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DRDO invites online applications for 150 apprenticeship training positions, stipend up to Rs 9000

ByJanice K. Merrill

Feb 28, 2022

DRDO has announced 150 apprenticeship training positions at its Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE), Bengaluru

DRDO is currently accepting online applications for 150 apprenticeship training positions from eligible candidates for graduate, diploma, ITI engineering and general streams such as BCom, BSc and BA for apprenticeship training for the 2022-23 financial year. Selected candidates will be engaged at the Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE), Bengaluru for a period of one year only under the provisions of the Apprentices Act, 1961. While graduate apprentices will receive a monthly stipend of Rs 9000, the graduate apprentices will be paid Rs 8000 and ITI commercial apprentices will be paid Rs 7000.

Who can apply for DRDO apprenticeship training?

The DRDO Apprenticeship Training Notification posted on the official website indicates that there are 150 apprenticeship training vacancies, 75 of which are for applicants with a BE, BTech or equivalent in the following engineering streams:

Engineering stream Number of vacant rooms
Mechanical, production or industrial production engineering 30
Aeronautical or aerospace engineering 15
Electricity and electronics, electronics and communication, electronics and instrumentation or telecommunications engineering ten
Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or Information Science and Technology Engineering 15
Metallurgical or Materials Science Engineering 4
Civil engineering or equivalent 1

There are 20 vacancies for apprentice technicians for graduate candidates in the following sectors:

Degree track Number of vacant rooms
Mechanical, production, custom or tooling design ten
Electricity and electronics, electronics and communication or electronics and instrumentation 7
Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or Computer Science and Networks 3

There are 25 apprentice positions to be filled for candidates holding an ITI recognized by the SCVT or the NCVT in the following sectors:

ITI stream Number of vacant rooms
Machinist 3
Fitter 4
Turner 3
Electrician 3
Welder 2
sheet metal worker 2
Computer Operator and Programming Assistant (COPA) 8

There are also graduate trainee apprenticeship positions available for the following candidates

Graduate apprentice – general stream Number of vacant rooms
BCom ten
B.Sc. ten
BA ten

How to apply for DRDO learning?

Interested and eligible candidates will first need to register on apprenticeshipindia.org and the MHRDNATS portal according to their degree and then apply on the Arc website before March 14, 2022. Those who wish to apply are invited to go through the official notification in detail for more information.