What is the Selection Procedure For DRDO MTS 2020?

DRDO is offering an opportunity for the candidates with 10th pass or equivalent. You can join the Defence Research and Development Organisation as a multi-tasking staff by appearing for the DRDO Recruitment 2019-20 examination. What is the selection procedure for DRDO 2020 Recruitment for multi tasking staff? What is the exam pattern that you need to prepare for the upcoming MTS examination 2020? Check out below.

DRDO MTS Selection Process 2020

The MTS Exam date will be announced soon after the application process is over on 23rd January 2020. You must know the procedure to get selection in DRDO along with the detailed exam pattern of the MTS exam 2020. You need to pass through 2 stages for the final appointment namely:

  1. Tier 1 examination: It will be conducted in the computer-based Test and is screening in nature.
  2. Tier 2 Examination: It will consist of objective type MCQs in computer-based test and the marks will include for the final selection.
  3. Document Verification

DRDO MTS Exam Pattern 2020

The Tier-I and Tier-II examination will be conducted in the Computer Based Mode and will consist of objective type multiple-choice questions. The Score of Tier-I (CBT) will be normalized. There is no negative marking for wrong answers that adds as a benefit.

DRDO MTS Tier 1 Exam Pattern 

The MTS Tier 1 exam will comprise of 100 MCQ of 100 marks. You will be screened in Tier 1 on the basis of merit obtained.  The minimum qualifying marks required to score for Tier-I is 40% for UR/ESM/OBC candidates and 35% for SC/ST candidates.

Tier Mode of Examination Subjects No. of questions Max
Duration of
Tier 1 CBT (Screening) General Intelligence &
Reasoning Ability
35 35 90 minutes
General Awareness 30 30
Quantitative Aptitude & Numerical Ability 35 35
Total 100 100
  • No negative marking for the wrong answers.
  • The shortlisting of candidates for appearing in Tier-II based on Tier-I examination merit will be in the ratio of 1:10 (No. of vacancy: No. of shortlisted candidates)
  • The medium for the examination will be bilingual i.e. Hindi and English.

DRDO MTS Tier 2 Exam Pattern 

After the Tier 1 exam, shortlisted candidates will appear for the Tier 2 exam consisting of 100 questions to be attempted in 90 minutes. The final selection will be made on the basis of marks scored in Tier 2. The medium for the examination will be bilingual i.e. Hindi and English.
Tier Mode of Examination Subjects No. of questions Max
Duration of
Tier 2 CBT (Final
General Science 40 40 90 minutes
General Math 40 40
General English 20 20
Total 100 100


The syllabus of the examinations will be according to the essential qualification required for the post. You must make sure that you study all the subjects as per the 10th level syllabus. Go through the exam pattern and syllabus in detail before kickstarting the preparations. We hope that this article provided all the information regarding the examination.

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