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DFCCIL Recruitment exam 2021 eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, study plan, vacancies, salary, and more

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DFCCIL or ‘Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited’ is a PSU or a Public Sector Undertaking under the Ministry of Railways. The Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL) has recently welcomed applications to recruit various vacant posts.

DFCCIL has notified the process for recruitment to the posts of Junior Executive, Executive and Junior Manager Posts on their Advertisement No.04/2021.

DFCCIL 2021 Notification

DFCCIL has released the official notification for the DFCCIL recruitment exam 2021 on April 23, 2021. You can view it here.

DFCCIL 2021 At A Glance

TopicDetails
OrganizationDedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India
Vacant PostsExecutive and Junior Executive
Total Vacancies1074
Application ModeOnline
Selection ProcessCBT and CBAT, Interview, Document Verification, and Medical
LocationPAN-India
Official Websitedfccil.com

DFCCIL Exam Dates 2021

The online application for DFCCIL 2021 has already begun. While the specific dates for the exam haven’t yet been finalized, you can find all the important notifications here in the table below:

DFCCIL Notification DateApril 23, 2021
Start Date for Online ApplicationApril 24, 2021
Last Date for Online ApplicationJuly 23, 2021, till 23:45 IST
Last Date for Fee PaymentJuly 23, 2021, till 23:45 IST
Admit Card ReleaseTo be notified
Exam DateSeptember OR October 2021
Result DeclarationTo be notified

Eligibility Criteria for DFCCIL Posts

Stream (Executive)Educational Qualification
Civil3 years Diploma from a renowned institute with at least 60% marks in aggregate in Civil Engineering/Civil Engineering (Transportation)/Civil Engineering (Construction Technology)/Civil Engineering (Public Health)/Civil Engineering (Water Resource)
Signal & TelecommunicationThree years Diploma from a renowned institute with at least 60% marks in aggregate in Electrical/Electronics/Microprocessor/TV Engineering/Fiber Optic Communication/Telecommunication/Communication/Sound & TV Engineering/Industrial Control/Instrumentation/Industrial Electronics/Applied Electronics/Digital Electronics/Power Electronics/Information Science & Technology/Computer Application/Computer Engineering/Computer Science/Computer Technology
Operations & BDGraduation from a renowned institute with at least 60% marks
Mechanical3 years Diploma from a renowned institute with at least 60% marks in Mechanical/Electrical/Electronics/ Manufacturing/ Mechatronics/ Production Engineering/ Automobile/ Instrumentation and Control Engineering
Electrical3 years Diploma from a renowned institute with at least 60% marks in aggregate in /Electrical /Electronics /Power Supply/Instrumentation and Control/Industrial Electronics/Electronic Instrumentation/Applied Electronics/Digital Electronics/Power Electronics
Stream (Junior Executive)Educational Qualification
ElectricalMatriculation with at least 60% marks in aggregate + minimum 2 years course under the Course Completed Act Apprenticeship/ITI approved by SCVT/NCVT from a renowned institute with at least 60% marks approved by SCVT/NCVT in: Electrical/ Electrician/ Wireman/ Electronics
Operations & BDMatriculation with at least 60% marks in aggregate + minimum 2 years course under the Course Completed Act Apprenticeship/ITI approved by SCVT/NCVT from a renowned institute with at least 60% marks approved by SCVT/NCVT OR Graduation in any discipline.
Signal & TelecommunicationMatriculation with at least 60% marks in aggregate + minimum 2 years course under the Course Completed Act Apprenticeship/ITI approved by SCVT/NCVT from a renowned institute with at least 60% marks approved by SCVT/NCVT in: Electronics/Communication/Information Technology/TV & Radio/Electronic Instrumentation/Industrial Electronics/Applied Electronics/Digital Electronics/Power Electronics/Computer/Computer Networking/Data Networking
MechanicalMatriculation with at least 60% marks in aggregate + minimum 2 years course under the Course Completed Act Apprenticeship/ITI approved by SCVT/NCVT from a renowned institute with at least 60% marks approved by SCVT/NCVT in: Fitter/ Electrician/ Motor Mechanic/ Electronics & Instrumentation

Age Limit

Here is a list of the age limits you have to adhere to for applying for the vacant posts:

  • Junior Manager - 18-27
  • Executive - 18-30
  • Junior Executive - 18-30

DFCCIL Exam Application Fee

  • Junior Manager (UR/OBC-NCL/EWS): INR 1000
  • Executive (UR/OBC-NCL/EWS): INR 900
  • Junior Executive (UR/OBC-NCL/EWS): INR 700
  • SC/ST/PwD: Nil

DFCCIL 2021 Application Form

It has been notified that the Executive and Junior Executive online applications are available from the following dates:

April 24, 2021, to July 23, 2021

You can apply for DFCCIL recruitment 2021 here.

