Indian Railways recruiting more than 62,000 Group D posts ! Apply before 12 Mar 2018

New Delhi, 10 February 2018: Indian Railways is on mega recruitment drive.  Railway Recruitment Boards invite online applications from eligible candidates for the recruitment of various posts in Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix for the vacancies in various units of Indian Railways. The total number of vacant posts are 62,907. These are mainly Group D level posts.

Key Dates: The online application has commenced today (10 February 2018). The closing date for submission of online application is 12 March 2018. Candidates should ensure that they possess/fulfill all eligibility conditions prescribed for the post(s) as on the closing date for submitting application.


Name of Posts:


Helper / Electrical / Ac

Helper / Electrical / TRS

Helper / Electrical / General Services


Assistant Pointsman

Helper II

Helper Signal

Gr D (Store)






Helper –II (Mech)

Helper- II (S&T)

Gr D (Engg)




Age Limit: 18 to 31 years. The lower and upper age limit indicated for a particular post(s) in the vacancy table will be reckoned as on 01.07.2018. The upper age relaxation is available as per the government norms.

Educational Qualifications: Candidates should have the Educational/Technical qualifications indicated against the notified posts in the CEN from recognized Board/NCVT/SCVT as on the closing date for submission of the ONLINE application. Candidates should refer to Annexure-A for the prescribed qualification against each of the posts on the CEN.

The recruitment notification mentioned that those awaiting results of the final examination of the prescribed educational/technical qualification should not apply. Diploma/Degree in Engineering will not be accepted in lieu of course completed Act Apprenticeship /ITI. Also, Graduate Act Apprentice will not be accepted in lieu of Course Completed Act Apprenticeship.

Examination Fee: a) For all candidates except the fee concession categories Rs. 500.00

  1. b) For Candidates belonging to SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWDs / Female / Transgender /Minorities / Economically backward class.*this fee of ` 250 shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges, on appearing in CBT Rs.250.00.

RRB Wise Vacancies

Name of RRBs Vacant Posts
Ahmedabad 6087
Ajmer 4755
Allahabad 4762
Bangalore 2293
Bhopal 3522
Bhubhaneshwar 1532
Bilaspur 1159
Chandigarh 7832
Chennai 2979
Gorakhpur 3388
Guwahati 2577
Kolkata 2367
Mumbai 4625
Patna 5981
Ranchi 2525
Secunderabad 6523
Total Posts 62907

How to Apply:  The candidates should visit the official websites of Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs). Candidates should refer Centralized Employment Notice No. 02/2018.

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