RRB JE exam 2020 recruitment notification, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result, etc

RRB JE 2020 exam notification is yet to release by Railway Recruitment Board. The previous notification was issued on 29th December 2018.

RRB will soon release the official notification for the 2020 exam.

Candidates can check all details about the RRB JE 2020 exam on this page such as exam pattern, Syllabus, Answer Key, Result, etc.

What is RRB JE Exam?

RRB JE exam also called as Railway Recruitment Board Junior Engineer exam is conducted by RRB for the recruitment of Junior Engineer (JE), Junior Engineer (IT), Depot Material Superintendant (DMS) and Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA) in the various technical departments of Indian Railway.

rrb je exam


RRB will soon release an official RRB JE notification 2020.

Previous RRB notification was released on 29th December 2018 for a total of 14033 posts. This year notification has been delayed by RRB due massive outbreak of COVID-19 Coronavirus.

Candidates will get the information about the total number of vacancies for the 2020 exam in the official notification.

Meanwhile, candidates can check all other information on this page.

Check all RRB Exam details at the linked article

Exam Date

RRB JE Exam date 2020 will also be released along with the official notification and we will update this page by including all important dates. Below mentioned exam dates are tentative dates and these dates may change according to the official notification.

RRB JE exam date 2020 is given in below table:

EventsExam  Dates
Notification Release DateAugust 2020
Application process start DateSeptember 2020
Last Date To Apply OnlineOctober 2020
Last Date & Time for Offline payment of Application Fee (SBI Challan, Post Office Challan)October 2020
Last Date & Time for online Payment of Application Fee (Net Banking/ Credit Card/ Debit Card/UPI)October 2020
Last date for Final submission of ApplicationsOctober 2020
CBT 1 DateWill be updated
CBT 1 resultWill be updated
CBT 2 DateWill be updated
CBT 2 resultWill be updated

Pay Scale

rrb je pay scale

Pay Scale will be the same for all posts such as Junior Engineer (JE), Junior Engineer (IT), Depot Material Superintendant (DMS), and Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA).

Exam Summary

Please find a short summary in the below table:

Exam nameRailway Recruitment Board Junior Engineer (RRB JE)
Official advertisement numberCEN (Centralised Employment Notice) No. 03/2018
Exam conducting authorityRRBs (Railway Recruitment Boards)
Exam PurposeTo recruit candidates for the various technical posts for Indian Railway
LocationAll India
Exam levelNational
EducationDiploma/ Degree
Total vacanciesWill be informed after the official notification
Selection processCBT 1, CBT 2, Document Verification, Medical Examination
Application datesWill be informed
Exam dates (CBT)Will be announced
CBT exam time90 minutes
Exam modeCBT (Computer Based Test)
Official website http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/

Posts and vacancy details

The RRB JE recruitment is done to hire candidates for the below-mentioned posts:

rrb je posts

Number of vacancies for different posts will also be issued along with the upcoming notification. We have mentioned the vacancy details for the previous exam in the below table.

rrb je vacancy

Candidates can also check the latest information about all other Sarkari Exam in India at the linked page.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility crieria is the first and most important thing candidates must check before applying for any post. There are four parts in RRB JE Eligibility Criteria 2020.

rrb je eligibility criteria

i)- Nationality/ Citizenship

A candidate must be either:


ii)- Age Limit

The minimum Age to appear for the exam is 18 years and maximum age limit is 33 years. Age relaxation is also applicable according to the category.

Please find below the category wise Age relaxation criteria:

rrb je age relaxation

iii)- Educational Qualification

Railway Recruitment Board has set different minimum Educational Qualification to appear for the RRB JE exam for different posts.

Educational Qualification for different posts is given below:

rrb je educational qualification

iv)- Medical Fitness

The medical requirements against different Medical Standards for different categories are outlined below:

rrb je medical standard

Exam Pattern

Candidates should check RRB JE Exam Pattern to start their preparation accordingly.

RRB JE Selection Process includes two Computer Based Test (CBT) followed by Document Verification and Medical Examination.

There are four steps in the Exam Pattern.

rrb je selection process

CBT 1 Exam Pattern

RRN JE CBT 1 Exam Pattern will include objective type questions with multiple choices. Candidates will have to attempt the question paper in 90 minutes.

There are four sections in CBT 1, Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, and General Science.

There will be negative marking in CBT 1 and 1/3 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

The number of questions and marks for each section is given in the below table:

rrb je exam pattern cbt 1

CBT 1 will be a qualifying test for CBT 2 and marks obtained in CBT 1 will not be added in the Final Merit List.

Candidates will have to secure minimum percentage marks in order to qualify in the CBT 1 exam. Details are given below.


CBT 2 Exam Pattern

After successfully qualify the CBT 1 test candidates will be called for CBT 2 exam.

Section wise No. of questions and marks is given in below table:

rrb je exam pattern cbt 2


  • There will be five sections in the CBT 2 Exam Pattern.
  • Candidates will have to attempt the exam in a total of 120 minutes.
  • There will be negative marking f 1/3rd marks for every wrong answer.
  • A virtual calculator will be made available on the Computer Monitor during 2nd Stage CBT.

Minimum percentage of marks to qualify CBT 2 is given in the below table:


Discipline Mapping Tables (For Technical Abilities section):

There are three exam group.


rrb je discipline mapping table  for technical abilities group 1


rrb je discipline mapping table  for technical abilities group 2


rrb je discipline mapping table  for technical abilities group 3

Document Verification

Candidates qualifying the CBT 2 will be called for the Document Verification. An equal number of candidates according to o the vacancy will be called however some more candidates may be called in case any shortage or nonjoining of recommended candidates in the document verification part.

Candidates must bring all original documents along with two sets of self-attested photocopies of all documents at the time of DV. Further, these candidates should upload the scanned copies (in true color) of all the certificates as applicable prior to their DV date through the www.rrbdv.in portal.

List of the documents is mentioned below:

rrb je list of documents for verification

Medical Examination

Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway
Administration, final verification of educational and community certificates and verification of antecedents/character of the


Candidates applying for the JE exam will have to pay the application fee as mentioned below.

rrb je application fee

Please check below links also:

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