If you were looking for railway jobs in India, the latest Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) notification 2015-2016 to fill 18000 jobs in Indian Railways under Non Technical Popular Category (NTPC) must excite you.With Indian Railways being the 2nd largest rail network in the world, we don't need any introduction about this massive organization that is managed by Govt of India`s Ministry of Railways.
Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) are responsible for the recruitment of Group C positions & currently there are 21n RRBs functioning across India.
It is through these boards - exams, selections & various other tests for that particular zone is conducted.Click on the sections below to directly read about them:
RRB Recruitment 2016 Notification
Here is the official advertisement about the upcoming Railways Recruitment 2016 that was released in a national newspaper recently.
We will update this page with relevant links of online application, eligibility & selection process notices once its published on their respective websites.
Posts & Vacancies
Goods Guard – 7591
Traffic Assistant – 166
Senior Time Keeper – 4
Traffic Apprentice – 1645
Commercial Apprentice – 703
Senior Clerk cum Typist - 869
Assistant Station Master - 5942
Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk – 127
Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist – 1205
Total : 18,252 Vacancies
RRBs are located at
Ahmedabad, Ajmer,Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Bilaspur, Chandigarh, Chennai, Gorakhpur, Guwahati, Jammu, Kolkata, Malda, Mumbai, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Ranchi, Secunderabad, Siliguri, Thiruvananthapuram.
Vacancies are divided across all the 21 RRBs.It means, all selected candidates will get posted within their state or neighbouring state only because of zonal division limitations.
Dont know what these positions mean?
Note These Dates
Online application process starts on December 26 & closes on January 25, 2016
Online written tests to be held on various dates between March to May 2016
Who are Eligible?
Inorder to apply for these railway jobs, you have to fulfill the following eligibility conditions
- Age between 18 - 32 years (relaxation of 3yrs for OBC & 5yrs for SC/ST) as on 1.1.2016
- Degree from a recognised university
Candidate can apply for any one RRB only.But you can apply for all posts through a single application itself & mention the order of preference.
Still have doubts in eligibility? Click here to read answers for all your doubts
Selection Process –No Interviews
All registered applicants have to appear for a common Computer Based Test (CBT) that shall be conducted simulatneouly for all RRB`s during March – May 2016.
See How to fill order of post preferences for these jobs.
There are no interviews for these NTPC posts in Indian railways.Instead, the below procedures are followed apart from the computer exam.
- Document verification after online test - Commercial Apprentice,Traffic Apprentice Reservation Clerk, Goods Guard
- Typing Skill Test followed by Doc verification – Senior Time Keeper, Senior clerk & Junior accounts assistant.
- Aptitude test & Doc verification - Assistant Station Master & Traffic Assistant
You have to complete the online exam of 100 questions in 90 minutes in the following sections: General awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence & Reasoning.
|Books for RRB Railway Recruitment Exams are available only in limited numbers but we hope more guides & practice books will be released soon. |
Registration & Fees
All those who belong to General & OBC categories must pay Rs.100 as exam fee through Debit card OR Net Banking.It can also be paid at any SBI branch OR computerised post office.
No Fees for Minorities & Women: Candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ ExSm/ PWD/ Women/ Minorities/ Transgender & Economically Backward Classes having annual family income less than Rs.50,000/- are exempted from paying fees.
Minorities - Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Zoroastrians (Parsis)
Steps to register your application
- Visit the website of RRB that you wish to apply
- Click on the link “CEN 03/2015 – NTPC”
- Fill in the required details,choose exam centre & complete the order of preference for each post
- Upload your photo & signature if required
- Submit application & take a print of the acknowledgment for future reference.
Follow the instructions on screen to get your registration number & password for this recruitment.
Read Notice Here
Decide which RRB you are going to apply & click on that specific RRB to get redirected directly.
Incase you have any issue or doubts about this latest Indian railways recruitment 2016, ask it via comments.