Indian Railways unveils recruitment drive with over 2.4 Lakh vacancies

Indian Railways unveils recruitment drive with over 2.4 Lakh vacancies

Vacancies are across mulitple job categories

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A multitude of job opportunities have been introduced by the railway department. These include 9739 positions for Constables and Sub Inspectors within the RPF, 27019 vacancies for Assistant Loco Pilots (ALP) and Technician Grade roles, 62907 openings in Group D positions, as well as 9500 RPF Bharti vacancies and 798 additional RPF positions. Furthermore, the railway department is in the process of unveiling an upcoming batch of over 2.4 lakh job openings. These opportunities will predominantly target positions within the Safety staff, Assistant Station Masters (ASM), Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC), and Ticket Collectors (TC) roles. This information has been conveyed by the Indian Railways recruitment website.

Recruitment notifications from the Indian Railway Board usually follow a systematic grouping approach. Positions within the railway department are divided into two principal categories: Gazetted positions, which encompass Group 'A' and 'B' posts, and Non-Gazetted roles, which include Group 'C' and 'D' posts. Herein, we delineate the various positions and furnish educational qualification requirements for each respective group.

  • Group A positions are typically filled through various examinations conducted by the UPSC, which include the Civil Service Exam, Engineering Service Exam, and Combined Medical Service Examination.
  • Group B positions consist of Section Officers Grade, which are elevated roles from Group 'C' railway employees through a deputation process.
  • Group C positions typically encompass a variety of roles such as Station Master, Ticket Collector, Clerk, Commercial Apprentice, Safety staff, Traffic Apprentice, and various Engineering posts (including Electrical, Signal & Telecommunication, Civil, and Mechanical disciplines).
  • Group D positions consist of a range of roles including Track-man, Helper, Assistant Points Man, Safaiwala / Safaiwali, Gunman, Peon, as well as various positions within different cells and boards of the railway department.

Here's a step-by-step guide to applying for Indian Railway jobs:

  1.  Visit the official Indian Railway website at "".
  2. Choose the appropriate option among RRB Regions, RRC, or metro rail.
  3.  Select the specific region or department you intend to apply for.
  4.  Navigate to the recruitment section and carefully read through the provided notification.
  5. Proceed to the online application and complete the application form.
  6.  Note that having an Aadhar Card is mandatory for railway job applications.
  7.  Make the required application fee payment, and then click on the "Submit" button.
  8.  Keep a printout of the submitted application form for your records and future reference.

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