DRDO MTS Recruitment 2022- Notification, Apply Online, Latest Updates

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DRDO MTS Recruitment Cancelled! The revised notification is expected to be released. The DRDO CEPTAM MTS recruitment was supposed to be conducted by the Center for Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM) of the Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO) for various posts such as Technical, Administrative, Allied Category, etc.

  • The DRDO CEPTAM MTS Recruitment 2022 hires intellectual individuals for various posts.
  • Deserving candidates with requisite qualifications and experience may apply online on or before 20 days from the date of publication.
  • Board is in search of potential candidates who are hard-working and have a keen desire to pursue science and the development of technology.
  • Desired candidates who want the post must apply before the deadline as the selection process for the DRDO CEPTAM MTS Recruitment consists of the TIER-1 and TIER-2 processes.

Once the board receives the application after the written exam, it will shortlist candidates for the interview process on the basis of qualifications and experience. Read the article to know the important dates, the selection process for the upcoming DRDO CEPTAM MTS Exam 2022.

Read this article to get all the important information for the upcoming exam like vacancy details, mode of exam, etc. Read the table to know more about the recruitment notification released.

  • The Multi-Tasking staff vacancies have been released for various categories.
  • The candidates will be selected on the basis of a written exam.
  • 10th pass candidates can apply for these posts.
  • The remuneration of the candidates in the MTS will be 18,000-56,000 per month.

DRDO MTS Recruitment Overview 2022

Hiring Organization



Defense Research & Development Organization (DRDO) Center for Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM)


Multi-Tasking Staff


1817 (Expected)

Starting for online applications

To be announced

Deadline for online applications

To be announced

Admit Card release date

To be announced

Exam Date

To be announced

Result announcement

To be announced

Official Website

DRDO Official Website

Qualification 10th Pass Government Job for Female

Check out the DRDO MTS Official PDF of the notification

DRDO MTS Updates

30th March 2022: DRDO MTS Recruitment Cancelled! 

Defense Research & Development Organization has announced the cancellation of the DRDO CEPTAM MTS vacancies. As per the official statement the further processing of recruitment against the DRDO Entry Test: 2019-20/MTS advertisement published in the Employment News dated 21-27 December 2019 stands cancelled.

Check DRDO MTS Recruitment Cancellation Announcement Here

DRDO MTS Vacancy 2022

In 2020, the board had announced the 1817 vacancies category-wise for different posts under DRDO CEPTAM MTS Recruitment 2020. As we do not have any info about vacancies for 2022, so having a look at previous year vacancies will give us a tentative idea. Refer to the table below for further details to know the vacancy of 2020 in detail:


No of vacancies























Know in detail about DRDO MTS Job Profile & Salary and also know about DRDO Trainee Salary here!

DRDO MTS Apply online 2022

Interested candidates must read all the information given below carefully before applying for DRDO MTS Recruitment 2022

Pre- Requisites of the DRDO MTS Application form

Before filling the application form, candidates need to register themselves. Interested candidates can apply for more than one post. Make sure to read the given steps to have a hassle-free registration process.

Step 1: Visit the official website.

Step 2: Fill the registration form present on the site by entering the full name, birth date, Contact details, and email address.

Step 3: After entering the above details, press ‘Register’. You will then have to set a user id and password.

Step 4: Set the personal details and complete the registration process.

Fill up the application form

After registering candidates can go ahead and fill the application form present on the official website. Follow the mentioned below steps to fill-up the form.

Step 1: Click the Direct Link given above.

Step 2: Choose which post you want to apply for and click proceed.

Step 3: Fill up all the necessary details.

Step 4: Upload all the relevant documents.

Step 5: Click the Submit button.

Step 6: After successfully submitting the application, you have to send the printout of the online form with other required documents.

