Somatirtha Purohit

The Solid State Physics Laboratory (SSPL) of DRDO is accepting applications for Junior Research Fellow (JRF) and Research Associate positions.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to submit their applications within a 15-day period following the publication of the advertisement, which was featured in the Employment News on September 30.

The Research Associate fellowship is set for a fixed duration of 2 years. Junior Research Fellow fellowship initially spans 2 years and may potentially be elevated to the Senior Research Fellow status in accordance with DRDO guidelines.

DRDO Recruitment Details

Total Vacancy: 8 posts

  • Junior research fellow: 6 posts

  • Research Associate: 2 posts

Age Limit

Candidates applying for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) should not exceed 28 years of age, while for the post of Research Associate, the maximum age limit is 35 years.

Educational Qualification

Candidates must have MSc or PhD degree from recognised University or Institute. 


  • Junior Research Fellow (JRF): Monthly Stipend of Rs 37,000 along with HRA as per DRDO regulations.

  • Research Associate (RA): Monthly Stipend of Rs 67,000 along with HRA as per DRDO regulations.

How To Apply

Applicants are required to send their applications to the designated email address at 
For comprehensive terms and conditions as well as access to the advertisement, interested individuals can request the information from the same email address.

For more details, check the official notification.

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