DRDO Technician A Recruitment 2022 Admit Card Out, Direct Link!

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DRDO Technician A Recruitment 2022 Admit Cards were released on 31st October 2022! The admit cards can be downloaded from the official website till 15th November 2022. Defense Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) is one of the most promising and prominent organizations. This organization releases notifications mostly every year for eligible and deserving applicants. The applicants could apply for the DRDO Technician A Recruitment 2022 from 3rd September 2022 to 25th September 2022.

  • The DRDO selection process is divided into two: Phase-I and Phase-II. 
  • The age limit for DRDO Technician A is 18-28 years.
  • A total of 826 vacancies are released by the DRDO for the post of Technician A.
  • The admit card is released by the authorities and the direct link to download the admit card is given in the article below. The exam will be conducted on 15th November 2022.
  • The applicants will be evaluated based on marks scored in the Phase-I of the recruitment as the trade test will be qualifying in nature.

The candidates who will be finally selected will be entitled to receive the pay scale of Rs 19,900 to Rs 63,200. Check out the complete article for more details on DRDO Technician A Recruitment 2022.

DRDO Technician Recruitment Exam Overview 2022

Name of Organization

Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO)

Post Name

Technician ‘A’

Total Vacancy

826

Notification Release Date

23rd August 2022

Start Date to Apply

3rd September 2022

Last Date to Apply

25th September 2022

Exam Date

12th to 15th November 2022

Result Date

To be announced

Mode of Exam

Online

Qualification

  • 10th Pass Government Jobs For Female
  • 10th Pass Government Jobs
  • ITI Government Jobs

Download DRDO CEPTAM Technician A Recruitment 2022 Notification

DRDO Technician A Latest Updates

31st October 2022: DRDO Technician Admit Card Out!

The DRDO has released the admit card for the exam that will be conducted on 15th November 2022. The candidates will be able to download the admit card from the direct link given below till 15th November 2022. Check out the same.

Direct Link to Download DRDO Technician A Admit Card

DRDO Technician A Vacancy 2022

A total of 826 vacancies are released in this year's DRDO Technician ‘A’ Recruitment cycle. The organization has also reserved seats for some categories. Applicants applying for the same should make sure to have all the necessary documents. Go through the detailed information regarding the vacancies listed below:

UR

EWS

SC

ST

OBC

Total

ESM

MSP

Person with Disability (PwD)

389

79

99

66

193

826

47

12

34

DRDO Technician A Apply Online 2022

You can apply for the DRDO Technician A Recruitment 2022 Exam through online mode only. To apply for the DRDO Technician exam, follow these steps:

Direct Link to Apply for DRDO Technician A Recruitment 2022

  • Step 1: Go to the link given above or apply through DRDO’s Official Website.
  • Step 2: Enter the asked details and submit the documents as per asked format. If you are facing any trouble while uploading a photo/signature/thumb impression, use the photo resizing tool.
  • Step 3: Pay the fees online using a Debit Card/Credit Card/Internet Banking/Cash Cards/Wallets or any other online payment options.
  • Step 4: Just make sure you use a valid email ID, which you have to keep active until the final declaration of DRDO Technician ‘A’ Results 2022.
  • Step 5: For future reference, print your application form. 

DRDO Technician Application Fee 2022

After successfully filling the application form and process of uploading the documents, applicants will have to pay the fees. The applicants can use online methods to pay the DRDO application fee like net banking, online wallets, or card. The application fee as per the category of applicants is tabulated below.

Category

Total

SC/ST/PWD/ESM & Female Candidates

00

All Other Categories

100/-

DRDO Technician ‘A’ Selection Process 2022

The selection procedure for DRDO Technician ‘A’ Recruitment 2022 consists of 2 stages as mentioned below:

  • Phase I – Computer Based Test: This is the very first stage of the selection process conducted by the DRDO. Candidates will have to attempt a written examination of 120 marks. It is necessary to qualify for this stage to attempt the trade test. It is an objective-based examination conducted for 90 minutes with no negative marking. 
  • Phase II – Trade Test: After successful completion of the first stage examination, candidates will have to attempt a Trade Test which will be specific to the post applied. This examination will be qualifying in nature.

Check DRDO Technician Result here!

DRDO Technician ‘A’ Eligibility Criteria 2022 (As on 23rd September 2022)

Given below is the required eligibility criteria for Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) Recruitment 2022.

