RRB Station Master Clerk Recruitment Exam Syllabus 2016 CEN 03/ 2015

RRB Station Master Clerk Recruitment Exam Syllabus 2016 RRB NTPC UG Exam Pattern Railway 18252 Goods Guard ASM CA TA JAA ECRC Exam Syllabus 2016 in Hindi pdf Commercial Traffic Apprentice Goods Guard Typist Time Keeper Question Paper Railway RRB Exam Syllabus 2016

Railway Station Master Clerk Goods Guard TA and CA Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2015-2016|RRB ASM Clerk Syllabus PDF 2016

As we all know that Indian Railway is one of the biggest recruitment agencies in India. This is one of the oldest railway networks of the world. Aspirants always remained excited for railway jobs. Here we are talking about latest recruitment notification released by Indian Railways to fill 18252 vacant posts. We want to inform all of you that online registration for these posts will start from 26 December 2015. Written Exam for this recruitment process will be conducted in March –May of 2016. So aspirants have to prepare from now to grab this opportunity. To help our valuable readers, we are here providing the complete pattern and syllabus of written exam. We hope this article will be beneficial for all of you.
Category No. Post Name
01 Commercial Apprentice (CA)
02 Traffic Apprentice (TA)
03 Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk (ECRC)
04 Goods Guard
05 Senior Clerk cum Typist
06 Junior Accountant cum Amanuensis (Typist) (JAA)
07 Assistant Station Master (ASM)
08 Traffic Assistant
09 Senior Time Keeper

Candidates facing critical problem of “What to prepare” and “How to prepare” to give their best in their exams. But, nothing about to worry just get the prescribed exam pattern & syllabi from here for your better preparation. Now, here we are providing the latest prescribed Syllabus Pattern of NTPC UG Exam conducting by Indian Railways RRBs.

Scheme of Exam

(I) For posts of Cat. No. 1, 2, 3 & 4 (CA,TA, ECRC & Goods Guard) merit will be drawn on marks obtained in CBT.

(II) For the posts of Cat No: 5, 6 & 9 (Sr. Clerk Gum Typist, JAA, Sr. Time Keeper) CBT followed by Typing Skill Test of qualifying nature (marks obtained in typing skill test shall not be added for making merit) shall be conducted.

(III) For the posts of Cat. No. 7 & 8 (ASM, Traffic Assistant) CBT followed by Aptitude Test shall be conducted for which candidates equal to eight times the number of vacancies shall be called for.

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Exam Pattern :- Railway Exam Pattern for these posts is as follows :

► The written test will be multiple choice objective questions.
► There will be 100 questions in a composite paper.
► The time duration of test will be 01:30 hours (90 minutes).
► There shall be negative marking of 1/3 marks for every answer.

Exam Syllabus :- Railway RRB syllabus will be :

General Awareness : Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research. Questions from General Science may ask in Ample amount.

Arithmetic : The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals ,fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage. Ratio & Proportion,Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School.

Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centers, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons , Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.

General Intelligence & Reasoning : It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series.

Coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization.

Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/pattern –folding & unfolding, Figural Pattern – folding and completion, Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching, Classification of center codes/roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other sub-topics, if any.

Typing Test

► A Typing Test shall be conducted for which the number of candidates equal to eight times the number of vacancies shall be called for.
► The candidates should be able to type 30 WPM in English or 25 WPM in Hindi on Personal Computer only with disabling editing tools and spell check facility.
► For guidelines of those who appear for skill test in Hindi, KrutiDev and Mangal font shall be made available for skill test on Personal Computer.

Document Verification

The merit will be drawn only for the candidates qualifying in the aptitude test, with 70% weightage being given to the marks obtained in the CBT and 30% weightage being given to the marks obtained in aptitude test. Short listed candidates will be called for verification of original documents.


Name of Post – Assistant Station Master, Clerk, Goods guard, CA and TA.

Conducting Agency – Indian Railways

Category – Exam Pattern and Complete Syllabus

As announced by Indian Railway Department, all these non technical posts will be filled by single stage written exam. So this is most important part of this recruitment. Syllabus for all these posts will be almost same. Here is the complete pattern and syllabus for the written exam.

Exam Pattern:

  • Multiple Choice Objective type questions will be asked in written exam.
  • Written exam for these posts will be of around 100 marks. Confirm news regarding this will be given to you when official notification will be released in this regard.
  • There will be negative marking in written exam as decided by Indian Railways.


Here we are providing the complete syllabus for all non-technical posts. Written exam will consists of four sections. These subjects are

  • Quantitative Aptitude – 25 marks
  • Reasoning and general intelligence – 25 marks
  • General Science – 30 marks
  • General Knowledge- 20 marks

Here we are providing complete syllabus subject wise:

Numerical Ability and Quantitative Aptitude:

Number System HCF and LCM Simplification Square roots and Cube roots
Averages Percentages Ages Profit and Loss
Ratio and Proportion Time and Work Time, Speed and Distance Problems on Trains
Boats and Streams Simple Interest Compound Interest Probability
Simple Algebra Trigonometry Area and Volumes Simple Geometry

Reasoning and Artificial Intelligence:

Odd One Out Pair Formation Coding- Decoding English Alphabet Problems
Direction Test Blood Relations Ranking Calendars and Clocks
series Missing Numbers Venn diagrams Matrix
Syllogisms Dice and Cubes Paper Cutting and Folding Analogies
Embedded figures Water Image Mirror Image

General Science:

In this section, basic questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology will be asked.

General Knowledge:

It is a broad section, in this section aver all knowledge of candidate will be checked. It consists

  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Polity
  • Science in daily day life
  • Current Affairs
  • Sports etc.

Railway Recruitment 2016 – Apply Online for 18252 Posts at rrbappreg.net


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