RRB JE 2021: Recruitment, Exam Date, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, Answer Key

Apr 7, 2021


RRB JE conducts examinations every year to recruit candidates for the post of Junior Engineers. Candidates from science and engineering backgrounds are recruited to fill the various technical positions in the Indian Railways.


What is RRB JE?

RRB JE stands for Railway Recruitment Board Junior Engineer. The Railway Recruitment Board conducts the RRB JE Exam to recruit candidates from the science and engineering backgrounds to fill the various technical positions in the Indian Railways. Railway Recruitment Boards were initially set up with the name of service commissions. The Railway Services Commissions were subsequently changed as Railway Recruitment Boards in 1985. In 1998, all the RRBs in the country came under the umbrella organization Railway Recruitment Control Board (RRCB), which operates directly under the Ministry of Railways (Railway Board).

The RRBs are responsible for the recruitment of staff in different positions. They coordinate, recruit through a centralized recruitment advertisement, and conduct an online computer-based test (CBT) across the nation.

The RRB JE Exam is carried out for the following posts.

  • Junior Engineer (JE)
  • Junior Engineer (IT)
  • Depot Material Superintendent (DMS)
  • Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant (CMA)

RRB JE Summary:

Exam Name RRB JE
Full-Form Railway Recruitment Board Junior Engineer
Conducting Body Railway Recruitment Control Board
Job Location Across India
Starting Date to apply February 2021 (tentative)
Total number of vacancies 15000+
Last date to apply online March 2021 (tentative)
RRB JE Eligibility Criteria 12th (+2 Stage) / Any Graduates

RRB JE 2021 Exam Date

The RRB JE 2021 exam dates are yet to be announced. Candidates who are planning to appear for the RRB JE exam can go through the detailed RRB JE exam dates.

Events Dates
RRB JE 2021 Application Form releases on To be announced
Last day to fill out the RRB JE 2021 application form To be announced
RRB JE 2021 Paper 1 Admit Card Release Date To be announced
RRB JE 2021 Paper 1 Exam Date To be announced
RRB JE 2021 Paper 1 Result Date To be announced
RRB JE 2021 Paper 2 Admit Card Release To be announced
RRB JE 2021 Paper 2 Exam Date To be announced
RRB JE 2021 Paper 2 Result Date To be announced
RRB JE 2021 Document Verification To be announced

RRB JE 2021 Eligibility

The eligibility requirements set by the J.E., J.E. (I.T.), DMS, and CMA post authority are given below-

Nationality: A candidate must either be an Indian resident, subject to Nepal / Bhutan.

PIO emigrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, the East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam as refugees who had come to India before January 1st,1962 to settle there to settle permanently.

Eligibility Criteria


RRB JE Age Limit

Candidates have to be between the ages of 18-33 years.

RRB JE Educational Qualification

Diploma/Degree in Engineering related to the post you are applying for. 

RRB JE Nationality

  • Citizen of India
  • Subject of Nepal
  • Subject of Bhutan
  • Tibetan refugees who had migrated to India before January 1 , 1962.
  • Person of Indian origin who has migrated to India from countries such as Burma, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, East African Countries of Zambia, Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zaire, Malawi, Ethiopia & Vietnam. 

RRB JE Number of Attempts

Not specified

RRB JE Experience

Not specified

RRB JE 2021 Age Limit:

The minimum age for railway recruitment is 18 years, whereas the maximum age should be 33 years

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 Years
OBC-Non Creamy Layer 3 Years
PWBD-Unreserved 10 Years
PWBD-OBC-Non Creamy Layer 13 Years
PWBD-SC/ST 15 Years

RRB JE 2021 Educational Qualification:

  • Junior Engineer: Applicants should have a valid diploma/degree in the relevant stream prescribed for different positions in Annex-A of the notice published on the official website.
  • Junior Engineer (IT): PGDCA / B.Sc (Computer Science)/BCA / B.Tech (IT)/B.Tech (Computer Science)/DOEACC B level course of 3 years or the equivalent of the university/institute recognized must be completed by the candidates.
  • Depot Material Superintendent (DMS): Diploma from any discipline in engineering is required.
  • Chemical and Metallurgical Assistance (CMA): Applicants should have a Bachelor's degree in Physics and Chemistry Science and received an aggregate of at least 55% marks.

