RRB Recruitment - Upcoming Railway Recruitment 2019 | Notification | Important Dates

Railway Jobs are considered as the most likeable job for every candidate as railways provide a lot of benefits than any other job in India. The railway recruitment control board manages the Indian railway recruitment by announcing the rrb recruitment notification and conducting exams and selection process for hiring the candidate for Indian railways.

There board release official notification as regards the RRB recruitment every year and all the candidates who are interested to apply for same are provided with an opportunity of being a part of this government job. Topnews provide all such details on a timely basis as and when the data is released through the official notice. One can easily get all the information on the page.

Railway Recruitment 2019 - Latest Railway Jobs 2019-20 Opening List

Railway recruitment board has planned to release job notification for 1.3 lakhs job in various RRB NTPC category. Candidates who seek for railway jobs can take their opportunity to start their career. All the details regarding the job vacancies and available positions for RRB Recruitment 2019 are given below-

Railway zone

Posts associated

No. of vacancies

Last date for applying

Western railway

The jobs available for this zone are junior clerk cum typist, trains clerk, station master, goods guard, and ticket clerks. 

There are total vacancies for 725 jobs

30th July 2019

Southeast central railways

The posts are for ITI Apprentices

404 total vacancies

25th July 2019

Noida metro rail corporation

The jobs are for assistants, junior engineer, train operator and maintainers

Vacancies are for 199 posts

21st August 2019

Centre for railway information systems

The posts are available for assistant software engineers

There a total of 50 vacancies

7th August 2019

RITES limited

The posts requires various engineers and managers

The zone has 50+ vacancies

August 2019

Indian port rail and ropeway corporation limited

The post has a vacancy for managers, clerks, helpers, signal maintainers, etc.

A total of 21 vacany is available

29th July 2019

Rail wheel factory

The posts available are for technicians, senior clerk(under sports quota) and technicians

Vacant jobs for 10 posts

4th September 2019

Southeastern railway

The posts are available for group c, group d( scouts and guides quota)

Vacancies herein are for 10 posts

5th August 2019

Kochi metro rail limited

The posts are available for executive  and managers

It has got a vacancy for 4 posts

25th July 2019

Konkan railway

The job requires chief electrical engineers

The vacancy is for 3 posts

31st July 2019

Southeastern railway

The job is for the cultural quota for dance and instrumental

Vacant jobs for 2 posts

14th August 2019


The requirement is for chief engineer and executive director

The vacancy herein for 4 posts

22nd July 2019

Lucknow metro rail corporation

The vacancies here in are for 4 jobs

Vacancy for 1 post

19th July 2019

Southeast central railway

Vacant jobs for 1 post

The zone has a vacancy for 432 posts

15th July 2019

Southwestern railway

The job requires junior clerk cum typist, goods guard and station master

The vacancies herein are for 179 posts

15th July 2019

Latest government jobs

The job is available in railway, bank, PSU, others

Total vacancies for 100000+ posts

July 2019

Latest engineer jobs

Various engineers are required

Vacancies for 2000+ jobs

July 2019


List Of Indian Railway Recruitment Zones

In Indian railways, there are a total of 17 zones which are further sub-divided into 68 divisions. Divisional railway manager heads each of the division who further reports to general manager of the zone. The list of the RRB Divisions along with the subdivisions are given below-

RRB Division


1.     Central Railway

Mumbai (Head quarter), Nagpur, Pune, Solapur and Bhusawal

2.     East coast Railway


Bhubaneswar (head quarter), Sambalpur, Rayagada and Khurda road

3.     East central Railway

Hajipur(Head quarter), Samastipur, Sonpur, Danapur, Mugalsarai and Dhanbad

4.     Eastern Railways

Kolkata(Head quarter) Howrah, Asansol, Malda and Sealdah

5.     North central Railway

Allahabad(Head quarter), Jhansi and Agra

6.     North eastern Railway

Lucknow NER, Varanasi and Izzatnagar(Gorakhpur – Head quarter)

7.     North western Railway

Jaipur(headquarter), Bikaner, jodhpur and Ajmer

8.     Northeast frontier Railway

Guwahati(headquarter ) Alipurduar, Kathihar , Lumding, Tinsukia and Rangiya

9.     Northern Railway

Delhi(headquarter), Lucknow NR, Moradabad, Ambala and Firozpur

10.  South central Railway

Secunderabad(headquarter) Hyderabad and Nanded

11.  South east central Railway

Bilaspur(headquarter) Nagpur SEC and Raipur

12.  South eastern Railway

Kolkata(headquarter) Adra, Kharagpur, Ranchi and Chakradharpur

13.  South western Railway

Hubballi(headquarter), Mysuru and Bengaluru

14.  Southern Railway

Chennai(headquarter), Madhurai, Palakkad, Salem, Thiruvananthapuram and Tiruchirappalli

15.  South coast Railway

Visakhapatnam(headquarter), Guntur, Guntakal and Vijayawada

16.  West central Railway

Jabalpur(headquarter), Kota and Bhopal

17.  Western Railway

Mumbai(headquarter), Ratlam, Ahmedabad, Vadodara and Bhavnagar

For every railway recruitment zone, there are separate recruitment boards for hiring the candidates for suitable jobs. Suburban railways are also available which is controlled by the central government and the state government.

Metro Railway List

In total 10 Indian cities are having metro rail connectivity while 5 other cities have it under construction.

In service metro list

Kolkata metro corporation limited

Delhi metro rail corporation limited

Bangalore metro rail corporation limited

Chennai metro rail corporation limited

Mumbai metro rail corporation limited

Kochi metro rail corporation limited

Lucknow metro rail corporation limited

Jaipur metro rail corporation limited

Hyderabad metro rail corporation limited

Rapid metro rail, Gurgaon


Under construction

Gaziabad metro

Pune metro

Navi Mumbai metro

Metro link between Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar

Faridabad metro


Companies Allied To Railways In India 2019

There are 14 public sector undertakings and other organisations functioning under the ministry of the railway.

  1. Rail India technical and economic services limited (RITES)
  2. Indian railway construction company limited (IRCOC)
  3. Container Corporation of India (CONCOR)
  4. Konkan railway corporation limited (KRCL)
  5. Centre for a railway information system (CRIS)
  6. Indian railway catering and tourism corporation limited (IRCTC)
  7. RailTel Corporation of India Limited (RailTel)
  8. Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL)
  9. Bharat wagon and engineering limited (BWEL)
  10. Mumbai railway Vikas corporation
  11. Indian railway finance corporation (IRFC)
  12. Burn standard company
  13. Dedicated freight corridor corporation of India (DFCCIL)
  14. Braithwaite and Company limited
  15. High- Speed rail corporation of India


Production units

  1. Chittaranjan locomotive works
  2. Diesel locomotive works, varasansi
  3. Integral coach factory, perambur
  4. Diesel components works, Patiala
  5. Rail coach factory, Kapurthala
  6. Wheel and axle plant, Bangalore


Railway Recruitment Posts

The railway jobs are classified into four classes- Group A and B( Gazetted), Group C and D(Non-Gazetted).

  1. Group A- This is the highest post anyone can be recruited and are selected into one of the 10 departments/functional branches of each railway zone. They comprise of technical, non-technical and modern services.


Non- technical services

Technical services

Medical services


IRTS:900 traffic service officers

IRPS:400 personnel service officers

IRAS: 15 for accounts service

RPF: 130 for a railway protection force


IRSE: for civil engineers

IRSEE: for electrical engineers

IRSME: for mechanical engineers

IRSS: for stores service

IRSSE: for signal engineers



IRMS: For medical services

Recruitment process

a.     By civil service examination conducted by UPSC

b.     By promotion of Group B Officers in IRTS

By Indian engineering services examination conducted by UPSC

By combined medical service examination conducted by UPSC

Education qualification

a.     Must be undergraduate from central, state or deemed university.

b.     Must have a degree or an equivalent government recognized qualification.

a.     Must have a Bachelor’s degree in engineering.

b.     Done MSc in wireless communication, electronics, radio physics or radio engineering.



