DRDO Recruitment 2018: Apply online for 127 Apprentice posts

DRDO Recruitment 2018: Apply online for 127 Apprentice posts

Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO) has released new job notification for the recruitment of 127 Ex-ITI Trade Apprentices posts from the official website – rac.gov.in. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online through the official website, rac.gov.in on or before December 31, 2018.

Click here to read / download the official notification of DRDO Apprentice Recruitment 2018

Click here to apply online for DRDO Apprentice Recruitment 2018

DRDO Recruitment 2018 Details:

Organization Name Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO)
Employment Category Central Government Job
Name of the Post Apprentices Training
No. of Vacancies 127
  • For Carpenter, COPA & Welder: Rs. 10739/-
  • For Other Trades: Rs. 11552/-
Job Location Chennai (Tamil Nadu)


DRDO Recruitment 2018 – Vacancy Details:

Name of the Trades No of Vacancies
Carpenter 02
COPA ( Computer Operator and Programming Assistant ) 25
Draughtsman ( Mechanical ) 08
Electrician 22
Electronics 03
Fitter 35
Machinist 12
Mechanic Motor Vehicle 08
Turner 06
Welder 06
Total Job Vacancies 127


Application fees:

General category: Rs 30

Note: Candidates belonging to SC/ST, OBC, Non-creamy layer and Physically Handicapped (PH)/ Physically Challenged (PC) are exempted from paying application fees.

Mode of Selection:

1) Selection of the candidates will be made on the basis of the performance during the personal interview. Call letter for interview intimating the date, time and venue will be sent through respective registered E-Mail ID / Mobile after closing of on-line registration. Therefore, the candidates are requested to register & ensure the correct e-mail address & mobile number while making the on-line registration.

2) Candidates will be required to produce Original Certificates (T.C., Mark Sheets, Community Certificate, Aadhaar Card, Photo ID Proof, Address Proof and other relevant certificates) along with one set of Xerox copy & Printout of on-line application at the time of interview.

3) Selected candidates alone will be intimated through registered E-Mail within 30 days from the date of interview.

Eligibility Criteria for DRDO Apprentice Recruitment 2018:

Educational Qualification:

Ex-ITI candidates should have passed out from the Institute duly recognized by NCVT duly covered through Gazette Notification of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, with minimum two years duration except for the COMPUTER OPERATOR AND PROGRAMMING ASSISTANT (COPA) and WELDER Trade. COPA & WELDER should possess one year ITI certificate recognized by NCVT.

How to Apply for DRDO Apprentice Recruitment 2018?

1) Only on-line registration at website https://rac.gov.in

2) Kindly note that the registration would involve payment of Rs.30/- (Rupees Thirty Only)
through online. Candidates belonging to SC / ST, OBC Non-creamy layer & Physically
Handicapped (PH)/ Physically Challenged (P.C) are exempted from the payment.

3) Only on-line registered candidates will be invited / called for the Interview.

4) Candidates with higher qualifications viz. Engineering Degree / Diploma are not eligible
to apply.

5) If any one of the above criteria is not fulfilled the candidature is liable to be rejected.

About DRDO:

The Defence Research and Development Organisation is an agency of the Republic of India, charged with the military’s research and development, headquartered in New Delhi, India. The vision of DRDO is to design, develop and lead to the production of state-of-the-art sensors, weapon systems, platforms and allied equipment for our Defence Services. It also provides technology solutions to the services to optimize combat effectiveness and to promote the well-being of the troops.

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