Indian Railways is one of the biggest employers in India and many candidates aspire to be part of this prestigious organisation. The Railway Recruitment Board keeps issuing notifications for filling up of non-technical and technical graduate posts for various zonal railways/ production units.

Nationality : Applicant should be a citizen of India

Qualification for Technical Cadres : Interested candidates must hold Pass 10+2 with Physics and Maths, B.Sc (Physics), and ITI in Computer Networking / Data Networking / Electrician or its equivalent qualification from recognized Institute/ University.

Age Limit for Railway Technical Exams Eligibility Criteria:

Categories Age Limit
Assistant Driver (Electrical / Diesel)/Data Entry Operators/ Skilled Fitters/ Apprentice Fireman ‘A’/ Apprentice Wireless or Telecom Maintainer/Health Inspector Grade IV/Axle Unit Operators/Wheel Unit Operators/Electrical Signal Maintainer 18-30 yrs
Train Examiners, Health Inspector 18-30 yrs
Apprentice Mechanic (Mechanical/Electrical Diesel)/ Apprentice Signal Inspector/Apprentice Permanent Way Inspector/Depot Store Keeper/Raj BhashaSahayak / Apprentice Inspector of Works/Trainee Junior Draftsman (Electrical)/Apprentice Permanent Way Mistry/ Appr. Train Examiner Grade IlI/Appr. Jr. Engineer (Telecommunication/Works) 18-33 yrs
Apprentice Assistant Chargeman (Electronics/Mechanical)/Apprentice Senior Draftsman (Electronics/Mechanical) 18-32 yrs
Assistant Programmer/Diesel Foreman (Mechanical/ (Electrical)/Law Assistant /Pharmacist/Trainee Chargeman ‘B’ (Electrical/Electronics) 20-32 yrs
Staff Nurse 20-40 yrs
Teachers Grade I-IV Below 45 yrs

Qualification for Non-Technical cadres:

Candidates should have done Matriculation, Graduation, Typewriting proficiency in English/ Hindi as per the post or its equivalent qualification from recognized Institute/ University.

Age Limit for Railways Non Technical Exam Eligibility Criteria:

Categories Age Limit
Traffic Apprentice/Commercial Apprentice 18-30 yrs
Assistant Station Master/Trainee Guard/Goods Guard 18-30 yrs
Enquiry-cum-ReservationClerk 18-30 yrs
Office Clerk/Accounts Clerk 18-30 yrs
Junior Accounts Assistant 18-30 yrs
Clerk-cum-Typist 18-30 yrs
Stenographer(English/Hindi) 18-30 yrs
Typist (English/Hindi) 18-30 yrs
Train Clerk/StatisticalClerk/Goods Clerk/CoachingClerk/Ticket Collector/Commercial Clerk 18-30 yrs

RRB selection process basically consists of the following phases:

  1. RRB Preliminary Exam

  2. RRB Mains Exam

  3. Medical Exam

  4. Interview

Relaxation in age will be given to the reserved category aspirants are as follows under:

  1. SC/ ST applicants- 5 years

  2. OBC candidates- 3 years

  3. PWD aspirants- 10 years