RRB Exams- Upcoming RRB NTPC, ALP, JE Exam

RRB Exams 2020 – The RRB Exams are conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board. RRB recruitment is a highly competitive annual process.

Candidates can check RRB Notification for latest updates regarding various RRB exams.

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Witnessing the massive outbreak of Coronavirus (Covid-19) many Government institutions and exam conducting bodies have either cancelled or postponed the recruitment examinations.

The table given below will put some light on the main RRB exams scheduled to happen this year but are postponed in the view of the emergent situation of Coronavirus in India.

Upcoming RRB Exams
Exam Names RRB Exam Dates Postponed due to COVID-19
RRB NTPC May/June (Tentative) No
RRB ALP Notification Not released No
RRB JE Notification Not Released No
RRB Group D Notification Not Released No

The Railway entrance examinations are held for the selection of technical and non–technical cadres in the Indian Railways. Details regarding all the examinations conducted by RRB are given in RRB official Website (http://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/).

This article will give you all the important information about the upcoming railway exams such as RRB exam dates, RRB Eligibility, RRB Notification, RRB Admit Card, etc.

Table of Contents:

  1. RRB Recruitment
  2. RRB Notification
  3. RRB Exam Pattern
  4. RRB Syllabus
  5. RRB Eligibility
  6. RRB Apply Online
  7. RRB Admit Card
  8. RRB Preparation

RRB Exam calendar 2019-20 for the upcoming railway exams like RRB NTPC, ALP, JE Exam is given below:

RRB 2019-2020 Exam Calendar

RRB 2020 Exam Calendar
RRB Exam Name Vacancies Application Start – Closing Date Date of Exam (Tentative)
RRB NTPC 2019 35208 1st March 2019 – 31st March 2019 2020 (Dates to be notified later)
RRB/RRC Group D 2019 Level 1 Posts 103769 1st March 2019 – 31st March 2019 2020 (Dates to be notified later)
RRB Ministerial and Isolated Categories (MI) 2019 Exam 1665 1st March 2019 – 31st March 2019 2020 (Dates to be notified later)
RRB JE 2019 CBT-1 13464 2nd Jan 2019 – 31st Jan 2019 From 22nd May till 2nd June 2019 onwards

Rescheduled Cancelled Exam Dates – 26th to 28th June 2019

RRB JE 2019 CBT-2 28th August to 1st September 2019
RRB Paramedical 2019 Exam 1937 4th March 2019 – 2nd April 2019 19th, 20th and 21st July 2019

Government Exam 2020

In this article, the following RRB Exams are discussed:

  1. RRB NTPC
  2. RRB ALP
  3. RRB JE
  4. RRB Group D

RRB Recruitment

The RRB Recruitment details are published by the Railway Recruitment Board on the RRB official website. The Railway Recruitment Board was known as ‘Railway Service Commission’ but in January 1985 it was renamed.

The various details included in the RRB Recruitment notice are related to RRB posts, vacancies, and salaries.

Thousands of RRB Vacancies for different RRB Exams are announced every year to recruit eligible candidates to work in the Indian Railways. Know the detailed information on RRB Vacancy in the linked page.

RRB Exam NTPC

The RRB exam updates For NTPC: RRB NTPC 2019-2020 is Postponed again.

The RRB NTPC 2019 exam has already been delayed for a year now.  The Railway Board has released a notice and invited open E-tenders for exam conducting agencies so that the computer-based tests of RRB NTPC 2019 exam can be conducted. Therefore, The information on RRB Exam for NTPC 2019-2020 exam dates is still hazy.

RRB official website can give clarification on the information related to NTPC exam 2020.

The last RRB exam update on NTPC recruitment is regarding the addition of 66 vacancies for the visually impaired candidates, thereby increasing the total number of posts to 302. Check RRB NTPC Eligibility criteria for different category candidates.

The RRB Recruitment for the NTPC 2019 will fill a total number of vacancies close to 35208. Aspirants of RRB Exam NTPC can check RRB NTPC Previous Year Question Paper for better preparation.

