1. RRB JE 2023 Notification

Railway Recruitment Board Junior Engineer is referred to as RRB JE. RRB JE 2023 Notification purpose is of filling several technical positions in the Indian Railways, such as Junior Engineer (IT), Junior Engineer (JE), Chemical Material Superintendent (DMS), and Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant, the RRB JE is a Central Government Examination (CMA).

The major purpose of RRB JE Recruitment 2023 is to discover applicants with exceptional intelligence and incredible fitness. RRB JE test is a good chance for the candidates who desire to be government engineers in the Indian Railways (RRB).

Check here for the latest RRB JE 2023 Notification

2. About RRB JE 2023 Exam

The RRB JE  examination will consist of two computer-based stages, the first and second of which will both be objective tests. The exams last for 90 minutes and 120 minutes respectively. Students who pass the first phase will show up for CBT-II. 

2.1 RRB JE Prelims 2023

The first stage of RRB JE 2023 exam is computer-based and is held on a single day. It consists of objective-type questions on General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Science, Mathematics, and GK.

                                             RRB JE 2023 CBT-I Exam Pattern
Sl. No. Subjects No. of Questions Marks Duration
1 Mathematics 30 30 90 Minutes
2 General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 25
3 General Awareness 15 15
4 General Science 30 30
Total 100 100 90 Minutes


2.2 RRB JE Mains 2023

The second stage of the exam is a written examination which consists of two papers – Paper 1 on General Aptitude and Paper 2 on Engineering syllabus(Technical Ability).

 RRB JE 2023 CBT II Exam Pattern
SNo. Subjects No. of Questions Marks Duration
1 General Awareness 15 15 120 Minutes
2 Physics & Chemistry  15 15
3 Basics of Computers and Applications  10 10
4 Basics of Environment and Pollution Control 10 10
5 Technical Abilities 100 100
Total 150 150 120 Minutes

3. About IACE coaching for RRB JE

IACE is a top coaching institute that provides special coaching for RRB JE. IACE has a nominal course for the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) that is optimal for the students preparing for the RRB exams and a special curriculum to brush up on the engineering syllabus for RRB JE aspirants. It offers to coach for the Junior Engineer (JE) exam exclusively.

IACE has been in this industry since 2014 and has helped many students successfully to clear the JE exam. The above course provides all the necessary training needed for the RRB JE aspirants.

4. RRB JE 2023 Exam Highlights

RRB JE 2023 is a competitive exam mainly for engineering graduates. Here are the highlights of RRB JE 2023 below for reference.

RRB JE 2023 Exam Highlights

Name of the Examination RRB Junior Engineer Exam
Conducting Authority Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB)
Name of the Posts Junior Engineer (JE), Junior Engineer (IT),Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA),Depot Materials Superintendent (DMS). 
Job Category Engineering Jobs
Exam Type Level All India Level
RRB JE 2023 Vacancies To be Notified
RRB JE 2023 Selection process 1)RRB JE CBT-I


3)Document Verification

4)Medical Examination

RRB JE Official Website https://indianrailways.gov.in


5. RRB JE 2023 Online Application & Fee

5.1 RRB JE 2023 Online Application & Fee

The RRB JE notification for the year 2023 is yet to be out, and the registration process hasn’t started. But here is the process based on the last notification by the  RRB. One can apply for RRB JE through the official website by following these steps:

1) One needs to create an account on the RRB official website.

Check here for the latest RRB JE 2023 Notification

2) After creating an account, one should fill in all their personal details and upload scanned copies of an identity proof card(like an Aadhar card) and a recent passport-size photograph.

3) After this one needs to click on the “Apply Online” button and fill in all their educational qualifications and other details which are necessary for filling up the form.

4) Very important thing to remember while applying for RRB JE is to choose the Zone & Division for which you want to apply for.

5) One will receive a confirmation email after filling up the details on the application form.

6) The last step is to pay a fee through online or offline payment modes (debit/credit cards).

5.2  Fee Details

The application fee for the RRB JE 2023 is Rs. 500/- for all open category applicants. However a detailed application free for RRB JE is tabulated below.

Categories Application Fees
Unreserved Rs. 500/-
SC/ST/Minorities/EWS Rs. 250/-
Ex-Serviceman/PwBDs/Female/Transgeder Rs. 250/-

6. RRB JE 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for RRB JE 2023 are given below.

Posts Educational Qualification Age Limit
Junior Engineer Three year Diploma/Degree in Engineering or Relevant Stream from a recognised university. 18 to 33 years
Depot Material Superintendent Three years Diploma/Degree in Engineering from any discipline.
Junior Engineer (Information Technology) PGDCA/B.Sc. (Computer Science)/ BCA/ B.Tech (IT)/ B.Tech (Computer Science)/ DOEACC B level course of 3 years duration or equivalent from recognized university/institute.
Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant Bachelor’s degree in Science with Chemistry and Physics with minimum 55% marks.


7. RRB JE 2023- Important Dates

The RRB JE 2023 Notification provides all the necessary details and dates that you need to know about the upcoming exam. To make sure you don’t miss any of the important dates, we’ve tabulated them below.

Events Tentative Dates
RRB JE 2023 Notification Release To Be Notified.
RRB JE 2023 Online Registration Start To Be Notified.
Last Date of Online Registration of RRB JE 2023 To Be Notified.
Last Date of Submission Online Application To Be Notified.
RRB JE 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT – I) Date To Be Notified.
RRB JE 2023 CBT-I Results  To Be Notified.
RRB JE 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT- II) Date To Be Notified.
RRB JE 2023 CBT II Result Release To Be Notified.

8. RRB JE Selection Procedure

The RRB JE 2023 Selection Procedure includes 4 stages.

Stage 1: Computer-Based Test I:

RRB JE CBT-I has a total of 100 questions. The candidate needs to answer all the questions within 90 minutes. There is a negative marking for every incorrect answer. 1/3 marks are deducted for every incorrect answer. 

Stage 2: Computer-Based Test II:

This stage also has a total of 150 questions, but they are not in order of difficulty and each question will be of 1 mark. The candidate needs to answer all the questions within 120 minutes. There is a negative marking for every incorrect answer ⅓ marks is deducted for every wrong answer. 

Stage 3: Document Verification:

The candidate needs to provide his/her identity proof, educational certificates, experience certificates, caste certificate etc., which will be verified by RRB officials for authenticity before proceeding further with the selection process.

Stage 4: Medical examination:

A candidate is called for a Medical test after document verification which is conducted by the railway administration. After confirming that the candidate is medically fit for the post applied they are appointed to the respective post.

9. RRB JE Syllabus 2023

9.1 Syllabus for RRB JE CBT-I 2023 is given below,

S.No Subject  Topics
1 General Knowledge
  • Current affairs
  • Indian Geography
  • Indian culture and history.
  • Indian Polity and constitution
  • Indian Economy
  • Environmental issues concerning India and the World
  • Sports
  • General technological developments
  • General Scientific developments
2 General Science
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology or Life Sciences
3 General Aptitude (Mathematics)
  • Number system – BODMAS
  • Decimals & Fractions
  • LCM and HCF
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Percentages
  • Mensuration
  • Time and Work
  • Time and Distance
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Algebra
  • Geometry and Trigonometry
  • Age Problems
  • Clock Questions
  • Pipes and Cisterns questions
4 General Reasoning/ Intelligence
  • Analogies
  • Alphabetical and Number Series
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Mathematical operations
  • Relationships
  • Syllogism
  • Jumbling
  • Venn Diagram
  • Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency
  • Conclusions and Decision Making
  • Similarities and Difference
  • Analytical reasoning
  • Classification
  • Directions
  • Statement – Arguments and Assumptions etc.


9.2 Syllabus for RRB JE CBT-II is given below,

S.No Subjects Topics
1 General Awareness It contains topics like current affairs, Indian culture, history of india , geography of india, Indian polity and constitution, Some environmental issues related to India and world, Economy of india, Science and latest technology and inventions etc. 
2 Basics of computer application It contains topics like computer architecture of computers, inputs and output devices, Networking,Storage, operating system such as windows, Unix, Linux,MS Office, etc, Different data representation, Computer virus, Websites and web browser, internet and email.
3 Physics and Chemistry It contains different topics up to 10th class CBSE syllabus. Which include basics of Physics and Chemistry.
4 Basics of Environment and pollution It contains topics such as basics of environment, Adverse effects of environmental pollution and their controlling strategies, Waste management, Air, water, and noise pollution and their Effects and control, Global warming , acid rain, Ozone layer depletion.   
5 Technical ability Various posts have different subjects based on the selection of the post during the application process. It may include syllabus from Civil engineering, electrical engineering, and mechanical engineering.


10. RRB JE Vacancy 2023

RRB JE 2023 notification will be released soon. The vacancies are divided among the zonal area as per railway recruitment board. 

RRB JE 2023 Zone and Divisions
Railway Zone Zonal Headquarter Divisions
Central Railway Mumbai 1) Mumbai

2) Nagpur

3) Bhusawal

4) Pune

5) Sholapur

Eastern Railway Kolkata 1) Howrah-I

2) Howrah-II

3) Sealdah

4) Malda

5) Asansol

6) Chittaranjan

7) Kolkata Metro

East Central Railway Hajipur 1) Danapur

2) Mugalsarai

3) Dhanbad

4) Sonpur

5) Samastipur

East Coast Railway Bhubaneshwar 1) Khurda Road

2) Waltair

3) Sambalpur

Northern Railway Baroda House, New Delhi 1) Delhi-I

2) Delhi-II

3) Ambala

4) Moradabad

5) Lucknow

6) Firozpur

North Central  Railway Allahabad 1) Allahabad

2) Jhansi

3) Agra

North Eastern  Railway Gorakhpur 1) Izzatnagar

2) Lucknow

3) Varanasi

4) DLW

North Frontier  Railway Maligaon, Guwahati 1) Katihar

2) Alipurduar

3) Rangiya

4) Lumding

5) Tinsukia

North Western Railway Jaipur 1) Jaipur

2) Jodhpur

3) Bikaner

4) Ajmer

Southern  Railway Chennai 1) Chennai

2) Madurai

3) Palghat

4) Trichy

5) Trivandrum

South Central Railway Secunderabad 1) Secunderabad

2) Hyderabad

3) Guntakal

4) Vijayawada

5) Nanded

South Eastern Railway Garden Reach, Kolkata 1) Kharagpur

2) Adra

3) Chakradharpur

4) Ranchi

5) Shalimar

South East Central  Railway Bilaspur 1) Bilaspur

2) Nagpur

3) Raipur

South Western Railway Hubli 1) Bangalore

2) Mysore

3) Hubli


Western Railway Churchgate 1) BCT

2) Vadodara

3) Ahmedabad

4) Ratlam

5) Rajkot

6) Bhavnagar

West Central Railway Jabalpur 1) Jabalpur

2) Bhopal

3) Kota


The previous RRB JE notification was released during 2018 and there is a chance  RRB JE 2023 Vacancies follow a similar pattern. So for reference RRB JE 2018  vacancies are tabulated below:

RRB JE Vacancy 2019
Post Updated Vacancy
Junior Engineer 12844
Junior Engineer (Information Technology) 29
Depot Material Superintendent 227
Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant 387
Total 13487


11. RRB JE Cut-Off: Expected & Previous Year’s Cut-off Marks

RRB JE cut-off marks of CBT-I 2019 and expected cut-off marks is given below,

RRB JE Cut-off Marks of 2019 RRB JE Expected Cut-off marks of 2023
Zones  Gen OBC SC ST RRB JE Minimum Cut-off marks of 2023
Ahmedabad 63 60 48 43 Expected Cut-off marks of RRB JE 2023 is not yet announced. AS per RRB JE previous notification the minimum qualifying marks category-wise is given below,

  • UR- 40%
  • OBC-30%
  • SC-30%
  • ST-25%
Ajmer 63 58 53 47
Allahabad 62 56 49 42
Bhopal 62 54 46 33
Bangalore 53 48 35 34
Bhubaneswar  61 56 51 48
Bilaspur 63 55 46 42
Chennai 61 48 42 36
Chandigarh 71 62 56 49
Guwahati 72 67 63 56
Gorakhpur 73 67 56 49
Jammu 65 48 42
Kolkata 59 54 48 39
Mumbai 63 55 44 37
Malda 73 69 62 54
Muzaffarpur 74 69 63 55
Ranchi 75 69 62 56
Patna 79 76 69 58
Siliguri 69 59 54 48
Thiruvananthapuram 52 46 38 30
Secunderabad 68 61 54 48


12. RRB JE 2023 Salary Structure

RRB JE 2023 Salary Structure follows the basic framework of all central government job Basic pay, Dearness Allowance, HRA, others as given below

  1. Class A contains Metropolis cities with a population below 50 lakhs.
  2. Class B contains Metropolis cities and other cities with a population of 50 Lakhs.
  3. Class C contains Metropolis cities and small cities with a population below 50 Lakhs.

The HRA for Class A, B, and C is 20%,30%, and 5% respectively. 

The RRB JE 2023 salary structure is according to the job location.

RRB JE Salary Structure Class A Cities (₹) Class B Cities (₹) Class C Cities (₹)
Basic Pay 13,500 13,500 13,500
Dearness Allowance (125% of Basic) 16,875 16,875 16,875
House Rent Allowance 4050 (30% of Basic) 2,700 (20% of Basic) 1,350 (10% of Basic)
Other Allowance 4000 4000 4000
Salary In Hand 38,425 37,075 35,725
Deduction (Approx.) 2,000 2,000 2,000
Total RRB JE Pay 36,425 35,075 33,725


13. RRB JE 2023 Exam Centre

RRB JE 2023 exam centers follow zonal and division-wise segregation as tabulated below:

Zone Exam City
Ahmedabad Zone Ahmedabad, Anand, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Dadra, Gandhinagar, Godhra, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Mehsana, Nadiad, Navsarim, Rajkot, Silvassa,Surat, Surendranagar, Vadodara, Valsad, Vapi.
Ajmer Zone Abu Road,, Alwar, Bharatpur,Ajmer, Bikaner, Chittogarh, Dungarpur, Hanumangarh, Jaipur, Jhunjhunu,Bhilwara, Jodhpur, Kota, Pali Marwar,Udaipu, Sikar, Sriganagnagar, Tonk.
Allahabad Zone Agra, Allahabad, Amroha, Banda, Barabanki, Bareilly,, Faizaabad, Gonda,, Jhansi, Kanpur, Kaushambi, Lucknow, Sitapur, Sultanpur, Varanasi,Aligarh,Bulandshahr, Gorakhpur.
Bangalore Zone Bagalkot, Bellary, Bijapur, Chikballapur, Chikmagalpur, Davanagre, Dharwad, Gulbarg, Hassan, Hubli, Kolar, Mangalore, Mysore, Puttur,Belgaum, Shimoga,Gadag, Surathkal, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara, Kannada.
Bhopal Zone Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Rewa, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain,Gwalior.
Bhubaneswar Zone Angul, Bargarh, Bhubaneswar, Baripada, Berhampur- Ganjam, Dhenkanal, Jeypore, Jharsuguda, Khurda, Rayagada, Rourkela, Sambalpur,Balasore,Cuttack
Bilaspur Zone Bilaspur, Durg, Bhilai, Nagpur, Raipur
Chandigarh Zone Chandigarh
Chennai Zone Thanjavur, Thoothukudi,Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Kanyakumari, Krishnagiri, Tiruchirapalli, Tiruvannamalai, Vellore, Villupuram, VirudhunagarMadurai, Namakkal, Salem, 
Gorakhpur Zone Kurukshetra, Mohindergarh, Panchkula, Panipat, Rewari,Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Gurgaon, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal,Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar 
Guwahati Zone Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Johrat, Kokrajhar, Silchar, Tezpur
Jammu & Kashmir, and Srinagar Zone Srinagar, Udhampur,Anantag, Jammu, Kathau, Pulwama, Samba, Awantipora, Baramulla, 
Kolkata Zone , Kolkata, Greater Kolkata,
Malda Zone Malda
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, Yavatma.
Patna Zone Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan,Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Gaya, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur, Bihar Sharif, Darbhanga.
Ranchi Zone Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi.
Secunderabad Zone Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Kodad, Mahabubnagar, Nalgonda, Nizamabad, Ranga, Reddy, Secunderabad, Siddipet, Warangal.
Siliguri Zone Siliguri
Thiruvananthapuram Zone Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Thrissur, Trivandrum.


14. RRB JE Preparation Tips 2023

The RRB JE preparation tips are as follows:

Syllabus analysis: The syllabus for the JE exam is divided into four parts – General Intelligence and Reasoning, Computer Knowledge, Quantitative Aptitude, and Engineering syllabus. You should spend equal time on all these subjects.

Daily practice: Spend at least one hour every day in practice for the JE exam. Students are advised to take mock tests to assess their progress.

Online mock tests: One important aspect of RRB JE Preparation is that it is an online examination which means that the mock test practice must cover online exams.

Revision: Make sure you revise what you have already studied thoroughly before proceeding to a new topic.

Repetition: Practice makes it perfect, so make sure you do not stop practicing until you feel confident about your skills in that particular subject.

15. RRB JE 2023 Admit Card & Call Letter

The RRB JE exam is conducted by the Indian Railway Recruitment Board. The RRB JE exam is for the recruitment of Junior Engineers in the Indian Railways. The admit card has the exam date, exam slot, exam hall, and other details. RRB JE Admit Card 2023 is to be downloaded from the official RRB website.

The RRB JE Exam is conducted in two phases. so there will be two admit cards. The RRB JE 2023 first admit card is issued by the Board of Railway Recruitment a few days before phase-I. Candidates who qualify in phase-I are eligible to appear for phase II of the examination. Hence the second admit card is released after the phase-I results are announced. If a candidate qualifies in both phases then a call letter will be sent via mail for the document verification followed by the medical examination.

16. RRB JE Prelims 2023 Results

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) will announce the result of the JE Prelims examination.The RRB JE Prelims Result is yet to be out.

Check here for RRB JE 2023 Prelims Results

17. RRB JE Document Verification

The Railway Administration RRB will conduct the necessary document verification for the candidates, who are called for medical fitness tests to make sure they are medically fit to perform the tasks associated with the posts they chose.

18. RRB JE Mains 2023 Results are out

RRB JE Mains 2023 Results are out yet. Click here to check the results

The candidates will be given a rank depending on their score in the examination and they will be called for a medical test and  document verification before being offered a job by the Railways Department.

This is a link to  RRB JE 2023 Mains Results.

19. FAQ's

1. What are the eligibility criteria to apply for RRB JE?

Ans.  The Eligibility criteria for applying for RRB JR are given below.

  • Diploma/Degree in Engineering under any university recognized by the Government of India. 
  • Age limit of a candidate should be 18 to 33 years.  

2. What are the exams in RRB JE?

Ans. There are only two exams in RRB JE: Prelims and Mains. Both are objective Type Computer Based tests.

3. When can I know my result in RRB JE 2023?

Ans. The RRB JE 2023 notification is yet to be released. You can also follow IACE blogs for more updates for RRB JE.

4. When will the RRB release the official notification for RRB ALP notification in 2023?

Ans. As of now, there is no official announcements were made by the RRB for RRB ALP 2023.

5. What will be the vacancies in RRB JE 2023?

Ans. The official notification is not yet released. A candidate can follow IACE blogs for RRB JE notifications for more updates. The RRB JE 2023 vacancies will be released later.

6. What will be the salary of RRB JE?

Ans. The salary of RRB JE 2023 may range between 35.400 to 1,12,400/-

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