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  • Written by Hrushikesh Vyas
  • Last Modified on 28-06-2022
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  • Last Modified on 28-06-2022

About Exam

About Exam

Exam Brief

RRB JE CBT 1: The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts exams to hire qualified resources for the position of Junior Engineer (JE) in departments every year. The RRB JE CBT-I is a central government exam conducted to hire talented aspirants for the JE posts in different Railway departments. 

RRB gauges applicants’ capability by conducting several rounds included in the selection process. In the first round, a Computer-based Test (CBT) 1 and CBT 2 are conducted. The second round includes document verification followed by a medical exam. This page offers detailed insight on the RRB JE CBT for the aspirants.

Exam Summary

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is going to carry out the RRB JE CBT 2022 in the last week of May 2022. The applicants applying for the JE posts are usually from engineering and science backgrounds. Indian Railways is the superior authority that supervises all the exam-related activities and also selects candidates for the positions of Junior Engineer (JE), Junior Engineer IT (JE IT), Depot Material Superintendent (DMS), and Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant (CMA).  The RRB JE CBT first stage result is determined by the candidate’s performance in the examination. Candidates who pass CBT 1 will be eligible to take CBT 2 at one of the designated testing centres. The Board will announce the cut-off for each stage, which will specify the minimum score required to be eligible for the next round. The marks will differ depending on the candidate’s categories. The RRB JE Recruitment has four stages: CBT 1, CBT 2, medical examination, and document verification. Candidates are not permitted to skip or jump any of the required stages to move forward to the next round.

RRB JE CBT 2022: Overview

Particulars Details
Exam Name Railway Recruitment Board Junior Engineer Exam – RRB JE
Commonly Known As RRB JE Recruitment 2022
Name of Exam Conducting Body Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB)
Job Location Across India
Job Category Central Government Job
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 rrbcdg.gov.in

Official Website Link


Number of Posts/Vacancies

Embibe Notice Board/Notification


Latest Update

As per the latest update, RRB is going to release the RRB JE Notification in the upcoming months.

Trending News

In accordance with the trending news related to RRB JE 2021, the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is planning to conduct different railway examinations and interviews to fill more than one lakh vacancies. An immense number of interested candidates shall be participating in recruitment. We will bring all the statistics to life on this page for all keen candidates. 

Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern

Selection Process

The RRB JE CBT includes the following rounds:

  • CBT 1
  • CBT 2
  • Document Verification & Medical Examination

Stages of Exam

The Railway Recruitment Board will decide on the procedure for recruiting Junior Engineers for various positions in the railways. The RRB JE selection procedure is divided into three stages, and candidates who pass all three stages will be hired by the railways.  The following is the RRB JE selection procedure:

  • CBT 1: Computer Based Test Stage I consists of 100 questions for 100 marks, with a time limit of 90 minutes.
  • CBT 2: Computer Based Test Stage II consists of 150 objective type questions with multiple choices, which is 120 minutes.
  • 3rd Stage: This stage includes document verification and medical examination.


Exam pattern details - Scoring pattern (+/- Marking)

In RRB JE CBT 1 exam, there will be negative marking for incorrect answers. For each incorrect answer, a third of the marks awarded for that question will be deducted.  Therefore, the aspirants should carefully choose the right answer out of the given options.

Exam pattern details - Total time

RRB JE CBT 1 Exam Pattern Details The exam pattern for the Computer Based Test Stage I is tabulated below:

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

The exam pattern for the Computer Based Test Stage II is tabulated below:

Subjects No. Of Questions Marks for Each Section
General Awareness 15 15
Physics & Chemistry 15 15
Basics of Computers & Applications 10 10
Basics of Environment & Pollution Control 10 10
Technical Abilities 100 100
Total 150 150

Exam Calendar

The official exam calendar is yet to be declared. However, aspirants can check out the expected dates using the table below:

Event Dates
RRB JE Notification To Be Announced
Opening of Online Registration To Be Announced
Closing of Online Registration To Be Announced
Closing of Offline Payment To Be Announced
Closing of Online Payment To Be Announced
Closing of Online Application Submission To Be Announced

Exam Syllabus

Exam Syllabus

Exam Syllabus

Let's take a look at the RRB JE Syllabus section-wise. This will assist you in understanding the exam.


For Mathematics (CBT 1), the following topics are included in the Mathematics section: 

  • Algebra
  • Polynomials 
  • Instalments 
  • Factors and Simplification 
  • Arithmetic Simple and Compound Interest 
  • Number systems 
  • Shares and Dividends 
  • Ratio and Proportion 
  • Percentage 
  • Time and Distance 
  • Time and Work 
  • Profit and Loss 
  • Pipes and Cisterns 
  • Mensuration 
  • Problem on Ages 
  • Investment 
  • Basic Data Interpretation 
  • Histogram 
  • Frequency Polygon 
  • Bar-Diagram 
  • Pie-Chart 
  • Pictorial Graph 
  • Decimals 
  • Fractions 
  • LCM and HCF 
  • Percentages 
  • Geometry 
  • Trigonometry 
  • Elementary Statistics 
  • Square Root 
  • Calendar & Clock

