RRB JE 2020 Highlights

RRB JE 2020 Highlights

Conducting BodyRRB 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 2020 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 2020 and will end on 31st Jan 2020. 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 2020.

RRB JE 2020 Exam Pattern

RRB JE 2020 exam will be conducted in 4 different Stages:

  • First Stage of CBT for RRB JE 2020
  • Second Stage of CBT for RRB JE 2020
  • Document Verification for RRB JE 2020
  • Medical Examination for RRB JE 2020

RRB JE Phase 1 Exam

RRB JE SubjectsNo. of Questions to be asked in RRB JERRB JE Exam Marks Distribution
Mathematics 30 30
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25
General Awareness 15 15
General Science 30 30
Total 100 100

RRB JE Phase 2 Exam

RRB JE SubjectsNo. of Questions to be asked in RRB JETime Duration to attempt RRB JETotal 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 2020

Before starting RRB JE preparation it is important that aspirants are well versed with topics and the detailed syllabus for the exam. RRB JE 2020 exam will have objective questions from Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Skills & English Language.

RRB JE Syllabus 2020

IBPS PO Mains Examination Syllabus

To prepare in the best way the candidates should take note of the RRB JE Syllabus. Refer in the table below to note down the syllabus

English Language
  • Synonyms
  • Homonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Spelling
  • Word formation
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Fill in the suitable words
  • Grammar
  • Spotting errors
  • Sentence correction
  • Active/ passive voice
  • Phrases and idioms
  • Direct and indirect
  • speech Reading
  • Comprehension Passage completion
  • Theme detection
  • Deriving conclusion
  • Rearrangement of passage
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Averages
  • Mixture and allegation
  • Time and work Speed, distance and time
  • Stocks and shares 
  • Partnership
  • Blood relations
  • Volume and surface Area
  • Height and Distances
  • Logarithms Permutation and combinations
  • Simple and compound interest
  • Equations
  • Probability
  • Trigonometry
  • Profit, loss and discount
  • Mensuration
  • Elements of algebra
  • Data Interpretation
  • Analogy
  • Classification
  • Word formation
  • Statement and conclusions
  • Syllogism Statement and arguments
  • Coding decoding - Passage and conclusions
  • Alphabet test Series test Number, ranking and time sequence
  • Direction sense test
  • Decision-making test
  • Figure series
  • Input/output,
  • Assertion and reasoning
  • Sitting arrangement
  • Odd figure out
  • Data Interpretation
  • Analogy Series test
  • Miscellaneous test
General Awareness
  • Banking Terms
  • Abbreviations and Economic terminologies
  • Overview of Indian Financial System
  • History of Indian Banking System
  • Recent credit and monetary policies
  • Important Government Schemes on capital & money market
  • Introduction to national financial institutions like RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC etc.
  • Introdcution to International organisations like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UN etc.
  • Current affairs related to national and international issues of last 6 months

RRB JE Eligibility Criteria

To apply for RRB JE 2020 Exam, an aspirant should meet various Eligibility Criteria such as Education Qualification, Age, Nationality etc.

RRB JE Age Criteria

CategoryAge 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 PostsRRB 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 2020 Exam Dates

The online application process for RRB JE 2020 recruitment has been opened from 2nd January 2020 & closes on 31st January 2020. The RRB has not released the official exam date yet. But the tentative RRB JE 2020 exam date schedule is known. The RRB JE exam tentatively will be conducted in the month of April/May 2020 

RRB JE 2020 Highlights

RRB JE Exam EventsRRB JE Exam Dates
RRB JE 2020 Notification Releases To be notified later
The start date for RRB JE 2020 Online Registration To be notified later
Last date for RRB JE 2020 form To be notified later
Last date for Online Payment (Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card/UPI) for RRB JE To be notified later
Last date for RRB JE Exam fee submission through SBI Bank Challan To be notified later
Last date for RRB JE Exam fee submission through Post Office Challan To be notified later
Final Submission date for RRB JE forms To be notified later
RRB JE CBT Exam Date To be notified later

RRB JE Salary 2020

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 2020 is mentioned below:

RRB JE PostRRB JE Salary
Railway Junior Engineer (RRB JE) Approx Rs. 35,035 Per Month

RRB JE Vacancy 2020

Earlier RRB had released 14,033 vacancies for the post of RRB JE 2020, later RRB revised the vacancies and reduced it to 13,487 vacancies of RRB JE for 2020. Below are the department-wise details for RRB JE 2020 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

To download the Official notification for RRB JE, please Click Here

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.CategoryRRB 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 OrganizationRailway Recruitment Boards (RRB)
Notification Name RRB JE Recruitment 2020
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 2020 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 CategoryRRB 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 JERRB 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 2020 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.

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RRB JE Books

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RRB JE SubjectsUseful Books for RRB JERRB 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 2020 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.