RRB JE 2022 Railways Recruitment Notification, Exam Date, Application Form, Syllabus

Last Modified on : 18 Jun 2024

The Railway Recruitment Board Junior Engineer, abbreviated as RRB JE exam is conducted by the RRBs (Railway Recruitment Boards) to hire deserving candidates from engineering backgrounds to fill in various technical profiles in the Indian Railways. The RRB JE recruitment is a process or exercise meant to recruit JE (Junior Engineer), CMA (Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant), Junior Engineer (Information Technology) and Depot Material Superintendent (DMS). Aspirants interested in appearing for the RRB JE 2022 exam must submit the application form online. The exam notification is yet to be declared by the recruiting board.

Here is the complete information about the upcoming events of RRB JE 2022, exam pattern, syllabus, eligibility, application process and more.

RRB JE 2022 Exam Latest Notification: 

The official RRB JE 2022 notification is awaited. Once it is released, you will start submitting the application form online. Keep coming back for the latest updates.

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RRB JE 2022 Vacancy Details

One of the main objectives of the RRB Junior Engineering recruitment exercise is to filter out exceptional candidates with incredible fitness and outstanding acumen. Candidates with such calibre will justify their profiles in the Indian Railways. Since the Recruitment Board has not announced the vacancy details through its official portal, you may rather be interested in checking out the RRB JE 2022 vacancy details –

Vacancies for the post of Junior Engineer and others are as follows:

Name of the Post

Number of Vacancies

Junior Engineer

14375 (Expected)

Junior Engineer (Information Technology)

25 (Expected)

Depot Material Superintendent

230 (Expected)

Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant

370 (Expected)


15,000 (Expected)

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RRB JE Exam 2022 Important Dates

The table provided below will update you about the official schedule of important RRB JE 2022 Exam events:

RRB JE 2022 Important Events

Dates (Tentative)

RRB JE 2022 Notification release date

 February 2022

Online registration process starts

February 2022

RRB JE 2022 online registration process ends

February 2022

Last date to make fee payment (Online)

February 2022

Last date to make fee payment (Offline)

February 2022

Last date for submission of the completed application form

February 2022

Viewing of the exam city and date

To be announced

Downloading Travel Train Authority for SC/ST candidates

Download E-Call Letter

One week prior to the exam date

Activation of Mock Test Link

To be announced

RRB JE 2022 Computer Based Test (1st stage)

4th week of May 2022

Computer Based Test (2nd stage)

August 2022

Document Verification and Medical Exam

To be announced

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RRB JE Exam 2022 Pattern & Syllabus

RRB JE recruitment process will be conducted through the following stages:

  • Computer Based Test (1st Stage)
  • Computer Based Test (2nd Stage)
  • Document Verification/Medical Examination (as applicable)

Negative Marking: There will be a provision of negative marking in both the CBTs. 1/3rd of the marks allotted to any question will be deducted for the wrong answer.

Here is the detailed pattern of each stage:

RRB JE Pattern and Syllabus (1st Stage CBT)

The first stage CBT will comprise of 100 objective type questions with multiple choices. The duration of the test will be 90 minutes (120 minutes for PwBD candidates accompanied by Scribe). Questions will be from the following areas:


Number of Questions



General Intelligence & Reasoning


General Awareness


General Science




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There might be some variation in the number of questions in the actual paper.

RRB Junior Engineer - 1st CBT Syllabus

The following topics will be covered under each section:

Mathematics: Number systems, BODMAS, Fraction, Decimal, Square Root, Ratio and Proportion, LCM and HCF, Profit and Loss, Percentages, Algebra, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Time and Work, Simple and Compound Interest, Age Calculations, Trigonometry, Geometry, Pipes & Cistern, and Calendar & Clock.

General Intelligence & Reasoning: Alphabetical and Number Series, Analogies, Mathematical operations, Coding and Decoding, Relationships, Jum-bling, Syllogism, Venn Diagram, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency, Similarities and Differences, Conclusions and Decision Making, Analytical reasoning, Directions, Classification, Statement – Arguments and Assumptions etc.

General Awareness: Knowledge of Current affairs, culture and history of India including freedom struggle, Indian geography, Indian Economy, Indian Polity and constitution, Environmental issues concerning India and the World, General scientific and technological developments, Sports etc.

General Science: Chemistry, Physics, and Life Sciences (up to CBSE 10th Syllabus)

RRB JE Pattern and Syllabus (2nd Stage CBT)

150 objective type questions with multiple choices will be asked in the second stage CBT. The maximum duration of the exam is 120 minutes. Here is the section-wise distribution for the number of questions:


Number of Questions

General Awareness


Physics & Chemistry


Basics of Computers and Applications


Basics of Environment and Pollution Control


Technical Abilities




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RRB Junior Engineer - 2nd CBT Syllabus

General Awareness: Knowledge of Current affairs, culture and history of India including freedom struggle, Indian geography, Indian Polity and constitution, Indian Economy, Sports, Environmental issues concerning India and the World, General scientific and technological developments etc.

Physics & Chemistry: Topics from CBSE syllabus up to class 10th

Basics of Computers and Applications:

  • The architecture of Computers - input and Output devices, Storage devices, Networking, Operating systems like Windows, Unix, and Linux,
  • MS Office,
  • Various data representation
  • Internet and Email
  • Websites & Web Browsers
  • Computer Virus

Basics of Environment and Pollution Control:

  • Basics of Environment - Adverse effect of environmental pollution and control strategies
  • Air, water and Noise pollution, their effect and control
  • Global warming
  • Waste Management
  • Acid rain
  • Ozone depletion

Technical Abilities:

Various exam groups have been defined as per the educational qualifications for each post. Questions will be asked as per the syllabus prescribed for different exam groups. Find the complete syllabus in the official information bulletin.

Document Verification

Document Verification/medical examination will be conducted as applicable for the candidates shortlisted through the second stage CBT examination.

RRB JE Exam 2022 Eligibility


  • The candidate should be a citizen of India, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet, etc. Check out complete eligibility in the official notification.

Educational Qualification

  • A candidate should have 3 years Engineering Diploma from a recognised University/institute in any one of the subjects – Mechanical/Production Engineering/Electrical/Electronics/Manufacturing/Tools & Die Making/Mechatronics/ Industrial/Machining/Automobile/Instrumentation & Control/Tools & Machining/Civil Engineering.
  • Detailed information on educational qualification is available in Annexure-A of the official notification.

Age Limit

  • As on 1st January 2022, the applicant should not be less than 18 years and should not be more than 33 years of age.
  • There is age relaxation for Reserved Category candidates.

Please Note: As per the official notification, “Those awaiting results of the final examination of the prescribed educational/technical qualification SHOULD NOT apply.”

RRB JE Exam 2022 Application Process

Before moving ahead with the application process, read the official information bulletin carefully, check your eligibility, get the scanned images of photograph, signature, and category certificate ready, and check the vacancy table for different RRBs.

The official RRB JE 2022 Information Bulletin has not been released yet. Once it is released, it will have the application process details.

RRB JE Exam Application Process

  • Go to the official website of the RRB through which you want to appear for the exam. The list of RRBs’ websites is given above. Please note that the selection of RRB cannot be changed once the registration number is allotted.
  • Click on the ‘Click here to Apply for CEN 03/2021’ link.
  • Select your preferred RRB and ‘Confirm’ it.
  • Click on the ‘New Registration’ button.
  • Enter your name, DOB, parents’ name, Aadhaar number, mobile number, email id etc. Make sure that all the information is correct. Submit the information.
  • The registration Id and password will appear on the screen and an OTP will be sent to your registered email id and mobile number.
  • Enter the OTP in the respective textbox and ‘Validate’.
  • Click on the ‘Apply/Edit’ option and fill the eligibility criteria form.
  • Submit the eligibility form and the list of posts you are eligible for will appear on the screen.
  • Select your preference and submit the same.
  • Select the exam group and click on the payment tab.
  • Make the application fee payment.*
  • After successful payment of the fee, click on ‘Fill additional details’ option to complete the application process.
  • Upload the scanned images of photograph and signature. Make sure that the scanned images are uploaded properly by clicking on ‘Preview’ option. The modification will be done on payment of ₹ 100/-.
  • Click on ‘Final Submit’ button to complete the application process.

*Application Fee Payment

Candidates are required to pay the application fee as per their category:




₹ 400/-

Females/SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/PwBDs/Transgender/Minorities/Economically Backward classes

₹ 250/-

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Important: ₹ 400 for General category and ₹ 250 for the reserved categories will be refunded (after deducting applicable bank charges) after the candidates appear for the 1st stage CBT.

Mode of Payment

Application fee can be paid through the following modes:

  • Net Banking/Credit card/Debit card
  • Payment through e-challan at SBI branches
  • Payment through Post office by generating e-challan

No other mode of payment will be accepted.