Important points to remember while filling the application form

  • Ensure that all personal details like full name, family member’s details, contact details, residential address are entered in the fields correctly.
  • Make sure to enter correct educational qualification details.
  • Provided valid identity proof details (Aadhar card, passport, pan card, etc)
  • Candidates must fill in a valid postcode. They are also required to select three cities from the given options for the exam centers. (Choices once made will be considered as final)
  • After filling the application form, candidates need to upload all necessary documents and images in JPEG/JPG format.
  • The photo's dimensions should be 4.5cm in height and 3.5cm in width. The file size should be between 20 and 35 kilobytes.
  • The signature should be between 20 and 35 kb in size.
  • Class 10 or similar certificates should be between 50 and 100 kb in size.
  • The size of the EER certificate should be between 50kb to 100 kb
  • After the entire process, review the application once before submitting it.
  • After submission of the form, pay the required application fee to complete the procedure.
  • A copy of the application form will be sent to the registered email id once it is submitted. Candidates are then requested to take a printout of the application form for future reference.

Get access to DRDO MTS Question Paper and download PDF here!

DRDO MTS Application Fees 2022

Candidates applying for the DRDO CEPTAM MTS Exam should be aware of the application fees which you need to pay during the submission of the online application form. Candidates can pay the application fees by Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card. The application fees for the DRDO Exam is as per the category of the previous cycle. Refer to the table below to check the details of the application fees:


Application fees

General/OBC Candidates

Rs.100/- (including GST)

ST/SC/GIRLS Candidates

No fees

DRDO MTS Selection Process 2022

DRDO CEPTAM MTS Recruitment notification is the most-awaited one. And for the candidates who are appearing in the examination, it is important to know about the selection process to prepare well and rank in the top of the merit list. The selection process involves 3 stages only. The candidates who are appearing for the DRDO CEPTAM MTS exam must know the selection process. The process comprises the following stages.

  • Tier-1 (CBT test ) – Stage-1 of the selection process is the normal Computer Based Test (CBT) which is performed to shortlist the candidates based on the candidate’s academic process and bio-data. All the candidates who qualify for the CBT test will be able to appear in Tier-2 of the selection process.
  • Tier-2 (Trade Test) – Tier-2 is qualifying in nature, unlike Tier-1 which is provisional in nature. This is a Trade test followed by document verification. This stage is as per the post. Like for MTS Recruitment, tier-2 is based on the 100 marks objective type question. For A&A and Tech ‘A’, Tier-2 is based on the skill test (typing test/physical test).
  • Final merit list – Final merit list is the last and final stage of the exam. The candidate who qualifies all 2 stages of Tier-1 and Tier-2 followed by document verification, will rank in the merit list. The final merit list will be different as per the post.

DRDO MTS Recruitment 2022 – Eligibility Criteria

Candidates applying for the DRDO CEPTAM MTS exams should make sure about the fulfillment of the DRDO MTS eligibility criteria before applying for CEPTAM Recruitment 2020. We have provided you the information on the eligibility criteria as per the posts :

Educational qualification for DRDO MTS 2022

Here, we are providing the educational qualifications which have been required before appearing in the exam. Refer to the table below for detailed information on the eligibility criteria as per the post of MTS:

Name of the post

Educational qualification


Class 10th or equivalent from a recognized Board or Industrial Training Institute ( ITI).

DRDO MTS 2022 Exam Age limit

The candidates should check the eligibility of age limit before applying to any exam that reduces the chances of disqualification by the board. For the same, we are providing you the minimum and maximum age criteria:

  • Minimum age limit: 18 years
  • Maximum age limit: 25 years

Age relaxation for DRDO MTS

Refer to the table given below for the age relaxation criteria for all the posts under DRDO CEPTAM MTS Recruitment is same. Refer to the table to know more about age relaxation:


Age relaxation


5 years


3 years


3 years

Download DRDO MTS Syllabus in PDF here

DRDO MTS Syllabus 2022

Candidates must know the DRDO MTS Syllabus to strengthen the subject-wise preparation and to focus on the weaker section. Here, we are providing details of each subject that is under the exam pattern of MTS. Refer to the points below:

Syllabus for MTS 2022 (Expected) :

MTS exam pattern is based on both stages Tier-1 & Tier-2. Let’s read out the syllabus for MTS for both stages:


  • Banker’s discount
  • Volume and surface area
  • Computer interest
  • Chain rule
  • Stock and Share
  • Problem on ages
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Number average
  • Height and distance
  • Permutation and combination
  • Boats and streams
  • Simple interest
  • Probability
  • Area

General Awareness

  • Sports
  • Important Financial & Economic News
  • Five Year Plans
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards and Honors
  • Invention & Discoveries
  • General geography

