of standards, BIS meanwhile still continues to address issues of technology changes. Advancements of climate changes, environment and energy conservation issues are however also addressed. The conditions of human health and the facilitation of business is meanwhile also looked into. therefore, it is well understood that  BIS is really working towards making the processes smoother and faster.

Abbreviation of the name.BIS
Type of organization.Government Autonomous Recruitment Body
Purpose of Organization.Recruitment of  Personnel for standardization and certification.
Location of organization.India (Manak Bhawan, Headquarters)
Owner/Founder of the organizationGovt. of  India (Indian Parliament)
Founded organization in the year.December 1986
Banking Body of organization.Central government (66%), Foreign institutional investors (44%),
Agency director (executive)Pramod Kumar Tiwari, IAS, Director General.

Elaborating :

Thus, for these purposes BIS (the Bureau of Indian Standards) requires people. So, they recruit candidates for various sectors. They recruit candidates from various sectors of education. So, students who are eagerly waiting to enroll into a govt. job have good news now. Recruitment notification for several posts has been notified by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) for the current academic session 2021.

This premier professional electronics organization arranges for an entrance exam or recruitment exam for new candidates on every academic session. This exam is termed BIS Recruitment (2021 for the current year). The authority announces notifications regarding the recruitment for Group A, Group B, and Group C Posts. The BIS has not announced the total vacancies yet. Only the students who meet the minimum eligibility criteria are advised to apply.

BIS Recruitment Exam Notification & News

Name of ExamBIS Recruitment 2021 (For Scientist, Group B, and various other posts)
Conducting BodyBureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
Exam LevelNational Level
Exam ModeOffline
Exam StagesScrutiny of Application Interview
Exam Helpdesk No.080-22196330
Official Help via

To clarify, BIS does conduct the entrance examination in a written format. However, the candidates are selected through strict scrutiny of their applications. They are also called for a direct interview. Most importantly, after the successful scrutiny of applications.

BIS Recruitment 2021:

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) had released its online application form on the 5th of June 2021 for the post of Scientist, Group ‘B’ with 28 vacancies. The selection process as earlier mentioned was based on the written exam or interview. Interested and eligible candidates could apply on or before the 25th of June 2021. The detailed eligibility criteria and application process are however mentioned ahead.

The number of posts in total for BIS Recruitment.

In total there are 10 posts that come under BIS. They are Groups A, B, and C. It is shown in the table ahead.

Grp. AGrp. BGrp. C
Director Finance (Assistant) Assistant Director Legal AD of  Marketing and Consumer Affairs Library Assistant DirectorSection Officer (Assistant) Personal Assistant Junior Translator.Library Assistant Senior Secretariat Junior Assistant Stenographer

The application form for the BIS exam was available via online mode on the official website/portal. On the other hand, candidates can however also check the stepwise procedure on ‘How to Apply for BIS 2021 Recruitment’ BIS:

  • Go to
  • To browse the “Career” tab.
  • After that, hit on the “Recruitment-Advertisement” link.
  • The latest notification on the exam appears on a page.
  • After that, choose the positions, as per one’s interest. Likewise, click on the apply link.
  • Then to fill the form with the required details.
  • After that, to provide the essential documents.
  • To verify the details. After that, press the submit button.
  • Finally, take the application form after that.
NotificationsBIS Recruitment 2021: To apply Online ( Posts: Scientist B, 28 Posts )
First intimation Date by BIS.June 5, 2021
Last Date of Submission of the application form.June 25, 2021
City of Job.New Delhi
State  of Job.Delhi
Country of Job.India
Organization of Job.Bureau of Indian Standards
Education Qualifications needed for the Job.Post Graduate, Graduate

BIS has in addition also notified the following list of documents that one needs to upload while filling up the online form.

  • Class X mark sheet should be produced.
  • B.E. / B. Tech graduation certificate that shows stream and the marks obtained.
  • Marks of all semester mark-sheet should be shown.
  • A valid GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) passing mark is mandatory.
  • Caste or Tribe or Community status certificate. Disability or any economic status certificate.
  • Applicants working permanently in any PSUs / Govt. firms should apply through a proper channel. Else they should produce a No Objection Certificate during the interview.

BIS Recruitment Exam Dates

The official registration process for the BIS recruitment exam in the academic year 2021, has already commenced and has finished for some of the posts.