The RRB NTPC Recruitment information for 2019 exam is given below:

RRB Exam- RRB NTPC Recruitment 2019

For more details on the same, refer to the RRB NTPC Notification.

RRB Exam NTPC Related Links:

RRB ALP

The details of RRB exam for ALP recruitment 2019-2020 is not yet released by the Railway Board. For further information refer to the RRB ALP Notification.

Aspirants can refer to the recruitment details for the 2018-19 exam to get an idea on the same.

As per the RRB, the number of vacancies indicated in the notification are provisional and may increase or decrease or even may become NIL in total or in specific communities/posts/units at a later stage depending upon the actual needs of the Railway Administration.

The RRB ALP Recruitment 2018-19 details are given below:

RRB Exam- RRB ALP vacancies 2018

The RRB has kept an average pay of Rs 19,900/- after the 7trh Pay Commission matrix.

You can also refer RRB result for various Railway Recruitment Board exam results.

RRB Exam ALP related Links:

RRB JE Recruitment

The Railway Recruitment Board Exam for Junior engineer selects candidates for various technical posts for the Indian Railways.

The RRB has announced a total of 12487 vacancies for the RRB Exam Junior Engineer 2019.

RRB Exam Recruitment JE
RRB JE Post RRB JE Vacancies Available
Junior Engineer 12844
Junior Engineer (IT) 29
Depot Materials Superintendent (DMS) 227
Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant (CMA) 387
Total 13847

For more details on RRB JE Recruitment, refer to the linked article.

RRB Exam JE related Links:

RRB Group D Recruitment
RRB Group D exam is conducted by RRB to recruit eligible candidates for various posts like Helper/Assistant Pointsman, Track Maintainer Grade-IV, in Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix in various departments of Indian Railways.
As per the official Notification, the railway board released 103769 RRB Group D vacancy 2019-20 to recruit personnel for various posts.
RRB Group D Vacancy 2019-2020

RRB Notification

The RRB Notification gives information related to the exam like important Exam dates, events, etc.

In this section, the relevant exam dates for the exams are given for the RRB NTPC, RRB ALP and RRB JE.

RRB NTPC Exam dates

The official RRB Notification for the NTPC 2019 exam has been published by the railway recruitment Board.

The important RRB exam dates for the NTPC 2019 are as follows:

RRB Exam – NTPC 2019-2020 Exam Dates
Events RRB NTPC Exam Date
Date of Publication in RRB websites 28.02.2019
Opening of online registration of Applications 01.03.2019 at 16.00 hrs
Closing of online registration of Applications 31.03.2019 at 23.59 hrs.
Closing Date for Payment of Application Fee 05.04.2019
Final submission of Applications 12.04.2019 at 23.59 hrs.
RRB NTPC 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) 2020 (To be notified)

Candidates can check detailed information on RRB NTPC Exam Date in the linked page.

RRB NTPC Notification 2019:-Download PDF Here

RRB ALP Exam dates

The 2019-20 RRB ALP Official Notification is yet to be released by the Railway Recruitment Board.

The important dates for 2019-20 are yet to published.

The RRB ALP Exam dates for 2018-19 are given as a reference:

RRB ALP Exam Dates
Commencement of Online Application Form 3rd February 2018
Last Date to Apply Online for RRB ALP 31st March 2018
RRB ALP Exam Date (CBT 1) From 9th August 2018
RRB ALP Answer Key Date November 2018
RRB ALP Result (CBT I) December 20th 2018
RRB ALP CBT 2 Admit Card 17th January 2019 onwards
RRB ALP Exam Date CBT 2 21st, 22nd, 23rd January 2019
RRB ALP Answer Key CBT 2 18th Feb 2019
RRB ALP Result CBT 2 6th April 2019
RRB ALP Exam Date CBT 3 10th May 2019
RRB ALP 2018-2019 Final Result 13th December 2019

Know more on RRB ALP Exam Dates in the link provided.

RRB JE Exam dates

The RRB Exam dates for Junior Engineer exam 2020 is announced by the Railway Board. For details on RRB JE 2020 exam dates and other aspects related to the JE Exam, refer to the RRB JE notification.

