RRB JE Mechanical Best Books and Preparation Tips

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) belongs to the Government of India. Till 1985, RRB was known as Railway Service Commission after that it was changed to Railway Recruitment Board. RRB offers secured jobs to the candidates. As and when required RRB conducts exam for recruiting eligible candidates for various posts like Junior Engineer (JE), Senior Section Engineer (SSE), Non-technical posts, Chemical, and Metallurgical Assistants, etc. RRB JE jobs attract fresh candidates. It would be a great opportunity for the candidates seeking the job in the prestigious Railway sector. In order to get rid of fake candidates and leaking of question papers, RRB conducts exam via online.

Railway Recruitment Board JE exam has four stages of selection that is the first stage is the Computer Based Test (CBT), the second stage Computer Based Test (Second Stage), third stage is Document verification and fourth stage is Medical Examination. Candidates would be selected only on the basis of merit list of the written examination.

RRB JE Exam Pattern For CBT 1:

The entire recruitment process includes CBT Stage I, CBT Stage II and Document Verification/Medical Examination as applicable.The CBT Stages exam pattern is given in the table below. If you are reading this article for RRB JE Books for Mechanical Engineering, then it is also crucial to know the Exam Patter for CBT 1 and CBT 2. This will help you know the Subjects/Sections, No. of Questions, Duration of exam and Maximum marks for that particular section.


Subjects No. Of Questions Marks for Each Section
Mathematics 30 30
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25
General Awareness 15 15
General Science 30 30
Total 100 100
Time in Minutes 90


Note the below table that mentions the RRB JE Exam Pattern for CBT 2 which includes the no. of questions, maximum marks, and subjects asked.

Subjects No. Of Questions Marks for Each Section
General Awareness 15 15
Physics & Chemistry 15 15
Basics of Computers & Applications 10 10
Basics of Environment & Pollution Control 10 10
Technical Abilities 100 100
Total 150 150
Time in Minutes 120
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Preparation Tips for RRB JE Exam 2019

  • Time management is a very important factor that all the candidates must follow. They must divide the proper time to prepare for each section equally. It is also very important to make a clear study plan to do well.
  • All the candidates must have a clear knowledge about the syllabus in order to perform well in the exams.
  • Along with the hard work, smart work is also a must for the candidates to clear this exam with good scores. This will include hard work and time management also. It is also necessary for the candidates to be aware of the weight-age of each section and also their capabilities to plan the process for preparation.
  • The candidates must complete their syllabus on time in order to have enough time for their revision process. A revision will play an important role in the study process. Only by doing a proper revision, the candidates can remember the topics that they have studied. If not there is a huge possibility for the candidates to forget what they have prepared.
  • Next one is that the candidates must have thorough knowledge about their strong and weak areas. They must concentrate on their weak areas in order to improve their performance in their exams.
  • Candidates can also prepare short notes or note down the important formulas in order for the candidates to be thorough in the important topics and to remember them using the noted keywords and formulas.
  • Mock test will be a very good practice method for the candidates to analyze the level of their preparation. Attempting enough number of mock tests will help the candidates to increase their performance in their exams.
  • The candidates can also collect guidelines from the net, textbooks and also can make a regular habit of discussing with their friends about the important topics.
  • The very important trick to have a clear about the question papers would be to practice with the previous year question papers of RRB JE exam. By following the above-mentioned techniques, it would be very easy for the candidates to get good scores in their exams.

RRB JE Books for Mechanical Engineering : FAQ’s 

Given below are the frequently asked questions (FAQ’s) for RRB JE books for Mechanical Engineering. The FAQ’s covers all the doubts of  RRB JE  Exam 2019.

Is syllabus for RRB JE ME different from SSC JE ME?

RRB JE is one of the good exams to get a job in Railways. If you have analysed the syllabus you have found that for mechanical engineering syllabus for RRB JE ME is different from SSC JE ME. There is addition of some new topics which we don’t study in SSC JE/GATE.

From where will I study the new topics of RRB JE ME?

Now to prepare for the exam, it is very necessary to proper analysis of the respective syllabus and start your preparation right now. There is the list of recommended books which you can refer for your preparation.

What should be the preparation strategy for RRB JE ME?

As there are lots of topics and less time so a proper analysis of all the topics are important. First go through the syllabus. Then look these recommended books. A candidate has to build the concepts through reference/text books and has to practice objective questions based on that. Practicing lots of questions is very important for any exam.

Do I need to follow all these Recommended Books?

No. You don’t have to study the complete book. Smart study is required to get 100% success in any exam rather than Hard Work. Each book has different kind of language and different presentation of content. A candidate has read one out of these books in their graduation. You choose one book from which you are comfortable and do a proper analysis that all the topics of exam syllabus is covered or not. You choose other book for remaining topics and make a note of that so that when you revise the concepts you don’t have to invest much time in searching. Its better if you can make a note of these topics, it will help you in revision and it will save lots of time.

All the questions will be theoretical or there will be some numerical based problems also?

No all the questions will not be only theoretical. As there will be Virtual calculator in the CBT 2 exam so it is expected that there will be some numerical problems also in the exam. Numerical will not be so tough but there will be basic questions in the exam.

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