DRDO CEPTAM Coaching Center in Hyderabad
DRDO CEPTAM Eligibility Criteria:
I. a) Candidate must be a Citizen of India.
b) Age Limit: Candidates age should be between 18 years and 28 years for STAT-B and Tech -A posts. between 18 t o 30 years for Asst Hindi Post, 18 to 27 years for Admin & Allied posts except for Asst Hindi post.
c) Candidates must have completed the Essential Qualification Requirement (EQR) and other eligibility for the posts as on CLOSING DATE.
d) Candidates must have read the required subject at least for 2 years in the course of B.Sc. programme.
e) Please note that the candidates possessing higher qualification viz. M.Sc. or B.Tech, B.E. degree etc as on closing date, shall NOT be considered for the recruitment to the posts of Senior Technical Assistant ‘B’ or Technician ‘A’.
f) Candidates must be in good mental & physical health and free from any physical deformity which may interfere in efficient discharge of duties. A candidate, after medical examination as may be prescribed by the competent authority, conducted before the offer of appointment is issued, if found unfit, will not be appointed.
g) Candidates serving in Govt. / PSU/ Autonomous organizations/ armed forces including (departmental candidates) must apply through proper channel and may send an advance copy before closing date to be initially considered with intimation to their offices. They shall not be interviewed if they fail to produce “NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE” from the present employer at the time of interview.
h) At any stage of selection process, if it is found on verification that an individual fails to fulfil any of the eligibility criteria, his/her candidature shall be treated as cancelled without notice and no representation in this regard shall be entertained under any circumstances.
a) Reservation benefits will be available to the candidates in accordance with the instructions/orders/circulars, issued by Govt. from time to time. IMPORTANT: Candidates who wish to be considered against reserved vacancies, seeking age and fee relaxation/concession, must support their claim by submitting applications alongwith their duly self attested copies of relevant certificates issued by Govt./notified Competent Authority, else their claim for any relaxation/concession etc will not be considered and their application will be dealt with as that falling under General Category (UR).
b) PWD: As per PWD reservation roster of DRDO, the reserved vacancies for PWD are mentioned against vacancies. PWD candidates applying against unreserved vacancies will be treated as general candidates.
c) ESM: The person who has served in any rank in regular Indian Army, Navy or Air Force and retired after earning Pension or any other relevant terms & conditions of Govt. of India d) MSP: As per rules of Government of India
Age Relaxation: The candidate must be within prescribed age limit on the closing date. However, upper age limit is relaxable for SC, ST, OBC, PWD, MSP, ESM, GS, persons domiciled in Kashmir Division of J&K state during the period from 01-01-1980 to 31-12-1989, Widows, Divorced women and Women judicially separated from husband but not remarried as per the rule prescribed by the Government of India. For relaxation of age limit and proforma for certificates, our website may be referred to.
II. Educational Qualification:
a) Senior Technical Assistant ‘B’(STA-’B’): Candidates should possess B.Sc Degree or Three years Diplome in Engineering in Agricultural Science, Automobile Engineering, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical & Electronics, Electrical, Electronics & Communication or Electronics & Telecommunication, Electronics & Instrumentation, Electronics, Geology, Instrumentation, Library Science, Mathematics, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Metallurgy, Microbiology, Nursing, Pharmacy, Photography, Physics, Printing, Psychology, Radiography, Surveyor, Textile, Tool Die & Moulding, Veterinary Science Zoology from recognized University/ Institute.
b) Technician’A’ (Tech’A’): Candidates should possess X Class or equivalent and certificate from ITI in Automobile, Book Binder, Carpenter, COPA, Cutting & Tailoring, Draughtsman (Mechanical), DTP Operator, Electrician, Electronics, Electroplating, Fitter, FRP Processor, Grinder, Instrument Mechanic, Machinist, Machinist (CNC Operator), Mechanic (Diesel), Medical Lab Technology, Mill Wright Mechanic, Motor Vehicle Mechanic, Painter, Photographer, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Sheet Metal Worker, Turner, Welder trade.
