MDL Technical Staff Syllabus 2017-18 Exam Pattern, Previous Year Papers

By | November 8, 2017

MDL Technical Staff Syllabus 2017-18 Mazagon Dock Exam Pattern, Previous Year Papers:

MDL Technical Staff Syllabus 2017-18 has been Declared by Mazagon Dock Limited on its official website at Candidates who have applied for Technical Staff posts, are searching for Exam Pattern and Syllabus on internet. Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited is going to conduct Written Exam of Technical Staff in upcoming months.

MDL Selection Board is going to recruit 985 posts of Technical Staff through Written Exam, Experience and Trade Test. Candidates have to get necessary Cut Off Marks in Written Exam, to become eligible to Trade Test. In order to prepare well for MDL Technical Staff Exam 2017, candidates should refer its Syllabus, Exam Scheme and Old Exam Question Papers.

Mazagon Dock Technical Staff Syllabus 2017

Mazagon Dock Technical Staff Exam Syllabus 2017 is available to download at Candidates who are going to appear in Written Exam, are suggested to go through Detailed Syllabus and Exam Scheme to understand Technical Staff Paper Style and Structure.

In order to get higher marks in Written Exam, candidates must know the type of questions to be asked in Exam. MDL Technical Staff Exam 2017 will have One Paper with Objective Type Questions. The  Questions will be of Degree, Diploma and ITI Trade Level as applicable. Candidates should also practice writing papers with help of MDL Technical Staff Previous Year Papers.

MDL Technical Staff Syllabus 2017 Written Test Date

Name of Authority Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL),

A Government of India Undertaking

Official Website
Name of Post Category Technical Staff
Name of Posts
  • Composite Welder
  • Structural Fabricator
  • Chipper Grinder
  • Electrician
  • Rigger
  • And many others
Total Number of Posts 985 Posts
Job Category Government Job
Job Location As per order of MDL Selection Board
Job Type Contract Basis Job
Contract Period Maximum Two Years
Department to Work Technical Department
Selection Process
  1. Written Test
  2. Work Experience in Shipbuilding Company
  3. Trade Test and Document Verification
Name of Exam MDL Technical Staff Exam 2017
Exam Type Objective Type Written Exam
Exam Mode Offline Mode (OMR Based Test)
Exam Date 19th November 2017
Status of MDL Syllabus, Exam Pattern Available to Download Now
Technical Staff Previous Year Papers Released on Official Website
MDL Syllabus PDF Download Link

MDL Technical Staff Selection Criteria & Weightage of Marks

Selection Criteria Weightage of Marks
Written Test 30%
Experience in Shipbuilding Industry 20%
Trade Test 50%

MDL Technical Staff Experience and Marking System

Work experience in the relevant trade/function in a Shipbuilding industry for minimum one year duly certified by their Personnel Department is desirable. The candidates having such experience will be given up to 20 marks based on relevant experience in Ship Building Industry.

The experience marks would be granted in the following manner:



No. of years of Experience in Shipbuilding Marks to be given out of 20
01 More than 01 years and up to 02 Years 10 marks
02 More than 02 years and up to 03 Years 12 marks
03 More than 03 years and up to 04 Years 14 marks
04 More than 04 years and up to 05 Years 16 marks
05 More than 05 years and up to 06 Years 18 marks
06 More than 06 years 20 marks

MDL Technical Staff Exam Pattern



Name of Subject Type of Questions Exam Duration
01 General Knowledge Objective Type Questions with Multiple Choice Answers. Maximum Two Hours
02 Reasoning
03 General English
04 Numerical Ability

MDL Technical Staff Syllabus 2017


  • Indian Constitution
  • Geography
  • Sports
  • Culture
  • Economic Scene
  • General Polity
  • History
  • Scientific Research
  • Current Events – International & National


  • Coding-Decoding
  • Analogy
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logic
  • Alphabet Test
  • Eligibility Test
  • Puzzle Test
  • Theme Detection
  • Classification
  • Logical Venn Diagrams
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Deriving Conclusions from Passages
  • Series Completion
  • Logical Sequence of Words
  • Statement – Arguments
  • Statement – Conclusions
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Situation Reaction Test
  • Alpha Numeric Sequence Puzzle
  • Inserting Missing Character
  • Number, Ranking & Time Sequence


  • Tenses
  • Verb
  • Adverb
  • Articles
  • Error Correction
  • Conclusion
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Synonyms
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Word Formation
  • Antonyms
  • Theme detection
  • Passage Completion
  • Comprehension
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Sentence Completion
  • Unseen Passages
  • Sentence Rearrangement


  • Number Systems
  • Computation of Whole Numbers
  • Decimals and Fractions
  • Relationship Between Numbers
  • Fundamental Arithmetical Operations
  • Percentage
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Profit & Loss
  • Simple Interest
  • Average
  • Discount
  • Partnership
  • Time & Work
  • Time & Distance
  • Use of Tables and Graphs
  • Mensuration

How to Download MDL Technical Staff Syllabus 2017 Previous Year Papers

  1. Log on to official website at
  2. Find out Career Non Executive section and select it.
  3. Navigate to Advertisement No. HR-REC-NE/FT/86/2017.
  4. Download the Detailed Advertisement as PDF file.
  5. Open the Advertisement and find Technical Staff Syllabus and Exam Pattern inside.
  6. Get back to Career Page and download MDL Technical Staff Previous Year Exam Papers.

Important Dates:

Date of Issue of Notification October 2017
Starting Date of Online Application 17th October 2017
Closing Date of Online Application 29th October 2017
List of Eligible Candidates Declared on 7th November 2017
Written Test Date 19th November 2017
Result Announce Date December 2017
Trade Test & Document Verification Dates January or February 2018

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