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1. Screening of applications is in process.
Interview Letters for Chemistry (Item No. 7) and Civil Engg. (Item No. 11) are available for download at candidate login.


Recommendations for Selection for Vacancies in Physics (Item no. 06), Geology & Geophysics (Item no. 13) , Mathematics (Item no. 10).

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Interview calendar will be open at the Candidate Login for the disciplines of Geology & GeoPhysics (from 18- 23 March 2024), Physics (from 12-18 March 2024), Mathematics (from 08-12 March 2024). Shortlisted candidates must login during this period to select their interview date themselves.

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Recommendations for Selection for the Posts Reserved for Persons With Disabilities (PwD).

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The status of shortlisting for interview is likely to be declared during the last week of January to February 2024 based on the discipline/subject of candidates. Thereafter, as per para 5 of Advt. no. 145, shortlisted candidates will be required to confirm their willingness to appear for interview, and also select their own interview date from the interview calendar that shall be made available discipline-wise/item-wise from time to time at the RAC website.

The interview calendar for each discipline will be open only for a fixed period of time (5 days) during which the interview dates will be released incrementally (50% dates at a time only during 10:00 a.m. to 04:00 p.m.) for selection by candidates on first-come-first-served basis. As and when the interview scheduling window gets opened for their respective disciplines, shortlisted candidates will be notified through SMS/email to login at the RAC website and choose their interview date themselves.

Candidates are advised to keep checking the RAC website to get the latest update about their interview calendar opening date.

Shortlisting status for vacancies reserved for Persons with Disabilities (PwD).

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29 December 2023 (17:00 hrs) is the last date for candidates working in Govt or Govt owned organizations to fill the Declaration form regarding intimation to Cadre Controlling Authority (CCA) through Candidate Login. Candidates should note that if they fail to submit the required declaration form at RAC website by 29 December 2023 (17:00 hrs) their candidature is liable to be cancelled.

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Addendum to Revised Advt. no. 145 for Six Vacancies of Scientist 'B' in WESEE. Addendum
(Dated 05-Sep-2023)

Last date to apply for the post of Scientist ‘B’ in Advt. no. 145 has been extended to 29 September 2023 (16:00 hours). Candidates may however note that the crucial date for determining the age limit will remain the same as the closing date notified earlier i.e. 31 August 2023.

Corrigendum/ Revised Advertisement Advt. no. 145 for 204 vacancies of Scientist ‘B’ in DRDO, ADA, DST and CME.
Due to additional vacancies in ADA, DST and CME, and revision of age limit to 35 years from the earlier 28 years for the post of Scientist ‘B’ in DRDO, the Corrigendum/ Revised Advt. no. 145 has been published with the revised vacancy position and age limits as given below:

  Category    Revised Age Limit for DRDO
i) Un Reserved (UR) /EWS     35 years
ii) OBC (Non-creamy layer)     38 years
iii) SC/ST     40 years

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The closing date for receipt of online applications will be 31 August 2023 (1700 hrs), 29 September 2023 (16:00 hrs)

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# Status
1. Screening of applications is in process.
Please note that the challenge period to raise any query related to administrative screening, along with the facility to upload a review document (if applicable) for Items No. 5, 7, 9, 10, 11, 13, 15, 17, 18, 21, 23, 26, 28, 33 and 38 under Mechanical Engineering has been uploaded and the window will remain open till June 24, 2024 (1600 HRS)

The final eligibility status after review will be updated in due course.
No separate email will be accepted in this regard.

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Please note that the challenge period to raise any query related to administrative screening, along with the facility to upload a review document (if applicable) for Items No. 3, 6, 8, 12, 20, and 34 under Naval Architechture Engineering has been uploaded and the window will remain open till April 1, 2024 (1600 HRS)

The final eligibility status after review will be updated in due course.
No separate email will be accepted in this regard.

** Please note that the selection activity under Item No. 1 has been cancelled due to the insufficient number of administratively eligible candidates.

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RAC invites applications for various scientists’ posts in the DRDS cadre of DRDO.
The start date to submit online application will be from 21-Oct-2023.
Closing time has been extended upto 1800hrs (17 Nov 2023).

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(Dated 01 November 2023)

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Last date to apply: 17 November 2023 (1500 hrs) (1800hrs)

    General Information:

  • For latest updates, applicants are requested to visit this website at least twice a week.
  • All advertisements for inviting applications for Junior Research Fellowships and Apprenticeship positions are regularly posted on the DRDO website
  • RAC will not be addressing Student Internship requests/ queries. Students requesting for Internship are advised to visit DRDO website for the guidelines.
  • For the Direct Recruitment to the post of Scientist B in DRDO, candidates are required to possess a valid GATE score in the relevant discipline for which GATE is conducted, including the disciplines of Engineering Sciences, Life Sciences, and Humanities & Social Sciences.

Applications are invited for the post of Chairperson RAC, Delhi.

Closing date : 30 days from the date of publication of this advertisement in Employment News.
The closing date has been extended upto 28-Jun-2024.

Final interviews have been scheduled for Mechanical and Computer Science disciplines. Concerned candidates have already been informed. The final interviews under ECE/ Electronics discipline are yet to be scheduled. The final interview schedule for ECE/ Electronics will be updated under candidate's login in due course.

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Current status of recent advertisements:
# Advertisement Status Last Updated
1. Advt. No. - 150 Applications are being received. 1 May, 2024
2. Advt. No. - 149 Applications are being received. For details please visit DRDO website ( 8 May, 2024
3. Advt. No. - 148 Due to inadequate response against the vacancies, further selction activtity is cancelled. 24 Apr, 2024
4. Advt. No. - 147 Screening of applications is in process. 13 Jun, 2024
5. Advt. No. - 146 Selection process has been completed. 6 May, 2024
6. Advt. No. - 145 Screening of applications is in process. 13 Jun, 2024
7. Advt. No. - 144 Result Declared 13 Dec, 2023
8. Advt. No. - 143 Completed at RAC end. 9 Jun, 2023
9. Advt. No. - 142 Due to insufficient no. of eligible candidates for given vacancies, further selection activity under advertisement has been cancelled. 28 Jul, 2023
10. Advt. No. - 141 Result Declared 27 Sep, 2023
11. Advt. No. - 140 Result Declared 21 Jul, 2023
12. Advt. No. - 139 Result Declared 28 Dec, 2023
13. Advt. No. - 138 Result Declared 16 Mar, 2022
14. Advt. No. - 137 Due to unavoidable reasons, the further processing of recruitment against Advertisement Notice No 137 published in the Employment News for the week 30th May – 05th June 2020 stands cancelled. 28 Mar, 2022
15. Advt. No. - 136 Result Declared 31 Aug, 2020
16. Advt. No. - 135 Result Declared 24 Sep, 2020
17. Advt. No. - 134 Result Declared 16 Apr, 2019
18. Advt. No. - 133 Result Declared 26 Oct, 2018
19. Advt. No. - 132 Result Declared 13 Nov, 2018
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Requirement of Valid GATE Score for Direct Recruitment of Scientist 'B' in DRDO

While processing the applications received against Advertsement No. 136, it was found that 6 candidates have filled in incorrect GATE score and have also uploaded modified GATE score card. The competent authority after going through their explanation have debarred them for applying against any DRDO vacancy for a period of three years till 30-August, 2022.

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