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RRB JE 2019 first stage CBT begins today, important instructions to candidates


NEW DELHI: The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is going to behavior the primary degree 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 nowadays i.e., Wednesday, May 22, 2019.

Candidates, who're going to seem for the examination, should raise their e-Call letter in conjunction with a sound Photo ID (viz. Voter Card, Aadhaar Card, printout of e-Aadhaar (not Xerox copy of Aadhaar), Driving License, PAN card, Passport, Identity Card issued through the employer in case the candidate is a Govt. worker, School / College / University Photo ID card) in unique to the examination corridor, failing which applicants is probably not allowed to seem for the CBT/DV (as applicable). The identify, date of delivery and photo on ID should match with the details furnished within the on-line application, failing which, the candidate might not be accredited to seem in CBT/DV.


Candidates should read the directions at the e-Call letter carefully and practice them scrupulously. Failure to agree to the directions would possibly result in cancellation of their candidature.

Candidates should also raise one colour photograph (of measurement 35mm x 45mm) which used to be uploaded within the application, for showing within the CBT/DV (as applicable).

Candidates should depart clean areas equipped within the downloaded e-Call letter for writing self declaration paragraph (as the paragraph is displayed at the screen all through CBT), signature and Left Thumb Impression (LTI) unfilled while coming for the examination.

Candidates must write the paragraph of self Declaration, signal and affix LTI at the venue of the CBT within the presence of the invigilator at the Examination corridor ONLY and quit the similar to the invigilator prior to the belief of the examination. Candidates writing the self-declaration paragraph and/or Signing in CAPITAL letters will be rejected.

CBT Examination Scheme

Duration of CBT 90 minutes with scribe
Number of Questions 100
Section sensible Marks
Subjects No. of Questions Marks for each and every Section
Mathematics 30 30
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25
General Awareness 15 15
General Science 30 30
Total 100 100
Time in Minutes 90

The section sensible distribution given within the above table is most effective indicative and there could also be some variations in the actual question papers.

Minimum share of marks for eligibility in quite a lot of categories: UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%. These percentages of marks for eligibility could also be at ease through 2% for PwBD applicants in case of shortage of PwBD applicants against vacancies reserved for them.

The 1st degree CBT is of screening nature and the standard of questions for the CBT will be normally in conformity with the educational standards and/or minimum technical qualifications prescribed for the posts. The normalized score of 1st degree examination will probably be used just for quick list of applicants for 2nd degree examination as in keeping with their merit. Candidates who're shortlisted for 2nd degree CBT availing the reservation benefits of a group, PwBD and ExSM shall proceed to be considered most effective against that group for all subsequent stages of recruitment process.

The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices and are more likely to come with questions bearing on:

• Mathematics

Number programs, 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 and so on.


• General Awareness


Knowledge of Current affairs, Indian geography, tradition and history of India including freedom struggle, Indian Polity and constitution, Indian Economy, Environmental problems regarding India and the World, Sports, General medical and technological trends and so on.


• General Science


Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences (as much as 10th Standard CBSE syllabus)


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