RRB JE- Junior Engineer

The RRB OR Railway Recruitment Board holds the RRB JE exam to hire JE (Junior Engineer), Junior Engineer (Information Technology), Depot Material Superintendent (DMS), and CMA (Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant for various railway zones all across the country. Although this is a national-level ...(Read More)

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The RRB OR Railway Recruitment Board holds the RRB JE exam to hire JE (Junior Engineer), Junior Engineer (Information Technology), Depot Material Superintendent (DMS), and CMA (Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant for various railway zones all across the country. Although this is a national-level test, RRB posts openings for individual zones separately.

Those who want to take the RRB JE 2022 exam must fill out the application form online. The recruiting board has yet to release the exam notification.

Applicants who meet the eligibility criteria can apply online for RRB JE Exam (Junior Engineer) by using the official website.

For the JE (Junior Engineer), applicants should be between the ages of 18 years - 33 years. The JE (Junior Engineer) exam is being conducted in multiple phases, First stage Computer Based Test (CBT), Second Stage Computer Based Test (CBT), and Document Verification/ Medical Examination. Candidates who passed these criteria of this examination will be considered for the RRB JE (Junior Engineer) positions.

The RRB JE (Junior Engineer) First Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) exam syllabus includes Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Science, and General Awareness. The Second Stage CBT exam syllabus of the RRB JE (Junior Engineer) includes Basics of Computers and Applications, Physics & Chemistry, Basics of Environment and Pollution Control, General Awareness, and Technical Abilities.

Aspirants must pay Rs. 500 for GEN/OBC/Other candidates and Rs. 250 for SC/ST/PWD candidates to fill out the application form for the RRB JE (Junior Engineer) exam.

In the below section of this page, you will find more information on the RRB JE (Junior Engineer) such as the syllabus of the exams, total vacancies, RRB JE exam pattern, eligibility criteria, important links or dates, how to apply for RRB Exam, and other details.

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  • Exam Pattern

    Total Marks : 100
    Total Time : 90 Min
    -ve marking : 0.33 (For each wrong answer)
    Subject Qns. Marks
    Mathematics 30 30
    General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 25
    General awareness 15 15
    General Science 30 30
    Total 100 100

    Eligibility Criteria

    Essential Educational Qualifications: 

    (A) Junior Engineer

    Three years Diploma OR a combination of any substream of basic streams in relevant fields from a recognised University or Institute.

    (B) Junior Engineer (Information Technology)

    PGDCA / B.Tech. (Information Technology) / B.Sc. (Computer Science) / BCA / B.Tech. (Information Technology) / B.Tech. (Computer Science) / DOEACC 'B' level programme of three years term or equivalents from a recognised University or Institute via regular, open, and distance learning methods of education.

    (C) Depot Material Superintendent

    Three years Diploma in Engineering in any related subject from a recognized University or Institute.

    (D) Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant

    Bachelor's (Graduation) Degree in Science with Physics & Chemistry with at least of 45 percent marks from a recognized University or Institute..

     

    Age limit:

    The age limit of the applicants should be from 18 years to 33 years.

    * Candidates must have been born between the dates of 02 January 1986 and 01 January 2001 (both days inclusive).*

     

    The following are the permissible upper age limit relaxations as follows: 

     

    SI No.

    Category

    Age relaxation permissible beyond upper age limit

    01

    SC/ ST

    5 years

    02

    OBC (NCL)

    3 years

    03

    Ex-Servicemen candidates who've put in greater than 6 months of service after attestation

    UR

    33 years of age plus variety of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years

    OBC (NCL)

    36 years of age plus number of years of carrier rendered in Defense plus three years

    SC/ ST

    38 years of age plus Number of years of service rendered in Defense plus 3 years

    04

    PwD

    UR

    10 years

    OBC (NCL)

    13 years

    SC/ ST

    15 years

    05

    candidates have generally been domiciled in the nation of Jammu & Kashmir for the duration of the duration from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989

    UR

    38 years of age

    OBC (NCL)

    41 years of age

    SC/ ST

    43 years of age

    06

    Applicants who are serving Group 'C' and erstwhile Group 'D' Railway staff, casual Labour, and Substitutes and installed minimal three years of carrier (continuous or in damaged spells).

