RRB JE Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Academic Qualification and Age Limit

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RRB JE 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The RRB JE Eligibility state the minimum requirement for the candidates in order to be eligible to appear for the exams. It is important for the candidates to be aware of the eligibility criteria to appear for RRB JE 2019 exams. The following points will help the candidates to know about the eligibility criteria in terms of nationality, age limit, and educational qualification etc.

Nationality: The candidate must be an Indian national. Every candidate should provide their Aadhar number in order to be eligible to apply online.

Age limit: The candidates should be between 18-32 years for RRB JE age limit Criteria, Material Superintendent, and Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant. The date of birth of both upper and lower age limits eligibility is given below:

  • For OBC candidates, upper date of birth would be 02-07-1980
  • For SC/SC candidates, upper date of birth would be 02-07-1978
  • For UR/Gen candidates, upper date of birth would be 02-07-1983
  • The lower date of birth for JE would be 01-07-1997

Relaxation of Upper Age Limit:

S No Category Age relaxation
1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2 Other Backward Classes 3 years
3 Persons With Disabilities 10 years
4 Persons With Disabilities (OBC) 13 years
5 Persons With Disabilities (SC/ST) 15 years
6 Widows, Divorced Women, and omen Judicially separated from husband but not remarried 35 years (UR), 38 years(OBC) & 40 years(SC/ST)
7 Ex-Servicemen Up to the extent of service rendered in Defence and 3 years provided they have put more than 6 months service after attestation
8  Group ‘C’ and Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes


40 years (UR), 43 years(OBC) & 45 years(SC/ST)

Educational Qualification:

Following are the minimum RRB JE Eligibility Criteria Junior Engineer (JE) post:

S No Name of the post Educational Qualification
1 Junior Engineer 3 years Diploma in Civil Engineering / Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Manufacturing / Mechatronics/ Industrial/ Machining/ Instrumentation & Control/ Tools & Machining/ Tools & Die Making/ Automobile/ Production Engineering or B.Sc in Civil Engineering of 3 years duration


A combination of any sub-stream of Civil Engineering from a Recognized University

2 Chief Depot Material Super indent Degree in Engineering from a recognized Institution OR approved by AICTE
3 Depot Material Superintendent Diploma in Engineering in any discipline from any recognized Institution OR approved by AICTE
4 Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant Degree in Metallurgy/ Chemical Engineering from Recognised Institution approved by AICTE


M.Sc in Chemistry/ Applied Chemistry from Recognised University

The number of attempts:

There are no restrictions to the number of attempts for attempting RRB JE exams until the candidates are eligible for the exam.