RRB JE Eligibility Criteria 2024, Age Limit, Qualifications, Experience

Availability of career in the Indian Railways as with most government-oriented careers, can at times be daunting though they can be quite rewarding for those who are faced with lots of challenges and keen on working under tight schedules. The railway sector also offers opportunities that can be used to acquire new skills, adopt new technologies, and inform top practices in operation, supervision, and administration.

Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB) conducts the RRB JE Exam for filling various posts like Junior Engineer, Depot Material Superintendent and Chemical Supervisor & Metallurgical Supervisor for which candidates need to have an engineering background. The candidates will be selected through Written Tests (CBT 1 & CBT 2), Document Verification, and Medical Examination.

Beware of the cheaters who may misguide and mislead the aspirants with falsehood and  promises of getting them selected for the job on illegal consideration. The recruitment process for the RRB exams is fully online and based on the  computer  and the selection is based purely on the merit of candidates. Aspirants are advised to check the official websites regularly for further information and updates.


Overview of RRB Junior Engineer 2024

Feature Details
Recruitment Authority Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs)
Exam Name RRB Junior Engineer (JE) Exam
Post Name Junior Engineer (JE), Depot Materials Superintendent (DMS), Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA)
Category AE/JE Jobs
Job Location Nationwide across India
Age Limit 18 to 33 Years (Relaxations applicable for reserved categories)
Educational Qualification Diploma or BE/B. Tech in relevant engineering discipline
Selection Process Computer Based Test (CBT) 1, CBT 2, Document Verification (DV), Medical Examination

RRB JE Eligibility Criteria 2024 Overview

The eligibility criteria need to be fulfilled rigorously to be considered for the later stages of requirements and appointments.



  • Candidates must be Indian Nationals or
  • Citizen of Nepal
  • Citizen of Bhutan or
  • Tibetan refugees who have migrated to India before 01/01/1962.
  • Indian citizens migrated from countries such as Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, the East African Countries etc.


Age Criteria for eligibility

The minimum age limit is 18 years and the maximum age limit is 33 years.


What’s Age relaxation?  – 

The age relaxation criteria is different for different categories.

  • OBC – NCL: 3 years of age relaxation
  • SC/ST: 5 years of age relaxation
  • PwD (Persons with Disabilities): 10 years of age relaxation
  • Other Categories: According to Government norms 
  • Candidates seeking reservation on the basis of SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS status must ensure that they possess the caste/ community certificate as of the closing date for submission of the application.
  • Such candidates should produce their original caste/community certificate (in prescribed format) valid as on the closing date for submission of application.Candidates having certificates issued by the State government for SC/ST/ OBC-NCL are eligible to apply subject to the condition, the same community should be available in Central Government  list as on closing date of application (i.e., 14-05-2024) and should produce their certificates of authenticity during the document verification. Candidates serving (including those undergoing induction training /probation) in any Central/State Government Department including Railways or Public Sector Undertaking should produce an NOC from the employer on the date of Document Verification, failing which their candidature will be rejected and result in subsequent dismissal of the applicant .
  • EBC candidates are given ‘Fee concession’ only but they are not eligible for reservation benefits.
  • Minorities include Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Zoroastrians (Parsis) subject to revision/deletion/inclusion if any are received till the last date of submission of online application (i.e., 14-05-2024).Minority candidates are given ‘Fee concession’ only and are not eligible for reservation benefits.
  • In case the date is unavailable on educational certificates, enter the last date of the month mentioned on the certificate.


Experience -There is no experience required for RRB Junior Engineer Exam 2024. This post is open for experienced and freshers alike. No prerequisite experience is required.


Medical standards-

Aspirants should have to pass the physical and medical tests on requisite parameters.Physical fitness inspection to ensure candidates are medically fit for the employment role. Those wearing glasses or having flat feet, Knock knees, Squint eyes, Colour blindness and other body infirmities are not eligible for an appointment.

Documents required at the time of verification –

  1. DrivingLicense
  2.  Passport
  3. PAN
  4.  VoterID
  5.  EmployerID(Govt.)
  6. School/College/University(if still studying)
  7. Aadhar validation is required for verification and entry at the examination center. For convenience & easy of yourself, it is better to use Aadhar validation instead of other means of identification document. RRBs will not share Aadhaar details with any third party and maintain integrity and privacy of the candidates.
  8. If a candidate has availed fee concession as EBC, he should have a valid Income Certificate or BPL Card or any other certificate issued by the Central Government under the recognized poverty alleviation program or IZZAT MST issued by Railways before submission of online application and the same must also be submitted in original at the time of Document Verification, failing which his/her candidature will be rejected.
  9. The caste certificate should be up to 500 KB in PDF format; a recent clear colour passport-size photograph should be between 30 KB to 70 KB in JPEG format and the signature should be between 30 KB to 70 KB in JPEG format. The selected document in the online application should be produced during the various phases of recruitment 



Other Related Links of RRB JE Exam 2024
RRB JE 2024 Notification RRB JE Syllabus
RRB JE Answer Key RRB JE Eligibility Criteria
RRB JE Admit Card RRB JE Salary
RRB JE Selection Process

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