About SchemeThe Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Government of India, Ministry of Defence has recently announced the DRDO Scholarship Scheme for Girls through Aeronautics Research and Development Board (AR&DB). The scholarship scheme aims to support the talented girls engineering students across the country. Recruitment & Assessment Centre, DRDO, Ministry of Defence, Delhi has invited online applications from the girl candidates for DRDO Scholarship Scheme for Girls through RAC website (https://rac.gov.in)
Details of Scholarship SchemeName of Scheme: DRDO Scholarship Scheme for Girls in Aerospace Engineering / Aeronautical Engineering / Space Engineering & Rocketry / Avionics / Aircraft Engineering for FY 20-21.
Total Number of Scholarships: 30
Categories of Scholarship1. Under Graduate Level (BE/ B.Tech/ B.Sc. Engineering)
No. of Scholarships: 20
Emoluments: Rs.1,20,000 per annum will be paid to scholars for a maximum period of four years.
2. Post Graduate Level (ME/ M.Tech/ M.Sc. Engineering)
No. of Scholarships: 10
Emoluments: Rs.15,500/- per month (Rs.186000/- per year) will be paid to the scholars for a maximum period of two years.
Registration ProcessThe registration for the scheme is being done online through the website of Recruitment & Assessment Centre, DRDO, Ministry of Defence, Delhi (rac.gov.in). The applicants must check the eligibility criteria as per the official notification before applying. After registration, the candidates will have to apply for the scholarship in the online application form. Care must be taken while filling the details in the online application form as wrong or any misleading information may cause the cancellation of the application. Besides, scanned copies of the requisite documents must be uploaded on the website., without which the application will be considered as incomplete and will be summarily rejected. Further, the candidate must finally submit the filled-in application. The applications which are not finally submitted by the candidates will be automatically rejected by the computer-based system. Hence, the candidate must finally apply along with all requisite documents.
Documents to be UploadedThe candidates keep ready the following documents while filling the online application form:
After the final submission of the online application form, the candidate must take a print out of finally submitted /locked application for future reference.
Document VerificationOriginal documents are required to be produced at the time of document verification in the institute, and a certificate has to be forwarded to AR&DB in this regard by the candidate's institute.
Continuation of Scholarship During the scholarship period, tests and examinations will be conducted which are required to be passed by the Post Graduate and Under Graduate scholars and obtain a cumulative grade point average of 7.00 or 70% marks. The scholars must pass these exams and those who will not be able to pass these exams; the scholarship amount will not be disbursed to them. A list will be prepared of the students those who qualify the tests /examinations and will be sent to the AR&DB for further processing of the release of the grant to the Grantee institution. A separate list of the students whose scholarship will be discontinued will be forwarded to the AR&DB from the institutes for the record.
Terms and conditions
Important DatesStart of Registrations: July 19, 2020 onwards
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Contact DetailsAeronautics Research & Development Board (AR&DB),
O/o DG (Technology Management)/ Research Boards,
DRDO Bhawan, New Delhi
Phone: 011-23007809, 011-23007506
RAC website: https://rac.gov.in
DRDO has extended the submission date up to December 31, 2020. Revised official notification can be seen at https://rac.gov.in/download/advt_ardb2020.pdf