RRB Paramedical Recruitment 2020 - Admit Card Download, Latest Syllabus, Eligibility & Exam Pattern, Result Dat

RRB Paramedical Recruitment

Central Railway has announced the RRB Paramedical Recruitment 2020 exam to fill in 48 vacancies for various posts viz. pharmacist, staff Nurse, X-Ray Technician, and lab technician. The recruitment is being done for Bhusawal division. Eligible candidates can apply for the same at the official website of central railway. For details about vacancies, eligibility, selection process, pattern, and syllabus, read the complete article.

RRB Paramedical 2020 Latest Notification: Central Railway has released 48 vacancies for RRB paramedical posts. The last date for application submission is 2nd September 2020. The selection will be done based on the interview process.

RRB Recruitment 2020 Vacancies, Posts and Salary

Central Railway has invited applications for 48 paramedical posts. The details of the posts are as under:



Staff Nurse


Lab Technician


X-Ray Technician






Available Application Forms

RRB Paramedical Recruitment 2020 Important Dates

RRB Paramedical 2020 Events

RRB Paramedical 2020 Dates (Announced)

Application Submission Starts

26th August 2020

Last Date to Apply

2nd September 2020

Interview (Watsapp Video Call or Skype conference Call)

4th to 10th September 2020

RRB Paramedical Recruitment 2020 Pattern & Syllabus

The above-provided schedule is for Central Railway paramedical recruitment. The selection for the above posts will be done through an Interview conducted via video call. However, when the recruitment is done by the Railway Recruitment Board for paramedical staff across the country, the selection pattern is different. The recruitment is done for posts namely Dental Hygienist, Dietician, Staff Nurse, Extension Educator, Lab Assistant Grade III, ECG Technician, Laboratory Superintendent, Optometrist, Radiographer, Pharmacist Grade II, Speech Therapist, Perfusionist, Lady Health Visitor, Physiotherapist, Dialysis Educator, and Health and Malaria Inspector Grade III.  We have mentioned the pattern and syllabus below.

RRB Paramedical Selection Process 2020

Candidates appearing in the exam will have to undergo the RRB Paramedical selection process 2020 and emerge successful in all three stages.

  • Computer-based test (CBT)
  • Document Verification (DV)
  • Medical Test (MT)

RRB Paramedical Recruitment Exam Pattern 2020

The RRB Paramedical Recruitment 2020 exam will be held in online mode (CBT). Let’s understand the exam pattern –

  • Type of Questions: MCQ (Objective type)
  • Number of Questions: 100 questions
  • Duration of Exam: 90 minutes
  • Subjects: General Science, General Intelligence, General Awareness, Professional Ability and General Arithmetic
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark will be awarded for every correct answer
  • Negative Marking: 1/3rd marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer




General Science



General Intelligence & General Arithmetic



General Awareness



Professional Ability



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RRB Paramedical Document Verification (DV) 2020

Only after the successful completion of CBT round, the RRB will declare the result. Shortlisted candidates will be called for the document verification (DV) round where they need to produce relevant documents including High School Certificate or Matriculation, Matriculation Mark sheets, Caste Certificate (if applicable), Degree/ Diploma Certificate, J&K Domicile Certificate (if applicable), Income Certificate for EWS category candidates to Waive Exam Fee, Self-declaration and Discharge Certificate by Ex-servicemen, Minority Community Document on a Non-judicial Stamp Paper, NOC Issued by Serving Employees or Defence Personnel/ Ex-servicemen, Decree of Divorce, Medical Certificate for PWD Category Candidates, etc. on the given date.

RRB Paramedical Medical Examination (ME) 2020

The RRB Paramedical Medical Examination (ME) will be carried out at the railway hospitals after the CBT and DV stages. Whether the candidates are eligible for the post or not, it will only be decided after passing the medical test. Aspirants who reach this stage but wear glasses or have other bodily defects, squint eyes, a flat foot, colour blindness, etc. will not be eligible for the final appointment. Only those candidates who clear the final round will be appointed for the respective posts.

RRB Paramedical Syllabus 2020 –

The RRB Paramedical Syllabus 2020 covers these subjects - General Science, General Intelligence, General Awareness, Professional Ability and General Arithmetic. Check out the complete syllabus of RRB Paramedical exam 2020 below:

Common Syllabus

The following syllabus will be common for all the posts.

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

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

General Science - Chemistry, Physics, and Life Sciences (up to class 10th CBSE syllabus).

