RRB JE Exam Notification 2021 | Dates, Syllabus, Admit Card & Results, Cut off

RRB JE Exam Notification 2020

RRB JE Exam Notification 2021: Railway Recruitment Board Yet to Release the Notification for RRB JE 2021. The Railways Recruitment Board conducts the RRB JE Exam to recruit science and engineering background candidates to fill in the various technical posts in the Indian Railways. In this article, you will get the complete guide on RRB JE Exam Notification 2021. To know more about the RRB JE Upcoming vacancy and more, read the whole blog.

The RRB JE Exam 2021 exam conducts for the following posts:

  • Junior Engineer (JE)
  • Junior Engineer (IT)
  • Depot Material Superintendent (DMS)
  • Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant (CMA)

RRB JE Exam Notification 2021: Overview

Before starting the complete guide, let’s have a glance at the overview and important dates for the RRB JE exam:

Name of the Organization Railway Recruitment Board
Name of the Exam RRB JE (Junior Engineer)
Official Website http://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/
Job Role Junior Engineer, Junior Engineer Information Technology, Depot Material Superintendent (DMS) & Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant (CMA)
Job Location Across India
Total Number of Vacancy 15000+
Educational Qualification 12th (+2 Stage) / Any Graduates
Age Limit 18 to 33 Years
Selection for RRB NTPC Stage 1
Stage 2
Document Verification
Medical Check-up

RRB JE Exam Notification 2021

The official notice for the RRB JE 2021 exam has yet to be released by the Railway Recruitment Board.

The Railway Board’s most recent recruiting occurred for the year 2019.

22

RRB JE Vacancy 2021

Posts Name Name

Vacancies Detail

Junior Engineer

13034

Junior Engineer (IT)

49

Depot material superintendent (DMS)

456

Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA)

494

Total vacancies

14033 Posts

RRB JE Eligibility 2021

Before applying for the RRB JE Exam 2021, you must keep in mind that you have met the following RRB JE Eligibility Criteria:

  • Nationality / Citizenship: You must be nationals of India, Nepal, Bhutan.
  • Age: You must be between the age group of 18 years to 30 years.
  • Education: You must have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from a recognized university.
  • Medical Examination: You should pass certain medical standards as prescribed by the RRB.

Branch-wise Education Qualification for RRB JE Recruitment 2021

Here is the educational qualification required as per RRB JE Notification 2021 to apply for RRB JE depending upon the branch chosen:

  • Junior Engineer- Diploma/Degree in Engineering or relevant stream
  • Junior Engineer IT- PGDCA/B.Sc. (Computer Science)/ BCA/ B.Tech (IT)/ B.Tech (Computer Science)/ DOEACC B level course of 3 years duration or equivalent from recognized university/institute
  • DMS- Diploma/ Degree in Engineering from any discipline
  • CMA- B.Sc. in Physics/ Chemistry with minimum 55% marks

To know more in detail about the eligibility criteria as per RRB JE Exam Notification 2020, you can visit the eligibility page below.

RRB JE Exam Notification 2021: RRB JE Exam Date 2021

The Railway Recruitment Board has published the RRB JE Exam Dates for the year 2021. According to the exam calendar, the Exams are scheduled to tentatively begin between April and May 2021.

The details of the RRB JE 2020-21 Important Dates are given below:

RRB Junior Engineer Exam events Tentative Dates 
Date of Issue of RRB JE Notification 29 December 2020
Opening of Online Registration for RRB JE Exam 2 January 2021
Closing of Online Registration for RRB JE Exam 31 January 2021
Closing of offline payment 4 February 2021
RRB JE Fees refund Window July 1, 2021 onwards
1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT – I) 22 May 2021
2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT- II) 28 August 2021
RRB JE 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT- II) Result 1 November 2021
  • To know more about the updates regarding the RRB JE Exam Dates, visit the linked article.

