494 Diploma Engineers & Science Graduates Vacancy Positions in DRDO for the post of STA B

DRDO invites an online application form for the post of Senior Technical Assistant. The opening date for the submission of online application form is started and the closing date is 29 August 2018. It is a rare opportunity for the right candidate who wants to work in the Indian defense. There are in total 494 vacancies available.

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DRDO Senior Technical Assistant B Recruitment Schedule
Start Date04 August 2018
Last Date29 August 2018
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No. of Vacancy494
Application Fee
Gen/ OBCRs 100/-
SC/ ST/ PwD/ WomenNill

The candidates are advised to read the whole instructions carefully that is available on CEPTAM notice board of their official website. In case there is any ambiguity regarding the selection of the candidate, the decision made by top-brass of DRDO would be final and any jurisdictions or disputes will be settled in the courts of Delhi only.

DRDO STA B Category Wise Vacancy Notification

Post CodeStreamSCSTOBCURTotal
106Civil Engineering134
107Computer Science96244079
108Electrical &
110Electronics &
111Electronics or
Electronics &
Communication or
Electronics &
114Library Science13711

Minimum Education Qualification

An Interested candidate must have a Diploma in Engineering in one of the following streams;

  • Diploma in Automobile Engg
  • Diploma in Chemical Engg
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • Diploma in Computer Science Engg
  • Diploma in Electrical & Electronics Engg
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering
  • Diploma in Electronics or Electronics & Communication or Electronics & Telecommunication Engg
  • Diploma in Instrumentation or Instrumentation & Control Engg.
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engg(Production/ Automobile/ Refrigeration/ Air Conditioning/ Maintenance etc.)
  • Diploma in Photography or Cinematography (Vocational Photography & Cinematography)


He/she must have Completed B/Sc.  From one of the below-mentioned subjects;

  • B.Sc. Agriculture
  • B.Sc. Botany
  • B.Sc. Chemistry (PCB/ PCM/ ZBC)
  • B.Sc. Computer Science
  • B.Sc. Electronics
  • B.Sc. Geology
  • B.Sc. Instrumentation or Instrumentation & Control
  • B.Sc. Mathematics
  • B.Sc. Photography
  • B.Sc. Physics
  • B.Sc. Psychology
  • B.Sc. Zoology

Age Limit

Minimum Age: 18 Years as on 29 August 2018

Maximum Age: 28 Years 29 August 2018

Relaxation will be as per Gov Rules.

Selection Procedure

The selection of this highly reputable job will be done in two tiers, Tier 1 and Tier 2 tests. Both the test would be the computer based test and will consist of multiple choice objective questions. The syllabus of the examination will depend upon the examination undertaken. Tier 1 examination is for screening the candidates and Tier 2 examination is for the selection. Preliminary Document Verification is to be done after the candidate clear Tier 1 examination.  At any stage, the candidate may be asked to produce the original documents.

After the student clears the provisional Tier 2 examination, he would be asked to produce original documents and certificate, which will be further tested by the forensic experts. In tier 1 exam the students will be tested on basis of general awareness, quantitative knowledge, English language and reasoning ability. In tier 2 the students will be tested on basis of the professional qualification. E-admit card is mandatory to produce as and when the candidate enters the examination hall.

Examination Pattern

DRDO Senior Technical Assistant B Exam Pattern
Section NamePurposeSyllabusNo. of QstnsTotal TimeMarks
Tier-IScreening OnlyQuantitative ability/aptitude, General intelligence & Reasoning ability, General awareness, English language (basic knowledge), General science150120 Mnts150
Tier-IIProvisional SelectionTest based on Post Code & Qualification10090 Mnts100


Exam Center Location

DRDO STA B Examination Cities Center location

STA ‘B’ Salary after 7th CPC

After the successful selection the post of Senior Technical assistant B, the candidate appointed on the Level 6 in the 7th CPC Pay Matrix. The starting basic pay of 35400. As per DRDO official advertisement, the total salary of STA ‘B’ will be Rs 50,000/- per month. You can check here the DRDO Salary breakup of different posts.

Pre Revised Pay Scale: 9,300 – 34,800

Grade Pay: 4200

7th CPC Level: 6

Starting basic Pay (6th CPC): 13,500

Starting Basic pay  (7th CPC):  35,400

Gross Salary in hand per month:  Rs 56,000/-


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