DRDO 2019 Eligibility

Exam Date : 2nd February 2019 To 4th February 2019
Result Date : 19th February 2019

DRDO Eligibility 2019

  • DRDO has official notification on the number of vacancies on various domains. Different domains have different eligibility criteria. Thus, the candidate must check for the eligibility criteria based on his domain before starting the DRDO 2019 Application Process.


Eligibility Criteria for Scientist 'B' Post:

Subject/Discipline

Essential Qualification

Corresponding GATE Paper (Code)

Equivalent acceptable subjects of Qualifying Degree

Electronics and Communication Engineering

At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Electronics & Communication Engg from a recognized university or equivalent.

Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)

  1. Electronics & Communication Engg

  2. Electronics Engg

  3. Electronics & Computer Engg

  4. Electronics & Control Engg.

  5. Electronics & Communication System Engg

  6. Electronics & Instrumentation Engg

  7. Electronics & Tele‐ Communication Engg

  8. Electronics &TelematicsEngg

  9. Industrial Electronics Engg

  10. TeleCommunicationEngg

  11. Telecommunication & Information Tech

  12. Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engg

  13. Electronics & Electrical Communication Engg.

  14. Electrical with Communication Engg

Computer Science and Engineering

At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Computer Science & Engg from a recognized university or equivalent

Computer Science and information technology (CS)

  1. Computer Science/ Engg / Technology

  2. Computer Science and Engg./Technology

  3. Computer Science/Engg & Info Tech

  4. Computer Science & System Engg

  5. Software Engg/ Technology

  6. Computer Science & Automation Engg/ Technology

  7. Information Technology

  8. Computer Science/Technology & Informatics Eng

  9. Information Science & Engg/Technology

  10. Computer & Communication Engg

  11. Computer Networking

Mechanical Engineering

At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree

in Engineering or Technology in

Mechanical Engg from a recognized

university or equivalent.

Mechanical

Engineering (ME)

  1. Mechanical Engg

  2. Mechtronics Engg

  3. Mechanical & Automation Engg

  4. Mechanical & Production Engg

Electrical Engineering/

Electrical &

Electronics Engineering

At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree

in Engineering or Technology in

Electrical Engg from a recognized

university or equivalent.

Electrical Engg

(EE)

1. Electrical Engg

2. Electrical Power System Engg

3. Electrical & Electronics Engg

4. Electrical & Renewable Energy Engg

5. Power Engg

6. Power Electronics Engg

7. Electronics & Electrical Communications Engg

8. Electrical with Communication Engg

Aeronautical
Engineering/ Aerospace
Engineering

At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree
in Engineering or Technology in
Aeronautical Engg from a recognized
university or equivalent.

Aerospace
Engineering (AE)

1. Aeronautical Engg

2. Aerospace Engg

3. Avionics Engg

Chemical Engineering

At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree
in Engineering or Technology in
Chemical Engg from a recognized
university or equivalent.

Chemical
Engineering (CH)

1. Chemical Engg

2. Chemical Technology

3. Chemical Plant Engg

4. Applied Chemical & Polymer Technology

5. Polymer Science & Chemical Technology

6. Chemical Science & Technology

Instrumentation
Engineering

At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree
in Engineering or Technology in
Instrumentation Engg from a
recognized university or equivalent.

Instrumentation
Engineering (IN)

1. Instrumentation Engg

2. Instrumentation & Control Engg

3. Electronics & Instrumentation Engg

4. Electronic Instrumentation & Control Engg

5. Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engg

6. Electrical and Instrumentation Engg

7. Electrical Instrumentation & Control Engg

Eligibility Criteria for Scientist 'C' Post:

Subject/Discipline

Essential Qualification

Equivalent acceptable subjects of Qualifying Degree

Electronics &
Communication
Engineering

A degree in Communication or Electronics & Instrumentation or Electronics & Telecommunication

Engg from a recognized university or equivalent.

