DRDO recruitment 2019 for engineers at the Defence Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR), which is a centre of Defence Research andDevelopment Organisation (DRDO) that works on providing nutrition, health and energy security for the troops through development of cold arid agro-animal technologies and herbal prophylactics from plants of Trans Himalayan region. There are 7 vacancies of which two are for Research Associates and 5 are for Junior Research Fellow (JRF). Selected candidates are eligible for a salary of Rs 54,000 for RA and Rs 31,000 for JRF per month.
Who can Apply for DRDO Recruitment 2019?
According to the DRDO recruitment 2019 notification, of the 7 vacancies that are available two are for research associates for which the eligibility criteria is as follows: MSc in first division with NET qualification OR BE or BTech in first division with NET or GATE qualification OR ME or MTech in first division at both graduate and post-graduate level in the streams of Botany, Horticulture, Biotechnology, Agriculture Science, Microbiology, Biochemistry or Zoology.
There are also 5 JRF vacancies for which the eligibility criteria are as follows: PhD or equivalent or ME or MTech in Biochemistry or Chemistry with 3 years of research, teaching, design and development experience and at least one research paper published in Science Citation Index (SCI) journal.
The upper age limit is 28 years and 35 years for JRF and RA, respectively as on the date of walk-in-interview. However, the age limit is relaxable for SC, ST and OBC candidates. JRF will be engaged for a maximum period of 5 years and the research associates for a maximum period two years.
How to Apply for DRDO Recruitment 2019?
Interested and eligible candidates need to appear for a walk-in-interview to be conducted at DIHAR base lab, Near 3 BRD, Industrial Area Phase-II, Chandigarh on 23 October 2019 at 9:00 am. A neatly typed bio-data and all attested copies of the certificate need to be brought for the interview. Interested candidates are advised to go through the notification in detail before applying for the jobs.