DRDO CEPTAM - Center for Personnel Talent Management

About Centre for Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM)

Defence Research and Development Organization’s CEPTAM conducts an Entry test for the recruitment of eligible aspirants in DRDO. The test is carried out mainly to fill in the vacancies like Senior Technical Assistant (STA-B), Technician-A and Administrative cadre in DRDO. Aspirants who clear the test and the interview thereafter can expect employment in DRDO in the respective designations. Center for Personnel Talent Management conducts the test according to the openings coming up in DRDO.


Structure and Pattern of the DRDO-CEPTAM exam

Senior Technical Assistant (STA) B and Technician A, the written test consists of following sections:
  General awareness, General Intelligence, General science and Reasoning ability – 50 questions
  Questions from concerned subject – 100 questions
Note: For STA B and Technician A, the subject questions will be from the qualifying exam (B.Sc/ Diploma or ITI respectively) and no separate Syllabus booklet will be given.

Assistant Hindi
General awareness, General intelligence, reasoning and Numerical ability – 50 questions
English and Hindi language – 50 questions each (total 100)

Admin Assistant A and Store Assistant A
General awareness, general intelligence and reasoning ability – 75 questions
General English – 25 questions
Hindi or English language (choice) – 50 questions

Civilian driver A, Security Assistant A, Fire Engine driver, Fireman
General awareness, Reasoning, Arithmetic and Numerical ability – 100 questions
Hindi or English language (choice) – 25 questions
Job related – 25 questions

 

Qualification Criteria for the DRDO CEPTAM exam

The eligibility criterion to apply for the Senior Technical Assistant (STA-B) exam is a pass in the B.Sc. or Diploma in engineering program in the relevant fields. Matriculates having ITI certificates in the concerned areas can apply for the Technician-A exam. As many posts come under the Administrative Cadre, the eligibility criterion also varies according to the respective position. It varies from Post graduation to a pass in the 10th Class. Aspirants are required to have completed the qualifying course from an acknowledged institute.

Vacancies under CEPTAM

Senior Technical Assistant (STA-B) 'B': 214 posts in various trades, Pay Scale : Rs. 9300-34800 grade pay Rs. 4200/-, Age Limit : 18-28 years
Technician -A (Tech-A) : 109 posts, Pay Scale : Rs. 5200-20200 Grade Pay: Rs. 1900, Age Limit : 18-28 years
Assistant Hindi
03 posts, Pay Scale : PB-1: Rs. 9300-34800 Grade Pay: Rs. 4200, Age Limit : 18-28 years
Store Assistant 'A'
61 posts, Pay Scale : PB-1: Rs 5200-20200 Grade Pay: Rs 1900/-, Age Limit : 18-27 years
Administrative Assistant 'A' (Hindi Typing)
16 posts, Pay Scale : PB-1: Rs. 5200-20200 Grade Pay: Rs 1900/-, Age Limit : 18-27 years
Administrative Assistant 'A' (English Typing)
73 posts, Pay Scale : PB-1: Rs. 5200-20200 Grade Pay: Rs 1900/-, Age Limit : 18-27 years
Civil Driver 'A'
77 posts, Pay Scale: PB-1: Rs 5200-20200 Grade Pay: Rs 1900/-, Age Limit : 18-27 years
Fire Engine Driver
07 posts, Pay Scale : Pay Band-1: Rs 5200-20200, Grade Pay: Rs 1900, Age Limit : 18-25 years
Security Assistant 'A'
26 posts, Pay Scale : Rs. 5200-20200 Grade Pay Rs.1900/-, Age Limit : 18-25 years
Fireman
08 posts, Pay Scale : Rs 5200-20200, Grade Pay: Rs 1900, Age Limit : 18-25 years


Fee : Non-Refundable Fees of Rs.50/- is to be paid by Indian Postal Order (IPO) in favour of The Director, CEPTAM, DRDO, Delhi, Payable at Delhi. SC/ST/Ex.SM/ PH candidates are exempted for the fee for all posts.

How to Apply : Application can be submitted online or can be send in the prescribed format complete in all respect must reach to on or before 18/02/2011 (Last date is 25/01/2011 for the candidates of far-flung areas):
DRDO Entry Test-2011, Post Box No. 8626, Civil Lines Post Office, Delhi - 110054
You can also apply Online at DRDO website from 31/01/2011 to 14/02/2011.
See more details at DRDO CEPTAM website