RRB JE Exam Notification 2020

RRB JE Exam Notification 2020: The Railways Recruitment Board conducts the RRB JE Exam to recruit science and engineering backgrounds candidates to fill in the various technical posts in the Indian Railways.

The RRB JE Exam 2020 exam conducts for the following posts:

  • Junior Engineer (JE)
  • Junior Engineer (IT)
  • Depot Material Superintendent (DMS)
  • Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant (CMA)

You should note that the official RRB JE Exam notification 2020 is not announced yet.

In this article, you will get the complete guide on RRB JE Exam Notification 2020.

So you will become more aware about the exam and boost your exam preparation.

RRB JE Exam Notification 2020

Railway Recruitment Board conducts the RRB JE Exam Every year to fill Junior Engineer Posts. You can visit the official RRB website to register for the exam and other RRB JE Recruitment details.

Before starting the complete guide, let’s have a glance at the overview and important dates for the exam:

RRB JE Notification 2020 Highlights

Name of the OrganizationRailway Recruitment Board
Name of the ExamRRB JE (Junior Engineer)
Official Websitehttp://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/
Job RoleJunior Engineer, Junior Engineer Information Technology, Depot Material Superintendent (DMS) & Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant (CMA)
Job LocationAcross India
Total Number of Vacancy15000+
Educational Qualification12th (+2 Stage) / Any Graduates
Age Limit18 to 33 Years
Selection for RRB NTPCStage 1
Stage 2
Document Verification
Medical Check-up

RRB JE Vacancy Details

Posts Name NameVacancies Detail
Junior Engineer13034
Junior Engineer (IT)49
Depot material superintendent (DMS)456
Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA)494
Total vacancies14033 Posts

RRB JE Eligibility

Before applying for the RRB JE Exam 2020, you must keep in mind that you have met following RRB JE Eligibility Criteria:

  • Nationality / Citizenship: You must be nationals of India, Nepal, Bhutan.
  • Age: You must be between the age group of 18 years to 30 years.
  • Education: You must have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from a recognized university.
  • Medical Examination: You should pass certain medical standards as prescribed by the RRB

Branch-wise Education Qualification for RRB JE Recruitment

Here is the educational qualification required as per RRB JE Notification 2020 to apply for RRB JE depending upon the branch chosen:

  • Junior Engineer- Diploma/Degree in Engineering or relevant stream
  • Junior Engineer IT- PGDCA/B.Sc. (Computer Science)/ BCA/ B.Tech (IT)/ B.Tech (Computer Science)/ DOEACC B level course of 3 years duration or equivalent from recognized university/institute
  • DMS- Diploma/ Degree in Engineering from any discipline
  • CMA- B.Sc. in Physics/ Chemistry with minimum 55% marks

RRB JE Exam Dates

The Railway Recruitment Board has published the RRB JE Exam Dates for the year 2020. According to the exam calendar, the Exams are scheduled to tentatively begin between April and May 2020.

The details of the RRB JE 2020 Important Dates are given below:

Railway Junior Exam EventsDates (Tentative)
Official Notification Publishing Date:December 2019
RRB JE online registration begins:02 January 2020
RRB JE online registration ends:31 January 2020
Online payment last date:05 February 2020
Last date for submission of applications:07 February 2020
SBI or Post office Bank challan Online payment last date:4 February 2020
JE, JE( IT), DMS, CMA Exam Date:Update Soon

RRB JE Syllabus

You will find various subjects in RRB JE Syllabus. The subjects are different in both the stages of the CBT.

The syllabus for CBT Stage – I are as follows:

  1. General Awareness
  2. General Intelligence and Reasoning
  3. General Science
  4. General Awareness

The syllabus for CBT Stage – II are as follows:

  1. Physics & Chemistry
  2. General Awareness
  3. Basics of Computer and Applications
  4. Technical Knowledge
  5. Environment and Pollution Control

RRB JE Exam Pattern

You will get the multiple stages in RRB JE Exam. You must pass both the first two stages in order to appear for the Document Verification/Medical Examination stage.

If you unable to pass any one stage then you will not pass the RRB JE Recruitment process.

You have to face the following stages of the RRB JE Exam Pattern:

  1. CBT Stage – I
  2. CBT Stage – II
  3. Document Verification / Medical Examination

CBT Stage – I Exam pattern

Here are the important details about the exam pattern for RRB JE Stage 1:

  • There are a total of 100 questions each carrying one mark.
  • This exam is marked negatively for each incorrect answer.
  • Candidates lose 1/3 mark or -0.33 mark for each incorrect submission.
  • There are 4 sections containing a different number of questions.
  • The normalized score qualifies candidates for the CBT Stage 2 for RRB JE.
SubjectsNumber of questionsMaximum marks
Mathematics3030
General Intelligence and Reasoning2525
General Awareness1515
General Science3030
Total100100

The minimum passing marks (percentage) for each category are mentioned below:

  • General category candidates must score 40% (40 marks) to qualify to Stage 2
  • OBC and SC candidates have to score at least 30% (30 marks) in Stage 1 to qualify for Stage 2
  • ST candidates must score 25% (25 marks) in Stage 1 to move to Stage 2.