Nationality

The candidate must be a citizen of India

Age Limit 

  • Minimum Age – 18 years
  • Maximum Age – 28 years

Age Relaxation

Upper age limit relaxation has been provided to the following categories:

  1. SC/ST
  2. OBC
  3. PWD
  4. Widows, Divorced Women & Women judicially separated from their husbands who are not remarried.
  5. Employees of Central Government & departmental candidates i.e employees of DRDO.
  6. Persons domiciled in J&K state during the period from 01-01-1980 to 31-12-1989.

Candidates are required to upload copies of educational certificates, caste certificates, PwD certificates, etc. at the time of submission of the online application.

Educational Qualification 

As per the notification,

  • Candidates must have a 10th pass or equivalent and ITI (Trade specific) from any Recognized Institute or University as the Educational Qualification. OR
  • Certificate from a recognised Industrial Training Institute in the required discipline; OR
  • Certificate of minimum one-year duration from a recognised Institution in the required discipline if the Industrial Training Institutes do not award Certificate in that discipline OR
  • National Trade Certificate in the required discipline; OR
  • National Apprenticeship Certificate in the required discipline. Candidates can also check the post-wise qualification details below:

DRDO Technician A Eligibility Criteria 2022: Educational Qualification

Post Code

Trade/Discipline

Essential Qualification Requirements (EQR)

0201

Automobile

(i) Xth Class Or equivalent and

(ii) Certificate from ITI in Automobile Trade.

0202

Book Binder

(i) Xth Class Or equivalent and 

(ii) Certificate from ITI in Book Binder or Offset Machine Operator cum Book Binder Trade.

0203

Carpenter

(i) Xth Class Or equivalent and 

(ii) Certificate from ITI in Carpenter Trade.

0204

CNC Operator

(i) Xth Class Or equivalent and 

(ii) Certificate from ITI in CNC Operator Trade.

0205

COPA

(i) Xth Class Or equivalent and 

(ii) Certificate from ITI in Computer Operator & Programming Assistant (COPA) Trade.

0206

Draughtsman (Mechanical)

(i) Xth Class Or equivalent and 

(ii) Certificate from ITI in Draughtsman (Mechanical) Trade.

0207

DTP Operator

(i) Xth Class Or equivalent and 

(ii) Certificate from ITI in Desktop Publishing Operator Trade.

0208

Electrician

(i) Xth Class Or equivalent and

(ii) Certificate from ITI in Electrician/Wireman/Electrical Fitter Trade.

0209

Electronics

(i) Xth Class Or equivalent and 

(ii) Certificate from ITI in Electronics/Electronic Mechanic

/Radio & TV. Mechanic/Radar Mechanic/IT & Electronic System Maintenance/Maintenance of Industrial Electronics Trade.

0210

Fitter

(i) Xth Class Or equivalent and 

(ii) Certificate from ITI in Fitter/Bench Fitter Trade.

0211

Grinder

(i) Xth Class Or equivalent and 

(ii) Certificate from ITI in Grinder/Machinist Grinder Trade.

0212

Machinist

(i) Xth Class Or equivalent and 

(ii) Certificate from ITI in Machinist Trade.

0213

Mechanic (Diesel)

(i) Xth Class Or equivalent and 

(ii) Certificate from ITI in Mechanic (Diesel) Trade.

0214

Mill Wright Mechanic

(i) Xth Class Or equivalent and 

(ii) Certificate from ITI in Mill Wright Mechanic Trade.

0215

Motor Mechanic

(i) Xth Class Or equivalent and 

(ii) Certificate from ITI in Motor Mechanic Trade.

0216

Painter

(i) Xth Class Or equivalent and 

(ii) Certificate from ITI in Painter Trade.

0217

Photographer

(i) Xth Class Or equivalent and 

(ii) Certificate from ITI in Photographer/Digital Photographer Trade.

0218

Refrigeration & Air Conditioning

(i) Xth Class Or equivalent and 

(ii) Certificate from ITI in Refrigeration & AC Mechanic/Technician Trade.

0219

Sheet Metal Worker

(i) Xth Class Or equivalent and 

(ii) Certificate from ITI in Sheet Metal Worker Trade.

0220

Turner

(i) Xth Class Or equivalent and 

(ii) Certificate from ITI in Turner Trade.

0221

Welder

(i) Xth Class Or equivalent and 

(ii) Certificate from ITI in Welder Trade.

DRDO Technician ‘A’ Syllabus 2022

The aspirants can look into DRDO Technician A Recruitment syllabus below. Practice with DRDO Technician Mock Test and brush up on your knowledge.

