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RRB Syllabus 2021: Find Complete Syllabus of NTPC, JE, Group D & ALP

Updated on 06 September 2021
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RRB Syllabus 2021: Find Complete Syllabus of NTPC, JE, Group D & ALP      


Candidates who are aspiring for their RRB exams must know the complete RRB syllabus along with its exam pattern. This will help them get an edge in their exam preparation and get ready for their exams easily. 


Each year RRB conducts its entrance examination for the selection of various posts which include the following


  1. RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) 
  2. RRB Junior Engineer (JE)
  3. RRB Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP)
  4. RRB Group D 

 

Note that the RRB syllabus for each post varies from that of others. Hence, candidates must be thoroughly familiar with the detailed syllabus of each of the RRB posts. Also, the syllabus is designed in such a way that it will help candidates to increase their practical knowledge and understanding of their environment. 

 

RRB NTPC Exam Syllabus 

Let us first take a look at the examination stages/rounds under the NTPC post

 

  1. First Stage of CBT
  2. Second Stage of CBT
  3. Typing Test (Skill Test)
  4. Document Verification
  5. Medical Examination
  6. Final Selection


RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 


The RRB NTPC exam pattern will help candidates get an idea about the marking scheme, duration of the paper, number of questions and much more. 

 

Take a look at the detailed exam pattern for RRB NTPC CBT-1 & 2 below


RRB Exam

Subjects

Marks

RRB NTPC CBT – 1

General Awareness

40


General Intelligence and Reasoning

30


Quantitative Aptitude

30

RRB NTPC CBT – 2

General Awareness

50


Mathematics

35


General Intelligence and Reasoning

35

 

RRB NTPC Exam Syllabus


The detailed section-wise syllabus of RRB NTPC is given below for your reference.


Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning Ability

General Awareness

Number System

Puzzle

National and International Current Affairs

Decimal

Seating Arrangement

Games and Sports

Fractions

Inequalities

Awards

LCM and HCF

Analogies

Books and Authors

Percentage

Syllogism

Indian Literature

Ratio and Proportion

Data Sufficiency

Common Abbreviations

Mensuration

Statement and Conclusion

Important Government Organizations

Speed, Time and Distance

Blood Relation

Indian Polity and Governance

Time and Work

Direction Test

Inventions

Simple and Compound Interest

Decision Making

Famous Personalities (India & International)

Profit and Loss

Coding-Decoding

History of India

Elementary Algebra

Alphanumeric Series

Banking History

Geometry and Trigonometry

Venn Diagrams

Banking Terms and Organizations

Elementary Statistics


Important days & dates

Quadratic Equations


General & Life Science

Simplification


Physical, Economical & Geographical features of India and World

Upstream and Downstream


Basics of Computer

Data Interpretation


Indian Art & Culture

 

RRB NTPC Typing Test 

 

The typing test round will be qualifying in nature where candidates need to type 30 words per minute (WPM) in English and 25 WPM to qualify this round. 

 

RRB NTPC Medical Test 

 

Candidates appearing for the RRB NTPC round must strictly meet all the physical fitness requirements as specified by RRB to qualify for this round. 

 

RRB JE Exam Syllabus 


To prepare for the RRB Junior engineer examination, candidates need to be familiar with its syllabus. 

 

Note that there are four main stages to this examination as follows 

 

  1. CBT Stage I
  2. CBT Stage II
  3. Document Verification/ Medical Examination
  4. Final Selection

 

Let us first take a look at the detailed exam pattern of RRB JE below 

 

 

RRB JE Exam

Subjects

Marks

CBT – 1

Mathematics

30


General Reasoning

25


General Awareness

15


General Science

30

CBT – 2

General Awareness

15


Physics & Chemistry

15


Basics of Computer Applications

10


Basics of Environment and Pollution Control

10


Technical Abilities

100

 

Refer to the following detail-wise syllabus for each section below 

 

