DRDO 2021: Application (Out Soon), Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

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drdoDRDO 2021 Application Form will be Released Soon. DRDO stands for Defence Research and Development Organization. Its main function is to perform the DRDO Recruitment exam 2021.

It is conducted on a national level. It is an organization of the Republic of India, which is responsible for the development of technologies that will be used by the militaries, headquartered in New Delhi, India. Its headquarters is situated in DRDO Bhavan, New Delhi, India. 

The main motive behind the DRDO entrance exam is to hire skilled applicants for the post of junior research fellows. Applicants need to clear the entrance exam which is conducted in offline mode.

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DRDO 2021 Highlights

Exam Name DRDO
Full-Form Defense Research and Development Organization
Exam Type UG & PG
Exam Level National
Courses Offered Engineering
Conducting Body DRDO
Application Mode Online
Exam Date to be Announced
Official Website www.drdo.gov.in
Helpline 011-23902481/87
Email [email protected]

DRDO 2021 Exam Dates

Important information related to the important events and tentative dates is listed below:

DRDO 2021 Important Dates for MTS

Important events Dates 
Application start date December 2021
Application last date January 2021
Online Fee Payment January 2021
Crucial Date of Eligibility January 2021
Date of Examination to be announced
Declaration of result March 2021

DRDO 2021 Important Dates for CEPTAM-09/A&A

Important events Dates 
Application start date September 2021
Application last date October 2021
Admit card released date November 2021
Computer Based Test (CBT) Tier 1 November 2021
Computer Based Test (CBT) Tier 2 to be Announced
Declaration of result (Tier 1) to be Announced
Counseling date to be Announced

DRDO 2021 Important Dates for CEPTAM-09/Tech-A

Important events Dates 
Admit card released date January 2021
Date of Examination (Tier-II) January 2021
Declaration of result March 2021
Counseling date March 2021

DRDO 2021 Application Form 

The DRDO 2021 Application From Details all details Check below.

  • The Application form is available on the official website of the university.
  • Applicants can visit the official website to get the application form online.
  • DRDO 2021 Application Form Application Form will be Released Soon.
  • DRDO 2021 Application Form can be filled till October 2021.
  • The applicants will be able to see the tab which says online application form.
  • The applicants are requested to fill in the details required in the Application form.
  • After filling all the details, applicants are requested to upload scanned photographs and signatures in the form.

DRDO 2021 Application Fee 

Applicants then need to deposit a certain amount as an application fee.

Applicants can pay the application fee online by debit/Credit card or by net banking.

Once the form is duly filled along with the application fee, applicants are requested to take a printout of the form and submit it to the below-mentioned address:

To the Director,

Center for Airborne Systems (CABS), DRDO,
Ministry of Defence,
Belur, Yemlur post.

DRDO 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Important information related to the eligibility criteria is listed below:

Nationality:  Applicants who reside in India are eligible to apply for the exam. Applicants who belong to aboard are not eligible.

Age limit: Applicants up to the age of 28 years are eligible to apply.

Qualifications: Applicants must have completed their first-year bachelor’s degree in engineering or technology from a known university.

DRDO 2021 Exam Pattern

Important information related to the paper pattern for the entrance exam is listed below:

  • Applicants will get three hours to solve the entire paper.
  • The paper will be based on MCQ type questions.
  • Applicants will have four options available for one question in the paper.
  • The paper will be divided into two sections (A & B).

Section A:

  • 100 questions will be asked in section A.
  • Four marks will be awarded for each correct answer.
  • Each incorrect answer will deduct one mark.

Section B:

  • 50 questions will be asked in section B.
  • Two marks will be awarded for each correct answer.
  • ½ marks will be deducted for incorrect answers.
  • The main motive of section B is to identify applicant’s ability related to applied research and development.
  • Section B is subdivided into five topics:
  • Logical relation (10 questions).
  • Spatial reasoning (10 questions).
  • Concept formation (10 questions).
  • Abstract reasoning (10 questions).
  • Numerical reasoning (10 questions).

