RRB JE Eligibility 2021: Railway Jr Engineer Age Limit & Educational Qualification

RRB JE Eligibility Criteria 2021 (Age Limit & Education Qualification): Railway Recruitment Board of Indian Railways will soon release the official notice through Employment News portal about the RRB JE Recruitment 2021. The candidates who aspire for the post are required to fulfill the RRB JE Eligibility Criteria 2021 before filling the RRB Jr. Engineer Application Forms 2021. The candidates are advised to go through the RRB JE Educational Qualification, RRB Jr. Engineer Age Limit and other eligibility criteria before they proceed to submit RRB JE Online Form 2021. Go through the article in order to know it all about Eligibility Criteria for Jr. Engineer in Railways.

Important Details about RRB JE Recruitment | RRB JE Eligibility Criteria 2021 (Age Limit & Education Qualification)

Railway Recruitment for Junior Engineer post is yet announced at the end of the year. The eligible and interested candidates can apply for the post once the application forms are released. The candidates must know the important details of the recruitment process before they initiate to fill in the forms. We are hereby providing you with the important details of the examination.

Name of the Recruitment Board Railway Recruitment Board 
Recruitment Firm Indian Railways 
Name of the Post JE, JE(IT), CMA, DMS
Number of Vacancies 13,487 (Expected)
Mode of Application Online 
Mode of Selection Two stages of CBT, PET Document Verification, and Interview 
Mode of Written Examination Online 

The candidates are being provided with the important details of the application forms release and submission. It is necessary that the candidates abide by the dates mentioned in here. Any entry after the end of the due date will not be accepted. Also, the candidates are advised to be in regular visitation with the website. We will be providing you with the latest updates.

Events Dates 
Release Date for RRB Recruitment Official Notification PDF (CEN 03/2021)Notified Soon
Starting of Application Forms 2021To be notified
Ending of the Online Form 2021To be notified
Last date to pay the Exam Fee through post office challanTo be notified
Last date to pay the fee through SBI ChallanTo be notified
Last date to pay the fee onlineTo be notified
Final Submission of ApplicationTo be notified
First Stage CBT ExaminationTo be notified

RRB Jr. Engineer Eligibility Criteria 2021 (Age Limit & Education Qualification)

If a candidate wants to apply for any kind of recruitment or the Examinations that may fetch them a good post in Governmental or semi-governmental associations, they are required to go through an extensive process of Recruitment Selection. The first step to apply for any examination is submitting the application form successfully.

A candidate can only apply for a particular examination, if and only if they fulfill the eligibility criteria. RRB Junior Engineer Eligibility Criteria 2021 (Age Limit & Education Qualification) explains what are the necessary requirements are for the candidate to be fulfilled. If a candidate fails to fulfill the RRB Jr. Engineer Eligibility Criteria they cannot apply for the examinations. It is necessary that the candidates check the RRB JE Age Limit or the Educational Qualification required for RRB JE Recruitment 2021 before they apply for the examination. In the official notification, all the necessary Eligibility Criteria for Jr. Engineer for Railways is mentioned. It is advisable that the candidates see to it that they have fulfilled the needed requirements before they proceed to fill the RRB JE Online Forms 2021.

RRB JE Application Form

Following RRB JE Eligibility Criteria must be followed. 

RRB JE Age Limit: The candidates applying for the post of Junior Engineer are required to be of the age from 18 to 33 years as on 01/01/2021. The candidates from the reserved category will be provided with the age relaxation in upper age limit.

Nationality: The candidate must be an Indian Citizen. The candidates who belong to one of the privileged groups can apply if they provide adequate certification from the Government.

RRB JE 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.

RRB JE Eligibility Criteria 2021 | RRB Jr. Engineer Age Limit

Age Limit is the most important criteria to be followed. The candidate who is less in age or who exceed the maximum limit of the age is not allowed to fill the form. If the candidate is caught with providing fake or incorrect details in the Application Forms, their candidature will be canceled and no consideration would take place for whatsoever reason. Though on the upper age limit, the reserved category candidates are provided a fair relaxation. Check the table below to find the exact age a candidate can apply for the post.

CategoryRRB JE Age relaxation
General CategoryNo relaxation
Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe5 years
Other Backward Classes3 years
Persons With Disabilities10 years
Persons With Disabilities (OBC)13 years
Persons With Disabilities (SC/ ST)15 years
Widows, Divorced Women, and Women Judicially separated from Husband but not remarried35 years (UR), 38 years (OBC), 40 years (SC/ ST)
Ex-Servicemenup to the extent of service rendered in Defence, plus 3 years, provided they have put in more than 6 months service after attestation
Serving Group “C” and erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes40 years (UR)
43 years (OBC)
45 years (SC/ ST)
domiciled in the State of Jammu &
Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989.
5 years

RRB JE Eligibility Criteria 2021 | RRB Jr. Engineer Nationality

Every candidate appearing in the Railway Recruitment Board Recruitment for Junior Engineer must belong to Indian Nationality. There might be provisions for the candidates who are not originally from India but have migrated in the country under certain circumstances with the intention to settle. Such candidates are given the privilege to apply under the condition that they submit the required documents that prove their eligibility and they have been sanctioned by the government to appear in the examination. Thus, the candidate can belong to one of the following categories:

  • A citizen of India, or
  • A subject of Nepal, or
  • A subject of Bhutan, or
  • A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Linka, 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.

