Pradeep Singh

The Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) has released a recruitment notification inviting applications for the positions of Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS). Applications for the positions can be submitted till January 23, 2020.

“DRDO invites online applications from the desirous and eligible candidates to fill up the vacant posts of MTS, General Central service Group ‘C’, Non-Gazetted, Ministerial post. Candidates are advised to read the complete advertisement carefully, before filling up the online application form,” read the vacancy notification.

DRDO Vacancy 2020

Post and Vacancies: Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS) - 1817 Posts

Meanwhile, the number of vacancies may increase or decrease depending upon requirement. A vacancy may be kept unfilled, if no candidate is found suitable. Reservations for vacancy of SC/ST/OBC-NCL/EWS are applied vertically and the same for PWD/ESM/MSP are applied horizontally as per extant Govt. of India rules. Total numbers of vacancies are inclusive of number of vacancies of PWD/ESM/MSP.

Age Limit: Candidates applying need to be between 18 and 25 years.

“The age limit is relaxable for SC/ST/OBCNCL/ESM/PWD/WIDOWS/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated from their husbands who are not remarried, Central Govt Civilian Employees, Disabled Defence Services Personnel and Persons Domiciled in J&K State during the period from 01-01-1980 to 31-12-1989 as per extant Govt. of India,” it said.

Educational Qualification: 10th Class pass or equivalent from a recognized Board or Industrial Training Institute (ITI) pass. Candidates must have acquired the EQR as on crucial date of eligibility for the posts they are applying.

Those awaiting results of the final examination as on crucial date of eligibility for the prescribed qualification are not eligible and hence should not apply.

Pay Scale: Pay matrix Level-1 (Rs 18000 - Rs 56900) as per 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) Pay Matrix and other benefits/allowances as per extant Govt. of India rules

Important Dates

Crucial Date of Eligibility: January 23, 2020

Opening Date for Online Application: December 23, 2020

Closing Date for Online Application: January 23, 2020

Tentative Date of Tier-1 Exam (CBT): To be Announced Soon on DRDO Website

“Instructions for filling up of online application and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are available on Centre for Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM) notice board of DRDO website, Translation ambiguity, if any, shall be resolved by referring to the English version of the advertisement published in the Employment News. In case of any ambiguity, the decision of DRDO will be final,” the notification read.