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  • Written by Hrushikesh Vyas
  • Last Modified on 31-01-2023
  • Written by Hrushikesh Vyas
  • Last Modified on 31-01-2023

About RRB JE CBT 1 2023

About Exam

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts the central government-based RRB JE CBT I exam to hire talented and deserving aspirants for the JE posts. RRB releases these vacancies based on the requirements of its different Railway departments. The entire RRB JE 2023 recruitment process shall involve 1st stage Computer Based Test (CBT), 2nd stage CBT, and Document Verification/Medical Examination. This page has all the information aspirants need about the RRB Junior Engineering CBT 1 exam.

Interested candidates willing to appear for the examination must first ensure that they are eligible to do so. For that, they must fulfil all the eligibility requirements before submitting the application form. Conforming to the eligibility standards is a must because if RRB later finds out someone did not meet the criterion, it will disqualify them. The selection is made strictly as per merit, based on CBTs. Read further to understand other significant event details regarding the RRB JR CBT 1, such as exam date, admit card release, result declaration, and more.

RRB JE CBT 1 Exam Summary

Candidates can go through the below table to get an overview of the exam:

Particulars Details
Exam Name Railway Recruitment Board Junior Engineer Exam – RRB JE
Conducting Body Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB)
Posts Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant (CMA), Depot Material Superintendent (DMS), Junior Engineer (IT), Junior Engineer (JE)
Level of Exam All India Level
Selection Process RRB JE Stage 1 CBT, RRB JE Stage 2 CBT, Medical Exam and Documents Verification
Official website https://indianrailways.gov.in

RRB JE CBT 1 2023 Latest Update


All latest updates related to RRB JE CBT 1 2023 will be mentioned here.

RRB JE CBT 1 2023 Notification

Exam Pattern

The authorities will soon release the RRB JE CBT 1 2023 notification. Candidates can go through the previous years’ notifications to get an idea of the exam pattern and other details: RRB JE 2018 Notification

RRB JE CBT 1 2023 Important Dates

Exam Syllabus

Candidates can refer to the below table to keep track of upcoming RRB JE events:

Important Events RRB JE Result Dates
RRB JE CBT First Stage To Be Announced
RRB JE CBT First Stage Result To Be Announced
RRB JE CBT Second Stage To Be Announced
RRB JE CBT Second Stage Result To Be Announced
RRB JE Medical Examination To Be Announced
RRB JE CBT Document Verification To Be Announced
RRB JE Final Result To Be Announced

To know more on the upcoming events, click on the below link: RRB JE CBT 1 2023 important dates

RRB JE CBT 1 2023 Vacancy

Study Plan to Maximise Score

The Recruitment Board will soon release an official notification for the RRB Junior Engineer 2023 recruitment.

RRB JE CBT 1 2023 Salary and Job Profile

Previous Year Analysis

Candidates can refer to the below table to understand the estimated salary provided by the authorities:

Details Class A (Population up to 50 Lacs) Class B (Population between 5 lac to 50 lacs) Class C (Population up to 5 lacs)
Basic Pay Rs.13,500 Rs. 13,500 Rs.13,500
House Rent Allowance 30% of Basic Pay – Rs. 4,050 20% of Basic Pay – Rs.2,700 10% of Basic Pay – Rs. 1,350
Other Allowances Rs. 4,000 Rs. 4,000 Rs. 4,000
Dearness Allowances Rs. 16,875 Rs. 16,875 Rs. 16,875
Salary In Hand Rs. 38,425 Rs. 37,075 Rs. 35,725
Deduction (Approx) Rs. 2,000 Rs. 2,000 Rs. 2,000
Total Pay Rs. 36,425 Rs. 35,075 Rs. 33,725

To know more details on job profiles, click on the below link: RRB JE CBT 1 2023 salary and job profile

RRB JE CBT 1 2023 Eligibility Criteria 2023

Candidates must fulfil the below-mentioned eligibility requirements to be eligible for the RRB JE CBT 1 2023 exam:

  • Age Limit: The minimum age limit for all candidates is 18 years, while the maximum age limit for General, OBC, and SC/ST candidates is 33, 36, and 38 years respectively.
  • Education Qualification: Candidates applying for the Junior Engineer (JE) post must have completed a 3-year Diploma in the respective branch. Those willing to apply for JE (IT) post must possess PGDCA, B.Sc. (Computer Science), DOEACC ‘B’, or B.Tech (CS) from a recognised Indian university.

To know the complete eligibility criteria, click on the below link: RRB JE CBT 1 eligibility criteria 2023

RRB JE CBT 1 2023 Application Form

Follow the below-mentioned steps to submit the application form:

  • Visit the RRB’s official website.
  • To open the online application form of the desired zones or regions
  • Select the job position
  • Click on the “Apply” button.
  • Then, choose the “New Registration” link.
  • After filling out your qualifications and personal information, pay the required fee to submit the form.