RRB JE 2021 Application Form

Candidates can fill out the RRB JE exam application form by visiting the Railway Recruitment Board's official website. The form should include details such as personal, educational, and other relevant information. If the details they provide are found to be false at any stage, then such candidates' candidature will be immediately canceled. Candidates will enter their name, father name, and Date of birth as indicated in the Certificate of Examination Matriculation / SSLC / High School or an equivalent certificate only. Applicants must pay the required amount of application fee. One should avoid submitting multiple forms at all costs.

Documents or Details Required while filling the RRB JE Application Form

Candidates must have the following documents or details ready while filling up the application form to ensure no information has been missed out or entered incorrectly. Keeping documents in hand while filling up the application form makes the entire process easier. 

  1. Candidate’s Photograph for Passport size photo 
  2. Candidate’s Signature
  3. Photo ID 
  4. 10th Marksheet
  5. 12th Marksheet

RRB JE Document Upload

While filling the RRB JE 2021 Application Form, applicants must upload scanned copies of their photograph and signature. The photograph should be recently taken, passport size. A white background is preferred for the photograph. The signature must be done in a blue or black ink. Follow the below format while uploading the scanned documents





35mm x 45mm & less than 240 KB



80mm x 35mm & less than 240KB


RRB JE 2021 Application Fee

It is mandatory for candidates to pay the application fee on time. Any late payments will not be considered. The RRB JE application will be considered complete only when the payment of the application fees for the same is successful. The RRB JE application fee is different for different categories.

The application fee for RRB JE exam for general as well as for different categories are as follows:

Category Fee Amount
General INR 500
Transgender INR 250
Candidates from minorities INR 250
Women INR 250
Economically backward sections INR 250

Mode of RRB JE 2021 Fee Payment

Candidates can pay the application fee via the following ways: 

  • Online payment via internet, banking, Credit/ Debit/ Rupay/ Visa/ Master Card.
  • Offline payment via E-challan where cash is to be deposited at SBI bank.

RRB JE 2021 Application Process

The RRB JE 2021 Application Process is composed of steps like registration, application form filling, uploading documents and paying the application fee. The application process of the RRB JE exam is held online. Candidates must enter accurate details during the RRB JE application process. The step by step RRB JE application process is stated below.

Steps to apply online for the RRB JE Exam

  • Go to the official website, http:/www.rrbcdg.gov.in/ and click Apply Online to complete the registration page.
  • Enter your details, your email I.D., and your mobile number.
  • After registration is completed, you will find the application number generated by the system in your email Id and mobile number.
  • Now login again and select your subject, position, and preferred exam centre.
  • You need to upload your photo and signature to the specified format in this step.
  • Pay the application fee either by debit card/credit card / net banking or Paytm.
  • In the final step, download four copies of the completed application form and the e-receipt for further reference payment.

RRB JE 2021 Admit Card

The RRBs release RRB JE Admission Cards on the official website and the candidates are expected to download the RRB JE Admit Card through the RRBs. The RRBs have yet to release a centralized notification for the RRB JE 2021 exam.

Details Mentioned on the RRB JE 2021 Admit Card.

Candidates can go through the below details on the admit card and must make sure that all the details are correct. Following is the list of the details which is mentioned on the RRB JE 2021 Admit Card:

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Candidates Photograph
  • Roll Number of applicant
  • Applicant’s category(General/OBC/SC/ST)
  • Examination Date and Time
  • Exam Address
  • Space for Signature/Thumb Impression
  • Space for Invigilator’s signature
  • Space for Passport size photograph(in color)
  • General Instructions for the examination

How to Download RRB JE 2021 Admit Card?

  • Visit the official link provided for each RRB.
  • Click the "RRB JE Exam e-call letter" tab.
  • Log in with the required credential in the login window.
  • Enter your registration number and Date of birth to download your call letter.
  • Download and print the call letter to be carried at the RRB office at the time of DV.

