20 February, 2018
New Delhi: Over the past one month, Railway Recruitment Board, RRB has released multiple notifications for filling a record 91, 307 vacancies across various posts. The vacancies range from Assistant Loco Pilot to Technicians to Apprentice. The application for all the vacancies is currently under process and candidates interested can fill the online application forms. Please note, while two of the above recruitment is on all India level, Apprentice recruitment is only for Eastern Central Railways. Here is a quick look at the existing vacancies, eligibility and help with how to apply.
RRB has released two Centralized Employment Notifications or CEN namely CEN 01/2018 for 26, 502 vacancies and CEN 02/2018 for 62,907 posts. Summarized details of the vacancies are provided below along with the links to detailed information as well as steps on how to apply. The last date to apply for each is also provided below. Candidates interested in applying for jobs in the Indian Railways can do so by going through the details provided and at the links which are provided in subsequent links.
Details of the ongoing RRB Recruitment for the year 2018 in the order of its release
Apprentice Posts in East Central Railways
Notification Number: RRC/ECR/HRD/Act. App./2018
Date of release of notification and start of online application: January 30, 2018
Last date and time to apply: Feb. 28, 2018, by 1700 Hrs
Total vacancy: 1898
Age Limit: 15 – 24 years
Minimum Educational Qualification: Candidates within the age group who have secured a minimum 50 percent in their Class X examinations and have the requisite ITI certification for the respective apprenticeship can apply online.
Selection Process: On the basis of merit list made out of Class 10 and ITI marks. Candidates can check eligibility, age limit, educational qualifications and steps on how to apply for 1898 Apprentice Posts in East Central Railways here.
RRB Recruitment 2018 for ALP and Technician 2018
Notification number: CEN 01/2018
Total Vacancy: 26, 502 (subject to change, final list before Ist stage CBT)
Details of Vacancy:
ALP or Assistant Loco Pilot – 17,673
Date of Release of Notification and start of online application: February 3, 2018
Last date to apply online: March 5, 2018 at 2359 Hrs
Age Limit: 18 – 28 years
Educational Qualification: Candidates are required to have completed their matriculation examination along with necessary ITI diplomas in engineering for the posts. Candidates are advised to check the detailed notification for checking the eligibility of the various posts and the details of vacancy for different RRBs.
Selection Process: Selection would be done on the basis of an examination. The ALP positions would be done over two steps of CBT or Computer Based Test. A single stage CBT would be conducted for Technician positions. Check the details of the vacancy, educational qualifications, important dates along with steps to apply online for ALP and Technician posts here.
RRB Recruitment 2018 for 62,907 Group D Posts
Notification number: CEN 02/2018
Total Vacancy: 62,907
Details of the Vacancy: Group D vacancies in the pay scale of about Rs 18000 per month. Check the steps on how to apply for CEN 02/2018 for detailed list
Date of Release of Notification and start of online application: February 10, 2018
Last date to apply online: March 12, 2018 at 2359 Hrs
Age Limit: 18 – 31 years
Educational Qualification: Candidates are required to have completed their matriculation examination along with necessary ITI certification for apprenticeship posts. Candidates with engineering degrees are not eligible to apply under apprenticeship act. Also, candidates who are still appearing in the examination or waiting for their final results are not eligible to apply. All candidates are requested to go through the detailed notification to check respective educational and eligibility requirements for various posts before applying.
Selection Process: Selection would be done on the basis of a Computer Based Test. Details and dates of the CBT would be provided at a later date. Tentatively, the examination would be conducted in April/May 2018. Check the details of the vacancy, educational qualifications, important dates along with steps to apply online for RRB Group D posts.
All are advised to note that the extensions in the upper age limit are applicable as per the government norms. Also, links provided under all the specified notifications gives the necessary details, links to official notifications and other important information for vacancies listed. The details of the respective notifications are also available on the official websites of the railway