DMRC: All about Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

Created on 3 May 1995 with E. Sreedharan ‘The metro Man’, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation abbreviated as DMRC is a Centre-state Public Sector company that operates the Delhi Metro. Apart from operating the Delhi Metro the DMRC is also involved in the planning and implementation of metro rail, monorail, and high-speed rail projects in India and abroad. The work of DMRC is fragmented into various parts which are Projects, Operation and Maintenance, Finance, Human Resources etc. It is a joint venture company with equity participation from Govt. of India and Govt. of National Capital Territory of Delhi.

Every year the DMRC invites applications for the technical vacancies in their organization. Candidates after selection are likely to be posted at Delhi/NCR or any other projects of DMRC, anywhere in India. The DMRC recruitment posts are divided into two categories the executive which is for the post of assistant Manager and non-executive category which is for the post of Junior Engineer. With the two post also there is subdivision of Regular and contractual (4 years)

In this article we would like to talk about DMRC recruitment and therefore the article is divided into 5 parts:

  1. Eligibility Criteria
  2. Selection Procedure
  3. Type of paper and their syllabus
  4. Cut off
  5. Job profile

A.    Eligibility criteria

1.    Age limit:

  • The age limit for the DMRC examination is between 18 to 28 Years. However, some relaxations are also provided like:
  • Upper age relaxation by 5 years for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC candidates
  • Upper age relaxations by 5 years for candidates belonging to Jammu & Kashmir who had ordinarily been domiciled in that state between 01.01.1980 and 31.12.1989
  • Upper age for Ex-servicemen will be length of service + 3 years, subject to a maximum age of 40 years.
  • Upper age relaxation by 10 years for PWD Unreserved candidates, 15 years for PWD SC/ST candidates and 13 years for PWD OBC candidates (of central list) for posts where reservation for PWD is admissible.

2.    Educational Qualifications:

One can apply to these given posts if they fulfill the eligibility criteria and the Educational Qualification mentioned by the DMRC recruitment notification. The Qualifications are different for various posts depending on the branch one has applied from. Apart from the Educational Qualifications other eligibility criteria are also mentioned by DMRC.

We shall first discuss the Educational Qualification for the various posts of assistant Manager and Junior engineer.

A.    DMRC Assistant Manager

S. No. Post Qualifications
1 Electrical Candidates should have got a minimum of 60% marks /equivalent CGPA in B.E./B.Tech. (Electrical) respectively from a Govt. recognized University/Institute, with a valid GATE score the previous year.
2 S&T GATE qualified candidates. Candidates should have got a minimum of 60% marks/equivalent CGPA in B.E./B.Tech in Electronics Engg., Electronics & Communication Engg., IT, Computer Science, Computer Science & Engg., Electrical & Electronics Engg., Electrical Engg., Electronics & Telecommunication Engg., Electronics Instrumentation and Control, Instrumentation & Control and Instrumentation Engg., from a Govt. recognized University/Institute, with a valid GATE score
3 Operations GATE qualified candidates. Candidates should have got a minimum of 60% marks/equivalent CGPA in BE/B Tech in Electrical/Electronics/Mechanical/Civil or in equivalent trade from a Govt. recognized University/Institute, with a valid GATE score OR 02 (Two) year full time MBA with 60% marks/equivalent CGPA having specialization in Marketing/International Business Operations/Logistics from a Govt. recognized University/Institute

4

Fire B.Sc. (Three years duration) or equivalent from a Govt. recognized University with one year Advance Diploma of National Fire Service College of Nagpur or BE(Fire) of NFSC, Nagpur or equivalent
5 Store GATE qualified candidates, Candidates should have got a minimum of 60% marks/equivalent CGPA in B.Tech/B.E. in Mechanical/Electrical/Electronic discipline from a Govt. recognized University/Institute, with a valid GATE score
6 Environment GATE qualified candidates, , Candidates should have got a minimum of 60% marks/equivalent CGPA in B.Tech/B.E. in Civil/Environment Engineering from a Govt. recognized University/Institute, with a valid GATE score
7 IT GATE qualified candidates. Master’s degree in Computer Application or Computer Science or Masters of Technology (with specialization in Computer Application), with a valid GATE score or BE/B Tech in Computer Science or Information Science/Technology with minimum 60% marks/equivalent CGPA from a Govt. recognized University/Institute, with a valid GATE score in

B.    DMRC Junior Engineer

S No.

