DRDO Recruitment 2023: Get a Dream Job with DRDO in Apprentices/RA/JRF Roles

DRDO Recruitment 2023 Are you looking for a rewarding career in Defence & Research Development Organization (DRDO)? If yes, then here’s some good news for you. DRDO has recently announced recruitment notifications for various positions such as Apprentices, Research Associates (RA), and Junior Research Fellows (JRF).

Why Work with DRDO?

DRDO Recruitment 2023 DRDO, which stands for the Defence Research and Development Organisation, was founded in 1958. It operates under the Ministry of Defence and is led by Dr G. Satheesh Reddy, the Chairman of DRDO. With its headquarters in New Delhi, DRDO is India’s largest and most diverse research organization.

DRDO Recruitment 2023

DRDO Recruitment 2023 Being a part of DRDO means being a part of a prestigious organization that conducts cutting-edge research and development in various fields related to defence and security. With around 30,000 employees, including 5,000 scientists, working diligently, DRDO works towards enhancing India’s technological capabilities in the defence sector.

DRDO Recruitment 2023: Current Openings

DRDO has announced multiple openings for Apprentices, Research Associates (RA), and Junior Research Fellows (JRF). Let’s take a closer look at each one of them:

1. DRDO (ISSA) Recruitment 2023 for Apprentices:

– Job Role: Apprentices
– Qualification: B.E/B.Tech/Diploma
– Batch: 2020/2021/2022/2023
– Total Vacancies: 07 Posts
– Experience: Freshers
– Stipend: Rs. 8,000-9,000/- per month
– Job Location: Delhi
– Last Date: 10 August 2023

Detailed Eligibility:


– Computer Science (Degree): Degree in Computer Science (B.E/B.Tech) from a recognized University/Institute
– Computer Science (Diploma): Diploma in Computer Science from a recognized Institute by State/Central Govt.

Note: Only those who have passed out in 2020, 2021, 2022 & 2023 can apply.

Duration: The training period will be 12 months, starting from the execution of the contract of Apprenticeship.


– Computer Science (Degree): Rs. 9,000/- per month
– Computer Science (Diploma): Rs. 8,000/- per month

No. Of Vacancies:
– Computer Science (Degree): 03 Posts
– Computer Science (Diploma): 04 Posts

Selection Process:
DRDO Recruitment 2023 Candidates will be selected based on the interview and merit basis (percentage/marks of essential qualification). A board constituted by the Director ISSA will go through the applications and shortlist the candidates as per the vacancies. Selected candidates will receive an offer letter through email.

How to Apply for DRDO Recruitment 2023?

Interested and eligible candidates can send a duly filled Application Form, as per the provided format, via email on or before 10 August 2023.

Enrollment under Apprentice Act 1961:

DRDO Recruitment 2023 Before applying for apprenticeship training, candidates must enroll themselves on the National Apprenticeship Training Scheme (NATS) portal.

For more details and application forms, click here. NATS portal (to enroll), click here. Email: [email protected]

2. DRDO (DIHAR) Walk-in-interview 2023 for JRF/RA:

– Job Role: JRF/RA
– Qualification: M.E/M.Tech/M.Sc/M.V.Sc/PhD
– Total Vacancies: 07 Posts
– Experience: Freshers
– Stipend: Rs. 31,000-54,000/- per month
– Job Location: Ladakh (UP)
– Interview Date: 10 August 2023

Detailed Eligibility:

Junior Research Fellow:
– Required Subjects: Botany, Agriculture, Horticulture, Environmental Science, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Animal Physiology, Zoology, Medical Biochemistry, Immunology, Veterinary Science, Poultry Science, Microbiology
– Essential Qualification: M.Sc./M.V.Sc in first division with NET qualification OR M.Tech in first division at both Graduate and Post-graduate level

Research Associate:

– Essential Qualification: PhD in Biotechnology
– Desirable: PhD in Agriculture Biotechnology

– Candidates who have submitted their PhD thesis may also apply. However, such candidates shall be awarded the Research Associateship only after the degree/provisional certificate is awarded.
– Age limit for JRF: 28 years
– Age limit for RA: 35 years

– JRF: Rs. 31,000/- per month
– RA: Rs. 54,000/- per month

No. Of Vacancies:
– JRF: 06 Posts
– RA: 01 Post

Selection Process:
The selection process will be a walk-in-interview. Eligible candidates can attend the interview with the mentioned documents on 10 August 2023, 0930 hrs.

3. DRDO (DMSRDE) Walk-in-interview 2023 for Junior Research Fellow:

– Job Role: Junior Research Fellow
– Qualification: B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech/M.Sc
– Total Vacancies: 04 Posts
– Experience: Freshers
– Stipend: Rs. 31,000/- per month
– Job Location: Kanpur
– Interview Date: 02 August 2023

For More Updates

For more Details & Application Forms: Click here.

NATS Portal(to enrol)Click here.