Railway Recruitment 2019: Eligibility Criteria, Qualification, Age Limit & More
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Railway Recruitment 2019: Eligibility Criteria, Qualification, Age Limit & More

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Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is inviting application for a total of 13464 vacancies for the posts of Junior Engineer (Information Technology) [JE(IT)], Junior Engineer (JE), Depot Material Superintendent (DMS) and Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA). Eligible Applicants applied for these posts from 2nd January 2019 till 31st January 2019, assuring that they hold/fulfill all eligibility conditions guided in the official notification released by RRB. Candidates were required to go through the Post Parameter Table, Vacancy Table, and determine their eligibility to apply through online mode to any one RRB post only, based on their eligibility. The selection of RRB posts, once exercised, shall be final. RRB JE CBT-2 2019 Exam is going to be held from 28th August 2019 till 1st September 2019.

Category Lower and Upper Age Limit
General/ Unreserved 18 to 33 (January 01, 2001 to January 02, 1986)
OBC 18 to 36 (January 01, 2001 to January 02, 1983)
SC/ ST 18 to 38 (January 01, 2001 to January 02, 1981)

Before applying for the different RRB JE posts, candidates must have assured that they fulfilled all the eligibility norms, including age, upper age limit, educational qualification(s), and medical standard(s).

RRB JE CBT-2 2019 AGE LIMIT

As of 1st January 2019, the minimum age of the candidates must be 18 years, and the maximum age limit is 33 years.

Category Lower and Upper Age Limit
General/ Unreserved 18 to 33 (January 01, 2001 to January 02, 1986)
OBC 18 to 36 (January 01, 2001 to January 02, 1983)
SC/ ST 18 to 38 (January 01, 2001 to January 02, 1981)

RRB JE CBT-2 2019 AGE LIMIT RELAXATION

The relaxation in upper age limit/maximum upper age for the following categories/ communities is given in the table below subject to submission of necessary certificates:

S. No. Category Age Limit Relaxation
(Upper Age)
1 Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe 5 years (38)
2 Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 years (36)
3
Ex-Servicemen candidates who have put in more than 6 months service after attestation (General)
General 33 Years + Number of years of service rendered in Defence + 3 years
OBC 36 Years + Number of years of service rendered in Defence + 3 years
SC/ST 38 Years + Number of years of service rendered in Defence + 3 years
4
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD)
General 10 years (43)
OBC 13 years (46)
SC/ST 15 years (48)
5
Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of
Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989
General 5 years (38)
OBC 8 years (41)
SC/ST 10 years (43)
6
Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and Group ‘D’
Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (continuous or in broken spells)
General 7 years (40)
OBC 10 years (43)
SC/ST 12 years (45)
7
Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization
such as Railway Canteens, Co-operative Societies and Institutes
General 33 Years + length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
OBC 36 Years + length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
SC/ST 38 Years + length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
8
Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried
General 2 years (35)
OBC 5 years (38)
SC/ST 7 years (40)

RRB JE CBT-2 2019 EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

Below is the brief educational qualification details of the different posts offered through RRB JE 2019 Exam:

Below is the Discipline Mapping Table:-

Posts Educational Qualification
Junior Engineer Diploma/Degree in Engineering or Relevant Stream prescribed against various post mentioned in the Discipline Mapping table below
Depot Material Superintendent 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 Recognised University/Institute
Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant Bachelors degree in Science with Physics and Chemistry with minimum 55% marks

Note:

  • Candidates waiting for Final Results of Prescribed Educational Qualification should not apply.
  • The options from the candidates for various posts for which they are qualified in the opted RRB shall be taken during the submission of online applications.
  • All the candidates with the above qualification shall be tested in the Exam Group outlined as per the above chart. However, candidates with educational qualification of BE/B. Tech (Computer Science) or BE/B. Tech (Information Technology), applying for both the posts of JE(S&T Department) and JE (IT), have to choose either Electronics and Allied Engineering Exam Group or Computer Science and Information Technology Exam Group.
  • The educational qualification for the post of DMS (Depot Material Superintendent) is a Three Years Diploma in Engineering, i.e., an applicant with a 3 Years Diploma in any of Engineering disciplines can apply for these posts as applicable.
  • Candidates with educational qualifications not comprehending in the above chart and eligible for DMS posts have to choose any one of the above-listed Exam Groups other than CMA Exam Group, during the registration for online applications.
  • A candidate possessing more than one minimum educational qualification, mapped to different Exam Groups, can choose any one Exam Group. These candidates would be suitable for all the posts for which they possess minimum educational qualifications.

RRB JE CBT-2 2019 MEDICAL STANDARDS FOR THE POSTS

Candidates declared for Document Verification will have to pass an imperative medical fitness test(s) conducted by the Railway Administration to assure that the candidates are medically fit to carry out the duties connected with the post(s) opted by them. Visual Acuity Standard is one of the essential criteria of the medical fitness of railway staff.

MEDICAL STANDARD GENERAL FITNESS VISION STANDARDS
A-3 Physically fit in all respects 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, Night Vision and Mesopic vision
B-1 Physically fit in all respects 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, Night Vision and Mesopic vision.
B-2 Physically fit in all respects 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 Binocular Vision.
C-1 Physically fit in all respects Distance Vision:6/12, 6/18 with or without glasses.
Near Vision:Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required.

Note:

  • The above Medical Standards are indicative and not exhaustive and apply to candidates in general.
  • Candidates who have undergone Lasik surgery or any other surgery procedure to correct refractory error are not eligible for the post having Medical Standards A3, B1, and B2.
  • Different Medical standards shall apply to Ex-Servicemen as detailed in Para 534 of Indian Railway Medical Manual (IRMM) Volume I, which may be accessed at www.indianrailways.gov.in.

Candidates must ensure that they fulfill the prescribed medical standards for the post(s) they are opting for. Candidates who are found medically unsuitable for the chosen post(s) shall not be given any alternative appointment.

RRB JE CBT-2 2019 NATIONALITY/CITIZENSHIP

(i) A candidate must be either:

a) a citizen of India, or

b) a subject of Nepal, or

c) a subject of Bhutan, or

d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January 1962 to permanently settle in India, or

e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam intending to settle in India permanently.

f) Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d), and (e) above shall be a person in whose favor the Government of India has issued a certificate of eligibility.

(ii) A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the examination, but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.

Admission to all stages of the recruitment process shall be purely provisional, subject to the candidates satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. RRBs conduct verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents only after the candidates have qualified in all the stages of examinations. RRBs may reject the candidature of any applicant at any stage of the recruitment process, in case the candidate is found to be not fulfilling the requisite criteria, and if appointed, such a candidate is liable to be removed from service summarily. So, the candidates are advised to look thoroughly at the eligibility mentioned above criteria before applying for RRB JE 2019 Exam.

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