The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has invited applications from eligible candidates for the positions of Senior Technical Assistant, Technician, Junior Translator, Stenographer Grade-II, Store Assistant 'A', Admin Assistant, Vehicle Operator 'A' and Assistant Halwai-cum Cook. The candidates will be shortlisted for recruitment to a total of 1142 vacancies through DRDO entry test CEPTAM-08, a written test.

Interested candidates must apply for any announced post through the official website The online application form can be submitted till February 8. The last date for submission of offline applications is February 15, 2016.

1142 Vacancy Details:

  • Senior Technical Assistant 'B': 564

  • Technician: 345

  • Admin & Allied: 233

Eligibility Criteria:

The recruitment body has announced different eligibility criteria for various announced posts. Candidates can check below separate eligibility criteria for different posts –

  • Senior Technical Assistant 'B' – Candidates must have done B.Sc/ three-year Diploma in specified subjects/disciplines. Their age must not exceed 28 years and they must be at least 18 years old.

  • Technician – Candidates must have passed Class 10 with ITI in specified trades. Their age must not exceed 27 years and must be a minimum of 18 years.

  • Admin & Allied – Candidates must have passed Class 10 / 12 / Graduation and other qualification. They must be aged not above 30 years and must be at least 18 years old.

Pay Scale:

Check below different pay scale mentioned by the DRDO for various vacancies announced –

  • Senior Technical Assistant 'B' – Consolidated monthly salary - Rs 9,300 to Rs 34,800, along with a grade pay of Rs 4,200.

  • Technician – Consolidated monthly salary - Rs 5,200 to Rs 20,200, along with a grade pay of Rs 1,900.

  • Admin & Allied – Consolidated monthly salary - Rs 5,200 to Rs 20,200, along with a grade pay of Rs 2,400/1,900.

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First published on February 2, 2016

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