(Notification) RRB Technical Jobs 2015: Centralised Recruitment No.: CEN 01/2015

RRB Technical Jobs 2015: Centralised Recruitment No.: CEN 01/2015

ONLINE applications are invited from eligible Indian Nationals for the following posts of Junior Engineer, Depot Material Superintendent, Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant, Senior Section Engineer and Chief Depot Material Superintendent. Applications complete in all respects should be submitted only ONLINE to the Railway Recruitment Board till 23.59 hrs of closing date

Posts Detail:












Age Limit:

The lower and upper age limit indicated for a particular post(s) in the vacancy table will be reckoned as on 01.07.2015. The upper age limit is relaxable as under, subject to submission of requisite certificates:

1. By 5 years for SC/ST candidates.
2. By 3 years for OBC candidates.
3. No age relaxation is allowed to SC/ST/OBC candidates applying against unreserved vacancies.
4. For Ex-Servicemen, up to the extent of service rendered in Defence, plus 3 years, provided they have put in more than 6 months service after attestation.
5. By 5 years for candidates who have ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989.
6. By 10 years for UR Persons with Disabilities (PWD), 13 years for OBC Persons with Disabilities and 15 years for SC&ST Persons with Disabilities (PWD).
7. Upper age limit in case of widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from husband but not remarried shall be 35 years for Unreserved, 38 years for OBC and 40 years for SC/ST candidates.
8. For serving Group ”C” and erstwhile Group 'D' Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes, the upper age limit will be up to 40 years for Unreserved candidates, 45 years for SC/ST candidates and 43 years for OBC candidates, provided they have put in a minimum of 3 years service (continuous or in broken spells). For those working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization such as Railway Canteens, Co-operative Societies and institutes, the relaxation in upper age limit will be up to the length of service rendered, subject to a maximum of 5 years

Educational Qualification:

Candidates should have requisite Educational/Technical qualifications (as indicated in the vacancy table) from recognized Board/University /Institute as on the date of submission of the ONLINE application for this Centralized Employment Notice. Those awaiting results of the final examination need NOT apply. Candidates who have obtained diploma/degree through distance mode except AMIETE & AMIE are not eligible to apply.

Examination Fee:

1. No examination fee for candidates belonging to SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/ Persons with Disability (PWD)/ Women/Minorities and Economically Backward Classes having annual family income less than ` 50,000/-

NOTE: - Minorities mean Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Zoroastrians (Parsis) (further revision if any received till the closing date of this Centralized Employment Notice). Minority candidates claiming waiver of examination fee will be required to furnish 'minority community declaration' affidavit on non-judicial stamp paper at the time of document verification to the effect that they belong to any of the above minority communities. If the affidavit is not produced at the time of document verification, the candidature will be rejected. Economically Backward Classes candidates means those whose annual family income is less than ` 50,000/-. They have to submit income certificate at the time of document verification in the prescribed format as given in Annexure-7 on the letter head of the issuing authority.

2. For Unreserved/OBC Male candidates not coming within the purview of minority/economical backward classes/PWD/Ex-Servicemen, examination fee is ` 100/- for all categories.

3. The examination fee is non-refundable. It should be paid ONLINE using internet banking or debit/credit cards (service charges apply for all banks which will be borne by the candidates) or can be paid through challan in any branch of SBI or computerized Post Office Pay-In-Slip (service charges apply). If the fee is paid through a challan in SBI or Pay-In-Slip in Post Office the receipt should be preserved. The same can be produce at the time of Document Verification.

4. Applications not accompanied with examination fee, wherever required, will be summarily rejected.

Selection Proces:

1. The recruitment process for the post(s) notified in this Centralized Employment Notification is based on Single stage examination followed by verification of original documents.
2. Selection is made strictly as per merit, on the basis of ONLINE (Computer Based) examination.
3. The Question papers shall be of Objective Multiple Choice Type. The questions paper will be in English, Hindi, Urdu and local languages as indicated in Para 16.
4. The standard of questions for the ONLINE (Computer Based) examination will be generally in conformity with the educational standards and/or minimum technical qualifications prescribed for the posts. The questions will be of objective type with multiple choices and are likely to include questions pertaining to General awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Science and Technical Ability. The Question paper will have 150 questions, out of which 90 questions will be of Technical Ability & General Science and 60 questions from General awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence and Reasoning.

The technical portion of 90 questions shall cover basic concepts of Science and Engineering from all the branches/disciplines of educational qualifications, prescribed for respective categories in column 17 of vacancy table.

