RRB JE Exam Analysis 2020

RRB JE Exam Analysis 2020 | Shift wise RRB JE Paper Analysis & Review

RRB JE Exam Analysis 2020

RRB JE Exam Analysis 2020: The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is conducting the recruitment drive for Junior Engineer post. There are lakhs of candidates taking up RRB JE Exam every year.

It is important to know about the difficulty level of the RRB JE Exam. RRB JE Exam Analaysis will help you to understand about exam and difficulty level.

We have created this article, to provide you the complete information on RRB Junior Engineer exam analysis.

RRB JE Exam Analysis 2020

The Railways Recruitment Board conducts the RRB JE Exam in order to recruit candidates with science and engineering backgrounds to fill in the various technical posts available in the Indian Railways.

The Indian Railways is one of the largest railway networks in the world, ferrying close to a million passengers daily across many destinations in India. To keep it running, Junior Engineers play a crucial role.

Note: You should know that RRB JE 2020 Exam is not conducted yet. You will get RRB JE 2020 Exam Analysis after completion of exam. Here you can check RRB JE 2019 Exam Analysis.

If you are appearing for the exam then you must go through the exam analysis to know whether they are correct. Go through the blog completely to know more.

RRB JE Exam Analysis for CBT 2 31st August 2019

The Good Attempts and the questions asked in Shift 1 & 2 of the Stage 2 Junior Engineer exam are covered in the RRB JE Paper Analysis. Take a look at the good attempts in the RRB JE Exam.

RRB JE Exam Review for Shift 2 – 31st August 2019

Good Attempts on 31st August 2019 according to the RRB JE Shift 2 analysis have been mentioned in the table below:

Topics No. of Questions Good Attempts
General Awareness 15 9
Physics & Chemistry 15 9
Basics of Computers and Application 10 7
Basics of Environmental & Pollution 10 6
Technical Abilities 100 70-72
Total 150 101-103

RRB JE CBT 2 Exam Analysis for Shift 1 – 31st August 2019

Candidates felt that the Shift 1 exam was of moderate level difficulty. The Good Attempts in Shift 1 have been mentioned in the table below & Go through the Questions asked in the RRB JE Shift 1 Exam 

Topics No. of Questions Good Attempts
General Awareness 15 10
Physics & Chemistry 15 8
Basics of Computers and Application 10 6
Basics of Environmental & Pollution 10 6
Technical Abilities 100 68-72
Total 150 98 – 102

RRB JE Exam Analysis for CBT 2 May 22, 2019

Here is the complete analysis of RRB JE Exam 2019. Candidates can go through the analysis of all shifts held on May 22 and 23, 2019.

Date Shift
May 22, 2019 Shift 1 Shift 2
May 23, 2019 Shift 1 Shift 2

RRB JE Shift 1 Exam Analysis

Section Number of Questions Difficulty Level Good Attempts
Maths  20-25 Moderate-Difficult 18-22
General Reasoning 20-25 Easy-Moderate 17-21
General Awareness 40-50 Easy-Moderate 32-36
General Science 10 Easy-Moderate 9
Overall 100 Easy-Moderate 76-88

Maths Analysis

  • Mathematics/Quant was easy.
  • There were 4-5 questions from Time and Work
  • There were easy questions asked from Simple Interest and Compound Interest. There were 3-4 questions in the exam.
  • Students can easily score 30 out of 30 marks
  • There were 2 questions from HCF and LCM.
Topics Number of Questions
Profit, loss & Percentages 3
Trigonometry 3
Stats ( Median ) 1
Averages 1
Compound Interest 2-3
Ratio Proportion 3
Simplification 1-2
Time & Work 1-2
Time, Speed & Distance 1
DI (Table) 2-3
TOTAL 21

General Reasoning and Awareness

  • There were 2 questions from the Seating Arrangement
  • The reasoning was of moderate difficulty
  • There were 2 questions from Puzzles- Rounded puzzles
  • There were questions based on Series
Topics  Number of Questions
Blood Relations 3
Statement & Conclusions 3
Coding-Decoding 1-2
Series 1-2
Puzzle 3
Venn Diagram 4
TOTAL 15

