Indian Railway is going to recruit in different posts across the country. And the good news is the vacancies are quite large this time. So, for all the aspirants looking for a job in the railway sector, this is the time you make it or break it. If you belong from West Bengal and looking to get the must-have information on RRB Kolkata Recruitment 2018 you have come to the right place.

Here we are going to guide you with a handful of information in the name of the number of vacancies, Exam Fees, Exam Pattern and Syllabus, How to process and many more. Go through the article and find the much-needed info about RRB Kolkata Recruitment 2019.

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RRB Kolkata Recruitment Vacancy Detail

According to the official notice, RRB Kolkata is going recruit almost 5527 aspirants in the vacant posts of Assistant Loco Pilot and technicians. The candidates will be recruited in Eastern Railway, South Eastern Railway, and Metro Railway. If you are looking to get a clear overview following table will definitely help you to get that,

Post NameRailwayURSCSTOBCEx Service Men
Assistant Loco PilotEastern3771056615871
South Eastern35510553190107
South Eastern261683212221
Chittaranjan Locomotive 37106140
Metro 16949259033

RRB Kolkata Recruitment | ALP & Technicians | Application Fees

The application fees for the General Candidates are 500 rupees whereas the reserved candidates are going to get a fee exemption of 50%. Therefore the SC, ST, and OBC Candidates need to pay 250 rupees. The Female Candidates have also got the fee exemption the fee is 250 rupees for them as well.

RRB Kolkata Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Let’s discuss the Exam Pattern for the first,

Exam Pattern

The overall selection process has three different phrases. The first phase consists of a Computer Based Test(CBT). Then the successful candidates have to sit for the second phase of the exam which is also a computer-based test consist of two part. Part A is just the same as the first CBT. But in the second part, there will be the test for each trade. Here are some important details that are going to help you for sure,

  • General category candidates are going to get 90 minutes to write for the exam
  • Candidates with physical disabilities will get 120 minutes
  • The exam will contain 100 marks
  • There will be negative marking for example if the candidate gives an incorrect answer his/her marks is going to of 1/3 marking
  • 25 marks are for mathematics out of 100
  • 30 marks for general intelligence
  • 25 marks are for general science
  • 20 for current affairs

Now after the second stage there will be physical efficiency test(PET).


The topics you need to study to crack the examination are,

  • Mathematics
  • Reasoning
  • General Intelligence
  • General Science
  • General Awareness on Current Affairs

Syllabus for Mathematics

  •         Number system
  •         BODMAS
  •         Decimal & Fractions
  •         LCM & HCF
  •         Ratio and Proportion
  •         Percentages & Mensuration
  •         Time and Work, Time and Distance
  •         Simple and Compound Interest
  •         Profit and Loss, Algebra
  •         Geometry and Trigonometry
  •         Elementary Statistics
  •         Square Root and Age Calculations
  •         Calendar & Clock
  •         Pipes & Cistern

Syllabus for Reasoning

  •         Analogies
  •         Alphabetical and Number Series
  •         Coding and Decoding
  •         Mathematical operations
  •         Relationships & Syllogism
  •         Jumbling & Venn Diagram
  •         Data Interpretation and Sufficiency
  •         Conclusions and Decision Making
  •         Similarities and Differences
  •         Analytical reasoning
  •         Classification & Directions
  •         Statement – Arguments and Assumptions etc.

Syllabus for General Intelligence

  •         Figures and Pictures
  •         Analogies & Space
  •         Visualization & Similarities
  •         Decision Making & Problem-Solving
  •         Arithmetical Number Series
  •         Differences & Arithmetical Reasoning
  •         Analysis & Judgement
  •         Relationship Concepts
  •         Visual memory & Observation
  •         Discrimination
  •         Verbal and Figure Classification

Syllabus for General Science

Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of the 10th standard level.

Syllabus for General Awareness on Current Affair

  •         Current affairs in Science & Technology
  •         Sports & Culture
  •         Personalities & Economics
  •         Politics and other subjects of importance

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RRB Kolkata – Important Details

All the candidates who have applied for the latest railway job vacancies will get an SMS, and email alert with the release date of the Admit card. Candidates will also be provided with user Id and password. Using which they will be able to download their hall ticket.

Name of the Organization Railway Recruitment Board of Kolkata
Year of Recruitment 2019
The strength of vacancy Almost 6,000 vacant posts are there
Starting date of Application Submission 03.02.2019
Post Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP)& Technician
Notification Released online on 10.02.19 this year
Mode of application Online application
Job Location Anywhere in Kolkata
Ending date of Application Submission 31.03.2019
Category of the job Government jobs of India

How to Download RRB Kolkata Hall Ticket

Candidates can check out the below-clarified steps for downloading the Railway recruitment admit card 2019. These steps are applicable for downloading both CBT and PET admit cards

  • Firstly, you need to visit the official portal
  • Then, on the webpage search for the link of the Admit Card of the post for which you have applied. After finding the link click on it.
  • Now, a separate page will appear, where you need to put your login credentials. After entering the details, click on the login button.
  • The admit card will appear on your screen shortly. It is advisable for the candidate to download the admit card and make a printout and carry it on the exam date.

RRB 2019 Admit Card Kolkata for Scribe

The physically disabled candidates of RRB group d recruitment can bring a scribe who will write for them on the examination. However, both the scribe and the applicant will require their hall tickets. Download process of the admit card for the scribes is just the same as the above-mentioned methods. A scribe will get the admit card after the railway board of India receives the details of the person.


The candidates can keep on checking this post for more updates of RRB 2019. You can also go the official website of the railway department for more information. If you have any query about the exam process or admit card of RRB, feel free to leave us a comment on the below section. We are going to get back to you soon.

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