DPS DAE Recruitment 2022: Eligibility, Pattern

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DPS DAE Recruitment

The Department of Atomic Energy has released the notification for the DPS DAE Recruitment Exam 2022. The recruitment has been called for Group C posts of Junior Purchase Assistant or Junior Storekeeper in DPS Mumbai and DPS Regional units all over India. The notification highlights its encouragement to all women aspirants for the posts, right in the beginning to emphasise its gender neutrality. 

DPS DAE Recruitment 2022 is now in its second phase as the written exam has been recently conducted on 18th December 2022. 

Name of the ExamDirectorate of Purchase and Stores Recruitment Exam
Conducting Body Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) 
PostsJunior Purchase Assistant or Junior Storekeeper
Number of Vacancies70
Mode of examOnline 
Language English and Hindi
Application Starts20 October 2022
Application Deadline 17 November 2022 (Extended)
Date of Written Exam18 December 2022
Negative Marking 0.25 of the Total Marks of the Question

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The DPS DAE exam has been conducted and the contest resolution is open for the candidates from 19 December 2022 to 25 December 2022. In contest resolution, the students can submit their grievances related to answer keys to the exam conducting body.

The results for the DPS DAE Level-I (Objective exam) will be declared within a month of the exam. The candidates can calculate their tentative marks using the answer keys and start preparing for the Level-II Descriptive exam if they expect to have secured the qualifying marks. 

DPS DAE Recruitment Exam Dates 2022

The DPS DAE exam is conducted in two levels: an objective test and a descriptive exam. All details about the said exam’s dates are mentioned below:

Event Date
Online Application Starts20 October 2022
Online Application Deadline10 November 2022
Extended Application Deadline17 November 2022
Date of Exam18-December-2022
Contest Resolution Window (Answer key)19-December-2022 to 25-December-2022

Also See: EMRS Recruitment 2023

Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of the DPS DAE Recruitment Exam 2022 is divided into two sections: 

  1. Level-I Objective type exam:  it is the screening test for the second exam. 
  2. Level-II subjective type exam: the scores of this exam are directly considered for recruitment. 

DPS DAE Level-I Exam Pattern 

This exam is conducted for a total of 200 marks. The duration of the exam is  2 hours. The time of the exam for a PwD candidate is 2 hours and 40 minutes. The exam subjects include

  1. General Knowledge
  2. General Intelligence and Reasoning in Science or Basic Accounting principles.
  3. Arithmetic or Quantitative Aptitude
  4. General Knowledge
  5. Computer Knowledge

DPS DAE Level-II Exam Pattern 

Level II is a descriptive exam consisting of English (Language and Comprehension) which continues for a duration of 3 hours for general candidates and 4 hours for PwD candidates. 

DPS DAE Syllabus 2022

Here is the detailed syllabus for DPS DAE Recruitment 2022 which can be referred to prepare for the exam. 

General KnowledgeEconomics and Financial Awareness (Budget and RBI information), Current Affairs like National and International news, Awards, Sports, Summits, Famous personalities, Books & Authors, and Defence.
English LanguageSpot Errors, Unseen Passages, Jumbled Sentences, Fill ups, One-word substitutions,    Idioms & Phrases, Sentence structure, and Subject-Verb Agreement. Sentence Rearrangement, Reading Comprehension, Cloze test. 
ComputersMS Word Advanced and Basics of MS-Excel
General Intelligence and ReasoningSyllogism, Seating Arrangement, Table and Line, Blood Relation, Puzzle, Logical Reasoning, Input-Output, Passage and Conclusion, Order and ranking, Data Sufficiency, Number series, Coding and Decoding, Statement and Argument, Inequality or Decision Making.

Vacancies Under DPS DAE Recruitment 2022

Junior Purchase Assistant and Junior Storekeeper vacancies are released under the Group C posts with a Level 4 pay scale that ranges from INR 25,500 to INR 81,100. The job posts are out for 70 vacancies, for candidates between the age of 18-27 years.  The vacancies for various categories under the DPS DAE exam are given hereunder. 

CategoryNumber of Vacancies 
EWS 22

Eligibility Criteria 

DPS DAE Recruitment 2022 is only for Indian citizens. The candidates applying for the exam must at least be above the age of 18. 

