May 11, morning Update: ISRO official answer keys for 2017 Scientist/Engineer exam will be released today going by information bulletin. So far, Ace Academy or Made Easy, or any other trusted coaching provider has not uploaded the answer keys of the exam.
We’ll update here once official ISRO answer key 2017 is out for mechanical and other paper as well.
ISRO Centralised Recruitment Board (ICRB) conducted the written examination for Scientist/ Engineer posts today on 7th May. The written exam was organized at multiple test centers in 12 cities, namely, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, New Delhi and Thiruvananthapuram.
ISRO had rolled out two separate notifications, first on February 15 and another on 22nd, for the recruitment of Scientist/ Engineer ‘SC’ (Group-A) posts in seven disciplines: Electronics, Mechanical, Computer Science, Civil, Electrical, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning and Architecture. The total number of vacancies in these two notification are 114 to be filled in Centres/ Units of the Indian Space Research Organisation/ Department of Space (Semi-Conductor Laboratory, Chandigarh).
The aspirants having B.E./ B.Tech or equalivalent degree in respective disciplines were eligible to take part in the recruitment process. As per the selection process notified by ISRO for Scientist/ Engineer post, initial screening to shortlist candidates was done on the basis of academic performance and bio-data. These shortlisted candidates were then issued call letters to take up the written test which was conducted today. The candidates who had applied for the posts under both ISRO and SCL, they were required to appear for only one exam.
The written test for ISRO Scientist/ Engineer posts (Electronics, Mechanical & Computer Science) comprised of 90 multiple choice questions, while for remaining posts, it had 80 questions. All the questions in the written exam carry equal marks and the majority of questions were framed on the respective discipline curricula.
The answer keys of Scientist/ Engineer exam will be published on ISRO website after the conduct of written test, the official advertisement mentions. It also mentions that the ISRO answer key will be published within three working days of the written exam, i.e. on May 11. Once the answer keys will be published, the candidates will be given option to submit the objections. For submitting the objection (s), the candidates will be given 5-day window and the same should be done through the link provided on ISRO website supported with valid justifications.
ISRO question paper Set A: here.
Folks at forum Gate Overflow have uploaded the key for ISRO exam, you can check that here.
Based on the performance in the written test, ISRO will further shortlist the candidates for interview. The written test will merely serve as a first-level screening and hence the marks obtained by the candidates in the written test will not be considered for the final selection process. The final selection to Scientist/ Engineer posts will be made on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in Interview only. ISRO has set 60 percent marks in Interview as the selection criteria. Those candidates who secure minimum 60% marks in the interview will be eligible for consideration for empanelment in the selection panel, in the order of merit.
Check ISRO Scientist Exam Answer Key at www.isro.gov.in/careers.