Documents to carry with RRB JE Admit Card

Applicants have to bring certain important documents to the exam centre along with the admit card of the RRB JE. Invigilators at the RRB JE exam centre will verify these documents and then the candidates will be allowed to enter the exam hall. The documents to be carried to the exam centre are given below.

  • An original phot identity proof
  • Photocopy of the photo identity proof
  • Two coloured passport size photograph [must match the one uploaded during the application]

Candidates may bring any one of the following documents as photo identity proof to the exam hall.

  • Aadhar Card
  • PAN Card
  • Voter Card
  • Permanent Driving License
  • Ration Card
  • Passport

RRB JE 2021 Exam Pattern

Railway recruitment boards administer the RRB JE test to hire junior engineering candidates through their divisions. The RRB JE exam is carried out in the following phases.

  • 1st stage CBT-Computer-based test (CBT-1)
  • The Second Stage of the CBT-(CBT 2)
  • Verification of Document
  • Medical examinations
  • Final Outcome

The RRB JE recruitment exam pattern is given below-

  • Test mode: computer-based test (CBT)
  • Languages: English, B.Tech, Urdu, Gujarati, Punjabi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Konkani, Odia, Assamese, Bengali, Manipuri, Malayalam.
  • Type of Question: Objective Type
  • Marking scheme: 1 mark will be granted for the correct answer. 1/3rd mark will be deducted for incorrect answers.




Online; Computer Based Test

Total Number of Questions



Objective Type

Maximum Marks



1 hour 30 minutes

Language of the 

Question Paper

English, Hindi, Gujarati, Urdu, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Konkani, Odiya, Assamese, Bengali, Manipuri, and Malayalam


Mathematics, General Awareness, General Science, General Intelligence and Reasoning

Marching Scheme

+1 for Correct Answer

Negative Marking

-⅓ for Incorrect Answer

RRB JE 2021 CBT 1 Exam pattern

The first stage of the CBT is the screening test only. This means that the marks secured in CBT 1 will not be considered when preparing the final result. CBT 1 is an aptitude test that works as a filter for most applicants.

Subject Number of Questions Marks
Mathematics 30 30
General Awareness 15 15
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25
General Science 30 30
Total 100 100
Time: 90 Minutes

RRB JE 2021 CBT 2 Exam Pattern

The RRB JE CBT 2 stage of the examination is the final test because the marks obtained by the candidates are considered final merit. CBT 2 is the final stage of the RRB JE test. If the candidate is medically qualified and meets all RRB JE eligibility requirements, he/she will be chosen if he/she scores above the CBT 2 cut-off. The total number of applicants to be selected for the second stage is 15 times the total Community vacancy of posts notified against the RRB in the 1st stage of the CBT, based on their merit.

Subject No.of Questions Marks
General Awareness 15 15
Physics & Chemistry 15 15
Basics of Computers & Application 10 10
Basics of Environment & Pollution Control 10 10
Technical Abilities 100 100
Total  150 150
Time: 120 Minutes

RRB JE 2021 Syllabus

Candidates can go through the below detailed RRB JE Syllabus section-wise and branch-wise.

The Syllabus for CBT-1 & CBT-2 are:

RRB JE 2021 CBT-1 Syllabus


  • Number systems
  • Decimals
  • Fractions
  • LCM and HCF
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Percentages
  • Mensuration
  • Time and Work
  • Time and Distance
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Square Root, Age Calculations
  • Calendar & Clock
  • Pipes & Cistern.

General Awareness:

  • Knowledge of Current affairs
  • Indian geography
  • Culture and history of India including freedom struggle
  • Indian Polity and constitution
  • Indian Economy
  • Environmental issues concerning India and the World
  • Sports
  • General scientific and technological developments etc.

General Intelligence & Reasoning:

  • Analogies
  • Alphabetical and Number Series
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Mathematical operations
  • Relationships
  • Syllogism
  • Jumbling
  • Venn Diagram
  • Data Interpretation and Sufficiency
  • Conclusions and Decision Making
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Analytical reasoning
  • Classification
  • Directions
  • Statement – Arguments and Assumptions etc.

