DRDO Scientist B Recruitment 2022: Notification and Exam Date

DRDO Scientist B Recruitment 2022: Notification and Exam Date

ByAina Parasher  |  Updated on: Aug 4, 2022
DRDO Scientist B recruitment 2022 application process has ended by the DRDO Recruitment & Assessment Centre (RAC) for interested candidates of different branches.
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The DRDO Scientist B recruitment 2022 application process has ended on the official site of the Defence Research and Development Organisation. Candidates interested in this position are encouraged to go through this page for key recruitment information. The DRDO Recruitment & Assessment Centre (RAC) will soon release the admit card for DRDO Scientist B recruitment 2022.

This recruiting drive will be announced later by DRDO, with a projected total of 630 vacancies for DRDO Scientist 'B'. According to the official notification, the written exam for the DRDO Scientist B recruitment 2022 will likely be held on 16 October 2022. Further, in the upcoming sections, we have provided the important details about the DRDO Scientist B recruitment 2022, such as exam date, exam pattern, admit card, and much more.

Important Dates
Exam Date  -Oct 16, 2022

DRDO Scientist B Recruitment 2022 Notification

Candidates can find the DRDO Scientist B recruitment 2022 notification PDF on the official website. The upcoming recruitment exam will likely be held on 16th October 2022 so that candidates can prepare accordingly. Another important factor while applying for this opportunity is the number of vacancies that will be released. Candidates can download the DRDO admit card 2022 soon.

Students having a valid GATE scorecard 2022 from the year will be eligible to apply for DRDO Scientist B recruitment. Before filling out the application form, the candidates should check their eligibility carefully. Selection of candidates for the post of Scientist ‘B’ is a three-step process with shortlisting through GATE scores, descriptive examination, and personal interview. Candidates can check the official notice for DRDO Scientist B below.

Download DRDO Scientist B Recruitment 2022 Notification

DRDO Scientist B Recruitment 2022 Overview

The important details regarding DRDO Scientist B recruitment 2022 are mentioned in the table below. It is advised that candidates should understand the important details related to the recruitment process before appearing for the examination.

Particulars

Details

Name of the PSU

Defence Research & Development Organization

Available Post

Scientist ‘B’

Number of Vacancies

630

Release of application form

6 July 2022

Final date to submit the application form

29 July 2022

DRDO Scientist B exam date 2022

16 October 2022 (Tentatively)

Selection Process

Part I - Based on GATE score and performance in the descriptive examination and personal interview.

Part II - Based on valid GATE score and personal interview

Mode of application

Online

DRDO Scientist B Recruitment 2022 Important Dates

The admit card for the DRDO Scientist B recruitment 2022 will be released soon. Candidates can check out the important dates regarding the recruitment process listed in the table below.

DRDO Scientist B Recruitment 2022

Date

Online Application Start Date

6 July 2022

Online Application Last Date

29 July 2022

Admit Card Release Date

To be Announced

Exam Date 

16 October 2022

Result Date

To be Announced

DRDO Scientist B 2022 Apply Online

Candidates aspiring for the DRDO Scientist B recruitment 2022 should apply for the same in online mode. The DRDO Scientist B application form has started. The application process for DRDO Scientist B recruitment 2022 is available on the official website. The steps to apply for the recruitment process are mentioned below.

  • Open the DRDO official website.
  • Click on the new registration tab.
  • Fill out the registration form and you will receive an email containing your DRDO Scientist B registration ID and password.
  • Log in using your registration ID and password and complete the application form.
  • Make the DRDO Scientist B application fee payment to complete the registration process.

DRDO Scientist B Vacancy 2022

The DRDO RAC has released the official notification on its website containing the total number of vacancies for the post of DRDO Scientist B recruitment 2022. The total number of vacancies is given below.

  • Scientist ‘B’ in DRDO -  579 Posts
  • Scientist ‘B’ in DST - 08 Posts
  • Scientist/Engineer ‘B’ in ADA -  43 Posts

DRDO Scientist B Selection Process 2022

Candidates appearing will be shortlisted based on their GATE score and/or descriptive examination or percentage of marks in NET. Shortlisted candidates will be required to appear for a personal interview. The final selection of the candidates will be made on the will be decided according to the number of vacancies, merit-wise. The process of shortlisting the candidates is as follows.

Recruitment Based on a Valid GATE Score

Candidates with a valid GATE score for the DRDO Scientist B recruitment 2022 will have to give a descriptive examination (written examination) followed by a personal interview.

