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CENTRAL LEVEL COMPETITIVE EXAMS - RAILWAY RECRUITMENT BOARD



RAILWAY RECRUITMENT BOARD

Direct recruitment to posts and services in Class I and Class II in Railways is made through Union Public Service Commission. The posts of Assistants, Stenographers and Clerks in the Ministry of Railways are filled through Staff Selection Commission. Recruitment to Class III posts in various departments of Railways is done through various competitive examinations conducted by the respective Railway Recruitment Boards. 

These Boards are located at 19 important towns. They advertise the vacancies through newspapers and Employment News. The details of some of these posts are given in the following table:

No.
Post
Qualification
Age
Pay Scale
Training
1.
Enquiry-cum-Reservation Clerk Degree 
18-27yrs
Rs.4,000-6,000
3 mth
2.
Accounts Clerk Matriculation
18-27yrs
Rs. 3,050-4,590
3.
Jr. Accounts Asst. Degree, Eng. typing 30 wpm, Hindi typing 25 wpm
18-27yrs
Rs. 4,000-6,000
5 wk
4.
Prob. Astt. Master Rly. Station Degree/Diploma in
Traffic & Managment preferred
18-30yrs
Rs. 4,500-7,000
8mth
5.
Trainee Asst. Matriculation and
Driver (Elect/Diesel) Cert. from ITI
18-32yrs
Rs. 3,050-4,590
..
6.
Apprentice Mechanic Dip in Elect. Engg. 
(DH/Elect.)
18-33yrs
Rs. 4,500-7,000
2yrs.
7.
Apprentice Mechanic Dip in Mech. Engg.(DH/Mech)
18-33yrs
Rs. 4,500-7,000
2yrs.
8.
Apprentice Signa lInspector (Gr. I) B.E. (Elect/Electro/
Telecom)
20-35yrs
Rs. 6,500-10,500
1yr
9.
Apprentice Signal Inspector (Gr. III) Dip.(Mech/Elect/
/ Electro/Telecom)
or B.Sc. (Physics)
18-33yrs
Rs. 4,500-7,000
2yrs
10.
Skilled Artisan Matriculation and
ITI Cert.
18-32yrs
Rs. 3,050-4,590
6 mth
11.
Stenographer (Eng) Matriculation and proficiency in Eng.Stenography 80 w.p.m. Eng. Typing 40 w.p.m.
18-37yrs
Rs. 4,000-6,000
..
12.
Trainee Elect BE (Mech/Elect/ Foreman Electro)
20-37yrs
Rs. 6,500-10,500
1yr.
13.
Apprentice InspectorApprent. Permanent
way Inspector (Gr.lll)
Dip. (Civil/Mech/Electro)
18-30yrs
Rs. 4,500-7,000
1yr of Works (Gr.lll)
14.
Apprentice Train Examiner Degree
18-28yrs
Rs. 4,500-7,000
2yrs.
15.
Guard Degree
18-25yrs
Rs. 4,000-6000
3yrs.
16.
Law Asst. Degree in Law
20-30yrs
Rs. 5,500-9,000
..
17.
Statistical Astt. MA/M.Sc. with  
Eco/Stats/Maths
20-30yrs
Rs. 5,500-9,000
..

Indian Railways have their own schools and hospitals. RRBs also recruit teachers, physical instructors, nurses and para-medical personnel through written tests. The pay scales are based on the requirement of posts.

Subjects for Examination: The written test (Objective type) consists of a paper in: 

· English 
· Arithmetic 
· General Knowledge and General Intelligence in Hindi/English.

Candidates must possess a broad knowledge of current events and matters of general interest particularly relating to India including Indian Railways. Depending on the number of vacancies, candidates

Note:

(i) Normally there will be a written test and Interview. However, Railway Recruitment Board, at its discretion, may hold additional written test (s) and/or Interview(s) if considered necessary, for all or a limited number of candidates as may be deemed fit.

(ii) Admission to the written examination is provisional as the applications are fully scrutinized later. In case a candidate does not fulfill all the requirements prescribed in the Employment Notice, his/her candidature is liable to be rejected even at a later stage when the deficiency is noticed.

(iii) Candidates have the option to reply in English or Hindi at the time of Interview who satisfy the eligibility criteria are called in order of merit for the Interview. Final selection is based on the total marks obtained in the Written test and Interview.

Examination Fee: 


For Pay scale of Rs.3050-4590: = Rs.20
For Pay scales above Rs. 3,050-4,590:= Rs.30

Apply to: The Secretary of the concerned Railway Recruitment Board at any of the addresses given below:

Addresses of Railway Recruitment Boards


1. Railway Recruitment Board 1st Floor B.G. Railway Station Building, PF-12,     Ahmedabad- 380002 
2. Railway Recruitment Board 2010, Nehru Marg, Ajmer - 305001 
3. Railway Recruitment Board DRMs Office Annex. Building, Nawab Yusuf Road,     Allahabad- 211001 
4. Railway Recruitment Board D-15, Machna Colony, (Near Bus Stop No. 6) 
    Shivaji Nagar, Bhopal - 462001 
5. Railway Recruitment Board 18, Miller Road, Bangalore - 560 046 
6. Railway Recruitment Board Orissa Forest Development Corp. Bldg., (IInd Floor), A-84,     Kharavela Nagar, Bhubaneshwar - 750001 
7. Railway Recruitment Board, Divisional Office Compound, Bombay Central, Bombay-400008. 
8. Railway Recruitment Board, M.M. Building, 4th Floor, 16 Strand Road, Calcutta.
9.  Railway Recruitment Board, S.C.0.78-79, (IInd Floor) Sector 8-C, Chandigarh - 1160018. 
10. Railway Recruitment Board, Station Road, Guwahati. 
11. Railway Recruitment Board, Gorakhpur - 273012 
12. Railway Recruitment Board, Railway Colony (West), Jammu Tawi - 180004. 
13. Railway Recruitment Board, Cathedral Road, Madras-600086 
14. Railway Recruitment Board, B.G. Road, Mokdumpur, Malda - 732103 
15. Railway Recruitment Board, Muzaffarpur. 
16. Railway Recruitment Board, Mehendrughat, Patna-800 004 
17. Railway Recruitment Board, Ranchi 
18. Railway Recruitment Board, IRISET Complex, Lallaguda, Secunderabad - 500017.
19. Railway Recruitment Board, Thampanoor, Trivandrum - 695001.


 

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