Getting a job in the Indian Railways has been a dream for many job seekers. Now there is a good opportunity for the candidates as the RRB Ahmedabad Recruitment 2020 has 453 openings in various Group C and Group D positions. The examinations will be conducted for posts like Bumper Junior Engineer (JE), Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA) and Depot Material Superintendent (DMS), Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) and others. 

  • The RRB Ahmedabad Recruitment 2020 notification has been released, and the candidates are advised to go through the details carefully before applying for the relevant position. 
  • The applicants are required to submit an application online only.
  • The admit card will be released at least 10 days before the exam. Hence, the candidates should keep an eye on the recent updates regarding the RRB examination.
  • Students are suggested to keep the required documents handy before they start filling up the form. 
  • The selection procedure involves a two-stage exam followed by the aptitude test and skill test in NTPC posts. Post all the examinations, candidates will be called for document verification. 
  • The highest salary package starts for DMS and CMA positions with INR 34,500/-

RRB Ahmedabad Recruitment 2020

The RRB Recruitment 2020 has released the official notifications about the important dates and events which are given below: 

Events Important Dates
Online registration link January 02, 2020
Application form commencement date January 02, 2020
Application form closing date  January 31, 2020
Application fee payment last date February 05, 2020
SBI Challan  February 04, 2020
Post Office Challan February 04, 2020
Application form final submission February 07, 2020
Admit card downloading date Updated soon
Examination date Updated soon
Result announcement date Updated soon

RRB Ahmedabad Admit Card 2020

Candidates willing to sit for the examination can download the RRB Ahmedabad Admit Card on the official website. Generally, the admit card is given 10 days prior to the exam.The admit card date is yet to be announced, and candidates should follow the official website to get all the latest and upcoming notifications. 

The steps to download the Admit Card are mentioned below. 

  • After the successful completion of the online application process, the candidates will be able to download the Admit Card from RRB Ahmedabad website.
  • For downloading the admit card, the candidates need to use their login id and password. 
  • The candidate will be directed to the home page of the website, where they can see the recent notification and search about the admit card and download it for the exam purpose. 

RRB Ahmedabad Vacancy 2020

The RRB Ahmedabad Vacancy has approximately vacancies for 453 positions in different departments of the Indian Railways according to the published list. The notifications released by the RRB Ahmedabad Recruitment 2020 vacancies for both Group C and Group D posts. There are opportunities for positions like Bumper Junior Engineer (JE), NTPC, DMS, CMA and others. 

The division-wise vacancy details for RRB Ahmedabad recruitment 2020 are provided in the table below. To get more information, candidates must visit the official website. 

Particulars Details
Railway Recruitment Board rrbahmedabad.gov.in
Bumper Junior Engineer (JE), DMS, NTPC, CMA and others 453
UR 255
OBC 86
SC 58
ST 30
RLD 12
Ex-Serviceman 45

RRB Ahmedabad Application Form 2020

The RRB Ahmedabad Application Form fill up can only be completed in the online medium by the candidates. The online application process details are given below. 

  • To start the online registration, candidates have to visit the official link of rrbahmedabad.gov.in. 
  • They need to check the recruitment notification and proceed to the portal of the online application. 
  • Next, all the basic personal details have to be provided by the candidates to sign up and create a username and password.
  • Creating an account is an initial step towards registration, and candidates need to login in using the same account.
  • A new page will pop-up after login into the account, where they can select the desired post for which they wish to apply online.
  • Following this, they can select the region of their choice and click on to proceed.
  • They need to provide personal details, eligibility proof and upload some scanned documents. Candidates need to take time to fill each detail very carefully.
  • By clicking on go to next, they can make the payment and finally click on the submit button. 
Application Form Details
Application Form submission mode Only Online Mode ( No other modes are acceptable). 
Application Fees Category Wise General/ OBC Category - INR 500/- (INR 400/- refundable after the exams)
SC/ ST/ PwD/ ExSVM/ Women/ Minorities/ Transgender/ Economically Backward Classes - INR 250/- (INR 250?- refundable after the exams)
Application Form Fee Submission Mode Online- Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card
Offline- Through Challan

RRB Ahmedabad Eligibility Criteria 2020

The RRB Ahmedabad Eligibility Criteria for every post in the Indian Railways are different. Candidates applying for the Group C and Group D posts like Junior Engineer (JE), CMA, DMS, NTPC, and others are given below:

RRB Ahmedabad Educational Qualification

  • The candidates must pass their 10th standard examination or matriculation from a relevant board with minimum passing marks. 