DRDO Technician Quantitative Ability/Aptitude Syllabus

  • Simplification
  • Number Series
  • Mixture and alligation
  • Data interpretation
  • Approximation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Speed, distance, and time
  • Mathematical Inequality
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Time and work
  • Average
  • Simple and compound interest
  • Profit and loss

DRDO Technician A General Awareness Syllabus

  • National/International Affair
  • Sports News
  • Important Days
  • Awards and Honours
  • Appointments/Resignations
  • Books and Author
  • Sports News
  • Important Days
  • International/National Affairs
  • Awards and Honours
  • Books and Authors
  • Science and Defence

DRDO Technician A General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability Syllabus

  • Puzzles & Seating Arrangement
  • Input-Output
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Syllogism
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Blood Relations
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Inequality
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Order and Ranking
  • Direction Sense

DRDO Technician A General Science Syllabus

  • Nature of matter
  • Force and gravitation
  • Newton’s laws of motion
  • Work, energy, and power
  • Measurements in science
  • Sound and wave motion
  • Atomic structure
  • Heat and temperature
  • Metals and non-metals
  • Carbon and its compounds
  • Universe (Planets/ Satellite, Sun, Earth)
  • Electricity and its Applications

DRDO Technician A English Language Syllabus

  • Error Spotting
  • Theme based questions
  • Reading comprehension
  • Odd one out
  • Sentence Connectors
  • Fillers
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Sentence rearrangement
  • Para jumbles
  • Cloze Test

DRDO Technician ‘A’ Exam Pattern 2022

As mentioned before, applicants will go through a 2-tier selection process. Applicants need to prepare well as many people apply for this post. To prepare well, it is important to be thorough with the DRDO Technician ‘A’ exam pattern. It will help you score better and prepare as per the section. Go through the exam pattern and marking scheme for better understanding. 

Phase I – Computer Based Test

The DRDO Technician Preliminary exam consists of an objective test which will be conducted online. This test is bilingual (available in both English and Hindi) except for the English section. There Prelims exam for DRDO CEPTAM Recruitment consists of the following sections –

Section

Subject

No. of Qs

Marks

Time

PART – A

English Language, General Science, General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability, General Awareness, Quantitative Ability/Aptitude.

40

120

90 mins

PART – B

Specific to Trade/ Discipline of Post-Code

80

TOTAL

120

120

90 Minutes

The candidates will be shortlisted for Phase-II in the ratio of 1:8 i.e. about 8 times the number of vacancies in each category based on their performance in Phase I.

Phase I: A Computer-based Test (CBT) has minimum qualifying marks for each category. Candidates need to score equivalent to or more than the prescribed marks to appear for the further rounds.

Category

Minimum Qualifying Marks for C.B.T.

General/OBC

40%

SC/ST

35%

Phase II – Trade Test

Section

Section Range

Time

PART – A

Specific to Trade/ Discipline of Post-Code

60-120 Minutes

TOTAL

60-120 Minutes

Trade test will be of ITI level in the related trade to test the practical skills of the candidates. It is mandatory to qualify the Trade Test for final selection.

DRDO Technician ‘A’ Exam Dates 2022

Have a look at the table below to know about the important dates that include Online Application Start and End Date. Also, check the Exam Date for the CBT Exam.

Exam Events

Dates

Start of Online Process

3rd September 2022

Last date of Online Process

25th September 2022

Computer Based Test (Phase I)

12th to 15th November 2022

Trade Test (Phase II)

Yet to be released

Result Date 

Yet to be released

DRDO Technician ‘A’ Admit Card 2022

It is one of the most important documents. Make sure to download the DRDO call letter within the time period. The step mentioned below will help you download the admit card hassle-free. Download the admit card as soon as possible to avoid any last-minute hassles. 

  • Step1: Click on the link given above or go to DRDO official website.
  • Step2: Log in with your Registration Number/Roll Number and Password/Date of Birth.
  • Step3: Download the admit card and don’t forget to attach the same photograph attached while registering for the DRDO Recruitment.
  • Step4: Print and save for future reference.

DRDO Salary 2022

Selected candidates will be offered great benefits with the salary. The employees will be paid with the 7th CPC Pay Matrix.

In addition to Pay, they will also be eligible for City Compensatory Allowance and other allowances as per rules in force from time to time.

The candidates will be entitled to receive a salary of Rs 19900 to Rs 63200 as per 7th CPC.