General Intelligence and Reasoning - Alphabetical and Number Series, Analogies, Mathematical operations, Coding and Decoding, Syllogism, Relationships, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency, Similarities and Differences, Conclusions and Decision Making, Analytical reasoning, Directions, Classification, Statement – Arguments and Assumptions etc.

Post-Wise Syllabus (Professional Ability section)





Staff Nurse

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




Introduction to Human Biology and Body Functions, Nutrients (Role and Significance), Advanced Nutrition, Understanding Nutrition (Basic diets for normal conditions/RDA), Introduction to Nutraceuticals, Introduction to Special Conditions and Diet Therapy, Introduction to Clinical Nutrition, Nutritional Biochemistry, Food Microbiology, Recommend Approaches to Disease and Nutrition, Medical Nutrition Management, Research Method Statistics, Path Physiology and Metabolism in Disease, Public Nutrition and Health, Pediatric and Geriatric Nutrition, Food Allergies and Diet Management


Dialysis Technician

Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry & Pharmacology, Introduction to Kidney Diseases, Principles and practice of Dialysis


Dental Hygienist

Dental Hygiene AND Oral Prophylaxis, Dental Ethics and Jurisprudence, Community Health Dentistry, Dental Materials, Operative Room Technique and Chair Side Assistance, Anatomy (General & Dental), Pharmacology (General & Dental), Physiology (General & Oral), Dental Radiology, Pathology & Bacteriology (General & Dental)


Extension Educator

Methodology and Perspectives of Social Sciences, Social Research Methods, The Essence of Sociology, Social stratification, Foundations of Sociological Thought, Environment and Society, Perspectives on Indian Society, Modern Sociological Theories, Culture and Personality, Open course, Crime and Society, Gerontology, Sociology of Development, Industry and Society, Tribal Society in India



Basics of Anatomy, Basics of Biochemistry, Basics of Physiology, Basics of Biostatistics, Basics of Blood Banking, Basics of Pathology, Basics of Microbiology, Basics of Central Sterilization Services, Hospital Awareness, Familiarization of different tables/tubes in surgical department, Surgical Awareness, Preparation of patient for surgery, Patient-related services, Physiology, Anatomy, Basics of Diagnostic techniques, Oxygenators, Angiography, Theory of Blood Pump, Gross Anatomy and Structural Features of Heart, Monitoring, Oxygenation, Instrumentation and measurements, PathoPhysiology and Pharmacology & Perfusion Techniques, Applied Perfusion Technology, Adequacy of Perfusion, Introduction to Perfusion Technology, Perfusion Equipments, Biomedical Electronics, Perfusion problems during radio pulmonary bypass, Cardiopulmonary By-Pass, Occupational Aspects of Perfusion, Clinical Application of Bypass Techniques, Instrumentation Study, Postoperative Intensive Care Unit Management, Instrument Measurement & Critical Care equipment.


Lab Superintendent Grade-III

Sociology & Psychology, Physiology, Basic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Physics, Histopathology and Cytology techniques, General Methodology, Parasitology & Entomology, Clinical pathology & Basic Haematology, Clinical Biochemistry, Immunohaematology, Coagulation & Transfusion Medicine, Mycology, Virology, Advanced Serology


Health & Malaria Inspector Grade III

Food & Nutrition, Communicable and NonCommunicable Diseases (Prevention and Control), Environmental Sanitation and Sanitary Engineering, Health and Death Statistics




Human Anatomy & Physiology, Radiology Physics, General Physics, Radiation Physics & Physics of Diagnostic Radiology, X-Ray Machines & Accessories, X-ray Film / Image processing Techniques (Dark Room Techniques), Maintenance, Principles of Medical Emergencies, Clinical Radiography-Positioning, Medical Ethics and patient care, Equipment, Contrast & Special Radiography procedures, Techniques of modern Imaging Modalities, Quality Control at Radiology & Radiation Safety



Physical and Geometrical Optics, Ocular Anatomy and Ocular Physiology, General Anatomy and General Physiology, Basic Biochemistry, Nutrition, Principles of Lighting, Hospital Procedures, Optometric Optics, Ocular Diseases, Visual Optics, Pharmacology, Pathology and Microbiology, Optometric Instruments, Clinical Examination of Visual System, Clinics, Clinical Psychology, Glaucoma, Binocular vision, Dispensing Optics, Pediatric Optometry and Geriatric Optometry, Contact Lens, Low Vision Aids, Law & Optometry and Occupational Optometry, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Systemic Diseases, Public Health and Community Optometry


