DRDO Scientist ‘B’ Recruitment – PSU Through GATE 2021 – Apply Now

DRDO Recruitment through GATE 2021 – DRDO recruitment through GATE 2021 application form is available from the date mentioned in the table below. Candidates interested can fill their application form of DRDO recruitment through GATE 2020 and pay the required amount as application fee on or before the date mentioned in the table below.

Company Detail :

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is an agency of the Republic of India, charged with the military’s research and development, headquartered in New Delhi, India. It was formed in 1958 by the merger of the Technical Development Establishment and the Directorate of Technical Development and Production with the Defence Science Organisation. It is under the administrative control of the Ministry of Defence, Government of India.

With a network of 52 laboratories, which are engaged in developing defence technologies covering various fields, like aeronautics, armaments, electronics, land combat engineering, life sciences, materials, missiles, and naval systems, DRDO is India’s largest and most diverse research organisation. The organisation includes around 5,000 scientists belonging to the Defence Research & Development Service (DRDS) and about 25,000 other scientific, technical and supporting personnel.

Name of organization : Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)

Type : State Govt. Company

Website : www.drdo.gov.in


Job Details :

Vacancy Breakup – 2020 :

Name of Post No. of Post
Part-I: The recruitment in the disciplines mentioned below will be based on valid GATE score, a Descriptive Examination and Personal Interview. 
Electronics & Comm. Engg 41
Mechanical Engg 43
Computer Science & Engg 32
Part-II: The recruitment in the disciplines mentioned below will be based on valid GATE score and Personal Interview.
Electrical Engg 12
Material Science & Engg/ Metallurgical Engg * 10
Physics 08
Chemistry 07
Chemical Engg 06
Aeronautical Engg 09
Mathematics 04
Civil Engg 03
Part-III: The recruitment in the discipline mentioned below will be based on Aggregate Percentage of Marks in NET and Personal Interview. 
Psychology 10
Total 185

Job Profile :

  1. Scientist ‘B’ in DRDO

Salary : Rs 56,000-80,000/-

Eligibility Details :

Name of Post Education Qualification  
Part-I: The recruitment in the disciplines mentioned below will be based on valid GATE score, a Descriptive Examination and Personal Interview. 
Electronics & Comm. Engg At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Electronics & Communication Engg from a recognized university or equivalent. Applicants must also fulfill ONE of the following additional requirements:
1. GATE Qualification: Valid GATE score in Electronics & Communication Engg [Paper code : EC] 2. Minimum 80% aggregate marks in EQ degree, if done from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) or National Institute of Technology (NIT).
Mechanical Engg At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Mechanical Engg from a recognized university or equivalent. Applicants must also fulfill ONE of the following additional requirements:
1. GATE Qualification: Valid GATE score in Mechanical Engineering [Paper code : ME] 2. Minimum 80% aggregate marks in EQ degree, if done from an IIT or NIT.
Computer Science & Engg At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Computer Science & Engg from a recognized university or equivalent. Applicants must also fulfill ONE of the following additional requirements:
1. GATE Qualification: Valid GATE score in Computer Science & Information Technology [Paper code : CS] 2. Minimum 80% aggregate marks in EQ degree, if done from an IIT or NIT.
Part-II: The recruitment in the disciplines mentioned below will be based on valid GATE score and Personal Interview.
Electrical Engg At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Electrical Engg from a recognized university or equivalent.
GATE Qualification: Valid GATE score in Electrical Engg [Paper code : EE]
Material Science & Engg/ Metallurgical Engg * At least First Class Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology in Metallurgy from a recognized university or equivalent.
GATE Qualification: Valid GATE score in Metallurgical Engineering [Paper code : MT]
Physics At least First Class Master’s Degree in Physics from a recognised university or equivalent.
GATE Qualification : Valid GATE score in Physics [Paper code : PH]
Chemistry At least First Class Master’s Degree in Chemistry from a recognised university or equivalent.
GATE Qualification: Valid GATE score in Chemistry [Paper code : CY]
Chemical Engg At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Chemical Engg from a recognized university or equivalent.
GATE Qualification: Valid GATE score in Chemical Engineering [Paper code : CH]
Aeronautical Engg At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Aeronautical Engg from a recognized university or equivalent.
GATE Qualification : Valid GATE score in Aerospace Engineering [Paper code : AE]
Mathematics At least First Class Master’s Degree in Mathematics from a recognised university or equivalent.
GATE Qualification : Valid GATE score in Mathematics [Paper code : MA]
Civil Engg At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Civil Engg from a recognized university or equivalent.
GATE Qualification : Valid GATE score in Civil Engineering [Paper code : CE]
Part-III: The recruitment in the discipline mentioned below will be based on Aggregate Percentage of Marks in NET and Personal Interview. 
Psychology At least First Class Master’s Degree in Psychology from a recognized university or equivalent. NET Qualification@ :
Qualified the NET exam for eligibility to Assistant Professorship in Psychology [Subject Code : 04]

Minimum Percentage in Education :

Category Minimum Percentage
Gen / UR Candidates 60%
OBC Candidates (age relaxation) 60%
SC / ST Candidates (age relaxation) 60%
PWD Candidates (age relaxation) 60%

Age Requirement :

Category Age Limit
Gen / UR Candidates 28 years
OBC Candidates (age relaxation) 31 years
SC / ST Candidates (age relaxation) 33 years
PWD Candidates (age relaxation) 38 years

Application Fee :

Category Application Fee
General/OBC ₹ 100
SC/ST/PWD & Women Nil

Important Dates :

Starting Date of Online Registration Will Be Announce Soon
Closing Date of Online Registration Will Be Announce Soon

Recruitment Details :

What to keep ready before applying for the DRDO Recruitment through GATE?

Candidates need to upload some documents as specified in the given formats within the mentioned file size. All documents to be uploaded must be scanned in in 200dpi grey scale. The file size must not exceed 500 KB in size except when specified otherwise

  1. GATE Score Card
  2. Recent Passport size photograph scanned with a resolution of 110 x 140 pixels in a file less than 30 KB
  3. Marks Sheets of Class 11 & 12 as well as Certificates
  4. Qualifying Degree or Provisional Certificate along with Marks Sheets of all semesters
  5. Category Certificate if applicable
  6. Medical Certificate in case of PwD candidates
  7. Ex-Servicemen Certificate if applicable
  8. NOC for applicants working in other Govt organizations
  9. How to fill the application form for the DRDO Recruitment through GATE:
  10. Registration – Candidates must enter details, like Name, Email, and Mobile etc.
  11. Next, candidates must fill the personal details, academic qualification details as well as the communication details.
  12. Upload documents – the documents specified must be uploaded
  13. Payment of application fee – General/OBC candidates must pay Rs 100 online only. SC/ST /PWD and women candidates are exempt from fee payment.

After submission of the application form, candidates must take a print out of the acknowledgement slip that is generated by the system.

Selection Procedure for DRDO Recruitment through GATE 

Shortlisting of candidates will be done by the Recruitment Assessment Center (RAC) of DRDO  on the basis of the following parameters.

Selection Procedure

Stage Selection Criteria
Shortlisting GATE Score
Qualifying in Personal Interview 70% in Interview for Gen and 60% for OBC/SC/ST/PWD candidates
Final Selection GATE – 80% + Personal Interview – 20%

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