DRDO, India’s premier R&D organization employs bright, qualified and competent scientists in Group ‘A’ (Gazetted) technical service known as Defence Research & Development Service (DRDS). DRDO offers exciting and challenging career opportunities in very broad spectrum of R&D at its more than 50 laboratories/establishments throughout the country. For further information about DRDO please visit DRDO website.

Recruitment & Assessment Centre (RAC) Invites online Recruitment Applications through RAC website  for the post of Scientist ‘B’ in DRDO.

Post: Scientist ‘B’ (Chemistry*)

No. of Posts: 05 (Gen: 3, OBC: 2)

Essential Qualification:
At least First Class Master’s Degree in Chemistry from a recognized University or equivalent.

Corresponding GATE ** Paper (Code): Chemistry (CY)

(*) marked Subjects/Disciplines are those in which Persons with Disabilities (PWD) (Orthopaedic Handicapped (OH) and Hearing Handicapped (HH)) can apply
** GATE: Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering

Pay Band PB-3 (Rs.15600-39100, Grade Pay  5400/-) in specified disciplines and categories.

Total Emoluments at the time of joining will be approximately Rs. 60,000/- P.M. at the present delhi rate (Likely To Be Revised As Per The Recommendations Of The Seventh Central Pay Commission).

Equivalent Acceptable Subjects of Qualifying Degree:
1. Chemistry
2. Organic Chemistry
3. Inorganic Chemistry

4. Analytical Chemistry
5. Physical Chemistry

DESIRABLE: Knowledge of German, French, Russian, Japanese or Chinese

AGE LIMIT: The upper age limit not exceeding 28 years (as on closing date i.e. 10 Apr 2016)

How to Apply:
Online registration on RAC website is mandatory.
i) Candidates are required to submit their applications online alongwith legible and lighter file containing scanned copies of certificates for essential and higher educational qualification alongwith percentage of marks (duly supported by the mark ? sheets), experience claimed if any in the column pertaining to employment history of online application, a recent passport size colour photograph (size not exceeding 30 KB; resolution of 110 x 140 pixels) and the details of required application fees through RAC website. The maximum file size of each attachment should not exceed 500 KB and it must be legible when a printout is taken.
ii) All candidates, whether in Govt. service or in Govt. owned organisations, should also submit their applications online directly to the Recruitment and Assessment Centre (RAC) and such candidates are required to upload a signed declaration (as per the proforma available at RAC website) that they have informed their Cadre Controlling Authority (CCA) in writing, that they have applied for the post in DRDO/ADA. However, such candidates, if in regular service whether in permanent or temporary capacity, are required to produce a “No Objection Certificate”(NOC) from their CCA as per the proforma available at RAC website at the time of interview, in addition to the aforesaid declaration. If CCA considers withholding the NOC, the candidate should inform RAC within 30 days of the closing date.
iii) Candidates are advised to retain a copy of the online recruitment application (pdf) alongwith acknowledge slip generated after locking of online application form.
iv) Application completed in all respect will only be considered as locked application and only such applications shall be considered for further processing

General/OBC candidates are required to pay a non?refundable non ? transferable application fees of Rs.100/- (Rs. Hundred only) payable online only. However there is no application fees for SC/ST /PWD and women candidates.

i) The shortlisted candidates will be required to appear in the personal interview to be held at Delhi/Bangalore/Hyderabad/Pune or any other place as decided by RAC/ DRDO from May 2016 onwards tentatively. Shortlisted candidates shall be able to download their interview call letter along with date/ venue of personal interview and other relevant documents through the candidate login .
ii) Candidates serving in Govt. Service or in Govt. owned organisations will be required to produce “NOC” from their respective Department/Employer at the time of interview failing which candidate will not be allowed to appear for the interview.
Selection Criteria
a) For Subjects/ Disciplines in Part I:
The final selection of the candidates will be purely on the basis of discipline wise category wise merit of aggregate of, 80% weightage to GATE score and 20% weightage to marks in personal interview. For consideration for selection, a candidate has to secure minimum qualifying marks of 70% for General candidates and 60% for OBC/SC/ST/PWD candidates in Personal Interview.
b) For Subjects/ Disciplines in Part II:
The final selection of the candidates will be purely on the basis of discipline wise category wise merit of marks in personal interview. For consideration for selection, a candidate has to secure minimum qualifying marks of 70% for General candidates and 60% for OBC/SC/ST/PWD candidates in Personal Interview.
iv) In addition to the above, any other selection tool/tests may be administered, at the sole discretion of the management.

v) The offer of appointment to the selected candidates will be restricted to the number of vacancies in order of merit. The appointment, however, will be subject to satisfying conditions like qualifying the Medical examination prescribed for Group ‘A’ Technical posts of Govt. of India with Field Service Liability and verification of character antecedents besides verification of SC/ST/OBC/PWD (HH/OH) certificate etc, if applicable.
vi) Information regarding the selected candidates will be made available at RAC website.

• Online submission starts on : 20 March 2016 at 1700 Hrs (IST)
• Online submission closes on : 10 April 2016 at 1700 Hrs (IST)
• Personal interview schedule (Tentative):
May 2016 onwards for Subjects/Disciplines in Part I
August 2016 onwards for Subjects/Disciplines in Part II


(i) For all queries related to online applying, please contact 011‐23810965; 011‐23830599 email id:[email protected] or [email protected]

(ii) For any other queries related to this advertisement, please contact   011‐ 23819745; 011‐23915140; 011‐23971048

email id: [email protected] or [email protected] or [email protected]

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