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The Railway recruitment Board is functioning underneath the department of ministry of Railways. it had been established to make recruitment on Zonal basis, for Non-technical and technical posts under the ministry of Railways. The Functions of the Railway recruitment Board are enlarged from time to time. This section constitutes the terribly crucial a part of the govt machinery. The posts that, it makes recruitment at the Grass root level to move with the general public and interface with the qualitative service.

Salient Features of the RRB

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Key Info:

Course Duration: 7 Months Classes: 12 classes per week Material: Printed Study Material

Fee Structure:

English, Mathematics and Reasoning – Rs 6500 /- Traditional General Knowledge ( Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Pol. Sc., History, Geography, Economics Others) – Rs 4000 /- Total Courses Fee – Rs 10,500 /-

Highlights of Railway Syllabus General Intelligence & Reasoning

It includes both verbal and non-verbal reasoning aptitude. It includes the chapter like analogy, classification, coding – decoding, number Puzzles, system, number letter series, assumptions syllogism and embedded figures.

General Awareness

Candidates are expected to have awareness on a wide range of subjects including Economics, Geography, History, Pol. Sc. and General Science, Questions normally veer round the basic subject matters at the secondary school levels.

Numerical Ability

This section covers the candidates numerical ability, number system, profit and loss, compounds interest and simple interest, time and works, LCM & HCF, Boat & stream, Number system, data interpretation, Geometry, Trigonometry and all other mathematical sections.

English Language

Under this sections, questions are based to understand, correct English Usage, comprehension, short tricks for Cloze text, Error finding, Sentence Rearrangement, Sentence improvement & writing ability.


Category Age

Assistant Driver (Electrical / Diesel)/Data Entry Operators/ Skilled Fitters/ Apprentice Fireman 'A'/ Apprentice Wireless or Telecom Maintainer/Health Inspector Grade IV/Axle Unit Operators/Wheel Unit Operators/Electrical Signal Maintainer

18-30 yrs

Apprentice Mechanic (Mechanical/Electrical Diesel)/ Apprentice Signal Inspector/Apprentice Permanent Way Inspector/Depot Store Keeper/Raj Bhasha Sahayak / Apprentice Inspector of Works/Trainee Junior Draftsman (Electrical)/Apprentice Permanent Way Mistry/ Appr. Train Examiner Grade IlI/Appr. Jr. Engineer (Telecommunication/Works)

18-33 yrs

Train Examiners, Health Inspector

18-30 yrs

Apprentice Assistant Chargeman (Electronics/Mechanical)/Apprentice Senior Draftsman (Electronics/Mechanical)

18-32 yrs

Assistant Programmer/Diesel Foreman (Mechanical/ (Electrical)/Law Assistant /Pharmacist/Trainee Chargeman 'B' (Electrical/Electronics)

20-32 yrs

Staff Nurse

20-40 yrs

Teachers Grade I-IV

Below 45 yrs


Age Relaxation


There is 5 years age relaxation for SC/ST candidates, 3 years relaxation for OBC candidates and 10 years relaxation for PWD candidates.

Railways Non-Technical Cadre Exam Eligibility Criteria:

Qualification Needed and Age Limit:


Category Qualification Age

Traffic Apprentice/Commercial Apprentice


18-30 yrs

Assistant Station Master/Trainee Guard/Goods Guard


18-30 yrs

Enquiry-cum-Reservation Clerk

Graduation (preference to those knowing typing with 30 wpm speed)

18-30 yrs

Office Clerk/Accounts Clerk

Matriculation with minimum 50% marks. Typewriting proficiency of 30 wpm in English or 25 wpm in Hindi

18-30 yrs

Junior Accounts Assistant

Graduation. Typewriting proficiency of 30 wpm in English

18-30 yrs


Graduation. Minimum Typing speed of 40 wpm in English

18-30 yrs


Matriculation or Equivalent (with certificate of 80 wpm in English/Hindi Stenography and 40 wpm in English/20 wpm in Hindi Typewriting speed)

18-33 yrs

Typist (English/Hindi)

Matriculation (with Typewriting peed of 40 wpm in English/25 wpm in Hindi)

18-30 yrs

Train Clerk/Statistical Clerk/Goods Clerk/Coaching Clerk/Ticket Collector/Commercial Clerk

Matriculation (with 50% marks)

18-30 yrs


Age Relaxation:

There is 5 years age relaxation for SC/ST candidates, 3 years relaxation for OBC candidates and 10 years relaxation for PWD candidates.

