Railway recruitment 2018: The notification for the appointment of Assistant Station Masters is expected to be out soon. This year the Indian railways may conduct a massive recruitment drive. Infact, the Odisha TV has reported that the Railways may hire nearly 50,000 Assistant Station Masters. Therefore, candidates who are preparing to join the Indian Railways must grab this opportunity. Though the railways did not confirm the hiring process, it is likely that it may release the job notification soon. The examination will be conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB). Candidates who are eagerly waiting for the job notification should start preparing for the exam now. Generally, the exam is conducted for 100 marks, as per various education sites. The subjects like Arithmetic Ability, General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness and English is covered in the exam.
Railway Recruitment: Here is all you need to know about the RRB Assistant Station Master exam:-
Name of Post: Assistant Station Master.
Pay scale: Rs 5200 to Rs 20200.
Numbers of Posts: 50000 (expected)
Educational Qualification: Candidates must be a graduate or equivalent from the recognized university.
Age Limit: Candidates should be between 18 and 32 years for RRB ASM Recruitment 2018. However, there is age relaxation for the reserved categories as per the government norms.
Railway recruitment 2018: Selection Process:- Candidates will have to undergo through three stages– Prelims Exam, Mains Examination and Personal Interview that will be conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board.
Railway recruitment 2018: How to prepare for the exam, subjects wise details:-
Reasoning: The areas to focus on are: Analogy and classification, non-verbal reasoning, syllogisms, coding-decoding, blood relations, direction test and series. In the non-verbal module, you will be asked questions related to mirror image and water image, paper cutting, punching and folding, figural series completion and embedded figures.
Arithmetic Ability: Students should practice chapters like Percentages, Boats & Streams, Data Interpretation, Averages, Profit and Loss, Problems on Ages, Simplification, Interest, Pipes & Cisterns, Time & Distance, Time & Work.
English: Candidates need to focus on one-word substitution, idioms and phrases, synonyms and antonyms, fill in the blanks (sentence completion), sentence errors, reading comprehension, sentence rearrangement and jumbled-up sentences. You need to brush up on grammar for sentence-error correcting questions. At times, one-word substitutions, synonyms and antonyms, idioms and phrases based questions are repeated from previous years’ questions. It would be wise to study past SSC question papers.
General Awareness:- Candidates must focus on Indian History, Politics, Geography, Arts, Culture, General Science, Physics, Chemistry, Defence, Agriculture, Space, Environment, Biology, Agriculture. Economy, Banking, Awards, Sports, International Affairs, Current Events. Apart from these, they should also read newspapers.