RRB JE Exam 2022 Other Details

RRB JE Exam Paper Language

English will be the default language for the question paper. Candidates will also be given choice for selecting other languages. These languages are:

  • Hindi
  • Assamese
  • Bengali
  • Gujarati
  • Punjabi
  • Konkani
  • Kannada
  • Manipuri
  • Malayalam
  • Marathi
  • Odiya
  • Telugu
  • Tamil
  • Urdu

In case of discrepancy in the questions, the English version of the question papers will be considered final.

RRB JE Exam Admit Card 2022

RRB will issue the Hall Tickets of Document Verification and Medical Exam for Junior Engineer (JE) exam 2022 at the official website of the respective RRBs. The admit cards will be made available to download one week prior to the exam date through the online mode only.

Please note that no admit card will be sent through the post. The admit card contains details such as the candidate’s Name, Roll Number, examination date, venue, etc. It is mandatory to carry the admit card to the examination centres for appearing in the exam.

RRB JE Exam 2022 Result

  • RRB releases the JE exam result through the official websites of different RRBs.
  • Candidates who have appeared in the examination can check the result through their log-in credentials.
  • After the result is announced, qualified candidates are called for the document verification process or the medical fitness (as applicable).
  • If any false information is identified during the DV process, the candidature will be cancelled.
  • No announcement is made for the result declaration yet.
  • Candidates must keep a check on the official website for the result dates.

RRB JE Exam 2022 Salary Range

For Junior Engineer (JE), Junior Engineer (Information Technology), Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA), and Depot Material Superintendent (DMS), the initial salary will be ₹ 35400/-. Other allowances will be as per those admissible at that time.

RRB JE 2022 Frequently Answered Questions (FAQ)

The list of frequently asked questions provided here will help you in understanding the exam and knowing the important events.

Q. What is the exam date of the RRB JE Exam 2022?

The first stage exam dates for RRB JE 2022 are yet to be announced.

 Q. What is the Pay Band of the RRB Junior Engineer?

The RRB JE gets a salary under level 06 (RSRP 7th CPC Pay Matrix).

Q. How to apply for the exam?

Students can apply for the exam online through the official website of RRB. The complete procedure is provided above.

Q. How to pay the application fee for the exam?

Candidates can pay the application fee through online or offline mode.

Q. What is the application fee for the exam?

The application fee for the unreserved category candidates is ₹ 400. Reserved category candidates are required to pay ₹ 250 as an application fee.

Q. What is the nature of the question in the exam?

It has objective type questions.

Q. How many stages are there in the RRB JE exam?

There are 3 stages of the exam namely – 1st Stage CBT, 2nd Stage CBT, Document Verification/Medical Fitness Test (as applicable).

Q. What should be the educational qualification to apply for the exam?

A candidate should have a Degree/Diploma in Engineering in the prescribed discipline to apply for the exam.

Q. What should be the age limit for the exam?

The applicant should not be less than 18 years and should not be more than 33 years of age.

Q: When will be the final result of the RRB JE exam announced?

There is no information on the exact release date of the result. However, the information will be updated on the official website. It is expected to be released in February 2022. Keep a check.


Priya Kumari , March 24, 2022

Thank You So Much for information

Vipin , March 14, 2022

Rrb je recruitment,rrb tc when come.sir my age33 am have obc can apply am completed BE ,diploma

Jitendra kumar, March 13, 2022

Railway jee

raushan kumar, February 22, 2022

without diploma ,b tech students are eligible for this opportunity?????

sajid shaikh, February 21, 2022

Printing technology diploma are eligible or not for rrb je

Divya balu survase, February 1, 2022

Rrb je study kaise kre entc diploma students

gayakwad, October 7, 2021

computer science branch are eligible for JE post 2021

Exams Planner, November 25, 2021

Read the official notification. If the vacancies are announced for the computer science branch, you can apply for the JE post.

Bala venerjee, May 1, 2021

Weather diploma in metallurgy were eligible for junior engineer(JE)post?

Exams Planner, July 12, 2021

No. If it is not mentioned in the eligibility criteria, you are not eligible.

Subham Ghosh, November 3, 2019

How i get cbt 1 admit card 2019 je

Exams Planner, November 9, 2019

The admit card can be downloaded from the regional RRB website.

Mahammad Javeed, September 18, 2019

Sir, when can i get CBT-2 exam results and posting dates approximate?

Exams Planner, September 19, 2019

The RRB CBT 2 result will be released in October/ November 2019.