Centre for Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM) is a corporate body of DRDO with an Independent Chairman and Director as its Administrative Head. It’s a premier centre of DRDO, formerly established as Personnel Assessment Centre (PEACE) in November 1995 to cater for DRTC Cadre (Technical Staff) of DRDO. CEPTAM is entrusted with the Recruitment of Technical, Administrative & Allied category of non-gazetted personnel, Assessment of DRTC Officers & Staff, and facilitates Training for development of these cadres as per Training Policy of DRDO. DRDO offers exciting and challenging career opportunities to work on defence systems, infrastructure & related activities in a broad spectrum of subjects/disciplines at its more than 60 laboratories/establishments spread throughout the country.
DRDO CEPTAM (9) 2019
DRDO CEPTAM (9) 2019 Recruitment Process consist of three stages (i) CEPTAM-09/STA-B (ii) CEPTAM-09/TECH-A (iii) CEPTAM-09/A&A. The process of CEPTAM-09//STA-B is over now. CEPTAM-09/TECH-A process is ongoing and CEPTAM-09/A&A information is not announced yet. You may check the complete information of CEPTAM-09/TECH-A from this article.
DRDO CEPTAM (9) 2019 Recruitment Schedule
|DRDO CEPTAM (9) Events||Important Dates|
|Crucial date for eligibility||29 Aug 2018|
|Closing date for submission of application||29 Aug 2018|
|CEPTAM-09/STA-B Tier-I||15 – 18 Dec 2019|
|CEPTAM-09/STA-B Tier-II||04 Apr 2019|
|Crucial date of eligibility||26 Jun 2019|
|Closing of submission of applications||26 Jun 2019|
|Edit Facility in the online application||Before Final Submission|
|Date of Examination||to be announced!|
|Information to be declared later!!|
CEPTAM-09/TECH-A Eligibility Criteria
All eligibility conditions will be determined with reference to the crucial date of eligibility as mentioned in the advertisement.
Nationality: Candidates must be a citizen of India.
Age Limit: Candidate must be between 18 and 28 Years of age (relaxable for SC/ST/OBC/ESM/PWD/Widows/Divorced Women/Women Judicially Separated from their Husbands who are not remarried etc as per Govt. of India Rules).
- Xth Class pass or equivalent from a recognized Board or Institute.
- Certificate from a recognized Industrial Training Institute or Certificate of minimum one-year duration from a recognized Institute if the Industrial Training Institutes do not award certificate or National Trade Certificate or National Apprenticeship in the required discipline.
Candidates must have acquired the EQR as on crucial date of eligibility for the post they are applying. Those awaiting results of the final examination as on crucial date of eligibility for the prescribed qualification are not eligible and hence should not apply.
Please note that candidates possessing the higher qualification, viz., M.Sc. or B.Tech. or Ph.D. degree etc. as on crucial date of eligibility, shall not be considered for the recruitment.
The educational requirements should be from recognized institutions and approved by suitable bodies like NCVT/SCVT/UGC/AICTE/State/Central Education Board or similar appropriate statutory authority.
Medical Fitness: Candidate must be in good mental and physical health and free from any physical deformity which may interfere in the efficient discharge of duties.
No Objection certificate: Candidate serving in Govt., PSU, Autonomous organization, Armed Forces and Departmental candidates must apply through proper channel. Candidate should obtain NOC from the present employer at an appropriate time.
CEPTAM-09/TECH-A Application Form
The application process for CEPTAM-09/TECH-A is ongoing for the eligible candidates. Candidates should read all the instructions carefully before making any entry or selecting options. The instructions for filling up of online application are available on the official website. Candidates are required to make online payment of application fee of Rs.100/-(wherever applicable). After final submission of the application form, request for change/correction in the particulars will not be entertained in any circumstances. No printed copy of the application is required to be sent to CEPTAM.
CEPTAM-09/TECH-A E-admit Card
E-admit card would be available on DRDO website at least 02 weeks prior to the examination. The DRDO CEPTAM 9 Admit Card for the examination will be sent by CEPTAM by post. The candidate will have to download the admit card from the DRDO website. Candidates are required to bring a hard copy of admit card and preferably same photo Id (original as mentioned in the application form) at the examination centre.
CEPTAM-09/TECH-A Examination Pattern
|TIER||Mode/Type of Examination||Scope of Examination|
|I||CBT (Provisional Selection)||Section A – Quantitative ability/aptitude, General Intelligence & Reasoning ability, General Awareness, English Language (Basic Knowle), General Science
Section B– Specific to trade/discipline of post-code
|II||Trade Test (Qualifying in Nature)||Specific to trade/discipline of post-code (Trade test will be ITI level in the related trade to test the practical skills of the candidates)|
- The Tier-I (CBT) will consist of objective type multiple choice questions only.
- The syllabus of the examinations will be commensurate to the essential qualification required for the postcode.
- The medium of examination will be Hindi and English.
The distribution of questions in the examination will be as follows:
|TIER||No of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration of Exam (Mins.)|
|II||The trade test may be of about one to two hours duration|
Examination Cities for TIER-I: Candidates are advised to choose any three different cities from the following list in order of preference for Tier-I
Examination Cities for TIER-II: No choice for the city is required to be given by the candidates for Tier-II (Trade test). Cities for the Trade Test will be decided by CEPTAM based on the operational requirement.
The selection process will consist of Tier-I (CBT) and Tier-II (Trade Test). The score of Tier-I (CBT) may be normalized as per requirement. The Tier-I examination is for provisional selection and Tier-II (Trade test) is qualifying in nature. Candidates will be called for Tier-I examination without any detailed scrutiny, therefore, their admission in examinations are only provisional. Candidates are advised to ensure meeting all eligibility criteria to avoid rejection in the future.
Resolution of Tie cases for Tier-I (CBT): In cases where more than one candidate secure the equal aggregate marks in Tier-I examination, tie cases will be resolved by applying following criteria, one after other, as applicable till the tie is resolved:
- Date of birth, older candidate placed higher in the merit list.
- Alphabetical order (English Order) in which the names of the candidates appear.
Preliminary Document Verification: The original certificates pertaining to EQR and other relevant documents will be examined at the time of document verification. Preliminary document verification will be held along with Tier-II (Trade Test). Provisionally shortlisted candidates for Tier-II (Trade test) need to produce all the relevant certificates in original at the time of preliminary document verification, failing which the candidature of such candidates will be canceled.
Candidates may be asked at any stage of the recruitment process to produce original documents/certificates for the verifications of its authenticity by the forensic expert/issuing authority.
DRDO will declare the CEPTAM-09/Tech-A result after the successful completion of both Tier-I and Tier-II. DRDO will publish the scores/rankings of the candidates appearing in the Tier-II (Trade Test) examination on the website in descending order of ranking. The result of the CEPTAM-09/TECH-A will consist of the details of the candidates that will be disclosed publically as per the choice of candidate.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q. 1 From where I can get a copy of the advertisement of CEPTAM-09/TECH ‘A’?
Ans. Copy of advertisement can be downloaded from the CEPTAM Notice Board (https://www.drdo.gov.in/drdo/ceptam/ceptamnoticeboard.html) available on DRDO Website. It has also been published in Employment News dated 01-07 June 2019.
Q. 2 What is the Syllabus for CEPTAM-09/TECH ‘A’ Examination?
Ans. The Syllabus of the examination will be commensurate to the essential educational qualification required for the post as per table 1 under Section-4 of advertisement.
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