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RRB Railway Recruitment 2021: Application, Vacancy (new updates), Eligibility, Syllabus, & Result

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Apr 3, 2021

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RRB (Railway Recruitment Board) is the recruiting authority for Indian Railways and releases vacancies notifications on a regular basis, informing candidates about the current job opening. There is no interview for group C and Group D posts under RRB Recruitment. The selection process is based on the preliminary exam, mains exam, medical exam and interview for some positions. It is subject to the rules and regulations issued by the Ministry of Railways, Government of India (GoI). 


Zonal Portals

RRB Zonal Portals

Indian railways is divided into various zones. All the zonal boards release separate vacancies for various posts. The various zones are mentioned in the following table. Candidates have to apply separately for all the regional posts.

Railway Zone Head Quarter Divisions Website
Central Railway Mumbai Mumbai, Nagpur, Bhusawal, Pune, Sholapur http://www.cr.indianrailways.gov.in/
East Central Railway Hajipur Danapur, Mughalsarai, Dhanbad, Sonpur, Samastipur http://www.ecr.indianrailways.gov.in/
Eastern Railway Kolkata Howrah I, Howrah II, Sealdah, Malda, Asansol, Chittaranjan, Kolkata Metro http://www.er.indianrailways.gov.in/
East Coast Railway Bhubaneshwar Khurda Road, Waltair, Sambhalpur http://www.eastcoastrail.indianrailways.gov.in/
Northern Railway Baroda House, New Delhi Delhi I, Delhi II, Ambala, Moradabad, Lucknow, Firozpur http://www.nr.indianrailways.gov.in/
North Central Railway Allahabad Allahabad, Jhansi, Agra http://www.ncr.indianrailways.gov.in/
North Eastern Railway Gorakhpur Izzatnagar, Lucknow, Varanasi, DLW http://www.ner.indianrailways.gov.in/
North Frontier Railway Maligaon, Guwahati Katihar, Alipurduar, Rangiya, Lumding, Tinsukia http://www.nfr.indianrailways.gov.in/
North Western Railway Jaipur Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Ajmer http://www.nwr.indianrailways.gov.in/
Southern Railway Chennai Chennai, Madurai, Palghat, Trichy, Trivandrum http://www.sr.indianrailways.gov.in/
South Central Railway Secundrabad Secundrabad, Hyderabad, Guntakal, Vijayawada, Nanded http://www.scr.indianrailways.gov.in/
South Eastern Railway Garden Reach, Kolkata Kharagpur, Adra, Chakradharpur, Ranchi, Shalimar http://www.ser.indianrailways.gov.in/
South East Central Railway Bilaspur Bilaspur, Nagpur, Raipur http://www.secr.indianrailways.gov.in/
South Western Railway Hubli Bangalore, Mysore, Hubli, RWF/YNK http://www.swr.indianrailways.gov.in/
Western Railway Mumbai CST BCT, Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Ratlam, Rajkot, Bhavnagar http://www.wr.indianrailways.gov.in/
West Central Railway Jabalpur Jabalpur, Bhopal, Kota http://wcr.indianrailways.gov.in/.

RRB Eligibility

RRB Recruitment 2021 Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligibility of a candidate varies according to the posts.
  • Candidates willing to apply for technical cadre post must be 18 years as minimum and 33 years maximum. While for non-technical cadre posts, age criteria is defined as 18-30 years.
  • Age relaxation is applied as per the norms of GoI.
  • Candidates should have requisite qualifications from recognized institute before the last date of application submission.
  • Candidates whose results are awaited, need not apply for the vacancies.
  • Those candidates who have been debarred from RRB examinations permanently or for a specified time which is not yet completed, need not apply for the exam..
  • Reserved category candidates need to enclose the required set of certificates in the prescribed format for applying for the positions.

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RRB Registration

RRB 2021 Notifications and Registration 

Employment notices for all jobs under RRB Recruitment are published on websites, local/national newspapers, and employment news. Before moving to the RRB Online Registration, go through the content of employment news.

For applying, candidates should have a valid email ID and mobile number as all the communications are done on that. It should be noted that multiple applications from a candidate will result in rejection of the RRB Online Application Form.

Select zone for which you wish to submit the RRB Online Application Form and “Continue”. Check the vacancy before applying for Railway Recruitment.

A recent passport sized colored photograph of size 3.5 CM X 3.5 CM in jpg/jpeg (100 DPI, 20KB – 50KB) format of candidate and scribe have to be uploaded. Candidates belonging to SC/ST who want to avail facility of free travel, have to keep a scanned copy of their certificate (50 KB – 100 KB, jpg/jpeg format).

There are 5 stages in RRB Online Registration

  1. Preliminary Stage: Basic details of candidate and disability status has to be mentioned.
  2. Activation Stage: At this stage, validation of email id & mobile number and generation of RRB Registration Number is done.
  3. Post Preference Stage: It is the stage where choice of posts, selection of language of exam, scribe details, educational details and communication address details is entered.
  4. Uploading of Documents: Scanned copies of photographs and SC/ST caste certificate has to be uploaded.
  5. Modification Stage: Payment of application fees along with editing  is done in this stage.

