The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) of India usually invites applicants to fill-up a few vacant positions in various departments of railways. RRB has invited applicants all across India to apply for various posts. Various vacancies have been reported in the Patna zone. The vacancies are available on certain posts which include JE, DMS, and CMA. The interested candidates may check the eligibility, date of the exam, exam pattern, syllabus, and other related information for the examination here. 

  • The recent notification regarding the examination to be conducted by the Railway Board was released on 29th December 2019.
  • The number of vacancies reported in the Patna zone is 334.
  • The highest pay scale which will be given to the selected candidate is Rs.19900/-.
  • The candidates have to visit the regional official website to apply for the RRB Patna recruitment 2020
  • The last date to apply is 31st January 2020. 
  • The ones who have missed the form fill-up date may check the syllabus and exam pattern of the RRB Patna recruitment 2020 process to prepare well enough for next year.
  • The applicants should check the exam pattern and syllabus before directly preparing for the same. 
  • The admit card is essential for the examination which will be provided to each of the applicants a week prior to the examination. 
  • The admit card has to be kept carefully until the exam gets over.
  • Students should make sure that any discrepancy surfaced online on the admit card, is immediately reported to the regional exam conducting committee.
  • In case the candidate gets stuck in the middle of the form fill-up or with the procedure of downloading the admit card, then he or she may contact the regional exam correspondent either through email or else through the helpline number provided.
  • Visit this site frequently to be updated regarding the examination.

RRB Patna Recruitment 2020 Highlights

Exam RRB Patna Recruitment 2020
Last date form fill-up 31st January '20
Admit card for 1st CBT To be notified soon
1st CBT To be notified soon
Admit card for 2nd CBT To be notified soon
2nd CBT To be notified soon
Result To be notified later

RRB Patna 2020 Recruitment

The notification of the RRB Patna recruitment 2020 was released in the month of December. To get the relevant information about the examination the students may scroll down to acknowledge regarding the same. 

RRB Patna Vacancy

As soon as the vacancies for the RRB Patna recruitment 2020 was reported the aspirants have started to apply and prepare for the same. The number of vacancies reported this year is 334. 

RRB Patna Application Form

The RRB Patna application form has ended on the 31st of January 2020. Check the details of filling up the form for future reference.

  • Visit the regional official website and click on the opportunity to drop down and then apply for the post.
  • Enter personal details. 
  • Enter the exact aggregate of the 10th and 12th marks. The round off should be avoided.
  • Keep the scanned documents ready which includes photographs, signature, declaration, and etc.
  • It is necessary for the candidates to keep Aadhaar card and other documents ready beforehand.
  • To fill-up the form, the students have to be ready with the emails and the number they would like to receive the notification regarding the examination.

The aspirants who have filled up the form will receive the registration number and password for future use. In case the applicant hasn't received any such thing then they should immediately contact the correspondent of the exam conducting body.

RRB Patna Eligibility Criteria

Before the aspirants jump at the sight of the incredible number of vacancies at various posts, they should check the eligibility of the candidates to appear for this examination. Scroll down to check the eligibility to appear for the RRB Patna recruitment 2020 process.


The candidate has to belong to either of the following:

  • An Indian by nationalist
  • A Tibetian who came to India before 1963 with the intention to settle down here.
  • People from other countries with an intention to settle down here. 

Age limit:

The minimum eligible age to apply for RRB Patna recruitment 2020 is 18 years of age while the maximum is 28 years.

Educational qualification:

The students should have a 12th pass/ ITI/Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline to be eligible for this examination. The final year students waiting for their results are recommended not to apply for this examination.

RRB Patna Selection Process

The RRB Patna selection process involves two stages of computer-based test and skill test. Check the details of the examination below:

1st CBT

The first computer-based test is qualifying in nature. The students have to practice a lot to ace this part of the selection procedure. The exam is conducted for a 60-minute duration and the number of questions asked is 75.

The syllabus to be followed for the 1st CBT exam is as follow:


  • Number system
  • Decimal
  • Fraction
  • H.C.F & L.C.M
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Percentage
  • Mensuration
  • Time and work
  • Time and distance
  • Simple and compound interest
  • Profit and loss
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Elementary statistics
  • Square root
  • Age calculations
  • Calendar and clocks
  • Pipes and cistern

General Intelligence and Reasoning

  • Analogies
  • Alphabetical and numerical series
  • Coding and decoding
  • Mathematical operations
  • Relationships
  • Syllogism
  • Jumbling
  • Venn diagram
  • Data Interpretation
  • Classifications
  • Directions
  • Statement- assumptions and arguments

General Science

  • Physics (till 10th class)
  • Chemistry (till 10th class)
  • Life science (till 10th class)

General awareness and current affairs

  • Science and technology
  • Sports
  • Culture
  • Personalities
  • Economics
  • Politics
  • Other current news 

The first computer-based test is screening in nature. The questions asked are of objective type with multiple choices in answer. The students get selected for the second CBT on the basis of the marks secured under this exam. 

