Railways (NTPC, ALP, RPF, Group - D)

Railways (NTPC, ALP, RPF, Group - D)

Duration : 9 Months Course Fee : Rs.9096 Admission Fee : Rs.499

Indian Railway Jobs - A Rewarding Career to Persue

The Indian Railways RRB (Railway Recruitment Board) exams are conducted by the Indian Railways for various posts in the railway sector. The exams are organized to recruit candidates for positions such as Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP), Technician, Junior Engineer (JE), Station Master, Ticket Collector (TC), and various other technical and non-technical positions.

Here are some key points regarding the Indian Railways RRB exams:

  • Exam Pattern: The exam pattern may vary depending on the specific post, but generally, it consists of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) covering subjects like General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, Arithmetic, and Technical/Trade-related knowledge. There are usually negative marking schemes for wrong answers.

  • Eligibility Criteria: The eligibility criteria for RRB exams differ for each position. However, in general, candidates must have a minimum educational qualification, which can range from 10th standard to graduation depending on the post. Age limits and relaxation are also specified for different categories.

  • Application Process: The Indian Railways releases notifications for RRB exams through their official websites and employment news. Interested candidates need to apply online by filling out the application form, paying the required fee, and submitting the necessary documents within the specified dates.

  • Admit Card: Once the application process is complete, eligible candidates receive admit cards or hall tickets, which contain details such as exam date, time, and venue. Admit cards are usually available for download from the official websites.

  • Exam Result and Selection: After the completion of the exams, the Railway Recruitment Board declares the results on their official websites. Candidates who qualify the exams are further called for subsequent stages like skill tests, document verification, and interviews, depending on the position applied for. The final selection is based on the candidate's performance in all the stages of the selection process.

  • Preparation Resources: To prepare for the Indian Railways RRB exams, candidates can refer to various study materials, including previous years' question papers, books, online study resources, and coaching institutes. Mock tests and practice papers are also available to help candidates familiarize themselves with the exam pattern and improve their time management skills.

Preparing for Indian Railway jobs requires a systematic approach and dedication. Here are some steps you can follow to prepare for Indian Railway jobs:

1. Understand the Exam Pattern: Indian Railway recruitment exams usually consist of multiple-choice questions covering subjects like General Awareness, Mathematics, General Intelligence, and Reasoning. Familiarize yourself with the exam pattern and syllabus of the specific job you are applying for. You can find this information in the official recruitment notifications or on the Indian Railways website.

2. Gather Study Materials: Collect relevant study materials such as books, previous years' question papers, and online resources that cover the syllabus for the exam. Make sure to choose reliable sources and study materials recommended by experts or successful candidates.

3. Create a Study Plan: Develop a structured study plan that includes daily, weekly, and monthly goals. Allocate time for each subject and topic, ensuring comprehensive coverage of the syllabus. Break down your study plan into manageable chunks, focusing on one subject or topic at a time.

4. Focus on General Awareness: General Awareness is an important section in railway exams. Stay updated with current affairs, national and international events, sports, science and technology, history, geography, and Indian polity. Read newspapers, and magazines, and follow reliable news websites to stay informed.

5. Improve Mathematical Skills: Mathematics is a crucial subject in railway exams. Practice solving numerical problems regularly to improve your speed and accuracy. Focus on topics such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, percentages, ratios, and averages. Solve previous years' question papers to get familiar with the exam pattern and types of questions asked.

6. Enhance Reasoning and General Intelligence: Dedicate time to improve your reasoning and logical thinking skills. Practice solving puzzles, number series, coding-decoding, analogies, and non-verbal reasoning questions. Develop strategies to solve problems quickly and efficiently.

7. Take Mock Tests: Mock tests play a vital role in your preparation. They help you assess your knowledge, identify weak areas, and improve time management skills. Take regular mock tests to simulate exam-like conditions and evaluate your performance. Analyze your mistakes and work on improving them.

8. Time Management and Speed: Railway exams are known for their time constraints. Practice solving questions within the given time limit. Develop strategies to quickly analyze and answer questions. Regular practice will help improve your speed and accuracy.

9. Stay Healthy and Take Breaks: Maintain a healthy lifestyle during your preparation period. Get sufficient sleep, eat nutritious food, and exercise regularly. Taking breaks between study sessions is important to relax your mind and maintain focus.

10. Stay Updated with Official Notifications: Keep an eye on official notifications and updates regarding railway job vacancies, exam dates, and application procedures. Visit the Indian Railways website (https://indianrailways.gov.in) and other relevant job portals regularly for the latest information.

Remember, consistency and perseverance are key to success.

