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RRB RECRUITMENT 2017

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Railway recruitment, Indian Railway, RRB Notification

Updated On - December 8th 2017

Indian Railway is one of the largest employer in the world, with more than 1,40, 00, 000 employees. RRB (Railway Recruitment Board) is the recruiting authority for Indian Railways. RRB/RRC (Railway Recruitment Cell) releases notification on regular basis, informing candidates about the current job opening.

Railway Jobs are divided into 4 groups: Group A, Group B, Group C & Group D. Each group of has different eligibility criteria and selection process under RRB Recruitment. High designations in Traffic Services, Accounts Services, Personnel Service and Railway Protection Forces are covered by Group A employees. These employees are recruited by UPSC IAS & IES exam.

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No special examination is held for recruiting Group B officers under Railway Recruitment. They are recruited by promoting Group C candidates. Group C includes technical & non-technical posts. The technical positions are in electrical, civil, mechanical, signals and telecommunications etc. and the non-technical vacancies include station masters, ticket collectors, clerks, accounts assistants etc. Group D includes the lower positions. 

There is no interview for group C and Group D posts under RRB Recruitment. The selection process under RRB Recruitment is based on Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam, Medical Exam, Interview and lastly the merit. It is subject to the rules and regulations issued by the Ministry of Railways, Government of India (GoI).


RRB Notification

The below tables describes all the latest job openings that have been notified under RRB Recruitment. The last date to apply is different for each post.

PostNumber of vacanciesLast date to ApplyEligibilityApply
ALP and Technician Grade III23,801To be out soon10th Click Here
ALP and Technician Post in RRB Bhopal326To be out soon10th Click Here
Technical cadre & loco pilot in RRB Patna1271To be out soon10th + ITI CertificationClick Here
ALP & Grade 3 technical post in RRB Bangalore1172To be out soon10th + ITI CertificationClick Here
Various posts in NER Gorakhpur177To be out soon12th Click Here
Group ‘C’ posts for Southern Railway Zone1666To be out soon10th + ITI CertificationClick Here
Recruitment for Ticket Collecter-To be out soon10th Click Here
Posts in RRB Chennai1666To be out soon10th Click Here
ALP & Technician Posts at RRB Ahmadabad546To be out soon10th Click Here
ALP & Grade III posts at RRB Thiruvananthapuram294To be out soon10th Click here
Posts in Southern Railway146January 25, 201710thClick here
JSE & JNE Posts54February 8, 2017Diploma in EngineeringClick here
ALP & Grade III Posts in RRB Jammu and Srinagar475To be out soonGraduation DegreeClick here
Vacancies in North Western Railway388January 29, 201710th Click here

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RRB Zonal Portals

Indian railways is divided into various zones. All the zonal boards release separate vacancies for various posts. The various zones are mentioned in the following table. Candidates have to apply separately for all the regional posts under RRB Recruitment.

Railway ZoneHead QuarterDivisionsWebsite
Central RailwayMumbaiMumbai, Nagpur, Bhusawal, Pune, Sholapurhttp://www.cr.indianrailways.gov.in/
East Central RailwayHajipurDanapur, Mughalsarai, Dhanbad, Sonpur, Samastipurhttp://www.ecr.indianrailways.gov.in/
Eastern RailwayKolkataHowrah I, Howrah II, Sealdah, Malda, Asansol, Chitaranjan, Kolkata Metrohttp://www.er.indianrailways.gov.in/
East Coast RailwayBhubaneshwarKhurda Road, Waltair, Sambhalpurhttp://www.eastcoastrail.indianrailways.gov.in/
Northern RailwayBaroda House, New DelhiDelhi I, Delhi II, Ambala, Moradabad, Lucknow, Firozpurhttp://www.nr.indianrailways.gov.in/
North Central RailwayAllahabadAllahabad, Jhansi, Agrahttp://www.ncr.indianrailways.gov.in/
North Eastern RailwayGorakhpurIzzatnagar, Lucknow, Varansi, DLWhttp://www.ner.indianrailways.gov.in/
North Frontier RailwayMaligaon, GuwahatiKatihar, Alipurduar, Rangiya, Lumding, Tinsukhiahttp://www.nfr.indianrailways.gov.in/
North Western RailwayJaipurJaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Ajmerhttp://www.nwr.indianrailways.gov.in/
Southern RailwayChennaiChennai, Madurai, Palghat, Trichy, Trivendrumhttp://www.sr.indianrailways.gov.in/
South Central RailwaySecundrabadSecundrabad, Hyderabad, Guntakal, Vijaywada, Nandedhttp://www.scr.indianrailways.gov.in/
South Eastern RailwayGarden Reach, KolkataKharagpur, Adra, Chakradharpur, Ranchi, Shalimarhttp://www.ser.indianrailways.gov.in/
South East Central RailwayBilaspurBilaspur, Nagpur, Raipurhttp://www.secr.indianrailways.gov.in/
South Western RailwayHubliBangalore, Mysore, Hubli, RWF/YNKhttp://www.swr.indianrailways.gov.in/
Western RailwayMumbai CSTBCT, Vadodara, Ahemdabad, Ratlam, Rajkot, Bhavnagarhttp://www.wr.indianrailways.gov.in/
West Central RailwayJabalpurJabalpur, Bhopal, Kotahttp://wcr.indianrailways.gov.in/.

