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RRB JE 2019


RRB JE 2019 Highlights

Conducting Body

RRB JE

Mode of Exam

Online

Phases

4 (First stage CBT, Second Stage CBT, Document Verification and Medical Examination)

Negative Marking

0.25 marks

Time Duration

90 Minutes for First CBT and 2 hours for Second CBT

Maximum Marks

100 for First Stage and 150 for Second CBT

RRB JE 2019 Notification

RRB has released application form for the post of JE. This recruitment gives candidates a golden opportunity to get a government job in the Railway Department. RRB JE Recruitment is for the candidates who are having the required technical qualification either in Degree or Diploma from any recognized college and University. RRB has released 13,487 vacancies for Junior Engineer Exam. The posts for RRB JE are for Junior Engineer(JE), Junior Engineer (Information Technology), and Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA) & Depot Material Superintendent (DMS). The online application for RRB JE has started from 2nd January 2019 and will end on 31st Jan 2019. Candidates can apply from the regional sites of RRB. Earlier RRB had released 14,033 vacancies for the post of RRB JE after that RRB revised the vacancies and reduced it to 13,487 vacancies of RRB JE for 2019.

RRB JE 2019 Exam Pattern

RRB JE 2019 exam will be conducted in 4 different Stages:

  • First Stage of CBT for RRB JE 2019
  • Second Stage of CBT for RRB JE 2019
  • Document Verification for RRB JE 2019
  • Medical Examination for RRB JE 2019

RRB JE Phase 1 Exam

RRB JE Subjects

No. of Questions to be asked in RRB JE

RRB JE Exam Marks Distribution

Mathematics

30

30

General Intelligence & Reasoning

25

25

General Awareness

15

15

General Science

30

30

Total

100

 

RRB JE Phase 2 Exam

RRB JE Subjects

No. of Questions to be asked in RRB JE

Time Duration to attempt RRB JE

Total Marks for RRB JE exam

General Knowledge

150

120 Minutes

150

Physics & Chemistry

Basics of Computers & Applications

Basics of Environmental & Pollution Control

Technical Abilities

RRB JE Syllabus 2019

Before starting RRB JE preparation it is important that aspirants are well versed with topics and the detailed syllabus for the exam. RRB JE 2019 exam will have objective questions from Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Skills & English Language.

English Language

Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning

General Awareness

Synonyms

Percentages

Analogy

Banking Terms

Abbreviations and Economic terminologies

Homonyms

Ratio and proportion

Classification

Overview of Indian Financial System

Antonyms

Averages

Word formation

History of Indian Banking System

Spelling

Mixture and allegation

Statement and conclusions

Recent credit and monetary policies

Word formation

Time and work

Syllogism

Important Government Schemes on capital & money market

Idioms and phrases

Speed, distance and time

Statement and assumptions

Introduction to national financial institutions like RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC etc.

Fill in suitable words

Stocks and shares

Statement and arguments

Introduction to International organisations like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UN etc.

Grammar

Partnership

Coding decoding

Current affairs related to national and international issues of last 6 months

Spotting errors

Clocks

Blood relations

-

Sentence correction

Volume and Surface Area

Passage and conclusions

-

Active/ passive voice

Height and Distances

Alphabet test

-

Phrases and idioms

Logarithms

Series test

-

Direct and indirect speech

Permutation and combinations

Number, ranking and time sequence

-

Reading Comprehension

Simple and compound interest

Direction sense test

-

Passage completion

Equations

Decision-making test

-

Theme detection

Probability

Figure series

-

Deriving conclusion

Trigonometry

Input/output,

-

Rearrangement of passage

Profit, loss and discount

Assertion and reasoning

-

-

Mensuration

Sitting arrangement

-

-

Elements of algebra

Odd figure out

-

-

Data Interpretation

Analogy

-

-

-

Series test

-

-

-

Miscellaneous test

-

RRB JE Eligibility Criteria

To apply for RRB JE 2019 Exam, an aspirant should meet various Eligibility Criteria such as Education Qualification, Age, Nationality etc.

RRB JE Age Criteria

Category

Age Criteria for RRB JE

UR

Must Have Been Born By 01 Jan 2001 & Should Have Been Born After 02 Jan 1986

OBC-NCL

Must Have Been Born By 01 Jan 2001 & Should Have Been Born After 02 Jan 1983

SC / ST

Must Have Been Born By 01 Jan 2001 & Should  Have Been Born After 02 Jan 1981

RRB JE Educational Qualification 

RRB JE Posts

RRB JE Educational Qualification

Junior Engineer (JE)

Diploma/Degree in Engineering or Relevant Stream 

Depot Material Superintendent (DMS)

Diploma/Degree in Engineering from any discipline

Junior Engineer (IT)

PGDCA/B.Sc. (Computer Science)/ BCA/ Btech (IT)/ Btech (Computer Science)/ DOEACC B level course of 3 years duration or equivalent from recognised university/institute

Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA)

Bachelors degree in Science with Physics and Chemistry with minimum 55% marks

RRB JE 2019 Exam Dates

The online application process for RRB JE 2019 recruitment has been opened from 2nd January 2019 & closes on 31st January 2019. The RRB has not released the official exam date yet. But the tentative RRB JE 2019 exam date schedule is known. The RRB JE exam tentatively will be conducted in the month of April/May 2019 

RRB JE Exam Events

RRB JE Exam Dates

RRB JE 2019 Notification Releases

2nd January 2019

The start date for RRB JE 2019 Online Registration

2nd January 2019

Last date for RRB JE 2019 form

31st January 2019

Last date for Online Payment (Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card/UPI) for RRB JE

5th February 2019 (until 10 PM)

Last date for RRB JE Exam fee submission through SBI Bank Challan

4th February 2019 (until 1 PM)

Last date for RRB JE Exam fee submission through Post Office Challan

4th February 2019 (until 1 PM)

Final Submission date for RRB JE forms

7th February 2019 (until 11:59 PM)

RRB JE CBT Exam Date

From 22nd May 2019 onwards

RRB JE Salary 2019

After getting selected as Junior Engineer in RRB, candidates have to undergo various training in order to learn practical aspects of railways. The salary for RRB JE 2019 is mentioned below:

RRB JE Post

RRB JE Salary

Railway Junior Engineer (RRB JE)

Approx Rs. 35,035 Per Month

RRB JE Vacancy 2019

Earlier RRB had released 14,033 vacancies for the post of RRB JE 2019, later RRB revised the vacancies and reduced it to 13,487 vacancies of RRB JE for 2019. Below are the department-wise details for RRB JE 2019 vacancies:

RRB JE Post Name

RRB JE Old Vacancies

RRB JE Revised Vacancies

Junior Engineer (JE)

13034

12844

Junior Engineer (IT)

49

29

Depot Material Superintendent (DMS)

456

227

Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA)

494

387

Total

14033

13487

RRB JE Official Notification PDF

RRB JE Last Year Cut off

Every year RRB releases region wise cut off for RRB JE, similarly previous year as well RRB released region wise cut off for RRB JE. The table below shows the specified range for cut off analysis for various categories.   

S no

Category

RRB JE Last year Cut off

1

General

76-84

2

OBC

75-79

3

SC

68-72

4

ST

64-70

 

RRB JE Additional Information

Name of an Organization

Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB)

Notification Name

RRB JE Recruitment 2019

Job Role

Junior Engineer, Depot Material Superintendent, and Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant.

Job Location

Around India

RRB JE total vacancy

13487

RRB JE Exam Mode

Online

Official Website

indiarailways.gov.in

Negative Marking in RRB JE Exam

Yes

 

How to Apply: Apply Now (Stepwise)

The application procedure for RRB JE 2019 is as given below:

  • Log in the official website of Indian Railways
  • Look for ‘recruitment’ tab and click on it
  • Next click on “Railway JE Recruitment ”
  • Check the guidelines
  • Now fill the online application form
  • Upload relevant documents
  • Pay the application fee
  • Click on “Submit” button  

RRB JE Application FEE

RRB JE Application Fee Category

RRB JE Application Fee

General

Rs 500/-

SC/ST/OBC/PWD/Women/Ex-Serviceman/Transgender/Minorities

Rs 250/-

 

RRB JE Regions and RRB Official Websites

Below is the list of RRB JE Regions through which candidates can apply for the post of RRB Junior Engineer (RRB JE):

