Railway Jobs

Many of us won’t be knowing that India has the fourth largest railway network in the world. Also, India stands No. 1 In the world for its Railway workforce. It is estimated that 1.4 million people are working under Indian Railways. Getting a job in this largest network of railways is a dream for many young Indians. The craze for the Railway sector among the young graduates is huge and there are plenty of job opportunities in the railway sector in varied departments of it. 

Pursuing a railway job in India is considered as a great option who aim for getting into Government jobs. There are wide career opportunities in railways and the candidate can find the suitable job position for them such as Guard man, Fireman, track inspector, Navigator, station master, railway engineers and its sector, Railway revenue sector, Indian railway personnel service, Travelling Ticket Examiner, Traveling Ticket Inspector, Ticket Teller, and so on. With the huge number of career opportunities in railways, all the job position must meet up the certain eligibility criteria and the candidate has to clear the particular job’s exam to get into it.

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The Indian railway sector is considered as one of the top employers in the country. The job positions under railways are grouped into two categories, Technical job positions, and Non-technical ones. They are further divided into four groups. Group A, B, C, and D.

- Group A and B includes office cadre posts

- Group C subordinate job positions

- Group D for unskilled labors

Group A & B: The technical persons come under this category. Medical persons (Doctors, nurses, etc.,), Engineering staff, and other such officials come under Group a & B. the candidate must clear the exam conducted by Union Service Public Commission to get into the job under group A.

Group C: officers such as supervisors, clerks, and other skilled labor come under Group C job positions. The candidate must clear the exam conducted by the Railway Recruitment Control Board to get into the job under group C.

Group D: all non-skilled labor comes under Group D job positions. The candidate must clear the exam conducted by the Railway Recruitment Control Board to get into the job under group D.

Salary structure:

The salary structure provides by the Indian railway sector is considered pretty well when compared with other sectors. The group A and B officers are paid from Rs.50,000 – Rs.90,000 per month; Group c officers are paid from Rs.20,000 and above; while Group D employees get an average income of Rs. 15,000 and above.

Frequently Asked Question

What are the most written exams under railways?

The top railway's exams are RRB JE exam, RRB ALP, RPF SI Exam, RRB paramedical exam, RPF constable exam, RRB Group D, RITES exam, and the exam conducted by UPSC.

I am working as a part-time employee, can I apply for the RRB post?

Yes, you can apply for the RRB post. 

Am a working railway employee, can I apply for an upgrading post in RRB?

Yes, you can apply for the RRB recruitment posting provided you should get a ‘No objection Certificate’ from your higher officials.

What types of questions can we expect in RRB exams?

The question types are the objective ones. The syllabus covers aptitude, general awareness, general intelligence, reasoning subjects, arithmetic, and technical subjects for the candidates who opt out for technical posts.

Am a part-time employee, can I apply for RRB and get through?

The type of employment is not necessary. Getting through in RRB exams generally involves the amount of hard work you put in for preparing the subjects for the exam. Hardly one can spend 4 to 5 hours per day preparing for the Railway exams.

What is the mode of submitting the application forms in Railways?

One can submit the RRB application form both online and offline. Through offline, you can send the application forms by ordinary post, speed post, or registered post.

Are there any temporary jobs or part-time jobs in Railways?

Yes, part-time jobs are available in Indian Railways.

What type of part-time job are available in Indian railways?

Indian railway sector offers part-time employment for the candidates who can work on data entry jobs as the back office work.

Benefits of getting a job in the Railway sector:

The candidate who gets a job in the railway sector can enjoy a secure job with a stable career. Railways offer the residence for their employee in the railways residential quarters. The employee can enjoy subsidized meals and refreshments. Railways have separate schools, colleges, and free medical care for its employees. The whole family can get a free pass when they travel on Railways. The most amazing factor is the pay structure. Railway offers a wonderful salary to its employees. 

If you are interested in getting a job in the Railway sector, take hard work and do sincere studies to crack the exams conducted by RRB and UPSC. There is a huge number of job positions available in the Railway sector in India. The Indian railway gives a better salary for its employee and great facilities and subsidies. Give a try, Crack the exam, and have a better Career!

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