DRDO NPOL Recruitment 2024: Apply for Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

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DRDO NPOL Recruitment 2024: The Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL) under the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) has announced notification for the Junior Research Fellow (JRF) postsCandidates with B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech/M.Sc qualifications can apply.  There are seven vacancies available for this post. Interested and eligible candidates can apply by post on or before 29 July 2024. The detailed eligibility and selection process for DRDO NPOL Jobs are explained below.

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DRDO NPOL Recruitment

DRDO NPOL Jobs:

DRDO NPOL invites applications from eligible candidates for the Junior Research Fellow (JRF) posts. The age limit for this post will be 28 years. The selected candidates will be given Rs. 37,000/- per month. The selection process will be based on the candidate’s performance in the interview. Interested and eligible candidates can apply by post on or before 29 July 2024. 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. If you still have doubts about DRDO NPOL vacancies, visit the official website for more details: https://www.drdo.gov.in/drdo/labs-and-establishments/naval-physical-oceanographic-laboratory-npol.

DRDO NPOL Recruitment 2024 – Details:

Company Name DRDO Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL)
Job Category Kerala Govt Jobs
Job Role Junior Research Fellow (JRF)
Qualification B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech/M.Sc
Experience Freshers
Total Vacancies 07 Posts
Salary Rs. 37,000/-
Job Location Kochi (Kerala)
Application Mode Offline (By Post)
Last Date 29 July 2024
Official Website https://www.drdo.gov.in/drdo/labs-and-establishments/naval-physical-oceanographic-laboratory-npol

Detailed Eligibility for DRDO NPOL Careers:

Educational Qualification:

Junior Research Fellow (JRF): 

Electronics Engg/Electronics & Communication Engg (ECE)/Instrumentation Engg:

  • BE/B. Tech in Electronics & Communication Engineering/Instrumentation Engineering in 1st Division with valid NET/GATE qualification.  [or] ME/M.Tech in Electronics & Communication Engineering/Instrumentation Engineering in the 1st Division, both at the Graduate and Post Graduate level.

Computer Science & Engineering:

  • B.E/B.Tech in Computer Science in 1st Division with valid NET/GATE qualification.  [or]  M.E/M.Tech in Computer Science in1st DivisionbothatGraduate and Post Graduate level

Chemical Engg/Rubber Technology/Polymer Technology/Nanotechnology/Materials Science:

  • BE/B.Tech in Chemical Engg / Rubber Technology/Polymer Technology / Nanotechnology/ MaterialsScience in 1st Division with valid NET/GATEqualification.  [or]
  • ME/M.Tech in Chemical Engg/ Rubber Technology/Polymer Technology / Nanotechnology/ MaterialsScience in 1st Division both at the Graduate and Post Graduate level.

Oceanography/Ocean Technology/Meteorology:

  • Postgraduate degree in basic science in the subject/discipline in 1st Division with valid NET qualification. [or] M.E/M.Tech in Oceanography/ OceanTechnology/Meteorology in 1st Division both at Graduate and Post Graduate level

Mechanical Engineering:

  • BE/B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering in 1st Division with valid NET/GATE qualification. [or]  M.E/M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering in 1st Division both at Graduate and Post Graduate level.

Opto Electronics:

  • B.E/B.Tech in Opto Electronics in 1st Division with valid NET/GATE qualification or ME/M.Tech in Opto Electronics in 1st Division both at the Graduate and Post Graduate level.   [or]
  • Postgraduate Degree in Basic Science(Opto Electronics) in 1st Division with NETqualification.

Physics: Postgraduate Degree in Basic Science about the subject/discipline in 1st Division with valid NET qualification.



Age Limit (As on 29 July 2024): 28 years

Age Relaxation: The upper age limit shall be relaxable to the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, ScheduledTribesandOBC as per Government of India norms

Salary Details: Rs. 37,000/- + HRA

DRDO NPOL Vacancy: 07 Posts

  • Junior Research Fellow (JRF):
    • Electronics Engg:/Electronics & Communication Engg (ECE): 02 Posts
    • Instrumentation Engg: 01 Post
    • Computer Science & Engineering: Anticipated
    • Chemical Engg/Rubber Technology/Polymer Technology/Nanotechnology/Materials Science: 01 Post
    • Oceanography/Ocean Technology/Meteorology: 01 Post
    • Mechanical Engineering: 01 Post
    • Opto Electronics: 01 Post
    • Physics: Anticipated

Selection Process of DRDO NPOL Careers:

  • The selection is based on interviews.
  • A duly constituted Screening Committee will screen the applications, and the shortlisted candidates will be interviewed for selection, the schedule of which will be intimated via email.
  • Only candidates shortlisted by the Screening Committee will receive communication for further selection procedures.

How to apply for DRDO NPOL Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates can send their application forms in the prescribed format with self-attested copies of certificates in support of requisite educational qualifications, matriculation certificate/birth certificate in support of date of birth, GATE/NET Score card(if applicable), & caste certificate (if applicable) to the mentioned address by post on or before 29 July 2024.

For More Details & Application Form: Click here.

Postal Address:

The Director,
Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory,
Thrikkakara P.O.,
Kochi – 682021.

Note: The envelope should be superscribed “Application for JRF 2024”.


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