DRDO or Defence Research and Development Organisation is one of the departments that are supervised by the Ministry of Defence. It is one of the most prestigious departments in the Defence sector of the Indian government. Recently, the DRDO has announced recruitment for the vacancy of Technician which is an A-grade post. This recruitment drive is a golden opportunity for all those candidates who want to get a job in the Ministry of Defence as every person who has cleared 10th grade or has a diploma certificate or ITI certificate can apply for this post.

DRDO Technician Recruitment 2019 Overview

Name of the Recruitment DRDO Technician Recruitment 2019
Article Category Recruitment Details and Application Procedure       
Exam Type CBT and Trade Test Based
Recruiting Body Centre for Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM)
Ministry Ministry of Defence
Reference No. CEPTAM-09
Recruitment Type TECH A
Group A-Grade
Year 2019
Post Technician
No. of Vacancies 351
Job Location Across India (Preference based)
Application Status Currently Available
Mode of Application Online
Official Website https://www.drdo.gov.in/
DRDO Recruitment portal https://www.drdo.gov.in/drdo/ceptam/ceptamnoticeboard.html



DRDO Technician 2019 Recruitment – Important Dates

Following the Important dates that are announced on the web portal of Defence Research and Development Organisation:

Events Date / Period
Opening Date of Online Application 3rd of June, 2019
Closing Date of Online Application 26th of June, 2019
Date of Examination To Be Announced


DRDO Technician Recruitment 2019 – Vacancy

As mentioned earlier, there are a total of 351 vacancies that have been announced till now. Although, there is no sort of diversification announced as how many seats will be reserved for the candidates that were to a variety of categories such as ST, SC, OBC, EWS, etc. As soon as any updates will be made by the Centre of Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM) regarding the bifurcation of the total vacancies as per these categories, we will add the section in the Article. So, make sure to check out frequently for regular and up to date knowledge.

DRDO Technician – A Recruitment 2019 – Eligibility

Following is the eligibility criteria set by the CEPTAM for the latest DRDO TECH-A recruitment drive 2019. Any and every candidate who fulfils these requirements are eligible to apply for the examinations:

  • Educational Qualifications:

    • Any Candidate who has passed 10th standard from a recognised board of Education or Institution with passing marks are deemed to be eligible
    • Any Candidate who has received a certificate from a recognised ITI (Industrial Training Institute) will be eligible to appear in the exam
    • Any candidate with atleast one year of experience from any recognised institute regarding the required discipline will also be eligible
  • Age Criteria:

    • All the candidates who are in the range of 18 to 28 years are eligible to appear in the examinations
    • Age relaxation on the basis of caste and category will be applied as per the notification issued by Centre for Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM)

DRDO Recruitment 2019 – Application Procedure

In order to make sure that all the applicants are able to fill the application form, the complete procedure has been instructed to be as simple as possible. This is why the registration procedure of applying for DRDO Technician – A grade is quite straight-forward and simple. So, here are the easy steps that you can follow to fill the online application form for DRDO vacancy 2019:

Step 1: Visit the online portal of Centre for Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM) which you can simply do by clicking on the link mentioned up ahead – https://www.drdo.gov.in/drdo/ceptam/ceptamnoticeboard.html

Step 2: After that, click on the button saying “CEPTAM-09/TECH-A” which is present on the left side of the screen.

Step 3: Now, click on the very first link out of the three which is Ónline Application for CEPTAM-09/TECH-A”

Step 4: The CEPTAM portal will open up and here you can simply log in to your existing account or you can register by clicking on the option of “New Registration”

Step 5: Here, you will be able to get all the information regarding the eligibility that you need to have, documents that you need at the time of registration, complete procedure and much more. So, you can go through it or you can simply click a tick on the declaration box and then click on the blue “Proceed” button.

Step 6: The Application form will show up, here you are required to fill all the information asked in the most precise manner. Once, you are through with the filling up of the form, enter the security code, which is an easy question of Mathematics and then click on “Register” and that is all.

DRDO Technician recruitment 2019 – Selection Procedure

The selection procedure of DRDP Technician recruitment drive 2019 is diversified into two stages. These two tiers are separate and the candidates are required to clear out each one of them in the right hierarchy to gain the selection for the DRDO Vacancy.

In Tier – I, the applicants are required to appear in CBT. The applicants will be provided Admit Card before the date of the test and they are required to carry all the mentioned documents as per the official notification which will be issued by Centre for Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM).

In Tier – II, the applicants are required to appear in the Trade Test. The schedule of this test will be announced by Centre for Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM) and candidates are required to follow the schedule of the trade which they have selected in their Industrial Training Institute (ITI)

So, this is all that you need to know regarding the DRDO Technician Grade – A recruitment 2019. Currently, only the dates regarding Registration and Application are announced by the Centre for Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM). Further notifications will include the dates regarding Examination schedule as well as details regarding the venue of the centre where the examination will be conducted. Thus, make sure to keep up to date with all the notifications in order to get the most out of this DRDO vacancy 2019.

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