DRDO Cut-off 2022

Out of many applicants, only a few get selected as the competition rate for DRDO Technician is very high. It can be difficult to get into such a reputed organization. To be prepared for the examination, we have provided you with the DRDO Cut-off previous year below:

DRDO Technician A Cut-Off Marks 2015 (CBT)

DRDO Technician ‘A’ Post

Category wise Cut-off Marks

UR

ST

SC

OBC

Tech-A (Book Binder)

62

Tech-A (Carpenter)

83

73

Tech-A (Chemical Plant Operator)

76

52

Tech-A (COPA)

77

72

64

74

Tech-A (Cutting & Tailoring)

86

Tech-A (Draughtsman (Mechanical))

88

62

Tech-A (DTP Operator)

58

58

58

Tech-A (Electrician)

93

80

85

90

Tech-A (Electronics)

76

69

66

72

Tech-A (Electroplator)

57

Tech-A (Fitter)

110

104

96

108

Tech-A (FRP Processor)

64

68

Tech-A (Machinist)

107

93

82

97

Tech-A (Mechanic (Diesel))

108

105

Tech-A (Medical Lab Technology)

78

74

68

Tech-A (Motor Mechanic)

94

Tech-A (Photographer)

61

Tech-A (Sheet Metal Worker)

71

67

Tech-A (Turner)

88

76

74

80

Tech-A (Welder)

103

99

80

92

DRDO Technician Final Cut-Off Marks 2019

DRDO Technician ‘A’ Post

Category wise Cut-off Marks

UR

ST

SC

OBC

0201-Tech-A (Book Binder)

48.3

0202-Tech-A (Carpenter)

61.13

53.38

0203-Tech-A (Chemical Plant Operator)

50.57

53.27

0204-Tech-A (COPA)

58.18

55.67

49.5

54.97

0205-Tech-A (Cutting & Tailoring)

63.02

0206-Tech-A (Draughtsman (Mechanical))

64.17

58.85

0207-Tech-A (DTP Operator)

49.3

58.62

43.52

0208-Tech-A (Electrician)

66.8

60.52

60.88

65.67

0209-Tech-A (Electronics)

54.22

47.17

52.70

0210-Tech-A (Electroplator)

43.95

0211-Tech-A (Fitter)

76.22

73.15

68.5

74.97

0212-Tech-A (FRP Processor)

0213-Tech-A (Machinist)

75.52

69.62

67.8

72.02

0214-Tech-A (Mechanic (Diesel))

78.73

77.03

0215-Tech-A (Medical Lab Technology)

59.5

56.35

56.73

0216-Tech-A (Motor Mechanic)

75.17

0217-Tech-A (Photographer)

54.83

0218-Tech-A (Sheet Metal Worker)

54.47

55.35

0219-Tech-A (Turner)

64.97

60.13

57.92

62

0220-Tech-A (Welder)

74.4

67.85

62.13

70.3

DRDO Technician A Answer Key 2022

The DRDO Technician Answer key is expected to be released by the authority within 2-3 weeks of the examination. The candidates can go through the answer key and estimate their scores. The direct link to download the official answer key will be available here. 

How to Prepare for DRDO Technician ‘A’ Exam 2022

DRDO is one of the reputed organizations so the level of examination can be difficult. Applicants need to be thorough with every section and answer carefully. It is important to answer with concentration and carefully as marks will be deducted for wrong answers.

  • Candidates can practice reading books which will help them in conceptualizing the descriptive examinations. 
  • It is also important to read newspapers daily to stay updated or else you can refer to the PrepForSure Current Affairs to get news on your fingertips.
  • For reasoning ability and quantitative aptitude, applicants should solve problems from different books or take up the PrepForSure test series for best preparation. 

Recommended Books for DRDO Technician ‘A’ 2022

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.

Book

Section

Publisher

Author

Quick learning Objective General English 

English

S Chand's

RS Aggarwal & Vikas Aggarwal

NCERT IX & X Books

(History, Civics, Geography)

General Awareness

NCERT

—-

A New Approach to REASONING Verbal & Non-Verbal

Reasoning Ability

Arihant 

by B.S. Sijwali & Indu Sijwali

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations Paperback

Quantitative Aptitude

S Chand

RS Aggarwal 

DRDO Technician A Result 2022

As mentioned before it isn’t easy to qualify for the DRDO Technician examination as the competition rate is very high. The step-by-step process to download your results is mentioned below. The link to check your results will be updated soon after the organization releases it. 

  • Step1: Go to the mentioned link above or go to DRDO's official website.
  • Step2: Log in with your credentials. 
  • Step3: Download your scorecard and print it for future reference.

We hope that with the help of the books mentioned in this article, candidates can prepare well for the DRDO Technician A 2022. Download our PrepForSure App for free, get the entire study material for the exam, study material to prepare, and much more.