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About the RRB JE Civil Engineering Exam : Overview

The RRB JE Civil exam selects Junior Engineers in the civil engineering field. It tests candidates on technical knowledge, reasoning skills, and general awareness. Indian Railways conducts this exam to fill various civil engineering roles. The exam covers topics related to civil engineering, such as construction materials and structural engineering. Passing this exam is essential for starting a career in Indian Railways.
Selection Process
  • CBT 1: Tests general awareness, mathematics, and reasoning.
  • CBT 2: Focuses on technical subjects related to civil engineering.
  • Document Verification: For shortlisted candidates.
  • Medical Examination: Ensures candidates meet health standards.
Salary Structure
  • Initial Pay Scale: Level 6 of the 7th Pay Commission, around INR 35,400 per month.
  • Allowances: Includes Dearness Allowance (DA), House Rent Allowance (HRA), and Transport Allowance (TA).
  • Overall Compensation: Competitive and attractive for a career in Indian Railways.

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Exam Conducting Body

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)

Examination Name

RRB Junior Engineer Exam

Posts Offered

Junior Engineer (JE), Junior Engineer (IT), Depot Materials Superintendent (DMS), Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA)

Notification Release Date

29th July 2024

Application Start Date

30th July 2024

Last Date of Application

29th August 2024

Selection Process

CBT-I, CBT-II, Document Verification, Medical Examination

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RRB JE Civil Recruitment 2024 Eligibility Criteria
The following eligibility criteria must be met to apply for the RRB JE Civil Exam
Educational Qualifications for RRB JE Civil Engineering
  • Required Qualification: Candidates must have a diploma or degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized institution or university.
Age Limit for RRB JE Civil Engineeirng
  • Age Limit: Candidates should be between 18 and 33 years of age.
  • Age Relaxation: Applicable as per government rules for reserved categories (SC/ST/OBC/Ex-servicemen, etc.).
RRB JE Civil Syllabus 2024
Given below is the tentative syllabus for civil engineering
Engineering Mechanics
  • Force: Breaking down and combining forces, moments, force systems.
  • Equilibrium: Balance of forces.
  • Friction: Resistance between surfaces.
  • Centroid and Center of Gravity: Balance points of shapes and objects.
  • Simple Machines: Basic mechanical devices.
Building Construction
  • Components: Foundations (substructure) and building frames (superstructure).
  • Structure Types: Load-bearing, framed, composite.
Building Materials
  • Masonry: Stones, bricks, mortars.
  • Miscellaneous Materials: Timber, glass, plastic, aluminum, steel, bitumen, PVC, CPVC, PPF.
Substructure Construction
  • Preparation: Job layout, earthwork.
  • Foundation: Types, dewatering, coffer dams, bearing capacity.
Superstructure Construction
  • Masonry: Stone, brick, hollow concrete block, composite.
  • Components: Doors, windows, stairs, lifts, escalators, scaffolding, shoring.
Building Finishes
  • Floors: Types and laying processes.
  • Walls: Plastering, pointing, painting.
  • Roofs: Roofing materials, including RCC.
Building Maintenance
  • Cracks: Causes, types, repairs (grouting, guniting, epoxy).
  • Settlement: Causes, solutions.
  • Re-baring Techniques
Building Drawing
  • Conventions: Line types, symbols.
  • Planning: Residential and public buildings, rules, byelaws.
  • Drawings: Plans, elevations, sections, site plans, location plans, foundation plans, working drawings, perspective drawings.
Concrete Technology
  • Materials: Types of cement, coarse and fine aggregates.
  • Concrete Properties: Fresh and hardened, water-cement ratio.
  • Mix Design: Testing, quality control.
  • Special Concrete: Ready mix, RCC, pre-stressed, fiber reinforced, precast, high performance.
  • Types: Chain, cross staff, compass, leveling, contouring, plane table, theodolite, tacheometric.
  • Advanced Equipment: Aerial survey, remote sensing.
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Software: AutoCAD, Auto Civil, 3D Max.
  • Commands: Creating plans, elevations, sections, site plans, area statements, 3D views.
Geo Technical Engineering
  • Applications: Foundations, pavements, retaining structures, dams.
  • Soil Properties: Permeability, shear strength, bearing capacity, compaction, stabilization.
  • Fluid Properties: Hydrostatic pressure, liquid pressure measurement.
  • Flow: Pipes, open channels, measuring devices, hydraulic machines.
Irrigation Engineering
  • Hydrology: Investigation, reservoir planning.
  • Structures: Percolation tanks, diversion head works.
Mechanics of Structures
  • Basics: Stress, strain, shear force, bending moment, moment of inertia.
  • Trusses: Analysis, strain energy.
Theory of Structures
  • Stresses: Direct, bending.
  • Deflection: Slope, fixed and continuous beams, columns
Design of Concrete Structures
  • Methods: Working Stress, Limit State.
  • Components: Singly and doubly reinforced sections, T beams, slabs, columns, footings.
Design of Steel Structures
  • Materials: Sections, steel grades, strength.
  • Design: Tension/compression members, roof trusses, beams, column bases.
Transportation Engineering
  • Railways: Alignment, track design, stations, maintenance.
  • Bridges: Site selection, investigation, components, maintenance.
  • Tunnels: Classification, shapes, methods, precautions, equipment, ventilation.
Highway Engineering
  • Roads: Investigation, geometric design, construction, materials, traffic, drainage, maintenance.
Environmental Engineering
  • Pollution Control: Public water supply, sewage, solid waste management, sanitation, plumbing.
Advanced Construction Techniques and Equipment
  • Materials: Fibers, plastics, artificial timber.
  • Methods: Underwater concreting, ready mix, tremix, special concretes.
  • Equipment: Hoisting, earth-moving, mixers, crushers, pile drivers, bitumen plant, pavers, floor polishers.
Estimating and Costing
  • Estimates: Approximate, detailed.
  • Measurements: Mode of measurements, rate analysis.
Contracts and Accounts
  • Contracts: Types, tender documents, payments, specifications.

Frequently Asked Question

There are several recommended books for RRB JE Civil exam preparation, such as 'RRB Junior Engineer Civil Engineering 2019' by GKP and 'Objective Civil Engineering' by Gupta and Gupta. These books cover essential topics and provide practice questions for thorough preparation.
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