Research and Innovation Centre (RIC) – DRDO Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)

Research and Innovation Centre (RIC) - DRDO Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)

Research and Innovation Centre (RIC) – DRDO Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)

About Research and Innovation Centre (RIC) – DRDO Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)

Research and Innovation Centre (RIC), a center for excellence involved in research activities in the field of Science and Technology in association with institutes like, IIT, |ISc, IIIT, NIT, Central & State Universities and other leading Academic Institutions invites applications from candidates having strong desire in pursuing research fellowship in the area of innovative technology and possessing qualifications as under for the position of Junior Research Fellowship(JRF). Initially, the fellowship shall be for a period of two years (extendable as per rules in force). The Competent Authority shall operate a Panel of selected candidates to fill up the JRF position against existing and likely to arise vacancies in the order of merit/discipline for a period of one year from the date of declaration of selective list.


Title of Fellowship : JRF


Minimum Eligibility Criteria : Post Graduate Degree in Materials Science/ Physics/Applied Sciences with first class and a valid GATE / NET Score (or) ME/M.Tech Material Science/ Nanotechnology / Sensor Technology with first class both at graduate and post graduate degree and a valid GATE score.


Desirable Qualification : Working experience in thin film deposition techniques, Semiconductor Device & MEMS design tools and device fabrication processes.


Upper age limit: 28 years as on the last date for receipt of application. The upper age limit shall be relaxable
to candidates from SC, ST and OBC(NCL)category as per Govt rules in vogue.


Emolument: Stipend of Rs.31000/- per month plus HRA as applicable.


The detailed advertisement with the application form and other prescribed forms are available at (> What’s New > Application for the post of JRF at RIC, Chennai). Interested candidates can also obtain the application form and other details through email: ricadmin(at)


The duly filled-in application and self-attested copies of educational qualifications, valid GATE/NET score sheet
and experience should reach:


The Director,
Research & Innovation Centre (RIC)
5th Floor, ITM Research Park
Kanagam Road, Taramani,

within 21 days from the date of publication of the advertisement in Employment News. The envelope containing
application should be superscribed “Application for JRF” at its top left corner.


7. Mode of selection shall be by Interview. The Date, time and venue of interview will be intimated to the shortlisted candidates by post and email as well. The interview shall be either in person or through video conference depending upon the situation prevailing at that time due to Covid 19 restrictions.


8. Candidates working in Govt./Public Sector Undertaking/Autonomous Bodies should apply through proper channel. They are required to submit a signed declaration (Annexure ‘II’) to the extent that they have informed their Cadre Controlling Authority (CCA) about their application for the fellowship in DRDO and required to produce a “No Objection Certificate” from their CCA as per Annexure ‘III’ at the time of interview as well.


9. The Offer of fellowship is purely of temporary in nature for a limited period as per rules in vogue and does notconfer any right for absorption in DRDO.


10. Those who were already awarded JRF position in any of the DRDO Laboratories/centers earlier, are not eligible
to apply again.


11. Candidate need to attach the proof of CGPA to percentage conversion formula from the University/Institution
along with the application form.


Information Document & Application Format


Official Website :


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  • Vikash kumar
    June 5, 2021 7:37 am

    We ate very poor we need money for education my father has lost his job due to lockdown in Haryana

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