RRB JE Syllabus 2020: Detailed Syllabus for CBT 1 and 2

2019Check out the detailed RRB JE Syllabus for all tiers in this post. Know the important topics to be studied in each stage of the RRB JE Exam. Also, go through the pattern of the exam, books to be referred and how to prepare to crack the RRB JE 2020 is one attempt.

RRB JE Syllabus 2020

• According to the RRB JE Exam Patternthere are five stages involved in the recruitment of candidates for Junior Engineer post.
• The first two stages are CBT i.e., computer-based online tests. Each stage is qualifying in nature.
• Candidates qualifying the CBT 1 will be eligible for the next stage and so on.
• With the help of expert’s RRB JE Preparation Tips and Time Management tips, it is definitely possible for candidates to clear the exam easily.
• This post explains in detail about CBT 1 and CBT 2 syllabus which can help in preparation.

RRB JE CBT 1 Syllabus 2020

RRB Junior Engineer Stage 1 Syllabus covers 4 major subjects: Mathematics, Reasoning, General Awareness, and General Science. Complete RRB JE CBT 1 Syllabus is mentioned in the table below

 Subject RRB JE Syllabus for CBT 1 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. 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. 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. General Science Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences (up to 10th Standard CBSE syllabus).

RRB JE CBT 2 Syllabus 2020

Railway Recruitment Board conducts the Stage 2 exam for candidates who clear the Tier 1 Cut Off. RRB JE Stage 2 syllabus comprises of 6 Major categories as displayed in the image below

1. General Awareness
2. Physics & Chemistry
3. Basics of Computer & Applications
4. Environment & Pollution Control Basics
5. Syllabus for Technical Abilities differs from post to post. The Technical Syllabus is divided on the basis of Posts (Electronics, Electrical, Civil, Mechanical, CS, IT, Chemical, AE e.t.c.)

As mentioned above, the RRB JE consists of 4 subjects. In the table below, We have mentioned the Complete syllabus for General Awareness, Physics, and Chemistry, and Basics of Computer and Applications for RRB JE CBT 2.

 Subjects RRB JE Syllabus for CBT 2 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. Physics and Chemistry Up to 10th standard CBSE syllabus and relevant basics. Basics of Computer and Applications The 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. Basics of Environment & 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. Technical Abilities Check the detailed syllabus for each Engineering discipline below

RRB JE Syllabus 2020 for Technical Abilities

Railway Recruitment board hires for a number of technical streams like Electronics, Electrical, Civil, Mechanical, CS, IT, Chemical, etc. RRB in its official notice has provided a detailed syllabus for each of these subjects.

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RRB JE Mechanical Syllabus 2020

The RRB JE Syllabus for Mechanical & Allied Engineering topics with their detailed syllabus have been mentioned below