Post

Qualification

Electrical

Three years Engineering Diploma# in Electrical/equivalent trade from a Govt. recognized University/Institute

Electronics

Three years Engineering Diploma# in Electronics, Computer Engg., Information Technology, Electronics & Communications, Electronics & Communications Industry Integrated, Electrical & Electronics, Electronics/Microprocessor, Electronics & Telecommunications, Instrumentation Technology, Electronics and Instrumentation Engg. from a Govt. recognized University/Institute

Mechanical

Three years Engineering Diploma# in Mechanical /equivalent trade from a Govt. recognized University/Institute
Civil Environment

Three years Engineering Diploma# in Civil from a Govt. recognized University/Institute

Asst. Programmer

Three years Engineering Diploma# in Computer Science or Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Applications (BCA) or Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, viz. B.Sc./IT from a Govt. recognized University/Institute
Fire Inspector

B.Sc. (three years course) from a Govt. Recognized University, with one year Fire Safety course from a Govt. recognized University/Institute

Maintainer-Electrician

ITI (NCVT/SCVT) in Electrician Trade, from a Govt. recognized University/Institute
Maintainer-Electronic Mechanic

ITI(NCVT/SCVT) in Electronic Mechanic, Information communication Technology System Maintenance, Information Technology, Machine Computer Hardware, Machine cum Operator Electronic Communication System, Machine Industrial Electronics, Radio & TV Machine, Power Electronics System from a Govt. recognized University/Institute

Maintainer – Ref & AC Mechanic

ITI (NCVT/SCVT) in Refrigeration & AC Mechanic from a Govt. recognized University/Institute
Maintainer – Fitter

ITI (NCVT/SCVT) in Fitter, Lift & Escalator Mechanic from a Govt. recognized University/Institute

Apart from the above mentioned qualification there are other Special cases where a person can apply for the above posts:

  1. A person with a higher qualification than mentioned as the eligibility criteria can also apply for the post. However, for the post of Maintainer/ (Electrician, Electronic Mechanic, Ref & AC Mechanic and Fitter) it is mandatory for the candidates to have done ITI in specified, above mentioned trades.
  2. If a candidate is qualified for more than one post he/she can apply to any number of posts.
  3. For all the candidates who are appearing for the qualifying exam (which would make them educationally eligible for these posts) are also eligible for applying to these posts. These candidates will be admitted to the examination but their candidature will be provisional. Unable to provide proof of passing the qualified examination on the date of publication of result of CBT by DMRC for Non-executive posts or on date of GD /Interview for Executive posts, their candidature is liable to be cancelled.

C. Selection Procedure:

  1. DMRC Executive post:

For the executive posts the selection procedure is a three stage process:

  • CBT (two papers),
  • Group Discussion & Personal Interview
  • Followed by Medical Examination in Executive(Technical/Non-technical) category.
  1. DMRC Non Executive post:

For the non-executive post, the selection procedure is a two stage process:

  • CBT (two papers),
  • followed by Medical Examination in prescribed medical standard

For Maintainers posts the selection procedure will comprise a two-stage process:

  • CBT (One paper),
  • Followed by Medical Examination in prescribed medical standard.

Important points:

  • The candidates are required to qualify all the examination along with the medical examination to be finally selected for both executive and non-executive post.
  • The selection process is aimed at testing the candidate’s knowledge and judge him/her on different facets of knowledge, skills, comprehension, aptitude and physical fitness.

C. Different types of tests conducted during DMRC recruitment and their syllabus:

  • Computer Based Test (CBT);

The CBT examination in the DMRC recruitment consist of two papers (Paper I and Paper-II which will both be held on the same day in the same center)

S No. Paper Type of Questions Time Subject DMRC JE AND AE Syllabus
1 Paper I

multiple choice objective questions, bilingual (Hindi/English), on General Awareness, General Intelligence & Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude (General English for Maintainer-Electrician, Electronic Mechanic, Fitter and Ref & AC Mechanic) and/ knowledge of the discipline/trade.