General Awareness

For General Awareness, the RRB JE requires knowledge of current affairs and issues of national and international importance in the general awareness section. A few questions about new technology and railway reforms in India can also be asked. In brief, you must be prepared for each of the following topics:

  • Rail Budget 
  • General Awareness on Railway 
  • Indian Polity and Constitution 
  • Current Events 
  • Indian Geography 
  • Indian Economy 
  • Banking 
  • Sports 
  • Finance Marketing 
  • Culture and Indian History including Freedom Struggle 
  • Current Affairs 
  • Environmental Issues concerning India and the World 
  • General Scientific and Technological Developments

General Intelligence & Reasoning

For General Intelligence & Reasoning, the reasoning section can be a tricky one because it checks your logical compatibility. We advise you to read the questions properly before solving them. Check out the detailed RRB JE Syllabus for General Intelligence & Reasoning below:

  • Alphabetical and Number Series 
  • Input-Output 
  • Syllogism 
  • Coding and Decoding 
  • Word Building 
  • Clock 
  • Seating Arrangement 
  • Calendar 
  • Decision Making 
  • Direction Sense 
  • Visual Memory 
  • Blood Relations 
  • Figural Classification 
  • Arithmetical Reasoning 
  • Similarities and Differences 
  • Space Visualization or Space Orientation 
  • Analogy 
  • Non-Verbal Series 
  • Statement Conclusion 
  • Mathematical Operations

General Science

For General Science, the science portion requires a fundamental understanding of high school Science - Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. For this part, complete the CBSE syllabus for Class 9 and Class 10 Science.

Study Plan to Maximise Score

Study Plan to Maximise Score

Preparation Tips

Here are some tips given by our subject wise experts to crack the exam easily. 


The RRB JE's Mathematics part demands the most attention. Considering the difficulty level of the questions asked in this exam, you must thoroughly prepare for it. For this section, you can use the RRB JE Preparation suggestions listed below:

  • To begin with, divide the difficult and simple topics into two categories. This will assist you in determining where to begin.
  • Begin with the simple topics and work your way through them as quickly as possible. After that, go on to the more challenging ones.
  • After you have figured out what the formulas mean, memorise them. Make it a habit to practise them regularly.
  • For each topic, practise a sufficient number of questions. This will aid the development of your application skills, problem-solving abilities, and quickness.
  • Analyse and work on your weaker areas while doing practise problems or taking mock tests. You will be more aware of your stronger areas as a result of this.
  • Concentrate on the most crucial and difficult chapters.
  • Make it a habit to review your work frequently. 

General Intelligence & Reasoning

One of the most important sections of the RRB JE exam is the General Intelligence and Reasoning section. This section is important for scoring and should not be overlooked. To prepare for the General Intelligence and Reasoning part of the RRB JE, use the following RRB JE Preparation tips:

  • Understand each topic's theory well
  • Always keep track of your notes as you prepare for each topic. This will assist you in doing a last-minute revision.
  • Do not rely on rote learning.
  • Begin with simple themes that require only common sense and a few analytical skills. Finish them as soon as possible, and then move on to the more challenging topics.
  • Before you begin answering practise problems, go over the examples that have been solved. Solved examples are incredibly beneficial in comprehending the methods required in solving a specific problem.

General Science

You must be an expert in physics, chemistry, biology, and zoology to clear the General Science section. But don't worry, this section is based on the Science syllabus for high school, i.e. Class 9 and Class 10. You can use the following RRB JE Preparation Tips for General Science:

  • For Science, study the NCERT texts for classes 9 and 10, and make sure you understand the fundamentals of all topics. You should have a firm grasp of the theory.
  • Never refer to multiple study materials at the same time as it may confuse you.
  • Memorise and practise key formulas, equations, reactions, diagrams, flowcharts, and other essential information. While studying the important practice formulas in Physics, learn by deriving them. It will be easier for you to remember them if you do this.
  • You may also use Embibe to solve foundation level science practice problems.
  • Examine previous years’ papers to see how frequently questions are asked and how important particular topics are.

General Awareness 

The general awareness section evaluates your understanding of national and worldwide events and topics. It's a simple segment if you read newspapers and magazines regularly and keep up with current events. To prepare for this section, read the following suggestions:

  • Every day, keep an eye on the news. It is easier to absorb and retain information by watching the news.
  • Every day, read the newspaper. Reading newspapers will keep you updated on current happenings on both national and international scales.
  • Solve a variety of quizzes.
  • To improve your general knowledge, consult your school GK books.
  • Don't limit yourself to a single subject. Be curious about sports, politics, books, awards, entertainment, and other topics.
  • Finance, economy, science, the latest developments in railways, and other important topics should not be avoided.
  • Examine previous years’ papers to understand the type of static GK that will be asked, and prepare accordingly.

Physics, Chemistry

Questions asked in this exam are majorly based on 10th and 12th grades, candidates must take additional caution when preparing for this section. Candidates frequently overestimate their ability in this section and lose marks quickly. Reading NCERT Science books will help you understand 10th and 12th grade concepts. To prepare for the RRB JE general Science exam, simply go over the NCERT notes to gain a good conceptual understanding of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Other things to remember while studying for General Science include:

  • Prepare handwritten notes on basic Physics, Chemistry, and Biology subjects.
  • Make a list of the concepts that are difficult to grasp and those that are simple to grasp.
  • To understand difficult topics, devote more time and effort.
  • Take the RRB JE Mock Test for the General Science section to acquire a good idea of the RRB JE exam pattern.

