How to Score a Good Cut Off in RRB Exams?

Railway Recruitment Board conducts recruitment examinations to enrol candidates for various posts in Indian Railways. RRB Recruitment is an intensively competitive annual process. 

The list of important RRB Exams conducted annually by the railway recruitment board goes as under:

  • RRB NTPC Exam
  • RRB Group D Exam
  • RRB ALP Exam
  • RRB JE Exam

With the increasing competition, the major challenge in front of the candidates is qualifying the exam by scoring minimum cut off marks. 

The Cut off marks are the minimum qualifying marks that candidates need to obtain in order to qualify the exam and become eligible for the next round of selection process. 

The Cut off for Railway exams is decided by the  Railway Recruitment Board and on the basis of the cut off released for first, candidates are selected for the next process of the examination.

Candidates, in order to qualify the exam and get selected for the next stage, have to obtain at least the minimum cut off marks in the first stage. Hence,we have bought a few useful tips to ensure that you can score good marks in the upcoming Railway exams. 

Candidates who have given the RRB NTPC 2019 examination this year can go through the details on RRB NTPC Cut Off on the given link. 

Tips to Score Good Cut Off Marks in Railway exams

Go through the tips given below which will be beneficial for obtaining a good cut off score in all the RRB examinations:

  1. Have a time table for the study– This will solve half of the problem as it ensures that all the topics and subjects are covered. Strictly follow the devised study schedule.
  2. Apprehend question papers from past years – it will help understand the scope and variety of questions asked in the examination and also acquaints candidates with the trend of exam pattern.  
  3. Get familiar with the CBT Exam environment – As all the exams conducted by the Railway Board are computer-based tests i.e. online mode exam, it is imperative for candidates to take as many mock tests as they can so as to get acquainted with the CBT environment. This helps in taking the exam within the time constraints and boost confidence level.
  4. Number of Questions to attempt – Candidates often have this query as to how many questions they need to attempt to ensure that they qualify the minimum cut off list. Frankly speaking, the minimum cut off scores decided by the Railway Board depends on various factors such as the number of candidates appearing for the exam, number of vacancies, the difficulty level of the questions etc. hence a particular number cannot be given, but candidates are advised to correctly attempt minimum 75% of the total number of questions asked.
  5. Avoiding Negative Marking – Another challenge in the exam for candidates is, how to avoid negative marking? Candidates are advised to avoid doing guesswork as one wrong answer can cost them deduction in the marks. Reading the instructions, questions, and choices properly, not spending too much time on one question and having a cool mind can help attempt maximum questions with accuracy. 
  6. Most Important, Revision– No revision means all the efforts given for preparation are in vain. Candidates should complete their syllabus at least a month before and start revising what all they have learnt. Reading new topics in the last hours will not be fruitful. The revision will help recall things better. 

The crux is that without a strategic approach for exam preparation it is difficult for any one to grab good scores in the Railway exams. A good time table to follow religiously, importance of mock tests and past year question papers, Time management skills, speed and revision and practice are of utmost importance in order to outshine the competition and make it to the final RRB Result. Hence, keep the above mentioned pointers in mind while leading your preparation for the next RRB exam. 

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