RRB JE Eligibility Criteria 2021 | RRB Jr. Engineer Educational Qualification

it is mandatory to see that the candidate appearing in the examination must have the minimum of the following Educational Qualification. The official notification of RRB Jr. Engineer Recruitment 2021 has elaboratively described the RRB JE Educational Qualification for each related post that is required. It is obvious that the candidate applying in the particular specialization of Junior Engineer post have complete knowledge and graduating degree in the specialization itself. Following criteria are described in the official notice.

For the post of Junior Engineer: Diploma / Degree in Engineering in relevant disciplines prescribed against various posts in Annexure – A of the detailed CEN 03/2021. The regional websites will soon release the official notification on their regional official websites.

For the post of Depot Material Superintendent: Diploma / Degree in Engineering from any discipline.

For the post of Junior Engineer (Information Technology): PGDCA/ B.Sc. (Computer Science)/ BCA/ B.Tech (Information Technology)/ B.Tech (Computer Science)/ DOEACC ‘B’ Level Course of 3 years duration or equivalent from recognized university / institute.

For the post of Chemical Metallurgical Assistant: Bachelors Degree in Science with Physics and Chemistry with a minimum of 45% marks.

RRB JE Eligibility Criteria 2021 | RRB Jr. Engineer Medical Standards

The candidates who appear for the written examination will also be appearing for the Medical Tests. When the candidates have cleared the CBT round of selection procedure they will be called in for the document verification as well as the Medical tests. Complete details of the medical tests and medical fitness standards will be shared once the detailed notification CEN 03/2021 is released.

Updated: February 20, 2021 — 11:48 pm

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Vishakha Mishra

Hi, I am Vishakha Mishra and a Content Writer. I am a post graduate and possess a lot of passion to write. I aspire for governmental recruitments myself thus, trying to share the important information with fellow aspirants.


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  1. Sir, I had one backlog in final year when I applied for the rrbje. But now I have cleared that subject. Will my form be rejected?

  2. I am completed the diploma ECE.
    I have backlogs and I completed that to.
    Can I apply for it

    1. Hi Shyamson,
      Application process is over now.

  3. i have completed Direct second year diploma in computer engineering . can i apply for junior engineer post.

    1. Hi Mahesh,
      Please check the Eligibility criteria before applying.

  4. Sir I m waiting for my last year B.Sc result. Can I apply?

    1. Hi Siddharth,
      No, you cannot reply.

  5. Sir
    I have completed bachelor of computer science in 3 years duration
    Can I apply for RRB JE

    1. Hi Saurabh,
      Yes, you can apply for the posts of RRB JE. Kindly confirm the posts through post parameters before applying in any RRB Zone.

  6. sir i have b.sc in electronics can i apply for je

    1. hi Prashanth,
      Yes, you can apply for the posts. Kindly check the post parameters and respective vacancy in the RRB before applying.

  7. Hello sir I am yashbhadra Vishwakarma. I have diploma of civil engineering. Can I apply this form please tell me?

    1. Hi Yash,
      Yes, you can apply for the post if your 3-year diploma is completed. Check the post parameters before applying for it.

  8. Hi ..I’m Ashok completed BE in civil engineering. I’m I eligible for the post?

    1. Hi Ashok,
      Yes you are eligible for the posts. Kindly check the Post Parameters before applying.

  9. Hi I am b.tech completed student in the stream of electronics and communication engineering. can I eligible for this post

    1. Hi Lakshmi,
      Yes you are eligible for various posts, kindly check the Post Parameters and apply for the post.

  10. b.tech final year can i apply for this job

    1. HI Lakhwinder,
      No, You cannot apply for the job. As said in the notification, the candidate must have completed their degree course before 01/01/2019.

  11. engg. final year student can apply for this job

    1. Hi Vinod,
      To apply for this post you must have completed the courses and certification by 1st January 2019.

  12. Can we apply for RRB zones other than our own state? Can we opt for the exam centre in our state?

    1. HI Sudha,
      Yes you can. Though the Exam Centers decided by the examination authority will be final and no changes would be considered.

  13. Can we apply for any zone rrb other than our domicile state?? If yes then can we get exam centre in our state or somewhere coming under the opted rrb zone????

    1. Hi Athi,
      You can apply in any of the regions of RRB given that the selected RRB provides the posts applicable according to your qualifications.
      You can also choose the exam center, but the examination center decided by RRB Examination authority will be final and cannot be changed in any case.

  14. Sir, I have completed BE Computer, so can I apply for JE(IT) post

    1. Hi Chaitali,
      Yes you can apply.

  15. I am B.Sc. chemistry honours . physics is my subsidiary subject .can i apply for metallurgy assistant post?

    1. Hi Jay Prakash,
      Yes, you can apply for the post.

  16. Diploma final year students can apply for this JE job

    1. Hi Akash,
      Check the Eligibility Criteria and post parameters. before you apply for any post.

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