GATE Score made mandatory for Direct Recruitment of Scientist ‘B’ in DRDO

Dr.S.Rajoo Krishnan

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Recruitment & Assessment Centre (RAC), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Lucknow Road, Timarpur, Delhi -110054 has notified the requirement of valid GATE Score for Direct Recruitment of Scientist ‘B’ in DRDO.

Those desirous of recruitment to the post of Scientist ‘B’ in the Defence Research & Development Organisation have been informed that the organisation may be notifying vacancies of Scientist ‘B’ for the year 2024 in the next few months, depending upon the requirement.

The direct recruitment to the post of Scientist ‘B’ will be conducted based on a valid GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) score and/or written test/interview for vacancies in the disciplines for which GATE is conducted, including those under Life Sciences and under Humanities/Social Sciences.

Only those candidates who will possess valid GATE Score on the crucial date of eligibility will be considered for shortlisting for written test/interview.

The exemption from possessing a valid GATE score granted to candidates from Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and National Institutes of Technology (NITs), has been withdrawn.

All aspirants wishing to join DRDO must now necessarily possess a valid GATE score for all future vacancies in GATE disciplines.

The detailed advertisement along with eligibility criteria will be notified in the Employment News as well as at, the website of RAC, if and when the requirement arises.

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