RRB Railway recruitment boards exam paper download

RRB exam details and dates

Railway recruitment boards (RRB) has published notification for recruitment of non technical popular categories.Total number of vacancies across all Railway recruitment boards including all posts is 18252.Different vacancies along with RRB’s is given below for your reference

  • Commercial Apprentice – Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Ajmer, Banglore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur, Chennai, Gorakhpur, Kolkata, Malda, Mumbai, Secundarabad, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Traffic Apprentice – Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Ajmer, Banglore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur, Chandigarh, Guwahati, Jammu Srinagar, Patna, Ranchi, Chennai, Gorakhpur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Secundarabad, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Enquiry cum reservation clerk – Allahabad, Guwahati, Jammu Srinagar, Kolkata, Siliguri
  • Goods Guard – Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Ajmer, Banglore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur, Chandigarh, Chennai, Guwahati, Jammu Srinagar, Gorakhpur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Malda, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Ranchi, Secundarabad, Siliguri, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist – Allahabad, Banglore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur, Chennai, Gorakhpur, Jammu Srinagar, Kolkata, Malda, Mumbai, Ranchi, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Senior clerk cum Typist – Allahabad, Ajmer, Banglore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur, Chandigarh, Chennai, Guwahati, Gorakhpur, Jammu Srinagar, Kolkata, Malda, Mumbai, Ranchi, Secundarabad, Siliguri, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Assistant Station Master – Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Ajmer, Banglore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur, Chandigarh, Chennai, Guwahati, Jammu Srinagar, Kolkata, Malda, Mumbai, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Ranchi, Secundarabad, Siliguri, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Traffic Assistant – Kolkata
  • Sr Time Keeper – Allahabad

You can apply for above posts online.You can only apply for one RRB.If applied for more than one RRB your application will be rejected.The exam dates of all the RRB’s will be same.Important dates for this exam are

  • Last date of online application 25th Jan 2016
  • Date of Computer based test (CBT) – In months of March to May

RRB examination fees is 100 INR for General and OBC candidates.For all other candidates there is no examination fees.

RRB exam video

RRB exam eligibility criteria

You should only apply for post you are eligible.If you are not eligible do not apply for a post.Eligibility criteria for different posts are given below

  • Commercial Apprentice – You should be Graduate in any discipline.
  • Traffic Apprentice – Degree from recognized university of its equivalent
  • Enquiry cum reservation clerk – Degree from recognized university of its equivalent
  • Goods Guard – Degree from recognized university of its equivalent
  • Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist – Degree from recognized university of its equivalent and typing proficiency in English or Hindi on Computer is essential
  • Senior clerk cum Typist – Degree from recognized university of its equivalent and typing proficiency in English or Hindi on Computer is essential
  • Assistant Station Master – Degree from recognized university of its equivalent
  • Traffic Assistant – Degree from recognized university of its equivalent
  • Sr Time Keeper – Degree from recognized university of its equivalent and typing proficiency in English or Hindi on Computer is essential

If you are awaiting final year results then you should not apply for the job.Also you should have completed degree regularly.Correspondence candidates are not eligible to apply for the job.For all the above posts lower and upper age limit is 18 years and 32 years as of first Jan 2016.The upper age is relaxable by 3 years for OBC candidates and by 5 years for SC/ST candidates.

The date of birth should be between 2nd January 1984 and 1st Jan 1998.As mentioned above for reserved categories these dates are relaxable by 3 years (OBC) and 5 years (SC/ST).

RRB exam selection format

The selection format is different for posts mentioned above.For all the above posts first stage is Computer based test.There will be negative marking in computer based test.For every wrong question one third of marks will be deducted.The selection format for different posts are

  • Commercial Apprentice – Single stage computer based test (CBT) followed by document verification.
  • Traffic Apprentice – Single stage computer based test (CBT) followed by document verification
  • Enquiry cum reservation clerk – Single stage computer based test (CBT) followed by document verification
  • Goods Guard – Single stage computer based test (CBT) followed by document verification
  • Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist – Single stage computer based test (CBT) followed by Typing skill test and document verification
  • Senior clerk cum Typist – Single stage computer based test (CBT) followed by Typing skill test and document verification
  • Assistant Station Master – Single stage computer based test (CBT) followed by Aptitude test and document verification
  • Traffic Assistant – Single stage computer based test (CBT) followed by Aptitude test and document verification
  • Sr Time Keeper – Single stage computer based test (CBT) followed by Typing skill test and document verification

RRB Computer based test

RRB computer based test will be of 90 minutes duration.The total number of questions will be 100.The questions will be objective multiple choice questions.The question paper will be in English,Hindi,Urdu or local languages of the RRB for which candidate applied for.

The questions will be asked from different categories like General Awareness,Arithmetic,General Intelligence and Logical Reasoning.You can assume equal distribution of marks between these sections.

For most of the posts there will be only Computer based test.So if you clear computer based test with good marks and you clear the document verification meeting the medical standards for the post you will get the RRB job.This makes computer based test very important.

You should prepare all the sections mentioned above well to clear computer based test.You can download materials mentioned later in the post,install the mobile apps or consult the books mentioned later in the post for good preparation of computer based test.

RRB Typing test

In the RRB typing test candidates should be able to type 30 WPM in English and 25 WPM in Hindi on personal computers.The editing tools and spell checking facilities will be disabled.So you should practice typing disabling these tools and keep in mind the words per minute requirement.

If you are appearing for typing test in Hindi then Krutidev and Mangal font will be made available.So while practice you should use these fonts.This will help you practice in real exams like environment.The marks obtained in Typing test will not be considered for merit list preparation.So you should only aim to clear this exam.

RRB Aptitude test

RRB Aptitude test marks will be used to prepare merit list.Computer based test and Aptitude test marks will be considered in ratio 7:3.You must qualify Aptitude test.Only if you qualify in aptitude test you will be considered for merit list.

RRB exam book

There are few books available in market for RRB exams.You may choose to buy a book or may consider using materials shared in this post for RRB exam preparation.If you want to have a book then you can buy the one shown below

RRB exam preparation material

You can use below materials for better preparation of Railway recruitment boards RRB exams. The materials cover all the sections of RRB computer based test and Aptitude test.You can follow the material solve the questions for better preparation of RRB exams.

Apart from materials mobile apps are best way to prepare for the exams.All the questions are fully solved and also it gives the time you take to solve a particular problem.Thus it helps you increase speed.Speed and accuracy are key for these exams.

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Conclusion

The number of vacancies is huge.This is excellent opportunity for Graduate (non technical) students to get job in Railways.You can read the post, download the materials and install the mobile apps for better preparation of RRB exams.In case you have any questions or doubts do let me know.You can share your thoughts or queries using comment form.

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