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Upcoming RRB Exams 2022: Check Notifications, Exam Dates

Rahul Raj
Rahul RajUpdated On: August 01, 2022 01:55 pm IST

RRB Exams is one of the popular railway entrance examinations taken by a large number of students for job vacancies in Indian Railways.  The following article draws attention to the upcoming RRB Exam of 2022, Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, etc.

Upcoming RRB Exams 2022

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts exams for various posts. The RRB recruits candidates by conducting a series of exams for various technical and non-technical posts in Indian Railways. Every year thousands of vacancies are released by RRB for various posts such as Junior Engineer (JE), Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC), Paramedical, Ministerial, and Isolated Categories (MI), and Level 1 Group D Posts.

RRB exams play a vital role in the selection of candidates who will play a crucial role in the Indian Railways. In this article, we will discuss all information about the RRB Exam 2022 and its related information such as exam dates, eligibility, exam pattern, admit Card, etc.

Type of RRB Exams 2022

RRB Exams can be categorised into four main categories which are as follows:

  •  RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) Exam

  • RRB Junior Engineer (JE) Exam

  • RRB Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) Exam

  • RRB Group D Exam/RRC Level 1 exam

Candidates who have minimum Educational Qualification of 12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent examination and are looking for a government job in Indian Railway can apply for the RRB exams. The RRB Exams 2022 recruitment for different exams will be announced by Railway Recruitment Board.

RRB Exams Dates 2022

The detailed exam schedule for RRB Exam 2022 are mentioned below:-

RRB EventsRRB Exam Dates (Tentative)
Release of RRB official notification12 March 2019
Commencement of Application Process12 March 2019
Last Date for RRB Recruitment12 April 2019
Admit Card 2022 Release Date13 August 2022
RRB 2022 Examination17 August 2022 onwards
RRB 2022 Results AnnouncementOctober 2022

RRB Recruitment 2022 Vacancies:

Railway Recruitment Board annually releases separate notifications for proposed vacancies that need to be filled across different Indian Railway zones. The notification is usually out in March every year for recruiting candidates for Group A, Group B, Group C, and Group D posts.

The number of vacancies varies every year. It is expected that more than 130000 vacancies will be available for RRB Recruitment 2022.

RRB PostsRRB Vacancies(Tentative) 
RRB NTPC35227
RPF SI, Constable9739
Group D posts62000
RRB ALP26000
RRB Paramedical Staff1937
RRC Group D103769
Junior Engineer, JE, CM, DMS14033
TC Good GuardTo be updated

RRB Exam Eligibility Criteria 2022

The eligibility criteria for RRB exams vary from post to post. Detailed eligibility criteria for RRB exam 2022 is as follows:

Exam Name

Eligibility



RRB NTPC

Age

The age limit for undergraduate posts is 18 to 30 years. 

The age limit for a graduate post is 18 to 33 years.

Educational Qualification

For undergraduate post, candidates must have passed Class 12th

For graduate posts, candidates must have a valid graduation degree.




RRB ALP

Age

18 to 28 years.

Educational Qualification

ALP: Must have passed Class 10th/SSLC & ITI/Course Completed Act Apprentices or Diploma/Degree in Engineering.

Technician: Completed Class 10th/SSLC plus ITI/ Course Completed Act Apprentices or 10+2 with Physics and Maths or Diploma in Engineering.

RRB Group D

Age

18 to 33 years

Educational Qualification

Passed Class 10th from Institution recognized by NCVT/SCVT or equivalent or National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT







RRB JE




Age

18 to 33 years

Educational Qualification 

JE Post: 

An applicant must have three years Diploma in Civil Engineering/Mechanical/ Production/ Automobile / Electrical/ Electronics/ Instrumentation & Control Engineering/ Control/ Tools & Machining/ Tools & Die Making/ Computer Science/ Computer Engineering or B.Sc in Civil Engineering from a Recognized University/Institute.

DMS

Applicants need to complete a three-year Diploma in Engineering from any govt. recognized university or equivalent.

JE (IT):

Candidates must have PGDCA / B.Sc. (Computer Science)/ BCA/ B.Tech. (Information Technology)/ B.Tech. (Computer Science)/ DOEACC ‘B’ level course of three years duration or equivalent.

CMA:

Degree in Science with Physics and Chemistry with minimum 55% marks.

How to apply for RRB Exam 2022

Aspirant have to follow the steps given below to apply for the upcoming RRB exams

  • Go to the official website of the RRB. Choose the desired RRB exam and Click on the “apply now” option.

  • Fill in the necessary details, verify the one-time password sent on your registered mobile number and submit for registration.

  • Provide the details related to education, gender, category, etc., and click on the submit button.

  • Upload scanned photo and signature of the mentioned dimension.

  • Complete the payment process. Save and download the RRB Online Application Form.

RRB Exam Pattern 2022

In this section, a brief idea about the RRB Exam pattern for various exams is discussed. The RRB exam pattern for various exams is given below.

