Every year, the Indian railways generate several jobs openings on different levels. The railways require a variety of people for administrative, technical and non-technical jobs, to work together for the smooth functioning of the rail systems. Candidates with qualifications ranging from 10th standard to Engineering graduates can find job openings in the different operations of the Indian Railways.
Railway Recruitment Control Board (RRCB) is operated by Government of India under Ministry of Railways. RRCB under Railway recruiting boards chooses candidates for various posts and vacancies through direct recruitment and competitive examinations every year.
Railway Recruitment Posts are divided into two groups – Gazetted (Group ‘A’ and ‘B’) and Non-Gazetted (Group ‘C’ and ‘D’). Group ‘A’ Posts – Group A posts are appointed through the UPSC Exam, Engineering Service Exam, and Combined Medical Service Examination. Group ‘B’ Posts - These posts are not open to direct entry. The Group B posts are upgraded posts from Group ‘C’ railway employees on deputation basis. Group ‘C’ Posts – Technical and Non-Technical cadre posts like Clerk, Ticket Collector, Station Master, Traffic Apprentice, Commercial Apprentice, Engineering posts (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Signal and Telecommunication), etc. Group ‘D’ Posts – These posts include the Trackman, Helper, Assistant Points Man, Cleaner, and Peon, etc.