RRB Syllabus 2017 for RRB NTPC, ALP(Loco Pilot) & SSE/JE Exam

RRB Syllabus 2017: Indian Railway is the fourth largest railway network in the world. Employees of this network are classified into two types i.e. Gazetted and Non-Gazetted category. The Group ‘A’ & Group ‘B’ staffs comes under Gazetted category and the Group ‘C’ & ‘Group ‘D’ staffs comes under Non-Gazetted category. UPSC conducts the recruitment for Group ‘A’ posts and Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts recruitment for Group ‘B’, Group ‘C’ and Group ‘D’ posts. In India, about 21 RRBs are there.

For each zone, concerned RRB will conduct the recruitment depending upon availability of vacancies. Some of the well known RRB recruitments are ALP, SSE, JE and NTPC. For all those recruitment, only exams will be conducted and there will be no interview. So if you want to acquire the central government jobs in Indian Railway through ALP/ SSE/ JE/ NTPC RRB recruitment, now itself start moulding yourself by finding out the exam pattern, RRB Syllabus 2017, etc. For your convenience, we have given the RRB Recruitment 2017 Syllabus for ALP, SSE, JE and NTPC exams in below sections. Interested aspirants make use of it.

RRB Syllabus 2017
Exams Exam Date Syllabus
RRB NTPC Oct 2017 Click here
RRB ALP Oct 2017 Click here
RRB JE Oct/Nov 2017 Click here
RRB SSE Oct/Nov 2017 Click here

RRB Syllabus 2017

The official notifications for ALP, NTPC, JE and SSE recruitment are going to be released soon by RRB. As soon as the notification is let out, interested aspirants can start applying for their dream job in Railway. Applying candidates will be issued with admit cards to participate in the various exams of concerned RRB recruitment.

Syllabus is an important aspect of any exam. If a candidate know about the Syllabus for RRB Exams, then their preparations become so easy. As we know that, in this article we have generally given the RRB Loco Pilot Syllabus, RRB Junior Engineer Syllabus, RRB NTPC Exam Syllabus and RRB SSE Syllabus in a combined manner.

RRB ALP Notification (Loco Pilot)

Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician are the two categories of posts that will be filled through RRB ALP Recruitment 2017. The selection rounds of these posts and tentative dates of those events are given below.

RRB Recruitment Selection Rounds Dates
ALP, Technician Posts Written Examination October 2017
Aptitude Test (conducted only for ALP posts) January 2018
Document Verification June 2018

The Written Exam for ALP and Technician posts will be conducted on offline mode, for 120 marks. The total number of questions that will be asked is also 120. To answer all the questions, aspirants should prepare according to the RRB ALP Syllabus that we have given in forthcoming sections.

RRB NTPC Exam Notification

To fill the lower level positions like Commercial Apprentice, Traffic Apprentice, Enquiry-cum-reservation Clerk, Goods Guard, Junior Accounts Assistant-cum-Typist, Senior-Clerk-cum-Typist, Asst. Station Master, Traffic Assistant and Senior Time Keeper in Railway, this recruitment will be conducted by RRB. Various selection stages of this recruitment are given below.

RRB Recruitment Selection Rounds Dates
NTPC Recruitment 1st stage CBT Exam October 2017
2nd stage CBT Exam January 2018
Aptitude Test for Traffic Asst., Assistant Station Master June 2018
Typing Test for Jr. Accounts Typist, Sr. Clerk-cum Typist, Sr. Time Keeper June 2018
Document Verification August 2018

Both the 1st stage and 2nd stage exams will be conducted on Computer by RRB. About 100 questions will be asked for 1st stage NTPC exam and 120 questions will be drafted for 2nd stage NTPC exam. But the duration will be 90 minutes, for both the exams. To qualify in these two exams with good cut off marks, use the RRB Railway Syllabus of 1st stage NTPC exam and RRB NTPC CBT 2 Syllabus that we have given below in this article.

RRB JE & SSE Exam Notification

The Junior Engineer and Senior Section Engineer needs in Indian Railway will be satisfied through this RRB recruitment. Almost, exam for both the posts will be conducted on same or nearby dates.

RRB Recruitment Selection Rounds Dates
JE & SSE Recruitment Online Examination October/ November 2017
Document Verification April 2018

About 150 questions will be asked in RRB JE/ SSE exam. Within 2 hours time aspirants have to find answers for those 150 questions. If you wish to attend the final selection round of RRB JE/ SSE recruitment, then start your preparations immediately and prove your talents in online exam. The RRB JE Syllabus and RRB Senior Section Engineer Syllabus that we have given below will be helpful for aspirants to mould their knowledge.

RRB Recruitment Syllabus for ALP, NTPC, JE and SSE Posts

RRB Exam Questions for ALP, SSE, JE and NTPC non-technical recruitment will be equivalent to the standards of minimum educational qualifications prescribed for the posts i.e. Degree standard. Now let us see the Railway Recruitment Syllabus for ALP, SSE, JE and NTPC exams in table.

Railway Exam Syllabus for ALP, Technician, JE and SSE Posts:

Subjects RRB JE Syllabus RRB SSE Syllabus RRB ALP Syllabus and RRB Technician Syllabus
General Awareness
General Intelligence & Reasoning
General Science
Technical Ability

RRB NTPC Exam Syllabus:

Subjects RRB NTPC Syllabus for 1st stage CBT Exam RRB NTPC 2nd Stage Syllabus
General Awareness
General Intelligence & Reasoning

The tick sign in above table indicates that questions will be asked from that subject, for particular exam.

Syllabus for RRB Recruitment 2017

RRB Exam Syllabus that you have seen above is correct upto our knowledge. Because, by referring the previous exam sources of RRB we have given this information. Now let us see the RRB Recruitment Syllabus for ALP, NTPC, SSE and JE posts in detail.

General Intelligence & Reasoning General Awareness
  • Number Series
  • Input-Output
  • Syllogism
  • Coding-decoding
  • Similarities and differences
  • Space visualization /orientation
  • Analogy
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Arithmetic number series
  • Non-verbal series
  • Statement & conclusion
  • Word Building, Clock
  • Seating arrangement
  • Calendar
  • Decision making
  • Direction sense test
  • Visual memory
  • Blood relations
  • Figural classification and arithmetical reasoning
  • Problem Solving
  • General Awareness on Railway
  • New Technologies & Reform in Indian Railway
  • Rail Budget
  • Indian – History & Geography
  • Politics
  • Economy Current Affairs
  • Sports
  • Indian Polity & Constitution
  • Abbreviations
  • Culture & Heritage
  • Scientific Inventions
  • National and International Events
  • Awards & Honours
Arithmetic Technical Ability (vary based on essential qualification prescribed for particular posts) General Science
  • Algebra
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • percentage
  • Profit & loss
  • Time and distance
  • Time & work
  • Pipes & Cisterns
  • Age problems
  • Menstruation
  • Area & Volume
  • Data Interpretation
  • Average
  • Engineering Drawing/ Graphics
  • Instrumentation & Measurement
  • Environment & Pollution Control
  • Computer
  • Electronics
  • Electrical
  • Civil
  • Mechanical
  • Automobile
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Environmental Science
Reference Link
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The RRB Syllabus 2017 that we have given on above paragraphs will be definitely useful for the aspirants who are going to write upcoming NTPC/ ALP/ SSE/ JE exams. To know about the exam pattern, section-wise marks and RRB Syllabus 2017 for Non Technical & Technical subjects in detail, refer the links that we have given in this article. You can also make use of the RRB Syllabus pdf download link and take printout copy of this study material.

Updated: 2017-08-26 — 1:13 pm

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