VSSC facility of ISRO Thiruvanathapuram offers challenging opportunities for engineers and technicians to play important roles in multidisciplinary projects and space programmes.
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is the primary space agency of India. It is among the sixth largest government space agencies in the world, along with America’s NASA, Europe’s ESA, Russia’s RKA, Japan’s JAXA and China’s CNSA. The main objective of the organization is to advance space technology and use its applications for the country’s benefit.
The headquarters of ISRO is located at Antariksh Bhavan in Bangalore. The organization has many facilities across the nation. ISRO Trivandrum has mainly four facilities namely – Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, ISRO Inertial Systems Unit (IISU), Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre and Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology.
Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre is a leading research centre of ISRO focusing on the development of satellite launch vehicles and associated technologies. The centre pursues research in areas such as aeronautics, avionics, composites etc. VSSC which was originally named as Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station (TERLS) became operational on November 21, 1963 with the successful launching of a two-stage sounding rocket, ‘Nike-Apache’. After the death of Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, the centre was renamed as Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre.
Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre
Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre is the facility which focuses in the area of Liquid Propulsion for ISRO’s Launch Vehicle and Spacecraft programmes. LPSC headquarters is located at Valiamala. Earth Storable, Cryogenic and Semi-cryogenic Propulsion Systems for Launch Vehicle and Spacecraft Propulsions System design and architecture, Management of system projects, Earth Storable & Cryogenic Engine and stage systems and Integration of Launch Vehicle Propulsion Control System packages and Modules are carried out at LPSC facility at Valiamala, Trivandrum.
IIST Trivandrum is a premier institute under ISRO dedicated for space research. IIST is Asia’s first Space Institute and the first in the world to offer graduate programmes with focus to space science, technology and applications. The centre offers undergraduate (B.Tech.), master’s (M.Tech.) and Ph.D. programs in space science and technology, and also serves as a research center. Doctoral programmes in basic sciences and post-doctoral programmes are also offered.
ISRO Trivandrum Recruitment
VSSC facility of ISRO Thiruvanathapuram offers challenging opportunities for engineers and technicians to play important roles in multidisciplinary projects and space programmes. Scientist and engineers in major engineering and science disciplines can apply for job at VSSC. Attractive benefits like medical facilities for employees and their dependents, subsidized canteen, and free transport are provided by VSSC. VSSC will invite online application from suitable Indian national citizen candidates frequently.
Qualification: Please visit official notification page.
How to apply?
Suitable and interested candidates who have all the required qualification may apply online through ISRO online recruitment portal website. After successful submission of application form, candidates will get summary form.
Send one copy affixed with your latest photograph and testimonial by Speed post to the address mentioned below super scribed in the cover registration no, advertisement Number. ISRO Trivandrum address – senior administrative officer, Recruitment & review section, Vikram Sarabhai space centre, Thiruvananthapuram – 695022, Kerala
If you are applying for Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre, follow the same procedure but send the mail to Sr. Administrative Officer (Recruitment), Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre, Valiamala P.O, Thiruvananthapuram – 695547.
Check the official website of LPSC periodically to find any new job vacancies.
ISRO Trivandrum Address
Vikram Sarabhai Space Center
Trivandrum – 695022
ISRO Trivandrum official website – http://www.vssc.gov.in/