DRDO Research and Innovation Centre (RIC) Junior Research Fellowship 2021

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EligibilityPostgraduate degree holders
AwardINR 31,000 per month plus HRA

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About the Program

The Research and Innovation Centre (RIC) at Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) invites applications for DRDO Research and Innovation Centre (RIC) Junior Research Fellowship 2021 from postgraduate degree holders. The selected candidate will receive a monthly stipend of INR 31,000 plus HRA.

Fellowship Details
  • DRDO Research and Innovation Centre (RIC) Junior Research Fellowship 2021 DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Be below 28 years of age as of the last date
    • Hold a first-class postgraduate degree in Materials Science/Physics/Applied Sciences with a valid GATE/NET score, OR 
    • Hold an ME/MTech degree in Materials Science with first-class in both graduate and postgraduate degree with a valid GATE/NET score
    • Have work experience in thin film deposition and techniques, MEMS design tools, and fabrication process techniques

     The selected candidate will receive a monthly stipend of INR 31,000 plus HRA.

    • Passport size photograph
    • NET/GATE score card
    How can you apply?

    Follow the steps below to apply for the scholarship:

    Step 1: Click on the "Apply Now" button and read all the fellowship details.
    Step 2: Fill in the required details.
    Step 3: Attach the supporting documents.
    Step 4: Submit the completed application with self-attested copies of documents to:

    The Director,
    Research & Innovation Centre (RIC),
    Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO),
    5th Floor, IITM Research Park,
    Kanagam Road, Taramani,
    Chennai - 600113

    Note: The envelope containing the application should be superscribed as "Application for JRF" at the top left corner. Also, send a soft copy of the application to ricadmin@ric.drdo.in.

Important Dates

Application Deadline: 12th June 2021

Selection Criteria

Selection will be based on the applicant's performance in the interview.

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Terms and Conditions
  • The upper age limit shall be relaxable to SC, ST, and OBC candidates as per government rules.
  • The date, time, and venue of the interview will be intimated to the shortlisted candidates by post and email.

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