RRB Recruitment - Important Books and Preparation Tips

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Feb 22, 2019

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RRB or Railway Recruitment Board is one of the largest recruitment authorities in the world. It recruits a huge number of candidates to fill-in various posts under a number of categories every year. RRB/RRC (Railway Recruitment Cell) releases vacancy notifications on regular basis, informing candidates about the current job opening. 

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  • Railway Jobs are divided into 4 groups: Group A, Group B, Group C & Group D. 
  • The eligibility and selection criteria are different for every group. Download RRB Practice Papers
  • Usually, RRB selection process consists of three stages i.e. written test, group discussion and Interview round. 
  • Final selection of candidates is done through the overall performance of the candidates. 

Railway Recruitment Board or RRB is the recruiting authority of Indian Railways. Indian Railways is divided into various zones. All the zonal boards release separate vacancies for various posts. Preparation of RRB Exam is also very hard. Here we are providing you some important books, Tips & Tricks and RRB Previous year Papers for preparing better for the exams. 

RRB Recruitment: Important Books

Candidates can take help of the below-mentioned books and start their preparation for RRB. These books assure you to crack the examination with a lot of ease, giving you hints of the expected questions.

Name of The Book ISBN No.
RRB CBT Guide  9351448029
Railway Recruitment Board Exam: Technical Cadre 8174820744
Railway NTPC Grad. 2 nd Stage Main Exam 9175221577
Solved Paper RRB (Non-Technical Cadre) 9352032292
RRB CBT 31 Practice sets  9351448002
Railway Aptitude Test 9350123053

RRB Recruitment: Section-wise preparation tips

General Intelligence and Reasoning

Reasoning is one of the most important section for most of the competitive exam. Reasoning is generally a scoring subject in comparison to the quantitative section. Unlike numerical skill in reasoning section you don’t have to learn some formula and solve question by applying that formula. You just have to be very careful while answering these questions. This section can’t be mastered within the given time without proper practice, so you must practice enough to score well in this section.

Numerical Ability

Quantitative Aptitude section which is the most important area or you can say is the deciding area for a candidate in the merit list. If you are having decent basic concepts of Mathematics, then this section will be your favorite and highest scoring section. Candidate must be able to solve questions quickly without compromising on accuracy. To do this the candidate must learn shortcuts & tricks and do away with the descriptive approach of problem-solving.

  1. Attempt your strong Section first.
  2. Save your time, First attempt all the easy questions and after that attempt the tricky questions. 
  3. Take every practice test as seriously as you would while sitting in the main exam. Time yourself for every test that you take.
  4. Have a list of formulae that are important and make sure that you memorize them all.

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General Awareness & Current Affairs

General awareness has always been taken at the lighter note by many candidates, not realizing that how major it can be in competition Exam. This section acquires more important because this is the only section which can be attempted quickly i.e. in 12-15 minutes and at the same time, decent marks can be scored in this section if prepared well.

  1. Always reading the latest newspaper and keep on the eye in the latest happening which is very helpful for you to be always updated with the latest news.
  2. Prepare notes of important news, corporate affairs and economy news and revise them daily for score good in Competition exam.
  3. One should thoroughly go through the last year’s questions so that you can score well in the exam.
  4. Another great option to prepare GK well is to go through magazines that focus General Knowledge. Some of the useful magazines are Pratiyogita Darpan and Manorma.

Practice with a Stopwatch

The most important point to kept in mind while appearing in any exam is time management. If you are still wondering how you manage your time and solve 200 questions in the four hours time period. The only option you are left with is to keep a stopwatch by your side and regularly. Only regular practice and daily practice paper is help you for manage the time.

RRB Recruitment: Sample Question Papers

RRB Recruitment exam sample papers are based on the RRB syllabus. Thorough practice of these sample papers will assure you an excellent result.

Given below are previous year RRB Recruitment question papers and mock tests/sample papers for all the RRB exam aspirants.

RRB Recruitment Preparation Mock Test
RRB RECRUITMENT Sample paper Download
RRB RECRUITMENT Sample paper Download
RRB RECRUITMENT Sample paper  Download
RRB RECRUITMENT Sample paper Download
RRB RECRUITMENT Sample paper Download
RRB RECRUITMENT Sample paper Download
RRB RECRUITMENT Sample paper Download
RRB RECRUITMENT Sample paper Download
RRB RECRUITMENT Sample paper Download

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.