RRB SSE Syllabus 2018

Before preparing for the exam the candidate must thoroughly go through the syllabus. One should have a clear idea about the syllabus. The syllabus for RRB SSE/JE is same.

There are 5 main topics to be followed for the examination.

  1. General intelligence and reasoning
  2. General awareness
  3. Reasoning
  4. Technical ability and
  5. General science

Subject wise RRB SSE/JE syllabus is given below:

Subjects Syllabus
General intelligence and reasoning Analogies, similarities and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship, concepts, arithmetic reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement, conclusions, syllogistic reasoning.
Arithmetic Algebra, factors and simplification, polynomials, simple and compound interest, instalments, taxation, shares and dividends, ratio and proportion, percentage, time, distance and work, profit and loss, pipes and cisterns, mensuration, problems on ages, investment, data interpretation, use of tables and graphs, pie chart, histogram, bar diagram etc.,
General awareness History, Geography, Polity, Economy, National and international events, Banking, Sports, budget, abbreviations, authors, awards, reforms and new technologies in Indian railway.
General science Concepts of science (class 10th and 12th)
Technical ability a). Electrical engineering: Electrical machines, basics of circuit and power electronics, Electrical and electronic measurements, Analog and Digital Electronics, Circuits and Measurements system, Signals and systems, Electrical Machines, Power and Control systems, Etc.

b). Electronics Engineering: Electronic devices, Energy bands, signals and system, Wireless communication, carrier Transport in silicon: diffusion current, drift current, mobility and resistivity, generation and recombination of carriers, junctions, diodes, tunnel, communication, EMFT, Basics of signals and system, Control system.

c). Computer Engineering: Computer Fundamentals, MS office, Languages, Information systems, DBMS, Operating system, Software engineering, Computer networks, Database, Algorithms ,Network communication, system programming, Web technology and programming.

d). Information Technology: MS Office, C, C++, Java language, Computer fundamentals and organization, Information systems, DBMS, System programming, Operating system, UNIX, SAD, Data and Network communication, Web technology and programming, Software engineering, Environment and pollution control.

e). Instrumentation and Measurements: Basics of Measurements systems, Transducers, Circuits, Mechanical measurements, Industrial measurements, Ana log and Digital electronics, Process instrumentation.

f). Civil Engineering: General civil engineering, Construction and structure and drawing, Estimating, costing, valuation, building materials, mechanics, soil mechanics, structural analysis, concrete structures, steel structures, hydraulics, hydrology, construction, highway planning, water requirement, traffic engineering, surveying, coordinate systems, projections, errors and adjustments, curves, environmental engineering, distances and directions.

g). Mechanical engineering: The strength of materials, Theory of machines, kinematics of machines, engineering mechanics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, thermodynamics, power engineering, steam tables, thermodynamic cycle, I.C. engine cycles, casting, machining and machine tool operations, Metrology and inspection.

Preparation books:

  • UPKAR’S objective electrical engineering -by P.K.Sharma
  • UPKAR’S objective mechanical engineering – by P.K.Sharma
  • UPKAR’S objective electronic engineering- by P.K.Sharma
  • RRB SSE/JE centralised Recruitment exam guide- by R. Gupta
  • Arithmetic – R.S Agrawal.
  • Reasoning – R.S Agrawal.
  • English Grammar- Wren and Martin.
  • Lucent’s General knowledge book for general awareness and general science.

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