How can I apply for ISRO Apprenticeship?

Candidates who wish to participate in ISRO apprentice; they must have completed their diploma and course for the post of graduation Apprentice or Diploma Apprentice in the related requirement.

You can get Apprentice at ISRO for following conditions

  1. If you are pursuing engineering degree in reputed college then you can go for apprentice in the form of industrial training. The training period is 6 months or 1 year.
  2. You can drive on the foundation of technician.
  3. You can also take small time courses at ISRO.
  4. Generally the apprentice at ISRO is not conducted at recognized base. It conducts test to select well-qualified candidates for their organization.

If you wish to join apprentice training for engineers in ISRO then you need to get selected from the Board of Apprentice Government of India. Every year it is conducted in 15 to 20 colleges and preferences the candidates by interview and from written test. You need to apply in the BOA office they will send you date and time.

Name of the Post

Graduation Apprentice

  1. Electronics
  2. Chemical
  3. Civil
  4. Computer Science
  5. Mechanical
  6. Electrical
  7. Library Science
  8. Instrumentation

For Technical Apprentice

  1. Electrical
  2. Chemical
  3. Mechanical
  4. Commercial Practice
  5. Electronics
  6. Civil

Education Qualification

Candidates must have completed Diploma, B.E /Btech or its equivalent qualification from a recognized university.

Age Limit

  1. Candidate’s age limit is maximum 35 years.

  1. Age relaxation is applicable for eligible candidates.

Selection Process

Candidate will be selected on the basis of their performance in written exam and interview.

Coaching for ISRO Scientist Engineer Exam

ISRO exam requires high pitched motivation and well-mannered preparation. Before attending any entrance exam, candidate must be prepared well for the exam. Most of candidates join coaching classes for preparation purpose. It is essential to join coaching classes for ISRO scientist engineer exam, to get better results and to make students career bright.

Candidates must join best coaching classes which has professional trainer with experience in teaching profession and well knowledge about ISRO scientist engineer exam. Trainers will guide hints for the trainees that how they can tackle the exam easily and how to become expert in solving any kinds of problems in short time or without consuming much time. Trainers will describe you shortcut formula to remember all types of solutions.

Reputed ISRO exam-coaching institutes run by ex-INFOSYS Employees, IIT, and IISC Alumni’s. ISRO recruitment exam classroom programs offered by GATEIIT Bangalore. It provides thorough ISRO classroom programme with additional online video lectures hours 100 to 200 hours of classes with online videos covering the entire syllabus for ISRO scientist or Engineer or technical assistant.

GATEIIT offers government job oriented recruitment exam coaching classes for ISRO recruitment for various positions such as ISRO satellite Centre recruitment for various posts, ISRO Vikram Sarabhai space Centre recruitment of scientist or engineer. Combo courses are also available with extension of other government recruitment exams coaching classes for scientists. All candidates must have to practice maximum number of previous year question papers. Candidates must have to practice and try to attend all questions in required time frame. 

Answer key of ISRO Entrance Exam

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) announces Answer keys everytime, whenever they conduct entrance exams for Electronics Communication or Computer Science or Mechanical degree courses candidates. Applicants can also download answer keys in PDF form through various online websites. Answer key of ISRO entrance page include details as mentioned below

  1. ISRO Exam Answer Details
  2. Cut off marks and predictable Total selections in CS (Computer Science)
  3. Cut off marks and Estimated Total selections in EC (Electronics and Communication)
  4. Cut off marks and Estimated Total selections in ME (Mechanical)
  5. How to Check Answer Key?

Every year ISRO conducts entrance exams for the applicants from mechanical or computer science or electronics and communication candidates. With the help of answer keys, aspirants can evaluate their marks. ISRO entrance exam publishes answer keys in its official website within a week after exam.

Answer key page is useful to all applicants to examine performance and expectable marks by calculating their answers from provided answer sheet. Applicants who perform well in exam they wait for declaration of their result and rest of applicants can move forward for further courses.

Aspirants should wait till the final cut off officially revealed by ISRO

How to check ISRO Exam Answer Key?

  1. Candidates may visit ISROs official website
  2. Go to ‘Latest News’ section, choose appropriate link.
  3. PDF file will open that contains all answer keys.
  4. All Applicants can tally their answers and analyze their marks with PDF file answers.
  5. You can take printout of answer sheet for your reference.

What is the Interview Process for ISRO?

ISRO conducts single round of technical interview for the selection process.ISRO centralized Recruitment board (ICRB) to recruit scientist and engineers .After clearance of written exams the candidates will be selected for the interview round. But, before attending for the interview candidates needs to have all the information about ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) including its products and business in which it works, recent news and features.

Through interview interviewer can judge whether the candidate is suitable for the desires of profession and as a person. Usually the interviewer always start probing questions to a candidate with introduction or they ask to “Tell me about yourself” to make easiness to the candidate. Technical interview is conducted for 30 minutes.

Here some of the Questions are Generally Asked during Interview

  1. Tell me about yourself and what is your job experience?
  2. What is Transaction (RDBMS?)
  3. What is DAR test?
  4. Interviewer may ask questions based on CG.
  5. For Technical interview they may ask questions regarding how does a mobile works?
  6. They may ask how you worked under stress. How did you handle it?
  7. What is more important to you money or work?

