RRB Recruitment

The RRB Recruitment process is conducted to select candidates for various technical and non-technical posts for the Indian Railways. The following table highlights the position that is available across multiple divisions of the RRB.

RRB Posts
RRB NTPC Posts RRB JE Posts RRB ALP 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 2020

The RRB Recruitment process involves several stages of selections. The selection process is based on various stages of the CBT, Interview and medical tests for specific posts. The selection process for all the individual exams is discussed in detail below.

To know more about other Government Exams, conducted every year, visit the linked article.

RRB NTPC Recruitment

The RRB Recruitment Process for the Non-Popular Technical Categories (NTPC) exam includes several stages. The stages of the selection process 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 more detailed information on the NTPC selection process, visit the RRB NTPC Recruitment
page.

RRB JE Recruitment

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

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

For more detailed information on the NTPC selection process, visit the RRB JE Recruitment page.

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.

Government Exam 2020

RRB Exam Dates

With the exam dates for the RRB exams already released, candidates need to be aware of them to stay updated regarding any information about the RRB Recruitment process.

The exam dates for each exam is discussed in detail below:

RRB NTPC Exam Date

With no major update available, the Railways Board would carry forward the RRB NTPC Exam 2019 to this year i.e. 2020, the notification for which was released in February 2019. Hence, Important dates and notices related to RRB NTPC 2019-2020 are expected to be released soon.

The critical dates for the RRB NTPC Exam are given in the table below.

RRB NTPC 2020 Exam Dates
Event Dates
Date of Notice Publication in RRB Websites February 28th 2019
Opening of online registration of Applications March 1st 2019 at 16.00 hrs
Closing of online registration of Application March 31st 2019 at 23.59 hrs
Closing Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee Through:
a) Online (Net banking / Credit Card/ Debit Card /UPI April 5th 2019 at 23.59 hrs
(b) SBI Challan April 5th 2019 at 15.00 hrs
(c) Post Office Challan April 5th 2019 at 15.00 hrs
Final Submission of Applications April 12th 2019 at 23.59 hrs
RRB NTPC CBT I Admit Card February 2020
1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) To be Notified

RRB JE Exam Date

By the official notification released by the RRB, the critical dates of the RRB JE Recruitment process for the year 2018-2019 have been given in the table below:

RRB JE Exam Dates 2019 
Date of Issue of RRB JE Notification December 29th 2018
Opening of Online Registration for RRB JE Exam January 2nd 2019 at 10:00 hrs
Closing of Online Registration for RRB JE Exam January 31st 2019 at 23:59 hrs
Closing of offline payment February 4th 2019 at 13:00 hrs
Closing of online payment February 5th 2019 at 22:00 hrs
Complete closure of all online application process February 7th 2019 at 23:59 hrs
1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT – I) May 22nd 2019
2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT- II) August 28th 2019
RRB JE 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT- II) Result November 1st, 2019

To know more in detail about the RRB JE Exam Dates, visit the linked article.

RRB ALP Exam Date

The exam dates for RRB (Assistant Loco Pilot) ALP exam, as per the RRB Notification 2018-19, is given in the table below:

RRB ALP Exam Dates
Commencement of Online Application Form 3rd February 2018
Last Date to Apply Online for RRB ALP 31st March 2018
RRB ALP Exam Date (CBT 1) From 9th August 2018
RRB ALP Answer Key Date November 2018
RRB ALP Result (CBT I) December 20th 2018
RRB ALP CBT 2 Admit Card 17th January 2019 onwards
RRB ALP Exam Date CBT 2 21st, 22nd, 23rd January 2019
RRB ALP Answer Key CBT 2 18th Feb 2019
RRB ALP Result CBT 2 6th April 2019
RRB ALP Exam Date CBT 3 10th May 2019
RRB ALP 2018-2019 Final Result 13th December 2019

Visit the RRB ALP Notification page for more information about the exam.

RRB Vacancy

For this year 2019, the Railway Recruitment Board has announced close one lakh vacancies for the various posts available in the Indian Railways.

The vacancy and salary structure are discussed for each RRB post below:

RRB NTPC Vacancy

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 NTPC Exam 2019 Undergraduate Posts Vacancy
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 NTPC Exam 2019 Graduate Posts Vacancy
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 JE Vacancy

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

RRB JE Vacancy
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 ALP Vacancy

The 2019-20 Notification for the RRB ALP Exam is yet to be released.

For the ALP exam, the RRB has announced a total of 64371 vacancies according to the official RRB ALP Notification. The details are given in the table below:

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

For more details regarding the RRB Vacancy, visit the linked article.

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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