About RRB JE Recruitment 2019

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts RRB JE examination to recruit candidates for the posts of Junior Engineer, Junior Engineer (Information Technology), Depot Material Superintendent (DMS) and Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant (CMA). The notification of RRB JE 2019 was released on December 29. The Board conducts the exam in three stages – first stage CBT, second stage CBT and Document Verification (DV). Candidates who will fill the application form of RRB JE are eligible to appear in RRB JE exam. Candidates should secure the minimum cut off in each exam stage to be shortlisted for the next stage of recruitment process. RRB has announced total 13,487 vacancies for the posts available under RRB JE 2019.

Frequency: Once a year
Languages Assamese, Bengali +13 More
Conducting Body: Railway Recruitment Board

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RRB JE Recruitment 2019 Important Dates

RRB JE Recruitment 2nd Stage CBT (Session 2019)

Past Dates and Events

19 Oct, 2019 (Tentative)

Result | Mode: Online

10 Oct, 2019

Answer Key - Final Answer Key | Mode: Online

26 Sep, 2019 - 29 Sep, 2019

Answer Key - Provisional Answer key | Mode: Online

19 Sep, 2019

Exam | Mode: Online

24 Aug, 2019

Admit Card | Mode: Online

RRB JE Recruitment 1st Stage CBT (Session 2019)

Past Dates and Events

13 Aug, 2019

Result - CBT 1 Result | Mode: Online

25 Jul, 2019

Answer Key - CBT 1 Answer Key (Final) | Mode: Online

11 Jul, 2019 - 14 Jul, 2019

Answer Key - Answer Key challenge | Mode: Online

11 Jul, 2019 - 14 Jul, 2019

Answer Key - CBT 1 Answer key (Provisional) | Mode: Online

22 May, 2019

Exam | Mode: Online

18 May, 2019

Admit Card | Mode: Online

RRB JE Recruitment (Session 2019)

Past Dates and Events

12 May, 2019

Mock test - Start Date | Mode: Online

24 Apr, 2019 - 01 May, 2019

Modification/confirmation of exam language | Mode: Online

02 Jan, 2019 - 31 Jan, 2019

Application | Mode: Online

29 Dec, 2018

Advertisement | Mode: Online

RRB JE Recruitment 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of RRB JE 2019 are given below:

Nationality: Candidates must be citizens of India

Age limit: Candidates should be between 18 to 33 years of age as on January 1, 2019

Educational qualification: Candidates must have completed 3 years diploma course or BE/ B.Tech from relevant streams

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other

The application form of RRB JE 2019 was released on January 2. RRB JE application form 2019 was available online. The last date to submit the application form was January 31, 2019. To fill the application form, candidates had to register for the exam first after which registration number and password was generated. With the help of the registration number and password candidates could login to the website and proceed filling the application form. After filling the form, candidates have to pay examination fee of Rs. 500. However, candidates belonging to reserved categories have to pay Rs. 250 as exam fee. The fee can be paid both online and offline using internet banking, debit/ credit card, UPI, SBI Bank/ post office Challan. The procedure to fill the application form has been provided below.

Steps to fill RRB JE application form

• Register for the exam

• Select RRB region

• Read important instructions

• Click on “New Registration” tab

• Enter name, date of birth, parent’s name, Aadhaar Number, Class 10/ ITI roll number, year of passing, mobile number and e-mail ID

• Verify the details and click on ‘submit’ button

• After submitting, registration number and password will be generated sent to registered mobile number and e-mail ID

• Next, Click on “Already Registered” button and enter login credentials

• Provide details of educational qualification, community, gender, religion and other relevant details

• Fill the exam group and set priority/preferences for posts

• Select mode of payment and pay application fee

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, OBC Online, Offline Male ₹ 500
SC, ST Online, Offline Male ₹ 250
General, SC, ST Online, Offline Transgender, Female ₹ 250

RRB JE Recruitment 2019 Syllabus

RRB JE Recruitment 1st Stage CBT Syllabus

Mathematics
Number systems, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM and HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work, Time and Distance,
Simple and compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, Square Root, Age Calculations, Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern.
General intelligence & 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
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
General science
Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences (up to 10th Standard CBSE syllabus)

