New Delhi: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has extended the deadline for submission of application forms for the post of Scientist ‘B’ in DRDO and Scientist/Engineer ‘B’ in Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA). A notice has been published on the website of the Recruitment and Assessment Centre (RAC) of DRDO.
The last day for submission of application forms will now be August 17. The decision was made due to the prevailing coronavirus situation in the country.
“In view of the prevailing situation, the last date for receipt of online applications for recruitment under Advt. No. 137 has been extended from 10th July 2020 to 17th August 2020,” says the notice, reported NDTV.
However, applicants can upload the Essential Qualification degree certificate/mark sheets and caste/category certificates by October 12, as per the notice.
The date for determining the age limit although remains the same as the closing date notified earlier, i.e. July 10.
Applicants will be shortlisted either on the basis of GATE scores, or a descriptive exam, or NET scores. After this, the shortlisted candidates will have to undergo a personal interview.
The Descriptive Exam will consist of two papers of 300 marks each and will be conducted in two separate sessions of three-hour duration each. The exam will tentatively be held in October. DRDO had notified 167 vacancies for Scientist/Engineer in June.