DRDO’s DMSRDE Invites for Walk-In-Interview in Kanpur

DRDO is inviting candidates for a walk-in interview at DMSRDE in Kanpur for the positions of Research Associates and Junior Research Fellows.

Punam Singh
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DRDO walk-in interview

DRDO walk-in interview

The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) offers a unique opportunity for qualified individuals to contribute to advanced defense research. The Defense Materials & Stores Research & Development Establishment (DMSRDE) located on G.T. Road in Kanpur has announced a walk-in interview for the positions of Research Associates and Junior Research Fellows.


The initiative aims to bring skilled professionals on board for two years, fostering advancements in defense-related research and development.

Positions No. of Vacancies Discipline Qualification
Research Associate 1 Chemistry Ph.D. or equivalent degree in the relevant discipline from a recognized university.
Junior Research Fellow 4 Chemistry/ Material Science/Polymer Science/ Chemical Engineering/ Material Science & Engineering/ Polymer Engineering Post Graduate degree in the relevant discipline (basic sciences) in the first division with NET qualification


Graduate degree in professional course (B.E./B.Tech.) in the relevant discipline in the first division with NET/GATE.

What are the eligibility criteria for the DRDO walk-in interview?


The maximum age limit for candidates is set to be 35 years for Research Associates and 28 years for Junior Research Fellows as of the date of the interview.  Although, there is a relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST candidates and 3 years for OBC candidates.

Candidates will receive a fellowship stipend of Rs.67000/- per month for Research Associates and Rs.37000/- per month for Junior Research Fellows.

What is the application process for the DRDO walk-in interview?


Interested candidates who meet the qualifications required to appear for the walk-in interview should bring bio-data, a recent passport-size photograph, and Xerox copies of testimonials.

The original documents including Marksheets/ Certificates/ Testimonials/ Community Certificate/ GATE/ NET Score Card and ID proofs must be presented during the interview.

Candidates who have submitted their Ph.D. thesis may participate in the walk-in interview for Research Associateship. However, the Research Associateship will be awarded only after the candidate has been granted the degree or provisional certificate.


This walk-in interview provides a golden opportunity for passionate researchers and aspiring professionals to contribute to the field of defense research. DRDO’s DMSRDE is dedicated to fostering talent and innovation. The selected individuals are expected to play a vital role in advancing the nation’s capabilities in defense materials and technology and strengthening its defense infrastructure. Candidates are suggested to go through the official notification before applying for the positions.