The Railway Recruitment Board has invited the Indian national applicants to fill-up 513 vacancies. The desirous and eligible applicants are required to compete for the post of Junior Engineer (JE), DMS and CMA in the Jammu-Srinagar zone.

  • The Railways Recruitment Board has released the number of vacancies for 2020.
  • In 2020 RRB has reported 13487 vacancies for the freshers and 1604 vacancies for ex-serviceman.
  • The government job aspirants may fill-up the form and start preparing for the exam.
  • All the interested students are requested to check their eligibility, age limit, and prerequisite qualification before applying for the job.
  • The last date to apply for this RRB vacancy is 31st January 2020.
  • The exam will be tentatively held in the month of April/ May 2020.
  • The selection procedure involves CBT exam stages 1 & 2. After clearing this stage, the students are required to appear for the medical examination and after the document verification is done. Document verification is important to finally get selected for the post you’ve applied for.
  • The application fees are refundable after the CBT exam.
  • Only a single application should be submitted by the candidate through online mode.
  • On issuance of an admit card will brief the applicant about the entire recruitment process. The date, time and examination venue will be mentioned in the admit card. A request for postponing any of the activities will not be entertained under any circumstances.

RRB J&K Recruitment Vacancy

Post Name: Junior Engineer(JE), Depot Material Superintendent and Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant.

Vacancy: 15091

Freshers- 13487

Ex-serviceman- 1254

R-HI- 81

R-LD- 259

R-MD- 05

B-HI- 03

B-LD- 02

RRB J& K Salary

The salary information for RRB is as follows:

For Junior Engineer(JE), Junior Engineer (Information Technology) [JE(IT)], Depot Material Superintendent (DMS) & Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant (CMA). The salary pay is of level 06 (RSRP 7th CPC Pay) with initial pay of Rs. 35400/-.

Schedule Dates
Online application last date 31st January 2020 at 10 am
Payment last date 5th February 2020 at 10 pm
Exam date April/ May

RRB J&K Age Limit

The applicants are requested to check the age criteria before applying for the job. The age of applicants shouldn’t exceed 33 years as on 1st January 2020.

The Railway Recruitment Board provides age relaxation for the reserved category. For SC/ST candidates 05 years, for PWD candidates 10 years and for OBC candidates 03 years of age relaxation is provided.

RRB J&K Educational Qualification

The aspiring candidates are required to check their educational qualifications before applying for this examination. The educational qualification is as follows:

Junior Engineer: Diploma/Degree in Engineering in the relevant field.

Junior Engineer (Information Technology): B.Sc/ PGDCA (computer science)/ BCA/ DOEACC ‘B’ Level Course of 3 years or equivalent from a recognized university.

Depot Material Superintendent: Diploma/ Degree in Engineering from a relevant discipline.

Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant: Bachelors’ Degree in Physics and Chemistry with a minimum of 45% marks.

RRB J&K Exam Pattern and Syllabus

The exam pattern followed the RRB recruitment process is as follows:

Subjects Number of questions Marks for each section Time
Stage-l Stage-l 90 minutes
Mathematics 30 30
General Science 30 30
General Awareness 15 15
General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 25
Total 100 100 90 minutes

The 1st stage CBT is qualifying in nature. The normalized score of 1st stage CBT examination is used only for shortlisting of candidates for the 2nd stage CBT examination.

The syllabus to be covered for the 1st stage CBT this examination is as follows.

RRB Maths Syllabus Topics

Here are the topics included in the RRB J&K Syllabus for Maths section:

  • Number System
  • Decimals
  • LCM and HCF
  • Fractions
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Percentage
  • Mensuration
  • Time and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Profit, Loss, and Discount
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Elementary
  • Statistics
  • Square root
  • Age calculations
  • Calendar & Clock
  • Pipes and cistern

RRB J&K Reasoning Syllabus Topics

Here is the list of topics included in the RRB J&K Syllabus for Reasoning section:

  • Analogies
  • Alphabetical and Number Series
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Mathematical operations
  • Relationships
  • Syllogism
  • Jumbling
  • Venn Diagram
  • Data interpretation and sufficiency
  • Conclusion and decision making
  • Similarities and differences
  • Analytical reasoning
  • Classification
  • Directions
  • Statement- arguments and assumptions etc

