(i) Only those candidates who have completed the Essential Qualification course and have been awarded degree/provisional certificate are eligible to appear.
(ii) For all the above fellowships, the upper age limit is 28 years as on 31st December 2018. The age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST candidates and by 3 years for OBC candidates.
(iii) JRFs are offered a monthly stipend of Rs. 25000/- for 1st and 2nd years and Rs. 28000/- for 3rd year (if retained and upgraded to SRF).
(iv) H.R.A. applicable as per rules will also be admissible.
(v) The fellowship will be offered initially for a period of two years and based on performance, it may be terminated at the end of second year or extended for 3rd and 4th year, if required.
(vi) The offer of fellowship will under no circumstances confer on the candidates any right for absorption in DRDO.
(vii) The candidates may be allowed to register for Ph.D. with any University/Institution during the tenure of fellowship.
(viii) No fare/expenditure will be paid for attending the interview or for joining, if selected.
(ix) Interested candidates may bring their application (giving complete Bio-Data) along with attested copies of proof of Date of Birth, Aadhar Card, 10th marksheet, 12th Marksheet, Degree Certificates, Testimonials and Cast Certificates (if applicable), Photographs.
(x) CANDIDATES MUST BRING THEIR ORIGINAL CERTIFICATES AT THE TIME OF INTERVIEW, IN THE ABSENCE OF WHICH THEY WILL NOT BE INTERVIEWED AND THEIR CANDIDATURE WILL STAND CANCELLED.
(xi) The number of vacancies may vary without prior intimation.
(xii) Separate waiting list will be prepared subject-wise, based on the interviews to be held in December 2018, which will remain valid for one year from the date of publication of results. Any vacancy arising during this period or in subsequent period till validity of waiting list will be offered to the candidates in these waiting lists.