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RRB JE Recruitment 2019 Date Announcement: CBT for junior engineers on May 22, call letter on May 18, check exam pattern here

RRB JE Recruitment 2019 Date Announcement: Check all important dates, exam pattern, details of vacancy here.

education Updated: May 09, 2019 14:34 IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
RRB JE Recrutiment,Railway vacancies,Railway Recruitment Board
RRB JE Recruitment 2019 Date Announcement(HT File)

Railway Recruitment Board has announced the date of exam for recruitment of junior engineers for which 13, 847 vacancies were announced in December last year. RRB JE exam will be conducted on May 22, 2019.

RRB on its official website released a notice to announce the dates. According to the notice, admit card for the first computer based test (CBT) for RRB junior engineer, JE IT, depot material superintendent (DMS) and chemical and metallurgical assistant (CMA) will be released four days before the exam. This means, applicants will be able to download their admit cards from May 18 onwards.

The e- call letter will mention the exam city, time and exam centre. Candidates are advised to bring one original photo ID card, passport size colour photograph, along with a printed copy of e- call letter without which candidates won’t be allowed to enter the examination hall.


Moreover, candidates will be able to attempt a mock test online on May 12 so that they get an idea of computer based tests.


The duration of RRB JE CBT is 90 minutes. There will be 100 questions.The questions will be objective in nature. 1/3rd of marks obtained will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Click here to read the official notice issued by RRB.


Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) had invited application for junior engineer (JE) recruitment earlier on Janaury 2, 2019. The advertisement was released on December 29, 2019. A total of 14033 vacancies were announced in the advertisement but later it was reduced to 13, 847 vacancies.

The recruitment  process of RRB JE will involve two stages of exam: 1st stage Computer Based Test (CBT), 2nd stage CBT, and document verification/ medical examination as applicable. Selection will be as per merit, on the basis of CBTs.

“The 1st stage CBT is of screening nature and the standard of questions for the CBT will be generally in conformity with the educational standards and/or minimum technical qualifications prescribed for the posts. The normalized score of 1st stage exam shall be used only for short listing of candidates for 2nd stage exam as per their merit. Candidates who are shortlisted for 2nd stage CBT availing the reservation benefits of a community, PwBD and ExSM shall continue to be considered only against that community for all subsequent stages of recruitment process,” the notification reads.

RRB JE recruitment 2019: Details of vacancy

Junior Engineer- 12844

Junior Engineer (Information Technology)-29

Depot Material Superintendent- 227

Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant- 387

First Published: May 09, 2019 14:27 IST