DRDO Recruitment 2024: RA/JRF/Apprentices

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DRDO Recruitment 2024: The Defence Research & Development Organisation has announced notification for Apprentices/Junior Research Fellow/Research Associate posts for various DRDO Departments. Candidates with B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech/M.Sc/BLIS/DLIS/DCSE/PhD is eligible for this post.  There are a total of 66 openings for this post. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the DRDO Vacancy on or before the last date. The detailed eligibility and selection of DRDO Careers are explained below.

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DRDO DIBER Recruitment:

Applications are invited from candidates for the walk-in interview to hire a Junior Research Fellow(3) and Research Associate(1). Candidates can apply through email on or before 02 April 2024, and attend the walk-in on 03 April 2024.

DRDO SAG Recruitment:

DRDO Scientific Analysis Group – Fourteen (14) positions of Junior Research Fellows (JRFs) are to be filled up at SAG, and Five (05) positions of Junior Research Fellows (JRF) are to be filled for Sister Lab(s) of DRDO by Walk-in Interviews. Interested can attend the walk-in on 15 & 18 March 2024.

DRDO DESIDOC Recruitment:

DRDO Defence Scientific Information & Documentation Centre (DESIDOC) invites applications for the Apprentices Act 1961 purely for ONE-YEAR apprenticeship training for the Financial Year 2024-2025. There are 30 vacancies of DRDO Apprentices to be filled. The age limit will be 28 Years. The stipend will be Rs. 8,000-9,000/-. Interested candidates can send the applications by post on or before  06 March 2024.

DRDO VRDE Recruitment:

DRDO Vehicles Research & Development Establishment – is looking for two Junior Research Fellow posts in various disciplines for two years. The age limit will be 28 Years. The stipend will be Rs. 37,000+HRA/-. Interested candidates can attend the walk-in interview on 04 & 07 March 2024.

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drdo recruitment

DRDO – The Defence Research and Development Organisation was founded in 1958. Its parent agency is the Ministry of Defence, and the agency executive is Dr G. Satheesh Reddy (Chairman of DRDO). The headquarters is in New Delhi. It is India’s largest and most diverse research organization. Around 30,000 employees, including 5000 scientists, are working in DRDO.

DRDO recruit Apprentices through DRDO Apprentice Recruitment and project positions like Junior Research Fellowship, Senior Research Fellow, Research Associates, Project Assistant and other posts.

Latest DRDO Vacancy 2024:

Current Openings at DRDO:

Unit/LocationJob RoleTotal PostsLast Date
DRDO DIBERJunior Research Fellow/Research Associate0402 April
DRDO SAGJunior Research Fellow1915 & 18 March
DRDO DESIDOCApprentices3006 March
DRDO VRDEJunior Research Fellowship1304 & 07 March 2024

DRDO Recruitment 2024 for JRF/RA(DIBER): 

Job Role Junior Research Fellow/Research Associate
Job Category Govt Jobs
Qualification B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech/M.Sc/PhD
Experience Freshers/3 Years
Vacancy 04 Posts
Stipend Rs. 37,000 – 67,000/-
Job Location Haldwani
Last Date 02 April 2024
Walk-in Date 03 April 2024

Detailed Eligibility – DRDO Jobs:

Educational Qualification:



Research Associate:

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry or M. Sc in Chemistry with 3 Years of research experience in Chemistry with at least one research paper in Science Citation Indexed (SCI) Journal.
  • Desirable: Preference will be given to those who have exposure on Heterogeneous Catalysis

Junior Research Fellow:

  • Essential: Graduate degree in Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering / Electronics Engineering / Electronics & Communication Engineering /Instrumentation Engineering (B.E./ B.Tech.) in first division with NET/GATE or Post graduate degree Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering / Electronics Engineering /Electronics & Communication Engineering /Instrumentation Engineering (M.E./ M.Tech.) in first division both at graduate and post graduate level.
  • Desirable: Preference will be given to those who have exposure on lab view software.

