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How to start preparation for Railway exam 2017

Bankers adda Railway RRB Exam Preparation 2017 tips and cracking way .How to start preparation for Railways exam 2017 .Railways had earlier invited applications from eligible candidates to apply for graduate non technical level posts and candidates in large numbers have applied for this. Mainly the posts were graduate level and also there were intermediate level jobs like ticket clerks etc. candidates have applied in large numbers and now the date of exam is out. All those who have been looking for the preparation should understand the pattern of the examination well. Here are some of the details which you need to know before appearing in the examination.

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Candidates should appear for the exam with proper preparation else they will not be able to score good marks and due to high competition in the examination, it is very crucial for them to score high marks. There is negative marking of 1/3 for each wrong answer and candidates will need to be cautious of the wrong answers in the examination. Candidates can check here How to start preparation for Railway exam 2017 ,RRB RRC Group D and NTPC ASM TC all jobs study material and free download books ,previous papers pdf.Here is the complete syllabus and pattern of the examination with list of books to prepare and candidates can check it. They can start preparing for the exam early as it is very important. The number of vacancy released was 18252 and now the exam is going to be conducted for various posts.

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Earlier India railways have notified the recruitment after long 3 years, currently the vacancy are released for Commercial Apprentice, Traffic Apprentice, ECRC, Goods Guard, Junior Accounts Assistant-cum-Typist, Senior Clerk-cum-Typist, Assistant Station Master, Traffic Assistant and Senior Time Keeper out of which most of the post concerned graduate level. Candidates should prepare well and work hard according to the syllabus and pattern of the examination.

There are various phases f the selection process out of which the written test is most important process. Candidates who will qualify the written test will next be called for the document verification/ skill test/ medical examination etc. for the post like ticket clerk etc there will be skill test and candidates will need to have good typing skill and the test will be conducted online on computer. it will be of qualifying nature only and no marks will be awarded to candidates for this but they have to pass the examination. Here are some of the details which candidates should know before appearing to the examination. Process of selection involved in the exam is as under:

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Main Examination
  3. Skill Test (Typing Test)
  4. Aptitude Test
  5. Document Verification
  6. Medical Fitness Test

Candidates should know that the question paper will have 100 questions and candidates will be given 90 minutes of time for this. They will have to solve the paper on computer and after the completion of 90 minutes the paper will be automatically submitted at the server end. Candidates should keep in mind that there is negative marking in the examination for 1/3 and they should solve only those questions in which they are sure. There will be 3 sections form which the questions will be asked. There is no sectional cutoff amrks and candidates will need to pass the overall examination with good amrks. Based on their performance in the exam and the preference marked by them duting the examination, they will be called for the next proce3ss of selection. The 3 sections in the examination which are very important are as under:

  • General Awareness
  • Arithmetic/ mathematical questions
  • General Intelligence and reasoning aptitude

Candidates should perform well in written test and they will have good chances of selection in the final examination below are the syllabus for the exam which has been given below.

Syllabus for Indian Railways examination 2017

Reasoning section:

There will be questions from this section and questions will be comprised of both verbal and non verbal reasoning. It will be easy to moderate in nature and candidates should solve some previous year paper which will enable them to understand the details.

General awareness:

Candidates should focus about the current happening and current affairs. There will be various questions form this section ad it is expected that around 25 questions will be from this section and more than this. Candidates who will score good marks in the examination have better chances of selection in the examination. Candidates can learn current affairs, banking news, railways terms, latest general awareness etc to score well in the examination.

General aptitude:

Candidates who are going to appear in the examination should focus well in the math questions. There will be questions from ration and proportion, LCM and HCF, profit and loss, CI and SI, boat and stream, distance and speed, age related problems and various miscellaneous problems which candidates should know. there will be arund 30 questions form this section and candidates should score well in the examination.

Books to prepare for Railways exam 2017

Candidates can refer to various books which are mentioned here for their preparation in the examination.

  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations (R. S. Aggarwal):
  • A Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning (R. S. Aggarwal)
  • Analytical Reasoning, (M. K. Pandey- Bsc Publications)
  • 30 Practice Sets Railway Recruitment Boards RRB (Non-Technical Cadre) 2016
  • RRB: Non-Technical (Goods Guard, ASM, TA, CA etc.) Exam Guide (2016 edition)

Candidates should prepare as per the pattern of the exam and they should refer previous papers for this

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