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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    DFCCIL Executive Exam
  • Mode of Conduction
    Offline
  • Exam Duration
    120 min
  • Official Website
    https://dfccil.com/
  • Total Marks
    120
  • Total No. of Questions
    120
  • No. of Sections
    2
  • Marking Scheme
    +1 for every correct answer -0.25 for every incorrect answer
  • Exam Dates
    To Be Announced
Eligibilty Criteria

The DFCCIL Executive Eligibility for 2022 has not been released yet but candidates can refer to the DFCCIL Executive Eligibility for 2021. It will give them a clear understanding of what to expect in 2022. Eligibility criteria for all the disciplines vacant for DFCCIL Executive job profile are tabled below:

Post Educational Qualification Age Limit (in years) as on 01.01.2022
Executive (Civil) Diploma (3 years) in Civil Engg/ Civil Engg. (Transportation)/ Civil Engg. (Construction Technology)/ Civil Engg. (Public Health)/ Civil Engg. (Water Resource) with not less than 60% marks in aggregate. 18-30
Executive (Electrical) Diploma (3 years) in Electrical / Electronics /Power Supply/ Instrumentation and Control/ Industrial Electronics/Electronic Instrumentation/Applied Electronics/ Digital Electronics/Power Electronics from a recognized institute with not less than 60% marks in aggregate. 18-30
Executive (S&T) Diploma (3 years) in Electrical/ Electronics/ Microprocessor/TV Engineering/Fiber Optic Communication/ Telecommunication/ Communication/Sound & TV Engineering/ Industrial Control/ Electronic Instrumentation/ Industrial Electronics/ Applied Electronics/ Digital Electronics/ Power Electronics/ Information Science & Technology/ ComputerApplication/Computer Engineering/Computer Science/ Computer Technology with not less than 60% marks in aggregate. 18-30
Executive (Operations & BD) Graduation with not less than 60% marks in aggregate from a recognized University/Institute. 18-30
Executive (Mechanical) Diploma (3 years) in Mechanical/Electrical/Electronics/Manufacturing/ Mechatronics/Production Engg./ Automobile/ Instrumentation and Control Engineering with not less than 60% marks in aggregate. 18-30
Exam Pattern

The exam will be held in two stages: Stage 1 and Stage 2. The DFCCIL Executive Exam will be a Computer-based Test (CBT). Stage 1 exam will be held for the following -

  • Executive (Civil) - Divided into Part I and II
  • Executive (Electrical) - Divided into Part I and II
  • Executive (Signal & Telecommunication) - Divided into Part I and II
  • Executive (Operations & BD) - No such division
  • Executive (Mechanical) - Divided into Part I and II

On the other hand, the Stage 2 exam will be held only for the post of Executive (Operations & BD).

The exam pattern as well as the detailed syllabus for DFCCIL Executive Stage 1 exam for all the posts has been tabled below. The pattern for the Stage 1 exam of Executive (Operations & BD) is different and has been separately tabled.

Here are a few highlights regarding the DFCCIL Executive exam pattern:

Stage Test Subject Question Marks Time
1 General Knowledge General Knowledge 12 24 120 min
General Aptitude/Reasoning 12
2 Engineering Discipline Engineering 96 96
Total 120 120

DFCCIL Stage 1 Exam Pattern for Executive (Operations & BD)

There are a total of 7 subjects from which the questions will be asked. For each correct answer, the +1 mark will be awarded. There will be a negative marking for 0.25 marks. Here is the exam pattern of Stage 1:

Subject Questions Marks Time
General Knowledge 12 120 120 min
Logical Reasoning 12
Numerical Ability 24
General Science 24
History of Indian Railways and DFCCIL 24
Economics and Marketing 12
Customer Relations, etc. 12
Total 120
Syllabus

The DFCCIL Executive will have a three-tier selection process. The first stage of DFCCIL Executive will be an online Computer Based Test (CBT) where candidates will be assessed around their technical as well as non-technical knowledge.

The DFCCIL Executive for the posts of Electrical, Signal & Telecommunication, Mechanical will have one paper which will be divided into two parts. The Part A syllabus will be common for all fields. Part B syllabus will depend on the area of specialization.

DFCCIL Executive Stage 1: Syllabus of Part 1

This section includes the factual and current affairs part. One needs to be in continuous touch with current updates and news related to railway and schemes, commissions for the national affairs. The syllabus under this is mentioned below:

  • Financial Awareness
  • Railway History
  • Commission
  • Development in Railway
  • Current Affair
  • Factual Economics

DFCCIL Executive General Aptitude/ Logical Reasoning Syllabus

This section deals with the concepts based on aptitude and reasoning. It analyses the general state of judgment one will have in different situations. The syllabus under this is mentioned below:

  • Coding-Decoding
  • Blood Relations
  • Syllogism
  • Analogy
  • Alphabets
  • Order & Word Formation
  • Arrangement

DFCCIL Executive General Science Syllabus 2022

This section includes the General topics of Science that somehow helps one to understand the dimensions of working in Railways. It includes factual information based on mechanics, thermodynamics, etc.

  • Fluid
  • Pressure
  • Thrust
  • Weight
  • Gravitation
  • Human Body

DFCCIL Executive Numerical Ability Syllabus 2022

This section includes the questions from a numerical perspective that will analyze the numerical ability of a person. Questions are expected to be of an average level as one is expected to do. Syllabus includes:

  • Distance- Time
  • Time- Work
  • Percentage
  • Average
  • Data Interpretation
  • Number Series
  • Simplification

DFCCIL Executive Stage 1: Part 2 Syllabus:

As mentioned earlier part 2 of DFCCIL Executive Stage 1 is for all the posts except Executive (Operations & BD).

  • The Part 2 has 96 questions in Multiple choice format.
  • It will depend on the area of specialization and is designed differently for the different posts.
  • A detailed syllabus for all fields is provided below in tabular format.
Posts Syllabus in Part 2
Executive ( Civil)
  • Surveying
  • Strength of material
  • Structural Design & Drawing
  • Building & Construction material
  • Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering
  • Concrete Technology
  • Reinforced & Prestressed concrete
  • Hydraulics
  • Hydrology & Hydraulics Structures
  • Public Health Engineering & Water Supply
  • Railway Engineering & Railway Track etc.
Executive ( Electrical)
  • Circuit Analysis
  • Machines
  • Electronics
  • Measurement
  • Control System
  • Material System
  • Rest etc.
Executive ( Signal & Telecommunications)
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Networks
  • Signals & Systems
  • Electronic Devices
  • Analog Circuits
  • Digital Circuits
  • Control System
  • Communication
  • Electromagnetic etc.
Executive ( Mechanical)
  • Mechanics
  • Strength of Materials
  • Theory of Machines
  • Design
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Thermo Dynamics
  • Engineering Material and Manufacturing Technology
  • Machining and Machine Tools,
  • Metrology
  • Inspection etc.

DFCCIL Executive (Operations & BD) Stage 2 (CBAT) Syllabus:

Candidates who will meet the cut-off marks of Stage 1 (CBT), will qualify for the next level of examination which is a Computer Based Aptitude Test (CBAT). This test is applicable for the post of Executive (Operations & BD) only.

Candidates have to qualify for all the test batteries of CBAT to qualify for the post of Executive (Operations & BD). The exam will be conducted in a bilingual manner with no negative marking.

This Aptitude Test (Psycho-Technical Test) includes a syllabus based on:

  • Cognitive Assessment
  • Psycho-motor Assessment
  • Interactive Counseling
  • Stress management
  • Personality Assessment
  • Human Management Studies

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