Railway Recruitment Board Examination, Preparation and Tips and Recommended Books for Staff Nurse Jobs.

Railway Recruitment exams are conducted regularly every year and each year thousands of nurses eager to join as Staff Nurse. Nurses need good preparation to crack Railway Recruitment Staff Nurse Examination. Examination isn’t very tough but preparation going to guide them to achieve this mile stone. We have given details about preparation and valuable tips for nurses here.

Understand the Exam Pattern

When nurses understand exam pattern, half of work is done because we need to know what questions will be expected during examination. If we know more clue about exams, we are ready to do better. Examination covers four sections:

1. General Awareness.

2. Arithmetic

3. General Intelligence

4. Reasoning.


Apart from four sections, for staff nurse exams, they include questions from medical science related to nursing field.

Test will be computer based test for 100 marks and 90 minutes duration. If you need to win the exam, you need to complete exams within 90 minutes. There is an negative marking in exam, for each wrong answers or incorrect answers, 1/3rd of the mark will be deducted to that question.


Select Good Books for Preparation and Know shortcuts and tricks.

Nurses are always eager to look up model questions or previous years questions, before that they need good books to prepare. Books will helps you know the tricks and make easy to solve the questions in simple steps. If you do lengthy calculations, you going to miss out golden opportunity to score maximum marks because taking more time for each questions isn’t good idea for competitive examination. Understand and know the shortcuts for each type of questions and memorizing values of common squares, cubes, square roots and cube roots will be added advantage. 

​​Recommended Best Books

1. Railway Recruitment board - Staff Nurse Recruitment Exam - Dr. Lal and Dr. Saxeena

2. Staff Nurse Recruitment Examination -  Taruna Sharma Manish Prajapati

3. Key To Success Staff Nurses Recruitment - Abha Narwal.

4. Comprehensive Guide for Nursing Competitive Exam - Preeti Agarwal and R.S. Sharma.

Solve Previous Year or Model Questions.

If you have three or four previous year questions, solve the questions with use your trick and shortcuts and understand the difficulty of the questions. Aptitude test are available online, its resemble like original Railway Recruitment examination, these may help to bring more confidence to face real test during exams.

For general intelligence and reasoning section, practice on few important topics such as Analogy and Classification, direction test, series, coding, decoding, blood relations and calendar. These are the topics are asked regularly in this section, so have more practice on this topics.

Nursing Questions.

For medical related questions, nurses need to read books on various topics and get practice with multiple choice questions are available online or buy books which include more multiple choice questions.

Winners will do it Differently.

Winners are far better and feel confident to crack the examinations. They never worry about passing examination, they think about doing best in examinations and remain top in the selection list. Be a winner and do it differently.