DRDO Recruitment 2020: Great news during the lockdown. Yes, Defence Research & Development Organization has invited engineering graduates to apply for Scientist- B post. Moving forward, The organization has launched the official notification in the month of July 2020 on its official website. As per the DRDO Official Notification, Engineering graduates & postgraduates in science including students who are appearing or have appeared in their final year examination are eligible to apply for the DRDO Scientist post through the DRDO RAC official website. Aspirants who look forward to applying for DRDO Scientist B Recruitment 2020 can go through the complete article to know more about the DRDO Jobs.

DRDO Recruitment 2020

Post DetailsLast date & StatusRecruitment Link
DRDO Scholarship Scheme for Girls – 3030th September 2020
(LIVE)
DRDO Scholarship Scheme for Girls 2020
Scientist ‘B’ – 29310th July 2020 – Extended to 17th August 2020
(LIVE)
DRDO Scientist Jobs 2020

Interestingly, DRDO has launched the “DRDO Scholarship Scheme for Girls“ through Aeronautics Research and Development Board. Applicants must have a valid GATE score to apply for the present DRDO Scholarship Scheme for Girls 2020. The number of scholarships is limited to 20 for Under Graduate and 10 for Post Graduate students pursuing their respective degrees at the academic institutes. This scholarship scheme would attract such women power from various institutes through a transparent process with an objective to tap the talent of bright students across the country.

RAC invites online scholarship applications from the Girls / Women students studying in the first year of UG (BE/B.TECH: full-time four-year degree) and PG (M.TECH/ME: two years full-time degree course) under “DRDO Scholarship Scheme for Girls in Aerospace Engg / Aeronautical Engg / Space Engg & Rocketry /Avionics / Aircraft Engg. Students can apply for this scheme until 30th September 2020.

DRDO Jobs 2020 – Overview

Name of the Organization Defence Research & Development Organization
Name of the Scholarships“DRDO Scholarship Scheme for Girls”
Number of Scholarships30
Starting Date of an Application19th July  2020
Closing Date of an Application30th September 2020
Job CategoryCentral Government Jobs
Job LocationAcross India
Application processOnline Application
Official Websitewww.drdo.gov.in

DRDO Vacancy details for “DRDO Scholarship Scheme for Girls”

The following are vacancy details of the “DRDO Scholarship Scheme for Girls”, as per the official notification.

Subject/ Discipline NameNo of Scholarships
Aerospace Engg / Aeronautical Engg / Space Engg &
Rocketry / Avionics / Aircraft Engg
20
Aerospace Engg / Aeronautical Engg / Space Engg &
Rocketry / Avionics / Aircraft Engg.
10
Total30

Eligibility Criteria for DRDO Notification 2020

Candidate must be an Indian National to apply for the DRDO Scholarship Scheme for Girls.

Qualification required for the 1st year UG (B.E./B.Tech./BSc. Engg.) scholarship

  • Candidate should have got admission in the 1st year of the current academic year (2020-21) to the relevant B.E./ B. Tech./B.Sc Engg. course and Candidate should have cleared with valid JEE (Main) score.

Qualification required for the 1st year PG (M.E./M.Tech./M.Sc. Engg.) scholarship

  • Candidate should have secured admission in the 1st year of the current academic year (2020-21) to the relevant ME/M.TECH / M.Sc Engg course.
  • Candidate must have scored a minimum of 60% marks in the qualifying exam (graduation level: BE/B Tech/B  Engg. or equivalent) for getting admission to the subject course as per the guidelines set by AICTE/MHRD. Also, the Candidate should have cleared with a valid JEE (Main) score.
  • Note: Read the official notification for more details on DRDO Careers.

    DRDO Scientist B – Selection Process

    • First-year UG (B.E./B.Tech./BSc. Engg.) scholarship (for 4-yr full-time course) will be based on the merit of JEE (Main). Candidates without valid JEE (Main) score will not be considered.
    • First-year PG (M.E./M.Tech./M.Sc. Engg.) scholarship (for 2 yr full-time course) will be based on the valid GATE score on merit basis. The candidates without a valid GATE score will not be considered.

