RRB JE, SSE & Other Posts Eligibility Details

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) recruits Junior Engineer, Senior Section Engineer, Depot Material Superintendent, Chemical & Metallergical Assistant and Chief Depot Material Superintendent vacancies. Candidates should fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria as specified by RRB:

Eligibility Criteria:                                                                         

Age Limit: Candidates age should be between 18-32 years for Junior Engineer, Depot Material Superintendent, Chemical & Metallergical Assistant, 20-34 years for Senior Section Engineer and Chief Depot Material Superintendent as on 01-07-2015. The candidate should have the following age limit (Both dates inclusive):

Sl No Age Group Upper Date of Birth Lower Date of Birth for All Remarks
UR OBC SC/ ST   For Categories listed in Para
2.04 to 2.08. Age relaxation
as indicated will be applicable
1 18-32 02-07-1983 02-07-1980 02-07-1978 01-07-1997
2 20-34 02-07-1981 02-07-1978 02-07-1976 01-07-1995

Relaxation of Upper age limit:

Sl No Category Age
relaxation (in years)
1 Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) 5
2 Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3
3 Persons With Disabilities (PWD) 10
4 Persons With Disabilities (OBC) 13
5 Persons With Disabilities (SC/ ST) 15
6 Widows, Divorced Women and Women Judicially separated
from Husband but not remarried
35 (UR)
38  (OBC)
40  (SC/ ST)
7 Ex-Servicemen upto the extent of service rendered in Defence, plus 3 years, provided they have put in more than 6 months service after attestation
8 Serving Group “C” and erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes 40  (UR)
43 (OBC)
45  (SC/ ST)

Educational Qualification: Candidates should possess the qualification as follows:

Sl No Name of the Post Educational Qualification
1 Sr Section Engineer/ Sr Section Research Engineer/ Engg Four years Bachelor’s Degree in
Civil Engineering/ Mechanical/
Electrical/ Electronics/ Manufacturing/
Mechatronics/ Industrial/ Machining/
Instrumentation & Control/ Tools & Machining/
Tools & Die making/ Automobile/
Production Engineering/ M.Sc Electronics/
Instrumentation & Control Engineering.
2 Chief Depot Material Superindent Degree in Engineering in any discipline from
a recognized Institution OR approved by AICTE.
3 Junior Engineer Three years Diploma in Civil Engineering/
Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Manufacturing/
Mechatronics/ Industrial/ Machining/
Instrumentation & Control/ Tools & Machining/
Tools & Die Making/ Automobile/
Production Engineering (or)
B.Sc in Civil Engineering of three years duration
(or)
(b) a combination of any sub stream of basic streams of
Civil Engineering from a Recognized University/ Institute.
4 Depot Material Superindent Diploma in Engineering in any discipline
from a recognized Institution (or) approved by AICTE.
5 Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant Degree in Metallurgy/ Chemical Engineering
from Recognized Institution approved by AICTE
(or)
M.Sc Degree in Chemistry/ Applied Chemistry
from Recognized University.

 

Selection Procedure: Selection Procedure consists of 3 Stages.
1. Online Exam
2. Document Verification
3. Medical Fitness Test

1. Online Exam:
* The questions for the online examinations will be generally in conformity with the educational standards and/or technical qualifications.
* The Question papers shall be of Objective Multiple Choices and likely to include Questions pertaining
i. General Awareness
ii. Arithmetic
iii. General Intelligence
iv. Reasoning
v. General Science
vi. Technical Ability

* The questions paper will be in English, Hindi, Urdu and local languages. Question paper will have 150 questions, out of 90 questions from the Technical Ability & General Science and 60 questions from the General awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence and Reasoning.
* There shall be penalty (negative marking) in online examination and marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer @ 1/3 of the marks allotted for each question.
* Based on the performance of candidates in the online examination, candidates equal to the number of vacancies are called for document verification.

2. Document Verification:
During document verification, candidates will have to produce their original documents & Format of Certificates mentioned below. Certificates obtained in any other format will not be accepted.
*Matriculation/ High School Examination Certificate or Equivalent certificate (Proof for Date of Birth and Matric qualification).
* Diploma/ Degree Certificate
* Caste Certificate for SC/ ST.
* Caste Certificate for OBC.
* Income Certificate for Waiving Examination Fee.
* Medical Certificate for Persons with Disabilities (PWD).
* NOC from serving employees/ Ex-Servicemen.
* Minority declaration on Non-judicial Stamp Paper.

3. Medical Examination:
Candidates recommended for appointment will have to pass requisite medical fitness test(s) conducted by the Railway Administration to ensure that the candidates are medically fit to carry out the duties and Visual Acuity Standard.
i. Physically fit all respects. Visual Standards-Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/9 with or
without glasses (Power of lenses not to exceed 2D). Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses and must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision & Night Vision.
ii. Physically fit in all respects, Visual Standards-Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D). Near Vision: Sn.0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision & Night Vision is one of the important criteria of medical fitness of railway staff.

Syllabus Details:

Name of the Post Indicative Syllabus for Technical Ability & General Science
Sr Section Engineer, Sr Research Engineer & Chief Depot Material Superintendent. Basic concepts of science (class XII  standard); Civil; Mechanical; Electrical, Electronics; Computers; Environment & Pollution Control; Instrumentation & Measurement and Engineering Drawing/ Graphics.
Junior Engineer, Jr Research Engineer & Depot Material Superintendent. Basic concepts of science (class X standard); Civil; Mechanical; Electrical Electronics; Computers; Environment & Pollution Control; Instrumentation & Measurement and Engineering
Drawing/ Graphics.
Junior Engineer (IT) MS Office; Computer fundamentals & organization; C , C++ & Java language; Information systems; DBMS; System programming; Operating systems; UNIX; SAD; Data & Network communication; Web technology & programming; Software
Engineering; Environment & Pollution Control.
Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant Basic concepts of Fuel; Material Science; Polymers; Thermodynamics; Applied Chemistry; Computers; Instrumentation & Measurement; Environment & Pollution Control.

 

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