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Medical Fitness

RRB Recruitment 2021 Medical Fitness Test

Candidates should meet the medical fitness standards before filling the RRB Application Form. For the appointment, candidates will have to pass the requisite medical fitness test. It is conducted to ensure that candidates are medically fit to carry out the duties. The medical standards for different categories are mentioned below:

Medical Standard Description
A-1 Physically fit in all respects. Visual Standards - Distance Vision: 6/6, 6/6 without glasses. Near Vision: Sn: 0.6,0.6 without glasses (must clear fogging test) and must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision & Night Vision.
A-2 Physically fit in all respects. Visual Standards - Distance vision: 6/9, 6/9 without glasses. Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 without glasses and must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision & Night Vision.
A-3 Physically fit in all respects. Visual Standards - Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/9 with or without glasses (power should not exceed 2D). 
Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses and must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision & Night Vision.
B-1 Physically fit in all respects. Visual Standards - Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power should not exceed 4D). 
Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision & Night Vision
B-2 Physically fit in all respects. Visual Standards - Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power should not exceed 4D). Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and must pass test for Field of Vision.
C-1 Physically fit in all respects. Visual Standards - Distance Vision: 6/12, 6/18 with or without glasses. Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required.
C-2 Physically fit in all respects. Visual Standards - Distance Vision: 6/12, Nil with or without glasses. Near Vision, Sn: 0.6 combined with or without glasses when reading or close work is required.

Visual Acuity Standard is one of the important criteria of the medical fitness of railway staff. It is commonly referred as clarity of vision.


RRB Recruitment

RRB 2021 Recruitment Process

All the candidates have to appear for an online Computer Based Test (CBT). RRB fixes cut off for each category and qualifying candidates will be called for further rounds of the recruitment process.

  • For the post of Commercial Apprentice (CA), Traffic Apprentice (TA), Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk (ECRC) and Goods Guard, there is no further round after the CBT. Candidates will be called for document verification and considered for the appointment & other joining formalities including medical tests.
  • All those candidates who have applied for the post of Junior Account Assistant, Senior Clerk, and Senior Time Keeper will have to undergo for Typing Test after qualifying CBT. A merit list will be published on the basis of marks secured in CBT who have qualified Typing Test. As per the merit number, candidates will be called for Document Verification.

Under RRB Recruitment, Assistant Station Master and Traffic Assistant aspirants are required to appear in the Aptitude Test after clearing RRB Online Test/ CBT. Qualified candidates will be called for document verification. A weightage of 70% (CBT marks) and 30% (aptitude test marks) is considered for preparing the merit list.


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Comments


73 Comments
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thirukalaivanan k
Can UG BBA degree how to apply in RRB
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priya negi

Hey! you can apply for the examination, the eligibility criteria for applying to RRB is, the candidate should have a 10+2 or a graduation degree from a recognized university or equivalent. In order to apply for this exam, you need to apply on the official website of the particular railway zone. For different vacancies, eligibility criteria differ read the details on the notification carefully before applying. There will be relaxation for the reserved category as per the govt. norms.

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krupa chawda
Can 12 pass if applicable for TC job ?? how to apply for that ??
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nitin yaduvanshi

Yes, you can apply for this job as you are satisfying the eligibility criteria required for selection.i.e. candidates should have an intermediate/ 12th class pass certificate from the recognized Board. Registration process is done in online mode, candidates should have a valid email ID and mobile number as all the communications are done on that. Select zone for which you wish to submit the RRB Online Application Form and “Continue”. Check the vacancy before applying for Railway Recruitment.

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abdur rohim
When rrb ntpc new application from will be released please tell??
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spandita hati

The 5th phase of the 1st stage CBT notification is just released and exams are likely to hold from March 4-27, 2021. 

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souvik
how can i apply?
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diya suresh

There are various zones in Indian Railways and vacancies are released for different zones separatey. You need to apply on the official website of the particular railway zone. For different vacancies, eligibility criteria differs, so read the details on the notification carefully before applying. There will be relaxation for reserved category as per the govt. norms.

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abdur rohim
From when rrb ntpc application form will be available? 2021
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diya suresh

For RRB recruitment, vacancies are released on the basis of different railway zones and you need to apply in online mode at the official website of the particular railway zone. There are multiple vacancies available for which notification will be updated at the right time.

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taruna
How can I apply rrb 2021
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diya suresh

There are different zones for railway and recruitments are conducted on the basis of these zones only. You need to apply on the official website of the particular zone to check details of vacancies and eligibility as well as for registration. The registration process is online only. For more information visit RRB Railway recruitment 2021.

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sourav bera
RRB Recruitment Board application from 2021 Link please.
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diya suresh

The notification for available vacancies will be released for different railway zones separately on their individual websites.The application link will be made active at the time of release of notification depending on the vacancies. You need to apply in online mode only.

