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RRB JE Cut Off 2019 – 2020

The Board will publish the RRB JE 2020 cut marks after the start and successful completion of the RRB JE 2020 exam. The Railroad Recruiting Board publishes the RRB JE cut scores with the announcement of the junior engineer’s results.

The Railroad Recruitment Board last performed the RRB JE exam for the year 2018-2019. The 2019 RRB JE CBT-2 and CBT I results are published on the RRB regional websites. The examination of the RRB JE computer-based test was conducted on May 22, 2019, and August 28, 2019, respectively.

The board took the RRB JE exam to recruit eligible candidates for the position of Junior Engineer, JE Information Technology, DMS, and Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant.

Candidates preparing for the upcoming RRB JE exam recruitment can learn the relevant information related to the exam at the link provided.

Along with the RRB JE result, the board also publishes the RRB JE cut marks for exams. All candidates who have obtained the minimum RRB JE Cut Off 2019 qualification are called for medical examination and document verification, the result of which will be announced soon.

In this article, candidates preparing for the RRB Junior Engineer exam will get the detailed RRB JE Cut Off 2018-2019 minimum for reference.

RRB JE Recruitment Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the recruitment of RRB JE are defined based on the qualification of nationality, age and education. Candidates who meet all the eligibility conditions are supposed to complete the application form because, in the absence of that, the candidate’s candidacy will be responsible for canceling at the advanced stage of the exam. All original documents will be verified at the document verification stage and, in the absence of any required documents, the candidate will lose their application. Candidates awaiting the final results of the prescribed educational qualification should not apply.

Nationality
(i) A candidate must be:
a. a citizen of India, or
b. a subject from Nepal, or
c. a subject from Bhutan, or
d. a Tibetan refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
e. an individual of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, the 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.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d), and (e) above is a person in whose favor the Government of India has issued a certificate of eligibility. The person may be selected and recommended, but the appointment letter will be sent to you only after you obtain such a certificate from the Government of India.

RRB JE Cut Off vacancies

2020 RRB JE vacancies are expected to increase due to Indian Railways expansion plans. The RRB JE 2019 recruitment notification mentioned 13487 vacancies, but later with a notice, 74 vacancies were also added in RRB JE 2019 and the total number of vacancies became 13561. Post-RRB JE 2019 vacancies are as follows:

Sl.No. Post Category Vacancy
1 Junior Engineer 12918
2 Junior Engineer (Information Technology) 29
3 Depot Material Superintendent 227
4 Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant 387

Status of the RRB JE CUT Off application

The RRB JE application is the first step in entering the exam recruitment process. RRBs issue centralized notifications and invite candidates to request the closest RRB. Later, the RRBs also issue the Request status for the candidates. The application status is issued so that candidates can confirm acceptance of their application for the RRB JE exam.

The respective RRBs had released the status of the RRB JE request related to their acceptance and rejection for the Computer Based Test (CBT) on March 26, 2019. The status of the request was released after the process of Scrutiny of the applications was completed. Candidates were given reasons to reject their application. The status verification window was opened until March 31, 2019.

Recruitment process RRB JE CUT Off

The RRB JE exam is conducted in four stages, starting from Stage I Computer Based Test (CBT) to the Medical Test. The selection process has the following steps:

Fill out the application form

The RRB JE Recruitment app will be invited by the candidates after the notification is published. Candidates have a period of 25 to 30 days to complete the online application form. For the RRB JE 2019, the application fees The application fee was Rs.500 for the category without reservations and Rs.250 for the class SC / ST / Ex-Servicemen / PwBDs / Women / Transgender / Minorities / Economically backward class.

It was also mentioned that the fees for this exam will be fully refunded to candidates in the reserved category when they appear on the CBT-1 exam. Candidates in the category without a reservation will receive Rs.400 in their account when appearing on CBT-1.

Candidates were allowed to modify their application form only twice. For each modification in the RRB JE application form, candidates had to pay a fee of Rs.100.

Issuance of the RRB JE CBT -1 admission card

The RRB JE admission card is released for each stage of the exam separately and candidates must download the admission card and present it at the exam center. The other government identification tests are also required with the credit card and can be requested by the competent authority at the time of the examination.

The RRB JE admission card is given to all candidates whose application was accepted by the respective RRB. The admission card for the RRB JE CBT-1 was issued 4 days before the CBT-1 exam. For the 2019 RRB JE recruitment exam, CBT -1 was scheduled to take place from May 22, 2019, but was later rescheduled for June 26 to June 28.

