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DRDO Syllabus Online Application Form 2020

Name Of Post :-DRDO Syllabus Online Application Form 2020-2021

Date Of Post :- 14 Dec 2020 

Time :- 12:27 PM

Description:- The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) consists two paper for the selection of the candidates, DRDO works under the Department of Défense Research and Development. DRDO’s headquarters is in Delhi, India. For the preparation of the exam, the syllabus of the DRDO’s exam releases on DRDO’S official website, which is

DRDO Syllabus  Online Application Form 2020-2021

Short Notification


Defense technologies (DRDO) cover various fields, such as-

  • Aeronautics
  • Armaments
  • Electronics
  • Ground combat engineering
  • Life sciences
  • Materials
  • Missiles
  • Naval systems

It is India's largest and the most diverse organization of research. DRDO consists of about 5,000 scientists and about 25,000 other support personnel associated with the Défense Research and Development Service (DRDS). If you are preparing for the DRDO exam, you need to be fully conversant with DRDO’s syllabus. For the Preparation of DRDO’s exam you should begin by going through the DRDO’s syllabus and have a understanding of the topics under different sections such as- 

  • Quantitative ability & aptitude 
  • General intelligence & Reasoning ability
  • General Awareness
  • General Science 
  • Arithmetic & Numerical Ability

So, With the help of the syllabus, you can learn your things properly and plan your preparation strategy accordingly. The syllabus of DRDO CEPTAM is at par with the Class 10th and 12th grade. 


DRDO CEPTAM MTS exam consists of two papers

  • Paper-1 
  • Paper-2

DRDO CEPTAM syllabus for paper -1 includes topics such as-

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning Abilit
  • General Awareness
  • Quantitative Aptitude & Numerical Ability


DRDO CEPTAM syllabus for paper-2 includes topics such as -

  • General Science
  • General Math
  • General English

Both of the paper includes Objective Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs) only and there will be no minus marking in any paper. The medium for the DRDO examination will be Hindi and English.
Candidates have to pass each stage in order to be eligible for the final stage, if a candidate passes the paper-1, only then they can give the paper-2 exam, after clearing the exam of paper-2/round-2, the candidate would be summoned for the final stage that is an interview. Candidates need to attempt both the round and score the passing marks to qualify for the Interview round.



  • Round-1
  • Round -2 (CBT)

The selection process will consist of round–I & round-II will be conducted in the Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.

Number of papers Subjects for exam Number of Questions  Duration of DRDO Exam
Paper-1 General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability 35
(1 Hour 30 Mins)
PwD Candidates will get extra 20 mins
General Awareness 30
Quantitative Aptitude & Numerical Ability 35
Total  100

General Science 40 (1 Hour 30 Mins)
PwD Candidates will get extra 20 mins
General Math 40
General English 20
Total 100
Subject No of Questions No of Marks
General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability (each question will consist one mark) 35 35
General Awareness (each question will consist one mark) 30 30
Quantitative Aptitude & Numerical Ability (each question will consist one mark) 35 35
Total 100 100

Syllabus for DRDO paper-2

Subject No of Questions No of Marks
General Science (each question will consist one mark) 40 40
General Math (each question will consist one mark) 40 40
General English (each question will consist one mark) 20 20
Total  100 100

DRDO Syllabus for Mechanical Engineering:

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics and Heat transfer
  • IC Engines
  • Refrigeration and Air conditioning
  • Turbo Machinery
  • Power Plant Engineering
  • Renewable Sources of Energy



  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Engineering Materials
  • Mechanisms & Machines
  • Design of Machine Elements
  • Manufacturing, Industrial and Maintenance Engineering
  • Mechatronics & Robotics

For Electronics & Communication Engineering DRDO Scientist B Syllabus:

  • Basic Electronics Engineering
  • Basic Electrical Engineering
  • Materials Science
  • Electronic Measurements and Instrumentation
  • Network Theory
  • Analog and Digital Circuits


  • Analog and Digital Communication Systems
  • Control Systems
  • Computer Organization and Architecture
  • Electro Magnetics
  • Advanced Electronics Topics
  • Advanced Communication Topics

DRDO RAC Scientist for Computer Science Engineering:

  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Digital Logic
  • Computer Organization and Architecture
  • Programming and Data Structures, Algorithms


  • Compiler design
  • Databases
  • Computer Networks
  • Security of Cyber-Systems
  • AI and Machine Learning
DRDO Interview Test:-
Candidates who qualify for the DRDO round-2 Exam are called for the ‘Interview’ Round. Candidates will be interviewed by a Board appointed by the DRDO. The objective of the interview is to check the personal suitability and capability of the candidate for a career and also this is a personality test interview. Purpose of the interview is to explore the mental qualities and analytical ability of the candidate.

DRDO Overview -

Organization Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
Post Scientist
Selection Process Paper-1, paper-2, interview. 
Job Location Across India
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