RRB JE Exam Pattern 2020 - Number of Questions and Total Marks

Published on : 6th July 2020    Author : Himanshu Basant Bhatt
RRB JE Exam

Railway Recruitment Board conducts the RRB JE Recruitment for selection of eligible candidates at the post of Junior Engineer in various departments of the Indian Railways. The recruitment process takes around one year to complete as it as different stages. The entire RRB JE recruitment process involves three stages viz. Stage I CBT, Stage 2 CBT, and Document Verification and Medical Examination. In the article here we will be discussing the RRB JE Exam Pattern in detail.

RRB JE Exam Pattern Highlights

Exam Name

RRB Junior Engineer (RRB JE) Recruitment

Exam Conducting Body

Railway Recruitment Board

Selection Process

3 Stages - CBT 1, CBT 2, DV & ME

Mode of Exam

CBT 1 and CBT 2 - Online

DV & ME - Offline

Duration

CBT 1 - 90 Minutes

CBT 2 - 120 Minutes

Negative Marking

Applicable. 1/3rd marks are deducted for wrong answers

RRB JE Exam Pattern

From the year 2020 onwards, the exam pattern for the RRB JE has been changed. Earlier, the exam was conducted in four stages - CBT 1, CBT 2, Document Verification, and Medical Examination. However, now the document verification process and medical examination have been combined in one stage. Thus, the RRB JE (from 2019 onwards) exam have the following stage:

  • First Stage CBT (Computer Based Test)
  • Second Stage CBT (Computer Based Test)
  • Document Verification & Medical Examination

RRB JE Exam Pattern for First Stage CBT

All the questions in the computer-based test will be of the multiple-choice type from the following sections:

Sections/ Subjects

Number of Questions/ Total Marks

Mathematics

30

General Intelligence & Reasoning

25

General Awareness

15

General Science

30

TOTAL

100

Duration -  90 minutes

Negative Marking - 1/3rd of the marks allotted to the question will be deducted for an incorrect response.

RRB JE Exam Pattern for Second Stage CBT

The second stage CBT comprises of objective type questions from the following sections:

Sections/ Subjects

Number of Questions/ Total Marks

General Awareness

15

Physics & Chemistry

15

Basics of Computers and Applications

10

Basics of Environment and Pollution control

10

Technical Abilities

100

TOTAL

150

Duration -  120 minutes

Negative Marking - Applicable. 1/3rd marks will be deducted for incorrect answer.

Minimum Qualifying Marks for CBT 1 and CBT 2

The minimum qualifying marks for CBT 1 and CBT 2 varies as per different categories. Category-wise qualifying marks are as under:

Categories

Qualifying Marks

General

40%

OBC

30%

SC/ ST

30%

PwD

2%

Check out the RRB JE syllabus in the official notification and prepare well for the exam. Try to score high marks in the exam to appear in the list of qualified candidates.

RRB JE Pattern for Document Verification and Medical Examination Stage (Third Stage)

Candidates who qualify both CBT 1 and CBT 2 are called for the Document Verification and Medical Examination. The date for the third stage of the recruitment process is announced after the result of second stage CBT. Here is what happens in this stage.

Document Verification

Qualified candidates are required to appear for the document verification process. Candidates must carry the following documents for the DV process:

  • Class 10th Marksheet
  • Graduation degree
  • Receipt of fee payment (through cash)
  • OBC Non-Creamy Layer Certificate
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • Self-declaration for Ex-Serviceman
  • Income Certificate
  • Minority community Declaration
  • NOC from serving employees
  • In case of a name change, Gazetted document showcasing name change
  • Self-certification by Transgender
  • J & K Domicile Certificate
  • Decree of Divorce and affidavit mentioning the candidate has not remarried
  • In case of a widow, death certificate of husband and affidavit mentioning the candidate has not remarried.

Candidates are required to upload the documents as per the instructions of the board and also carry them while the Medical Examination process.

Medical Examination

Medical standards are different for different posts. Candidates must meet the required standards as per the post they have applied for. The details of medical standards are as follows:

Medical Standard

Details

A-3

  • Physically Fit in all respect
  • Visual Standards - Distance Vision - 6/9, 6/9 with or without glasses (power of lenses should not exceed 2D)
  • Near Vision - Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses and candidates must pass the colour test, Field of Vision, Binocular Vision, and Night Vision

B-1

  • Physically fit in all respect
  • Visual Standards-Distance vision – 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses should not exceed 4D)
  • Near Vision – Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or while doing close work and candidates must pass colour Vision Test, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision, and Night Vision.

B-2

  • Physically fit in all respect
  • Visual Standards-Distance vision – 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses should not exceed 4D)
  • Near Vision – Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or while doing close work and must pass Field of Vision Test

C-1

  • Physically fit in all respect
  • Visual Standards-Distance vision – 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses should not exceed 4D)
  • Near Vision – Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or while doing close work

Medical Standards for different RB JE Posts

Posts

Medical Standards

JE Bridge

A-3

JE (Civil/ Design Drawing and Estimation)

C-1

JE/ P Way

A-3

JE/ Works

C-1

JE/ Design and Civil

B-2

JE/ Civil

B-1

JE/ (Research)/ Civil

B-1

JE/ Civil/ Workshop

C-1

JE/ Track Machine

A-3

JE/ Carriage and Wagon

B-1

JE/ Mechanical/ Design and Estimation

C-1

JE/ Diesel Mechanical

B-1

JE/ Mechanical/ Power

A-3

JE/ Design/ Mechnical

C-1

JE/ Design/ C and W

C-1

JE/ Design/ ED

C-1

JE/ Design/ MP

B-2

JE/ Mechanical/ MP

B-1

JE (Research)/ Mechanical/ Testing

C-1

JE/ JIG and TOOL

C-1

JE/ Millwright

C-1

JE/ Diesel Electrical (Workshop)

C-1

JE/ Electrical/ General Services

B-1

JE/ Design/ TI

B-2

JE/ Design/ S&T

C-1

JE/ Research / Instrumentation

C-1

JE/ S&T/ Telecommunication

C-1

JE/ S&T/ Signal

A-3

JE/ Printing Press

B-2

JE/ IT

C-1

DMS

C-1

CMA

B-1

The official notification for RRB JE 2020 will be released soon. No changes are expected in the exam pattern. However, keep a check on the official website for the latest RRB JE exam pattern.



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