Category as per Notification Indicative Syllabus for Technical
Ability & General Science
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12,
13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21,
22, 23, 24, 25, 53, 54
Basic concepts of science (class XII
standard); Civil; Mechanical; Electrical;
Electronics; Computers; Environment
& Pollution Control; Instrumentation &
Measurement and Engineering
Drawing / Graphics.
26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34,
35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43,
44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50
Basic concepts of science (class X
standard); Civil; Mechanical; Electrical;
Electronics; Computers; Environment
& Pollution Control; Instrumentation &
Measurement and Engineering
Drawing / Graphics.
51 : Junior Engineer (IT) MS Office; Computer fundamentals &
organization; C , C++ & Java language;
Information systems; DBMS; System
programming; Operating systems; UNIX;
SAD; Data & Network communication; Web
technology & programming; Software
Engineering; Environment & Pollution Contro
52 : Chemical Metallurgical Assistant Basic concepts of Fuel; Material Science;
Polymers; Thermodynamics; Applied
Chemistry; Computers; Instrumentation &
Measurement; Environment & Pollution Control.

5. There shall be negative marking in ONLINE (Computer Based) examination and marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer @ 1/3 of the marks allotted for each question.
6. Candidates should read the instructions on the back side of e-call letter carefully and follow them scrupulously. Failure to comply with the instructions may lead to cancelation of candidature.
7. Duration:- Duration of the examination will be 120 minutes.
8. Based on the performance of candidates in the ONLINE examination (wherever applicable) candidates equal to the number of vacancies are called for document verification in the main list. In addition, 30% extra candidates are also called as standby. However, they are considered for empanelment only if there is shortfall in empanelment from the main list. During document verification, candidates will have to produce their original certificates. No additional time will be given and the candidature of the candidates not producing their original certificates on the date of verification is liable to be forfeited.

9. Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and community certificates and verification of antecedents/character of the candidates.

How To Apply:

1. Candidates can apply for a particular post to any one RRB only through ONLINE application mode by visiting the website of RRB concerned. The websites of RRBs (refer Para no.16 of General Instructions). Before applying, candidates are advised to go through the instructions available on the website of RRB and in this notification. The onus is on the candidate to prove that all the information provided/ submitted by him/ her in the application is true.

2. Candidates are required to go to the link provided for filling ONLINE application and fill up the personal details/BIO-DATA, fee paid etc. carefully. They are also required to exercise their option/preference for Category No(s), & Railway/Production Unit.

3. The examination fee (unless exempted) should be paid ONLINE using internet banking or debit/credit cards (service charges apply for all banks, which will be borne by the candidates) or can be paid through challan in any branch of SBI or computerized Post Office Pay-In-Slip. If the fee paid through a challan at SBI branch, the receipt should be preserved. At the time of Document Verification, the same can be called for verification. After making payment of fee relevant details are required to be filled in the prescribed column of the ONLINE application.

4. Candidates are required to take a print-out of blank “Template” provided on the link and affix their Signature (in English or in Hindi), Left Thumb Impression at appropriate place (Ridges of the thumb impression must be clearly visible) and paste a copy of the Photograph uploaded and self attest it. They are also required to copy the prescribed declaration in their own running handwriting (not in capital / spaced out letters), with blue or black ball point pen (not in pencil, fountain pen or gel pen), in the space provided to the extent possible. The filled in Template should be brought to the examination hall/ during Document Verification.

5 Photograph: A colour photograph of size 3.5 cm X 3.5 cm (not earlier than three months from the date of application), with clear front view of the candidate without cap and sunglasses, should be uploaded. The size of the uploaded photograph should be between 15kb-20 kb. Candidates may note that RRBs may, at any stage, reject the applications for uploading old/unclear photograph along with application or for any significant variations between photograph uploaded along with Application Form and the actual physical appearance of the candidate. Candidates are advised to keep two additional copies and also a post card size copy of the same photograph ready with them for bringing along with e-Call Letter and valid Photo ID at the time of examination/ during Document Verification (Refer to Para 7.03 & 7.04).

6. During submission of ONLINE application, a Registration Number will be issued to each applicant. Candidates are advised to preserve/note their Registration Number for further stages of recruitment process / correspondence with RRB concerned

Important Dates:

  • Last date of Closing: 26.07.2015 up to 23.59 Hrs
  • Date of ONLINE Examination: Between 22nd August 2015 and 5th September 2015

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Courtesy: RRB Patna


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