Junior Research Fellow:

  • Essential Post graduate degree in Chemistry in first division both at graduate and post graduate level with NET/GATE
  • Desirable: Preference will be given to those who have exposure on Chromatography and other related analytical tools

Junior Research Fellow:

  • Essential: Postgraduate degree (M.Sc / M. Tech) in Microbiology / Biotechnology in first division both at graduate and post graduate level with NET/GATE
  • Desirable: Preference will be given to those who have exposure on gene editing and related fields

Upper Age Limit(As on 03 March 2024): 

  • Junior Research Fellow: 28 Years
  • Research Associate: 35 Years

Age Relaxation: Age relaxation is allowed upto five years for SC/ST and three years for OBC candidates, respectively.

Stipend: 

  • Junior Research Fellow: Rs. 37.000/-
  • Research Associate: Rs. 67,000/-

No of DRDO Vacancy: 04 Posts

Disciplines Vacancies
Junior Research Fellow
Electronics &
Instrumentation
Engineering /
Electronics
Engineering /
Electronics &
Communication
Engineering /
Instrumentation
Engineering
01
Chemistry 01
Microbiology /Biotechnology 01
Research Associate 01

Selection Process for DRDO Recruitment 2024:

  • The selection process will be based on a Walk-in Interview.

How to Apply for  DRDO Recruitment 2024?

Interested candidates can send the Application form with supporting documents in PDF format to the mentioned email ID on or before 02 April 2024, and attend the walk-in interview on 03 April 2024.

For More Details & Application Form: Click here.

Email ID: director.diber@gov.in

Walk-in Date & Time: 03 April 2024

Reporting Time: 09:30 hrs

Venue:

DIBER (DRDO),
Haldwani

Documents to be Brought:

  • One set document (self-attested) to be submitted during reporting time.
  • Candidates are required to produce original certificates / testimonials at the time of interview.
  • Candidate is required to produce copy of published research papers and thesis also at time of interview
  • Candidates presently employed in Government Department/ PSU’s/ Autonomous Bodies are required to produce NOC from their employer at the time of interview

DRDO Walk-in-interview 2024 for Junior Research Fellowship (SAG):

Job Role Junior Research Fellowship
Job Category Govt Jobs
Qualification B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech/M.Sc
Experience Freshers
Vacancy 19 Posts
Stipend Rs. 37,000/- +HRA
Job Location New Delhi
Walk-in Date 15 – 18 March 2024

Detailed Eligibility – DRDO Jobs:

Educational Qualification:

Junior Research Fellowship:

Mathematics:

  • Postgraduate degree in Mathematics in First division with NET qualification.
  • Desirable: Knowledge of Cryptology & Computer Programming in C/C++

Computer Science Engineering(CSE)/Information Technology(IT)/Computer Science(CS):

  • Postgraduate degree in Mathematics in First division with NET qualification.
  • Desirable: Knowledge of Cryptology & Computer Programming in C/C++

Electronics Engineering(EE)/Electronics & Communication Engineering(ECE):

  • B.E/ B.Tech degree in EE/ECE with first division and valid NET/GATE Score. or
  • M.E/ M.Tech in the relevant field with First division both at Graduate and Post Graduate level.
  • Desirable: Knowledge of Embedded Systems and Cryptology

Physics:

  • Postgraduate degree in Physics in First division with NET qualification.
  • Desirable: Knowledge of Quantum Physics & Computer Programming in C/C++,

Note: The tenure of the fellowship will be initially for two years and based on performance, it may be extended up to a maximum of 05 years if required.

Upper Age Limit ( As on 15 March 2024): 28 Years

Age Relaxation:  Age relaxation for SC/ST/OBC/PH candidates as per Govt of India Rules

Stipend:  Rs. 37,000/- with applicable H.R.A.

No of DRDO Vacancy: 19 Posts

Junior Research Fellow:

  • Mathematics: 05 Posts
  • CSE/IT/CS: 8 Posts
  • EE/ECE: 05 Posts
  • Physics: 01 Post

Selection Process for DRDO Recruitment 2024:

  • The selection process is based on a walk-in interview.
  • Finally, selected candidates will be required to join SAG/ Sister Labs within two weeks from the date of the offer letter.