The arrival of notifications for certain post vacancies are noted as follows –

  1. BIS Recruitment 2021 for Scientist, Group B (28 Posts) –
  • First intimation by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS): June 5, 2021.
  • Scientist, Group B Details for the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
Name of the PostsNo. of Posts
In Civil Engineering13
In Instrumentation Engineering02
In Environmental Engineering02
In Chemistry or Chemical Engineering07
In Textile Engineering04
In Total28 Posts
  • Commencement of submission of online application: June 5, 2021.
  • Last date for submission of online application: June 25, 2021.
  1. BIS Recruitment Admit Card release date: 20th October 2021 (Tentative)
  2. BIS Recruitment Exam date: 08 November 2021 (Tentative)
  3. Interview date: To be Notified.
  4. Exam Result date: To be Notified

BIS Recruitment Exam Application Fee

The candidates applying for the BIS recruitment exam will have to submit the following amounts as application fees. This should be according to their respective categories.

The application fee for the exam can be transferred through debit card, credit card, web mode, or via Bank e-challan.

PostCategoryApplication Fee
Scientist, Group BGeneral, EWS, and OBC candidatesRs. 100/-
Assistant Director (AD)General, EWS, and OBC candidatesRs. 800/-
Other PostsGeneral, EWS, and OBC candidatesRs. 500/-
*SC/ST/ PwD, Ex-Servicemen, or Women candidates are excluded from paying the application fee.

The application fee should be remitted through a debit card or credit card. Internet banking is also accepted. It is provided in the portal. So, applicants are requested to read the details and screenshots for making the payment. However, candidates applying for both scientist and assistant director posts are required to transfer the fees separately for each post.

The applicants however can also make the payment by approaching specifically a local branch. One has to choose the branch name in the payment option. Then, download the receipt generated. Then deposit the net fee and applicable bank charges. Therefore, the candidate should ensure to obtain the seal and signature of the bank official.

But candidates belonging to the General, OBC, and EWS category have to enter the “Bank Collect reference No.” generated after payment, in the Online Application Form. As earlier mentioned, the SC/ST/ the PwD, Ex-Servicemen, or Women candidates are certainly exempted from payment of the application fee.

The candidates may go through all instructions and eligibility criteria carefully. Before remitting the Application Fee and submitting the application it is to be done. No refunding of fee that is already paid. Applications of students, who do not transfer the net application fee, will not be considered.

BIS Recruitment Exam Eligibility Criteria

BIS has released a detailed notification related to eligibility criteria for Scientist, Group B post. Quite a number of parameters are there that the candidates need to meet. In order to be selected for the respective post, they must fulfill the criteria listed below.

Educational Qualification for Scientist ‘B’ Post

DisciplineEducational QualificationCorresponding GATE Paper
In the stream Civil Engineering.  Mandatory Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology or something equivalent. Less than 60% marks in aggregate [50% for SC and ST] is not allowed.   A valid GATE(Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) score of 2019/2020/2021 is needed. The GATE score must be valid as of the closing date of application. That is 25.06.2021 (25th of June, 2021)For the stream Civil Engineering.
Stream such as  Instrumentation Engineering.  In Instrumentation Engineering.
Discipline like Textile Engineering.Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF) streams.
The streams of  Environmental Engineering.  In Environmental Science and Engineering.
In the stream  Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.  A Master’s Degree in Natural Sciences or equivalent [in Chemistry discipline only] is needed. Less than 60% marks in aggregate [50% for SC and ST] is not allowed. A valid GATE(Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) score of 2019/2020/2021 is needed. The GATE score must be valid as of  the closing date of application. That is 25.06.2021 (25th of June, 2021)  Similarly, as mentioned above.

