The selection of candidates for direct recruitment to all Group 'C' and Group 'D' posts in DRDO is through Centre for Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM) formerly Personnel Assessment Centre (PEACE), Metcalfe House, Delhi - 110054.
All the laboratories/establishments under DRDO report the vacancies, together with the relevant details including the reservation break-up, to CEPTAM. CEPTAM is responsible for doing all the connected work such as obtaining clearance from concerned Division for Retraining and Re-Deployment of Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension, advertisement in Employment News, National and Regional News Papers, contacting local Employment Exchanges wherever required, receipt and scrutiny of applications, preparations of database of applications, screening as well as short listing, preparation of question papers for written test (wherever required), constitution of Selection Committees, conduct of written test and interviews preparation of the list of selected candidates etc.The aforesaid activities is carried by Personnel Assessment Centre following the rules, regulations, guidelines and other instructions issued by the Govt from time to time regulating the subject matter.
it has evolved its own system and procedure so as to ensure transparency, accountability and fairness at every stage of the process of selection of candidates. The final select list of the candidates is recommended by CEPTAM to the respective Appointing Authorities in the laboratories/establishments,who issue the offer of appointment to the selected candidates after completing all the requisite preappointment formalities including verification of the certificates/documents etc. CEPTAM also in informs the candidates about their provisional selection.
An application fee of Rs. 50/- in the form of IPO/Stamps is charged from applicants for all the post of Group 'C' category except from those who have been exempted for the purpose by Govt. of India. No application fee is charged for the recruitment of Group 'D' posts.
The selection of the candidates is organised by CEPTAM through four centres i.e. Delhi, Banglore, Hyderabad & Pune.
|Sr. No.||Centres||Units/Labs Situated at States/UTs|
|1.||DELHI||Delhi, MP, UP, J&K, Chandigarh, HP, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan|
|2.||BANGALORE||Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Kerala|
|3.||HYDERABAD||AP, Orissa, WB, Assam, Chattisgarh|