The RRB JE Exam dates for 2019 are given below:

RRB Exam Dates JE 2019 
Date of Issue of RRB JE Notification December 29th 2018
Opening of Online Registration for RRB JE Exam January 2nd 2019 at 10:00 hrs
Closing of Online Registration for RRB JE Exam January 31st 2019 at 23:59 hrs
Closing of offline payment February 4th 2019 at 13:00 hrs
Closing of online payment February 5th 2019 at 22:00 hrs
Complete closure of all online application process February 7th 2019 at 23:59 hrs
1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT – I) May 22nd 2019
2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT- II) August 28th 2019
RRB JE 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT- II) Result November 1st, 2019

For further details on RRB JE Exam Dates check the linked article.

RRB Group D Exam Dates

The notification for RRB Group D 2020 released on 23rd February 2019. Check the table below for RRB Group D exam dates 2019-2020.

RRB Group D Exam Date 2019-2020
RRB Group D Exam Events RRB Group D Exam Dates
RRB Group D Notification February 23rd, 2019
RRB Group D Online Application started March 12th, 2019
RRB Group D Registration Last Date April 12th, 2019
RRB Group D Application Final Submission April 26th, 2019
RRB Group D Exam Date CBT 2019-20 To be notified
RRB Group D Result 2020 To be Notified

Check RRB Group D detailed information on RRB Group D notification page.

RRB Exam Pattern

In this section, a brief idea about the RRB Exam pattern for various exams is discussed. The Railway Recruitment Board Exam pattern is set by the board itself.

The RRB Exam pattern for various RRB exams is given below.

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern

The RRB Exam Pattern for NTPC is as follows:

The RRB exam NTPC CBT – 1 Exam Pattern 2019 is as follows:

RRB Exam – NTPC CBT I Exam Pattern
Sections Maximum Marks Total Duration
General Awareness 40 90 minutes
Mathematics 30
General Intelligence and Reasoning 30
Total 100

The RRB NTPC CBT – 2 Exam Pattern 2019 is as follows:

RRB Exam Pattern – NTPC CBT II
Sections Maximum Marks Total Duration
General Awareness 50 90 minutes
Mathematics 35
General Intelligence and Reasoning 35
Total 120

RRB ALP Exam Pattern

As the RRB ALP Exam details have not yet been published for the 2019-20 exam, aspirants can refer to the RRB ALP Exam pattern 2018-19 as a reference.

The RRB Exam Pattern for ALP 2018-19 is as follows:

RRB Exam – ALP Exam Pattern
RRB ALP Exam Maximum no.of Questions Duration
1st stage CBT 75 60 min
2nd stage CBT- PART A 100 90 min
2nd stage CBT- PART B 75 60 min

RRB JE Exam Pattern

The RRB JE Exam pattern is given in brief below:

RRB Exam Pattern JE (CBT- I)
Subjects No of Questions Marks for Each Section
Stage – I Stage – I
Mathematics 30 30
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25
General Awareness 15 15
General Science 30 30
Total 100 100
Time in minutes 90

The exam pattern of CBT Stage – II is given in the table below:

RRB JE Exam Pattern (CBT- II)
Subjects No of Questions Marks for Each Section
Stage – I Stage – I
General Awareness 15 15
Physics & Chemistry 15 15
Basics of Computers and Applications 10 10
Basics of Environment and Pollution Control 10 10
Technical Abilities 100 100
Total 150 100
Time in minutes 120

Candidates should regularly visit the official website of RRB for any changes related update on RRB JE exam.

RRB Group D Exam Pattern

The selection process of RRB Group D exam comprises four stages excluding the RRB Group D Apply Online process and issuance of RRB Group D Admit Card.

The four stages of RRB Group D Exam pattern are:

  1. Computer-Based Examination is conducted for 90 minutes. A total of 100 questions are asked on four different sections (English, Maths,GK & GS) and there is a negative marking of ⅓ marks for each wrong attempt in the CBT.
  2. Physical Efficiency Test is qualifying in nature.
  3. Document Verification
  4. Medical Examination

The detailed exam pattern of RRB Group D exam is given in the syllabus page, the link for the same is given below.