 Topics RRB JE Syllabus for Mechanical & Allied Engineering Engineering Mechanics Resolution of forces, Equilibrium, and Equilibrant, parallelogram law of forces, triangle law of forces, polygon law of forces and Lami’s theorem, couple and moment of a couple, condition for the equilibrium of rigid body subjected to a number of coplanar non-concurrent forces, the definition of static friction, dynamic friction, derivation of limiting angle of friction and angle of repose, resolution of forces considering friction when a body moves on a horizontal plane and inclined plane, calculation of moment of inertia and radius of gyration of (a) I-Section (b) channel section (c) T-Section (d) L-Section (Equal & unequal lengths) (e) Z-Section (f) Built-up sections (simple cases only), Newton’s laws of motion (without derivation), the motion of a projectile, D’Alembert’s principle, definition law of conservation of energy, the law of conservation of momentum. Material Science Mechanical properties of engineering materials – tensile strength, compressive strength, ductility, malleability, hardness, toughness, brittleness, impact strength, fatigue, creep resistance. Classification of steels, mild steel, and alloy steels. Importance of heat treatment. Heat treatment processes – annealing, normalizing, hardening, tempering, carburizing, nitriding and cyaniding. Strength of Materials Stress, strain, stress-strain diagram, the factor of safety, thermal stresses, strain energy, proof resilience and modules of resilience. Shear force and bending moment diagram – cant leaver beam, simply supported beam, continuous beam, fixed beam. Torsion in shafts and springs, thin cylinder shells. Machining The working principle of a lathe. Types of lathes – Engine lathe – construction details and specifications. Nomenclature of single point cutting tool, geometry, tool signature, functions of tool angles. General and special operations – (Turning, facing, taper turning thread cutting, knurling, forming, drilling, boring, reaming, keyway cutting), cutting fluids, coolants and lubricants. Introduction to shaper, slotter, plainer, broaching, milling and manufacture of gears, heat treatment process applied to gears. Welding Welding – Introduction, classification of welding processes, advantages and limitations of welding, principles of arc welding, arc welding equipment, choice of electrodes for different metals, principle of gas (oxy-acetylene) welding, equipment of gas welding, welding procedures (arc & gas), soldering and brazing techniques, types and applications of solders and fluxes, various flame cutting processes, advantages and limitations of flame cutting, defects in welding, testing and inspection modern welding methods, (submerged, CO2, atomic – hydrogen, ultrasonic welding), a brief description of MIG & TIG welding. Grinding & Finishing Process Principles of metal removal by grinding, abrasives, natural and artificial, bonds and binding processes, vitrified, silicate, shellac rubber, grinding machines, classification: cylindrical, surface, tool & cutter grinding machine, construction details, relative merits, principles of centreless grinding, advantages & limitations of centreless grinding work, holding devices, wheel maintenance, balancing of wheels, coolants used, finishing by grinding, honing, lapping, superfinishing, electroplating, basic principles – plating metals, applications, hot dipping, galvanizing tin coating, park rising, anodizing, metal spraying, wire process, powder process and applications, organic coatings, oil base paint, lacquer base enamels, bituminous paints, rubber base coating. Metrology Linear measurement – Slip gauges and dial indicators, angle measurements, bevel protractor, sine bar, angle slip gauges, comparators (a) mechanical (b) electrical (c) optical (d) pneumatic. Measurement of surface roughness; methods of measurements by comparison, tracer instruments and by interferometry, collimators, measuring microscope, an interferometer, inspection of machine parts using the concepts of shadow projection and profile projection. Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulic Machinery Properties of fluid, density, specific weight, specific gravity, viscosity, surface tension, compressibility capillarity, Pascal’s law, measurement of pressures, the concept of buoyancy. The concept of Reynold’s number, pressure, potential and kinetic energy of liquids, total energy, laws of conservation, mass, energy and momentum, the velocity of liquids and discharge, Bernoulli’s equation and assumptions, venturi meters, pitot tube, current meters. Working principle & constructional details of the centrifugal pump, efficiencies – manometric efficiency, volumetric efficiency, mechanical efficiency, and overall efficiency, cavitation and its effect, working principle of jet & submersible pumps with line diagrams. Industrial Management Job analysis, motivation, different theories, satisfaction, performance reward systems, production, planning and control, relation with other departments, routing, scheduling, dispatching, PERT and CPM, simple problems. Materials in industry, inventory control model, ABC Analysis, Safety stock, re-order, level, economic ordering quantity, break-even analysis, stores layout, stores equipment, stores records, purchasing procedures, purchase records, Bin card, Cardex, Material handling, Manual lifting, hoist, cranes, conveyors, trucks, fork trucks. Thermal Engineering Laws of thermodynamics, conversion of heat into work vice versa, laws of perfect gases, thermodynamic processes – isochoric, isobaric, isothermal hyperbolic, isentropic, polytrophic and throttling, modes of heat transfer, thermal conductivity, convective heat transfer coefficient, Stefan Boltzmann law by radiation and overall heat transfer coefficient. Air standards cycles – Carnot cycle, Otto cycle, Diesel cycle, construction and working of internal combustion engines, comparison of the diesel engine and petrol engine. Systems of an internal combustion engine, performance of internal combustion engines. Air compressors their cycles refrigeration cycles, the principle of a refrigeration plant.