Basics of Computer and Application 

Understanding basic computer concepts would be simple for a candidate with an engineering background, and scoring higher in this section would be easy with the use of good study material. Candidates should review the basic principles and practise thoroughly for practical understanding while preparing for this section. Check the list of RRB JE books that help in getting a good score in this section.

Name of Books Author
Objective Computer Science & Information Technology G. K Mithal
JE CBT I & II – Computer Science and Information Technology GKP

Technical Abilities 

Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Civil Engineering, Instrumentation and Measurement Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Printing Press - all have various Technical Abilities subjects for RRB JE. As a result, various branches will require different preparations. Follow these RRB JE Technical Abilities preparation tips to get an idea of how to prepare for this section of the exam:

  • Make sure you have a firm grasp of the fundamentals of every subject.
  • Make a list of all the topics you'll be covering. Make a list of key ideas, formulas, and equations, and memorise them.
  • To improve your application skills, practise a significant number of questions.
  • Make a list of the difficult questions and go through them again later.
  • Solve the papers from the previous years.
  • Have a thorough understanding of how computers work.
  • Practice your C, C++, and Java skills.
  • Revise frequently.

Exam Taking Strategy

Here is the RRB JE CBT 1 exam-taking strategy the exam takers can make the most of while preparing for the RRB JE exam:

  • Time management: Spend more time on sections where you are stronger. This will ensure effective use of the time duration of the exam. Keep in mind that there are no sectional time limits or cut-offs. So all you have to do now is try and improve your score in whatever way you can. 
  • Read the entire question first: Students must avoid making the error of reading only part of a question and therefore arriving at wrong answers. Read the questions carefully and make sure you understand what's being asked. 
  • Avoid any guesswork: Guesswork may lead you to wrong answers and increase negative marking. Also, if you are unsure of the answer, don't spend too much time on that question and go on to the next.

Detailed Study plan

A study plan for the four subjects included in the RRB JE CBT 1 exam is tabulated below. For preparation, strict adherence to the study plan is required.

Day Mathematics General Intelligence and Reasoning General Awareness General Science
Day 1 Trigonometry Coding and Decoding Indian Geography and Current Affairs Life Science
Day 2 Mensuration Syllogism and Venn Diagram Indian History and Current Affairs Physics
Day 3 Algebra Alphabetical Series Indian Polity and Current Affairs Chemistry
Day 4 Profit and Loss Number Series National Economy and Current Affairs Biology
Day 5 Time and Distance Analogy and Classification International Current affairs Life Science
Day 6 Time and Work Directions Environmental Issues in India Physics
Day 7 Geometry Seating Arrangements Sports Affairs Chemistry
Day 8 Ratio and Proportion Nonverbal Reasoning Scientific Updates Biology
Day 9 Age Calculations Blood relations Technology Updates Life Science
Day 10 Calendar and Clock Statement and Conclusions Indian Constitution and Affairs Physics
Day 11 Data Interpretation Similarities and Differences Static GK Chemistry
Day 12 Number System Analytical Reasoning Environmental Issues in the world Biology
Day 13 Simple and Compound Interest Arguments and Assumptions National Affairs Life Science
Day 14 Statistics Data Interpretation Important Dates Physics
Day 15 Percentage Decision Making Important Books and Authors Chemistry

Previous Year Analysis

Previous Year Analysis

Previous Year Papers

Here are the best RRB JE CBT 1 Chapters & Topics (based on the last 5 years’ paper analysis). All aspirants must get ready for their exams by glimpsing the previous year analysis.The RRB frequently conducts the Junior Engineer selection procedure. As a result, students studying for the RRB JE exam should practise with previous years’ question papers. It also provides insight into the changing patterns of the curriculum. The RRB JE test is expected to be conducted in May 2022. With only a few days to the exam, practising RRB JE previous years’ papers would help you prepare for the exam. We will be providing access to RRB JE past year papers in a PDF format in this article.

RRB JE Previous Year Papers: Benefits

You will benefit greatly from solving RRB JE previous years’ question papers:

  • It will familiarise you with the types of questions that will be asked in the exam.
  • It will assist you in identifying the topics that are commonly asked about and so are important.
  • You'll know how well prepared you are, where you stand, and how well you're likely to do in the actual exam.
  • You'll improve your overall test-taking strategy, including time management and question selection.
  • You'll figure out what your strengths and weaknesses are. 

Sections & Branches

Once you have completed the full curriculum, download the RRB JE question papers from previous years in PDF format and practise them:

Year RRB JE Previous Year Papers
2016 RRB JE Mechanical Electrical Question Paper
2015 RRB JE Question Paper
2015 RRB JE Quantitative Aptitude Question Paper
2015 RRB JE General Intelligence Question Paper
2014 RRB JE Question Paper
2012 RRB JE Reasoning Question Paper
2009 RRB JE Question Paper
2008 RRB JE Quantitative Aptitude Question Paper

How To Solve RRB JE Previous Years’ Question Papers?

