DRDO DFRL Recruitment 2024: Apply for Research Associate

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DRDO DFRL Recruitment 2024: The Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL), under the aegis of the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), has announced notification for the post of Research Associate(RA). There is one vacancy available for this post. Candidates with M.E/M.Tech/Ph.D qualifications can apply for this post. Interested and eligible candidates can send their filled-in application form in the prescribed format to the mentioned postal address on or before 10 May 2024. The detailed eligibility criteria and selection process for DRDO DFRL Jobs are explained below.

DRDO DFRL Recruitment


DFRL under DRDO, Ministry of Defence, Govt of India has announced notification for the Research Associate (RA) post to work in ongoing and future research projects of DFRL, Mysore. The age limit for this post is 35 years. The selected candidates will be paid Rs. 67,000/-. The selection process will be based on a written test/interview. Before applying for the post, candidates carefully read the job details below. The details mentioned below are the education qualification, age limit, age relaxation, application fee, selection process, and application process. Interested and Eligible Candidates can send their application by post on or before 10 May 2024. If you still have doubts about the DRDO DFRL vacancy, visit the official website for more details: http://www.drdo.gov.in/ or https://www.drdo.gov.in/drdo/labs-establishment/technologies/defence-food-research-laboratory-dfrl

About DRDO DFRL: The Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL) under the aegis of Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Ministry of Defence, Govt of India is engaged in the R&D activities to cater to the food requirements of the Armed Forces deployed at extreme environmental conditions. The main focus of the laboratory is on carrying out cutting-edge research in the field of Food Science and Technology, which comprises research work in the areas of development of long shelf life ready-to-eat convenience foods, preservation of foods using various processing techniques, development and evaluation of newer food packaging materials, analysis and development of test kits for the detection of food spoilage and development of various functional, performance enhancing and stress reliving foods based on natural plant materials. The laboratory is well equipped with state-of-the-art analytical and other food processing facilities.

DRDO DFRL Recruitment 2024 for Research Associate:

Job Role Research Associate (RA)
Company Name DRDO-Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL)
Job category Govt Jobs
Qualification M.E/M.Tech/Ph.D
Total Posts 01 Post
Experience Freshers/Experienced
Stipend Rs. 67,000/-
Selection Process Written test/interview
Job Location Mysore
Application Mode Offline (By Post)
Last date 10 May 2024
Official Website http://www.drdo.gov.in/

Detailed Eligibility – DRDO DFRL Careers:

Educational Qualification:


  • Ph.D in Food Processing Engineering / Food Engineering & Technology / Food Engineering   [or]
  • M.Tech in Food Processing Engineering /Food Engineering & Technology / Food Engineering with three years of research experience with at least one research paper in Science Citation Indexed (SCI) Journal


  • Preference will be given to those with experience in computational modelling and simulation in Food Engineering and Process Optimization.

Duration: The tenure of a Research Associate is only for two years

Age Limit (As on 10 May 2024): 35 years

Age Relaxation:

  • SC/ST – 5 years
  • OBC – 3 years

Stipend: Rs. 67,000/- + HRA as per DRDO rules

DRDO DFRL Vacancy: 01 Post

Selection Process of DRDO DFRL Careers:

  • The selection process includes an interview.
  • Short-listed candidates shall be called for a written test/interview at the Defence Food Research Laboratory, Mysore.
  • Information will be sent through e-mail/speed post to the shortlisted candidates.
  • The antecedent of selected candidates will be verified at the time of joining if selected.
  • Candidates may bring project report/technical work demo supporting their candidature.

How to Apply for DRDO DFRL Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates can send their application form in the prescribed format to the mentioned postal address by speed post on or before 10 May 2024.

For More Details & Application Form: Click Here.

Postal address:

The Director,
Defence Food Research Laboratory,
Siddhartha Nagar,

Note: The application envelope should be super-scribed as Recruitment of Research Associate.

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