The minimum ‘Educational Qualification’ required for designations like the Assistant Director (AD), the Assistant Section Officer, and Junior Stenographer, etc. are as follows:

  • The Assistant Director (Administration/ Legal)
    • A degree in LAW.
    • Some relevant experience in the State/ Central/ Union Territory Government. Statutory/ Autonomous Body/ Public Sector Undertaking/ reputed Government agency is also accepted.
  • Financial Assistant Director
    • Applicant should be a Chartered/ Cost Accountant
    • Works Accountant or Subordinate Accounts Service Accountant is also accepted.
    • Candidates with Master of Business Administration (with finance specialization) are welcomed. Studies from a well-known university is preferred.
    • A basic of three years experience working in any Central/ State/ Union Territory Government or Statutory/ Autonomous Body or institution is needed.
  • Marketing & Consumer Affairs Assistant Director
    • Candidates should have finished MBA.
    • Else, a Master‘s Degree or PG in journalism is needed.
    • If not then, a Master‘s Degree or PG Diploma in Social Work. This from an esteemed University is preferred.
  • Library Assistant Director
    • A Master’s Degree in Information Science or Library Handling Sciences.
    • A PG Diploma in Library Science and Information Science from an esteemed university is also well to do.
  • Assistant Section Officer
    • The candidate should have completed graduation from a recognized University.
    • An applicant should well pass Computer Proficiency Test.
  • Personal Assistant (PA)
    • A candidate should have completed graduation from a revered University.
    • An applicant should clear the Computer Proficiency Test.
    • The applicant must have cleared rounds up to the 6th level of the NSQF (National Skill Qualification Framework).
    • One should know Shorthand in English or Hindi. Dictation test at 100 words/min for 7 minutes, should be cleared.
  • Junior Translator (Hindi)
    • The candidate should have completed PG from any revered University. Hindi is preferred along with English.
    • A basic of 2 years’ experience related to terminological work in Hindi is preferred. Else translation work related to Hindi and English is given importance to.
  • Library Assistant
    • The candidate should have completed the graduation with a recognized Diploma in Library Science. A minimum of three years of experience is essential.
  • Stenographer
    • Candidates should have completed their graduation.
    • The applicant must have also cleared rounds up to the 6th level of the NSQF (National Skill Qualification Framework).
  • Senior Secretariat Assistant
    • Candidates should have completed Bachelor‘s Degree.
    • They are needed to pass the Skill Test in Computer Proficiency.
  • Junior Secretariat Assistant
    • Candidates should have completed their Graduation.
    • Candidates would be judged based on the Computer Proficiency Test.
    • Typing Speed Test will also be conducted. Candidates need to pass that as well.

Age Limit

Applicants are advised to refer to the post’s age limit and check their eligibility for the same.

PostMaximum Age Limit
For the post of Assistant Director (Administration & Finance and Marketing ).35 Years
For the post of Assistant Director (Administration & Finance and Marketing ).
For the post of Assistant Director (Administration & Finance and Marketing ).30 Years
For the post of Assistant Director (Administration & Finance and Marketing ).
For the post of Assistant Director (Administration & Finance and Marketing ).27 Years
The posts of Library Assistant.
For the post of Stenographer.
Senior Secretariat Assistant post.
For Junior Secretariat Assistant

Age Relaxation :

For SC and ST candidates.35 Years
For OBC candidates33 Years
For candidates belonging to the PwD – General category.40 Years
For candidates belonging to the PwD – OBC category.43 Years
For candidates belonging to the PwD – General category.45 Years
Departmental candidates – Any cast.  50 Years
For candidates belonging to the PwD category, with 40% disability or more.52 Years

Before applying for BIS Recruitment, all the aspirants must be well aware of the above eligibility criteria. BIS has set these. Above all, the candidates applying for the various post in BIS must qualify the criteria.  Only then they will be eligible for the Post.

To clarify, ONLY INDIANS can apply for the recruitment Exam.

BIS Vacancy

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has notified (as mentioned) vacancies. To clarify, recruitment for the posts of Scientist, Group B (28 posts).

The selection will be based on merit. Applicants who have cleared GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) and have passed the exam will be shortlisted. But the interviews will be based on degree and experience. Out of which, 15% for graduation marks, 75% marks will be allotted for GATE score. But, 10% marks will be allotted for relevant work experience also.

The BIS higher authorities have notified a total of 28 vacancies. This is for various disciplines of BIS Scientist, Group B Posts. Further details about the discipline-wise vacancies are given below.

In the stream of Civil Engineering.13
In the stream of Instrumentation Engineering.02
In the stream of Environmental Engineering.02
In the stream of Textile Engineering.04
In the stream of Chemistry.07
In Total28

The BIS higher authorities have yet not announced the total number of vacancies post, other than Scientist, Group B for the current year. However, for the students to check and have a partial idea, we have provided below the vacancy in ’20.