Solve these RRB Junior Engineer previous years’ papers in the following order to use all of them. Make sure that you have finished the RRB Junior Engineer syllabus.

  • Begin with the section that you are most familiar with, i.e. your strongest. Later, you can move on to the next portions.
  • Go over all the questions in section one by one to see whether you think you'll be able to answer them all.
  • If you're sure you will manage to answer a question correctly, go ahead and try it.
  • If you think a question is tough or that you won't be able to answer, skip it and move on to the next question.
  • Once you have completed the entire paper (all sections) and answered all of the questions you are confident about, move on to the next level of questions—the ones you think are worth trying. But don't try them just for the sake of it.
  • Keep track of how much time you spend on each question. On any question, don't spend too much or too little time. If you think you'll be spending too much time on a particular subject, skip it. It's all right to move on. Simultaneously, even if you are certain about anything, do not respond to a question in a rush. Read the question attentively and answer it.

Solving RRB JE Question Papers & Analysing Performance 

After each test, make sure you do a thorough analysis of your performance. It's important to identify your weaknesses and then improve on them. This will ensure that you do not repeat the same errors on the exam.

Important Dates

About Exam

Exam Notification Date

Candidates should check the table below for more information on the RRB JE Result events and dates. The RRB JE notification for 2022 is yet to be released. 

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

Application Form Filling - Start & End Date

The application form submission for RRB JE CBT 1 has not started yet. Please stay in touch with us to stay in the know.

Exam Date

RRB JE CBT 1- Exam date ( Prelims/ Mains/Stages): Yet to be notified  

Result Date

Candidates should check the table below for more information on the RRB JE exam, CBT result, and check back for other events. The RRB JE notification for 2022 is yet to be released.

Important Events RRB JE Result Dates
RRB JE CBT First Stage May 2022 (Expected)
RRB JE CBT First Stage Result Soon Announced
RRB JE CBT Second Stage August 2022 (Anticipated)
RRB JE CBT Second Stage Result November 2022 (Expected)
RRB JE Medical Examination Soon Out
RRB JE CBT Document Verification Declared Shortly
RRB JE Final Result To Be Announced

How to Check RRB JE CBT 1 Result?

Candidates who pass the RRB JE CBT 1 can view their results on the RRB's official website. We have listed down the steps for checking the RRB JE Result region-wise below. Candidates should read them to gain a better understanding.

Step 1: Go to the official regional website of the RRB for which you applied. 
Step 2: Go to the RRB JE Result page and click on it. 
Step 3: Enter your username and password, as well as your registration number and date of birth. 
Step 4: Select ‘Submit' from the drop-down menu. 
Step 5: On your computer screen, a PDF will open.
Step 6: Press ‘Ctrl + F' to look for your name. 
Step 7: Download the RRB JE Result PDF on your computer for future reference.

NOTE: Candidates who pass the RRB JE CBT 1 round will be eligible to take CBT 2 at the allotted centre. Along with the result PDF, the minimum qualifying marks will be provided.

How to Download RRB JE Scorecard?

The RRB JE scorecard will be available a few days after the official website announces the result. To download the RRB JE Scorecard 2022 without any confusion, candidates can simply follow the instructions below.

Step 1: Go to the official regional website of the RRB for which you applied. 
Step 2: Go to the ‘RRB JE Scorecard' link and click on it. 
Step 3: Enter your username and password, as well as your registration number and date of birth.
Step 4: Select ‘Login' from the drop-down menu. 
Step 5: On the computer screen, your RRB JE Scorecard will appear. 
Step 6: Save the scorecard on your computer for future use.

NOTE: The RRB JE Scorecard 2022 must be printed because it will be required during the document verification procedure.

Details Mentioned in RRB JE CBT 1 Scorecard

Candidates must make sure the information on the scorecard is correct. It is recommended that all students taking the exam take a printout of their scorecard as it will be required during the document verification round. In addition, the conducting authority will only provide the RRB JE Scorecard on its official website in an online format. The card will not be available offline at any campus in any other way.

  • Candidate's Full Name
  • Registration Number
  • Candidate’s Raw Score
  • Pro-Rata Score
  • Qualifying Status
  • Exam Trade

Application Process

About Exam

Dos and Donts of Form Filling

All interested applicants should follow all the guidelines as laid out in the RRB JE notification regarding the application submission. We have added some do’s and don’ts below that are helpful:

Dos and Don’ts of Form Filling

The following is the procedure that an applicant must follow in order to submit the RRB JE application form successfully:

  • To open the online application form for your desired zones or regions, you must visit the RRBs official website.
  • The next step is to select the job position for which you want to apply online.
  • After that, click on the "Apply" button.
  • You'll see a link that says "New Registration Link." Please choose that to continue.
  • Following that, a page with several blanks will appear. You must correctly complete the form.
  • After filling out your qualifications and personal information, you must pay the required fee to submit the form.
  • Keep in mind that the candidate should keep the following information on hand for future reference.
  • The fee payment transaction ID, the registration number, and the communication details, which should not be deleted until the results are available.
  • Any previous year candidate will not be permitted to apply for the RRB JE recruitment 2022.

