Government of India
Department of Space
Indian Space Research Organisation

Mahendragiri - 627 133

विज्ञापन सं./Advertisement No.आईपीआरसी/IPRC/एपीपी/APP/2016/02 दिनांक/dated: 03.12.2016

ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC) located at Mahendragiri, Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu, is the lead Centre in the area of Liquid Propulsion for ISRO’s Launch Vehicle and Spacecraft Programmes. ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC) holds responsibilities of Research & Development of Earth Storable/Cryogenic & Semi Cryogenic Propulsion Systems; Assembly, Integration and Testing of Engines, Stages for PSLV, GSLV and GSLV MKIII Launch Vehicles, Associated Control Systems, Sub-systems and Components of Launch Vehicles; High Altitude Testing of Upper Stage Engines and Space Craft Thrusters; Production and supply of Cryogenic Propellants for ISRO’s Cryogenic Rocket Programmes and supply of Storable Liquid Propellants for ISRO’s Launch Vehicles and Satellite Programmes. IPRC also carries out Research & Development (R&D) and Technology Development Programmes (TDP) towards continual improvement of its contribution to the ISRO Space Programme.

IPRC is inviting applications from candidates who have passed ITI from a Board of Technical Education recognized by AICTE for engagement of Apprentices in the Unit under the Apprentices Act, 1961 in the following disciplines;

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ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC) is inviting applications for the following posts:

Code No. Disicipline No. of Training Positions Period of Training (Yrs) Rate of Stipend (per month) Essential Qualification
I Yr. II Yr.

10 1 7,200/- -- SSLC Pass +
ITI/NTC in Fitter Trade

4 1 7,200/- -- SSLC Pass +
ITI/NTC in Welder Trade

2 1 7,200/- -- SSLC Pass +
ITI/NTC in Electrician Trade

2 1 7,200/- -- SSLC Pass +
ITI/NTC in Turner Trade

2 1 7,200/- -- SSLC Pass +
ITI/NTC in Machinist Trade
Draughtsman (Mechanic)

2 1 7,200/- -- SSLC Pass +
ITI/NTC in Fitter Trade
Draughtsman (Civil)

3 1 7,200/- -- SSLC Pass +
ITI/NTC in Draughtsman (Mechanic) Trade
Electronic Mechanic

5 1 7,200/- -- SSLC Pass +
ITI/NTC in Electronic Mechanic Trade
Instrument Mechanic

2 1 7,200/- -- SSLC Pass +
ITI/NTC in Instrument Mechanic Trade
Ref. & AC Mechanic

2 1 7,200/- -- SSLC Pass +
ITI/NTC in Ref. & AC Mechanic Trade
Mechanic Diesel

3 2 6,400/- 7,200/- SSLC Pass +
ITI/NTC in Mechanic Diesel Trade

2 2 6,400/- 7,200/- SSLC Pass +
ITI/NTC in Carpenter Trade
Instrument Mechanic
(Chemical Plant)

3 1 7,200/- -- SSLC Pass +
ITI/NTC in Instrument Mechanic (Chemical Plant) Trade
Programming and System
Administrative Assistant (PASAA)
OR Computer Operator and
Programming Assistant (COPA)

13 1 6,400/- -- SSLC Pass +
Total 55

AGE LIMIT (as on 19.12.2016):

Age limit for applying for the training positions is 35 years. Age relaxation is applicable for SC/ST candidates (5 years) and OBC candidates (3 years). Persons with Disabilities (PWD) are eligible for upper age relaxation as per Government of India Rules.


Training Positions are reserved for SC/ST/OBC candidates as per extant orders.


Who are eligible to apply Who are not eligible to apply
  • Only Indian Nationals

  • Candidates who have acquired ITI/NTC in the respective discipline from a Board recognized by AICTE

  • Candidates who have completed Sandwich course

  • Ex-apprentices or Candidates who are currently undergoing apprenticeship in any organisation/firm

  • Candidates with one year or more job experience in the relevant field either in Government / Public / Private sectors

  1. Candidates passed from Boards coming under Southern Region (Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Puducherry) will be given priority since these States/UT’s come under Southern Region of RDAT. Candidates from other Boards will be considered only in case there is shortage of candidates in the respective discipline.

  2. Candidates will have to produce original proof for the details furnished in their applications as and when required.

  3. Selected candidates will be registered under Apprentices Act, 1961 for which they should execute a contract.

  4. The trainees will have no claim whatsoever for regular employment in ISRO Propulsion Complex or any other Units/Centres of ISRO/DOS, after completion of the training.

  5. Applications without the requisite information will be summarily rejected.

  6. No interim correspondence will be entertained.

  7. CANVASSING in ANY FORM will be a disqualification.


Applications will be received through on-line only. The applicants may visit for detailed information and applying. The portal will be open for applying from 05.12.2016 10.00 Hrs. onwards to 19.12.2016 till 14.00 Hrs. A Registration Number will be generated after submitting online application. Candidates shall take note of this Registration Number for future reference.

The applicant shall not send any documents such as print-out of online application or copies of certificates/mark lists in proof of educational qualification, work experience, age etc.

The selection for Apprenticeship Training will be done purely based on the details entered by the candidates in the online application. Hence any false or incorrect entry will automatically reject the candidature and the same will be viewed seriously and due action will be taken.