RRB JE Electronics Recruitment 2021: Vacancy, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Salary & Apply Online!

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As we all know, Indian Railways is the body that comes under the Ministry of Railways. Indian Railways takes pride in being the largest railway network in the world. To keep up, its seamless work, the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) recruits Junior Engineers through a systematic and well-defined process. It conducts the RRB JE Electronics Recruitment every year, to recruit candidates for various engineering posts on the Indian railway. Although the official notification for the year 2021 is yet to be released by the recruitment board, candidates can go through this article to get an idea regarding the complete process of recruitment. The highlights of the RRB JE Electronics & Allied Engineering recruitment are as follows:
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  • The RRB JE Electronics recruitment procedure consists of three stages, beginning with Stage 1 C.B.T and ending with Stage 2 C.B.T. Following that, candidates who pass both stages are subjected to a medical fitness test as well as document verification.
  • Candidates must apply for the RRB JE EC Exam using the internet.
  • The candidates that are hired will be paid according to the 7th pay commission's Level 6 salary scale. The starting pay would be Rs.35,400, excluding all benefits.
  • Candidates that are chosen through the selection process will be required to complete training and will be compensated for their efforts.
  • The maximum age limit of the candidates needs to be 33 years.

Download the Official Notification for RRB JE 2018 by clicking here!

RRB JE Electronics Recruitment 2021 Overview


Name of Organization

Railway Recruitment Board 

Official Website



Junior Engineer (Electronics Engineer)

No. of Vacancies

2192+ (Expected)

Application Start Date

To Be Announced

Application End Date

To Be Announced

Exam Date

To Be Announced

Admit Card Release Date

To Be Announced

Mode of Exam

Online (C.B.T)

Selection Process 

  1. CBT 1
  2. CBT 2
  3. Medical Test & Document Verification

Job Location

All over India

RRB JE Electronics Recruitment Vacancy 2021

RRB is yet to release the official vacancy list for the year 2021. However, it is estimated that the RRB JE Electronics vacancy for this year is going to be the same as the last recruitment. The aspirants can check the vacancy below from RRB JE EC 2018 Notification given below:




Junior Engineer Electrical












































RRB JE Electronics Engineer Apply Online 2021

To apply online for the RRB JE Electronics Recruitment, the candidates need to register themselves online on the official website first. Please follow the given steps which would help you to apply for the application online.

Step 1: Log on to RRB'S Official website by clicking on the link.

Step 2: Click on the notification that is stated as “RRB JE Electronics Recruitment – 2021”.

Step 3: Click on the ‘Apply button’ which is green in color.

Step 4: Register yourself using a valid email id and mobile number. All the candidates are required to keep the email address active until the very end of the recruitment process.

Step 5: Enter all your personal and educational details as required.

Step 6: Upload all the requisite documents and thereby click on ‘preview’. In case the documents are not in the specified format you can use the helpful PrepForSure Editing Tool to edit your documents.

Step 7: Cross-check all the details on the application and then submit.

Step 8: Pay the application fees as specified and download the application form for your future reference.

RRB JE Electronics Application Fees

All the aspirants who wish to apply for the RRB JE Electronics Recruitment examination must keep in mind that there is a certain fee charged at the time they fill the application online. The application fee structure for the RRB JC EC examination is mentioned below.

Category of candidate

Application Fee to be paid

Unreserved and OBC categories

INR 500 (INR 400 would be refunded after the candidate has completed Stage 1 of the RRB JE EC exam.

SC/ST/PwBD/Ex-Servicemen/Female/Transgender/Minorities/Economically backward class

INR 250 (Total fees would be refunded to the candidate after they clear the stage-1 of RRB JE EC exam)

RRB JE Electronics & Allied Engineering 2021 Selection Process

As per the selection process of the RRB JE Electronics exam, the candidates will have to undergo three phases. The candidates are assessed in two different stages. First, they have to give Stage-1 C.B.T. which is then followed by candidates to give the second phase Stage-2 C.B.T. 

The candidates who make it through both the stages of C.B.T Stage-1 and Stage 2 are then called in for a medical fitness test and document verification process. The candidates who clear all the stages are now considered for the final RRB JE Electronics recruitment process.

Get all the details on the RRB JE Selection process.



