The Railway Recruitment Board has issued a notification for filling up of 18,252 non-technical graduate posts for various zonal railways/ production units.
The Board will conduct two exams for the following posts. The selection process includes a written exam (conducted in online mode) and then proficiency test. Only those candidates who have cleared all the rounds will be selected to fill the vacancy.
Number of vacancies
Commercial Apprentice (CA): 703
Traffic Apprentice (TA): 1645
Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk (ECRC):127
Goods Guard: 7591
Junior Accountant cum Amanuensis (Typist) (JAA):1205
Senior Clerk cum typist: 869
Assistant Station Master (ASM): 5942
Transport Assistant: 166
Senior Time Keeper: 04
Eligibility: The candidate should be an Indian in the age group of 18-32. He/ she should have a degree from a recognised university or its equivalent.
NOTE: The candidates are required to exercise five preferences of cities for allotment of online exam centre. The authorities will make efforts to accommodate preferences for cities as far as feasible. However, RRBs reserve the right to allot exam centres in other cities also depending upon exigencies.
Examination fee: No examination fee will be levied for candidates belonging to SC/ST/ex-servicemen/ women/ minorities/ transgenders/ persons with disabilities and economically backward classes.
For URIOBC male candidates not coming within the purview of exempted categories, as above, the examination fee is Rs 100.
How to apply: Candidates are required to apply through online mode to any one Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) only on the website of concerned RRB. For detailed instructions, check the official website. Application to more than one RRB will lead to rejection of all the applications.
Note: No physical copy of application I document is required to be sent to RRBs.
Examination date: Common CBT (Examination) is scheduled to be held on the same day(s) by all participating RRBs tentatively during March-May, 2016.
Exam pattern: There shall be single stage common CBT (Computer Based Test) for all the notified categories followed by aptitude test/typing skill test. Only single application (i.e, common for all notified categories) is required to be submitted online by the candidate.
There shall be penalty (negative marking) in CBT /Examination and marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer@ 1/3 of the marks allotted for each question.