DRDO 2021 Recruitment through GATE – Apply Online Here

drdoThe application for the DRDO Recruitment as a result of GATE is obtainable now. The ultimate date to apply is July 2021. This enrolment of Scientists ‘B’ in the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) will be grounded in acceptable GATE Scores of 2021 and an interview. Contenders must have made the grade in GATE and have justifiable scores to be worthy of selecting in the DRDO recruitment through GATE.

Involved applicants may be needed to pay an application fee as quantified while filling up the application form of the DRDO recruitment through GATE 2021. Contenders who are qualified will should be suitable for the personal interview to be particular for enrollment through DRDO 2021 through GATE scores.

Important Dates related to DRDO 2021 Recruitment 

 Events Dates (Tentative)
Exam date February 2021
Declaration of result February 2021
Counseling date March 2021

Eligibility Criteria for DRDO 2021 Recruitment through GATE

Criteria Details
Nationality Indian Only
Valid GATE Scores Candidates must have valid GATE scores. Candidates who have qualified in GATE 2018 or GATE 2019 & 2021 are eligible to apply.
Age Limit as on the last date of application
  • Un-Reserved (UR): Not exceeding 28 years
  • OBC (Non-creamy layer): Not exceeding 31 years
  • SC/ST: Not exceeding 33 years
Qualifying Degree First Class Master’s Degree the specified discipline from a recognized university or equivalent with a minimum 60% marks in aggregate or CGPA/CPI of 6.75 (for a 10 point scale)
Final Year students Such candidates may apply however shortlisting will be subject to availability of the final result of qualifying degree on or before July 2021.

Candidates who have qualified from foreign universities should obtain an equivalence certificate from ‘Association of Indian Universities, Delhi’ and submit the same on or before July 2021.

Candidates are serving in Govt. Service or in Govt. owned organizations “NOC” from their respective Department/Employer must be submitted at the time of interview failing which candidate will not be allowed to appear for the interview.

Eligible Disciplines and GATE Paper for DRDO Recruitment 2021

Discipline No. of Vacancies GATE Paper(Code) Qualifying Degree
Mechanical Engg. 09 05 03 02 19 ME
  • Mechanical Engg.
  • Mechtronics Engg.
  • Mechanical & Automation Engg.
  • Mechanical & Production Engg.

How to apply for the DRDO Recruitment through GATE

What to keep ready before opting for the DRDO Recruitment through GATE 2019/2021/2021

Contenders need to provide some documents as quantified in specific formats within the cited file size. All papers to be submitted must be scanned. The file size must not surpass 500 KB in size excluding when detailed.

  • GATE Score Card
  • Recent Passport size photograph scanned with a resolution of 110 x 140 pixels in a file less than 30 KB
  • Marks Sheets of Class 11 & 12 as well as Certificates
  • Qualifying Degree or Provisional Certificate along with Marks Sheets of all semesters
  • Category Certificate if applicable
  • Medical Certificate in case of PwD candidates
  • Ex-Servicemen Certificate if applicable
  • NOC for applicants working in other Govt organizations

How to fill the application form for the DRDO 2021 Recruitment through GATE

Registration – Contenders must put in details, corresponding to Name, Email, and Mobile, etc. They must also type a password which will be amid 8-15 digits, comprise at best 1 number, one uppercase, one lowercase, and one particular character.

  • Afterward, contenders must complete the personal details, academic qualification details along with the communication details.
  • Provide documents – the brochures indicated must be provided
  • Payment of application fee – General/OBC contenders, must pay Rs 100 online only. SC/ST /PWD and women contenders are excepted from fee payment.
  • After the tender of the application form, contenders must get a copy of the acknowledgment slip that is created by the system.


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  1. Basavaraj salagar says:



    I am from Instrumentation and control engineering dept. and will be appear in GATE 2020. Am i eligible? IF not kindly give me suggestions regarding important dates to apply for the scientist post in DRDO through gate 2020 or through the exam to be conducted by DRDO. Please!!!! I will be highly obliged.

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