 

120 (Each of equal marks

For every wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted)

1.5 Hours Logical Ability Reasoning Tests analytical reasoning, direction and distance test, linear arrangement test, analogy test, classification test, coding-decoding test, series test, blood relationship test, symbols and notations, alphabet test, data sufficiency test, data interpretation test, logic tests, syllogisms, statement assumptions, statements arguments, statement conclusions, statements action, problems based on symmetry, problems based on visual ability, classification, non-verbal test series and non- verbal analogy
Quantitative Aptitude Elementary Mathematics, Arithmetic, number system, square roots, cube roots, fractions and decimals, HCF and LCM, Simplification, verification, chain rule, ratio and proportion, average, logarithms, commercial math, Unitary Method, Decimal Fractions, simple interest, compound interest, percentage, profit and loss, partnership, discount, measurements- areas and volumes, area and perimeter of plane figure, volume and surface of solid, ages, boats and streams, clocks and calendars, mixture and allegation, pipes and cisterns, races and games, problems on trains, unitary methods, time and distance, work and wages
General Awareness Famous personalities, Inventions and discoveries, Books and authors, Calendar First largest, longest in world, Languages Music, Currencies, Statistical Data- world, Abbreviations & Important Days and many more, World Organizations, Trade awareness, Major Financial/Economic News, Who is who?, Solar system, Prizes and Awards, Earth, Environment and Pollution, General Geography, History, Economics, Polity, General Science, Computer Science, National Events, science and technology, Sports and recreation and economy
2 Paper II

Objective type questions on General English to judge the knowledge of English language.

 

60 (Each of equal marks

For every wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted)

45 mins English Section

Vocabulary

Synonyms and antonyms

Spelling Errors, Idioms and Phrases

One-word substitution

Sentence Formation

Cloze Tests

Formation and Re-arrangement of sentence in paragraph

English usage errors, Inappropriate use of words and Sentence correction

English Comprehension

Sentence Formation, Sentence Correction, Sentence Completion, Sentence Improvement, Sentence Reconstruction

Re-arrangement of words in a sentence, spotting error and common errors

 

  • All the candidates who qualify both the papers separately and rank high on merit as decided by the DMRC will be called for the Medical Examination/GD & Interview, at Delhi/NCR.
  • Candidates (for all categories of posts) called for GD & Interview shall be paid to & fro sleeper class Railway fare for journey by the shortest route between Railway Station nearest to hometown & Delhi.
  • DMRC Medical Examination:
  • All the candidates whether after the Interview or after CBT will have to undergo the medical fitness test(s) and meet the medical standards prescribed by DMRC for various posts.
  • Expenses for the first time medical examination of the candidate will be borne by DMRC. However, in case a candidate seeks extension for joining or re-examination, the expenditure for the medical test/s will be borne by the candidate himself/herself.

D. DMRC Cut off

Each year depending on the exam pattern, difficulty of the exam, number of candidates applied and the vacancies available the DMRC cut off marks for the recruitment of executive and non-executive post varies.

For DMRC recruitment Junior Engineer the cut off for the year 2018 as per different posts is as follows:

DMRC Junior Engineer Electrical:

S No. Category Paper 1 Paper II
Out of 80 Out of 100
EX-S EX-S
1 UR 62.816 32.113 83.383 47.133
2 OBC 59.609 24.705 80.150 51.3182
3 SC 53.515 33.363 72.737
4 ST 52.253 71.161

DMRC Junior Engineer Electronics:

S No. Category Paper 1 Paper II
Out of 80 Out of 100
EX-S EX-S
1 UR 49.140 32.78 68.955 45.607
2 OBC 46.779 24.060 80.150 43.379
3 SC 40.695 28.535 59.518 50.883
4 ST 36.807 55.255

DMRC Junior Engineer Mechanical:

S No. Category Paper 1 Paper II
Out of 80 Out of 100
EX-S EX-S
1 UR 62.094 32.529 96.237 56.728
2 OBC 60.543 24.101 93.856 57.720
3 SC 55.451 86.206