RRB JE CBT 1 2022: Required Documents

Below is the list of the documents required to submit the RRB JE application successfully:

  • A recent coloured photograph scanned following the form's criteria
  • Candidate’s scanned copy of his/her signature to meet the form's criteria
  • Candidate’s email address
  • Aadhar Card information
  • Scanned copy of a valid photo ID
  • A working mobile phone number
  • Details of qualifications

The candidate must submit a photograph with the application form in addition to the above documents. There should not be any accessories in the photo, such as goggles or hats.

Application Fee Payment

You can fill out the RRB JE application form online and pay the required fee on the official website. The procedure for paying the application fee varies by category. Payment for the RRB JE Application Form can be done in one of the following ways:

  • Online payment options include net banking, credit card, and debit card.
  • RRB JE application fees can be paid offline using an E-challan, which must be submitted in cash at an SBI bank. 

Application Fee

Candidates in the general category must pay Rs.500/- for application fees, while SC/ST candidates must pay Rs. 250. 

Modifications to RRB JE Application Form 2022

Candidates should be aware that once the information has been entered, they will not be able to change it. You can only change a few details, but you must pay a fee. During the verification phase, if there is a mismatch in the information provided on the exam form, you will be disqualified from the selection process. Here are the details of the information that cannot be changed: RRB group, email address, and phone number.

RRB JE Correction: Important Facts | Basic Information

In addition, there are only two ways to change the form. After two attempts, you will be unable to change the form. 

  • The modification price is Rs 250 per modification.
  • After the application process is completed, you will not be able to make any changes.
  • If you want to change your category from Reserved (SC/ST/OBC-NCL/Ex-SM, widows, etc.) to Unreserved or OBC, you'll have to pay Rs 250 plus another Rs 100.

How do I Make Changes to RRB JE Application Form 2022?

The Railway Recruitment Board opens the form correction window so that you can make any necessary changes to your RRB JE Application form 2022.

  1. The correction window for the RRB JE Application Form is available to change the exam language.
  2. The application status link for form correction is active on each board's official website.
  3. To edit the application, you must enter your registration number, password, and captcha code.
  4. To ensure that your RRB JE question paper is in the specified language, you must either amend or confirm your exam language. 
  5. The language used in the exam will be considered final.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

Age Criteria

Candidates must meet the required eligibility criteria to apply for the Junior Engineer position in the RRB Recruitment Exam 2022. The following are the minimum eligibility requirements to apply for the RRB JE exam 2022:

  • 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. 
  • Nationality: Candidates must be Indian citizens or have migrated to India before January 1, 1962. The candidate must be of Indian origin and have migrated to India from Sri Lanka, Burma, Kenya, Pakistan, Zaire, Malawi, East African countries of Zambia, Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Vietnam in the case of Tibetan refugees, Bhutan or Nepal.
  • Age Relaxation: Apart from the age limit for applying for the RRB Junior Engineer CBT 2022, the authorities have given age relaxation for reserved category candidates.

RRB JE 2022 Category-wise Age Relaxation

Category Age Limit Relaxation (Upper Age)
Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST) 5 years (38)
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 years (36)
Ex-Servicemen candidates who have put in more than 6 months of service after attestation (General) General 33 Years + Number of years of service rendered in Defence + 3 years
OBC 36 Years + Number of years of service rendered in Defence + 3 years
SC/ST 38 Years + Number of years of service rendered in Defence + 3 years
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) General 10 years (43)
OBC 13 years (46)
SC/ST 15 years (48)
Candidates who have ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 General 5 years (38)
OBC 8 years (41)
SC/ST 10 years (43)

Education Qualification

The following are the minimum educational requirements to apply for RRB JE recruitment:

  • Junior Engineer: The candidate must have completed a Bachelor's or Master's degree in engineering from an Indian university.
  • IT Junior Engineer: The candidate must have passed out of a recognised university in India with a B.Sc. (Computer Science) / PGDCA/ B. Tech (IT)/ BCA/ DOEACC B level course/ B. Tech (Computer Science) or any other equivalent programme.
  • Depot Material Superintendent: The applicants must have completed a Diploma/Degree in Engineering in any specialisation.
  • Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant: For this post, the aspiring candidates must be having a UG with PCM with 55% marks in aggregate.

Number of Attempts

There is no limit on the number of attempts to appear for the RRB Recruitment Junior Engineer exam as declared by the authorities.

Language Proficiency

The question paper will be in English as well as in Marathi, Assamese, Konkani, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Manipuri, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Urdu, among other languages.

Admit Card

Admit Card

Admit Card Release Date

The RRB JE hall ticket will be available on the official website. The candidate's registration data will be required in the login window to download the admit card. Aspirants can follow the steps below to download RRB JE Admit Card online.

Steps to Download RRB JE CBT Junior Engineer Hall Ticket

  • The first step is to go to the official website of RRBs.
  • Next, choose the concerned RRB board.
  • The second step is to go to the RRB JE hall ticket online and click on it.
  • The third step will take you to the login page.
  • Then, you have to log in with your registered credentials and continue.
  • In the next step, the RRB JE recruitment exam hall ticket will be displayed on the screen.
  • The sixth step is to print the RRB JE recruitment hall ticket and bring it with you to the exam centre. 

