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How to get a job in Indian Railways

Author: Supriya Goyal
by Supriya Goyal
Posted: Jan 28, 2016

The growing population in India is leading to several other difficulties like unemployment, illiteracy and poverty. The Indian government is working on it to provide employment opportunities to the people. The railway recruitment board has several vacancies and attracting more people towards it. The railway jobs offer many benefits along with medical facility and government accommodation at the place of posting.

Even without higher education qualifications, you will get a job in the railways. For junior levels there are different jobs like traffic apprentices, junior level accounts assistant and typist, clerk, traffic assistant.

How and where to search for jobs in Railways?

Nowadays everything will get on the internet, but the traditional means to search for jobs– newspaper. There are many job portals are available on the internet which are focused solely on Government jobs. The popular job portal is which has a wide range of database of Government jobs along with job vacancies in the railways.

The local newspaper run with several job notifications which are issued by the Indian Railway Recruitment Board. The other type of print media is Employment Newspaper, which is filled with jobs. The Indian Railways has it own recruitment site-Railway Recruitment Board site. It covers various job vacancies which are available in the different organizations of the railways.

Railway Recruitment Board Selection Process:

A systematic way of selection process is followed for jobs in Railways. The written exam aims to test the eligibility of the candidates and they are based on skill, medical fitness. Not all candidates those who applied are called for the written exam. After the proper screening of all the application, only specific candidates those who meet the criteria are called for the written exam. The eligible candidates are informed through mail or post before a month of the exam. It is important to fill all the details correctly and completely in the Railway Recruitment Board application form.

Job application for Railways:

An individual has to take the printout of the application form, fill the entire form with full details and send it to the address mentioned in the notification along with a demand draft by postal mail. The photos attached in the application form and call letter should be exactly same.

RRB written test format:

The format of RRB Online Test is multiple choice. The questions are asked on the following fields like General awareness and Logical reasoning. But you need to prepare earlier and accessible to all the resources on hand to its maximum potential. You can increase your speed by taking up coaching from premiere institutes.

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