RRB JE 2019, Admit Card (Released), Exam Dates, Sample Papers, Pattern and Syllabus

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May 18, 2019

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RRB has released the admit card for RRB JE (Junior Engineer) CBT Stage 1 on May 18, 2019. Candidates can download their admit card from rrbcdg.gov.in by logging in with their registration number and date of birth.

Direct Link to Download RRB JE Admit Card    

  • RRB JE Computer Based Test (CBT) Stage – I will be held on May 22, 2019. 
  • Candidates who clear CBT Stage 1 will have to appear for Stage 2 followed by Document Verification and Medical Examination. 
  • There are 13,847 vacancies for the post of JE, JE – IT, DMS and CMA notified by RRB. Also Check RRB NTPC Recruitment 2019
  • RRB JE Pay is Rs.35400/- with other allowances as per 7th Central Pay Commission. 

Railway Recruitment Board conducts RRB JE exam for the recruitment of Junior Engineer (JE), Junior Engineer–Information Technology (JE-IT), Depot Material Superintendent (DMS) and Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant (CMA). 

RRB JE Pay Scale

For Junior Engineer, Junior Engineer – IT, Depot Material Superintendent, and Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant the scale of pay is Level 06 (RSRP 7th CPC Pay Matrix.) with initial pay of Rs.35400/- along with other allowances.

Download RRB 2019 Practice Papers

RRB JE 2019 Important Dates

The below table represents all the important dates of RRB Recruitment 2019 for Junior Engineer.

Event Date
Opening of online registration January 02, 2019
Closing of online registration January 31, 2019
Closing of offline payment February 04, 2019
Closing of online payment February 05, 2019
Closing of online submission of application complete in all respects February 07, 2019
RRB JE Admit Card Release date May 18, 2019
First Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) May 22, 2019

Check RRB Paramedical Recruitment

RRB JE 2019 Vacancies

RRB has notified the following post-wise vacancies:

Name of the Post Number of Vacancies
Junior Engineer 13034
Junior Engineer (Information Technology) 49
Depot Material Superintendent 456
Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant 94

Also Check Important Books and Preparation Tips for RRB Recruitment

RRB JE 2019 Eligibility

Candidates are advised to check the required eligibility before applying for the RRJ JE Vacancies. Candidates who are waiting for their academic results are not advised to apply for the positions. RRB JE 2019 Eligibility is mentioned below in detail:


A candidate must be either-

  • A citizen of India, or
  • A subject of Nepal, or
  • A subject of Bhutan, or
  • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 1’1962
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda,  the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in  India.

Age Limit

The Category-wise required Upper and Lower age limit as on January 1, 2019 is 18 to 33 years. The lower limit of date of birth for all categories must not be later than January 01’2001. The upper limit should not be earlier than below dates:  

Unreserved Category January 02’1986
OBC-Non Creamy Layer January 02’1983
SC/ST January 02’1981

Check RRB Recruitment for under posts of Ministerial and Isolated Categories

Education Qualification

Name of the Post Qualification Required
Junior Engineer A three year Diploma/B. Sc/B.Tech in relevant Department.
Junior Engineer –Information Technology PGDCA/B.Sc (CS)/BCA/B.Tech (IT)/B.Tech (CS)/DOEACC ‘B’ level course of three year duration.
Depot Material Superintendent Three year Diploma in Engineering in any discipline.
Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant Bachelor’s Degree in Science with Physics and Chemistry with minimum 45% marks.

RRB JE 2019 Application Process

The application process of RRB junior engineer can be summarized in four steps:

Step 1: Filing the application form- Candidates have to visit the official website rrbcdg.gov.in and fill the application form with all the detailed personal and educational information.

Step 2: Payment of Application Fees- After filling the form, relevant application fee has to be paid either through online mode or offline mode.

  • Online fee payment can be done through internet banking, debit/credit card or UPI.
  • Offline fee Payment can be done through SBI Bank Challan and Post office Challan.

Step 3: Uploading Documentsthe candidates have to upload their passport size photo and signature image in JPEG format.

  • Passport Size Photograph size must be between 20-50 KBs.
  • Signature Image must be between 10-40 KBs.
  • In case of any reservation category, relevant proof document must be uploaded with size between 50-100 KBs.

Step 4: Submitting the formThe final step is to submit the form after reconfirming the details once and save the pdf of application form or take a print for further reference.

RRB JE 2019 Selection Process

The RRB JE 2019 selection process consists of four stages: 1st stage CBT (Computer Based Test), 2nd stage CBT, Document Verification and Medical Examination.

1st Stage CBT: It is an objective paper consisting of 100 multiple choice questions that has to be done in 90 minutes with the given pattern:

Subjects Number of Questions Marks for Each Section
Mathematics 30 30
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25
General Awareness 15 15
General Science 30 30
Total 100 100

There is a negative marking of one-third marks for each wrong answer. Candidates are called for 2nd stage CBT based on their normalized score in 1st CBT.

2nd Stage CBT: It is also an objective paper consisting of 150 multiple choice questions that has to be done in 120 minutes with the given pattern:

Subjects Number of Questions Marks for each Section
General Awareness 15 15
Physics and Chemistry 15 15
Basics of Computer and Applications 10 10
Basics of Environment and Pollution Control 10 10
Technical Abilities 100 100
Total 150 150

There is negative marking for each wrong answer of one-third marks. Candidates qualifying in 2nd Stage CBT are called for Document verification process (DV).

Document Verification: Candidates who successfully qualify 1st and 2nd stage CBT are called for DV. In this process, their original documents are verified. Any discrepancy may lead to disqualification of candidature.

Medical Examination: The final stage of RRB JE Recruitment process is Medical Examination. Different Posts have different requirements. Those who do not clear the checkup are not considered for the further selection process.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.