Speech Therapist

Sound and Hearing, Hearing loss, Anatomy and Physiology of the ear, Early identification and prevention, Speech & Language Pathology, Evaluation of hearing, Disorders of speech and language, Assessment of language disorders, Anatomy and physiology of the speech mechanism, Assessment of speech disorders, Hearing aids and earmolds, Speechreading, Education of children with hearing impairment, Auditory learning, Disability issues, Management of speech disorders, Management of language disorders, Rehabilitation, Educational issues, General issues in management



Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology & Sociology, Basic and Applied Physics for Physiotherapy, Applied Physiology, Orientation to Physiotherapy, Basic Nursing & First Aid, General Medicine/General Surgery/Paediatrics/ Geriatrics, Applied Anatomy & Kinesiology, Bio-mechanics, Exercise Therapy, Electrotherapy (low & medium frequency), Electrotherapy (high freq & Actinotherapy), Microbiology and Pathology, Community Medicine, Clinical Cardio-Respiratory Diseases, Clinical Orthopaedics, BioStatistics & Research Methodology, PT in Orthopaedics, PT in Cardiorespiratory Conditions, Physical Modalities Maintenance, PT Rehabilitation Medicine, PT in Neurology, Physical Education, Advanced Psychotherapeutics


Lady Health Visitor

Primary Health Care, Health Promotion, Midwifery, Child Health Care Nursing, Community Health Nursing, Health Center Management


Pharmacist Grade-III

Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Remedial Biology/Remedial Mathematics, Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pathophysiology, Computer Applications in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Physical Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, Pharmacology, Industrial Pharmacy, Herbal Drug Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence, Technology, Quality Assurance, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacy Practice, Instrumental Methods of Analysis, Novel Drug Delivery System, Social and Preventive Pharmacy, Biostatistics and Research Methodology, Pharma Marketing Management, Pharmaceutical Regulatory Science, Pharmacovigilance, Computer-Aided Drug Design, Quality Control and Standardization of Herbals, Cell and Molecular Biology, Advanced Instrumentation Techniques, Cosmetic Science, Experimental Pharmacology, Dietary Supplements and Nutraceuticals


ECG Technician

Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, Pharmacology, Introduction to Cardiovascular Diseases, Basic Cardiovascular Investigations, Advanced Cardiovascular Investigations


Lab Assistant Grade II

Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Fundamentals of Medical Laboratory Technology, Microbiology, Clinical Biochemistry, Haematology and Blood and Bank, Pathology & Histopathology

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RRB Paramedical Recruitment 2020 Eligibility

A candidate must meet the eligibility criteria for RRB Paramedical Recruitment 2020, prescribed by the Recruitment Board. The candidature of the candidate will be rejected if he or she is found to have provided the wrong information. The RRB Paramedical exam eligibility criteria 2020 are as follows:

Nationality –

  • The applicant should be an Indian citizen.
  • Or, a resident of Bhutan.
  • Or, a resident of Nepal.
  • Or, a Tibetan refugee who settled in India on or before 01st January 1962.
  • Or, a person migrated to India from Pakistan, Uganda, Sri Lanka, Burma, East African Countries of Kenya, Zambia, the United Republic of Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi and Vietnam to settle down permanently.

Academic Qualification –

Below, we have elaborated the academic qualification for each post.


Educational Qualification

Dental Hygienist

  1. Degree in Science
  2. Or, Diploma or Certificate Course (two years) in Dental Hygiene from a Dental Council of India recognized institute
  3. Or, Registered with DCI
  4. Or, Two years experience as a Dental Hygienist

Staff Nurse

A 3-year certificate of Registered Nurse and Midwife in General Nursing and Midwifery from a Nursing school or institute or B.Sc in Nursing


  1. B.Sc with Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics and 3 months internship in a hospital.
  2. Or, B.Sc Home Science and M.Sc Home Science (Food & Nutrition)

Lab Assistant Grade III

  1. B.Sc with Biology and Chemistry or B.Sc in Bio-Chemistry or Life Science or Micro-Biology as main or as optional/ subsidiary subjects
  2. Or, Diploma in Medical Lab Technology (DMLT)
  3. Or, B.Sc in Medical Technology (Laboratory)

Extension Educator

  1. A Bachelor degree in Sociology or social work.
  2. Community Education disciplines with 2 years diploma in Health Education.