How to Apply for  DRDO Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates can attend the walk-in interview with an Application with the mentioned documents on 15 & 18 March 2024. at 09.00 Am. Candidates willing to appear for the interview may also send prior information through mail at saghr.sag@gov.in

For More Details: Click here.

For Application Form: Click here.

Interview Date:

Junior Research Fellow:

  • Mathematics: 15 March 2024
  • CSE/IT/CS: 15 March 2024
  • EE/ECE: 18 March 2024
  • Physics: 18 March 2024

Reporting Time:

  • 0900 Hrs – 1100 Hrs

Venue:



Main Gate reception,
Metcalfe House,
Delhi-110054.

Note: Interested candidates must bring their Original certificates and attested/self-attested copies of the following documents on the date of the walk-in interview.

  • Proof of Date of Birth
  • Mark Sheets and Certificates in support of Educational Qualification(s)
  • Caste / Disability Certificates (if applicable)
  • Two recent passport-size coloured photographs
  • Valid Photo Identity Proof (Aadhaar Card Driving Licence/Voter ID/ Passport)
  • Address Proof.

DRDO Apprentices Recruitment 2024 (DESIDOC):

Job Role Apprentices
Job Category Govt Jobs
Qualification BLIS/DLIS/DCSE
Batch 2022/2023
Experience Freshers
Vacancy 30 Posts
Stipend Rs. 8,000 – 9,000/-
Job Location Delhi
Walk-in Date 06 March 2024

Detailed Eligibility – DRDO Jobs:

Educational Qualification:

Apprentices:

Library & Information Science:

  • Graduation+ Degree in Library & Information Science (One year) from recognized University/Institute
  • 12th+Diploma in Library Science (Three Years) from recognized University/Institute

Computer Science:

  • Diploma in computer Science

Note: The candidates who have passed in 2022 and 2023 are only eligible. A certificate in this regard may be furnished.

Upper Age Limit(As on date of interview): 

  • Apprentices: 28 Years

Age Relaxation: The age is relaxable by five years for SC/ST and three years for OBC candidates.

Stipend:  

Apprentices:

  • Library & Information Science:
    • BLIS: Rs. 9,000/-
    • DLIS: Rs. 8,000/-
  • Computer Science: Rs. 8,000/-

No of DRDO Vacancy: 30 Posts

Apprentices:

  • Library & Information Science: 25 Posts
  • Computer Science: 05 Posts

Selection Process for DRDO Recruitment 2024:

  • Selection Procedure and Criteria: Candidates will be selected on a written/interview basis after shortlisting on a merit basis (percentage/marks of essential qualification).
  • The mode of selection may change as per the requirements of the organization.
  • Shortlisted candidates must bring all original relevant certificates during verification/interview.
  • The board will be constituted by Director DESIDOC to scrutinise the applications and to shortlist the candidates (as per the vacancies indicated above) as per selection criteria.
  • Only Selected candidates will be informed through an offer letter/ Email.

How to Apply for DRDO Apprentices Recruitment 2024?

Interested candidates fulfilling the above qualifications can apply for DRDO Jobs by sending the Applications duly filled by the candidates to the following address on or before 06 March 2024.

Candidates must enrol on the National Apprenticeship Training Scheme (NATS) portal before applying for apprenticeship training.

For More Details& Application Form: Click here.

NATS Portal: Click here.

Postal Address:

The Director,
DESIDOC,
Metcalfe House,
Delhi-110054.


