DRDO GTRE Recruitment 2024 for 150 Apprentices Posts

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DRDO GTRE Recruitment 2024: Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO) Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE) invites online applications from eligible candidates for Graduate/Diploma/ITI Apprenticeship posts in various disciplines. There are a total of about 150 vacancies available for the posts mentioned above. Candidates with the qualification of B.E/B.Tech/B.Com/B.Sc/BA/BCA/BBA/Diploma/ITI can apply. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online from 21 March 2024 to 09 April 2024. The eligibility criteria and selection process for DRDO GTRE Jobs are mentioned below.

DRDO GTRE Recruitment

DRDO GTRE Jobs:

The Director of Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE) has announced notification for the Apprentice’s post in various streams. The age limit for these posts will be 18 to 37 years. The selected candidates will be paid Rs. 7000/- to 9000/-. The selection process will be based on Academic merit/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 apply online from 21 March 2024 to 09 April 2024. If you still have questions about DRDO GTRE vacancies, visit the official website for more details: https://www.drdo.gov.in/.

DRDO GTRE Recruitment 2024 for Apprentices:

Company Name DRDO Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE)
Job Role Graduate/Diploma/ITI Apprenticeship
Job Category Karnataka Govt Jobs
Qualification B.E/B.Tech/B.Com/B.Sc/BA/BCA/BBA/Diploma/ITI
Experience Freshers
Stipend Rs 7,000 – 9,000/-
Batch 2021,2022,2023
Total Posts 150 Posts
Job Location Bangalore
Application Mode Online
Application Start Date 21 March 2024
Application End Date 09 April 2024
Official website https://www.drdo.gov.in/drdo/labs-and-establishments/gas-turbine-research-establishment-gtre

Detailed Eligibility for DRDO GTRE Careers:

Educational Qualification :

Graduate Apprentice – Engineering:

  • A degree in engineering or technology is granted by a statutory university/institution that is empowered to award such degrees by an Act of Parliament.
  • Candidates must have qualifications in the following disciplines for the Graduate Apprentice Engineering post.
    • Mechanical/Production/ Industrial Production
    • Aeronautical/Aerospace
    • Electricals & Electronics /Electronics & Communiication/ Electronics & Instrumentation/Telecom
    • Computer Science/ Computer Engg./Information Science & Technology Engg.
    • Metallurgy/Material Science
    • Civil Engg. or Equivalent

Graduate Apprentice – Non-Engineering:

  • A degree granted by a statutory University/an institution empowered to award such degrees by an Act of Parliament /Educational Institutes established by a State Government / by an Institute recognised by the State Government or Central Government.
  • Candidates must have qualifications in the following Streams for the Graduate Apprentice Non-Engineering post.
    • B.Com
    • B.sc. (Chemistry/Physics/Maths/Electronics/Computer etc.,)
    • B.A (English/History/Finance/Banking etc.,)

Diploma/Technician Apprentice :

  • A diploma in engineering or technology granted by a State Council or Board of Technical Educational established by a State Government / by a University / by an Institute recognised by the State Government or Central Government as equivalent to a diploma.
  • Sandwich course student who is undergoing training so that he/ she may hold a diploma in Engg./Technology.
  • For the Diploma/Technician Apprentice post, candidates must have qualifications in the following Engg. disciplines.
    • Mechanical/Production/Tool & Die design
    • Electrical & Electronics/Electronics & Communication/Electronics & Instrumentation
    • Computer Science Engg/Computer Networking

ITI Apprentice :

  • A certificate in vocational Course involving two years of study after completing the secondary stage of school education recognised by the All India Council for Technical Education.
  • A sandwich course student who is undergoing training so that he may hold a certificate mentioned above.
  • For the Trade Apprentice(ITI) post, candidates must have qualifications in the following disciplines.
    • Machinist
    • Fitter
    • Turner
    • Electrician
    • Welder
    • Sheet Metal Worker
    • Computer Operator & Programming Assistant (COPA)

Note : 

  • For B.E / B.Tech. / Diploma (Engineering- Apprentice Trainees) & B.Com. / B.Sc. / B.A / BCA / BBA (Non-Engineering – Apprentice Trainees); Candidates who have passed in the year 2021 /2022/2023 (last three years) as regular candidates are only eligible to apply.

