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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    Railway Recruitment Board Exam Paramedical Staff
  • Exam Duration
    90 Minutes
  • Exam Frequency
  • Official Website
  • Exam Dates
    January 10, 2022 (Tentative)
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    January 7, 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    January 7, 2022
Eligibilty Criteria

As per RRB Recruitment Eligibility 2022, applicants who want to appear in the RRB Paramedical Staff Recruitment process need to meet a certain age limit and academic qualification. Candidates who will not fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria will not be allowed to appear in the test. In this case, the online application form will be cancelled.

RRB Paramedical Staff Recruitment Educational Qualifications

Candidates who want to apply for various posts of paramedical staff need to have the basic eligibility criteria that are tabulated below.

Name of Post Educational Qualification
Dietician B.Sc in Science and PG Diploma or M.Sc Degree in Home Science in Food and Nutrition
Staff Nurse GNM or B.Sc Degree in Nursing
Dental Hygienist B.Sc Degree in Biology & Diploma or Certificate Course & Registered with Dental Council
Dialysis Technician B.Sc. Degree and Diploma or relevant professional experience
Extension Educator Graduation in Relevant disciplines
Health & Malaria Inspector Grade III B.Sc Degree, 1-year Diploma Program of Health or Sanitary Inspector or One year NTC in Health Sanitary Inspector
Lab Superintendent Grade-III B.Sc Degree in Relevant Disciplines or equivalent degree along with DMLT or BMLT
Optometrist B.Sc Degree in Optometry or Diploma in Ophthalmic Technician
Perfusionist B.Sc Degree with Diploma in Perfusion Technology or B.Sc Degree with relevant working experience
Physiotherapist Bachelors’ Degree in Physiotherapy along with relevant experience
Pharmacist Grade III 12th class in Science stream or its equivalent stream along with Diploma in Pharmacy or B.Pharma
Radiographer Higher Secondary and Diploma
Speech Therapist B.Sc Degree and Diploma in Relevant disciplines and professional experience
ECG Technician 12th class or Graduation
Lady Health Visitor 10+2 level
Lab Assistant Grade II 10+2 level in Science Stream + (a) DMLT or Certificate Course in MLT at par with DMLT

RRB Paramedical Staff Recruitment Age Limit

Before applying for RRB Paramedical Staff Recruitment 2022 process, aspirants should meet the minimum age limit that is pre-decided by RRB of India. Post-wise age criteria are given below in a table format.

Name of Post Age Limit (Minimum and Maximum Age in Years)
Dietician 18-33
Staff Nurse 20-40
Dental Hygienist 18-33
Dialysis Technician 20-33
Extension Educator 22-35
Health & Malaria Inspector Grade III 18-33
Lab Superintendent Grade-III 18-33
Optometrist 18-33
Perfusionist 21-40
Physiotherapist 18-33
Pharmacist Grade III 20-35
Radiographer 19-33
Speech Therapist 18-33
ECG Technician 18-33
Lady Health Visitor 18-30
Lab Assistant Grade II 18-33

RRB Paramedical Staff Recruitment Age Relaxation

Candidates from the reserved category can avail the facility of age relaxation. In the below section, category wise upper age relaxation is mentioned.

Categories Upper Age Relaxation
OBC-NCL (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
Ex-Servicemen having more than 6 months of service experience after attestation Upper age limit as mentioned in the respective posts + community age relaxation as per availability + Number of years of service rendered in Defence + 3 years
Candidates with Benchmark Disabilities
  • UR: 10 years
  • OBC: 13 years
  • SC/ST: 15 years
Candidates who are the staff of Group ‘C’ and Group ‘D’ level, Casual Labour and Substitutes having not less than 3 years of professional experience
  • UR: 40 years
  • OBC: 43 years
  • SC/ST: 45 years
Candidates have ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 Upper age limit + community age relaxation wherever applicable + 5 years
Candidates who have worked or still working in QuasiAdministrative offices in Railway Canteens, Co-operative Societies and Institutes, etc Service length or 5 years, whichever is lower + community age relaxation wherever applicable
Female candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from their husband but not remarried.
  • UR: 35 years
  • OBC: 38 years
  • SC/ST: 45 years

RRB Paramedical Staff Recruitment Overall Eligibility Criteria 2022

Here, in the below table, applicants can check some other details regarding the eligibility criteria.

Particulars Details
Nationality Indian
Domicile Any
Number of Attempts As long as candidates satisfy all the eligibility criteria
Other important details
  • Employees of RRB of India can also apply for the post of paramedical staff.
  • Candidates belonging to the reserved category will get age relaxation.
  • Candidates belonging to the PWD category who wants to get age relaxation must be visually handicapped.
Exam Pattern

Before appearing in RRB Recruitment Exam, candidates need to know the entire exam pattern to get an overall idea about the format of the question paper in the exam. In the below table, the entire exam pattern is mentioned.

Particulars Details
Mode of Exam Online
Number of Sections 4
Name of Sections
  • Mathematics
  • General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • General Awareness
  • General Science
Questions in each question
  • 30 questions for the section of Mathematics and General Science.
  • 25 questions for the section of General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • 15 questions in the section of General Awareness
Duration of the Examination 90 minutes and 120 minutes for candidates belongs to the PWD category
Maximum number of questions 100
Type of Questions Objective-based
Maximum number of marks 100
Marking Scheme 1 mark each for the correct answer 1/3 mark for incorrect answer
Language of Paper English and Hindi

RRB Paramedical Staff Recruitment Exam Syllabus is released along with the exam pattern on the official website of RRB of India. To make a preparation strategy for the written test, candidates need to be well versed with the exam syllabus. To develop an idea about the topic of the syllabus, candidates need to go through the entire syllabus.

For the exam, candidates need to cover all the topics and subtopics of each section. A tabular representation of the syllabus is given below.

Sections Topics
  • Number systems
  • Decimals
  • Fractions
  • LCM and HCF
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Percentages
  • Mensuration
  • Time and Work
  • Time and Distance
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Square Root
  • Age Calculations
  • Calendar & Clock
  • Pipes & Cistern
General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • Analogies
  • Completion of Number and Alphabetical Series
  • Coding and Decoding,
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Syllogism
  • Jumbling
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Data Interpretation and Sufficiency
  • Conclusions and Decision-Making
  • Classification, Directions
  • Statement – Arguments and Assumptions etc.
General Awareness
  • Knowledge of Current affairs
  • Indian geography
  • Culture and History of India and Freedom Struggle
  • Indian Polity and Constitution
  • Indian Economy
  • Environmental issues concerning India and the World
  • Sports
  • General scientific and technological developments
General Science
  • Physics
  • Chemistry and Life Sciences (up to 10th Standard CBSE syllabus)

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