DRDO offers Apprenticeship Opportunities at DIBER-DRDO

DIBER operational under DRDO has invited applications for 32 apprenticeship positions in various trades for the year 2023-24.

Punam Singh
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DRDO apprenticeship

The Defense Institute of Bio-Energy Research (DIBER), operational under DRDO has invited applications for 32 apprenticeship positions in various trades for the year 2023-24. The program is governed by the Apprentices Act, of 1961 which offers a unique opportunity for individuals to enhance their skills and contribute to advanced research and development activities.


This apprenticeship program offers a diverse range of trades, including Mechanics, Laboratory Assistant, Agriculture Assistant, Information Technology, Electrician, Fitter, and more.

Name of Trade No. of Vacancies
Mechanic (Non-Conventional Power Generation, Battery, and Invertor)

Mechanic (Repair & Maintenance of Electronics test equipment)

Mechanic (Instrument)

Mechanic (Tractor)

Mechanic (Motor Vehicle)

Mechanic (Agricultural Machinery)

Mechanics Power Electronics (Invertor, UPS & Maintenance of drives)

Electronics Mechanic

Draughtsman (Mechanical)


Laboratory Assistant 2
Agriculture Assistant (Horticulture Assistant) or similar 2

Information & Communication Technology System Maintenance

Computer and Peripheral Hardware Repair & Maintenance

Computer Networking Technician or similar

Electrical Power Drives/Electrical Domestic appliances

or similar

Advance Welder

Painter (General)




Or similar

What is the application process for DRDO Apprenticeship?


Interested candidates can apply through the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) portal. The application process details can be found on the MSDE website under the Career/ Online Recruitment/ Apprentice section.

Here, candidates need to register on the MSDE portal as only registered candidates will be considered for the apprenticeship positions.

Who is eligible for the given apprenticeship?


Candidates with ITI certificates in specified trades are eligible to apply for the apprenticeship. Its duration is one year and the stipend offered is Rs. 7000/- per month.

Additionally, the candidates should also note that only those who have completed their qualifying examination as regular students or candidates are eligible to apply.  Also, the given program strictly adheres to government rules regarding reservations for SC/ST/OBC/EWS categories.

Checklist for DRDO Apprenticeship

  • Applications start on: 29th November 2023
  • Deadline for application: 14th December 2023
  • Selected candidates will be required to submit a “Medical Fitness Certificate” at the time of joining.


As DIEBER-DRDO apprenticeship program offers an incredible opportunity for skill enhancement and practical learning from experts in the field. It also provides a chance to contribute to cutting-edge research and development. So, eligible candidates are suggested to seize the chance to build a promising career in a dynamic environment.