RRB Recruitment: Apply for 322 posts in West Central Railway

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Dec 9, 2016

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RRB Recruitment 2017

The West Central Railway (WCR), which is a division under RRB, has invited applications for the posts of Junior Engineer (Electrical, General, TRS/TRD), Ticket Collector, Junior Clerk cum Typist, Assistant Locomotive Pilot and Technician etc. The last date for submission of the application is December 9, 2016. So, interested candidates are requested to apply online through it’s official website i.e. wcr.indianrailways.gov.in.

Candidates who wish to apply for the WCR under RRB Recruitment, must have scanned images of his/her photograph, signature and caste/medical certificates ready, prior to filling the RRB Recruitment Application Form. To apply for WCR under RRB Recruitment, candidates will have to go through WCR Registration process initially. WCR Registration is followed by filling details in the WCR Application form, uploading related documents and payment of application fee for WCR.

Application fee for WCR is INR 400 for General and OBC Category and INR 150 for SC/ST/PWD Candidates. Payment of RRB Recruitment Application fee can be made either online via Credit Card/Debit Card or Net Banking or offline by submitting an e-challan.

RRB Recruitment (WCR): Vacancy Details

All the eligible candidates can apply online on the official website (wcr.indianrailways.gov.in), along with required documents on or before December 9, 2016.

Name of the Posts Vacancies
JE (Elect/ Genl/ TRS/ TRD) 03
Ticket Collector 157
Junior Clerk cum typist 24
Asstt. Loco Pilot (Dsl./ Elect.) 85
Technician (Elect) Power/ TRS / TRD 52
Technician III, TRS/ Welder 01
Overall Vacancies 322 Posts

RRB Recruitment (WCR): Eligibility Criteria

Candidates applying for the Indian Railway Recruitment, must be aware of the Eligibility for WCR Recruitment before filling the WCR Application form. RRB Recruitment 2017 has set some guidelines related to Eligibility for WCR which are given below:

Age Limit: Upper age limit is 42 years.

Educational Qualification

  1. JE (Elect/ Genl/ TRS/ TRD)- 03 (Three) year diploma in (a) Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronic Engineering.
  2. Ticket Collector- HSC/12th (+2 stage) or its equivalent examination with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate.
  3. Junior Clerk cum Typist- HSC/12th (+2 stage) or its equivalent examination with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate.
  4. Asstt. Loco Pilot (Dsl./ Elect.)- Matriculation plus course completed Act Apprenticeship / ITI approved by NCVT / SCVT in the trades of Fitter / Electrician / Instrument Mechanic / Millwright / Maintenance Mechanic / Mechanic Radio and TV / Electronics Mechanic / Mechanic Motor Vehicle / Wireman / Tractor Mechanic / Armature and Coil Winder /Mechanic Diesel / Heat Engine / Turner / Machinist / Refrigeration and AC Mechanic OR Diploma in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile Engineering OR Combination of the sub stream of basic streams recognize by AICTE in lieu of ITI.
  5. Technician (Elect) Power/ TRS/ TRD- Matriculation plus course completed Act Apprenticeship OR ITI approved by NCVT/SCVT in the trade of Fitter /Electrician/Power Electrician/Lineman/ Machine man Wireman/Electronics Mechanic/ Mechanic HT, LT Equipment’s & Cable Jointing /Mechanic Embedded Systems and PLC/Mechanic Electrical Power Drives/Mechanic Power Electronics.
  6. Technician III, TRS/ Welder- Matriculation plus course completed Act Apprenticeship OR ITI approved by NCVT/SCVT in the trade of Welder.

Steps to fill RRB Recruitment (WCR) Application form

The registration for RRB Recruitment is an online process to be carried out on the official website. There are mainly four steps to fill WCR 2016 Application form:

RRB Recruitment 2017

  1. Visit the official Indian Railway website
  2. Go to “Railway Recruitment Cell”
  3. Visit the “Notification for GDCE 02/2016” link on the page and click on new registration
  4. After registration is complete, login again and fill the form online
  5. Click on submit after completing the form. It is necessary to take at least two printouts of the form
  6. Submit one copy of the printout along with template form and photocopies of documents required (self-attested) to immediate supervisor before December 15, 2016.

RRB Recruitment (WCR) Application Fee

Since the WCR Application form can be filled online only, the payment shall also be made for the posts in RRB Recruitment. The application fee can be paid via Credit Card/ Debit Card or through Net Banking. Also, an e-Challan can be downloaded from the official website of WCR.

Candidates must keep in mind that no other mode of payment will be accepted and no refund will be given after successful payment of the fee for West Central Railway Recruitment 2016.

Category Amount
General & OBC INR 400
SC / ST/ PWD INR 150

Pay scale

Aspirants who get placed in RRB Recruitment 2016 will get salary as follows:

Name of Post Pay Scale
Junior Engineer (Elect/Genl/TRS/TRD) INR 9300-34800/-, With Grade Pay INR 4200/-
Ticket Collector, Junior Clerk-cum Typist Assistant Loco Pilot (Dsl./Elect.), Technician (Elect) Power/TRS/ TRD, Technician-III, TRS/Welder INR 5200- 20200/-, With Grade Pay Rs.1900/-

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