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East Central RailwayDresser – III, OT Asst – II – 13 PostsMatriculationGet Details
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SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAYJr Technical Associate – 17 PostsB.E, B.Tech (Relevant Discipline)Click Here
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RRC, North Central RailwayAct Apprentice – 1659 Posts10th Class, 10+2, ITI (Relevant Trade)Click Here
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North Eastern Railway, GorakhpurJr Technical Associate – 20 PostsDiploma, Degree ( Engg )Click here
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Northeast Frontier RailwayAct Apprentice – 5636 Posts10th Class, ITIClick here

Railway Jobs in India

Indian Railways is one of the largest employers or the largest organization providing government job opportunities in the country. If you work in railways as an employee, or you have been selected as a railway employee, you will get many benefits such as you will get free training to enhance your skill set. Travel by train will be free for you and your family.

If you have been selected as a sportsperson then you can participate in the games organized by Indian Railways. If an employee dies due to an accident during the period of service in the Railways, your child or any family member will be offered a stable job on compassionate grounds. And money is also given to the family.

All these benefits and many more await you when your appointment is for railway services. But first, you must be aware of the eligibility and the process of examination as prescribed by the Railway Recruitment Board.

Basic Eligibility Criteria for Indian Railway Jobs

Indian railway services are divided into two parts:

  1. Technical
  2. Non-Technical

Technical and non-technical Indian Railways services are divided into four groups- A, B, C and D.

Group A and Group B are official posts. Medical Staff, Engineering Officer Staff come under Group A and Group B. The exam for Group A is conducted by the Union Service Public Commission. There is special class Railway Apprenticeship Examination ( SCRA ) which is conducted separately for the youth who are willing to join railway services just after HSC.
Group C are subordinate staff posts like supervisor, clerk and skilled labor.
Group D includes unskilled workers. The exam for Group C and Group D is conducted by the Railway Recruitment Control Board.

Group A/Class I Recruitment to Indian Railways

Group A Cadres – Indian Railway (IR)Non-Technical Services (Cadre Size)Technical ServicesMedical Services
Departments/ Functional BranchesIRTS: Traffic Service (900 Officers)IRPS: Personnel Service (400)IRAS: Accounts Service (15)RPF: Railway Protection Force (130)IRSE: Civil EngineersIRSEE: Electrical EngineersIRSME: Mechanical EngineersIRSS: Stores ServiceIRSSE: Signal EngineersIRMS: Medical Service
Recruitment ProcessCivil Service Examination (CSE) conducted by UPSCPromotion of Group B Officers in IRTSIndian Engineering Services Examination (IES) conducted by UPSCCombined Medical Services Examination (CMSE) conducted by UPSCy
Education Qualification RequirementUndergrad from Central, State, Deemed University.Distance degree or an equivalent Government recognized qualificationBachelor’s degree in EngineeringMSc in Wireless Comm, Electronics, Radio Physics, Radio EngineeringPassed MBBS Examination (written and practical)
Age LimitAge limit is between 21 and 32 years, with age relaxation for OBC/SC/ST candidatesAge limit is between 21 and 30 years, with age relaxation for OBC/SC/ST candidatesAge less than 32 years, with age relaxation for OBC/SC/ST.
Exam Pattern & SyllabusNine written exam papers.
Paper A: Indian Language paper
Paper B: English
Paper 1: Essay
Papers 2-5: General Studies covering Indian culture, world history & geography, governance, constitution, technology, economy, and more
Papers 6-7: Written test on subject of choice.
Personality Test
Stage 1: General Studies and Aptitude Test. Engineering discipline specific paper.
Stage 2: Two Engineering Specific papers
Stage 3: Personality Test upon qualifying Stage 1 & 2
Paper 1: General Medicine and Pediatrics
Paper 2: Surgery. Gynecology & Obstetrics, Preventive & Social MedicinePersonality Test

Candidates must be Indian, Nepal Citizen, Resident of Bhutan.

Group B/Class II Recruitment to Indian Railways

The recruitment of Group B officers is not done through direct channel, nor through candidate form. Employees already working in Group C posts are promoted. For example, in the Civil Engineering department, 70% of posts are filled through the same department’s non-ministerial Group C staff selection process: written test and interview. 30% of the posts are filled by Group C employees who have passed the Departmental Competitive Examination after serving a minimum of 5 years in the same grade.