CBT Stage –II Exam Pattern

RRB JE Recruitment Stage 2 exam is also conducted in online mode. Given below are the details about the exam pattern for RRB JE:

  • The total number of questions in Stage 2 is 150.
  • There are 5 sections in this stage containing a different number of questions.
  • Candidates can qualify for Stage 2 on the basis of normalized scores in Stage 1.
  • Each question in the exam carries 1 mark which means the candidate can score a maximum of 150 marks.
  • There is a negative marking of -1/3 mark for each incorrect answer.
  • Students will be provided with a virtual calculator on their screen in the Stage 2 exam.
SubjectsNumber of questionsMaximum marks
General Awareness1515
Physics and Chemistry1515
Basics of Computer and Applications1010
Basic of Environment and Pollution Control1010
Technical Abilities100100
Total150150

The minimum marks required to qualify RRB JE Stage 2 are as follows:

  • Candidates belonging to general or unreserved category must score 40% (60 marks) in Stage 2.
  • OBC and SC candidates must obtain at least 30% (45 marks) in Stage 2 to qualify the RRB JE Recruitment
  • Candidates belonging to ST category have to score 25% (37.50 marks) to clear Stage 2.

RRB JE Application Form

You should know that you can fill the RRB JE Application Form online from the official website. 

Here you can find the step by step process to fill the online RRB JE Application Form.

  • You have to go to the official website, i.e., http://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/, and click on Apply online to fill the registration page.
  • Here you have to enter your personal details, email ID, and mobile number.
  • After completion of registration, you will find a system generated application number in your email Id and mobile number.
  • Now you have to login again and select your subject, position, and preferred exam center.
  • In this step, you need to upload your photograph and signature in the specified format. 
  • Now you have to pay the application fee either through debit card/ credit card/ net banking or paytm
  • In the final step, you have to download four copies of filled in application form and e-receipt of fee payment for further reference.

RRB JE Preparation

You should know that RRB JE Exam is neither easier on nor tougher. With right study plan and exam preparation materials, you can easily crack the exam.

Before starting the preparation for RRB JE Exam, you should have below study materials along with syllabus and exam pattern.

The strategy for RRB JEC exam preparation is given in brief below:

  • You should check the RRB JE Eligibility Criteria
  • You should know the latest syllabus and RRB JE Exam Pattern properly
  • You should have a clear concept on the various topics in the RRB JE exam
  • You should create a study plan based on the latest syllabus and cover all topics before the exam.

RRB JE Zone wise Exam Center 2020:

ZoneStateExam City
Ahmedabad ZoneGujaratAhmedabad, Anand, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Dadra, Gandhinagar, Godhra, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Mehsana, Nadiad, Navsarim, Rajkot, Silvassa,Surat, Surendranagar, Vadodara, Valsad, Vapi
Ajmer ZoneRajashtanAbu Road, Ajmer, Alwar, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Bikaner,Chittogarh, Dungarpur, Hanumangarh, Jaipur, Jhunjhunu,Jodhpur, Kota, Pali Marwar, Sikar, Sriganagnagar, Tonk,Udaipur
Allahabad ZoneUttar PradeshAgra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Amroha, Banda, Barabanki, Bareilly, Bulandshahr, Faizaabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Kaushambi, Lucknow, Sitapur, Sultanpur, Varanasi
Bangalore ZoneKarnatakaBagalkot, Belgaum, Bellary, Bijapur, Chikballapur,Chikmagalpur, Davanagre, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarg,Hassan, Hubli, Kolar, Mangalore, Mysore, Puttur, Shimoga,Surathkal, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara, Kannada
Bhopal ZoneMadhya PradeshBhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Rewa, Sagar, Satna,Ujjain
Bhubaneshwar ZoneOdishaAngul, Balasore, Bargarh, Bhubaneswar, Baripada,Berhampur- Ganjam, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jeypore,Jharsuguda, Khurda, Rayagada, Rourkela, Sambalpur
Bilaspur ZoneChhattisgarhBilaspur, Durg, Bhilai, Nagpur, Raipur
Chandigarh ZoneChandigarhChandigarh
Chennai ZoneTamilNaduChennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Kanyakumari, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Namakkal, Salem, Thanjavur, Thoothukudi, Tiruchirapalli, Tiruvannamalai, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar
Gorakhpur ZoneHaryanaAmbala, Bahadurgarh, Gurgaon, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind,Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Mohindergarh, Panchkula,Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar
Guwahati ZoneAssamDibrugarh, Guwahati, Johrat, Kokrajhar, Silchar, Tezpur
Jammu & Kashmir, and Srinagar ZoneSrinagarAnantag, Awantipora, Baramulla, Jammu, Kathau,Pulwama, Samba, Srinagar, Udhampur
Kolkata ZoneWest Bangal, Kolkata, Greater Kolkata,
Malda ZoneWest BangalMalda
Mumbai ZoneMaharashtraAhmednagar, Akola, Amaravati, Aurangabad, Beed,Bhandara, Buladena, Chandrapur, Dhule, Ghadchiroli,Gondia, Jalgaon, Latur, Madgaon, Mumbai, Nagpur,Nandurbar, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pandharpur, Parbhani,Pimpri, Chinchwad, Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sangamner,Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Sindhudurg, Thane, Wardha,Washim, Yavatmal
Patna ZoneBiharArrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif, Darbhanga,Gaya, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur,Siwan
Ranchi ZoneJharkhandBokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Secunderabad ZoneTelanganaHyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Kodad, Mahabubnagar, Nalgonda, Nizamabad, Ranga, Reddy, Secunderabad, Siddipet, Warangal
Siliguri ZoneWest BangalSiliguri
Thiruvananthapuram ZoneKeralaAlappuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kannur, Kasaragod,Kollam, Kottayam, Kozikhode, Malappuram, Palakkad,Pathanamthitta, Thrissur, Trivandrum

