DRDO Recruitment 2023 Announced: Explore Latest Vacancies, Qualifications, and Application Deadlines

  •  Content Writer : Ashmeet Bhalla
  • 25-08-2023

Are you an aspiring defense enthusiast looking to contribute your skills to the forefront of technological innovation? The wait is over, and the opportunity you've been eagerly waiting for has finally arrived! The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has officially announced the DRDO Recruitment 2023, opening doors to a world of cutting-edge research, unparalleled innovation, and a chance to be part of India's defense prowess. 

DRDO 2023 Job Notifications: Vacancies, Qualifications, and Application Deadlines

Here is the list of DRDO Recruitment 2023 Job Notifications: 

S No

Job Position


Upper Age Limit

Vacancies as per Unit

Last Date to Apply/Notification Link 


Junior Research Fellow (JRF) 

Candidates should have passed BE/B.Tech/ME/M.Tech in relevant discipline from recognised university or institute.

28 years



August 31, 2023

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September 9, 2023

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September 06, 2023* 

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*Date of Interview


Scientist ‘B’

A valid GATE Score is required along with a B. Tech/ B.E. in the relevant discipline.

32 years


August 31, 2023

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Research Associate

PhD/MD/MS/MDS or equivalent degree or having 3 years of research, teaching or design and development experience. 

35 years


September 9, 2023

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Technician Apprentices



18 years or above

DRDO ITR: 30 (Graduate Apprentices)

October 6, 2023

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DRDO ITR: 24 (Technician Apprentices)

Meanwhile, the dates for the DRDO Exam 2023 will be revealed shortly. Keep an eye out for further updates on this!

Key DRDO Units

Let’s know in detail about each unit under DRDO that has invited applications for various posts.


DRDO DEBEL (Defence Research and Development Organization - Defence Bioengineering and Electromedical Laboratory) is a premier research laboratory under the Indian Ministry of Defence. It focuses on cutting-edge research and development in the fields of bioengineering and electromedical technologies for defense applications. Established to address the technological needs of the Indian Armed Forces, DRDO DEBEL works on various projects related to medical devices, life support systems, physiological monitoring, and bioengineering solutions.


DRDO NPOL (Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory) is a research laboratory under the Indian Ministry of Defence's Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO). It specializes in research and development activities related to underwater acoustics, oceanography, and marine sciences. Established with the objective of addressing the technological needs of the Indian Navy, DRDO NPOL focuses on advancing technologies for naval applications in the underwater domain.


DRDO DRDE (Defence Research and Development Establishment) is a premier research laboratory under the Indian Ministry of Defence's Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO). DRDE is dedicated to research and development in the field of life sciences, with a primary focus on chemical and biological defense technologies. Established to address the defense and security needs of the nation, DRDO DRDE conducts cutting-edge research in areas related to protection against chemical and biological threats, as well as the development of medical countermeasures.


DRDO ITR (Integrated Test Range) is a premier test facility under the Indian Ministry of Defence's Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO). It is responsible for conducting various tests and evaluations of missiles, aircraft, and other defense systems. Located in Chandipur, Odisha, India, DRDO ITR serves as a critical infrastructure for testing and validating the performance of a wide range of defense technologies.


DRDO RAC (Research and Development Organization - Recruitment and Assessment Centre) is the human resources and recruitment arm of the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), which is the premier research and development agency under the Indian Ministry of Defence. RAC is responsible for conducting recruitment, assessment, and selection processes for various technical and scientific positions within DRDO.

Steps to Apply for DRDO 2023 Application form Online

Step 1: Visit the official website of DRDO www.drdo.gov.in/ 

Step 2: Click on ‘Careers’ Option

Step 3: Choose the Post you are applying for and click on the ‘Application Link’.

Step 4: Read instructions carefully.

Step 5: Fill out your personal and educational information.

Step 6: Upload necessary documents.

Step 7: Submit your DRDO 2023 Application form.

Step 8: Print the form for future use. 

Important Links

Official Website drdo.gov.in recruitment 2023

Where to Apply? DRDO Recruitment 2023 Apply Online

DRDO CEPTAM-10/DRTC Notification Awaited

CEPTAM (Centre for Personnel Talent Management) is responsible for identifying and nurturing the right talent for various technical and administrative positions within the Defense Research and Development Organisation. By conducting a rigorous assessment, CEPTAM ensures that the selected candidates have the necessary skills and knowledge to contribute effectively to DRDO's mission of advancing defense technologies.

As of now, the notification for DRDO CEPTAM 11 Recruitment 2023 has not been declared yet. Rest assured, we will immediately update you with the notification details as soon as the notification is available. Just stay tuned to this portal.

With diverse job notifications, streamlined application processes and a commitment to excellence, this is an opportunity to contribute to the forefront of innovation. So, seize the opportunity, explore the vacancies and apply today. 

Stay up-to-date for any further information related to the exam 2023 notification!