RRB Recruitment - Railway Recruitment Exams

The RRB Recruitment 2 for various Railway Recruitment Exams is yet to start. The Railway Board starts the RRB recruitment process by releasing official notification for respective examinations.

The RRB Recruitment conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board is mainly for the following exams:

  • RRB JE – Junior Engineer
  • RRB ALP – Assistant Loco Pilot
  • RRB NTPC – Non-Technical Popular Categories

The RRB Recruitment process is conducted to select candidates for various technical and non-technical posts for the Indian Railways.

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In this article, candidates will learn about the following given information pertaining to various RRB examinations:

  • RRB Posts
  • RRB Selection process
  • RRB Vacancy

Aspirants of RRB recruitment exams can check the following links:

RRB Recruitment Related Links
RRB Syllabus RRB Apply Online
RRB Result RRB Admit Card
RRB Eligibility RRB Notification

RRB Recruitment

The Railway Recruitment exams are an annual process. Every year the RRB Recruitment Board releases the recruitment for lakhs of candidates for various technical and Non-Technical Posts in the Indian Railways.

Before heading to the RRB Posts, here is a quick glance of the exam dates for various RRB Recruitments.

RRB Recruitment Dates
Last RRB Recruitment  February 28th, 2019 February 3rd, 2018 December 29th, 2018
Final Result Date Recruitment in Process December 13th, 2019 November 1st, 2019
Current RRB Recruitment 2019- continued 2019- not released 2019- not released

For further details on the exam dates of particular RRB exam, check the links given below:

RRB Posts

Aspirants of RRB examinations must be aware of different posts for which the Railway Recruitments are conducted.

The RRB Recruitments are conducted to fill different RRB posts in various Railway exams.

The following table highlights the RRB Posts that are available across multiple divisions of the RRB.

RRB Posts
Junior Clerk cum Typist Junior Engineer Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP
Accounts Clerk cum Typist Junior Engineer (IT) ALP Technician
Junior Time Keeper Depot Materials Superintendent (DMS)
Trains Clerk Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk
Traffic Assistant
Goods Guard
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk
Senior Clerk cum Typist
Junior Account Assistant cum Typist
Senior Time Keeper
Commercial Apprentice
Station Master

This article will discuss in detail about the recruitment process of the RRB Exams.

RRB Recruitment Process

The RRB Recruitment process involves several stages of selections for different exams. The RRB selection process is based on various stages of the CBT, Interview and medical tests for specific posts.

The RRB selection process for all the individual exams conducted by RRB is discussed in detail below.

RRB Recruitment NTPC

The RRB Recruitment Process for the Non-Popular Technical Categories (NTPC) exam includes several stages. The stages of the RRB selection process for this exam are as follows:

  • Preliminary Exam (Computer Based Test)
  • Main Exam (Computer Based Test)
  • Typing Test (For the post of Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist, Senior Clerk cum Typist and Senior Time Keeper)
  • Aptitude Test (For the post of Traffic Assistant and Assistant Station Master)
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Fitness Test
  • Final Selection

For detailed information on the NTPC selection process, visit the RRB NTPC Exam Pattern page.

Candidates can also check RRB NTPC Notification for the latest information on NTPC Exam.

RRB JE Recruitment

The RRB Recruitment Process for the Railway Junior Engineer (JE) exam includes several stages. The JE selection process in RRB Recruitment also includes a few steps which are meant for specific posts.

The steps of the RRB selection process for JE exam are as follows:

  • Preliminary Exam (Computer Based Test)
  • Main Exam (Computer Based Test)
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Fitness Test
  • Final Selection

To know in detail the RRB JE Exam Pattern, check the link provided.

Also, visit the RRB JE Recruitment page for relevant information on JE exam.

RRB ALP Recruitment

The RRB Recruitment process for the Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) exam consists of the following stages:

  1. First Stage CBT
  2. Second Stage CBT
  3. Computer-Based Aptitude Test (This test is only for ALP and not for Technician candidates)
  4. Document verification stage.

More information on RRB ALP Exam Pattern can be found on the RRB ALP Syllabus page.

Also, Check RRB ALP Notification for detailed information on the ALP exam.

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RRB Vacancy

The number of RRB vacancy in a particular RRB Recruitment is decided by the Railway Board. The Railway Recruitment Board releases the RRB vacancies through an official notification.

Below given are the RRB vacancies for individual exams conducted under Railway Recruitments.

RRB Vacancy NTPC  

For this year 2019, the Railway Recruitment Board has announced close one lakh vacancies for the various posts available in the Indian Railways. The RRB vacancy and salary structure are discussed for each RRB posts are discussed.

The following table gives a glance of vacancies for Undergraduate posts with minimum educational qualifications of 12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent examination as on July 1st, 2019.

RRB Vacancy Undergraduate Post NTPC Exam 2019 
Name of the Posts RRB NTPC Vacancy
Junior Clerk cum Typist 4319
Accounts Clerk cum Typist 760
Junior Time Keeper 17
Trains Clerk 592
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 4940
Grand Total 10628

The below table outlines the vacancies for Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of a University Degree or its equivalent as on July 1st, 2019.

RRB Vacancy Graduate Posts NTPC Exam 2019 
Name of the Posts RRB NTPC Vacancy
Traffic Assistant 88
Goods Guard 5748
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 5638
Senior Clerk cum Typist 2873
Junior Account Assistant cum Typist 3164
Senior Time Keeper 14
Commercial Apprentice 259
Station Master 6865
Grand Total 24649

RRB Vacancy JE Exam

For the last RRB recruitment for Junior Engineer Exam, the Railway board released 13,847 RRB vacancies. The official notification of RRB recruitment exams releases post-wise breakup of the RRB Vacancy for JE.

The following table gives a glance of RRB JE vacancy in the Indian Railways:

RRB Vacancy JE Exam
RRB JE Post Vacancies Available
Junior Engineer 12844
Junior Engineer (IT) 29
Depot Materials Superintendent (DMS) 227
Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant (CMA) 387
Total 13847

To know more in detail about the RRB JE Vacancies you can download the PDF by clicking the link below.

RRB JE Vacancy 2019:-Download PDF Here

RRB Vacancy ALP 

The 2019 Notification for the RRB ALP Exam is yet to be released. The last RRB Recruitment for Assistant Loco Pilot examination released a total of 64371 vacancies. The detailed Break up of RRB Vacancy for ALP examination is highlighted below.

RRB Vacancy ALP Exam
Posts Vacancies
RRB ALP 36576
RRB Technician 27795
Total 64371

Aspirants of RRB exams can check RRB Vacancy for detailed post-wise and year-wise vacancy released to fill RRB recruitments.

With the aid of study materials, mock tests, previous years question papers, the candidate will have an edge to crack the highly competitive RRB Exams. Visit the RRB Preparation page to get more info on what is required to ace the exams.


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