Railway recruitment is released every year by the central government of India with the format available online. There are various posts available for freshers as well as experienced candidates. Even students after their 10th, 12th, ITI, post graduation and diploma can appear for the examination. These railway recruitment examinations are held every year at different locations across the country. One can go through the railway recruitment and railway jobs further to go through desired post vacancies as per eligibility.

All about Indian railway:-

Indian railway bears 17 zones and is divided into 69 divisions. Every region gets the same kind of recruitment process as per the rules and regulations generated by the central government. It’s the ministry of Indian railways recruitment that releases post for recruitment posts of group C, group D, NTPC, junior engineer, RPF.RPSF, Act Apprentice, level-1 and level-2 posts. Apart from these, the railway board also releases vacancies for those who have passed SSC, 12th and 10th examination, ITI as well as diploma and degree holders. Every year Indian Railway updates their details on sites. Those interested candidates can visit the site and look ahead with railway recruitment and available railway jobs for their own interest.

 Examination and qualification:-

Those interested to apply for various vacancies and posts in railway can go through the above mentioned site and can also look ahead here with small details.

Railway examinations:- there are various posts like non technical popular categories (NTPC), Para medical staff, railway group D, group C posts, Railway protection special force( RPSF) and the railway protection force( RPF).

Recruitment against quota:- there are certain process of recruitment extended to candidates with sports quota, scouts and guides quota as well as cultural quota. These are a kind of reserved quota that is available and applicable for candidates with above proficiency.

Educational qualification:

The educational qualification is a mandatory aspect. So the students applying for various posts must have passed 10th, ITI or equivalent trade for the posts in group C and group D. Other than that, the posts in group A and B are for graduates and post graduates.

Railway recruitment posts:-

As per railway board, the group A and B are considered gazetted posts and those of Group C and D are non gazetted.

Kinds of railway jobs:-

Here comes a broad list of railway jobs released by railway board. Here are some like:-

  • Group A:- this group contains various posts for which the recruitment is carried out by the UPSC. The following is appointed through civil service examination, engineering service exams as well as combined medical service examination.
  • Group B:- for this the posts are not open directly. The posts are linked to section officer grade with upgraded posts from group C railway employees on deputation basis.
  • Group C:- these handle technical and non technical cadre posts like clerical, station master, ticket collector, commercial apprentice, traffic apprentice, engineering posts including civil, mechanical, electrical, telecommunication and signal.
  • Group D: – the posts in this grade include track man, helper, assistant point’s man, safaiwala, gunman, and peon.

Apart from the above, once the candidates goes through the link to look more on railway recruitment and railway jobs. There are other posts like ITI Apprentices, sports quota, cultural quota, scouts and guide quota.

Process of selection

For the railway recruitment, the written examination is the only way and there is no interview or viva after that. This viva is just for some specified categories of A and B after the written examination. For others there are skill tests like typing and stenography. This is also applicable for those categories relating to operational safety like assistant station master, assistant loco pilot. There will be mandatory aptitude tests for those.