Educational Qualification for NTPC

  • In certain posts, the candidates should pass their 12th standard examination from a relevant board with minimum passing marks.
  • In certain posts, the candidates should have a graduation degree from a relevant university with minimum passing marks.
  • In some special posts, the candidates should pass their 12th standard examination from a relevant board with minimum passing marks along with a certification in computer. 

Junior Engineer Educational Qualification

  • The candidates must have a Diploma/ Degree in the relevant subject of engineering. 

Education Qualification for Junior Engineer (Information Technology)

  • The candidates must possess the following Degrees like B.Tech. (Computer Science)/ BCA / B.Tech. (Information Technology)/ PGDCA/B.Sc. (Computer Science)/ DOEACC ‘B’ Level Course having a 3 years duration or equivalent from recognized university/ institute.

Qualification for Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant

  • The candidates need to have a Bachelor's Degree in Science with Chemistry and Physics with a minimum passing marks of 45%.

Minimum Qualification for Railway Depot Material Superintendent 

  • The candidates should have a Diploma/ Degree in Engineering from any discipline.

RRB Ahmedabad Age Criteria 2020

  • The age limit for different positions like Junior Engineering JE, DMS & CMA of Ahmedabad RRB requires a minimum age limit of 18 years and a maximum age limit of 30 years as of January 2020.
  • The candidates from the OBC category will get age relaxation up to 3 years more. 
  • In the SC/ ST category, also the candidates will get age relaxation up to 5 years. 
  • There is age relaxation for other quotas as well like PwD, Ex-Serviceman, etc. 

RRB Ahmedabad Nationality

  • All the candidates applying for the RRB Ahmedabad zone must belong to the Indian nationality. 

RRB Ahmedabad Selection Criteria 2020

The CBT Stage 1 and Stage 2 are mandatory for most of the positions in Indian railways and RRB Ahmedabad Selection Criteria is based on this format, which is followed by the aptitude test or skill test in some positions and then the interview round and document verification. All the details related to the three rounds are provided below. 

RRB Ahmedabad Computer Based Test Stage 1 (CBT 1)

The initial examination is CBT stage 1, which has topics like mathematics, general intelligence and general awareness. Candidates applying for RRB Ahmedabad must know the exam pattern before appearing for it. 

  • Mathematics: Number Systems, BODMAS, LCM and HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Profit and Loss, Algebra, Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics and Square Root.
  • Reasoning and Aptitude: Analogies, Coding and Decoding, Syllogism, Relationships, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Similarities and Differences, Analytical Reasoning and Statement - Argument and Assumption.
  • General Awareness: Current Affairs, Culture and History of India including freedom struggle, Indian Constitution and Indian Economy along with Environmental issues plaguing the country and the World, Sports and Technological Advancements.
  • General Science: Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences till class 10th as per CBSE syllabus.
Topics  Number. of questions Distribution of marks
General Awareness 40 40
Mathematics 30 30
General Intelligence and Reasoning 30 30
Total 100 100

RRB Ahmedabad Computer Based Test Stage 2 (CBT 2)

The candidates will only get a chance to appear in the stage 2 CBT if they secure the cut-off scores and qualify from stage 1 CBT. The total numbers of candidates here are almost twice the total number of vacancies available. The exam detail and pattern is given below. 

NTPC Posts

  • Mathematics: Number Systems, BODMAS, LCM and HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Profit and Loss, Algebra, Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics and Square Root.
  • Reasoning and Aptitude: Analogies, Coding and Decoding, Syllogism, Relationships, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Similarities and Differences, Analytical Reasoning and Statement - Argument and Assumption.
  • General Awareness: Current Affairs, Culture and History of India including freedom struggle, Indian Constitution and Indian Economy along with Environmental issues plaguing the country and the World, Sports and Technological Advancements.
  • General Science: Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences till class 10th as per CBSE syllabus.
Topics  Number. of questions Distribution of marks
General Awareness 50 50
Mathematics 35 35
General Intelligence and Reasoning 35 35
Total 120 120