Stage 1 – C.B.T

o Objective questions – 100

o Time Allotted ( For Others)– 90 mins

o Time Allotted (PwBD candidates with scribes) – 120 mins

o Negative marking – 0.33 for every incorrect answer given

Stage 2 – C.B.T

o MCQ – 150

o Time Allotted (Others)– 120 mins

o Time Allotted (PwBD candidates with scribes) – 160 mins

o Negative marks – 0.33 for every incorrect answer given

Medical Fitness Test

o Candidates qualifying for the first and second rounds would be called for medical examination.

o The required medical standard for RRB JE Electronics & Allied Engineering

is C1 or above.

Document Verification

Document verification is done for all the candidates who are shortlisted. 

Candidates are advised to have both original documents and photocopies.


RRB JE Electronics Recruitment Eligibility Criteria 2021

Before applying for the RRB JE EC recruitment, an aspirant must meet a set of eligibility requirements. For the RRB JE Electronics Recruitment, they must meet all of the RRB JE eligibility criteria and conditions listed below:

RRB JE Electronics & Allied Engineering Age Limit

The RRB has issued certain age limit guidelines for all the candidates. The aspirants must fall within the set RRB JE Electronics & Allied Engineering age limit to be eligible to apply for the RRB JE EC Exam–

  • Minimum Age Limit: 18 Years
  • Maximum Age Limit: 33 Years

Age Relaxation

RRB also provides certain age relaxations to aspirants belonging to different categories who can also sit for the RRB JC EC exam.

S. No.


Age Relaxation


Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe

5 years


Other Backward Classes (NCL)

3 years


Women (All Category) 

  • UR/OBC – 38 years of age
  • SC/ST – 40 Years of age


Ex-Servicemen who have put in more than 6 months of service after attestation

  • UR- 33 years plus years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years


  • OBC(NCL) – 36 years plus years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years


  • SC/ST – 38 years plus years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years


Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBDs)

  • UR -10 years
  • OBC (NCL) – 13 years
  • SC/ST – 15 years


Persons ordinarily domiciled

in State of Jammu & Kashmir

during 01-01-1980 to 31-12-1989

  • UR -38 years
  •  OBC (NCL) – 41 years
  • SC/ST – 43 years


Persons in Group ‘C’ and Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in a minimum of 3 years service

  • UR – 40 years
  • OBC (NCL) – 43 years
  • SC/ST – 45 years


Candidates who are working

in Quasi-Administrative offices

of the Railway organization

such as Railway Canteens,

Co-operative Societies and Institutes

  • UR – 33 years plus the length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower.
  • OBC (NCL) – 36 years plus the length of service rendered for 5 years, whichever is lower.
  • SC/ST – 38 years plus the length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower.


The candidate appearing for the RRB JE EC exam must be either;

  • 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 intending to permanently settle in India, or
  • a person who is 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 intending to permanently settle in India.

RRB JE Electronics & Allied Engineering Educational Qualification

The candidate must possess a three-year diploma in engineering, a Bachelor's degree in engineering, or a combination of sub-streams of basic streams in Electronics and Allied Engineering obtained from accredited universities/institutes via regular, open, or distance learning modes of study. Candidates who are still awaiting their results or who are in their last year are ineligible to apply for the RRB JE EC test.

RRB JE Electronics Medical Standards 

The aspirants preparing for the RRB JE Electronics Recruitment exam must fulfill all the required medical standard categories as prescribed by the RRB guidelines. Candidates who fail to meet the prescribed physical or visual standards would not be considered for the RRB JE EC recruitment. Aspirants who have certain physical disabilities are also required to fill the disability form with their documents attached. Candidates can find the required medical standards table below: 

Medical Standard

General Fitness

Vision Standards


Physically fit

in all respects

  • In case of Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/9 with or without glasses (power of lenses to not exceed 2D),
  • In case Near Vision: Sn: 0.6,0.6 with or without glasses and
  • The candidate must pass the test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, 

Night Vision and Mesopic vision


Physically fit

in all respects

  • In case of Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses to not exceed 4D),
  • Incase of Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required
  • The candidate Must pass tests for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision and Mesopic vision.



Physically fit

in all respects

  • In the case of Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses to not exceed 4D).
  • In case of Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required
  • The candidate must pass a test for Binocular Vision.


