Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)
Job Title: Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)
The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), through its premier research laboratory, the Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL), invites applications from young and talented Indian Nationals for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF). The JRF positions are available in the subject areas of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, and Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering. This is a fantastic opportunity for individuals aspiring to contribute to defense-related research and development.
Designation: Junior Research Fellow
- Electrical & Electronics Engineering / Electronics & Communication Engineering
- Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering
Location: Hyderabad, Telangana
- For Junior Research Fellow in Electrical & Electronics Engineering / Electronics & Communication Engineering:
- Bachelor's degree (B.Tech./B.E) with First Class in Electrical & Electronics Engineering or Electronics & Communication Engineering from a UGC recognized University with a valid GATE score (Paper code: EE/EC), OR
- Master's degree (M.E/M.Tech) with First Class in Electrical & Electronics Engineering or Electronics & Communication Engineering from a UGC recognized University and a Bachelor's degree (B.Tech/B.E) with First Class from a UGC recognized University.
- For Junior Research Fellow in Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering:
- Bachelor's degree (B.Tech./B.E) with First Class in Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering from a UGC recognized University with a valid GATE score (Paper code: AE), OR
- Master's degree (M.E/M.Tech) with First Class in Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering from a UGC recognized University and a Bachelor's degree (B.Tech/B.E) with First Class in Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering from a UGC recognized University.
- JRFs will engage in research and development activities related to missile systems for the Indian Armed Forces.
- The initial offer is for a two-year tenure, extendable for an additional two years based on the recommendations of the Internal Screening Committee.
- JRFs will receive a stipend of Rs. 37,000/- per month plus HRA as per DRDO Rules.
- Medical benefits are available through the MI Room for self.
- The upper age limit is 28 years as of 4th October 2023, with relaxations for SC/ST and OBC candidates as per government regulations.
- The selection process will involve shortlisting based on valid GATE scores and academic performance, followed by interviews.
Salary: Rs. 37,000/- per month plus HRA
How to Apply:
- Eligible candidates should bring their duly completed applications in the prescribed format available at www.drdo.gov.in.
- Along with the application form, candidates must submit self-attested copies of relevant documents, including Date of Birth Certificate, Degree/Provisional Certificate with Marks Memos, GATE scorecard, Caste Certificate, No Objection Certificate (if applicable), and other testimonials.
- Candidates must also provide the supporting document for converting CGPA/CPI to equivalent percentage (%).
- Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Last Date for Apply: Walk-in interviews will be held on 4th October 2023 and 5th October 2023.
DLOMI, DRDO Township, Kanchanbagh, Hyderabad
- Only candidates with awarded Degree/Provisional Certificates are eligible to attend the interview.
- Candidates are responsible for their own accommodation and transportation in Hyderabad.
- Original Certificates/Testimonials for proof of Caste, Age, Educational Qualifications, and No Objection Certificate (wherever applicable) should be presented at the time of the interview.
- Fellowship does not guarantee absorption into DRDO.
- The award of Fellowship is at the discretion of the Selection Committee.
- No TA/DA will be provided for the interview or relocation.
DRDL, Kanchanbagh, Hyderabad - 500058
For inquiries, contact DRDL at 040-24583150 / 24583151 / 24583158 between 0900 to 1700 hrs on all working days (Monday to Friday).