Best RRB JE Preparation Books To Stand Out In CBT Exam

The Ministry of Railways has issued a recruitment notification for the post of Junior Engineers (JE). The recruitment notification was released for a total of 14,033 vacancies. Candidates who hold a degree/diploma in engineering are only eligible for the position. The shortlisted candidates will be appointed across various zonal divisions and production units of the Indian Railways.


In order to get shortlisted, candidates need to appear for the written examination. There shall be two stages computer-based test (CBT) followed by document verification and medical examination. The selected candidates will get INR 35,400/- per month along with other allowances.

Best Books For RRB JE Preparation

When lakhs of budding engineers are all set to appear for the RRB JE computer-based examination, the competition for the exam will not be a cakewalk. Aspirants are suggested to start their RRB JE preparation with the right books. Candidates are also advised to check the RRB JE examination pattern prior to exploring the preparation books which will provide an overall understanding of the subjects.

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RRB JE Stage Of Examination

The selection of the candidates will be made through two stages of computer-based test (CBT). The examination pattern for RRB JE CBT-I and II are as follow.

RRB Junior Engineer Exam Pattern CBT Stage 1

Sl No Subjects No of QuestionsNo of Marks
1 Mathematics 30 30
2 General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25
3 General Awareness 15 15
4 General Science 30 30
Total 100 100

RRB Junior Engineer Exam Pattern CBT Stage 2

Sl No Subjects No of Questions No of Marks
1 General Awareness 15 15
2 Physics & Chemistry 15 15
3 Basics of Computers and Applications 10 10
4 Basics of Environment and Pollution Control 10 10
5 Technical Abilities 100 100
Total 150 150

RRB JE Preparation Books For CBT Stage 1


  • Practice Book on Quicker Maths by M.Tyra, K.Kundan
  • Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Varma
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R.S Aggarwal
  • Popular Arithmetic Multiple-Choice Questions by RPH Editorial Board

General Intelligence & Reasoning

  • A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Agarwal
  • Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by Kiran Publication
  • Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning by BS Sijwali & Indu Sijwali
  • General Intelligence and Test of Reasoning by Vikas Experts

General Awareness

  • Lucent's General Knowledge by Binay Karna
  • General Knowledge by Manohar Pandey
  • Daily Newspaper - Hindu, Indian Express, etc.

General Science

  • Lucent's General Knowledge by Binay Karna
  • Kiran's One Liner Approach General Science English by Pratiyogita Kiran

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