Join DRDO With ROSSA Scheme Registration Of Students with Scholastic Aptitude,Wiki,Details

Join DRDO With ROSSA Scheme Registration Of Students with Scholastic Aptitude,Wiki,Details

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 .

RAC advertises for the post of Scientist ‘C’ through Registration of Students with Scholastic Aptitude (ROSSA) for the fresh PhD scholars. Fresh PhD scholars are those who have pursued the studies up to the PhD level without any break of not more than two academic years, after the post-graduation in science subjects including Mathematics or Psychology or graduation in Engineering or Medical Sciences.

Join DRDO With ROSSA Scheme Registration Of Students with Scholastic Aptitude,Wiki,Details

Important Dates

Generally the Closing date for applicants who have successfully defended their thesis between 01 January to 30 June is September 30 every year.

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Only such candidates who have passed the Engineering/Medical examination at graduate level or Science/Psychology/Mathematics at Post Graduate level, in First Division(no division is necessary for medical disciplines) may apply in the prescribed format.


Engineering/ Life Sciences/ Basic Sciences/ Psychology/ Mathematics with area of research having direct interest/relevance to DRDO.

Age Limit

Generally the upper age limit of Candidate is 35 years as on closing date of application.Relaxations are given as per rules.

Pay Scale Given

Scientist ‘C’ ,will be paid Rs. 15,600-39,100 with Grade  of Rs. 6600 plus amount equivalent to two increments and allowances  and facilities as applicable to Central Government employee.


Eligible candidates should apply in prescribed format complete in all respect alongwith the Application fees and send it to the Address given in the advertisement.

The application may be downloaded from rac web site. Candidates may apply online through rac website.

What After Application/What after Applying under ROSSA

According to the eligibility of candidates and their research wok in their respective fields and the the specific requirements of the various labs of the DRDO,The Candidates are short-listed and are called for interview .


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  • Meenamurali

    Dear Sir,

    My son is doing his BTech in Biotechnology. Is he eligible to join DRDO with ROSSA
    Scheme. He is faring well in his studies. How to apply and what is the procedure?
    Kindly reply by return mail, Thanking u in anticipation.

    • Hello Meenamurali
      Your son can join DRDO after completing his with minimum 60% marks.He can apply for various posts in response to various recruitments advertisment by DRDO And yes he is eligible for ROSSA scheme if he will pass Btech with first division.But presently no recruitments under ROSSA scheme are carried out.The detailed procedure is given in the recruitment advertisement.Hope u get the answer.If you want to know anything else Please let me know..

  • Vishal R. Mohite

    I just entered in class 12 (science) and very much intrested in DRDO.
    Are there any criteria for selection?
    or examination I should apply?
    kindly reply.

  • Suhas

    Hi, I am pursuing 11th(science). To join DRDO what should I keep in mind or on which subjects my focus be on?

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