Generally the questions are asked of general type. Hence, check your general knowledge that how much you know about different aspects related to the topic. For example if the interviewer asked about how does a mobile work? Then you can check your knowledge regarding various protocols, various modulation technique, and disadvantages. The interviewer expected to tell them all these things.

Reference Books to prepare for ISRO

There is no specific books are available in which you could find entire material that is required for the preparation for ISRO exam. You can refer your engineering class notes. Some of the reference books are available in the market those are MORRIS MANO’s Digital Electronics. You can also refer all the GATE exam related books.

Refer These Books for ISRO Junior Assistant Exams

For airport authority of India - Upkar
Gateway to ISRO - Upkar
Social Security Assistant - Upkar
Assistant Grade 3 - Upkar

Best Books for Preparation of ISRO exam for Electronics and Communication Engineers

Power Electronics - Rashid
Network Analysis – Hayt and Shaum series
Digital Electronics – Morris Mano, Anand Sharma
Electromagnetism – William Hayt
Electromagnetism – Halkiyas and Boylestad
Communication Engineering – BP Lathi
Maths – BS Agarwal
Network Analysis – Hayt, Shaum series

Preparation Books for Mechanical Engineer

  1. For fluid mechanics you can refer books like Bansal is simple to refer .Modi and SETH books are good for clearing concepts.SOM is good book if you are good in mechanics and differential equation.
  2. For Thermodynamics you can Refer P.K. Nag book. For Heat and mass Transfer you can refer Sachdeva and Holman books are same. You can refer for fundamentals of Heat and mass transfer by Sachdeva, is an Indian edition of Hilman book.
  3. IC engine by Mathur and Sharma/V. Ganeshan
  4. Machine Design by Bhandari or Shigley.
  5. Theory of Machines and Mechanical Vibration – SS Rattan
  6. Refrigerator and Air Conditioning – P.N Nag or CP Arora Domkundwar
  7. Operational research – Kanti Swarup or SD Sharma
  8. Manufacturing Process – R.K Jain or Hajra and Choudhary or P.N Rao Vol1 and 2.

Best Books for ISRO Technical Assistant Exam

Are you appearing for ISRO technical assistant exam? Then what and all books you are referring and reading for your exam? Are you referring any books concerning your exam? Most of candidates are still searching for best books for ISRO technical assistant exam. Here some useful books for candidates who are appearing for technical assistant exam they can refer these books to archive high score in their exam

  1. You can refer Electronics and Communication engineering for previous year solved papers 1st edition author is ME team and publisher is Made Easy Publications 2012.

  1. For GATE-DRDO-ISRO you can refer this book to solve previous years solved papers and the Authors are Yogesh Desai, Sounak Samata, and Aheibam Laxmi. The publisher is BS Publications or BSP books 2012.

  1. Gateway to ISRO on Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Electronics and Communication. The author for this book is Ashish Dixit and the publisher of this book is Upkar Prakashan 2012.

  1. For complete Comprehensive Guide for GATE and ISRO previous Year solved question papers with explanations. The author of this book is Sudakar Singh Chauhan.The publisher of this book is Khanna Book Publishing 2013.

  1. You can also refer books of G.K Publishers, Pratiyogita Darpan and Upkar Prakashan for syllabus as well as for previous year papers.

  1. The competitive science vision of Pratiyogita Darpan and books of oswal publications.

  1. If you are looking for ISRO solved papers then the best book you can refer is the book published by BS Publications named GATE-DRDO-ISRO.

Indian Space Research Organization conducts entrance exams for two posts those are

  1. Assistant post
  2. Junior Personal Assistant

Answer keys and solutions for ISRO Exam

Here answer keys and solutions for ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) for scientist and electronics recruitment test for the post scientist or engineer 2014 and for electronics candidates

  1. What is the lowest level of abstraction in any hardware description language?

A) Register- Transfer Level                              B) Structural
C) Gate Level                                                    D) Behavioral    

  1. Which one of the following is not synthesizable VHDL statement?

A) Wait for                                                        B) Generate
C) Wait until                                                      D) case

  1. With the introduction of negative feedback, the gain-bandwidth product of an amplifier

A) Remains Constant                                        B) Increases
C) Becomes infinity                                           D) Decreases

  1. In the near field, the radiated waves take the form of

A) Cylindrical wave                                           B) Spherical wave
C) Conical wave                                                D) Plane wave

  1. Which of the following modulation scheme is most bandwidth efficient?

A) SSB-SC                                                           B) FM
C) AM                                                                D) PM

  1. A digital CMOS IC operating at 10MHz clock frequency consumes 100mW power; the same IC operating at 15 MHz clock frequency consumes 140mW power. What is the static power consumption of the IC?

A) 15 mW                                                          B) 20 mW
C) 40 mW                                                          D) 10 mW       
  1. The effect of channel coding in communication channel is

A) Reduced terminal size                                 B) Reduced errors
C) Increased bandwidth                                   D) All the above

  1. Which of the following is based on the principle of Hall Effect?

A) Voltmeter                                                      B) Ammeter
C) Gaussmeter                                                   D) All of the above

  1. If the frequency is decreased 4times,then skin depth of an Electromagnetic wave inside a conductor will be

A) No change                                                     B) halved
C) Quadrupled                                                   D) doubled


1.     C 2.A 3.A 4.B 5.A 6.B 7.D 8.C 9.D