DRDO GTRE Apprentice 2022 ITI, Diploma, Degree, B.A., B.Sc, B.COM


Under the provisions of The Apprentices Act, 1961, Director, Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE), Bengaluru invites online applications from eligible candidates for Graduate / Diploma / ITI (Engineering) and General Stream – B.Com. / B.Sc. / B.A (Non Engineering) Apprenticeship Training for the Financial Year 2022-23.


(Defence Research & Development Organization)

Ministry of Defence

Post Name DRDO GTRE ITI Apprentice 2022 
Post Update 24/02/2022
Category Apprenticship
Advt. No. GTRE/HRD/026/2022-23
Date Begin 21 February 2022
Age Limit

on 14.03.2022)

Minimum Age – 18 years
Maximum Age – • Unreserved category – 27 yrs
• OBC – 30 yrs
• SC/ST – 32 yrs
• PWD – 37 yrs
(Persons With Disability)
Apply Mode Online Mode

DRDO Graduate Apprentice Trainees (B.E/ B.Tech./ Equivalent)

S.N Graduate Apprentice (B.E./B.Tech./ Equivalent
in following disciplines)
1. Mechanical/Production/ Industrial Production Engg. 30
2. Aeronautical/Aerospace Engg. 15
3. Electricals & Electronics / Electronics & Communication / Electronics &
Instrumentation/Telecom Engg.
4. Computer Science / Computer Engg./ Information Science & Technology Engg. 15
5. Metallurgy/Material science. 4
6. Civil Engg. or Equivalent . 1

Minimum Qualification – A degree in engineering or technology granted by a statutory University/ by an institution empowered to award such degrees by an Act of Parliament.


DRDO Graduate Apprentice Trainees 
S.N Technician (Diploma) Apprentice in following Engg. disciplines) Vacancies
1. Mechanical/Production/ Tool & Die design 10
2. Electrical& Electronics / Electronics & Communication/Electronics & Instrumentation 7
3. Computer Science / Engg./Computer Networking 3

Minimum Qualification – (i) A diploma in engineering or technology granted by a State Council or board of Technical educational established by a State Government / by a University / by an Institute recognised by the State Government or Central Government as equivalent to a diploma.

(ii) Sandwich course student who is undergoing training in order that he/ she may hold a diploma in Engg./Technology.


DRDO Graduate Apprentice Trainees 
S.N Trade Apprentice (ITI) in
the following discipline
1. Machinist 3
2. Fitter 4
3. Turner 3
4. Electrician 3
5. Welder 2
6. Sheet Metal Worker 2
7. Computer Operator Programming Assistant(COPA) 8


DRDO Graduate Apprentice Trainees (General Stream)
1. B.Com 10
2. B. Sc. (Chemistry/Physics/Maths/ Electronics/Computer etc.,) 10
3. B.A. (English/History/Finance/ Banking etc.,) 10

  Important Instructions :

  • The engagement and training will be strictly in accordance with Apprentices Act, 1961, Apprenticeship Rules and its amendments from time to time and there is no obligation for employment of apprentices on completion of their training.
  • The tenure of the Apprenticeship for the above categories /trades would be 12 months commencing from execution of the contract of Apprenticeship
  • Registration of BE/B.Tech./Diploma (Engineering) & General Stream -B.Com. /B.Sc. /B.A (Non Engineering) candidates on (www.mhrdnats.gov.in) and ITI candidates on Apprenticeship portal (www.apprenticeshipindia.org) is mandatory. Kindly see respective websites for registration. The registration no. is to be uploaded while filling the online application.
  • For B.E / B.Tech. / Diploma (Engineering) Apprentice Trainees & General Stream – B.Com. /B.Sc. / B.A (Non Engineering) Apprentice Trainees only; Candidates who have passed in the year 2019/2020/2021 (last three years) as regular candidates are only eligible to apply. Candidates who have passed the qualifying exam earlier than 2019 are not eligible
  • Candidates with higher qualification are not eligible to apply.
  • ITI Apprentice Trainees only; Candidates must have completed ITI from NCVT or SCVT Board.
Selection Process .

Depending upon the vacancies available in various disciplines, selection of candidates will be carried out by short listing on the basis of Academic Merit/Written Test/Interview as required, subject to satisfactory verification of the documents,

How to Apply :

Applications are to be submitted online through the following website/link: rac.gov.in or drdo.gov.in (‘What’s New’ section)


Important Dates
Last date of submission of online application forms duly completed in all respects 14th March 2022
Publishing of First list of shortlisted candidates for interview/written test in DRDO website 25th March 2022
Acceptance by candidates to join GTRE as Apprenticeship Trainee 31st March 2022
Interaction with the shortlisted candidates who have submitted acceptance to join (as per ‘c’ above) 11th April 2022 onwards
Probable date of declaration of finally selected
• Graduate (B.E / B.Tech. ) / Diploma / ITI & General Stream (B.Com. / B.Sc. / B.A)
Apprenticeship Trainees
(by E-mail / DRDO Website / SMS) & GTRE Notice Board
22nd April 2022
Probable date of joining Apprenticeship Trainees
at GTRE;
• Graduate (B.E / B.Tech.) / Diploma / ITI & General Stream (B.Com. / B.Sc. / B.A)
(exact dates of joining shall be intimated along with the result)
02nd May 2022 onwards
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