DRDO 2021 Syllabus

The syllabus for the staffing of junior research colleagues varies from different departmental exams.

Chemical engineering (CH):

  • Process Calculations and Thermodynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics and Mechanical Operations
  • Chemical Reaction Engineering
  • Instrumentation and Process Control
  • Plant Design and Economics
  • Chemical Technology
  • Heat Transfer
  • Mass Transfer

Computer science and engineering (CS):

  • Theory of Computation
  • Digital Logic
  • Computer Organization and Architecture
  • Programming and Data Structures algorithms
  • Compiler Design
  • Databases
  • Computer networks

Electronics and communication engineering (EC):

  • Networks
  • Electronics Devices
  • Analog Circuits
  • Digital Circuits
  • Signals and Systems
  • Control Systems
  • Communication
  • Electromagnetics

Electrical Engineering (EE):

  • Electric Circuits and Fields
  • Signals and Systems
  • Electrical Machines
  • Power Systems
  • Control Systems
  • Electrical and Electronic Measurements
  • Power Electronics and Drives

Mechanical Engineering (ME):

  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Strength of Materials
  • Theory of Machines
  • Vibrations
  • Design
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat-Transfer
  • Thermodynamics
  • Applications
  • Engineering Materials
  • Metal Casting
  • Forming
  • Joining
  • Machining and Machine Tool Operations
  • Metrology and Inspection
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Production Planning and Control: Inventory Control
  • Operations Research

Instrumentation Engineering (IN):

  • Basics of Circuits and Measurement Systems
  • The transducer, Mechanical Measurement, and Industrial Instrumentation
  • Analog Electronics
  • Digital Electronics
  • Signals, Systems, and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Measurements
  • Control Systems and Process Control
  • Analytical, Optical, and Biomedical Instrumentation

DRDO 2021 Admit Card

University will release the Admit Card on the official website of the university. Applicants should download the Admit Card from the website.

Applicants should take printouts of the same for future reference. The applicants must bring the Admit Card along with a photo ID proof at the time of examination. Authorities will not allow those applicants who do not carry Admit Card along with them.

The admit card is an important document as it includes information about applicants’ names, DOB, exam date and time, address, signature, etc. Applicants are recommended to keep the admit cards safely for further reference.

DRDO 2021 Result

University will release the results on the official website itself. Applicants can check the grades by visiting the website. Applicants need to click on the results link.

Once the link is clicked, a PDF file will open that contains the result of the applicant. Applicants need to download the PDF file and take a printout of the same.

Applicants are advised to keep the Result secure as it will be needed in the future at the time of the admission process. Based on the grades scored by the applicants, authorities will declare a merit list of those applicants who have to appear for the counseling

DRDO 2021 Counselling

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Applicants will be shortlisted by the authorities based on the rank scored in the entrance exam. Authority will upload the list on the official website of the university.

Applicants need to check the list on the website. Shortlisted applicants need to have a valid Net GATE grade of 2018/2021/2021, in the ration of 1:5 subjects.

Shortlisted applicants have to be present at the time of the counseling process with the required documents. Applicants will be selected for admission based on the counseling process. The counseling process will start in March 2021.

If you have any other queries about DRDO 2021, you can write your questions in the comment box given below.

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  1. Jai parkash says:

    Can I appear for computer science exam. As I have done my diploma in electronics and comm.engg.

  2. K. Saravana says:

    I’m doing final year be robotics and automation can I apply scientist in drdo

  3. p.nagedra babu says:

    Respected sir.you can closed online application time is exactly 5.00pm on 15th october.but why you dont take the application before 5 days.iam so many times try to apply .but dont take the application.i have filled all blocks and then enter the application is redirect to login page.then how could i submit the application sir .this online process is very difficult sir.then if any chance extention the date sir? Thankyou sir.

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  5. Chhotu raikwar says:

    Nisai malhargarh

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