DRDO Recruitment 2019 - Recruitment, Full Form, Vacancy, Admit Card, Result & Registration

Exam Date : October 27, 2019
Result Date : December 1, 2019

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Table of Contents

What is DRDO Exam? DRDO Exam Centres
DRDO Exam Dates DRDO Admit Card
DRDO Exam Eligibility DRDO Result
DRDO Syllabus DRDO Recruitment
DRDO Exam Pattern DRDO Related Exams
DRDO Application Form  

What is DRDO Exam 2019?

Full form of DRDO is Defense Research & Development Organization. It is a National Level Entrance Examination conducted by Defence Research and Development of Ministry of Defence for posting in Junior Research Fellows.

DRDO dedicatedly working towards enhancing self-reliance in Defence Systems and undertakes design & development leading to the production of world class weapon systems and equipment in accordance with the expressed needs and the qualitative requirements laid down by the three services.

DRDO Working Areas

DRDO is working in various areas of military technology which include aeronautics, armaments, combat vehicles, electronics, instrumentation engineering systems, missiles, materials, naval systems, advanced computing, simulation, and life sciences. DRDO is a National Level Entrance Examination conducted once every year.

DRDO Exam Details

DRDO has its headquarters at DRDO Bhavan, New Delhi, India. DRDO is conducted every year to hire skilled graduates from all over India for the post of Junior Research Fellows.

DRDO at a glance
Exam Name Defence Research and Development Organization
Acronym DRDO
Level National
Conducting Body Defence Research and Development of Ministry of Defence
Mode Offline i.e. Pen and Paper-based Test (PBT)
Date October 27, 2019
Frequency Once a year
Eligibility Passed Bachelor'/ Master's Degree or Final Year Candidates or GATE Score of 2016/ 2017/ 2018
No. of Sections Section A and Section B
Duration 3 hours i.e. 180 minutes
Marking Pattern Section A - 400 marks ; Section B - 100 marks
Negative Marking Section A - 1 marks ; Section B - 1/2 marks
Age Limit 18-27 Years
Website www.drdo.gov.in

DRDO Recruitment Exam Dates

Whole schedule for DRDO Recruitment Exam is decided by the exam conducting authority only. At the moment, DRDO Exam Dates 2019 for exam day and results are tentative. DRDO Application Form 2019 is available from October 14, 2019 and the last date to submit the Application Form is on August 31, 2019.

Admit Card will be made available for download on the official website on October 10, 2019. DRDO 2019 will be conducted offline i.e. Pen and Paper-based Test (PBT) from October 27, 2019. After the completion of the DRDO written test the result will be expectedly published on the DRDO official website on December 1, 2019.

DRDO Eligibility

Educational Qualification for Senior Technicial Assisgettant under DRDO Technical Cadre

Candidates should have passed a Bachelor Degree in Scinece/ 3-years Diploma in Engineering/Technology/Computer Science/allied subjects in required discipline from a recognized Institute. Candidates who are pursuing there final year degree in any stream are also eligible to apply for DRDO 2019. Candidates shouls ensure that they satisfy every Eligibility Criteria for DRDO. Otherwise, when found, their candidature will be cancelled.

Educational Qualification for Technician 'A' under DRDO Technical Cadre

Candidate should Class 10th qualified or equivalent from a recognized Board/Institute. Along with it he/she should possess a Certificate from a recognized Industrial Training Institute.

If an ITI doesn't provided a certificate in that course, a candidate should have a minimum of 1-year certificate from a recognized institiute (or) a National trade Certificate in required discipline (or) National Apperenticeship Certificate in required discipline.

Gate Qualification

Candidates who have a valid GATE score in the year of 2016/ 2017/ 2018 are also eligible to apply.

Age Limit

Age limit for the candidates to appear for DRDO Recruitment should be between 18-28 years.

DRDO Exam Syllabus

DRDO 2019 syllabus for the recruitment of Junior Research Fellows is different for different departmental exams. Candidates can follow the DRDO Syllabus which is prescribed by the conducting authority or the toppers of the previous year. There are some reference books which are mentioned for the preparation of DRDO 2019.

DRDO Recruitment Exam Pattern

DRDO 2019 will be conducted offline i.e. Pen & Paper-based Test (PBT) for both the papers. DRDO Recruitment for the Junior Research Fellows will consist of two sections, Section– A will be set for 400 marks and Section-B will be for 100 marks.

Candidates will get 3 hours i.e. 180 minutes to complete the papers. Candidates who qualify both the exams (Section A and Section B) will be called for Personal Interview. Exam Pattern for DRDO may change depending on the field of interest of the applicant.

DRDO Application Form 2019

DRDO Application Form will be available on the official website from October 14, 2019 and the last date to submit the Application Form is on August 31, 2019. Application Fee for the General/ OBC category candidates is INR 100. There will be no application fee for candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ PWD/ Female categories.

All the candidates must pay the Registration Fee online through Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking. Candidates must scan the self-attested testimonials/ certificates and upload while filling up the DRDO Application Form.

DRDO 2019 Exam Centres

DRDO recruitment exam is conducted in 45+ different cities across India. You will be given the opportunity to select the exam centres of your choivce at the time of filling the application form. Candidates must choose their preferred Exam Centre at the time of filling the Application Form. Exam Centres for DRDO are enumerated below:

DRDO Exam Centres
Exam Centres
Agra Hyderabad Nasik
Ahmaedabad Imphal Panaji
Balasore Itanagar Patna
Bengaluru Jabalpur Port Blair
Bhopal Jaipur Prayagraj
Bhubaneswar Jammu Pune
Chandigarh Jodhpur Raipur
Channai Kanpur Ranchi
Coimbatore Kochi Siliguri
Chennai Kolhapur Thiruvanathapuram
Dehradun Kolkata Varanasi
Delhi/NCR Lucknow Vijaywada
Gorakhpur Mumbai Visakhapatnam
Guwahati Mysore -
Gwalior Nagpur -

Change in Centre

After an exam centre is assigned, it won't be changed under any circumstances. So, it is advised that you decide your exam centres in such a way that it is convenient for you to access it.

DRDO Admit Card

  • Availability: DRDO Admit Card 2019 will be available on the official website from October 10, 2019.

  • Download: While downloading DRDO Admit Card 2019 candidates have to enter their Application Number, Date of Birth and Security Pin.

  • Id Proof: All the candidates must carry a government id proof along with the Admit Card to the Exam Centre.

  • Get more information about DRDO Admit Card 2019

DRDO Result 2019

  • Date: The Results will be announced online by the conducting authority on December 1, 2019.

  • Scorecard: Candidate can download the scorecard by giving the username and password which is provided at the time of registration.

  • Answer Key: The Defence Research & Development Organisation will release the DRDO 2019 Answer Key on its official website.

  • Interview: A separate interview is conducted for all the candidates who cleared the DRDO 2019.

  • Get more information about DRDO Result 2019

DRDO Recruitment Salary 2019

  • Pay scale: DRDO offers a pay scale of INR 34,000/- per month which will be different as per the post (Scientist B, C, D, E).

  • Notifications: DRDO Recruitment 2019 Notifications was released on October 14, 2019.

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