Delhi Metro Rail Corporation abbreviated as DMRC is a Centre-state Public Sector company that operates the Delhi Metro. Similarly Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) Ltd., a Joint venture company of Govt. of India and Govt. of Uttar Pradesh is executing the Noida- Greater Noida Metro Corridor. The principal objective of NMRC is to plan, design, develop, construct, maintain, operate and finance mass transit and other urban transport in Noida & Greater Noida region. Pursuant to this, NMRC is developing a metro rail system connecting twin cities Noida and Greater Noida.
This is not a job notification and the purpose of the article is to give a detailed analysis regarding recruitment procedure of NMRC.
To meet the immediate requirement of experienced personnel for Operations/S&T/Electrical/Civil/IT Department of NMRC, applications are invited every year for experienced, dynamic and motivated officers of Indian Nationality having relevant work experience in Metro Rail/ Railways on deputation basis.
In this article we would like to talk about NMRC recruitment and therefore the article is divided into 5 parts:
- Eligibility Criteria
- Selection Procedure
- Type of paper and their syllabus
- Cut off
- Job profile
A. Eligibility criteria
1. Age limit:
The age limit for the NMRC 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 NMRC 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 NMRC.
A. NMRC Assistant Manager
|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|
|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. Masters 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. NMRC Junior Engineer
|1||Electrical||Three years Engineering Diploma# in Electrical/equivalent trade from a Govt. recognized University/Institute|
|2||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|
|3||Mechanical||Three years Engineering Diploma# in Mechanical /equivalent trade from a Govt. recognized University/Institute|
|4||Civil/Environment||Three years Engineering Diploma# in Civil from a Govt. recognized University/Institute|
|5||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|
|6||Fire Inspector||B.Sc. (three years course) from a Govt. Recognized University, with one year Fire Safety course from a Govt. recognized University/Institute|
|7||Maintainer Electrician||ITI (NCVT/SCVT) in Electrician Trade, from a Govt. recognized University/Institute|
|8||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|
|9||Maintainer – Ref & AC Mechanic||ITI (NCVT/SCVT) in Refrigeration & AC Mechanic from a Govt. recognized University/Institute|
|10||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:
- A person with a higher qualification than mentioned as the eligibility criteria can also apply for the post. However for the post of f Maintainer/(Electrician, Electronic Mechanic, Ref & AC Mechanic and Fitter) it is mandatory for the candidates to have done ITI in specified, above mentioned trades.
- If a candidate is qualified for more than one post he/she can apply to any number of posts.
- 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 NMRC for Non-executive posts or on date of GD /Interview for Executive posts, their candidature is liable to be cancelled.
B. Selection Procedure:
For the NMRC the selection procedure includes a written examination followed by an interview.
|S NO.||Paper code||Name of the subject||Total Questions||Time|
|1.||Paper 1||General Science||120||2 hrs 15 mins|
|Logical Ability and reasoning|
|2.||Paper 2||General English||60||45 mins|
- 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. Examination Syllabus
For the written examination conducted by the NMRC for the recruitment the syllabus for the same is:
|S No.||Paper||Type of Questions||Time||Subject||NMRC JE AND AE Syllabus|
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 marksFor every wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted)
|1.5 Hours||General Science||Electrical Engineering Syllabus: Network Analysis, Power Electronics & Drives, Electronics Devices, Electromagnetic Theory, Analog, and Digital Electronics, Electrical Instrumentation, Power System Analysis & Control, Utilization of Electrical Energy, Power System Protection, Control Systems, Power Systems, Electrical Machines, Switch Gear and Protection, etc.|
|Electronics Engineering Syllabus: Basic Electronics/ Power Electronics, Advanced Communications, Circuit Theory/ Digital Electronics, Power Electronics & Drives, Measurement & Instrumentation, Analog Electronics, Industrial Electronics, Microprocessors & Microcontrollers, Digital Communications, Analog Communications, Computer Hardware, etc.|
|Mechanical Syllabus: Refrigerator and Air-Conditioning, Manufacturing Process, Pattern Making, Heat Power, Strength Of Materials, Air Compressor, Welding And Allied Processes, Fluid Mechanics And Machines, Engineering Mechanics, Machine Tools, etc.|
|Civil Syllabus: The Design of R.C.C. Structure, steel structure, masonry structure, Concrete Technology, Surveying, Construction, Hydrology, Engineering Materials, Structural Analysis, Construction Equipment, Planning and Management, The Strength of Materials, Irrigation Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Estimation and Coating, Transportation Engineering, Engineering Drawings, etc.|
|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|
Objective type questions on General English to judge the knowledge of English language.
60 (Each of equal marksFor every wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted)
|45 mins||English Section||VocabularySynonyms and antonymsSpelling Errors, Idioms and PhrasesOne word substitutionSentence FormationCloze TestsFormation and Re-arrangement of sentence in paragraphEnglish usage errors, Inappropriate use of words and Sentence correctionEnglish ComprehensionSentence Formation, Sentence Correction, Sentence Completion, Sentence Improvement, Sentence ReconstructionRe-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 NMRC will be called for the Medical Examination/GD & Interview.
- 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.
- NMRC 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 NMRC for various posts.
- Expenses for the first time medical examination of the candidate will be borne by NMRC. 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. NMRC Cut off
Each year depending on the exam pattern, difficulty of the exam, number of candidates applied and the vacancies available the NMRC cut off marks for the recruitment of executive and non executive post varies.
E. NMRC Job Profile:
|S No.||Main post||Post||Job Profile|
|1||NMRC 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 NMRC 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 NMRC 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 NMRC 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||NMRC 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||Asstt. 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 NMRC 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,|
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.
Pay & Emoluments:
NMRC Executive Post
|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/-|
NMRC Non Executive Post
|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:
- The application is for both executive and non-executive post of the NMRC
- A single candidate can apply for more than one post if he/she is eligible for the post.
- For each post applied the candidate has to deposit separate fee.
- The validity of the Selection Panel is for two years from the date of its approval.
- Make sure that you follow the eligibility criteria as failure to do so will deem your candidature cancelled.
NMRC 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 NMRC recruitment. NMRC 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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