    UR

    40 years of age

    OBC (NCL)

    43 years of age

    SC/ ST

    45 years of age

    07

    Applicants who are operating in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organisation including Railway Canteens, Cooperative Societies, and Institutes.

    UR

    33 years of age plus period of carrier rendered or five years, whichever is lower.

    OBC (NCL)

    36 years of age plus period of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower.

    SC/ ST

    38 years of age plus period of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower.

    08

    Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from their husband however no longer remarried.

    UR

    35 years of age

    OBC (NCL)

    38 years of age

    SC/ ST

    40 years of age

    Exam Pattern

    Scheme of Railway RRB JE Selection Procedure:

    The procedure of recruitment will be divided into three stages:

    • First Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)

    • Second Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) 

    • Document Verification/ Medical Examination

     

    Railway RRB JE First Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)

    Part

    Subject

    Number of Questions

    Maximum Marks

    Time allowed

    I

    Mathematics

    30

    30

    90 Minutes

    II

    General Intelligence & Reasoning

    25

    25

    III

    General Awareness

    15

    15

    IV

    General Science

    30

    30

    Important Note:-

    I. The questions on the papers will be of the multiple-choice type.

    II. Each question will be carried one mark.

    III. Each incorrect answer will 1/3rd marks deduction.

    IV. The total number of questions and the total number of marks are 100 and 100, respectively.

     

    Railway RRB JE Second Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)

    Part

    Subject

    Number of Questions

    Maximum Marks

    Time allowed

    I

    General Awareness

    15

    15

    120 Minutes

    II

    Physics & Chemistry

    15

    15

    III

    Basics of Computers and Applications

    10

    10

    IV

    Basics of Environment and Pollution Control

    10

    10

    V

    Technical Abilities

    100

    100

    Important Note:-

    I. The questions on the papers will be of the multiple-choice type.

    II. Each question will be carried one mark.

    III. Each incorrect answer will 1/3rd marks deduction.

    IV. The total number of questions and the total number of marks are 150 and 150, respectively.

     

    Eligibility Criteria for Qualifying:

    Minimum percentage of marks required for eligibility in various categories:

    • UR - 40 percent

    • OBC - 30 percent

    • SC - 30 percent

    • ST - 25 percent

    These percentages of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PWD candidates if there is a shortage of PWD candidates to fill seats reserved for them.

     

    Discipline Mapping Tables:- Technical Abilities:

    Sl. No

    Three years Diploma in Engineering or Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Technology

    Exam Group

    1

    Mechanical Engineering

    Mechanical and Allied Engineering

    Production Engineering 

    Automobile Engineering 

    Manufacturing Engineering 

    Mechatronics Engineering 

    Industrial Engineering 

    Machining Engineering  

    Tools and Machining Engineering

    Tools and Die Making Engineering 

    Combination of any sub stream of basic streams of above disciplines 

    2

    Electrical Engineering

    Electrical and Allied Engineering

    Combination of any sub stream of basic streams of Electrical Engineering

    3

    Electronics Engineering

    Electronics and Allied Engineering 

    Instrumentation and Control Engineering 

    Communication Engineering 

    Computer Science and Engineering  

    Computer Engineering  

    Computer Science  

    Information Technology  

    Combination of sub streams of basic streams of above disciplines.

    4

    Civil Engineering 

    Civil and Allied Engineering

    Combination of any sub stream of basic streams of Civil Engineering

    B.Sc., in Civil Engineering of 3years duration

    5

    Printing Technology/Engineering

    Printing Technology

    (ii) 

    Sl. No.

    Educational Qualifications

    Exam Group

    1

    B.Sc., Chemistry and Physics

    CMA

    (iii)

    Sl. No.

