Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL), Kochi under the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) invites applications for recruitment of Trade Apprentices. Candidates can apply online till March 6, 2020. Read on for more details.


Name of OrganisationDefence Research & Development Organisation
Name of PostsTrade Apprentice
No. of Vacancy41


DRDO Trade Apprentice Recruitment 2020 Important Dates

Last date to apply06th March 2020
Date of Selection11th and 12th March 2020


DRDO Trade Apprentice Recruitment 2020 Vacancy Details

Sr. No.TradeNo. of Posts
4Draughtsman (Mech)11
5Tool & Die Maker (Die & Mould)01
6Injection moulding machine operator01
7Welder (Gas & Electric)02
8Electronic Mechanic06
11Secretarial Assistant01
12Front office Assistant04


Eligibility Criteria for DRDO Trade Apprentice Recruitment 2020

Sr. No.TradeQualification
1FitterTwo year ITI in Fitter Trade
2TurnerTwo year ITI in Turner Trade
3MachinistTwo year ITI in Machinist Trade
4Draughtsman (Mech)Two year ITI in Draughtsman (Mech) Trade
5Tool & Die Maker (Die & Mould)Three year ITI in Tool and Die maker
6Injection moulding machine operatorOne year ITI in plastic processing sector and in injection moulding process
7Welder (Gas & Electric)One year ITI in Welder trade
8Electronic MechanicTwo year ITI in Electronic Mechanic
9ElectricianTwo year ITI in Electrician
10COPAOne year ITI in  COPA
11Secretarial AssistantOne year ITI in Stenography (English) and Secretarial Practice
12Front office AssistantOne year Broad based Basic Training in Hospitality Sector under Centre of excellence Scheme and advanced module of Centre of excellence Scheme in Front office Management



Two and Three ITI holdersRs 8050
One year ITI holdersRs. 7700


DRDO Trade Apprentice Recruitment 2020 Application Process

Candidates shall register their names at before appearing for the selection process.


How to Attend Interview

1Interested candidates, who are Indian nationals and fulfill the educational qualifications as above and other eligibility criteria specified herein, shall report between 09.00 AM and 09.30 AM on the dates as shown against the Trade/Discipline and be present themselves for selection process at DROMI, NPOL (landmark – Near SBI NPOL Thrikkakara Branch, Kochi) carrying
2All certificates/documents in original in support of their qualifications/age/caste/experience. 
3Duly completed application in the enclosed prescribed PROFORMA with a recent color passport photograph affixed on it and
4One self-attested copy of all certificates/testimonials.


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