RRB Junior Engineer/ Senior Section Engineer (JE/SSE) Exam

The RRB conducts various examination every year to recruit candidates for various posts/services in the Indian Railways. The RRB JE/SSE Exam is one among other exams (RRB NTPC and RRB ALP) for which online application is invited from the eligible candidates for the Junior Engineer, Senior Section Engineer, Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant, Chief Depot Material Superintendent, and Depot Material Superintendent.

The number of vacancies indicated in this Centralized Employment Notice is conditional and the number may increase or decrease or even become NIL based on the actual requirement of the Railway Administration.

The Administration at its discretionwould cancel the notified vacancies and such decision will be final and requisite for all. In the event of cancellation of notified vacancies, the examination fee paid by the candidates will not be refunded.

The ONLINE (Computer Based) examination is tentatively scheduled to be held at locations indicated in the Centralized Employment Notice (CEN). However, RRBs reserve the right to change the date of examination without any notice. RRBs also have the right to change/remove exam towns based on the response and demands/emergencies and may hold the ONLINE (Computer Based) examinations anywhere in the country and the centres allotted by RRBs will be final and mandatory.

Here’s everything a candidate applying for the RRB Junior Engineer/Senior Section Engineer (JE/SSE) Exam should know beforehand.

  • Details of the RRB JE/SSE Examination
  • RRB Junior Engineer/ Senior Section Engineer (JE/SSE) Exam Notification
  • RRB JE/SSE Eligibility Criteria
  • RRB JE/SSE Exam Pattern or Recruitment Process
  • Negative Marking
  • Examination Fee

Details of RRB JE/SSE Examination

  • Name of the Exam Conducting Board: Railway Recruitment Board
  • Name of the Post: JE/SSE
  • Official Website: www.indianrailways.gov.in
  • Application Mode: Online
  • Job Category: Railway Job
  • Job Location: India

RRB Junior Engineer/ Senior Section Engineer (JE/SSE) Exam Notification

RRB (JE/SSE) Exam Important Dates

Exam Events Important Dates
Starting date for online registration June 2018
Last date for online registration June-July 2018
Last date for payment of fee August-September 2018

RRB JE/SSE Eligibility Criteria

Before applying, candidates should ensure they fulfill all the eligibility conditions prescribed for the post/examination by the RRB. Admission of the candidates for the exam is completely based on the information provided by them. If at any stage it is found that any candidates have provided incorrect information and in such case the candidates application will be cancelled or rejected.

  • Nationality
  • Age Limit – Reservation is applicable and admissible wherever required for the candidates who belong to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Other Backward Classes (OBC), Ex-Servicemen (Ex-SM) and Persons with Disabilities (PWD) who have applied for the posts.
  • Educational Qualification
  • Medical Fitness Test

RRBJE/SSE Exam Pattern or Recruitment Process

  1. ONLINE (Computer Based) Examination
  2. Medical Fitness Test
    Candidates qualifying in examinations for these posts but failing in prescribed medical examination(s) will not, under any circumstances, be considered for any alternative appointment.Candidates who do not fulfill the prescribed medical standards need not apply. The above medical standards (Criteria) are indicative and not exhaustive and apply to candidates in general.For Ex-Servicemen different standards apply.
  3. Document Verification

Negative Marking

There is a negative marking for each wrong answers given by the candidates for a particular questions and 1/3 of the marks assigned for that question will be deducted as penalty.

Examination Fee

Examination Fee for UR/OBC male candidates not coming within the purview of exempted categories = INR 100

candidates belonging to SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen / Women/ Minorities/ Persons with Disabilities/Economically backward classes = No examination fee

*The examination fee paid by the candidates will not be refunded.

How to Apply?

Candidates are required to apply through only through ONLINE mode and any one RRB ONLY, separately for SSE and/ or JE group, based on their eligibility, on the website of Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) as indicated in the Centralised Employment Notice (CEN) Detailed instructions for filling up ONLINE applications are available on the website of RRB(s). Brief Instructions to fill up the same are given in Para Nos. 5 and 5 (A) of this notification. Applications of candidates who have applied to more than one RRB for the same group will be rejected including all the applications for that group.

Same Day Examination

The RRB JE/SSE ONLINE Examination will be held on the same day by all participating RRBs.Computer based (ONLINE) examination for SSE& JE across India will be held on the same day by all participating RRBs.

Mobile Phones and Any Electronic Gadgets Banned

(a) Mobile phones, pagers, calculators or any other electronic gadgets/communication devices are not allowed inside the examination hall. If any candidatesbreach these instruction,then a disciplinary action including ban from future examinations will be taken against them.

(b) Candidates who carry banned items include mobile phones should leave it outside the examination hall and the board will not assure any safe-keeping of these items.

List of 21 Railway Recruitment Board zone wise Official Websites

RRB RRB Website Address and Telephone Number Local Languages choice (in addition to Hindi, English & Urdu)
Ahmedabad www.rrbahmedabad.gov.in
Phone : 079 – 22940858
Ajmer www.rrbajmer.org
Phone : 0145-2423292
Gujarati, Punjabi
Allahabad www.rrbald.nic.in
Phone : 0532 – 2430472
Bangalore www.rrbbnc.gov.in
Phone :080 – 23334147
Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Konkani
Bhopal www.rrbbhopal.gov.
Phone :0755 – 2746660
Bhubaneswar www.rrbbbs.gov.in
Phone :0674 – 2303015
Odiya, Telugu
Bilaspur www.rrbbilaspur.gov.in
Phone :07752 – 247291
Marathi, Odiya
Chandigarh www.rrbcdg.gov.in
Phone : 0172 – 2793414 / 2793415
Chennai www.rrbchennai.gov.in
Phone : 0172 – 2793414 / 2793415
Tamil, Telugu
Gorakhpur www.rrbgkp.gov.in
Phone : 0551 – 2201209
Guwahati www.rrbguwahati.gov.in
Phone :0361 -2540815
Assamese, Bengali, & Manipuri
Jammu – Srinagar www.rrbjammu.nic.in
Phone : 0191 – 2476757
Kolkata www.rrbkolkata.gov.in
Phone : (033) – 2543 0108 (033) – 32917928
Malda www.rrbmalda.gov.in
Phone : 03512 – 264567
Mumbai www.rrbmumbai.gov.in
Phone : 022 – 23090422
Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada
Muzaffarpur www.rrbmuzaffarpur.gov.in
Phone : 0621 – 2213405
Patna www.rrbpatna.gov.in
Ranchi www.rrbranchi.org
Phone : 0651 – 2462429/ 2787114
Odiya, Bengali
Secunderabad rrbsecunderabad.nic.in
Phone. 040-27821663
Telugu, Marathi, Kannada & Odiya
Siliguri www.rrbsiliguri.org
Phone. 0353-2663840
Bengali & Assamese
Thiruvananthapuram www.rrbthiruvananthapuram.gov.in
Phone: 0471-2323357
Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada