DMRC (Delhi Metro Rail Corporation) Recruitment 2018 Exam Pattern

Last Updated - February 24 2018

DMRC (Delhi Metro Rail Corporation) Recruitment 2018 Exam Pattern

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Limited organizes the Appointment exam to fill the vacancies in different posts like Junior Engineer (JE), Customer Relations Assistant (CRA), and Station Controller / Train Operator (SC/TO). DMRC Exam is divided into two papers scheduled on the same day.          DMRC Appointment 2018 Exam Format varies for each post.

For the post of Junior Engineer (Electrical/ Electronics/ Mechanical/ Civil), the selection procedure is based on the following 3 stages:

  • Medical examination
  • Written Exams (2 papers)
  • Individual Interview

For the post of Station Controller, Train Operator and Customer Relations Assistant, the selection procedure is based on the following 4 stages:

  • Medical Examination
  • Individual Interview
  • Psychometric Test
  • Writing Test

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For the post of Maintainer, the selection procedure is based on the below 2 stages only:

  • Medical Examination
  • Written Test

The negative marking system is current only in some of the selected entrance examinations organizeed all over India.

  • DMRC appointment 2018 entrance exam format has the provision for the negative marking scheme, which reduces marks for each wrong response attempted.

In DMRC appointment 2018 entrance exam, there will be a deduction of 1/3 mark for each and every wrong response attempted.

Exam Format Highlights of DMRC Appointment 2018

Exam ModeComputer based Online Test
Number of papers 2
Number of sections 5
Questions TypeMultiple choice questions
Total Questions180
Total Marks180
Exam duration2 hours 15 minutes
Exam language English and Hindi

Exam Format in Detail of DMRC Appointment 2018

All questions are of MCQ type (multiple choice questions) with 4 options for each question and overall time period for DMRC appointment 2018 including Paper 1 and Paper 2 is 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Following are the important information regarding DMRC Appointment 2018 Exam Format.

  • 120 questions in Paper 1 are to be finished within a time period of 90 minutes and 60 questions in Paper 2 to be finished within 45 minutes.
  • The exam is organizeed for a total of 180 marks.
  • There is a provision for negative marking in DMRC Appointment 2018 Exam Format.
  • The total number of multiple choice questions in DMRC Appointment 2018 exam is 180 and each question carries one mark.
  • The total time period situated to clear the exam is maximum 2 hours and 15 minutes.
 Paper 1Paper 2
Number of Sections3 (General Awareness, Logical Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, Judgement Making / Problem Solving and Knowledge of the Branch/Trade)1 (General English)
Method of ExamOnline ModeOnline Mode
Number of questions120 questions60 questions
Negative markingYesYes
Medium of testEnglish and HindiEnglish only
Period of DMRC test90 minutes45 minutes
Marking Scheme-1/3 for each wrong marked response-1/3 for each wrong marked response
Types of questionsMCQs types of questionsMCQs types of questions

Marking Scheme of DMRC Appointment 2018

The total marks for DMRC Appointment 2018 are 180 marks and a total number of questions is 180. Negative marking system exists in DMRC Appointment 2018. The below scheme is used for marking in DMRC Appointment 2018.

  • Each accurate response will be honoured 1 marks.
  • Unresponsive questions will receive no marks.
  • Each wrong response will result in a deduction of 1/3 mark.

Exam syllabus for DMRC Appointment 2018

The detailed subject-wise syllabus for all the 4 sections in Paper 1 in DMRC Appointment 2018 exam can be established below:

GENERAL AWARENESSBudget and Five Year Plans Present Affairs (National and International) Sports Budget and Five Year Plans Books and Authors Who are who? Major Financial/Economic News Awards and Honors Abbreviations & Important Days and more Science – Inventions and Discoveries
ENGLISHVocabulary & Grammar Antonyms & Synonyms and its accurate usage Basics of English Language Sentence structure
QUANTITATIVE APTITUDESimple and Compound Interest. Time and Work Unitary Mode Decimal Fractions HCF, LCM Number System Percentage, Time and Distance Average Profit and Loss Data Interpretation Mensuration (2D and 3D) Algebra
LOGICAL ABILITYVERBAL Number & Alphabet Series Test of Direction Sense Coding-Decoding Arithmetical Reasoning Problem on Age Calculation Blood Relations & Judgement Making
NON-VERBAL Non-Verbal Series Mirror Images Grouping Identical & Embedded Figures

The detailed subject wise syllabus for Paper 2 in DMRC Appointment 2018 exam is given below:

  • English Comprehension.
  • Paragraph Writing.
  • Writing Essay and questions on Science & Technology.

The detailed subject wise syllabus for various streams of engineering in the Knowledge of the branch section in Junior Engineers (JE) exam can be established below:

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERINGNetwork Analysis Power Electronics & Drives Electronics Devices Electromagnetic Theory Analog and Digital Electronics Electrical Instrumentation Power System Analysis & Control Utilization of Electrical Energy Power System Protection Control Systems Power Systems Electrical Machines Switch Gear and Protection
ELECTRONICS ENGINEERINGBasic Electronics/ Power Electronics Advanced Communications Circuit Theory/ Digital Electronics Power Electronics & Drives Measurement & Instrumentation Analog Electronics Industrial Electronics Microprocedureors & Microcontrollers Digital Communications Analog Communications Computer Hardware
MECHANICAL ENGINEERINGRefrigerator and Air-Conditioning Manufacturing Procedure Format Making Heat Power Strength Of Materials Air Compressor Welding And Allied Procedures Fluid Mechanics And Machines Engineering Mechanics Machine Tools
CIVIL ENGINEERINGThe Design of R.C.C. Structure, steel structure, masonry structure Concrete Technology Surveying Construction Hydrology Engineering Materials Structural Analysis Construction Equipment, Planning and Management The Strength of Materials Irrigation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Environmental Engineering Estimation and Coating Transportation Engineering Engineering Drawings

Advisable Books for DMRC Appointment 2018

The books which can be taken as a reference for preparing for DMRC Appointment exam, which also contains earlier year questions and responses for aspirants appearing for DMRC Appointment 2018 are given below.

S. No.Book NameAuthor / Publisher
1Station Controller/Train Operator (SC/TO) Appointment Exam GuideR. Gupta
2DMRC Electronics Engineering (Junior Engg. Appointment Exam.) (Comprises 3 Exercise Papers)G.K. Publications
3DMRC (Delhi Metro Rail Corporation) Station Controller/Train Operator Appointment ExamArihant Experts

Important Instructions for DMRC Appointment 2018

The following are the important instructions to be taken into account by participants regarding DMRC appointment 2018 exam format:

  • Aspirants arriving after the on-site orientation begins will not be allowed to take DMRC appointment 2018 exam.
  • Aspirants must attend and exercise the mock tests given in the DMRC website to understand paper format and time allotment.
  • The aspirant must ensure that whether the computer allotted to him or her is working properly without any problem. If the situated computer has any hardware or software problems, it must be reported to the exam examiner immediately.
  • They will be given an on-site orientation before the test commences.
  • All the questions will be in English medium only and the questions will be of multiple choice questions (MCQ) type.
  • Selection and recruitment of aspirants under different posts are subjected to the judgement made by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Limited.
  • The test hall will be opened 30 minutes before the commencement of DMRC appointment 2018 exam.
  • Those not reporting on time are likely to miss some of the general instructions concerned with the test.
  • Hall tickets for DMRC appointment 2018 exam will not be sent by post.
  • Candidates must possess the good speed of reading.
  • Aspirants must report to the test centre one hour before the scheduled time for DMRC appointment 2018 exam.

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