Railway JE 2018-19 Eligibility Criteria: Important FAQs


Railway JE Recruitment 2018: FAQs

Dear Aspirants,

RRB has already released 13,487 vacancies for the post of JE in various RRBs across India which gives a great opportunity for people who want to go in the technical field. The recruitment process is a bit confusing for many of you and we are getting many queries regarding the same. To make it a bit easier for you, here are some Frequently Asked Questions put forward in a simpler way. Also, if you have any other query, feel free to ask us in the comment section below.

Can Final year engineering students apply for any post?
- No

☛ Who can apply for Depot Material Superintendent(DMS)?
- Three years Diploma or degree in Engineering in any discipline from a recognized University/ Institute. 

☛ I am applying for DMS post, can I choose CMA(Physics and Chemistry) group as technical abilities subject?
- Candidates applying for DMS post CANNOT choose CMA(Physics & Chem) exam group in the technical abilities subject.

☛ Who can apply for JE Information Technology?
- PGDCA / B.Sc. (Computer Science) / BCA / B.Tech. (Information Technology) / B.Tech. (Computer Science)/ DOEACC 'B' level course of three years duration or equivalent from recognized University / Institute through regular or open and Distance Learning mode of education. 

☛ Who can apply for Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant (CMA) post?
- Bachelor's Degree in Science with Physics & Chemistry with minimum of 45% marks from a recognized University/Institute.
NOTE- You must have studied both physics and chem as main subject in your graduation. 

☛ Are medical standards compulsory?
Yes, different posts have different medical standards. You need to comply with them Please refer the table with educational qualification in the official notification to know if you are eligible or not.


☛ Can I choose my regional language as the exam language?
Yes, Choice of Exam Language:- English is the default language. In case the candidate wishes to choose any other language, then the same can be selected from the drop down list of languages. The languages listed are Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odiya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu. In case of any difference/discrepancy/dispute in the Questions between English and the opted language, the content of English version shall prevail.

☛ Will I get refund of the examination fee?
Yes, Candidate who attend the examination are eligible for refund of examination fee. All candidates who have given the confirmation to receive their refund to the account from which they have made the application fee payment, need not fill these details and hence, this will not be visible for them. Only those candidates who have not opted for refund to their fee paid account as above should provide the details of Beneficiary Account in which they wish to receive the refund viz. Beneficiary Name, Account Number and IFSC Code in the Online Application.
UR & OBC: Rs. 500/-
Out of this fee of Rs.500/-, an amount of Rs.400/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges, on appearing in First Stage CBT.
SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWDs / Female / Transgender / Minorities / Economically backward class : Rs. 250/-
This fee of Rs.250/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges, on appearing in First Stage CBT.

☛ Which exam group do I need to choose for CBT stage 2 (Technical Abilities)?
You should choose the exam group according to your educational qualifications. Candidates with educational qualifications not figuring in the chart and eligible for DMS posts have to choose any one of the above listed Exam Groups other than CMA Exam Group, during the registration for online applications of this CEN. 

☛  I have done B.Tech.(Computer Science/IT), which exam group can I opt for?
-Candidates with educational qualification of BE/B.Tech (Computer Science) or BE/B.Tech (Information Technology), applying for both the posts of JE(S&T Department) and JE (IT), have to opt for either Electronics and Allied Engineering Exam Group or Computer Science and Information Technology Exam Group.

☛ I am not getting my desired post preference while filling up the application form, what can be reason for the same?
- Before filling up the form, make sure to know about all the post wise vacancies of your region from which you are applying. Only those posts will be visible for preference whose vacancies are released by your chosen RRB. 

☛ I have done MCA, am I eligible for any post?
- Yes, You are eligible for JE IT post only.

☛ Is the exam pattern of DMS, CMA, JE(any post)etc common?
-  The exam pattern of all the posts is common. The only difference is in CBT stage 2 where the technical abilities subject will be different according to your exam group. 

☛ Can I apply for more than one post?
- Yes you can apply. You can select your preference while filling the form. Also, you will have to choose only one exam group to give the exam.

☛ I have already filled the application form and got the registration number, can I change my chosen RRB now?
- NO, Once the RRB has been selected, preliminary registration is completed and registration number is allotted, change of RRB will not be permitted under any circumstances.

☛ Are these posts on permanent basis?
- Yes, you will get a permanent job.

☛ Will the final merit be based on only CBT stage 2 or CBT stage 1 and 2 both?
-The 1st stage CBT is of screening nature. Short listing of Candidates for the DV shall be based on the normalized marks obtained by them in 2nd Stage CBT. The normalization scheme to be adopted for short listing the candidates from 1st Stage CBT to 2nd Stage CBT and for DV on the basis of performance in 2nd Stage CBT

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