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DRDO CEPTAM Recruitment 2023

The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) is an agency of the Government of India. As the name suggests, it is responsible for the research and development of the military. The headquarters are situated in Delhi, India.

It was formed in 1958 by the merger of the Technical Development Establishment (TDE) plus the Directorate of Technical Development and Production of the Indian Ordnance Factories with the Defense Science Organization.

DRDO CEPTAM Recruitment 2023 Notification: Highlights

DRDO Senior Technician Assistant & Technician Various Post Recruitment 2023
Notification Issued 23/08/2023
Application Begin 03/09/2023
Last Date for Apply Online 23/09/2023
Last Date Pay Exam Fee 23/09/2023 till 5:00 PM
Exam Date Tier I Notified Soon
Exam Date Tier II Notified Soon
DRDO CEPTAM Application Fee General / OBC / EWS : 100/-
SC / ST / PH : 0/-
All Category Female : 0/-
Minimum Age 18 Years
Maximum Age 28 Years
Application for CEPTAM-10/DRTC Advt.

It is effectively under the authority of the Ministry Of Defense, Government of India.

The DRDO CEPTAM is a government agency that is engaged in developing defense technologies covering various fields, like aeronautics, armaments, electronics, land combat engineering, life sciences, materials and missiles, naval systems, jets, etc.

It is the largest and most diverse research agency in India, dealing with the defence of the country. It includes 52 laboratories where experiment and research work is conducted and tested.

The organization also includes over 5,000 scientists who belong to the DRDS (Defence Research and Development Service) and about 25,000 other scientists, technical support staff, and personnel.

DRDO CEPTAM – 10 Exam Vacancy DetailsTotal 1901 Post
Post Name Post Code UR OBC EWS SC ST TOTAL
Senior Technical Assistant-B (STA-B): Group 'B', Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial 0101-0123 474 259 132 149 61 1075
Technician-A (TECH-A): Group 'C', Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial 0202-0221 389 193 79 99 66 826


The DRDO’s first major project was the surface-to-air missile (SAM), in the decade of the 1960s. It was known as Project Indigo. Project Valiant was also developed which majorly focused on Short-Range SAM and ICBM in the decade of the 1970s.

Project Devil was later developed into the Prithvi Missile under the Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme (IGMDP) in the following decade 1980. 

These are just a few names in the long list of successful projects completed by the DRDO. The key measures that make the DRDO effective in its functioning and smooth running are the establishment of the Defence Technology Commission.

Since its establishment from the year 1958, the DRDO is one of  India’s most successful government organizations with many major systems and critical technologies such as Aircraft Avionics, UAVs, Small Arms, Artillery Systems, EW Systems, Tanks, Armoured Vehicles, Sonar Equipment, Command and Control Systems, and Missile systems, etc. It has many success stories to its name. 

How do you join the DRDO CEPTAM 2023?

The Centre for Personnel Talent Management of DRDO conducts an entrance exam for students who wish to lead a life of excitement and challenges while giving back to the mother country.

The exam is commonly conducted to select recruitments for Technical, Administrative, and Allied Category Non-Gazetted Personnel.

DRDO CEPTAM 2023 is the corporate body of the DRDO which is established as PEACE (Personnel Assessment Centre) to recruit the technical staff for DRDO. It is also responsible for facilitating the values of DRDO alongside training.

DRDO CEPTAM 10 Post Wise Eligibility Details 2023

The DRDO CEPTAM Exam Eligibility criteria depend on the post you wish to pursue. Since this exam is for all kinds of recruitment profiles, such as Technical staff, allied personnel, etc. The DRDO CEPTAM Exam 2023 Eligibility criteria are different for various posts.

Below we have tried to provide a brief table listing the eligibility criteria:

Code Post Name Total Post DRDO CEPTAM 10 Eligibility Post Wise
0101 Agriculture 10 Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture / Agricultural Science in Any Recognized University in India.
0102 Automobile Engineering 15 Engineering Diploma in Automobile Engineering/Mechanical Engineering (Automobile).
0103 Botany 03 Bachelor's Degree in Science B.SC in Botany in Any Recognized University in India.
0104 Chemical Engineering 35 Engineering Diploma Chemical Engineering / Technology in Any Recognized Institute in India.
0105 Chemistry 58 Bachelor's Degree in Science B.SC in Chemistry/Chemical Science in Any Recognized University in India.
0106 Civil Engineering 25 Engineering Diploma in Civil Engineering at Any Recognized Institute in India.
0107 Computer Science 167 Bachelor's Degree in Science B.SC Computer Science OR Diploma in Computer Science / Engineering/Technology/ Information Technology.
0108 Electrical & Electronics Engineering 17 Engineering Diploma in Electrical & Electronics Engineering at Any Recognized Institute in India.
0109 Electrical Engineering 68 Engineering Diploma in Electrical Engineering at Any Recognized Institute in India.
0110 Electronics & Instrumentation 31 Engineering Diploma in Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering at Any Recognized Institute in India.
0111 Electronics
Electronics & Communication
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering
192 Bachelor's Degree in Science B.SC Electronics  OR Diploma in Electronics or Electronics & Communication or Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering.
0112 Instrumentation 17 Bachelor's Degree in Science B.SC Instrumentation  OR Diploma in Instrumentation or Instrumentation & Control Engineering.
0113 Library Science 23 Bachelor's Degree in Science with 1 Year Diploma in Library Science.
0114 Mathematics 13 Bachelor's Degree in Science B.SC in Mathematics in Any Recognized University in India.
0115 Mechanical Engineering 294 Engineering Diploma Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering (Production/Automobile/ Refrigeration & Air Conditioning/Maintenance etc.) Engineering at Any Recognized Institute in India.
0116 Metallurgy 21 Engineering Diploma in Metallurgical Engineering at Any Recognized Institute in India.
0117 Medical Lab Technology MLT 16 10+2 with Science Stream Subject and 2 Year Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology and 1 Year Exp.  OR Bachelor Degree in Science B.SC in Medical Laboratory Technology MLT.
0118 Photography 08 Degree / Diploma in Photography in Any Recognized Institute in India.
0119 Physics 32 Bachelor's Degree in Science B.SC in Physics in Any Recognized University in India.
0120 Printing Technology 05 Degree / Diploma in Printing Technology in Any Recognized Institute in India.
0121 Psychology 11 Bachelor's Degree in Science B.SC in Psychology in Any Recognized University in India.
0122 Textile 15 Bachelor's Degree B.Sc in Textile/Textile Chemistry OR Diploma in Textile Chemistry or Textile Engineering/ Technology.
0123 Zoology 09 Bachelor's Degree in Science B.SC in Zoology in Any Recognized University in India.
0202 Book Binder 20 Class 10th High School with ITI Certificate in Related Trade / Branch.
For Post Wise, Eligibility Details Read the Notification.
0203 Carpenter 12
0204 CNC Operator 09
0205 COPA 139
0206 Draughtsman Mechanical 35
0207 DTP Operator 08
0208 Electrician 106
0209 Electronics 113
0210 Fitter 127
0211 Grinder 07
0212 Machinist 89
0213 Mechanic Diesel 04
0214 Mill Wright Mechanic 08
0215 Motor Mechanic 13
0216 Painter 03
0217 Photographer 11
0218 Refrigeration and Air Condition 08
0219 Sheet Metal Worker 14
0220 Turner 45
0221 Welder 50

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