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DEFENCE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATION (DRDO)

RECRUITMENT & ASSESSMENT CENTRE (RAC)

Lucknow Road, Timarpur, Delhi – 110054

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DIRECT RECRUITMENT  FOR  SCIENTIST ‘B’ IN DRDO AND SCIENTIST/ENGINEER ‘B’ in ADA 

APPLICATIONS THROUGH RAC WEBSITE FOR THE POSTS OF SCIENTIST ‘B’ IN DRDO AND DRDO-Logo-for-brandingSCIENTIST/ENGINEER ‘B’ IN AERONAUTICAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY (ADA) IN THE PAY BAND PB‐3 (`15600‐39100, GRADE PAY ` 5400/‐) IN SPECIFIED DISCIPLINES AND CATEGORIES. TOTAL EMOLUMENTS AT THE TIME OF JOINING WILL BE APPROXIMATELY ` 60,000/‐ P.M. AT THE PRESENT DELHI RATE (LIKELY TO BE REVISED AS PER THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE SEVENTH CENTRAL PAY COMMISSION).

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.

I. DETAILS OF SUBJECT‐WISE CATEGORY‐WISE VACANCIES

A: Part I  ‐ Screening Based on Valid GATE 2015/ 2016 Score 

Post 1

Subject : Chemistry

No of Posts : 5

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

Equivalent Acceptable Subjects of Qualifying Degree : 

  • Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry

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


B: Part II ‐ Screening Based on Percentage of Marks in Essential Qualification  

Post 2

Subject :Agriculture Science

No of Posts : 1

Equivalent Acceptable Subjects of Qualifying Degree : 

  • Agricultural Botany
  • Agriculture Horticulture
  • Agricultural Chemistry
  • Agriculture Zoology

Eligiblity : At least First Class Master’s Degree in Agriculture Science from a recognized University or equivalent.


Post 3

Subject :Animal Science*

No of Posts : 1

Equivalent Acceptable Subjects of Qualifying Degree : 

  • Animal Science
  • Animal Science & Bio Technology
  • Animal & Plant Science

Eligiblity : At least First Class Master’s Degree in Animal Science from a recognized University or equivalent


Post 4

Subject :Biomedical Engg*

No of Posts : 1

Equivalent Acceptable Subjects of Qualifying Degree : 

  • Biomedical Engg
  • Biomedical Instrumentation  engg
  • Bio medical Tech/Science
  • Biomedical Genetics Engg

Eligiblity : At least First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in Biomedical Engg from a recognized university or equivalent.

Note : 

  • In case a particular institute does not have any criteria for first class or equivalence, 60% will be taken as equivalent to first class for that institute. In such cases, in case of non‐availability of the conversion formula, CGPA/CPI of 6.75 (for a 10 point scale) will be taken as equivalent to 60%, as per AICTE guidelines. For any other point scale of CGPA/CPI, the equivalence may vary proportionally.
  • Only such persons, who suffer from not less than 40% of relevant Disability, are eligible to be considered under PWD category as per rule.
  • Three out of all DRDO vacancies are reserved for PWD category i.e. one vacancy for PWD(OH) and two for PWD(HH) category in the (*) marked Subjects/Disciplines.
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AGE LIMIT  

  • The upper age limit not exceeding 28 years (as on closing date i.e. 10 Apr 2016) Age relaxation: Maximum relaxation in upper age limit will be as under:‐
  • Upto 05 years in case of SC/ST candidates for the posts reserved for them ii) Upto 03 years in case of OBC(Non Creamy Layer (NCL)) candidates for the posts reserved for them
  • Upto 10 years for PWD (15 years for SC/ST and 13 years for OBC candidates) in identified (*) marked disciplines.
  • As per rules for ex‐servicemen v) 5 years for serving Central Civilian Govt. employees working in posts which are in the same line or allied cadres and where a relationship could be established that the service already rendered in a particular post will be useful for the efficient discharge of the duties of the advertised posts. Decision in this regard will rest with DRDO.

How to Apply:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Candidates are advised to retain a copy of the online recruitment application (pdf) alongwith acknowledge slip generated after locking of online application form.
  • Application completed in all respect will only be considered as locked application and only such applications shall be considered for further processing.
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SELF ATTESTED COPIES OF DOCUMENTS TO BE ATTACHED ONLINE

  • Certificates/testimonials regarding qualifications alongwith mark‐sheets, caste, ex‐servicemen, employment etc. The maximum file size of each attachment should not exceed 500KB and it must be legible when a print out is taken. For that, the applicant may scan the certificates/testimonials in 200dpi grey scale.
  • Valid GATE score card (GATE 2015/2016). (Only for Subject/Disciplines in Part  I )
  • The candidates, whether in Govt. Service or in Govt. owned organisations, should also submit their applications online directly to the Recruitment & Assessment Centre (RAC). 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.

FEES & MODE OF PAYMENT : 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.

SCREENING/ SHORTLISTING

i) For Subjects/ Disciplines in Part  I :  Eligible candidates will be shortlisted for further selection process on the basis of valid GATE score of GATE 2015/2016, in the ratio of 1:5 subject to their availability in order of the discipline wise category wise merit list.   Candidates appearing in the final examination of qualifying degree may also apply.   However, if selected, the appointment of such candidates will be subject to availability of their final result of qualifying degree in first class on or before 10 August 2016. The GATE paper and the subject of qualifying degree must be related to the Subject/Disciplines against which the candidate is applying.

ii) For Subject/ Disciplines in Part  II : Eligible candidates will be shortlisted for further selection process on the basis of percentage of marks obtained in Essential Qualification, in order of the discipline wise category wise merit list. The number of candidates subject to their availability in the following ratio will be shortlisted for further selection process:‐Candidates appearing in the final examination of qualifying degree may also apply.    However, the shortlisting of such candidates will be subject to availability of their final result of qualifying degree in first class on or before 10 August 2016.

iii) Information regarding the shortlisted candidates will be made available at RAC website.

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SELECTION PROCESS

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.

iii) 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)

Click Here to Apply Online

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

IMPORTANT CONTACT DETAILS

(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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