RRB JE Syllabus 2021

You will find various subjects in RRB JE Syllabus. The subjects are different in both the stages of the CBT.

The syllabus for CBT Stage – I are as follows:

  1. General Awareness
  2. General Intelligence and Reasoning
  3. General Science
  4. General Awareness

The syllabus for CBT Stage – II are as follows:

  1. Physics & Chemistry
  2. General Awareness
  3. Basics of Computer and Applications
  4. Technical Knowledge
  5. Environment and Pollution Control

You should check the complete syllabus from below.

RRB JE Exam Pattern 2021

You will get the multiple stages in RRB JE Exam. You must pass both the first two stages in order to appear for the Document Verification/Medical Examination stage.

If you unable to pass any one stage then you will not pass the RRB JE Recruitment 2021 process.

You have to face the following stages of the RRB JE Exam Pattern:

  1. CBT Stage – I
  2. CBT Stage – II
  3. Document Verification / Medical Examination

CBT Stage – I Exam pattern

Here are the important details about the exam pattern for RRB JE Stage 1:

  • There are a total of 100 questions each carrying one mark.
  • This exam is marked negatively for each incorrect answer.
  • Candidates lose 1/3 mark or -0.33 mark for each incorrect submission.
  • There are 4 sections containing a different number of questions.
  • The normalized score qualifies candidates for the CBT Stage 2 for RRB JE.

Subjects

Number of questions

Maximum marks

Mathematics

30

30

General Intelligence and Reasoning

25

25

General Awareness

15

15

General Science

30

30

Total

100

100

The minimum passing marks (percentage) for each category are mentioned below:

  • General category candidates must score 40% (40 marks) to qualify to Stage 2
  • OBC and SC candidates have to score at least 30% (30 marks) in Stage 1 to qualify for Stage 2
  • ST candidates must score 25% (25 marks) in Stage 1 to move to Stage 2.

CBT Stage –II Exam Pattern

RRB JE Recruitment Stage 2 exam is also conducted in online mode. Given below are the details about the exam pattern for RRB JE:

  • The total number of questions in Stage 2 is 150.
  • There are 5 sections in this stage containing a different number of questions.
  • Candidates can qualify for Stage 2 on the basis of normalized scores in Stage 1.
  • Each question in the exam carries 1 mark which means the candidate can score a maximum of 150 marks.
  • There is a negative marking of -1/3 mark for each incorrect answer.
  • Students will be provided with a virtual calculator on their screen in the Stage 2 exam.

Subjects

Number of questions

Maximum marks

General Awareness

15

15

Physics and Chemistry

15

15

Basics of Computer and Applications

10

10

Basic of Environment and Pollution Control

10

10

Technical Abilities

100

100

Total

150

150

The minimum marks required to qualify RRB JE Stage 2 are as follows:

  • Candidates belonging to general or unreserved category must score 40% (60 marks) in Stage 2.
  • OBC and SC candidates must obtain at least 30% (45 marks) in Stage 2 to qualify the RRB JE Recruitment 2021
  • Candidates belonging to ST category have to score 25% (37.50 marks) to clear Stage 2.

RRB JE Exam Notification for 2021 Application Form

You should know that you can fill the RRB JE Application Form online from the official website. 

Here you can find the step by step process to fill the online RRB JE Application Form.

You have to go to the official website, i.e., http://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/, and click on Apply online to fill the registration page.

Here you have to enter your personal details, email ID, and mobile number.

After completion of registration, you will find a system generated application number in your email Id and mobile number.

Now you have to login again and select your subject, position, and preferred exam center.

In this step, you need to upload your photograph and signature in the specified format. 

Now you have to pay the application fee either through debit card/ credit card/ net banking or Paytm

In the final step, you have to download four copies of the filled-in application form and e-receipt of fee payment for further reference.

RRB JE 2021 Exam Preparation

You should know that RRB JE Exam is neither easier on nor tougher. With right study plan and exam preparation materials, you can easily crack the exam.