RRB Exams Syllabus

The Syllabus for RRB exams gives the complete idea about the important topics covered for various exams conducted by the RRB.

RRB NTPC Syllabus

The RRB NTPC syllabus has the following topics:

  1. General Awareness
  2. Mathematics
  3. General Intelligence and Reasoning.

Candidates can refer Static GK page for general awareness preparation, the link for the same is goven above.

The RRB Exam NTPC Syllabus is given below:

General Awareness Mathematics General Intelligence and Reasoning
Number Systems Analogies National and International Current Events
Decimals Completion of Number and Alphabetical Series, Games and Sports
Fractions Coding and Decoding Art and Culture of India
LCM and HCF Mathematical Operations Indian Literature
Rations and Proportions Similarities and Differences Monuments and Places of India
Percentage Relationships General and Life Science (Up to 10th Std)
Mensuration Analytical Reasoning History of India and Freedom Struggle
Profit and Loss Syllogism Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India and World
Elementary Algebra Jumbling Indian Polity and Governance
Geometry and Trigonometry Statement – Courses of Action UN and Other Important World Organisations

For detailed RRB NTPC Syllabus, refer to the linked article.

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RRB ALP Syllabus

The RRB Exam ALP syllabus contains various topics related to different concepts.

The RRB ALP syllabus is given below:

RRB Exam ALP CBT 1 Syllabus:

Mathematics General Intelligence and Reasoning General Science General awareness on current affairs
Number system, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work; Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Algebra, Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical operations, Relationships, Syllogism, Jumbling, Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of the 10th standard level. Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics

RRB Exams ALP CBT 2 Syllabus:

Mathematics General Intelligence and Reasoning Basic Science & Engineering General awareness on current affairs
Number system, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work; Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Algebra. Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical operations, Relationships, Syllogism, Jumbling. Engineering Drawing (Projections, Views, Drawing Instruments, Lines, Geometric figures, Symbolic Representation), Units, Measurements, Mass Weight and Density, Work Power and Energy, Speed and Velocity, Heat and Temperature, Basic Electricity. Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics.

For detailed RRB ALP Syllabus, refer to the linked article.

RRB JE Syllabus

The RRB Exam JE syllabus is given below in brief:

CBT 1 RRB JE syllabus

Name of Subject RRB JE Syllabus – CBT 1st Stage
Mathematics Number systems, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM and HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Algebra, geometry, Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, Square Root, Age Calculations, Calendar and Clock, Pipes and Cistern.
General Intelligence and Reasoning Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical operations, Relationships, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency, Conclusions and Decision Making, Similarities and Differences, Analytical reasoning, Classification, Directions, Statement – Arguments and Assumptions
General Awareness Knowledge of Current affairs, Indian geography, culture and history of India including freedom struggle, Indian Polity and constitution, Indian Economy, Environmental issues concerning India and the World, Sports, General scientific and technological developments
General Science Chemistry, Physics and Life Sciences up to 10th Standard CBSE

CBT 2 RRB JE syllabus

Name of Subject RRB JE Syllabus – CBT 2nd Stage
General Awareness Knowledge of Current affairs, Indian geography, culture and history of India including freedom struggle, Indian Polity and constitution, Indian Economy, Environmental issues concerning India and the World, Sports, General scientific and technological developments
Physics and Chemistry Up to 10th Standard CBSE syllabus and relevant basics
Basics of Computer and Applications The architecture of Computers; input and Output devices; Storage devices, Networking, Operating System like Windows, Unix, Linux; MS Office; Various data representation; Internet and Email; Websites & Web Browsers; Computer Virus.
Basics of Environment and Pollution Control Basics of Environment; Adverse effects of environmental pollution and control strategies; Air, water and Noise pollution, their effect and control; Waste Management, Global warming; Acid rain; Ozone depletion.

For more topic related details with regard to the RRB JE Syllabus, refer to the linked article.

To know more about RRB Syllabus, refer to the linked article.