General Science

  • General physics
  • General chemistry
  • General Biology

General Mathematics

  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Differentiation
  • Integration
  • Vector Algebra
  • Mechanics

DRDO CEPTAM MTS Exam Pattern 2022

Here, we are providing you with the expected DRDO exam pattern for the post of MTS. There will be online tests for all the posts under DRDO Recruitment 2022 which is for stage-1 only. Refer to the table to know the exam pattern for various posts under DRDO CEPTAM MTS Recruitment. The DRDO CEPTAM MTS exam for MTS is based on both stages of selection process is Tier-1 and Tier-2:

DRDO MTS Tier-1 Exam pattern

Tier-1 is stage-1 of Athe DRDO CEPTAM MTS exam for the recruitment for the post of MTS. Refer to the table below to know the exam pattern:

Name of Tests

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Time allotted for CBT

General Awareness



90 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude & Numerical Ability



General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability






90 minutes

  • The exam will be based on the objective type question.
  • The total duration is 90 minutes for stage Tier-1.
  • The number of questions varies for each section.
  • The question paper will be available in English and Hindi language.
  • For each correct question, the candidate will be awarded a +1 mark.
  • The wrong question carries no marks, which means no negative marking.

DRDO MTS Tier -2 Exam Pattern

Candidates who qualify the Tier-1 of the exam pattern will appear in Tier-2. Refer to the table below to know the detailed exam pattern:

Name of Tests

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Time allotted for CBT

General Science



90 minutes

General Math



General English






90 minutes

  • The exam will be based on the objective type question.
  • The total duration is 90 minutes for stage Tier-2.
  • The number of questions varies for each section.
  • The question paper will be available in English and Hindi language.
  • For each correct question, the candidate will be awarded a +1 mark.
  • The wrong question carries no marks.

DRDO MTS Important Exam Dates 2022

The DRDO MTS Tier I exam dates will be released shortly. It is a great opportunity for candidates looking for a career in the Defence Sector. Candidates appearing for the exams must know the important details about the exam dates. Refer to the table below for more information:

Exam Events


MTS online application form

It will be announced soon

Availability of application form

It will be announced soon

MTS Tier-1 exam dates

It will be announced soon

Tier-2 exam dates for A&A

It will be announced soon

DRDO MTS Admit Card 2022

DRDO will release admit cards for MTS (Multi Tasking Staff) soon. Applicants can download admit cards for DRDO MTS two weeks before the beginning of the examination. Do not forget to carry photo identity proof and Admit Card to the examination center. Here are the steps are given below to download DRDO MTS Admit Card 2022.

Steps to download the admit card:

Step 1: First, candidates should enter the official website.

Step 2: Navigate to the homepage & look for the admit card link.

Step 3: Type your registration number & password on the login page.

Step 4: It will ask to enter other credentials like registration no and password etc.

Step 5: The admit card will appear on the screen.

Step 6: Save, download & print a hard copy for future use.

DRDO MTS Exam Centres 2022

For Tier 1 and 2 exams, the recruiting authority recommends DRDO CEPTAM test centers. In order of choice, candidates can select any three cities from the list of exam centers for the Tier 1 exam. Once candidates have chosen an exam center, it is considered final and cannot be modified. The exam authority reserves the right to add/delete any exam center and to assign candidates to a center other than their own. Tier 2 candidates are not expected to choose a DRDO CEPTAM exam center. Tier 2 exam cities are chosen based on organizational requirements.


DRDO is one of the reputed organizations that offer various opportunities and career aspects to its employees. It also offers special pay scales to its employees. Applicants selected after the exam will be paid a salary based on the matrix level as per the 7th pay commission. Refer to the table for more details:


Pay scales (Expected)

MTS (multi-tasking staff)

Approximate Rs. 18,000-56,000

DRDO MTS Posting Details 2022

Candidates who qualify for the entire selection process shall be posted to any of the cities mentioned below as per the requirement of the Organization.

