DRDO-MTRDC Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) 2021

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EligibilityGraduate/Postgraduate degree holders
AwardINR 31,000 per month plus HRA as per DRDO rules

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About the Program

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) invites applications for DRDO-MTRDC Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) 2021 from Graduate/Postgraduate degree holders in professional courses. The selected fellows will receive a monthly stipend of up to INR 31,000 per month plus HRA as per DRDO rules.

Fellowship Details
  • DRDO-MTRDC Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) 2021 DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Not exceed 28 years of age (as on date of interview)
    • Hold a Graduate degree in the professional course in (BE/BTech) in Mechanical Engineering in the first division with NET/GATE qualification, OR
    • Hold a Postgraduate degree in professional course (ME/MTech) in Mechanical Engineering in the first division both at the Graduate and Postgraduate level

    Preference will be given to those who have working experience in the mentioned disciplines/areas.


    The selected fellows will receive a monthly stipend of up to INR 31,000 per month plus HRA as per DRDO rules.

    • Application form
    • Certificate of educational qualification, matriculation certificate/ birth certificate in support of date of birth
    • GATE/ NET Score-card,(if applicable)
    • Caste certificate (if applicable)
    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the fellowship by following the steps mentioned below:

    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button below and read all details. 
    Step 2: Download the application form and fill in all the required details.
    Step 3: Submit the application form with a single PDF file and email it to recruitment@mtrdc.drdo.in before the closing date.

Important Dates

Application deadline: 28th February 2021

Selection Criteria

The selection of the candidates will be made based on the applicant's performance in the interview.

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Terms and Conditions
  • Incomplete/partially filled applications are liable to be rejected.
  • Only candidates possessing the above-mentioned qualification(s) need to apply.
  • All the qualifications acquired should be from recognized Universities/Institutions.
  • Candidates working in Government/Public sector undertaking/ autonomous bodies should apply through the proper channel.

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