RRB Group D Syllabus

The RRB Group D Syllabus as prescribed by the Railway Board is as given below:

RRB Group D Syllabus

For detailed RRB Group D Syllabus and exam pattern check the linked page.

RRB Exams Eligibility

The RRB Exams Eligibility determines the number of candidates who can write the RRB Exams.

The RRB Eligibility criteria are different for various RRB exams.

RRB Exam NTPC Eligibility

The RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria, which is set by the Railways Recruitment Board, is as follows:

  1. Nationality
  2. Age Limit
  3. Educational Qualification

The table gives a brief idea about the RRB NTPC Eligibility:

RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria
RRB NTPC Nationality A citizen of India

A subject of Nepal

A subject of Bhutan

A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 to permanently settle in India

A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam with to permanently settle in India.

RRB NTPC Age Limit 18 years to 30 years
RRB NTPC Educational qualification Degree from a Recognized University or equivalent

For more details on the RRB NTPC Eligibility and age relaxation, refer to the linked article.

RRB Exam ALP Eligibility

The table gives a brief idea about the RRB ALP Eligibility:

RRB ALP Eligibility Criteria
RRB ALP Nationality A citizen of India

A subject of Nepal

A subject of Bhutan

A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 to permanently settle in India

A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam with to permanently settle in India.

RRB ALP Age Limit 18 years to 28 years
RRB ALP Educational qualification Matriculation / SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/SCVT

(OR)

Matriculation / SSLC plus Course Completed Act Apprenticeship

(OR)

3 years Diploma in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile Engineering

(OR)

Combination of various streams of these Engineering disciplines from a recognized Institution in lieu of ITI.

For more details on the RRB ALP Eligibility and age relaxation, refer to the linked article.

RRB Exam JE Eligibility

RRB JE Eligibility Criteria
RRB JE Nationality A citizen of India

A subject of Nepal

A subject of Bhutan

A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 to permanently settle in India

A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam with to permanently settle in India.

RRB JE Age Limit General- 18 years to 33years

OBC- 18 years to 33years

SC/ST- 18 years to 38 years

RRB JE Educational qualification 3 years Diploma in Civil Engineering/Mechanical/ Production/ Automobile / Electrical/ Electronics/ Instrumentation & Control Engineering/ Control/ Tools & Machining/ Tools & Die Making/ Computer Science/ Computer Engineering

OR

B.Sc in Civil Engineering from a Recognized University/Institute

For more details on RRB JE Eligibility, refer to the linked article.

RRB Group D Eligibility

RRB Group D Eligibility Criteria
RRB Group D Nationality A candidate must be a citizen of India, either/or a subject of Nepal/Bhutan, Tibetan refugee settled in India, or any person of Indian origin.
RRB Group D Age Limit 18 years to 33years
RRB Group D Educational qualification The minimum education qualification that the board expects from candidates in order to be eligible for RRB Group D examination is 10th pass (OR) ITI from institutions recognised by NCVT/SCVT (or) equivalent (OR) National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT.

For more details on RRB Group D Eligibility check the linked page.

RRB Online

The RRB Online application process is almost the same for all the exams. The application process varies only during the selection of the desired RRB Exam.

Steps for RRB Exam online application is given below:

