DRDO 2019 Exam Analysis For Admin & Allied Cadre | 20th November

DRDO Exam Analysis For Admin & Allied Cadre 

Dear Aspirants,
DRDO is conducting the written examination from 17th to 23rd November for the recruitment to the posts of Stenographer, Administrative Assistant, Store Assistant & Clerk under Admin & Allied (A&A) Cadre in various units of DRDO. Candidates are appearing for this exam to get recruited in this prestigious organization. This post will enlighten you on the detailed DRDO Exam analysis for the exam conducted on 20th November of the post of Administrative Assistant (English). Candidates can check the questions asked in the exam based on the exact exam review provided by an aspirant who appeared for the exam.

DRDO Exam Pattern For Administrative Assistant  ‘A’

The DRDO exam pattern for Administrative Assistant includes 150 questions to be attempted in a total of 120 minutes. Candidates with good English skills can ace this exam. There was no negative marking.

Subjects Maximum
Duration of Exam (Mins.)
I 0301
50 Questions: Quantitative ability/aptitude, General intelligence & Reasoning ability, General Awareness, General Science, Arithmetic & Numerical Ability

50 Questions: General English

50 Questions: Hindi or English Language

150 120

DRDO Exam Analysis: 50 questions from Quantitative ability/aptitude, General intelligence & Reasoning ability, General Awareness, General Science, Arithmetic & Numerical Ability

The DRDO Exam consists of 50 questions from various subjects. As there is no negative marking, so candidates can attempt as many questions as they want without the fear of getting negative marks. Some of the questions asked from this section are given below:

  • Who has the power to pardon the punishment of Death?
  • What is the chemical name of C3H18?
  • Bangkok declaration was conducted by which organisation?
  • One question from environment convention?
  • Which tissue is responsible in plant for tips growth?
  • Which tissue contains inter-cellular spaces & present inside a fluid?
  • If Mass=20kg, then find the value of weight?
  • One question is based on radius of curvature & focal length?
  • Which reaction is used in making of Vegetable oil?

DRDO Exam Analysis: General English

Total 100 questions were asked from the General English & English Language section. Here are the questions asked from this section:
Idioms-> Break the ice
One Word Substitution-> Philanthropist, Teetotaler, Sororicide
Synonyms-> Feeble,
Antonyms-> surreptitious
Spell Check-> Utensils, dilettante, debonair
Some questions were asked from oxymoron, metaphor, personification.

S.No Topic No of questions Level of questions
1 Spot the error 8-10 Easy-Moderate
2 Fill In The Blanks 5-6 Easy
3 Synonyms 4-5 Easy
4 Antonyms 4-5 Easy
5 Spelling/detecting mis-spelt words 7-8 Easy
6 Idioms & Phrases 5-6 Easy
7 One word substitution 5-6 Easy
8 Improvement of sentences 4-5 Easy-Moderate
9 Active/Passive voice of verbs 10 Easy
10 Conversion into direct /indirect narration 10 Easy
11 Jumbled Paragraph / Sentence Rearrangement 10 Easy
12 1 Cloze Test passage 5 Easy
13 2 Comprehension Passage 10 Easy
13 Parts Of Speech 4-5 Easy
13 Misc. 8-9 Easy
Total 100 Easy


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