Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB) will soon declare the result of second stage computer based test held for the recruitment of Junior Engineer (JE), Junior Engineer (Information Technology) Depot Material Superintendent (DMS) and Chemical &Metallurgical Assistant (CMA) against CEN 03/2018.
When will RRB JE CBT 2 result be announced?
More than 2 lakh candidates are waiting with bated breath for the result. It is expected that the result will be announced today, or by October 31, 2019. These are the expected dates for RRB JE CBT 2 result on the basis of previous railway exams.
Railways never announce date of result declaration, instead each of the RRBs directly publish result. Therefore candidates may not expect any official communication about the railway result dates, and can only keep checking the websites from time to time as per the expected dates in news reports.
Is it confirmed that RRB JE CBT 2 result will be announced in these dates?
In railway recruitment, if all goes well then the schedule is almost similar in all exams. However with each exam something new always happens that causes delays in their processes. So until the result is announced, there is no confirmation on the result dates. These are only expected dates. Final decision on when to declare the result is in the hands of railway recruitment board.
What will be the selection process?
In the meantime, it is relevant to understand the selection process of RRB JE, as the CBT 2 was the last exam process. The stages of selection are CBT 1, CBT 2, document verification, medical examination.
RRBs conducted the first stage computer based test in May-June this year for over 24 lakh candidates. On the basis of that exam, number of candidates equal to 15 times the vacancies were qualified for second stage computer based test.
Now the second stage computer based test has been conducted from August 28 to September 1, 2019, and September 19, 2019. After that the answer key was released on September 26 and candidates could submit objection to it until September 29. Then the final modified answer keys have been released on October 10 and candidates could see them until October 12, 2019.
On the basis of performance in CBT 2 only, candidates will be shortlisted for document verification. The number of candidates to be called for DV will be equal to the number of vacancies plus 50% in order to have candidates in standby.
Selection will be on the basis of normalized marks obtained in CBT 2, subject to clearing document verification, medical examination. CBT 1 was only screening in nature and its marks will not be counted for selection.
How to know marks obtained in RRB JE CBT 2?
RRB JE CBT 2 final answer key is already available. Candidates can check the number of correct and incorrect answers from it to know their raw score. Candidates get one mark for correct answers, and one-third is deducted for incorrect answer. Railways will normalize score as per formula given in point number 14 of CEN 03/2018.
Marks scored in exam will be shown in the RRB JE CBT 2 scorecard.
RRB JE 2019 is to fill a total of 13,487 vacancies. Before this, railways had conducted junior engineer recruitment in 2015-2016. In that year the recruitment was for junior engineer, and senior section engineer, for a total of 2,239 vacancies.