    Educational Qualifications

    Exam Group

    1

    BE/B.Tech., (Computer Science)

    Computer Science and Information Technology

    BE/B.Tech., (Information Technology) 

    PGDCA

    B.Sc. Computer Science 

    BCA

    DOEACC “B” Level Course of 3 years duration or equivalent 

     

    Document Verification for Railway RRB JE

    • Candidates who pass all stages are invited by the various RRBs for document verification.

    • On the day of document verification, candidates must bring the genuine documents requested by RRBs.

    • If a candidate fails to submit original documents or if a document is found to be faked, his or her participation will be terminated.

     

    Medica Examination for Railway RRB JE

    Sl. No.

    MEDICAL STANDARD

    GENERAL FITNESS

    VISION STANDARDS

    1

    A-3

    Physically fit in all respects

    Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/9 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 2D),

    Near Vision: Sn: 0.6,0.6 with or without glasses and Must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision and Mesopic vision

    2

    B-1

    Physically fit in all respects

    Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D),

    Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and Must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision and Mesopic vision.

    3

    B-2

    Physically fit in all respects

    Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D).

    Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and Must pass test for Binocular Vision.

    4

    C-1

    Physically fit in all respects

    Distance Vision: 6/12, 6/18 with or without glasses.

    Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required.

     

     

    Vacancy Details

    The following are the likely positions that will be filled up through this Exam:

    S. No.

    Name of the post

    Total Vacancies (All RRBs)

    1

    Junior Engineer

    12844

    2

    Junior Engineer (Information Technology)

    29

    3

    Depot Material Superintendent

    227

    4

    Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant

    387

    Grand Total

    13487

    Revised vacancy details notice: CLICK HERE

     

    Syllabus

    Syllabus for Railway RRB JE First Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)

    (A) 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.

     

    (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) 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.

     

    (D) General Science

     

    Syllabus cover of 10th standard level.

    Physics

    Chemistry

    Life Sciences

     

    Syllabus for Railway RRB JE Second Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)

    (A) General Awareness

    Knowledge of Current affairs

    Indian geography

    Culture and history of India including freedom conflict

    Indian Polity and constitution

    Indian Economy

    Environmental problems regarding 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, Linux

    MS Office

    Various data representation

    Internet and Email

    Websites & Web Browsers

    Computer Virus. 

     

    (D) Basics of Environment and Pollution Control

    Basics of Environment

    The unfavorable effect of environmental pollution and control techniques

    Air

    Water pollution and Noise pollution - their effect and control

    Waste Management

    Global warming

    Acid rain

    Ozone depletion. 

     

    (E) Technical Abilities

    (i) Syllabus for Civil & Allied Engineering Exam Group

    Engineering Mechanics- Force (resolution of force, moment of force, force system, composition of forces), Equilibrium, Friction, Centroid and Center of gravity, Simple machines.

    Building Construction- Building components (substructure, superstructure), type of structure (load bearing, framed and composite structures).

    Building materials- Masonry materials (stones, bricks, and mortars), Timber and miscellaneous materials (glass, plastic, fiber, aluminum steel, galvanized iron, bitumen, PVC, CPVC, and PPF). For more details see the notification.

    (ii) Syllabus for Electrical & Allied Engineering Exam Group

    Basic concepts: Concepts of resistance, inductance, capacitance, and various factors affecting them. Concepts of current, voltage, power, energy and their units.

    Circuit law: Kirchhoff‘s law, Simple Circuit solution using network theorems.

    Magnetic Circuit: Concepts of flux, mmf, reluctance, Different kinds of magnetic materials, Magnetic calculations for conductors of different configuration e.g. straight, circular, solenoidal, etc. Electromagnetic induction, self and mutual induction. For more details see the notification.

    (iii) Syllabus for Electronics & Allied Engineering Exam Group

    Electronic Components & Materials Conductors: Semi conductor& Insulators; Magnetic materials; Jointing & Cleaning materials for U/G copper cable & OFC; Cells and Batteries (chargeable and non chargeable); Relays, Switches, MCB & Connectors.