RRB JE Computer Science Syllabus 2020

The Syllabus for Computer Science & Information Technology has been mentioned below. Candidates should prepare each topic thoroughly.

RRB JE Civil Syllabus 2020

In the table below, We have mentioned the complete Syllabus for Civil & Allied Engineering Preparation for RRB JE.

RRB JE Electrical Syllabus 2020

In the table below, We have mentioned all topics in the RRB JE Syllabus for Electrical & Allied Engineering in the table below.

 Topics RRB JE Syllabus for Electrical & Allied Engineering Basic concepts Concepts of resistance, inductance, capacitance, and various factors affecting them. Concepts of current, voltage, power, energy, and their units. Circuit law Kirchhoff‘s law, Simple Circuit solution using network theorems. Magnetic Circuit Concepts of flux, MMF, reluctance, Different kinds of magnetic materials, Magnetic calculations for conductors of different configuration e.g. straight, circular, solenoidal, etc. Electromagnetic induction, self, and mutual induction. AC Fundamentals Instantaneous, peak, R.M.S. and average values of alternating waves, Representation of sinusoidal waveform, simple series and parallel AC Circuits consisting of R.L. and C, Resonance, Tank Circuit. Poly Phase system – star and delta connection, 3 phase power, DC and sinusoidal response of R-Land R-C circuit. Measurement and measuring instruments Measurement of power (1 phase and 3 phase, both active and reactive) and energy, 2 wattmeter method of 3 phase power measurement. Measurement of frequency and phase angle. Ammeter and voltmeter (both moving oil and moving iron type), an extension of range wattmeter, Multimeters, Megger, Energy meter AC Bridges. Use of CRO, Signal Generator, CT, PT, and their uses. Earth Fault detection. Electrical Machines (a) D.C. Machine – Construction, Basic Principles of D.C. motors and generators, their characteristics, speed control, and starting of D.C. Motors. Method of braking motor, Loss, and efficiency of D.C. Machines. (b) 1 phase and 3 phase transformers – Construction, Principles of operation, equivalent circuit, voltage regulation, O.C., and S.C. Tests, Losses, and efficiency. Effect of voltage, frequency, and waveform on losses. Parallel operation of 1 phase /3 phase transformers. Autotransformers. (c) 3 phase induction motors, rotating magnetic field, the principle of operation, equivalent circuit, torque-speed characteristics, starting and speed control of 3 phase induction motors. Methods of braking, the effect of voltage and frequency variation on torque-speed characteristics, Fractional Kilowatt Motors, and Single Phase Induction Motors: Characteristics and applications. Synchronous Machines Generation of 3-phase e.m.f. armature reaction, voltage regulation, parallel operation of two alternators, synchronizing, control of active and reactive power. Starting and applications of synchronous motors. Generation, Transmission, and Distribution Different types of power stations, Load factor, diversity factor, demand factor, cost of generation, inter-connection of power stations. Power factor improvement, various types of tariffs, types of faults, short circuit current for symmetrical faults. Switchgear and Protection: Rating of circuit breakers, Principles of arc extinction by oil and air, H.R.C. Fuses, Protection against earth leakage / over current, etc. Buchholz relay, Merz-Price system of protection of generators & transformers, protection of feeders, and bus bars. Lightning arresters, various transmission and distribution systems, comparison of conductor materials, the efficiency of the different systems. Cable – Different types of cables, cable rating, and derating factor. Estimation and costing Estimation of lighting scheme, electric installation of machines, and relevant IE rules. Earthing practices and IE Rules. Utilization of Electrical Energy Illumination, Electric heating, Electric welding, Electroplating, Electric drives, and motors. Basic Electronics Working on various electronic devices e.g. P N Junction diodes, Transistors (NPN and PNP type), BJT, and JFET. Simple circuits using these devices.

