DRDO STA ‘B’ Recruitment 2021 – Apply Online : CEPTAM STA B Notification 2021 will be released in August 2021 @www.drdo.gov.in. DRDO invites online applications from eligible candidates for the recruitment of 494 vacancies for the post of Senior Technical Assistant ‘B’ (STA ‘B’) under Defence Research & Development Organization Technical Cadre (DRTC). DRDO will shortlist candidates through national-level Tier I & II examinations.
To organize DRDO STA B recruitment exercise, DRDO will release an official notification having several details like Vacancies, Eligibility criteria, How to apply, Application fee & Mode payment, Date of examination and Admit card (Tier-I & II examination), Selection process, Examination cities for Tier-I & II, Result, etc.
DRDO STA ‘B’ Recruitment 2021 Notification & Vacancies
DRDO recruitment 2021 official notification will be available on DAVP’s website. Candidates can download and check the details before the submission of the application form.
Download DRDA STA B Notification 2021
As per the notification, the total no. of vacancies is 494. Further description of vacancies for Senior Technical Assistant ‘B’ (STA ‘B’) is given in notification under section ‘1.2’.
DRDO STA ‘B’ Recruitment 2021 Overview
|Name of the examination||Defence Research & Development Organization Senior Technical Assistant ‘B’ (STA ‘B’) Recruitment 2021|
|Also known as||DRDO Senior Technical Assistant ‘B’ (STA ‘B’) Recruitment 2021|
|Conducted by||Centre For Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM)|
|Name of the post||Senior Technical Assistant ‘B’ (STA ‘B’)|
|No. of vacancies||494|
|Portal for submission of applications will be opened on||4th August 2021|
|Closed on||29th August 2021 (5:00 PM)|
|Selection process||Tier-I, Tier-II & preliminary document verification.|
|Admit card for Tier I examination||To be notified|
|Tier I examination||To be notified|
|Tier I examination result||To be notified|
|Admit card for Tier II examination||To be notified|
|Tier II examination||To be notified|
|Tier II result||To be notified|
|Document verification||To be notified|
|Apply online @||www.drdo.gov.in|
DRDO Senior Technical Assistant ‘B’ (STA ‘B’) 2021 Eligibility criteria
The applicant should be a citizen of India.
Age Limit (As on 29th August 2021)
Applicant should be at least 18 years old but not have attained 28 years of age. However, the maximum age limit is relaxable for Central Govt. Civilian Employees, ESM, PwD, OBC, ST, SC, persons who lived in J&K state during the period from 1st of Jan 1981 to 31st of Dec 1990 and Disabled Defence Services Personnel as per the rules of Government of India.
Essential Qualification Requirement
Applicant must have done graduation in Science or obtained a diploma in computer science or technology or engineering or allied subjects in the needed discipline. Applicants waiting for the result as on 29th August 2021 are not eligible. B.Tech. or M.Sc. or B.E. candidates shall not be considered for recruitment. For more details like subject wise EQR / posting station, please refer to the official notification.
DRDO STA ‘B’ Recruitment 2021 Application Fee & Mode Of Payment
According to the rules of the Government of India, SC/ST/PWD/ESM candidates and all women are exempted from payment of application fee. Other candidates will have to pay a non-refundable amount of Rs. 100/- towards application fee through credit card/debit card /net banking.
DRDO STA ‘B’ 2021 Application Form & Process
The online webpage for submission of applications will be opened on 04 August 2021 and will close on 29 August 2021 (05:00 PM). Online applications will not be accepted after the last date. So, aspirants are requested to attempt online applications as early as possible to avoid the last-minute rush. The application process is explained below
- Open CEPTAM’s notice page available at the DRDO’s website or simply, click here
- Go to the registration page and register online by entering your basic details
- After going through online registration, you will get a ‘User ID’ & ‘Password’
- Use your ‘User ID’ & ‘Password’ to login
- After login, fill in the rest details of your online application
- Make payment (if you are eligible)
- Submit all the details
- Print your online application
DRDO STA ‘B’ Recruitment 2021 Selection Process
The entire selection procedure will consist of Tier I & II examinations and preliminary document verification. Both Tier I & II examinations will be conducted online i.e. Computer Based Test (CBT). Both CBTs will have objective type questions either in Hindi or English.
Tier – I
It will be for screening only. This test will be common to all the posts. The minimum qualifying marks for Tier-I is 35% for ST / SC candidates and 40% for UR/OBC candidates.
|Subjects / topics||No. of MCQs||Maximum marks||Exam time duration (in minutes)|
|General science, English language (basic knowledge), General awareness, General intelligence & Reasoning ability, Quantitative ability/aptitude||150||150||120|
Tier-I examination will be held in the following cities- Agra, Mumbai, Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad, Mangalore, Hamirpur, Vijaywada, Madurai, Gwalior, Varanasi, Lucknow, Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram, Kolkata, Gorakhpur, Siliguri, Kochi, Delhi NCR, Ranchi, Rajkot, Jodhpur, Chennai, Jammu, Raipur, Chandigarh, Bikaner, Jamshedpur, Pune, Patna, Bhopal, Panaji, Jabalpur, Bengaluru, Nasik, Itanagar, Balasore, Ahmedabad, Indore, Nagpur, Mysore, etc.
However, the exact date of the Tier-I examination is still not disclosed by CEPTAM.
Candidates qualified in Tier-I will be called for the Tier-II examination. After the Tier-II examination, CEPTAM will prepare a merit list and shortlist candidates for provisional selection and preliminary document verification.
Tier-II examination will be a subject-specific test. It will have 100 MCQs from a subject for which a candidate has applied. Maximum marks will be 100 and the duration of the exam will be 90 minutes.
DRDO STA ‘B’ 2021 Admit card (for Both Tier I & Tier II Examination)
CEPTAM will not send admit card by post. Admit cards will be available to download on DRDO’s website before 2 weeks of examination. The time & venue of the examination, the date will be given on the admit card. The process to download is explained below.
- Open the website of DRDO or click here
- Click on the link ‘Download Admit Card’
- A new page will be opened
- Enter the asked details such as your ‘User ID’ & ‘Password’
- You will see your admit card
- Download and print it
DRDO STA ‘B’ 2021 Result
CEPTAM will announce Tier I & Tier II examination results separately on DRDO’s website. For more details, please go through the official notification.