RRB JE CBT -1 Exam

The RRB JE CBT-1 exam is the first stage of the selection process. It is a computer-based test conducted to filter candidates for CBT-2. The RRB JE 2019 CBT -1 was held from June 26 to 28, 2019. Approximately 15 Lakh candidates appeared on the exam. The CBT-1 is an online objective type test and the duration of this test is 90 minutes. There were 100 questions on CBT-1 and each question was 1 point. Candidates who appeared on the RRB JE CBT-1 were entitled to obtain the refund amount as mentioned above. The CBT-1 score was decided after the standardization of the marks performed in the manner defined in the RRB JE Notification.

Form of normalization in the recruitment RRB JE CUTT Off

The CBT test is carried out in several sessions for the same study program and each session will have a different questionnaire. Raw marks obtained by candidates are converted to standard marks to give everyone a level playing field. Plain marks for single-session paper and standard marks for the multiple-session paper were used to calculate the merit index, which is a common benchmark for generating merit for candidates from different test groups.

Normalization formula for RRB JE recruitment

For multisession documents, appropriate standardization is applied to account for any variations in the difficulty levels of question documents in different sessions.

The calculation of the marks was made up to 5 decimal points.
The merit of the CBT-1 is calculated based on these normalized scores of the candidates.

RRB JE result for CBT-1

The RRB JE result for CBT-1 was declared based on standardized marks and around two lakh of candidates were qualified for RRB CBT-2.

RRB JE CBT-2 admission card

The RRB JE admission card is issued for each stage of the exam. Candidates can download the admission card four days before the exam. The RRB JE admission card was first issued on August 24, 2019, but then the exam was postponed and the electronic call letter for CBT-2 was finally issued on September 15, 2019.

RRB JE CBT-2 exam

The RRB JE CBT-2 exam is the second of the four stages of the recruitment process. This is a crucial and decisive stage for the final selection. Around 2 lakh of candidates appeared in the RRB JE CBT-2 2019. The RRB JE CBT-2 is also an objective type test having 150 questions and lasting 120 minutes. There was a negative 1/3 mark on the RRB JE CBT-2 as well.

RRB JE result for CBT-2

There will be a normalization of the grades obtained by the candidates in the RRB JE CBT-2 exam. The RRB JE result for CBT-2 marks the completion of Stage 2 of RRB JE. In addition to the above, additional candidates will also be called for document verification to maintain a 50% waiting list as stated in the official notification.

RRB JE Document Verification (DV)

This is the penultimate stage of the RRB JE recruitment process. All qualified candidates in the RRB JE CBT-2 will be called for verification of their original document. The original candidate document is verified according to the claims made on the RRB JE online application form. In the event of any discrepancy found during the DV Stage, the candidate’s application is canceled.

RRB JE medical examination

After the document verification stage, qualified candidates must grade the medical examination according to the medical standards given for each examination group in the official notification. The medical examination is performed by the Railroad Administration to guarantee the medical suitability of qualified candidates.

Candidates who have undergone Lasik surgery or any other surgical procedure to correct a refractory error are not eligible for the position that has Medical Standards A3, B1, and B2. Different medical rules will apply to ex-military.
After successfully qualifying for the medical examination, candidates are recommended to the service by declaring the final result and issuing the appointment letter.

RRB JE Recruitment 2020 Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Who is conducting RRB JE 2019?
A. The Railroad Recruitment Boards publish a Central Employment Notice (CEN) and recruit candidates according to the vacancies reported in their respective regions. All RRBs coordinate and conduct the RRB JE exam nationwide.

Q. Are candidates appearing in the past year eligible to apply for the RRB JE exam?

A. No, candidates awaiting the final result of the prescribed educational qualification cannot apply for the RRB JE exam. The candidate must possess the essential qualification before the closing of the RRB JE application.

Q. Is there any standardization of the marks?
A. Yes, brand standardization is done to provide a level playing field for all candidates appearing on multiple shifts in the TCC. Standardization is explained in detail in the RRB JE notification in paragraph 14.2.

Q. What will be the cut of the RRB JE exam?
A. RRB JE cut marks are the minimum grades required to grade the exam stage and be eligible for the next stage of the exam process. The RRB JE cut marks depend on the three factors:
1. Number of vacancies
2. Number of applicants
3. The level of difficulty of the questionnaires
The RRB JE cut is also achieved through the interaction of the factors mentioned above for each stage of the RRB exam.

Q. Is there an interview for RRB JE?
A. There is no interview on the RRB JE exam. The RRB JE recruitment process was explained in its official notification. The interview / oral test/personality, test/group discussion is not mentioned in the official notification.

