RRB JE Exam Pattern 2017

SL. NO Examination Type               Topics        No. of Questions  Marks   Duration


Objective Type

General Intelligence and Reasoning            60   60  


2 hrs

2. General Awareness
3. Arithmetic
4. Technical Subjects            90   90
Total          150 150


RRB JE General Ability Syllabus


General Intelligence and Reasoning Syllabus

  • Number Series, Input-Output, syllogism, Coding-decoding.
  • Word Building, Clock, Seating arrangement, Calendar.
  • Decision making, Direction sense test, visual memory, Blood relations, figural classification and arithmetical reasoning.
  • Similarities and differences, space visualization /orientation, analogy.
  • Coding & Decoding, Arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, Statement conclusion.

General Awareness Syllabus

  • General Awareness on Railway, New Technologies & Reform in Indian Railway.
  • Rail Budget .
  • Indian – History, Geography, Polity, Economy Current Affairs, Sports, etc.

Arithmetic Syllabus

  • Algebra, Ratio & Proportion, Interests, percentage, Profit & loss, Time and distance /work.
  • Pipes & Cisterns, Age problems, Mensuration, Data Interpretation.

Electronics Engineering Syllabus

  • Electronic Devices.
  • Carrier transport in silicon: diffusion current, drift current, mobility, and resistivity.
  • Energy bands, Generation and recombination of carriers,
  • Diodes, Transistors, other electronics devices.
  • Basics of Signal & Systems.
  • Basics of fundamental computer.

Electrical Engineering Syllabus

  • Electrical and Electronic Measurements.
  • Basics of Circuit & Power Electronics.
  • Analog & Digital Electronics.
  • Basics of power system.

Civil Engineering Syllabus

  • Costing. General Civil Engineering.
  • Construction /Structure Engineering and drawing.
  • Soil Mechanics , Structural Analysis , Building Materials.
  • Concrete Structures , Steel Structures ,Construction.
  • Water requirements , Hydraulics , Hydrology.
  • Highway Planning Traffic Engineering.
  • Projections , Errors and adjustments.
  • Environmental Engineering , Surveying.
  • Measurements of distance and directions..

Mechanical Engineering Syllabus

  • The Strength of Materials, Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer.
  • Theory of Machines, Kinematics of Machine, Engineering Mechanics.
  • Machining and Machine Tool Operations, Thermodynamics.
  • Power Engineering, I.C. Engines cycles.
  • Steam Tables. Thermodynamics cycles.
  • Metrology and Inspection.