RRB JE Electronics Syllabus 2020

In the table below, We have mentioned complete RRB JE Syllabus for Electronics & Allied Engineering

 Topics RRB JE Syllabus for Electronics & Allied Engineering Electronic Components & Materials Conductors, Semi conductor& Insulators; Magnetic materials; Jointing & Cleaning materials for U/G copper cable & OFC; Cells and Batteries (chargeable and non-chargeable); Relays, Switches, MCB & Connectors. Electronic Devices and circuits PN Junction diodes, thyristor; Diode and triode circuits; Junction Transistors; Amplifiers; Oscillator; Multivibrator, counters; Rectifiers; Inverter and UPS. Digital Electronics Number System & Binary codes; Boolean Algebra & Logic gates; Combinational & Sequential logic circuits; A/D & D/A converter, counters; Memories Linear Integrated Circuit Introduction to Operational Amplifier; Linear applications; Non-Linear applications; Voltage regulators; Timers; Phase lock loop. Microprocessor and Microcontroller Introduction to the microprocessor, 8085 microprocessor working; Assembly Language programming; Peripherals & other microprocessors; Microcontrollers Electronic Measurements Measuring systems; Basic principles of measurement; Range Extension methods; Cathode ray oscilloscope, LCD, LED panel; Transducers Communication Engineering Introduction to communication; Modulation techniques; Multiplexing Techniques; Wave Propagation, Transmission line characteristics, OFC; Fundamentals of Public Address systems, Electronic exchange, Radar, Cellular, and Satellite Communication. Data communication and Network Introduction to data communication; Hardware and interface; Introduction to Networks and Networking devices; Local Area Network and Wide area network; Internetworking. Computer Programming Programming concepts; Fundamentals of ‘C’ and C ++; Operators in ‘C’ and C ++; Control Statements; Functions, Array String & Pointers, File Structure; Data Structure and DBMS Basic Electrical Engg. DC Circuits; AC fundamentals; Magnetic, Thermal and Chemical effects of Electric current; Earthing – Installation, Maintenance, Testing,

RRB JE Printing Technology Syllabus 2020

In the table below, We have mentioned complete RRB JE Syllabus for Printing Technology.

 Printing Technology Syllabus for RRB JE Printing Systems, Different printing methods; image carriers; impression and ink transfer methods; proofing methods; suitability of jobs for the various printing process. Printing Materials, Materials used for graphic reproduction; image carriers; printing substrates; inks and coatings; binding materials. Flexo, Gravure and Screen Printing Flexographic principles and plate surface preparation; flexographic press work; study and preparation of gravure image carrier – Doctor Blade and its care; inks for gravure process; materials used in gravure process; slitting and rewinding machine – equipment used for quality control – defects and remedies; screen printing. Printing Finishing Processing Introduction to binding and finishing; materials used in binding; methods of binding and modern commercial binding; forwarding operations; automation in binding. Image Processing Types of originals – process room equipment; line and halftone photography; digital image processing; computer to fill; image editing software. Design & Advertising in Print Media Introduction to typographic design and advertising; the role of typography in design; designing aspects of book, magazine and newspaper; design of miscellaneous printed products; operations and functions of an advertising agency. Sheetfed offset Machines Offset lithographic presses; a printing unit; inking and dampening; sheet handling, controlling and transferring; make ready and machine run; computer print control (CPC). Publishing Software Basic anatomy of a computer; paging software; vector graphic editing software; scalar image editing software; desktop publishing software. Paper and Ink Paper manufacture and chemistry of pulp; paper and board classification; properties of paper and conditioning in press room; printing ink gradients, manufacture, and its properties; problems with paper and ink on the press and their remedies. Package Technology Concept of packaging and packaging for various purposes; ancillary materials and metal-based materials used in packing; types of labels and their design; types of packaging systems and its advantages; bar-coding. Plate Making Methods Job planning and film assembly; imposition considerations; lithographic plate surface chemistry; computer to technologies and computer to film; computer to press technologies; computer to plate. Digital Imaging Artwork and film preparation; film imagesetters; computer to plate systems; non-impact printing and digital offset presses; electronic proofing. Web offset Printing Introduction to web offset printing press; make ready and feeding unit; a printing unit; delivery unit; digital offset printing. Printer’s Accounting and Estimating Purpose and systems of bookkeeping; definition of estimating and qualifications of an estimator; estimating forms; meaning and methods of costing; costing of a machine; material and direct labor. Advanced Printing Technologies Non-impact printing technologies; security printing; specialty printing processes; E-Print. –