DRDO Walk-in-interview 2024 for Junior Research Fellowship (VRDE):

Job Role Junior Research Fellowship
Job Category Govt Jobs
Qualification B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech/MS
Experience Freshers
Vacancy 13 Posts
Stipend Rs. 37,000/- +HRA
Job Location Ahmednagar(MH)
Walk-in Date 04 & 07 March 2024

Detailed Eligibility – DRDO Jobs:

Educational Qualification:

Junior Research Fellow (JRF) 

  • Graduate degree in professional course (BE/ B. Tech) in first division with valid NET/GATE score OR
  • Post Graduate degree in (M.E. / M.Tech / M.S.) with First Division both at Graduate and Post graduate in Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engg / Electronics & Telecommunication Engg / Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE) / Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Automobile Engineering.

Note: The post is initially for a period of two years (extendable as per rules)

Upper Age Limit ( As on 04 March 2024): 28 Years

Age Relaxation:  The age is relaxable by Five years for SC/ST and Three years for OBC candidates.

Stipend:  Rs. 37,000/- with applicable H.R.A.

No of DRDO Vacancy: 13 Posts

  • Mechanical Engg: 09 Posts
  • Electronics Engg / ETE / ECE) /EIE: 02 Posts
  • Automobile Engg: 02 Posts

Selection Process for DRDO Recruitment 2024:

  • The selection process is based on a walk-in interview.
  • Desirous candidates are appearing for written test & interview.
  • Written tests of all eligible candidates will be conducted after verification of certificates/testimonials.
  • Interviews of the screened/shortlisted candidates based on the written test would take place.
  • Candidates are requested to bring one Photo Identity Card in original like Aadhar Card, Driving license, Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID etc at the time of the interview.

How to Apply for  DRDO Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates can attend the walk-in interview with an Application with complete bio-data and self-attested copies of Mark Sheets/Certificates (10th Standard onwards). Caste Certificate and Experience Certificate, along with a recent passport-size photograph, duly affixed on the right top corner of the first page of the application on 03 & 07 March 2024. at 10.00 Am.

For More Details & Application Form: Click here.

Interview Date:

  • Mechanical Engg: 04 March 2024
  • Electronics Engg / ETE / ECE) /EIE: 07 March 2024
  • Automobile Engg: 07 March 2024

Time:

  • Applications would be accepted up to 10:00 hrs on date of interview.
  • Initial screening and verification of testimonials would be done between 10:00-11:00 hrs

Venue:

VRDE,
PO; Vahannagar,
Ahmednagar – 414 006 (Maharashtra)

Note: Candidates working in Govt./Public Sector Undertaking/Autonomous Bodies should produce NOC at the time of joining


DRDO Walk-in-interview 2024 for JRF/RA(DIHAR): (Expired)

Job Role Junior Research Fellow/Research Associate
Job Category Govt Jobs
Qualification M.Tech/M.Sc/M.V.Sc/PhD
Experience Freshers
Vacancy 14 Posts
Stipend Rs. 37,000 – 67,000/-
Job Location Ladakh
Walk-in Date 15 February 2024

Detailed Eligibility – DRDO Jobs:

Educational Qualification:

Junior Research Fellow:

  • M.Sc./ 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 PhD during their tenure of fellowship
  • The candidates will not be considered for PhD registration during their tenure of fellowship

Disciplines:

  • Animal Science/ Veterinary Science/Zoology/Biotechnology/Biochemistry/Microbiology/Immunology
  • Botany/Environmental Science
  • Agriculture/Horticulture
  • Horticulture(Olericulture)/Agriculture (Agronomy)
  • Botany
  • Microbiology

Research Associate:

  • 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 Associateship only after the award of the degree / provisional certificate.

Upper Age Limit(As on 15 February2024): 

  • Junior Research Fellow: 28 Years
  • Research Associate: 35 Years

Age Relaxation: The age limit will be Relaxable for SC, ST & OBC candidates as per GoI orders.

Stipend: 

  • Junior Research Fellow: Rs. 37.000/-
  • Research Associate: Rs. 67,000/-

No of DRDO Vacancy: 14 Posts

Disciplines Vacancies
Junior Research Fellow
Animal Science/ Veterinary Science/Zoology/Biotechnology/Biochemistry/Microbiology/Immunology 05
Botany/Environmental Science 02
Agriculture/Horticulture 02
Horticulture(Olericulture)/Agriculture (Agronomy) 01
Botany 01
Microbiology 02
Research Associate 01

Selection Process for DRDO Recruitment 2024:

  • The selection process will be based on a Walk-in Interview.

