RRB JE 2021 Notification: Exam Date, Apply Online, Fee, Eligibility, Selection Process

RRB JE 2021 Notification: Exam Date, Apply Online, Fee, Eligibility, Selection Process

ByVineet Vijay  |  Updated on: Mar 30, 2021RRB JE 2021 Recruitment notification: Get to know the complete official detail of the RRB JE 2021 exam such as important dates, vacancy, fee, eligibility, selection process, pattern, syllabus, etc.
RRB JE 2021 Recruitment notification: Get to know the complete official detail of the RRB JE 2021 exam such as important dates, vacancy, fee, eligibility, selection process, pattern, syllabus, etc.
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RRB JE 2021 Notification Latest Updates

RRB JE 2021 Notification to be out soon. Railway Recruitment Board will release an official notification for the recruitment of the Junior Engineer posts. RRB has already announced the RRB JE exam date 2021 for CBT 1, as per which the exam is scheduled on 22nd May 2021. The exam date for the CBT 2 will be announced later.

The application form link for the RRB Junior Engineer will be activated as soon as the official notification gets out. The important dates and link to apply online for the RRB JE 2021 will be mentioned in the recruitment notification. Check here complete details about the RRB JE 2021 exam such as notification PDF, exam date, online form, fee, vacancy, salary, eligibility, selection process, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, & previous year papers. 

We will post the direct link to download the RRB JE Notification 2021 PDF as soon as it is out. 

Download RRB JE 2021 Official Notification PDF, (Available Soon)

You can refer to the previous year notification for your reference. 

Railway Recruitment Board has earlier released RRB JE recruitment 2019 notification for a total of 13561 vacancies of Junior Engineer (JE), Junior Engineer (IT), Depot Material Superintendent (DMS) and Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA). 

RRB JE Revised Vacancy Notification 2019

Railway JE Notification 2019 PDF, RRB CEN 03/2018

RRB JE 2021 Exam: Important Dates



RRB JE Online Application Begins


Last Date to Apply Online for RRB JE 2021


Last Date to Pay Fee


RRB JE Application Status


RRB JE Exam City Information 2021

7 days before the exam

RRB JE Admit Card Download

4 days before the exam date

RRB JE Exam Date 2021 

22nd May 2021

RRB JE Answer Key 2021 Date


RRB JE Final Answer Key 2021


RRB JE Result 2021


RRB JE CBT 2 Exam Date 2021

28th August 2021

RRB JE CBT 2 Exam City


RRB JE CBT 2 Admit Card


RBB JE Application Form 2021

The online application for RRB Junior Engineer (JE), Junior Engineer (IT), Depot Material Superintendent (DMS) and Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA) will be out soon. Also, check eligibility for RRB Junior Engineer 2021.

Application Fees 2021




Rs 500/-


Rs 250/-

 Note: Rs 400 will be refunded to general category students while Rs 250 will be refunded to the remaining category candidates after the first stage of CBT.

RRB JE Vacancy 2021

The RRB JE vacancy 2021 notification for the post of Junior Engineers will be released soon. We will update you with the recruitment notification as soon as it's officially released.

RRB JE Previous Year's Vacancy

Post Name

Revised Vacancy

Junior Engineer (JE)

12918 (Revised)

Junior Engineer (IT)


Depot Material Superintendent (DMS)


Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA)




RRB JE Eligibility Criteria 2021

Age Limit

The minimum age limit to apply for RRB JE/DMS/CMA is 18 years while the maximum age limit is 33 years as of 01st January 2021. Please refer to the notification for the age relaxation of various category.

Educational Qualification

Post Name

Minimum Qualification

Junior Engineer (JE)

Diploma/Degree in Engineering

Junior Engineer (IT)

PGDCA/B.Sc/B.Tech/BCA in Computer Science or IT

Depot Material Superintendent (DMS)

Diploma/Degree in Engineering

Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA)

45% marks in the Bachelor's Degree (Science) with Physics and Chemistry

Note: Those who are in the final year of their degree/diploma cannot apply for any post under RRB JE. For further details, please refer to the RRB JE Eligibility

RRB JE Salary 2021

The candidates under RRB JE Recruitment will get Level 6th of 7th CPC Pay Matrix with initial pay of Rs 35,400/- and other allowances as admissible by RRB. Below is the classification of salary in different cities. For more details, you can go through our post Job Profile, salary structure & career growth in RRB JE.

