The Railways Recruitment Board conducts the RRB JE Exam in order to recruit candidates with science and engineering backgrounds to fill in the various technical posts available in the Indian Railways. The RRB JE Exam for 2019 is for the recruitment of the following posts:
- Junior Engineer
- Junior Engineer (IT)
- Depot Material Superintendent (DMS)
- Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant (CMA)
The official notification for RRB JE Exam 2019-2020 is yet to be announced. This article will talk about the RRB JE exam for the year 2018-2019.
The Indian Railways is one of the largest railway networks in the world, ferrying close to a million passengers daily across many destinations in India. To keep it running, Junior Engineers play a crucial role. This article will give details on RRB JE Recruitment, Notification, Syllabus and more.
Table of Contents:
- RRB JE Notification
- RRB JE Exam Pattern
- RRB JE Syllabus
- RRB JE Eligibility
- RRB JE Exam Date
- RRB JE Recruitment
- RRB JE Preparation
- RRB JE Admit Card
To know more about other RRB Exams, visit the linked article.
RRB JE Notification
The RRB has announced a total 13487 vacancies for the Junior Engineer categories according to the official notification released on December 29th 2018. The applications for RRB JE exam began on January 2nd, 2019. Candidates can visit the official RRB website (http://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/) to register for the exam and other RRB JE Recruitment details.
You can get more information on the RRB JE Exam by visiting the RRB JE Notification page
RRB JE Exam Pattern
Candidates writing the RRB JE Exam need to keep the following stages of the RRB JE Exam Pattern in mind:
- CBT Stage – I
- CBT Stage – II
- Document Verification / Medical Examination
*Note: It is necessary that candidates pass both the first two stages in order to appear for the Document Verification/Medical Examination stage. Failing any one stage means that the candidate will not pass the RRB JE Recruitment process.
You can find out more about upcoming Government Exams by visiting the linked article.
RRB JE Syllabus
This section will cover the RRB JE Syllabus for each subject in the exam. The subjects are different in both the stages of the CBT.
The syllabus for CBT Stage – I are as follows:
- General Awareness
- General Intelligence and Reasoning
- General Science
- General Awareness
For the preparation of the general awareness section of the RRB JE Exam, candidates can refer Static GK page.
Candidates can also take help from the Current Affairs page that is updated on a daily, weekly and monthly basis to help you easily and effectively prepare for the general awareness section.
The syllabus for CBT Stage – II are as follows:
- Physics & Chemistry
- General Awareness
- Basics of Computer and Applications
- Technical Knowledge
- Environment and Pollution Control
To get more details regarding the wide range of topics covered in both the stages of the CBT, visit the RRB JE Syllabus Page.
RRB JE Eligibility
The candidates attempting the RRB JE Exam this 2019 must keep in mind the following RRB JE Eligibility Criteria:
- Nationality / Citizenship: Candidates must be nationals of India, Nepal, Bhutan.
- Age: Candidates must be between the age group of 18 years to 30 years.
- Education: Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from a recognized university.
- Medical Examination: Candidates should pass certain medical standards as prescribed by the RRB.
To know more in detail about the eligibility criteria, candidates can visit the RRB JE Eligibility page.
RRB JE Exam Dates
The Railway Recruitment Board has released the RRB JE Exam Dates for the year 2019. According to the exam calendar, the Exams are scheduled to tentatively begin between April and May 2019. The details of the RRB JE Exam are given below:
|Notification||RRB JE Recruitment 2019|
|Recruiting Organization||Railway Recruitment Board|
|Job Category||Government Job|
|Exam Dates (CBT- I)||May 22nd 2019|
|Exam Dates ( CBT – II)||August 28th 2019|
|RRB JE Result ( CBT – II)||November 1st, 2019|
To know more about the updates regarding the RRB JE Exam Dates, visit the linked article.
RRB JE Recruitment
The main objective of the RRB JE Recruitment process is to select candidates of exceptional acumen and robust fitness are recruited for the various technical posts in the Indian Railways.
The following table gives a general overview of the RRB JE Recruitment Process:
|RRB JE Recruitment 2019|
|Conducting Body||Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) for Junior Engineers|
|Name of the Posts||Junior Engineer, Junior Engineer (IT), Depot Materials Superintendent, Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant|
|Job Category||Government Job (Central Government)|
|Work Location||All Over India|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Stages of Exam||Thee stages|
For more details about the RRB JE Recruitment process, visit the linked article
RRB JE Preparation
Like every government exam, the RRB JE exam is one of the most competitive exams as it will enable candidates to become a part of a prestigious Central Government institution. Therefore, a good preparation strategy is the need of the hour to crack the RRB JE Exam.
To that extent, applicants need to be familiar with both the RRB JE Syllabus and its subsequent exam pattern for a sound preparation strategy. Once both the syllabus and the exam pattern is understood, attempting the exam will be an easy affair.
The strategy for RRB JEC exam preparation is given in brief below:
- Check the RRB JE Eligibility Criteria
- Understanding the RRB JE Exam Pattern properly
- Go through the detailed RRB JE Syllabus.
- Having a clear concept on the various topics in the RRB JE exam
- Refer important study materials related to the topics in the exam and take free Online Quizzes.
To get more preparation tips and tricks to help in cracking the exam, the candidates can visit the RRB JE Preparation page.
RRB JE Admit Card
The facility to download the RRB JE Admit Card will be made available on the official website at least a few days before the exam. Candidates are advised to visit the RRB JE Official Website to download their admit cards. Without the admit card candidates cannot appear for the RRB JE Exam.
Steps to download RRB JE Admit Card
- Visit the RRB website of the region you have applied for (http://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/).
- Feed your login credentials. You can choose to enter it in either English or Hindi.
- Enter the Registration Number that you have received during the time of application.
- You will then be redirected to a page where you should click on the option – “Download Admit Card”
- Enter your date of birth in the format prescribed or your password as received by you at the time of application
- Once submitted, your RRB JE Admit Card will be displayed on the screen. Make sure to download your Call Letter well in advance to avoid any technical glitches
- You can download your RRB Je Admit Card and take a printout. Try to keep a few more copies for future use.
To get more information regarding the RRB JE Admit Card, visit the linked article.
The path in cracking the RRB JE Exam is paved with obstacles but a good preparation strategy coupled with hard work and dedication will be the winning factor. In this regard, candidates can always take the assistance of the well-curated study materials created by BYJU’S.