RRB Recruitment Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility of a candidate varies according to the posts under RRB Recruitment. Candidates willing to apply for technical cadre post must be 18 years as minimum and 33 years maximum. While for non-technical cadre posts, age criteria is defined as 18-30 years. Age relaxation is applied as per the norms of GoI.

Candidates should have requisite qualifications from recognized Institute before the last date of application submission. Candidates whose results are awaited, need not apply for RRB Recruitment.

Those candidates who have been debarred from RRB examinations permanently or for a specified time which is not yet completed, need not apply for RRB Recruitment.

Reserved category candidates need to enclose the required set of certificates in the prescribed format for applying under RRB Recruitment.

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RRB Online Registration

Employment notices for all jobs under RRB Recruitment are published on websites, local/national newspapers, and employment news. Before moving to the RRB Online Registration, go through the content of employment news.

For applying under RRB Recruitment, candidates should have a valid email ID and mobile number as all the communications are done on that. It should be noted that multiple applications from a candidate will result in rejection of the RRB Online Application Form.

Select RRB for which you wish to submit the RRB Online Application Form and “Continue”. Check the vacancy before applying for Railway Recruitment.

A recent passport sized colored photograph of size 3.5 CM X 3.5 CM in jpg/jpeg (100 DPI, 20KB – 50KB) format of candidate and scribe have to be uploaded. Candidates belonging to SC/ST who wants to avail facility of free travel, have to keep a scanned copy of their certificate (50 KB – 100 KB, jpg/jpeg format).

There are 5 stages in RRB Online Registration

  1. Preliminary Stage: Basic details of candidate and disability status has to be mentioned.
  2. Activation Stage: At this stage, validation of email id & mobile number and generation of RRB Registration Number is done.
  3. Post Preference Stage: It is the stage where choice of posts, selection of language of exam, scribe details, educational details and communication address details is entered.
  4. Uploading of Documents: Scanned copies of photographs and SC/ST caste certificate has to be uploaded.
  5. Modification Stage: Payment of RRB Online Application Form along with editing is done at this stage.

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RRB Recruitment Medical Fitness Test

Candidates should meet the medical fit standards before filling the RRB Online Application Form. For the appointment, candidates will have to pass the requisite medical fitness test. It is conducted to ensure that candidates are medically fit to carry out the duties. The medical standards for different categories under RRB Recruitment are mentioned below:

Medical StandardDescription
A-1Physically fit in all respects. Visual Standards - Distance Vision: 6/6, 6/6 without glasses. Near Vision: Sn: 0.6,0.6 without glasses (must clear fogging test) and must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision & Night Vision.
A-2Physically fit in all respects. Visual Standards - Distance vision: 6/9, 6/9 without glasses. Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 without glasses and must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision & Night Vision.
A-3Physically fit in all respects. Visual Standards - Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/9 with or without glasses (power should not exceed 2D). 
Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses and must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision & Night Vision.
B-1Physically fit in all respects. Visual Standards - Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power should not exceed 4D). 
Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision & Night Vision
B-2Physically fit in all respects. Visual Standards - Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power should not exceed 4D). Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and must pass test for Field of Vision.
C-1Physically fit in all respects. Visual Standards - Distance Vision: 6/12, 6/18 with or without glasses. Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required.
C-2Physically fit in all respects. Visual Standards - Distance Vision: 6/12, Nil with or without glasses. Near Vision, Sn: 0.6 combined with or without glasses when reading or close work is required.

Visual Acuity Standard is one of the important criteria of medical fitness of railway staff. It is commonly referred as clarity of vision.


RRB Recruitment Process

All the candidates have to appear for online Computer Based Test (CBT). RRB fixes cutoff for each category and qualifying candidates will be called for further rounds of RRB recruitment process.

For the post of Commercial Apprentice (CA), Traffic Apprentice (TA), Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk (ECRC) and Goods Guard, there is no further round of RRB Recruitment. Candidates will be called for Document Verification and considered for appointment & other joining formalities including medical test.

All those candidates who have applied under RRB Recruitment for the post of Junior Account Assistant, Senior Clerk and Senior Time Keeper will have to undergo for Typing Test after qualifying CBT. A merit list will be published on the basis of marks secured in CBT who have qualified Typing Test. As per the merit number, candidates will be called for Document Verification.

Under RRB Recruitment, Assistant Station Master and Traffic Assistant aspirants are required to appear in Aptitude Test after clearing RRB Online Test/ CBT. Qualified candidates will be called for Document Verification. A weightage of 70% (CBT marks) and 30% (aptitude test marks) is considered for preparing merit list.


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paidi simha chalam

The exam fee for open market recruitment through RRB and RRC for UR candidate is Rs:_

06 Apr, 2017 00:20
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Hi Paidi, to get details on application fee for RRB Recruitment for UR Candidate, please find the link http://exams.collegedunia.com/news/e-518-rrb-recruitment-apply-for-322-posts-in-west-central-railway

06 Apr, 2017 15:16

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