The RRB Siliguri Recruitment 2020 has given an intimation regarding the vacancies for Group C positions in Indian Railways that includes 214 openings. These openings are for positions like Junior Engineer (JE), Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA) and Depot Material Superintendent (DMS).

  • The RRB Siliguri 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 Siliguri Recruitment 2020

The RRB Siliguri 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 Siliguri Admit Card 2020

The RRB Siliguri Admit Card dates are yet to be announced. It is requested that candidates should follow the official website to get all the latest and upcoming notifications. The steps to download the Admit Card are mentioned below. 

  • The candidates who have successfully completed the online application process, will be able to download the Admit Card from RRB Siliguri website.
  • 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 Siliguri Vacancy 2020

The list released by RRB Siliguri Vacancy has approximately 214 vacant positions in different departments of the Indian Railways. As per the notifications released, RRB Siliguri Recruitment 2020 has vacancies for Group C posts. There are openings for positions like Junior Engineer (JE), DMS, CMA. 

The post-wise vacancy details for RRB Siliguri recruitment 2020 are provided in the table below. As of now, there are a total of 214 vacancies in Group C posts like Junior Engineer (JE), CMA and DMA are available. To get more information, candidates must visit the official website. 

Particulars Details
Railway Recruitment Board rrbsiliguri.org
Junior Engineer (JE), DMS & CMA 214
UR 98
OBC 54
SC 30
ST 15
RLD 03
Ex-Serviceman 16

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 Siliguri Application Form 2020

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

  • At first, the candidate needs to click on the online registration link of rrbsiliguri.org.
  • 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 Siliguri Eligibility Criteria

The RRB Siliguri Eligibility Criteria for every post in the Indian Railways are different. As of now, vacancy details about the Group C posts like Junior Engineer (JE), CMA & DMS 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 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 Siliguri 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. 

Nationality

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

RRB Siliguri Selection Criteria 

The CBT Stage 1 and Stage 2 are mandatory for most of the positions in Indian railways and RRB Siliguri 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 Siliguri Computer Based Test Stage 1

The initial examination is CBT stage 1, which has topics like mathematics, general intelligence and general awareness. Candidates applying for RRB Siliguri 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 Siliguri 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 syllabus 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 the 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 Siliguri 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 Siliguri Result 

The RRB Siliguri Results for all the examinations will be declared on the official website. The candidates who pass the examinations can spot their name in the list of succeeding stages of the exam they clear. The result announcement will be followed by an interview round and document verification. These are steps for checking the RRB results. 

  • The candidates have to go to the RRB Siliguri 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 Siliguri Document Verification 2020

If the candidates can qualify both the levels of CBT stage 1 and stage 2, then candidates will be further notified for an interview and document verification. Almost an additional 50% of the candidates will be placed in the stand by list. The original documents, along with the self-attested soft copies have to be carried by the candidates. There will be no other extended dates will be provided to the candidates in case they fail to attend the document verification round. 

Candidates preparing for the RRB exams and willing to apply in the Siliguri region can get an in-depth idea regarding the exam pattern, format and other things from this article. For more information on RRB exams, candidates must check the official website regularly.

FAQ's

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.

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 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.

From which official site can I get updates about RRB Recruitment?

The official RRB Recruitment is announced on their respective official websites. The official notification, apply online link, admit card, results, etc. are all announced on this link.

Candidates who wish to apply or have applied to any of these recruitments can check the link to each zone-wise RRB from the table below:

RRB Allahabad RRB Ajmer
RRB Ahmedabad RRB Bangalore
RRB Bhopal RRB Bhubaneshwar
RRB Bilaspur RRB Chandigarh
RRB Chennai RRB Gorakhpur
RRB Guwahati RRB Jammu & Srinagar
RRB Kolkata RRB Malda
RRB Mumbai RRB Muzaffarpur
RRB Patna RRB Ranchi
RRB Secunderabad RRB Siliguri
RRB Thiruvananthapuram -

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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