RRB JE Recruitment 2021

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RRB JE Recruitment 2021


RRB JE Recruitment 2021: Exam Dates, Exam Pattern, Cut-offs, Salary etc.

RRB (Railway Recruitment Board) conducts RRB JE recruitment exam for selecting suitable candidates for the post of Junior Engineer, Depot Material Superintendent (DMS), Junior Engineer (IT), & Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA).

The official notification for RRB JE 2021 is expected to be released in coming few weeks. Keep checking this space for further updates regarding RRB JE 2021.

RRB JE 2021 Exam: Overview
Name Indian Railways
Exam Conducting Body RRB
RRB Full Form Railway Recruitment Board
Official Website http://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/ (Varies as per region)
Post Name Junior Engineer (RRB JE)
Total Vacancy To be announced soon
Notification Release Date To be announced soon
Mode of Exam Computer-Based Test
Admit Card To be announced soon
Exam Date To be announced soon

Exam Pattern

RRB JE Exam Pattern 2021

The RRB JE 2021 exam consists of 2 separate CBTs (Computer Based Tests) which will be conducted on different dates as decided by board. The exam pattern of RRB JE 2021 is explained below:

RRB JE Exam Pattern CBT 1
Sr. No Subject Name Total Questions Time Duration
1 Mathematics 30
90 minutes
2 GeneralIntelligence & Reasoning 25
3 GeneralAwareness 15
4 General Science 30



a) The test will be having a total of 100 questions of 90 minutes duration carrying one mark each.

b) There would be a penalty of 1/3rd marks for each wrong answer marked by the candidate.

RRB JE Exam Pattern CBT 2
Sr. No. Subjects No. OfQuestions Duration
1 GeneralAwareness 15
120 min.
2 Physics &Chemistry 15
3 Basics of ComputerApplication 10
4 Environment& Pollution (Basics) 10
5 Technical Ability 100



a) This test will be having a total of 150 questions of 120 minutes duration.

b) There would be a penalty of 1/3rd marks for each wrong answer marked by the candidate.

Exam Date

RRB JE Exam Date 2021

The RRB JE Exam date 2022 shall be announced after the RRB JE 2021 Notification is released by Railway Recruitment Board.

Event Name Important Dates
RRB JE Notification 2021 To be announced soon
Online Registration Start Date To be announced soon
Last Date for online Registration To be announced soon
RRB JE Admit Card 2021 To be released soon
RRB JE 2021 CBT I Exam Date To be announced soon
RRB JE 2021 CBT II Exam Date To be announced soon
RRB JE 2021 CBT I Result To be announced soon
RRB JE 2021 CBT II Result To be announced soon

How To Apply

RRB JE Recruitment 2021 Apply Online

How to Apply for RRB JE 2021 Exam?

• Open the official website of RRB

• Now click on "Apply Now" button visible on the screen

• Then, Click on "New Registration" link available on the RRB JE application form 2021

• After that provide all required details such as Your name, address, email ID etc. which are marked mandatory in the application form

• The newly generated registration ID and password shall be sent to your registered mobile number and email ID as entered by you previously.

• Now, upload all the necessary documents, Photo and Signature which are marked mandatory in the form.

• Finally make the required payment of the Application Fee and take some printouts of the final application form for future reference

RRB JE Application Fee 2021
Sr. No. Category Name Application Fee (in RS.)
1 Unreserved 500
2 SC/ST/OBC/Minorities 250
3 Female/ExS/PwBDs/Transgender 250

Note: For the unreserved category, Rs. 400 will be refunded once the candidate appears for the CBT 1. For other category candidates, complete application fee will be refunded after CBT 1 exam.


RRB JE Syllabus 2021

RRB JE CBT 1 Syllabus

Mathematics: Number system, LCM and HCF, BODMAS, Decimals, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Fractions, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Time and Work, Profit and Loss, Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, Algebra, Geometry, Square Root, Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern, Age Calculations etc

General Intelligence & Reasoning: Coding and Decoding, Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Relationships, Syllogism, Mathematical operations, Jumbling, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency, Venn Diagram, Conclusions, Decision Making, Analytical reasoning, Similarities and Differences, Classification, Statement – Arguments and Assumptions, Directions etc.

General Awareness:Indian geography, culture and history of India including freedom struggle, Knowledge of Current affairs, Indian Polity and constitution, Environmental issues concerning India and the World, Indian Economy, General scientific and technological developments, Sports etc.

General Science:Chemistry, Physics and Life Sciences (Based on 10th Standard CBSE Syllabus)

RRB JE CBT 2 Syllabus

Physics and Chemistry:Questions in this section will be based on your 10th & 12th standard Physics and Chemistry syllabus. Also, there would be a total of 15 questions in this section.

Basics of Computer Application:Computer Architecture, Storage devices, Input and Output devices, Operating System (such as Windows, Unix, Linux), Networking, MS Office, Internet and Email, Various data representation, Computer Virus, Websites & Web Browsers

Environment and Pollution Control: Basics of Environment, Adverse effect of environmental pollution, Environmental Pollution control strategies, Air pollution, water pollution and Noise pollution, Effect and Control, Waste Management, Acid rain, Ozone depletion, Global warming

Technical Ability:The syllabus of this section depends upon the relevant technical discipline opted by the candidate for RRB JE exam. It will have questions based on the Engineering streams such as Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, IT, Electronics & Communication, Computer Engineering, Instrumentation & Measurement Engineering, Engineering Drawing & Graphics etc.

Environment & Pollution (Basics): Questions will be designed from topics concerning Environmental Pollution, Sources, Control Methods, etc.

Cut Offs

RRB JE Previous Year Cutoffs

The RRB JE 2021 exam is yet to be conducted, so for now, you may go through the previous years’ exam cut off marks to get an idea of the trends for the cut off marks. Here are the previous years’ RRB JE Cut off marks.

RRB JE Previous Year Cut off marks
Zone Name General (UR) OBC SC ST
Allahabad 61.45 54.42 47.36 41.32
Mumbai 61.52 53.19 41.27 35.46
Secunderabad 66.28 59.27 53.26 41.36
Kolkata 58.37 53.62 47.21 38.25
Ahmedabad 64.37 59.35 47.26 40.32
Bhopal 60.27 52.36 44.52 33.48
Ajmer 62.26 56.27 51.32 46.27
Chennai 59.27 46.32 39.36 34.31
Bhubaneswar 61.32 54.37 49.63 47.38
Patna 79.67 74.37 68.23 57.26
Bangalore 51.32 46.27 33.67 31.28
Ranchi 74.56 68.35 61.32 55.28
Thiruvananthapuram 51.35 45.34 37.24 28.36
Muzaffarpur 74.67 69.23 61.32 54.37
Guwahati 72.32 67.43 63.56 56.32
Chandigarh 70.32 61.43 54.62 49.21
Bilaspur 61.32 53.56 44.21 39.52
Gorakhpur 72.62 66.36 54.67 47.32
Siliguri 68.34 58.21 53.37 46.63
Malda 72.36 68.21 61.23 53.47
Jammu 63.21 47.32 41.27
RRB JE 2021 Cut off (Expected)
Category Name Expected Cut off Marks
General (UR) 64-70
ST 46-50
SC 49-55
OBC 54-60


RRB JE Vacancy 2021

The vacancy detail of RRB JE 2021 shall be available along with the official notification in coming days.

In the last recruitment process in 2019, a total of 12844 vacancies were released for the post of RRB JE post & 29 vacancies were released for RRB JE(IT) post.

RRB JE Vacancy 2019
RRB JE Post Name Vacancies
Junior Engineer 12844
Junior Engineer (IT) 29
Depot Materials Superintendent (DMS) 227
Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant (CMA) 387
Total 13847

Salary & Job Profile:

RRB JE Salary Structure 2021

The salary structure for RRB JE employees varies as per city in which they are posted.

