DRDO postpones CEPTAM Tier-1 exam for multi-tasking staff; check official site drdo.gov.in for more details
The Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) has postponed the Centre for Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM) Tier-1 exam for Multi-Tasking Staff. The decision has been taken due to the coronavirus outbreak in the country. No new dates have been announced. Candidates are advised to regularly visit the official website https://www.drdo.gov.in/ for further notifications.
CEPTAM is the corporate body of DRDO which deals with the recruitment of technical, administrative, and allied category of non-Gazetted personnel. It also assesses the DRTC Officers and Staff, and facilitates the training of its employees.
Number of Vacancies
Total – 1817
General – 849
SC – 163
ST – 114
OBC – 503
EWS – 188
1. A candidate must be between 18-25 years of age
2. He should have a minimum 10th pass or equivalent from a recognized university
3. He should have passed the Industrial Training Institute (ITI) exam
According to the 7th Pay Commission, the selected candidate will be remunerated with Rs 18,000-56,900. The selected candidate will be entitled to other benefits and allowances as per the rules of Government of India.
There are two Computer Based Tests (CBT)- Screening and Final. Both the exams will be of 90 minutes and will have questions of General Knowledge and Reasoning Ability (screening exam). For final exams, questions come from Science, Maths, and English.
Cities of posting
The shortlisted candidates might get posted in Agra, Ambernath, Bengaluru, Ahmednagar, Balasore, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Chennai, Gwalior, Delhi, Haldwani, Jagdalpur, Kanpur, Dehradun, Hyderabad, Jodhpur, Kochi, Leh, Kolkata, Mumbai, Mysore, Mussoorie, Panagarh, Nasik, Pune, Tezpur or Visakhapatnam. Candidates must give their preference of the posting city at the time of applying. Postings cannot be changed later.
The secretary has advised the universities and institutes to conduct the online examination after reviewing the local conditions and after making sure that they are prepared to follow all the advisories
The online examinations for various postcodes of the Directorate of Education, Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi, scheduled between 8 to 20 June will be held as per the schedule
More than 17 lakh students are expected to appear for the Class 11 and Class 12 exams, which now stand postponed due to the rising COVID-19 cases