Railway Recruitment Boards invite ONLINE applications from eligible candidates for the recruitment of various posts in Level 1 of 7 CPC Pay Matrix for the vacancies in various units of Indian Railways. Applications complete in all respect should be submitted ONLINE ONLY to any one of the Railway Recruitment Boards before 23.59 hrs of 12.03.2018
Total Vacancies: 62907
Scale of pay:
Level 01 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix with initial pay of Rs. 18000/- plus other allowances admissible at that time.
Age (as on 01.07.2018): 18 – 31 Years
Stages of Exam: There shall be a Computer Based Test (CBT). Candidates qualified in the CBT shall have to undergo Physical Efficiency Test (PET). Marks will be normalized in the CBT.
Negative Marking: There shall be negative marking for incorrect answers in the CBT. 1/3 of the marks allotted for each question shall be deducted for wrong answer.
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. Refer to Annexure-A for the prescribed qualification against each of the posts. 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.
Computer Based Test
All the eligible candidates have to undergo a Computer Based Test on the specified date, time and
venue as per the e-call letter to be downloaded by the candidates from the websites of RRBs. The
information about the e-call letter download shall be communicated through the websites as well as personal email communication to the candidates.
Total Duration : 90 Min,
No of Questions: 100
Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST – 30%. These percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PWD candidates in case of shortage of PWD candidates against vacancies reserved for them.
Question Type and Syllabus:
The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices and are likely to include questions
Number system, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages,
Mensuration, Time and Work; Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss,
Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, Square root, Age Calculations,
Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern etc.
b. General Intelligence and reasoning
Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical operations,
Relationships, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency,
Conclusions and Decision making, Similarities and Differences, Analytical Reasoning,
Classification, Directions, Statement – Arguments and Assumptions etc.
c. General Science
The syllabus under this shall cover Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10 standard level.
d. General Awareness on current affairs in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities,
Economics, Politics and any other subjects of importance.
PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TESTS (PET)
Based on the merit of the candidates in the CBT, candidates shall be called for PET Two times the
community wise total vacancy of the Posts notified against RRBs. However, Railways reserve the
right to increase/decrease this limit as required to ensure availability of adequate candidates for all the notified posts. Passing Physical Efficiency Test (PET) is mandatory and the same will be qualifying in nature. The criterion for PET is as under:
Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metre in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one
chance Should be able to lift and carry 35 kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down
Should be able to lift and carry 20 kg of weight for a distance of 100 metre in 2 minutes in
one chance without putting the weight down and Should be able to run for a distance of 1000
metre in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance.
For all candidates except the fee concession categories mentioned below at Sl No 2 ` 500/-
For Candidates belonging to SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWDs / Female / Transgender /
Minorities / Economically backward class. – 250/-*
*This fee of ` 250 shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges, on appearing in CBT.
Opening Date & Time for On-Line Registration and submission of Application 10.02.2018 at 10.00 hrs
Closing Date & Time for submission of On-Line application 12.03.2018 at 23.59 hrs
Last Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee
Online payment (Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card) 12.03.2018 at 22.00 hrs
SBI Bank Challan 12.03.2018 at 13.00 hrs
Post Office Challan 10.03.2018 at 13.00 hrs