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OVERVIEW

Indian Railways is the second largest railway system in the world. Its employees are numbered at about 16 lakhs. Indian Railways is divided into 16 zones and each zone is headed by a General Manager. Every zone is divided into some divisions and each division is headed by a Divisional Railway Manager. RRB Examination is conducted for to recruit and make available the right kind of manpower at the right time to the different units of the Railways as per their necessities. This is an All India Entrance Exam. Railway Recruitment Board has been appointed and authorized to ensure the exam is conducted smoothly. Selection on various posts based on the Written Test and Interview.


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Railway Recruitment Board Exam 2012 Syllabus - Details

Syllabus for Exam of Posts - All posts

SUBJECTS:-

  • General Awareness
  • Arithmetic Ability
  • English
  • Test of Reasoning/Mental Ability/Aptitude

General Awareness

This part of question paper gauges the candidates is up to date with surrounding and includes the following:

  • Current Affairs (National and International)
  • Major Financial/Economic News
  • Budget and Five Year Plans
  • Who is Who
  • Sports
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards and Honours
  • Science - Inventions and Discoveries
  • Abbreviations
  • Important Days
  • International and National Organisations

Arithmetic Ability

This part of exam is usually checks the quantitative and mathematical skills of the candidates and following is the topics from which the questions asked:

  • Number System
  • HCF, LCM
  • Simplification
  • Decimal Fractions
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Unitary Method
  • Percentage
  • Time and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Profit and Loss
  • Average
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Mensuration (2D and 3D)
  • Algebra
  • Data Interpretation

English

This section is designed to test the language abilities and understanding of English grammar. Questions are asked mainly from the following categories.

  • Verb
  • Adverb
  • Subject Verb Agreement
  • Error Correction
  • Tenses
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Fill in the Blanks with Modals, Articles etc
  • Comprehension
  • Answering questions based on Unseen Passages
  • Vocabulary
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms

Test of Reasoning/Mental Ability/Aptitude

This part usually tries to test the reasoning abilities and Gauges aptitude of the person. It includes the following:

Verbal

  • Number Series
  • Alphabet Series
  • Test of Direction Sense
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Number Ranking
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Problem on Age Calculation
  • Blood Relations
  • Analogy
  • Decision Making etc.

Non-Verbal

  • Non Verbal Series
  • Mirror Images
  • Cubes and Dice
  • Grouping Identical Figures
  • Embedded Figures etc

NOTE :

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