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RRB NTPC Exam Pattern

RRB ExamSubjectsMarks
RRB NTPC CBT- 1General Awareness40
 General Intelligence and Reasoning30
 Quantitative Aptitude30
RRB NTPC CBT- 2General Awareness50
 General Intelligence35

RRB NTPC Exam Syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude

Number System, Decimal, Fractions, LCM and HCF, Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Mensuration, Speed, Time and Distance, Time and Work, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss ,Elementary Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, Quadratic Equations, Simplification, Upstream and Downstream, Data Interpretation.

Reasoning Ability

Puzzle, Seating Arrangement, Inequalities, Analogies, Syllogism, Data Sufficiency, Statement and Conclusion, Blood Relation, Direction Test, Decision Making, Coding-Decoding, Alphanumeric Series, Venn Diagrams.

General Awareness

  • National and International Current Affairs, Games and Sports, Awards, Books and Authors, Indian Literature, Common Abbreviations, Important Government Organisations, Indian Polity and Governance, Inventions,
  • Famous Personalities (India & International), History of India, Banking History, Banking Terms and Organisations,
  • Important days & dates, General & Life Science, Physical, Economical & Geographical features of India and World
  • Basics of Computer, Indian Art & Culture

RRB NTPC Typing Test

The typing test for the RRB NTPC Exam is a skill-based exam that will not be included towards the final merit list because it is a qualifying exam. Candidates must be able to type 30 words per minute (WPM) in English or 25 WPM in Hindi on a computer without using any editing or spell-checking software.

RRB ALP (Assistant Loco Pilot) Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for RRB ALP Exam involves the following 2 stages:

  • CBT Stage – I
  • CBT Stage – II (Consists of Part A and Part B)

RRB ALP Exam Pattern

RRB ALP Exam PatternSubjectsMarks
CBT- 1Mathematics20
 General Reasoning25
 General Science20
 Current Affairs10
CBT-2 (Part A)Mathematics25
 General Intelligence25
 Basic Science & Engineering40
 General Awareness10
CBT-2 (Part B)Relevant Trade75

Syllabus covered in RRB Exam

RRB ALP (Assistant Loco Pilot) Syllabus for CBT Stage-1


Number System, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM and HCF, Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Mensuration, Pipes and Cisterns, Age Calculations, Square root and Cube root, Elementary Statistics, Profit and Loss, Trigonometry, Simple and Compound interest, Speed, Time and Distance, Time and Work, Algebra

General Intelligence & Reasoning

Mathematical operations, Statement- Arguments and Assumptions, Direction Test, Analytical reasoning, Similarities and differences, Conclusions and Decision Making, Relationships, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency, Number Series, Coding-Decoding, Venn Diagrams.

General Science

Physics, Chemistry, Life Sciences

Current Affairs

Knowledge of Current affairs, Indian geography, General scientific and technological, Sports, Environmental issues concerning India and the World, Culture and history of India including freedom struggle, Indian Economy,

Static General Awareness (national parks, sanctuaries, currency, state capitals, airports, etc), Important dates and days, Government schemes, Important Abbreviations, National and International Organisations along with Headquarters


RRB ALP (Assistant Loco Pilot) Syllabus for CBT Stage-2


Number system, BODMAS, Calendar and Clock, Time and Distance, Decimals, LCM and HCF, Percentage, Simple and Compound Interest, Time and Work, Algebra

Current Affairs

  • India and International Current events, Politics, Economy, Sports, Culture, Government Schemes, History
  • National and International Organisations along with Headquarters

Basic Science & Engineering

The topics covered under this shall be Engineering Drawing (Projections, Views, Drawing Instruments, Lines, Geometric figures, Symbolic Representation), Units, Mass Weight and Density, IT Literacy, Occupational Safety and Health, Measurements, Work Power and Energy, Levers and Simple Machines, Speed and Velocity, Heat and Temperature, Basic Electricity

General Intelligence & Reasoning

Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical operations, Syllogism, Statement- Arguments and Assumptions, Analytical Reasoning, Venn Diagram, Conclusions and Decision Making, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency, Direction Test, Blood Relations.

RRB Group D Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Computer-Based Test

TopicNo. of QuestionsDuration
General Awareness and/Current Affairs2090 minutes
General Science20 
General Intelligence and Reasoning30 

RRB Group D Exam Syllabus


Number system, BODMAS, Decimal, Fractions, LCM and HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, Square root, Age calculation, Calendar and Clock, Pipes and Cistern, etc.

General intelligence and reasoning

Analogies, Alphabetical and Numerical series, Coding and decoding, Mathematical operations, Relationship, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn diagram, Data interpretation and Sufficiency, Conclusion and Decision-making, Similarities and Differences, Analytical reasoning, Classification, Directions, Statement- Arguments and Assumptions, etc.

General science

The syllabus under this shall cover physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10th standard level (CBSE).

General Awareness

On current affairs in Science and technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and any other subject of importance.

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