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RRB JE 2019 Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit, Qualification & Medical Standards

In this article we are going to share all the eligibility criteria including the age limit, relaxation in the upper age limit, educational qualification and medical standards needed to be fulfilled before applying for the RRB JE 2019 Exam.

Jan 31, 2019 12:28 IST
RRB JE 2019 Eligibility Criteria
RRB JE 2019 Eligibility Criteria

As per the latest notification, this year Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has invited application for total 13487 vacancies for the posts of Junior Engineer (JE), Junior Engineer (Information Technology) [JE(IT)], Depot Material Superintendant (DMS) and Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA). Eligible Candidates may start applying for these posts from 2nd January, 2019 till 31st January, 2019 ensuring that they possess/fulfill all eligibility conditions prescribed in the official notification released by RRB. Candidates are required to go through the Post Parameter Table, Vacancy Table and ascertain their eligibility to apply through online mode to any one RRB post only, depending upon their eligibility. The selection of RRB post once exercised shall be final. The 1st Stage CBT of RRB JE 2019 Exam will be held tentatively in the month of April or May, 2019.

Before applying for the different RRB JE posts, candidates should satisfy themselves that they fulfill all the eligibility norms including age, upper age limit, educational qualification(s) and medical standard(s). So, let’s look at the Eligibility Criteria for the various posts under the RRB JE 2019 Recruitment drive:

AGE LIMIT

As on 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)

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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 requisite 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)

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EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

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

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

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Below is the Discipline Mapping Table:-

S. No

Three years Diploma in Engineering or Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Technology

Exam Group

1

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical and Allied

Engineering

Production Engineering

Automobile Engineering

Manufacturing Engineering

Mechatronics Engineering

Industrial Engineering

Machining Engineering

Tools and Machining Engineering

Tools and Die Making Engineering

Combination of any sub stream of basic streams of above disciplines

2

Electrical Engineering

Electrical and Allied

Engineering

Combination of any sub stream of basic streams of Electrical Engineering

3

Electronics Engineering

Electronics and Allied

Engineering

Instrumentation and Control Engineering

Communication Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Computer Engineering

Computer Science

Information Technology

Combination of sub streams of basic streams of above disciplines

4

Civil Engineering

Civil and Allied Engineering

Combination of any sub stream of basic streams of Civil Engineering

B.Sc., in Civil Engineering of 3years duration

5

Printing Technology/Engineering

Printing Technology

S. No

Educational Qualifications

Exam Group

1

B.Sc., Chemistry and Physics

CMA

S. No

Educational Qualifications

Exam Group

1

BE/B.Tech., (Computer Science)

Computer Science and

Information Technology

BE/B.Tech., (Information Technology)

PGDCA

B.Sc. Computer Science

BCA

DOEACC “B” Level Course of 3 years duration or equivalent

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 eligible in the opted RRB, shall be taken during submission of online applications.
  • All the candidates with the above qualification shall be tested in the Exam Group mapped 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 opt for 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 Three Years Diploma in Engineering, i.e,, a candidate with Three Years Diploma in any of Engineering disciplines, can apply for these posts as applicable.
  • Candidates with educational qualifications not figuring 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 eligible for all the posts for which they possess minimum educational qualifications.

MEDICAL STANDARDS FOR THE POSTS

Candidates called for Document Verification 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 connected with the post(s) opted by them. Visual Acuity Standard is one of the important criteria of medical fitness of Railway staff. The medical requirements against different Medical Standards for different categories are outlined below:

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 opted post(s) shall not be given any alternative appointment.

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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 with the intention of permanently settling 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 with the intention of permanently settling in India.

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

(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 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 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 above mentioned eligibility criteria, before applying for RRB JE 2019 Exam.

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