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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    DMRC Recruitment Exam
  • Mode of Conduction
  • Exam Duration
    2 hours 15 minutes
  • Exam Frequency
  • 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
    Paper 1 - English and Hindi Paper 2 - English
  • Marking Scheme
    A student is awarded one mark for each correct answer, and for every wrong answer, -0.33 marks are deducted.
Eligibilty Criteria

In order to be eligible to appear for the DMRC exam, the eligibility criteria vary as per the job role/position for which the candidate is applying. However, the DMRC has laid down a few basic DMRC eligibility conditions that one must fulfil in order to apply for any post in the DMRC.

The basic eligibility criteria for set by the DMRC for a candidate to apply for the DMRC Exam is discussed below:

  • The candidate should be a citizen of India.
  • The maximum age limit to apply for the DMRC exam is 55 years as of March 01, 2022.
  • The candidate must possess the required 3 Year/ 4 Year Graduation Degree/Diploma as per the job for which the candidate is applying.
  • The candidate should fulfil the Medical/ Health criteria in order to be eligible for Final Selection.

The specific eligibility criteria for various posts under DMRC is tabulated below:

Post DMRC Eligibility Criteria
General Manager (Executive Manager Property Business) 10 years of experience in Contract Management
Manager/Assistant Manager Degree or Diploma in Civil Engineering
Junior Engineer Diploma in a relevant field
General Manager (Operations Planning) IRTS officers who have experience in field operations.
Chief Engineer The officer should be working at the senior administrative grade level.
Chief Architect The candidate should have experience in a specific field.
Exam Pattern

DMRC exam is conducted in offline mode for the posts of Assistant Manager (Electrical, Civil, and S&T) and SC/TO while it will be conducted in online mode for CRA, JE, Maintainer, and other posts.

DMRC Exam is an objective-type exam that consists of two papers: Paper 1 and 2. DMRC Exam consists of a total of 180 questions for which the students get a duration of 2 hours 15 minutes.

DMRC Paper 1 involves questions on GK, Quantitative Ability, Logical Reasoning, and Knowledge of Domain, on the other hand, Paper 2 is taken to check a candidate’s ability in the English language.

A student is awarded one mark for each correct answer, and for every wrong answer, -0.33 marks are deducted.

The exam pattern of both Paper 1 and Paper 2 of DMRC Recruitment 2022 is tabulated below:

Particulars Paper 1 Paper 2
Topics General Awareness, Quantitative aptitude, Logical Reasoning, Relevant Discipline General English
Number of Questions 120 Questions 60 Questions
Duration of the paper 95 Minutes 45 Minutes
Medium of Exam English and Hindi English
Type of Questions MCQs MCQs
Negative Marking -0.33 for each incorrect response -0.33 for each incorrect response

One must be thorough with the exam pattern and syllabus of the DMRC exam to ace it. The syllabus for both the papers in the DMRC Exam is tabulated below:

Paper 1 General Awareness: Indian economy, Sports, Science-inventions, Human rights issues, History, the geography of India, Famous personalities, Socio-economic policy, Abbreviations, States, countries, and institutions, Books and Authors, Current affairs and politics, The transport system of India, Important days and dates, Polity, Basics of computer, Awards and honours
Reasoning and General Intelligence: Completing of numbers, Coding and decoding, Alphabetic series, Data sufficiency, Syllogism, Analytical reasoning, Similarities and dissimilarities, Mathematical operations, Interpretation of graphs, Puzzles, Maps, Decision making, Analogies, Jumbling, Venn diagrams, Age calculation
Quantitative Aptitude: Simplification, Discount, Mensuration, Mixtures and allegations, Number system, Ratios and proportions, Decimals, Percentages, Time and distance, Data interpretation, Algebra, Unitary method, Simple and compound interest, HCF and LCM, Profit and loss, Fractions
Paper 2 General English: Grammar, Passages, Idioms, Comprehension, Vocabulary, Sentence structure, Synonyms and antonyms, Spell check

Apart from the syllabus of the DMRC Exam, the students are also required to have knowledge in the specific fields they are applying for in the DMRC such as mechanical, electrical, civil, and other departments.

The important topics that one must be clear with when applying for a specific field are tabulated below:

DMRC Field DMRC Important Topics
Mechanical Theory of Machines and Machine Design, Engineering Mechanics, Properties of Pure Substances, Laws of Thermodynamics, Air standard Cycles for IC Engines, IC Engines Combustion, IC Engine Cooling & Lubrication, Rankine cycle of System, Air Compressors & their cycles, Refrigeration cycles, etc.
Electrical Basic concepts, Magnetic Circuit, Measurement instruments, Electrical Machines, Generation, Circuit law, Estimation and Costing, Utilisation and Electrical Energy, Basic Electronics, Synchronous Machines etc.
Civil Hydraulics Building Materials, Transportation Engineering Surveying, Soil Mechanics, Irrigation, Environmental Engineering, Estimating, Costing and Valuation etc.
Architecture Building Construction, Building Management, Architectural Drawing, Design Applications, Architectural Design, History of Architecture etc.

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