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RRB Eligibility 2020 - Railway Exams Eligibility


RRB Eligibility 2020 - Railway Exams Eligibility

RRB Eligibility 2020 - Railway Exams Eligibility

Candidates will be a part of the recruitment process for the RRB Exams only when they fulfil specific RRB eligibility criteria like age, nationality, educational qualification etc.

This article will discuss the RRB eligibility for the following RRB Exams:

  1. RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) Exam
  2. RRB Junior Engineer (JE) Exam
  3. RRB Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) Exam
  4. RRB Group D Exam/RRC Level 1 exam

Aspirants of other Government exams can check the upcoming exams in the link given.

RRB Eligibility

Candidates who are applying for the various RRB Exams to be conducted this year must go through the RRB eligibility criteria set for various exams carefully.

The Railway exam eligibility set by RRB for different exams may vary, but the common factors of RRB eligibility criteria always include nationality, age limit, and educational qualifications.

Let’s have a look at some of the criteria for RRB eligibility-

RRB Eligibility | Age Limit

One of the RRB eligibility criteria is the age limit. The average age limit for the various exams is at 18 minimum and about 32-33 years at maximum.

The specific age limit of the various RRB Exams is discussed below:

RRB NTPC Age Limit

For the 7th CPC Level -2 and 3 (Under Graduate Level Posts) that date of birth of candidates should be between the years given below (both dates inclusive):

For Age Group 18-30

Age group Upper Limit Lower Limit
UR OBC-Non Creamy Layer SC/ST For All Community or Categories
18-30 02.07.1989 02.07.1986 02.07.1984 01.07.2001

Age Relaxation

Category Relaxation in Upper Limit
OBC-Non Creamy Layer (NCL) 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
Ex-Servicemen (UR) 30 Years plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
Ex-Servicemen (OBC-Non Creamy) 33 Years plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) 35 Years plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years.
PwBD (UR) 10 years
PwBD (OBC-NCL) 13 years
PwBD (SC/ST) 15 years
Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (UR) 35 years
Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (OBC) 38 years
Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (SC/ST) 40 years
Candidates who are serving Group 'C' and erstwhile Group 'D' Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (UR) 40 years
Candidates who are serving Group 'C' and erstwhile Group 'D' Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (OBC) 43 years
Candidates who are serving Group 'C' and erstwhile Group 'D' Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (SC/ST) 45 years
Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization (UR) 30 Years plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization (OBC) 33 Years plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization (SC/ST) 35 Years plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried. (UR) 35 years
Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried. (OBC) 38 years
Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried. (SC/ST) 40

RRB NTPC Exam Analysis

Before preparing to RRB NTPC 2020 exam, you need to know about the RRB NTPC previous year questions papers, exam analysis and what type of questions and topics asked in the exam. Read the mentioned below exam analysis of RRB NTPC 2015 exam which will help you to know the level of the exam. Let's have look at the previous year section-wise & topic-wise exam analysis of RRB NTPC.

RRB NTPC Stage-1: General Awareness Section

General Awareness section is one of the important and less time taking section an any railway exams. This section has the highest nomber of questions & marks i.e. 40. Most of the questions are asked from current affairs, General Science and then history will comprise of more than 12 questions. The detailed exam analysis of General Awareness section is given below:

Topic Names No of Questions Level of questions
History 7 Moderate
Geography 1 Easy
Polity 2 Easy
Static 2 Moderate
Biology 7 Easy-Moderate
Chemistry 2 Easy
Physics 4 Easy-Moderate
Computers 4 Easy
Current Affairs 11 Easy-Moderate
Total 40 Easy-Moderate

RRB NTPC Stage-1: Mathematics Section

The questions were asked in a balanced form from all the topics, therefore, prepare each and every topic well. So practice well of Arithmetic & Data Interpretation. The distribution of questions & topics are given below:

Name of the Topic No of Questions Level of the questions
SI/ CI 2 Moderate
Mensuration 2 Easy
Ratio & Proportion 3 Easy
Height & Distance 2 Easy-Moderate
Profit/Loss 3 Easy
Geometry 2 Easy-Moderate
Number System 4 Easy-Moderate
Simplification 3 Easy
Time and Work 2 Easy-Moderate
Statistics 1 Easy
Time, Speed and Distance 2 Easy
Average 1 Easy-Moderate
DI (Tabular) 3 Easy-Moderate
Total 30 Easy-Moderate

RRB NTPC Stage-1: General Intelligence & Reasoning Section

The total number of questions asked in this exam is 30. The topic-wise distribution of the General Intelligence and Reasoning Section of last year exam is given below:

Name of the Topic No of Questions Level of questions
Coding-Decoding 4 Easy
Sentence arrangement 1 Easy-Moderate
Venn Diagram 3 Moderate
Puzzle (Linear) 3 Easy
Blood Relation 4 Moderate
Statement & Assumptions 2 Moderate
Statement & Conclusion 2 Easy-Moderate
Syllogism 3 Easy-Moderate
Analogy 3 Easy
Mathematical Operations 4 Moderate
Odd one out 1 Easy-Moderate
Total 30 Easy-Moderate

This analysis will surely give you an appropriate idea about the RRB NTPC exam and level of questions.

RRB NTPC Cut-Off

Here, we are providing RRB NTPC Previous Year Cut-Off. the total number of vacancies selected of stage 2 round was 18252. Let's have a loot at the region wise cut-off for RRB NTPC 2015 exam.

S.No. Zone General OBC SC ST No. Of Candidates Shortlisted
For 2nd Stage CBT (Approx. 15 Times)
1 Ahmedabad 72.86 64.91 57.23 48.1 17748
2 Ajmer 77.39 70.93 62.13 59.74 16321
3 Allahabad 77.49 70.47 62.85 47.02 42972
4 Bangalore 64.97 57.28 30.1 29 9088
5 Bhopal 72.9 66.31 58.61 51.16 17271
6 Bhubaneshwar 71.91 65.76 53.09 48.79 11551
7 Bilaspur 68.79 60.7 51.49 50.07 4530
8 Chandigarh 82.27 71.47 71.87 46.71 4567
9 Chennai 72.14 69.11 57.67 46.84 14642
10 Gorakhpur 77.43 69.01 56.63 47.67 4756
11 Guwahati 66.44 57.11 52.53 52.91 6136
12 Jammu 68.72 50.88 52.27 38.05 2565
13 Kolkata 79.5 71.53 67.07 52.92 21123
14 Malda 61.87 48.42 43.11 31.89 4170
15 Mumbai 77.05 70.21 63.6 54.95 34019
16 Muzaffarpur 57.97 45.57 30.06 25 6873
17 Patna 63.03 53.57 38.55 26.69 10710
18 Ranchi 63.75 57.29 45.48 48.58 8431
19 Secunderabad 77.72 72.87 63.73 59.13 24271
20 Siliguri 67.52 56.26 54.31 45.9 4185
21 Thiruvananthapuram 79.75 75.1 56.14 36.45

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RRB JE Age Limit

As per the Eligibility Criteria set for Age Limit by the RRB, the following table provides information for different categories.

RRB JE Age Limit
Category Minimum Age Maximum Age
General 18 Years 33 Years
OBC 18 Years 36 Years
SC/ST 18 Years 38 Years