c) Admin & Allied Category Posts:
i. Assistant Hindi: Master’s Degree of a recognized University in English/Hindi with Hindi and English as compulsory elective subjects at degree level OR Bachelor’s degree with Hindi and English as main subjects (which includes the term compulsory and elective) and two years Experience of translation from English to Hindi and vice versa .
ii.Personal Assistant ‘A’: XII class pass or equivalent from Board or University. Accurate speed of 80 words per minute in shorthand and 40 words per minute in typing in English or 30 words per minute in Hindi or Accurate speed of 8000 key depressions per hour for data entry into computer.
iii. Admin Assistant ‘A’ & Store Assistant ‘A’: XII Class Pass Or equivalent from a recognized Board or University, Typing on computer at the speed of 30 words per minute in Hindi (30 words per minute corresponds to 9000 KDPH on an average of 5 key depressions for each word.) or Typing on computer at the speed of 35 word per minute in English (35 words per minute corresponds to 10500 KDPH on an average of 5 key depressions for each word.)
iv. Security Assistant ‘A’: XII class pass Or equivalent from a recognized Board or University or equivalent certificate awarded by Armed Forces in the case of Ex-Serviceman, Physical fitness and capability to undertake strenuous duties.
v. Civilian Driver ‘A’: X class pass Or equivalent qualification by the Central/ State Governments and possessing a valid driving license for Two/ Three wheelers and light and heavy vehicles (both) and One year experience of driving after acquiring the license (HMV).
vi. Fire Engine Driver ‘A’: X class pass Or equivalent qualification recognized by the Central/ State Governments, valid driving license for Two/ Three wheelers and light and heavy vehicles (both), Knowledge of traffic regulations, (iv) Physical fitness and capability for strenuous duties.
vii. Fire men: X class pass certificate recognized by Central/ State Governments, Physical fitness and capability to perform strenuous duties.
DRDO CEPTAM Syllabus:
The syllabus of the examination will be based on the standards of Essential Qualification required (EQR) for the respective post.
– General Awareness
– General Intelligence
– Reasoning Ability
– General Science
– Respective Subject
CEPTAM Exam Pattern Details:
Scheme of the Examination: The written examination will be OMR based and of two hours duration consisting of 150 objective type multiple choice questions.
1) 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.
2) For Assistant Hindi: 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.
3) For Personal Assistant, 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.
4) For Civilian Driver ‘A’, Security Assistant ‘A’, Fire Engine Driver and Fireman: The written test will consist of
(i) 100 Questions on General Awareness, General Reasoning, Arithmetic , Numerical Ability
(ii) 50 Questions related to Job
a) For the post of Technician ‘A’, it is mandatory to pass the Trade Test.
b) For the post of Personal Assistant ‘A’, 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 Civilian Driver ‘A’ & Fire Engine Driver, passing of driving test is mandatory.
e) For the post of Security Astt. ‘A’, Fire Engine Driver and Fireman, it is mandatory to pass the Physical Endurance Test (PET) and medical fitness test. The Physical Endurance Test (PET) will consist:
(i) 1600 m Run to be completed in 7 minutes
(ii) 20 Sit ups
(iii) Rope climbing using hands – 12 feet vertical climbing.
For female candidates, standards shall be relaxed as per DRDO norms. DRDO reserves the right to give all or a few of the above events to ascertain the endurance of the candidates. Candidates undergoing PET will do so at their own risk.
(i) Minimum height 165 cm without shoes (relaxation in height is admissible for candidates belonging to Hilly areas and tribal areas as per Govt. of India rules)
(ii) Chest should be well proportioned and 82 cm without expansion with minimum 5 cm expansion
(iii) Weight should be minimum 50 kg
(iv) Hearing – normal without aids
(v) Vision – vision must be 6/6 without aid. Each eye must have full field of vision and the candidate must be free from Night & Colour blindness.
|Table – 1|
|Tier||Mode/Type of Examination||Scope of Examination||No of
|I||CBT for Screening*||Test common to all post-codes : Quantitative ability/aptitude,
General intelligence & Reasoning ability, General awareness,
English language (basic knowledge), General science
|II||Test specific to subject of post-code||100||100||90|
i) The mode of selection may change depending upon the organizational requirement / Govt. of India policy.
ii) For more details, visit frequently asked questions (FAQs) section on our website