    DRDO Amount of Scholarship

    • First-year UG (B.E./B.Tech./BSc. Engg.) scholarship – Rs.120000 / year or annual fees whichever is less for a maximum period of four years.
    • First-year PG (M.E./M.Tech./M.Sc. Engg.) scholarship – Rs.15500/- per month subject to Rs.186000/- per year for a maximum period of two years

    DRDO Online Application Fee

    • Candidates may read the official notification to get more details on DRDO online application fees

How to apply for DRDO RAC Recruitment 2020?

  1. Click on the Official Notification, available below.
  2. Read all the details carefully and check if you are eligible.
  3. If eligible, click on the DRDO Apply Online link below
  4. Candidates are required to register online at the RAC website (https://rac.gov.in).
  5. Fill in all the details and make sure the information provided is correct and complete.
  6. Attach a scanned copy of the documents asked for.
  7. Attach a scanned copy of recent passport size picture and signature wherever required.
  8. Pay the application fee.
  9. Submit the DRDO Application Form before the last date.
  10. Candidates are advised to retain a copy of the online recruitment application (pdf format) after locking the online application form.
  11. Take a print out of it for further use.

Important Dates for DRDO Recruitment 2020

Official Notification released26th June  2020
Starting Date to Apply19th July 2020
Last Date to Apply30th September 2020

Important Links for DRDO Notification 2020

Interestingly, Applicants must have a valid GATE score to apply for present DRDO Scientist Jobs, As per the official notification. Also, selected candidates will be placed anywhere in India as per the organization’s requirement. As DRDO offers exciting and challenging career opportunities in a broad spectrum of technologies at its laboratories/establishments located across the country, the applicant can make use of this opportunity and apply for DRDO vacancy 2020-21. However, desired candidates are advised to read the complete DRDO Recruitment process before going to apply for it.

DRDO Jobs 2020 – Overview

Name of the Organization Defence Research & Development Organization
Number of Vacancies293
Name of the Post Scientist ‘B’
Starting Date of an Application29th May 2020
Closing Date of an Application10th July 2020 Extended to 17th August 2020
Job CategoryCentral Government Jobs
Job LocationAcross India
Application processOnline Application
Official Websitewww.drdo.gov.in

DRDO Vacancy details for Scientist – B post

The following are vacancy details of DRDO Scientist B post, as per the official notification.

Post NameNo of Vacancies
Scientist – B293
Total293
Subject wise DRDO Vacancy details

Part – I

Name of the Subject/ DisciplineNumber of Posts
Electronics & Communication37
Mechanical Engg35
Computer Science & Engg31

Part – II

Electrical Engg12
Material Science & Engg/ Metallurgical Engg10
Physics8
Chemistry7
Chemical Engg6
Aeronautical Engg4
Mathematics4
Civil Engg3

Part – III

Psychology10
Gross Vacancies167
Additional Vacancy126
Total293

Eligibility Criteria for DRDO Notification 2020

Qualification required for the DRDO Jobs

  • Candidates who have completed graduation or post-graduation in the engineering background can apply for this post.
  • Students who are appearing for the final year exam can also eligible to apply for the DRDO Scientist B Recruitment 2020-21.
  • Applicant or Student must be a citizen of India.

