DMRC 2017: Guidelines for NMRC Office Assistant Exam

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Apr 3, 2017

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DMRC (Delhi Metro Rail Corporation) invites applications for recruitment of NMRC Office Assistant. The Online exam for Office Assistant will be conducted on March 07, 2017. The exam will be divided into two papers, Paper-I and Paper-II. The duration of the exam will be 2 hours 15 minutes. Each correct response carries one mark and every incorrect response causes penalty of 1/3rd marks.

The Admit Card of NMRC 2017 is available on the DMRC official website for download. This year onwards, the paper will be in online mode. The salary for the office assistant post is INR Rs.13500-25520 p.m. Noida Metro in a report mentioned that there were over 13000 applications against limited number of vacancies. Because of tough competition, candidates will have to undergo rigorous training before starting their career as Office Assistant.

The candidates appearing for NMRC 2017 Office Assistant Exam must carry their NMRC Admit Card. The NMRC Admit Card must be supported with a valid ID proof issued by Govt. Of India. The selection process of NMRC comprises Group Discussion (GD), and Personal Interview (PI). The shortlisted candidates will be called for Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

NMRC Recruitment 2017 Exam Day Instructions

NMRC 2017 Admit Card has been released on March 01, 2017. Candidates can download their NMRC admit card from the official website of DMRC by entering registration number and Date of Birth (DOB). NMRC admit card is a necessary document for exam, candidates must bring their admit card to the exam center at the time of NMRC written test. Candidates are suggested to verify your information which is mentioned on the NMRC admit card like Name, Date of birth, Registration number, Exam center, address etc.

In case, if a registered candidate can’t download their E-Admit card, then the candidate should personally report to the DMRC facilitation corner from March 03, 2017 to March 04, 2017 at NMRC Training Institute, Shastri Park, (about 1 KM from Kashmere Gate), New Delhi-110053 between 10 am to 2 pm. Candidates will have to bring following documents with them

  • Copy of online registration form
  • Bank Challan copy
  • Certificate
  • Two passport size photographs
  • Photo identity card

The NMRC 2017 exam for office assistant will start by 12 pm to 02:15 pm. the reporting time is 11 am. Candidates have to bring all the required documents to the DMRC exam center. There is the list of the documents which is mandatory to carry at the allotted venue for DMRC 2017.

  • Aadhaar Card
  • Passport
  • Driving License
  • Voter ID card

NMRC Recruitment 2017 Exam center Instructions

Here are some important points about NMRC exam that candidates need to follow:

  • Candidates have to carry all the required documents.
  • Candidates have to reach NMRC exam center an hour early so that they do not miss out any important announcement or instructions told at the exam center.
  • Candidates cannot edit any information, mentioned on NMRC admit card. For any changes, contact DMRC or visit the headquarters in person.
  • Candidates cannot carry any kind of electronic device viz. mobile, calculator etc. There is no provision of safe keeping of such devices so the authority won’t be responsible if the device is lost.

NMRC Recruitment 2017 Exam Highlights

NMRC 2017 exam for office assistant will be schedule online in second shift. Candidates have to attempt total180 questions in MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) form, candidates can choose their answer by the clicking correct option.

NMRC exam will be scheduled in two sessions paper I and paper II, candidates have to attempt 120 questions in paper I in the duration of 1 hour 30 minutes (90 minutes) and 60 questions in paper II in the duration of 45 minutes. Candidates will get one mark for every correct answer and “Negative marking” will also be applicable.

Here, is the detail information of NMRC 2017 exam schedule for Office assistant Post in the table given below:

Exam Date March 07,2017
Exam Mode Online
Exam Shift Shift 2 ( 12:00 pm to 2:15 pm)
Paper Paper I- Aptitude and General Knowledge
Paper II- General English
Exam medium Paper I- Hindi/English
Paper II-English
Duration 2hours 15 minutes
No. of questions Paper I-(120) Paper II-(60)

NMRC Recruitment 2017 Exam Preparation

Candidates have to prepare well for NMRC exam to score high. Candidates can prepare for NMRC exam by the help of mock test which is already available on the official website of DMRC. Candidates can download NMRC Mock test from the official website by clicking on the link “Mock test” then enter your registration number and password and get the mock paper for exam preparation.

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NMRC Recruitment 2017 Important Topics

All the questions will be asked from some important topics such as Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning & Verbal Ability. Some important tips regarding these topics are given below.

Quantitative Aptitude

The Section holds the maximum importance in deciding your result. Candidates need to pay special attention to the section. Topics such as Compound Interest, Simple Interest, Ratio and Proportion is common in the Office Assistant paperThe Other section that could hurt or boost candidates’ chances is Geometry and Trigonometry. All toppers of various exams have one important mantra- practice question papers every day and practicing Mock test. Practice papers give you confidence and keeps you calm on the day of the exam.

Logical Reasoning

The difficulty level of the section is moderate and the pattern hasn’t changed much over years. However, some questions are deliberately put to test candidates’ IQ and their judgement. The main aim of the section is to test candidates’ ability to imagine, visualize and solve real life complex problems through their logical and reasoning aptitude.

The most common section in Logical Reasoning is Analogy, Classification, Coding-decoding and Blood Relation. The Verbal Topics rule the reasoning paper of NMRC and preparation should be done accordingly.

Verbal Ability

Verbal Ability section checks candidates’ knowledge of English grammar. The Paper comprises of unseen passages, reading comprehension, antonyms, synonyms etc. In this section, candidates need to focus on improving their English. They have to increase vocabulary with the help of books and dictionary. Read newspaper, novels, and magazines to improve.

There are certain things that can help the candidate for instance listen to English news channels, converse with friends in English etc. One of the most important way to improve is "practice mock tests". Mock test helps you be more confident and improves your speed.  The verbal section is all about the testing reading ability of the candidates. Also, revise the rules of grammar like verb agreement and tenses.

General Awareness

GA (General Awareness) is a very scoring section and it is less time consuming. Most of the questions are on Current Affairs. GA is a vast topic comprising history, civics, economics and geography so candidates cannot prepare for it in a day. This section requires awareness about everyday events along with events happened in the past. Important trick is to focus on the last 5 months current affairs. Read monthly magazines, Newspapers, blogs, articles, and books. Cover as much topics as you can. You can practice questions on different apps while travelling or read magazines before going to bed and revise it in morning.

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