RRB JE Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2018 Railway Junior Engineer Syllabus

People those who are planning to appear for RRB Junior Engineer (JE) should start preparing for it as these exams are extremely competitive as a large number of people apply for the same.

If a candidate wants they can visit the official website i.e. www.indianrailways.gov.in  to refer to the Railway Recruitment Board JE Syllabus 2018.

In this article, we have provided all the details regarding RRB JE Syllabus for the convenience of candidates planning to appear for the same.

The syllabus plays an important role in qualifying the exam. Knowing the examination pattern and syllabus will help candidates score better in the exam. Hence, we advise the applicants to download Railway Recruitment Board JE Syllabus 2018 from the website and start with the preparation.

Name of the exam conducting board Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Name of the posts Junior Engineer (JE) posts for Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical and Civil branches
Number of vacant posts available 5620 vacant posts
The starting date to apply for RRB Junior Engineer Recruitment 2018 Will update soon
The closing date to submit applications for Indian Railways Junior Engineer Jobs 2018 Will update soon
Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Official Website www.indianrailways.gov.in
Indian Railways RRB Junior Engineer (JE) Exam Date Will update soon
Exam location Anywhere in India
Category Exam Syllabus and Test pattern

RRB JE Exam Pattern 2018

To know the exam pattern for the RRB JE Exam 2018, candidates can refer to the RRB Junior Engineer Test Pattern on the below mentioned table in order to know the scheme of the examination. The Indian Railways Exam consist of Objective type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ). And the candidates will be given 2 hours for Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) JE Exam. And the total numbers of questions are 150.

Exam Type Name of the exam Number of Questions Exam Duration
Objective type Reasoning and General Intelligence 60 2 Hours
Objective type General Awareness 60 2 Hours
Objective type Arithmetic 60 2 Hours
Objective type Technical Subjects 60 2 Hours
150 Marks

Indian Railways JE Exam Syllabus 2018

RRB JE General Ability Syllabus

Reasoning and General Intelligence 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 Railways
  • New technologies and reform in Indian Railway
  • Rail Budget
  • Indian – History, Geography, Polity, Economy Current Affairs, Sports etc

 Arithmetic Syllabus

  • Algebra
  • Ration and Proportion
  • Interests
  • Percentage
  • Profit and Loss
  • Time and Distance/Work
  • Pipes and cisterns
  • Age problems
  • Mensuration
  • Data Interpretation

RRB Section Officer Technical Syllabus

Electronics Engineering Syllabus

  • Electronic Devices
  • Wireless Communication
  • Carrier transport in silicon: diffusion current, drift current, mobility, and resistivity
  • Energy bands
  • Signal & Systems
  • Generation and recombination of carriers
  • Tunnel
  • Control System
  • Junctions
  • Diodes
  • EMFT
  • Analog and Digital Circuits
  • Communication
  • Basics of Signal & Systems

Electrical Engineering Syllabus

  • Machines
  • Electrical and Electronic Measurements
  • Basics of Circuit & Power Electronics
  • Analog & Digital Electronics
  • Signals & Systems
  • Power & Control Systems
  • Circuits & Measurement Systems, etc

Electrical Engineering Syllabus

  • Machines
  • Electrical and Electronic Measurements
  • Basics of circuit and power electronics
  • Analog and digital electronics
  • Signals and systems
  • Power and control systems
  • Circuits and measurement systems etc

Computer Engineering Syllabus

  • Computer fundamentals
  • Languages
  • MS Office
  • Information systems
  • Software engineer
  • DBMS
  • Operating systems
  • Computer networks
  • Web technology and programming
  • Network communication
  • Data base
  • Algorithms
  • System programming

Instrumentation and Measurement Engineering Syllabus

  • Basics of Measurement systems
  • Mechanical Measurements
  • Transducers
  • Analog / Digital Electronics
  • Circuits
  • Industrial instrumentations
  • Process instrumentations

Civil Engineering Syllabus

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

IT Syllabus

  • MS Office
  • Information systems
  • Computer fundamentals & organization
  • C, C++ & Java language
  • DBMS
  • Software Engineering
  • System programming
  • SAD
  • UNIX
  • Web technology & programming
  • Data & Network communication
  • Operating systems
  • Environment & Pollution Control

Chemical Metallurgical Assistant Syllabus

  • Basic concepts of Fuel
  • Thermodynamics
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Material Science
  • Instrumentation & Measurement
  • Polymers
  • Computers
  • Environment & Pollution Control

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
  • C. Engines cycles
  • Casting
  • Steam Tables
  • Thermodynamics cycles
  • Metrology and Inspection

Details of RRB JE Syllabus 2018

Name of the organization Indian Railways, Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Number of Vacancies 5620 Posts
Name of the Posts Junior Engineer (JE)
Category Syllabus
Job Location India
Official Website www.indianrailways.gov.in


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  1. the application date are not mentioned in official website also I didn’t find this job on official website

  2. sir sorry but i have some confusion with the exam pattern means distribution of marks that u had mensioned here
    plz check that


  4. There is only one exam no mains and interview for SSC je

  5. hi sir , in the https://railwayrecruitmentgov.in/rrb-je-recruitment-2017-18/ article.the application date are not mentioned and also in official website also I didn’t find this job title can you help me out.

    1. Abhi RRB Je Application form date ni ayi h

  6. sir, what is the qualification for junior engineer posts and when is the application date.

  7. Sir, my branch is IN (electronic instrumentation) . I want to know sllybus for that perticur branch

    1. hi Deepika, Read the article you will find your answer.

  8. what is the application fee for rrb railway junior engineer 2018?

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