General Science:

  • Physics, Chemistry, and Life Sciences (up to 10th CBSE Syllabus Standard)

RRB JE CBT-2/Stage 2 Exam Syllabus

Basics of Computers and Applications

  • Architecture of Computers
  • input and Output devices
  • Storage devices
  • Networking
  • Operating System like Windows
  • Unix
  • Linux
  • MS Office
  • Various data representation
  • Internet and Email
  • Websites & Web Browsers
  • Computer Virus

Basics of Environment & Pollution Control

  • Basics of Environment
  • The detrimental effects of emissions and control strategies Air, water and noise pollution & their consequences
  • Waste Management
  • Global warming
  • Acid rain
  • Ozone depletion

The syllabus for Technical Abilities is given as follows.

RRB JE 2021 Civil Syllabus

  • Questions will be based on General Civil Engineering.
  • Topics include Construction/ Structure Engineering and drawings estimating, Costing and Valuation & Building Materials
  • Mechanics, Soil Mechanics, Structural Analysis
  • Concrete Structures, Steel Structures, Hydraulics
  • Hydrology, Construction, Water requirements, Highway Planning
  • Traffic Engineering, Surveying, Coordinate system
  • Projections, Errors and adjustments, curves
  • Environmental Engineering, measurements of distance and directions.

RRB JE 2021 Mechanical Syllabus 

  • Questions from Strength of Materials
  • Theory of Machines, Kinematics of Machine
  • Engineering Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics, Power Engineering, Steam Tables
  • Thermodynamics cycles, I.C. Engines cycles
  • Casting, Machining, and Machine Tool Operations
  • Metrology and Inspection subjects topics will be asked.

RRB JE 2021 CBT 2 Electricals Syllabus

  • Questions will be based on Electrical Machinery topics
  • Basics of circuit & Power Electronics.
  • They will also include Electrical and Electronic Measurements
  • Analog and Digital Electronics
  • Circuits and Measurement Systems
  • Signals and Systems, Electrical Machines
  • Power and Control Systems etc.

RRB JE 2021 IT Syllabus 

  • MS Office; Computer fundamentals & organization
  • C , C++ & Java language
  • Information systems
  • DBMS
  • System programming
  • Operating systems
  • Data & Network communication
  • Web technology & programming
  • Software Engineering; Environment & Pollution Control.

RRB JE 2021 CBT 2 Syllabus for Electronics and Communication Engineering 

  • Electronic Devices,
  • Energy bands, Signal & Systems
  • Wireless Communication
  • Carrier transport in silicon: diffusion current
  • Drift current, mobility, and resistivity.
  • Generation and recombination of carriers.
  • Junctions, diodes, tunnels, Digital and Analog circuits & Communication
  • EMFT, Basics of Signal & Systems, Control System

RRB JE 2021 Exam Syllabus for Computer Engineering

  • Computer Fundamentals
  • MS Office, languages
  • Information systems, DBMS
  • Operating systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Networks
  • Database, Algorithms
  • Network communication
  • System programming
  • Web technology & programming.

RRB JE 2021 Stage 2 Syllabus – Junior Engineer (Printing Press) 

  • Printing techniques and materials
  • Offset Printing
  • Colour science
  • Newspaper printing
  • Paper & Ink technology
  • Digital technology & Imaging
  • Control Application in Printing
  • Basic concepts of Computers, Printing surface preparation.

RRB JE 2021 Syllabus Instrumentation & Measurement Engineering

  • Basics of Measurement Systems
  • Transducers, Circuits
  • Mechanical Measurement
  • Industrial Instrumentation
  • Analog / Digital Electronics
  • Process Instrumentation will be asked.

RRB JE 2021 Syllabus for Environment & Pollution Control 

  • Questions will be asked from topics of Environment
  • Pollution, Sources, Control Methods, etc.

Railway JE Syllabus – Engineering Drawing /Graphics 2021

  • Questions are asked of Drawing's basics.

