Southern Railway Syllabus SR Safaiwala/Paramedical Exam Pattern

Southern Railway Safaiwala & Para Medical Staff Exam Pattern:

Type of the Exam TopicsNo of QuestionsDuration 
Objective TypeGeneral Knowledge5045 Minutes
General English/ General Hindi
Athematic Ability
General Science

Southern Railway Syllabus

Southern Railway Para Medical Syllabus of Reasoning Ability:

  • Statements & Arguments
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Number Ranking
  • Embedded Figures
  • Decision Making
  • Blood Relations
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Cubes and Dice
  • Analogy
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Number Series
  • Alphabet Series
  • Directions
  • Syllogism
  • Statements & Conclusions
  • Data Interpretation
  • Mirror Images

Southern Railway Safaiwala Syllabus of General English:

  • Sentence Completion
  • Error Correction (Phrase in Bold)
  • Active Voice and Passive Voice
  • Synonyms
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Spotting Errors
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Substitution
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Passage Completion
  • Antonyms
  • Para Completion
  • Joining Sentences
  • Prepositions
  • Error Correction (Underlined Part)
  • Sentence Arrangement

RRB SR Safaiwala Syllabus of Mathematics:

  • Trigonometry
  • Partial Fractions
  • Complex Numbers
  • Analytical Geometry
  • Differential Equations
  • Integration and Its Applications
  • Differentiation and its Applications

RRC SR Para Medical Syllabus of General Knowledge:

  • Development and Environmental Problems
  • Various aspects of Rural and Urban Development
  • Development of Science and Technology In India
  • General Science
  • Indian Geography, Economy, and Agriculture
  • Natural Calamities and Disaster Management
  • Sports and Entertainment
  • Natural Resources, Planning, Sustainable and Inclusive Development
  • Indian History (ancient, medieval, modern)
  • Basic Knowledge of Indian Constitution
  • Current events of National and International importance
  • Indian National Movement
  • Biotechnology and Health Issues
  • Human Resource Development Index of India
  • Human Rights

Part A: General Ability

General Intelligence & Reasoning:

Number SeriesSpace Visualization / Orientation
SyllogismDecision Making
Input-OutputVisual Memory
Coding-DecodingDirection Sense Test
Word BuildingBlood Relations
Seating ArrangementArithmetical Reasoning And Figural Classification.
ClockArithmetic Number Series
Calendar.Non-Verbal Series
Similarities And DifferencesCoding, And Decoding
AnalogyStatement Conclusion

General Awareness:

Question will be asked from RailwayPolity
Rail BudgetGeography
New Technologies & Reform in Indian RailwayEconomy Current Affairs
Indian – HistorySports Etc.


AlgebraProfit & Loss
InterestsPipes & Cisterns
Ratio & ProportionMensuration
PercentageAge Problems
Time And Distance/WorkData Interpretation

Part B: Technical Ability / General Science

JE Civil Engineering:

General Civil EngineeringConstruction
Construction/ Structure Engineering And DrawingWater Requirements
EstimatingHighway Planning
Costing And Valuation & Building MaterialsTraffic Engineering
Soil MechanicsCoordinate System
Structural AnalysisProjections
Concrete StructuresErrors And Adjustments
Steel StructuresCurves
HydraulicsEnvironmental Engineering
HydrologyMeasurements Of Distance And Directions.

Junior Engineer Mechanical:

Strength of MaterialsSteam Tables
Theory of MachinesThermodynamics cycles
Kinematics of MachineI.C. Engines cycles
Engineering MechanicsCasting
Fluid MechanicsMachining
Heat TransferMachine Tool Operations
ThermodynamicsMetrology and Inspection
Power Engineering

JE Electrical:

Electrical MachinesCircuits and Measurement Systems
Basics of circuit & Power ElectronicsSignals and Systems
Electrical and Electronic MeasurementsElectrical Machines
Analog and Digital ElectronicsPower and Control Systems etc.

