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Railway RRB General Science Preparation 2020

RRB General Science Preparation: RRB is a very popular exam in Government sector exams. Railway Recruitment Board conducts an RRB exam every year for different Posts like NTPC, Junior Engineer (JE), Group-D post, ALP. These are highly competitive exams. Without sound preparation, you can’t beat the exam. For sound preparation, you need to know what the pattern of the RRB Exam is. IN RRB ALP & Group-D exam recruitment the subjects are common like General Science, Mathematics, General Intelligence, and General Awareness.

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RRB General Science Preparation

RRB Group-D is scheduled from 15 December 2020 and other RRB exams will also in a queue so brush up your syllabus to perform best in the exam. Just have a look at the exam pattern of RRB.

RRB Group D Exam Pattern:

SectionNumber of QuestionsDuration
General Intelligence30 


90 minute

General Science25
General Awareness20


RRB ALP CBT-1 Exam Pattern:

SectionNumber of QuestionsDuration

60 Minutes

General Intelligence & Reasoning25
General Science20
General Awareness10


RRB ALP CBT-2 Exam Pattern:

Part -A

SectionNumber of QuestionsDuration
General Intelligence25 


90 minutes

General Science & Engineering40
General Awareness10


Relevant Trade7560 minutes


How to Prepare Railway RRB General Science?

The RRB General Science questions asked in the exams are from the basic science of 9th to 12th standard. As it has a good weightage in the RRB exam, we need to focus properly on this section. The Railway RRB science section can help us score well in the RRB Exam. It is an important section that helps you make difference from others in the RRB exam. We can refer NCERT books for the preparation of General science. You just need to thoroughly study all the chapters.

For RRB General science preparation, it is important for candidates to have a firm knowledge of the basic concepts of all the sciences i.e. Physics, Chemistry, and Biology, Hence, the best way to brush up the basics of all the three sciences is to prepare notes of science properly from NCERT books. Thoroughly understand the RRB Syllabus of the General Science section. Attempt quizzes on Science daily basis. Attempt Mock Test.

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Syllabus of RRB General Science:

Physics: Basic concepts of Physics up to Class X level. Prepare notes of basic concepts of topics like Important inventions and their inventor, Unit Measurement, Motion, Sound, Light, Wave, Energy, Electricity, etc.

Chemistry: Make notes of basic concepts of topics like Physical and Chemical changes, Elements, Mixtures and Compounds, Symbols, Formulae and simple Chemical Equations, Law of Chemical Combination (excluding problems), Properties of Air and Water.

Biology/ Life Sciences: Biology Section includes topics from botany, zoology, health, biotechnology, life sciences, etc. Prepare notes on Elementary knowledge of the Human Body and its important organs; Common Epidemics, their causes, and prevention; Difference between the living and non-living, etc.

Importance of RRB General Science Section from Exam Point View:

  • Less time-consuming as a comparison to other sections.
  • Gives you a 100 % result if answered rightly.
  • Boon for science background candidate to score well in this section.
  • Requires Learning and retaining only.

Preparation tip for RRB General Science:

  • Check Syllabus: It is important to know about the exam pattern of the General Science exam. The knowledge and the weightage of each sub-topic carry in the examination is important. Check the syllabus of General Science. Check previous year’s papers question of science. This will help you to cover all the topics.
  • Prepare Notes: Prepare proper notes of all the topics. Make some handy notes on the important points so that you can revise them at the time exam in less time.
  • Read Daily News: Read daily news and journals related to Science related Research and Development. In exam, you will get 1 or 2 questions from current research work.
  • Time management: Time management is very important for any exam. You should give daily time to every section on a daily basis while preparing for any exam or giving an exam. Reasoning and Maths are subjects which want more time for practicing and understanding but other sections are equally important so give enough time to the Science section. At the time of the exam it science section will take less time so try to attempt first this section.
  • Books: Books play an important role in preparing Exams. So choose good books for your preparation. In spite of choosing many books to choose one or two books that give you enough and right knowledge for General Science preparation which is necessary for the exam.
  • Daily Practice: Attempt daily quizzes and Mock Test is very important as it sharpens your knowledge, and it will help you check your weaker and stronger part, your stand of preparation.

E-Books General Science for RRB Exam 

Some important books for RRB General Science:

  • NCERT Books for Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
  • Lucent’s General Knowledge (Science section)
  • General Science for Indian Railways RRB exams (ALP/Group D/NTPC/JE)-Disha Experts.
  • Speedy Railway General Studies in English- Neha Vehad.

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RRB General Science FAQ:

Q.Books for RRB general Science exam?

A.NCERT Books, Lucent’s General Knowledge, General Science for Indian Railways- Disha Experts.

Q.Is there negative marking in the RRB exam?

A.Yes, there is a negative marking of 1/3 mark in the Group-D exam.

Q.Is there a sectional cut-off in the RRB exam?

A.No, there is no sectional cut-off in the RRB Group-D exam.

Q.what is the date of the RRB Group-D exam?

A.RRB Group-D exam will starts from 15 December 2020.

Q.Is the Cut-off of the RRB Exam is the same in all states?

A.No, RRB releases cut-off state wise.

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