Junior Engineer, CMS and DMA Posts

  • General Awareness: Current Affairs, Geography, Culture of India, Freedom Struggle of India, Indian Constitution, Environment and Sports
  • Physics and Chemistry: Till class 10th as per CBSE syllabus.
  • Environment and Pollution Control: Basics of environment, adverse effects of different kinds of pollution, ozone layer depletion and global warming
  • Basics of Computer Application: Computer Architecture, Networking, Windows, Linux OS and MS Office.
  • Technical Abilities: There are 7 groups in the technical category: Civil, Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical, Computer Science, Printing Technology and Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant. Besides, there is a different syllabus for DMS and CMA. 
Topics Number of Questions Distribution of Marks
General Awareness 15 15
Basics of Computer and applications 10 10
Physics and Chemistry 15 15
Environment and Pollution Control 10 10
Technical Abilities/DMS/CMA 100 100
Total 150  150 

RRB Ahmedabad NTPC Skill Test/ Aptitude Test

In certain positions of Indian Railways, there are some self qualifying examinations like Computer-Based Aptitude Test (CBAT) and Typing Skill Test. These examinations are given a 30% percentage in the merit list, apart from the CBT stage 2. Candidates need to pass these rounds as well before going for document verification. 

RRB Ahmedabad Result 2020

The RRB Ahmedabad Results will be subsequently published on the official website. The candidates who pass each level can easily spot their name in the merit list. The result announcement will be followed by an interview round and document verification. In some of the posts, there can be a medical examination also. The results can be checked by following the given steps.

  • The candidates can check the results by visiting the RRB Ahmedabad website and click on the result button.
  • The candidates can select and check the exam result according to different stages and positions.

The expected cut-off for RRB Recruitment in 2019 was as follows:

Category  Cut off Marks (Expected)
UR 60-70
OBC 55-60
SC 45-55
ST 40-50

RRB Ahmedabad Document Verification 2020

If the candidates qualify the levels like CBT stage 1 and stage 2, followed by Skill or Aptitude Test, then they will be receiving notifications for the interview and document verification. The original documents, along with the self-attested soft copies, have to be carried by the candidates. Failing to attend the document verification process on time will lead to rejection in the job post and no other dates will be provided. 

This article will provide an in-depth idea regarding the RRB exam pattern, format and other things, and it will be helpful for the aspirants applying in the Ahmedabad region. Candidates should follow the website regularly to get all the latest updates.
 

FAQ's

What is the minimum age limit required to apply for Indian Railways?

There are many posts in Indian Railways which has requires minimum age of 18 years to apply.

Can females apply for Railway jobs?

Yes, females can apply for all posts. But the nature of some of the jobs is strenuous and not suitable for females.

I applied for one post under RRB Guwahati.Will I be considered for the exact post under RRB Chennai in the same notification?

No,the candidate will only be considered for the exact post and exact location he/she have applied for.

Can the candidates type the informations details asked for in the Application Form ?

No,the candidates are required to fill up the application form in their own handwriting.

I am waiting for my Diploma/Degree results. Can I apply for RRB post?

No, you cannot apply for RRB unless you have the necessary academic qualifications before the last date of filling the application form.

WHat is the average payscale for employees working in Indian Railways?

The average payscale varies from each post. However, the minimum grade payscale starts from 15000/- per month.

How should one study for Railway exams?

The common subjects for the preparation of any RRB Recruitment are English, GK Current Affairs, Reasoning, and Basic Maths. For technical posts, technical awareness is an add-on.

All 10th class-based maths books can help you understand or revise the basic maths topics for your preparation. The class 10 grammar books help you solve the English language-based questions in the railway exams.

What is RRB Syllabus?

As per the Railway Recruitment Board, the RRB Syllabus for all the exams conducted by the Railway is the same. There are usually 3 subjects from the questions being asked- Arithmetic Ability, General Awareness, and General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability. The syllabus will get change as per the stage of the exam. For the section of General Awareness, candidates have to be prepared with the last six months of All Latest Update includes International and National news. Click Here to Know the complete RRB Syllabus for all the exams conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board.

What is the negative marking for RRB Exams?

As per the new official notification, a negative marking for the Railway Exam will be 1/3 marks for every wrong answer from the correct one. The scheme of negative marking will also be applied for all the stages (Prelims & Mains) of the RRB in which the Online Exam is there.

To complete the exam candidates will get the time limit of 90 minutes for the Prelims Exam and 120 minutes for the Mains Exam.

Click Here to know the detail about the RRB Negative Marking.

How can I prepare for the RRB Exams?

Candidates who are willing to be a part of the Railway should know the complete detailed RRB Exam Pattern and Syllabus of the exam. As they can cover all the syllabus before the exam on the basis of the pattern asked in the exam with the negative marking for each wrong answer marked in the exam.

Click Here to know RRB Preparation Tips and Tricks to clear the RRB exam.