RRB JE Civil Books 2019: Recommended by Exam Toppers and Faculty

In the RRB JE examination, the civil engineering section in the question can be a tough spot to score marks. However, if you work hard, scoring good marks should not be a problem. The best way to ensure high marks is to go for the right study material, which will ensure that your competitive exam preparation is going in the right direction.

10 Best RRB JE Civil Books 2019

Here is a list of top 10 books, recommended by previous years’ exam toppers and the best faculty members-

  1. Objective Electrical Engineering by Upkar Publication
  2. RRB (Railway Recruitment Board) 2019 – Junior Engineer CBT I and II- Civil Engineering by GK Publications
  3. Guide to RRB Junior Engineer-Civil by Disha Publications
  4. Guide to RRB Civil Engineering by GK Publications
  5. Civil Engineering Junior Engineer Previous Year Papers by Hitti Aggarwal Publication
  6. 15 practice sets Indian Railways Junior Engineer Recruitment Exam Civil by Arihant Publications
  7. Civil Engineering Through Objective Type Questions by CBS
  8. Civil Engineering (Objective and Conventional Type) by S Chand
  9. RRB Junior Engineer Question Bank by Foundation Publishing House
  10. RRB Junior Engineer Centralized Recruitment Exam Guide by Ramesh Publishing House

RRB JE Syllabus

The RRB Syllabus is divided into two parts- 1st Stage CBT and 2nd Stage CBT.

First Stage CBT syllabus

Reasoning and general intelligence

Mathematical operations Alphabetical and number series
Jumbling Statement- assumptions and argument
Seating arrangement Syllogism
Ranking and order Puzzles
Input and output Similarities and differences
Decision making and conclusions Inequality
Direction and distance Blood relations
Analytical reasoning Coding and decoding


General Awareness

Indian economy Indian history and culture
Geography Environmental issues
Railway budget Current affairs
Indian Constitution General knowledge on railways
Indian polity United Nations Organization (UNO)
Committees and heads Awards and honours
Sports Static general knowledge



Data interpretation Pipes and cistern
Trigonometry Clock and calendar
Permutations and combinations Square root
Probability Mensuration
Time and work Speed, distance and time
Partnership Allegation and mixture
Average Elementary statistics
Ratio and proportion Problems on age
Profit and loss Simple and compound interest
Geometry Percentage
HCF and LCM Algebra
Number system  


General Science

Physics Up to 10th standard syllabus
Chemistry Up to 10th standard syllabus


Second Stage CBT Syllabus

General awareness

Indian economy Indian history and culture
Geography Environmental issues
Railway budget Current affairs
Indian Constitution General knowledge on railways
Indian polity United Nations Organization (UNO)
Committees and heads Awards and honours
Sports Static general knowledge


Physics and Chemistry

Physics Up to 10th standard
Chemistry Up to 10th standard

Basics of computer applications

Web browsers Internet and email
Websites Computer virus
MS Office Different data representation
Operating system Storage device
Networking Computer architecture
Input and output devices  


Basics of environment and pollution control

Acid rain Waste management
Global warming Ozone depletion
Environmental basics Effects of environmental pollution and solutions
Water/noise/air pollution and their effects  


Technical abilities

Computer science engineering

Web technology Web programming
System programming Network communication
Languages DBMS
Computer Fundamentals Computer networks
Operating systems MS Office
Software engineering  


Electrical engineering

Control and power systems Signals and systems
Circuit theory Electrical and electronic instruments
Machines Basics of power electronics and circuits
Measurements and circuits system Analogue and digital electronics


Civil engineering

Steel structures Valuation
Structural analysis Projections
Highway planning Hydraulics
General civil engineering Errors and adjustments
Concrete structures Structure engineering
Construction Costing and curves
Coordinate system Engineering drawing
Building materials Estimating
Environmental engineering Hydrology
Mechanics Soil mechanics


Electronics engineering

Energy bands


Microcontroller and microprocessor
Junctions Tunnel
Digital signal processing EMFT
Control system Electronic circuits and devices
Diodes Recombination and generation of the system
Wireless communication Digital and analogue circuits
Basics of signals and systems  


Measurement and instrumentation engineering

Transducers Industrial instrumentation
Process instrumentation Flow measurement
Mechanical measurement Basics of the measurement system
Circuits Analogue and digital electronics


Information technology engineering

Software engineering System engineering
MS Office Operating system
Network and data communication Computer organization and fundamentals
DBMS C++/ C/ Java


Metallurgical and chemical assistant

Polymers Instrumentation and measurement
Material science Thermodynamics
Basic concept of fuel Environment and pollution control
Applies chemistry Computers

Mechanical engineering

Thermodynamics cycles Power engineering
Heat transfer Power engineering
Metrology and inspection I.C engine cycles
Fluid mechanics Casting
Engineering Mechanics Kinematics of machines
Machine tool operations and machining Steam tables


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Since the RRB JE is a popular option amongst government jobs for graduates, you have to ensure that you go about with your studies in the right way. This will not just ensure your peace of mind but also high marks.

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