RRB JE Exam Pattern 2022

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts the RRB JE exam to recruit candidates for the post of Junior Engineer in Railways. RRB JE Exam notification is expected to release in the months of January 2022. 

Candidates interested in applying for this examination should be aware of RRB JE Exam Pattern and its syllabus.

RRB JE Exam Pattern 2022 is discussed in this article. For more details on RRB exams, refer to the linked article. 

Candidates can complement their preparation for RRB JE Exam from the links given below:

RRB JE  Exam Pattern

RBI Assistant  exam is conducted in the following stages

  • CBT 1
  • CBT 2
  • Document Verification 
  • Medical Examination

Computer Based Test 1(CBT 1)

All the questions in the first stage CBT are objective in nature. The number of questions and marks for each subject/section is given in the table below

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

The time allotted for CBT 1 is 90 minutes. There will be a negative marking of 1/4th of marks per each wrong answer. The minimum passing percentage of marks for each category is given below

Category Minimum Percentage of marks
General/ Unreserved 40%
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 30%
Scheduled Caste (SC) 30%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 25%

Computer Based Test 2(CBT 2)

Candidates who clear CBT 1 will be shortlisted for CBT 2. The questions in the CBT 2 are objective in nature. There shall be 5 sections in this stage containing questions on General Knowledge, General Science, Computer Applications, Basics of Environment and  Technical Abilities. The number of questions and marks for each subject/section is given in the table below

Subjects/Section Number of Questions Marks 
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 150 150

To know more about subjects and books to refer for the RRB JE exam, read the linked article RRB JE Books

The time allotted for CBT 2 is 120 minutes. Each question carries 1 mark and there is a negative marking of 1/3rd marks for every wrong answer. Students shall be provided with a virtual calculator on their screen in case of the Stage 2 exam. The minimum passing percentage of marks for each category for CBT 2 is given below

Category Minimum Percentage of marks Minimum Marks
General/ Unreserved 40% 60
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 30% 45
Scheduled Caste (SC) 30% 45
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 25% 37.50

The candidates who have cleared CBT 1 and CBT 2 of RRB JE exam will be called for Document Verification and Medical Examination conducted as per the guidelines of RRB.

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