DMRC SCTO Psycho test - Personality Aptitude

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Sep 12, 2017

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Anil Tigga

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Psycho test is the part of selection process for the post of Station Controller and Train Operator. The selection process for SCTO consists of four stages namely- written test, psycho test, personal interview and medical examination.

Shortlisted candidates on the basis of their performance in written test will be called for the next round of selection process i.e. Psychology test. It is one of the most important stages of selection process.

Psychology test consists of five stages mentioned below. To be eligible for next round of selection i.e. personal interview, applicants have to qualify all the tests of psychology paper.

Test 1: Embedded Figure Test

Test 2: Figures Association Test

Test 3: Memory Test

Test 4: Observation Test

Test 5 Personality/ Aptitude Test

DMRC (Delhi Metro Rail Corporation) is one of the respected recruitment bodies in India. It conducts national level offline exam every year to recruit the candidates for various executive and non-executive posts for both Delhi Metro and Noida Metro.


What is Personality/ Aptitude Test in Psychology Test?

The personality/ Aptitude Test is the final test of psychology test. The Aptitude Test is conducted to analyze candidates’ aptitude and thought process. The questions are based on individual thoughts of the person. Applicants need to choose most suitable answer from the given options. 

  • Aptitude test consists of total 36 questions.
  • The duration of the test is 10 minutes only.
  • Safe attempts for this section could be 25-30 out of 36 questions.
  • This test checks candidate’s aptitude according to the job requirement.
Personality/ Aptitude Test in Psychology Test

How to Prepare for DMRC Personality/ Aptitude Test?

Practice is the best way to qualify this test. Firstly candidate should set 10 minutes in stop watch, after one day practicing with 10 minutes reduce 1 minutes in next day then stop at 7 minutes.

If a candidate able to attempt all the questions in 7 minutes in practice mode then he/ she surely complete this test within 10 minutes in main exam otherwise candidate will be not able to complete this test within time.

  • Candidate should practice many time of some set with timer and don’t waste your time on a question which is difficult to identify in main exam move to next question.
  • Maintain proper time management.
  • Solve previous year papers.
  • Make a proper schedule for study before start preparation.
  • Take regular breaks
  • Sleep and eat well
  • Use Creative Techniques

Preparation Books for Personality/ Aptitude Test

Good books are one of the best ways to prepare for any test. Aptitude test is all about the personality of the candidate. The test comprised questions about individual personality. The table below represents some important books for aptitude test.

Preparation Books for Personality/ Aptitude Test
Book Name Author/ Editor ISBN Number
More How to Win at Aptitude Tests Liam Healy 0007112572, 978-0007112579
DMRC Psycho Preparation Kit Personality Test - -
Handbook of Personality Development Todd D. Little, Daniel K. Mroczek -
Personality Development and Soft Skills Barun Mitra 0199459746, 978-0199459742
General Aptitude Theory and Practice Anand Kumar Ajay Kumar , Ajay Kumar 9380473052, 978-9380473055

General Guidelines for Personality/ Aptitude Test

Here are important guidelines issued by exam authority. Applicants are advised to read all the guidelines carefully.

  • Candidates must bring their DMRC admit card at the examination center. Else they cannot enter inside the center.
  • All the electronic device like mobile, calculator, etc. are prohibited at examination hall.
  • Applicants have to reach at exam center half hour prior to exam commencement.

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

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