ECG Technician

  1. 10 +2 or Bachelors in Science
  2. Or, Cardiology or Cardiology Technician
  3. Or, Cardiology Techniques
  4. Cardiology
  5. Diploma Degree in ECG Laboratory Technology

Laboratory Superintendent II

10 + 2 in Science, Diploma in Medical Laboratory or Certificate Course in Medical Lab


B.Sc in Optometry or Diploma in Ophthalmic Technician


  1. 10+2 in Science Stream with Physics and Chemistry and Diploma in Radiography or X-Ray Technician or Radiodiagnosis Technology
  2. Or, Bachelors in Science with Diploma in Radiography or X-Ray Technician or Radiodiagnosis Technology

Pharmacist Grade III

  1. 10+2 in Science stream or with Diploma in Pharmacy from a recognized institution
  2. Or, Bachelor degree in Pharmacy

Speech Therapist

B.Sc and Diploma in Audio and Speech Therapy


Bachelors in Physiotherapy and Two years of practical experience in Physiotherapy from the Government / Private Hospital with at least one hundred beds.

Lady Health Visitor

10+2 with multipurpose workers course

Health and Malaria Inspector Grade III

  1. B.Sc. in Chemistry as Main or Optional subject in any branch of Chemistry while undertaking the course
  2. Or, Diploma in Health / Sanitary Inspector Or One year National Trade Certificate (NTC) in Health Sanitary Inspector issued by National Council for Vocational Training, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India, New Delhi.

Dialysis Educator

  1. B.Sc with Diploma in Haemodialysis
  2. Or, 2 years satisfactory in-house Training/ work in a reputed institution of Haemodialysis (Upload the Document Proof)


B.Sc with Diploma in Perfusion Technology or in Cardio-Pulmonary Pump Technician

Age Limit –

As per the official notice, the candidates should be between 18 and 35 years old to apply for the recruitment exam.

Age Group

Lower Age Limit

(Not Born after)

Upper Age Limit

(not born before)

For All Communities/ Categories




18 – 30 years

1st July 2002

2nd July 1990

2nd July 1987

2nd July 1985

18 – 35 years

1st July 2002

2nd July 1985

2nd July 1982

2nd July 1980

18 – 33 years

1st July 2002

2nd July 1987

2nd July 1984

2nd July 1982

19 – 33 years

1st July 2001

2nd July 1987

2nd July 1984

2nd July 1982

20 – 33 years

1st July 2000

2nd July 1987

2nd July 1984

2nd July 1982

20 – 35 years

1st July 2000

2nd July 1985

2nd July 1982

2nd July 1980

20 – 40 years

1st July 2000

2nd July 1980

2nd July 1977

2nd July 1975

21 – 40 years

1st July 1999

2nd July 1980

2nd July 1977

2nd July 1975

22 – 35 years

1st July 1998

2nd July 1985

2nd July 1982

2nd July 1980

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Age Relaxation –

Yes, RRB has brought in age relaxation for the following aspirants

  • OBC-NCL candidates: 3 years
  • PwBD UR: 10 years
  • SC/ ST candidates: 5 years
  • PwBD OBC-NCL: 13 years
  • Ex-servicemen (minimum 6 months of service)/ UR/ SC-ST/ OBC-NCL: Upper age limit + Number of years of service rendered in defense + Community age relaxation + 3 years
  • PwBD SC/ST: 15 years

RRB Paramedical Recruitment 2020 Application Process

The application process for RRB Paramedical exam 2020 has already been over. The last date to submit the online application form was 2nd September. Candidates willing to appear for the upcoming RRB Paramedical exam 2020 must apply online. For that, they must visit the official website of Central Railway.

How to Submit the RRB Paramedical Application Form?

  • Visit the RRB official website
  • Click on the “Online Registration” link
  • Select the “New Registration” link
  • Here, you have to choose the RRB (RRB regional centre) for which you are applying
  • Choose your community/ category that you belong to
  • Go through the instructions and tick the “Declaration” section and then “Submit
  • Next, you need to provide basic details like your complete name, email ID, phone number, parents’ names, status Aadhaar card, 10th standard details, date of birth and enter CAPTCHA.
  • Now “Continue
  • Check the details provided by you and then click the option “I have verified and confirmed that all the details furnished by me are correct”. Select the “red box” if you wish to make some changes.
  • You will then be sent an OTP through which the registration number is generated.
  • Log-in with registration number and DOB. Enter CAPTCHA.
  • Provide further information including your education qualification, community, nationality, gender, religion and other details like whether you are a government employee or PwBD category. Click on “Save”.
  • Remit the application fee.
  • Upload photo, signature and other relevant documents as per the specifications.
  • Opt for a scribe to write the exam (if the candidate is visually impaired).
  • Submit” the application form and take a print out.

