Defence Research & Development Organization written test is conducted under Centre for Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM) for posts such as Senior Technical Assistant(STA)-‘B’, Junior Translator, Admin Assistant ‘A’, Asstt Halwai-cum-Cook and Vehicle Operator ‘A’, Stenographer Grade II, Store Assistant ‘A’, Technician ‘A’. Exam Pattern & Syllabus for DRDO CEPTAM paper is described below based on which the candidates need to prepare for exam.
DRDO CEPTAM Exam Pattern: The details of the exam are-
|DRDO CEPTAM Exam Pattern|
|Exam Type||Objective Type|
|Total Questions||150 (1 mark each)|
|Total Time||2 Hours|
|Subjects (Common)||General Awareness|
|STA ‘B’ & Technician ‘A’ with questions||50 questions on common subject & Subject Knowledge (100)|
|Junior Translator||50 questions on common subject & Hindi & English (50+50)|
|Stenographer Grade II, Admin Assistant ‘A’ & Store Assistant ‘A’|
|Vehicle Operator ‘A’ & Asstt. Halwai-cum-Cook||100 questions on common subject & English (25), Profile Related (25 marks)|
Exam Type: Objective (MCQs)
Exam Questions: 150
Common subjects for all Posts: General Awareness, General Intelligence, Reasoning Ability, General Science (50 marks)
Other Subjects Included:
- STA ‘B’ & Technician ‘A’: Subject Knowledge (100 marks)
- Junior Translator: Hindi & English Language (50 marks)
- Stenographer Grade II, Admin Assistant ‘A’ & Store Assistant ‘A’: Hindi & English Language (50 marks)
- Vehicle Operator ‘A’ & Asstt. Halwai-cum-Cook: For these posts, common topics are of 100 marks, English (25 marks) and Profile related (25 marks)
DRDO CEPTAM Exam Syllabus:
Numerical Ability: Number Systems, Whole Number, Decimal & Fractions, averages, Percentages, Ratio & Proportion, Square roots, Profit & Loss, Discount, Mixture & Allegation, Time & distance, Time & work, statistics, Simple & Compound interest, binomial theorem, algebra, basic Geometry, Trigonometry
General English/Hindi: The questions will be asked from grammar- noun, verb, adjective, adverb, idioms, proverbs, narration, speech, jumbled sentences, subject verb agreement etc. Vocabulary related questions will be asked in exam- meanings, antonyms and synonyms, one word substitution. Comprehension passages will be asked in exam followed by the questions based on it.
Reasoning: Verbal & Non-verbal type- Missing pattern, odd man series, Venn Diagrams, Number Series, Emotional Intelligence, Word Building, blood relations, table problems, Figural Classification, Coding & de-coding
General Awareness: The questions will be asked from current events of India & World level, important dates & events, social, political, economic aspects of India. History, Geography, culture of India will also be covered in exam.