RRB JE Recruitment 2019 - Apply online, Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Railway Recruitment 2018: 13,487 Vacancies

Railway Recruitment Board has already released the recruitment notification in the employment newspaper for the posts of Junior Engineer, Depot Material Superintendent and Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant. Candidates who are waiting for results of prescribed Educational Qualification are not eligible and hence should not apply for these posts.

1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) Tentatively scheduled during April/May, 2019


RRB JE Recruitment 2018: Dates


Start Date to Apply Online: 2nd January 2019 (From 10:00 AM)
Last Date for registration of Online Application: 31st January 2019 (23: 59 hrs.)
Closing Date & Time for payment of Application Fee:

Total No. of Posts: 13, 487 Vacancies
  • Junior Engineer: 12844
  • Junior Engineer (Information Technology): 29
  • Depot Material Superintendent: 227
  • Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant: 387


Pay Scale:
Level 6th CPC Pay Matrix with initial pay of Rs.35,400/- plus other allowances as admissible.

Educational Qualification:
Junior Engineer: Diploma/Degree in Engineering in relevant discipline.

Junior Engineer (Information Technology): 
PGDCA/B.Sc. (Computer Science)/ BCA / B.Tech. (Information Technology)/ B.Tech. (Computer Science)/ DOEACC 'B' Level Course of 3 years duration or equivalent from recognised university/ institute.

Depot Material Superintendent: 
Diploma/Degree in Engineering from any discipline.

Some important points for Educational Qualification
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.

Candidates with educational qualifications not figuring in the chart and eligible for DMS posts have to choose any one of the listed Exam Groups other than CMA Exam Group, during the registration for online applications of this CEN.

A candidate possessing more than one minimum educational qualification, mapped to different Exam Groups, can choose any one Exam Group. These candidates would be eligible for all the posts for which they possess minimum educational  qualifications. 

Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant: Bachelors Degree in Science with Physics and Chemistry with minimum 45% marks


Railway JE 2018-19 Eligibility
☛ 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

Age Limit:
  • Minimum Age: 18 years
  • Maximum Age: 33 years
Age Limit as on 01st January 2019 

Application Fees:
  • 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.

RRB JE Selection process:

There shall be four stages examination for these posts:
  1. First Stage CBT
  2. Second Stage CBT
  3. Document Verification
  4. Medical Examination
Railway JE First Stage CBT 

SubjectsNo. Of QuestionsMarksDuration
1Mathematics303090 min
2General Intelligence and Reasoning2525
3General Awareness1515
4General Science3030
100100

There shall be negative marking for incorrect answers in CBTs. 1/3rd of the marks allotted for each question shall be deducted for each wrong answer.
Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%.

Railway JE Second Stage CBT 



Subjects
No. Of Questions
Marks
Duration
1
General Awareness
15
15
120 min
2
Physics & Chemistry
15
15
3
Basics of Computers and Applications
10
10
4
Basics of Environment and Pollution Control
10
10
5
Technical Abilities
100
100
150
150

There shall be negative marking for incorrect answers in CBTs. 1/3rd of the marks allotted for each question shall be deducted for each wrong answer.
Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories:
UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%.


Technical Abilities-> The educational qualifications mentioned against each post shown in Annexure-A, have been grouped into different exam  groups as below. Questions on the Technical abilities will be framed in the syllabus defined for various Exam Groups.


Note: Whenever CBT is conducted in multiple sessions for the same syllabus, the raw marks obtained by the candidates in different  sessions will be converted to normalized marks. 







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