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DRDO-DFRL Food Science, Food Technology Research Job With Rs. 67,000 pm Pay – Apply Now

DRDO-DFRL Food Science, Food Technology Research Job With Rs. 67,000 pm Pay – Apply Now. Interested and eligible applicants can check out all of the details on the same below:

Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO)
(Ministry of Defence, Govt of India), Siddartha Nagar, Mysore – 570011
URL: http://www.drdo.gov.in

Advt. No. DFRL/0204/RA/RECT/ESTT/2024

DFRL…………Service to the Service Forces

Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL) under the aegis of Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Ministry of Defence, Govt of India is engaged in the R&D activities with an objective to cater to the food requirements of the Armed Forces deployed at extreme environmental conditions. The main focus of the laboratory is in carrying out cutting-edge research in the field of Food Science and Technology which comprises research work in the areas of development of long shelf life ready to eat convenience foods, preservation of foods using various processing techniques, development and evaluation of newer food packaging materials, analysis and development of test kits for the detection of food spoilage and development of various functional, performance enhancing and stress relieving foods based on natural

plant materials. The laboratory is well equipped with the state-of-the-art analytical and other food processing facilities.

Applications are invited from young, meritorious and motivated candidates of Indian Nationals for the post of DRDO Research Associate (RA) to work in ongoing and future research projects of DFRL, Mysore.

Research Associate – 1 (one) post

Sl. No Fellowship DRDO Fellowship / Project Essential Qualification Total Vacancies
1 Research Associate DRDO Fellowship Ph.D in Food Processing Engineering / Food
Engineering & Technology / Food Engineering
M.Tech in Food Processing Engineering /
Food Engineering & Technology / Food
Engineering with 3 years of research
experience with at least one research paper in
Science Citation Indexed (SCI) Journal

Desirable: Preference will be given to those
who have experience in computational
modelling and simulation in Food Engineering
and Process Optimization



Monthly Stipend: Rs. 67,000/- + HRA as per DRDO rules.

UPPER AGE LIMIT: 35 years for RA as on the last date of receipt of the application (Age is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC as per Govt. rules).


  1. The tenure of Research Associate is only for 2 (Two) years.
  2. Qualification for the above post will be determined as on the last date of receipt of the application.
  3. Application form is downloaded from www.drdo.gov.in.


  1. Candidates who are not meeting the above-mentioned qualification need not to apply.
  2. Candidates working in Govt./Public Sector Undertakings/Autonomous Bodies should submit No Objection Certificate (NOC) along with the application.
  3. Candidates need to produce their suitable documents for proof of Caste, Age, Education Qualification/NET/GATE and NOC (wherever applicable) along with Passport size photograph, failing which, the application will be rejected.
  4. Application form appended in this advertisement may be typed and submitted along with copies of testimonials/documents (as mentioned in Para 3) to the Director, Defence Food Research Laboratory, Siddhartha Nagar, Mysore-570011 through Speed post only. Applications sent through courier will not be received and accepted. The envelope containing the applications may be super-scribed as Recruitment of Research Associate.
  5. Candidate will have to mention the Position and Subject for which he/she appears/applied.
  6. Antecedent of selected candidates will be verified at the time of joining, if selected.
  7. Admission shall not be claimed by any candidate as a matter of right. The admission shall be entirely at the discretion of the Selection Committee of the Laboratory which may refuse to admit any candidate without assigning any reason thereof.
  8. It may please be noted that the offer of Fellowship does not confer on Fellows any right of absorption in DRDO.
  9. Short-listed candidates shall be called for written test/interview at Defence Food Research Laboratory, Mysore. Information will be sent through e-mail/speed post to the shortlisted candidates. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the written test/interview.
  10. Candidates may bring project report/technical work demo in support of their candidature.
  11. The last date to receive the application is 30 days from the date of advertisement.
  12. Canvassing/influence shall not be allowed & leads to disqualification.

Download the application format here

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