Academic qualification – In-detailed

Subject/ Discipline Educational Qualification GATE Qualification
Electronics & Communicat ion First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Electronics & Communication Engg from a recognized university or equivalent Valid GATE score in Electronics & Communication Engg (or) Minimum 80% aggregate marks in EQ degree, if done from an (IIT) or (NIT)
Mechanical At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Mechanical Engg from a recognized university or equivalent Valid GATE score in Mechanical Engineering (or) Minimum 80% aggregate marks in EQ degree, if done from an IIT or NIT
Computer Science At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Computer Science & Engg from a recognized university or equivalent Valid GATE score in Computer Science & Information Technology (or) Minimum 80% aggregate marks in EQ degree, if done from an IIT or NIT
Electrical At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Electrical Engg from a recognized university or equivalent Valid GATE score in Electrical Engg
Material Science / Metallurgical At least First Class Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology in Metallurgy from a recognized university or equivalent. Valid GATE score in Metallurgical Engineering
Physics At least First Class Master’s Degree in Physics from a recognized university or equivalent Valid GATE score in Physics
Chemistry At least First Class Master’s Degree in Chemistry from a recognized university or equivalent Valid GATE score in Chemistry
Chemical At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Chemical Engg from a recognized university or equivalent Valid GATE score in Chemical Engineering
Aeronautical At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Aeronautical Engg from a recognized university or equivalent Valid GATE score in Aerospace Engineering
Mathematics At least First Class Master’s Degree in Mathematics from a recognized university or equivalent Valid GATE score in Mathematics
Civil At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Civil Engg from a recognized university or equivalent. Valid GATE score in Civil Engineering
Psychology At least First Class Master’s Degree in Psychology from a recognized university or equivalent Qualified the NET exam for eligibility to Assistant Professorship in Psychology

Note: Read the official notification for more details on DRDO Careers.

DRDO Age Limit

  • Un-Reserved (UR) /EWS: 28 years
  • OBC (Non-creamy layer): 31 years
  • SC/ST: 33 years

Age Relaxation

  • PwD (HH) and PwD(OH) candidates: 10 years

For age limit as given in the DRDO Recruitment 2020, refer to the official notification

DRDO Scientist B – Selection Process

  • GATE Score
  • Merit list
  • Interview
  • Document Verification

DRDO Salary Info

  • The selected candidates will get the salary as Level-10 (7th CPC) of the Pay Matrix (Rs. 56,100/-) in specified disciplines and categories. Total emoluments (inclusive of HRA and all other allowances) at the time of joining will be approximately Rs. 80,000/- p.m. at the present metro city rate.

DRDO Online Application Fee

  • Candidates may read the official notification to get more details on DRDO online application fees

How to apply for DRDO RAC Recruitment 2020?

  • Click on the Official Notification, available below.
  • Read all the details carefully and check if you are eligible.
  • If eligible, click on the DRDO Apply Online link below
  • Candidates are required to register online at the RAC website (https://rac.gov.in).
  • Fill in all the details and make sure the information provided is correct and complete.
  • Attach a scanned copy of the documents asked for.
  • Attach a scanned copy of recent passport size picture and signature wherever required.
  • Pay the application fee.
  • Submit the DRDO Application Form before the last date.
  • Candidates are advised to retain a copy of the online recruitment application (pdf format) after locking the online application form.
  • Take a print out of it for further use.

Documents to upload online

  • Self-attested certificates/testimonials.
  • Birth Certificate.
  • Essential Qualification degree along with mark-sheets.
  • The final result (customized for the individual candidate) will be made available at the RAC website (https://rac.gov.in).
  • Detailed guidelines for the submission of online applications are available on the RAC website (https://rac.gov.in).

General Information

  • Carry original documents at the time of interview/ document verification.
  • Further communication will be done through the email id provided by the candidate, so make sure to provide a valid email id.
  • The training period will be for 1 year, after which the candidate may also be placed full time depending on requirement and performance.
  • No TA/ DA will be given to the candidate for attending the interview/ document verification or joining
  • Candidates will not be provided with any accommodation during the training period.

Address

Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment (CVRDE),
Government of India, Ministry of Defence,
Defence Research and Development Organization,
Avadi, Chennai – 600054

Contact Details

  • Telephone Number – 044 26364028/ 26362136/ 26364030/ 26362137
  • Email ID – combatvehicles@cvrde.drdo.in

Important Dates for DRDO Recruitment 2020

Official Notification releasedMay 2020
Starting Date to Apply29th May 2020
Last Date to Apply10th July 2020 Extended to 17th August 2020