Junior Engineer (IT):

Computer fundamentals & organizationSAD
C , C++ & Java languageData & Network communication
Information systemsWeb technology & programming
DBMSSoftware Engineering
System programmingEnvironment & Pollution Control
Operating systems————

JE Electronics Engineering:

Electronic DevicesDiodes
Energy BandsTunnel
Signal & SystemsAnalog And Digital Circuits
Wireless CommunicationCommunication
Carrier Transport In Silicon: Diffusion CurrentEMFT
Drift Current, Mobility, And Resistivity.Basics of Signal & Systems
Generation And Recombination Of Carriers.Control System

Computers Engineering:

Computer fundamentalsComputer Networks
MS OfficeDatabase
Information systemsNetwork communication
DBMSSystem programming
Operating systemsWeb technology & programming
Software Engineering———

Junior Engineer (Printing Press):

Printing techniques and materialsDigital technology & Imaging
Offset PrintingControl Application in Printing
Color scienceBasic concepts of Computers
Newspaper printingPrinting surface preparation.
Paper & Ink technology—-

Instrumentation & Measurement Engineering:

Basics of Measurement SystemsIndustrial Instrumentation
TransducersAnalog / Digital Electronics
CircuitsProcess Instrumentation
Mechanical Measurement———-

Environment & Pollution Control:

PollutionControl Methods etc.

Engineering Drawing / Graphics:

As a consequence of Southern Railway Syllabus, Questions will be asked from basics of Drawing.

Southern Railway Clerk Syllabus

Contenders are informed that they can check the Southern Railway Syllabus for of Commercial Clerk, Ticket Examiner & Clerk-cum-Typist Positions. Contenders are advised to do preparation of the examination with the help of following Southern Railway Syllabus to crack the examination. This Southern Syllabus covers the topics of Aptitude, Reasoning, General Knowledge and English Language, so please have a look!!


AveragesRatio & Percentages
Number SystemsSquare Roots
Exponents & PowersCube Roots
ProportionsFundamental Arithmetical Operations
Interest (Simple &Compound)Rational Numbers
Tables & GraphsDecimal & Fractions
GeometryComputation of Whole Numbers
DiscountLinear Equations
Algebraic Expressions———


Statement – ArgumentsAlphabet Test
Logical Sequence of WordsData Sufficiency
Arithmetical ReasoningEligibility Test
Alpha Numeric Sequence PuzzleMathematical Operations
Theme DetectionNumber, Ranking & Time Sequence
Direction Sense TestInserting The Missing Character
Deriving Conclusions from PassagesCoding-Decoding
Clocks & CalendarsLogic
Series CompletionClassification
Logical Venn DiagramsAnalogy
Situation Reaction TestPuzzle Test
Statement – Conclusions———

General Knowledge:

Countries & Capitals etcIndian Constitution
Science – Inventions & DiscoveriesKnowledge of Current Events
Current Affairs – National & InternationalImportant Days
AbbreviationsBooks and Authors
Awards and Honors——-

English Language:

GrammarIdioms & Phrases
AntonymsFill in the Blanks
VocabularyError Correction
Unseen PassagesSentence structure

Southern Railway Clerk Exam Pattern

  • Southern Railway Recruitment Board will conduct Written Test for the Posts of Commercial Clerk, Ticket Examiner & Clerk-cum-Typist.
  • For Clerk-cum-Typist Position, contenders will have to qualify in the Typing Skill Test Also.
  • Contenders are required to answer the questions asked from Aptitude, Reasoning, General Knowledge and English Language.
Sr. No.TopicsType of Exam
1.AptitudeObjective Type Paper
3.General Knowledge
4.English Language

Southern Railway JE Exam Pattern

  • Southern Railway Chennai JE Exam is an objective type test.
  • There will be 150 questions asked to score 150 marks.
  • Candidates are required to solve the examination within 2 hours.
  • The SR JE Exam will be contributed in two parts Part A and Part B.
  • In part A, question will be asked from Reasoning and General Intelligence, General Awareness and Arithmetic.
  • In Part B, contenders have to answer the question asked from Technical Subjects.
Exam TypeTopicsNo. of QuestionsMarksExam Duration
Objective TypeReasoning and General Intelligence60602 hrs
General Awareness
Technical Subjects9090

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