RRB JE 2020 Cutoff 

The qualifying marks to clear RRB JE 2020 Exam is different based on the category of the candidates.

You can check the category-wise RRB JE Cut Off marks from the table as given below:

RRB JE CBT 2 exam has commenced from 28th August 2019. Get to know the RRB JE CBT 2 expected cut off for the Civil branch here – 

RRB JE CBT 2 Expected Cut Off – Civil
CategoryCut Off
Gen98 – 105
OBC95 – 98
SC88 – 90
ST82 – 85

RRB JE Selection Process

RRB JE Selection Process has involved 4 stages. You have to pass all stages for final selection. RRB Stages are:

  • RRB JE Stage 1 exam (Online test)
  • RRB JE Stage 2 exam (Online Test)
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Checkup

RRB JE Salary and Job Profile

You will get a better salary structure after appointed as a Junior Engineer in Indian Railway. You will also get various additional benefits.

For example, the career growth and promotion of RRB JE (Works) are mentioned below.

  • Junior Engineer
  • Senior Section Engineer
  • Assistant Divisional Engineer(Gaz.) (AEN)
  • Divisional Engineer(DEN).
  • Senior Divisional Engineer (Sr. DEN).
ComponentClass A CitiesClass B CitiesClass C Cities
Basic Pay13,50013,50013,500
Dearness Allowance (125% of Basic)16,87516,87516,875
House Rent Allowance4050 (30% of Basic)2,700 (20% of Basic)1,350 (10% of Basic)
Other Allowance400040004000
Salary In Hand38,42537,07535,725
Deduction (Approx.)2,0002,0002,000
Total Pay(₹)36,42535,07533,725

Other Allowances depend on various conditions and hence cannot be stated uniformly. Other major allowances include:

  • DA on Total Pay (listed above).
  • Transport Allowance.

 House Rent Allowance (if not provided with quarters)

  • Deductions from RRB Junior Engineer Salary include 10% of total Pay towards New Pension Scheme.

Region-Wise RRB JE Official Sites 2020

Here you can check the list of Region-wise RRB JE Official Sites 2020.

RRB’s Region NameOfficial Websites (rrbonlinegov.in)
RRB Allahabadwww.rrbald.gov.in
RRB Mumbaiwww.rrbmumbai.gov.in
RRB Jammu and Srinagarwww.rrbjammu.nic.in
RRB Maldawww.rrbmalda.gov.in
RRB Secunderabadrrbsecunderabad.nic.in
RRB Kolkatarrbkolkata.gov.in
RRB Siliguriwww.rrbsiliguri.org
RRB Gorakhpurwww.rrbgkp.gov.in
RRB Ahmedabadwww.rrbahmedabad.gov.in
RRB Bhopalwww.rrbbpl.nic.in
RRB Bilaspurwww.rrbbilaspur.gov.in
RRB Chennaiwww.rrbchennai.gov.in
RRB Ajmerwww.rrbajmer.org
RRB Patnawww.rrbpatna.gov.in
RRB Bhubaneswarwww.rrbbbs.gov.in
RRB Bangalorewww.rrbbnc.gov.in
RRB Ranchiwww.rrbranchi.org
RRB Thiruvananthapuramwww.rrbthiruvananthapuram.gov.in
RRB Muzaffarpurrrbmuzaffarpur.gov.in
RRB Guwahatiwww.rrbguwahati.gov.in
RRB Chandigarhwww.rrbcdg.gov.in

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