Candidate should have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Research/ Development/ Design/ Production in the field of

Smart Embedded Devices & Emerging Technology (IoTs)

Electronics Engg

2. Electronics & Computer Engg

3. Electronics & Control Engg

4. Electronics & Communication

System Engg

5. Electronics & Telematics Engg

6. Industrial Electronics Engg

7. Tele Communication Engg

8. Telecommunication & Information

Tech

9. Applied Electronics &

Instrumentation Engg

10. Electronics & Electrical

Communication Engg

11. Electrical with Communication

Engg.

Computer
Science & Engineering/
Information &
Technology

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Computer Science &
Engg / Information & Technology from a recognized university.

Min 03 Years’ experience in research or design or development or production in the field of
Big Data Analysis (Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Hadoop & Map Reduce
Technologies)/Assembly Language Debugging/ Advanced Persistent Threat Analysis/
Application vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing/ Smart Embedded Devices
& emerging Technology (IoTs).

1. Computer Science / Engg /

Technology

2. Computer Science and Engg./

Technology

3. Computer Science / Engg &

Info Tech

4. Computer Science & System Engg

5. Software Engg / Technology

6. Computer Science & Automation

Engg / Technology

7. Information Technology

8. Computer Science / Technology &

Informatics Engg

9. Information Science & Engg /

Technology

10. Computer & Communication Engg

11. Computer Networking

Eligibility Criteria for Scientist 'D' Post:

Subject/Discipline

Essential Qualification

Equivalent acceptable subjects of Qualifying Degree

Computer
Science & Engineering/
Information &
Technology

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Computer Science &
Engg / Information & Technology from a recognized university.

Min 07 Years’ experience in research or design or development or production in the field of
Big Data Analysis (Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Hadoop & Map Reduce
Technologies)/Assembly Language Debugging/ Advanced Persistent Threat Analysis/
Application vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing/ Smart Embedded Devices
& emerging Technology (IoTs).

1. Computer Science / Engg /

Technology

2. Computer Science and Engg./

Technology

3. Computer Science / Engg &

Info Tech

4. Computer Science & System Engg

5. Software Engg / Technology

6. Computer Science & Automation

Engg / Technology

7. Information Technology

8. Computer Science / Technology &

Informatics Engg

9. Information Science & Engg /

Technology

10. Computer & Communication Engg

11. Computer Networking

Eligibility Criteria for Scientist 'E' Post:

Subject/Discipline

Essential Qualification

Equivalent acceptable subjects of Qualifying Degree

Computer
Science & Engineering/
Information &
Technology

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Computer Science &
Engg / Information & Technology from a recognized university.

Min 10 Years’ experience in research or design or development or production in the field of
Big Data Analysis (Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Hadoop & Map Reduce
Technologies)/Assembly Language Debugging/ Advanced Persistent Threat Analysis/
Application vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing/ Smart Embedded Devices
& emerging Technology (IoTs).

1. Computer Science / Engg /

Technology

2. Computer Science and Engg./

Technology

3. Computer Science / Engg &

Info Tech

4. Computer Science & System Engg

5. Software Engg / Technology

6. Computer Science & Automation

Engg / Technology

7. Information Technology

8. Computer Science / Technology &

Informatics Engg

9. Information Science & Engg /

Technology

10. Computer & Communication Engg

11. Computer Networking


DRDO 2019 Eligibility based on Nationality:

  • Candidate must be a citizen of India.

DRDO 2019 Eligibility based on Age Limit:

  • Upper Age Limit: Candidates more than 28 years of age(as of 31st May 2018) are not eligible for DRDO 2019 exam.

  • Age limit Relaxation: 

    • SC/ST candidates: Not exceeding 33 Years(5 Years of Relaxation). For Scientist 'B' Post 

    • OBC (non-creamy layer): Not exceeding 31 Years(3 Years of Relaxation). For Scientist 'B' Post

    • For every other post, age limit relaxation is reserved as per the rules in vogue.
  • Age is also relaxable for Armed Forces Personnel candidates as per rules in the vogue. 

  • For Scientist "D"/ "E": Age should not exceed 45 years.

  • For Scientist "C": Age should not exceed 35 years.


DRDO 2019 Eligibility based on Qualification:

  • Candidates should have a first class bachelor degree in engineering Or Technology from a recognized university or institute or equivalent and valid GATE 2015/2016/2017 score.

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