DRDO Recruitment through GATE - The application forms for the DRDO Recruitment through GATE are available from March 18, 2017. The last date to apply is April 7, 2017. DRDO has announced the recruitment of Scientists ‘B’ through GATE 2015/ 2016/2017 in Physics. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has announced the details of direct recruitment of Scientists ‘B’ on the basis of valid GATE scores. Candidates will have to apply online if they meet the specified eligibility criteria. Candidates will be required to pay an application fee (applicable to Gen/OBC NCL candidates only). Candidates who have valid GATE scores as specified by DRDO will be considered. Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their GATE scores for a personal interview. Check the complete details of the eligibility criteria, application dates, procedure to fill the application, selection criteria and more for the DRDO Recruitment through GATE on this page. Since DRDO is a defence organization, the cutoffs for this recruitment are not disclosed.
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Name of Organization: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
Posts Notified: Scientists ‘B’
Important Dates for DRDO Recruitment through GATE
Start of online application form
March 18, 2017
Last date for application form
April 7, 2017
Eligibility Criteria for DRDO Recruitment through GATE
Valid GATE Scores
Candidates must have valid GATE scores. Candidates who have qualified in GATE 2015 or GATE 2016 or GATE 2017 are eligible to apply.
Age Limit as on September 29, 2017
Gen Category- Not more than 28 years
Relaxation will be applicable as follows:
upto 5 years for SC/ST candidates,
upto 3 years for OBC(Non Creamy Layer (NCL)) candidates
as per existing rules for ex‐servicemen
upto 5 years for serving Central Civilian Govt. employees working in posts which are in the same line or allied cadres as deemed by DRDO.
First Class Master’s Degree in Physcis or Chemistry from a recognized university or equivalent with a minimum 60% marks in aggregate or CGPA/CPI of 6.75 (for a 10 point scale)
For vacancies in Physics, candidates must have passed their masters in
They must have qualified in GATE in Physics
Knowledge of German, French, Russian, Japanese or Chinese
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How to apply for the DRDO Recruitment through GATE
Candidates must keep the following ready before filling the online DRDO Application for Scientist 'B':
Important: The documents must be scanned in in 200dpi grey scale and in a file not exceeding 500 KB in size
GATE 2015 / GATE 2016 /GATE 2017 Score Card
Recent Passport size photograh scanned in a file size of less than 30 KB with a resolution of 110 x 140 pixels
Class 11 & 12 Certificates and Marks Sheets
Qualifying Degree or Provisional Certificate
Marks Sheets of all semesters
Category Certificate if applicable
Medical Certificate in case of PwD candidates
Ex-Servicemen Certificate if applicable
NOC for applicants working in other Govt organizations
Application Fee to be paid online for the DRDO Recruitment through GATE: Rs 100 for General/OBC candidates. There is no application fee for SC/ST /PWD and women candidates.
How to Fill the DRDO Application Form:
Candidates must register by entering the asked details, like Name, Email, Mobile etc.
They are next required to fill the personal details, academic qualification details as well as the communication details.
Next they must upload the requisite certificates as mentioned above
They must pay the fee and enter the details of the transaction.
Thereafter they must submit the application form for the DRDO Recruitment through GATE.
An acknowledgement slip will be generated.
All applicants are advised to print a copy of the submitted application form along with the acknowledegement slip that is generated.
Selection Procedure for DRDO Recruitment through GATE
The Recruitment Assessment Center (RAC) of DRDO will shortlist candidates on the basis of the GATE scores.
GATE Score for 2015/2016/2017
Qualifying in Personal Interview
70% in Interview for Gen and 60% for OBC/SC/ST/PWD candidates
GATE - 80% + Personal Interview – 20%
Pay Scale: PB‐3 (`15600‐39100, GRADE PAY ` 5400/‐). Total emoluments will be Rs 60,000 pm (tentative).
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
Recruitment & Assessment Centre (RAC)
Lucknow Road, Timarpur, Delhi – 110054
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