Somatirtha Purohit

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has announced job opportunities for Project Admin Assistant and Project Store Officer posts. 

Interested and eligible candidates can submit their applications online through the official DRDO website at 

The deadline for submitting applications is December 15, 2023.

DRDO Recruitment Details

Total Vacancy: 11 posts

  • Project Store Officer: 1 post

  • Project Senior Admin Assistant: 5 posts

  • Project Admin Assistant: 5 posts

Educational Qualification

To be eligible to apply, candidates must have Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in relevant discipline from recognised University or Institute.

Age Limit

The age limit varies from post to post, candidates must check the official notification for more details.

Selection Process

Applications received by the specified deadline will undergo a screening process, and candidates meeting the criteria will be shortlisted for further selection. Only those shortlisted will be invited for an interview. The final selection will be based solely on the candidate's merit, determined by the marks obtained in the personal interview. For unreserved vacancies, a candidate must secure a minimum of 70% in the interview, while for reserved vacancies, the minimum qualifying marks are set at 60%.

Application Fee

Male candidates belonging to the General and OBC categories are obligated to remit a non-refundable and non-transferable application fee amounting to Rs 100 payable exclusively through online channels during the application process. 
However, applicants falling under the SC/ST/PwBD and Women categories are exempt from any application fees. Further details can be obtained from the official website of DRDO.

Pay Scale

The remuneration details for the mentioned positions are as follows: Project Store Officer (PSO) will receive a consolidated monthly remuneration of Rs 59,276. Project Senior Admin Assistant (PSAA) is set at a consolidated monthly remuneration of Rs 47,496, while Project Admin Assistant (PAA) will be entitled to a consolidated monthly remuneration of Rs 35,220.