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April 25, 2018

DRDO-CVRDE, Ministry of Defence invited application for 146 posts under Trade Apprentice Training

New Delhi: Combat Vehicle Research & Development Establishment (CVRDE), Defence Research and Development Organisation of Ministry of Defence, Government of India has invited applications for selection of EX-ITI Trade Apprentices for training under the Apprentices Act 1961. According to a notification released by the DRDO, ex-ITI candidates should have passed out from the institute duly recognized by NCVT duly covered through Gazette Notification of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, with minimum two years duration except for the Computer Operator and Programming Assistant (COPA) and Welder (G & E) trade. The DRDO CVRDE has notified a total number of 146 posts for apprentice training.

The notification also said, COPA & Welder (G & E) should possess one year ITI certificate recognized by NCVT.

The posts include Auto Electrician, Carpenter, COPA (Computer Operater and Programming Assistant), Draughts Man (Mechanical), Electrician, Fitter, Machinist, Mechanic (Motor Vehicle), Turner, and Welder (G & E)

Apprentice Training Duration

For Carpenter: 2 years
For other Trades : 1 year.

Apprentice Training Stipend

For COPA & Welder Rs.86091- per month.
For Carpenter First Year Rs.8609/- per month and Second Year Rs.90081- per month
For other Trades Rs.90081- per month.
Note: No other allowances will be paid during the entire period of Apprenticeship training.

Application Process: Only on-line registration of this apprentice training will be allowed. The registration can be done at https://rac.gov.in/cgibin/2017/advt_evrde_apprentice or website https://rac.gov.in

General Information:

  • The registration would involve payment of Rs.30 (Rupees Thrity Only) through online.
  • Candidates belonging to SC / ST, OBC Non-creamy layer & Physically Handicapped (PH)/ Physically Challenged (P.C) are exempted from the payment.
  • Only on-line registered candidates will be invited / called for the Interview.
  • Candidates with higher qualifications viz. Engineering Degree / Diploma are not eligible to apply.


Mode of selection: Selection of the candidates will be made on the basis of the performance during the personal interview. Call letter for interview intimating the date, time and venue will be sent through respective registered E-Mail ID / Mobile after closing of on-line registration. Therefore, the candidates are requested to register & ensure the correct e-mail address & mobile number while making the on-line registration.

Candidates will be required to produce Original Certificates (T.C., Mark Sheets, Community Certificate, Aadhaar Card, Photo ID Proof, Address Proof and other relevant certificates) along with one set of Xerox copy & Printout of on-line application at the time of interview.

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