DMRC 2017 Exam Pattern for different posts

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Feb 17, 2017

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DMRC Recruitment 2017 Exam Pattern varies for different posts. DMRC Exam is conducted in offline mode, divided in two papers scheduled on the same day. The total duration of the DMRC Exam for all posts except Maintainer is 2 hours 15 minutes. For the post of Maintainer, the exam duration is 90 minutes. 

The DMRC Question Paper for Paper I is bilingual i.e. in both English and Hindi. Candidates have to solve 120 MCQ’s in 90 minutes for Paper I.  The sections in Paper I vary for the different posts.

The Question Paper for Paper II is in English only. The questions in Paper II are based on General English and various topics of English Grammar. There are 60 objective type questions in Paper II to be solved in 45 minutes.

As declared by DMRC in their recent notification, the written exam will be conducted in different shifts for different posts due to large a number of applications this year. The shift timings for various posts is tabulated below:

Post Shift I Shift II Shift III
AM, Accountant Assistant, Jr. Engineer and CRA 07:30 a.m.- 10:45 a.m. 11:00 a.m.- 02:15 p.m. 02:30 p.m.- 05:45 p.m.
Maintainer 07:30 a.m.- 09:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. 02:30 p.m.- 04:00 p.m.

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DMRC Exam Pattern for Assistant Manager

DMRC Recruitment 2017 is conducted for the post of Assistant Manager for Electrical, Signal and Telecom, Civil, Operations, HR, Finance streams. DMRC Recruitment exam for Assistant Manager (Electrical, Civil and S&T) was scheduled on November 27, 2016. The DMRC Recruitment Question Booklet for the exam is now available on the official website.

DMRC exam for Assistant Manager in Operations, HR and Finance department is scheduled in online mode on different dates in different shifts in February 2017. 

There are three sections in Paper I with 120 objective type questions. The time duration for Paper I and Paper II is 90 minutes and 45 minutes respectively. The detailed DMRC Recruitment Exam pattern for the post of Assistant Manager is mentioned in the table below:

Paper I
Sections General Awareness, Logical Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, Decision Making
Problem Solving and Knowledge of the Discipline
Trade
Number of questions Technical/ professional questions (75)
Aptitude i.e. General awareness, Logical ability and Reasoning, Numerical ability and decision making (45)
Duration of DMRC test 90 minutes
Marking Scheme +1 mark for each right answer and -1/3 for each wrong answer.
Paper II
Sections General English
Number of Questions General English (60)
Duration of DMRC 60 minutes
Marking Scheme +1 mark for each right answer and -1/3 for each wrong answer.

DMRC Exam Pattern for Station Controller/ Train Operator (SC/TO)

DMRC Recruitment Exam for the post of SC/TO is scheduled on December 04, 2016 in online mode. There are a total of 180 objective type questions divided in two papers. Paper I has three sections comprising 120 questions in total to be solved in 90 minutes. However, Paper II has one section with 60 questions to be completed in 45 minutes.

The candidates applying for this post must note that they will be tested on questions based on General Science along with General Awareness, Logical Ability and Reasoning and Numerical Ability. The important information regarding DMRC Exam Pattern for SC/TO is given in the table below:

Paper I
Sections General Awareness, Logical Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, Decision Making
Problem Solving and Knowledge of the Discipline
Trade
Number of questions 120 (General Science, General Awareness, Logical Ability and Reasoning and Numerical Ability)
Duration of DMRC test 90 minutes
Marking Scheme +1 mark for each right answer and -1/3 for each wrong answer.
Paper II
Sections General English
Number of Questions 60 (General English)
Duration of DMRC 60 minutes
Marking Scheme +1 mark for each right answer and -1/3 for each wrong answer.

DMRC Exam Pattern for Customer Relations Assistant (CRA)

DMRC Recruitment 2017 to the post of customer relations will be made on the basis of performance in the DMRC Recruitment 2017 exam. The DMRC Recruitment exam for this post will be conducted in different shifts on different dates. CHECK DMRC CRA EXAM DATES

The exam consists of 120 MCQs in Paper I and 60 MCQs in Paper II. Candidates have to solve all the questions in Paper I in 90 minutes and Paper II has to be completed in 60 minutes. Candidates should refer to the following tabulated information for DMRC exam pattern for the post of CRA.

Paper I
Sections General Awareness, Logical Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, Decision Making
Problem Solving and Knowledge of the Discipline
Trade
Number of questions 120 questions (General Awareness including Computer Awareness, Logical Ability and Reasoning & Numerical Ability)
Duration of DMRC test 90 minutes
Marking Scheme +1 mark for each right answer and -1/3 for each wrong answer.
Paper II
Sections General English
Number of Questions 60 (General English)
Duration of DMRC 60 minutes
Marking Scheme +1 mark for each right answer and -1/3 for each wrong answer.

DMRC Exam Pattern for Jr. Engineer, Account Assistant, Maintainer

The DMRC question paper pattern is same for the post of Jr. Engineer and Account Assistant. It is an online mode exam which has objective type questions divided in paper I and Paper II. There are 120 questions in Paper I to be done in 90 minutes and 60 questions in Paper II to be completed in 45 minutes.

The candidates aspiring to appear for these posts are required to have good knowledge in the technical and professional sphere as maximum questions will be based on it in Paper I. Paper II comprises questions based on comprehension, Adverb, Part of Speech, Preposition, Direct and Indirect Speech, Active and Passive voice, synonyms, Antonyms etc.The important characteristics of the DMRC exam pattern for this post are mentioned in the table:

Paper I
Sections General Awareness, Logical Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, Decision Making
Problem Solving and Knowledge of the Discipline
Trade
Number of questions Technical/ professional questions (75)
Aptitude i.e. General awareness, Logical ability and Reasoning, Numerical ability and decision making (45)
Duration of DMRC test 90 minutes
Marking Scheme +1 mark for each right answer and -1/3 for each wrong answer.
Paper II
Sections General English
Number of Questions General English (60)
Duration of DMRC 45 minutes
Marking Scheme +1 mark for each right answer and -1/3 for each wrong answer.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.

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