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Railways RRB Mains Exam Preparation Time Table

Published on Saturday, December 24, 2016
Indian Railways is one of the best PSU employers in India. Many of you might be preparing for Railway RRB non-technical exam. Today I am going to share syllabus for Railway RRB exam.
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Exam Pattern

The Railway Exam 2016 will be conducted online. Total Questions will be 120 for 90 Minutes.
  • Negative Marking of 0.33 would be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • There are no section-wise cutoffs. 
Part SECTIONS Max Marks/ Questions
A General Awareness 30
B Numerical Ability 30
C General Science 30
D General Intelligence & Reasoning 30


A. General Awareness: 30 questions from this section. Questions covered in this topics are given below: 
  • Indian History & culture, Religions
  • Indian Constitutions and Polity
  • Geography
  • Economics and Finance
  • Basic Computer
  • Famous Books and Authors
  • Abbreviations
  • Persons and Place in News
  • Sports ( Trophy/cups, persons in news)
  • Static GK( Dams, Rivers, Deserts, Questions related to Railway, Five-year plans, Govt. schemes, HQ,)
  • Current Affairs

B. Numerical Ability: From this section expected Questions are 30. The Topics are given below:
  • Number System
  • Simplification, Square & cube roots
  • Fraction, LCM, HCF
  • Number Series
  • Average
  • Problems on Ages
  •  Percentage
  • Partnership
  • SI / CI
  • Profit and Loss
  • Time and Work
  • Time and Distance & problems on Trains
  • Boats and streams
  • Work and Wages
  • Pipes and Cistern
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Permutation and combination
  • Mensuration
  • Probability

C. General Science: 30 Questions are expected from:
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • General Science
D. General Intelligence & Reasoning: 30 Questions are expected from:
  • Series (Number, Letter/word, Symbol)
  • Missing Number
  •  Classification
  • Word Formations
  • Calendar Problems
  • Directions test
  • Blood Relations
  • Syllogism
  • Venn Diagram
  • Coding Decoding
  • Logical arrangements of words
  • Ranking
  • Inserting missing character
  •  Mathematical operation

Preparation Time table for RRB exam

The pattern of RRB and SSC is almost same. The difference is in no. of Questions and Marks. In RRB exam there is a particular section of Science and no English section. For RRB exam you have to give time to science as well as other subjects.

Preparation Time Table for those who are working and also preparing for SSC & RRB exams
Subjects/ weeks CA & Static GK Maths Eng/Science Reasoning
On weekdays Morning 1 hr 15 minutes to CA & Static GK 1 hr to maths in eve 1 topic for a day 30 minutes daily practice
On weekend Revise all CA of the week & try to cover 1 General awareness topic in a week 3-4 hrs maths practice Eng: 1st clear your basic grammar after that do practice 1 hr.
Science: 20 days per topic i.e. Physics
Try to cover 3 topics in a week and revise them properly

Updated on 24-12-2016

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