DRDO MTS Posting Details























DRDO MTS Cut Off 2022

DRDO will release the cut-off marks once the exams are concluded. The organization releases the cut-off marks along with the results on its official website. Cut-off marks are the minimum amount of marks that the candidates need to attain to move forward in the selection process. The DRDO MTS cut-off marks vary each year depending on various factors, such as the number of applicants, the number of vacancies, previous year cut-off, etc. There is never a significant difference in the cut-off marks if compared to the previous years. The candidates can refer to the last year’s cut-off to get an idea about their chances of getting in.

Here is the list of previous years’ cut-off marks for DRDO MTS for different categories. Have a look at the same:


Tier-1 Cut Off (Expected)










Tier-2 Cut Off (Expected)









DRDO MTS Answer Key 2022

The DRDO will release MTS Exam Solutions 2022 tier-wise on its official website. Candidates can access the DRDO MTS Answer Key 2022 can from the official website of DRDO. With the help of Answer Key candidates can estimate their Exam Marks. Candidates can see the DRDO MTS 2022 Exam score before the DRDO MTS Result 2022. PrepForSure will provide the downloading link for candidates to download the DRDO MTS 2022 Answer key as soon as it has been declared by the authority.

Preparation Tips for DRDO MTS 2022

As mentioned above also, DRDO MTS Exam is a 2 stage exam that consists of only multiple-choice questions. The candidates must focus a lot on accuracy level so that there is no scope for a penalty. Here are some useful tips that will help you to get good scores in the DRDO MTS 2022 Exam.

  • The first step is to be thorough with the Syllabus and Exam Pattern This will help you know what all the exam covers and what you need to work upon.
  • Don’t forget to make notes and highlight all that seems important to you so that you can go through them at odd hours as well as before the exam date. This would also be helpful before the exam as you could easily skim over what you had studied till then instead of going through the whole fatso book.
  • Practice as many mocks as you can. Don’t forget to give one mock test every day. This not only helps you to cover the good questions but also gives you knowledge about what types of questions are being asked in the exam. Mocks would also help in reducing your exam fear. Gradually your confidence level would be good and you will be able to handle time properly while attempting your exam. Also, while solving mocks you will be able to point out your weak subjects and topics and so, you can work hard on them in particular.

Check out the DRDO MTS Study Plan, here. 

DRDO MTS Best Recommended Books 2022

Books play a major role in your preparation. So, it's very important to get yourself the best DRDO MTS Books available. Given below are some of the recommended books by the experts for your reference. Applicants can avail of these books through online sites or the nearest stationery. You can find many more books online but these are some of them shortlisted just for you.




General Science

Encyclopedia of General Science for General Competitions

Arihant Publications

General English

High School English Grammar & Composition

Wren, Martin

General maths

Mathematics Class 10

R.D. Sharma

General Awareness

General Knowledge 2022

Manohar Pandey

Quantitative aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT

Sarvesh K. Verma


A Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning

R S Aggarwal

DRDO MTS Tier 1&2

DRDO CEPTAM MTS Multi tasking staff (MTS) Exam Guide Tier I and Tier II

Arihant Publications

DRDO MTS Result 2022

The Examination for the DRDO MTS Tier-I has not been conducted yet. The DRDO Results will be out as soon as the examination is conducted. The selection will be based on the merit obtained in the Tier-I examination depending upon the post/category/sub-category of the candidate. It will have a qualifying cut-off that candidates should be aware of.

Candidates appearing for the DRDO CEPTAM MTS exam must know how to check the result and when it is going to be announced. We will update the same, once it is announced by the board.

Step 1: Click on the Official website.

Step 2: Then, click on the recruitment section under the homepage.

Step 3: Immediately, candidates will be redirected to the result page.

Step 4: You need to enter your valid Roll Number and Password in the text box provided on the page.

Step 5: Now, search for the final merit list of the post you’ve applied for and then click on it.

Step 6: Final list of PDF will appear on the screen.

Step 7: Do CTRL+F and paste your name or roll number by doing so your name will appear in the final list.

Step 8: Download the merit list and preserve it.

Step 9: If necessary take a printout of the list.

We hope you like the article on DRDO CEPTAM MTS Recruitment 2022 and find it informative and helpful. Candidates who are appearing for the exam must know all the mentioned-above details to perform as per the rules and instructions by the board. Aspirants can also download our PrepForSure App to start the preparation of the government exam. You can also avail of interesting offers for free from PrepForSure. Hurry up, offer it for a limited time period!