RRB JE Eligibility– The RRB eligibility criteria, as set by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB), consists of age limit, educational qualification, medical verification and citizenship. The application for the RRB JE Exam can only be completed once the eligibility criteria for the same has been fulfilled.
The Railway JE exam is conducted for the recruitment for the post of Junior Engineer (JE), Junior Engineer (IT), Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant (CMA), and Depot Material Superintendent. Candidates can know further details on RRB JE exam page.
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The RRB conducts different exams to recruit candidates for various posts like Junior Engineers, Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP), technician, NTPC under the Indian Railway Ministry. Candidates can check the details regarding other RRB exams in the linked article.
RRB Exam Eligibility – JE 2021
Candidates must go through the RRB JE eligibility criteria carefully while filling the application for the RRB JE. The salient points regarding the RRB Junior Engineer eligibility are as follows:
- The minimum age required to apply for RRB JE Recruitment is 18 years.
- Only those candidates who have a background in engineering can apply for the exam.
- A candidate must pass a Medical Test conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board.
This article will give details in terms of Age-limit, Educational Qualification, Citizenship and Medical/ Documentation Certification.
RRB JE Eligibility – Nationality
As per the RRB Exam eligibility regarding nationality, a candidate must belong to the following categories:
- 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
The JE eligibility conditions set for lower and upper age limit for different categories is highlighted in the table given below-
|Category||RRB JE Age Limit|
|Minimum Age||Maximum Age|
|General||18 Years||33 Years|
|OBC||18 Years||36 Years|
|SC/ST||18 Years||38 Years|
The relaxation in upper age limit / maximum upper age for the following categories/communities is given in the table below. The RRB JE Age limit relaxation will be applied in accordance with the submission of requisite certificates.
|RRB JE Admit Card||RRB JE Exam Date||RRB JE Notification|
|RRB Preparation||RRB NTPC Exam||RRB JE Result|
RRB Exam Eligibility – Educational Qualifications
Candidates must have the following educational qualifications in order to satisfy the RRB JE eligibility. The candidates who do not have these qualifications cannot apply for the RRB JE.
|RRB JE Educational Qualifications|
|RRB JE Posts||Educational Qualifications|
|JE||An applicant must have three 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|
|DMS||Applicants need to complete a three-year Diploma in Engineering from any govt. recognized university or equivalent.|
|JE (IT)||All applicants need to possess PGDCA / B.Sc. (Computer Science)/ BCA/ B.Tech. (Information Technology)/ B.Tech. (Computer Science)/ DOEACC ‘B’ level course of three years duration or equivalent.|
|CMA||Bachelors degree in Science with Physics and Chemistry with minimum 55% marks|
Important information that candidates need to keep in mind are:
- Candidates who are yet to get their degree are not eligible to apply
- Candidates in their last semester cannot apply
- Candidates can not apply for multiple RRB JE posts. Only a single post can be selected during the application process.
RRB JE Eligibility Criteria – Medical Fitness
Candidates to meet the Railway JE eligibility will have to pass requisite physical fitness test conducted by the Railway Administration to ensure that they are medically fit to carry out duties connected to the post opted by them.
The medical standards requisites to meet RRB exam eligibility set by the RRB are outlined below:
RRB JE Recruitment 2021
The RRB JE Exam will examine individuals for their abilities to be fit for different jobs provided by the Indian Railways in various states. These job posts are for Junior Engineer (JE), Junior Engineer (IT), Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant (CMA), and Depot Material Superintendent.
Check RRB Result to know the list of candidates shortlisted for various Railways RRB exams.
A general overview of the RRB JE Recruitment for 2021 is given in the table below:
|RRB JE Recruitment 2021 Exam Overview|
|Conducting Body||Railway Recruitment Board|
|Job Post||Non-Technical Popular Categories|
|No of Vacancies||To be announced|
|Job Location||Across India|
|Qualification||Degree in Engineering|
|Mode of Examination||Online|
|RRB JE Recruitment Official Notification||To be released|
In the meantime, candidates can go through RRB JE Notification 2019 PDF
To know more in detail about the RRB JE Recruitment process, visit the linked article
Candidates must go through each eligibility criterion to properly understand whether they meet all the required standards set by the RRB and should also keep their relevant documents in hand during verification in order to avoid any last-minute hurdle.
You can visit BYJU’S in order to ger more information on study materials and a general guideline on which books to read up for the exam.