DRDO MTS 2020 CEPTAM Recruitment: Check Syllabus & Exam Pattern of Tier-1 & 2 (CBT)

DRDO MTS 2020 CEPTAM Exam Pattern & Syllabus: Check the latest Exam Pattern of DRDO CEPTAM MTS 2020 Exam consisting of Tier-1 & Tier-2 Computer Based Test (CBT). Let’s have a look at the Exam Pattern & Syllabus of DRDO CEPTAM MTS 2020 Exam in detail.

Created On: Mar 18, 2020 15:11 IST
Modified On: Mar 18, 2020 15:11 IST
DRDO MTS 2020 CEPTAM Recruitment: Check Syllabus & Exam Pattern of Tier-1 & 2 (CBT)
DRDO MTS 2020 CEPTAM Recruitment: Check Syllabus & Exam Pattern of Tier-1 & 2 (CBT)

DRDO MTS 2020 CEPTAM Exam Pattern & Syllabus: DRDO has invited online applications for the recruitment of 1817 vacant posts of Multi Tasking Staff (MTS), General Central Service Group ‘C’, Non-Gazetted, Ministerial Post. Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) works under the Ministry of Defence (GOI) and is conducts Research & Development in the state-of-the-art battlefields systems required by Indian Armed Forces, viz. Army, Navy & Air Force. DRDO has more than 60 laboratories spread across India, working in diversified research areas across the spectrum of science.

Below are some Important Dates for the DRDO MTS CEPTAM 2020 Exam:

Important Dates for DRDO MTS  CEPTAM 2020 Exam

Opening Date for Online Application

23rd December 2019 (10:00 AM)

Closing Date for Submission Of Application

23rd January 2020 (5:00 PM)

Crucial Date of Eligibility

23rd January 2020

Tentative Date OF Tier-I Exam (CBT)

To be Announced On DRDO Website

Let’s look at the Exam Pattern and Syllabus of the DRDO CEPTAM 2020 MTS Exam in detail:

DRDO MTS CEPTAM 2020 Exam Pattern & Syllabus – Tier-1 & Tier-2 (CBT)

The selection process will consist of Tier–I (Screening) & Tier-II (Final Selection) and will be conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.

DRDO CEPTAM MTS 2020 Exam Pattern

Tier/ Mode/ Type of



Number of Questions (1 mark each)

Duration of Exam

Tier-1/ CBT (Screening*)

General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability


90 Minutes

(1 Hour 30 Mins)

PwD Candidates will get extra 20 mins

General Awareness


Quantitative Aptitude & Numerical Ability




Tier-2/ CBT (Final Selection)

General Science


90 Minutes

(1 Hour 30 Mins)

PwD Candidates will get extra 20 mins

General Math


General English





  1. The Score of Tier-I (CBT) may be normalized as per requirement.
  2. The Tier-I and Tier-II will consist of Objective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) only.
  3. There will be no negative marking for wrong answer.
  4. The syllabus of the examinations will be commensurate to essential qualification required for the post.
  5. The medium for the examination will be Hindi and English.
  6. Tier-1 examination is for screening and Tier-2 is for final selection.
  7. The Minimum Qualifying Marks for Tier-1 (CBT) is 40% for General/ESM/OBC candidates and 35% for SC/ST candidates.
  8. On the basis of Tier-1 (CBT) exam merit list, candidates will be shortlisted for appearing in Tier-2 (CBT) in the ratio of 1:10, i.e., Number of vacancy: Number of shortlisted candidates. However, candidates must remember that this ratio may increase or decrease depending upon organizational requirements. Also, the last candidate securing equal marks in Tier-1 (CBT) in the bracket will also be included. The final merit and selection list will be made on the basis of performance of the candidates in Tier-2 (CBT) Exam.

DRDO MTS CEPTAM 2020 Nomination for Posting to Labs/ Establishments/ Units and Document Verification

After final selection, the Document Verification of Provisionally shortlisted candidates will be done at the time of joining by concerned Laboratory/ Establishment. The function of the Centre for Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM) is to select and nominate the name of suitable candidates to the concerned DRDO Labs/ Establishments/ Units on the basis of availability of vacancies in various DRDO Labs/ Establishments/ Units.

Nomination made by CEPTAM will be based on the merit of the candidates in the Tier-2 (CBT) & Document verification and Preference of Posting to stations given by the candidates in their application for further processing of their candidature. The offer of appointment to the final selected candidates will be issued by concerned Labs/ Establishments/ Units subject to satisfying all eligibility criteria including antecedents and character. Candidates must note that DRDO reserves the right to nominate them after final selection to any place in India depending upon organisational requirements or constraints.

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