DRDO apprentice trainees Recruitment 2021 GTRE

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DRDO apprentice trainees Recruitment 2021 

Defense Research and Development Organisation DRDO has officially published recruitment notification for the post of Graduate/Diploma/ITI apprentice trainees. This is a great opportunity for freshers candidates who have recently completed their education. If anyone wants to make their career in Defense Research and Development Organization DRDO they can apply from anywhere in India before the last date of online application. 

About Organization:

Organization NameDefense Research and Development Organization DRDO

About Job Details:

Title/PositionGraduate/ITI/Diploma Apprentice Trainees
Numbers of Current Vacancies150
Current Job LocationAll Over India
Last date of Application1/29/2021
Organization official websitehttps://www.drdo.gov.in/
Monthly pay scale7000 To 9000 INR per month
Job typeGovernment Organization
ExperienceFresher can apply

DRDO apprentice trainees recruitment 2021 application fees structure

SC/ST CandidatesNo fees
All Other CandidatesNo fees

Applicable candidates age limit:

Male age limit18 to 37 years
Female age limit18 to 37 years

Age Relaxation:-

Unreserved Candidates have a maximum age limit of 27 years and for the OBC category 30 years age relaxation. Other than that, the SC/ST category has 32 years and PWD has 37 years of age relaxation.

Number of vacancy details of DRDO:

Total number of vacancies= 150

Graduate apprentice trainees= 80.

ITI apprentice trainees= 30.

Diploma apprentice trainees= 40.


Selected apprenticeship candidates will be eligible for a stipend as per the government of India’s rule.

Graduate Apprentice Trainees:- 9000/-  INR Per month.

Diploma Apprentice Trainees:- 8000/- INR Per month.

ITI Apprentice trainees:- 7000/- INR Per month.

Eligibility criteria of DRDO.

Graduate Apprentice Trainees:
S. No.Education StreamNo of Posts
1Aeronautics/Aerospace Engineering15
2Computer science/Computer engineering/Information Science and Technology Engineering.18
3Mechanical/Production/Industrial Production Engineering30
4Electrical and Electronics/Electronics and Communication/Electronics and instrumentation/Telecom Engineering12
5Material/Metallurgy Science04
6Civil engineering or equivalent01

Note:  Minimum education in  engineering degree can be acceptable/ 

Diploma apprentice trainees:
S. No.DiplomasNo of posts
1Electronics and Communication/Electrical and Electronics/Electronics and Instrumentation10
2Production/Mechanical/Tool and Die Design15
3Computer Networking/Computer Science Engineering 05
Total 30

Note: Minimum qualification is required in iEngineering Diploma.

ITI apprentice trainees
S. No.Trade of ITINo of Post
3Steel Metal Worker 02
7Computer Operator and Programming Assistant12
8Health Safety and Environment 02

Note: Applicants should complete ITI  from SCVT or NCVT board.

Selection Process:-

  • Graduate/ITI/Diploma apprentice trainees: As mentioned above education streams, selection procedure of candidates will be based on educational marks in the qualifying exam.
  • The shortlisted candidate’s list will be published on the official website of  DRDO. Recommended checking the official website regularly for shortlisted candidates list.

Important dates:- 

  • The last date for online application submission 29 January 2021.
  • Shortlisted candidates list for examination/interview will be published on DRDO official website on dated 12th February 2021.

How to apply:-

Interested candidates can apply online through the official website of the Defence Research and Development organization DRDO or can directly apply through this link https://rac.gov.in/index.php?lang=en&id=0.

If you have any queries or doubts regarding recruitment please read the official notification PDF of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

Important Instructions:

  • Graduate/Diploma apprentice trainees, who have passed out the year 2018/2019/2020  are only eligible to apply. Even if you are passed out before 2018  those candidates are not eligible to apply.
  • The highest qualification of pass-out candidates is not eligible for this recruitment.
  • Only those candidates can apply who have completed their qualifying examination as regular.

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