RRB Junior Engineer
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Sample Test Paper-1

  • 100 Questions
  • 100 Marks

Railway Recruitment Board is a Government organisation under the Indian Railway that conducts exams for various posts across the country on behalf of the Indian Railway for aspiring applicants who want to join the Railways. This exam is held for the employment of eligible applicants for the posts of RRB Junior Engineer. This exam is a National level exam and is organized in online mode. Applicants eager to appear in the exam can apply online through the official website

RRB Junior Engineer Conducting Body:

The Railway Recruitment Board is a government organization in India that assigns new employees to work in the Indian Railways. Railway Recruitment Board conducts numerous exams throughout the year for several posts across the Nation for aspirants who are eager to join the Railway Department.

RRB Junior engineer Important Dates:

Events

Dates

Mode

Link

Registration Date

29/12/2020

Online

https://kolkata.rly-rect-appn.in/rrbje2019/

Application End Date

31/01/2021

Admit Card

Will Be Updated Soon.

ExamDate (Stage I)

22/05/2021

ExamDate (Stage II)

Will Be Updated Soon.

Result Date

Will Be Updated Soon.


RRB Junior Engineer Selection Procedure:

The entire recruitment process involves:

  • 1st stage Computer Based Test (CBT) 

  • 2nd stage CBT

  • Document Verification/ Medical Examination

RRB Junior Engineer Exam Pattern:

1st Stage CBT : The test is held on Online mode and it's an Objective type paper. The total number of questions are 100. The total duration of time is 90 minutes.There is provision of Negative Marking for incorrect answers in the CBT. 1/3rd of the marks should be deducted.

Subjects

No. of Questions

Marks for each Section

Mathematics

30

30

General Intelligence

25

25

General Awareness

15

15

General Science

30

30

Total

100

100

2nd Stage CBT: The Questions are of Objective type with Multiple choices and are likely to include questions related to General Awareness, Physics and Chemistry,Computers and Applications,Environment and Pollution Control and Technical Abilities for the post. The syllabus is common for all notified posts. The total number of questions are 150. The total duration of time is 120 minutes (160 Minutes for eligible PWD ).

Subjects

No. of Questions

Marks for each Section

General Awareness

15

15

Physics & Chemistry

15

15

Basics of Computer & Applications

10

10

Basics of Environment & Pollution Control

10

10

Technical Abilities

100

100

Total

150

150

Time in Minutes

120

 


RRB Junior Engineer Eligibility Criteria:

  • Age Limit: Must be between 18 to 33 years.

  • Education: must have minimum Graduation in the relevant stream.

RRB Junior Engineer Syllabus:

Mathematics:

  • Number system

  • BODMAS

  • Decimals

  • Fractions

  • LCM

  • HCF

  • Ratio and Proportion

  • Percentages

  • Mensuration

  • Time and Work

  • Time and Distance

  • Simple and Compound Interest

  • Profit and Loss

  • Algebra,

  • Geometry and Trigonometry

  • Elementary Statistics

  • Square root

  • Age Calculations

General Intelligence and reasoning:

  • Analogies

  • Alphabetical and Number Series

  • Coding and Decoding

  • Mathematical operation

  • Relationships

  • Syllogism

  • Jumbling

  • Venn Diagram

  • Data Interpretation and Sufficiency

  • Conclusions and Decision making

  • Similarities and Differences

  • Analytical Reasoning

  • Classification

  • Directions

General Science- 10th standard level:

  • Physics

  • Chemistry

  • Life Sciences

General Awareness (Current Affairs):

  • Science & Technology

  • Sports

  • Culture

  • Personalities

  • Economics

  • Politics

For Mechanical Engineering:

  • Engineering Mechanics

  • Material Science

  • Strength of Materials

  • Machining

  • Welding

  • Grinding & Finishing Process

  • Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulic Machinery

  • Industrial Management

  • Thermal Engineering

For Computer Science & Technology:

  • PC Software

  • Computer fundamentals

  • C Language

  • Computer Organisation

  • Information Systems

  • Data Structure using C++

  • DBMS fundamentals

  • System Programming

  • Operating System using LINUX

  • Web Technologies and Programming

  • System Analysis and Design

  • Data and Network Communication

  • Java Programming

  • Software Engineering

For Civil Engineering:

  • Engineering Mechanics

  • Building Construction

  • Building materials

  • Construction of substructure

  • Construction of superstructure

  • Building finishes

  • Building maintenance

  • Building drawing

  • Concrete Technology

  • Surveying

  • Computer Aided Design

  • Geo Technical Engineering

  • Hydraulics

  • Irrigation Engineering

  • Mechanics of Structures

  • Theory of structures

  • Design of Concrete Structures

  • Design of Steel Structures

  • Transportation Engineering

  • Highway Engineering

  • Environmental Engineering

  • Advanced Construction Techniques and Equipment

  • Estimating and Costing

  • Contracts and Accounts

For Electrical Engineering:

