Best Preparations For Indian Meteorological Department

What Is Indian Meteorological Department?

India Meteorological Department was established in the year 1875 by the Government of India with headquarters at Calcutta. The establishment of the department brought all meteorological work in the country under a central authority. IMD has achieved a parallel scientific growth by expanding its infrastructure for meteorological observations, communications, forecasting, and weather services

India Meteorological Department provides lucrative job opportunities to the people who wish to work in this organization as Scientific Assistant, Scientist, Research Associate, Research Fellow, Foreman, Meteorologist, and others

Important dates for SSC IMD 2022

1. Date of Commencement of On-line Application : 15/09/2022 (Expected)

2. Last Date of Submission of Application : 03/10/2022 (Expected)

3. Exam Date : December,2022 (Expected)


Education qualification: The candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in science with Physics as one of the key subject / Computer Science / Information Technology / Computer Application OR Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from a recognized institution.

Age limit: Candidates will get age relaxation in the upper age limit as per the parameters given below.

IMD Scientific Assistant Salary:

The salary band for SSC IMD Scientific Assistant has been revised after the 7th pay commission. Now the Basic Salary is INR 35,400. Apart from this, employees will also get House Rent Allowances, Travel Allowances, and DA.

IMD Scientific Assistant: Steps to Apply

Candidates who want to apply for the upcoming SSC IMD Scientific Assistant 2022 can fill the application form by visiting the official website However, the official notification has not been released yet; candidates are advised to follow the steps mentioned below to fill the application form after the release.

Check the steps below on how to fill the online application form:

Step 1: First, you must visit the official website.

Step 2: Next, from the Recruitment tab. Click on the link regarding IMD Scientific Assistant Recruitment.

Step 3: As the application form opens, enter all the details without making any spelling errors. Also, upload the valid documents in the prescribed formats by the SSC.

Step 4: Before final submission, recheck the entire form and then click on the Submit Button.

Step 5: Now, proceed with the payment tab and make the payment to complete your registration. Keep your registered Application ID and Password for future reference.

IMD Scientific Assistant Exam Pattern:

The time duration of the written exam for the said exam is 2 hours. The written exam consists of two parts comprising of 200 questions. Each part will have 100 questions. Candidates must also practice SSC IMD Scientific Assistant previous year question paper to have the better understanding of the exam

 1. The exam is held online.

2. Each section has 25 questions and the questions carry 1 mark each.

3. Part 2 consists of 100 questions and this part will carry 100 marks in total.

4. For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted as negative marking.

Candidates will get combined 2 hours/120 minutes to complete both parts of the exam.

Syllabus and analysis of SSC- IMD : 


Reasoning: Seating Arrangement, Blood Relation, Puzzle, Syllogism, Judgment, Decision Making, Data Sufficiency, Inequalities, Number Series, Alphabetical Series, Order and Ranking, Visual Memory, Verbal and Figure Classification, Direction & Distance, Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning

Quantitative Aptitude: Number system, Simplification, Data Interpretation, Quadratic Equation, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership, SI & CI Ratio and Proportion, Average, Mixture and Allegation, Time and Work, Pipe and Cistern, Time, Speed and Distance, Train, Race, Boast and Stream Geometry and Mensuration, Algebra, Trigonometry, Height and Distance

English Language & Comprehension:English Grammar, Cloze Test, Detection of Error, Improving Sentences, Completion of Paragraphs, Vocabulary, Spellings, Synonyms and Antonyms, Comprehension

General Awareness: History, Geography, Polity, Economics, Basic topic of Physics and Chemistry, Current Affair & Static GK



1. Mechanics

2. Thermal Physics

3. Optics

4. Wave & Oscillation

5. Atomic Structure

6. Electricity and Magnetism

7. Electronics

Computer Science and Information Technology

1.  Computer Organization & Architecture
2. Operating System
3. Virtual Memory
4. File System
5.  I/O System
6. Assemblers
7. Fundamental of Programming
8. Database Management Systems
9. Internet Technology
10. Fundamental of Geographical Information System

Electronics and Telecommunication: –


Conductors, Semi-conductors, Insulators, Magnetic, Passive components, characteristics of Resistors, Capacitors and semiconductor Junction diode, forward and reverse bias characteristics and equivalent circuits of diode, Zenerdiode and applications, clipping, clamping and rectifier circuits using diodes. Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT) Field Effect Transistor (FET) and MOSFET; Biasing and stability, Emitter follower and its applications – Negatives feedback Transistor as a switch, Multistage Amplifiers, Feedback, Oscillators, Multi vibrators, Voltage regulation, Power amplifiers. Introduction to Network Theorems: Kirchhoff’s laws, superposition, Thevenin’s Norton’s and Maximum power theorems. Voltage and Current relationship in the resistance, inductance and capacitance. Concept of reactance, susceptance, conductance, impedance and admittance in series and parallel RL, RC and RLC circuits – Three phase supply-star and delta connection diagrams – Relation between line and phase & voltages and currents, series and parallel resonance circuits – condition of resonance, resonant frequency, Q factor and bandwidth. Digital electronics: – Logic gates, Dem-organ’s theorem, Boolean algebra, frequency counters, flip-flops, shift resistors, Basic concepts of Digital to Analog and Analog to Digital Converters, Timing circuits, Digital logic circuits, systems & codes Combination logic design.


Basic antenna principle directive gain, directivity, radiation pattern, broad-side and end-fire array, Yagiantenna, Parabolic antenna, Ground wave propagation, space waves, ionosphere propagation and electromagnetic frequency spectrum, Modulation, types of modulation, Amplitude Modulation (AM), Modulation index, Power relation in AM, Generation and Demodulation of AM. Single Side Band (SSB): Power requirement in comparison with AM, Advantages of SSB over AM. Concept of Balanced Modulator, Generation of SSB, Pilot Carrier System. Independent Side System, Vestigial Sideband Transmission. Frequency Modulation (FM): Definition of FM, Bandwidth, Noise triangle, Preemphasis and DE-emphasis. Pulse Modulation (PM): Definition of PM. Difference between AM and FM. Radio receivers. Sampling Theorem, PAM, PTM, PWM, PPM, pulse code modulation, Quantization noise, commanding, PCM system, differential PCM, and Delta modulation. Multiplexing: FDM/TDM. Introduction of digital Communication: PSK, ASK, FSK, introduction to fiber optics system, Propagation of light in optical fiber and ray model. Propagation of signals at HF, VHF, UHF and microwave frequency and satellite communications.

Analysis SSC-IMD 2017

1. Date of Commencement of On-line Application : 18/07/2017

2. Last Date of Submission of Application : 04/08/2017

3. Exam Date : 22/11/2017 to 25/11/2017

4. Result Date : 13/02/2018

Cut off marks SSC- IMD :

How to prepare for SSC-IMD 2022 exam :

Now, it’s the time to start the preparation for SSC-IMD exam for various post Scientific Assistant, Scientist, Research Associate, Research Fellow, Foreman, Meteorologist.

There are some important steps which is very helpful for the crack SSC-IMD exam and achieve our dream job.

1. Go through the syllabus carefully
2. Prepare proper study plan
3. Collect study material
4. Solve previous year paper and mock test
5. Look for online help and coaching
6. Know the previous year’s cut off
7. Knowing the difficulty
8. Books and study material for exam

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