How to Apply for  DRDO Recruitment 2024?

Interested candidates fulfilling the above qualifications may appear for a walk-in interview at the mentioned address on 15 February 2024 (1000 hrs).

For More Details: Click here.

Walk-in Date & Time: 15 February 2024

Time: 1000 hrs

Venue:

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

Documents to be Brought:

  • Certificates wrt DoB and Essential qualification in original along with a self-attested copy of each
  • Neatly typed Bio-data.
  • Documents in support of preferential experience wrt RA Post if applicable.

DRDO Walk-in-interview 2024 for Junior Research Fellowship (TBRL): (Expired)

Defence Research and Development Organisation – Terminal Ballistics Research Laboratory invites applications for Junior Research Fellow Posts. There are seven vacancies available for this post. Candidates having B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech/M.Sc qualification can attend the walk-in interview from 30 January to 08  February 2024.

Job Role Junior Research Fellowship
Job Category Govt Jobs
Qualification B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech/M.Sc
Experience Freshers
Vacancy 07 Posts
Stipend Rs. 37,000/-
Job Location Ramgarh (Jharkhand)
Walk-in Date 30 January – 08  February 2024

Detailed Eligibility – DRDO Jobs:

Educational Qualification:

Junior Research Fellow (JRF) 

  • Mechanical Engg: B.E/B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering in 1st division with valid NET/GATE qualification or M.E./M.Tech in Mechanical Engg in 1st Division both at Graduate and Postgraduate level.
  • Physics: Post Graduation in Physics in Ist Division with valid NET qualification
  • Electronics & Electronics & Communication Engg: B.E/B.Tech in Electronics & Telecommunication/Electronics & Communication Engg in 1st Division with valid NET/GATE qualification or M.E./M.Tech in Electronics & Telecommunication/ Electronics & Communication Engg in 1st Division both at Graduate and Postgraduate level.
  • Electrical & Electronics Engg: B.E/B.Tech in Electrical & Electronics Engg in 1st Division with valid NET/GATE qualification or M.E./M.Tech in Electrical & Electronics Engg in 1st Division at Graduate and Postgraduate level.
  • Computer Science & Engineering: B.E/B.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering in 1st Division with valid NET/GATE qualification or Science & Engineering M.E/M.Tech in Computer Science & Engg in 1st Division both at Graduate and Postgraduate level.

Tenure: Initially for two years. Further extension and/or SRF upgrade will be governed as per rules. However, total tenure as JRF/SRF shall not exceed § years.

Upper Age Limit ( As on date of interview):

  • 28 Years

Age Relaxation:

  •  The age limit shall be relaxed by 5 years for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC candidates or as per Govt. guidelines.

Stipend for DRDO Careers:  Rs. 37,000/- with applicable H.R.A.

No of DRDO Vacancy: 07 Posts

Mechanical Engg 01 Post
Physics 01 Post
Electronics & Electronics & Communication Engg 03 Posts
Electrical & Electronics Engg 01 Post
Computer Science & Engineering 01 Post

Selection Process for DRDO Recruitment 2024:

  • Initially, the candidates will be screened concerning eligibility criteria etc.
  • Only the screened-in candidates will appear for an interview on the same date.

How to Apply for  DRDO Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates to apply for the DRDO Vacancy can attend the walk-in interview with Complete biodata and attested copies of Marks sheets/Certificates (10th onwards), caste certificate and experience certificate, and a recent passport-size photograph on the respective date.

For More Details: Click here.

Venue details of DRDO Jobs: 

Interview Time: 0900 hrs

Interview Date:  

  • Mechanical Engg: 30 January 2024
  • Physics: 02 February 2024
  • Electronics & Electronics & Communication Engg:  06 February 2024
  • Electrical & Electronics Engg: 07 February 2024
  • Computer Science & Engineering: 08 February 2024

Venue:

Terminal Ballistics Research Lab (TBRL),
Sector – 30
Chandigarh – 160030.

