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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    DMRC CRA Exam
  • Mode of Conduction
  • Exam Duration
    Paper 1 - 90 minutes Paper 2 - 45 minutes
  • Official Website
  • No. of Papers
  • Total Marks
    Paper 1 - 120 Paper 2 - 60
  • Total No. of Questions
    Paper 1 - 120 Paper 2 - 60
  • Medium of the exam
    English/ Hindi
  • Marking Scheme
    negative marking of 1/3rd will be there in the exam
  • Exam Dates
    Mid of February
Eligibilty Criteria

The official notification regarding Eligibility Criteria for the year 2022 is yet to be released. We have compiled data from the past years’ Eligibility Criteria and assume that minor changes may or may not be seen in the latest notification. Candidates can check the Age eligibility and education eligibility criteria for DMRC CRA 2022 in the following section.

DMRC CRA Age Limit

The official notification regarding Age requirements for a DMRC CRA is yet to be released. Based on the previous year’s criteria the Age requirements for a DMRC CRA is-

Category Age (in years)
General 18-30*
Other Backward Class 18-31*
SC/ ST 18-33*
*The age of the candidate till January is taken into consideration.

DMRC CRA Age Relaxation

DMRC provides age relaxations to various categories ranging from Ex-servicemen to victims of riots 1984. Candidates can check the Age relaxation for various categories from the below:

Category Relaxation in years
Other Backward Classes(Non-Creamy Layer) 3 Years
Ex-Servicemen Length of Service + 3 years
A person affected with 1984 Riots 5 Years
Residents of Jammu and Kashmir during the period of January 1, 1980, to December 12, 1989 5 Years
A Person with Disabilities-
  • SC/ST - 15 Years
  • OBC - 13 Years
  • General - 10 Years

DMRC CRA Educational Eligibility

Interested candidates must ensure that they have the following qualifications before applying to DMRC CRA 2022:

  • Candidates must assure that they have completed at least graduation with a computer application course.
  • Candidates from the diverse streams are welcome, the only thing to keep in mind is that the candidates should have completed a bachelor's degree with a computer application course.
  • Computer Application course should be of at least 6 weeks duration.
  • This opportunity is open to candidates from India only.
Exam Pattern

The Candidates before applying to the DMRC CRA examination need to fully understand the paper pattern for a better understanding of the paper, thus increasing the chance of selection. Candidates need to keep in mind that a negative marking of 1/3rd will be there in the exam. The paper pattern for CRA is:

Particulars Paper 1 Paper 2
Total Number of Questions 120 60
Discipline Numerical Ability, Reasoning, General Knowledge, Computer Awareness. General English
Duration Of Exam 90 Mins 45 Mins
Type of Examination Objective Objective
Mode of Examination English/ Hindi English/ Hindi

DMRC CRA syllabus is released by DMRC every year for both Paper 1 and Paper 2. DMRC CRA Paper 1 syllabus includes General Aptitude, General Reasoning, Computer Awareness, General Knowledge Current Affairs etc. Paper 2 includes General English. Candidates should know the accurate syllabus for focussed and determined preparation for CRA 2022.

DMRC CRA Paper 1 Syllabus

Particulars Topics

General Aptitude

  1. Numbers
  2. Averages
  3. Percentages
  4. Profit and Loss
  5. Ratio and Proportion
  6. Time and Work
  7. Time and Distance
  8. Simple and Compound Interest
  9. Area and Volume
  10. Data Interpretation

General Reasoning

  1. Blood Relations
  2. Puzzle Test
  3. Analogy
  4. Cubes and Dices
  5. Paper Cutting
  6. Coding-Decoding
  7. Logical Venn Diagram
  8. Classification
  9. Direction Sense Test
  10. Series Completion

Computer Awareness

  1. Introduction to Computer
  2. Computer Architecture & Organization
  3. Input and Output Devices
  4. Computer Memory
  5. Computer Software
  6. Computer Hardware
  7. Operating Systems
  8. Microsoft Word
  9. Computer Networking
  10. Programming Languages

General Knowledge

  1. Geography of India
  2. History of India
  3. Indian Polity
  4. Indian Economy
  5. Everyday Science
  6. General Science
  7. Environmental Science
  8. General Physics
  9. General Chemistry
  10. Life Science

Current Affairs

  1. Persons in News
  2. International Organizations
  3. Games & Events
  4. Awards & Honours
  5. Books & Authors
  6. Science & Technology
  7. Defence & Security
  8. Economic Affairs
  9. National News
  10. International News

DMRC CRA Syllabus for Paper 2

Subjects Topics

General English

  1. Active & Passive Voice
  2. Direct & Indirect Speech
  3. Synonyms
  4. Antonyms
  5. Comprehension Ability
  6. Sentence Completion
  7. Idioms & Phrases
  8. One Word Substitution
  9. Sentence Improvement
  10. Spotting Error

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