What is the syllabus for RRB SSE?

The Railway Recruitment Board holds an examination every year for the Senior Section Engineer. The examination is very competitive, and the application process is all online. To score good marks and clear the cut off for this examination the candidates need to be sure about the syllabus. The syllabus for the RRB SSE examination is easy and if worked hard enough the candidates can easily clear the test. After clearing the test, the candidates need to go through a personal interview that will test their communication skills. The candidates who are able to impress the authorities with their resume and their performance in the examination will get the opportunity to be selected for the post and to work under the central government.

The detailed description of the RRB SSE Syllabus is mentioned below. The question paper is divided into five sections as.

  1. Quantitative Aptitude
  2. General Awareness
  3. General Intelligence and Reasoning
  4. General Ability
  5. Technical ability

The total number of questions in the examination is 150 and the total marks are 150. The exam does have negative marking. One-third of the total marks of the question are deducted by the examiner if the answer to the attempted question is wrong. The first four sections included ask 60 questions and the technical ability questions are 90 in total. This makes a total of 150 questions.

  1. General Intelligence and Reasoning Syllabus
  • Number Series, Input-Output, syllogism, Coding-decoding.
  • Similarities and differences, space visualization /orientation, analogy.
  • Word Building, Clock, Seating arrangement, Calendar.
  • Coding & Decoding, Arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, and Statement conclusion.
  • Decision making, Direction sense test, visual memory, Blood relations, and arithmetical reasoning.
  1. Arithmetic Syllabus
  • Algebra.
  • Interests.
  • Ratio & Proportion.
  • percentage
  • Time and distance /work.
  • Profit & loss.
  • Pipes & Cisterns.
  • Mensuration.
  • Age problems.
  • Data Interpretation.
  1. General Awareness Syllabus
  • General Awareness on Railway.
  • Rail Budget.
  • New Technologies & Reform in Indian Railway.
  • Indian – History, Geography, Polity, Economy with Current Affairs, Sports, etc.

  1. RRB Section Engineer Technical Syllabus

Electrical Engineering Syllabus

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

Electronics Engineering Syllabus

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

Computers Engineering Syllabus

  • Computer Fundamentals.
  • MS Office.
  • Languages.
  • Information systems.
  • DBMS.
  • Operating systems.
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Networks.
  • Database.
  • Algorithms.
  • Network communication.
  • System programming.
  • Web technology & programming.

ITS Syllabus

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

Instrumentation & Measurement Engineering Syllabus

  • Basics of Measurement Systems.
  • Transducers.
  • Circuits.
  • Mechanical Measurement.
  • Industrial Instrumentation.
  • Analog /Digital Electronics.
  • Process Instrumentation.

Civil Engineering Syllabus

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

Mechanical Engineering Syllabus

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

Chemical Metallurgical Assistant Syllabus

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

The complete syllabus for the RRB SSE examination has been mentioned above. The candidates can take the help of the yearbooks and the RRB SSE preparation reference books to gain the knowledge that is required and the practice that is needed for the RRB SSE examination paper. The candidates are advised to solve as many mock tests as possible and clear any doubts they might have about the details of the exam on the official website. All the details related to the RRB SSE 2019 exam will be on the official website by 29th December 2018. To know more about this exam, please click here RRB SSE.