DRDO RAC Recruitment 2023 – Check Salary, Job Profiles and Other Details

New Delhi, 19 July 2022: The Recruitment & Assessment Centre (RAC) has invited online applications from graduate engineers and post graduates in the field of science for DRDO RAC recruitment 2022. This includes students who are appearing or have appeared in their final year examination of engineering program.Β 

The applications are also meant for candidates who are likely to get final or provisional engineering degree for recruitment to 630 vacancies of Scientist `B’ in the Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO), Department of Science and Technology (DST), and Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) in specific disciplines and categories.


  • Department of Science and Technology (DRDO) is India’s reputed Defence R&D organization that employs bright, qualified and competent scientists in Group β€˜A’ (Gazetted) technical service known as Defence Research & Development Service (DRDS).
  • Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA), is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Defence, Government of India. It is entrusted with the design & development of the Light Combat Aircrafts (LCAs) for the Defence Services. The candidates selected against ADA vacancies will be designated as Scientist/Engineer β€˜B’ and will not be part of DRDS.
  • DST is primarily responsible for the formulation of science & technology (S&T) policies and their implementation, identification of areas of research in different sectors of S&T, technology information, forecasting and assessment, international collaboration, organizing, coordinating, and promoting S&T activities in the country.

DRDO RAC Recruitment 2022 – Overview

Application start date 6 July 2022
Application end date 29 July 2022
Written exam date 16 October 2022
Number of vacancies
  • Scientist β€˜B’ in DRDO: 579Β 
  • Scientist β€˜B’ in DST: 8
  • Scientist/Engineer β€˜B’ in ADA: 43
Application fee
  • For General (UR), EWS and OBC male candidates: Rs. 100
  • For SC/ST/PwD and women candidates: Nil
Contact details Phone number: 011-23889526, 011-23889528

Email id: pro.recruitment@gov.in, directrec.rac@gov.in

Website rac.gov.in

DRDO RAC Recruitment 2022 – Roles and Responsibilities

  • Developing new defense technologies and equipment for the armed forces of India
  • Preparing project reports and presenting the same to seniors
  • Carrying out managerial work related to projects
  • Designing projects under stipulated budgets and time frame
  • Making research papers related to work and updating the same

DRDO RAC Recruitment 2022 – Age Limit

Unreserved & EWS 28 years 35 years 30 years
OBC (non-creamy layer) 31 years 38 years 33 years
SC/ST 33 years 40 years 35 years

How to Apply for DRDO RAC Recruitment 2022?

  • Candidates are required to apply online through the DRDO RAC application form link available on the official website of RAC.
  • On successful registration, the candidates are required to upload the required documents and pay the application fee followed by locking the application before submission of the same.
  • All candidates need to upload a signed declaration stating that they have informed in writing to their Cadre Controlling Authority (CCA) and have applied for the post in RAC, DRDO.
  • Lastly, the candidates are advised to retain a copy of the online recruitment application in PDF format after locking the online application form.

DRDO RAC Recruitment 2022 – Required Documents

  • Date of birth self attested certificates (high school certificate or birth certificate issued by local authority).
  • Essential qualification degree along with mark-sheets (both front and reverse side).
  • A recent passport size color photograph (size not exceeding 30KB; resolution of 110 x 140 pixels).
  • Scanned sample of candidate’s signature.
  • Valid GATE score card (applicable only for Category I candidates in Part-I disciplines, and for all candidates in Part-II disciplines).

Note: All candidates need to upload a signed declaration stating that they have informed – in writing – to their Cadre Controlling Authority (CCA) and have applied for the post in RAC, DRDO.

To know more about DRDO RAC Recruitment 2022 selection process, academic requirements and other details, please click here.Β 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the last date for the DRDO RAC Recruitment 2022 application?

The last date for the DRDO RAC Recruitment 2022 application is 29 July.

What is the application fee for the DRDO RAC Recruitment 2022?

For General (UR), EWS and OBC male candidates, the application fee is Rs. 100 and for SC/ST/PwD and women candidates, there is no application fee.

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When is the DRDO RAC Recruitment 2022 exam?

The DRDO RAC Recruitment 2022 exam is on 16 October.

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