General Knowledge

Topics Number of Questions
Static GK 20-25
Current Affairs 24-28
TOTAL 46

Questions asked in GK Section

  • Where was Asian Games 2018 held in? A- Indonesia
  • Who is the Chairman of ICC? A-Shansank Manohar
  • Winner of Davis Cup? A-
  • CM of Odisha – Naveen Patnaik
  • Where was the First World Cup of Cricket?  A-England in 1975
  • Who is the CM of Karnataka – Kumaraswamy
  • Which is the cleanest Railway Station in India? – A-South Central Railway
  • Oscar Award 2019 for Best actor – Rami Malek
  • The formula of Washing Soda – Na2CO3
  • CEO of ICICI Bank- Sandeep Bakshi
  • What is the Latitude of Equator – 0 degrees
  • Which state has the maximum Ease of doing business – Andhra Pradesh
  • How many Lok Sabha seats in Punjab?  A
  • Year of Runway Book was written about? A-Capital of Sweden
  • Stockholm Longest serving Indian President – A-Dr. Rajendra Prasad
  • Floating National Park is in? A-Kambi nanjo
  • The currency of Bangladesh – Taka
  • IPL 2019 was won by – Mumbai Indians
  • CIC Chairman- Sudheer Bhargawa
  • Odissi dance belongs to which State? – Odisha
  • PM of Iran – Hasan Rouhani
  • Wuler Lake is in? J&K
  • Jay Lalita’s Party Name – AIDMK
  • First ICC world Cup venue- England, Wales
  • AICTE Head- Anil Shastrbudhe
  • First women to receive Nobel Prize – Mother Teresa
  • DRDO Chairman – Satish Reddy
  • Capital of Kazakhstan?
  • Which Railway Station got Green ISO certification? –Guwahati
  • Economic Advisor of India- Kalyan
  • Where did Cyclone Fani come– Odissa
  • China’s Currency? – Chinese yuan (CNY)
  • SEBI Chairman? – Ajay Tyagi
  • When did the Battle of Swally take place? –  on 29–30 November 1612
  • Where is Bibi Ka Maqbara – tomb located in Aurangabad,
  • The currency of Japan – Yen
  • CEO of Google – Sundar Pichai
  • Full Form of GST – Goods and Services Tax
  • CEO of Nokia- Rajeev Suri
  • Full Form of ECG – Electrocardiogram

General Science

  • Biology was the least asked topic in this shift of RRB JE CBT 1- 1 to 2 questions
  • The maximum number of questions were asked from Science- 20 to 22 questions
  • Physics and Chemistry were of moderate difficulty.
Topics  Number of Questions
General Science 8-10
Computers 8-10
TOTAL 18

RRB JE Shift 2 Exam Analysis

Section Number of Questions Difficulty Level Good Attempts
Maths  20-25 Easy-Moderate 17-22
General Reasoning 20-25 Moderate-Difficult 15-19
General Awareness 40-50 Easy-Moderate 31-37
General Science 10 Easy-Moderate 9
Overall 100 Easy-Moderate 70-85

Mathematics

The Math Exam was easy and followed the same pattern of the previous years.

-All questions could be answered if the students had gone through Mock tests and previous year question papers.

-Calculations were not very time consuming and could be finished with comfort.

Important Topics appeared from the Maths section

  • Ration
  • LCM & HCF
  • Mensuration
  • Time and Work
  • Pipe
  • SI/CI
  • Simplification
  • Height & Distance
  • Trigonometry
  • Boat & Streams
  • Time, speed & distance
  • Triangles
  • Averages

Questions asked in the RRB JE Math section

  • a:b :: 2:3. LCM = 48, What is the sum of the two numbers ( a & b)?
  • Formula to be used. a*b= LCM/HCF;      Correct Answer = 40
  • Tan2A = cot( A- 18°) what is the value of A ?
  • 2A+A-18° = 90°;      Correct Answer= 36
  • What is the HCF & LCM of the reciprocal of 18 & 24 ?
  • Correct Answer (LCM)= 1/6;      Correct Answer(HCF)= 1/72
  • The Base of an Isosceles triangle = Side*6/5, then what is the Area?Correct Answer = 12

General Intelligence and Reasoning

General Intelligence & Reasoning had a moderate difficulty level. The Questions were a bit tricky.

Important Topics appeared in RRB JE CBT 1 General Intelligence & Reasoning

  • Syllogisms
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Analogy
  • Venn Diagram
  • Odd One Out
  • Series
  • Direction based questions
  • Statement & Conclusions
  • Calander based questions
  • Figure Counting
  • Mirror Image

General Knowledge

  • Paper was very easy for the students.
  • All questions were asked from popular topics and could be answered with ease.

