How to Prepare for DMRC English Subject Paper II 2016

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How to Prepare for DMRC English Subject Paper II 2016

How to Prepare for DMRC English Subject: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC) is a  joint venture of the Government of India and the Government of Delhi. The organisation has called applications for the recruitment of vacancies for the post of Customer Relation Assistant (CRA) and Station Controller/ Train Operator (SC/ TO) DMRC for the upcoming year 2016-17.

The postcode for CRA post is NE02. A total of 1100 vacancies have been mentioned by DMRC for the post of CRA. DMRC has also issued a sum total of 662 vacancies for the post of DMRC SC/ TO. The Postcode for SC/TO post is NE01. Let us guide candidates on how to prepare for DMRC English Subject 2016.

 

DMRC Exam Pattern and Structure

Visiting Exam pattern is the initial step in starting preparation for the examination. Let us have a look on upcoming DMRC 2016 Examination pattern and structure.

Selection process for the post of DMRC is a four stage process consisting of:

  • Level I is a Written Test (two papers)
  • Level II is a Psychology Test (qualifying)
  • Level III is Personal Interview
  • Level IV is Medical examination in Aye-one category.

It is important for all the candidates to understand the way questions are asked in the exam and what structure each paper follows. Let us visit DMRC Exam Pattern 2016 for both CRA and SC/ TO posts one by one.

DMRC CRA WRITTEN TEST

The DMRC CRA Exam Pattern comprises a written examination containing two papers i.e. Paper I and Paper II. The total duration of the exam is 2 hours 15 mins. Paper I is of 90 minute duration while Paper II is of 45 minute duration.

  • Paper I is an objective type paper and has multiple choice questions. It contains a total of 120 questions, 75 from technical sphere and 45 from areas like General Awareness including Computer Awareness, Numerical ability, Logical Ability and Reasoning.
  • Paper II again is an objective type paper having multiple choice questions. It contains a total of 60 questions from the topic General English. Questions are sets of different topics like comprehension, adverb, parts of speech, preposition, direct and indirect speech, active and passive voice, synonyms and antonyms.

DMRC SC/ TO WRITTEN TEST

Likewiae, DMRC SC/ TO Exam Pattern comprises a written examination containing two papers i.e. Paper I and Paper II. The total duration of the exam is 2 hours 15 mins. Paper I is of 90 minute duration while Paper II is of 45 minute duration.

  • Paper I is an objective type paper and has multiple choice questions. It contains a total of 120 questions from areas like General Science, General Awareness including Computer Awareness, Logical Ability, Numerical Ability and Reasoning.
  • Paper II again is an objective type paper having multiple choice questions. It contains a total of 60 questions from the topic General English. Questions are sets of different topics like comprehension, adverb, parts of speech, preposition, direct and indirect speech, active and passive voice, synonyms and antonyms.

We hope the above mentioned information helps you gain useful insight into the DMRC Exam Pattern. Now let us shift our focus on our article How to Prepare for DMRC English Subject.

 

Preparation Tips for DMRC English Subject

The topics included under this section is Vocabulary, Homonyms, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Completion, Word Formation, Topic comprehension (deriving conclusion, theme detection), Sentence Rearrangement, Passage Completion, Rearrangement of Passage, Spelling, Sentence, Grammar Rules (active, passive voice, direct, indirect speech), Phrases and Idioms. Below is a list of important topics and tips on how to prepare each one individually.

Reading Comprehension Preparation Tips for DMRC English Language

Let us analyse reading comprehension part of DMRC English Section.

  • Vocabulary in context: This refers to the meaning of a word in the given context. You must go through the passage even if you know the meaning of the word because these words are always in relation to what the passage conveys. Analyze the tone and the flow of the passage and try to eliminate least favourable options. If you are still unable to find the meaning, you can try to interpret the meaning of the line in which the word occurs and try to find the answer by co-relating.
  • Direct Information Problems: To solve such problems, go through the questions first and then start skimming through the passage to find the appropriate answer.
  • Inference Problems: Try to read the passage thoroughly and process the information provided to answer such kind of problems. If you find yourself still confused, do not try to guess and better opt to skip the question to save yourself from negative marking.

 Cloze Test Preparation Tips for DMRC English Language

You need to be good in vocabulary and grammar.  You have to be very cautious about what you fill in as one wrong answer can lead to another. So, if you are unsure about any blank, skip it for the time being and attempt the next.

Also, go through the list of words that occur very frequently. Words in ‘Word Power Made Easy’ are extremely important for this section.

Spotting the Error Preparation Tips for DMRC English Language

To score in this section, you must be well-versed with topics like Part of Speech, Subject-Verb Agreement, Nouns, Pronouns, Adjectives, etc.

  • Read the sentence and try to find the error by analysing that how does it sound?
  • Does it sound grammatically correct?

90% of the times you will be able to spot the error with this technique. You can also check the sentence for subject-verb agreement.

Fill ups Preparation Tips for DMRC English Language

Grammar and Vocabulary are again very important to perform in this section. Think logically and choose options that are relevant in context to the sentence.

Synonyms/ Antonyms Preparation Tips for DMRC English Language

For any candidate, the success rate in these type of questions generally depends on how good is the vocabulary. Although, it cannot be developed overnight but regular practice and revision will help you to score well.

Allot sometime out of your schedule every day and utilise it efficiently by reading newspapers and articles. Note down words that sound new and find their meanings. Don’t try to learn too many words in one go, as you will not be able to retain them.

Practice and Solve Mock Tests/ Previous Year’s Papers

This will help you to be aware of the pattern and structure of the exam. Mostly, 40-50 percent of the paper is based on previous year’s papers. Always follow a systematic approach.

Solve questions topic-wise and then try to attempt the paper in one go. Also, time your tests and towards the end evaluate your performance. Analyze the areas which need more practice and work accordingly. By the end of this, you will know where you stand and how hard you need to work to achieve your goal.

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