MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
DEFENCE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATION (DRDO)
RECRUITMENT AND ASSESSMENT CENTRE (RAC)
IN PURSUIT OF SELF-RELIANCE IN CRITICAL TECHNOLOGIES RELEVANT TO NATIONAL SECURITY, DRDO FORMULATES AND EXECUTES PROGRAMMES OF
SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH, DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT, TESTING AND EVALUATION OF VARIOUS SYSTEMS, SUBSYSTEMS, DEVICES AND PRODUCTS REQUIRED FOR
DEFENCE OF THE NATION. DRDO EMPLOYS HIGHLY QUALIFIED AND COMPETENT SCIENTISTS AND TECHNOLOGISTS IN GROUP ‘A’ (CLASS I) TECHNICAL SERVICE
KNOWN AS DEFENCE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT SERVICES (DRDS).
RAC INVITES ONLINE RECRUITMENT APPLICATIONS (ORA) FOR THE FOLLOWING POSTS IN THE DRDS CADRE OF DRDO UNDER DIRECT RECRUITMENT SCHEME
THROUGH RAC WEBSITE http://rac.gov.in
Advt. No. 116 Closing Date: 20 days from the date of publication of Advt. in the Employment News
Scientist ‘F’ (Rs. 37,400-67,000/- & Grade Pay Rs. 8,900/-) – 03 Vacancies
For Job profile visit http://rac.gov.in
Scientist ‘E’ (Rs. 37,400-67,000/- & Grade Pay Rs. 8,700/-) – 17 Vacancies
For Job profile visit http://rac.gov.in
Scientist ‘D’ (Rs. 15,600-39,100/- & Grade Pay 7,600/-) – 05 Vacancies
1. AGE LIMITS :
(a) For DRDS Cadre
(i) Scientist ‘C’ : Not exceeding 35 years
(ii) Scientist ‘D’ : Not exceeding 45 years
(iii) Scientist ‘E’ : Not exceeding 45 years**
(iv) Scientist ‘F’ : Not exceeding 50 years
** The upperage limit, only in respect of Serving Commissioned Officers for the post of Scientist E mentioned at Items No. 4, 5, 6 & 7 is 50 years.
(b) Relaxation in the upper age limit: The upper age limit for all items is relaxable upto 5 years for Civilian Central Govt employees as per rules. Age is also relaxable for ExServicemen
and Commissioned Officers including Ex SSCOs/ECOs and also for persons with disability as per Govt rules in vogue.
3. 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, experience claimed in the column pertaining to employment history of online application, document/certificate in support of last pay drawn, a recent
passport size colour photograph (not exceeding 30 KB; 110 x 140 pixels) and the required fee through RAC website http://rac.gov.in. The maximum file size of each
attachment should not exceed 500 KB and it must be legible when a printout is taken. For that, the applicant may scan the certificate into 200 dpi grey scale. All candidates,
whether in Govt. Service or in Govt. owned organisations, should submit their applications online directly to the Recruitment and 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. However, such candidates, if in regular service whether in permanent or temporary capacity, are required to
produce a “No Objection Certificate” 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 with them a copy of the
online recruitment application with the Acknowledgement Slip.
4. Application Fee of Rs. 50/- (fifty) shall be paid online. No fee is payable by SC/ ST/ PH/ Women Candidates.
5. Only Indian nationals need to apply.
6. Fare concession is given by railways to unemployed youth in second class when travelling to attend interviews for jobs in Central Govt. Deptts. To avail free railway tickets,
the candidate is required to submit an attested copy of (i) call/interview letter (ii) a copy of application form to railway authorities, if the place is connected by rail. The
candidates, who are unemployed, are advised to utilise this facility given by the railways, as no rail fare will be paid by this office in such cases.
7. Candidates will have to produce all certificates, in original, for verification at the time of interview.
8. Applications received without scanned copies of certificates for the requisite essential educational qualification, experience and documents / certificate in support of last pay
drawn or incomplete applications will be summarily rejected. No correspondence would be entertained in this regard.
9. Candidates desirous of applying for more than one item, must apply separately for each item.
10. Selected candidates will have the liability to serve anywhere in India.
11. Number of vacancies are tentative and may vary.
12. CANVASSING IN ANY FORM WILL DISQUALIFY THE CANDIDATE.
13. Our e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org
14. CHECK LIST
Please ensure that you have:
(a) Attached a scanned copy of each of the requisite certificates with online recruitment application (ref para 3).
(b) Rightly indicated the item number, subject and the post applied for.
(c) Uploaded recent passport size colour photograph.
(d) Paid requisite fee through online mode, if you belong to UR/OBC Category (except Women candidates).
(e) Attached a requisite caste/ disability certificate, in case you belong to SC/ST/OBC/PH category.
(f) Forwarded release certificate in case you are a retired Armed Forces personnel.
(g) Retained a printout of the online application form and the acknowledgement slip.
Candidates will be shortlisted for personal interview on the basis of the information provided by them in their online applications. They must
ensure that information provided by them is true. If at the time of interview or at any subsequent stage, any information given by them or any
claim made by them in their online applications is found to be false, their candidature will be liable to be rejected and they may also be debarred
either permanently or for a specified period from appearing in any future examination or selection conducted by RAC.
Please visit RAC website http://rac.gov.in
• For all queries related to recruitment by RAC, please contact PRO at Telefax No. 011-23812608 OR Telephone No. 011-23915131.
• For all queries related to online submission, please contact at Telefax No. 011-23830599.