RRB JE CBT-1 Syllabus 

 

Mathematics

General Reasoning

General Science

General Awareness

Number System

Analogies

Physics

India and International Current Affairs

BODMAS

Statement – Arguments and Assumptions

Chemistry

Indian geography

Decimals

Directions

Life Sciences

culture and history of India including freedom struggle

Fractions

Analytical reasoning


Indian Polity and constitution

LCM & HCF

Alphabetical and Number Series


Environmental issues concerning India and the World

Ratio and Proportion

Classification


Sports

Percentage

Similarities and Differences


Scientific and Technological Inventions

Mensuration

Conclusions and Decision Making


Static General Knowledge(national parks, sanctuaries, currency, state capitals, airports, etc.)

Pipes and Cisterns

Syllogism


Important days and Dates

Calendar and Clock

Blood Relations


Organisations and their Headquarters

Age Problems

Coding and Decoding


Important Abbreviations

Square root & Cube root

Mathematical Operations


Government Schemes

Elementary Statistics

Venn Diagram



Trigonometry

Data Insufficiency



Profit and Loss




Simple and Compound Interest




Speed, Time & Distance




Time and Work




 

RRB JE CBT-2 Syllabus 

 

General Awareness

Physics and Chemistry

Basics of Computer Applications

Basics of Environment and Pollution

Knowledge of Current affairs

Up to 10th Standard CBSE syllabus and relevant basics

The architecture of Computers

Basics of Environment

Indian geography


input and Output devices

Acid rain

General scientific and technological developments


Computer Virus

Ozone depletion

Sports


Websites & Web Browsers

Global warming

Environmental issues concerning India and the World


Storage devices

Adverse effects of environmental pollution and control strategies

culture and history of India including freedom struggle


Networking, Operating System like Windows, Unix, Linux

Air, water and Noise pollution

Indian Polity and constitution


MS Office

their effect and control

Indian Economy


Various data representation

Waste Management

Static General Awareness (national parks, sanctuaries, currency, state capitals, airports, etc.)


Internet and Email


Important dates and days


Hardware and Software Devices


Government schemes




Important Abbreviations




National and International Organisations along with Headquarters




.

RRB ALP Syllabus        


The RRB ALP Exam is conducted to recruit candidates for the post of Assistant Locomotive Pilot in the railways. 


Take a look at the exam pattern of the RRB ALP Below   

  1. CBT -1
  2. CBT- 2  



RRB ALP Exam

Subjects

Marks

CBT-1

Maths

20


General Reasoning

25


General Science

20


Current Affairs

10

CBT-2 (Part A)

Mathematics

25


General Intelligence

25


Basic Science & Engineering

40


General Awareness

10

CBT-2 (Part B)

Relevant Trade

75

   


Take a look at the detailed syllabus according to each section below       


RRB ALP CBT-1 Syllabus 



Mathematics

General Intelligence and Reasoning

General Science

Current Affairs

Number system,

Mathematical operations

Physics

Knowledge of Current affairs

Pipes & Cistern

Statement – Arguments and Assumptions

Chemistry

Indian geography

Age Calculations

Directions Test

Life Sciences

General scientific and technological developments

Elementary Statistics

Analytical ReasoningSimilarities and Differences


Sports

Square root & Cube Root

Conclusions and Decision Making


Environmental issues concerning India and the World

Trigonometry

Relationships


culture and history of India including freedom struggle

Profit and Loss

Data Interpretation and Sufficiency


Indian Polity and constitution

Algebra

Number Series


Indian Economy

Simple and Compound

Coding and Decoding


Static General Awareness (national parks, sanctuaries, currency, state capitals, airports, etc.)

Mensuration

Venn Diagram


Important dates and days

Time and Work



Government schemes

Speed, Distance and Time



Important Abbreviations

BODMAS



National and International Organisations along with Headquarters

Ratio and Proportion




Decimals




Fractions




LCM and HCF




Percentage




.

