The RRB Ranchi Recruitment 2020 has released a notification for openings in 416 posts like Bumper Junior Engineer (JE), NTPC, CMA, DMS, and others. New staff will be recruited for both Group C and Group D positions. This is indeed a great chance for the candidates to have a career in the Indian Railways and clearing all the sequential stages a candidate can get a job. 

  • The RRB Ranchi 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 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 Ranchi Admit Card

Candidates can download the RRB Ranchi Admit Card 10 days before the examination. The release date of admit card is not yet declared. It is advised that candidates should keep an eye on the website to get all the latest updates. 

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 Ranchi 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 Ranchi Vacancy 2020

Approximately openings for 416 positions in different departments of the Indian Railways has been published for RRB Ranchi Vacancy. The recruitment programme aims to hire various staff from both Group C and Group D. The vacancies are for positions like Bumper Junior Engineer (JE), NTPC, DMS, CMA and others. 

The division-wise vacancy details for recruitment in RRB Ranchi 2020 are provided in the table below. By visiting the official website of RRB, candidates can obtain more information.

Particulars Details
Railway Recruitment Board rrbranchi.gov.in
Bumper Junior Engineer (JE), DMS, NTPC, CMA and others 416
UR 183
OBC 91
SC 58
ST 33
RLD 16
Ex-Serviceman 35

The salary structure for different posts in the Indian Railways are given below. 

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 Ranchi Application Form

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

  • Candidates can commence the online registration process by visiting the official link of rrbranchi.gov.in. 
  • After checking the latest notification about recruitment, they can proceed to the portal of the online application. 
  • By providing all the basic details, the candidates can sign up and create a username and password.
  • Registration is only completed after creating an account, and candidates need to login in using the same account.
  • After making a login into the account a new page pops up, 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, the payment transaction is completed 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 Ranchi Eligibility Criteria

The RRB Ranchi 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 NTPC posts, the candidates should pass their 12th standard examination from a relevant board with minimum passing marks.
  • In certain NTPC posts, the candidates should have a graduation degree from a relevant university with minimum passing marks.
  • In some special NTPC 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 possess a Diploma/ Degree in the relevant subject of engineering. 

Junior Engineer (Information Technology)

  • The candidates must possess the following Degrees like BCA / B.Tech. (Information Technology)/ B.Tech. (Computer Science)/ 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 must hold a Bachelor's Degree in Science with Chemistry and Physics with a minimum passing marks of 45%.

Depot Material Superintendent: 

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

Age Criteria

  • The General category candidates appearing for RRB Ranchi must be a minimum age of 18 years and maximum age of 30 years in January 1st, 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. 

Nationality

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

RRB Ranchi Selection Criteria 

The RRB Ranchi Selection Criteria for every position is determined by the CBT Stage 1 and Stage 2 which is mandatory for all the candidates. This exam format is followed by the aptitude test or skill test in some NTPC positions, and then the interview round and document verification. All the details related to the three rounds are provided below. 

RRB Ranchi Computer Based Test Stage 1

The CBT stage 1, is the first examination where the candidates will be asked questions from subjects like Mathematics, General Awareness and General Intelligence and Reasoning. Candidates must have a clear vision about the RRB Ranchi 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 Ranchi Computer Based Test Stage 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 Ranchi NTPC Skill Test/ Aptitude Test

If candidates are appearing for the RRB NTPC exams, then there are some self-qualifiers rounds like Computer-Based Aptitude Test (CBAT) and Typing Skill Test. The final merit list is made based on a 70:30 ratio, where maximum weightage is given to the CBT stage 2 followed by the Skill Test or Aptitude Test. All these successive stages need to be cleared before they are called for the final document verification. 

RRB Ranchi Result 

The RRB Ranchi Results will be subsequently published for every stage of the exam on the official website. Candidates can identify their name in the merit list if they qualify the rounds. The result announcement will be followed by an interview round and document verification. Medical examination can also be conducted for certain posts of Indian Railways. The results can be checked by following the given steps.

  • The candidates can check the results by visiting the RRB Ranchi 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 Ranchi Document Verification

If the candidates qualify all the levels successfully, then they will receive further notifications for the interview and document verification. The verification process is conducted through the scrutiny of the original documents, along with the self-attested soft copies of the candidates. Failing to attend this round on time will lead to job rejection no other extended dates will be provided. 

The aspirants preparing for the Ranchi region will get an insight from this article regarding the RRB exam pattern, application process, selection criteria and others. Candidates should check the official on a regular basis to get all the essential information regarding the examination.

FAQ's

How many vacancies are released by Indian Railways every year?

Every year there are more than 10000 vacancies announced for different departments. In 2019, there were 13487 vacancies announced for JE, DMS, CMA, and many other departments.

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.

Can 12th pass apply for RRB Jobs?

Yes, there are many posts in Railways for which 12th pass students can apply.

Can the candidates fill RRB Application Forms online?

The Online Application facility is provided by the Individual RRBs.You need to visist the particular RRBs to check if the particular RRB that you want to apply to has the online facility or not.

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.

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.