RRB Railways Staff Nurse Exam Syllabus And Pattern

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RRB Railways Staff Nurse syllabus and pattern is required for preparation of RRB Staff Nurse Exam 2019. RRB is recruiting Staff Nurses in various regions all over India.

Below you can find detailed syllabus of RRB Staff Nurse for all sections and other information related to pattern of railways Staff Nurse exam. In the end we will gve some important links for preparation.

 Pattern Of RRB Railways Staff Nurse Exam 

Duration: Question paper for Single Stage CBT will be of 90 minutes duration for 100 questions and 120 minutes for PwBD candidates who are availing the Scribe facility.

Questions Type: The question papers shall be of objective multiple choice type with four options. Only one of these four options will be the correct answer.

Negative Marking: There shall be negative marking in CBT (Computer Based Test/Examination) and marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer @ 1/3 of the marks allotted for each question.

Subjects: The questions will be of objective type with multiple choice and are likely to include questions pertaining to Nursing, General awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence & Reasoning, and General Science.

Section-wise Distribution: The section wise number of questions and marks are detailed below


SubjectNumber of questionsMarks allotted
Professional ability7070
General Awareness1010
General Arithmetic, General Intelligence and reasoning1010
General science1010

Questions standard:  The standard of questions for the Single Stage CBT(Computer Based Test) will be generally in conformity with the educational standards and/or minimum professional/technical qualifications prescribed for the posts.

Selection Process: Shortlisting of candidates for Document Verification and empanelment will be made strictly on merit based on the performance of the candidate in the CBT subject to securing minimum qualifying marks prescribed for their communities. Minimum qualifying mark prescribed for UR/EWS is 40%, OBC & SC is 30% and ST is 25%. If sufficient candidates for PwBD are not available 2 marks relaxation in minimum qualifying marks will be given.

Based on the performance of candidates in the CBT Examination candidates equal to the number of vacancies will be called for document verification in the main list. In addition, 50% extra candidates will also be called as standby, unless otherwise specified. However, standby candidates will be considered for empanelment only if there is a shortfall in empanelment from the main list.


 Syllabus Of RRB Railways Staff Nurse  

As you can see in pattern 70 percent questions will be asked from nursing subjects and others from general awareness, aptitude and gk sections. Standard of nursing questions will be of GNM level. Below is the detailed Syllabus Of RRB Railways Staff Nurse Exam.

Nursing Section

Anatomy, Physiology, Nutrition, Biochemistry, Nursing Foundations, Psychology, Microbiology, Sociology, Pharmacology, Pathology, Genetics, Medical-Surgical Nursing , (Adult including Geriatrics)- I, Community Health Nursing, Child Health Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Midwifery and  Obstetrical Nursing, Nursing Research & Statistics, Management of Nursing Services and Education

General Arithmetics

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

General Intelligence and 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.

General Awareness

Knowledge of Current affairs, Indian geography, culture and history of India including freedom struggle, Indian Polity and constitution, Indian Economy, Environmental issues concerning India and the World, Sports, General scientific and technological developments etc.

General Science

Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences (up to 10th Standard CBSE syllabus).

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