NATIONAL CENTRE FOR ANTARCTIC AND OCEAN RESEARCH (Earth System Science Organization) has posted an advertisement for recruitment of doctors for the posts of Medical Officer on contract basis for its research bases at Antarctica for the season 2014‐16.



Medical Officer  – for around 12 months Surgeon / Physician  – 5 posts


Contract  wages  of Rs. 73,656/-per  month  for  candidates  holding  MBBS  Degree (with  four  years  experience)  and  for  candidates  holding Postgraduate qualification Rs.85,932/- per month for the entire duration of contract.
The  above  medical  officers  as  member  of  the  team  will  be  entitled  for  free boarding  &  lodging  on board  ship  and  at  Antarctica  with  special polar  clothing.
The medical officers are entitled for Special Hardship allowance of Rs. 1125/‐ per day during the summer season and Rs.1688/‐ per day during the winter season for the actual duration of stay in Antarctica.
Summer season will be from 1st December, 2014 to 28th February, 2015.
Winter season will be from 1st March, 2015 and 30th November, 2015.


  1. M.B.B.S. from recognized university
  2. Desirable: Post Graduate qualification (MD/MS/DNB) from a recognized University.
  3. Experience: Four years experience in the case of medical graduates (i.e. MBBS) and one year experience in the case of candidates having Post-Graduate qualification (i.e.MD/MS/DNB).

How to Apply

Applicants  are  requested  to  bring  original  certificates/documents  for verification on 31st July, 14 at 9:00 hrs [before appearing for the interview], to be eligible for appearing for the said interview on 31st July, 14.
No TA/DA will be paid to applicants.
Interested personnel may register themselves for walk‐in‐interview by 31st July, 14 with Programme Director Antarctic Science, NCAOR, Goa by email, or fax. Please refer NCAOR website ( or contact Antarctic Science Section at 0832‐2525531 (phone), 0832‐2525532 (fax) or email [email protected] for any further details. Walk‐in‐interview is scheduled to take place at National Centre for Antarctic Research Headland Sada, Vasco-Da-Gama, Goa 403 804 on 31st July, 14 09: 00 hrs.

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