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ezhil arasan
How can I apply rrp
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aniket ranjan

Employment notices for all jobs under RRB Recruitment are published on websites, local/national newspapers, and employment news. Check the vacancy before applying for Railway Recruitment then Select zone for which you wish to submit the RRB Online Application Form and “Continue”. 

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sheetal chib
Can 10th pass apply for RRB?
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jaya garg

Hi Sheetal. Eligibility of the candidates differ based on the posts. Candidates planning to apply for technical cadre post must be 18 years as minimum and 33 years maximum.
All other details related to the same are mentioned here.
 

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prahasti
Which post is best in Railway Group C?
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jaya garg

Hi Prahasti. All the Central government jobs in India are segmented into 4 groups including Group-A , Group-B, Group-C, and Group-D posts.
All other details related to the post are mentioned here.
 

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sourajit mukherjee
Was RRB JE exam conducted in 2020?
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jaya garg

Hi Sourajit. Yes, RRB JE CBT 2 exam was held on multiple days from August 28 – September 1, 2020. Other details related to this exam is here.
 

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puja sao
How can I apply for RRB 2021?
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jaya garg

Hi Puja. Refer to the official website, and tap on the recruitment option. After that select the required RRB Board region for which you want to apply. You can check other details here as well.
 

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mahesh m
Hi sir My self Mahesh from Coimbatore, I completed MBA HR, I have around 6 Years experienced in Human Resources Department. If any HR department vacancy is there?
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diya suresh

Hi Mahesh, Vacancies are released as per different zones and for every post eligibility and fitness criteria varies. There are technical as well as non technical posts available under RRB. To know about the vacancies visit website of preferred zone or click RRB Railway recruitment 2021.

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hari dhesai
hi sir i'am t,hari dhesai from hosur I compleate 12th an diplomo cource. i want any railway jobs my age 20
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diya suresh

Hi Hari, There are various posts under RRB and RRC for which eligibility norms may differ. Also vacancies are released zone wise and you need to apply on respective zone website to apply. Find more details at RRB Railway recruitment 2021.

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leema rose
Hi sir I'm leema Rose From Coimbatore I complete 12th I want any railway jobs My age 19
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diya suresh

Hi Leema, There are various posts under RRB and for different posts age limit and educational qualification varies. Age wise you are eligible as minimum age to apply is 18 years. Also recruitment notificationa re released zone wise so it is suggested to visit the preferred zone website to know further details.Click RRB 2021 recruitment to know details of the upcoming exams.

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andrea l
Can you tell me the exact link to apply for rrb je 2021 chennai location...the apply online page is not coming up..
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diya suresh

Hi Andrea, Notifications are released separateky for different zones and you need to apply in online mode at the official website of RRB respective zone i.e. sr.indianrailways.gov.in. Make sure to satisfy the eligibility norms before applying. Find more details at RRB and RRC recruitment.

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mothe purushotham sai
Namasthey sir/madam here I want to say Is that I need to apply for the post in railways which the notifications has released now like RRB and RRC ,here I need to know that am I eligible for that job In the above notification and I need to say that I m completed my INTERMEDIATE and now I m DEGREE SECOND YEAR pursing. Kindly I need an answer for my question ,hope u will answer without fail. Thank you sir/madam
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diya suresh

Hi Mothe, There are different posts under RRB and RRC and the notifications are released zone wise. As you have passed 12th, you are eligible for various non technical posts. However, for technical posts, you need to have a UG degree in engineering or equivalent stream or as per the post requirement. Final year students are also eligible to apply. Find more details at RRB and RRC recruitment.

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arunrao dt
Hi sir am completed diploma mechanical engineering what documents will be given for filling application
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diya suresh

Hi Arunrao, RRB and RRC registration is done in online mode for which no documents need to be updated. The only required things are colored passport size photograph in prescribed format of the candidate and document supporting reservation claim in order to avail free travel pass. document verification will be done at later stages of recruitment. Find more details at RRB and RRC recruitment.

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amathi akhila
Namashkar Sir/Madam, i have passed graduate in B.Com at Hyderabad, Telangana now i am 33 years old i am interested in ticket collectors, clerks, accounts assistants, group c & d posts. i am eligeble to write exam or not?
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diya suresh

Hi Amathi, For technical as well as non-technical posts, the maximum age limit is 33 and 30 years respectively. You have not specified your date of birth and category as there is age relaxation applicable under the regulations of Govt. of India for reserved category candidates. Also eligibility norms varies with posts as well. To get more details visit RRB and RRC recruitment.

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kuamrpemmugari
Hi sir I have passed 10 th class I have any jobs in railways My age is 19
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gurpreet singh

HI Kuamrpemmugari

The minimum age required to apply for the RRB and RRC is 18 years. You need to first check the eligibility criteria of the exam for which post you want to apply. Visit on our official website of RRB and RRC Recruitment for more details.