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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    RRB Senior Sectional Engineer (SSE) Exams
  • Exam Duration
    120 Mins.
  • Exam Frequency
    Yearly (may differ as per vacancies released)
  • Medium of the exam
    English and Hindi
  • Exam Dates
    To Be Notified Later
Exam Dates
  • Start of Registration Process
    To Be Notified Later
  • End of Registration Process
    To Be Notified Later
  • Admit Card Release Date
    To Be Notified Later
  • Display of Answer Key
    To Be Notified Later
  • Declaration of Result
    To Be Notified Later
Eligibilty Criteria

The candidate must meet all of the RRB SSE qualifying criteria, which include age restriction, nationality, educational qualification, reservation, and medical standards. a number of efforts, experience, etc. The following are the specific factors:

RRB SSE Exam Age Limit 2022

Candidates who desire to apply for RRB SSE 2022 will have to fulfill the RRB SSE eligibility criteria. The candidate's age as of the specified date should be between 20 and 34 years. However, age relaxation is there. The details are given below-

Categories Relaxations
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Ex-servicemen Up to extent of service provided in defense plus 3 years
Originally domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period of 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
Persons with disability (UR) 10 years
Persons with disability (OBC) 13 years
Person with disability (SC / ST) 15 years
Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated but not remarried
  • Unreserved: 35 years
  • OBC: 38 years
  • SC/ST: 40 years

RRB SSE Exam Educational Qualifications 2022

  1. Senior Section Engineer – P-Way, Bridge, Drawing (Civil) & Design & Estimation, TMS
  • A Four-year Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or a combination of any substream of the Basic streams of Civil Engineering from a recognized University/Institution is required.
  1. Mechanical Section Engineer –  (Workshop), Carriage & Wagon, Dsl Mechanical, Dsl Electrical, J&T (Jig & Tools), Mechanical Drawing & Design
  • A Four-year Bachelor's Degree in
  1. Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Manufacturing / Mechatronics / Industrial / Machining / Instrumentation & Control/ Tools & Machining /Tools & Die making / Automobile / Production Engineering, or
  1. A combination of any sub stream of basic streams of Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Manufacturing / Mechatronics / Industrial / Machining / Instrumentation & Control / Tools & Machining / Tools &Die Making /  Automobile / Production Engineering from a Recognized University/ Institute.
  1. Section Engineer – Electrical/ Electrical (GS), Electrical – TRD, Electrical – TRS, (Electrical) / Workshop, Drawing/ Design& Drawing – Electrical, Signal, Telecommunication, (S&T) Workshop, Drawing/S&T
  • A Four-year Bachelor’s Degree in
  1. Electrical / Electronics / Information Technology / Communication Engineering / M. Sc Electronics, or
  1. Combination of any sub stream of basic streams of Electrical / Electronics / Information Technology / Communication Engineering from a recognized University / Institute
  1. Section Engineer – Track Machine
  • A Four-year Degree in Civil/ Mechanical/Electrical/ Electronics/Instrumentation & Control Engineering from a recognized university / Institution

RRB SSE Exam Nationality 2022

To be eligible to apply for the RRB Senior Section Engineer position, candidates must be an Indian national.

RRB SSE Exam Experience Requirements 2022

The Railway Recruitment Board did not mention whether or not prior job experience was required to apply for the position. This year, no experience is expected to be required to apply for the post. To participate in the recruitment process, a bachelor's degree in the relevant engineering topic is required, but no prior job experience is required.

Other important eligibility/requirement points:

  • Persons with Disabilities (PWD) shall be regarded eligible for condition relaxation if they have at least 40% of the relevant disability. To be eligible for the benefit of relaxation, individuals must present a disability certificate issued by the appropriate authority.
  • Candidates applying for reserved positions (OBC/SC/ST) or requesting age relaxation must present a caste certificate issued by the relevant authorities in the approved manner.
Exam Pattern

The test consists of one paper with approximately 150 objective-type questions. For each question, there will be four options. General intelligence, General awareness, Arithmetic, and Technical topic-based questions are there. The duration will be 2 hours.

The question paper will be in English and Hindi both, making the RRB SSE/JE exam paper multilingual. The candidate has the option of selecting one of the two languages.

RRB SSE Exam Pattern for candidates' reference.

  • Online mode
  • Multiple-Choice (Multiple-Choice) Types of Objective Questions
  • English, Hindi, Urdu, and local languages are used as mediums.
  • There are 150 questions total.
  • 150 points maximum
  • 120 minutes in length
  • Negative Marking: For each incorrect answer, one-third of a point will be deducted.

Before beginning to study for the exam, the candidate should completely review the curriculum. The course material should be thoroughly understood. The syllabus for RRB SSE is given below-

Subjects 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
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Simplification
  • Profit & Loss
  • Number Systems
  • Surds and Indices
  • Sequence & Series
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Percentage
  • Number Systems
  • Work & Time
  • Continuity
  • Time & Distance
  • Trigonometry
  • Straight lines
  • Conic sections
  • Probability
  • 3 Dimension
  • Limits
  • Permutation and Combination.
  • Probability
  • Problems on Ages
  • Equations
  • Set Theory
  • Pipes and Cistern
General Awareness
  • Current Affairs – National and International
  • History
  • Current Events
  • Geography
  • Sports
  • Banking
  • Static GK
  • Budget
  • Science and Technology
  • Important Days
  • Books and Authors
General Science
  • Basic Concepts of Science (Class XII Standard)
  • Question will be asked from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Daily use Science, Biology & Zoology.
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
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
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

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