RRB Regions to apply for RRB JE

RRB Regional Official Website

RRB JE Ahmedabad

rrbahmedabad.gov.in

RRB JE Ajmer

rrbajmer.gov.in

RRB JE Allahabad

rrbald.gov.in

RRB JE Bangalore

rrbbnc.gov.in

RRB JE Bhopal

rrbbpl.nic.in

RRB JE Bhubaneswar

rrbbbs.gov.in

RRB JE Bilaspur

rrbbilaspur.gov.in

RRB JE Chandigarh

rrbcdg.gov.in

RRB JE Chennai

rrbchennai.gov.in

RRB JE Gorakhpur

rrbgkp.gov.in

RRB JE Guwahati

rrbguwahati.gov.in

RRB JE Jammu-Srinagar

rrbjammu.nic.in

RRB JE Kolkata

rrbkolkata.gov.in

RRB JE Malda

rrbmalda.gov.in

RRB JE Mumbai

rrbmumbai.gov.in

RRB JE Muzaffarpur

rrbmuzaffarpur.gov.in

RRB JE Patna

rrbpatna.gov.in

RRB JE Ranchi

rrbranchi.gov.in

RRB JE Secunderabad

rrbsecunderabad.nic.in

RRB JE Siliguri

rrbsiliguri.org

RRB JE Thiruvananthapuram

rrbthiruvananthapuram.gov.in

RRB JE Exam Language 

The candidates can choose the exam language as their regional language. Below is the list of languages which candidate can opt for RRB JE 2019 exam:

RRB JE Exam languages

English

Gujarati

Tamil

Konkani

Bengali

Hindi

Punjabi

Telugu

Odiya

Manipuri

Urdu

Kannada

Marathi

Assamese

Malayalam

RRB JE Preparation Strategy 

Most of the railway exams are similar in what they test in you. The way of asking may be a bit different, but on the basic level, they check almost similar abilities in you. The key to nailing any kind of examination is practicing hard, making a proper plan and sticking to it consistently. An examination not only tests your knowledge but also your accuracy and speed. Being regular with your studies and revision is as important as practicing and checking your newly gained knowledge on a regular basis. Also, try to cover all sections equally along with identifying your weaker and stronger areas.

RRB JE Free Mock tests  

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RRB JE Books

ixamBee provides Daily Gk, Weekly GK Capsule & Monthly GK Capsule in which GK pertaining to RRB JE exam is also covered. Candidates those are preparing for RRB JE can follow these books for other subjects for better preparation.

RRB JE Subjects

Useful Books for RRB JE

RRB JE Exam Book’s Author

Mathematics

Quicker Mathematics

BSC Publications

Quantitative Aptitude

RS Agarwal

Class Notes

SS Bharti

General Science

Lucent General Science

Lucent Publication

General Knowledge

Arihant Publication

General Science

Kiran Publications

Reasoning 

A modern approach to verbal & Non-verbal reasoning

R.S. Agarwal

Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning

S.Chand

Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning

Arihant Publication

Static GK/ Current Affairs

Lucent G.K.

Lucent

Pratiyogita Darpan

SQ Sachdeva Mahendra Jain

RRB JE Admit Card

Candidates can download their Admit Card from the RRB Regions websites. The admit cards are released 10 days before the exam. Admit cards can be download online only. At the time of RRB JE exam, candidates should also carry one photo ID proof and a passport size photograph. The passport size photo should be the same as the one uploaded in the application form. RRB JE Admit cards are not sent through the post.

RRB JE 2019 Result

RRB releases the JE exam result on the regional websites. The result of the examination will be available as a pdf, in which the roll number of the qualified candidates will be mentioned. Candidates qualifying for the exam will be called for the next round of RRB JE which will be the second stage CBT. After qualifying the second stage candidates will have to appear for Document Verification and Medical Examination.

RRB JE Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. Will I get the refund of the RRB JE examination fee?

Ans. Yes, Candidate who attends the examination is eligible for the refund of examination fee.

Q. Can Any Candidate apply for more than one post in RRB JE?

Ans. Yes, 

 Q. I have already filled the RRB JE application form and got the registration number, can I change my chosen RRB now?

Ans. NO

Q. Can those students who are appearing in Final year of Graduation apply for any post in RRB JE?

Ans. No

Q. Is there any NEGATIVE MARKING in RRB JE Exam?

Ans. Yes. Negative marking for wrong answers in CBTs. 1/3rd of the marks for that question.

Q. Are medical standards compulsory for the post of RRB Junior Engineer?

Ans. Yes

Q. In RRB JE Exam, Can I choose my regional language as the exam language?

Ans. Yes

Q. RRB JE 2019 Exam is in ONLINE OR OFFLINE mode?

Ans. Answer: RRB JE 2019 Exam will be in online mode

Q. Is there  SECTIONAL CUT-OFF in RRB JE Exam?

Ans. No

Q. What is the AGE LIMIT for the RRB JE Posts?

Ans The minimum age of the candidates must be 18 years & maximum age limit is 33 years as on 1 January 2019




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