DMRC 2017: Guidelines for NMRC Stenographer exam

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Mar 8, 2017

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DMRC 2017 Stenographer exam for Noida Metro is scheduled on March 09, 2017 in Shift III (03:30 PM to 05:45 PM). You have to report to the allotted exam center 1 hour before the commencement of the exam.

NMRC Recruitment 2017 Admit Card has been released on the official website of DMRC. NMRC Recruitment 2017 exam for Stenographer will be held in the last shift of the allotted date. NMRC Exam will be conducted online (computer based test). All the questions will be in MCQ (Multiple Choice Question) form.

NMRC Recruitment 2017 Result are expected to be declared by 1st week of June. Before the announcement of NMRC Result, exam authority will release NMRC Answer Key to maintain transparency in their recruitment process. This will help the students to calculate their marks and prepare for the next round of NMRC Recruitment 2017.

Know About DMRC Recruitment

NMRC Online Registration was closed on January 28, 2017. Online Registration were made but the application fees could be paid in the offline mode only. Applicants who have successfully applied for NMRC Recruitment 2017 can appear for the online examination on the above-mentioned dates.

NMRC Recruitment Exam day Instructions

NMRC admit cards have been issued and are available now. The admit card can be downloaded from the official website. Enter your registration number along with the Date of Birth (DOB) to download the admit card.  DMRC Admit card for Noida Metro is an essential document that you need to carry to the examination hall. Applicants are advised to cross check the details printed on the admit card and report to the NMRC for any discrepancies. Some of the important points candidates need to keep in mind are –

  1. Carry your NMRC admit card.
  2. Carry Photo ID proof (Voter ID/ PAN card/AADHAR card/Driving License)
  3. You are advised to carry a photocopy of your Photo ID as well.
  4. You are also advised to carry your latest passport size photograph, preferably the one used in the application form.

The admit card specifies your NMRC Exam center 2017, Roll No., Date and the Time slot. The NMRC Exam Dates are March 05 – March 09, 2017 in three shifts.

Shifts Timings
Shift I 8:30 am to 10:45 am
Shift II 12:00 pm to 2:15 pm
Shift III 3:30 pm to 5:45 pm

The exam date for the post of the stenographer is March 09, 2017 in the third shift, i.e., the timings are 3:30 pm to 5:45 pm

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 are advised to reach NMRC exam center an hour early to avoid last minute hassle.
  • Candidates cannot edit any information, mentioned on NMRC admit card. Edited or mutilated admit cards will not be accepted.
  • Candidates are not allowed to carry any kind of electronic device viz. mobile, calculator etc.
  • Any textual material or paper is not allowed inside the examination hall except the admit card.
  • Any candidate who fails to produce the admit card whenever asked will be disqualified from the exam.

NMRC Exam Pattern

The following table provides you the NMRC exam structure in detail. NMRC Recruitment 2017 exam conduct in 2 parts- Paper 1 and Paper 2. The questions in Paper-1 will be both in English and Hindi while the questions in Paper-2 will be in English only. Paper 1 carries 120 questions and paper 2 carries 60 questions.

The total duration of the exam is 2 hour 15 minutes. Time duration for Paper-1 is 90 minutes and Paper-2 is 45 minutes. All the questions are in MCQ (multiple choice questions) format. Each question carries 4 options and out of them only 1 option is correct. Negative marking is also applicable in NMRC.

Follow the table given below to get familiar with the paper format beforehand.

Paper Subjects No. of Questions Time duration
Paper – 1 General Awareness Logical Ability & Reasoning Quantitative Aptitude Relevant Trade 120 90 minutes
Paper – 2 General English 60 45 minutes

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 available on various websites. Candidates can download NMRC Mock test from these websites and assess their performance. This will help the candidates to know their strong and weak areas and work accordingly to enhance their performance in the final exam.

The important topics and the prescribed books for the different subjects to help you in the last-minute preparation is given below –


This section will cover your command over the English language. The important topics include Reading comprehension, Vocabulary based problems, Sentence correction, spotting error, jumbled sentences, synonyms, Antonyms, Active & Passive voice, sentence structure. The prescribed books for this subjects are –

  • Grammar book by Wren & Martin
  • Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis
  • Better English by Norman Lewis

Logical Reasoning

This section cover the topics including sitting arrangement, puzzle test, syllogism, data sufficiency problem, blood relation problems, series, direction sense, ordering & ranking, problem on age calculation, arithmetical reasoning, mirror images, coding- decoding, statement assumption. Some of the important books to prepare for this section are –

  • Verbal reasoning by R.S.Aggarwal
  • Analytical reason by M.K.Pandey
  • 501 challenging logical reasoning problems.

Quantitative Aptitude

In this section, questions are asked from the topics including percentage, average, simple/ compound interest, profit & loss, ratio & proportions, Time & work, Time & distance, Data interpretation, Data sufficiency, simplifications, sequences & series, mensuration, quadratic Equation, number system, HCF & LCM. Important books to prepare for this section are –

  • Quantitative Aptitude for competitive examinations by R.S Aggarwal
  • Magical Book on Quicker Mathematics by M. Tyara
  • Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma.

General Awareness

In the General awareness section, the questions are mainly asked from National & International current affairs, Indian Geography, History of India & World, Indian polity, Indian culture & Heritage, Inventions & Discoveries, Abbreviations & Important days, Awards & Honors etc. Important books to prepare for this section are –

  • Chronicle India Magazine
  • MockBank Current affairs Packages
  • Pratiyogita Darpan

The NMRC mock test can be accessed by visiting the official website of DMRC and clicking on the Careers tab. Find the notification of NMRC and click on the Mock Test Link. The page will redirect to the mock website where you just need to click on Sign in to start the mock test.

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