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Railway Recruitment Board 2018

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released the notification of vacancies for the post of ‘Group C’ and ‘Group D’ both in Technical and Non- Technical positions. RRB conducts these exams every year and provides a huge opportunity to get employed in this reputed government sector. The official notification was released on 3rd February, 2018 and according to the notification, a total of nearly 1,10,000 vacancies have been declared ( in its Revised Advertisement). RRB conducts a CBT test (computer based test) for these posts.

 

Notification and Exam dates 2018

 The official notification was released in the first week of the march if this year. There are mainly two types of vacancies for the posts ‘Group C’ and ‘Group D’. In ‘Group D ‘a (Approx.)70000+ vacancies have been declared to fill the positions of Gateman/Pointsman/Porter/Helper & few other posts in Railway department across all regions and in ‘Group C’, a (Approx.) 30000+ vacancies have been declared to fill the positions of Commercial Apprentice (CA), Traffic Apprentice (TA), Asst Station Master (ASM), Senior Clerk-Cum-typist, Enquiry-Cum-Reservation-Clerk etc.  Candidates who are eligible and wish to apply for these posts can apply before 31st March 2018.

 

Important dates:

RRB Group C and D Recruitment 2018: As per notification, Computer based test (CBT) is tentatively is going to be held in month of April/May 2018 and for the next round dates has not been confirmed yet.

 

Sr. No.

Events

Important Dates

1.

Commencement of online applications

10 February 2018 at 10 AM

2.

Last date to apply online

31 March 2018

3.

Last date for fee payment

31 March 2018

4.

RRB Group D Exam Date 2018

April/May 2018 (Tentative)

 

Vacancies:

In ‘Group D’ the total vacancies are around 70,000+ and Zone wise vacancies are given below:

RB Name

Zone

General

OBC

SC

ST

Total No. of Vacancy

Ahmedabad

WR

3056

1653

901

477

7087

Ajmer

NWR

2493

1198

704

360

4755

Allahabad

NCR

2533

1141

736

352

6762

Bangalore

SWR

1184

596

346

167

2293

Bhopal

WCR

1772

961

493

296

4522

Bhubaneshwar

ECOR

783

346

245

158

3532

Bilaspur

SECR

587

317

168

87

3159

Chandigarh

NR

3955

2113

1174

590

7832

Chennai

SR

1550

666

431

332

2979

Gorakhpur

NER

1686

926

500

276

3388

Guwahati

NFR

1304

696

384

193

3577

Kolkata

ER

1155

654

355

203

2367

Mumbai

CR

2321

1236

675

393

4625

Patna

ECR

3016

1614

899

450

5981

Ranchi

SER

1240

662

426

197

3525

Secunderabad

SCR

3254

1723

1016

530

6523

Total

 

31889

16502

9453

5061

76907(Approx.)

 

And in Group ‘C’ Category, there are around 30000+ vacancies , in which around 20000+ vacancies are for the post of Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) around 10000+ are for the post of Technicians and the information of these according to their Zonal wise is as:-

 

Serial Number

ZONE

Number of Vacancies

1.

Ahmedabad

534

2.

Ajmer

1221

3.

Allahabad

4694

4.

Bangalore

1054

5.

Bhopal

1679

6.

Bhubaneshwar

1702

7.

Bilaspur

945

8.

Chandigarh

1546

9.

Chennai

945

10.

Gorakhpur

1588

11.

Guwahati

1422

12.

Jammu-Srinagar

1367

13.

Kolkata

1824

14.

Malda

1880

15.

Mumbai

1425

16.

Muzaffarpur

465

17.

Patna

454

18.

Ranchi

2043

19.

Secunderabad

3262

20.

Siliguri

1477

21.

Thiruvananthapuram

1345

 

Total

33,502 (Approx.)

 

Exam Pattern:-

Computer Based Test (CBT) of the recruitment process will be in two phases:-

First Phase:- There will be negative Marking of 0.33 marks for every wrong answer .

RRB NTPC ‘Group C’ will be comprised of four sections:-

Serial Number

Sections

Number of Questions

Duration

1.

Mathematics

 

75 Questions in total

 

60 minutes

2.

General Intelligence & Reasoning

3.

General Science

4.

General Awareness on Current Affairs

RRB ‘Group D’ will be comprised of Computer Based Test - CBT

Subjects

No. of Qs

Duration

Mathematics



100(total)



90 Mins

General Intelligence and Reasoning

General Science

General Awareness on Current Affairs

 

 

Second Phase:-

For ‘Group D’ , 2nd phase of exam will be Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Male Candidates

Female Candidates

Lift and carry 35 kg of weight for a distance of 100 meters in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down.