RRB JE Cut marks Decisive factors

The minimum grades for the RRB JE exam are decided based on several things. Below are the main factors affecting cut marks for the junior rail engineer exam.

  • The total number of candidates writing the exam.
  • The total number of RRB JE vacancies published in the official notification.
  • The level of difficulty of the Junior Railway Engineer exam.
  • Previous high scores of RRB JE applicants.
  • RRB JE Minimum qualification marks

Listed below are the minimum RRB JE CBT II qualification scores for Computer Based Test II and Document Verification / Medical Exam eligibility.

RRB JE Minimum Qualifying Marks (Category-Wise)
Category Minimum Marks
Unreserved 40%
Other Backward Class 30%
Scheduled Caste 30%
Scheduled Tribe 25%

* In case there is a shortage of candidates for the PwD category compared to the vacancies reserved for them, the approval percentage mentioned above will be relaxed by 2% for the PwD candidates.

Keep checking the page for regular updates on RRB JE Crop Marks.

RRB JE Cut Off 2019 – 2020

RRB JE Cut Off 2019 – 2020: The Railroad Recruitment Board publishes the RRB JE Cut Off scores with the announcement of the Junior Engineer results.

The Railroad Recruitment Board last performed the RRB JE exam for the year 2018-2019. The 2019 RRB JE CBT-2 and CBT I results are published on the RRB regional websites. The examination of the RRB JE computer-based test was conducted on May 22, 2019, and August 28, 2019, respectively.

RRB has released the RRB JEE Cut-Off CBT 2 results for 2019 on November 1.

Here you can consult the detailed guide of RRB JE Cut Off.

RRB JE cut 2020

According to officials, the RRB JE Exam Cut 2019 exam for the general categories was 40%, 25% for ST candidates, and 30% for SC and OBC candidates. We have compiled the previous and also the expected RRB JE Cut-Off 2020.

The RRB JE Cut Off score is based on the following factors:

  • The level of difficulty of the exam.
  • The number of vacancies available.
  • The number of examinees.

RRB JE CUT OFF Zone wise 2019 Cut – Off 1 CBT

Limits are usually tentative in nature and depend on several factors. The board itself sets the limit for various categories.

Candidates are selected for the next phase of the exam based on the cutoff point. The cutting table by zones and by themes is as follows:

RRB JE CUT OFF Zone wise 2019

Regional RRBs Candidates Selected Link For Zone Wise RRB JE Cut Off List
RRB Ahmedabad 616 Ahmedabad Cut Off
RRB Ajmer 1272 Ajmer Cut Off
RRB Allahabad 2279 Allahabad Cut Off
RRB Bangalore 1097 Banglore Cut Off
RRB Bhopal 614 Bhopal Cut Off
RRB Bilaspur 630 Bilaspur Cut Off
RRB Bhuvneshwar 385 Bhubnaneshwar Cut Off
RRB Chandigarh 1535 Chandigarh Cut Off
RRB Chennai 1808 Chennai Cut Off
RRB Gorakhpur 1032 Gorakhpur Cut Off
RRB Guwahati 903 Guwahati Cut Off
RRB Jammu & Srinagar 716 Jammu & Srinagar Cut Off
RRB Kolkata 2466 Kolkata Cut Off
RRB Malda 392 Malda Cut Off
RRB Muzaffarpur 182 Muzaffarpur Cut Off
RRB Mumbai 2357 Mumbai Cut Off
RRB Patna 475 Patna Cut Off
RRB Ranchi 594 Ranchi Cut Off
RRB Secunderabad 1234 Secunderabad Cut Off
RRB Siliguri 301 Siliguri Cut Off
RRB Thiruvananthapuram 218 Thiruvananthapuram Cut Off

RRB JE Ahmedabad Cut Off CBT 1

Here you can check the cut off marks for RRB JE Ahmedabad

CAT. NO UR SC ST OBC ESM R-LD
2 53.25348 35.0662 41.59817 39.86589
3 45.52974 31.88724 33.45616 31.72867 28.95969
12 44.99854 30.0186 33.28563 31.48444
13 61.06358 32.93073
15 66.46342 56.08357 49.51838 61.74129 31.96158 30.63908
17 67.36059 55.51992 47.31553 60.71196 49.46823 23.80857
38 69.87404 59.34134 47.8822 62.43218 44.30746 28.39809
40 63.31618 52.73865 46.92959 58.22593 26.7946
44 63.57525 54.49308 50.15006 59.98525 34.69211
53 62.70333 53.20884 47.60106 58.17809 40.29673
54 62.22532 57.5974
55 69.67396
63 62.22532 53.10968 47.31553 60.85183 33.52399
64 61.47288 52.72739 59.55051 49.84121
65 70.16801
67 75.60839 63.14611 55.61583 71.11258 49.68305 32.23611

RRB JE Allahabad Cut-Off CBT 1

Total Candidate’s that cleared the RRB JE CBT-1 Cut Off from the Allahabad region is 21,725.

