Over One lakh Jobs in Indian Railways

Indian Railways has advertised for over one lakh job openings with pay scales in line with the Level -1 of 7th Central Pay Commission pay matrix.

A total of 1,03,769 jobs are available of which 42,355 are for unreserved category while 15559 and 7984 jobs are reserved for SC and ST respectively apart from 27378 jobs for OBC category.

The jobs include field jobs like gangmen, trackmen, pointsmen, etc to technical jobs in signalling and telecommunication and operational jobs like Assistant Loco Pilots, track maintainers, electrical and mechanical and medical assistants in Diesel and Electric Loco sheds and various workshops.

The Centralized Employement Notification was released in March and the last date for online registration of the candidates in April 12th, 2019; one week from the date of this post.

The timeline is as follows:

Opening of Online Registrations March 12, 2019
Closing of Online RegistrationsApril 12, 2019
Last date of Fee payment (offline challan) April 18, 2019 (1PM)
Last date of Fee payment (online) April 23, 2019
Final Submission of applicationsApril 26, 2019
Computer based Test (CBT) (Tentative)Sep-Oct 2019

The full details of the posts, eligibility criteria, age limits and exemptions, methods of payments and the written / computer based CBT and physical examination details are available HERE.

The details are also available on the websites of various Railway recruitment boards.

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