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RRB Posts in Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix 2018 – Exam Pattern and Syllabus

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Dear Aspirants,
Here we are providing you with the detailed syllabus & exam pattern for the various posts in Level 1 of 7 CPC Pay Matrix


Computer Based Test
All the eligible candidates have to undergo a Computer Based Test on the specified date, time and
venue as per the e-call letter to be downloaded by the candidates from the websites of RRBs. The
information about the e-call letter download shall be communicated through the websites as well as personal email communication to the candidates.
Total Duration : 90 Min,
No of Questions: 100
Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST – 30%. These percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PWD candidates in case of shortage of PWD candidates against vacancies reserved for them.

Question Type and Syllabus:
The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices and are likely to include questions
pertaining to:
a. 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 etc.
b. General Intelligence and 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 etc.
c. General Science
The syllabus under this shall cover Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10 standard level.
d. General Awareness on current affairs in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities,
Economics, Politics and any other subjects of importance.

Based on the merit of the candidates in the CBT, candidates shall be called for PET Two times the
community wise total vacancy of the Posts notified against RRBs. However, Railways reserve the
right to increase/decrease this limit as required to ensure availability of adequate candidates for all the notified posts. Passing Physical Efficiency Test (PET) is mandatory and the same will be qualifying in nature. The criterion for PET is as under:

Male Candidates:

Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metre in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one
chance Should be able to lift and carry 35 kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down

Female Candidates:
Should be able to lift and carry 20 kg of weight for a distance of 100 metre in 2 minutes in
one chance without putting the weight down and Should be able to run for a distance of 1000
metre in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance.