RRB JE Exam Notification 2020 | Dates, Syllabus, Admit Card & Results, Cut off

RRB JE Exam Notification: The Railways Recruitment Board conducts the RRB JE Exam to recruit science and engineering backgrounds candidates to fill in the various technical posts in the Indian Railways.

RRB JE 2021 Notification: Railway Recruitment Board Yet to Release the Notification for RRB JE 2021.

The RRB JE Exam 2020 exam conducts for the following posts:

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

You should note that the official RRB JE Exam notification 2020 is not announced yet.

In this article, you will get the complete guide on RRB JE Exam Notification 2020.

So you will become more aware of the exam and boost your exam preparation.

RRB JE Exam Notification 2020

Railway Recruitment Board conducts the RRB JE Exam Every year to fill Junior Engineer Posts. You can visit the official RRB website to register for the exam and other RRB JE Recruitment details.

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

RRB JE Notification 2020 Highlights

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 Vacancy Details

Posts Name Name

Vacancies Detail

Junior Engineer


Junior Engineer (IT)


Depot material superintendent (DMS)


Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA)


Total vacancies

14033 Posts

RRB JE Eligibility

Before applying for the RRB JE Exam 2020, you must keep in mind that you have met 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

Here is the educational qualification required as per RRB JE Notification 2020 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 from below.

RRB JE Exam Dates

The Railway Recruitment Board has published the RRB JE Exam Dates for the year 2020. According to the exam calendar, the Exams are scheduled to tentatively begin between April and May 2020.

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

Railway Junior Exam Events Dates (Tentative)
Official Notification Publishing Date: December 2019
RRB JE online registration begins: 02 January 2020
RRB JE online registration ends: 31 January 2020
Online payment last date: 05 February 2020
Last date for submission of applications: 07 February 2020
SBI or Post office Bank challan Online payment last date: 4 February 2020
JE, JE( IT), DMS, CMA Exam Date: Update Soon
  • To know more about the updates regarding the RRB JE Exam Dates, visit the linked article.

RRB JE Syllabus

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

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 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.


Number of questions

Maximum marks




General Intelligence and Reasoning



General Awareness



General Science






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.


Number of questions

Maximum marks

General Awareness



Physics and Chemistry



Basics of Computer and Applications



Basic of Environment and Pollution Control



Technical Abilities






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
  • Candidates belonging to ST category have to score 25% (37.50 marks) to clear Stage 2.

RRB JE 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 filled in application form and e-receipt of fee payment for further reference.

RRB JE 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 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 2020 Exam Centres

RRB JE Exam will be held in multiple centres across India. You have to choose the exam cities in order of their preference while filling the RRB JE 2020 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 centres other than the ones selected by the candidates.

RRB JE 2020 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 2020

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 2020 Result?

  • Go to the official website of RRB JE – www.rrbcdg.gov.in.
  • You have to click on RRB JE 2020 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 2020 Cutoff 

The qualifying marks to clear RRB JE 2020 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:

RRB JE CBT 2 exam has commenced from 28th August 2019. Get to know the RRB JE CBT 2 expected cut off for the Civil branch here – 

RRB JE CBT 2 Expected Cut Off – Civil


Cut Off


98 – 105


95 – 98


88 – 90


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 2020

Here you can check the list of Region-wise RRB JE Official Sites 2020.

RRB’s Region Name

Official Websites (rrbonlinegov.in)

RRB Allahabad


RRB Mumbai


RRB Jammu and Srinagar


RRB Malda


RRB Secunderabad


RRB Kolkata


RRB Siliguri


RRB Gorakhpur


RRB Ahmedabad


RRB Bhopal


RRB Bilaspur


RRB Chennai


RRB Ajmer


RRB Patna


RRB Bhubaneswar


RRB Bangalore


RRB Ranchi


RRB Thiruvananthapuram


RRB Muzaffarpur


RRB Guwahati


RRB Chandigarh


We have covered the detailed guide on RRB JE Exam Notification 2020. Feel free to ask us any questions in the comment section below.

FAQs Related to RRB Junior Engineer Exam

1- When will the RRB JE 2021 Notification be released?

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

2- What is the Eligibility Criteria to apply for RRB JE 2020?

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.

3- What are the different posts offered under RRB JE 2020 Recruitment?

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

4- What is the Selection process for RRB JE 2020?

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

5- How many vacancies are expected in RRB JE 2020 Recruitment?

This year through RRB JE Recruitment 2020, more than 15000 vacancies are expected to be filled.

6- What is the RRB JE Salary?

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

7- Is RRB JE 2020 conducted in online mode?

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

8- What can we expect in RRB JE Notification 2020?

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

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