Must have passed both written and practical MBBS examination.

Age limit

The age of the candidate must be between 21 to 32 years with an exception for OBC/SC/ST.

The age of the candidate must be between 21 to 30 years with an exception for OBC/SC/ST.

The age of the candidate must be less than 32, with an exception for OBC/SC/ST.


Average salary-the officers of Group A have an average salary of INR 80,000 to 90,000 with facilities of HRA, medical, transport, etc.


  1. Group B- The officers of Group B are not recruited by direct means. It relies on the promotion from officers already in Group C posts. In the civil engineering department, 70% of the posts are filled by the process of selection by the non-ministerial Group C staff of the same department, while the 30% of the remaining posts are filled by the Group C staffs who have qualified the departmental competitive exam after serving for at least 5 years.

Average salary-The officers of Group C have an average salary of INR 50,000 plus additional benefits.

  1. Group C- The recruitment of the officers of Group C is done by the Railway Recruitment Board. Some of the examples of Group C jobs are given below-


Education qualification

Age limit

Average salary in INR

Ticket collector

12th passed

The age of the candidate must be between 18 to 29 years with an exception for OBC/SC/ST

The salary is between 5200-20,200+Grade Pay of 1900+allowance of 27000

Assistant station master

A graduate or must have an equivalent degree from recognized university

The age of the candidate must be between 18 to 32 years with an exception for OBC/SC/ST

The salary is between 5200-20,200+Grade Pay of 2000

Assistant locomotive pilot& technician grade 3

10th passed + ITI from a certified board

Technician- 10th passed+ ITI from a certified board+12th passed with physics, maths or have a diploma in engineering

The age of the candidate must be between 18 to 30 years with an exception for OBC/SC/ST

The salary is 19,900

Goods guard

A graduate or must have a diploma in rail transport and management

The age of the candidate must be between 18 to 29 years with an exception for OBC/SC/ST

The salary is between 5200-20,200+ Grade Pay of 1900

  1. Group D- This group consists of posts like trackman, gateman, helpers, porters, etc.

Age limit- the age of the candidate must be between 18 to 33 years with an exception for OBC/SC/ST.

Education qualification-10th passed or must have ITI certificate from either the National Council for Vocational Training or the State Council for Vocational Training.

Average salary-the salary of this group is INR 18,000 per month.


Why Apply For Railway Jobs On Topnews

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Why apply for Railway jobs on Topnews.? It’s because all the data, from no. of vacancies to application procedure together with eligibility criteria, Application process last date, RRB recruitment, Railways vacancy, jobs provided in the Railway to the candidates who are willing to apply for same are readily available herein. One can even get links to all the relevant job sites from this website and need not go searching around individually to apply for same. All such information with time to time updates, so why prefer any other place.?

Choosing The Right Job At The Right Time

One needs to make sure that the job they do satisfy them because spending 8-9 hours daily on such jobs which one isn’t willing to do is just a mere waste of talent and time. So, it is necessary that one make a better choice when it comes to their career plans and start early so that they may be able to get better opportunities at the right time. This will have to reduce unnecessary delays in development and learning as an early start makes better learning easy.

General Documents To Apply For The Railway Recruitments 2019

Some of the documents which need to be provided by the candidates to make their application a proper one are mentioned below:

  1. Marksheets associated with their academic records until the date of their application, which has been issued by any recognized body or board registered under the Government of India.
  2. Aadhar card
  3. PAN card
  4. Passport (if asked for)
  5. Driving licence
  6. Date of Birth certificate
  7. Photographs (number as specified)
  8. Any other extra qualification certificates if any
  9. Any certificates as regards the SC/ST, if applied through same, etc are some of the relevant documents that might be needed or asked for. Candidates can also carry along any other relevant documents which they think to be appropriate during the selection or verification of the original documents.