Note: At the exam centre, all applicants must bring two coloured passport-size photos, one copy of the photo identity proof, and one original photo ID proof in addition to the RRB JE admit card.

Details Mentioned on Admit Card

Details to be Mentioned on the RRB JE Admit Card Candidates are recommended to verify the following details on the hall ticket after downloading it from the official website.

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Candidate’s Photograph
  • Applicant’s Category(General/ OBC/ SC/ ST)
  • Exam Address
  • Examination Date and Time
  • General Instructions for the Examination
  • Roll Number of the Applicant
  • Exam Centre Name

RRB JE CBT 1 Admit Card 2022: Release Date

The RRB JE CBT 1 Admit Card 2022 is yet to be released by the RRB. Therefore, it is recommended that aspirants should keep an eye on this page to always be informed of the hall ticket release.

List of Exam Centres

Candidates must choose their preferred exam centre when filling out the RRB Junior Engineer position application form. The RRB JE is conducted throughout India in different regions. Based on the aspirants of the region, they must define the exam centres while filling out the form. It is recommended that aspirants choose the exam centres nearest to where they live. Here is the list of exam centres where the RRB CBT is likely to be conducted this session:

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
Gorakhpur Zone Haryana Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Gurgaon, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Mohindergarh, Panchkula, Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar
Jammu & Kashmir, and Srinagar Zone Srinagar Anantnag, Awantipora, Baramulla, Jammu, Kathau, Pulwama, Samba, Srinagar, Udhampur
Guwahati Zone Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Johrat, Kokrajhar, Silchar, Tezpur
Kolkata Zone West Bengal Kolkata, Greater Kolkata,
Mumbai Zone Maharashtra Ahmednagar, Akola, Amaravati, Aurangabad, Beed, Bhandara, Buladena, Chandrapur, Dhule, Ghadchiroli, Gondia, Jalgaon, Latur, Madgaon, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nandurbar, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pandharpur, Parbhani, Pimpri, Chinchwad, Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sangamner, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Sindhudurg, Thane, Wardha, Washim, Yavatmal
Malda Zone West Bengal Malda
Ranchi Zone Jharkhand Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Muzaffarpur Zone   Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Bihar Sharif, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur
Patna Zone Bihar Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan
Siliguri Zone West Bengal Siliguri
Secunderabad Zone Telangana Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Kodad, Mahabubnagar, Nalgonda, Nizamabad, Ranga, Reddy, Secunderabad, Siddipet, Warangal
Thiruvananthapuram Zone Kerala Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozikhode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Thrissur, Trivandrum


Cut off

Expected Cut-off

The Indian Railway Recruitment Board will release the RRB JE Cut-off for different regions after conducting the CBT exam. 1. The objective of the RRB JE cut-off is to select candidates for the CBT Stage 2 examination. Based on 2019 RRB JE cut-off marks, candidates approximately 15 times the total category-wise JE vacancy will be shortlisted for the next stage of the selection process, i.e. CBT 2. According to 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.

Factors Affecting RRB JE Cut-off

The RRB JE cut-off score 2022 is to be determined based on the following factors:

  • Number of test-takers
  • Number of vacancies available
  • The difficulty level of the exam

Different Stages of RRB JE Cut-off

The Railway Recruitment Control Board will release the RRB JE cut-off score in four stages. There will be a separate zone-wise cut-off and post-wise cut-off score for each stage and will vary from the category.

Category-wise & Region-wise Qualifying Marks for CBT 1

The RRB JE cut-off score of CBT 1 is scheduled to be declared after the completion of the RRB JE CBT 1 exam. The RRB JE cut-off 2022 for CBT 1 will be calculated out of the total marks, i.e. 100. As per the previous year’s data, the RRB JE cut-off score for CBT 1 for various categories are UR-40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%. The percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PwBD candidates in case of shortage against vacancies reserved for them.

RRB JE CBT 1- Expected Cut-off

Subject matter experts have suggested that the RRB JE cut-off 2022 might be higher or lower compared to the previous year. According to experts, the cut-off might vary based on the exam’s difficulty level, type of questions, and the number of candidates appearing for the examination. Candidates can check below the RRB JE expected cut-off 2022 for different branches.

