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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    Rail India Technical and Economic Service
  • Official Website
    RITES
  • Exam Dates
    To be notified later
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    May 10, 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    May 10, 2022
  • End of Registration Process
    June 01, 2022
  • Last Date of Payment of Application Fee
    June 01, 2022
Eligibilty Criteria

Dynamic candidates who want to become a part of RITES must fulfill the eligibility criteria as required by the company as below:

Educational Qualifications:

Name of post Minimum required qualification & experience
Civil Engineer BE/ B.Tech/ BSc (Engineering) Degree in Civil Engineering with a minimum of 2 years of working experience in construction supervision.
Electrical Engineer BE/B.Tech/B.Sc (Engineering) Degree in Electrical/Electrical & Electronics Engineering with minimum 2 years of working experience in one or more of Electrical engineering fields such as general
Mechanical Engineer BE/B.Tech/B.Sc (Engineering) Degree in Mechanical/Production/ Industrial/ Automobile Engineering with a minimum of 2 years of working experience in Quality Assurance/production/manufacturing/maintenance & operations.

All the candidates belonging to the General / EWS category and candidates belonging to the reserved category applying for unreserved posts must have at least 60% aggregate marks in their minimum qualifying degree and candidates applying for reserved posts must have at least 50% aggregate marks in their minimum qualifying degree.

Exam Pattern

All the applications received shall be screened and shortlisted candidates will be called for a written test. Based on the performance of candidates in the written test, they will be called for a personal interview.

Final selection of candidates shall be done based on the following weightage parameters:

  • Experience - 5%
  • Written test - 60%
  • Interview - 35% (Technical proficiency - 25% & Personality communication - 10%)

The candidates will also have the option to choose the interview language i.e. Hindi / English.

The appointment of selected candidates is solely dependent upon their medical fitness fulfillment as per the company's policy.

Syllabus

The syllabus of the written test is not mentioned in the official notification by RITES, but it can be anticipated by analyzing previous years’ papers. The paper contains questions from 5 different subjects i.e. General English, General Knowledge, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, and concerned post related subject (i.e. Civil, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering).

The following table contains common subject-wise topics for the RITES written exam for Engineering posts:

General English General Knowledge Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning
  • Comprehension passage
  • Spot the error
  • Antonyms
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Shuffling of sentence parts
  • One word substitutions
  • Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
  • Spellings
  • Synonyms/ Homonyms
  • Improvement
  • Cloze passage
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Detecting Mis-spelt words
  • Geography
  • General Politics
  • Current events
  • Sports and Games
  • Indian Constitution
  • Economic Scene
  • History
  • Awards and Honors
  • Culture
  • Time & Speed
  • Investment
  • Pictorial Graph
  • Statistical Charts
  • Simplification
  • Geometry
  • Bar Graph
  • Problem On Ages
  • Pie Chart
  • Data Interpretation
  • Fundamental Arithmetical operations
  • Algebra
  • Number Systems
  • Trigonometry
  • Mensuration
  • Average
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Time & Work
  • Profit & Loss
  • HCF & LCM
  • Area
  • Percentages
  • Number Ranking
  • Syllogistic Reasoning
  • Embedded Figures etc.
  • Problem Solving
  • Directions
  • Cubes and Dice
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Mirror Images
  • Arrangements
  • Blood Relations
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Number Series
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Judgment
  • Decision Making
  • Analogies
  • Visual Memory
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Alphabet Series

Topics of Respective Posts’ Subject:

Civil Engineer Electrical Engineer Mechanical Engineer
  • Bridge Engineering
  • Hydraulic Structures
  • Concrete Technology
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Steel Structures
  • Civil Engineering Materials and Construction
  • Construction and Project Management
  • Estimation, Costing, and Specifications
  • Environmental Studies
  • Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
  • Surveying
  • PSC Structures
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Solid Mechanics, Structural Analysis
  • Hydrology & Water Resources Engineering
  • Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • Electrical Basics.
  • Instruments.
  • Digital Electronics.
  • Microprocessor.
  • Electrical Measurements & Measuring.
  • DC Machine, AC Machine & Transformer.
  • Control System.
  • Generation, Transmission & Distribution of Electrical Power.
  • Power Electronics & Drives.
  • Network theory.
  • Circuit Theory.
  • Analog Circuits/ Electronics.
  • Electrical Engineering Materials.
  • Mechanics.
  • Mechanical Measuring Instruments.
  • Engineering Drawing & Design/Design Calculation.
  • Thermal Engineering/ Power Plant Engineering.
  • Manufacturing Processes(Drilling, Milling, Boring)/ Manufacturing Technology.
  • Manufacturing Processes/ Heat & Surface Treatment, Heat & Mass Transfer.
  • Theory of Machine.
  • Production Design.
  • Pneumatics & Hydraulics.
  • Metrology and Measurements/Tolerance Limits, Fits.

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