  1. Click on the ONLINE application link for the recruitment of the desired exam on the official website.
  2. Enter your name, Date of Birth and Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Aadhaar number, State, Community, SSLC/Matric Roll number, year of passing SSLC/Matric, mobile number and email-id and then submit for registration.
  3. Before submitting for registration, ensure and confirm that all the information furnished above are correct as the details furnished for registration cannot be changed later.
  4. On submitting the registration form, the registration number and password shall be displayed to the candidate. Also, OTPs (One Time Password) shall be sent to the registered mobile number and email along with the registration details.
  5. In Part 1 of the application page, provide the details of Educational qualification, Community, Gender, Religion, Ex-SM, PWD, Minority, Economically backward class, Age relaxation eligibility category as applicable and other details.
  6. On completion of application details as above, the candidate will be directed to the payment page to choose payment mode i.e Bank (online->net banking/credit card/debit card & offline->Other Modes->Bank Branch for challan) or Post Office Challan and complete the payment process.
  7. In case of online payment, you will be automatically directed to Part II of application for filling up additional details.
  8. In the Part II application page, fill in the details of Scribe (Applicable to eligible PWD Candidates only), Detailed Educational Qualification, Choice of Exam Language for First and Second stage CBT
  9. Select the Upload Photo tab and upload your colour photograph of the dimensions mentioned.
  10. Candidates are advised to keep at least 12 (Twelve) copies of the same photograph for further use as and when required during the recruitment process.
  11. Candidates belonging to SC/ST have to upload a scanned copy of their SC/ST certificates (JPG/JPEG format, 50kb – 100kb) also for availing the facility of free travel authority (Second Class Railway Pass).
  12. Candidates have to confirm the declaration of terms and conditions in the application.
  13. The entire application shall be displayed and the candidate may take the print of the application and preserve it for reference and record.

RRB Admit card

The RRB Exams Admit Card usually releases one month before the exam.

The RRB Admit Card details for the various exams conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board is as follows:

  • RRB NTPC Admit Card
  • RRB ALP Admit Card
  • RRB Group D Admit Card
  • RRB JE Admit Card

RRB NTPC Admit Card

For the RRB NTPC Stage I, the exam is scheduled to take place tentatively in July/August 2020.

The important RRB NTPC Admit Card details are as follows:

Events RRB NTPC Admit Card related Dates
Issue of Admit Card 10 days before the exam
Date of RRB NTPC Stage I CBT Exam Between June to August 2020 (Tentative)

For details on downloading RRB NTPC admit Card, refer to the RRB NTPC apply online

RRB ALP Admit Card

The RRB ALP Admit card details for the 2019-20 exam has not yet been released.

The RRB ALP Admit Card for the exam 2018-19 was released for CBT 2 Exam on January 2019

The important RRB ALP Admit Card details for 2018-19 are as follows:

RRB ALP Admit Card Dates
CBT 1 admit card 5th August 2018
CBT 2 admit card 17th January 2019
CBT 3 admit card 5th April 2019

For details on downloading RRB ALP Admit Card, refer to the linked article.

RRB Group D Admit Card

The RRB Group D Admit card details and notification for the 2020 exam has not yet been released, therefore, the admit card dates for the latest recruitment process of Group D exams are given for reference

Important dates for RRB Group D 2019 Admit Card are as mentioned below:

RRB Group D Admit Card 2019
RRB Group D Notification 2019 23rd February 2019
Railway Group D Admit  Card 2019 June 2020

Check RRB Group D Admit Card page for further details.

RRB JE Admit Card

The Railway Recruitment Board has announced a total of 13487 vacancies for the Junior Engineer category.

It is to be noted that the RRB JE CBT Stage I exam is scheduled to take place tentatively in April – May 2019.

Candidates can check important dates of the RRB JE Admit Card in the table given below:

RRB Exam JE Admit Card 2019
Events Dates
Issue of Admit Card May 18th, 2019
Date of RRB JE Stage I CBT Exam May 22nd, 2019

For more details on the RRB JE Admit Card, refer to the linked article.

RRB Preparation

The RRB Exam is one of the most sought-after exams conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board.

Candidates trying for various posts under the Indian railways can appear this exam.

The RRB Exams need a lot of preparation to score well.

For details on RRB JE preparation, refer to the linked article.

The top 5 RRB Preparation tips are given below:

  1. Understand the exam to be applied in every possible manner whether it is NTPC, ALP or JE.
  2. Understand the topics and concepts required for each exam.
  3. Practice previous years question papers for an overall idea about the exam pattern, marking scheme, etc.
  4. Be calm and stress-free before the exam and during the RRB Preparation.
  5. Have proper RRB books and study materials required for the respective exams and practice free Online Quiz.
  6. Practice RRB Mock Tests on a regular basis.

For details on RRB NTPC preparation, refer to the linked article.

