Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) 2021 Jobs Career Notification. DRDO has released official notification for the job openings of Technician Apprentice vacancies. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 27th February, 2021.


No.of Posts and Vacancies :-


Technician Apprentice - 62 Posts


Job Location - Bhubaneshwar


Other Qualification Details :-


This Establishment invites applications for engagement of Apprenticeship for one year training in the following category/disciplines:


a. Apprenticeship Category: Technician (Diploma) Apprentice


b. Essential Qualification and No of Post: 

1. Diploma in Cinematograhy - 02

2. Diploma in Civil Engineering - 02

3. Diploma in Computer Science Engineering - 14

4. Diploma in Electrical Engineering - 04

5. Diploma in Electronics Engineering - 01

6. Diploma in Electronics & Communication - 07

7. EngineeringDiploma in Electronics & Instrumentation - 01

8. Engineering Di loma in Mechanical Engineering - 07

8. Diploma in Survey Engineering - 01


C.Stipend per month: Rs. 8000/-


a. Apprenticeship Category: Technician (ITI ) Apprentice


b. Essential Qualification and No of Post: 

ITI in Fitter - 07

ITI in Diesel Mechanic - 01

ITI in Electrician - 03

ITI in Computer Operator & Programming Assistant )CGPA) - 04

ITI in Electronics - 02

ITI in Welder - 02

ITI in Turner - 02

ITI in Machinist - 02


C.Stipend per month: Rs. 7000/-


Terms and Conditions :-


1. Candidates for Technician (Diploma) must have registered their names at National Apprenticeship Training Scheme (NATS) portal and Candidates for Technician (ITI) Apprentice must have registered their names at National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) portal Non-registered candidates are likely to rejected. 


2. The fresh pass-out candidates (passing their respective courses in 2018, 2019 & 2020) only can apply. Candidates with post-graduation are not eligible to apply. 


3. Those candidates who have completed the qualifying examination as regular candidates are only eligible to apply.


4. Diploma/ITI degree holders who had training or job for a period of one year or more after attaining the essential qualification shall NOT eligible for engaged as an apprentice.


5. The of training will 12 months commencing from execution of the contract of Apprenticeship.


6. Reservation will applied as the provisions of the Act, 1961 and Apprenticeship Rules 1992 as amended from time to time. Applications belonging to SC/ST/OBC-Non Creamy layer shall produce their caste certificates in prescribed format issued by the comlktent authority.


7. Selected candidates have to submit the "Medical Fitness Certificates" at the time of joining. The selected candidates must execute a contract for a period of one year of training as provision of the Apprenticeship Act, 1961 and rules framed there under.


8. Before applying, the candidates should ensure that he/she fulfills the eligibility criteria and other norms mentioned in the advertisement.


9. It shall not obligatory on the part of the PXE, where training is imparted, to offer any employment to any apprentice after completion of of his/her apprentice training. Suppression of facts will lead to disqualification at any stage of the selection


Selection Process :-


a. The Selection Board of P XE will go through the applications and shortlist the candidates (as per the vacancies indicated above).

b. Candidates will be selected strictly on the merit basis (percetage of marks of qualifying exam). In case of Tie, the marks of the lower qualifying examination will be considered. In case of further Tie,

priority will be given marks obtained in the order of Math, Science & English in Class 10th exam.

c. Only selected candidates will be informed through Offer letter through e-mail.


Steps to Apply :-


Application form can be downloaded from the website www.drdo.gov.in. Candidates are requited to send scanned copies of their applications along With desired documents/certificates in PDF format through e-mail only to [email protected] Last date for the receipt of application: 27 Feb 2021

Official Notification