Expected RRB JE Cut-off

The table below shows the RRB JE Expected Cut-off marks for Civil, Mechanical, and Electrical:

Category Civil Engineering Cut-off Mechanical Engineering Cut-off Electrical Engineering Cut-off
Gen 50 – 58 60 – 66 70 – 80
EWS 48 – 55 60 – 66 70 – 77
OBC 46 – 53 50 – 60 60 – 70
SC 43 – 52 50 – 58 50 – 58
ST 42 – 48 45 – 52 50 – 60


Previous Year Cut-off

The zone-wise Railway Junior Engineer cut-offs are tabulated below:

Zone Wise RRB JE Cut-off Direct Links
RRB Mumbai JE Cut-off 2019 Click Here
RRB Chennai JE Cut-off 2019 Click Here
RRB Secunderabad JE Cut-off 2019 (Released) Click Here
RRB Kolkata JE Cut-off 2019 Click Here
RRB Allahabad JE Cut-off 2019 (Released) Click Here
RRB Bangalore JE Cut-off 2019 (Released) Click Here
RRB Ajmer JE Cut-off 2019 (Released) Click Here
RRB Ahmedabad JE Cut-off 2019 (Released) Click Here
RRB Bhopal JE Cut-off 2019 Click Here
RRB Gorakhpur JE Cut-off 2019 Click Here

RRB JE Actual Cut Off 2022

We will provide you with the links to the actual Cut-off (once released by the exam body). The actual cut-off will be released by the exam body once the exams are over.

Actual Cut-off

We will provide you with the links to the actual Cut-off (once released by the exam body). The actual cut-off will be released by the exam body once the exams are over.

Exam Result

Exam Result

Result Declaration

Once the Railway Recruitment Board announces the RRB Junior Engineer Result, it will be published on their official website. The direct link to the RRB JE Result 2022 will be available on this page soon after the release. Officially, 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. The Railway Recruitment Board Junior Engineer result will be published separately for each state by the officials.  The RRB JE 2022 notification is yet to be published on the official website. The CBT 1 and CBT 2 exam dates will be released along with the official notification.


Freaquently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What is the most effective way to remember equations and formulas for the RRB JE exam?
A. Maintaining notes is one of the finest ways to recall what you read. It will be really useful during the nth minute of revision.

Q2. In the RRB JE selection, what are the total marks for CBT 1?
A. The RRB JE CBT 1 exam has a total of 100 marks.

Q3. When will the RRB JE CBT 1 cut-off be announced?
A. The RRB JE CBT 1 cut-off will be published on the official website with the result PDF.

Q4. How much does a Railway Junior Engineer make?
A. The basic pay of a Junior Engineer after the 7th Pay Commission is Rs. 35,400/-.

Q5. What are the educational prerequisites for the RRB Junior Engineer recruitment exam 2022?
A. Candidates must have completed a Degree/Diploma in Engineering from a recognised Indian university to apply for the RRB Junior Engineer recruitment exam 2022. In Annexure – A of the RRB JE official notice issued on the official portal, the necessary engineering streams to apply for the Junior Engineer post is mentioned.

Q6. Is there a way to correct the RRB Junior Engineer recruitment exam admit card errors after getting it from the official website?
A. Yes, applicants are recommended to contact the exam conducting body's helpline number listed on the official website as soon as possible.

Job Profile & Salary

salary structuire

Job Description

The duties and responsibilities of a Junior Engineer are determined by the specialisation for which the candidates are hired. The Railway Junior Engineer exam has five specialisations.

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Information Technology Engineering
  • Civil Engineering

RRB Junior Engineer: Civil Engineering

RRB JE's Civil Engineering Department has various job openings. The following are the most essential RRB Junior Engineer eligibility requirements for Civil Engineering positions:

  • Candidates should have a three-year diploma in civil engineering or a three-year bachelor's degree in civil engineering.
  • From a Recognised University/Institute, a combination of any substream of basic Civil Engineering streams.

RRB Junior Engineer (Works)

  • Junior Engineer is a supervisor in the Railways' Civil Engineering Department. He is also known as the Work Inspector.
  • He will be in charge of the construction and upkeep of railway buildings, including staff quarters, water supply, and encroachment on railway land, among other things.

Responsibilities and Roles

The RRB JE (Works) job entails a small jurisdiction of about 50-60 kilometres of a railway track. His tasks include dealing with mostly quarters (residential and office) maintenance and repairs, asset creation (platform extension work, small quarter construction, platform shed construction/ repairs, painting, and so on).

Junior Engineer (Permanent Way)

Job Description

The Railways Civil Engineering (Permanent Way) department has a supervisor named JE (Permanent Way). In Indian Railways, it is also known as the Open Line. Responsibilities and Roles He will be in charge of a segment of the track (about 50-60 kilometres long) that runs between a couple of stations. His job is to make sure that the track is kept in top shape so that trains may move smoothly, safely, and quickly. He will report to an SSE who will be in control of the entire operation, and he will be supported by a team of workers that includes a trackman, hangman, khalasis, and patrolman. Permanent Way Engineer's Responsibilities

  • Maintenance and inspection of the track to ensure that it is in working order and is safe for traffic flow.
  • Execution of all incidental works in a timely manner in order to track maintenance.
  • Accounting and periodic verifications of his charge's inventories and tools.
  • Maintenance of land boundaries between important and minor stations, as determined by the government.Junior Engineer (Bridge)The Railway Division's Junior Engineer Bridge is in charge of bridge maintenance. The main activities of this profile are bridge workshops and bridge-building.Junior Engineer (Drawing, Design and Estimation) This position is in charge of drawing preparation, quantity estimation, and work estimate preparation.Junior Engineer (Track Machine) The JE Track Machine Engineer will work on a track machine. Along with technicians, he will be accountable for the machine's operation and maintenance. One year of instruction will involve both classroom and on-the-job training in a track machine.

