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RRB JE Exam Pattern 2022: Syllabus, Scheme, Marks


RRB JE Exam Pattern 2022: Railway Recruitment Board will release a detailed notification regarding the recruitment of Junior Engineer (JE) on its portal, which will also include an elaborated RRB Junior Engineer exam pattern for both stages of CBT, i.e., CBT-1 and CBT-2. Know about the RRB JE marking scheme, syllabus, selection process, and qualifying criteria in this detailed article.

The RRB JE 2022 exam pattern will help aspirants understand the important chapters (topics), and using mock tests at Embibe, candidates can understand these chapters on a deeper level. Knowing how much time is given to test-takers at the time of attempting question paper will also help them get better at time management, which is a key to solving maximum questions within a short span of time. Read on to find out more!

RRB JE Exam Pattern 2022

Before we delve into a detailed analysis of RRB JE 2022 exam pattern, let us first go through the overview of RRB JE exam as tabulated below:

Exam NameRRB Junior Engineer (RRB JE) Exam
Conducting BodyRailway Recruitment Board (RRB) of the Ministry of Railways
RRB JE Exam DateNot Yet Announced
RRB JE Result DateNot Yet Announced
CategoryRRB JE Exam Pattern
Official Websiterrbcdg.gov.in

Having in-depth knowledge of the topics laid out in the RRB JE exam pattern will help students increase the likeliness of passing the test with good grades. That way, they will be able to satisfy the minimum passing criteria of RRB JE 2022 recruitment. Also, passing each round of recruitment is mandatory for each aspirant, no matter their category, while those from the reserved category might be given some relaxation in marks.

RRB JE Selection Procedure

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) officials will decide the selection procedure to recruit Junior Engineers under various posts in Railways. The RRB JE Selection Procedure consists of 3 stages, and the candidates who clear all these 3 stages will secure a job in Railways. The RRB JE Selection Procedure is listed below:

  1. Computer Based Test Stage I
  2. Computer Based Test Stage II
  3. Document Verification & Medical Examination

RRB JE Exam Pattern 2022 For CBT Stage I

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

SubjectsTotal QuestionsTotal Marks
General Intelligence & Reasoning2525
General Awareness1515
General Science3030

– The time duration of the CBT 1 exam is 90 minutes.
– For every incorrect answer, 1/3rd mark will be deducted.
– Each question carries 1 mark.
– All the questions will be of multiple choice question (MCQ) type.

RRB JE Exam Pattern For CBT Stage 2

The candidates who are qualified in stage 1 is eligible for stage 2 computer-based test. The exam pattern for CBT Stage 2 is tabulated below:

SubjectsNo. Of QuestionsMarks for Each Section
General Awareness1515
Physics & Chemistry1515
Basics of Computers & Applications1010
Basics of Environment & Pollution Control1010
Technical Abilities100100

– For the stage 2 examination, the virtual calculator will be available on the screen.
– For every, incorrect answer 1/3rd marks will be deducted.
– Each question carries 1 mark.
– All the questions will be of multiple choice type.

RRB JE Minimum Qualifying Marks

Aspirants must also know about the minimum qualifying marks for the RRB JE exam. Also, since RRB will conduct two rounds of the computer-based test (CBT), scoring minimum passing marks in both will be required to proceed to the next round of the recruitment process. We have added the expected RRB JE qualifying marks for CBT-1 and CBT-2 in the tables below.

RRB JE CBT-1 Expected Cut-off Marks:

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RRB JE CBT-2 Expected Cut-off Marks:

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RRB JE Document Verification and Medical Round

Aspirants who successfully clear the stage-2 round of CBT will be eligible for the last stage of the RRB JE selection process, which is ‘Document Verification (DV)’, followed by a medical exam. In the DV round, aspirants’ documents will be analysed closely to ensure that there is nothing in the documents as counterfeit. Aspirants must produce or show the following documents to authority for verification as per the scheduled event:

  1. Matriculation/ High School Examination Certificate or Equivalent certificate
  2. Proof for Date of Birth and Matric qualification
  3. Diploma/ Degree Certificate
  4. Category Certificate
  5. Income Certificate for Waiving Examination Fee
  6. Medical Certificate for Persons with Disabilities (PWD)
  7. NOC from serving employees/ Ex-Servicemen
  8. Minority declaration on Non-judicial Stamp Paper

Document verification will be followed by a medical test round. In a Medical test, the candidates will be examined whether they are medically fit to carry out the duties or not. Candidates who succeed in all these stages will be appointed as a Junior Engineer in Railways.

FAQs on RRB JE Exam Pattern

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions regarding RRB Junior Engineer exam pattern, along with their answers:

Q. Who conducts the RRB JE exam?
Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) of the Ministry of Railways conducts the RRB JE exam.
Q. What is the total marks for CBT 1 in RRB JE Selection?
The RRB JE CBT 1 exam is conducted for a total of 100 marks.
Q. How many stages are there in the selection process of RRB JE?
There are three stages in the selection process of RRB JE.
Q. Is there any negative marking in the RRB JE CBT exam?
Yes, there is a negative marking of 1/3rd for each wrong answer.
Q. What is the total marks for CBT 2 in RRB JE Selection?
The RRB JE CBT 1 exam is conducted for a total of 150 marks.

Before the RRB JE 2022 exam comes up, we suggest students take free bank mock tests at Embibe as the bank exams consist of 40% of the RRB JE exam syllabus. This way, aspirants can gradually improve their performance beforehand and understand what it feels like to sit in the test. Also, with the help of these mock tests, applicants can easily analyse their weaker areas and focus on them to improve.

Don’t miss out:

RRB JE RecruitmentRRB JE Syllabus
RRB JE CBT 1RRB JE Preparation Tips
RRB JE Previous Year Question Papers RRB JE Cut-off

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