RRB JE CBT 1 2023 Exam Centres

Topper List Success Stories

Refer to the table below to know the list of exam centres:

Zone State Exam City
Ahmedabad Zone Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Dadra, Gandhinagar, Godhra, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Mehsana, Nadiad, Navsari, Rajkot, Silvassa, Surat, Surendranagar, Vadodara, Valsad, Vapi
Allahabad Zone Uttar Pradesh Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Amroha, Banda, Barabanki, Bareilly, Bulandshahr, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Kaushambi, Lucknow, Sitapur, Sultanpur, Varanasi
Ajmer Zone Rajasthan Abu Road, Ajmer, Alwar, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Chittorgarh, Dungarpur, Hanumangarh, Jaipur, Jhunjhunu, Jodhpur, Kota, Pali Marwar, Sikar, Sri Ganganagar, Tonk, Udaipur
Bangalore Zone Karnataka Bagalkot, Belgaum, Bellary, Bijapur, Chikballapur, Chikmagalur, Davanagre, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Kolar, Mangalore, Mysore, Puttur, Shimoga, Surathkal, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara, Kannada
Bhubaneshwar Zone Odisha Angul, Balasore, Bargarh, Bhubaneswar, Baripada, Dhenkanal, Jeypore, Jharsuguda, Khurda, Rayagada, Rourkela, Sambalpur Berhampur- Ganjam, Cuttack,
Bhopal Zone Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Rewa, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain
Bilaspur Zone Chhattisgarh Bilaspur, Durg, Bhilai, Nagpur, Raipur
Chennai Zone TamilNadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Kanyakumari, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Namakkal, Salem, Thanjavur, Thoothukudi, Tiruchirapalli, Tiruvannamalai, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar
Chandigarh Zone Chandigarh Chandigarh

The list of centres above has been taken from the previous year’s notification. The exam centres are likely to change this year. To access the complete list, click on the below link: RRB JE CBT 1 2023 exam centre

RRB JE CBT 1 2023 Exam Pattern

Exam counselling

The exam pattern is important as it provides details such as the marking scheme, question distribution and more. Refer to the table below to access RRB JE CBT 1 exam pattern highlights:

Subjects Total Questions Total Marks
Mathematics 30 30
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25
General Awareness 15 15
General Science 30 30
Total 100 100


RRB JE CBT 1 2023 Syllabus

Exam talks

Go through the below table to know the exam syllabus:

Subjects Topics
Mathematics Number systems, Ratio and Proportion, Elementary Statistics, Square Root, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM and HCF, Profit and Loss, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Age Calculations, Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern.
General Awareness Culture and History of India, includingdom Struggle, Indian Polity and Constitution, Indian Economy, Knowledge of Current Affairs, Indian Geography, Environmental Issues concerning India and the World, Sports, General Scientific and Technological Developments, etc.

The complete syllabus also includes topics from General Intelligence & Reasoning and General Science — in addition to Mathematics and General Awareness — that aspirants can find using the link below: RRB JE CBT 1 2023 syllabus

RRB JE CBT 1 2023 Preparation Tips

About Exam

Refer to the below-listed tips to improve preparations for the exam:

  • Understand the exam pattern and syllabus
  • Prepare notes
  • Create a timetable
  • Refer to high-weightage chapters
  • Clear doubts and questions
  • Go through previous years papers
  • Attempt mock tests

To know more preparation tips, click on the below link: RRB JE CBT 1 preparation tips

RRB JE CBT 1 2023 Admit Card

About Exam

The Railways will soon release the RRB JE admit card for CBT 1 exam on the official website. Candidates who have successfully applied for the Junior Engineer exam at RRB can download the admit card candidates must enter their login credentials. The admit card contains important information such as the exam centre details, exam date and time, candidates roll number and more.

Refer to the link below. To know the steps to download the admit card: RRB JE CBT 1 2023 admit card

RRB JE CBT 1 2023 Answer Key

Eligibility Criteria

The authorities will release the provisional and final answer key on the official website. Candidates who are unsatisfied with the answer key can raise objections/challenges against it. After considering all the objections/challenges, the authorities will release the final answer key. Candidates can use the answer key to calculate their estimated scores.


RRB JE CBT 1 2023 Result

Admit Card

Once the Railway Recruitment Board announces the RRB Junior Engineer Result, it will be published on their official website. The conducting body announces the RRB JE Result for CBT 1 and CBT 2 separately. The results will be published in a PDF format, with candidate names, roll numbers, total marks earned, and other information.


RRB JE CBT 1 2023 Cut-off

Exam Answer key

The Indian Railway Recruitment Board will release the RRB JE Cut-off for different regions after conducting the CBT exam. 1. According to the previous year’s data, RRB JE cut-off 2022 for General Category was 40% while 30% for OBC & 25% for SC and ST candidates. CBT 1 covers a total of 100 marks, and CBT 2 covers 150 marks.

Click on the below link to access the cut-off: RRB JE CBT 1 2023 cut-off

FAQs on RRB JE CBT 1 2023

Cut off

The following are some of the most frequently asked questions on RRB JE CBT 1 2023:

Q.1: What are the most effective way to remember equations and formulas for the RRB JE exam?

Ans: Maintaining notes is one of the finest ways to recall what you read. It will be really useful during the last-minute revision.

Q2. What are the total marks for CBT 1 in the RRB JE selection?

Ans: The RRB JE CBT 1 exam has a total of 100 marks.

Q.3: When will the RRB JE CBT 1 cut-off be announced?

Ans: The RRB JE CBT 1 cut-off will be published on the official website with the result PDF.

Q.4: How much does a Railway Junior Engineer earn?

Ans: The basic pay of a Junior Engineer after the 7th Pay Commission is Rs. 35,400/-. However, there are other perks and allowances included.

Q.5: Is there a way to correct the RRB Junior Engineer recruitment exam admit card errors after getting it from the official website?

Ans: Yes, applicants are recommended to contact the exam conducting body’s helpline number listed on the official website as soon as possible.

We hope the above article has answered all your doubts and queries. Embibe wishes you good luck and all the best. Stay tuned to Embibe for the latest updates on RRB JE CBT 1 2023.

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