Apply for 426 ALP & ASM Goods Guard Posts in NE Railway

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Jan 27, 2017

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Every year, the North-Eastern board calls for various posts or vacancies either through direct recruitment or competitive examinations. Candidates are selected for different posts on the basis of qualifying degree/ experience/ written Exam/Practical Test and Interview. For recruitment of various posts, the Northeast Easter Railway Recruitment board releases applications in both Online/ Offline format.

NE Railway operates under RRB. Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) offer a wide variety jobs in Indian Railways.

Northeast Eastern Railway Recruitment 2017: Notification

Recently the Northeast Easter Railway (Railway Recruitment Cell, Gorakhpur) has issued RRB notification against various vacancies. The board invites applications under GDCE scheme for the offered positions. As per the Northeast Easter Railway recruitment 2017 notification, all the eligible candidates should apply by February 10, 2017.

Only the candidates with minimum qualification of 10th /10+2 /Diploma or equivalent are eligible to apply for the offered posts. For the selection of candidates under Railway Recruitment, aspirants need to clear the written test and appear for Practical Interview/ Demonstration. The combined performance of both rounds will be considered for the final selection.

Northeast Eastern  Railway Recruitment 2017: Important Dates

Candidates willing to apply for Northeast Eastern Railway Recruitment 2017 must keep note of the important dates given below:

Opening Date for Online Applications December 25, 2016
Last Date for Online Applications February, 10 2017

Northeast Eastern Railway Recruitment 2017: Vacancy details

Name of the Posts: ALP/ASM Goods Guard Posts                                            

Total No. of vacancies: 426 posts

Post-wise Vacancies: The vacancies against various posts are given below in the table:

Name of post No. of posts
Ticket Collector 46
Commercial Clerk 16
Technician 33
Assistant Loco Pilot 224
Assistant Station Master 56

Northeast Eastern Railway Recruitment 2017: Eligibility criteria

The detailed eligibility criteria for candidates who wish to apply Northeast Eastern Railway Recruitment 2017 is given below:

Citizenship: Candidate should be the citizen of India.

Age limit: The lower and upper age limit of the candidates appearing in RRB exam for Group C posts is 18 years to 42 years respectively.

Age Relaxation: The upper age limit for OBC category is 45 years and 47 years for SC/ST Category.

Academic qualification: Candidate should have passed HSC/10+2/Diploma any other equivalent examination from a recognized board of school education/ equivalent.

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Northeast Eastern Railway Recruitment 2017: Application Procedure

Candidates can apply for posts in Northeast Eastern Railway by filling the RRB online application form. The form must be submitted along with the required amount of processing fee and important documents before the last date. Candidate must logon to the official website i.e. and follow the below steps:

  • Candidates must check and ensure their eligibility and other details like possession of an active and valid personal e-mail ID and a mobile number before applying for Northeast Eastern Railway Recruitment 2017.
  • Fill your Personal Details, Contact Details etc. to generate your username and password
  • To fill the rest of the application, candidate can login any time using the username and password
  • After completely filling the application form, pay application fee as per caste wise details
  • Submit RRB online application form
  • Take printout of the completed application form
  • Send application form along with all the necessary documents to Northeast Easter Railway, Railway Recruitment Cell, Gorakhpur
  • Keep a copy of the form with you for future reference

Candidates are directed to submit the photocopies of the following documents along with originals for the purpose of verification:

  • Mark Sheet/Grade Sheet of the qualifying degree course. 
  • Caste certificate-if required
  • Sports certificate- in case of applying under sports quota
  • Other relevant documents

Northeast Eastern Railway Recruitment 2017: Admit Cards

RRB 2017 Admit cards will be made available for download only to the registered and eligible candidates. It is a hall ticket, without which the candidate would not be allowed to enter the examination centre.

As per the Official notification of RRB, candidates can obtain the RRB Admit Cards 2017 from the official website. The admit cards will be made available for the purpose of downloading at least 2 weeks before the exam date.

Northeast Eastern Railway Recruitment 2017: Selection Process

Candidates are selected on the basis of their performance in the Written Entrance Test. Candidates qualifying the test shall be called for the round of personal demonstration/interview.

Certificates shall be verified for the confirmation of the applicant’s position for Northeast Eastern Railway Recruitment 2017. Selection will be made strictly in the order of merit, as per the results of the written entrance examination & reservation policy of the Indian railway recruitment services.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.