What is the full form of DRDO?

DRDO stands for Defence Research & Development Organisation

When was DRDO formed?

DRDO was formed in 1958.

How can I join DRDO?

DRDO has Recruitment and Assessment Centre (RAC) for Scientists (Group 'A' Class I Gazetted Post) recruitment and CEPTAM for recruitment of DRTC, Admin & Allied Cadre (Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’) recruitment

What are the pay scales of scientists/ technical cadre staff at various levels?

For complete information visit website https://rac.gov.inEMU :Proposed Lists And Waiting Lists ( March 2014): External website that opens in a new window

How I can apply for JRF/SRF/RA/Apprentice Schemes in DRDO?

Each individual lab publishes the requirements of manpower in what’s new section of DRDO website and in its lab page what’s new section as and when required.

What are various modes of induction of scientists into DRDO system?
  • Lateral Recruitment for Scientist 'C' and above
  • Talent Search Scheme (NRIs) for Scientist 'C' and above
  • Deputation & Absorption
I have some experience in Research & Development in the areas of interest to DRDO. Can I join DRDO at a higher post?

Apart from inducting Scientists 'B' (Entry Level), DRDO has following schemes for inducting Scientists 'C' and above (upto Scientist 'G') based on number of years of experience:

  • Lateral Recruitment for Scientist 'C' and above as per requirement of the Labs.(Through Advertisement)
  • Talent Search Scheme (NRIs) for Scientist 'C' and above subject to suitability in DRDO Labs.
How can I contact DRDO for my recruitment related queries?

Goto the page www.rac.gov.in/feedback_formEMU :Proposed Lists And Waiting Lists ( March 2014): External website that opens in a new window for any recruitment related queries

Where are the labs of DRDO situated?

DRDO labs are spread across India

What is the procedure for doing summer Training in DRDO?

You can apply for summer training to Director of a suitable lab as per your discipline. You may visit DRDO website https://drdo.gov.inEMU :Proposed Lists And Waiting Lists ( March 2014): External website that opens in a new window for this purpose.

I am NRI. What is the upper age limit to join DRDO?
GradeUpper Age Limit
C34
D44
E44
F49
G49
Any experience required to be a scientist in DRDO?

No experience required for the post of Scientist B (entry level). And for other Scientist post, there is experience needed respectively as per guidelines. Goto website https://rac.gov.inEMU :Proposed Lists And Waiting Lists ( March 2014): External website that opens in a new window

I am a journalist, how can I get the information about latest news in DRDO?
Latest news related to DRDO is updated in Press release section of DRDO website.
I am a vendor how can I sell my products and services in DRDO?
New vendor can register online in DRDO website under Procurement section to provide products and services.
I am research scholar, how can I know project sponsorships/scholarship/project grants opportunities?

Goto the webpage www.drdo.gov.inEMU :Proposed Lists And Waiting Lists ( March 2014): External website that opens in a new window

I am a research scholar, I want to publish my research paper in DRDO journals? What is the process?

DRDO has separate web portal for publications. Visit https://publications.drdo.gov.inEMU :Proposed Lists And Waiting Lists ( March 2014): External website that opens in a new window for more information.

Is DRDO Provide any amount for summer training?
No.
Does DRDO Lab outsource man power on contract basis for their project?

Yes. But, if there is requirement in project. Tender is published in website https://eprocure.gov.in/EMU :Proposed Lists And Waiting Lists ( March 2014): External website that opens in a new window

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