DRDO Recruitment 2024: Opportunity for Engineering Graduates

DRDO recruitment 2024 has been announced for the positions of Junior Research Fellows (JRF) at VRDE located in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra.

Punam Singh
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DRDO Recruitment 2024

DRDO Recruitment 2024

The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) functional under the Ministry of Defence has announced walk-in interviews for the recruitment of Junior Research Fellows (JRF) at the Vehicles Research and Development Establishment (VRDE) located in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra.


The fellowship positions are initially being offered for two years, with a possibility of extension as per the organization’s rules. Candidates who get selected through the recruitment process will receive a monthly stipend of Rs.37,000/- along with House Rent Allowance and medical facilities as per the norms.

Discipline No. of Positions Date of Interview
Mechanical Engg 9 4 March 2024
Electronics Engg / Electronics &

Telecommunication Engg / Electronics

& Communication Engineering (ECE) /

Electronics and Instrumentation

2 7 March 2024
Automobile Engg 2 7 March 2024

What are the eligibility criteria for this recruitment?


Candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria to apply for the JRF position.

  • Graduate degree (B.E./ B.Tech) in the relevant discipline and a valid NET/GATE score.
  • Candidates with a postgraduate degree (ME/M.Tech/MS) in the relevant discipline with first-division marks in both graduate and postgraduate studies are also eligible to apply.
  • The maximum age limit for candidates is 28 years as of the date of the interview, with relaxations applicable for candidates belonging to SC/ST and OBC categories.

What is the selection process for DRDO recruitment 2024?


The selection process for DRDO’s recruitment drive includes initial screening, verification of testimonials, written test, and an interview.

Candidates must report between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. for the screening and verification of documents on their specified dates as per the discipline. The written test will be conducted for all eligible candidates followed by interviews.

What is the application process for DRDO recruitment 2024?


The candidates who are interested and eligible for these posts are required to attend the walk-in interview at VRDE, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra as per the schedule provided. The application should be submitted in the prescribed format along with these documents

  • Bio-data providing details of educational qualifications, work experience (if any), and contact information.
  • Self-attested copies of certificates from 10th  standard onwards.
  • Valid caste certificate if applicable.
  • Experience certificate
  • Recent passport-size photograph
  • Photo identity card

Candidates currently employed in Government/PSU/Autonomous Bodies are required to produce a No Objection Certificate (NOC) at the time of joining. Additionally, candidates must bring a photo identity card (Aadhar Card, Driving License, Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID, etc.) in original for verification during the interview



The fellowship positions offered by DRDO provide a platform for candidates to engage in innovative projects and gain hands-on experience under the guidance of experienced professionals at VRDE.

Candidates interested in these positions are encouraged to grab the opportunity by attending the walk-in interviews.