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2022

The RRB Exam Pattern for NTPC is as follows:-

RRB Exam- NTPC CBT-1 Exam Pattern

Sections

Maximum Marks

Total Duration

General Awareness

40


90 minutes

Mathematics

30

General Intelligence and Reasoning

30

Total

100

RRB Exam Pattern – NTPC CBT 2

Sections

Maximum Marks

Total Duration

General Awareness

50


90 minutes

Mathematics

35

General Intelligence and Reasoning

35

Total

120


RRB ALP Exam Pattern 2022

The RRB Exam Pattern for ALP 2022 is as follows:-

RRB Exam- ALP Exam Pattern

RRB ALP Exam

Number of Questions

Duration

1st stage CBT

75

60 min

2nd stage CBT- PART A

100

90 min

2nd stage CBT- PART B

75

60 min

RRB JE Exam Pattern 2022

The RRB JE Exam pattern is given below:-

RRB Exam Pattern JE (CBT- I)

Subjects

No of Questions

Marks for Each Section

Stage – I

Stage – I

Mathematics

30

30

General Intelligence & Reasoning

25

25

General Awareness

15

15

General Science

30

30

Total

100

100

Time in minutes

90

RRB JE Exam Pattern (CBT- II)

Subjects

No of Questions

Marks for Each Section

Stage – II

Stage – II

General Awareness

15

15

Physics & Chemistry

15

15

Basics of Computers and Applications

10

10

Basics of Environment and Pollution Control

10

10

Technical Abilities

100

100

Total

150

100

Time in minutes

120

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RRB Group D Exam Pattern 2022

The selection process of the RRB Group D exam comprises four stages named- Computer-Based Examination, Physical Efficiency Test, Document Verification &  Medical Examination.

The RRB Exam Pattern for Group D 2022 is as follows:-

Sections

Number of questions

General Science

25

Mathematics

25

General Intelligence and Reasoning

30

General Awareness and Current Affairs

20

Total

100

RRB Exams Syllabus 2022

Candidates writing the various exams conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board need to carefully go through both the RRB syllabus to increase their chances of clearing the exams.

RRB Exams Syllabus 2022

RRB NTPC

RRB ALP

RRB JE

RRB Exams Admit Card 2022

RRB admit card is usually released four days before the scheduled date of the exam. The admit card is issued online separately for different stages of the exam. Candidates can download the admit card by logging in with the required credentials. The admit card contains information related to the exam as well as candidates’ personal details.

RRB Exams Result 2022

The Railway Board publishes region-wise RRB results online for different exams on the respective official website of RRBS. Candidates who appear for any of the examinations conducted by RRB can check the RRB result of that particular exam on the official website i.e. www.rrbcdg.gov.in

The list of candidates shortlisted for the final RRB result is made available in PDF format. On the basis of the RRB exam result released, eligible candidates are shortlisted for the next round of the RRB selection process.

The RRB result PDF will contain the following details:-

  • Candidates Name & Roll number

  • Candidates Registration number

  • The Raw score of the candidate

  • Pro-rata & Normalised scores obtained by the candidate and,

  • Candidates Qualifying status

Preparation Tips for RRB Exams 2022

The RRB Exam is one of the most sought-after exams conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board. Candidates trying for various posts under the Indian railways can appear in this exam. The RRB Exams need a lot of preparation to score well. Here are some tips and tricks to score high marks in RRB Exam 2022:-

  • Understand the topics and concepts required for each exam.
  • Practice previous years' question papers for an overall idea about the exam pattern, marking scheme, etc.

  • Practice RRB Mock Tests on a regular basis.

  • Make a study plan and follow the same to qualify the RRB exam 2022.

RRB Exam Preparation Books

Candidates going for the entrance test will have to select the best study material while preparing for the entrance exam. The RRB best books 2022 are the best learning sources for entrance exam preparation. Candidates can go through the list of best books provided by our experts. 

RRB Books for General Awareness

Lucent’s General Knowledge

Manorama Yearbook

Arihant General Knowledge

NCERT Books – Class X, XII

Pratiyogita Darpan

RRB Books for Mathematics



Quantitative Aptitude by RS Aggarwal

Fast Track by Rajesh Verma

NCERT Maths from Grade 6 to Grade 11

Magical Books on Quicker Maths by M Tyra

Advance Maths by Rakesh Yadav

Basic Maths and Pre-Algebra for Beginners by Mark Zegarelli

RRB Books for Logical Reasoning




Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey

Test of Reasoning by Edgar Thorpe

A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal

New Approach to Reasoning Verbal, Non-Verbal and Analytical by BS Sijwali and Indu Sijwali.

Lucent’s General Intelligence and Reasoning

General Intelligence and Test of Reasoning by Vikas Publishing House

RRB Books for Basics of Computer and Application

JE CBT I & II – Computer Science and Information Technology by GKP

Objective Computer Science & Information Technology by G.K Mithal


We hope that this article was helpful in providing you with all the details of the upcoming bank exams 2022. If you have any query regarding the same, write to our CollegeDekho QnA Zone.

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