Selection Process of Non Technical and Technical Posts:

The Ministry of Railways and Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts written exam to fill various Non Technical and Technical posts. The tests are designed according to the educational standards required for the post. For some categories, written test may be followed by interview and for others a skill test or psychological test may also be conducted as required by the posts Job profile. All questions are multiple-choice objective type.

More than one written test may be conducted (Preliminary and mains exam) if the number of applicants is large. Written test includes questions on Arithmetical Aptitude, General responsiveness, and General English. Questions on logical and analytical reasoning will also be included in the examination. English will be the only mode of instruction for the Technical Cadre exam.

Railway Exam Pattern

Railway Exam Pattern 2017: Planning for Railway Exam This Year: Check the New Changes in Railway Exam Pattern and Prepare Accordingly!!! Railway Recruitment Board conducts RRB examination to recruit eligible candidates for various posts in railway department. So, applicants need proper knowledge of RRB Exam Pattern to prepare well. Here on this page we are disclosing latest Railway Question Paper Pattern of Technical and Non-technical examinations of Railway. You can download Railway Exam Pattern PDF from official site.

Railway Recruitment Board every year conducts various recruitment examination to hire the capable and talented applicants on reputed positions of Commercial Apprentice, Traffic Apprentice, Enquiry-cum-Reservation-Clerk, Goods Guard, Junior Accounts Assistant-Cum-Typist, Senior Clerk-Cum-Typist, Assistant Station Master, Traffic Assistant, Senior Time Keeper and others. Every year huge number of applicants participated in the examination and gets hired by the RRB. The organization selects the candidates through:

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Main Examination
  3. Skill Test (Typing Test)
  4. Aptitude Test
  5. Document Verification
  6. Medical Fitness Test

Railway Exam Pattern

Applicants who are going to appear the railway examination they should well get ready for the exam. Applicants must not lose the assurance during preparation. Other than there is a physiological test is taken for the aspirants of technical department categorized for Motor man, Assistant Station Master and Assistant Loco Pilot.

The Technical and Non-technical examinations are composed of five major parts-

  • General Knowledge
  • General English
  • Mathematics
  • General Intelligence
  • Physiological Test
Subjects Total Marks-300 Time in Min

General Knowledge






Hindi language






General Intelligence



Physiological Test




General Knowledge:

The applicants going to appear for the various examinations or any entrance exam must be ready for the General Awareness questions to score well in their exam. Now days, every exam has a section of current affairs or General Awareness. To prepare well for this exam, candidates need to read current affairs magazines and news paper daily.

General English:

General English is an important part of any competitive exam to check the understanding of candidate’s in English language. To prepare well for this subject applicants have the [roper knowledge of In General English questions such as on the topic of: Grammar, Vocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Use of prepositions, idioms/phrases, Fill in the blanks etc. Applicants can take help from the internet or previous papers.


Basic mathematic exam based on 12th standard. Generally Mathematics paper consist the topics as Profit and Loss, Discount, Use of Table and Graphs, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time etc. Candidates to score well you have a good command on these topics.

General Intelligence:

General Intelligence paper based on keen thinking and the aptitude skills. This paper is set to test your skills. In General Intelligence questions such as on the topic of: Series, Mirror and Water Images, Grouping of Identical Figures, Paper cutting and folding etc. Effort with knowledge will take you advancement to the success.

Physiological Test:

Physiological test is design for those applicants who appear in technical examination of Railway. Physical test appropriate for three categories: - Assistant Station Master, Motorman and Assistant Loco Pilot. This test is conducted for analyzing the intelligence of candidates.


You need to have good command on Hindi. Prepare from 10th/12th class Hindi Syllabus.

RRB Non-Technical Exam Pattern:

  • There will be negative marking with a penalty of one third marks allotted to question for which wrong answers is marked by aspirants
  • For every correct answer, +1 mark will be rewarded.
  • For every incorrect answer, one-third mark will be deducted from the total score
Name of the Section Number of Questions asked/p> Marks allotted

 Arithmetic Ability



 Reasoning & General Intelligence



 General Awareness



 General Science



According to the Railway Exam Pattern there will be negative marking for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the objective type question papers. There are 0.25 marks would be deducted for wrong answer. An un-attempted question will not carry any negative marking. Question paper is provided in English, Hindi and other regional languages. The team of privatejobshub.in is presenting complete Railway Exam Pattern on this page, aspirants must check it completely and prepare accordingly.

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