DRDO Recruitment 2021

DRDO Recruitment 2021 Free Job alert for both Fresher and Experienced Candidates for January, 2021. Defence Research & Development Organization DRDO - Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE) has announced information for the recruitment of ITI, Diploma, Graduate Apprentice Trainee Vacancies. Candidates who are interested in the DRDO GTRE Apprentice 2021 vacancy details and those who have completed all DRDO GTRE Apprentice 2021 eligibility criteria can read the Notification and understand how to apply for the DRDO Recruitment 2021 here. 

Updated: Apr 14, 2021 11:01 IST


Niranjani Jesentha Kumari Prabagararaj

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DRDO Recruitment 2021 - DRDO GTRE 2021 Apprentice Vacancy Details

We have covered all the things you need to know about the DRDO Recruitment 2021, and www.drdo.gov.in recruitment 2021 updates for the vacancy name Graduate Apprentice Trainee in here. Read all the DRDO GRTE Apprenticeship points in this article and understand how to apply for the DRDO GRTE Apprenticeship 2021.

  • Mechanical/Production/Industrial Production Engg- 30 Posts

  • Aeronautical/Aerospace Engg- 15 Posts

  • Elect & Electronics /Electronics & Communication/Electronics & Instrumentation/Telecom

  • Engg. - 12 Posts

  • Computer Science /Computer Engg./Information Science & Technology Engg. - 18 Posts

  • Metallurgy/Material science - 4 Posts

  • Civil Engg. or Equivalent - 1 Post

  • Diploma Apprentice Trainee

Important Dates for DRDO GTRE Apprentice 2021

Last date for submission of DRDO GRTE Apprentice 2021 online application: 29 January 2021

Job Summary for the DRDO GTRE Apprentice 2021

Notification DRDO GTRE Apprentice Recruitment 2021 Notification OUT, Apply Online from tomorrow @rac.gov.in
Notification Date Jan 6, 2021
Vacancies 150 Vacancies Notified
Last Date of Submission Jan 29, 2021
City Bangalore
State Karnataka
Country India
Organization Defence Research and Development Organisation
Education Qualification Diploma Holder, Other Qualifications, Graduate
Functional Administration, Other Functional Area

ITI Apprentice Trainee

  • Machinist - 5 Posts

  • Fitter - 8 Posts

  • Turner - 5 Posts

  • Electrician - 4 Posts

  • Welder - 2 Posts

  • Sheet Metal Worker - 2 Posts

  • Computer Operator & Programming Assistant - 12 Posts

  • Health Safety Assistant - 2 Posts

S.No Name of the Trade Qualification Total

Graduate Apprentice Trainee

1 Mechanical/Production/
Industrial Production Engg



Degree (Engg/ Technology)

2 Aeronautical/Aerospace
3 Elect & Electronics /
Electronics &
Communication /
Electronics &
4 Computer Science /
Computer Engg./
Information Science &
Technology Engg.
5 Metallurgy/Material
6 Civil Engg. or Equivalent 01

Diploma Apprentice Trainee

1 Mechanical/Production/
Tool & Die design


Diploma (Engg/ Technology)

2 Electrical& Electronics /
Electronics &
Electronics &
3 Computer Science / Engg./Computer

ITI Apprentice Trainee 

1 Machinist



Vocational Course certificate

2 Fitter 08
3 Turner 05
4 Electrician 04
5 Welder 02
6 Sheet Metal worker 02
7 Computer Operator &
Programming Assistant
8 Health Safety &


DRDO GTRE Apprentice Recruitment 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Following are the Educational Qualification for the DRDO GTRE Apprentice 2021:

  • Graduate Apprentice - Degree in engineering or technology granted by a statutory University/ by an institution empowered to award such degrees by an Act of Parliament.

  • Diploma Apprentice - diploma in engineering or technology granted by a State Council or Board of Technical Educational established by a State Government /by a University/by an Institute recognised by the State Government or Central Government as equivalent to a diploma/ Sandwich course student who is undergoing training in order that he/she may hold a diploma in Engg./Technology.

  • ITI Apprentice Trainee - certificate in vocational Course involving two years of study after the completion of the secondary stage of school education recognised by the All India Council for Technical education.

As far as the age qualification for the DRDO GTRE Apprentice Recruitment 2021, the Age Limit is set between 18 to 27 years. Also, there will be age relaxation for reserved category candidates as per the standard government norms.

Stipend for the DRDO GTRE Apprentice Post

The stipend for the DRDO GTRE Apprentice post for B.E./B.Tech./Eqvt. Graduates are set to Rs.9000/-per month and for Diploma: Rs.8000/-per month. For the ITI candidates, the stipend is set as Rs.7000/-per month.

How to apply for DRDO GTRE Apprentice Recruitment 2021?

Interested candidates can apply online on or before 29 January 2021. After submitting the online application, the candidates can take a printout of the application for future reference. You can click on the official DRDO link below to apply for the DRDO GTRE Apprentice 2021 post here. DRDO GTRE Apprentice Recruitment 2021 Apply Online portal is said to be active on 7 January and candidates are requested to apply for the post before the end date.

Check DRDO GTRE Apprentice Recruitment 2021 Official Notification PDF

DRDO Recruitment 2021 - FAQs

1. Does DRDO recruit every year?

 Every year, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDOrecruits scientists mostly at entry-level (Scientist 'B') through GATE.

2. What is DRDO entry test?

Defence Research Developement Organization conducts Scientist Entry Test (SET) for recruitment of personnel to Group B scientist posts in DRDO. On the other hand, DRDO entry test is conducted for technical assistant and technician vacancies in the organization.

3. Is DRDO exam tough?

As of DRDO, it is related to research and development so the questions will be alot more difficult. In comparison GATE will be easy. But if you get concepts and grab the skills to solve numericals then you can crack any exam. So go for your interest and grow your skills in it.

4. What is valid GATE score for DRDO?

Valid GATE score in Computer Science & Engg [Paper code : CS] Minimum 80% aggregate marks in EQ degree, if done from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) or National Institute of Technology (NIT).

5. What is the DRDO job?

DRDO is India's largest research organisation. It has a network of laboratories engaged in developing defence technologies covering various fields, like aeronautics, armaments, electronics, land combat engineering, life sciences, materials, missiles, and naval systems.