[PDF] RRB 2019 Syllabus – JE (Printing Technology) {official}


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Junior Engineer (JE) – Printing Technology

Here in below table we are listing few topics for each section which were asked in previous examination of RRB JE (Printing Technology) :


General Awareness

 (1) Knowledge of Current affairs
 (2) Indian geography
 (3) culture and history of India including freedom struggle
 (4) Indian Polity and constitution
 (5) Indian Economy
 (6) Environmental issues concerning India and the World
 (7) Sports
 (8) General scientific and technological developments

General Science

 (1) Physics
 (2) Chemistry
 (3) Life Sciences

General Intelligence & Reasoning

 (1) Analogies
 (2) Alphabetical and Number Series
 (3) Coding and Decoding
 (4) Mathematical operations
 (5) Relationships
 (6) Syllogism
 (7) Jumbling
 (8) Venn Diagram
 (9) Data Interpretation and Sufficiency
 (10) Conclusions and Decision Making
 (11) Similarities and Differences
 (12) Analytical reasoning
 (13) Classification
 (14) Directions
 (15) Statement – Arguments and Assumptions


 (1) Number systems
 (3) Decimals
 (4) Fractions
 (5) LCM and HCF
 (6) Ratio and Proportion
 (7) Percentages
 (8) Mensuration
 (9) Time and Work
 (10) Time and Distance
 (11) Simple and Compound Interest
 (12) Profit and Loss
 (13) Algebra
 (14) Geometry
 (15) Trigonometry
 (16) Elementary Statistics
 (17) Square Root
 (18) Age Calculations
 (19) Calendar & Clock
 (20) Pipes & Cistern

General Awareness

 (1) Knowledge of Current affairs
 (2) Indian geography
 (3) culture and history of India including freedom struggle
 (4) Indian Polity and constitution
 (5) Indian Economy
 (6) Environmental issues concerning India and the World
 (7) Sports
 (8) General scientific and technological developments

Basics of Computers and Applications

 (1) Architecture of Computers
 (2) input and Output devices
 (3) Storage devices
 (4) Networking
 (5) Operating System like Windows, Unix, Linux
 (6) MS Office; Various data representation
 (7) Internet and Email
 (8) Websites & Web Browsers
 (9) Computer Virus

General Science

 (1) Physics
 (2) Chemistry
 (3) Life Sciences

Basics of Environment and Pollution Control

 (1) Basics of Environment
 (2) Adverse effect of environmental pollution and control strategies
 (3) Air, water and Noise pollution, their effect and control
 (4) Waste Management
 (5) Global warming
 (6) Acid rain
 (7) Ozone depletion

Printing Technology

S. No. Subject Detailed Syllabus
1. Printing Systems Different printing methods; image carriers; impression and ink transfer methods; proofing methods; suitability of jobs for
various printing process.
2. Printing Materials Materials used for graphic reproduction; image carriers; printing substrates; inks and coatings; binding materials.
3. Flexo, Gravure and Screen Printing. Flexographic principles and plate surface preparation; flexographic press work; study and preparation of gravure image
carrier – Doctor Blade and its care; inks for gravure process; materials used in gravure process; slitting and rewinding
machine – equipment used for quality control – defects and remedies; screen printing.
4. Printing Finishing Processing Introduction to binding and finishing; materials used in binding; methods of binding and modern commercial binding;
forwarding operations; automation in binding.
5. Image Processing Types of originals – process room equipment; line and halftone photography; digital image processing; computer to fill; image
editing softwares.
6. Design & Advertising in Print Media Introduction to typographic design and advertising; role of typography in design; designing aspects of book, magazine and
news paper; design of miscellaneous printed products; operations and functions of an advertising agency.
7. Sheet fed offset Machines Offset lithographic presses; printing unit; inking and dampening; sheet handling, controlling and transferring; make ready and
machine run; computer print control (CPC).
8. Publishing Software Basic anatomy of a computer; paging softwares; vector graphic editing software; scalar image editing software; desktop
publishing software.
9. Paper and Ink Paper manufacture and chemistry of pulp; paper and board classification; properties of paper and conditioning in press
room; printing ink gradients, manufacture and its properties; problems with paper and ink on press and their remedies.
10. Colour Separation and Management Colour management; colour reproduction; colour separation; developments in electronic scanning; colour proofing.
11. Plate Making Methods Job planning and film assembly; imposition considerations; lithographic plate surface chemistry; computer to technologies
and computer to film; computer to press technologies; computer to plate.
12 Printing Machine Maintenance Maintenance management; types of maintenance and maintenance of spare parts; machinery erection and testing; machine
replacement, lubrication and lubricants; machine elements and electrical controls.
13.. Digital Imaging Art work and film preparation; film image setters; computer to plate systems; non impact printing and digital offset presses;
electronic proofing.
14. Web offset Printing Introduction to web offset printing press; make ready and feeding unit; printing unit; delivery unit; digital offset printing.
15. Printer’s Accounting and Estimating Purpose and systems of book keeping; definition of estimating and qualifications of an estimator; estimating forms; meaning
and methods of costing; costing of machine; material and direct labour.
16. Advanced Printing Technologies Non impact printing technologies; security printing; speciality printing processes; E-Print.
17. Package Technology Concept of packaging and packaging for various purposes; ancillary materials and metal based materials used in packing;
types of labels and their design; types of packaging systems and its advantages; bar coding.

Syllabus for Printing Technology – JE

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