 Questions asked in the GK Section RRB JE CBT 1

  • What is the longest river in Asia? A-Yanzte
  • There was a question based on article 324 (Election Commission)
  • What is the full form of PETA? A- People for Ethical treatment of animals
  • Who is the CM of West Bengal? A- Mamta Banerjee
  • Who is the CM of Himachal Pradesh? A- Jairam Thakur
  • What is the Capital of Peru? A- Lima
  • Where is the Sabarimala temple located? A-Kerela
  • Who is the chief election commissioner? A- Sunil Arora
  • What is meant by article 32 in the Indian Constitution?
  • Who is the CM of Kerela?
  • What is the capital of Norway? A-Oslo
  • Where is Dal Lake? A- Srinagar
  • Who is the education minister of Delhi? A- Manish Sisiodia
  • Who is the chairman of ISRO? A- K Sivan
  • Who is the first Lokpal of India? A- PC Ghosh
  • Who is the governor of Uttrakhand?
  • Who is the chief of the Indian Navy? A- Karmaveer

General Science

Chemistry Questions Asked and Analysis

  • What is the atomic number for Gold?
  • The formula of Sindoor?
  • Who gave the theory of “Survival of the Fittest”?
  • What is the largest gland?
  • What is the smallest gland? A-
  • This section had an easy to moderate difficulty level and could be finished within the stipulated time.
  • How many metalloids are there in the periodic table?
  • There were 5 questions from the periodic table

Physics Questions

  • What is the use of Hydrometer?
  • Question-based on Lens and Focal Distance
  • Which law is also called the law of Gallelio?
  • Whose unit is Decibel? A- Loudness of Sound
  • What is the value of escape velocity of Earth? A-11.2 km/s
  • How is the unit to measure radioactivity? A- Curie
  • There was 1 question based on Motion
  • What is the range of a platinum thermometer? A -200 to 1000 degree Celsius
  • How many calories are there in 1 BTU? A-252 calories

RRB JE Exam Analysis for May 23, 2019

RRB JE Shift 1 Exam Analysis

SUBJECT Number of Questions Difficulty Level Good Attempts
Maths  20-25 Moderate-Difficult 18-22
General Reasoning 20-25 Easy-Moderate 17-21
General Awareness 40-50 Easy-Moderate 32-36
General Science 10 Easy-Moderate 9
Overall 100 Easy-Moderate 76-88

Maths Section

  • There were questions from Decimal.
  • Many questions asked about Profit & Loss.
  • There were a few questions from Percentages

1. There is a hike in the price of Sugar by 20%, and we get 4kg less sugar in Rs 120, what is the original price?

A-Correct Answer = 6 per Kg

2. There is a circle with a tangent E to D intersecting chord AB at D. AB = 24, BD= 8 what is DE=?

A- (DE)2=BD X AD

(DE)2= 8 x 32

DE = 16

3. A invested Rs1400 & B invested Rs1800. A & B have invested half of their profits,what is the total profit?

A-Investment ratio=Profit Ratio= 7:9 (Time is constant)

4. The radius of a circle is 7/4 cm. If you have to travel 22m. How many circles will you have to take?

A- FORMULA used n (2 X 22/7 x r)

n (2x 22/7x r)= 22

Correct Answer = 200

General Intelligence & Reasoning

Important Topics appeared in RRB JE CBT 1 General Intelligence & Reasoning

  • Syllogisms
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Analogy
  • Alphabet Series
  • Number Series
  • Venn Diagram
  • Direction based questions
  • Statement & Conclusions
  • Assumption Base
  • Clock-Based questions

General Knowledge

GK section was easy. The questions were majorly from Cricket (IPL), Constitution articles, History, etc.

Questions Asked in RRB JE CBT 1 GK section

  • What is the dance form practiced in Odisha? A-Odissi
  • Who was responsible for making Fatehpur Sikri? A-Akbar
  • Whose daughter is Sangh Mitra? A- Ashoka
  • What is the third largest bank in India? A-Bank of Baroda
  • What does the article 29 & article 30 state? A-Relates to the minority
  • Who is the chief election commissioner?
  • Who is the captain of Chennai Super Kings? A- Mahinder Singh Dhoni
  • Who is the youngest player in T20?
  • Who fought in the third battle of Panipat? A- Fought between Marathas & MS Shah
  • Who won the best actor award in IIFA 2018? A- Ranbir Kapur for Sanju
  • Who is the governor of J&K? A-Satyapal Malik
  • Which state performs the dance form Bharatnatyam? A- Tamil Nadu

General Science

  • Biology was the least asked topic, with only 8 questions asked in this section. The Biology question was related to Chromosomes.
  • Questions related to acid & base were asked in Chemistry.
  • Details about the Ohms law was asked in the exam.
  • Physics and Chemistry were of moderate difficulty.

Questions asked in Science Section RRB JE 2019

  • There were questions related to Ohms law
  • Speed, wavelength & Frequency related
  • Charge and Electricity related formula based question
  • What will be the change when air passes through Glass?

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