Manpower details in DRDO

DRDO has organised its human resources in to three cadres, viz., Defence Research and Development Services (DRDS), Defence Research Technical Cadre (DRTC), and Admin and Allied Cadre. Every year Recruitment and Assessment Centre (RAC) recruits Scientists in DRDS mostly at entry level (Scientist ‘B’) through Scientists Entry Test (SET). However, depending on the requirements in specialised areas of R&D, few are also recruited directly in higher grades (Scientist ‘C’ to Scientist ‘H’) through campus interviews as well as other induction modes such as Talent Search Scheme (NRIs), Registration of Student with Scholastic Aptitude (ROSSA), etc. As on 31 December 2012, the total strength of the organisation was 26077; out of which 7641 were in DRDS, 9929 were in DRTC and 8507 were in Admin & Allied Cadre, and remaining were Service Personnel.

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Author Subhajit Ganguly
Maintainer Subhajit Ganguly
Last Updated August 30, 2014, 01:06 (UTC)
Created August 30, 2014, 01:05 (UTC)
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