Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Exam Pattern and Syllabus

RRB) Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Dear Readers, As you know that Indian Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released the recruitment notification for various posts. Many people apply for Railway Recruitment Board Exam for the various posts available in RRB without having any knowledge of the syllabus and exam pattern of the exam which reduces their chances of clearing the RRB exam.

Many of you planning to apply for this exam and many of you in confusion whether apply or not. To help you in decide apply or not we are providing you details regarding exam pattern and syllabus that help you. Exam Pattern is similar to that of SSC exams.

RRB Exam Pattern and Syllabus

(1)Common Preliminary Examination. (Computer Based Test)
(2) Exam followed by Verification of documents and typing test according to posts

Computer Based Test
The question paper will be in English, Hindi, Urdu and regional languages and the duration of the examination will be 90 minutes with approximately 100 questions.
1. General Awareness
2. Arithmetic
3. General Intelligence and reasoning

General Awareness

  • History & culture of India
  • Geography
  • Science- Physics, chemistry and Biology
  • Appointments
  • Indian Polity and Consitution
  • Current Affairs – India and International
  • Sports News
  • Books and Authors
  • Important Days
  • National and International Organisatiosn
  • Economy of India


  • Simplification and Approximation
  • Percentages.
  • Profit and Loss.
  • Ratios and Proportions.
  • Averages.
  • Problems on Ages.
  • Simple & Compound Interest.
  • Time and Distances
  • Time and Work etc.
  • Data Interpretation

General Intelligence & Reasoning

  • Analogies.
  • Arithmetical reasoning.
  • Space visualization.
  • Problem solving.
  • Relationship concepts.
  • Decision making.
  • Arithmetical Number Series.
  • Similarities & Differences.
  • Non-verbal series etc.
  • Verbal and Figure Classification.
  • Non-verbal series etc.


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