Group- AFor the post of Assistant Director (Administration & Finance).Two
For the post of Assistant Director (Marketing & Consumer Affairs).Mono
For the post of Assistant Director (Library).Mono
Group- BFor the post of Assistant Section Officer..Seventeen
For the post of Personal Assistant.Sixteen
For the post of Junior Translator (Hindi)Mono
Group- CLibrary Assistant post.Mono
For the post of Stenographer.Seventeen
For the post of Senior Secretariat AssistantSeventy-Nine
For the post of Junior Secretariat Assistant.Thirty-Six
Total Vacancies (Group A+B+C)One seventy-one

BIS Job Salary

The salaries of employees do vary with the post. The main details of salaries for different posts are tabulated below.

Name of the Post applied for.Salary offered by BIS
Assistant Director post.INR 56,100- INR 1,77,500
Assist SO, JT & Personal Assistant posts.INR 35,400- 1,12,400
Library Assistant posts.INR 29,200- 92,300
Stenographer posts.INR 25,500- 81,100
Jr. Secretariat Assistant posts.INR 19,900- 63,200

According to the terms used by BIS, the net salary of  Scientist Group B is as given below.

So, the net or gross salary for a Scientist of group B, at BIS, is INR 87,525/-.

Allowances and Additional Benefits as offered by BIS are

  1. The candidate will get an additional amount as HRA – 24% of basic pay + DA for Class 1 city.
  2. An additional amount for expenses like medical insurance, attire allowance, etc.

BIS Recruitment Exam Syllabus

A job is better than being unemployed. So, BIS is on terms a great option to join in. After Bachelors or even Masters for that instance. Now, BIS is only conducting interviews. Only 15%  to B. Tech percentage and 75% weightage to GATE score. But,10% to relevant experience also. Vacancies in the company are also in a good number considered the salary. Meanwhile, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the market is not in a very good state. Here, freshers can also apply, but, with a valid GATE score.

The annual pay is very good.

So, now one will apply for the exam. Thus, one needs to prepare oneself. Likewise, this syllabus structure comes into play.

During the exam preparation, – syllabus, exam pattern, and previous year questions are, however, very helpful. It is certainly needed by an examinee. So, this content will certainly be helpful. Thus, an updated Bureau of Indian Standards Exam Pattern brief and syllabus topics are covered ahead. Therefore, candidates of BIS Engineering Recruitment 2021 can utilize this while their preparation.

Below, are certain title subjects. These firmly constitute the exam syllabus :

  • GK (General Knowledge.)
  • General Aptitude.
  • English Language.
  • Elective English.
  • Quantitative Ability.
  • Logical Reasoning.
  • Elective and applied Mathematics.
  • Marketing.
  • Library Science.
  • Information Technology (IT).
  • Finance or Business.
  • Computer Science Engineering (CSE).
  • Advanced Communication Skills.

BIS Recruitment Exam Admit Card

BIS exam admits card (also known as call letter/ hall ticket) is in general made available for download on the official website of the organization. So, to clarify. a few days before the conduct of the written test, the applicants can visit the official portal to download the admit card.

*Note: BIS meanwhile also sends the admit card to the shortlisted candidates on their registered email ID, depending on the post applied for.

The admit card is certainly an important document. It is to be carried to the venue for a written test or interview. The applicants who would not have their admit card might not be allowed to take the test or appear for an interview.

Once the registration is completed, the candidates become eligible to download their admit cards. For 2021, the possible month when the applicants can download their admit card is October 2021.

How to check :

The following is a step-by-step procedure. Download BIS Admit Card 2021. The candidates are however expected to follow the directions set out BISow.

  • Go to the official website of BIS
  • Check the Official site and get BIS Admit Card 2021 admit card link.
  • To enter login with Credentials.
  • After that, on entering, click on the link.
  • Enter the details and submit the details.
  • After that, BIS 2021 Admit card pdf will appear on the screen.
  • Check and download it.
  • After that, take a hard copy of it and use it for future purposes.

Details on the BIS Admit Card:

Multiple details are mentioned in the BIS Admit Card. One must check each of them carefully. Meanwhile, in case of any discrepancy, an applicant should contact the authorities at the earliest possible.

BIS Recruitment Exam Result

After each stage of the recruitment process – in other words, written test and personal interview, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) declare the result. It is so declared for recruitment to different posts released by the company.