Notes:

  • Candidates are requested to bring one valid original identity card during the interview.
  • Candidates must produce all certificates and testimonials in original during the interview.

DRDO Recruitment 2024 for Junior Research Fellowship (DYSL-AI): (Expired)

Job Role Junior Research Fellowship
Job Category Karnataka Govt Jobs
Qualification B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech/M.Sc
Experience Freshers
Vacancy 02 Posts
Stipend Rs. 37,000/- +HRA
Job Location Bangalore
Last Date 07 February 2024

Detailed Eligibility – DRDO Jobs:

Educational Qualification:

Junior Research Fellow (JRF) 

  • Graduate degree in professional course (B.E/B.TECH) in first division with NET/GATE (OR)
  • Post Graduate degree in professional course (ME/M.TECH) in first division both at Graduate and Post Graduate level (OR)
  • Postgraduate degree in Basic Science in first division with NET Qualification

Desirable:

  • Strong fundamentals in problem-solving, algorithm design and complexity analysis
  • Expert in at least one major programming language (Python, Java, C++ or similar)
  • Knowledge of classical AI algorithms, Machine Learning and Deep Learning techniques is strongly desirable,
  • Proven experience with software libraries such as PyTorch, Tensorfiow, Keres TensorRT, PyTorchMobile

Tenure:  The candidate will work initially for the first two years as JRF and will subsequently be elevated as SRF for the remaining two/three years, subject to satisfactory performance to be assessed annually and as per DRDO rules.

Upper Age Limit ( As on 19 January 2024): 28 Years

Age Relaxation: 

  • The age limit shall be relaxed by 5 years for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC candidates or as per Govt. guidelines. A copy of the self-attested caste certificate should be attached with the application.

Stipend:  Rs. 37,000/- with applicable H.R.A.

No of DRDO Vacancy: 02 Posts

Selection Process for DRDO Recruitment 2024:

  • Eligible candidates will be shortlisted based on GATE score/percentage of marks obtained in the qualifying degree.
  • Shortlisted candidates must appear for the online coding examination(tentatively on 19th January); examination details will be communicated subsequently on their mail IDs.
  • The qualified candidates will be required to appear for a personal interview to be held at DRDO Young Scientist Laboratory- Artificial Intelligence (DYSL-AI) Dr. Raja Ramanna Complex, Raj Bhavan Circle, High Grounds, Bengaluru-560001 or through Video Conferencing as decided by the Director, DYSL-Al, date and time will be communicated to the shortlisted candidates separately by speed post/email.

How to Apply for  DRDO Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates to apply for the DRDO Vacancy can send the completed application in all respects to the mentioned address below, or the scanned copies can be sent by mail to accounts.dysl-ai@gov.in on or before 07 February 2024.

For More Details & Application Form: Click here.

Postal Address:

The Director,
DRDO Young Scientist Lab-Artificial Intelligence,
Dr. Raja Ramanna Complex,
Raj Bhavan Circle,
High Grounds,
Bengaluru-560001.

Documents to be sent:

  • Duly filled application
  • NoC & other testimonials as applicable in case of serving candidate (Annexure —Il & Annexure — III)
  • CV
  • Self-attested copies of educational certificate
  • Self-attested copies of DOB,
  • Self-attested copy of caste certificate (Wherever applicable)

DRDO Recruitment 2024 FAQ:

What all are the vacancies available at DRDO Recruitment?

At present DRDO Careers has 66 Vacancies for Apprentices/Junior Research Fellow/Research Associate post for DIBER, SAG, DESIDOC, VRDE

Who can apply for DRDO Vacancies?

Candidates who completed B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech/M.Sc/BLIS/DLIS/DCSE/PhD are eligible to apply for DRDO Recruitment

How to apply for DRDO Recruitment?

All eligible candidates can apply online /attend walk-in-interview on the respective dates.


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