2nd CBT

This stage of the RRB Patna recruitment 2020 selection procedure involves two-part examination-Part A and Part B

Part A

The duration of the exam -90 minutes

Number of questions asked- 100

The marks secured by the applicant in this part will be used for the further stages of the recruitment process while taking into consideration that the candidate has secured qualifying marks in Part B

The syllabus for part A exam is as follow:


  • Number system
  • H.C.F and L.C.M
  • Calendar and clocks
  • Pipes and cistern
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Profit and loss
  • Percentage
  • Algebra
  • Elementary statistics
  • Square root
  • Calculation of ages
  • Time and work
  • Time, speed and distance
  • Decimals and fractions

General Intelligence and Reasoning

  • Syllogism
  • Analogies
  • Jumbling
  • Venn diagram
  • Data interpretation
  • Sufficiency
  • Relationships
  • Mathematical operations
  • Classification
  • Directions
  • Statements
  • Alphabetical and number series
  • Conclusions and decision making

Basic Science & Engineering

  • Engineering drawing such as
  • Views
  • Projections
  • Drawing instruments
  • Geometric figures
  • Symbolic representation
  • Units
  • Measurements
  • Mass weight
  • Density
  • Work power and energy
  • Speed and velocity
  • Heat and temperature
  • Basic electricity
  • Simple machines
  • Occupational safety and health
  • Environment education
  • IT literacy

General Awareness

  • Sports 
  • Culture
  • Polity
  • Economics
  • Personalities
  • Science and technology

Part B 

This part of the selection procedure is conducted over 60 minutes where the number of questions asked is 75.

It is qualifying in nature. It comprises questions from the trade syllabus which is prescribed by the Director-General of employment and training (DGET). The qualifying percentage for this part of the exam is 35%.

RRB Patna Admit card

The release of the admit card for the examination will be notified to the examinees through emails and messages. Usually, the admit cards are available a week before the examination date. To download the same the candidates can follow the following procedure:

  • Visit the regional official website
  • Click on the download admit card link
  • Enter your username and password or DOB to generate the admit card
  • The admit card will be displayed on the screen with an option to download the same. 
  • Download and save the admit card for future references.

The admit card consists of important instructions which has to be strictly followed by the students on the day of the examination hall.

RRB Patna Result

To check the result for the RRB Patna recruitment 2020 program the students will have to wait for the examination to be conducted first. The procedure to check the result is as follows:

  • Visit the regional official website. 
  • Click on the result link.
  • Enter the registration number and password.
  • The result will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download and save the pdf of the result for future references.

The students should select the regional area before they start applying for the relevant discipline. Follow the procedure of form fillup and admit card to get access to the relevant documents with ease. To get the latest update regarding the examination to keep track of this site and the official website.


What is the minimum age limit required to apply for Indian Railways?

There are many posts in Indian Railways which has requires minimum age of 18 years to apply.

Can females apply for Railway jobs?

Yes, females can apply for all posts. But the nature of some of the jobs is strenuous and not suitable for females.

Can the candidates fill RRB Application Forms online?

The Online Application facility is provided by the Individual RRBs.You need to visist the particular RRBs to check if the particular RRB that you want to apply to has the online facility or not.

Can the candidates type the informations details asked for in the Application Form ?

No,the candidates are required to fill up the application form in their own handwriting.

I am waiting for my Diploma/Degree results. Can I apply for RRB post?

No, you cannot apply for RRB unless you have the necessary academic qualifications before the last date of filling the application form.

WHat is the average payscale for employees working in Indian Railways?

The average payscale varies from each post. However, the minimum grade payscale starts from 15000/- per month.

From which official site can I get updates about RRB Recruitment?

The official RRB Recruitment is announced on their respective official websites. The official notification, apply online link, admit card, results, etc. are all announced on this link.

Candidates who wish to apply or have applied to any of these recruitments can check the link to each zone-wise RRB from the table below:

RRB Allahabad RRB Ajmer
RRB Ahmedabad RRB Bangalore
RRB Bhopal RRB Bhubaneshwar
RRB Bilaspur RRB Chandigarh
RRB Chennai RRB Gorakhpur
RRB Guwahati RRB Jammu & Srinagar
RRB Kolkata RRB Malda
RRB Mumbai RRB Muzaffarpur
RRB Patna RRB Ranchi
RRB Secunderabad RRB Siliguri
RRB Thiruvananthapuram -