DMRC Junior Engineer Civil:

S No. Category Paper 1 Paper II
Out of 80 Out of 100
1 UR 50.237 68.540
2 OBC 48.651 63.830
3 SC 45.747 60.117
4 ST 46.610 63.251

For The DRC recruitment of Assistant Manager, the cut off for the year 2016 as per different posts is as follows:

DMRC Assistant Manager Electrical (2016):

Category Cutoff marks in Paper1 Cutoff marks in Written test Expected cutoff (Out of 75) Final Cutoff marks (Out of 100)
General 34.50 44.83 45 55.66
OBC 32.33 43.58 44 52.58
SC 27.67 38.75 40 48.58
ST 27.33 39.08 40 51.59

For DMRC recruitment Assistant Manager the cut off for the year 2018 as per different posts is as follows:

DMRC Assistant Manager Operations (2018):

Category Cutoff marks in Paper1
(Out of 60)
cutoff marks Paper I +II(Out of 75) Final Cutoff marks (Out of 100)
General 35.960 50.477 67.756
OBC 34.083 48.639 65.545
SC 30.692 44.545 60.419

DMRC Assistant Manager Civil (2018):

Category Cutoff marks in Paper1
(Out of 60)
cutoff marks Paper I +II(Out of 75) Final Cutoff marks (Out of 100)
General 36.850 48.280 67.048
OBC 34.355 46.453 63.463
SC 28.060 38.728 55.708
ST 25.855 35.975 56.810

DMRC Assistant Manager S&T (2018):

Category Cutoff marks in Paper1

(Out of 60)

cutoff marks Paper I +II(Out of 75) Final Cutoff marks (Out of 100)
General 41.212 52.483 71.233
OBC 37.663 49.885 67.885
SC 31.058 44.533 64.004
ST 29.868 44.047 64.225

DMRC Assistant Manager IT (2018):

Category Cutoff marks in Paper1(Out of 60) cutoff marks Paper I +II(Out of 75) Final Cutoff marks (Out of 100)
General 37.352 51.085 70.163
OBC 33.308 49.529 63.684

DMRC Assistant Manager Electrical (2018):

Category Cutoff marks in Paper1
(Out of 60)
cutoff marks Paper I +II(Out of 75) Final Cutoff marks (Out of 100)
General 33.479 44.158 60.584
OBC 30.439 40.195 57.652
SC 26.773 36.186 51.946
ST 24.404 34.960 56.418

DMRC Assistant Manager Environment (2018):

 

Category Cutoff marks in Paper1
(Out of 60)
cutoff marks Paper I +II(Out of 75) Final Cutoff marks (Out of 100)
General 34.035 46.550 66.283

For DMRC recruitment of Maintainer the cut off for the year 2018 as per different posts is as follows:

DMRC Maintainer (2018):

Category Cutoff marks in Paper1
(Out of 100)
General 40.892
OBC 38.150
SC 39.567
ST 23.950

E. DMRC Job Profile:

S No. Main post Post Job Profile
1 DMRC Assistant Manager Electrical/S&T/Civil

Management of various Maintenance Systems & processes, in connection with operation & maintenance of Metro Trains/tracks/works etc.

Installation/ execution of various systems in DMRC Project etc.

2 Operations Station/Train/staff management, Roster preparation, OCC, commuter grievances redressal, safety SoPs etc.
3 IT to IT system management including programming language, data base concept, IT security, project management, system design & development, ERP system etc.
4 Fire to fire management in DMRC stations/offices/depots etc.
5 Stores to Material Management & Store related works.
6 Environment to preparation of work/reports for various construction projects, Environment clearance, Land acquisition reports, preparation of documents for ISO IMS.
7 Alignment Design overseeing all the design related activities of DMRC and its allied projects

Assistant Managers for all posts can also be required to undergo training in train driving, to obtain competency and should be prepared/required to operate trains from time to time, if required.

