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DRDO, DST & ADA Recruitment for Scientist 'B' Through RAC | Download PDF

Updated: Jun 30

Recruitment and Assessment Centre (RAC) invites applications for the post of Scientist 'B' at the Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO), Department of Science and Technology (DST), and Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA). In this blog, we had shared details about the number of vacancies, eligibility criteria, application process and all other relevant information in detail.


DRDO, ADA, & DST Recruitment
DRDO, ADA, & DST Recruitment

Recruitment and Assessment Center


Before getting into details of the recruitment process let us see some details about the agencies involved. RAC undertakes various recruitment programmes to induct Scientists each year in a variety of scientific and engineering disciplines relevant to DRDO. It has its headquarters in New Delhi.


Department of Research and Development Organization


DRDO is India's premier Defence R&D organization. It employs bright, qualified and competent scientists in Group ‘A’ (Gazetted) technical service known as Defence Research & Development Service (DRDS) and offers exciting and challenging career opportunities in a broad spectrum of technologies at its laboratories/establishments located across the country.


Department of Science and Technology


DST is a government of India organization that is primarily entrusted with the responsibility of the formulation of science and technology (S&T) policies and their implementation. It is also involved in the identification of thrust areas of research in different sectors of S&T; technology information, forecasting and assessment; international collaboration; organizing, coordinating and promoting S&T activities in the country.


Aeronautical Development Agency


ADA is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Defence, Government of India entrusted with the design & development of the Light Combat Aircrafts for Defence Services. ADA provides challenging career opportunities and an excellent working environment.


Vacancies and Qualifications


Now that we got some idea about recruiting organisations it is time to see details about vacancies and qualifications. Given below are the details of vacancies present in each organization and qualifications required, sorted discipline-wise.


Note that the disciplines are divided into two parts i.e., part-1 and part-2. Electronics & communication engineering, mechanical engineering, and computer science engineering come under part 1. All other fourteen disciplines come under part 2.


Discipline

Vacancies

Essential Qualifications

Equivalent acceptable qualification

Civil Engineering

DRDO - 6+

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]

1. Civil Engg

2. Civil & Structural Engg

3. Civil & Environmental Engg

4. Civil & Rural Engg

5. Civil & Water Management Engg

6. Civil & Infrastructure Engg

7. Construction Engg & Management

Naval Architecture

DRDO - 3

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


GATE Qualification: Valid GATE score in Naval Architecture & Marine Engg [Paper code: NM]

1. Naval Engg

2. Naval Architecture & Ocean Engg

3. Naval Architecture & Offshore Engg

4. Naval Architecture & Marine Engg

5. Naval Architecture and shipbuilding

6. Marine Engineering

7. Oceanography Engg

Environmental Science and Engineering

DST - 1

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


GATE Qualification: Valid GATE score in Environmental Science & Engg [Paper code: ES]

1. Energy and Environmental Engineering

2. Environmental Engineering

3. Civil and Environmental Engineering

4. Civil Environmental Engineering

5. Energy Environment and Climate

6. Environmental Science and Technology

7. Renewable Energy and Environmental Engineering

8. Environmental and water resources Engineering

Electrical engineering

DRDO - 25+

ADA - 2

DST - 1

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]

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

Electronics and communication engineering

DRDO - 135+

ADA - 12

DST - 2

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


Applicants must also fulfil ONE of the following additional requirements: