RRB JE Exam Dates for CBT-1

Railway Recruitment Board has announced centralised employment notice for the Railway Recruitment of 13,561 Junior Engineer posts for Junior Engineer (Information Technology) [JE (IT)] on 29th December 2018. These vacancies are available under different departments of various Zones of Indian Railways.

Candidates with 3 years diploma or bachelor’s degree in engineering or technology are eligible to apply for Railway JE exam.  Students should fall within the age limit of 18 to 33 years. There is age-relaxation for Reserved Category candidates. Those candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria of Railway JE Exam can apply by visiting the official website of Railway Recruitment Board.

Important: As per the official notification from RRB, “Those awaiting results of the final exams of the prescribed educational/technical qualification SHOULD NOT apply for Railway JE Exam.”

Students can read the detailed step by step guide to fill the RRB JE exam form here.

Railway Recruitment Exam for JE post is a Computer Based Test [CBT], which will be conducted in two stages – CBT 1 and CBT 2. The RRB Junior Engineer Exam Dates are released with its official notification issued by the railway recruitment board.

The CBT 1 exam of RRB JE 2019 is tentatively scheduled in the month of April or May 2019. CBT 2 RRB JE exam date will be announced by Railway Board on the RRB official websites shortly.

Important Dates & Time of RRB Junior Engineer Post

The table provided below will update you about the official schedule of Important RRB Junior Engineer Exam Dates:

Important Events

Important RRB JE Exam Dates

Date of Publication

29th Dec 2018

Opening of online registration

02nd Jan 2019 at 10:00 hrs 

Closing of online registration

31st Jan 2019 at 23:59 hrs

Closing of offline payment

04th Jan 2019 at 13:00 hrs

Closing of online payment

05th Jan 2019 at 22:00 hrs

Closing of online submission of application complete in all respects

07th Jan 2019 at 23:59 hrs


Admit Card Availability

10 days prior to the CBT


Computer Based Test (CBT – 1)

April / May, 2019 (Tentative)


Note: Candidates must keep a check on the RRB official websites for exact RRB JE Exam Dates of CBT -1.

Notice On 2nd Stage CBT

1) Schedule:

Important Dates for 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)

Sl. No. Activity Date
1 Viewing of the Exam City and Date Intimation 17.08.2018
2 Downloading of Free Train Travel Authority for SC/ST Candidates(This is only to make travel arrangements in train and not an e-Call letter)
3 Download of e- Call Letter 4 days prior to Second Stage CBT Date mentioned in Exam City and Date Intimation
4 Activation of Mock Link for Second Stage CBT 17-8-2019
5 Schedule of Second Stage CBT 28-8-2019 to 01-9-2019 (05 days)

Candidates may login with their credentials on the above mentioned dates through the link to be provided on the official websites of RRBs for knowing their Exam City, Date, Session, downloading Free Train Travel Authority (for SC/ST candidates only) and e-Call letter.

2) CBT Examination Scheme:

  • Duration of CBT : 120 minutes (160 minutes for eligible PwBD candidates accompanied with scribe)
  • Number of Questions:150
  • Section wise Marks and Syllabus : As published in the CEN.No:03/2018 in websites of RRBs on 29-12- 2018 at Para 13.2
  • Types of questions : Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
  • Negative Marking: 1/3rd for every incorrect answer


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