RRB 2021: Notification, Exam Date, Application Form, Pattern, Syllabus & Admit Card

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Aug 31, 2020

The Indian Railway is one of those largest sectors, which provides plenty of opportunities for employment in the country. Every year lakhs of aspirants show their interest to apply for the RRB entrance test. The Railway recruitment board organizes the recruitment process to fill the vacancies in several posts, such as department ibps, Clerk, technician, Non-technical popular categories (ntpc), Time Keeper, Train Clerks and traffic assistant. More specifically, the upcoming RRB 2021 notification will be released for several Class a1, Class B, Class C, and Class D through the website indianrailways.gov.in.

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Overview of RRB 2021 Recruitment

Name of the Board Railway Recruitment Board
Mode of the  Online
Category Jobs in Railway
Official Website www.indianrailways.gov.in
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RRB 2021 Exam Dates

Exam Date of RRB 2021 Recruitment

Events Exam Dates
Online Registration Start 1st week of March 2021
Last date for registration 2nd week of March 2021
Deadline to submit Fee 3rd week of April 2021
Last Date of the final submission Last week of April
Last date of Post preference Last week of April
Admit Card Released 3rd week of May 2021
RRB Recruitment 2021 Exam Date September 2021
Result Date Announced October 2021
RRB Eligibility 2021

RRB Eligibility 2021

All the interested candidates are requested to check the RRB Eligibility criteria 2021 before applying for the exam:

Age Limit: The age group of the aspirants should be between 18 years to 33 years. Only the reserved category students will get the relaxation to apply the exam.

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 Years
OBC 3 Years
PWD 10 Years

Educational Qualification: The aspirants, who have completed their 10th/ 12th/ Graduation/ Post Graduation standard education or equivalent degree, are eligible for appearing the RRB 2021 exam.


  • Indian Citizen
  • The candidates, who are subject of Nepal or Bhutan
  • The refugee aspirants, who have come to India before January 1, 1962, and are willing to permanently settling to India, can apply for the test
  • The migratory citizen from Pakistan, Burma, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Uganda, Ethiopia, Vietnam, Kenya, but permanently settle in India, are eligible to appear for the exam.

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RRB Application 2021

RRB Railway Recruitment Application form will be available from March 2021 (tentatively). The interested aspirants will need to check the eligibility criteria before you apply for the exam. To complete the application form fill-up process, the aspirants have to follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • First, open the RRB official website for starting the application form fill up process.
  • Then, you have to complete the registration process from the official website.
  • Now, to complete the registration process the candidates have to submit the name of the aspirants, name of the father, date of birth (according to the mentioned date in the Matriculations/ High School Exam/SSLC).
  • Once you complete the registration, you have to provide personal details, education details as well as other relevant information
  • Kindly assure that you have entered all the details correctly.
  • In the next step, the candidates have to upload the scanned copy of their passport size photograph and signature. The photos should be uploaded in the JPEG format.
  • After that, the candidates have to complete the application payment process.
  • Before submitting the application form, the aspirants are advised to cross verify the form for avoiding any error or mistake.
  • Lastly, the aspirants have to take a print out of the RRB Railway Application Form.

Application Fee

The aspirants have to pay the application fee by using the Credit/ Debit card. In the case of the offline fee payment process, the aspirants have to rely upon Post Office Challan or E-Challan process.

Category Application Fee
OBC and General Rs. 500
SC/ST/PWD category Rs. 250
RRB Exam Pattern 2021

RRB Exam Pattern 2021

RRB Railway Exam pattern for different posts is different, for instance, the exam pattern of RRB NTPC and RRB ibps is different.

  • Mode of examination: Online
  • Language of the examination: Hindi and English
  • Duration of the examination: 120 minutes
  • Type of questions: Objective Type Questions
  • Total number of questions: 100 in CBT I and 120 in CBT II
  • The aspirants will be rewarded 1 mark for every correct answer.
  • On the other hand, the candidates will get a deduction of ⅓ marks for every wrong answer.

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RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2021 CBT I:

Sections No. of Questions Total Marks Duration
Mathematics 30 30 90 minutes
General Intelligence and Reasoning 30 30
General Awareness 40 40
Total 100 100

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2021 CBT II:

Sections No. of Questions Total Marks Duration
Mathematics 35 35 90 minutes
General Intelligence and Reasoning 35 35
General Awareness 50 50
Total 120 120
RRB Selection process 2021

RRB Railway Selection process 2021

  • First Stage of CBT
  • Second Stage of CBT
  • Typing Test: Skill Test
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Examination
  • Final Selection
RRB Syllabus 2021

RRB Railway Exam Syllabus 2021

General Intelligence and Logic

Alphabetical and number series, Vane diagrams, conclusion and decision making, Analogies, coding with decoding, relationships, data interpreting and efficiency, syllogism, analytical logic, statement-reasoning and estimation, analytical logic, parallels and differences, classification.


Time and distance, geometry and trigonometry, square root, calculation of age, number system, LCM, HCF, percentage, time and work, simple and mixed interest, algebra, profit and loss, calendar and clock, pipe and trunk, elementary statistics, decimal, fraction, etc.

General Awareness on Current Affairs

Sports, Science, and technology, politics, economics, culture, and personality

Basic Science and Engineering

Units, measurements, work power and energy, heat and temperature, mass weight and density, speed and velocity, liver and simple machine, IT Literacy, Occupational safety and health, electricity, basic detailing of engineering drawings (drawing instruments, geometric figures, symbolic representation, lines).

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Some Upcoming Jobs of RRB Railway 2021

  • RRB ibps Exam 2021
  • RRB ntpc Exam 2021
  • RRB Clerk Exam 2021
  • RRB d group Exam 2021
  • RRB Technician Exam 2021
  • RRB non-technician Exam 2021
  • IBPS RRB PO Exam 2021
  • RRB officer Exam 2021
  • RRB loco pilot Exam 2021
  • RRB etc
RRB Admit Card 2021

RRB Admit Card 2021

  • Railway admit card will be issued at the official website along with the hall tickets
  • Once the hall ticket will be released, the aspirants have to directly open the link and download the admit card of the Railway Recruitment Board.
  • Before ten days of the exam, the RRB railway admit card for 2021 will be released.
  • The aspirants will find some important details such as exam venue, exam date, and timing, name of the aspirants, reporting timing in the admit card.
  • To download the admit card, the candidates should log in their accounts into the official web portal.
  • Once you download the admit card, the aspirants will have to take a print out of the admit card.
  • You are requested to inform the authority if you find any discrepancy in the RRB Admit card 2021.
  • The candidates will have to carry the admit card to the exam centre, otherwise, you will not be able to appear for the exam.

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RRB Result 2021

RRB Railway 2021 Result

  • The RRB Railway 2021 will be published through online mode
  • To check the result, the aspirants will have to visit the official website.
  • The aspirants will have to submit the login details, registration number ad password or date of birth of the aspirants for checking the result
  • The qualified aspirants will be eligible to apply for the next step
  • In the end, the document of the aspirants will be verified.

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