Tuesday, August 17, 2021

DRDO Invites Applications For GATE-Based Junior Research Fellowship

 Research Area :  Radar Engineering, Aerodynamics, Communication, Structural Design Analysis Engineering, Mission Computer, Networking and Display System, Thermal Management etc.

Place of Research Fellowship : Center for Airborne System(CABS), DRDO, Belur, Ministry of Defence, Yemlur PO, Bangalore -560037.

Duration : Generally the offer will be for a period of two years and it  may be further extended for two years subject to Review Committee’s recommendation (one year at a time).

Stipend : Rs. 31,000/- PM + HRA as admissible.

Education Qualification : BE/B. Tech in first division with valid GATE score.


     ME/M.Tech in above disciplines in first division both at Graduate & Post-graduate level.

     Only GATE 2020 & GATE 2021 are acceptable.

DRDO Invites Applications For GATE-Based Junior Research Fellowship

Fellowship Vacancies: (20)

For filling future vacancies in the order of merit/discipline, a panel of candidates would be operated for a period of one year from the date of declaration of Panel. Discipline wise vacancies are as follows (including projected vacancies):




Equivalent acceptable subjects of Essential Qualification Degree


         Aeronautical Engineering


Aeronautical Engineering/ Aerospace Engg/ Aerospace Engg (Avionics).


  Computer Science and Engineering


Computer Science/Engg/Technology, Computer Science& Engg/Technology, Computer Science/Engg & IT, Software Engg/Technology, Computer Science & Automation Engg/Tech, Information Technology, Computer Science/Technology& Informatics Engg/Tech, Information Science & Engg/Technology. Computer & Communication Engg, Computer Networking.


 Electronics and Communication Engineering


Electronics & Communication Engg, Electronics Engg, Electronics & Computer Engg, Electronics & Control Engg, Electronics & Communication System Engg, Electronics & Instrumentation Engg, Electronics &Tele-communication Engg, Electronics &Telematics Engg, Industrial Electronics Engg, Telecommunication Engg, Telecommunication & Information Tech. ,Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engg, Electronics &Electrical Communication Engg, Electrical & Communication Engg, Radio Physics and Electronics, Electrical Engg., Electrical & Electronics Engg, Electronics and Communication Engg (Avionics).


            Electrical Engineering


Electrical Engg, Electrical Power system Engg, Electrical & Electronics Engg, Electrical & Renewable Energy Engg, Power Engg, Power Electronics Engg, Electronics & Electrical Communications Engg, Electrical with Communication Engg.


           Mechanical Engineering


Mechanical Engg, Mechanical &Automation Engg, Mechanical & Production Eng

Upper Age Limit : Not more than 28 years on the closing date of Advertisement. 5 years relaxation to SC/ST candidates, 3 years to OBC (Non-creamy Layer) candidates. Caste certificate copy to be enclosed with application, if applicable.

Selection Procedure:  Based on the valid GATE score and marks secured in Degree/Post graduate candidates will be short-listed. Degree shall be called for web based onlineinterview. The procedure for interview & time/date will be intimated by email/SMS. The final selected list of successful candidates for the existing vacancies and panel of candidates for future vacancies will be uploaded on DRDO website (www.drdo.gov.in).

Application Procedure : The duly filled application in the format furnished below should be sent to the email ID jrf.rectt@cabs.drdo.in .You can also download the application form  from What’s new section of DRDO website (www.drdo.gov.in). Through email along with self attested and scanned copies of required certificates or degrees applications in specified proforma should be submitted. Last date for receipt of application is 21 days from the date of publication of advt. in Employment News. In case of Applications received incomplete/after due date will be rejected.

Important Instructions:

1.  Applications & supporting documents should be scanned by the candidates in a single PDF file with size not more than 10 MB.

2. Candidates serving in Govt department/PSUs/Autonomous body should apply through proper channel. Candidates  should submit/upload ‘NOC’ who are shortlisted for interview before interview to the above email ID.

3. Candidates should ensure the internet connectivity & necessary Software & Hardware

to attend online interview on their own. CABS/DRDO shall not be responsible for any

loss of connectively during interview.

4. It may be noted that offer of fellowships does not confer on Fellowship any right or absorption/employment in DRDO.

5. Declaration of panel merely shall not mean award of JRF. A formal letter shall be sent based on future vacancies in the panel in the order of merit.

6. Candidates may be given information through e-mail, therefore they must check the e-mail regularly.