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# RRB JE 2019 Syllabus, Exam Pattern

## RRB JE Syllabus 2019, Marking Scheme and Exam Pattern

RRB JE Syllabus 2019 and Exam Pattern – Railway Recruitment Board has released the recruitment notification for Junior Engineer (JE) and other post. The RRB recruitment process consists for 1st and 2nd stage of Computer Base Test (CBTs) and Document Verification/ Medical Examination. Selection for RRB JE Post is made strictly as per merit on the basis of CBTs.

In this page we have tried to provide you with the Syllabus and Exam pattern for RRB JE Recruitment Exam so that you can get prepared for it thoroughly.

### RRB JE Syllabus2019

The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices and are likely to include questions pertaining to:

a. 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.

b. 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.

c. 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.

d. General Science :

• Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences (up to 10th Standard CBSE syllabus).

The section wise Number of questions and marks are as below:

• Mathematics – 30 Questions; 30 marks
• General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 Questions; 25 marks
• General Awareness 15 Questions; 15 marks
• General Science 30 Questions; 30 marks

Note: Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%. These percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PwBD candidates in case of shortage of PwBD candidates against vacancies  reserved for them

2nd Stage CBT

Short listing of Candidates for the 2nd Stage CBT exam shall be based on the normalized marks obtained by them in the 1st Stage CBT Exam. Total number of candidates to be shortlisted for 2nd Stage shall be 15 times the community wise total vacancy of Posts notified against the RRB as per their merit in 1st Stage CBT. However, Railways reserve the right to increase/decrease this limit in total or for any specific category(s) as required to ensure availability of adequate candidates for all the notified posts.

• Duration : 120 minutes (160 Minutes for eligible PwBD candidates  accompanied with Scribe)
• No of Questions: 150

Syllabus

The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices and are likely to include questions pertaining to General Awareness, Physics and Chemistry, Basics of Computers and Applications, Basics of Environment and Pollution Control and Technical abilities for the post. The syllabus for General Awareness, Physics and Chemistry, Basics of Computers and Applications, Basics of Environment and Pollution Control is common for all  notified posts under this CEN as detailed below:-

a) 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.

b) Physics and Chemistry:

• Up to 10th standard CBSE syllabus.

c) Basics of Computers and Applications:

• 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.

d) Basics of Environment and 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.

e) Technical Abilities:

• The educational qualifications mentioned against each post shown in Annexure-A, have been grouped into different exam groups as below. Questions on the Technical abilities will be framed in the syllabus defined for various Exam Groups given at Annexure-VII-A, B, C, D, E, F & G.

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The section wise Number of questions and marks are as below

• General Awareness 15 Questions; 15 marks
• Physics & Chemistry 15 Questions; 15 marks
• Basics of Computers and Applications 10 questions; 10 marks
• Basics of Environment and Pollution Control 10 Question; 10 marks
• Technical Abilities 100 Question; 100 marks

Note: Virtual calculator will be made available on the Computer Monitor during 2nd Stage CBT.

### RRB JE 2019 Exam Pattern

1st Stage CBT (Common for all posts):

• Duration: 90 minutes (120 Minutes for eligible PwBD candidates  accompanied with Scribe)
• No of Questions: 100

The 1st stage CBT is of screening nature and the standard of questions for the CBT will be generally in conformity with 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, PwBD and ExSM shall continue to be considered only against that community for all subsequent stages of recruitment process.