RRB JE 2021 Exam Centres

Candidates must know the various exam centres. Candidates are given an option to select their desired exam centre which will be mentioned in the admit card. Below is a list of RRB JE Exam Region : 

  • Ahmedabad Region
  • Ajmer Region
  • Allahabad Region
  • Bangalore Region
  • Bhopal Region
  • Bhubaneshwar Region
  • Bilaspur Region
  • Chandigarh Region
  • Chennai Region
  • Gorakhpur Region
  • Guwahati Region
  • Jammu & Kashmir, and Srinagar Region
  • Kolkata Region
  • Madla Region
  • Mumbai Region
  • Muzaffarpur Region
  • Patna Region
  • Ranchi Region
  • Secunderabad Region
  • Siliguri Region
  • Thiruvananthapuram Region

RRB JE Zone-Wise Exam Centre



Exam City

Ahmedabad Zone


Ahmedabad, Anand, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Dadra, Gandhinagar, Godhra, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Mehsana, Nadiad, Navsari, Rajkot, Silvassa, Surat, Surendranagar, Vadodara, Valsad, Vapi

Ajmer Zone


Abu Road, Ajmer, Alwar, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Bikaner,

Chittorgarh, Dungarpur, Hanumangarh, Jaipur, Jhunjhunu,

Jodhpur, Kota, Pali Marwar, Sikar, Sri Ganganagar, Tonk,


Allahabad Zone

Uttar Pradesh

Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Amroha, Banda, Barabanki, Bareilly, Bulandshahr, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Kaushambi, Lucknow, Sitapur, Sultanpur, Varanasi

Bangalore Zone


Bagalkot, Belgaum, Bellary, Bijapur, Chikballapur,

Chikmagalur, Davanagre, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga,

Hassan, Hubli, Kolar, Mangalore, Mysore, Puttur, Shimoga,

Surathkal, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara, Kannada

Bhopal Zone

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Rewa, Sagar, Satna,


Bhubaneshwar Zone


Angul, Balasore, Bargarh, Bhubaneswar, Baripada,

Berhampur- Ganjam, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jeypore,

Jharsuguda, Khurda, Rayagada, Rourkela, Sambalpur

Bilaspur Zone


Bilaspur, Durg, Bhilai, Nagpur, Raipur

Chandigarh Zone



Chennai Zone


Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Kanyakumari, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Namakkal, Salem, Thanjavur, Thoothukudi, Tiruchirapalli, Tiruvannamalai, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar

Gorakhpur Zone


Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Gurgaon, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind,

Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Mohindergarh, Panchkula,

Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar

Guwahati Zone


Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar, Tezpur

Jammu & Kashmir, and Srinagar Zone


Anantnag, Awantipora, Baramulla, Jammu, Kathau,

Pulwama, Samba, Srinagar, Udhampur

Kolkata Zone

West Bengal

Kolkata, Greater Kolkata,

Malda Zone

West Bengal


Mumbai Zone


Ahmednagar, Akola, Amaravati, Aurangabad, Beed,

Bhandara, Buladena, Chandrapur, Dhule, Ghadchiroli,

Gondia, Jalgaon, Latur, Madgaon, Mumbai, Nagpur,

Nandurbar, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pandharpur, Parbhani,

Pimpri, Chinchwad, Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sangamner,

Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Sindhudurg, Thane, Wardha,

Washim, Yavatmal

Patna Zone


Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif, Darbhanga,

Gaya, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur,


Ranchi Zone


Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi

Secunderabad Zone


Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Kodad, Mahabubnagar, Nalgonda, Nizamabad, Ranga, Reddy, Secunderabad, Siddipet, Warangal

Siliguri Zone

West Bengal


Thiruvananthapuram Zone


Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kannur, Kasaragod,

Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad,

Pathanamthitta, Thrissur, Trivandrum

RRB JE 2021 Vacancy

The RRB Board will soon release the vacancy details for 2021. Candidates can get a rough estimate regarding the vacancies that were released for the previous recruitment cycle. RRB JE recruitment for 2019 was conducted to fill a total of 13,487 vacancies:













RRB JE 2021 Selection Process

Railway Recruitment Board conducts examinations to recruit candidates under the post of Junior Engineers every year. Under the Junior Engineer posts, there are several departments which are Civil, Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical, and IT. 