Here you can check the cut off marks for RRB JE Allahabad

CAT. NO. UR SC ST OBC ESM R-HI R-LD
1 74.6079 51.48546
2 69.47909 59.8996 43.41653 62.61853 30.84687
3 61.19293 51.63463 37.64559 53.5278 35.44915 23.08264
12 63.14717 53.67956 37.55573 56.89383 34.76053 28.12337
13 74.20158
14 72.61195 64.89178 48.79581 69.05575 30.47051 51.28461
15 70.02304 61.81037 43.01088 66.96709 35.53451 46.82916
16 85.0544
17 72.88119 61.78648 42.50262 68.55276 39.96647 48.81995
21 85.67314 72.35133 58.44167
38 73.81147 62.35192 46.51188 69.57522 33.87272 24.81643 53.03188
40 69.99863 61.48022 42.73863 66.95645
42 78.08099 66.88128 50.92524 49.36264 41.86261
44 70.37213 61.61604 54.57937 66.75144 38.9032 28.08638 52.27118
46 51.62789
53 69.2134 60.68279 44.991 66.22771 35.08041
54 68.72988 60.33647 47.29151 66.03098 40.91908
55 72.62834 61.6498 56.41646 68.76543 36.28172 49.03814
56 81.96695 67.46957 77.82375
63 74.80704 65.17979 51.82763 69.71726 30.79335
64 73.63417 65.01235 49.16487 69.30866 33.15483 56.89383
67 84.69523 74.57163 64.28927 63.97751 59.7834
69 70.31581 55.97775 56.57277 69.66912 32.01582 30.15225 32.58343

RRB JE Cut Off Mumbai CBT 1

Here you can check the cut off marks for RRB JE Mumbai

CAT NO. UR SC ST OBC ESM R-HI R-LD
1 65.40452 52.55336 44.02547 54.01034
2 63.92506 49.50937 39.15251 49.81679 42.50208 29.29591
3 59.76344 49.42708 39.03721 45.33763 43.48738
12 59.71184 48.33557 47.51774 45.01447 32.48732 30.84687
14 73.09143 63.57143 50.41389 65.01494 34.86076
15 70.50108 60.68708 46.43597 62.61853 36.80806
16 74.33428 60.60138 45.85526 65.60608 38.14038 39.13662 46.61978
17 69.97675 59.81457 45.18087 62.06896 43.97323
38 71.79113 60.53104 48.20499 62.85968 31.09998 34.45421 48.75689
40 69.41532 59.21428 44.95903 61.73902 42.89796
42 71.85596 61.19293 55.81547 64.08861 43.90605
43 69.14584 59.30547 49.4834 61.43459 30.16112 39.18231
44 71.46058 61.14762 56.62766 63.03002 30.52171
53 68.46702 58.6854 46.78393 61.12347
54 68.14607 58.71213 46.16023 60.9554 63.15784 37.79307
55 72.97511 66.78434 62.93343 68.6447 44.31258
56 76.21148 67.62332 69.97675 30.23564 41.37131
63 76.51785 69.16058
64 77.3989 72.28157 70.95614
65 75.80149 66.96021
67 78.64218 71.09959 65.63463 75.52231 61.15263 35.81991 53.42201
69 77.87012 66.8795 68.96153 74.1682 30.16955 40.44989

RRB JE CBT 2 Cut-off

Minimum pecentage required to pass RR JE CBT Cut Off are as follows:

Category Minimum Qualifying Percentage Minimum Qualifying Marks (Out of Maximum 150)
General 40% 60
EWS 40% 60
OBC 30% 45
SC 30% 45
ST 25% 37.5

Expected RRB JE Cut Off for Mechanical Engineering

Category Gen EWS OBC SC ST
Expected Cut-off 68-72 65-68 62-66 59-62 58-60

Expected RRB JE Cut Off for Civil Engineering

Category Gen EWS OBC SC ST
Expected Cut-off 58-62 54-60 52-56 48-53 46-49

Expected RRB JE Cut Off for Electrical Engineering

Category Gen EWS OBC SC ST
Expected Cut-off 75-79 72-76 68-73 62-67 59-62

RRB JE Previous Year RRB JE Cut Off

Take a look at the previous year cut off for the RRB JE examination. The railway recruitment board decides the cut off based on the factors mentioned above. To understand the cut off trends, let us have a look at the Previous year RRB JE Cut off Marks.

