RRB recruitment 2018: Do you dream of being a a government employee but don’t hold a graduate degree? If the answer to the above is ‘yes’, then your wait for gainful employment is virtually over as the Indian Railways has invited applications for as many as 91,307 vacancies across several posts. The candidates do not require to be graduates to apply for the job. In one of its biggest recruitment drives, the Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB) have rolled out the vacancies for the posts of Assistant Loco Pilot (All India Level), Technicians (All India Level) and Apprentice (Eastern Central Railways).
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. The application process went live on February 10, 2018, and would be available until March 12, 2018. It is worth mentioning here that the candidates in the age group of 18–31 years of age that meet the educational qualifications are eligible to apply for the posts.
RRB recruitment 2018: Here are all the key details of the Indian Railways jobs drive:-
1. 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 10 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.
2. 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; Technicians: 8,829
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 10th 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.
3. 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 10th class 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.
The candidates are advised to carefully go through the detailed centralised employment notification before applying. Candidates should check the list of detailed vacancies in various RRBs to match the vacancy to their respective qualification in that RRB before applying.