RRB Assistant Station Master(ASM) Exam : Syllabus

RRB : Assistant Station Master examination

ASM Syllabus

The syllabus for the ASM written examination will be generally in a prescribed format

  • Mathematics: Questions on Mathematics are designed to test accuracy in rapidity in working. These will mostly be questions in Arithmetic.

  • General Knowledge: Candidates are expected to possess a broad knowledge of current events and matters of general interest, particularly relating to India, including Indian Railways.

  • General Intelligence: The questions are designed to test the candidate's power of reasoning and his ability to draw conclusions.

  • General English (Optional*): Questions on General English are designed to test the candidate's correct usage of prepositions, words and phrases.

* = might be optional in some RRB Zones

General Knowledge:

  • Polity
  • Geography
  • Economic
  • Science
  • History and Culture
  • Current Events – International, National, Current Events Sports

Arithmetic Ability

  • Percentages
  • Boats & Streams
  • Data Interpretation
  • Averages
  • Profit and Loss
  • Problems on Ages
  • Simplification
  • Interest
  • Pipes & Cisterns
  • Time & Distance
  • Time & Work


  • Verbal
  • Directions
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Decision Making
  • Blood Relations
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Analogy
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Number Ranking
  • Non verbal
  • Mirror Images
  • Number Series
  • Alphabet Series
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Cubes and Dice
  • Embedded Figures

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