List of DRDO Laboratories in India

Details of laboratories / establishments / units functioning under Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) alongwith their areas of research and locations are given below:

Sl. No. Laboratories/Establishments/Units Location Area of Research
Cluster Laboratories/Establishments
1 Advanced Numerical Research & Analysis Group (ANURAG) Hyderabad Computational System
2 Advanced Systems Laboratory (ASL) Hyderabad Missiles & Strategic Systems
3 Aerial Delivery Research & Development Establishment (ADRDE) Agra Parachutes & Aerial Systems
4 Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE) Bengaluru Aeronautics
5 Armaments Research & Development Establishment (ARDE) Pune Armaments
6 Centre for Air Borne System (CABS) Bengaluru Air-Borne Systems
7 Centre for Artificial Intelligence & Robotics (CAIR) Bengaluru Artificial Intelligence & Robotics
8 Centre for Fire, Explosives & Environment Safety (CFEES) Delhi Explosives
9 Centre for High Energy Systems and Sciences (CHESS) Hyderabad High Energy Weapons
10 Combat Vehicles Research & Development Establishment (CVRDE) Chennai Combat Vehicles
11 Defence Avionics Research Establishment (DARE) Bengaluru Avionics
12 Defence Bio-engineering & Electro-medical Laboratory (DEBEL) Bengaluru Bio-engineering
13 Defence Electronics Applications Laboratory (DEAL) Dehradun Electronics & Communication Systems
14 Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL) Mysore Food Research
15 Defence Institute of Bio-Energy Research (DIBER) Haldwani Bio-Energy
16 Defence Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR) Leh High Altitude Agro-animal Research
17 Defence Institute of Physiology & Allied Sciences (DIPAS) Delhi Physiology
18 Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR) Delhi Psychological Research
19 Defence Laboratory (DL) Jodhpur Camouflaging and Isotopes
20 Defence Electronics Research Laboratory (DLRL) Hyderabad Electronic Warfare
21 Defence Materials & Stores Research & Development Establishment (DMSRDE) Kanpur Textiles, Polymers & Composites
22 Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory(DMRL) Hyderabad Metallurgy
23 Defence Research & Development Establishment (DRDE) Gwalior Chemical & Biological Warfare
24 Defence Research & Development Laboratory (DRDL) Hyderabad Missile & Strategic Systems
25 Defence Research Laboratory (DRL) Tezpur Health & Hygiene
26 Defence Terrain Research Laboratory (DTRL) Delhi Terrain Research
27 Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE) Bengaluru Gas Turbine
28 High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL) Pune High Energy Materials
29 Institute of Nuclear Medicines & Allied Sciences (INMAS) Delhi Nuclear Medicine
30 Instruments Research & Development Establishment (IRDE) Dehradun Electronics & Optical Systems
31 Integarted Test Range (ITR) Balasore Missile Testing
32 Joint Cypher Bureau (JCB) Delhi Cypher Systems
33 Laser Science & Technology Centre (LASTEC) Delhi Laser Technology
34 Electronics & Radar Development Establishment (LRDE) Bengaluru Radars
35 Microwave Tube Research & Development Centre (MTRDC) Bengaluru Microwave Devices
36 Naval Materials Research Laboratory (NMRL) Ambernath Naval Materials
37 Naval Physical & Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL) Kochi Sonar Systems
38 Naval Science & Technological Laboratory (NSTL) Visakhapatnam Underwater Weapons
39 Proof and Experimental Establishment (PXE) Balasore Armament Testing
40 Research Centre Imarat (RCI) Hyderabad Missile & Strategic Systems
41 Research & Development Establishment (Engrs) (R&DE[E]) Pune Engineering Systems & Weapon Platforms
42 Scientific Analysis Group (SAG) Delhi Cryptology
43 Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) Chandigarh Snow and Avalanche
44 Solid State Physics Laboratory (SSPL) Delhi Solid- State/ Semiconductor Materials
45 Terminal Ballistics Research Laboratory (TBRL) Chandigarh Ballistics
46 Vehicles Research & Development Establishment (VRDE) Ahmednagar Wheeled Vehicles
HR Institutions
1 Centre for Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM) Delhi Talent Management
2 Institute of Technology Management (ITM) Mussoorie Technology Management
3 Recruitment and Assessment Centre (RAC) Delhi Human Resource
Other Institutions    
1 Advanced Centre for Energetic Materials (ACEM) Nasik High Energy Materials
2 Centre for Advanced Systems (CAS) Hyderabad Advanced Systems
3 Centre for Military Air-worthiness & Certification (CEMILAC) Bengaluru Airworthiness & Certification
4 Defence Scientific Information & Documentation Centre (DESIDOC) Delhi Information System and Documentation
5 DRDO Integration Centre (DIC) Panagarh Systems Integration
6 Institute for Systems Studies & Analyses (ISSA) Delhi Systems Analysis
7 Mobile Systems Complex (MSC) Pune Missile Systems
8 SF Complex (SFC) Jagdalpur Propellant
Centres of Excellence
1 DRDO Bhartihar University (DRDO-BU), Centre of Excellence Coimbatore Life Sciences
2 Advanced Centre for Research in High Energy Materials (ACRHEM) Hyderabad High Energy Materials
3 Centre of Excellence in Cryptology Kolkata Cryptology
4 Centre of Millimeter Wave Semiconductor Devices and Systems Kolkata Millimeter Wave and Semiconductor
5 Advanced Centre for Excellence on Composite Materials (ACECM) Bengaluru Composite Materials
6 Research and Innovation Centre (RIC) Chennai Sensors & MEMS
7 Centre of Propulsion Technology (CoPT) Mumbai Propulsion Technology
8 Jagdish Chandra Bose Centre for Advanced Technology (JCBCAT) Jadavpur Strategic Systems
9 Joint Advanced Technology Centre (JATC) Delhi Photonic Technologies, Plasmonics and Quantum Photonics