The in-hand salary of RRB JE employees during the training period is around Rs.35,400/- & after successful completion of training, they receive an amount of Rs.

The salary structure of RRB JE 2021 as per 7th pay commission is tabulated below.

Salary Component Class-A City (Salary) Class-B City (Salary) Class-C City (Salary)
Basic Pay RS. 13,500/- RS. 13,500/- RS. 13,500/-
Dearness Allowance (125% of Basic) RS. 16,875 RS. 16,875 RS. 16,875
House Rent Allowance RS. 4050/- (30 % of Basic) RS. 2700/- (20 % of Basic) RS. 1350/- (30 % of Basic)
Other Allowances RS. 4000/- RS. 4000/- RS. 4000/-
In-hand salary RS. 38,425/- RS. 37,075/- RS. 35,725/-
Total Pay (after deductions) RS. 36,425/- RS. 35,075/- RS. 33,725/-

RRB JE Job Profile 2021

Job Responsibilities of RRB JE - Civil

o Selected aspirants will have to work as supervisors (work Inspector) in the civil engineering department.

o Responsible for periodical accounting verification of stores & tools.

o They need to ensure that the Railway Tracks are maintained on timely basis for safe & smooth operation of trains.

o RRB JE-Civil are responsible for construction of railway buildings, water supply, etc.

o They are also responsible for periodic maintenance of workshops, bridges and construction in railway division.

Job Responsibilities of RRB JE - Electrical

o The RRB JE Electrical Engineers are responsible for maintenance of electric locomotive, equipment overhead, traction distribution, air conditioning & Lightening in the train, power supply, etc.

o Also, they are accountable for Safeguarding and producing the mainline of EMU’s & electric locomotives.

o Monitoring & maintenance of valuable equipment such as OHE and substations (PS).

Job Responsibilities of RRB JE - Electronics

o The main responsibility of an electronics engineer is to oversee the signalling installation of the railway stations.

o They are also responsible for finalization of work budget proposal, revenue, and periodic review.

Job Responsibilities of RRB JE - Mechanical

o The major responsibility of RRB JE in mechanical branch is to check the component’s condition of passenger coaches & goods wagon.

o Maintenance of rolling stock of diesel to make it defect free.

Job Responsibilities of RRB JE – Information Technology

o Updating content on the railway’s official website on regular basis.

o Also, the office equipment like fax machines and photocopiers, etc should be managed & maintained on regular basis.

Eligibility Criteria

RRB JE Eligibility Criteria 2021

RRB JE Age Limit 2021:

Applicant must fall under the age group of 18-33 years.

RRB JE Age Relaxation 2021:

There is a provision of certain Age relaxations depending upon the category of candidates which is tabulated below:

Category Name Max Age Relaxation
General (UR) NA
OBC 3 years
SC/ ST 5 years
PWD 10 years
RRB JE Education Qualification 2021:

Candidates applying for the post of RRB JE 2021 must possess a bachelor’s degree in any of the below mentioned Engineering stream (as per applicability) for the post they are applying for.

Post Name Required Educational Qualification
Junior Engineer (JE) 3-yearsDiploma in Computer Science, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering,Mechanical Engineering, Production, Electrical Engineering, ElectronicsEngineering, Automobile, Instrumentation & Control Engineering, Tools& Machining, Tools & Die Making, or B.Sc in Civil Engineering from aRecognized Institute/University
Depot Material Superintendent (DMS) 3-year Diploma / Degree in Engineering from anydiscipline from govt affiliated university/Institute
Junior Engineer (Information Technology) Candidate must possess any degree among these disciplines-PGDCA/B.Sc. (Computer Science)/ BCA/ B.Tech (IT)/ B.Tech (Computer Science)/DOEACC B level course of 3 years from Recognised University/College
Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant Applicants must have a Bachelors’s degree in sciencehaving subjects - Physics and Chemistry with a minimum of 55% marksaggregate.