RRB Paramedical Application Fee 2020 -

  • Candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ Women/ Transgender/ PWD / Economic Backward Classes/ Minorities/ Ex-servicemen will have to pay ₹ 250/- as the application fee.
  • Those who belong to this category “Male/ OBC/ the remaining category” will have to pay a sum of ₹ 500/-.

Payment can be made via credit card, debit card, net banking and Challan. However, an aspirant can seek a refund of the application fee if he wants. The amount would be ₹ 250/- and ₹ 400/- respectively.

What Documents to keep beforehand while submitting the RRB Paramedical Application Form?

  • A passport-sized photograph
  • Valid E-mail ID and phone number
  • Scanned Signature
  • Academic details
  • Caste Certificate (If applicable)
  • A photo of the scribe (If applicable)

Documents Specifications –

Uploading random pictures (not sticking to the prescribed specifications) would land your candidature in trouble. Hence, keeping a track of the details always comes in handy.










10-40 KB

20-50 KB

50-100 KB


50 mm X 20 mm

35 mm X 45 mm



100 DPI

100 DPI


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Modification in Application Form

If candidates want to make modifications/ changes in the application details after the final submission of the application form, the changes can be done as under:

  • In data other than RRB, Mobile Number, and Email address, changes can be done by paying ₹ 100 (non-refundable).
  • For modification in the category from SC/ST to OBC or UR, the difference in the application fee i.e. ₹ 250/- are to be paid in addition to the modification fee (₹ 100). Similar rules will be applicable for other category modifications.

Note - Modification in the registration and application details can be done twice only. The modifications can be done only until the last date application submission.

No changes can be done in the RRB, Email ID, and Mobile Number.

Rejection of Applications

Online applications are liable to be rejected by the recruitment board on the following grounds:

  • Multiple applications - More than one application to different RRBs or one RRB. All the applications will be rejected.
  • Invalid photograph - Black & White photo, photo wearing goggles or cap, small size photo, unrecognizable photo, group photo, selfie photo, morphed photo, full-body photo, etc. Make sure you read the specification for the photo carefully before uploading.
  • Signature in CAPITAL letters.
  • If the candidate’s name is in the debarred list of RRC/ RRB.
  • Any other irregularity considered invalid by RRB.

Status of the application can be checked at the official website of RRB. In the case of rejected applications, the reason for rejection is mentioned. Candidates will also be intimated about the same via SMS or Email. The application fee will not be refunded.

Other Details

RRB Paramedical Admit Card 2020 –

Railway Recruitment Board will issue e-call letters through the official website. Eligible candidates should visit the official web portal and download respective RRB Paramedical admit card 2020. The steps to download the e-call letter are –

  • Visit the official website of RRB.
  • Click on the notification link “Click here for downloading E-Call letter, Travel Pass and to view mock test (Paramedical Categories)”.
  • This will take you to a new page where you need to enter the “Registration No.” and “Date of Birth”
  • And “Submit”

There you go! You will be able to download and take printouts of the hall tickets. Call on the helpline number or email RRB officials for any issues regarding downloading the e-call letter.

Leave the spaces for signature, Left Thumb Impression, and self-declaration unfilled in the admit card. The same has to be filled in the presence of the invigilator in the examination hall. Candidates are required to carry the admit card along with a valid Photo ID proof to the examination centre. Also, carry a colour photograph (size - 35mm x 45mm) same as uploaded in the application form.

RRB Paramedical Result, DV and ME 2020 –

The officials have not announced the RRB Paramedical 2020 result date yet. Shortlisted aspirants will subsequently be called for further process by the Board. It is advised that candidates should visit the official website regularly for more updates. Those who qualify the CBT are called for the DV process. Candidates are required to carry all original documents with two sets of self-attested photocopies for the DV process. Here are the required documents:

  • Class X or equivalent certificate
  • 10+2 or equivalent certificate
  • Diploma/ degree certificate with mark sheets
  • OBC-NCL/ SC/ ST certificate, if applicable
  • Income & Asset certificate for Economically Weaker Section
  • Original discharge certificate for Ex-servicemen
  • No objection certificate for serving Defence Personnel with the probable discharge date
  • Medical certificate for PwBD category candidates
  • No objection certificate for serving employees
  • Receipt of fee payment
  • J & K domicile certificate, if applicable
  • Decree of divorcee and Affidavit stating not remarried
  • Death certificate of the husband in case of widow and Affidavit stating not remarried

Note- “No additional time will be given to the candidates not producing their original certificates on the date of their DV and the candidature of such candidates is liable to be forfeited.”

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