DRDO Recruitment 2024: Check Vacancies for Consultant Job Notification, Apply Online

DRDO Recruitment 2024: Defence Research and Development Organisation has declared a total of 01 Job Vacancies Notification for the Consultant Post, Apply Online at drdo.gov.in recruitment Portal. Eligible Candidates to fill up the DRDO Consultant Recruitment 2024 Application form on or before the last Date

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Updated Apr 02, 2024

DRDO Recruitment 2024: Check Vacancies for Consultant  Job Notification, Apply Online

DRDO Recruitment 2024

DRDO invites applications from retired officials from Central Government / State Government / PSU/Autonomous Bodies having considerable experience of functioning of Central Government Ministries / Departments for engagement as Consultant on short term contract basis, to be positioned in Recruitment and Assessment Centre (RAC) located at Delhi

Organisation Name

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)

Post Name


No of Post



Maximum: 63

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Qualification for DRDO Recruitment 2024

  • Officers/ Officials who have retired from Central/ State Govts., PSUs, Autonomous Bodies, Universities, Govt. R&D Organizations and possessing practical knowledge and experience in the field for which he/she is applying as per Terms of Reference (TOR).
  • Persons possessing experience of having worked with DRDO would be accorded preference during selection / appointment.
  • He / She should have effective communication (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills with a strong flair for in-depth examination of his / her areas of work.
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Salary for DRDO Recruitment 2024

  • Remuneration and conveyance allowance for Pensioners: A fixed monthly amount shall be admissible, arrived at by deducting the basic pension from the pay drawn at the time of retirement.
  • The amount so fixed shall remain unchanged for the term of the contract.
  • There will be no annual increment / percentage increase during the contract period.
  • A fixed monthly amount as conveyance allowance for the purpose of commuting between the residence and the place of work shall also be allowed at Rs. 5000/- for Pay Level 12.
  • Remuneration and conveyance allowance for Non-Pensioners: Maximum consolidated monthly remuneration and conveyance allowance shall be as under :-

Pay Scale (Equivalent Pay Scales of 7th CPC)


Conveyance Allowance

Rs. 80,000-2,20,000/- Level-12

Rs. 60,000/-

Rs. 5000/-

  • Other Allowances: Consultants shall not be entitled to any kind of allowance/ benefit such as Dearness Allowance, Transport Facility, Residential Accommodation, Personal Staff, CGHS, Medical reimbursement etc.
  • However, should they require to travel inside the country in connection with official work of the organization, he/ she would be entitled to TA/ DA at the rate commensurate with his/her Grade Pay/ Pay Level (as may be applicable) from which he/she retired.
  • Drawal of Pension: A retired govt. officials appointed as a consultant shall continue to draw pension and the dearness relief on pension during the period of his engagement as a Consultant, if eligible.
  • His/her engagement as Consultant shall not be construed as a case of re-employment.
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How to Apply for DRDO Recruitment 2024

  • Interested eligible retired officials of Central Government/ State Government/ PSU/ Autonomous Bodies may submit their applications in the enclosed format along with copy of documents as referred in the application to The Director, Recruitment & Assessment Centre (RAC), DRDO, Lucknow Road, Timarpur, Delhi– 110014.
  • The applications can also be sent by email to [email protected] with the subject line “Application for Consultant, Pay Level & Category”.
  • Incomplete/ ineligible applications/ applications received after closing date will be rejected automatically without any intimation.
  • The detailed terms and conditions is annexed as Appendix B, which is also required to be submitted
  • Last date of receipt of application is 21 days from the date of publication of the advertisement.

Official Notification: DRDO Recruitment 202

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