    Electronic Devices and circuits: PN Junction diodes, thyristor; Diode and triode circuits; Junction Transistors; Amplifiers; Oscillator; M u l t i v i b r a t o r , counters; Rectifiers; Inverter and UPS.

    Digital Electronics: Number System & Binary codes; Boolean Algebra & Logic gates; Combinational & Sequential logic circuits; A/D & D/A converter, counters; Memories. For more details see the notification.

    (iv) Syllabus for Mechanical & Allied Engineering Exam Group

    Material Science : Mechanical properties of engineering materials – tensile strength, compressive strength, ductility, malleability, hardness, toughness, brittleness, impact strength, fatigue, creep resistance. Classification of steels, mild steel and alloy steels. Importance of heat treatment. Heat treatment processes – annealing, normalizing, hardening, tempering, carburizing, nitriding and cyaniding.

    Strength of Materials : Stress, strain, stress strain diagram, factor of safety, thermal stresses, strain energy, proof resilience and modules of resilience. Shear force and bending moment diagram – cant leaver beam, simply supported beam, continuous beam, fixed beam. Torsion in shafts and springs, thin cylinder shells. For more details see the notification.

    (v) Syllabus for Computer Science and Information Technology Exam Group

    PC Software: MS-Windows, MS-Word, MS-Excel & MS-Power Point

    Computer fundamentals: Evolution of Computers, Hardware & Software, Internet.

    C Language: Structure, Loop, Control Statements, Arrays, Pointers, Functions, Structure and Union, Files

    Computer Organisation: Number Systems, Logic Gates, Flip-Flops, Boolean Algebra, DMA, Instruction Sets. For more details see the notification.

    (vi) Syllabus for Printing Technology

    Printing Systems Different printing methods; image carriers; impression and ink transfer methods; proofing methods; suitability of jobs for various printing process.

    Printing Materials Materials used for graphic reproduction; image carriers; printing substrates; inks and coatings; binding materials.

    Image Processing Types of originals – process room equipment; line and halftone photography; digital image processing; computer to fill; image editing softwares. For more details see the notification.

    (vii) Syllabus for CMA Exam Group

     

    Measurements, Units and Dimensions, Types of measurements errors, Significance of accuracy in measurement.

    Light: Basic concepts of light - reflection, refraction, laws of reflection, total internal reflection, interference, diffraction, and polarization. The formula for magnification of microscope, telescope. Electro Magnetic spectra. For more details see the notification.

    Application Fee

    Fee Payable by Candidates for Railway RRB JE Exam:

    Fee all candidates: Rs. 500/-

    Note: This amount of Rs. 400 will be returned after deducting any applicable bank charges when you appear in the First Stage CBT.

    EWS/ SC/ ST/ Ex-Serviceman/ PWDs/ Female/ Minorities/ Transgender: Rs. 250/- 

    Note: This amount of Rs. 250 will be returned after deducting any applicable bank charges when you appear in the First Stage CBT.

     

    Payment Method:

    a. ONLINE payment of fees using online banking, debit card/credit card, or UPI.

    b. OFFLINE fee payment via

    (i) SBI Bank Branch for Challan Payment Mode in any SBI branch.

    (ii) Post Office Challan Payment Mode in any computerised Post Office branch.

    All required service fees must be borne by the candidate.

     

    How to Apply

    For further information on how to fill out the online application form, see the instructions below.

    Step 1: Visit the official website of your region's RRB or Click on the link provided on our website.

    Step 2: Select the "apply now" button given on the website.

    Step 3: Enter the required information, such as your father's name, your date of birth, your phone number, and so on.

    Step 4: Confirm your phone number and your email address with an OTP.

    Step 5: A registration ID will be issued after verification.

    Step 6: Login again with your Registration ID and password into the website.

    Step 7: Fill in the remaining necessary information in the required field.

    Step 8: Attach a scanned copy of your photo and your signature in the specified dimensions.

    Step 9: Pay the online application fee by any mode or e-challan.

    Step 10: Re-check your application and click the submit button.

    Step 11: The application will appear on the screen for downloading and take a printout for future reference.

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