RRB SSE Syllabus 2022: Download subject-wise free syllabus PDF here

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Railway Recruitment Board conducts RRB SSE Exam to recruit eligible and interested candidates to the post of Senior Section Engineer. Candidates who are aspiring to appear for this exam should know all the details such as eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus and so on. RRB SSE syllabus highlights the list of important topics from which questions are asked in the exam. Knowing the syllabus is a must for all the candidates to prepare well for the exam. Read this article to know all about RRB SSE syllabus and other details. In addition, you can also check out our free General Awareness E-book- Download now for all competitive exams.

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RRB SSE Syllabus

There are questions from General Awareness, General Intelligence and Reasoning, Arithmetic and Technical Ability in RRB SSE Exam.

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The detailed syllabus for each of these subjects is as given below.

RRB SSE Syllabus: General Awareness

  • Current Affairs
  • History
  • Current Events
  • Geography
  • Sports
  • Banking
  • Static GK
  • Budget
  • Science and Technology
  • Important Days
  • books and Authors

RRB SSE Syllabus: General Intelligence and Reasoning

  • Analogy
  • Puzzle
  • Matrix
  • Order & Ranking
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Coding-Decoding 
  • Word Formation
  • Blood Relation
  • Syllogism
  • Alphabet Series
  • Venn Diagram
  • Problem Solving
  • Direction & Distance
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning

RRB SSE Syllabus: Arithmetic

  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Simplification
  • Profit and Loss
  • Number Systems
  • Surds and Indices
  • Sequence & Series
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Percentage
  • Number Systems
  • Work and Time
  • Continuity
  • Time and Distance
  • Trignometry
  • Straight lines
  • Conic sections
  • Probability
  • 3 Dimension
  • Limits
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Probability
  • Problems on Ages
  • Equations
  • Set Theory
  • Pipes and Cistern

RRB SSE Syllabus: Mechanical Engineering

  • Strength of Materials
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics cycles
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Theory of Machines
  • Heat Transfer
  • Steam Tables
  • Machine Tool Operations
  • Casting
  • Machining, Inspection, and Metrology

RRB SSE Syllabus: Electrical Engineering 

  • Electrical Machines
  • Electronic Measurements
  • Measurement Systems
  • Signals and Systems,
  • Control Systems
  • Basics of Circuit Power Electronics.
  • Electrical 
  • Digital Electronics
  • Circuits 
  • Analog 
  • Electrical Machines
  • Power

RRB SSE Syllabus: Electronics Engineering 

  • Electronic Devices, Signal & Systems, Energy bands, Wireless Communication
  • Junctions, tunnel, diodes, Analog, and Digital Circuits, & Communication
  • Generation and recombination of carriers.
  • Carrier transport in silicon: diffusion current, mobility, drift current, and resistivity.
  • EMFT, Control System, and Basics of Signal & Systems

RRB SSE Syllabus: Instrumentation Engineering

  • Basics of Measurement Systems
  • Mechanical Measurement
  • Industrial Instrumentation
  • Transducers
  • Circuits
  • Analog / Digital Electronic
  • Process Instrumentation

RRB SSE Syllabus: Computer Engineering

  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Operating Systems
  • Information System
  • MS Office
  • Languages
  • Web Technology & Programming
  • Computer Networks
  • Software Engineering
  • Algorithms
  • Database

RRB SSE Syllabus: Civil Engineering

  • Construction/ Structure Engineering and Drawing
  • Estimating
  • Costing and Valuation & Building Materials
  • Steel Structures
  • Structural Analysis
  • Mechanics
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Concrete Structures
  • Surveying
  • Coordinate system
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Water requirements
  • Errors and adjustments
  • Measurements of distance and directions
  • Hydraulics
  • Hydrology
  • Construction
  • Highway Planning
  • Projections
  • Curves
  • Environmental Engineering

RRB SSE Exam Pattern

The pattern of RRB SSE Exam is as given below:

Subject Name

Total Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Total Duration

General Awareness




2 Hours

General Intelligence & Reasoning


Technical Ability







RRB SSE Syllabus FAQs

Q. What is the duration of RRB SSE Exam?

A. The duration of RRB SSE Exam is 2 hours.

Q. How many questions are asked in RRB SSE Exam?

A. A total of 150 questions are asked in RRB SSE Exam.

Q. What are the subjects from which questions are asked in RRB SSE Exam?

A. The subjects from which questions are asked in RRB SSE Exam are General Awareness, General Intelligence and Reasoning, Arithmetic and Technical Ability

Q. Is there negative marking in RRB SSE Exam?

A. Yes, there is negative marking in RRB SSE Exam. 1/3rd marks are deducted for every incorrect answer.

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