Friday, 28 October 2016

RRB Station Master Clerk Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2016

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RRB Station Master Clerk Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2016|  Details about Exam pattern and syllabus are given below

Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB), subsidiary of Indian Railways is going to conduct a great examination for recruitment to enormous 18252 posts for all regional RRB.

Exam Pattern

(I) For the posts of Cat. No. 1, 2, 3 & 4 (CA,TA, ECRC & Goods Guard) CBT Stage 1 & CBT Stage 2 shall be conducted.

(II) For the posts of Cat No: 5, 6 & 9 (Sr. Clerk Gum Typist, JAA, Sr. Time Keeper) CBT Stage 1 & CBT Stage 2 followed by Typing Skill Test of qualifying nature (marks obtained in typing skill test shall not be added for making merit) shall be conducted.

(III) For the posts of Cat. No. 7 & 8 (ASM, Traffic Assistant) CBT Stage 1 & CBT Stage 2 followed by Aptitude Test shall be conducted for which candidates equal to eight times the number of vacancies shall be called for.

Category No. Post Name
01 Commercial Apprentice (CA)
02 Traffic Apprentice (TA)
03 Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk (ECRC)
04 Goods Guard
05 Senior Clerk cum Typist
06 Junior Accountant cum Amanuensis (Typist) (JAA)
07 Assistant Station Master (ASM)
08 Traffic Assistant
09 Senior Time Keeper
Railway Exam Pattern for these posts is as follows

1. The written test will be multiple choice objective questions.
2. There will be 100 questions in a composite paper.

Name of Subject No. of Questions/ Marks
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 Questions
Arithmetic 25 Questions
General Awareness & General Science 50 Questions

1. The time duration of test will be 01:30 hours (90 minutes).
2. There shall be negative marking of 1/3 marks for every answer.


General Awareness

Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research. Questions from General Science may ask in Ample amount.It also include questions related to General Science, what we see and do everyday, knowledge about computer and technologies, web/internet, digitalization etc.


The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals ,fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage. Ratio & Proportion,Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School.Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centers, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons , Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.

General Intelligence & Reasoning

It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series.Coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization.Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/pattern –folding & unfolding, Figural Pattern – folding and completion, Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching, Classification of center codes/roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other sub-topics, if any.