Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2021: Notification Out For MTS, LDC, Stenographer Grade-II And Other Posts

Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2021: Ministry of Defence has invited applications for recruitment of various posts on its official website The recruitment will be held for 39 vacancies for this post of Stenographer, MTS, lower division clerk, and other posts. The interested and eligible candidates should apply for the recruitment on or before 15th February 2021. Read the complete article for more information about the recruitment including vacancies, eligibility, and how to apply.

Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2021: Overview

Organization Ministry of Defence
Posts MTS, LDC, Stenographer Grade-II And Other Posts
Vacancies 39
Application Mode Offline
Category Defence Jobs
Notification Released 11th January 2021
Last Date to Apply 15th February 2021
Selection Process Written test- skill/physical/practical/typing test
Official Website

Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2021: Notification PDF

Ministry of Defence had released an employment notification regarding the recruitment of 39 various posts. The application will be accepted till 15th February 2021, the interested candidates must read the notice released from the direct link below.

Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2021: Vacancy Details

A total of 39 vacancies for various posts has been released by Ministry of Defence on its official website.

Name of the Post UR EWS SC ST OBC Total Posts
Cinema Projectionist/ Video Operator/ Mech/Mixer/Photographer 01 01
Stenographer Grade-II 01 01
Lower Division Clerk 03 01 02 02 02 10
Civilian Motor Driver (Ordinary Grade) 01 02 01 04
Electrician 01 01
Cook 01 02
Poster Maker 01 01
MTS (Watchman) 02 01 01 04
MTS (Safaiwala) 01 01 02
MTS (Gardener) 01 01
Barber 01 01
Fatigueman 02 01 01 02 02 08
Supervisor 01 01
Overseer 01 01
Cycle Fitter 01 01
Total 13 02 05 09 10 39

Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2021: Eligibility Criteria

Education Qualification

  • Cinema Projectionist/Video Operator/Mech/Mixer/Photographer
    (i) Matric or equivalent.
    (ii) A certificate for operating Projector from a recognized Institute.
  • Stenographer Grade-II
    (i) 12th pass or equivalent from a recognized Board or University.
    (ii) Skill Test Norms:- Dictation : 10 minutes @ 80 w.p.m. and Transcription : 50 minutes (Eng), 65 minutes (Hindi) (on computer)
  • Lower Division Clerk
    (i) 12th class pass from a recognized Board or University.
    (ii) Typing speed of 35 words per minute in English on a computer or a typing speed of 30 words per minute in Hindi on the computer (35 words per minute and 30 words per minute correspond to 10500/9000 key depressions per hour on an average of 5 key depressions for each word)
  • Civilian Motor Driver (Ordinary Grade)
    (i) Matriculation.
    (ii) Must possess the Civilian Driving licence for heavy vehicles and have two years experience of driving such vehicles.
  • Electrician:
    Essential: (i) Matriculation (10th class Board Examination) from a recognized Board or Institution.
    (ii) Certificate from Industrial Training Institute or National Council for Vocational Training in the trade of Electrician.
    Desirable: Two years experience as an Electrician.
  • Cook:- (i) Matriculation or equivalent; and
    (ii) Must have knowledge of Indian Cooking and proficiency in trade.
  • Poster Maker
    (i) Matriculation from a recognized Board or Institution
    (ii) Certificate in Drawing from a recognized Institution.
  • MTS (Gardener), MTS (Safaiwala), MTS (Watchman) & Fatigueman
    Essential:- (i) Matriculation pass or equivalent from recognized Board.
    (ii) Must be conversant with the duties of respective trades with one year‟s experience.
  • Barber
    Essential:- Matriculation pass or equivalent from recognized Board with proficiency in Barber‟s trade job.
    Desirable:- One year‟s experience in the trade.
  • Supervisor
    Matriculation from a recognized Board or Institution.
  • Overseer
    Matriculation pass from a recognized Board or Institution.
  • Cycle Fitter
    Essential: Matriculation (10th class Board Examination) from a recognized Board or Institution.
    Desirable: Six month‟s experience as Cycle Mechanic

