Rashmi Ranjan

The DRDO Young Scientists’ Laboratory For Smart Materials (DYSL-SM) has invited applications form eligible candidates for the position of four (4) Junior Research Fellows (JRFs) to work on several projects.

According to a notification issued by DYSL-SM, the selected candidates will work in the areas of materials informatics and computational materials modelling for accelerated material discovery and application of smart materials to micro-robotics and stealth technologies. 

Vacancy Details

- Metallurgical/ Material Science Engineering: 2

- Mechanical Engineering: 2

Essential Qualification

For Metallurgical/ Material Science Engineering, the candidate must possess B.E./B.Tech degree with First Class in Metallurgical Engineering/Materials Science and Engineering and a valid GATE score (OR) M.E./ M.Tech with First Class in Metallurgical Engineering/ Materials Science and Engineering (and first class B.E/B.Tech in the same subject).

Similarly for Mechanical Engineering, the candidate must have B.E./B.Tech degree in Mechanical Engineering with First Class with a valid GATE score (OR) M.E./M.Tech with First class in Mechatronics / Robotics & Automation and B.E/B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering with First class.

How To Apply:

Eligible candidates shall email the duly filled application form along with self-attested copies of degree certificates, GATE score card, caste certificate and other applicable proofs (in a single pdf file, not exceeding 10 MB) to jrfsm2022@gmail.com within 21 days from the date of publication in the Employment News. In addition, the candidates should also submit details at https://tinyurl.com/jrfsm2022. 

The applications will be disqualified if either the scanned application or the online form is not submitted.

Fellowship Emoluments: 

Rs. 31,000 per month for JRF with applicable H.R.A. and other emoluments as per DRDO rules. 


The post is temporary in nature and the initial tenure is of two years. Subsequent upgradation to SRF grade is as per DRDO guidelines. 

Age Limit: 

The age limit for JRF is maximum of 28 years as on the date of application. The age limit shall be relaxed by 5 years for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC candidates or as per the government guidelines. A copy of self-attested caste certificate should be attached with the application.

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