Railway Recruitment Board, RRB has invited applications for filling up 62,907 vacancies in the railways under Group D via its Centralized Employment Notification, CEN 02/2018. The registration for the railways Group D positions would start from today, February 10, 2018 and close on March 12, 2018, at 23:59 Hrs.
Candidates interested in railways recruitment can fill register on the official website of respective Regional RRBs. The details of the vacancy, eligibility criteria, age limit, selection process and pay scale are provided below.
Age Limit: Applicants’ age should be between 18 and 31 years as on July 1, 2018. However, there is relaxation in the upper age limit of reserve category candidates as mentioned in the notification.
Educational Qualification: Candidates must have passed Class 10th or ITI from institutions recognised by NCVT / SCVT or its equivalent or National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT.
10th pass plus National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT or 10th pass plus ITI from institutions recognized by NCVT / SCVT.
Medical Standards: Candidates must ensure that they fulfil the prescribed medical standards for the posts they are opting for.
Examination Fee: General and OBC category candidates will have to pay an application fee of Rs 500 which is non-refundable. However, candidates belonging to SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/PWDs/Female/Transgender/Minorities/EBC will pay Rs 250. This amount shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges to such candidates who appear in the CBT.
Pay Scale: The selected candidates will be eligible to receive a monthly salary of ₹18,000 per month + allowances as per 7th CPC Level 1.
Syllabus for Group D recruitment:
General knowledge: General Polity & Constitution of India, Economics, General Science, Geography, Indian History, freedom Struggle, Culture & Sports, Current affairs & Reasoning and Analytical Ability of Class 10th. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.
Mathematics: Relationship between Numbers, Fundamental Arithmetical Operations, Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals & Fractions, Percentage, Ratio Proportion, Profit Loss, Simple Interest, Average, Discount, Partnership, Time Work, Time and Distance, Use of Tables and Graphs and Mensuration.
Reasoning: Both verbal and non-verbal type. Problem solving, analysis judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series.
Physical Efficiency Test (PET):
Male: Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters in 4.15 minutes in one chance.
Female: Should be able to run for a distance of 400 meters in 3.10 minutes in one chance.
How to Apply:
1.Visit the official website of RRB Zones (CEN 02/2018)
2.Click on Recruitment option on the homepage
3.Select your region i.e. the region for which you want to apply as Indian Railways give option for 21 regions of India
4.Click on the ” New Registration link”
5.Fill the details carefully and apply for the desired post
6.Submit the form (Stage I completed)
7.A Registration number and password will be displayed on the screen
8.Login again using the registration number and password
9.Fill the asked relevant details carefully (Stage II completed)
10.Now make the application fee payment through net banking/ debit card/ credit card/ e-challan/ pay-in-slip payable any bank .
11.Download the bank template by clicking on the option mentioned
12.Now affix your passport sized photograph and signature along with left-hand thumb impression, also copy the declaration
13.Scan the filled template in the format given in the instructions
14.Submit the application form but before that check it carefully and take out print for further use
Starting Date of Application Form: February 10, 2018 (10 am)
Closing Date of Application Form: March 12, 2018 (11.59 pm)
Admit Card Release Date (Tentative): April 2018
Examination Date (Tentative): April and May, 2018
Meanwhile, the Indian Railways Recruitment 2018 for Advertisement No. CEN 01/2018 is already going on the regional RRBs websites to hire 26502 Technician and Asst. Loco Pilots.