Age Limit

  • Between 18 to 25 years for Cinema Projectionist/Video Operator/Mech/Mixer/Photographer, Stenographer Grade-II, Lower Division Clerk, Cook, MTS (Gardener), MTS (Watchman), MTS (Safaiwala), Barber and Fatigueman.
  • Between 18 to 27 years for Civilian Motor Driver (Ordinary Grade), Poster Maker, Electrician, Supervisor, Overseer and Cycle Fitter.

Relaxation for age limit

  • For SC/ST candidates applying for their reserved post will be given age relaxation up to 5 years. OBC (Non-creamy layer) candidates will be given age relaxation for up to 3 years.
  • For Persons with Disability under UR category 10 years, OBC (Non-creamy layer) category 13 years & SC/ST category 15 years.
  • The SC/ST/OBC candidates who apply against an unreserved post will not be given age and other concessions meant for SC/ST/OBC

Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2021: Selection Process

The selection will be made strictly on the basis of merit. The selection process will comprise of written test and skill/physical/ practical/typing test wherever necessary. The selection to all Group C and Group D posts will be made solely based on marks obtained by the applicants in
the written test only subject to qualifying in the skill/physical/ practical/typing test, as may be the case

Application Fees

Crossed Indian Postal Order (IPO) or Demand Draft worth Rs.50/- in favour of the Commandant, Army War College, Mhow.

Candidates belonging to SC/ST, if they are applying for the reserved category are exempted from application fee and Persons with disability and Ex-Serviceman are also exempted from application fee.

How to Apply for Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2021?

Applications complete in all respect along with a self-addressed registered envelope duly affixed with an appropriate postal stamp with all the requisite documents, duly self-attested should be addressed to The Presiding Officer, Civilian Direct Recruitment (Scrutiny of Applications) Board, Senior Command Wing, Army War College, Mhow (MP) – 453441. The application must be duly typed or neatly handwritten in the prescribed format only. Check the notification pdf for the format.

Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2021: Exam Pattern

The online examination will be of 150 Objective Multiple Choice Questions each scoring 1 mark. The question papers of the Written Test will be bilingual i.e. English & Hindi. However, the questions on the portion of the English Language subject will be in English only

Paper Subject No. of Questions Marks Duration of Examination
Paper-I General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25 2 Hours 
Paper-II General Awareness 50 50
Paper-III General English 50 50
Paper-IV Numerical Aptitude 25 25

Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2021: Syllabus

General Intelligence & Reasoning

The test may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, problem-solving, analysis, judgment, decision making visual memory, discrimination,  observation, relationship concepts, figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate‟s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship arithmetical-computation and other analytical

General Awareness

The questions will be designed to test the ability of candidate‟s general awareness of the environment around him/her and its application to society. The test will include questions relating to current events, India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc.

English Language

Candidates understanding the basics of English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage etc. his/her writing ability would be tested.

Numerical Aptitude

This paper will include questions on problems relating to Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers, Fundamental Arithmetical Operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit & Loss, Discount, use of Table and Graphs, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time, Time and Work etc.

Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2021: Salary Structure

Name of the Post Salary
Cinema Projectionist/ Video Operator/ Mech/Mixer/Photographer Pay Level – 5 (Rs. 29200-92300)
Stenographer Grade-II Pay Level – 4 (Rs. 25500-81100)
Lower Division Clerk, Civilian Motor Driver (Ordinary Grade), Electrician, Cook Pay Level – 2 (Rs. 19900-63200)
Poster Maker, MTS (Watchman, Safaiwala, Gardener), Barber, Fatigueman, Supervisor, Overseer, Cycle Fitter Pay Level – 1 (Rs. 18000-56900)

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