Responsibilities and Roles

  • All track machines are inspected and maintained. They will also ensure that the machines are in proper working order and are performing satisfactorily and efficiently.
  • Ensure that the essential personnel are available for machine operation and optimal use during track possessions/line blocks.
  • Ensure that all consumables and spares for fast-wearing components and unit replacements are readily available. RRB Junior Engineer: Electrical Engineering Electrical Engineering is one of the key departments in charge of maintaining electrical locomotives, traction distribution and overhead equipment, train lighting and air conditioning, and power supply, among other things.

Railway Junior Electrical Engineering has a variety of positions. We have included a full analysis of these posts below. Responsibilities and Job Description General Services' Responsibilities: The General Service (G) is responsible for the development and maintenance of the Indian Railway Department's varied equipment. Traction Operation (TRO) Responsibilities- Traction Operation is in charge of maintaining the safety systems that are typically employed in railways. The pace at which the drive wheels spin is controlled by the engineers in this branch. When they see that the train's drive wheels are spinning too fast, they recommend lowering the train's speed to help the railway drivers avoid an accident. Traction Distribution (TRD) Responsibilities- Traction distribution is responsible for the maintenance of Overhead Equipment (OHE) and Substations (PS) involved in the movement of rolling stock. They use a SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) system to keep track of these items. For critical work, electrical engineers also keep in touch with other departments working beneath the central railway. Traction Rolling Stock (TRS)- Is responsible for the design, manufacture, and maintenance of Main Line EMUs (MEMUs), Electrical Multiple Units (EMUs), and Electric Locomotives. RRB Junior Engineer: Electronics and Communication Engineering The Railway Junior Engineer Electronics and Communication Engineering department has several posts. The following are the titles of these posts:

  • Jr. Engineer (S&T) Workshop.
  • Jr. Engineer (Telecommunication).
  • Jr. Engineer (Signal).
  • Jr. Drawing / S&T.
  • Junior Engineer Drawing/ Drawing & Design/ Signal/ S&T.

Job Description

A supervisor in the Railways Telecommunication Department is a Junior Engineer, Signal & Telecommunication. He can be assigned to one of two units:

  • Units of the Stations
  • Manufacturing Units: If the Junior Engineer is assigned to the Station Unit, he will be in charge of the stations signalling installations. He will usually have a few stations reporting to him, and he will need to travel to these stations.

Responsibilities and Roles

Signal and Telecommunication Engineer is in charge of the following tasks:

  • Installation and maintenance of equipment in a safe manner.
  • Maintaining strict discipline among his employees.
  • In case of integrated works, coordination with Engineering and other branches are required.
  • Proposals for the revenue and works budgets, as well as periodic reviews.

    RRB Junior Engineer: The Indian Railways' Mechanical Engineering Department is in charge of the manufacture, maintenance (Division and Workshop), and operation of carriages, wagons, and locomotives. The following are the job openings in Mechanical Engineering:
  • Jr. Engineer Carriage & Wagon
  • Jr. Engineer (Drawing & Design) Mechanical.
  • Jr. Engineer (Mechanical) (Workshop)
  • Jr. Engineer Mechanical
  • Jr. Engineer J&T (Jig & Tools)
  • Jr. Engineer / Diesel Mechanical

    Job Description
    Railway Junior Mechanical Engineers operate under the supervision of Section Engineers and are assigned to one of the two units:
  1. Production Unit/Station
    He is known as the Train Examiner in the Production Unit, and is in charge of train maintenance. His responsibility is to ensure that the goods wagons and passenger coaches are in good working order, as required by the operational crew.
  2. Unit of Workshop
    In the Workshop, he will be in charge of inspecting and maintaining the components of locomotives and coaches on a regular basis. Roles and Responsibilities Mechanical Workshop Engineers' duties and responsibilities include developing a zero defect and zero deficiency rolling stock system. Rolling stock refers to any vehicle that travels down a track, such as a waggon, coach, or locomotive. Junior Engineer carriage & wagon is in charge of routine carriage and waggon inspections as well as trial component monitoring. The maintenance and operation of diesel locomotives are the responsibility of the Junior Engineer Diesel Mechanical Engineer.
    RRB Junior Engineer: Information & Technology Engineering Junior Engineer has one post under it in the Information & Technology department, which is Junior Engineer (IT). He is responsible for the Railway’s policy framing and information technology.

Responsibilities and Job Description

  • IT Engineers are responsible for formulating policies for power or security challenges and putting those policies into action.
  • He is the Indian Railways' webmaster and content manager and is thus responsible for daily internet updates.
  • IT Engineers are responsible for purchasing IT hardware, software, and office equipment such as photocopiers and fax machines.

Salary Structure

Candidates would be shortlisted for the position after passing the RRB Junior Engineer recruitment exam. During their training term, the selected candidates as RRB Junior engineers would be paid a basic salary of Rs. 35,400 per month. Candidates would be paid Rs. 42,000 per month as their basic salary after completing the training term. The remuneration of an RRB JE will be determined by their posting location. We have presented the following RRB JE salary structure based on the candidate's job class and city population: 

RRB JE Class-wise Salary Structure:

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

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