ComponentClass A CitiesClass B CitiesClass C Cities
Basic Pay13,50013,50013,500
Dearness Allowance (125% of Basic)16,87516,87516,875
House Rent Allowance4050 (30% of Basic)2,700 (20% of Basic)1,350 (10% of Basic)
Other Allowance400040004000
Salary In Hand38,42537,07535,725
Deduction (Approx.)2,0002,0002,000
Total Pay(₹)36,42535,07533,725

RRB JE Selection Process

There will be a total of three stages of selection:

  • Computer Based Test (CBT 1 & 2): The selection for CBT 2 will be based on the merit list prepared on the basis of CBT 1. The shortlisting of the candidates will be done at a rate of 15 times.
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Examination

RRB JE Exam Pattern 2021

Computer Based Test 1

SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarks for each Section
General Intelligence & Reasoning2525
General Awareness1515
General Science3030

Computer Based Test 2

SectionsNo. of QuestionsDurationTotal Marks
General Knowledge150120 Minutes150
Physics & Chemistry
Basics of Computers & Applications
Basics of Environmental & Pollution Control
Technical Abilities

RRB JE Syllabus 2021

Junior Engineer and Depot Material Superintendent SyllabusRRB Junior Engineer (IT) SyllabusChemical Metallurgical Assistant Syllabus
  • Basic concepts of Science (class 10th)
  • Environment & Pollution Control
  • Instrumentation & Measurement and Engineering Drawing / Graphics
  • Electronics; Computers
  • MS Office
  • Computer fundamentals & organization
  • Information systems
  • Web technology & programming
  • Software Engineering
  • Environment & Pollution Control
  • UNIX
  • SAD
  • C , C++ & Java language
  • DBMS; System programming
  • Operating systems
  • Data & Network communication
  • Basic concepts of Fuel
  • Environment & Pollution Control
  • Thermodynamics
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Material Science
  • Polymers
  • Computers
  • Instrumentation & Measurement

RRB JE Technical Syllabus

Mechanical & Allied Engineering

Electrical & Allied Engineering 

Electronics & Allied Engineering

Civil & Allied Engineering

Printing Technology

  • Thermal Engineering
  • Strength of Materials
  • Industrial Management
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Grinding & Finishing Process
  • Hydraulic Machinery
  • Material Science
  • Welding
  • Metrology
  • Machining
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Basic concepts
  • Magnetic Circuit
  • Measurement and measuring instruments
  • Basic Electronics
  • Circuit law
  • AC Fundamentals
  • Synchronous Machines
  • Estimation and costing
  • Electrical Machines
  • Generation, Transmission and Distribution
  • Switchgear Utilization of Electrical Energy and Protection
  • Basic Electrical Engg.
  • Digital Electronics
  • Electronic Components & Materials
  • Electronic Measurements
  • Data communication and Network
  • Electronic Devices and circuits
  • Linear Integrated Circuit
  • Microprocessor and Microcontroller
  • Computer Programming
  • Communication Engineering
  • Building Construction & materials
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Concrete Technology
  • Contracts and Accounts
  • Irrigation Engineering
  • Design of Steel Structures
  • Mechanics of Structures
  • Hydraulics
  • Surveying
  • Construction of substructure & superstructure
  • Building drawing, finishes & Maintenance
  • Theory of structures
  • Design of Concrete Structures
  • Highway Engineering
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Computer-Aided Design
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Estimating and Costing
  • Geo-Technical
  • Environmental Engineering Advanced Construction Techniques and Equipment
  • Printing Materials
  • Publishing Software
  • Plate Making Methods
  • Package Technology
  • Image Processing
  • Digital Imaging
  • Advanced Printing Technologies
  • Printing Systems
  • Printing Machine Maintenance
  • Web offset Printing
  • Printer’s Accounting and Estimating
  • Flexo, Gravure and Screen Printing
  • Paper and Ink
  • Colour Separation and Management
  • Printing Finishing Processing
  • Design & Advertising in Print Media
  • Sheet fed offset Machines

To know the complete syllabus to be covered for the upcoming RRB JE exam, you can go through our post of RRB JE Syllabus 2021.

RRB JE Study Material

RRB JE Books

The RRB JE subject-wise books are shared below. For more details, you can go through our post of RRB JE Books.


Books Name



Fasttrack Objective Arithmetic

Arihant Publications

Quickest Mathematics

Kiran Publications

General Science

Lucent General Science


BYJU'S Exam Prep Science PDF



A modern approach to verbal & Non-verbal reasoning

R.S. Aggarwal

GK/ Current Affairs

Lucent G.K.

Binay Karna and Manwendra Mukul

RRB JE Previous Year Paper

To get a firm understanding of the pattern and the difficulty level, it is important that you practice the RRB JE previous year papers. We have compiled the list of RRB JE previous year papers for free to download. You can practice the previous year papers for all shifts of the RRB JE exam.

RRB JE Preparation Tips

  • To score more marks in any particular exam, it is important to make a proper strategy.
  • Here we have shared some RRB JE preparation tips to help you with your preparation.
  • Preparation Tips will vary from student to student but these tips will enhance your preparation strategy to boost your score in the RRB JE exam.

RRB JE CBT 2 Exam Centre

You will be able to check the exam city information by login through the official website:

RRB JE Result

RRB JE result will be out after the completion of the CBT 1 exam. Candidates who will appear for the CBT 1 exam can shortly see their results on the official website of Indian Railways.

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  • Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts Junior Engineer exams for various RRB zones. 

  • Yes, B.tech students can apply for the RRB JE Exam.

  • You can apply online for the RRB JE from the official site of Railway Recruitment Board. 

  • The salary of RRB JE is 9300-34800 with Grade Pay 4200.

  • The total marks for the CBT 1 are 150.

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