DRDO RAC Recruitment 2024: Apply Online for 185 Scientist- B Posts

DRDO- RAC-Recruitment 2024: Apply Online for 185 Scientist- B Posts

DRDO RAC Recruitment: The online application process for the recruitment of Scientist B at Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) was scheduled to begin on May 22, the application window will be activated on May 29, 2024. Engineers and postgraduates can apply for the job.


Eligibility Criteria of DRDO recruitment:


Category I: Candidates should possess the requisite Essential Qualification (EQ) along with a valid GATE-2018/2019/2020 Qualification.


Category II: Candidates should possess the requisite Essential Qualification (EQ) from IITs/NITs with minimum aggregate 80% marks.


Candidates should possess the requisite Essential Qualification (EQ) along with a valid GATE -2018/2019/2020 Qualification.


Candidates should possess the requisite Essential Qualification (EQ) along with NET Qualification.

AGE LIMIT FOR CANDIDATES (as on closing date of advertisement):

CategoryAge not exceeding
Un Reserved (UR) /EWS28 years
OBC (Non-creamy layer)31 years
SC/ST33 years

Relaxation in upper age limit (As per Govt. rules):]

Upto 10 years for PwD (HH) and PwD (OH) candidates in the * marked disciplines.

The upper age limit is relaxable up to 5 years for serving Central Civilian Govt. employees working in posts which are in the same line or allied cadres only if a relationship could be established that the service already rendered in a particular post will be useful for the efficient discharge of the duties of the advertised posts.

The upper age limit is relaxable for Ex-servicemen including Ex SSCOs/ECOs as per rules in vogue.


Candidates are required to register online at the RAC website (https://rac.gov.in).


Self-attested certificates/testimonials regarding Date of Birth (Matriculation /High School Certificate or Birth Certificate issued by appropriate local authority), Essential Qualification degree along with mark-sheets (both front and reverse side), Conversion Formula (CGPA/CPI to Percentage), Caste, EWS status, Ex-serviceman, Disability, Employment in Central Govt. civilian posts, etc.

The maximum file size of each attachment should not exceed 500KB and it must be legible when a printout is taken. A recent passport size colour photograph (size not exceeding 30 KB; resolution of 110 x 140 pixels). Scanned sample of candidate’s signature.

Valid GATE score card (Applicable only for Category-I candidates in Part-I disciplines, and for all candidates in Part-II disciplines). NET certificate and score card (Applicable only for candidates in Part-III discipline).

The candidates, whether in Govt. Service or in Govt. owned organisations, should upload a signed declaration (as per the proforma available at RAC website) that they have informed their Cadre Controlling Authority (CCA) in writing that they have applied for the post of Scientist ‘B’ in DRDO.

A provision will be made for the candidates who have appeared in final year examination, to upload their degree/provisional degree certificate online till 31 August 2024 (extendable, at the discretion of RAC, depending upon the situation prevailing at that time).

A provision will be made for the candidates due to appear for the NET June 2024 examination, to upload their NET certificate/score card online till the 15th day from the declaration of the NET June 2024 results.

Last Date to Apply online: 

Last Date of Online Application is 10-07-2020


General (UR), EWS and OBC male candidates are required to pay a non-refundable non-transferable application fee of Rs 100/- (Rs. One Hundred only) payable online only.

There is no application fee for SC/ST/PwD and women candidates.


  1. The shortlisted candidates on the basis of the GATE scores and/or Descriptive Examination or percentage of marks in NET will be required to appear in the Personal Interview to be held at Delhi or any other place as decided by RAC/ DRDO.
  2. The offer of appointment to the selected candidates will be restricted to the number of vacancies in order of merit. The appointment, however, will be subject to satisfying conditions like qualifying the Medical Examination.

Important Links

Apply OnlineClick here
Addendum to DRDO/RAC Advt No. 137Click Here
NotificationClick Here
Official websiteClick Here

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