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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    Railway Recruitment Boards
  • Exam Duration
    1 hour 30 minutes
  • Exam Frequency
    Annually
  • Official Website
    www.rrb.gov.in
  • Medium of the exam
    English and Hindi
  • Exam Dates
    September 2022
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    March 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    March 2022
  • End of Registration Process
    March 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    Yet to be Released
  • Declaration of Result
    October 2022
Eligibilty Criteria

Before applying for the posts, aspirants must be well acquainted with eligibility norms for different posts. RRB Eligibility includes Nationality, Age Limit, Educational Qualification, etc. Candidates need to fulfil all the eligibility to appear for the RRB Exam.

RRB Eligibility 2022: Age Limit

The candidates interested to apply for the RRB Recruitment exam must satisfy the age requirements applicable for various posts. The age criteria will vary slightly with the different posts available as follows:

  • For RRB NTPC, the maximum age limit is 30 years
  • For RRB ALP, the age of an aspirant must be between 18-28 years
  • For RRB JE, the age for General and OBC candidates must be between 18-33 years while for SC/ST, the upper age limit is 38 years
  • For Group D posts, the age of the applicant needs to be within 18-33 years

RRB Recruitment 2022 Eligibility: Educational Qualifications

Candidates must be academically qualified for different vacancies and the same will be different as per the posts available. The details of the educational qualification are specified below:

  • A valid degree or equivalent from a recognized board is required to appear for the RRB NTPC exam
  • To be eligible for RRB ALP, candidates must have passed Matriculation or SSLC qualification with any ITI specialization from recognized institutions of NCVT/SCVT, or Matriculation / SSLC with Course Completed Act Apprenticeship, or 3 years Diploma in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile Engineering
  • For RRB JE, candidates must have passed 3 years Diploma in Civil Engineering/Mechanical/ Production/ Automobile / Electrical/ Electronics/ Instrumentation & Control Engineering/ Control/ Tools & Machining/ Tools & Die Making/ Computer Science/ Computer Engineering, or B.Sc in Civil Engineering from a recognized board
  • For Group D posts, one needs to have either passed the 10th standard examination or ITI qualification or its equivalent.
Exam Pattern

RRB releases a detailed exam pattern which is mentioned in the below table:

RRB NTPC CBT 1 Exam Pattern:

There will be 2 CBT mode examinations under NTPC and the details are given below:

Sections Maximum allotted marks Total time
General Awareness 40 90 minutes
Mathematics 30
General Intelligence and Reasoning 30
Total 100

RRB NTPC CBT 2 Exam Pattern

Sections Maximum allotted marks Total time
General Awareness 50 90 minutes
Mathematics 35
General Intelligence and Reasoning 35
Total 120

RRB ALP Exam Pattern:

The exam pattern for the RRB ALP exam is as follows:

RRB ALP Exam No. of Questions Duration
CBT 1st stage 75 60 minutes
CBT 2nd stage Part A 100 90 minutes
CBT 2nd stage Part B 75 60 minutes

RRB JE CBT 1 Exam Pattern:

The exam will be conducted in two stages and details for the same are given below:

Topics No. of Questions Total Marks
Mathematics 30 30
General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 25
General Awareness 15 15
General Science 30 30
Total 100 100

RRB JE CBT 2 Exam Pattern

Topics No. of Questions Total Marks
General Awareness 15 15
Physics and Chemistry 15 15
Basics of Computers and Applications 10 10
Concepts Related to Environment and Pollution Prevention 10 10
Total 150 100
Syllabus

The detailed syllabus for different RRB exams are given below:

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2022

Subjects Topics
Mathematics Number Systems, Decimals, Fractions, LCM and HCF, Ratios and Proportions, Percentage Mensuration, Profit and Loss, Elementary, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry
General Intelligence and Reasoning Analogies, Completion of Number and Alphabetical Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical Operations, Similarities and Differences, Relationships, Analytical Reasoning, Syllogism, Jumbling, Statement – Courses of Action,
General Awareness National and International Current Events, Games and Sports, Indian Art and Culture, Indian Literature, Indian Places and Monuments, General & Life Science, History of India and Freedom Struggle, Geography of India and World, Indian Polity and Governance, UN and Other Important World Organisations.

RRB ALP Syllabus:

Subjects Topics
Mathematics Number system, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work; Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Algebra
General Intelligence and Reasoning Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical operations, Relationships, Syllogism, Jumbling
General Science Physics and Chemistry and Life Sciences of the 10th standard level
Current Affairs Science & Technology, Culture, Personalities, Economics and Politics

For CBT2 for RRB ALP, the General Science section is replaced by Basic Science and Engineering which includes topics like:

  • Engineering Drawing including Projections, Views, Drawing Instruments, Lines, Geometric figures, and Symbolic Representation
  • Units
  • Measurements
  • Mass Weight and Density
  • Work Power and Energy
  • Speed and Velocity
  • Heat and Temperature
  • Basic Electricity

RRB JE Syllabus:

Subjects Topics
Mathematics Number system, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM and HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work; Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss and Algebra
General Intelligence and Reasoning Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Coding and Decoding Mathematical operations, Relationships, Syllogism, Jumbling Venn Diagram, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency, Conclusions and Decision Making, Similarities and Differences, Analytical reasoning Classification, Directions and Statement – Arguments and Assumptions.
General Science Chemistry, Physics, and Life Sciences up to 10th Standard CBSE
Current Affairs Knowledge of Current affairs, Indian geography, Culture and history of India which includes freedom struggle as well, Indian Politics and constitution, Indian Economy, Environmental issues concerning India and the World, Sports, General scientific and technological developments.

RRB JE CBT 2 Syllabus

For CBT 2 paper of RRB JE exam, additional 2 subjects along with General Awareness, Physics & Chemistry are given below:

Subjects Topics
Concepts Related to Computer Science The system of Computers including input and Output devices and Storage devices, Networking, Operating Systems like Windows, Unix, and Linux, MS Office, Internet and Email, Websites & Web Browsers, Computer viruses.
Concepts Related to Environment and Pollution Control Basics of Environment, Side effects of environmental pollution and their prevention strategies, Effect and prevention of Air, water, and Noise pollution, Waste Management, Global warming, Acid rain and Ozone depletion.

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