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September 20, 2022 • 18:23 pm

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RRB Exam Preparation tips

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Many Indian nationals wish to get a job in the government sector and railways are 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 Job Vacancies offer a wide array of benefits for job hunters.

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 for Railway exam preparation.

As the number of students who appear for RRB Exams like  RRB NTPC, RRB JE & SSE, RRB Group D and RRB ALP is huge so these exams turned out to be highly competitive in nature. So, candidates should prepare well for these exams.

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


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Step wise RRB Exam Preparation


Step 1 - Know About the RRB Selection Procedure

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



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Step 2 - Know About the RRB Syllabus

Syllabus Based on RRB Online Test: This is a computer-based test and it is very important to know the updated syllabus to crack this test. Students can prepare well by practicing with the RRB mock test and RRB previous year's 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 Syllabus includes the following sections:

General Awareness: Students should be updated with all the current affairs and general knowledge 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 that 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 the syllabus while preparing and practicing RRB mock test.


Step 3 - Get the Best Study Material

Collect useful RRB study material for the exam.

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


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Step 4 - Know about the RRB Exam Pattern

Knowing the RRB Paper Pattern will be beneficial for the students preparing for their RRB exam.

It is a very crucial step to succeeding in the exam.

Number of questions

Time duration

Negative marking scheme

Languages in which RRB online tests are provided.





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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 with Eduncle’s mentors to solve doubts.


Eduncle’s Learning Tip: Wise men suggest that “Practice makes a man perfect.” So practice with hundreds of Quant questions from the 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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Showing 10 comments out of 42
  • Ramya.m

    Sir I am Ramya what is the qualification of railway exam whether I completed 12th and which books is best for railway exam that I should referred sir please tell me

  • Job chanakya

    I have read your excellent post. This is a great job. I have enjoyed reading your post the first time. I want to say thanks for this post. Thank you.


    Hello Chanakya,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
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  • Daswanth appana

    How can i apply for this exam and when the exam registrations were open in this year 2020.And how i want to prepare for this exam just like tips

  • N.harshini

    which books i need to read for rrb ntpc iam qualifie to apply a only 10th only please suggest me which i want to read


    Hello Harshini, Greetings from Eduncle! You may have reference of RRB Books for the exam preparation from our blog - Thanks for asking your query with us! Kind Regards, Eduncle Team

  • Ruksana

    sir suggest me a good book to prepare nd gain in exam


    Greetings from Eduncle!
    The books mentioned in the blog above will help you to prepare for the RRB exams.
    Thanks for asking your query with us!

  • Rupz

    from which month we should start preparing notes for dynamic gk for rrb ntpc

  • Nắp Ga

    I'm not sure exactly why but this website is loading extremely slow for me. Is anyone else having this problem or is it a issue on my end? I'll check back later and see if the problem still exists.

  • Vamshi krishna

    Sir on degree what type of jobs we can get in railway..What we need to prepare for exam..and what types of books we have to read...can u guide me sir...

  • Prabhu

    I completed my in Automobile engineering from a Deemed university with 8.67 cgpa. Does my degree from deemed university is elgible for the post RRB SSE . Please kindly clear my query6


    Hello Prabhu,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Yes, You are eligible to apply for RRB SSE post. .   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team


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