Last minute preparation Tips


The Indian Railways seek highly qualified and talented Junior Engineers (JE) to serve the technical department of the Railways. Hence, the official recruiter for Railways RRB (Railway Recruitment Board) conducts the RRB JE exam every year. Candidates across the nation keep an eye on its notification. As a result, lakhs of candidates apply for the same. The examination is conducted online and in total there are two tiers. The last stage of the selection process is document verification. Aspirants can appear in this online test in regional languages too like Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, and others. If you are one of those aspirants who successfully prepared for the RRB JE, the finishing line is yet to clear. Therefore, read this blog to know the last minute revision tips that help you ace good scores in the RRB JE Exam.

How to revise at the last minute for the RRB JE Exam?

Note down vital topics

There are only a couple of days left for the examination. So, no point in starting from zero and referring to the entire book for the revision. If you are well-versed with the RRB JE Syllabus, note down the essential topics that carry more weight. Prioritize those modules or types of questions that are frequently asked in the RRB JE paper. For better reference, we have highlighted a few:

Reasoning sections

  • Dates and time
  • Blood relations
  • Number series

Aptitude section

  • Percentage
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Simple interest and Compound interest

General Knowledge

  • Government schemes and policies 
  • Administration knowledge 

Candidates can refer to online portals and download the RRB JE syllabus to get a better idea. Also, they can solve mock test question papers to know more about the syllabus.

Don’t heavily revise the syllabus

When the exam is about to come, don’t take additional stress by heavily preparing the modules and subjects. It has been found that aspirants who get engaged in heavy preparation often forget the vital concepts. Those who get indulged in heavy preparation must stay relaxed and focus on their basics. Instead, they must continue what they are studying so far. However, candidates must not take the burden on their mental level. If they continue it now they must not neglect the easy topics of the RRB JE Exam. Just simply revise the concept that makes the retention power stronger of candidates.

Knowledge update

Expand the learning horizon and update your knowledge daily. Don’t limit yourself to textbooks and study materials. Discuss concepts with learning peers, your fellows, and other colleagues. Try to consume practical knowledge instead of theoretical. The RRB JE exam is an engineering related exam. Thereby, engineering is all about practical knowledge of the technical aspects. Daily learning new skills help candidates to tackle technical problems in the future. It is challenging and tough for candidates to clear the examination if they don’t learn new skills. 

Pick the right study material

In the last couple of months before the RRB JE Exam Date, it is best to hunt for authentic study materials. Remember to learn through accurate study material because there are plenty of inappropriate study materials with the outdated syllabus. In the same duration, try to solve as many sample papers or previous year question papers to have better knowledge about modules. Ask online tutors or search online to know about renowned publication books. Authentic study materials have updated syllabus and meet the learning objectives of learners.

Time to self-evaluate and relax

Last time, self-evaluate yourself for the RRB JE examination. Ask yourself questions like, are you ready for it? Which are the weakest modules and strongest zones? Where can I score more and in which section may I lose marks? After getting an answer to these questions, it is better to work on the weaker sections and give yourself time to prepare for the exam. As mentioned above, there is no need for additional need or extra burden. Stay calm and cool and appear for the examination. 

Wrap up

Finally, if you follow the above-mentioned tips effectively then no one can stop you from qualifying for the RRB JE examination. These last minute tips help you fetch good scores in the RRB JE examination. So all the best for your exam and do well!