Research Associate Position in DRDO-DFRL, Mysore, India

Recruitment of Scientists-DRDO

Designation/Position- Research Associate Position in DRDO

DRDO-DFRL, Mysore, India invites applications for the Research Associate Position in DRDO from eligible and interested candidates

About- Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL) under the aegis of Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Ministry of Defence, Govt of India is engaged in the R&D activities with an objective to cater to the food requirements of the Armed Forces deployed at extreme environmental conditions.  The main focus of the laboratory is in carrying out cutting edge research in the field of Food Science and Technology which comprises research work in the areas of development of long shelf life ready to eat convenience foods, preservation of foods using various processing techniques, development and evaluation of newer food packaging materials, analysis and development of test kits for the detection of food spoilage and development of various functional, performance enhancing and stress reliving foods based on natural plant materials.  The laboratory is well equipped with the state-of-the art analytical and other food processing facilities. 

Research/Job Area- Food Processing Engineering / Food Engineering & Technology / Food Engineering 

Location- DRDO, Mysore


Ph.D  in Food Processing Engineering / Food Engineering & Technology / Food Engineering 


M.Tech in Food  Processing Engineering /Food Engineering & Technology / Food Engineering with 3 years of research experience with at least one research paper in Science Citation Indexed (SCI) Journal Desirable : Preference will be given to those who have experience in computational modelling and simulation in Food Engineering and Process Optimization

UPPER AGE LIMIT : 35 years for RA as on last date of receipt of application  (Age is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC as per Govt. rules).

Job/Position Description- 

Applications are invited from young, meritorious and motivated candidates of Indian Nationals for the post of DRDO  Research Associate (RA) to work in ongoing and future research projects of DFRL, Mysore. 

Research Associate – 1 (one) post

FellowshipDRDO Fellowship /  Project Total  Vacancies
  Research AssociateDRDO Fellowship01

Monthly Stipend is  Rs.  67,000/- + HRA as per DRDO rules.

  1. The tenure of Research Associate is only for 2 (Two) years 
  2. Qualification for the above post will be determined as on last date of receipt of application.
  3. Application form is downloaded from

How to Apply- 

Application form appended in this advertisement may be typed and submitted along with copies of testimonials/documents (as mentioned in the Para 3) to the Director, Defence Food Research Laboratory,Siddhartha Nagar, Mysore-570011 through Speed post only.  Applications sent through courier will not be received and accepted.  The envelope containing the applications may be super-scribed as Recruitment of Research Associate.

  1. Short-listed candidates shall be called for written test/interview at Defence Food Research Laboratory, Mysore.  Information will be sent through e-mail/speed post to the shortlisted  candidates.  No TA/DA will be paid for attending the written test/interview.  
  2. Candidates may bring project report/technical work demo in support of their candidature. 

Last Date for Apply–09 May 2024

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