  • Category I: Candidates will be shortlisted for a descriptive examination based on their valid GATE score in the ratio of 1:25. The GATE score of the candidates should not be below 25% of the first shortlisted candidate.
  • Category II: All IIT and NIT graduate engineers with a minimum of 80% aggregate marks in the EQ degree are eligible. They will be called for the descriptive exam.
  • In order of merit, the candidates who appear for the descriptive examination will be further shortlisted in the ratio of 1:5 for a personal interview. The merit list will be prepared based on the written exam only.

Details of Descriptive Examination

The written examination of the DRDO Scientist B recruitment 2022 will be a descriptive type exam consisting of two papers of 300 marks each. It will be conducted in two sessions. Each session will be for 3 hours. 

  • The syllabus of the descriptive examination is similar to the syllabus of the Engineering Services Examination (Main) of the respective discipline conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Candidates can download the syllabus from the official RAC website.
  • The descriptive examination will be organized offline, i.e., in paper-based format.
  • If the need arises, the descriptive examination will be tentatively organized at DRDO centres in seven cities and other common centres. The cities are Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kanpur, Kolkata, and Pune.
  • Candidates must specify their preference of examination centre in the online application form among the listed centres.

Recruitment Based on the Valid Score of GATE 2022

Candidate selection by GATE 2022, which a personal interview will follow. Shortlisting the candidates for the personal interview will be done based on the valid GATE score in the ratio of 1:5 subjected to the availability in the discipline‐wise category‐wise merit list.

Recruitment Based on NET

Eligible Candidates will be shortlisted further for personal interviews of the DRDO Scientist B recruitment 2022 based on their aggregate percentage marks of NET. Candidates will be shortlisted for a personal interview from the candidates who have qualified for Assistant Professor. Based on the aggregate percentage of marks in the NET, candidates will be shortlisted in the ratio of 1:5, subjected to the availability of vacancies in order of category-wise merit list.

DRDO Scientist B Exam Pattern

Candidates should know the DRDO Scientist B recruitment 2022 exam pattern. The details regarding subjects, number of questions, and total marks for the exam are given below.

  • The Written Examination will consist of two papers of 300 marks each, to be conducted in two sessions of a duration of three hours each. The syllabus of the examination (downloadable from the RAC website) is similar to the Engineering Services Examination (Main) in the relevant discipline conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The examination will be administered in a paper-based format.
  • Tentatively, the Written Examination will be conducted at DRDO centres in seven cities (Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kanpur, Kolkata, and Pune) and at other common centres, if the need arises. Candidates must indicate their first and second preference of examination centre in the online application form among the listed centres. However, RAC reserves the right to allot any centre as per its administrative convenience.

DRDO Scientist B Recruitment 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The DRDO Scientist B recruitment 2022 eligibility criteria were released along with the official notification. Candidates need to fulfill the eligibility criteria to successfully apply and appear for the exam. The candidates must be a citizen of India. Any candidate of different nationality will not be eligible for this recruitment. The following parameters need to be met by the candidates:

DRDO Scientist B Age Limit

The upper age limit is relaxable up to 5 years for serving Central Civilian Govt. employees working in posts which are in the same line or allied cadres only if a relationship could be established that the service already rendered in a particular post will be useful for the efficient discharge of the duties of the advertised posts. Also, PwD (HH) and PwD(PH) candidates will be relaxed for up to 10 years in marked disciplines. Ex-servicemen including Ex SSCOs/ ECOs as per rules in vogue can also enjoy age relaxation. The DRDO Scientist B age limit is given in the table below.

Category

Upper Age limit

Unreserved

28 Years

OBC

31 Years

SC/ST

33 Years

DRDO Scientist B Educational Qualifications

The DRDO Scientist B educational qualifications for both Part I and Part II are given below.

Part I

Part II

Category I: Should have the requisite Essential Qualification (EQ) along with valid GATE qualification.

OR

Category II: Should possess the required Essential Qualification (EQ) from IITs/NITs with a minimum aggregate of 80% marks.

The candidates should have the required Essential Qualification (EQ) along with valid GATE qualifications.

DRDO Scientist B Syllabus 2022

The conducting authority decides the DRDO Scientist B syllabus 2022 for various branches. We have provided the subjects and the important topics in the table below.

SubjectsTopics
Chemical Engineering

Process Calculations and Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics and Mechanical Operations, Heat Transfer, Databases, Chemical Technology, Mass Transfer, Digital Logic, Theory of Computation, Chemical Reaction Engineering, Instrumentation and Process Control, and Plant Design and Economics.

Computer Science Engineering

Paper I- Engineering Mathematics, Discrete Mathematics, Digital Logic, Computer Organization, and Architecture, Programming and Data Structures, and Algorithms.

