RRB JE 2021: Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility Criteria,

The Railway Recruitment Board will be conducting RRB JE 2021 examination for selecting the candidates for the post of Junior Engineer, Junior Engineer (IT), Depot Material Superintendant and Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant in Indian Railways. Interested candidates can apply for the exam by filling the online application form. The board is likely to release the form in the last week of March 2021. Applicants are suggested to make sure that they fit the eligibility conditions specified by the board.

The exam will be held in online mode where a computer system will be allotted to the candidates to answer the questions displayed on their computer screen. 90 minutes will be given to finish the test for phase-I and for phase-II, 120 minutes will be given to the candidates. There will be negative marking in case the candidates choose the incorrect answer.

RRB JE 2021 Highlights

  1. Candidates can apply for the exam only via online mode. No other mode shall be accepted for filling the application form.
  2. Only a single application for RRB will be accepted by the board. Multiple applications will end up getting rejected by the authority.
  3. No correction window will be provided to the candidates once the application is submitted successfully.
  4. Only those candidates shall be considered for appointment who fulfill the medical conditions for the concerned post.
  5. Applicant must possess a valid email id and mobile number in order to register for the recruitment exam. Any future communication by the board will be done via these modes only.
  6. Mere issuance of admit card doesn’t guarantee the candidature of the candidates.
  7. Selected candidates will have to undergo training wherever prescribed and during training period only stipend will be paid as applicable. They will also have to execute a security or indemnity bond wherever necessary at the time of joining.

RRB JE 2021 Important dates

The tentative schedule of RRB JE 2021 exam is as follows-

Events Dates (Expected)
Notification releasing date Last week of March 2021
Opening of online registration Last week of March  2021
Closing of online registration Third week of April 2021
Last date to pay the fee via offline mode Third week of April 2021
Last date to pay the online fee Third week of April 2021
Closing of online submission of application complete in all respect Third week of April 2021
Admit card releasing for CBT-I April 2021
CBT test- Phase-I April 2021/May 2021
Result announcement June 2021
Admit card releasing for CBT-II June 2021
CBT test- Phase-II July 2021
Result announcement August 2021
Document verification August 2021
Medical examination September 2021

RRB JE 2021 Eligibility criteria

The eligibility criteria set by the authority for the post of JE, JE (IT), DMS, and CMA are given below-

Nationality: A candidate must be either a citizen of India, subject of Nepal/Bhutan, Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of settling there, PIO migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in B.Tech.

Age limit: The age of the applicants should fall between 18 years and 33 years as on 1st January 2021. Candidates from reserved category can claim relaxation in age as per the rules.

Educational qualification

  • Junior Engineer: Candidates should possess a valid diploma/degree in the concerned stream prescribed against various post in Annexure-A of the notification published on the official website.
  • Depot Material Superintendent (DMS): Diploma in engineering from any discipline is required.
  • Junior Engineer (IT): Candidates should have done PGDCA/B.Sc. (Computer Science)/ BCA/ B.Tech (IT)/ B.Tech (Computer Science)/ DOEACC B level course of 3 years duration or equivalent from a recognized university/institute.
  • Chemical and Metallurgical Assistance (CMA): Applicants should have obtained a Bachelors degree in Science with Physics and Chemistry and have secured minimum 55% marks in aggregate.
RRB JE Eligibility Criteria

Medical fitness standard

Medical standard General fitness Vision standards
A-3 Physically fit Distance vision: 6/9, 6/9 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 2D). Near vision: 0.6,0.6 with or without glasses Must have: passed the test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision and Mesopic vision.
B-1 Physically fit Distance vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D). Near vision: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required. Must have: passed the test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision and Mesopic vision.
B-2 Physically fit Distance vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D). Near vision: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required Must have: Passed the Binocular vision.
C-1 Physically fit Distance vision: 6/12, 6/18 with or without glasses. Near vision: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required.

RRB JE 2021 Application form

Candidates can fill the application form of RRB JE exam by visiting the official website of the Railway Recruitment Board. The form will be released probably in the last week of March 20210. Applicants should keep their documents handy while filling the form. The scanned photograph and signature should be in JPEG format. The form will include the details such as personal information, educational details and other relevant information. Applicants should provide correct information in the form. If at any stage the details provided by them are found to be false then the candidature of such candidates will be cancelled immediately.

Candidates should enter their name, father’s name and date of birth as recorded in the Matriculation/ SSLC/ High school examination certificate or an equivalent certificate only. They should review the entire form before making the final submission. Applicants must pay the requisite amount of application fee without which their applications will be rejected. Multiple application forms should be avoided at all cost.

Steps to Apply Online for RRB JE Exam

You need to ensure whether you meet eligibility criteria for RRB JE exam or not. Further, you need to follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: You need to choose the RRB you’d like to apply for. Please note RRB once selected won’t be changed after the primary registration completes and candidates are allotted registration numbers.

Step 2: Confirm you have read and understood the terms & conditions. If so then click the checkbox.

Step 3: Complete registration by providing details like your name, Date of Birth, Mother’s Name, Father’s name, Aadhaar Number, SSLC/Metric/ITI Roll Number, Year of Passing, email-ID and mobile number. Check all entries before you submit. Please note, your email ID should be yours and unique. Your email ID and mobile number will be verified using a One Time Password (OTP).

Step 4: Candidates must preserve their registration number as RRB will not entertain any request for seeking registration number.

Step 5: Go to the part I of application form and fill details about Educational Qualification, Gender, Community, Religion, Minority, Ex SM, PWD, Economically Backward Class and Age Relaxation and other required details.

Step 6: In the second part of application form, you need to enter details of exam group. If you are eligible for more than one post then you have to set preference of posts.

Step 7: After entering all the details, you’ll be redirected to payment page. You need to select the payment mode and complete the payment.

Step 8: If you fall under PwBD category then indicate the option for scribe. Only the candidates Visually Impaired (VI)/candidates whose writing speed is being affected due to loco motor disability (one arm) are permitted to avail the facility of Scribe against this CEN.

Step 9: Enter all required details relating educational qualification.

Step 10: You need to choose the language mode of exam. English is the default language and if you want to proceed with another language then choose from the drop down list which includes Assamese, Gujarati, Bengali, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Konkani, Manipuri, Odiya, Marathi, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, and Urdu.

Step 11: Finish the remaining fields which includes Mother Tongue, Moles/Identification Marks, Address etc.

Step 12: Enter bank account details for refund, if eligible.

Step 13: You need to upload scanned copy of signature and photograph. Specifications for photograph and signature are as follows:

Specification for photograph

  • It should be colour passport size photograph with white/light color back ground.
  • The size should be 35mmX45mm or 320 x 240 pixels.
  • It should be JPG/JPEG format scanned with 100 DPI resolution.
  • The size of photograph must be in between 20-50KB.
  • The photograph must have been takes before 1st Oct 2020 at a professional studio.

Specification for Signature

  • You need to sign on a white paper with a black ink pen within a box of size 50mm x 20mm.
  • You should sign in running letters not in Block letters.
  • The file size should be in between should be between 10KB —40KB.

Step 14: If you belong to SC/ST category and willing to avail free rail travel then you need to upload scanned copy of your SC/ST certificate (JPG/JPEG format, 50KB – 100KB).

Step 15: Submit your application once you verify all the details.

Application fee: UR and OBC category candidates need to pay Rs. 500/- as the application fee. Those from the SC/ST/PWD category should pay Rs. 250/- for the same. The payment can be made through online mode (credit card/debit card) or SBI E-Challan or Post office Challan.

RRB JE Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for RRB JE recruitment is provided below-

  • Exam mode: Computer-based test (CBT)
  • Languages: English, B.Tech, Urdu, Gujarati, Punjabi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Konkani, Odiya, Assamese, Bengali, Manipuri, and Malayalam.
  • Duration: CBT-I will be of 90 minutes and CBT-II will be of 120 minutes
  • Phases of the exam: Two i.e. CBT-I and CBT-II
  • Type of questions: Objective type
  • Total number of questions: 100 questions in CBT-I and 150 questions in CBT-II.
  • Marking scheme: 1 mark will be awarded for correct answer.
  • Negative marking: 1/3rd marks will be deducted for incorrect answer.

CBT-I pattern

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

CBT-II pattern

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

Once you are aware with exam pattern for RRB JE don’t forget to read the prescribed syllabus for the exam. Try to prepare following the syllabus of the exam. 

RRB JE 2021 Admit card

  • Candidates can download the admit card for RRB JE 2021 exam by login into the official web portal of the RRB.
  • The hall ticket will bear the details such as- exam city, centre, timing, reporting time, exam date, candidate, etc.
  • Applicants should cross-check the details printed on the admit card and inform the authority in case any discrepancy is found.
  • Candidates should keep the printout copy of the admit card and bring it to the exam venue on the day of the exam.
  • On failing to produce the admit card and valid ID proof, the candidate won’t be allowed to take the test.

RRB JE 2021 Result and Selection

  • The result of RRB JE 2021 exam can be accessed through the official website of the RRB.
  • A list of the shortlisted candidates will be displayed on the portal.
  • Only those candidates can appear for the next phase of the exam who have successfully cleared the previous phase.
  • Selection of the candidates will strictly be done on the basis of the marks secured in the exam.
  • Such candidates will undergo the document verification phase and medical examination thereafter.
Displaying 41 Comments
  1. Hemavathi B M says:

    How to modify my application

  2. mukesh vishwakrma says:

    I am appearing BSC-IT. Can I apply for RRB-JE

  3. Sivakumar says:

    RRB vacance

  4. Vignesh says:

    I studied diploma in mechatronics engineering .am I eligible for apply JE mechanical post in RRB?

  5. Usha survase says:

    B tech final year appearing students eligible to apply or not

  6. Jainam shah says:

    I’m currently in 3rd year mechanical engineering, if I want to apply for this exam how can I apply? And I’m eligible or not to give the exam ? And exactly for which post this exam is conducted?

  7. Tem says:

    I have checked in the official site but could not find the link for RRB JE

  8. garima raina says:

    i am doing b.com hons and i m 3rd year student,can i apply for rrb?

  9. manish kumar says:

    you are saying that the last date to apply online for rrb sse is 31st of this month but I am not getting the link anywhere to apply. could you please let me know the link where I can apply for rrb sse

  10. ANURAG says:

    when will the application form be released?

  11. What is the RRB exam date 2020 says:

    Exactly date of RRB exam

  12. Which colleges of Kerala conduct rrb course says:

    Which colleges of Kerala in rrb course

  13. chandresh jhalani says:

    sir, if have passed polytechnic diploma in architecture.
    so can i apply for RRB JUNIOR ENGINEER exam ?

  14. Soundarya says:

    I am BSc maths.. I am eligible for apply RRB

  15. Gurupad hegde says:

    When they are going to release the official notification about rrb je 2020

  16. pushkala says:

    I am now doing my 1st year degree can i apply for RRB exam

  17. Aakarsh says:

    Can final year B.Tech students apply for Junior Engineer post?

  18. Anupama says:

    I m 1986bron I m divorcee can I eligible to this recirment plz susction me.

  19. Jyoty kumari says:

    Sir rrb ka vacancy 2020 ka kab aayega i am a 12th completed

  20. Jyoty kumari says:

    Sir RRB ka vacancy 2020 me kab aane wala hai

  21. sedhupathi says:

    i am a BDS graduate ,am i eligable to apply RRB exam

  22. Premkumar says:

    Is BE mechanical engineering are eligible for RRB DMS post.

  23. Ro says:

    its impossible…,
    we just got one chance in 2019, but we lost it, and we have to accept that., now its not possible upto 2021 or 2022…,

  24. Abhinav Parth says:

    Sir how much you are confirmed about rrb 2020 vaccancy.Is it possible for next year RRB vaccancy when 13k vaccancy is already out

    • admin says:

      Hi Abhinav,
      We are not sure whether the vacancies will come out in 2020 or not. We wrote this post just for reference purpose. We’ll update this post after the release of its respective notification.

  25. B.E final year student can apply to jobs such as RRB,SSC is it possible sir. says:

    This is good thing.To know information of jobs and clear the doubts regarding that job.

  26. SANDEEP YADAV says:

    Sir rrb je ki vacancy next 2020 me kb aani hai

  27. sivaparvathi says:

    kkk tqq for information

  28. sivaparvathi says:

    rrb any notification my mail has be conductudeted

  29. Vaibhav says:

    Right now RRB je 2018 recruitment of 13k is going on, is it possible that RRB recruitment will be done next year also?

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