Steps to Apply for DFCCIL Recruitment 2021

If you are planning to sit for the DFCCIL exam of 2021, here’s the application procedure you need to follow diligently:

  • Do not forget to visit the official website. The notification page will appear
  • Click on the DFCCIL notification dated 04/2021
  • Click on the ‘Apply Online’ link in the said notification
  • Make sure you go through all the information carefully and click on the check box
  • Go on to click on the start button and fill in the required fields
  • Complete payment of the application fee as applicable for you
  • Upload your photo, signature, along with the required documents
  • Finally, do not forget to take a printout of the application for future reference

Admit Card

The admit cards for the DFCCIL exam 2021 are yet to be released by the officials. Keep checking the official website to get access to the admit cards.

List of Vacancies

StreamsPost CodeNumber of Vacancies
Civil2173
Electrical2242
Signal & Telecommunication2387
Operations & BD24237
Mechanical2503
Electrical31135
Signal & Telecommunication32147
Operations & BD33225
Mechanical3414

DFCCIL 2021 Reservation List

The reservation list for DFCCIL entails reserving seats for the different categories of candidates appearing for the exam. DFCCIL 2021 follows the same reservation rules as mandated by the Government of India.

To know more about the vacant seats and reservation guidelines, visit the official site.

DFCCIL Selection Process

The DFCCIL 2021 recruitment takes place in the following steps:

  • CBT and CBAT
  • Interview
  • Document Verification
  • Medical

DFCCIL Exam 2021 Exam Pattern

You can check the DFCCIL 2021 exam pattern for the vacant post of Executive in the table below:

Subject CategoryQuestionsDuration
General Knowledge242 hours
General Aptitude/ Reasoning242 hours
Concerned Subject962 hours
Total1202 hours

Check out the exam pattern for the vacant posts of Junior Executive in the table below:

SubjectQuestionsDuration
General Knowledge602 hours
General Aptitude/ Reasoning, General Science602 hours
Concerned Subject602 hours
Total1202 hours

DFCCIL Exam 2021 Syllabus

Part II Question Syllabi:

Junior Manager (CIVIL):

  • Engineering and Solid Mechanics, Structural Analysis
  • Construction materials and management
  • Concrete Structures
  • Steel Structures
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Foundation Engineering
  • Municipal Solid Waste
  • Transportation infrastructure
  • Highway Pavements
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Surveying

Junior Manager (OPERATIONS AND BD):

  • Management Functions and Behavior
  • Management of Human Resources
  • Finance for Management
  • Marketing for Management
  • Quantitative Analysis for Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Management

Junior Manager (MECHANICAL):

  • Mechanics, Strength of Materials
  • Theory of Machines
  • Engg. Design & Drawing
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Engineering Material and Manufacturing Technology
  • Machining and Machine Tools,
  • Metrology and Inspection, Electronics and Communication
  • Computer (Basic)
  • Quality Management (ISO, IMS, OHSAS)
  • Mechatronics
  • Basic Electricity and Magnetism

Executive (CIVIL):

  • Surveying, Strength of material
  • Structural Design & Drawing
  • Buildings & Construction Material
  • Soil mechanics & Foundation Engineering
  • Concrete Technology, Reinforced & Pre-stressed concrete
  • Hydraulics, Hydrology & Hydraulics Structures
  • Public Health Engineering & Water Supply
  • Railway Engineering & Railway Track

Executive (SIGNAL AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS):

  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Networks, Signals & systems
  • Electronic devices
  • Analog Circuits
  • Digital circuits
  • Control System
  • Communication
  • Electromagnetic

Executive (OPERATIONS AND BD):

  • General Knowledge
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Numerical Ability
  • General Science
  • History of Indian Railways and DFCCIL
  • Economics & Marketing
  • Customer Relations

Executive (ELECTRICAL):

  • Circuit Analysis
  • Machines
  • Electronics
  • Measurement
  • Control System
  • Material system
  • Rest

Executive (MECHANICAL):

  • Mechanics
  • Strength of Materials
  • Theory of Machines, Design
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Engineering Material and Manufacturing Technology
  • Machining and Machine Tools
  • Metrology and Inspection

Junior Executive (ELECTRICAL):

  • Electrical Circuits and Fields
  • Signals and Systems
  • Electrical Machines
  • Power Systems
  • Control Systems
  • Electrical and Electronic Measurements
  • Analog and Digital Electronics
  • Power Electronics and Drives

Junior Executive (SIGNAL AND COMMUNICATIONS):

  • Electronic Measurements and Instrumentation
  • Analog and Digital Circuits
  • Analog and Digital Communication Systems
  • Computer Organization and Architecture
  • Electro Magnetics
  • Advanced Communication Topics

Junior Executive (OPERATIONS AND BD):

  • History of Indian Railways & DFCCIL
  • Economics & Marketing
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Customer Relations

Junior Executive (MECHANICAL):

  • Engineering Drawing
  • Measurement
  • Work, Power & Energy
  • Heat & Temperature
  • Machines, Tools & Equipment

DFCCIL 2021 Interview

The dates for the DFCCIL interview are yet to be released by the officials. Keep checking the official website to know the interview dates when they are uploaded.

