DRDO JRF Walk-in-Interview – DRDE, Gwalior 2023


Defence Research and Development Organization invites application from eligible Indian Citizens for Junior Research Fellow JRF. It has announced DRDO JRF Walk-in-Interview 2023 notification for Defence Research and Development Establishment (DRDE). DRDO has released the notification on 4th May 2023 for 10 fellowship vacancies. So interested candidates can check the eligibility and attend the Walk-in-Interview accordingly.

DRDO JRF Walk-in-Interview 2023:

Defence Research and Development Establishment (DRDE) in Gwalior is a premier institute of DRDO. It requests meritorious and young Indian Nationals who desire to pursue defence related research as Junior Research Fellow (JRF). DRDE conducts Walk in Interview for the same. Below is an overview of the JRF recruitment process.

PostJunior Research Fellow – JRF
Post Date04.05.2023
Recruitment TypeWalk-in-Interview
Interview Date13.06.2023 & 14.06.2023
Interview VenueDRDE, Gwalior

JRF Vacancies 2023:

S.No.PostInterview DateVacancy
1DRDO Junior Research Fellow13.06.202304
2JRF with Own Fellowship14.06.202306

See Also: TNPSC Junior Scientific Officer 2023 – Check Eligibility

Educational Qualification:

  • Candidates should possess First Class M.Sc. in relevant discipline.
  • Should have qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) / any Test approved by National Agency or GATE.
Stipend / Salary (Monthly):

The candidates selected as Junior Research Fellows JRF’s will get Rs.31,000/- with HRA as per DRDO and National Agency’s research fellowship rules.

Age Limit:

Candidates age should not exceed as mentioned below based on category as on the date of the interview.

  • General – 28 years
  • OBC – 31 years
  • SC/ST – 33 years
JRF Tenure:

DRDO accepts candidates for the fellowship for a maximum of 5 years. Initially they will work as JRF for first two years. DRDO will assess their satisfactory performance as per rules and they will be upgraded as SRF for the remaining years.

Interview Details:

Reporting Time: 09:30 hrs on the date of interview.

Venue: DRDE, Jhansi Road, Gwalior – 474002.


  • Written test my be conducted from 1100 hrs to 1200 and only the qualified candidates will be interviewed on the same day.
  • In case of large number of candidates, interview can be carried on to the next day as well.
How to Apply for DRDO JRF 2023:
  • Log on to DRDO official website www.drdo.gov.in and go to careers.
  • Download the JRF application form.
  • Fill the application form in the required format in word and excel files.
  • Send the duly filled application form by email to [email protected], [email protected].
  • While appearing for interview, Candidates need to carry with themselves
    1. Complete bio- data with recent passport size photograph affixed on top right corner
    2. One set of self attested copies of degree / mark sheets / experience certificates etc.,
Direct Link to Download Application Form:

DRDO JRF Application Form 2023 – Download here

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