Monday, June 17, 2024

Indian Railways Recruitment 2024: Apply for 1202 Technician Vacancies, check Qualification

Railway Recruitment 2024: The Indian Railways is inviting applications to fill up several vacancies under Technician post. An official notification for the recruitment was released by the railway in an advertisement.


The Indian Railways has announced a recruitment drive for 2024 to fill several Technician posts, including Assistant Loco Pilot and Trains Manager (Goods Guard). The recruitment aims to fill a total of 1202 vacancies, with 827 positions for Assistant Loco Pilot and 375 for Trains Manager. Candidates interested in these positions must ensure they meet the eligibility criteria and submit their applications online before the registration deadline on June 12, 2024.

To be eligible for these posts, candidates must have completed their Class 10 education and possess an ITI certificate in the relevant trade. The age criteria for applicants require them to be between 18 and 42 years of age, with relaxation in the age limit available for certain categories as per the official notification. This ensures that a wide range of candidates can apply, encouraging inclusivity and providing opportunities across various demographics.

The selection process for these posts includes four stages. The initial stages involve two Computer-Based Tests (CBT). CBT Stage I covers General Awareness, Mathematics, Reasoning, and Basic Science and Engineering. CBT Stage II is divided into two parts: Part A includes General Awareness, Mathematics, and Reasoning, while Part B focuses on questions related to the specific trade or field. Successful candidates from these stages will proceed to the document verification and medical examination phases to ensure they meet all necessary criteria and are fit for the roles.

The salary for the selected candidates varies based on the grade pay. The monthly salary ranges from Rs. 5200 to Rs. 20,200, with grade pay of Rs. 1900 for some positions and Rs. 2800 for others. This competitive pay scale is designed to attract skilled candidates and provide them with a stable and rewarding career within the Indian Railways.

Applicants must also note the application fee requirements, which differ based on their category. General category candidates are required to pay Rs 500, while OBC, ST, SC, and Ex-Servicemen candidates need to pay Rs 250. Female candidates also have a reduced fee of Rs 250. Detailed information about the recruitment, including eligibility criteria and the application process, can be found on the official Indian Railways website. Candidates are encouraged to apply promptly to avoid missing the deadline.

It is worth mentioning that the organisation aims at filling up about 1202 vacancies under this recruitment drive. Interested candidates can check their eligibility and apply online. Meanwhile, it is to be noted that the registration process for the online registration will end on June 12, 2024. For further details, check below.

Railway Recruitment 2024 Vacant Posts

  • For Assistant Loco Pilot – 827
  • For Trains Manager (Goods Guard) – 375

Total: 1202 vacant posts

Railway Recruitment 2024 Important Dates

  • Closing date for online registration: June 12, 2024

Railway Recruitment 2024 Eligibility

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates applying for the recruitment should have passed Class 10 education.
  • They should also hold an ITI certificate in the specific trade

Age Limit

  • Minimum age limit to apply: 18 years of age
  • Maximum age limit to apply: 42 years of age

It is to be noted that age limit relaxation is available based on different criteria. To know details about the same, candidates can check the official notification.

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  • The selected candidate will get monthly salary of Rs. 5200 – 20,200 with GP Rs. 1900)
  • The selected candidate will get monthly salary of Rs. 5200 – 20,200 with GP Rs. 2800)

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Selection Process

The final selection of the candidates will be done based on four stages. They are namely as follows:

  • CBT Stage I

This stage will comprise of questions from General Awareness, Mathematics, Reasoning, and Basic Science and Engineering.

  • CBT Stage II

Part A: General Awareness, Mathematics, and Reasoning

Part B: Questions on relevant trade or field

  • Document Verification
  • Medical Examination

Application Fee

  • For candidates of General category: Rs 500
  • For candidates of OBC/ ST/ S C/ Ex-Servicemen: Rs 250
  • For female candidates: Rs 250

For further details on this recruitment please visit the official website of Indian Railways. Apply soon.

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