Railway Recruitment Board Syllabus 2017 - RRB Exam Syllabus Pattern PDF

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Railway Recruitment Boards conducts various recruitment every year.
The selection of the candidates in RRBs is a single stage process comprise of only written examination which is now conducted through online mode i.e. computer based test. In order to obtain better marks, candidates need to prepare according to latest Railway Recruitment Board Exam Syllabus 2017 and pattern of the written exam. Candidates can check them in detail from here.

Railway Recruitment Board Syllabus 2017 New Exam Pattern

Railway Recruitment Board of all regions conducts several recruitment examinations. Here you can check syllabus of the common sections like General Awareness / General Knowledge, General Science, Reasoning etc.

Railway Recruitment Board written examination are conducted online and of Objective type. Here is detailed RRB Syllabus of each post.

Click on the below given link to check Railway Syllabus of All Posts

RRB JE Syllabus
RRB SSE Syllabus
RRB ALP Syllabus
RRB PWD Syllabus
RRB NTPC Syllabus for ASM Goods guard exam

RRB Mock Test for All Exams

Note : You have to first check the exam pattern of a particular post from above links and then check the syllabus of only those sections mentioned there. Some railway exams have less sections than below. So they have to choose their section and check the syllabus of that.

Railway Recruitment Board exams of all posts have basically questions from following sections.

General Ability

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • General Awareness
  • Arithmetic

General Science
Technical ability

RRB Syllabus

The below given syllabus is for the sections of all railway exams including RRB NTPC, JE, SSE, ALP etc. The sections of a test can be determined from above links.

RRB General Awareness Syllabus

This section contains the questions from current events and happenings in India and all around the world to test candidate's knowledge. It have questions on following topics.
Current Affairs of National and International Importance
Indian History, Geography, Constitution, Polity, Culture & Heritage, Finance & Economy
Abbreviations / full forms
Important Days / dates in a year
Union Budget
Books and Authors
Awards and Honours
Five Year Plans
Question based on Who is ...
Heads / CEO / Important person of International and National Organisations

RRB Arithmetic Ability Syllabus

This portion have questions on the basics of Mathematics.
Number System
HCF, LCM based
Decimal Fractions
Simple and Compound Interest
Ratio and Proportions
Profit and Loss
Ratio and proportion
2D/3D Mensuration
Time and Distance
Calendar and Topics – Dates, Weeks
Time and Work
Data Interpretation (DI)
Unitary Method

RRB English Syllabus

Question in this section are asked from following sections.
Basics of English Grammar
Synonyms and Antonyms

RRB Technical Ability / General Science Syllabus

Technical AbilityThis part is designed to test candidate's technical knowledge and refers to the subject of the candidate / post applied.
General Science
Greenhouse Effect
Natural Resources
Ozone Layer
Metals and Non - Metals
Structure of Atom
Work and Motion
Gas, Solid, Liquid
Acid Rain
Chemical Reactions
Plant and Animal Tissues
Organic Farming
Animal & Plant Breeding

RRB General Intelligence and Reasoning Ability Syllabus

This section is designed to test candidate's intellectual ability and have questions on following sections.

Number Series
Alphabet Series
Non Verbal Series
Mirror Images
Cubes and Dice
Blood Relations
Number Ranking
Arithmetical Reasoning
Age problems
Visual Memory
Identical Figures grouping
Embedded Figures etc
Decision Making etc.

Railway Recruitment Board conducts various examination through its various RRB’s located all over the country to fill different posts in railways. Applicants should be aware of the particular exam syllabus in order for better preparation.

The written exam will be conducted online. Candidates who appear, will have to select their answers on a computer. Questions will be displayed and options will be shown against each and candi. have to select the right answer and move on to the next one.

Question paper will be multilingual and will be available in Hindi, English and Urdu and elected language. 1/3 marks will be deducted with each wrong answer as negative marking.

Download this syllabus pdf here