Age Limit ( As on 09 April 2024 ) :



  • Minimum Age – 18 years
  • Maximum Age:
    • Unreserved – 27 years
    • OBC – 30 years
    • SC/ST – 32 years
    • PwD – 37 years

Stipend :



  • Graduate Apprentice – Engineering: Rs 9,000/-
  • Graduate Apprentice – Non-Engineering: Rs 9,000/-
  • Diploma Apprentice: Rs 8,000/-
  • ITI Apprentice: Rs 7,000/-

DRDO GTRE Vacancies: 150 Posts

Graduate Apprentice – Engineering: 75 Posts

  • Mechanical/Production/ Industrial Production – 30
  • Aeronautical/Aerospace – 15
  • Electricals & Electronics /Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation/Telecom – 10
  • Computer Science/ Computer Engg./Information Science & Technology Engg. – 15
  • Metallurgy/Material Science – 04
  • Civil Engg. or Equivalent – 01

Graduate Apprentice – Non-Engineering: 30 Posts

  • B.Com: 10 Posts
  • B.Sc: 05 Posts
  • B.A: 05 Posts
  • BBA: 05 Posts
  • BCA: 05 Posts

Diploma Apprentice: 20 Posts

  • Mechanical/Production/Tool & Die design – 10
  • Electrical & Electronics/Electronics & Communication/Electronics & Instrumentation – 07
  • Computer Science Engg/Computer Networking – 03

ITI Apprentice: 25 Posts

  • Machinist: 03 Posts
  • Fitter: 04 Posts
  • Turner: 03 Posts
  • Electrician: 03 Posts
  • Welder: 02 Posts
  • Sheet Metal worker: 02 Posts
  • COPA: 08 Posts

Selection Process of DRDO GTRE Careers :

  • The selection process includes Academic Merit/Written Test/Interview.
  • Details of shortlisted candidates will be published on the DRDO website.
  • Candidates must bring an attested copy of the documents mentioned & their original certificates along with the printout of the application form during document verification/joining.

Documents Required:

  • 10th Mark sheet and Certificate
  • B.E/B.Tech/Diploma/ITI / Degree (B.com./B.Sc. /B.A/ BCA / BBA) Mark sheets for all semesters / year-wise
  • Degree / Provisional Degree Certificate
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • PWD Certificate (if applicable)
  • Photo ID card issued by Govt. of India (Preferably Aadhaar Card)
  • EWS certificate (if applicable)
  • Two Passport size photographs
  • Police Verification Certificate (District Authority)
  • Medical Fitness Certificate

How to apply for DRDO GTRE Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the job online on their official website from 21 March 2024 to 09 April 2024. Before that, candidates applying for Graduate Apprentice ( Engineering & Non-Engineering / Diploma ) should enrol themselves in the NATS Portal & candidates applying for ITI Apprentice should enrol in the Apprenticeship Portal.

For more details & To Apply: Click here

NATS Portal ( to enrol): Click here

Apprenticeship Portal ( to enrol): Click here

Note :

  • Selected candidates must sign a contract on the date of joining as per Govt. of India rules.
  • The tenure of the Apprenticeship for the above categories /trades would be 12 months commencing from the execution of the Apprenticeship contract.

Important Dates :

  • Commencement of online application forms: 21 March 2024
  • Last date of submission of online application forms: 09 April 2024
  • Publishing of the First list of shortlisted candidates: 23 April 2024
  • Acceptance by candidates to join GTRE as Apprenticeship Trainee: 02 May 2024
  • Interaction with the shortlisted candidates: 09 May 2024 onwards
  • Probable date of declaration of finally selected candidates: 16 May 2024
  • Probable date of joining Apprenticeship Trainees at GTRE: 27 May 2024 onwards

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