Paper II- Compiler design, Databases, Computer Networks, Security of Cyber-Systems, AI and Machine Learning.

Electronics and Communication Engineering

Networks, Signals and Systems, Communications, Analog Circuits, Control Systems, Electromagnetics, Electronic Devices, and Digital Circuits.

Electrical EngineeringSignals and Systems, Control Systems, Power Systems, Electric Circuits and Fields, Electrical and Electronic Measurements, Power Electronics and Drives, and Electrical Machines.
Mechanical EngineeringEngineering Mechanics, Strength of Materials, Forming, Operations Research, Joining, Theory of Machines, Engineering Materials, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Production Planning, and Control, Vibrations, Design, Fluid Mechanics, Heat-Transfer, Metal Casting, Thermodynamics, Machining, and Machine Tool Operations, Metrology and Inspection.

Instrumentation Engineering

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

Logical RelationsAnalogies, Artificial Language, Blood Relations, Calendars, Cause and Effect, Syllogism, Clocks, Coding-Decoding, Critical path, Ranking, Cubes and cuboids, Data Sufficiency, Alphanumeric series, Odd One Out, Picture Series and Sequences, Paper Folding, Input-Output, Directions, Embedded Images, Figure Matrix, Pattern Series and Sequences, Seating Arrangements, Statement and Conclusions, Shape Construction, Simple equation and age problems.
Spatial ReasoningFigural Series, Arithmetical Reasoning, Directions, Problem-Solving, Verbal & Figure Classification, Analogies, Similarities & Differences, Relationship Concepts, Space Visualization, Coding-Decoding, Arithmetical Number Series, Decision-Making, Analysis & Judgment, Discrimination, Visual Memory, and Data Sufficiency. 
English

Articles, Grammar, Fill in the Blanks, Sentence Rearrangement, Adverb, Word Formation, Antonyms, Vocabulary, Subject-Verb Agreement, Passage Completion, Sentence Completion, Idioms & Phrases, Error Correction, Unseen Passages, Synonyms, Tenses, and Verb.

DRDO Admit Card 2022

Candidates who successfully applied online for DRDO Scientist B recruitment 2022 eagerly await the DRDO admit card. A hall ticket is a document used to identify the person applying for the given posts. The admit card is issued by the conducting authorities and will be released on the official website.

The steps to download DRDO admit card 2022 are provided below.

  • Open the official website of DRDO.
  • Select the DRDO Scientist B admit card link.
  • Enter your login details.
  • Your DRDO admit card 2022 will appear on the screen.
  • Download the hall ticket for the exam.

DRDO Scientist B Salary 2022

Candidates should understand the several perks and benefits that come with the position and the DRDO Scientist B salary. Working for the DRDO comes with a lot of duties as well as a good income. The various components of the gross salary for the aforementioned position are outlined. The table below shows the DRDO Scientist B salary structure. Candidates who will be selected for the DRDO Scientist B post will be given a salary of 56,000-80,000/-.

Pay Level

Level-10

Basic Pay

56100-177500/-

Dearness Allowance

6,732 /-

Travel Allowance

3,600 – 7,200/-

HRA 

13,400/-

Gross Salary

68,307 – 85,553

DRDO Scientist B Recruitment 2022 FAQs

  • The DRDO Scientist B recruitment 2022 has ended. The application date or starting date of the application filing process for the recruitment is 6 July 2022, and the last date of the application process is 29 July 2022.

  • A DRDO Scientist B will be given a salary of about 56,000-80,000/-. Along with the basic salary the candidates are also awarded with various perks and allowances such as HRA, DA, Travel allowance, etc. 

  • You can find the DRDO Scientist B recruitment 2022 application form on the official website. Candidates who want to apply for DRDO Scientist B recruitment through GATE 2022 must first complete the application form and qualify the exam with a valid score.

  • Defence Research & Development Organization is the conducting body of the DRDO Scientist B exam. The conducting body has released the DRDO Scientist 'B' recruitment 2022 notification on the official website of DRDO.

  • No, candidates can download their DRDO admit card 2022 from the official website. The aspiring candidates will be able to download the admit card after the successful completion of the online application process.

  • No, the DRDO Scientist B recruitment 2022 application form can only be submitted in online mode. The registration fee for the recruitment must be paid online using a debit card, credit card, or net banking account by all candidates.

  • The DRDO Scientist B selection process for Electronics, Mechanical, and Computer Science Engineering is based on two separate exams. However, for other disciplines, candidates are selected based on their valid GATE score and personal interview.

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