Run for a distance of 1000 meters in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance.

Lift and carry 20 kg of weight for a distance of 100 metros in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down.

Run for a distance of 1000 meters in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance.

 

For Group ‘C’

Subjects

No. of Qs

Duration

Mathematics



100



90 Mins

General Intelligence and Reasoning

General Science

General Awareness on Current Affairs

 

Application Fee

As per the latest Advertisement of the RRB, there will be 100% refund to those candidates who are belonging to the reserved category and will appear for the exam successfully and to the general category candidates, who will appear in the exam successfully will get a refund of 400 Rs.

Fees for the application for candidates are as follows:-

S. No.

Category

Application Fees

1

SC/ST



Rs.250

2

Ex-serviceman

3

Female

4

Minorities

5

Transgender

6

Economically Backward Classes

7

General & Others

Rs.500

Eligibility Criteria:

Age Limit: Age Limit for Group C exam is 18 to 31 years and the candidates belonging to the reserved category, will get relaxation as follows:-

Category

Age Relaxation

SC/ST

5 years

OBC

3 years

PWD

10 years

   

 

For Group D exam Age limit if 18 to 25 and the candidates belonging to reserved category, will get relaxation as follow:-

Category

Age Relaxation

SC/ST

5 years

OBC

3 years

PWD

10 years

 

Educational Qualification:-

For Group D Vacancies: - 10th Pass from Institution recognized by NCVT/SCVT or equivalent or National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT (As per the latest IR notification, ITI has become non-mandatory for Group D recruitment).

10th Pass plus National Apprenticeship (NAC) granted by NCVT or 10th Pass from Institution recognized by NCVT/SCVT.

For Group C Vacancies: - Candidates need to holds Degree, Diploma and HSC (10+2) having eligible for the positions of Assistant Loco Pilot in various fields of Electronics Engineering , Mechanical Engineering ,Automobile Engineering with the combination of various streams in the respective Engineering Traits.

For NTPC: - A candidate should have graduation in from the recognized university.

Post Name

Education Qualification

Commercial Apprentice (CA)

Degree from its recognized university and equivalent

Traffic Apprentice (TA)

Degree from its recognized university and equivalent

Asst Station Master (ASM)

Degree from its recognized university and equivalent

Senior Clerk-Cum-typist

Degree from its recognized university and equivalent + Typing proficiency in Hindi/English on computer is compulsory

Enquiry-Cum-Reservation-Clerk

Degree from its recognized university and equivalent

Goods Guard Selection

Degree from its recognized university and equivalent

Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist

Degree from its recognized university and equivalent + Typing proficiency in Hindi/English on computer is compulsory

Traffic Assistant

Degree from its recognized university and equivalent

Senior Time Keeper

Degree from its recognized university and equivalent + Typing proficiency in Hindi/English on computer is compulsory

 

 

Cutoff:-  Cutoff for the post of NTPC Group ’C’ and Group ‘D’ for general category candidates for the first phase of CBT is 40% and for the SC/ ST/ others reserved candidates is 35% and for the Group C ‘Technical Post’ , cutoff will be 35% and no relaxation for any candidate.

 

Overall merit list will depend on the 70% of the marks obtained in the Second stage of CBT and 30% of first stage of CBT.

 

Admit Card

To download the Admit card candidates need to visit the official Website of RRB and to login in the official website of Railway Recruitment Board, a candidate is needs to have:

Registration Number/Roll Number

Date of Birth/Password

 Candidates who will successfully register for Railway Recruitment 2018 Exam will be issued Admit Card for first stage of CBT. Admit Card will be issued separately for Stage 1 CBT and Stage 2 CBT. Admit Card for Stage 2 CBT will be issued to candidates who will be clearing Stage 1 CBT of Railway Recruitment 2018.

 

Salary: - Salary For the Post of Group D Employees  is as follows:-

Scale

Pay Band

Grade Pay

Grade Pay – Entry Level

PB-1

15600-60600

5400

21000

5700

23190

6000

25380

7200

29730

8400

34080

PB-2

29900-104400

12600

40500

13800

51420

14400

54450

16200

63000

PB-3

46800-117300

19800

76590

22800

88500

PB-5

112200-20100

26100

138300

26700

147300

30000

159000

 

 

 

How To Apply:-

Application for RRB 2018 for the post of ALP and Technicians as well as for Group D vacancies has been started from 3rd February 2018. The Online Application Process will conclude on 5th March 2018. Candidates who want to apply online can visit the official website of Railway recruitment board http://www.indianrailways.gov.in. 

 

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