Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2021: Ministry of Defence has invited applications for recruitment of various posts on its official website @mod.gov.in. 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|
|Notification Released||11th January 2021|
|Last Date to Apply||15th February 2021|
|Selection Process||Written test- skill/physical/practical/typing test|
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|
|Lower Division Clerk||03||01||02||02||02||10|
|Civilian Motor Driver (Ordinary Grade)||01||–||–||02||01||04|
Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2021: Eligibility Criteria
- 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)
(ii) Must possess the Civilian Driving licence for heavy vehicles and have two years experience of driving such vehicles.
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.
Essential:- Matriculation pass or equivalent from recognized Board with proficiency in Barber‟s trade job.
Desirable:- One year‟s experience in the trade.
Matriculation from a recognized Board or Institution.
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
- 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
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|
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
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.
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.
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)|