The selection is made strictly as per merit, on the basis
of written examination. In addition, Aptitude/Skill Test/Interview etc. may
also be conducted wherever applicable. Short listed candidates will be
called for verification of the original documents according to merit,
availability of vacancies and reservation rules.
There shall be negative marking in written examination
and marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer @1/3 of the allotted marks
for each question.
The syllabus for the written examination will be
generally in conformity with the educational standards and/or technical
qualifications prescribed for the posts. The Questions will be of objective
type with multiple answers and likely to include questions pertaining to
General Knowledge, General English / General Hindi, General Arithmetic,
Analytical and Quantitative Skills and those subjects covered as part of
minimum educational/technical qualifications for the post. The question
paper will be in English, Hindi and Urdu as well as in regional languages
prevails in the jurisdiction of each RRB. The duration of the examination
will be 1½ to 2 hours with approximately 100 to 150 questions.
The Railway Recruitment Board, at its discretion may hold
additional written test(s) and/or interview/skill test if considered
necessary for all or for a limited number of candidates as may be deemed fit
by Railway Recruitment Board.
The date, time and venue of the written examination and
Aptitude/Skill Test/ Interview will be fixed by the RRB and will be
intimated to the eligible candidates in due course. Request for postponement
of the examination/skill test/interview and change of center/venue will not
be entertained under any circumstance.
Stages of examination are given against each post. Based
on the performance of candidates in the examination, the candidates equal to
the number of vacancies will be called for document verification in the main
list. In addition 30% extra candidates are also called as standby candidates
and they are considered for empanelment only if there is shortfall in
empanelment from the main list. During document verification, the candidates
will have to produce their original certificates. No additional time will be
given and the candidature of the candidates not producing their original
certificates on the date of verification is liable to be forfeited.
The appointment of selected candidates is subject to
his/her passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the
Railway Administration, final verification of educational and community
certificate and verification of antecedent/character of the candidate.