About National Centre for Antarctic & Ocean Research
India began its National Antarctic Program under Department of Ocean Development (DOD) of the Government of India in 1981. A Centre dedicated to Antarctic Expeditions, named as ‘Antarctic Study Centre (ASC)’ was established at Goa in 1988. The ASC was subsequently upgraded into an autonomous institute National Centre for Antarctic & Ocean Research (NCAOR).
The main goals of the NCAOR are to plan, promote and execute the entire gamut of polar sciences and logistic activities of India in Antarctica, the Arctic and in the Southern Ocean. NCAOR is also responsible for the construction of new research stations and maintenance of existing stations in Polar Regions.
National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research also manages India’s flagged Oceanographic Research Vessel Sagar Kanya. It also charters different research vessels from local and international operators for its multifarious oceanographic research in coastal, tropical and Southern oceans. nacor gov in is the official website of National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research. NCAOR Director is the head and looks into all the matters of the department. Candidates look for www.ncaor.gov.in careers since the job is adventurous and there are ample opportunities and good pay scale.
National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR) recruitment offers great career opportunities for several posts such as Junior Research Fellow (JRF), Shipboard Assistant.
Interested candidates can pursue courses in Master's Degree in Environmental / Biological/Chemistry/Marine Science, B.Sc. in any branch of Science or Diploma in Engineering.