RRB JE Exam Date 2019: Exam Pattern and Selection Process

RRB- Railway Recruitment Board will release various notifications for the jobs available in the Indian railways’ department each year. For 2019, RRB has released the notification for Junior Engineer (JE) on January 02, 2019. The notification was released on the official RRB website with a total of 13, 487 vacancies for this year. The online application was available until January 31, 2019. Lakhs of candidates have applied for the exam and hence the competition would be heavy. So, the candidates must be keen on preparing for their exams properly to score well in their exams.

Important Dates:


Important dates

Start of the online application January 02, 2019
End date for online application January 31, 2019
End date for fee payment January 05, 2019
Admit card 10-15 days prior to the exam
Exam date (Tentatively) April/ May
Result NA

RRB JE 2019 Selection Process:

It is important for all the candidates who have applied for the RRB JE exam to be aware of the selection process and prepare for the exams accordingly. Below are mentioned the exam pattern for the RRB JE 2019.

RRB JE selection process comprises of 2 stages. They are as follows:

  1. Computer-based Test – 1

Sections Number of questions Total marks
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25
Mathematics 30 30
General Science 30 30
General Awareness 15 15
Total 100 100

The time duration for CBT 1 is 90 minutes. Each right answer will carry one mark and for each wrong answer, 1/3 marks will be deducted. There is no separate time duration for each section. Only the candidates who qualify in the CBT 1 will be allowed to try for the next stage.

  1. Computer-based Test – 2

Sections Number of questions Total marks
General awareness 15 15
Technical abilities 100 100
Physics & Chemistry 15 15
Basics of Environment & pollution control 10 10
Basics of Computer applications 10 10
Total 150 150

The time duration for CBT 2 is 120 minutes. The 2nd stage consists of 5 sections. Each question carries one mark and a deduction of 1/3 marks will be applicable as negative marking for each wrong answer. The candidates who are able to clear the cutoff fixed by the authority will be selected for the final round.

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  • Document Verification/ Medical Examination:

The candidates who are able to qualify in the CBT 1 and 2 will be called for the Document verification process, where the candidates will be required to submit certain necessary documents to the exam board. If necessary, the candidates must undergo some medical test as referred by the exam authority

After completing the above-mentioned process, the short-listed candidates will be announced on the official website. The merit list will contain the name and roll number of the candidates who are recruited for the RRB Junior Engineer 2019.

Interested and eligible candidates have applied for the exam and are eagerly waiting for the announcement of the exam dates. Exam date for RRB JE 2019 has not yet been announced on the official website. So, the candidates must wait patiently for the announcement and prepare well for their exams.

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