DRDO Recruitment through GATE 2019 - Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) will be recruiting Scientists 'B' in 2019 through scores secured in GATE and an interview. Candidates applying for recruitment to DRDO through GATE must have qualified GATE in order to be eligible for the recruitment process. DRDO recruitment through GATE 2019 application form will be available tentatively in March/April. Candidates interested can fill their application form of DRDO recruitment through GATE 2019 once available and pay the required amount as application fee. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend the personal interview after which they will be recruited by DRDO. Candidates applying for recruitment can refer to this article for detailed information related to DRDO recruitment through GATE 2019.
GATE 2019 was conducted by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras on February 2, 3, 9 and 10 in an online mode for 24 papers. Authorities have declared the result of GATE 2019 on March 15. The application form of GATE 2019 was available until October 3, 2019.
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Fast Facts about DRDO Recruitment through GATE
Name of PSU
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering
No of vacancies
to be notified
Important Dates related to DRDO Recruitment 2019
Start date of DRDO application
Last date for application
To be notified
Eligibility Criteria for DRDO Recruitment through GATE
Valid GATE Scores
Candidates must have valid GATE scores. Candidates who have qualified either GATE 2017 or GATE 2018 or GATE 2019 will be eligible to apply.
Age Limit as on last date of application
Un Reserved (UR): Not exceeding 28 years
OBC (Non-creamy layer): Not exceeding 31 years
SC/ST: Not exceeding 33 years
First Class Master’s Degree with the specified discipline from a recognized university or equivalent with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate or CGPA/CPI of 6.75 (for a 10 point scale)
Final Year students
Such candidates may apply however shortlisting will be subject to availability of the final result of qualifying degree on or before last week of July, 2019.
Candidates who have qualified from foreign universities must obtain equivalence certificate from 'Association of Indian Universities, Delhi' and submit the same on or before July, 2019
Candidates serving in Govt. Service or in Govt. owned organizations
“NOC” from their respective Department/Employer must be submitted at the time of interview failing which candidate will not be allowed to appear for the interview.
Eligible Disciplines and GATE Paper for DRDO Recruitment 2019
No. of Vacancies
GATE Paper (Code)
How to apply for the DRDO Recruitment through GATE?
What to keep ready before applying for the DRDO Recruitment through GATE 2019?
Candidates applying for DRDO recruitment through GATE will have to upload the required documents in prescribed format. Scanned images of all relevant articles has to be uploaded whose size must not exceed more than 500 kb. Candidates must be ready with following set of documents as lsited below:
GATE 2017/2018/2019 Score Card
Scanned Image of Recent Passport Size Photograph with a Resolution of 110 x 140 Pixels in a file less than 30 KB
Marks Sheets and Certificates of Class 11 & 12
Qualifying Degree or Provisional Certificate along with Marks Sheets of all semesters
Category Certificate (if applicable)
Medical Certificate in case of PwD candidates
Ex-Servicemen Certificate (if applicable)
NOC for candidates working in other Govt. organizations
How to fill the application form for the DRDO Recruitment through GATE:
Registration - Candidates will have to register first by entering details, like Name, Email and Mobile number, etc. Enter a password which must be in between 8-15 digits, Characters [A-Z,a-z,0-9,_,#,@,.,~], contain at least 1 number, 1 uppercase, 1 lowercase and 1 special character.
Next, candidates will have to provide all personal details, academic qualification details and communication/contact details.
Upload documents – Candidates must upload the scanned images of documents in the prescribed format.
Payment of application fee - General/OBC candidates will have to pay Rs 100 in an online mode whereas SC/ST /PWD and women candidates are exempted from fee payment.
Submit the application form after carefully reviewing.
After submission of the application form, candidates must take a print out of the acknowledgment slip. generated by the system.
DRDO Recruitment through GATE Selection Procedure
Recruitment Assessment Center (RAC) of DRDO will shortlist candidates for recruitment on the basis of the following parameters.
Valid GATE Score
Qualifying in Personal Interview
70% in Interview for Gen and 60% for OBC/SC/ST/PWD candidates
GATE - 80% weightage + Personal Interview – 20% weightage
Pay Scale: Candidates selected will be taken absorbed at Level-10 (7th CPC) of the Pay Matrix (Rs. 56,100/-). Total emoluments (Inclusive of HRA and all other allowances) at the time of joining will be approximately Rs. 80,000/- p.m. at the present metro city rate.
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
Recruitment & Assessment Centre (RAC)
Lucknow Road, Timarpur, Delhi – 110054
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