RRB Recruitment of Senior Section Engineer is done through a written exam which is conducted with defined syllabus and pattern. The candidates apply for the different fields. The syllabus for the various fields is discussed below-
RRB Senior Section Engineer Exam Pattern: The question paper will be an objective type paper (Multiple Choice Questions MCQs) in which there will be 150 questions for which 2 Hours (120 Minutes)of time will be allotted.
- Technical Ability & General Science (90 Questions)
- General Awareness/ Arithmetic/ General Intelligence (60 questions)
NOTE: There will be negative marking in the paper of 1/3rd marks for every wrong answer
Senior Section Engineer Posts of Different Fields-
P- Way, Bridge, Works, Drawing (Civil), Estimator, Design Civil, Research Engineering, Mechanical Workshop, Engineer Development, Mechanical, Carriage & Wagon, RS, Design (Electrical), Signal, Telecommunication, Drawing/ S & T, Estimator (S&T), Drawing, Research Instrumentation, IT, Track machine, Engg Workshop, Plant, Printing press, Engineer (Melt)) & Depot Material Superindent, Mechanical, Mechanical (MWT), Mechanical Research, Diesel Mechanical, Diesel Electrical, Loco, Drawing/Design in Mechanical, J & T, Design Carriage & Wagon, Electrical General, Electrical (TRD), Electrical (TRS), Electrical.
Exam Syllabus common for all posts-
General intelligence & reasoning- Questions will be asked from similarities & differences, problem solving, judgment, decision making, discrimination, coding & deciding, statement conclusion, observation, number series, non- verbal series.
Arithmetic- Basic algebra, polynomials, factors, polynomials, data interpretation, time & distance, Simple & Compound interest, ratios, , time& work, simplification, frequency polygon
General Awareness– Sports affairs, Banking News, Indian History, Political System, Current Events, Geography, National & international affairs, railway news
General Science- Class 12th based syllabus of basic science concepts- Biology, Physics, Chemistry
Technical Abilities- Questions will depend on field/trade which is being selected by the applicants. The questions will depend on the syllabus-
RRB Sr Section Engineer Syllabus Mechanical: Machining and Machine tool operations, Metrology and Inspection, Thermodynamics, Theory of Machines, Engineering Mechanics, IC Engines, Diesel Engines, metal Casting, Machine Tool operations, Fluid Mechanics, heat transfer
Electrical: Circuits & Measurements systems, electric circuits and fields, Signals and systems, Electrical machines, power systems, Control Systems, Electrical and electronic measurements, analog & digital electronics and all other basics of electrical field.
Civil: Errors and adjustment, Costing & valuation of Building materials, water requirements, traffic engineering, importance of surveying, principles and classification, mapping concepts, map projections, theodolite traversing, bridge construction, fluid mechanics, basic drawing, construction & structure engineering
Electronics: Silicon, Diffusion current, drift mobility, Control system, communication basics, basic electronics, antennas, arrays and all basics of electronics field
Computers: MS Office, Operating Systems, Network communication, Computer fundamentals, C, C++, JAVA, Software Engineering, Databases, Algorithms, Information System, System Programming.
Instrumentation & measurement: Basics of circuits, transducers, mechanical measurements, process control, Control systems, digital electronics
IT: MS office, Computer fundamentals and organization, Network communication. Environment & pollution Control, DBMS, Information System
Printing press: Mathematics & Science, Physics, Chemistry, Printing techniques, Paper & Ink Technology, newspaper printing, basic computer concepts
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