RRB JE Syllabus

The crucial element in cracking the RRB JE Exam is a thorough understanding of the RRB JE Syllabus. By recruiting candidates from across the country in technical roles, this exam offers a bright future for those who desire a career in the Indian Railways.

This article will provide all the information on RRB JE Syllabus and Exam Pattern in to facilitate a systematic preparation for the exam.

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RRB JE Exam Pattern

The RRB JE Exam Pattern consists of the following stages:

  • First Stage of CBT
  • Second Stage of CBT
  • Document Verification / Medical Examination
  • Final Selection

The detailed breakdown of CBT Stage – I is given in the table below:

RRB JE Exam Pattern (CBT- I)

Subjects

No of Questions

Marks for Each Section

Stage – I

Stage – I

Mathematics

30

30

General Intelligence & Reasoning

25

25

General Awareness

15

15

General Science

30

30

Total

100

100

Time in minutes

90

The exam pattern of CBT Stage – II is given in the table below:

RRB JE Exam Pattern (CBT- II)

Subjects

No of Questions

Marks for Each Section

Stage – I

Stage – I

General Awareness

15

15

Physics & Chemistry

15

15

Basics of Computers and Applications

10

10

Basics of Environment and Pollution Control

10

10

Technical Abilities

100

100

Total

150

100

Time in minutes

120

*Note: It is important for candidates to pass all the stages in order to pass the RRB JE Recruitment process. The final merit list will be prepared based on the marks obtained in CBT Stage- I and CBT Stage -II.

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RRB JE Exam – Document Verification

Once the candidates pass both the stages of the CBT, they will be called in for the document verification stage, where these documents will prove the eligibility of the candidates. The original, as well as two self-attested copies, must be carried by the candidates on the day of the Document Verification. The following are the list of documents that must be produced during the process:

RRB JE Documents

Documents

Proof

10th / Matriculation Mark Sheet

Verifies the Date of Birth / Age

Graduation Degree

Proves the Completion of Graduation

Caste Certificate for SC/ST category

Proves the caste category of the candidate

Self – Declaration for Ex- Service Personnel

Proves the candidate served in the army for the required period and is discharged now

OBC NCL Certificate

Proves that the candidate belongs to the Non-Creamy Layer of the OBC category

Income Certificate for Examination Fee Waiver

Proves the candidate belongs to a low-income setup

Minority Community Declaration on non-judicial stamp paper

Proves the candidate belongs to a minority community

NOC from Serving Employees

Proves the candidate are free to be employment under the RRB JE Recruitment process

NOC from serving Defence Personnel stating the date of discharge

Proves the candidate has been allowed to get employment under the RRB JE

Gazetted document showing a change in name, in case it has been changed

Proves the candidate has officially changed the name

Receipt of payment in case of a SBI Challan or Post Office payment

Proves the candidate has paid the fee offline

Self-certification by Transgender

Proves that the candidate identifies as a transgender

J & K Domicile Certificate

Proves that the candidate belongs to the state of Jammu and Kashmir

Decree of divorce or judicial separation and Affidavit mentioning the candidate has not remarried

Proves that the candidates is divorced and has not remarried after the divorce

Death Certificate and Affidavit mentioning the candidate has not remarried

Proves that the candidate is a widow and has not remarried after the death of the spouse.

Salient points to be kept in mind are:

  • The Educational Qualification Certificate/ Decrees must have the date of issue.
  • In case the documents are in other languages other than Hindi or English, then a translated version must be produced instead. Only self-attested and translated copies of the documents will be accepted
  • Candidates must submit the documents during the time of verification. No extension of dates is allowed by the RRB.

RRB JE Exam – Medical Examination

Candidates who are called for the document verification process will have to pass the requisite medical fitness tests conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board. These tests are conducted in order to ensure that the candidates being recruited are medically fit to carry out the duties related to the posts that are opted by them.

To know more about the criteria to pass the Medical Examination stage, you can visit the RRB JE Eligibility page.

RRB JE Syllabus 2019

This section will cover the RRB JE Syllabus for each subject in the exam. Candidates can download the RRB JE Syllabus PDF at the beginning or at the end of this article.

The syllabus for CBT Stage – I are as follows:

  1. General Awareness
  2. General Intelligence and Reasoning
  3. General Science
  4. General Awareness

The syllabus for CBT Stage – II are as follows:

  1. Physics & Chemistry
  2. General Awareness
  3. Basics of Computer and Applications
  4. Technical Knowledge
  5. Environment and Pollution Control

RRB JE CBT Stage – I Syllabus

In accordance with the RRB JE Syllabus, the topics for the first stage of CBT is given in the table below:

Name of Subject

RRB JE Syllabus – CBT 1st Stage

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 and Clock, Pipes and Cistern.

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

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

General Science

Chemistry, Physics and Life Sciences upto 10th Standard CBSE

RRB JE CBT Stage – II Syllabus

In accordance with the RRB JE Syllabus, the topics for the second stage of CBT is given in the table below:

Name of Subject

RRB JE Syllabus – CBT 2nd Stage

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

Physics and Chemistry

Up to 10th Standard CBSE syllabus and relevant basics

Basics of Computer and Applications

The architecture of Computers; 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 and Pollution Control

Basics of Environment; Adverse effects of environmental pollution and control strategies; Air, water and Noise pollution, their effect and control; Waste Management, Global warming; Acid rain; Ozone depletion.

RRB JE Syllabus – Technical Abilities

The RRB JE Syllabus regarding technical abilities is given below. The table has been divided in accordance with the RRB JE posts available in the exam.

RRB JE Exam - RRB JE Technical Ability
RRB JE Exam - RRB JE Technical Ability - ii
RRB JE Exam - RRB JE Technical Ability -iii
RRB JE Exam - RRB JE Technical Ability -iv
RRB JE Exam - RRB JE Technical Ability -v

To get more detailed information on the syllabus of the various JE disciplines, you can download the consolidated PDF given in the link below.

RRB JE Syllabus 2019:-Download PDF Here

For more insight into how the recruitment process for the exam works, candidates are advised to visit the RRB JE Recruitment page for more details.

Attempting the RRB JE Mock Tests regularly will help you develop a properly planned strategy. You can also refer a few Solved Question Papers of prior years of the different sections to get the feel of a real test and identify any weak spots in the process. You can visit the RRB JE Preparation page to get tips and tricks to crack the exam.