DRDO Recruitment Notification for 76 Post – Apply Online

The Recruitment & Assesment Centre is inviting applications for the posts of Scientist ‘B’ in Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) & Scientist/Engineer ‘B’ in ADA. There are a total of 76 vacancies. The Screening for the posts will be based on your GATE Score Card 2015, 2016 & 2017. If you have a leaning towards Research in the Defence Sector and want to serve and protect your country then apply for DRDO Recruitment. This recruitment drive is open to the departments like Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mechanical, Computer Science (CS), Chemical etc. GATE Aspirants can apply through their scorecard. Know in detail about Important Dates, Vacancies, Eligibility, Selection Procedure, Salary & How to Apply!

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Important Dates For DRDO Recruitment 2017

Events Important Dates
Start Date of Application (Tentative) 16th December 2017
End Date of Application 6th January 2017

DRDO Recruitment – Vacancies

  • The total no. of vacancies are 76.
  • DRDO – 65 Vacancies
  • ADA – 11 Vacancies
Eligibility Criteria

A) Age Limit [as on closing Date of Advertisment]

Category DRDO ADA
Unreserved (UR) Not Exceeding 28 Years Not Exceeding 30 Year
OBC (Non Creamy Layer) Not Exceeding 31 Year Not Exceeding 33 Year
SC/ST Not Exceeding 33 Year Not Exceeding 35 Year

Age Relaxation

  • PWD – 10 years
  • Central Govt. employees – 5 years

Nationality

  • Only Indians

Educational Qualification

  • You are required to possess a First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with the same Discipline mentioned in your preferred post.
  • You also are required to possess GATE Score Card for the year 2015/2016/2017 with the same subject as your preferred post.
  • It is desirable that you have the knowledge the f  German, French, Russian, Japanese or Chinese language.

SCREENING/ SHORTLISTING

i) For Subjects/ Disciplines in Part I (Check Official Notification)
Eligible candidates will be shortlisted for further selection process on the basis of valid GATE score of GATE 2015/2016/2017, in the ratio of 1:5 subject to their availability in order of the discipline wise category wise merit list. The GATE paper and the subject of qualifying degree must be related to the Subject/Disciplines against which the candidate is applying.

ii) For Subjects/ Disciplines in Part II
Eligible candidates will be shortlisted for further selection process on the basis of percentage of marks obtained in the Essential Qualification, in order of merit/separate written test. In case, a written test is conducted, then all the criteria as applicable to Part-I (except GATE score) will be followed, both for shortlisting and selection. Else, Upto 12 candidates for one vacancy and 24 candidates for 2-3 vacancies, subject to their availability, will be shortlisted for further selection process. The decision regarding shortlisting criteria (percentage/ written test) will be based on the number of applications received for those posts.

iii) Information regarding the shortlisted candidates will be made available at RAC website.

SELECTION PROCESS

i) The shortlisted candidates will be required to appear in the personal interview to be held at Delhi or any other place as decided by RAC/ DRDO. Shortlisted candidates shall be able to download their interview call letter along with date/venue of personal interview and other relevant documents through the candidate login obtained after successful Registration

ii) Candidates serving in Govt or in Govt owned organisations will be required to produce “NOC” from their respective Department/Employer at the time of interview failing which candidate will not be allowed to appear for the interview.

iii) Selection Criteria

a) For Subjects/ Disciplines in Part I
The final selection of the candidates will be purely on the basis of discipline wise category wise merit of aggregate of 80% weightage of GATE score and 20% weightage of marks in personal interview. For consideration for selection, a candidate appearing in Personal Interview need to secure minimum qualifying marks of 70% for General candidates and 60% for OBC/SC/ST/PwD candidates.

b) For Subjects/ Disciplines in Part II
In case, a written test is conducted, then all the criteria as applicable to Part-I (except GATE score) will be followed for selection i.e. on the basis of merit arrived at by aggregate of 80% weightage of written test and 20% weightage in personal interview marks. Else, the final selection will be made on the basis of discipline-wise and category-wise merit of marks awarded in the personal interview. For consideration for selection, a candidate appearing in the Personal Interview need to secure minimum qualifying marks of 70% for General candidates and 60% for OBC/SC/ST/PwD candidates.

iv) In addition to the above, any other selection tool/test may be administered, at the sole discretion of the RAC.

v) The offer of appointment to the selected candidates will be restricted to the number of vacancies in order of merit. The appointment, however, will be subject to satisfying conditions like qualifying the Medical examination prescribed for Group ‘A’ Technical posts of Govt. of India with Field Service liability and verification of character antecedents besides verification of SC/ST/OBC/PwD (HH) certificate etc, wherever applicable.

vi) Final result (customised for individual candidate) will be made available at RAC website (https://rac.gov.in).

TRAINING

All selected Scientists ‘B’ for DRDO may be required to initially undergo a full time Post Induction Training at DIAT Pune/ ITM Mussoorie.

LIABILITY TO SERVE

As per the Central Government Rules, selected candidates will have the liability to serve anywhere in India including remote/ field area locations.

OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION

 

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