Yes, a B.Tech IT student can be eligible for the ISRO ICRB. According to the ISRO Scientist Eligibility Criteria 2023, candidates must have a BE/ B.Tech degree or equivalent qualification in Computer Science & Engineering in first class with an aggregate minimum of 65% marks or CGPA 6.84/10. This means that Information Technology disciples are eligible to join ISRO, provided they meet the specified academic criteria.
However, it’s important to note that the maximum age limit for candidates is 28 years. Additionally, candidates must be Indian citizens and must be medically fit as per the standards set by ISRO. The recruitment is done through the ISRO Centralised Recruitment Board (ICRB), and there will be an initial screening based on the academic performance and other parameters given in the online applications. Only those screened-in candidates shall be called for a written test/interview as per ISRO Recruitment procedures.
It’s also worth noting that no specific job experience is required to be considered for the Scientist Engineer post. Therefore, applicants who meet the age limit and educational qualification requirements but do not have prior work experience can apply for the ISRO Recruitment.