Assessment Boards for promotion of DRDS Scientists in the grades 'B'/'C'/'D'/'E' to next higher grade are held during mid April- mid June at locations of major concentration of DRDO Labs/ Estts. viz Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad, and Pune. Depending on number of candidates in different disciplines, the interviews may be conducted at other locations also viz Balasore, Chandigarh and Dehradun. In Delhi, interview boards are conducted at RAC. The Assessment Boards are chaired by Chairman RAC or a Co-Chairperson from a panel which consists of reputed Scientists & Technologists. The Core Committee constitutes a Chairperson, two Core Members and the other members includes a Departmental Expert and two External Experts from the Subject. Normally, one External Expert of the Subject is from an academic institution and the other one from a scientific institution engaged in activities similar to DRDO, to assess both academic foundation as well as applied research & development.
Education: BE/ BTECH from a recognized University.
Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), a statutory body under the administrative control of Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Govt. of India, is the National Standards Body of India and is responsible for activities in the field of Standardization, Product and System Certification, Hallmarking of Gold/Silver Jewellery, Laboratory Testing etc., in the country. BIS is also responsible for Standardization and Certification at the International level.
Education: BE/ BTECH from a recognized University with at least 60% marks; 50% for SC/ ST