how to prepare for railway RRB exam

Many Indian nationals wish to get a job in government sector and railways is the best option for unemployed graduates. Indian Railways is divided into 21 area wise zones. Nowadays, everybody desires to have a secure job with non-hectic schedules

RRB Exam Preparation Guidelines

Since the number of students who appear for RRB Exam are very high so this exam has become more competitive. So candidates should be more keenly aware for their exam preparation.


Here are some tips for RRB exam preparation which will help candidates to shine and achieve their target.

Step wise RRB Exam Preparation



Step 1: To know about the selection procedure of RRB exam.


This step includes the procedure which is followed by Railways for the recruitment of students.


RRB Online Test


Skill Test




Document verification


Medical Fitness test


Step 2: To know about the syllabus of the test.


 RRB Online test: This is a computer based test and it is very important to know updated syllabus to crack this test. Students can prepare well by practicing with the RRB mock test and RRB previous year papers. It will give an idea to students in which part of the test they are weak and need to improve. Since practice is the best way to overcome your weaknesses so keep practicing.


RRB online Test includes following sections:


General Awareness: Students should be updated with all the current affairs and general knowledge topics.


Candidates may visit the Scoop Section of Eduncle for the RRB exam preparation for General Awareness section. In EduScoop Section we have various topic wise articles that can help students preparing for RRB exams gain an advantage and clear understanding of the topics.


Arithmetic: This section is very scoring since the only concern with this section is practice. If students practice hard for this section they can surely score high.


Technical: This section includes questions from technical courses which students opted for.


Reasoning: Students should practice this section in time bound conditions. Since this section has a huge syllabus for students so students should go according to syllabus while preparing and practicing RRB mock test.


Step 3: Collect useful RRB study material for the exam.


Many candidates who want to survive in this competitive exam go to coaching institutes for preparation and need reliable RRB study material. So, in this blog we are going to provide information about the railway exam books, RRB study material for Railway exam preparation.

Here are some popular & recommended RRB Books for Railway exam preparations


Name of books Author/ Publication
Traffic Apprentice Editorial board Pratiyogita Darpan
Arithmetic R.S Aggarwal
Upkar Railway Recruitment Board Examination Khanna & Verma
Quicker reasoning test Upkar Publication
Reasoning test R.S. Aggarwal
Railway Recruitment Board Exam Upkar Publication
Verbal & nonverbal Reasoning R.S. Aggarwal
English Grammar Wren and Martin
15 Practice Sets Indian Railways JE Recruitment Exam Arihant Experts
RRB Technical Exam Dr. Chandresh Agrawal
Indian Railways – Group ‘D’ Recruitment Exam Guide RPH Editorial Board
Railway Psychological Test (English) Kiran Prakashan
RRB Technical (Electrical Engineering) Dr. Chandresh Agrawal
Objective General Science Expert Compilations
Railway Mechanical Engineering PWB (English) Kiran Prakashan
Practice Workbook: Indian Railway Group-D Recruitment Exam Arihant Experts
SCRA (Special Class Railway Apprentices Exam) GKP
Study Guide RRB Mechanical Engineering PB
Indian Railways Assistant Loco Pilot Exam Disha Experts
RRB Railway Recruitment Board Technical CBH Editorial Board
Railway Psychological Test with 190 sets Kiran Prakashan



 Eduncle Learning tip: Eduncle believes in making knowledge accessible from the comfort of your home. Eduncle promotes Online Learning for RRB exam preparation. Learn from the online video lectures and practice with RRB mock test & RRB online test.


Step 4: Know about the paper pattern


It is very crucial step to succeed in exam.


Number of questions


Time duration


Negative marking scheme


Languages in which RRB online test are provided.

Railway exam preparation with Eduncle!!



At Eduncle, students can get complete and updated RRB Syllabus for RRB exam preparation and RRB study material with subject wise previous year papers. Students may also solve RRB online mock test for practice.


Students can get comprehensive preparation material for RRB (Non- Technical), RRB (Technical) which covers complete syllabus including General Sciences, General Awareness, General Intelligence, Numerical Ability and Technical papers.

In “Out of the Box” section of Eduscoop, we provide informative blogs which are related to the topics which are generally asked in RRB exam. It will make your RRB exam preparation stress-free.



General Tactics



Candidates should practice RRB Mock test in time bound sessions.


Students shouldn’t avoid the problems faced while solving RRB Mock test. They should rather discuss it in Eduncle’s online chat support feature where your doubts would have larger audiences and would be resolved within the stipulated time frame.


 Eduncle’s Learning Tip: Wise men suggest that “Practice makes a man perfect.” So practice with hundreds of Quant questions from our question bank and take the assessment tests. We assure you would crack the actual exam more confidently.


Manage time for all the sections which are asked in RRB online test.


Try to memorize formulae which are used in RRB study material.


While solving RRB mock test paper, increase the level of difficulty.


If the above discussed tactics proved helpful in your RRB Exam Preparations, then do share with your friends and fellow aspirants. Also, write down your views about this blog. Thanks and Prepare well with Eduncle!


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