Before starting the preparation for RRB JE Exam, you should have below study materials along with syllabus and exam pattern,

The strategy for RRB JEC exam preparation is given in brief below:

You should check the RRB JE Eligibility Criteria

  • You should know the latest syllabus and RRB JE Exam Pattern properly
  • You should have a clear concept on the various topics in the RRB JE exam
  • You should create a study plan based on the latest syllabus and cover all topics before the exam.

You can check the complete RRB JE preparation tips to crack the exam from below:

RRB JE Exam Notification for 2021 Admit Card

You can easily download the RRB JE Admit Card will be made available on the official website at least a few days before the exam. Without the admit card candidates cannot appear for the RRB JE Exam.

Steps to download RRB JE Admit Card

  • You have to visit the RRB website of the region you have applied for (http://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/).
  • Enter your login credentials. You can choose to enter it in either English or Hindi.
  • Now you have to 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.

You should check the complete syllabus from below.

RRB JE 2021 Exam Centers

RRB JE Exam will be held in multiple centers across India. You have to choose the exam cities in order of their preference while filling the RRB JE 2021 Application Form.

Railway Recruitment Board will try to allow the RRB JE Exam Centre based on your preference. But it also reserves the right to allot any exam centers other than the ones selected by the candidates.

RRB JE Exam Notification for 2021 Answer Key

You should know that the RRB will release JE Answer Keys along with candidates’ response sheets and question papers for both CBT Stage 1 and stage 2 at the official website.

  • Click the Direct Link above.
  • Submit your Registration Number, Date of Birth and Captcha Code.
  • You will now be able to see your RRB JE Final Answer key along with question paper.
  • Alternatively, you can also go to the Official Website of Railways.

RRB JE Result 2021

You can download the RRB JE Result from the official website – www.rrbcdg.gov.in by logging in with your registration number and date of birth.

How to Download RRB JE 2021 Result?

  • Go to the official website of RRB JE – www.rrbcdg.gov.in.
  •  You have to click on RRB JE 2021 Result on the menu bar.
  • Now, you have to enter your roll number or date of birth, date of exam and security pin
  • Now you should click on the submit button.
  • Your result will appear in the PDF format.
  • Download it and take a printout of the result for further process.

You can check the selection procedure by clicking the link as as given below.

RRB JE 2021 Cutoff 

The qualifying marks to clear RRB JE 2021 Exam is different based on the category of the candidates.

You can check the category-wise RRB JE Cut Off marks from the table as given below:

 Get to know the RRB JE CBT 2 expected cut off for the Civil branch here – 

RRB JE CBT 2 Expected Cut Off – Civil

Category

Cut Off

Gen

98 – 105

OBC

95 – 98

SC

88 – 90

ST

82 – 85

RRB JE Selection Process

RRB JE Selection Process has involved 4 stages. You have to pass all stages for final selection. RRB Stages are:

  • RRB JE Stage 1 exam (Online test)
  • RRB JE Stage 2 exam (Online Test)
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Checkup

RRB JE Salary and Job Profile

You will get a better salary structure after

appointed as a Junior Engineer in Indian Railway. You will also get various additional benefits.

For example, the career growth and promotion of RRB JE (Works) are mentioned below.

  • Junior Engineer
  • Senior Section Engineer
  • Assistant Divisional Engineer(Gaz.) (AEN)
  • Divisional Engineer(DEN).
  • Senior Divisional Engineer (Sr. DEN).
Component Class A Cities Class B Cities Class C Cities
Basic Pay 13,500 13,500 13,500
Dearness Allowance (125% of Basic) 16,875 16,875 16,875
House Rent Allowance 4050 (30% of Basic) 2,700 (20% of Basic) 1,350 (10% of Basic)
Other Allowance 4000 4000 4000
Salary In Hand 38,425 37,075 35,725
Deduction (Approx.) 2,000 2,000 2,000
Total Pay(₹) 36,425 35,075 33,725

Other Allowances depend on various conditions and hence cannot be stated uniformly. Other major allowances include:

  • DA on Total Pay (listed above).
  • Transport Allowance.

