DMRC 2017 CRA Exam Dates announced

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Feb 17, 2017

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DMRC announces exam dates for the post of CRA (Customer Relations Assistant). There are maximum applications from this post, thus the exam is scheduled in different shifts on different dates. 182,518 candidates have applied for the post of CRA this year. DMRC CRA exam is scheduled on February 21- February 23, 2017 and February 25- February 28, 2017.

Candidates who have submitted the completely filled application by October 15, 2016 will be allowed to give the written exam. Candidates can now download the DMRC Admit card for CRA from the official website of DMRC. Enter your Registration ID and Date of Birth to download the admit card.

The number of shifts of the offline mode DMRC Exam varies with the date on which the exam is scheduled. The number of shifts can be either one or two or three. 

Post declaration of DMRC Recruitment 2017 Result for CRA, candidates have to undergo a psychology test. After clearing the psycho test, shortlisted candidates appear for the personal interview followed by Medical Examination.

DMRC offers a large number of vacancies for the post of Customer Relations Assistant (CRA). The total number of vacancies released for the post this year is 1100. The salary offered to the candidates applying for this post is INR 10170 – INR 18500/-

DMRC Recruitment 2017 Exam Dates

The Application form for DMRC Recruitment is available on the official website from September 16, 2016. The online registration window shuts by October 15, 2016. Candidates have to remit the application fee last by October 18, 2016. The important exam dates for DMRC Recruitment as CRA is given in the table below:

Online registration for DMRC recruitment begins from September 16, 2016
Last date to submit the DMRC Recruitment Application form is October 15, 2016
Submission of Application fee begins from September 17, 2016
Last date to download the bank challan is October 15, 2016
Last date to submit the application fee for DMRC is October 18, 2016
DMRC Admit Card for CRA will be available from January 30, 2017
Customer Relations Assistant (CRA) February 21, 2017 (Shift III)
February 22, 2017 (Shift I, Shift II, Shift III)
February 23, 2017 (Shift I, Shift II, Shift III)
February 25, 2017 (Shift III)
February 27, 2017 (Shift I, Shift II, Shift III)
February 28, 2017 (Shift I, Shift II, Shift III)

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DMRC Recruitment 2017 Eligibility

The minimum age of candidates who wish to apply for DMRC Recruitment 2017 must be 21 years. There is no specified upper age limit for this post. Candidates must obtain the minimum academic qualification mentioned below to apply for the post of CRA through DMRC recruitment:

  • 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)

DMRC releases a total of 1100 vacancies for the post of CRA distributed among different categories. There are generally a large number of applications for this post and it is the same for this year. The table below gives the details of the DMRC Vacancy for this program:

Category Vacancy
Unreserved category 556
Other Backward Classes 297
Scheduled Caste 165
Scheduled Tribe 82
Ex-Servicemen 159

DMRC Recruitment 2017 Exam Pattern

DMRC Recruitment 2017 exam for the post of CRA is conducted in offline mode with objective type questions. Candidates have to solve 180 questions in 150 minutes. The exam is conducted in two sessions i.e. Paper I (General Awareness) and Paper II (General English).

DMRC Exam is scheduled in different shifts on different dates. The duration of the exam in each shift is 3 hours 15 minutes. The timings of each shift is tabulated below:

Shift I Shift II Shift III
07:30 a.m.- 10:45 a.m. 11:00 a.m.- 02:15 p.m. 02:30 p.m.- 05:45 p.m.

Paper I has three sections namely general awareness, knowledge of discipline and trade. The questions asked are based on general awareness which includes computer awareness, logical ability and reasoning and numerical ability. Candidates have to solve 120 questions in 90 minutes.

Paper II has questions based on comprehension, English grammar and errors. Candidates have to solve 60 objective type questions in 60 minutes.

The marking scheme for both the papers is same i.e. +1 mark for every correct answer and -1/3 mark for every incorrect answer.

DMRC Recruitment 2017 Selection Process

Candidates are shortlisted for further processes of the selection criteria. If the candidates clear the DMRC recruitment 2017 exam with the minimum required marks then they have to appear for a psychological test.

The next step of the selection process for DMRC Recruitment is Personal Interview. The candidates have to one-on-one question session with a panel of 4 or more interviewees. Candidates have to answer questions based on Educational qualifications, curricular activities, work experience, outlook on contemporary issues etc.

The candidates have to undergo a medical examination to check their medical fitness. The candidates have to meet the medical standards prescribed by DMRC. The candidates have to bear the expenses for the medical examination for CRA. The candidates who have undergone lasik surgery are not suitable for this post.

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