RRB JE CMA Syllabus 2020

The RRB JE Syllabus for CMA (Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant ) has been mentioned in the table below.

 Topics CMA Syllabus for RRB JE Basics Measurements, Units and Dimensions, Types of errors in measurements, Significance of accuracy in measurement. Light Basic principles of light – reflection, refraction, laws of reflection, total internal reflection, interference, diffraction, and polarization. The formula for magnification of microscope, telescope. Electro Magnetic spectra. Heat Heat as energy- sources of heat, Transmission of heat, Expansion of solids, liquids, and gases. Temperature (based on thermal equilibrium), Different Scales of Temperature. Calorimetry, Applications of Specific heat, Latent heat. Anomalous expansion of water and its significance in nature. Combustion, Calorific value, the specific heat of gases. Sound Sources of sound. Propagation of sound. The velocity of sound in different media/substances. Characteristics of sound. Reflection of sound, echo, Resonance, Sonar, and Doppler effect. Mechanics Scalars and Vectors. All types of motion. Friction. Newton’s laws of motion. Momentum. Equations of motion (under gravity and freely falling), projectile. Range. Laws of Floatation. Work, Power, and Energy. Conservation of energy. Center of mass. Centre of gravity. Stability and Equilibrium. The universal law of Gravitation. The relation between ‘g’ and ‘G’. Circular motion, Kepler’s Laws. Elasticity and Hooke’s Law. Magnetism The magnetic field, Uniform, and non-uniform magnetic fields. Magnetic induction. Magnetic lines of force. Magnetic pole strength, Magnetic moment. Inverse-square law of magnetism. Magnetic properties of materials and their classification. Electricity & Electro Magnetism Electric charge, field, electric intensity, electric potential, potential difference. Simple Electric Circuits. Conductors, Nonconductors / Insulators, Coulomb’s inverse square law. Primary and Secondary Cells. Ohm’s Law – its limitations. Resistances in series and parallel, Emf of a circuit; Specific resistance. Kirchhoff’s laws. The relation between electric potential and Electric energy, electric power (wattage). Heating effect of electric current, and Joule’s law. Ampere’s law, circular loop, and Solenoid. Magnetic force on moving charged particle and long straight conductors. Fleming’s left-hand rule, Electric motor. Electromagnetic induction – Faraday’s law Electromagnetic flux. Lentz law, Generators, and Alternating Currents. Inductance – self, mutual inductance, and principles of the transformer. Modern Physics Discharge of Electricity through gases, Cathode rays, Anode rays, and their properties; X-rays; Atomic models: JJ Thomson, Rutherford, and Bohr’s models. Atomic nucleus and its structure. Atomic models: Mass defect; Radio-Activity- Discovery, properties of alpha, beta, and gamma radiations. Applications of alpha, beta, and gamma radiations, alpha, beta decays, Half-life period, Isotopes, Isobars, and Isotones. Artificial radioactivity; radioisotopes and their uses in different fields; radioactive series; Chain and controlled nuclear reactions; Fission and fusion of nuclei – atomic bomb and the hydrogen bomb. Electronics and Communications Semiconductors, diode, p-n junction characteristics. Transistor – PNP & NPN characteristics and uses. Zener Diode Characteristics. Simple electronic circuits, Logic gates – applications, modulation, and demodulation. Matter States of matter. Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures. Methods of separation of mixtures. Chromatography. The behavior of gases; measurable properties of gases; gas laws. Mole concept. Dolton, Avogadro, Berzelius laws. Chemical Reactions Physical and chemical changes. Types of Chemical reactions; Physical and Chemical properties various compounds. Chemical calculations. NaOH, Bleaching powder, baking soda, washing soda, and their uses, Plaster of Paris. Acids and Bases, Salts Strength and uses of Acids & Bases. Neutralization. Nature and uses of different Salts. Water of crystallization. Complex, Neutral and double salts. Oxidation and Reduction, Rancidity. Identification of Acids, Bases– Indicators: Natural, Chemical. PH Scale – Role of PH in daily life-agriculture, medicine. Classification of salts based on affinity to water Examples of Acidic, Basic, Mixed, Complex, Neutral and double salts. Solutions – Types of solutions; solubility, ionization, Concentration; Oxidation number concept. Balancing of Redox reactions, Calculation of Concentrations. Stoichiometry. Atomic Structure Electromagnetic spectrum, Atomic spectrum, Characteristics of electron, proton and neutron, Rutherford’s model of an atom, nature of electromagnetic radiation, Plank’s quantum mechanics, explanation of photo electric effect, features of atomic spectra, characteristics of hydrogen spectrum, Bohr’s theory of the structure of atom, Bohr’s explanation of spectral lines, failure of Bohr’s theory, wave particle nature of electrons, de Broglie’s hypothesis, Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle, important features of the Quantum mechanical model of an atom, Quantum numbers, concept of orbitals, define an atomic orbital in terms of quantum numbers-shapes of s, p and d orbitals, n l x rule, Energies of electronic energy levels (n+l) rule state Aufbau principle, Pauli’s exclusive principle and Hund’s rule of maximum multiplicity, electronic configuration of the atom, explanation of stability of half-filled and completely filled orbital. Periodic Classification of Elements Characteristics of elements in groups and periods. The signification of atomic number and electronic configuration as the basis per periodic classification. Classification of elements into s-block, p-block, d-block, f-block and their main characteristics. Periodic trends in physical and chemical properties of elements. Study of different Groups of periodic table. Chemical Bonding Ionic and Covalent bonds: Introduction of chemical bonding. Electronic Configuration of Noble gases. sigma, pi bond with examples. Shapes of molecules bond lengths and bond angles in molecules. Hybridization and explanation of H2O, BF3, CH4, NH3 etc. molecules. Hydrogen bonding and types of H bonds. Carbon and its Compounds Need to study of carbon compounds separately. Classification of Organic compounds Hydro carbons – Alkanes, alkenes, alkynes aromatic and aliphatic compounds with examples. Bonding in Carbon including Hybridization. Allotropes of Carbon. Versatile nature of carbon. Tetravalency, Chains, branches and rings. Catenation, Isomerism. Saturated and Unsaturated carbon compounds. Bonding of carbon with other elements. Functional groups in carbon compounds. Homologous series. Chemical properties of carbon compounds Combustion and Oxidation. Addition reactions. Substitution reaction. Important carbon compounds. Nomenclature organic compounds. Carbohydrates and their classification. Proteins-examples, Oils and fats examples Polythene – Nylon, PVC, Polyvinyl alcohol; Rubber – uses in daily life. Polymers, and other important organic compounds. Environmental Chemistry Different types of pollutions, acid rains, Ozone and its reactions, effects of depletion of ozone layer, Green house effect and global warming, Green Chemistry as an alternative tool for reducing pollution. Metallurgy Occurrence of Metals. Minerals, Ores – Examples. Extractions of metals – activity series and related metallurgy, flow chart of steps involved in the extraction of metals from ore. Refining metals, Electrolytic refining, Corrosion – Prevention of Corrosion. Alloys and their uses.