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Defence Research & Development Establishment,
Jhansi Road,
Gwalior  Р474 002.

Ministry of Defence Following Fellowships are available at a monthly stipend of [rupee] 16,000/- for Junior Research Fellow and 24,000/- for Research Associate ( HRA and Medical facilities shall also be admissible, as per rules ) respectively to work in the specific areas :

Junior Research Fellow :

The IT BPO Industry
YearExportsEmployees
2003 - 043.12,16,000
2004 - 054.63,16,000
2005 - 066.34,15,000
2006 - 078.45,53,000
in $ billion   Source : Nasscom

Research Associate :

Mechanical Engineering60
Electronics & Communication Engineering60
Information Technology60
Computer Science & Engineering60
Electrical & Electronics Engineering60

Fellowships Qualifications for Ministry of Defence: Candidate must posses minimum 60% marks in the relevant discipline for JRF ( CSIR / UGC / NET / GATE qualified candidates will be given preference ) and first class M.Sc. degree with Ph.D. in the relevant discipline for Research Associate.

Fellowships Age Limit for Ministry of Defence: Not more than 28 years for JRF and 30 years for RA on the last date of receipt of Ministry of Defence application. ( Relexation : 5 years for SC / ST and 3 years for OBC candidates ).

Fellowships Stipend for Ministry of Defence : Stipend for JRF will be given for 1st and 2nd year @ [rupee]  16,000/- p.m and 3rd year ( if retained as JRF ) @ [rupee] 18,000/- p.m. during remaining tenure. Stipend for RA will be given @ 24,000/- p.m.

HRA & Medical facilities shall also be admissible, as per rules. The duration of fellowship for R.A. is two years.

Ministry of Defence Fellowship Application Form 2019 :

  1. Ministry of Defence applications on the following format duly supported with attested testimoials should reach the following address by Speed Post / Registered Post within 21 days.
    The Director, DRDE,
    Gwalior – 474 002.
  2. Paste a recent passport size photograph on the right top corner of the application. The candidates are advised to mention Code Number & Discipline on the envelope in which thev send their Ministry of Defence application. Candidate can apply for one post/ category only.
  3. Ministry of Defence applications for more than one category will not be considered. Ministry of Defence application without supporting attested testimonials & without IPO ( Except SC / ST / OBC ) shall be summarily rejected.

Note :

  • Send a crossed Indian Postal Order of [rupee] 10/- in favour of “Director, DRDE, Jhansi Road, Gwalior”, along with the ministry of Defence application ( candidates belonging to SC / ST and OBC are exempted from this payment ).
  • Candidates working in Government / Public Sector Undertakings / Autonomous Bodies should apply through proper channel and should produce No Objection Certificate at the time of interview.
  • Candidates will be required to produce certificates / testimonial in original at the time of interview. “It may please be noted that offer of Fellowship does not confer on Fellows any right for absorption in DRDO”.