Group C/Class III Recruitment to Indian Railways

Group C Railway Job eg.Eligibility RequirementsEducation RequirementAge LimitAverage Salary
Ticket CollectorWritten Exam on General Awareness, Arithmetic, Technical Ability, Reasoning, Aptitude, General Intelligence.
Psychological Test,
Physical Efficiency Test, Medical Examination and
Document Verification
Education: 12th Pass or equivalent18-29 years, with age relaxation for OBC/SC/ST candidates5200-20,200 + Grade Pay INR1900 +Allowance 27000
Assistant Station Master (ASM)Preliminary Exam.
Written Exam on General Awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence, General Science.
Personal Interview and Document Verification
Graduate or equivalent from recognized university18-32 years, with age relaxation for OBC/SC/ST candidates5200-20,200 + 2000/month
Assistant Locomotive Pilot (ALP) & Technician Grade 3Written Exam on General Awareness, Arithmetic, Technical Ability, Reasoning, Aptitude, General Intelligence, General Science, Technical Ability.
Skill Test and Document Verification
ALP: 10th pass/SSLC + ITI from certified Board
Technician: Above + Act Apprentices OR 12th with Physics, Math OR Diploma in Engineering
18-30 years, with age relaxation for OBC/SC/ST candidates19,900/month
Goods GuardWritten Exam on General Awareness, Arithmetic, Technical Ability, Reasoning, Aptitude, General Intelligence.
Psychological Test,
Physical Efficiency Test, Medical Examination and
Document Verification
Graduation Degree or Diploma in Rail Transport and Management18-29 years, with age relaxation for OBC/SC/ST candidatesINR 5200-20,200 + Grade Pay INR 1900

Group D/Class IV Recruitment to Indian Railways

Group D includes posts like Trackman, Gateman, Helpers, Porter etc. In terms of age, they should be between 18 to 31/33 years (with age relaxation for OBC/SC/ST) and they should have permanent citizenship of Indian, Bhutan, Nepal. Education Qualification: It is necessary to pass minimum 10th class or Industrial Training Institute ( ITI ) certificate from National Council of Vocational Training or State Council for Vocational Training.

The application format is both online and offline and candidates are required to qualify the Physical Efficiency Test ( PET ) and document verification, depending on the post. The selection is conducted at the divisional or zonal levels, which are supervised by RRBs.

Railway Jobs (Group D) Application & Notification: Indian Railways RRB Vacancies are advertised on official websites in each of the RRB as well as in all national newspapers.
Average Salary in Group D Railway Sarkari Jobs: INR 18,000/month, which keeps on increasing with time and position. For RRB Sarkari Result, Latest Vacancy Detail, How to Apply for Railway, Railway Application Fees, Railway Exam Date, Railway Admit Card follow us.

FAQs Related to Indian Railways

  1. What is the starting salary in railway?

    RRB Basic Salary 18000.

  2. What is high salary in railway?

     Highest salary of Indian Railway ₹34 Lakhs per year.

  3. Which exam is best for railway?

    RRB JE Exam, RRB NTPC Exam, and RRB ALP.
    RRB Group D RPF Constable Exam RPF SI Exam.
    RITES Recruitment RRB Paramedical Recruitment.
    Exams Conducted for Jobs in Railways.
    Railway Recruitment Board Junior Engineer (RRB JE)

  4. What is syllabus for railway exam?

    The railway syllabus is different for the different posts the RRB exam is conducted for.
    RRB NTPC Syllabus and Exam Pattern.

  5. Which railway exam is TC?

    The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is a government of India institution that issues a direct recruitment notification for the position of Ticket Collector (TC) in the Indian railways

  6. What is loco pilot salary?

    Average Indian Railways Loco Pilot salary in India is ₹ 6.8 Lakhs per year for employees with experience between 2 years to 21 years. Loco Pilot salary at Indian Railways ranges between ₹ 1 Lakhs to ₹ 15 Lakhs per year. Salary estimates are based on 28 salaries received from various employees of Indian Railways.

  7. What is full form of TT in railway?

    Full form of TT, Travelling Ticket Examiner, the title of train conductors in India

  8. What is full form of RRB?

    RRB stand for Railway Recruitment Board.

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