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DFCCIL Exam 2021

About DFCCIL Exam

DFCCIL stands for Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited. It is a Public Sector Undertaking under the administrative control of the Government of India (Ministry of Railways). It conducts exam for recruiting executives and managers in the organisation.

DFCCIL Recruitment Notification 2021

Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL) has released the DFCCIL notification for recruitment to the posts of Executive and Junior Executive in the departments of Civil, Electrical and Operations. Eligible and interested candidates can apply online for Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited Recruitment on or before 23rd July 2021 on the official website of DFCCIL. In this blog on DFCCIL Recruitment Notification 2021 we will be sharing with you the DFCCIL Recruitment Exam Important dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Apply Online, Vacancies, etc.

DFCCIL Recruitment Notification 2021 - Overview

Let us have a quick glance at the DFCCIL Recruitment Notification 2021. For complete details please follow the blog.

NameDFCCIL Recruitment 2021
Conducting BodyDedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India
PostJunior Manager, Executive and Junior Executive
Vacancies1074 (In total)
Online registration begins24th April 2021
Last Date to Apply23rd July 2021
CategoryGovt. Jobs
Selection ProcessCBT, Document Verification, Interview, Medical Test

DFCCIL Recruitment Notification 2021 - Important Dates

Opening Date for Online Registration of Application24.04.2021
Last date for closing of Online Registration of Application and submission of online fees23.07.2021 up to 23:45 hrs
Tentative Dates for Computer Based Test (CBT)September/October 2021

DFCCIL Mock Test

DFCCIL Mock Test series has the following features:

  • 5 DFCCIL Mock Tests for Online Test Each For

(i) DFCCIL Executive (Civil) (ii) DFCCIL Executive (Ops/BD) (iii) DFCCIL Junior Executive (Elec) (iv) DFCCIL Junior Executive (Ops/BD)

  • AI-Based Detailed Performance Analysis.
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DFCCIL Recruitment Notification 2021 - Vacancy

A total of 1074 vacancies has been released for DFCCIL Recruitment 2021 exam has been released. With Oliveboard you can prepare for the posts of Executive (Civil) (73 posts), Executive (Operations & BD) (237 posts), Junior Executive (Electrical) (135 posts), and Junior Executive (Operations & BD) (225 posts). Let’s have a look at the post-wise and branch-wise vacancies for DFCCIL Recruitment 2021 Exam.

Post CodePostVacancies
21Executive (Civil)73
24Executive (Operations & BD)237
31Junior Executive (Electrical)135
33Junior Executive (Operations & BD)225

DFCCIL Recruitment 2021 Selection Criteria

There’s a different Selection process for the different posts in DFCCIL. Look at the detailed selection criteria for DFCCIL recruitment here:

PostComputer Based Test (CBT)Computer-Based Aptitude Test(CBAT)Document VerificationMedical Test
Executive (Civil)YesNoYesYes
Executive (Operations & BD)YesYesYesYes
Junior Executive (Electrical)YesNoYesYes
Junior Executive (Operations & BD)YesNoYesYes


  • The Computer Based Test (ON-LINE MODE) will be conducted in two/three sessions on a single/ multiple day(s) of 2 hours duration.
  • The Question Paper will be set in English & Hindi only.
  • There shall be negative marking in Computer Based Test and marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer @ 0.25 mark.
  • Qualifying marks in written test/CBT is prescribed as 40% for UR, 30 % for SC/ OBC-NCL/ EWS and 25 % for ST.
  • Computer Based Test if required, can be of two Stages as per the discretion of DFCCIL

DFCCIL Computer Based Aptitude Test (CBAT)

  • Qualifying Marks: The candidates need to secure a minimum T-Score of 42 marks in each of the test batteries to qualify.
  • The final merit list will be drawn only from amongst the candidates qualifying in the CBAT, with 70 % weightage for the marks obtained in the CBT and 30 % weightage for the marks obtained in CBAT.
  • Candidates are advised to visit the website of RDSO ( -*Directorates-*Psycho Technical) for question patterns and other details of CBAT.

DFCCIL Document Verification 

i) Shortlisted candidates will be called for verification of the original documents according to merit, availability of vacancies and reservation rules.

ii) During document verification, the candidates will have to produce their original certificates along with one set of photocopies duly attested. No additional time will be given and the candidature of candidates for not producing their original certificates/ testimonials on the date of verification is liable to be forfeited.

iii) Appointment of successful candidates will be subject to verification of original documents relating to Age, Qualifications, Caste, Experience etc followed by an Interview (wherever applicable) and Medical fitness certificate issued by the Medical Authorities as prescribed under the rules of DFCCIL.

DFCCIL Medical Test

i) Medical standards as prescribed in Indian Railway Medical Manual Vol.-I, which can be accessed at

ii) Candidates must ensure that they fulfil the prescribed Medical Standards for the post(s) they are opting for. Candidates who are found medically unsuitable for the opted post(s) shall not be given any alternative appointment.

DFCCIL Recruitment 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The age limit for various posts as on 01.01.2021 is as under

PostAgeEducational Qualification
Executive (Civil)18-30Diploma (3 years) in Civil Engg/ Civil Engg. (Transportation)/ Civil Engg. (Construction Technology)/ Civil Engg. (Public Health)/ Civil Engg. (Water Resource) from a recognized institute with not less than 60% marks in aggregate.
Executive (Operations & BD)18-30Graduation with not less than 60 % marks in aggregate from a recognized University/Institute.
Junior Executive (Electrical)18-30Matriculation with minimum 60% marks in aggregate plus minimum 02 (two) year duration Course Completed Act Apprenticeship/ITI approved by SCVT/ NCVT in the trade of Electrical/ Electrician/Wireman/ Electronics from a recognized institute with not less than 60% marks in aggregate.
Junior Executive (Operations & BD)18-30

Matriculation with not less than 60% marks in aggregate plus minimum 02 (two) year duration Course Completed Act Apprenticeship/ITI approved by SCVT/ NCVT in any trade from a recognized institute with not less than 60% marks in aggregate.