Physically fit

in all respects

  • In the case of Distance Vision: 6/12, 6/18 with or without glasses.
  • In the case of Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required.

RRB JE EC Syllabus 2021

The RRB JE Electronics aspirants must prepare following the RRB JE syllabus 2021. The syllabus is an important factor as it gives candidates the right information on all the topics and subjects which are essential for the preparation.

Prepare with a detailed RRB JE Syllabus.




Stage-1 C.B.T.


  • Number Systems
  • Percentage
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Profit and Loss
  • Averages
  • Mixture and Alligation
  • Time and distance
  • Time & Work
  • Discount
  • Square & Cube roots
  • Algebra
  • Linear Equations
  • DI – Bar Graph, Pie chart, Caselet
  • Mensuration
  • HCF & LCM
  • Fractions and Decimals


General Intelligence and Reasoning

  • Puzzles – Seating Arrangement, Circular Arrangement
  • Arithmetic Reasoning
  • Figure Series
  • Number Series
  • Non-verbal series
  • Small & Capital letters
  • Blood Relation
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Statement conclusion
  • Syllogism
  • Venn Diagrams

General Awareness

  • Current Affairs
  • Geography
  • Economy
  • Political science
  • Budget
  • New Government schemes
  • Awards & honours
  • Books & authors
  • International & National news
  • History

General Science

Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences that are up to 10th Standard CBSE syllabus

Stage-2 C.B.T.

General Awareness

  • Current affairs
  • Indian geography
  • Sports
  • General scientific and technological developments etc.
  • History Culture and of India that are including freedom struggle, Indian Polity and Constitution
  • Indian Economy,
  • Environmental issues concerning India and the World

Physics and Chemistry

Up to 10th standard CBSE syllabus.

Basics of Computers and Applications

  • Architecture of Computers
  • Operating Systems like Windows, Unix, Linux, MS Office
  • Internet and Email
  • Websites & Web Browsers
  • Computer Virus
  • Input and Output devices
  • Storage devices
  • Networking

Basics of Environment and Pollution Control

  • Basics of Environment
  • The adverse effect of environmental pollution and control strategies
  • Global warming
  • Acid rain
  • Air, water, and Noise pollution
  • Waste Management
  • Ozone depletion.

Technical Abilities

  • Basic Concepts
  • Electrical Machines
  • Synchronous Machines
  • Generation, Transmission, and Distribution
  • Estimation and Costing
  • Basic Electronics
  • Circuit law
  • Magnetic Circuit
  • AC Fundamentals
  • Measurement and measuring instruments

RRB JE 2021 Electronics Engineering Syllabus – Major Subjects

Here we have highlighted the major subjects in the syllabus which hold great importance from the examination point of view. Candidates can refer to the following table. 

Sr. No.



Electronic Components and Materials


Digital Electronics


Electronic Devices and Circuits


Computer Programming


Data communication and Network


Electronic Measurements


Basic Electrical Engineering


Communication Engineering


Microprocessor and



Linear Integrated Circuit

RRB JE Electronics 2021 Exam Pattern 

Candidates can find the expected RRB JE EC exam pattern 2021 below. The official exam pattern for RRB JE EC Recruitment 2021 has not been released yet. The RRB JE Electronics exam pattern is as follows:

RRB JE EC Stage-1 C.B.T. Exam Pattern


Total Questions

Total Marks

Time Duration

Negative Marking




  • 90 minutes
  • 120 minutes for PwBD candidates with scribes.

0.33 marks are deducted for every wrong answer 

General Intelligence and Reasoning



General Awareness



General Science






RRB JE EC Stage-2 C.B.T. Exam Pattern


Total Questions

Total Marks

Basics of Computers and Applications



Basics of Environment and Pollution Control



Physics and Chemistry



General Awareness



Technical Abilities






RRB JE Electronics Exam Dates 2021

The RRB JE EC exam dates would be announced along with the release of the official RRB JE Electronics Recruitment notification. Exam dates would help all the candidates to plan their preparation strategies for the exam accordingly.

Exam Events


Start of Online Process

Yet to be released

Last date of Online Process

Yet to be released

C.B.T (Phase I)

Yet to be released

C.B.T. (Phase-II)

Yet to be released

Medical Fitness Test

Yet to be released

Document Verification Date

Yet to be released

RRB JE Electronic Engineering Result Date

Yet to be released

Check RRB JE Exam dates here!

