DRDO recruitment is being conducted at several centres of the Defence Research and Development Organisation at present. The vacancies available as of now are temporary in nature, and selected candidates will be engaged for a period of one to three years based on their qualifications and experience. Selected candidates will be paid a salary of Rs 8000 to 9000 for the apprentice trainee vacancies, and Rs 31,000 to 54,000 for the research vacancies.
Who can Apply for DRDO Recruitment 2021?
As of now, DRDO Recruitment 2021 is being conducted in the Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR), Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL), Proof and Experimental Establishment (PXE), and Microwave Tube Research and Development Centre (MTRDC). The details of the vacancies are as follows:
- There are 13 Junior Research Fellow vacancies, and one Research Associate vacancy at DIPR for which candidates with a postgraduation in psychology or applied psychology with specialisation in organisation behaviour, social psychology or personality assessment with first division and NET qualification, and candidates with a PhD in psychology can apply. The last date to apply for the vacancies is 15 February 2021, and more details on the vacancies can be found here.
- There are various ITI apprentice vacancies available at DRDL for which candidates with an ITI degree from NCVT or SCVT in Fitter, Turner, Machinist, Machinist (Grinder), Pattern maker (including carpenter), Welder, Electrician, machine tool maintenance, Diesel mechanic, Mechanic (R&AC), Lab assistant (chemical), Electronics mechanic, CNC programmer cum operator (COE), Attendant operator chemical plant, Painter, Computer networking technician, and Computer operator and programming assistant (COPA) trades can apply. The last date to apply for the vacancies is 15 February 2021, and more details on the vacancies can be found here.
- There is one JRF vacancy available at MTRDC for candidates with a postgraduate degree in chemistry or polymer science with first division with NET or GATE qualification or graduate degree in a professional course in BE or BTech in chemical engineering or chemical technology in first division with NET or GATE qualification. Interested candidates will have to appear for a walk-in-interview on 18 February 2021, and more details on the vacancies can be found here.
- There are 62 apprentice trainee vacancies available at PXE for candidates with a diploma in cinematography, civil engineering, computer science engineering, electrical engineering, electronics engineering, electronics and communication engineering, electronics and instrumentation engineering, mechanical engineering, and survey engineering, and an ITI in fitter, diesel mechanic, electrician, computer operator and programming assistant, electronics, welder, turner, and machinist. The last date to apply for the vacancies is 27 February 2021, and more details on the vacancies can be found here.