Before applying for any post, the candidates should
ensure that he/she fulfills all the eligibility norms. The candidate should
have the requisite Educational/ Technical qualifications from recognized
University/Institute as on the closing date of submission of the
application. Those awaiting results of the final examination need not apply.
RRB may reject the applications of candidates at any stage of recruitment
process in case the candidate is not fulfilling the requisite criteria, and
if appointed, such candidates are liable to be removed from service
The candidates who have been debarred for life from all
RRB examinations or the candidates, who have been debarred for a specified
period which is not yet completed, need not apply in response to this
Employment Notice. Their candidature will be rejected during any stage of
recruitment as and when detected.
Serving Defense Personnel likely to be released within
one year of the closing date can also apply against Ex-Servicemen vacancies.
Vacancies of Ex-Servicemen and persons with disability
are not separate but included in the total number of vacancies
Dates of all examinations and results are published in
Employment News/Rozgar Samachar and local dailies. These are also given in
the website of the Railway Recruitment Board. Call letters for written
examinations are sent to candidates by post (Under Certificate of Posting).
The candidates whose applications are rejected are also intimated through
post along with the cause of rejection. The details of eligible as well as
ineligible candidates for a particular post are also put on the website of
the Railway Recruitment Board at least one week prior to the written
examination for that post. RRB will not be responsible for any postal delay/
wrong delivery of call letters / Rejection letters. RRB does not intimate
candidates who are not selected in written examination or any other test.
Selection by RRB does not confer upon candidates any
right of appointment in Railway. The function of the RRB is to recommend
names of suitable candidates to the Chief Personnel Officer of the concerned
Zonal Railway / Production Unit who in turn issues the offer of appointment
letter subject to the availability of vacancies and candidates being found
medically fit and satisfying all eligibility criteria.
Selected candidates will have to undergo training
wherever training is prescribed for the post.
Emoluments on initial appointment will be minimum pay of
the grade plus other allowances admissible at that time. During training
period only stipend will be
paid as applicable. Candidate may have to give security deposit and execute
indemnity bond wherever necessary.
While all candidates irrespective of community may be
considered against UR vacancies, however against the vacancies earmarked for
specific community (SC/ST/OBC), only candidates belonging to that community/
group will be considered. For this purpose, SC/ST/OBC candidates should
furnish Caste Certificate from competent authorities as per the formats
given in the Annexure attached to the Employment Notices. Further, in case
of OBC candidates, the certificates should specially indicate that the
candidate does not belong to the Persons/Sections (Creamy Layer) mentioned
in Col.3 of the Schedule of the Government of India, Department of Personnel
and Training O.M. No.36012/22/9-Estt. (SCT) dated 08.09.93 & its subsequent
revision through O.M.No.36033/3/2004-Estt. (Res.) dated 09.03.2004. OBC
certificates should be current as on the date of closure of the employment
The OBC candidate should enclose self declaration of
non-creamy layer status in the proforma as given in Annexure attached to the
Employment Notices. The candidates who indicate their community as SC or ST
or OBC in their application form but do not enclose the caste certificate in
the prescribed format will not be considered as eligible to appear for the
Candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC who fulfill required
educational qualification/technical qualifications can also apply against UR
vacancies. They will, however, have to compete with the UR candidates. No
age relaxation will be allowed to such SC/ST/OBC candidates applying against
Free Second Class Railway Pass as and when admissible
will be issued to the candidates belonging to SC/ST communities when they
are called for written examination or Aptitude Test/Skill test/document
verification provided they submit valid caste certificate.
Selected male candidates who are finally appointed are
liable for active service in Railway Engineer’s Unit of Territorial Army.
Female candidates are also eligible. However, it may be
noted that some categories involve duties which are arduous in nature and
call for working in shifts at odd hours, at road side stations also away