DMRC eligibility criteria must be checked by aspirants before beginning the application process. DMRC updates vacancies for various posts in its departments; such as Junior Engineer (JE), Assistant Manager (AM), Customer Relations Assistant, Office Assistant, Maintainer, Station Controller, Stenographer, etc.
DMRC exam dates 2021 notifications are released for experienced professionals for various posts from various domains. As such the exam process is also different compared to the entry-level recruitment.
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DMRC exam 2021 notification will also be released to recruit engineering graduates, graduates, engineering diplomas, ITI passed, and 12th and 10th pass candidates. In case a candidate has applied for the exam but is found unable to fulfill the criteria, their application is liable for rejection. Hence, it is very important to first gather first-hand knowledge regarding eligibility constraints.
DMRC has invited application for various higher positions viz.,
DMRC has released a list of vacancies to meet its immediate requirements. Few positions are on a contractual basis, while a few are on a deputation basis from other government departments and a few are on direct recruitment basis.
As the DMRC selection process is for some urgent requirements in new projects, most of the candidates are experienced professionals. So the essential qualification, experience criteria, and age criteria are mentioned hereof in this table.
|Name of Post||Experience Criteria||Age Criteria|
|Senior Section Engineer / Rolling Stock||Candidates should possess at least 10 years of experience in Railway workshops in the field of Axle grinding, wheel boring, Disking / un-disking of wheels of Rolling stock, and allied activities. Expertise in handling CNC machines is an essential requirement.||PRCE basis: Min. 58 - Max. 61 years Deputation basis: Max. 55 years|
|Senior Section Engineer / Electric Loco||Candidates should possess at least 05 years of experience working on Wheel Press Machine.||PRCE basis: Min.58 - Max. 61 years Deputation basis: Max. 55 years|
|GM (Electrical)||The candidate must be an IRSEE officer with more than 25 years total experience including more than 10 years of experience in the field of Railway Electrical Traction & RS maintenance and operation. The incumbent of the post shall be responsible for managing Electrical Rolling Stock procurement from the bid preparation stage to commissioning into revenue service.||Age limit of min. 58 years and max. 61 years|
|Supervisor (Track)||The candidates should have work experience in P. Way Cadre.||Min 58 years – Max 61 years|
|Director||Experience in resource mobilization, project financing, budget, financial control, cash flow management, dealings with international funding agencies, international contract management, including global tenders, project evaluation, taxation, and monitoring of receivables in projects of repute.||Age of superannuation - 62 years Internal Candidate: 2 years of residual service as of 01.04.2021, w.r.t. the date of superannuation External Candidate: 3 years of residual service as of 01.04.2021, w.r.t. the date of superannuation.|
|Claims Commissioner||(i) Is or has been, or is qualified to be, a Judge of a High Court; or (ii) Has been a Member of the Indian Legal Service and has held a post in Grade I of that Service; or (iii) Has, for at least three years, held a Civil judicial post carrying a scale of pay which is not less than that of a Joint Secretary to the Government of India.||Minimum 55 years – Maximum 63 years|
|General Manager (Inspection)||In any Govt. Organization or PSU including services put in on deputation with a minimum of 10 years experience in the field of inspection of manufacturing of Railway / Metro coaches.||Min. – 58 years Max. - 64 years 06 months|
|Chief Project Manager (Civil)||The candidate should have varied experience working in Railways / CPWD / BSNL / Other PSUs / Other Metro Organizations in its Civil / Construction department and should be conversant with functioning in a computerized environment. Hands-on knowledge of various computer applications, relating to the job is desirable, AND The candidates must have worked at least in one project involving Tunnel Construction of Metro Rail / Highway / hydro projects.||The maximum Age Limit as of 01/02/2021 is 55 years|
Last year, DMRC released the official notification for 1493 vacancies for various Executive and Non-Executive posts.
DMRC vacancies 2021 for the posts like Assistant Manager (AM), Junior Engineer (JE), Customer Relations Assistant, Office Assistant, Maintainer, Station Controller, Stenographer, etc. are expected to be released later this year. Aspirants should continue their preparation with DMRC sample practice papers.
|DMRC Admit Card||DMRC Syllabus||DMRC Exam Pattern|
|DMRC Expected Cutoff||DMRC Result||DMRC Salary|
Data shows that DMRC eligibility criteria remain the same every year. Candidates can follow this article for more information related to DMRC eligibility criteria for recruitment in various technical and non-technical posts.
The candidate must be an Indian national to apply for any post offered by DMRC. Candidates belonging to foreign nationalities are not eligible to apply for this exam.
Fresher candidates at entry-level applying for executive or non-executive posts must be more than or equal to 18 years while the maximum age requirement is 28 years.
