If you wish to secure a job in the Indian Railways, then the RRB Kolkata Recruitment 2020 is offering various Group C and Group D positions that include 1697 openings. There are vacancies for numerous positions like Bumper Junior Engineer (JE), Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA) and Depot Material Superintendent (DMS), Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) and others.

  • The RRB Kolkata 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 complete the application process online only.
  • The admit card will be released at least 10 days before the exam. So, the candidates are required to keep an eye on the recent updates regarding the RRB examination.
  • Candidates 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.
  • The highest salary package starts for DMS and CMA positions with INR 34,500/-.

RRB 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 Kolkata Admit Card

The RRB Kolkata Admit Card can be downloaded on the official website. Generally, the admit card is given 10 days prior to the exam. It is requested that candidates should follow the official website to get all the latest and upcoming notifications.

  • The candidates who have successfully completed the online application process, will be able to download the Admit Card from RRB Kolkata website.
  • By entering the user id and password, candidates will be able to get the admit card.
  • The candidate has to go 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 Kolkata Vacancy 2020

The list released by RRB Kolkata Vacancy has approximately vacancies for 1697 positions in different departments of the Indian Railways. The notifications released by the RRB Kolkata 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 Kolkata recruitment 2020 are provided in the table below. To get more information, candidates must visit the official website.

Particulars

Details

Railway Recruitment Board

rrbkolkata.gov.in

Bumper Junior Engineer (JE), DMS, NTPC, CMA and others

1697

UR

780

OBC

416

SC

211

ST

112

RLD

16

RHI

20

RMD

02

Ex-Serviceman

140

This is the expected salary of different posts in the Indian Railways.

RRB Posts

Expected Salary

NTPC positions

INR 19,900/-

Bumper Junior Engineer (JE)

INR 32,000

DMS

INR 35,400/-

CMA

INR 35,400/-

RRB Kolkata Application Form

The RRB Kolkata Application Form has been to be filled only in the online medium by the candidates. The online application process details are given below.

  • At first, the candidate needs to click on the online registration link of rrbkolkata.gov.in.
  • They need to click on recruitment notification and go ahead with the online application portal.
  • Next, the candidate needs to provide the basic detail 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.
  • After login into the account, a new page will pop-up where they can select the desired post for which they want 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 Kolkata Eligibility Criteria

The RRB Kolkata 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:

Educational Qualification

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

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

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

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 recognised university/ institute.

Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant

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

Depot Material Superintendent:

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

Age Criteria

  • The age limit for different positions like Junior Engineering JE, DMS & CMA of Kolkata 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-Service, etc.

Nationality

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

RRB Kolkata Selection Criteria

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

RRB Kolkata Computer Based Test Stage 1

The initial examination is CBT stage 1, which have topics like mathematics, general intelligence and general awareness. Candidates applying for RRB Kolkata 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 Kolkata Computer Based Test Stage 2

The candidates who secure the cut-off scores and qualify from stage 1 CBT will be eligible to sit for the exam of stage 2 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

  • 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 Kolkata 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 Kolkata Result

The RRB Kolkata 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. These are steps for checking the RRB results.

  • The candidates have to go to the RRB Kolkata website and click on the result button.
  • According to different stages and positions candidates can click and check the exam result.

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 Kolkata Document Verification

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.

Candidates preparing for the RRB exams and willing to apply in the Kolkata region can get an in-depth idea regarding the exam pattern, format and other things from this article. Candidates should check 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.

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 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.

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.

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.

Is the cutoff for RRB Recruitment announced zone-wise?

Yes. The cut off for any recruitment in the Indian Railways is announced separately for every zone. The parameters considered to prepare the cutoff are the total number of vacancies announced for that region, the total number of applicants appearing for the exam, difficulty level of the exam, etc. 

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.

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