DRDO DIHAR Walk-in Interview 2024: JRF/Research Associate | 22 April 2024

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DRDO DIHAR Recruitment 2024: The Defence Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR) is a frontier Institute of Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO); they have announced a notification for Junior Research Fellow/Research Associate posts. Candidates with M.E/M.Tech/M.Sc/M.V.Sc/Ph.D qualifications qualify for DRDO DIHAR Jobs. There are 14 openings for the DRDO DIHAR Vacancy. Interested and eligible candidates can attend the Walk-in interview on 22 April 2024. The detailed eligibility and selection process are explained below.

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Defence Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR) is a frontier Institute of Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) that endeavors to provide nutrition; health and energy security for the troops through the development of cold arid agro-znimal technologies in Trans Himalayan region. DIHAR has its HQ at Leh, UT (Ladakh) and Base Station at UT Chandigarh. This new vacancy from DRDO DIHAR is for Freshers. If you want to know more details regarding the job, like Salary, Age, mode of application, examination, selection, Application fee, important dates, and job location, you can find it below. You can check the official notification below if you still have any doubts. The selection process will be based on Walk-in Interview. The age limit for the Junior Research Fellow/Research Associate post is 28 – 35 years. Candidates are offered a monthly stipend of Rs. 37,000 – 67,000/-.  Candidates with requisite qualifications from recognized universities/boards/institutions must only apply. Interested and eligible candidates can attend the Walk-in Interview on 22 April 2024. For more details, visit https://www.drdo.gov.in/drdo/labs-and-establishments/defence-institute-high-altitude-research-dihar

DRDO DIHAR Recruitment

DRDO DIHAR Recruitment 2024 – Overview:

Job Role Junior Research Fellow/Research Associate
Company Name Defence Institute of High Altitude Research
Job category Govt Jobs
Qualification M.E/M.Tech/M.Sc/M.V.Sc/Ph.D
Total Posts 14 Posts
Experience Freshers
Stipend Rs. 37,000 – 67,000/-
Selection Process Interview
Job Location Chandigarh
Walk-in Date 22 April 2024
Official Website https://www.drdo.gov.in/drdo/labs-and-establishments/defence-institute-high-altitude-research-dihar

Detailed Eligibility – DRDO DIHAR Careers:

Educational Qualification:

Junior Research Fellow (JRF):

  • MSc /M V.Sc in first division with NET qualification Or
  • M.Tech in first division at both Graduate and Post-graduate level

Note: The candidate may be allowed to register for Ph.D during their tenure of fellowship. The candidates will not be considered for Ph.D registration during their tenure of fellowship.

Research Associate (RA):

  • Ph.D in Agriculture Extension with atleast one research paper in SCI journal

Notes: Candidates who have submitted their Ph.D thesis may also apply. However, if selected, such candidates shall be awarded the Research Saancisiushis oly nie mart of dears J Srovisianal corfices,

Age Limit (As on 22 April 2024):

  • Upper Age Limit: 28 years and 35 years for JRF and RA

Age Relaxation of DRDO DIHAR Careers: Relaxable for SC, ST & OBC candidates as per Gol orders.


  • Junior Research Fellow (JRF): A stipend of Rs. (37,000/- + HRA) per month for an initial period of two years and performance based extension/upgradation as per DRDO guidelines subject to a maximum total period of 5 years.
  • Research Associate (RA): A stipend of Rs. (67,000/- + HRA) per month for a maximum period of two years.

DRDO DIHAR Vacancy: 14 Posts

  • Junior Research Fellow (JRF):
    • Animal Science/Veterinary Science/Zoology/Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/Microbiology/Immunology – 05 posts
    • Botany/Environmental Science – 02 posts
    • Agricuiture/Horticulture – 02 posts
    • Horticulture (Olericulture)/Agriculture (Agronomy) – 01 post
    • Botany – 01 post
    • Microbiology – 02 posts
  • Research Associate (RA): 01 Post

Selection Process of DRDO DIHAR Careers:

  • The selection process will be based on Walk-in-Interview
  • Initially, the candidates shall be screened based on qualifications, etc. Those candidates who are screened shall face the interview on the same day.

How to apply for DRDO DIHAR Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates can attend the walk-in interview with the relevant documents on 22 April 2024 (10 AM).

For more details: Click here.

Venue details:

Date & Time: 22 April 2024 from 10 AM onwards


DIHAR Base Lab,
Near 3 BRD,
Industrial Area Phase-II,
Chandigarh -160002.

Candidates should bring the following:

  • Certificates with DoB and Essential qualifications are in their original form, along with a self-attested copy of each.
  • Neatly typed Bio-data
  • Documents in support of preferential experience with RA post if applicable.

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