RRB JE Recruitment 2nd Stage CBT Syllabus

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
Physics & Chemistry
Up to 10th standard CBSE syllabus
Basics of Computers and Applications
Architecture of Computers; input and Output devices; Storage devices, Networking, Operating System like Windows, Unix, Linux; MS Office; Various data representation; Internet and Email; Websites & Web Browsers; Computer Virus
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.
Civil & Allied Engineering exam group
Engineering mechanics
Building construction
Building materials
Construction of substructure
Construction of superstructure
Building finishes
Building maintenance
Building drawing
Concrete technology
Surveying
Computer aided design
Geo technical engineering
Hydraulics
Irrigation engineering
Mechanics of structures
Theory of structures
Design of concrete structures
Design of steel structures
Transportation engineering
Highway engineering
Environmental engineering
Advanced Construction Techniques and Equipment
Estimating and costing
Contracts and accounts
Electrical & Allied Engineering exam group
Basic concepts
Circuit law
Magnetic circuit
AC fundamentals
Measurement and measuring instruments
Electrical machines
Synchronous machines
Generation, transmission and distribution
Switchgears and protection
Estimation and costing
Utilization of electrical energy
Basic electronics
Electronics & Allied Engineering exam group
Electronic components & materials
Electronic devices and circuits
Digital electronics
Linear Integrated Circuit
Microprocessor and Microcontroller
Electronic Measurements
Communication engineering
Data communication and Network
Computer programming
Basic Electrical engg
Mechanical & Allied Engineering exam group
Engineering mechanics
Material science
Strength of materials
Machining
Welding
Grinding & Finishing process
Metrology
Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulic machinery
Industrial management
Thermal engineering
Computer Science and information technology exam group
PC Software
Computer fundamentals
C language
Computer organization
Information systems
Data structure using C++
DBMS fundamentals
System programming
Operating system using Linux
Web technologies and programming
System analysis and design
Data and network communication
Java programming
Software engineering
Printing technology
Printing systems
Printing materials
Flexo, Gravure and Screen Printing
Printing finishing processing
Image processing
Design & advertising in print media
Sheet fed offset machines
Publishing Software
Paper and ink
Colour separation and management
Plate making methods
Printing machine maintenance
Digital imaging
Web offset printing
Printer’s accounting and estimating
Advanced printing technologies
Package technology
CMA exam group
Measurements, units and dimensions, types of errors in measurements, significance of accuracy in measurement
Light
Heat
Sound
Mechanics
Magnetism
Electricity & Electro Magnetism:
Modern physics
Electronics and communications
Matter
Chemical reactions
Acids and bases, salts
Atomic structure
Periodic classification of elements
Chemical bonding
Carbon and its compounds
Environmental chemistry
Metallurgy

RRB JE Recruitment 2019 Preparation Tips

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The preparation tips of RRB JE 2019 are as follows:

• Candidates must be familiar with the syllabus and exam pattern of RRB JE examination

• Proper planning for all stages of the examination is necessary

• Candidates should prepare the plan in a manner that the complete syllabus for the exam is completed before the commencement of exam

• Preparation plan should be devised in a way that all topics of the exam are covered

• It is crucial that candidates are clear about the basic of the topics related to the syllabus

• After completion of the syllabus, candidates should start revision

• It is also crucial that candidates practice previous years’ question papers and sample paper. This will help them manage their time effectively during the exam

RRB JE Recruitment 2019 Exam Pattern

RRB JE Recruitment 1st Stage CBT Exam Pattern

CBT 1

The first stage CBT consists of one paper comprising four sections. The paper contains 100 objective type questions. As per the marking scheme, each question comprises 1 mark. Therefore, total marks allotted for the exam is 100 marks. Negative marking is applicable for the test, and 1/3rd of the total marks allotted for each question will be deducted for incorrect responses. The exam pattern of first stage CBT has been provided in the table below.

RRB JE Exam Pattern 2019 for CBT 1

            

Subject

        
            

Number             of questions

        
            

Marks             distribution

        
            

Duration

        

Mathematics

30

30

90 minutes

General             Intelligence and Reasoning

25

25

General             Awareness

15

15

General             Science

30

30

Total

100

100


RRB JE Recruitment 2nd Stage CBT Exam Pattern

CBT 2

The second stage of the exam contains five sections. The exam is conducted for total 150 marks. RRB JE second stage CBT comprises 150 multiple choice questions. According to the exam pattern, each question consist of 1 mark. 1/3 (0.33) of marks allotted for each question will be negated for wrong answers.