  • Basic concepts

  • Circuit law

  • Magnetic Circuit

  • AC Fundamentals

  • Measurement and measuring instruments

  • Electrical Machines

  • Synchronous Machines

  • Generation, Transmission and Distribution

  • Estimation and costing

  • Utilisation of Electrical Energy

  • Basic Electronics

For Electronics Engineering:

  • Electronic Components & Materials

  • Electronic Devices and circuits

  • Digital Electronics

  • Linear Integrated Circuit

  • Microprocessor and Microcontroller

  • Electronic Measurements

  • Communication Engineering

  • Data communication and Network

  • Computer Programming

  • Basic Electrical Engg.

For Printing Technology:

  • Printing Systems

  • Printing Materials

  • Flexo, Gravure and Screen Printing

  • Printing Finishing Processing

  • Image Processing

  • Design & Advertising in Print Media

  • Sheet fed offset Machines

  • Publishing Software

  • Paper and Ink

  • Colour Separation and Management

  • Plate Making Methods

  • Printing Machine Maintenance

  • Digital Imaging

  • Web offset Printing

  • Printer's Accounting and Estimating

  • Advanced Printing Technologies 

  • Package Technology

For Chemical & Metallurgy:

  • Measurements, Units and Dimensions

  • Light

  • Heat

  • Sound

  • Mechanics

  • Magnetism

  • Electricity & Electro Magnetism

  • Modern Physics

  • Electronics and Communications

  • Matter

  • Chemical Reactions

  • Acids and Bases, Salts

  • Atomic Structure

  • Periodic Classification of Elements

  • Chemical Bonding

  • Carbon and its Compounds

  • Environmental Chemistry

  • Metallurgy

RRB Junior Engineer FAQs:

Ques 1. From where can a applicant get the information regarding the exam?

Ans. Applicants can get the information from the official website.

Ques 2. Can a applicant apply online for RRB JE?

Ans. Yes.

Ques 3. Does a applicant studying in the final year apply?

Ans. No

Ques 4. Is medical exam compulsory?

Ans. Yes, different posts have different medical standards and candidates need to comply with them

Ques 5. Is there any provision of age relaxation for the Reserved category candidates?

Ans. Relaxation in age is 05 Years for SC/ST applicants and 03 Years for OBC applicants.

 Ques 6. What is the selection process followed by RRB for JE exam?

Ans. The selection process is as follows:

  • First Stage CBT

  • Second Stage CBT

  • Document Verification/ Medical Test

Ques 7. Is there Interview for RRB JE exam?

Ans. No, there is no Interview.

Ques 8. Is there any provision of fee exemption?

Ans. No but the fee gets refunded to Reserved category applicants.

Ques 9. Is there possible to apply for more than one post?

Ans. Yes, but the preference must be mentioned while filling the form.

Ques 10. Does a applicant use the same form for more than one post in same RRB?

Ans. Yes, a applicant can do the same but according to the RRB notification.

Ques 11. Does a applicant choose any other language than English for exam?

Ans. English is an official language but other languages can be chosen from the list mentioned in notification. Following are the languages:

  • Assamese

  • Bengali

  • Gujarati

  • Hindi

  • Kannada

  • Konkani

  • Malayalam

  • Manipuri

  • Marathi

  • Odia

  • Punjabi

  • Tamil

  • Telugu

  • Urdu.

 Ques 12. Does a candidate need to post or send photocopy of documents to RRB?

Ans. No, there are no such requirements.

 Ques 13. Does a applicant modify the given information after the form submission?

Ans. No changes can be made once the form is submitted.

Ques 14.  How many attempts are there for RRB JE?

Ans. There is no such restriction in this exam.

Ques 15. Is there normalisation of marks?

Ans. Yes, the marks are normalised for all the stages of exam.

Ques 16. Is there Negative marking in the RRB JE exam?

Ans. Yes, there is a provision of negative marking for CBT. 1/3rd from the total mark allotted to that question gets deducted for each wrong answer.

Ques 17. What precautions should be taken by a candidate while filling up the Online Application Form?

Ans. Please read the instructions attentive before filling up the Online Application Form.

Conclusion: This exam is giving a good chance to eligible applicants who want to make their careers in the Railways sector. This is a good occasion for desiring applicants who want to make their careers as Engineer in the Railway Department. Aspirants must take the benefit of this opportunity by preparing well for the exam. The team of estudentbook wishes you all the best for your upcoming future.

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