DRDO- Recruitment & Assessment Centre (RAC) – Recruitment of 76 Scientist/ Engineer – B. Last Dt. 05/01/2018


DRDO- Recruitment & Assessment Centre (RAC) is inviting application from the eligible candidates for 76 posts of Scientist ‘B’ and Scientist/Engineer ‘B’. Interested and eligible candidates may apply Online only through the official website of the DRDO- Recruitment & Assessment Centre (RAC) (See URL below). Advt. No. 130. The vacancies are for Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA). Educational qualification required and other details, in brief, for informational purpose only in interest of job-seeker, are given below —

No. of Vacancies: 76 Nos.


Subject/ Discipline wise vacancies:

1) Electronics & Comm. Engg/ Electronics Engg: 17 posts (DRDO-12, ADA-05)
2) Mechanical Engg: 14 posts (DRDO-09, ADA-05)
3) Computer Science & Engg: 09 posts (DRDO)
4) Electrical Engg/ Electrical & Electronics Engg: 06 posts (DRDO)
5) Aeronautical Engg/ Aerospace Engg: 03posts (DRDO-02, ADA-01)
6) Chemical Engg: 02 posts (DRDO)
7) Instrumentation Engg: 02 posts (DRDO)
8) Mathematics: 04 posts (DRDO)
9) Physics: 04 posts (DRDO)
10) Chemistry: 02posts (DRDO)
11) Geology: 01 post (DRDO) 
12) Automobile Engg: 01 post (DRDO) 
13) Ceramic Engg: 01 post (DRDO) 
14) Material Science: 02 posts (DRDO) 
15) Polymer Science: 02 posts (DRDO) 
16) Atmospheric Science: 01 post (DRDO)
17) Physical Oceanography: 01 post (DRDO)
18) Psychology: 04 posts (DRDO)


Educational Qualification:

i) For Sl.No. 1 to 7, 12 & 13: First Class B.E/ B.Tech Degree in respective subjects.

ii) For Sl.No. 8 to 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18: First Class Master’s Degree in respective subjects.

Candidates applying for subjects/discipline mentioned in Sl.No. 1 to 11 must possess valid GATE 2015/2016/2017 Score card.

Age Limit: Not exceeding 28 years (DRDO), Not exceeding 30 years (ADA) as on 05.01.2018.


Consolidated Pay: Rs.56,100/- per month.


Upper Age Relaxation: Upper age limit is relaxable by 05 years for SC/ST, 03 years for OBC and 10 years for PWD category. Ex-Serviceman & Others, if any — As per Govt. norms.


Candidates’ Selection: Selection of the candidates for Sl no.1 to 11 will be on the basis of valid GATE score of GATE 2015/ 2016/2017 and Interview AND for Sl no.12 to 18 will be on the basis of marks obtained in Academic Qualification/ Written Test and Interview.

Personal interview to be held at Delhi or any other place as decided by RAC/ DRDO

Exact Date, Time and Venue for examination/interview will be intimated to the eligible candidates in due course as well as such information will be also available in the official website of DRDO- Recruitment & Assessment Centre (RAC) — https://rac.gov.in & https://drdo.gov.in


For more details regarding candidates’ selection norms and eligibility norms, go through the officially released advertisement (See URL/PDF below).


Application Fee: Candidates must pay Rs.100/- as Application Fee. Fee can be paid through Online mode during submission of online application form by using Debit/Credit card or Net banking or any other option available. See officially released advertisement for more details.



How to Apply: Interested and eligible candidates may apply online only through the official website of DRDO- Recruitment & Assessment Centre (RAC) — https://rac.gov.in & https://drdo.gov.in (See Application form’s link given below) on or before 05.01.2018.

Upon successful payment of prescribed fee and submission of online application form, the system generated Registration/ Acknowledgement Slip with unique registration number will appear on the computer screen. Candidates must print-out it for future correspondence. DO NOT SEND ANY PRINT-OUT/HARD COPY OR DOCUMENTS TO ANYWHERE AT THIS STAGE. All the verification will be done in due course.


For detailed instruction on how to apply online, please go through the officially released advertisement (See below given link/ PDF file for more details)


Important Dates:

Starting Date of Online Application:

Closing Date of Online Application: 05.01.2018.


Above given information are in brief. Before applying Online please go through the officially released Advertisement

Official website of DRDO- Recruitment & Assessment Centre (RAC) — https://rac.gov.in

For Advt., See following PDF file —  Download PDF.

To Apply Online now, visit the following URL — Apply Online.