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DRDO CEPTAM | Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card and Result


There are lots of exams in India like SI, Super Tet (Teaching), SCRA but students are eager to work in DRDO. If you are willing to join DRDO then CEPTAM is important for you.

CEPTAM stands for Centre for Personnel Talent Management. DRDO CEPTAM Exam is a test requirement for recruiting and employment of candidates in the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). DRDO CEPTAM Test is compulsory for candidates applying for positions such as Scientific Assistant [B], Junior Research Fellow [B].

CEPTAM 2021-22 Exam Dates are yet to be released by DRDO, however, it is very likely that they will soon release on their official website.

CEPTAM is a national-level competitive exam, the preparation for which requires dedication and hard work. The aspirants are expected to go through thoroughly all the topics in order to increase their chances of qualifying for the DRDO recruitment process. It is advised that the candidates start their preparation for the exam only after the notification is released, as this will give them ample time to prepare properly.

The best thing about this exam is that it is conducted every year and DRDO releases the application form in Dec. To get yourself into DRDO, you’ll have to undergo 2 exams. The first one is the Tiet 1 exam and once you qualify the tier 1, you’ll have to undergo the tier 2 exam.

There are basically 3 exams under CEPTAM

MTS ( Multitasking Staff)
Tech A
STA B (Senior Technical Assistant )

DRDO CEPTAM Eligibility

There are multiple categories under CEPTAM so the eligibility criteria depends upon the categroty you have choosen based on your interest and stream. 

1. BE/BTech from a recognised university, College or Institute with minimum 60% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in case of SC/ST.

2. The age limit for all the categories is 21 to 27 years as on 1 January of the year of examination. For more details visit official website

3. No relaxation of age limit is given to any category candidates.

4. A candidate will be eligible to appear in CEPTAM-II only if he/she qualifies the written examination of CEPTAM-I conducted by DRDO.

Matriculation from recognized Board with 60% marks in Matriculation or Intermediate or equivalentCivil Engg – B.E /B.Tech in Civil Engineering from a Recognized University with 50% marks and 45% for SC/ST candidates .Matriculation from recognized Board with 60% marks in Matriculation or Intermediate or equivalentYou should have done B.Sc in Agriculture, Agricultural Science, Botany/ZBC, Chemistry/Chemical Science
There are multiple job vacancies under this and you should have mendatory subject. criteriaElectronics & Communication Engg – B.E./B techno in Electronics and communication engineering from a recognized university with 50% marks and 45% for SC/ST candidates.ITI/NAC/NCC ‘B’ certificate holders passed out from the recognized Institute / N.C.C. with minimum 60% marks.3 Year Diploma in Automobile Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Civil Engineering.
Candidate should be good in any of the below languages (Hindi, English)Mechanical Engg – B.E /B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized university with 50% marks and 45% for SC/ST candidates.Degree / Diploma holders in Engineering or Technology with minimum 60% marksDetailed eligibility for DRDO STA B can be found on the official website.
 Material Engg :- B.E /B.TECH in Material science or Metallurgy engineering from a recognized UniversityDegree / Diploma holders in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry with minimum 60% marks 

These are basically the eligibility criteria for MIS, A&A, Tech A and STA B.