DRDO Apprentice Recruitment 2024 Announced for 41 Vacancies

DRDO apprentice recruitment 2024 announced by ACEM for 2024-25. Gain hands-on experience in energetic materials research. Apply by 30 April.

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DRDO Apprentice Recruitment 2024

The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDOunder the Ministry of Defense is inviting applications for its apprenticeship training program for the years 2024 – 2025.  The apprenticeship is being offered by the Advanced Centre for Energetic Materials (ACEM). It is a unique opportunity that offers hands-on experience in advanced technologies and research in the field of energetic materials.


ACEM is a composite propellant processing facility of the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) located at Ambe Hill, Ojhar Nasik.

Graduate Apprentice (B.E./BT.ech)

Educational Qualification No. of Vacancies
B.E/B. Tech. in Chemical Engineering / Chemical Technology  7
 B.E/ B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering  7
BE/B. Tech. in Aerospace Engineering/ Aeronautical Engineering  2
B.E/B. Tech. in Computer & Information Science / Computer Engineering / 

B. Sc in Computer Science 
B.E/B. Tech. in Electrical / Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering  3
B.E/B. Tech. in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering  3
B. Sc. Chemistry  4
B. Sc. Physics 2
Total vacancies 30

Technician Apprentice (Diploma)

Educational Qualification

No. of Vacancies

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering  4
Diploma in Chemical Engineering  2
Diploma in Electrical Engineering  2
Diploma in Electronics Engineering  2
Diploma in Computer Science/ Computer Science & Information Technology/ 

Web Designing 
Total vacancies 11

What are the eligibility criteria for DRDO apprentice recruitment 2024?

  • Fresh pass-out candidates from 2022-2023 are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates with training or job experience of one year or more after attaining the essential qualification are not eligible.
  • Candidates must register in the National Apprenticeship Training Scheme (NATS 2.0) portal. (Reservations will be applied as per the provisions of the Apprentices Act, 1961)

Here, it should be noted that ACEM does not guarantee employment after the apprenticeship period. And, any attempt to influence the selection process will lead to the disqualification of candidates.  ACEM also reserves the right to adjust the number of seats for apprenticeship training.

How to apply for DRDO apprentice recruitment 2024?

  • Fill in the application form.
  • Scan all essential documents and certificates and attach them to the application form.
  • Send the scanned copies of the filled application form and essential documents to via email.
  • All communication regarding the application process will be conducted via email. So, regularly check your inbox for any updates or notifications.

Candidates can successfully apply for apprenticeship opportunities at ACEM, DRDO by following these steps, and making a mark in the field of energetic materials research and development.

Important Dates

  • Application deadline: 30 April 2024
  • Shortlisting of candidates: To be announced
  • Interview dates: To be announced
  • Notification of selected candidates: To be announced

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