(Exam Info) RRB Non - Technical Cadre Examination

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Non - Technical Cadre Examination

Railway Recruitment Boards conducts a Civil Services examination for the recruitment of the non-technical categories in Grade C services, i.e., Clerks, Assistant Station Masters, Ticket Collectors, Train Clerks, etc.

The Boards located at Allahabad, Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Chandigarh, Jammu, Gorakhpur, Patna, Guwahati, Calcutta, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Trivandrum, Bangalore, Secunderabad, Mumbai, Bhopal, Malda, Ranchi, etc; advertise the vacancies through Newspapers/Employment News and conduct the written examination as well as interviews.

Eligibility:

Following table shows the eligibility criteria for Non–Technical cadre examinations in Railways:

Category Qualification Age
Traffic Apprentice/Commercial Apprentice Graduation 18-30 yrs
Assistant Station Master/Trainee Guard/Goods Guard Graduation 18-30 yrs
Enquiry-cum-Reservation Clerk Graduation (preference to those knowing typing with 30 wpm speed) 18-30 yrs
Office Clerk/Accounts Clerk Matriculation with minimum 50% marks. Typewriting proficiency of 30 wpm in English or 25 wpm in Hindi 18-30 yrs
Junior Accounts Assistant Graduation. Typewriting proficiency of 30 wpm in English 18-30 yrs
Clerk-cum-Typist Graduation. Minimum Typing speed of 40 wpm in English 18-30 yrs
Stenographer(English/Hindi) Matriculation or Equivalent (with certificate of 80 wpm in English/Hindi Stenography and 40 wpm in English/20 wpm in Hindi Typewriting speed) 18-33 yrs
Typist (English/Hindi) Matriculation (with Typewriting peed of 40 wpm in English/25 wpm in Hindi) 18-30 yrs
Train Clerk/Statistical Clerk/Goods Clerk/Coaching Clerk/Ticket Collector/Commercial Clerk Matriculation (with 50% marks) 18-30 yrs

Examination Pattern:

The written test consists of

1. General English(and/or Hindi)
2. Mathematics
3. General Knowledge
4. General Intelligence

The test will be mainly of Objective Type. Candidates are expected to possess a broad knowledge of current events and matters of general interest particularly relating to India, including Indian Railways.

Depending upon the number of vacancies and merit list, candidates are called for interview. Final selection is based on the total marks obtained in the written examination and interview.

Syllabus :

General English
Questions on General English are designed to test the candidate's correct usage of prepositions, words and phrases.

Mathematics
Questions on Mathematics are designed to test accuracy and rapidity.

General Knowledge
Candidates are expected to possess a broad knowledge of current events and matters of general interest, particularly relating to India, including Indian Railways.

General Intelligence

  • The questions are designed to test the candidate's power of reasoning and his ability to draw conclusions.
  • The candidate selected may be absorbed depending on vacancies available after successful completion of prescribed training as per the rules.
  • The final appointment of the candidates will be subject to their being found medically fit in appropriate Medical Classification of Railways. They may be considered in due course for promotion to higher grades including supervisory levels according to rules/orders in force from time to time.

Application Procedure :

Candidates can apply through the application forms published in the daily Newspapers or Employment News. RRB advertises vacancies in Employment News (a Government of India publication), and also on the website of Indian Railways. The applications received go through a primary screening. Eligible candidates are called for a written exam. The call letters are sent out a month in advance of the date of the examination.

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