 House Rent Allowance (if not provided with quarters)

  • Deductions from RRB Junior Engineer Salary include 10% of total Pay towards New Pension Scheme.

You should check the complete syllabus from below.

 

Region-Wise RRB JE Official Sites 2021

Here you can check the list of Region-wise RRB JE Official Sites.

RRB’s Region Name

Official Websites (rrbonlinegov.in)

RRB Allahabad

www.rrbald.gov.in

RRB Mumbai

www.rrbmumbai.gov.in

RRB Jammu and Srinagar

www.rrbjammu.nic.in

RRB Malda

www.rrbmalda.gov.in

RRB Secunderabad

rrbsecunderabad.nic.in

RRB Kolkata

rrbkolkata.gov.in

RRB Siliguri

www.rrbsiliguri.org

RRB Gorakhpur

www.rrbgkp.gov.in

RRB Ahmedabad

www.rrbahmedabad.gov.in

RRB Bhopal

www.rrbbpl.nic.in

RRB Bilaspur

www.rrbbilaspur.gov.in

RRB Chennai

www.rrbchennai.gov.in

RRB Ajmer

www.rrbajmer.org

RRB Patna

www.rrbpatna.gov.in

RRB Bhubaneswar

www.rrbbbs.gov.in

RRB Bangalore

www.rrbbnc.gov.in

RRB Ranchi

www.rrbranchi.org

RRB Thiruvananthapuram

www.rrbthiruvananthapuram.gov.in

RRB Muzaffarpur

rrbmuzaffarpur.gov.in

RRB Guwahati

www.rrbguwahati.gov.in

RRB Chandigarh

www.rrbcdg.gov.in

We have covered the detailed guide on RRB JE Exam Notification 2021. Feel free to ask us any questions in the comment section below.

FAQs Related to RRB Junior Engineer Exam 2021

When will the RRB JE Exam Notification 2021 be released?

The RRB JE Exam Notification 2021 will be released in the month of March 2021.

What is the Eligibility Criteria to apply for RRB JE 2021?

Candidates aged between 18 to 33 years and having an education qualification of 12th passed or completed graduation can apply for RRB JE Exam 2020.

What are the different posts offered under RRB JE 2021 Recruitment?

The different posts offered under RRB JE is Junior Engineer, Junior Engineer Information Technology, Depot Material Superintendent (DMS) & Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant (CMA).

What is the Selection process for RRB JE 2021?

The RRB JE Selection Process includes four stages i.e., RRB JE CBT 1, RRB JE CBT 2, Document Verification, and Medical Checkup.

How many vacancies are expected in RRB JE 2021 Recruitment?

As per the RRB JE Exam Notification, this year through RRB JE Recruitment 2021, more than 15000 vacancies are expected to be filled.

What is the RRB JE Salary?

An average RRB JE salary varies between Rs 33,000 and 38,000 per month.

Is RRB JE 2020 conducted in online mode?

Yes, Stage 1 and 2 are conducted in online mode i.e., Computer Based Test.

What can we expect in RRB JE Notification 2021?

In RRB JE Notification 2020, candidates can expect Exam Dates, Vacancies, How to Apply, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Exam Centers.

6 thoughts on “RRB JE Exam Notification 2021 | Dates, Syllabus, Admit Card & Results, Cut off”

  1. Very useful article. This is very good information for the people who is searching for Please keep posting articles like this, it was very helpful.

    Reply

Leave a Comment

How to prepare current affairs section in upsc exam How to Prepare CSAT for UPSC Prelims Best way to choose career options after 12th How to prepare for NEET 2022 In One Month Career Opportunities after Pursuing PhD