RRB JE Recommended Books - Exam Pattern, Books for CBT 1 and CBT 2

Published on : 5th July 2020    Author : Himanshu Basant Bhatt
RRB JE Exam

The RRB JE exam is conducted for the recruitment of Junior Engineer in different departments of the Indian Railways, Depot Material Superintendent, and Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant. The exam is conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board. It offers a great opportunity for candidates looking for a government job with a decent salary package. The exam involves three stages - CBT 1, CBT 2, and Document Verification & Medical Examination. Here are the lists of  RRB JE recommended books for CBT 1 and CBT 2 exam preparation.

RRB JE Exam Pattern

Before moving ahead with the lists of books, let’s have a look at the exam pattern for both CBT 1 and CBT 2. The pattern will help you understand the subjects covered under the exam.

First Stage CBT

All the questions in the first stage CBT are of multiple-choice type. The questions are asked from the following sections:

Sections/ Subjects

Number of Questions

Mathematics

30

General Intelligence & Reasoning

25

General Awareness

15

General Science

30

TOTAL

100

Second Stage CBT

The second stage CBT also comprises of objective type questions from the following sections:

Sections/ Subjects

Number of Questions

General Awareness

15

Physics & Chemistry

15

Basics of Computers and Applications

10

Basics of Environment and Pollution Control

10

Technical Abilities

100

TOTAL

150

RRB JE Recommended Books

The books listed here are as per the RRB JE syllabus. These books are recommended by the subject experts and previous years’ qualifiers.

Books for the First Stage CBT

There are separate books for RRB CBT 1 exam viz. RRB JE CBT-1: Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning and RRB JE CBT-1: General Awareness, General Science. Both the books are from ME Editorial Board. Here are the lists of subject-wise books for the CBT-1 exam.

Mathematics

Name of Books

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Practice Book on Quicker Maths by M.Tyra

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Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R.S. Aggarwal

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Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma

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General Intelligence & Reasoning

Name of Books

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Test of Reasoning for All Competitive Examinations by Edgar Thorpe

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A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal

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A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal & Non-Verbal by B.S. Sijwali and Indu Sijwali

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General Awareness

Name of Books

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Pratiyogita Darpan by Upkar Publication

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Lucent General Knowledge

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General Knowledge Capsule 2020 with Current Affairs by Disha Experts

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General Science

Name of Books

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General Science for RRB Junior Engineer, NTPC, ALP & Group D Exams by Disha Experts

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General Science: Objective: For all Competitive Exams

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Apart from the books, candidates can also buy solved sample papers for practice. Some good sample papers are released by Arihant Experts.

Books for the Second Stage CBT

You can go to subject-wise books for CBT-2. For the General Awareness section, along with buying a book, keep a check on the daily Newspaper or news channel to keep yourself updated about the current affairs. The Physics & Chemistry section is asked as per the CBSE syllabus of up to class 10th and for the Technical Abilities section, the course books can be referred. We have picked some recommended books for RRB JE CBT-2 which will surely help the candidates with exam preparation.

General Awareness

Name of Books

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Pratiyogita Darpan by Upkar Publication

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Lucent General Knowledge

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General Knowledge Capsule 2020 with Current Affairs by Disha Experts

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General Knowledge 2021 by Manohar Pandey

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Physics and Chemistry

The questions in the Physics and Chemistry section are asked from the CBSE Syllabus of up to class 10th.

Basics of Computers and Applications

Name of Books

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Computer Knowledge for SBI/ IBPS Clerk/ PO/ RRB/ RBI/ SSC/ Insurance Exams by Shikha Agarwal

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Computer Awareness for General Competitive Exams (Objective with Subjective) by Soumya Ranjan Behera

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Objective Computer Awareness by Arihant Experts

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Basics of Environment and Pollution Control

Name of Books

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Environmental Studies: Multiple Choice Questions by Arun K. Tripathi

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Environmental Pollution and Control by Alfred Muller

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Technical Abilities

Name of Books

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RRB JE Civil Engineer by Arihant Publications

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RRB (Railway Recruitment Board) 2019 - Junior Engineer CBT - I & II - Electrical Engineering by G.K. Publication

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RRB (Railway Recruitment Board) 2019 - Junior Engineer CBT - I & II - Electronics Engineering by G.K. Publications

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Indian Railways Junior Engineer Mechanical Recruitment Exam by Arihant Publications

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RRB (Railway Recruitment Board) 2019 - Junior Engineer CBT - I & II - Computer Science and Information Technology (JE)

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RRB Technical Exam (Chemical Engineering) by Chandresh Aggarwal & Nandini Books

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For RRB JE exam preparation, candidates must refer the best books for each subject. While buying a preparation book, keep in mind the following things:

  • Edition of the Book
  • Language of the Author
  • Previous Years’ Question Paper
  • Sample Papers
  • Questions at the end of each topic

These books are compiled by the subject experts after analysing the previous years’ papers trends. So, candidates must buy some good books for scoring high in the exam.



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