DST Recruitment 2021 – 13 Scientist Posts


DST Recruitment 2021 |  Scientist Posts | Vacancy: 13|Last Date: 14.10.2021 | https://dst.gov.in/ 

DST Recruitment 2021 – DST is inviting an online mode of applications for 13 Scientist Posts. The online applications will be open from 15.08.2021 to 14.10.2021 on the official website https://dst.gov.in/. Eligible and interested candidates can go through the official notification to check the eligibility criteria, mode of selection, how to apply for the post, examination pattern, question paper pattern, exam date, admit card, etc. before applying.

DST Recruitment 2021

Organization Department of Science and Technology
Job Category Central Govt Jobs 
Job Name Scientist Posts
Job location Anywhere India
Qualification M.Sc / M.E / B.E / Ph.D
Vacancies 13
Starting Date 15.08.2021 
Last Date 14.10.2021 
Apply Mode Online Application

Vacancy Details

Total Vacancy at DST: 13 vacancies


Name of the Post



Scientist ‘F’



Scientist ‘D’



Scientist ‘C’




Eligibility Criteria for DST Recruitment 2021 –  Scientist Post

Educational Qualification 

Below are the educational qualifications to look for employment as declared by the DST Recruitment 2021

  • Interested candidates should have Studied Bachelor’s Degree / Master’s Degree / B.E / M.E / Ph.D. from an accredited university or Institution.

Refer to DST Official notification to check discipline.

Age Limit & Age relaxation 

SI. No Name of the Post Upper Age Limit
1 Scientist ‘F’ 50 years
2 Scientist ‘D’ 40 years
3 Scientist ‘C’ 35 years

Age relaxation

  •  SC/ST  candidates – 5 years
  •  OBC candidates – 3 years
  •  SC/ST PWD’s candidates – 15 years   
  •  OBC PWD’s  candidates -13 years 
  • For Ex-S as per Govt. of India rules

Refers to DST official Notification 2021 for more details regarding Age limit & Age relaxation. 

Pay Scale

SI. No

Name of the posts Pay Scale
1 Scientist ‘F



Scientist ‘D


3 Scientist ‘C’

Rs. 67,700/-Rs.2,08,700/-

Selection Procedure

The selection for the DST Scientist post will be done through the following procedure.

  • Interview/Shortlisting

How to apply for DST Recruitment 2021 –  Scientist Post

Procedure for Applying Online

We have given a step-by-step procedure on applying for DST Recruitment 2021 – Scientist vacancies for your reference.

  1. Visit DST’s official website https://dst.gov.in/. 
  2. Read the official notification carefully before applying.
  3. Click on the “Apply Online” on the official website.
  4. Fill the Application form carefully.
  5. Submit your application.
  6. Take a printout of the application form and e-receipt for future needs.

Important Dates for Eligibility Criteria for DST Recruitment 2021 –  Scientist Post


Opening Date for Online Application


Closing Date for Online Application 


DST Recruitment 2021 Official Notification & Application Form Link

DST  Official Website Career Page: Click Here

Official Notification for DST Recruitment as PDF: Click Here

Application Form for DST: Click Here 


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