DFCCIL 2021 Result

The dates for the declaration of results of the DFCCIL exam 2021 is yet to be released by the officials. Keep checking the official website to know the result dates when they are uploaded.

DFCCIL Exam 2021 Cut-offs

Candidate CategoryQualifying Marks %
UR40%
SC/OBC-NCL/EWS30%
ST25%

DFCCIL Job Profile

Here’s what the DFCCIL recruitment post primarily includes:

  • Dynamic work
  • Working on railway projects
  • Be involved in planning and layout designing
  • Actively work with project management consultancies and contractors

DFCCIL Recruit Salary Details

Here’s what the salary structure for DFCCIL employees look like:

  • DFCCIL Executive Salary: INR 30,000 to 1,20,000
  • DFCCIL Junior Executive Salary: INR 25,000 to 68,000
  • DFCCIL Jr Manager Salary: INR 50,000 to 1,60,000

DFCCIL 2021 Exam Analysis

These are the key topics that were noticed frequenting the DFCCIL exam papers:

  • Information Technology and its applications
  • General Knowledge/Awareness on current National issues
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Mathematical ability
  • Numerical Aptitude
  • General Mental ability
  • Analytical ability
  • Decision Making and Problem Solving
  • Basic Numeracy and Data Interpretation
  • Comprehension

Be thorough with each of these topics, and keep track of time.

The DFCCIL 2021 exam is not hard, but preparation is key. If you are familiar with current affairs, you are good to go!

DFCCIL Preparation Tips

  • Pay equal attention to Physics, Chemistry, and Biology
  • Be thorough with NCERT textbooks on the Science subjects
  • Solve mock tests and previous year questions papers
  • Keep yourself acquainted with special science editorial sections on daily
  • Work on your communication and time management skills
  • Make sure you know the marks distribution and chalk out a time limit for each section for your convenience

DFCCIL Question Papers

Here are a few previous years question papers for DFCCIL:

DFCCIL 2021 Books

BooksAuthors/Publication
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExaminationsDr R.S. Aggarwal
Arihant General KnowledgeManohar Pandey
Logical ReasoningS. Chand
NCERT Textbooks: Physics, Chemistry, and BiologyNCERT
Business DevelopmentSherran S. Spurlock
A Short History of Indian Railways (English)Rajendra Aklekar

DFCCIL Study Plan

Day 1: General Knowledge + Numerical Ability

Day 2: Economics + Numerical Ability

Day 3: General Science + General Aptitude/Reasoning

Day 3: General Knowledge + Numerical Ability

Day 4: Economics + Marketing

Day 5: General Science + Logical Reasoning

Day 6: General Knowledge + Numerical Ability

Day 7: Economics + Marketing

Day 8: General Science + General Aptitude/Reasoning

Day 9: General Knowledge + Numerical Ability

Day 10: Economics + Marketing

Day 11: General Science + Logical Reasoning

Day 12: General Knowledge + Numerical Ability

Day 13: General Science + General Aptitude/Reasoning

Day 14: General Knowledge + Numerical Ability

Day 15: Economics + Marketing

Day 16: General Science + Logical Reasoning

Day 17: General Knowledge + Numerical Ability

Day 18: Economics + Marketing

Day 19: General Knowledge + General Aptitude/Reasoning

Day 20: General Knowledge + Numerical Ability

Day 21: Economics + Economics

Day 22: General Science + Logical Reasoning

Day 23: General Knowledge + Numerical Ability

Day 24: General Knowledge + Numerical Ability

Day 25: General Knowledge + Numerical Ability

Day 26: Economics + Marketing

Day 27: General Knowledge + Numerical Ability

Day 28: General Science + Logical Reasoning

Day 29: Economics

Day 30: Reasoning

Day 31: General Knowledge + Numerical Ability

Day 32: Economics

Day 33: General Knowledge + Numerical Ability

Day 34: General Science + Logical Reasoning

Keeping track of the DFCCIL exam 2021 details will help you inch closer to your dream employment at DFCCIL. Make sure you keep the last date of submission for the application fee in mind, and pay it in time.

Arrange for proper internet connectivity and a working mobile/PC to successfully register yourself and submit your online application form. Go through the syllabi and exam patterns carefully to ace the DFCCIL 2021 exam with flying colours!