DRDO Centre for Personnel Talent Management (DRDO CEPTAM -08)
DRDO Invited applications for recruitment of STA-B – 564 Posts , Technician –A – 345 Posts, Administrative & Allied Cadre – 233 Posts through DRDO Entry Test 2015- CEPTAM 08, which is to be held in 2016 (Sunday).
The written examination of STA ‘B’ & Technician ‘A’ shall be conducted in different shifts on the same day. The examination for Admin Assistants ‘A’ and Store Assistants ‘A’ shall also be in separate shifts but it shall be time-clubbed either with shift for STA ‘B’ or Technician ‘A’.
Date of Examination: 2016
Selection Process: Written examination, Document Verification, Trade/Skill Test and Interview
DRDO Entry Test 2015 – CEPTAM 08 Exam Pattern
The written examination will be OMR based and of two hours duration consisting of 150 objective type multiple choice questions.
a) For STA ‘B’ & Technician ‘A’ : The written test will consist of
(i) 50 questions on General Awareness, General Intelligence, Reasoning Ability, General Science and
(ii) 100 Questions on Subject concerned.
b) For Junior Translator: The written test will consist of
(i) 50 Questions on General Awareness, General Intelligence, Reasoning & Numerical Ability and
(ii) 50 Questions each on Hindi and English Language.
c) For Stenographer Grade II, Admin Assistant ‘A’ & Store Assistant ‘A’ : The written examination will consist of
(i) 50 questions on General Awareness, General Intelligence, Reasoning & Numerical Ability
(ii) 50 questions on General English and
(iii) 50 Questions on Hindi OR English language.
d) For Vehicle Operator ‘A’& Asstt. Halwai-cum-Cook: The written test will consist of
(i) 100 Questions on General Awareness, General Reasoning, Arithmetic, Numerical Ability
(ii) 25 Questions on General English
(iii) 25 Questions related to Job.
Minimum qualifying marks in written exam: 40% for General Candidate and 35% for SC/ST candidates. It would be mandatory for the candidate to secure minimum 45% marks for SC/ST and 50% marks for others to qualify the interview.
DRDO CEPTAM SYLLABUS
The syllabus of the DRDO Entry Test will be based on the standards of essential qualification required for the post. The medium for Written Examination will be Hindi or English.
Mandatory Trade/Skill Test:
a) For the post of Technician ‘A’ and Asstt. Halwai cum Cook, it is mandatory to pass the Trade Test.
b) For the post of Stenographer Grade II, it is mandatory to pass the prescribed Shorthand and Typing Test.
c) To pass Typing Test is essential for the post of Admin Assistant ‘A’, Store Assistant ‘A’.
d) For Vehicle Operator ‘A’ passing of Driving Test is mandatory.
DRDO CEPTAM SELECTION Process
Candidates shortlisted based on written examination merit are called for document verification, trade/skill test and *interview based on their ranking in written examination in a ratio of 1:6 (for STA ‘B’ and Junior Translator) and 1:8 (for all other post codes where Skill/Trade test are mandatory) provided they secure the minimum qualifying marks in written examination (40% for UR/OBC Candidate and 35% for SC/ST candidate). It will be mandatory to qualify each section of question paper separately.
The final selection will be based on combined merit of post/category/sub-category of the candidate and on the basis of marks obtained in Written Examination and *interview taken together in the ratio of 85% and 15% respectively. However, it would be mandatory for the candidate to secure minimum 45% marks for SC/ST and 50% marks for others to qualify the *interview. If there are two or more candidates in the same category having equal marks, the candidate older in age will get preference.
For more details refer to DRDO Notification 2016: http://drdo.gov.in/drdo/ceptam/advt-ceptam-08-advt.pdf