Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)


RRB stands for “Railway Recruitment Board.” It is an organization under the Indian Ministry of Railways that is responsible for recruiting employees for the Indian Railways. The RRB conducts various recruitment exams for various posts such as Assistant Loco Pilot, Technician, Group D, and more. The exams are usually conducted in online mode and are highly competitive as the number of applicants is usually high compared to the number of vacancies.

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)

The selection process usually includes a written exam, followed by a document verification and a medical examination for the selected candidates. The RRB also releases the notification for the recruitment, admit card, and the result. The RRB is divided into 21 regions and each region has its own website where candidates can apply and get the latest updates about the recruitment process.

Quick Links:

  • Question Papers
  • Result
  • Admit Card

RRB Syllabus

RRB NTPC Syllabus

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Staff Nurse Syllabus

RRB Junior Engineer (JE) Syllabus

RRB Ticket Collector (TC) Syllabus

RRB Goods Guard Syllabus

RRB Pharmacist Syllabus

RRC / RRB Ticket Examiner (TTE) Syllabus

RRB Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) Syllabus

Railway RRB Technician (Tech-III) Syllabus

Railway Group D Syllabus

RRBs in India

At present, there are 21 RRBs functional all over India. The headquarters of the railway board is in New Delhi.

The 21 Railway Recruitment Boards are as follows:

  • Ahmedabad
  • Ajmer
  • Allahabad
  • Bangalore
  • Bhopal
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Bilaspur
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Gorakhpur
  • Guwahati
  • Jammu and Kashmir
  • Kolkata
  • Malda
  • Mumbai
  • Muzaffarpur
  • Patna
  • Ranchi
  • Secunderabad
  • Siliguri
  • Thiruvananthapuram


What is the full form of RRB?

RRB stands for Railway Recruitment Board. It is managed by the Ministry of Railways Government of India under the Railway Recruitment Control Board.

What is the work of the Railway Recruitment Board?

The Railway Recruitment Board conducts recruitment examinations for Junior Engineers, Assistant Loco Pilot, Non-technical and popular category, Group  C/Group D, and other posts in departments and offices of Indian railways.

How many RRB zones are functional in India?

With the headquarters of the Railway Recruitment Board in New Delhi, there are 21 zonal RRBs functional all over India.

What is the full form of NTPC and for which post is this exam conducted?

The full form of NTPC is Non-Technical Popular Categories. This exam is conducted all over India to appoint candidates as Commercial Apprentice, Traffic Apprentice, Traffic Assistants, Goods Guards, Assistant Station Master, etc.