RRB

The full form of RRB is Railway Recruitment Board. The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts exams for various posts like Junior Engineer (JE), Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC), Paramedical, Ministerial and Isolated Categories (MI) and Level 1 Group D Posts.

Candidates trying to get into these posts can appear for the various RRB Exams like RRB NTPC, RRB ALP, and RRB JE.

The official website of Railway Recruitment Board is www.rrbcdg.gov.in/

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Frequently Asked Question – RRB Exams

Q 1. What are some good RRB books to prepare for the Reasoning section?

Ans. RRB books for reasoning section are as follows:

  • A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal.
  • Lucent’s General Intelligence and Reasoning.
  • Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey
  • New Approach to Reasoning Verbal, Non-Verbal and Analytical by BS Sijwali and Indu Sijwali.
  • Test of Reasoning by Edgar Thorpe

Q.2. What are topics covered in RRB Syllabus?

Ans. The common subjects covered in RRB Syllabus are English, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness. However, RRB exams require candidates to be well versed in professional subjects as well.

Q.3. Which language is used in the RRB exam?

Ans. Apart from English and Hindi the RRB Exam recruitment are to be conducted using 13 languages. These 13 languages are Assamese, Bangla, Gujarati, Konkani, Kannada, Malayalam,  Marathi, Manipuri, Oriya, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, and Urdu.

Q.4. What is the RRB exam Age limit eligibility conditions?

Ans. A candidate must be at least 18 years of age to appear for any of the RRB exams but the upper age limit for different RRB exam is different for different posts.  RRB NTPC Age Limit is up to 30 years, the RRB ALP age limit is up to 28 years and RRB JE upper Age limit differs as per the posts.

Q 5. How can a candidate apply for upcoming railway exams in the year 2020?

Ans. Aspirant have to follow the steps given below to apply for upcoming railway exams in 2020:

  • Go to the official website of the RRB. Chose the desired RRB exam and Click on the “apply now” option.
  • Fill in the necessary details, verify the one-time password sent on your registered mobile number and submit for registration.
  • Provide the details related to education, gender, category, etc and click on the submit button.
  • Upload scanned photo and signature of the mentioned dimension.
  • Complete the payment process. Save and download the RRB Online Application Form.
Q.6. Where can candidates find information on various RRB exams?

Q.6. Where can candidates find information on various RRB exams?

Ans. Candidates willing to appear for any of the RRB exams can find all the small and big news related to Railway Recruitment Board exam on the RRB official Website.

12 Comments

  1. I pass class10 and also complete the ccc course. What job in railway of me?

    1. Hi Harshit,
      You can appear for RRB Group D exam, the minimum qualification required for this exam is 10th pass. Check detailed RRB Group D Eligibility and for preparation check RRB Group D syllabus.

  2. What are the eligibility for the jr. Section engineer in railways?

    1. Hi Harshit,
      The Eligibility for Junior Engineer in Railway is as under:
      Lower Age limit 18 years and upper age limit 33 years
      Nationality: Indian citizen
      Education Qualification : 3 years diploma or BSc in Civil Engineering.
      For detailed eligibility criteria check RRB JE eligibility page.

  3. Hii I’m Vanitha I hv completed 12th what job can I get in railway

    1. Hello Vanitha,
      Any candidates who have completed 12th can apply for RRB ALP Exam and RRB Group D exam. Check the detailed education eligibility criteria.
      RRB ALP Eligibility
      RRB Group D Eligibility

  4. Sir , i am bsc information technology student , can I apply for RRB alp exam?

    1. Hi Sneha,
      The minimum requirement for RRB AlP Exam is 12th pass certificate. Please check RRB ALP Eligibility for details.

  5. can anyone give me the names of the exams related to railways (just names)

    1. Hi Gokul,
      Railway Conducts the following exams.
      RRB NTPC
      RRB ALP
      RRB JE
      RRB Group D

  6. pratyush kumar satapathy

    can i give all the 4 exams of rrb or only 1

    1. Hi Pratyush,
      If you satisfy the required eligibility conditions, you can apply for any RRB Exams. Check The detailed RRB eligibility of all the examinations.

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