DRDO MTS Syllabus 2023, Download subject-wise free syllabus PDF here!

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DRDO MTS Syllabus: The Defence Research and Development Organisation conducts DRDO MTS Exam to recruit eligible and interested candidates for various posts. All those who are aspiring to appear for this exam should know all the details related to the exam such as eligibility critieria, exam pattern, syllabus, salary and so on. DRDO MTS syllabus highlights the important subjects and topics from which questions are asked in the exam. Knowing the syllabus and exam pattern will help you understand the demand of the exam. Read this article to know complete DRDO MTS syllabus and other details. 


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DRDO MTS Syllabus: Important Details 

Department of Examination Centre For Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM)
Job Category Govt Jobs
Name of the Post Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS)
Selection Process Tier I, Final Selection (Tier-II)
Job Location All India 
Official Website www.drdo.gov.in

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DRDO MTS Syllabus

The syllabus for the DRDO MTS CBT-1 consists of 3 subjects i.e.

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General Awareness, Reasoning Ability, and Quantitative Aptitude which are based on topics from Mathematics, Science, and General English. The syllabus for each subject is discussed in the below column.



Reasoning Ability

  • Logical Reasoning, 

  • Verbal and non-verbal reasoning, alphanumeric series, 

  • alphabet series, ranking, data sufficiency, 

  • coding and decoding,

  • Coded inequalities, 

  • direction test, 

  • seating arrangements, 

  • puzzles, jumbles, 

  • Syllogism,

  • input and output, 

  • blood relations, 

  • Advanced puzzles, 

  • Chinese coding, 

  • Distance and direction, 

  • figure series.

General Awareness

  • Current Events, national and international importance

  • History

  • Polity

  • Constitution

  • Sports

  • Art & Culture

  • Geography

  • Economics

  • Everyday Science

  • Scientific Research

  • National/International Organizations /Institutions etc

Numerical Ability

  • Number System

  • Simplification

  • Decimal & Fraction


  • Ratio & Proportion

  • Percentage

  • Profit & Loss

  • Discount

  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest

  • Partnership

  • Time & Work

  • Distance

  • Use of Table & Graph

  • Mensuration

English Language

  • Title of the Passage

  • Letter Writing

  • Word Knowledge

  • Use of Words

  • Antonym

  • Synonym

  • One Word Substitutions

  • Sentence Correction

  • Idioms Phrases

General Science

  • Physics

  • Chemistry

  • Biology

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DRDO MTS Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for the DRDO MTS CBT-1 will be held for 3 subjects i.e. General Awareness, Reasoning Ability and Quantitative Aptitude. The exams will be held online in multiple-choice based questions for 90 minutes where the questions will be available in both the languages of Hindi and English. For every correct answer, the candidates will be rewarded with 1 mark, and there is no negative marking for the incorrect answer.

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DRDO MTS Exam Pattern: Preliminary Exam

  • The exam is held online with multiple choice based questions of a total of 100 questions, 35 questions will be from the Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability each, and 30 questions will be from the General Awareness section. 

  • The exam will have a composite timing where 90 minutes will be allotted for each section. 

  • Each correct answer will fetch a candidate with 1 mark and there is no deduction for the incorrect answer.


Maximum  Questions

Maximum Marks

Exam Duration

Quantitative Aptitude



90 minutes

Reasoning Ability




General Awareness







90 minutes

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DRDO MTS Exam Pattern: Mains Exam

  • The exam for the DRDO MTS will be held online with multiple choice questions for a total of 100 questions in which 35 questions will be about Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability and 30 questions will be from the English section. 

  • The Mains exam will also have a composite timing of 90 minutes for the exam. 

  • With every correct answer, the candidate will score 1 mark and no marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer.


Maximum  Questions

Maximum Marks

Exam Duration

General Science




90 minutes

General Math



General English







What is the DRDO MTS Selection Process?

 The selection process of DRDO MTS has preliminary Online Computer-based tests, Mains Exam, and Medical tests. 

Is there any negative marking in the DRDO MTS Exam?

No, there is no negative marking in the DRDO MTS Exam

How many Subjects are asked in the DRDO MTS Exam?

 A total of 3 subjects are asked in the DRDO MTS exam.

What is the duration of the DRDO MTS Exam?

The duration of the DRDO MTS Exam is 90 minutes.

What is the marking scheme of the DRDO MTS Exam?

The marking scheme of the DRDO MTS has 1 mark for a correct answer while there is no negative marking.

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