RRB JE Electronics Admit Card 2021

An admit card is an important document and must be kept in a safe space. The RRB JE Electronics admit card can be downloaded by the candidates from the official website or through the direct link given below. The hall ticket is usually released by RRB 10-15 days before the examination date.

Step 1: Go to RRB’s official website.

Step 2: Look for and click on the notification in regards to the admit card release.

Step 3: Enter your credentials such as registration number and password.

Step 4: The RRB JE EC call letter will be available to download.

Step 5: You may download and/or print for your ready reference.

RRB JE Electronics & Allied Engineering PGT Salary 2021

The candidates who get recruited as RRB JE Electronic Engineers would receive a good pay scale accompanied with other allowances as per the Government guidelines. The RRB JE Salary is as per Level 6 of the 7th Pay Commission. All the candidates note that the selected candidates will undergo a training period for which they will receive a monthly stipend. Those candidates who are selected will have to sign an indemnity bond at the time of joining.


Grade Pay

Initial Pay

Additional Benefits


INR 4,200/-

INR 35,400/-

  • Dearness Allowance
  • House Rent Allowance
  • Transport Allowance

RRB JE Electronics Engineer Recruitment Cut Off 2021

The cut-off marks for the RRB JE EC exam will be released after the completion of the recruitment process. The cut-off marks are a benchmark to pass to move further with the RRB JE Electronic Engineering recruitment process. The RRB sets the minimum qualifying marks for the candidates appearing for both the stages of C.B.T. Candidates appearing in the RRB JE EC exam must score the specified qualifying marks to get ahead with the selection process.

RRB JE EC Minimum Qualifying Marks











Note: For PwBD applicants applying for vacancies earmarked for them, the percentage of minimum qualifying marks for eligibility may be decreased by 2%.

RRB JE Electronics Answer Key 2021

After the exam, the RRB provides the JE Electronics Engineering answer key 15-30 days later. Once the RRB JE EC exam answer key is issued, candidates can get it from the official website. Within a week of its release, the RRB gives applicants the opportunity to contest the answer key. The following are the steps to obtain the RRB JE Answer key:

Step 1: Go to the RRB official website.

Step 2: Click on the solution/answer key link concerning your post.

Step 3: Download and save the answer key.

Step 4: Check answers and predict your chances of selection.

RRB JE Electronics Exam Preparation Tips

Keeping in mind the large number of candidates appearing for the exam and the RRB JC EC itself being a competitive exam, it can be a little tough to crack. However, with the right preparation strategy, you can ace the RRB JE Electronics Recruitment 2021. To help you formulate an efficient strategy for your preparation, PrepForSure.com has come with some tips straight from our experts within the field.

  • For a thorough understanding of the RRB JE syllabus and exam pattern, consult the complete RRB JE syllabus and exam pattern.
  • Use RRB JE past year papers to see the difficulty level of the questions.
  • Take the RRB JE test series and put your skills to test in a competitive setting.
  • Make it a point to review the principles you've learnt two or three times a month.
  • Keep up with the most recent advancements in the world of electronics engineering.
  • For the exam, read current events daily and exercise solid time management skills.

RRB JE Electronics Books for Preparation 

Books play a huge role in the preparation for the examination. Therefore, getting the right preparation book is essential to the RRB JE EC exam. Hence, we have curated a list of books recommended by the experts in the field to help you ace RR JE EC exams.





RRB Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Examination Guide For Junior Engineer

Electronics and Telecommunication


General Knowledge 2021

General Awareness


Manohar Pandey

A New Approach to REASONING Verbal & Non-Verbal

Reasoning Ability


by B.S. Sijwali & Indu Sijwali

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations Paperback


S Chand

RS Aggarwal

Get expert-recommended RRB JE books.

RRB JE Electronics PGT Result 2021

For all candidates, the RRB JE EC results are available on the official website. Shortlisted candidates are contacted for the next step of the recruitment process when the results are announced. Following the instructions below, candidates can easily get their RRB JE EC result:

Step1: Go to the RRB's website first.

Step 2: Look for the notification titled "RRB JE Result 2021."

Step 3: Go to the link and enter your registration number and password to log in.

Step 4: You will receive your RRB JE EC scorecard. Save and download the file for future use.

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