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DGMS FIRST/SECOND CLASS COAL EXAM PATTERN

TYPE OF EXAMINATION,EXAM PATTERN & PASSING MARKS IN DGMS FIRST/SECOND COAL EXAM

MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
(DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF MINES SAFETY)
[OFFICE OF THE CHAIRMAN, BOARD OF MINING EXAMINATIONS (COAL)]
NOTIFICATION
Dhanbad, the 14th September, 2018
G.S.R. 910(E).

EXAMINATION MODE

2.1 The examination for each subject shall consist of a Computer Based Test (CBT) of two hours duration and an
oral test; so however that, in case of a candidate does not secure qualifying marks in computer based test, he / she shall
not be eligible for oral test.
2.2 Questions for each subject shall be submitted to the Board. The Board will ratify and finalize the question paper,
if required in consultation with the examiners.
2.3 The oral test may be held at a date after the Computer Based Test and notified to every successful candidate by
the Secretary. The notice shall also indicate the date, time andplace of the oral test.
2.4 Subject Marks: - Every subject shall carry a total maximum of 100 marks: a maximum of 80 marks for the
computer based test and of 20 marks for the oral test.

QUALIFICATION MARKS

2.5 In order to qualify for the oral test, a candidate must obtain in the Computer Based Test not less than 50% of the
maximum marks in each paper i.e. at least 40 marks out of 80.
2.6 In order to pass the examination a candidate must obtain:
(a) not less than 50% of the maximum marks in each subject in Computer Based Test (i.e at least 40 out of 80) and
30% of the maximum marks in the oral test of each subject. (i.e. at least 6 out of 20) separately
and
(b) obtain not less than 50% of the maximum marks in aggregate of the computer Based Test and Oral examination
in each subject i.e. 50 out of 100.


NOTE- IN 2015 EXAM THERE WAS NO NEGATIVE MARKING IN CBT TEST. IN 2016 COAL/METAL DGMS EXAM FOR EVERY QUE 0.8 POSITIVE MARKS FOR EACH QUE WAS THERE AND 0.4 NEGATIVE MARKS FOR EACH WRONG QUE.

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