Candidates can go through the below RRB JE Selection Process: 

The selection process consists of 4 stages. Candidates must complete all the four stages in order to be eligible for the post. The selection procedure is mentioned below : 

Stage 1: CBT I or Computer Based Test I 

Stage 2: CBT II or Computer Based Test II 

Stage 3: Document Verification

Stage 4: Medical Examination 

Candidates must clear the Stage I and Stage II computer-based test after which they will be called for the Document Verification process. 

RRB JE Document Verification 

Candidates who clear the stage 1 and stage 2 are eligible for the RRB JE document verification stage. Candidates will have to carry the below-listed documents at this stage, which are as follows: 

  • Date of birth and Matriculation Certificate
  • High School Examination Certificate
  • Degree Certificate or Diploma Certificate
  • Category Certificate, if any.
  • Income Certificate
  • Medical certification 
  • Minority Declaration on non-judicial stamp paper
  • NOC from serving employees or ex-servicemen

RRB JE 2021 Medical Examination

Candidates who have successfully completed the document verification round will have to go through the medical examination process as per the rules set by the board. Candidates will be checked in terms of their fitness level and only after being approved, the candidates will be considered for the post of RRB Junior Engineer. Selected candidates will be posted under various departments of the Indian Railways.

RRB JE 2021 Reference Books

Candidates are advised to refer to the following books, which will help them to prepare for the upcoming exams:

  • General Intelligence and Test of Reasoning - Vikas Publishing House
  • JE CBT I & II – Computer Science and Information Technology - GKP
  • Objective Computer Science & Information Technology - G. K Mithal
  • Basic Maths and Pre-Algebra for Beginners - Mark Zegarelli
  • Advance Maths - Rakesh Yadav
  • New Approach to Reasoning Verbal, Non-Verbal and Analytical- BS Sijwali and Indu Sijwali.
  • A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning- RS Aggarwal
  • General Intelligence and Reasoning- Kuwar Ishwar Singh Rathore
  • Pratiyogita Darpan- Upkar Publication
  • Lucent’s General Knowledge - Lucent Publication

RRB JE 2021 Preparation Tips

Candidates must make use of all the resources available during their exam preparation period. To help with that, below are a few suggestions that will help you prepare well for the RRB JE Exam.

  1. Candidates should go through the exam pattern and syllabus thoroughly 
  2. Candidates should check the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam
  3. Candidates can go through the above-mentioned reference books and make a thorough study on it, 
  4. Apart from study materials, one of the best ways candidates can prepare well would be to practice mock tests and previous years’ papers, this will provide a clear understanding of the difficulty level of the paper.

RRB JE 2021 Results

The Railway Recruitment Boards issue the results of the RRB JE online in PDF format. The result shall be declared separately by each of the 21 RRBs. The RRBs release more results than the actual requirement to fulfill its requirement as sometimes the candidates may refuse to join the final round. The result of the RRB JE will be announced after the final answer key has arrived.

How to check the RRB JE 2021 Result?

  • Open RRB JE's official website-www.indianrailways.gov.in
  • Click and go to the respective regional website.
  • Click on the result link.
  • The result of the RRB JE is released in pdf format. It includes the roll number of all candidates eligible. 
  • If the RRB JE result pdf does not list the candidates' roll number, this means the candidate is not qualified for that stage. 
  • Download the result for future reference, and save it.

Details To Check on RRB JE 2021 Results

The following are the details that will be mentioned in the RRB JE results : 

  • Name of the exam
  • Railways ZOne 
  • Region Name
  • Candidates Registration Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Correct Answers and Wrong Answers
  • Marks Obtained
  • Normalized Marks

RRB JE 2021 Cutoff

The minimum qualification marks for the RRB JE exam shall be decided based on multiple considerations. The main factors affecting the Cut Off marks for the Railway Junior Engineer Examination are:

  • The total number of candidates who have completed the exam.
  • The total number of vacancies for RRB JE listed in the official notification.
  • The difficulty level of the Railway Junior Engineer exam.
  • Previous Highest Marks scored by the applicants.

