DMRC: Exam Pattern, Insights and Details

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Ltd, a Joint Venture company with equity participation from Govt. of India and Govt. of National Capital Territory of Delhi has been entrusted with the responsibility of implementation of the rail-based Mass Rapid Transit System for Delhi. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, Lifeline of Delhi, prides itself on its ability to nurture its employees through its unique work culture. 

Each year DMRC organizes a series of selection tests to recruit candidates for the various departments of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, these tests/exams also vary in terms of the pattern and the syllabus, depending upon the position or vacancy option. Although, the general exam pattern is known to have consisted of two exams: Paper 1 (GK, Maths, Logical Reasoning) & Paper 2 (English). The questions are in the form of Multiple Choice Options and there is a criterion of negative marking as well. To Prepare well, candidates are advised to attempt DMRC Exam previous year question papers. 

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Registration Dates:
Registration Starts: Dec 14, 2019 Registration Closes: Jan 20, 2020
Examination Date:
Feb 17,21,23,26, 2020
Educational Qualification
Bachelor’s degree with the minimum aggregate as specified by DMRC.
Time Duration:
Paper 1: 90 Minutes Paper 2: 45 Minutes
Paper 1 Description:
General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, Relevant Discipline(acc to job post)
Paper 2 Description:
General English
Availability of Answer Key:
Feb 28, 2020

DMRC: Exam pattern

The recruitment exam conducted by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation will be conducted in two stages: Paper 1 and Paper 2. The exam will be a computer-based test will have multiple-choice questions. 

  • DMRC test will be divided into two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2

  • Paper 1:
    • Number of Questions: 120 MCQs 

    • Exam Duration: 1.5  hours

    • Medium: English and Hindi

    • Marking scheme: 0.33 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer and 1 mark will be allotted for each right. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate; there will be no penalty for that question, in Paper 1.

    • Sections: General Awareness, General Intelligence & Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and Knowledge of your discipline. 

    • Paper 1 will be of 120 marks
  • Paper 2:

    • Number of Questions: 60 MCQs 

    • Exam Duration: 45 minutes

    • Medium: English 

    • The exam will have General English questions.

​​The candidate is required to clear both Paper 1 and Paper 2 individually for the further recruitment process.

Eligibility for DMRC Recruitment

Nationality / Citizenship: The candidate must be an Indian Citizen.

Age of the candidate:

Minimum Age: 18 years

Maximum Age: 28 years

 Age relaxation:

  • Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe - 5 years
  • Other Backward Classes - 3 years

Educational Qualification:

  • There are different education qualification for different posts.


Syllabus for DMRC Recruitment

Budget and Five Year Plans, Current Affairs (National and International), Sports, Budget and Five Year Plans, Books and Authors, Who is who? Major Financial/Economic News, Awards and Honors, Abbreviations & Important Days, and more Science – Inventions and Discoveries

Vocabulary & Grammar, Antonyms & Synonyms and its correct usage, Basics of English Language, Sentence structure

Simple and Compound Interest, Time and Work, Unitary Method, Decimal Fractions, HCF, LCM, Number System, Percentage, Time and Distance, Average, Profit and Loss, Data Interpretation, Mensuration (2D and 3D), Algebra

Number & Alphabet Series, Test of Direction Sense, Coding-Decoding, Arithmetical Reasoning, Problem on Age Calculation, Blood Relations & Decision Making
Non-Verbal Series, Mirror Images, Grouping Identical & Embedded Figures

Tips and Tricks: DMRC Recruitment

Refer to the latest DMRC Syllabus and Exam Pattern. Get familiar with the exam pattern and syllabus before you begin to prepare. It makes things a lot easier. Once you complete the topics mentioned in the DMRC Syllabus, attend the mock test. Tests are important in judging your abilities right. Mock Tests will also give a true picture before the exams, besides giving you practice and exposure to solving different types of questions.

  • Increase Speed: Manage your time properly; give an appropriate amount of time to each section. Try to improve your time by practicing as many online tests as possible. Youth4work provides online mock tests with a time limit attached to each question; this way one can learn to finish the entire exam within the time limit.
  • Improve Accuracy: Whatever new concepts you learn; make it a habit of practicing them regularly so you do not forget key topics. Because you will not have enough time to prepare all the syllabus topics proficiently, so you must master those you are comfortable with.
  • Use Time Intelligently: Studying in a stretch for hours can be tedious and hard and also not so good. Therefore, try to study several times in regular sessions during a day. This will make learning easy and fun, also you will have enough time to brush up the already studied topics in between intervals.
  • Previous Years’ Papers: Try to get your hands on as many previous years’ question papers as you can. There is a certain type of question pattern you will find useful for your preparation and also get familiar with past exam paper trends.  

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