Name of the Department Defence Research & Development Organization
Name of the post SCIENTIST B
Vacancy 06
Educational Qualification First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Civil Engg /Gate Score
Upper Age Limit 28-33 years
Pay Scale Rs. 88,000/-
Start Date to Apply 18 July, 2022
End Date to Apply 29 July, 2022
Official Website www.drdo.com


Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO) invites online applications from graduate engineers and post graduates in Science including students who are appearing or have appeared in their final year examination and are likely to get final/ provisional degreefor recruitment to the posts of Scientist `B’ .






Discipline The recruitment in the disciplines mentioned below will be based on valid GATE score and Personal Interview.
Civil Engineering Candidates should possess the requisite Essential Qualification (EQ)
along with a valid GATE Qualification.



i) Candidates are required to register online at the RAC website

ii) On successful registration, the candidates may login before the closing date of the advertisement to fill the application form online. The candidates are required to upload the requisite certificates (See Para 3 for details), the details of the application fee payment (if not exempted) and lock the application before submission of the same.

iii) All serving candidates (whether in permanent or temporary capacity) working in Government or in Government owned organizations need to upload a signed declaration as per format given on the website that they have informed in writing to their Cadre Controlling Authority (CCA) that they have applied for the post in  DRDO and in case of any objection, the employer may communicate with RAC directly within 15 days of the closing date of online registration. 

iv) Candidates are advised to retain a copy of the online recruitment application (pdf format) after locking the online application form.

v) Only locked/finalised applications in all respects shall be considered.

vi) Points to be considered while filling Application form

a) The GATE paper and the subject of qualifying degree of the candidates must be as per the discipline-wise table provided .

b) Candidates are advised to be careful while filling their GATE score, as the short listing will be based on the score filled in the application form.

c) The scrutiny of application will only be done for those candidates who are above the cut off of GATE score, as per the norms of shortlisting specified in the advertisement.A wrongly filled GATE score may automatically result in candidate not getting shortlisted for scrutiny purposes also.

d) RAC may be verifying the GATE score of the applicants, and if the verification requires any additional information at a later stage (apart from the information sought on the application form), the same will be asked from the candidate. Failing to furnish the required information when asked will make their candidature liable for cancellation.

e) On verification, if it is found that the candidate’s GATE score (as filled by him/her) is false, then RAC reserves the right to initiate appropriate proceedings(including criminal proceeding)against the candidate.


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i)The shortlisted candidates on the basis of the GATE scores and/or Written Examination will be required to appear in the Personal Interview to be held at Delhi or any other place as decided by RAC/ DRDO.

ii) 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 /EWS /PwD (HH ) /PwD (LD )/PwD (AAV) /PwD (Dw) certificate etc, wherever applicable.

iii) Final result (customised for individual candidate) will be made available at RAC website (https://rac.gov.in).


Discipline Equivalent acceptable subjects of Essential Qualification Degree
Civil Engineering Civil Engg
Civil & Structural Engg
Civil & Environmental Engg
Civil & Rural Engg
Civil & Water Management Engg
Civil & Infrastructure Engg
Construction Engg & Management







Age Limit for Candidates Age not exceeding
Category DRDO
i) Un Reserved (UR) /EWS 28 years
ii) OBC (Non-creamy layer 31 years
iii) SC/ST 33 years




i) Online application submission link is available at RAC website

ii) Those applications which are not locked/finalised by the candidates in accordance with the instructions will be automatically rejected by the computer system and no correspondence will be entertained in this regard. Therefore candidates are advised to submit/finalise the application carefully and enclose all necessary documents as applicable.

iii) The applicants should ensure their eligibility in respect of age, essential qualification etc.

iv) No request with respect to the change in any data submitted by the candidates will be entertained once the closing date of online submission is over.

v) The OBC (Non-creamy Layer) candidates are required to submit requisite certificate in prescribed format of Government of India, from a competent authority. The certificate must have been issued on or after 01 Apr 2022 and must be valid through the Financial Year 2022-23.

vi) The EWS candidates are required to submit requisite certificate (Income & Assets) in prescribed format of Government of India, from a competent authority. The certificate must have been issued on or after 01 Apr 2022 and must be valid through the Financial Year 2022-23.

vii) Applicants are advised not to change their registered mobile number as vital information regarding their shortlisting/selection status will be intimated through SMS.

viii) Shortlisted candidates shall be able to download their admit card for the Written Examination (Only for Part-I disciplines) /call letter for interview respectively along with its venue, date & time after successful registration through RAC website. Intimation in this regard shall be sent as SMS on the registered mobile number of the candidate. Candidates may please note that the admit card for the Written Examination/call letter for interview will not be sent by post/courier.

ix) Detailed guidelines for submission of online application are available on RAC website (https://rac.gov.in).

x) Candidates are advised to keep visiting RAC website (https://rac.gov.in) for updates issued from time to time.

xi) The number of vacancies may vary.

xii) Translation ambiguity, if any, can be resolved to the English version of  the advertisement published in the Employment News.

xiii) Dispute, if any, will be subject to the courts/tribunals having jurisdiction over Delhi only.


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