RRB JE Syllabus & Exam Pattern

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rrb je syllabus and exam pattern

Dear Candidates,

Every year, the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) recruits the eligible engineering candidates for various posts of Junior Engineer through the RRB JE Recruitment Exam. 

In order to succeed in any competitive examination, you need to first understand its exam pattern and syllabus in detail. Once you get the idea what kind of questions will be asked in the exam paper, it is the first step towards acknowledging the problem. Then it gets easier for you to act in that direction.

Let’s check out the RRB JE Exam Pattern, as given under-

RRB JE Exam Pattern & Syllabus

The selection process of the RRB Junior Engineer Examination will consist of the following stages-

  • 1st Stage CBT Exam
  • 2nd Stage CBT Exam
  • Medical Examination/Document Verification
  • Final Selection

RRB JE Stage-1 CBT Exam Pattern -

  • The 1st stage CBT will be qualifying in nature. (Marks scored in the examination will not be considered in the final selection)
  • The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices.
  • The standard of questions for the CBT will be relevant to the educational standards and/or minimum technical qualifications prescribed for the posts.
  • The normalized score of 1st stage exam shall be used only for short listing of candidates for 2nd stage exam as per their merit. 
  • Candidates who are shortlisted for 2nd stage CBT availing the reservation benefits of a community, PwD and ExS shall continue to be considered only against that community for all subsequent stages of recruitment process.

RRB exam

Subjects

Marks

Time Duration

CBT - 1

Mathematics

30

90 minutes

General Intelligence & Reasoning

25

General Awareness

15

General Science

30

Total

100 Marks

Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%. 

RRB JE Stage-1 CBT Syllabus -

The syllabus for the Stage-1 CBT Exam will be consisted of the following subjects and topics -

Subjects

Topics

Mathematics

  • 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, etc.

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).

RRB JE Stage-2 CBT Exam Pattern -

  • The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices.
  • There shall be negative marking for incorrect answers in both the CBTs. 1/3rd of the marks allotted for each question shall be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • The Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%. 

The exam pattern for the stage-2 Computer Based Test of the RRB JE Exam is as follows-

RRB Exam

Subjects

Marks

Time Duration

CBT – 2

General Awareness

15

120 minutes

Physics and Chemistry

15

Basics of Computer and Applications

10

Basics of Environment and Pollution control

10

Technical Abilities

100

Total

150 Marks

RRB JE Stage-2 CBT Syllabus -

The Questions Paper under this recruitment will contain the following syllabus:

Subjects

Topics

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.

Physics & Chemistry

Up to 10th Standard CBSE Syllabus

Basics of Computer & Applications

Architecture of Computer

  • Input and Output Devices
  • Storage Devices
  • Networking
  • Operating System like Windows, Unix, Linux 
  • MS Office
  • Various Data Representation
  • Internet and Email
  • Websites & Web Browsers
  • Computer Virus

Basics of Environment & Pollution Control

  • Basics of Environment
  • Adverse Effect of Environmental Pollution and Control Strategies
  • Air, Water and Noise pollution, Their Effect and Control
  • Waste Management
  • Global Warming
  • Acid Rain
  • Ozone Depletion

Technical Abilities

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Conclusion:

That was all, friends!! I have tried to provide all the details about the RRB JE Exam Pattern & Syllabus. The detailed syllabus of the Technical Abilities is very wide for every stream, so you can check it in the link provided above. 

For further queries, you can ask us in the commenting section.

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