South Western Railway Syllabus 2023, Exam Pattern PDF Download

Syllabus of the South Western Railway for 2023: Hello everyone…!!! Do you need the RRC SWR GDCE Syllabus 2023? If so, take a look at this post. The South Western Railway Railway Recruitment Cell has released the South Western Railway Exam Syllabus as well as the South Western Railway Exam Pattern 2023 for the positions of Assistant Loco Pilot, Technician, and Junior Engineer. As a result, we gathered that information and put it here. The direct link to the South Western Railway Syllabus 2023 PDF is at the bottom of this post. Download it and then study for the exam.

South Western Railway Syllabus 2023

Before proceeding to the South Western Railway Syllabus 2023, applicants should be aware that the South Western Railway GDCE 2023 has a negative marking system. To gain a comprehensive concept of the question paper pattern, all applicants should review the post-wise SWR Exam Pattern 2023 from the parts below.

South Western Railway Syllabus 2023 – Overview

Latest RRC SWR GDCE Syllabus 2023
Organization NameSouth Western Railway, Railway Recruitment Cell
Post NameAssistant Loco Pilot, Technician, Junior Engineer
Selection ProcessCBT, Computer Based Aptitude Test and Document Verification, Medical Examination
Official (or)

South Western Railway Exam Pattern 2023

The Computer Based Test (CBT) questions will be of the Multiple Choice Objective Type. The default language is English. If the candidate prefers to select another language, they can do so from a drop-down list that includes Hindi, Urdu, and local languages such as Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Marathi, and Konkani.

Candidates must indicate their preference for one of the above-mentioned languages when completing their ONLINE application. In the event of a difference/discrepancy/dispute between English and the chosen language in the Questions, the content of the English version shall prevail. A computer-based aptitude test (only for candidates who have chosen ALP).

GDCE for Assistant Loco Pilot/ Technicians

SectionsTime, Questions
Part A – Mathematics, General Intelligence & Reasoning, Basic Science and Engineering, General Awareness of Current AffairsDuration: 90 Min. (120 Minutes for eligible PwBD candidates accompanied by Scribe).No. of Questions: 100
Part B – Questions from the trade syllabus prescribed by Director General of Employment & Training (DGET).Duration: 60 Min. (80 Minutes for eligible PwBD candidates accompanied by Scribe)No. of Questions: 75

Note: There will be negative marking in the CBT examination and marks will be deducted for each wrong answer @ 1/3 of the marks allotted for each question.

Junior Engineers from Various Departments GDCE

The questions will be objective in nature, with multiple choice answers, and will most likely include topics such as general awareness, physics and chemistry, computer basics and applications, environmental basics and pollution control, and technical competencies for the position. The syllabus for General Awareness, Physics and Chemistry, Computer Fundamentals and Applications, Environmental Fundamentals, and Pollution Control is the same for all declared positions.

South Western Railway ALP, Technician Syllabus 2023

Part A

a. Mathematics: 

  • Number system,
  • Decimals,
  • Fractions,
  • LCM,
  • HCF,
  • Ratio and Proportion,
  • Percentages,
  • Mensuration,
  • Time and Work;
  • Time and Distance,
  • Simple and Compound Interest,
  • Profit and Loss,
  • Algebra,
  • Geometry and Trigonometry,
  • Elementary Statistics,
  • Square Root,
  • Age Calculations,
  • Calendar & Clock,
  • Pipes & Cistern, etc.

b. General Intelligence and Reasoning: 

  • Analogies,
  • Alphabetical and Number Series,
  • Coding and Decoding,
  • Mathematical operations,
  • Relationships,
  • Syllogism,
  • Jumbling,
  • Venn Diagram,
  • Data Interpretation and Sufficiency,
  • Conclusions and decision making,
  • Similarities and differences,
  • Analytical reasoning,
  • Classification,
  • Directions,
  • Statement – Arguments and Assumptions, etc.

c. Basic Science and Engineering: 

  • The broad topics that are covered under this shall be Engineering Drawing (Projections, Views, Drawing Instruments, Lines, Geometric figures, Symbolic Representation),
  • Units,
  • Measurements,
  • Mass Weight and Density,
  • Work Power and Energy,
  • Speed and Velocity,
  • Heat and Temperature,
  • Basic Electricity,
  • Levers and Simple Machines,
  • Occupational Safety and Health,
  • Environment Education,
  • IT Literacy, etc.

d. General Awareness of Current Affairs 

  • Science & Technology,
  • Sports,
  • Culture,
  • Personalities,
  • Economics,
  • Politics, and any other subjects of importance.

Part B

The trade syllabus can be obtained from the DGET website. The relevant trades for various 10+2/ diploma/ engineering disciplines for appearing in the qualifying test are as below:

Engineering Discipline (Diploma/ Degree)Relevant trade for PART B Qualifying Test to be selected from
Electrical Engineering and combination of various streams of Electrical EngineeringElectrician/ Instrument Mechanic/ Wiremen/ Winder (Armature)/ Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic
Electronics Engineering and combination of various streams of Electronics EngineeringElectronics Mechanic/ Mechanic Radio & TV
Mechanical Engineering and the combination of various streams of Mechanical EngineeringFitter/ Mechanic Motor Vehicle/ Tractor Mechanic/ Mechanic Diesel/ Turner/ Machinist/ Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic/ Heat Engine/ Millwright Maintenance Mechanic
Automobile Engineering and the combination of various streams of Automobile EngineeringMechanic Motor Vehicle/ Tractor Mechanic/ Mechanic Diesel/ Heat Engine/ Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic
HSC (10+2) with Physics and MathsPhysics and Mathematics

South Western Railway Junior Engineer Syllabus 2023

a) General Awareness: 

  • Knowledge of Current affairs,
  • Indian geography,
  • culture, and
  • history of India including freedom struggle,
  • Indian Polity, and constitution,
  • Indian Economy,
  • Environmental issues concerning India and the World,
  • Sports,
  • General scientific and technological developments etc.

b) Physics and Chemistry: Up to 10th standard CBSE syllabus.

c) Basics of Computers and Applications: 

  • Architecture of Computers;
  • input and Output devices;
  • Storage devices,
  • Networking,
  • Operating Systems like Windows,
  • Unix, and Linux;
  • MS Office;
  • Various data representation;
  • Internet and Email;
  • Websites & Web Browsers;
  • Computer Virus.

d) Basics of Environment and Pollution Control: 

  • Basics of Environment;
  • Adverse effect of environmental pollution and control strategies;
  • Air,
  • water and Noise pollution,
  • their effect and control;
  • Waste Management,
  • Global warming;
  • Acid rain;
  • Ozone depletion.

e) Technical Abilities: For technical abilities, refer to the given pdf to collect the topics.

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