It is great opportunity to work with the Indian Railways as this government job offers the attractive salary packages. Every year the Railway Recruitment Board releases the various job opportunities for the posts of Junior Engineer, Junior Engineer – Information Technology, Depot Material Superintendent and chemical & Metallurgical Assistant. The committee selects the candidate based on merit and the selection process include first stage Computer Based test, second stage computer-based test and document verification followed by medical examination.
The competition is tough as lakhs of applicants who apply for few posts released. The preparation for the examination should begin even before applying for the examination. The most important thing is to know the detailed syllabus for the examination. Applicants appearing for the RRB JE electronics must prepare for the topics included in syllabus which are – electronic materials and components, Basic Electrical engineering, computer programming, electronic circuits and devices, digital electronics, data network and communication, linear integrated circuit, communication engineering, microcontroller and microprocessor, and electronic measurements. There are certain topics that are included in electrical too which are Basic electronics, costing and estimation, AC fundamentals, magnetic circuit, circuit law, basic concepts, switchgear utilization of electrical energy and protection, electrical machines, measuring instruments and measurement, distribution and transmission and generation, synchronous machines.
The stage 2 of Computer Based Test consists of 150 questions. Few of the sections are same as in the stage 1 of computer-based test. It is necessary to get well acquainted with the examination pattern of the paper before beginning with the preparations.
Applicants should take the tests regularly to know themselves and Interested applicants can follow the below tips for preparation of the examination for RRB JE:
- Time management is the utmost important skill required to crack the competitive examination. It is required while preparing for the examination and during the examination.
- Applicants should make the study plan from the beginning and stick to the study plan. Study plan should be making according to the syllabus so that each topic is covered on time.
- Interested applicants should appear for the mock tests frequently. Mock tests are like applicant’s personal teacher and evaluator. It is recommended to practice more and more mock test to score better in the examination.
- It is necessary to know the strengths and weakness so that the applicant can prepare thoroughly. It is needed so as the strong areas can be enhanced, and weak areas can be improved. Applicants are recommended to make a time table and master the one single topic and they move to other topics.
- It is important to clear your basics for each topic; applicants should mark the difficult questions and practice them again later.
- Solving the previous year papers is the best strategy to prepare for any competitive examination especially the technical part of the paper.
- The new trend of getting through the examination is to remain stress free. Applicants should remain calm and must have the self-confident with their capabilities and preparation.
- For technical part like electronics, applicants must take mock tests which are time bounded as they boost the confidence. The mock tests or sample tests should be practice with the different level of difficulty.
- While preparing for the technical abilities, the applicant should also focus on the other sections of the paper. Like for General Awareness Section, applicant should read daily newspaper and stay updated with the events taking place both at international and national levels.
- It is also important to note that applicant should be open to learn about all the essential topics and not to restrict themselves with only one topic. The necessary topics include sports, politics, books, awards, entertainment, economy, finance, science and the latest development in railways.
- Applicants should remember that the technical abilities are different for various engineering branches which are Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Civil Engineering, Instrumentation and Measurement Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Printing Press. And therefore, the preparation and syllabus will be different for the each of them.
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RRB JE is considered as the tough exam to crack, so it is important to know and get the right study material for the preparation of the examination. Applicants who are interested in applying for the Junior Engineer – Electronics can refer to following books for the preparation: –
- Indian Railways JE Electronics Recruitment Examination (Old Edition) written by Arihant Experts
- Wiley’s RRB Junior Engineer Exam Goalpost Solved Papers and Practice Tests which is by DT Editorial Services
- RRB Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering/ Electrical Practice Book: For Junior and Section Engineer (25 Model Practice Set) written by Kiran Prakashan Think Tank
- Railway Recruitment Board: Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering Examination Guide for Junior Engineer (English Paperback GKP)
- Indian Railways JE Electronics Recruitment Examination written by Arihant Experts