DRDO CEPTAM (Technician A) Exam Pattern – 2019

DRDO CEPTAM has released notification for the post of Technician ‘A’ and candidates can apply online before June 26, 2019. Every applicant who is going to appear for the exam must have knowledge about DRDO CEPTAM 09 Exam Pattern and Syllabus. Check DRDO Technician Exam Pattern 2019 with latest exam syllabus on this page. DRDO Technician-A post selection process involves two tiers examination-Tier-I,Tier-II and Preliminary Document Verification. DRDO CEPTAM Syllabus 2019 is updated here for the post of Technician A.

Check: DRDO 351 Tech-A Post Notification 2019Apply Online Before – 26 June 2019

  • Number of Examination Phases: Two i.e : (Tier-I) and (Tier-II)
  • Examination Mode: Online
  • Types of Questions: Objective and Multiple Choice Questions
  • Medium: English and Hindi
  • Marking Criteria: +1 for each correct answer
  • Minimum Qualifying Marks: (Tier-I): 40% for UR/OBC and for SC/ST 35%.

Tier-I Computer Based Test (Provisional Selection)

Tier-I (CBT) will consist of objective type multiple choice questions only. The exam will be bilingual i.e. Hindi and English. The provisional selection will be based on the merit obtained in Tier-I examination depending upon the post/ category/ sub-category of the candidate. The minimum qualifying marks for Tier-I is 40% for UR/ OBC candidates and 35% for SC/ ST candidates.

Scope of ExaminationNo. of Questions
Tier I CBT – 150 Max Marks and 120 Mins
Quantitative ability/ aptitude, General intelligence & reasoning ability, general awareness, English language (basic knowledge), General science and
50 Questions


Specific to trade/ discipline of post code
100 Questions

It is true that knowing about the pattern will help a candidate to prepare for the exam in a better way. In order to crack the exam, you must get acquainted with the syllabus and exam pattern. So, get detailed knowledge about the DRDO Technician A Exam Pattern and plan your strategy accordingly.

Tier-II Trade Test (Qualifying in Nature)

Trade Test will be of ITI level in the related trade, to test the practical skills of the candidates. The trade test may be of about one to two hours duration. It is to be noted that the schedule for Trade Test will be available after declaration of Tier-I examination result.

Scope of ExaminationDuration
Tier II – ITI Level Test
Specific to trade/ discipline of post-code (Trade test will be of ITI level) The trade test may be of about one to two hours duration

DRDO CEPTAM  Tech A Exam Pattern is updated here for the candidates who are searching for the post of Painter, COPA, Electrician, Fitter, Carpenter, Book Binder and Others. Final selection is based on Written Exam, Skill Test, Trade Test, Physical Test, Medical Test and Interview as per the requirement. Please note, there will be preliminary document verification along with Tier-II.

Important Points:

  1. Candidates will be provisionally shortlisted based on Tier-I examination merit in a ratio of
    1:12 (No.of Vacancy: No. of Shortlisted Candidates). However, this ratio may increase depending
    upon organisational requirements.
  2. Shortlisted candidates will be called for Tier-II (Trade Test). It is mandatory to qualify
    Tier-II (Trade Test) for final selection.
  3. It is reiterated that it is also mandatory for shortlisted candidates to pass the prescribed
    skill/ trade/ physical/ medical tests, as per  the norms, wherever applicable.
  4. If there are two or more candidates in the same category having equal marks, the candidate
    older in age will get preference.
  5. The organisation can change the selection criteria as per the requirement.

We wish you all the best for your exam!