RRB Thiruvananthapuram has given intimation about the recruitment 2020 for various posts which includes. These openings are for 151 positions like Junior Engineer (JE), Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA), Depot Material Superintendent (DMS), Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) and others. The official announcement is yet to be made, though some important information is given below in detail. 

  • The RRB Thiruvananthapuram 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 Thiruvananthapuram Recruitment 2020

The RRB Thiruvananthapuram 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 Thiruvananthapuram Admit Card 2020

The RRB Thiruvananthapuram Admit Card is yet to be published. Generally, the RRB admit cards are given 10 days before the examination. 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 the RRB Thiruvananthapuram website.
  • 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 Thiruvananthapuram Vacancy 2020

The list released by RRB Thiruvananthapuram Vacancy has approximately 151 vacant positions in different departments of the Indian Railways. As per the notifications released, RRB Allahabad Recruitment 2020 has vacancies for both Group C and Group D posts. There are openings for positions like NTPC, Bumper Junior Engineer (JE), DMS and CMA. 

The post-wise vacancy details for RRB Thiruvananthapuram Recruitment 2020 are provided in the table below. To get more information candidates must visit the official website. 

Particulars Details
Railway Recruitment Board rrbthiruvananthapuram.gov.in
Junior Engineer (JE), NTPC, DMS & CMA 151
UR 75
OBC 31
SC 22
ST 09
RLD 01
Ex-Serviceman 13

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 Thiruvananthapuram Application Form 2020

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

  • To start the online registration, candidates have to visit the official link of rrbbthiruvananthapuram.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/-
SC/ ST/ PwD/ ExSVM/ Women/ Minorities/ Transgender/ Economically Backward Classes - INR 250/- 
Application Form Fee Submission Mode Online- Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card
Offline- Through Challan

RRB Thiruvananthapuram Eligibility Criteria 2020

The RRB Thiruvananthapuram Eligibility Criteria for every post in the Indian Railways are different. As of now vacancy details about NTPC positions, Bumper Junior Engineer (JE), CMA and DMS are given below:

Educational Qualification

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

RRB 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 recognized university/ institute.

Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant

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

Depot Material Superintendent: 

  • The candidates must possess a Diploma/ Degree in Engineering from any discipline.

Age Criteria

  • The age limit for different positions of Thiruvananthapuram 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 exams must belong to the Indian nationality. 

RRB Thiruvananthapuram Selection Criteria 2020

The RRB Thiruvananthapuram Selection Criteria is based on CBT Stage 1 and Stage 2 which are mandatory for most of the positions in Indian railways and this 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 Thiruvananthapuram Computer Based Test Stage 1

Irrespective of the application for any post in the Indian Railways the candidates need to appear for both CBT 1 and 2. Candidates applying for RRB must know the exam pattern before sitting for the test. 

  • 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 the 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 Thiruvananthapuram 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 the 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 Thiruvananthapuram 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 Thiruvananthapuram Result 

The RRB Thiruvananthapuram Results for all the examinations will be published on the official website. The candidates who qualify the examinations will find their name in the list of subsequent stages of the exam they clear. The result declaration will be followed by an interview round and document verification. The steps to check the results are mentioned below. 

  • The candidates have to go to the RRB Thiruvananthapuram website and click on the result button.
  • According to different stages and positions, candidates can select 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 Thiruvananthapuram Document Verification 2020

Depending upon the performances of the candidates in the CBT stage 1 and stage 2, the candidates will be further notified for an interview and document verification. There will be almost around 50% of candidates who will be there 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 Thiruvananthapuram region can get an in-depth idea regarding the exam pattern, format and other things from this article. For more information candidates are requested to keep their eyes on the official website. 

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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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