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Railway Exam Pattern 2017 Look Here for RRB Group A/B/C/D Paper Pattern

Railway Exam Pattern

Railway Exam PatternCheckout latest Railway Exam Pattern for Group A, B, C and D !!! If you are planning to apply for RRB Jobs, look at Railway Exam Pattern 2017 from here. All upcoming Exams in Railway will be based on the below given Paper Pattern, so don’t miss to read it. Those, who want to make their career in Railway under Gazetted (Group ‘A’ & ‘B’) and Non-Gazetted (Group ‘C’ & ‘D’) vacancies, must check RRB Exam Pattern 2017.

Railway is also one of the most preferred Job options amongst the Job Seekers. The Railway Recruitment Board is responsible to appoint the candidates for the different posts in the different departments of railway. We the team of www.recruitmentinboxx.com is providing Railway Recruitment Board Exam Pattern 2017 for different posts in different groups.

Railway Exam Pattern

We are starting from Group D exam Pattern and by scrolling-down you will get the paper pattern of all the groups (A, B, C and D).

RRB Group D Exam Pattern:

The Recruitment of Group D is executed and managed at the Divisional Level. This is also conducted by the headquarters of the Zonal Railways.

Subjects No. of Questions Marks Time (in minutes)
Mathematics 100  100 The Examination will be of one and a half hour.
General Intelligence (Reasoning)
General Knowledge
Total 100 100

Get Detailed: Railway Exam Syllabus

RRB Group C Exam Pattern:

Recruitment of Group C posts are categorized Technical and Non-Technical vacancies conducted by Railway Recruitment Control Board of the Ministry of Railways.

Group C Technical:

  • Time Duration: The Examination will be of 120 minutes.
  • of Questions: The candidates will be asked total 150 Multiple Choice Questions.
  • Group C Non-Technical:
  • Time Duration: The Examination will be of 90 Minutes.
  • of Questions: Total 100-120 questions will be asked.
  • Marking System: 01 mark for every right answer and 1/3 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Check Out: Railway Exams Preparation Books

RRB Group B Exam Pattern:

The Recruitment of Group B is conducted through promoting the employees of Group C to Group B.

Section No. of Questions Marks Time (in minutes)
General Awareness 80 80 Composite time of 130 minutes for all tests together
English Language 30 30
Quantitative Aptitude 30 30
Reasoning 60 60
Total 200 200

Must Read: Railway Exam Preparation Tips

RRB Group A Exam Pattern:

The most High Profile posts of Officer ranking comes under the Group A category.  The Recruitment of these posts is directly conducted by UPSC. In Group A the recruitment of posts conducted by the Civil Services Exam and Combined Engineering Services Exam.

Through the Civil Service Exams the candidates gets job in the following services:

  • Indian Railway Traffic Service
  • Indian Railway Accounts Service
  • Indian Railway Personnel Service
  • Railway Protection Force

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Through the Combined Engineering Services Exam the candidates gets job in the following services:

  • Indian Railway Service of Engineers
  • Indian Railway Stores Service
  • Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers
  • Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers
  • Railway service of Signal Engineers

Through UPSC Special Class Railway Apprentice Examination the individuals can get recruited in Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers.

UPSC Special Class Railway Apprentice Examination Exam Pattern:

Paper Subject Duration Maximum Marks
I General Ability Test (English, General Knowledge, and Psychological test ) 2 hours 200
II Physical Science (Physics and Chemistry) 2 hours 200
III Mathematics 2 hours 200
Total 600

Check Out: Railway Exam Question Papers

We hope that the Railway Exam Pattern 2017 will help you to prepare yourself for the examinations for the RRB Recruitment. For more career related information stay tuned with us i.e. www.recruitmentinboxx.com. If you have any query regarding RRB Paper Pattern, you may ask in comment box that is well stated below.

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