Candidates can check on (the official website of the company).

Similarly, for the year 2021, the company is, but yet to declare the results.

However, students can refer to the following steps.

  • To visit the official website of BIS.
  • Under the ‘Careers’ tab click on the ‘Written Test – Shortlists’. ‘Interview – Shortlists’ or ‘Results’ link.
  • Click on the result link.
  • After that, search for the name. Search roll number in the BIS merit list.
  • Download. Print the BIS result/ merit list.

*Note: All shortlisted candidates are for instance also notified through email/ SMS on their registered email ID/ mobile number.

How to apply?

Candidates are requested to follow the steps ahead. It is for a successful application at BIS. If one follows the steps, the process will be smooth. So, do check the following steps.

  • To visit the official website of BIS @
  • After that, click to register on the applicable option.
  • Fill in with proper bio-info.
  • You will get a provisional Registration Number and user Password
  • To log in with the registered details.
  • After that, fill the application form.
  • Then, do upload the required documents, and certificates.
  • After that, pay the application fees.
  • Finally submit to complete the process.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Q1: I am facing a problem while filling the form. What should I do?

A: For any technical assistance or clarification, you can email BIS recruitment authorities.

Q2: How to get my BIS admit card?

A: Download it from the official website BIS.

Q3: How to know if I’m selected?

A: Dates for written tests and/ or interviews will be intimated to you by email/ post.

Q4: Application last date for BIS 2021?

A: The application date for BIS recruitment 2021 for Scientist Group B was the 25th of June 2021.

Q5: Who can apply for BIS recruitment?

A: Candidate who has an engineering degree. A candidate who has cleared GATE and has a valid score as of the 25th of June 2021.

Q6: What is the selection process for BIS recruitment 2021?

A: The selection criteria are :

  • A valid GATE score in the last 3 years starting from 2021.
  • Marks scored in B. E/B. Tech.
  • Work Experience
  • Personal Interview

Q7: What are the vacancies in BIS?

A: Currently there are a total of 28 vacancies for the post of Scientist Group B.

Q8: Does BIS conduct its own exam?

A: Yes. BIS conducts its own exam.

Q9: How does BIS recruit?

A: BIS (Bharat Electronics Limited): Recruitment Through GATE, Direct Exam, and Personal Interview.

Q10: Is GATE marks required for BIS?

A: That is one of the mandatory options to get into BIS.

Q11: Can CSE students give BIS exam?

A: Yes. They can give the exam.

Q12: BIS recruits chemical engineers?

A: Yes. They do recruit chemical engineers.

Q13: How can I get a job in BIS?

A: By clearing the entrance exams. However, after that, the interview is to be cleared as well.

Q14: Is BIS a government company?

A: Yes. But, BIS is a government undertaking.

Q15: Vacancies in BIS?

A: Currently, BIS announced vacancies for certain posts. Recruitment via a direct entrance. But, the GATE score is needed.

Q16: Who can apply for BIS vacancies?

A: A candidate who completed B.E/B.Tech/B.Sc/M.E/M.Tech/M.Sc is eligible to apply for this job. Recruitment via a direct entrance. GATE score is a must.

Q17: Can a final-year student apply for BIS recruitment?

A: Yes. Candidates can apply online. But, the GATE score is needed. Hence, only then can they apply.

Q18: What is BIS?

A: BIS is an abbreviation. It is the Bureau of Indian Standards.

Q19: Company culture like at BIS?

A: Pros – a good place to work for

Cons – work culture can be more employee-friendly.

Q20: What are co-workers like at BIS?

A: Pros – Good team to work with. Well-skilled team.

Cons – They don’t try to automate.

Q21: What is the salary like at BIS?

A: Great salary for an employee. But, clearing the exam is difficult. But on clearance life becomes great.

Q22: So, does BIS offer stock options?

A: Unknown. However, it is possibly NO.

Q23: How is the work environment like at BIS?

A: Very good working environment. But, some do not like it. But, most people like it.

Q24: How to pay the application fee?

A: By card or web. However, transfers are allowed.

Q25: Can I apply for BIS in online mode?

A: Yes. You can certainly apply in online mode.

Q26: What is the deadline for the BIS exam?

A: It was June ‘25. Meanwhile, check the official portal.

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