  1. The age limit for DPS DAE Junior Purchase Assistant and Junior Storekeeper is between 18-25. The candidates must be born between 10 November 1995 and 10 November 2004.
  2. The age relaxation offered to reserved categories’ candidates is as follows:
SC5 years
OBC/Ex-Servicemen/Defence Personnel Disabled3 years
PwBD (Unreserved)10 years 
PwBD (OBC)13 years
PwBD (SC)15 years
Defence Personnel Disabled (SC)8 years 
Central Government Civilian EmployeesUp to 40 years
Central Government Civilian Employees (SC)Up to 45 years
Widows/Divorced WomenUp to 35 years
Widows/Divorced WomenUp to 40 years 
  1. In terms of educational qualifications, the candidate must have secured at least 60% marks in graduation with Science or Commerce
  2. A candidate with Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering or Electronics or Computer Science with at least  60% passing marks can also apply. 

Also See: KVS Recruitment 2023

DPS DAE Application Process

Level 1 of the examination will be conducted in the morning and Level 2 in the afternoon. It is to be noted that candidates who have not completed the required eligibility as of the date of application can not apply. The unreserved candidates must pay INR 200 to complete the application process.  

  1. Visit the official website of DPS DAE, i.e.  https://dpsdae.formflix.in 
  2. Choose the ‘New Registration’ option. 
  3. Enter your credentials and click ‘Submit’. 
  4. A login ID will be created and mailed to you.
  5. Now visit the user action section and select ‘Click here for already registered’
  6. Log in and complete the application details and save it as a draft.
  7. Go to the ‘Make Payment’ option and submit fees through the gateway.
  8. Once paid, check the application draft once and click on ‘Submit’. 
  9. No changes can be made once the application is submitted. 

DPS DAE Mode of Selection

The selection process for DPS DAE might seem a bit complicated, given the levels and marking scheme. Here is a simplified version for better understanding. 

  1. The DPS DAE recruitment exam is conducted in two levels, Level 1 and Level 2.
  2. Level 1 is an Objective-type exam with 200 questions and is only used for screening candidates for the second round. 
  3. Level 2 is a 3-hour long descriptive-type exam that is considered for the final selection of candidates.
  4. The qualifying marks for candidates are 50% for Unreserved and EWS candidates and 40% for all other categories. 
  5. Both Level 1 and Level 2 of the DPS DAE recruitment exam are scheduled for the same day in the morning and afternoon respectively. 
  6. After the call letter arrives, the employment is still subject to Document Verification (DV) and Medical examination. 
  7. After recruitment, the candidates are given 6 months of recruitment training. 

Document Verification

Document verification is an essential part of the recruitment process and the candidate must be well prepared in advance with a compilation of all necessary documents; if expecting a call letter. 

  1. Documented proof of required educational qualification. 
  2. Proof of date of birth (DOB).
  3. Reserved Category certificate as per listed in the Central Government’s prescribed list of SC ST and OBC categories. 
  4. Disability Certificate. 
  5. Certificate of proof of income for candidates belonging to the Economically Weaker Section (EWS).

DPS DAE Recruitment Result 2022

The DPS DAE cut-off for 2022 has not been released yet. Here is a stepwise process to download the result. 

  1. Visit DPS DAE’s official website.
  2. Click on the ‘Notifications’ tab.
  3. Now click on the desired result and the page will be redirected to a PDF.
  4. Submit your DOB and Roll Number to open your result. 
  5. Your result PDF will display on the screen.
  6. Download the result.
  7. A merit list will also be released by DPS DAE before beginning the document verification. 


How many vacancies are there in DPS DAE Recruitment 2022?

There are 70 vacancies for the posts of Junior Storekeeper and Junior Purchase Assistant. 

When will the applications for DPS DAE 2023 recruitment begin?

DPS DAE 2023 recruitment began on 20th October 2022. The candidates could avail the application forms online on the official website of DPS DAE. 

How to apply for DPS DAE 2023?

Stay tuned for DPS DAE 2023 notification for the recruitment. On the date of application, visit the official website and register yourself. Fill out the application form and save the draft. Make the payment, check the details and submit.

DPS DAE Answer Key will soon be available on the official website before the declaration of results. The candidates can use the Answer Key to tentatively have an idea of the overall expected scores and report discrepancies; if any. 

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