Bureau of Indian Standards exam paper interview tips

BIS Recruitment details and dates

Bureau of Indian Standards is an Government of India enterprise.It is under Ministry of Consumer Affairs,Food and Public distribution.It is National Standards body of India.Bureau of Indian Standards (here by referred as BIS) in this post has published notification about recruitment for the posts of Scientist B.

The vacancy is in different trades like Mechanical Engineering,Metallurgical Engineering,Civil Engineering,Electrical Engineering,Electronics Engineering,Chemical Engineering,Chemistry,Microbiology and Leather Technology.It is excellent opportunity for Engineering candidates of respective trades to get job in this prestigious institution.

Important dates related to BIS recruitment are

  • You can register online from 8th September 2015 to 24th September 2015
  • You can make online payment of fees from 8th September 2015 to 24th September 2015
  • You can download call letter for online exam after 10th October 2015
  • The online written test will be held on 18th October 2015

BIS eligibility criteria

I have outlined educational eligibility criteria as well as age eligibility criteria for above posts.If you fulfill the eligibility criteria mentioned then only you should apply for the post.The eligibility criteria for posts of Mechanical Engineering,Metallurgical Engineering,Civil Engineering,Electrical Engineering,Electronics Engineering,Chemical Engineering and Leather Technology is Bachelor’s degree in respective streams of Engineering with equal to or greater than 60% marks. In case of reserved candidates the marks becomes 50%.

For the posts of Chemistry and Microbiology you should have Master’s degree in Natural Science or equivalent in concerned discipline with equal to or more than 60% marks.The requirement for reserved candidates is 50%.

For all above posts the upper and lower age limit of candidates should be between 30 years and 21 years on 1st September 2015.The relaxation in upper age in case of SC/ST candidates is 5 years and in case of OBC candidate it is 3 years.

BIS selection format

BIS selection format will consist of online written test followed by interview for successful candidates in written test.Outstation candidates selected for interview will be given traveling expenses for second class train fare.There is no details about syllabus or format of written test.

This makes it difficult for candidates to plan for the BIS exams.It is also not mentioned if there will be any negative marking.The only thing mentioned is that it will be online exam.The format of exams should include basic testing of aptitude reasoning along with technical knowledge and general awareness.

So you should focus on these topics for the exam.In case you are preparing for other exams then these sections will be automatically taken care of.The only section you need to focus on is technical knowledge section.This section will have objective type technical question based on Graduation curriculum.

So you should revise key topics of your graduation curriculum for this exam.The number of questions from each section is also not decided.So it is not clear how many questions you can expect from technical and how many questions you will have in other sections.

Going by the pattern of other similar exams it is clear that technical questions will have largest number of questions and marks.So good preparation of technical section will help you secure good marks in exams.

BIS exam preparation materials

For BIS exam written test you can use below resources.These resources will help you in preparation of other competitive exams as well.For technical section you can use GATE exam books or materials.For GATE exams you can refer below books.I have only outlined the books which are related to above BIS vacancies.

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These GATE books will help you prepare for technical section of the exams.Apart from this exam it will also help in other similar exam having technical knowledge requirement.Apart from these you can refer below resources for preparation of other sections

Above I have also included resources for interview as well.You can use documents and books mentioned above.

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Bureau of Indian Standards is an excellent organization to work with.Above recruitment notice is an excellent opportunity for BE and BTECH in respective branches to become part of this organization.The posts are in pay scale of 15600-39100 + 5400 grade pay plus allowances. The gross salary calculates to 57,846 INR in city like New Delhi.

The salary package and other benefits are at par with other premier Government organizations not to mention private ones.Consider sharing the post in case you found it useful.Also feel free to share your queries using comment form below.

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