Indian Railway Recruitment 2018 Exam Pattern

Indian Railway Recruitment 2018 Exam Pattern

Indian Railway Recruitment 2018 Exam Pattern

The Exam Pattern for Railway Recruitment 2018 constitutes of two stages of CBT or Computer Based Test. Let’s have a look at both these stages of CBT in detail.

First stage of CBT

  • Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories : UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%.
  • Will consist of multiple-choice objective type questions: bilingual (Hindi/English)
  • There will be negative Marking as for every wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted.

Total number of candidates to be shortlisted for second stage shall be 15 times the community wise total vacancy of ALP and Technician Posts notified against the RRB as per their merit in First Stage CBT.

Serial NumberSectionsNumber of QuestionsDuration
1.Mathematics75 Questions in total60 minutes
2.Generala Intelligence & Reasoning
3.General Science
4.General Awareness on Current Affairs

Second Stage of CBT

PART-A

  • Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories : UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%.
  • Will consist of multiple-choice objective type questions: bilingual (Hindi/English)
  • There will be negative Marking as for every wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted.
Serial NumberSectionsNumber of QuestionsDuration
1.Mathematics100 Questions in total90 minutes
2.Generala Intelligence & Reasoning
3.General Science
4.General Awareness on Current Affairs

PART-B

  • Qualifying Mark: 35 % (This is applicable to all candidates and no relaxation is permissible)
  • This part is qualifying in nature and shall have questions from the trade syllabus prescribed by Director General of Employment & Training (DGET)
SubjectNumber of QuestionsDuration
Relevant Trade75 Questions60 minutes

Computer Based Aptitiude Test (for Candidates who have opted for ALP)

  • The candidate needs to secure a minimum score of 42 marks in each of the test batteries to qualify. This is applicable to all candidates and no relaxation is permissible.
  • There shall be no negative marking in Computer Based AT.
  • The ALP merit list will be drawn only from amongst the candidates qualifying in the Aptitude Test, with 70% weightage for the marks obtained in the Part A of Second Stage CBT and 30% weightage for the marks obtained in Computer Based AT

Document Verification

TECHNICIAN POST

Based on the performance of candidates in Part Aof the Second Stage CBT subject to their qualifying the Part B of Second Stage CBT

ALP POST

Based on the performance of candidates in both Part A of the Second Stage CBT and Computer Based AT subject to their qualifying the Part B of Second Stage CBT.

Note: Candidates attempting to submit application more than once will be disqualified or debarred from the examination.

Railway Recruitment 2018 Admit Card

Candidates who have successfully applied for Railway Recruitment 2018 Exam will be issued Admit Card for first stage of CBT. Admit Card will be issued separately for Stage 1 CBT and Stage 2 CBT. Admit Card for Stage 2 CBT will be issued to candidates who have successfully cleared Stage 1 CBT of Railway Recruitment 2018.

To login on the official website of Railway Recruitment Board, a candidate is supposed to have:

  • Registration Number/Roll Number
  • Date of Birth/Password

The admit card for Railway Recruitment BOard 2018 exam will be issued to candidates in two phases:

  • For Stage 1 CBT
  • For Stage 2 CBT

All candidates must go through the guidelines provided on the official website of Railway before downloading his/her admit card.

Railway Recruitment 2018 Result

Railway Recruitment Board will be announcing the result for Stage 1 and Stage 2 CBT after the examination for the same has been conducted. Result will be announced for Stage 1 CBT first. Candidates who clear Stage 1 CBT will be allowed to give Stage 2 of Railway Recruitment 2018 Exam. Result for Stage 2 CBT will will be released after the examination for the same has been conducted.

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