The cut off marks for RRB JE 2019 are as follows: 

Category Minimum Marks Cut-Off (out of 100 Marks) 2019
General 40% 52 to 55 Marks
OBC 30% 50 to 53 Marks
SC 30% 40 to 43 Marks
ST 25% 38 to 41 Marks

Note: In the event of a shortage of candidates for the PWD category against vacancies reserved for them, the above mentioned passing percentage will be reduced by 2% for PwD candidates.

RRB JE 2021 Salary

The Railway Board releases the RRB JE exam recruitment to shortlist candidates with a science and engineering background to fill the various posts. Railway Recruitment Board or RRB recruits candidates for different positions under the Junior Engineer category. The Railway Recruitment Board determines the salary structure. The RRB JE basic salary is INR 35,400 per month.

RRB JE In-Hand Salary

RRB JE Salary (Trainee Period)

INR 35,400

RRB JE Salary (Permanent Period)

INR 42,000

RRB JE 2021 Salary - During and After Training Period

During the training period of RRB JE in Indian Railways salary will be INR 34,500. Candidates will be entitled to other benefits such as HRA, Dearness Allowances, and other perks once the training period is done. The RRB JE salary after the training period will be INR 42,000 per month. The RRB JE salary will depend on the candidate’s location that they posted in, divided into three different classes. The below-tabulated details will give you a brief division of the salary:

  • Class A : Population >=50 Lakhs
  • Class B - Population between 5 lakhs to  50 lakhs
  • Class C - Population < 5 lakhs


Class A

Class B 

Class C

Basic Pay

INR 13,500

INR 13,500

INR 13,500

House Rent Allowance

30% of Basic Pay - INR 4050

20% of Basic Pay -

INR 2700

10% of Basic Pay -

INR 1350

Other Allowances

INR 4000 

INR 4000

INR 4000

Dearness Allowances

INR 16,875

INR 16,875

INR 16,875 

Salary In Hand

INR 38,425

INR 37,075

INR 35,725

Deduction (Approx)

INR 2,000

INR 2,000

INR 2,000

Total Pay

INR 36,425

INR 35,075

INR 33,725

RRB JE 2021 Salary Structure After 7th Pay Commission

After the 7th Pay Commission, there was a hike in pays scale. Below is the data of the revised salary list :

Name of the Posts


Pay Scale Band(Current Salary)

INR 29,300 – 34,800

Grade Pay(Current Salary)

INR 4,200

Pay Band(VI CPC)

INR 29,300 – 34,800

Grade Pay(VI CPC)

INR 4,800

Pay Band(VII CPC)

INR 37,200 – 1,39,200

Grade Pay(VII CPC)

INR 19,200

On Selection/Promotion, Entry Pay

INR 72,600

RRB JE 2021 Salary Promotions

RRB JE employees selected for the Railway Recruitment Board will be eligible for promotion after a while. Depending on the years of experience served by the employee, they can look forward to the below promotion level of RRB Junior Engineer is as follows:

  1. Senior Engineer
  2. Senior Section Engineer
  3. Assistant Divisional Manager
  4. Divisional Engineer
  5. Senior Divisional Engineer

Additional Perks & Benefits

A candidate who has been appointed as a Junior Engineer in Indian Railways is provided with specific benefits/allowances such as:

  1. House Rent Allowances
  2. Dearness Allowance
  3. City Compensatory Allowance
  4. Railway Duty Pass
  5. Education Allowances
  6. Travel Allowances
  7. Medical Allowances
  8. Other Special Allowance

Contact Details:

Candidates can contact at the below information for any doubts or queries:

Address: Railway Recruitment Board, Railway Colony, Near Railway Station, Chandigarh-160002

Telephone: 0172-2730093

Fax: 0172-2730093

Email: [email protected]

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