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Govt Job: Direct Recruitment for Scientists, Engineers in DRDO and ADA 2017-18

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Career in Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA), India 


  • World class laboratories
  • State of the art equipments
  • Residential accommodation
  • CSD / Canteen facility
  • Leave Travel Concession
  • Various loans

DRDO, India’s premier Defence Research and Development Organization employs bright, qualified and competent scientists in Group ‘A’ (Gazetted) technical service known as Defence Research & Development Service (DRDS) and offers exciting and challenging career opportunities in broad spectrum of technologies at its laboratories/establishments (more than 50) located across the country.

​ADA is an autonomous body under Ministry of Defence, Government of India entrusted with the design & development of Air Force and Naval versions of the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA). Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) provides challenging career opportunities and excellent working environment. Those who dreamt of making career in either Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) or Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) have here, the job opportunities to contribute to provide strength to Armed Forces and Technology to the Nation.

(Applications from Indian Nationals made online will be considered only)

     Remuneration and Packages

  • Social status (Group A Gazetted Post in DRDO)
  • Total emoluments at the time of joining will be approximately Rs. 80000 pm at present rates in metro cities.
  • Fast track promotion under Flexible Complementing Scheme which means that with each promotion, based purely on merit basis, the posts in the grades of Scientist 'B' to 'G' are upgraded automatically to the next higher grades.
  • Sponsored higher studies at IITs/IISc/DIAT/Central Universities
  • Professional update allowance
  • Health care as per norms
  • Sports


Designation (Job - Vacancies)

  • Scientist ‘B’ / Engineer 'B' in DRDO, ADA
  • 65 vacancies in DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organization) and 11 in ADA (Aeronautical Development Agency)


​​​Eligibility for Recruitment
Essential qualification: At least first class Bachelor's degree in Engineering / Technology in relevant subject or discipline for vacancies in engineering disciplines and at least Master's degree in relevant Science subject or Mathematics or Psychology for vacancies in other disciplines.  

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Other Details
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Official advertisement can be downloaded at
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Contact Address

Recruitment and Assessment Centre (RAC)
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
Ministry of Defence,
Lucknow Road, Timarpur
Delhi - 110054 (India)
Email :