Graduate in any discipline.

DFCCIL Recruitment 2021 Exam Pattern

The DFCCIL have different exam pattern for different posts. The exam pattern for different posts are as follows:

1. Executive (Civil) (Post Code: 21):

PartNumber of QuestionsDuration
Part-1 – General Aptitude242 Hrs
Part-II Domain Knowledge96

2. Executive (Operations & BD) (Post Code: 24) 

PartNumber of QuestionsDuration
Part-1 – General Aptitude1202 Hrs

3. Junior Executive (Electrical) (Post Code: 31)

PartNumber of QuestionsDuration
Part-1 – General Aptitude602 Hrs
Part-II – Domain Knowledge60

4. Junior Executive (Operations & BD) (Post Code: 33) 

PartNumber of QuestionsDuration
Part-1 – General Aptitude602 Hrs
Part-II – Railway & Operations60

DFCCIL Recruitment 2021 Detailed Syllabus

A. Executive (Civil)

General Aptitude

General Knowledge, General Aptitude/ Reasoning etc

Domain Knowledge 

  1. Surveying,
  2. Strength of material,
  3. Structural Design & Drawing,
  4. Buildings & Construction Material,
  5. Soil mechanics & Foundation Engineering,
  6. Concrete Technology, Reinforced & Prestressed concrete,
  7. Hydraulics, Hydrology & Hydraulics Structures,
  8. Public Health Engineering & Water Supply,
  9. Railway Engineering & Railway Track etc.

B. Executive (Operations & BD)

  1. General Knowledge,
  2. Logical Reasoning,
  3. Numerical Ability,
  4. General Science,
  5. History of Indian Railways and DFCCIL,
  6. Economics & Marketing,
  7. Customer Relations etc.

C. Junior Executive (Electrical)

General Aptitude

General Knowledge, General Aptitude/ Reasoning etc

Domain Knowledge

  1. Electrical Circuits and Fields,
  2. Signals and Systems,
  3. Electrical Machines,
  4. Power Systems,
  5. Control Systems,
  6. Electrical and Electronic Measurements,
  7. Analog and Digital Electronic,
  8. Power Electronics and Drives etc.

D. Junior Executive (Operations & BD) (Post Code:33)

Part-I: General Knowledge, Numerical Ability, General Aptitude/ Reasoning, General Science etc

Part-II: History of Indian Railways & DFCCIL, Economics & Marketing, Logical Reasoning, Customer Relations etc

DFCCIL Recruitment 2021 Application Process

The application process for Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India can be filled online and the last date to apply for the exam is 23rd July 2021.

Application Fees/ Intimation Charges

S. No.Post(Category)Application Fees* (Rs.)
1Executive (UR/OBC-NCL/EWS)Rs.900.00
2Jr. Executive (UR/ OBC-NCL/ EWS)Rs.700.00

No examination fee is required for SC/ST/PwBD/Ex-Servicemen candidates. However, they have to indicate their SC/ST/ PwBD/ Ex-Serviceman category in the application form and upload the certificate.

Apply Online Process

Candidates satisfying the eligibility conditions have to apply Online on the DFCCIL website. In the case of multiple registrations for the same post, the candidature is liable for cancellation/rejection without any notice/ intimation to the candidate. No documents are required to be sent to DFCCIL by post in connection with the application.

Steps to Apply

STEP-I (Registration):

  1. Candidates can apply online by visiting the DFCCIL website > “Career” at
  2. Candidates will have to accept the Terms & Conditions by clicking ‘I Agree’ Checkbox given below and pressing the ‘Start’ button.
  3. Sign-up by filling up post applied, Name, valid Mobile Number and valid E-mail ID.
  4. After submitting the above details, candidates will receive Login ID & Password on their registered mobile number and Email ID.

STEP-II: Filling Application and Fee Payment

  1. Re-login with Login ID & Password received on registered E-mail ID/Mobile Number.
  2. Fill up all the desired/required information.
  3. Upload scanned images of Photo/Signature/ Documents
    1. The dimensions of the image should be approximately 200X230 pixels. It will not be possible to accommodate larger images. The size of the file should be between 50kb-80kb in jpg/jpeg format only.
    2. The dimensions of the image should be approximately 140X60 pixels. The size of the file should be between 10kb–30kb in jpg/jpeg format only.
  4. Check the details filled in and make necessary corrections, under option EDIT (if any).
  5. After submission of application, candidates will automatically be redirected to the SBI MOPS payment gateway (if applicable) to deposit the Examination Fee Bank charges (if applicable) through different payment modes, the Bank charges would be extra and as applicable.

Exam Date

September/October 2021

Total Vacancies



What is the exam date for DFCCIL Recruitment 2021?

The online Computer Based Test (CBT) exam is expected to be held in September/October 2021.

What is the last to apply online for DFCCIL Recruitment 2021? +

The last to apply online for DFCCIL Recruitment 2021 is July 23, 2021.

What is DFCCIL Jr Executive Age Limit ? +

18 to 30 Years

What is the DFCCIL recruitment process for the year 2021? +

The selection process will include a computer-based test, document verification, a computer-based aptitude test (CBAT), an interview, and a medical examination.

How many DFCCIL positions have been announced for the year 2021? +

A total of 1074 positions have been made available for recruitment.

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