RRB (Railway Recruitment Board) is a board that belongs to the government of India. Railway Recruitment Board initially was known as “Railway Service Commission” but in January 1985 it was renamed as Railway Recruitment Board (RRB). Every year RRB recruits eligible candidates for various Indian Railway posts for Senior Section Engineer (SSE), Junior Engineer (JE), Non-technical posts, Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant etc. They recruit the deserving candidates in a regular interval with a maximum gap of 2 years. Securing jobs can be found only in railways.
RRB SSE & JE is a job which attracts fresh graduates. It would be a great chance for the candidates. The Government of India conducts exam online to get rid students who leak paper and fake candidates. There are over 4500+ vacancies in SSE jobs and 5600+ vacancies for JE Jobs. The exam will be conducted zone wise by RRB zones. There is a lot more vacancies for various posts in SSE/JE, so it is an excellent opportunity for the candidates. In Indian Railways, there are 21 RRB Zones.
Unlike other exams, SSE & JE also has certain criteria to be followed by the candidates. RRB does not accept application from ineligible candidates. It is important for every candidate to go through the eligibility criteria provided in the later part of the article. It is advisable for all the candidates to go through the previous year question paper to know about the exam pattern. The topics to be covered for RRB SSE & JE exams are reasoning, general awareness, Technical study etc. It will be an outstanding opportunity for the candidates who are willing to be a part of Indian Railways.
RRB SSE Notification 2018
The next exam date will be announced shortly in 2019. Notifications regarding the latest updates are posted on the official website from time to time. This will include all the official notifications important dates, steps to follow, results in display and other related notifications to the exam. RRB can also cancel the exam without giving any reason. They may also change the date of the exam. RRB has the right to change the exam centre in any emergency situations.
The candidates must know all the dates as that would help them for preparing the exams without any stress.
Important dates the candidates are requested to go through.
The release of official notification
Yet to be declared
The Opening of online application and payment of fees
Eligibility criteria for RRB SSE & JE state the minimum requirement for the candidates in order to appear for the exam. The following points will help the candidates with the RRB eligibility criteria in terms of nationality, age limit, and educational qualification
Nationality: Candidates must be an Indian Nationals. Every candidate will have to submit their Aadhaar number to be eligible to submit the application online. Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply.
Registration for both RRB SSE/JE can be made online. Registration is one of the important criteria that is to be followed by each candidate. Candidate should be very clean and clear in filling the application form. The candidates are required to follow the instructions carefully.
The form should be done downloaded by logging on to the official website indianrailways.gov.in
Download and read out the Indian rail Recruitment notice that consists of the eligibility criteria and other related information regarding SSE and JE.
If you are satisfied with the information and if you are eligible then fill the application form without any mistakes.
The details that are to be filled will be like the applicants name, age, gender, date of birth, category, zone name, educational qualifications, address, email id and other mandatory details.
The Exam pattern is to be known by all the candidates because that will only help them in cracking the exam.
The examination contains one paper having about 150 objective type questions. There will be four options for each question. The question will be based on general intelligence and reasoning, general awareness, arithmetic, technical subjects. The duration of the examination will be 2 hours.
Exam pattern is to be known by all the candidates because that will only help them in cracking the exam.
The language used in the question paper will be English and Hindi that means the RRB SSE/JE question paper is bilingual. The candidate can choose either of the one language.
Before preparing for the exam the candidate must thoroughly go through the syllabus. One should have a clear idea about the syllabus. The syllabus for RRB SSE/JE is same.
There are 5 main topics to be followed for the examination.
General intelligence and reasoning
Technical ability and
General intelligence and reasoning
Analogies, similarities and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship, concepts, arithmetic reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement, conclusions, syllogistic reasoning.
Algebra, factors and simplification, polynomials, simple and compound interest, instalments, taxation, shares and dividends, ratio and proportion, percentage, time, distance and work, profit and loss, pipes and cisterns, mensuration, problems on ages, investment, data interpretation, use of tables and graphs, pie chart, histogram, bar diagram etc.,
Admit card is one of the important documents that one should carry for the examination hall. Along with the admit card the candidate must carry one valid id proof and a passport size photograph. The valid id may contain any one of the following things:
If the candidate is a government employee, he can carry the ID card that is issued.
Valid ID cards of colleges, universities etc.
The candidate should carry the original ID card with them. The candidate without the ID will not be allowed to write the exam.
The candidate can get the admit card through the direct download link of railway recruitment board senior section engineer/Junior engineer. The link will be active 10 or 15 days before the RRB SSE/JE exam date.
The result will be declared on the official website of the respective RRB zones. There are 21 RRB zones in India. The candidate should go to the official website for knowing the RRB SSE/JE results.
The RRB SSE/JE contains three stages
Computer based test,
Physical efficiency or medical test
The result for all the three stages will be declared separately.
The candidates who have passed the computer- based test are eligible for the next stage i.e. the physical test or medical test. Eyesight is one of the important things that are noted in RRB. The person with the eye problems like having done the Lasik surgery or other surgical procedure to correct the eyesight that person will not be qualified for the Job. Vision is one of the important criteria in railway jobs.
Eligible candidates will get the priority regarding the merit list. RRB handles all the issues regarding the written exam. And they would also release the answer keys and cut off marks after the exam.
By verifying the answer keys the candidate would get an idea of whether they will qualify in the exam or not. The official result will make the one who is eligible for the post. The answer keys are released only for the candidates’ estimation.
The merit list can be downloaded through the official website by logging on to RRB SSE/JE merit list.
Merit list is the document that helps the RRB Board to select the candidates for the next process. Merit list is very important as the number of candidates who wrote the exam is more and the vacancies are less. So, with the help of Merit list, the RRB Board would select the required candidates for the posts.
The following steps would help one to download the results.
Cut off mark is the mark that is fixed or set by the board that conducts the exam which is considered passing or clearing of the exam. With the help of the cut off marks the board would easily notify the candidates for the posts. Cut off marks would vary from one exam to another with the availability of vacancies and competition. It is one of the easiest ways to filter the candidates.
If the candidate gets above the cut off that candidate is regarded as passed and below cut off the candidate would be regarded as not passed and not selected for the qualified posts.