How to get a job in Indian Railways?

ahana singh By ahana singh, 11th Oct 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Indian Railways recruit thousands of candidates every year, but still the job offered are not enough for increasing demand. So, how to get a job in railways with so much competition out there? Here ares some tips

Introduction to Indian Railways

Indian Railways is one of the largest railways in the world. The organizations works under the Government of India through the Ministry of Railways. Indian Railways has over 115,000 km of rail networks in India along with 7,172 stations.

Indian Railways is also the most recruiting organization in India, recruiting over thousands of candidates every year for various positions in various rail departments in the country.

Jobs in Indian Railways

Indian Railways hire its employees through various recruitment exams conducted throughout the year. These exams are conducted either common for everyone or for particular regions. Most of these exams include written/online test followed by personal interviews

The basic eligibility criteria for Indian Railways jobs is graduation or 12th for some posts.

Indian Railways hire for following jobs

1. Engineer
2. Mechanic
3. Programmer
4. Sports personnel
5. Scout/Guide
6. Health & Malaria Inspector
7. Commercial Apprentice
8. Commercial Clerk
9. Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk (ECRC)
10. Traffic Apprentice
11. Trains Clerk (TNC)
12. Assistant Station Master (ASM)
13. Goods Guard
14. Technician Signal (ESM)
15. Telecom Maintainer (TCM)

and many more...

How to get a job in Railways?

Here are some useful tips to get railway jobs in India

• Find the right job profile: Out of so many profiles railways recruit for, find out the best and the most relevant ones. Depending on your eligibility and other criteria, you would be eligible in some or all railway jobs
• Stay updated: Stay updated with Railway Recruitment news and notifications so that you can apply for the right job at the right time
• Exam preparation: Start preparing for the exam. Join a coaching institute or study by yourself. Gather right study resources, books and study material and start studying
• Know your exam syllabus: Get the exam syllabus first and study accordingly. If you are good in a topic, skip it and focus more on topics that are important for the exam
• Practice: Find some useful study resources, previous years’ papers, and practice material and practice as much as possible

Wish you all good luck for your exams
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13th Oct 2014 (#)

thanks for this information, I will keep it in mind for when I go for a job there.

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