How to Make career in DRDO as a Scientist or Engineer?

How to Make career in DRDO as a Scientist or Engineer?

Dear Job seeker this article is for the candidates who wanted to make career in DRDO as a Scientist or an Engineer.

About DRDO

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), established in 1958, has grown from a small organisation with ten laboratories to over 50 laboratories that engage 7,500 scientists and nearly 22,000 other scientific, technical and supporting personnel. The activities of DRDO are primarily focused on making India self-reliant in defence systems.

It undertakes design and development leading to production of sophisticated weapon systems and equipment in accordance with the needs and the qualitative specifications laid down by the three services – Army, Navy and Air Force. This includes areas such as aeronautics, armaments, combat vehicles, electronics, instrumentation engineering systems, missiles, materials, naval systems, advanced computing, simulation and life sciences.

DRDO Recruits Scientis ever year .Here are the various Recruitment Methods/Channels to make career in DRDO as A Scientist or an Engineer.

How to Make career in DRDO as a Scientist or Engineer?

1)Direct Entry Through Scientist Entry Test (SET) Scheme

This is the First and foremost Recruitment Channel  By DRDO for Recruiting Class-I or Group A Service Scientist Posts.

DRDO Conducts SET All India Entrance Exam every year in the first week of September mostly on the Sunday.One can Apply for the test in the month of June from the DRDO Recruitment Website ; .

Read More:DRDO Scientist Entry Test (SET) Exam,Details,Eligibility Criteria,Pattern,Important Dates,Subjects

2)Campus Selection

DRDO recruits Engineers under the Campus Selection Procedure.In this Selection procedure Scientist ‘B’ Level are recruited .

Campus Selection Committee visits IITs,IISc,NITs,Central universities and other selected Institutions.On the Spot Selection letters are issues to Meritorious Candidates.

3) Registration of Students with Scholastic Aptitude (ROSSA) Scheme

Under ROSSA Scheme DRDO Recruit Fresh PhD Scholars and those who have passed the engineering/medical Examination at graduate level or Science/Psycholoy/Mathematics at Post Graduate Level in the First Division for ‘C’ Level Scientist ,

Usually the closing date for applicants who have successfully defended their thesis between 01 January and 30 June is September 30.

Read More:DRDO ROSSA Scheme Wiki,Details,Details,How to Apply

4) Talent Search Scheme (Exclusively for NRIs)

DRDO Recruit Scientists at different levels through Ad-hoc appointment.This Scheme is mainly for NRI Candidates.In this NRI Scientists who would have returned to Indian During Preceding 6-months time;not holding any position in India.Also such NRIs who may be desirous of returning are eligible for this process.

Ad-hoc appointment is made for a maximum period of one year and is normally not extended.

5)Lateral Entry Scheme

DRDO Recruit Scientists For Level Scientist ‘C’ to Scientist ‘G’ under this Scheme.

Recruitments are done to meet the requirement of scientific manpower having specialized experience in areas of interest to DRDO.

6)Fellowships for Instance:Aeronautical Research and Development Board Fellowship

DRDO recruits ‘B’ grade Scientist under this Scheme in the field of Aeronautics.Candidates after completing Aeronautical engineering in the various institutes of national Frame are eligible under this scheme.

There is Interview and then assessment cell (RAC) on completion of the degree programme under this Scheme.

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Vivek Bhardwaj
Vivek Bhardwaj
Hi,I am Vivek owner of this website and Mechanical engineering Student.I am here to blog all the stuff related to All Armed Forces.Jobs,DRDO,HAL,News.I am just madly love with blogging and My website.
  • Rajdeep Shaw

    How to do missile engineering in DRDO please tell me soon

  • Rajdeep Shaw

    After passing out from 12 what to do to go in DRDO missle engineering!!

    • Vivek Bhardwaj

      You have to Fill the Different Recruitment Process By DRDO on regular basis.But First Complete your Graduation then fill the DRDO Vacancies where Gate Score is Required.

  • Sunayana

    I have a master’s degree in vlsi from Germany. I also have 2 years post qualification experience in fpga design. I want to enter DRDO. What sort of entry is suitable for me and where can I see job postings.

  • Srinivas Avvaru

    good job Vivek

  • Divyansh Verma

    Does any renowned college degree is required for DRDO..
    plzz reply…I have passed 12 standard

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