S No. Main Post Post Job Profile
1 DMRC Jr Engineer Electrical maintenance of various Electrical (Rolling Stock/Lift/Escalators/E&M/Power supply, stores etc),
2 Electronics Electronics (Signaling & Telecom, Automatic Fair Collection, Rolling Stock, SCADA, Stores etc.)
3 Civil Civil (P.Way & Works) & Mechanical systems and train maintenance, handling/operating Tower Wagon/Shunting etc.
4 Environment assisting in preparation of work/reports for various construction projects, Environment clearance, Land acquisition reports, preparation of documents for ISO IMS
5 Astt. Programmers entails looking after diverse works of Signaling/Telecom/Automatic Fare Collection Systems including hardware & software maintenance of various Electronics systems and maintenance etc. in shift duty including night shift
6 Fire Inspector supervising & Inspection of fire management at DMRC stations/offices/depots etc.
7 Maintainers/(Electrician, Electronic Mechanic, Ref & AC Mechanic and Fitter) to upkeep & maintenance of various Maintenance Systems & processes, in connection with operation & maintenance of Metro Trains, and also for installation/ execution of various systems like Lifts, Escalators, Track, Structure, Traction/OHE, E&M, Signaling, Telecom/Automatic Fare Collection, Train Coaches, P. Way, works, Stores Depots etc,
  • DMRC JEs can also be deputed as SC/TO after due training & psychometric test for Line-6 & Line-8 of DMRC as per requirement of the Corporation shift.
  • The duty of the DMRC JEs will be in different shifts including the night shift.

Surety Bond: All the candidates who are selected for post under Executive Cadre/Non Executive Cadre will have to execute a surety bond. They will have to serve the corporation for a minimum period of three years (exclusive of the period in which one remained on LWP or EOL) and also a prior notice will be required before seeking resignation from the corporation. 03 months’ prior notice for Regular posts and 01-month notice for Contractual posts. Failing to follow the above mentioned guidelines the candidate will be penalized.

Training: All the candidates (both Regular & Contract) who are selected have to undergo an intensive training for prescribed duration before posting on the job. The Corporation has the right to enhance or reduce the training period at its discretion for any or all the trainees.

Probation: The selected candidates (on regular posts) on appointment will be on Probation for a period of two years (including period of training). During the probation period, candidates shall be required to pass various examinations. In case the candidate’s performance is found unsatisfactory by the corporation the service of the candidate during probation period will be terminated in accordance with the terms & conditions of offer of appointment & receipt of satisfactory police report. The probation period will exclude LWP or EOL.

F. Pay & Emoluments:

DMRC Executive Post:

S No. Post Pay
1 Asstt. Manager/ Electrical 20600- 46500/-
2 Asstt. Manager/ S&T 20600- 46500/-
3 Asstt. Manager/ Operations 20600- 46500/-
4 Asstt. Manager/Fire 20600- 46500/-
5 Asstt. Manager/ Stores 20600- 46500/-
6 Asstt.. Manager/ Environment 20600- 46500/-
7 Asstt. Manager/IT 20600- 46500/-

DMRC Non Executive Post:

S No. Post Pay

1

Electrical

14000-26950

2

Electronics

14000-26950

3

Mechanical

14000-26950

4

Civil

14000-26950

5

Environment

14000-26950

6

Asst. Programmer

14000-26950

7

Fire Inspector

14000-26950

8

Maintainer Electrician

10170- 18500

9

Maintainer Electronic Mechanic

10170- 18500

10

Maintainer – Ref & AC Mechanic

10170- 18500

11

Maintainer – Fitter

10170- 18500

Important Points with respect to the selection and application from:

  1. The application is for both executive and non-executive post of the DMRC
  2. A single candidate can apply for more than one post if he/she is eligible for the post.
  3. For each post applied the candidate has to deposit separate fee.
  4. The validity of the Selection Panel is for two years from the date of its approval.
  5. Make sure that you follow the eligibility criteria as failure to do so will deem your candidature cancelled.

DMRC is a reputed origination which offers a dream job to various engineering graduates through both executive and non-executive post in the regular and contractual category. These are all the important things one should know about the DMRC recruitment. DMRC provides an amazing opportunity for all the candidates to take up an exciting job which has huge scope of improvement and growth. Along with working with experienced professional one also gets a chance to work on new metro projects with various states providing a great learning opportunity.

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