Defence Research & Development Organization – (RAC) invites online applications from graduate engineers and post graduates in Science including students who are appearing or have appeared in their final year examination through RAC website https://rac.gov.in for recruitment to the posts of Scientist `B’ in Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO), in 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, India’s premier Defence R&D organization employs bright, qualified and competent scientists in Group ‘A’ (Gazetted) technical service known as Defence Research & Development Service (DRDS) and offers exciting and challenging career opportunities in a broad spectrum of technologies at its laboratories/establishments (more than 50) located across the country. For further information about DRDO, please visit DRDO website https://drdo.gov.in

Post Name –  Recruitment and Assessment Centre (RAC)

Total Post of No. – 185

Post Date – 14/05/2020

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Important DatesStart
  • Date for Online Application – 14/05/2020
  • End Date for Online Application – 10/07/2020 (Extended to 17/08/2020)
Age Relaxation (as on Last Date)
  • UR/ EWS: Not Exceeding 28 Years
  • OBC (Non-creamy layer): Not Exceeding 31 Years
  • SC/ST: Not Exceeding 33 Years
  • Age Relaxation is Applicable as per rules.
Payment of Application
  • General/ EWS/ OBC male candidates: Rs. 100/-
  • SC/ ST/ PWD & Women candidates: There is no application fee
  • Payment Mode: Online

Vacancy Details 

Post CodePost NameTotal PostEducation and Experience
01Electronics & Comm. Engg 37Essential Qualification(EQ)# : At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Electronics & Communication Engg from a recognized university or equivalent.
Applicants must also fulfil ONE of the following additional requirements:
1. GATEQualification: Valid GATE score in Electronics & Communication Engg [Paper code : EC]
2. Minimum 80% aggregate marks in EQ degree, if done from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) or National Institute of Technology (NIT).
02Mechanical Engg35Essential Qualification(EQ)#:
At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Mechanical Engg from a recognized university or equivalent.
Applicants must also fulfil ONE of the following additional requirements:
1. GATE Qualification: Valid GATE score in Mechanical Engineering [Paper code : ME]
2. Minimum 80% aggregate marks in EQ degree, if done from an IIT or NIT.
03Computer Science & Engg31Essential Qualification(EQ)#:
At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Computer Science & Engg from a recognized university or equivalent.
Applicants must also fulfil ONE of the following
additional requirements:
1. GATE Qualification: Valid GATE score in Computer Science & Information Technology [Paper code : CS]
2. Minimum 80% aggregate marks in EQ degree, if done from an IIT or NIT.
04Electrical Engg12Essential Qualification(EQ)#: At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Electrical Engg from a recognized university or equivalent.
GATE Qualification: Valid GATE score in Electrical Engg [Paper code : EE]
05Material Science & Engg/ Metallurgical Engg10Essential Qualification#: At least First Class Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology in Metallurgy from a recognized university or equivalent.
GATE Qualification: Valid GATE score in Metallurgical Engineering [Paper code : MT]
06Physics 08Essential Qualification#: At least First Class Master’s Degree in Physics from a recognised university or equivalent.
GATE Qualification: Valid GATE score in Physics [Paper code : PH]
07 Chemistry07Essential Qualification#: At least First Class Master’s Degree in Chemistry from a recognised university or equivalent.
GATE Qualification: Valid GATE score in Chemistry [Paper code : CY] .
08Chemical Engg 06Essential Qualification#: At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Chemical Engg from a recognized university or equivalent.
GATE Qualification: Valid GATE score in Chemical Engineering [Paper code : CH]
09Aeronautical Engg 04Essential Qualification#: At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Aeronautical Engg from a recognized university or equivalent.
GATE Qualification: Valid GATE score in Aerospace Engineering [Paper code : AE]
10Mathematics04Essential Qualification#: At least First Class Master’s Degree in Mathematics from a recognised university or equivalent.
GATE Qualification: Valid GATE score in Mathematics [Paper code : MA]
11Civil Engg03Essential Qualification#: At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Civil Engg from a recognized university or equivalent.
GATE Qualification: Valid GATE score in Civil Engineering [Paper code : CE] .
12Psychology06Essential Qualification#: At least First Class Master’s Degree in Psychology from a recognized university or equivalent.
NET Qualification@: Qualified the NET exam for eligibility to Assistant Professorship in Psychology [Subject Code : 04]

Other Information

How to Apply:
  • Self attested certificates/testimonials regarding Date of Birth (Matriculation /High School Certificate or Birth Certificate issued by appropriate local authority), Essential Qualification degree along with mark-sheets (both front and reverse side), Conversion Formula (CGPA/CPI to Percentage), Caste, EWS status, Ex-serviceman, Disability, Employment in Central Govt civilian posts, etc. The maximum file size of each attachment should not exceed 500KB and it must be legible when a print out is taken.
  • A recent passport size colour photograph (size not exceeding 30 KB; resolution of 110 x 140 pixels).
  • Scanned sample of candidate’s signature.
  • Valid GATE score card (Applicable only for Category I candidates in Part-I disciplines, and for all candidates in Part-II disciplines).
  • NET certificate and score card (Applicable only for candidates in Part-III discipline)
  • The candidates, whether in Govt Service or in Govt owned organisations, should upload a signed declaration (as per the proforma available at RAC website) that they have informed their Cadre Controlling Authority (CCA) in writing that they have applied for the post of Scientist ‘B’ in DRDO.
  • A provision will be made for the candidates who have appeared in final year examination, to upload their degree/provisional degree certificate online till 31 August 2020 (extendable, at the discretion of RAC, depending upon the situation prevailing at that time).
  • A provision will be made for the candidates due to appear for the NET June 2020 examination, to upload their NET certificate/score card online till the 15th day from the declaration of the NET June 2020 results.

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