RRB ALP CBT-2 Syllabus


Mathematics

Basic Science and Engineering

Current Affairs

General Intelligence and Reasoning

Number system

The topics covered under this shall be Engineering Drawing (Projections, Views, Drawing Instruments, Lines, Geometric figures, Symbolic Representation)

National and International Organisations along with Headquarters

Analogies

BODMAS

Units

Government schemes

Alphabetical and Number Series

Pipes & Cistern

Mass Weight and Density

India and International Current events

Coding and Decoding

Age Calculations

IT Literacy

Politics

Mathematical operations

Calendar & Clock

Occupational Safety and Health

Economy

Syllogism

Square Root

Measurements

Government schemes

Statement – Arguments and Assumptions

Elementary Statistics

Environment Education

Sports

Analytical reasoning

Geometry and Trigonometry

Work Power and Energy

Culture

Similarities and Differences

Algebra

Levers and Simple Machines

History

Venn Diagram

Profit and Loss

Speed and Velocity


Conclusions and Decision Making

Simple and Compound Interest

Heat and Temperature


Data Interpretation and Sufficiency

Time and Work

Basic Electricity


Direction test

Time and Distance



Blood Relations

Mensuration




Percentage




Decimal




LCM and HCF




.

RRB Group D Exam Syllabus 


The RRB Group D Exam is conducted to recruit eligible candidates for the posts of Helper/Assistant Pointsman and Track Maintainer Grade-IV in the railways. 


Let us first take a look at the exam pattern of the RRB Group D below 


The Exam consists of three main stages 

  1. RRB Group D (CBT) Computer Based Test
  2. RRB Group D (PET) Physical efficiency Test
  3. RRB Group D (DV) Document Verification



Computer-Based Test



Sections

Number of Questions

Time Duration

General Awareness/Current Affairs

20

90 minutes

Mathematics

25


General Science

25


General Intelligence & Reasoning

30


.

Take a look at the exam syllabus of RRB Group D CBT below 


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

Geometry and Trigonometry

Elementary Statistics

Square root

Age Calculations

Calendar & Clock

Pipes & Cistern

.

General Intelligence & 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

Statement – Arguments and Assumptions

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.

General Science:


This section covers physics, chemistry, and Life sciences of class 10 (Cbse) Level. 


General Awareness: 


This section covers Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and any other subject of importance.


RRB Preparation Tips 


Candidates preparing for their RRB exams must follow a good preparation approach to excel in their examinations. Refer to the below-mentioned preparation tips to crack your RRB exams easily. 


  1. Be through with the RRB Exam syllabus and exam pattern. Remember that the syllabus for each RRB post is different so you must carefully study and understand the syllabus before starting your preparation. 
  2. Planning is very important when preparing for such high-level competitive exams. Give priority to important topics and make a preparation strategy that suits your learning pace. 
  3. Candidates can also make a study timetable to stay motivated and organized throughout their preparation. This will boost their learning and help them complete their RRB Exam syllabus on time. 
  4. Solve mock tests. These are very effective for finding out where you stand in your entire preparation. Solving mock tests will give you an insight into your strengths and weaknesses in your studies which you can then improve accordingly. 
  5. Refer to the previous year’s question papers. These papers will help you know the important topics from the exam point of view and also let you get an idea about the exam pattern and types of questions asked in the paper. 
  6. Revision is a must. Candidates should revise on a daily basis to remember all the concepts that they learn daily. Give at least an hour to revision everyday.  
  7. Take sufficient breaks. Candidates must not forget that studying for continuous hours can hamper their mental ability and cause burnout. Hence, take ample breaks in between your studies so you can focus and get enough mental rest. 


To conclude, we have mentioned the complete RRB exam syllabus as per each post above. Candidates must understand that the syllabus is the main aspect of cracking any examination. Hence being thoroughly familiar with the syllabus is essential. Good luck!


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