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RRB JE Eligibility Criteria 2019

RRB JE Eligibility 2019 as set by RRB involves age limit, academic qualification, citizenship and medical verification. RRB JE application can be only filled if you meet the eligibility criteria for RRB JE Recruitment.

RRB recruits candidates for the post of Junior Engineer (JE), Junior Engineer (IT), Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant (CMA), Depot Material Superintendent (DMS) through RRB JE Recruitment exam.

  • RRB JE Notification 2019 has been published on 31st December 2018.
  • Candidates can apply till 31st January 2019.
  • The minimum age required to apply for RRB JE Recruitment is 18 years.
  • Candidates who are graduate in the field of Engineering are eligible to apply.
  • An applicant has to pass a Medical Test conducted by Railway Recruitment Board.

RRB JE Eligibility

One must look at the RRB JE Eligibility Criteria very carefully as set by the officials. Following is the given details in terms of Age-limit, Education Qualification, Citizenship and Medical/Documentation Certification

RRB JE Age Limit

The following table provides RRB JE Age limit for different categories:

  • Candidate applying under General/ Unreserved category must be born between January 02, 1986 to January 01, 2001
  • Candidates applying under OBC category must have the date of birth between January 02, 1983 to January 01, 2001.
  • SC/ST Candidates must be born between January 02, 1981 to January 01, 2001
Category                                              Age Limit
  Minimum Age                       Maximum Age
General       18 Years  33 Years
OBC      18 Years  36 Years
SC/ST      18 Years  38 Years

Age Relaxation for RRB JE Eligibility

The maximum age limit is relaxable depending on the category of the candidate. The following table mentions the age relaxation for different categories:

S. No.

Category

Age Limit Relaxation

(Upper Age)

1

Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe

5 years (38)

2

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

3 years (36)

3

Ex-Servicemen candidates who have put in more than 6 months service after attestation (General)

General

33 Years + Number of years of service rendered in Defence + 3 years

OBC

36 Years + Number of years of service rendered in Defence + 3 years

SC/ST

38 Years + Number of years of service rendered in Defence + 3 years

4

Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwD)

General

10 years (43)

OBC

13 years (46)

SC/ST

15 years (48)

5

Candidates have ordinarily been domiciled in the State of

Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989

General

5 years (38)

OBC

8 years (41)

SC/ST

10 years (43)

6

Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and Group ‘D’

Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in the minimum of 3 years service (continuous or in broken spells)

General

7 years (40)

OBC

10 years (43)

SC/ST

12 years (45)

7

Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization

such as Railway Canteens, Co-operative Societies, and Institutes

General

33 Years + length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower

OBC

36 Years + length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower

SC/ST

38 Years + length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower

8

Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried

General

2 years (35)

OBC

5 years (38)

SC/ST

7 years (40)

RRB JE Eligibility: Educational Qualification

Candidates must have the following educational qualification to satisfy the RRB JE Eligibility. Those who do not have the following qualification are not eligible to apply.

Junior Engineer

  • An applicant must have three years Diploma in Civil Engineering/Mechanical/ Production/ Automobile / Electrical/ Electronics/ Instrumentation & Control Engineering/ Control/ Tools & Machining/ Tools & Die Making/ Computer Science/ Computer Engineering  or B.Sc in Civil Engineering
    OR
  • A combination of any sub-stream of all the basic streams of Civil Engineering from a Recognized University/ Institute.

Junior Engineer (IT)

  • All the applicants need to possess PGDCA / B.Sc. (Computer Science)/ BCA/ B.Tech. (Information Technology)/ B.Tech. (Computer Science)/ DOEACC ‘B’ level course of three years duration or equivalent.

Depot Material Superintendent

  • Applicants need to complete a three-year Diploma in Engineering from any govt. recognized university or equivalent.

Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant

  • Aspirants need to possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Science with Physics & Chemistry with a minimum of 45% marks from a recognized University/ Institute.

The following table shows the entire RRB JE Eligibility for Education Qualification

Posts Educational Qualification
JE Diploma/Degree in Engineering or Relevant Stream prescribed against various post mentioned in the Discipline Mapping table below
DMS Diploma/Degree in Engineering from any discipline
JE (IT) PGDCA/B.Sc. (Computer Science)/ BCA/ B.Tech (IT)/ B.Tech (Computer Science)/ DOEACC B level course of 3 years duration or equivalent from Recognised University/Institute
CMA Bachelors degree in Science with Physics and Chemistry with minimum 55% marks

Important Information:

  • Candidates waiting for their degree are not eligible to apply.
  • Candidates in their last semester/year cannot fill the RRB JE Application Form
  • An aspirant cannot apply for multiple RRB JE posts. One can only select a single post for them.

RRB JE Eligibility for Citizenship

Candidates belonging to the following areas only are eligible to apply for RRB JE Recruitment 2019

  • Indian Citizen
  • Bhutan Subject
  • Nepal Subject
  • A Tibetan Refugee (settled in India prior 1st January 1962)
  • Originally came to India (migration from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, African Countries of Kenya, Zaire, Malawi, Ethiopia, Vietnam with the intention to settle in India)

RRB JE Eligibility: Medical/Document Verification

The following table explains the Medical Verification test. All candidates are required to clear this test to qualify for the applied post:

MEDICAL STANDARD

GENERAL FITNESS

VISION STANDARDS

A-3

Physically fit in all respects

Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/9 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 2D),

Near Vision: Sn: 0.6,0.6 with or without glasses and Must pass the test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision, and Mesopic vision

B-1

Physically fit in all respects

Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D),

Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and Must pass a test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision, and Mesopic vision.

B-2

Physically fit in all respects

Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D).

Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and Must pass a test for Binocular Vision.

C-1

Physically fit in all respects

Distance Vision: 6/12, 6/18 with or without glasses.

Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required.

 

RRB JE Vacancy

RRB has only 13,847 vacancies available for various JE (Junior Engineer) posts. A candidate can select his desired RRB zone and directly apply by filling the form. Given below are the post-wise RRB JE Vacancy details:

  • Junior Engineer- 12,844
  • Junior Engineer (IT)- 29
  • DMS- 227
  • CMA- 387

 

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