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 Organisation Defence Research & Development Organisation
Name of Posts Trade Apprentice
No. of Vacancy 41


DRDO Trade Apprentice Recruitment 2020 Important Dates

Last date to apply 06th March 2020
Date of Selection 11th and 12th March 2020


DRDO Trade Apprentice Recruitment 2020 Vacancy Details

Sr. No. Trade No. of Posts
1 Fitter 04
2 Turner 02
3 Machinist 03
4 Draughtsman (Mech) 11
5 Tool & Die Maker (Die & Mould) 01
6 Injection moulding machine operator 01
7 Welder (Gas & Electric) 02
8 Electronic Mechanic 06
9 Electrician 03
10 COPA 03
11 Secretarial Assistant 01
12 Front office Assistant 04


Eligibility Criteria for DRDO Trade Apprentice Recruitment 2020

Sr. No. Trade Qualification
1 Fitter Two year ITI in Fitter Trade
2 Turner Two year ITI in Turner Trade
3 Machinist Two year ITI in Machinist Trade
4 Draughtsman (Mech) Two year ITI in Draughtsman (Mech) Trade
5 Tool & Die Maker (Die & Mould) Three year ITI in Tool and Die maker
6 Injection moulding machine operator One year ITI in plastic processing sector and in injection moulding process
7 Welder (Gas & Electric) One year ITI in Welder trade
8 Electronic Mechanic Two year ITI in Electronic Mechanic
9 Electrician Two year ITI in Electrician
10 COPA One year ITI in  COPA
11 Secretarial Assistant One year ITI in Stenography (English) and Secretarial Practice
12 Front office Assistant One 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 holders Rs 8050
One year ITI holders Rs. 7700


DRDO Trade Apprentice Recruitment 2020 Application Process

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


How to Attend Interview

1 Interested 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
2 All certificates/documents in original in support of their qualifications/age/caste/experience. 
3 Duly completed application in the enclosed prescribed PROFORMA with a recent color passport photograph affixed on it and
4 One self-attested copy of all certificates/testimonials.


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