DRDO Scientist B Exam Pattern 2022: Detailed DRDO RAC Exam Pattern

DRDO Scientist B Exam Pattern 2022: Detailed DRDO RAC Exam Pattern

ByAina Parasher  |  Updated on: Aug 8, 2022
The conducting authority has released the DRDO Scientist B Exam Pattern 2022 for the candidates. Check the detailed DRDO Scientist B Exam Pattern 2022, and related information here.
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Recruitment and Assessment Centre (RAC), has released the DRDO Scientist B exam pattern 2022. It will conduct a written examination for Scientist B posts. The exam date for the written examination for DRDO Scientist B recruitment 2022 is 16th October 2022. Thus this post has covered the detailed DRDO Scientist B exam pattern 2022 for the written examination to be conducted in two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2.

Candidates who hold a bachelor's degree in engineering in various fields like Electronics, Mechanical, Computer Science, Electrical, Metallurgical, Material Science, Civil, Instrumentation and master's degree disciplines like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Atmospheric Science, Microbiology, Biochemistry are curious about this position must start filling out their forms and check the DRDO Scientist B Exam Pattern 2022 to excel in the examination. Candidates must carefully go through the DRDO Scientist B exam pattern and plan their exam preparation accordingly. 

DRDO Scientist B Exam Pattern 2022 Overview

The detailed information for the DRDO Scientist B exam pattern 2022 has been shared in the table. Candidates can see through the table that the paper is descriptive, so there is no negative marking. Each candidate who wants to take admission through the DRDO Scientist B recruitment written exam will get 3 hours for each paper. 

DRDO Scientist B Recruitment 2022

Total No. of Vacancies

630

Written Paper Type 

Descriptive

Post

Scientist B

Selection Process

GATE score & Interview for Part 1 posts 

Written Exam & Interview for Part 2 posts

Job Location

Across India

Exam Date

16th October 2022

Application Starting Date

8th July 2022

Application Closing Date

29th July 2022

Detailed DRDO Scientist B Exam Pattern 2022

The DRDO Scientist B exam pattern 2022 consists of a syllabus (downloadable from the RAC website) similar to the Engineering Services Examination (Mains) in the applicable discipline conducted by the UPSC. The DRDO will conduct Scientist B has written examination at centres in seven cities, which are 

  • Bengaluru
  • Chennai
  • Delhi
  • Hyderabad
  • Kanpur
  • Kolkata

The detailed DRDO Scientist B exam pattern 2022 is described below.

  • The DRDO Scientist B exam pattern 2022 consists of a descriptive paper, so there is no negative marking.
  • The DRDO Scientist B descriptive examination paper will be conducted in offline mode.
  • Candidates will be getting 3 hours for each paper.
  • The DRDO Scientist B question papers will be related to their field of study.
  • The total marks allotted to the examination are 600.

Paper

Marks

Time

Paper 1

300

3 hours

Paper 2

300

3 hours

DRDO Scientist B Exam Pattern 2022: Selection Criteria

DRDO Scientist B Written Exam/ GATE score selection criteria have been shared in the DRDO Scientist B recruitment 2022 notification. The application will be entertained based on the GATE score and Interview for Part 2 branches and the GATE Score/Written Examination for Part 1. 

The selected candidates in DRDO Scientist B Recruitment 2022 will be placed as a Scientist B across various laboratories across India. The DRDO Scientist B exam pattern 2022 consists of a descriptive written exam of 600 marks. The DRDO Scientist B exam pattern 2022 will also consist of Interviews, and candidates will be shortlisted for Interviews based on the overall merit list of written tests.

PartBranches
Part-1

Electronics & Comm. Engineering 

Mechanical Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Part-2

Electrical Engineering

Material Science & Engineering/ Metallurgical Engineering 

Physics 

Chemistry 

Chemical Engineering

Aeronautical Engineering

Mathematics 

Civil Engineering 

Instrumentation Engineering

Material Science 

Naval Architecture 

Environmental Science & Engineering

Atmospheric Science 

Microbiology 

Biochemistry 

DRDO Scientist B Exam Pattern 2022 FAQs

  • The DRDO Scientist B exam pattern 2022 consists of a descriptive paper, so there is no negative marking. The DRDO Scientist B descriptive examination paper will be conducted in offline mode.

  • The DRDO Scientist B exam pattern 2022 consists of a syllabus (downloadable from the RAC website) similar to the Engineering Services Examination (Mains) in the applicable discipline conducted by the UPSC. Candidates can download the exam pattern from the official website of DRDO.

  • The DRDO Scientist B RAC conventional exam syllabus is similar to engineering services. Candidates can get an idea and create their strategy for success.

    • Learn the fundamentals concept of the subjects and practice the solved examples from classic books.
    •  Practice the Previous year's conventional questions of Engineering services in both Paper1 and Paper2.
  • The most important subjects in the DRDO Scientist B Mechanical syllabus are- Thermodynamics, IC engines, Refrigeration, and Air conditioning, Engineering Mechanics, Manufacturing, Industrial and Maintenance Engineering, and Mechatronics & Robotics.

  • The tentative exam date for the written examination for DRDO Scientist B Recruitment 2022 is 16th October 2022. The written exam will be held Electronics & Comm. Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science & Engineering branches.

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