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Verbal & Non-verbal tests conducted for Railway Recruitment
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Verbal & Non-verbal tests conducted for Railway Recruitment

Note: The examples of the tests shown here are only indicative. These may change this at any time without any prior notice.

Test for measuring your Intelligence - RRB Recruitment

In this test, each problem consists of five figures, four of which are similar in a certain way. You are required to find out the one which is different from other four.

In the example given above, you will note that figure No.4 is different from the other figures.

Test for measuring your Depth Perception - RRB Recruitment

In this test, you will see a pile of bricks with some bricks numbered A, B, C, etc. Your task is to count the number of bricks that are touching bricks of the pile that has a letter on it. All bricks are of same size and shape.


For example, in the pile above the brick with an ‘A’ on it touches three other bricks, viz., ‘D’ and two other bricks. Brick B, C and D touch 5, 4 and 2 bricks respectively. 

Test for measuring your Concentration - RRB Recruitment

This is a test to find out how quickly you can compare two numbers and decide whether they are the same. If the numbers are the same, darken the circle ‘Y’ otherwise darken ‘N’ on your answer sheet. Do not make any marks in the booklet. Try to solve following practice problems.

1. 589 = 589 

2. 2768 = 2786

3. 36463 = 36462 

4. 712963 = 712963 

5. 487562 = 487652 

The answer to above questions is ‘Y’, ‘N’, ‘N’, ‘Y’ and ‘N’ respectively. 

Test for measuring your Perceptual Speed - RRB Recruitment

This is a test of how rapidly and accurately you can see objects to match them. Look at the first Bus on the left. Which one of the five at the right is most nearly like it? Bus ‘C’ is the one. 
Look at the second Bus on the left. Which Bus at the right is most nearly like it? Bus ‘D’ is the correct answer.

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Now find most nearly matching the third and fourth ones at the left. You will find that the correct answer of Bus No.3 is ‘A’ and that fourth is ‘B’. 

Test for measuring your Personality - RRB Recruitment

1. I prefer people who are
 A) reserved 
 B) in between
 C) make friends quickly 


Most paper-pencil tests require you to record your answers on a separate answer sheet so that they can be scored quickly. A sample of the Answer sheet used on Indian Railways may be seen here. The answers are marked on the Answer sheet by fully darkening the circles which go with your answers. Use blue ballpoint pen. Remember you are not permitted to change your answers. 


In the computerised based test, you are required to record your answers by clicking the mouse on one of the alternatives for a question. A mock test will be available before aptitude test so that you can get familiar with the test. The answers marked can be changed in test within the time limit specified for the test.

Do’s and Don’ts for Before and after the RRB Exams

Before the Session:
  • Don’t stay up all night. Make sure you get a good night’s sleep.
  • Give yourself plenty of time to get to the session so you don’t have to rush.
  • If you wear glasses or a hearing aid, be sure to take them with you.
At the Session:
  • Listen carefully to the instructions.
  • Do exactly as you are told.
  • Don’t be afraid to ask questions.
  • Think about each question before answering.
  • Work quickly and accurately, as most tests have short time limits.
  • Don’t waste time on difficult questions.
  • Try as hard as you can. The more questions you get right, the higher your score will be.
  • Do not try to copy the answers of your neighbor as his question booklet may be different from you.

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