There are different age limits for different posts offered by DMRC. The candidates have to satisfy the age criteria as per their category. It is advised to check the details of this criterion depending on the post the candidate wishes to apply for. The specifications of DMRC 2020 age criteria can be found below:
|Post Code||Post Name||Age limit (as of 01.12.2019)||Post Code||Post Name||Age limit (as of 01.12.2019)|
|01-SE/TTO||Section Engineer/ Tie Tamper Operator||58-62 years||Legal||Dy. General Manager||55 Years (maximum age limit)|
|01-JE/TTO||Junior Engineer/ Tie Tamper Operator||58-62 years||01-AGM/E||Additional General Manager / Electrical||58-62 years|
|01/Dy.HoD/ Civil||Dy. HOD (Civil)||58-62 years||CPA 01||Consultant PA||58 – 62 years|
|AGM/E/01||Addl. General Manager /Electrical||45 Years (maximum age limit)||E01||Assistant Manager (Electrical)||18 to 28 Years|
|01-SSE/E-RS||Sr. Section Engineer Electrical/ Rolling Stock||58-62 years||E02||Assistant Manager (Signal & Telecom)||18 to 28 Years|
|01-SE/E-RS||Section Engineer - Electrical/ Rolling Stock||58-62 years||E03||Assistant Manager (Electrical) - Vijayawada/ Mumbai/ Noida Gr. Noida||18 to 28 Years|
|Legal||Addl. General Manager||55 Years (maximum age limit)||E04||Assistant Manager (Signal & Telecom) - Noida-Gr. Noida||18 to 28 Years|
|Legal||Jt. General Manager||55 Years (maximum age limit)||NE01||Junior Engineer (Electrical) - Vijaywada/ Mumbai/ Noida Gr. Noida||18 to 28 Years|
|Legal||Sr. Dy. General Manager||55 Years (maximum age limit)||NE02||Junior Engineer (Electronics) - Noida-Gr. Noida||18 to 28 Years|
|SSE/C/V||Senior Section Engineer/ Civil||50 years (maximum age limit)||--||--||--|
DMRC will be providing some relaxation in the upper age limit for candidates belonging to reserved categories. This concession will vary according to the category of the candidate. The details can be found below:
In addition to the abovementioned requirements; the candidate should have the specified educational qualification for DMRC application 2021.
The details of the educational qualifications needed for some important posts under DMRC 2021 are mentioned in this table. The educational requirements may vary according to the post chosen.
|Post Name||Educational Qualification|
|Asst. Manager / Finance||CA / ICWA with a minimum of 50% marks|
|Post qualification work experience of one year|
|Knowledge of SAP / ERP will be preferred|
|Asst. Manager (Electrical)||Minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA in B.E. / B. Tech (Electrical) from a Govt. recognized University / Institute,|
|A valid GATE 2017 or 2020 score|
|Asst. Manager (Signal and Telecom)||Minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA in B.E. / B. Tech (Electronics) from a Govt. recognized University / Institute,|
|A valid GATE 2017 or 2020 score|
|Asst. Manager (Electrical) For Vijayawada / Mumbai / Noida Gr. / Noida||Minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA in B.E. / B. Tech (Electrical) from a Govt. recognized University / Institute,|
|A valid GATE 2019 to GATE 2021 score|
|Asst. Manager (Signal and Telecom) For Noida Gr. / Noida||Minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA in B.E. / B.Tech (Electronics) from a Govt. recognized University / Institute,|
|A valid GATE 2019 to GATE 2021 score|
|Station Controller / Train Operator||3 years Engineering Diploma in Electrical / Electronic or equivalent, or|
|BSc Hons. in (Physics / Chemistry / Maths), or,|
|BSc (Physics / Chemistry / Maths) from a government recognized University / Institute.|
|Customer Relations Assistant||3 / 4 years Graduation course in any discipline from a Govt. Recognized University|
|Computer literacy (Certificate in Computer Application Course of a minimum 6 weeks duration)|
|Jr. Engineer / Electrical||3 years Engineering Diploma in Electrical / equivalent trade from a Govt. recognized University / Institute|
|Jr. Engineer (Electrical) For Vijayawada / Mumbai / Noida Gr. / Noida||3 years Engineering Diploma in Electrical / Equivalent trade from Govt. recognized University / Institute|
|Jr. Engineer / Electronics||3 years Engineering Diploma in Electronics / Electronics and Communication / equivalent trade from a Govt. recognized University / Institute.|
|Jr. Engineer (Electronics) For Noida Gr. / Noida||3 years Engineering Diploma in Electronics / Electronics and Communication / equivalent trade from a Govt. recognized University / Institute.|
|Jr. Engineer / Mechanical||3 years Engineering Diploma in Mechanical / equivalent trade from a Govt. recognized University / Institute|
|Junior Engineer (Civil)||3 years Engineering Diploma in Civil / equivalent trade from a Govt. recognized University / Institute|
|Office Assistant||B.A. / B.Sc. / B.Com from a Govt. recognized University / Institute|
|Account Assistant||B.Com from a Govt. Recognized University / Institute|
|Stenographer||Graduate in any discipline from a Govt. recognized university|
|One year course in Office Management and Secretarial Practice or equivalent|
|Shorthand Speed - 80 wpm/English|
|Proficiency in shorthand/typing in Hindi desirable|
|Maintainer – Electrician||ITI (NCVT/SCVT) in a specific trade|
|Maintainer – Fitter||ITI (NCVT/SCVT) in a specific trade|
|Maintainer - Electronic Mechanic||ITI (NCVT/SCVT) in a specific trade|
|Maintainer - Ref and AC Mechanic||ITI (NCVT/SCVT) in a specific trade|
The aspirants of DMRC must also meet the medical fitness standards desired by the corporation. The medical eligibility conditions of DMRC 2021 are as follows:
To be selected for a post in DMRC, the candidate must pass the written exam as well as the medical test. Those who fail to meet the desired fitness level in the prescribed medical test will not be given any alternative employment.
Ques. “I am an electrical engineering graduate without any experience.” Can I apply for the DMRC exam 2021?
The DMRC recruitment 2021 is for experienced professionals and as per the project requirement of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation. Therefore candidates must read the eligibility criteria carefully before applying.
Ques. When will DMRC exam notification 2021 be released for entry-level posts for engineering as well as non-engineering graduates?
Ans: DMRC releases exam notifications for entry-level positions every year. Following the previous years’ trends, it is expected that DMRC exam notifications for AM, JE and other non-technical posts will be released later this year.
Ques. “I am a mechanical engineering graduate.” Can I apply for the executive and non-executive posts (technical and non-technical posts) simultaneously?
If you are an engineering graduate; you can apply for engineering and non-engineering posts simultaneously if you satisfy other eligibility criteria. Corollary you will have to pay a separate application fee for each post applied.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.