DRDO Recruitment 2024: Eligibility, Selection Process & Apply Online

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is an Indian research agency under the Ministry of Defence’s Department of Defense Research and Development in the Government of India, responsible for the  research and development india’s military, headquartered in DRDO Bhavan Delhi, India. It was formed in 1958 after merging the Defence Science Organisation with Technical Development Establishment and the Directorate of Technical Development and Production of the Indian Ordnance Factories under the administration of former PM Jawaharlal Nehru. Next, the Defence Research & Development Service (DRDS) was constituted in 1979 consisting of Group ‘A’ Officers / Scientists directly under the control of the Ministry of Defence administration.


DRDO Recruitment 2024 Notification has been released. The official notification release of recruitment for DRDO 4156 posts was issued by the Department of Defense Research and Development Organization and the application process for DRDO Recruitment 2024 is going to start very soon.

The candidates are keenly waiting the announcement of the start of the registration process. Once the announcement of the registration start is made the candidates can start registering. And the dates regarding the exams will be mentioned on the admit card. The admit card will contain all the important information about the venue, date of the examination and certain other important details.


DRDO Jobs Recruitment 2024 Out

DRDO has approved for recruitment of 4156 posts in the Department of Defense Research and Development Organization. Recruitment notification was released for the posts of Fireman, Stenographer, Store Assistant, Vehicle Operator, and Fire Engine Driver, Junior Translation Officer, Administrative Assistant. 


DRDO Job Vacancies 2024 Notification

Details Information
Conducting Authority Defense Research and Development Organization 
Title of positions Junior Translation Officer (JTO), Administrative Assistant, Store Assistant, Vehicle Operator, Fire Engine Driver, Fireman, Stenographer.
Type of Employment Government Jobs
Vacancies 4156
Mode of Application Online Mode
Salary Varies based on the posts
Registration process July 2024
Location All Over India
Official website https://www.drdo.gov.in/


Application Fees

  • General / OBC / EWS: 100/-
  • SC / ST / PH: 0/-
  • Category Of Female: 0/-
  • Payment Mode:- Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking.


  • The minimum age for this recruitment is 18 Years the maximum age is 27 Years
  • Maximum Age for Other Post: 30 Years as per DRDO CEPTAM 10 A&A Recruitment Rules.


DRDO 2024 Vacancy BreakDown

The DRDO has released vacancy notification for the jobs for the following posts.

  1. Junior Translation Officer (JTO)
  2. Stenographer Grade-I
  3. Stenographer Grade-II
  4. Administrative Assistant ‘A’
  5. Administrative Assistant ‘A’
  6. Store Assistant ‘A’
  7. Store Assistant ‘A’
  8. Security Assistant ‘A’
  9. Vehicle Operator ‘A’
  10. Fire Engine Driver ‘A’
  11. Fireman


Qualification for the Specific post’s 

Junior Translation Officer  Master Degree in English / Hindi OR Master Degree in Any Subject with Hindi as the Medium and English
Stenographer Grade-I (English Typing)  Bachelor’s Degree in Any Stream with a Dictation Speed of 10 Min @100 wpm & English Transcription of 40 Minutes
Stenographer Grade-II (English Typing)  Bachelor’s Degree in Any Stream with Dictation Speed of 10 Min @100 wpm & English Transcription of 40 Minutes
Administrative Assistant ‘A’ (English Typing) 12th Examination with English Typing Speed of 35 wpm 
Administrative Assistant ‘A’ (Hindi Typing) 12th Examination with English Typing Speed of 30 wpm 
Store Assistant ‘A’ (English Typing) 12th Examination with English Typing Speed of 30 wpm 
Store Assistant ‘A’ (Hindi Typing) 12th Examination with English Typing Speed of 30 wpm 
Security Assistant ‘A’ (For EX Serviceman) passed Class 12th Examination.
Vehicle Operator ‘A’ 10th Examination with Valid Driving License & 3 Year
Fire Engine Driver ‘A’  10th Examination with Valid Driving License
Fireman 10th High School Examination


DRDO Recruitment 2024: Selection Process

  • Written Examination
  • Skill Test (if applicable)
  • Document Verification
  • Interview


Steps on How to fill DRDO Recruitment 2024 application form online are mentioned below.

Those Candidates who fulfil the criteria to be eligible for this recruitment can start applying once  the application process has been started which is expected to start in July 2024. The stepwise instructions on how to apply for the recruitment  are mentioned below:

  • The DRDO will announce the Notification pdf on their career page of their official website. 
  • The candidates can save the pdf notification that was released for various posts under the DRDO organization. 
  • Candidates should check the eligibility criteria before starting the application process. 
  • The application link can be found on the career page of the official website of the DRDO.
  • The application form should be correctly filled out with the personal details and educational qualifications. 
  • The educational qualification, certificates and identity proofs which are required should be submitted. 
  • The candidates are supposed to fill out the form with all the important documents and required certificates. 
  • Then candidates need to pay the application fee for their respective jobs profile selected by them. 
  • Click the submit button and submit the application form. Take a printout of the application form for any use in the future.


DRDO Recruitment 2024: Salary Detail

Post Name Salary
Fireman As per DRDO norms
Stenographer As per DRDO norms
Junior Translation Officer (JTO) As per DRDO norms
Administrative Assistant As per DRDO norms
Store Assistant As per DRDO norms
Vehicle Operator As per DRDO norms
Fire Engine Driver As per DRDO norms



This DRDO Recruitment 2024 provides a brilliant chance for candidates who are looking to serve in the defense sector. There are a total of 4156 vacancies, those candidates who want to apply are encouraged to apply early and ensure they meet the eligibility criteria. For any more details regarding the recruitment, visit the official DRDO website.

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