Subject

Number of questions

Marks             distribution

Duration

General Awareness

15

15

120 minutes

Physics and Chemistry

15

15

Basics of Computers and Applications

10

10

Basics  of Environment and Pollution Control

10

10

Technical             Abilities

100

100

            


        

Total

150

150



The admit card of RRB JE 2019 is issued in three stages – first stage CBT, second stage CBT and Document Verification (DV). Candidates successfully applying for the exam can download the admit card for first stage. Candidates who qualify the first stage of the exam are issued admit card for CBT 2. After declaration of second stage CBT result, the board releases hall ticket to candidates shortlisted for DV. RRB JE admit card is released online and candidates can download the same using registration number and date of birth. Candidates are notified regarding the availability of the hall ticket on their mobile number and email ID provided during registration. RRB will not send the hall tickets by post. 

Steps to download admit card:

• Click on ‘RRB JE admit card’ link

• Enter registration number and date of birth

• The admit card will be displayed on screen

• Download and print copy of the admit card

Documents Required at Exam

  • Voter card
  • Aadhaar card
  • Driving license
  • PAN card
  • Passport
  • Identity card issued by Government for employees
  • ID card issued by school, college, university

Railway Recruitment Board publishes the answer key of both the CBT stage of the exam. The answer key is released online as a pdf file. RRB JE answer key 2019 contains correct answers to all questions in the exam. With the help of the answer key, candidates will be able to calculate their probable score in the exam and thereby find out their chances of getting selected for the next stage of the exam. The Board publishes two types of answer key for both exam stages – provisional and final. Along with the provisional answer key, RRB also provides a window to raise objections against wrong answers provided in the answer key. These objections are then scrutinised by the Board after which they releases the final answer key. The answers provided in the final answer key are not subject to irrevocable and therefore, cannot be changed.

RRB JE Recruitment 1st Stage CBT Result

RRB will declare the online result of first stage exam after the final answer key of the same has been released. RRB JE result for CBT 1 will be announced separately for each region of Indian Railway. Based on the result of first stage, candidates will be selected for second stage CBT.

RRB JE Recruitment 2nd Stage CBT Result

After the conduct of second stage CBT, the Board will release the result of the online test. The result will be declared online containing the roll numbers of candidates shortlisted for Document Verification.

Final Result

Railway Recruitment Board, having conducted the Document Verification (DV) process, will prepare the final result of the recruitment exam. The result will be declared in the pdf format consist of the roll number of qualified candidates. On the basis of the final result, candidates will be recruited to the posts of RRB JE 2019.

Railway Recruitment Boards prescribes the cut off for each exam stage of RRB JE. The Board has already provided the qualifying cut off for both first and second stage CBT. The minimum qualifying cutoff for both CBTs are 40% for general category, 30% for SC and OBC candidates, and 25% for candidates belonging to ST categories. However, RRB will determine the overall cut off along with the result. Based on the overall cut off, candidates will be shortlisted to appear for the next stage of the recruitment process.

RRB JE Recruitment 2019 Selection Process

Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB) will conduct RRB JE 2019 in three stages – first stage CBT, second stage CBT and Document Verification. RRB JE is held to recruit candidates for various posts available under RRB Junior Engineer (JE). The posts included under RRB JE are Junior Engineer, Junior Engineer (Information Technology), Depot Material Superintendent (DMS) and Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA). Candidates have to secure the overall cut off in each stage of the exam to be selected for the next exam stage. After the conduct of first stage CBT, the Board will publish the cut off of the same. Candidates securing the cut off or more will be selected for CBT 2. Similarly, candidates having obtained marks equal to the cut off or more will be shortlisted to appear in Document Verification (DV). After the conduct of DV, RRB will publish the final result of RRB JE on the basis of marks secured in CBT 2 subject to qualifying DV.  Marks secured in CBT 1 will not be counted as the first stage of the exam is qualifying in nature. Based on the final result, candidates will be recruited to the applied posts of RRB JE.

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