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May 22, 2019 Wednesday 11:02:48 AM IST

RRB JE 2019 1st stage CBT begins today

National Edu News

NEW DELHI: The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) will conduct first stage Computer Based Test (CBT) for recruitment for the posts of Junior Engineer (JE), Junior Engineer (Information Technology), Depot Material Superintendant (DMS) and Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA) from Wednesday, May 22, 2019.

Candidates, who are going to appear for the examination, must carry their e-Call letter along with a valid Photo ID (viz. Voter Card, Aadhaar Card, printout of e-Aadhaar (not Xerox copy of Aadhaar), Driving License, PAN card, Passport, Identity Card issued by the employer in case the candidate is a Govt. employee, School / College / University Photo ID card) in original to the examination hall, failing which candidates will not be allowed to appear for the CBT/DV (as applicable). The name, date of birth and photo on ID should match with the details furnished in the online application, failing which, the candidate may not be permitted to appear in CBT/DV.

Candidates should read the instructions on the e-Call letter carefully and follow them scrupulously. Failure to comply with the instructions may lead to cancellation of their candidature. Candidates must also carry one colour photograph (of size 35mm x 45mm) which was uploaded in the application, for appearing in the CBT/DV (as applicable).

Candidates should leave blank spaces provided in the downloaded e-Call letter for writing self declaration paragraph (as the paragraph is displayed on the screen during CBT), signature and Left Thumb Impression (LTI) unfilled while coming for the exam. Candidates will have to write the paragraph of self Declaration, sign and affix LTI at the venue of the CBT in the presence of the invigilator at the Examination hall ONLY and hand over the same to the invigilator before the conclusion of the examination. Candidates writing the self-declaration paragraph and/or Signing in CAPITAL letters will be rejected.


The section wise distribution given in the above table is only indicative and there may be some variations in the actual question papers. Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%. These percentages of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PwBD candidates in case of shortage of PwBD candidates against vacancies reserved for them. The 1st stage CBT is of screening nature and the standard of questions for the CBT will be generally in conformity with the educational standards and/or minimum technical qualifications prescribed for the posts. The normalized score of 1st stage exam shall be used only for short listing of candidates for 2nd stage exam as per their merit. Candidates who are shortlisted for 2nd stage CBT availing the reservation benefits of a community, PwBD and ExSM shall continue to be considered only against that community for all subsequent stages of recruitment process.

The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices and are likely to include questions pertaining to:

• Mathematics


Number systems, BODMAS, 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 Intelligence and 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 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 Science

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


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