RRB J&K GK Syllabus

Given are the topics included in the RRB J&K Syllabus for GK section:

  • Current Affairs
  • Geography
  • Culture and history of India
  • Indian polity and constitution
  • Indian Economy
  • Environmental issues concerning India
  • World Sports
  • General scientific and technologies developments

RRB J&K General Science Syllabus

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Life science (up to 10th standard)

RRB J&K CBT 2 Syllabus

The syllabus for the 2nd stage CBT is as follows: 

RRB J&K General Awareness Syllabus

  • Knowledge of current affairs
  • Indian geography
  • Culture and history of India
  • Indian polity
  • Indian Economy
  • Environmental issues
  • World Sports
  • Technological developments
  • General scientific

RRB J&K Physics and Chemistry Syllabus

Cover the entire syllabus up to 10th standard.

RRB J&K Syllabus for Computer Aptitude

  • Input and output devices
  • Storage devices
  • Networking
  • Operating System like windows
  • Unix
  • Linux
  • MS Office
  • Various data representation
  • Internet and Email
  • Website and web browsers
  • Computer Virus
  • Architecture of computer

RRB J&K Basics of Environment and Pollution Control Syllabus

  • Basics of Environment
  • An adverse effect of environment pollution
  • Control strategies for pollution
  • Air, water and noise pollution and their effect and control
  • Waste Management
  • Global warming
  • Acid rain
  • Ozone depletion

RRB J&K Syllabus for Technical Abilities

The recruitment process tests the technical ability depending on the post applied by the candidate.

How to Apply for RRB J&K Recruitment?

The candidates have to apply online by following the following procedure:

  • The eligible students are required to visit the official website.
  • The aspiring candidates are required to read all the instructions carefully.
  • Fill-up the form carefully
  • Upload the scanned documents in JPEG format to be kept ready before the candidate may start filling up the form. The scanned documents include photographs(20Kb to 50 Kb), signatures(10Kb-40Kb).
  • The candidates are advised to check the vacancies in their respective disciplines.
  • Re-check the information entered and then submit the form
  • The payment can be done online through debit card/ credit card/ networking or offline through bank challan.

How to Check Your RRB J&K Result?

The following steps can help you in checking your results:

  • Go to the website and select your region
  • Select the link ‘Results’
  • Enter your roll number and registration number
  • Your results will now be displayed on the screen

The RRB has come up with the best of the government job opportunity for the candidates and the aspiring candidates can make the best out of the available option. Following the syllabus and covering each and every topic before time would help candidates to ace the examination.


Can I use the same form for two different posts?

No,you can use only one form for only one post in the same RRB. Otherwise,your candidature will be rejected.

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.

What are the different posts offered in Railways?

There are numerous posts like Para-Medical posts, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Signal and Telecommunication Engineers, Commercial Apprentice, Traffic Apprentice, Senior Time Keeper, and many more belonging to the Group C cadre

Can the already serving Railway/Government employees apply for RRB Posts?

Such candidates are required to bring "No Objection Letter" or apply through proper channel. RRB does not accept any kind of advance copies.

Can I apply for multiple posts in RRB?

No, you can apply to only one post as per the eligibility criteria. Candidates applying for more than one post will result in cancellation of their candidature.

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 do RRB Recruitment ECE Engineers?

The RRB Recruitment for ECE Engineers is done for the technical posts. The Railway Recruitment Board conducts Junior Engineers Recruitment to hire B.Tech in ECE department.

What were the cut off marks for various posts in the previous years?

The cutoff for different Railway Recruitments (technical and non-technical) is announced separately depending on the total number of applications received, total applicants who appeared for the exam and the final vacancies announced.

For the Junior Engineer posts, the previous year cut off ranged between 51-77 marks for the General/UR category. The cut off is calculated separately for each zone.

For Non-Technical Posts (NTPC), the cut off varied from 60-90 for the General Category. This cut off is calculated separately for each zone and for different posts. The mentioned cut off is for the post of Commercial Apprentice.

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.