Zone-wise RRB JE Cut Off Score:

The following table displays the Region/Zone-wise RRB JE Cut Off 2018.

RRB Junior Engineering CBT 1 State Wise Cut Off 2019
RRB Zones General OBC SC ST
Ahmedabad 65 60 48 43
Ajmer 63 58 53 47
Allahabad 62 56 49 42
Bangalore 53 48 35 34
Bhopal 62 54 46 33
Bhubaneswar 61 56 51 48
Bilaspur 63 55 46 42
Chandigarh 71 62 56 49
Chennai 61 48 42 36
Gorakhpur 73 67 56 49
Guwahati 72 67 63 56
Jammu 65 48 42
Kolkata 59 54 48 39
Malda 73 69 62 54
Mumbai 63 55 44 37
Muzaffarpur 74 69 63 55
Patna 79 76 69 58
Ranchi 75 69 62 56
Secunderabad 68 61 54 43
Siliguri 69 59 54 48
Thiruvananthapuram 52 46 38 30

RRB JE Cut Off 2016

The following table displays the Cut off marks for Junior Engineer in Ahmedabad region

Ahmedabad JE 2016 Cut-off Marks (in %)
Post Name UR SC ST OBC
Jr. Engineers 45.33 38.23 38.46 45.14
Sr. Section Engineers 45.97 37.62 42.9

The below-mentioned table displays the cut off marks for Junior Engineer & Depot Material Superintendent for Chennai region

Chennai JE & DMS 2016 Cut-off Marks (in %)
Railway Post UR SC ST OBC
ICF JE – (Works) 47.42 40.34 NV 46.99
SR , ICF & RDSO JE – Civil Drawing/ Drg Design/ Design Civil B&S 48.94 40.20 37.93 43.51
SR JE – Electrical / GS 63.35 54.99 48.98 61.29
SR JE – Electrical/ TRD 63.96 50.95 47.16 63.89
SR JE – Electrical/ TRS 60.75 48.99 46.50 59.58
SR JE – Telecommunication 68.33 NV NV NV
ICF Depot Material Superintendent 69.26 50.30 47.19 NV

Bilaspur JE Cutoff 2016

Following table displays, cut off for different posts in the Bilaspur Region.

Post UR SC ST OBC
JE DSL ELECT NA 56.00 48.99 NA
JE ELECTRICAL/ ELECTRICAL GENERAL 60.40 51.92 NA 59.93
JE ELECTRICAL (TRD) NA NA NA 62.83

RRB JE Cut Off 2015

Category Wise Normalized Cut-off Marks for RRB JE Exam 2015

Zones Category wise Cut Off 2015
General OBC SC ST
Allahabad 61.45 54.42 47.36 41.32
Mumbai 61.52 53.19 41.27 35.46
Secunderabad 66.28 59.27 53.26 41.36
Kolkata 58.37 53.62 47.21 38.25
Ahmadabad 64.37 59.35 47.26 40.32
Bhopal 60.27 52.36 44.52 33.48
Ajmer 62.26 56.27 51.32 46.27
Chennai 59.27 46.32 39.36 34.31
Bhubaneswar 61.32 54.37 49.63 47.38
Patna 79.67 74.37 68.23 57.26
Bangalore 51.32 46.27 33.67 31.28
Ranchi 74.56 68.35 61.32 55.28
Thiruvananthapuram 51.35 45.34 37.24 28.36
Muzaffarpur 74.67 69.23 61.32 54.37
Guwahati 72.32 67.43 63.56 56.32
Chandigarh 70.32 61.43 54.62 49.21
Bilaspur 61.32 53.56 44.21 39.52
Gorakhpur 72.62 66.36 54.67 47.32
Siliguri 68.34 58.21 53.37 46.63
Malda 72.36 68.21 61.23 53.47
Jammu 63.21 47.32 41.27

After a detailed analysis of the various exam sessions conducted this year and then synchronizing the data with the previous year cut-offs, we have come up with a tentative cut off which can be expected in RRB JE Cut Off 2020.

Category Expected Cut-Off(Out of 100 Marks)
General 52 to 56 Marks
OBC 50 to 55 Marks
SC 41 to 44 Marks
ST 34 to 41 Marks

We have covered the detailed guide on RRB JE Cut Off 2020. Feel free to ask us any questions in the comment section below.

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