The Ministry of Railways and Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has initiated the hiring process for RRB 2016 Non-Technical Cadre. The RRB Recruitment 2016 application process is online. So, all the interested candidates can send in their applications to the corresponding RRBs.
The last date for submitting application is 25 January 2016.
Railways RRB Recruitment 2016 (Non-Technical)
The Indian Railways, under the guidance of Ministry of Railways, works with the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) in shortlisting candidates for various posts in the Non-Technical Departments. The recruitment process has been simplified. Candidates are required to crack a written exam first. Only the ones who qualify RRB Written Exam are called for an interview. In this article, we will provide information regarding various aspects of RRB Recruitment 2016 (Non-Technical), like Application Process, Eligibility Criteria, Vacancies, Selection Process and Important Dates. Apart from this, we will also try and deduce RRB Recruitment (Non-Technical) Expected Exam Pattern 2016.
RRB Recruitment Vacancies 2016
According to the official notification released by RRB, the total number of job vacancies in the Indian Railways is 18252. These jobs are under the RRB Non-Technical Cadre. Hence, the selected candidates will be working in various zonal railway units. The various posts in RRB Recruitment 2016 Non-Techincal Cadre are as follows.
|Name of the Post||Total Number of Job Vacancies||RRB NTPC Job Profile|
|Commercial Apprentice (CA)||703||Read Job Description|
|Traffic Apprentice (TA)||1645||Read Job Description|
|Enquiry-cum-Reservation Clerk (ECRC)||127||Read Job Description|
|Goods Guard||7591||Read Job Description|
|Junior Accounts Assistant-cum-Typist (JAA)||1205||Read Job Description|
|Senior Clerk-cum-Typist||869||Read Job Description|
|Assistant Station Master (ASM)||5942||Read Job Description|
|Traffic Assistant||166||Read Job Description|
|Senior Time Keeper||4||Read Job Description|
Total Vacancies – 18252
These RRB job vacancies apply to a number of States. The participating RRBs in the Non-Technical Recruitment are as follows – Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur, Chandigarh, Chennai, Gorakhpur, Guwahati, Jammu-Srinagar, Kolkata, Malda, Mumbai, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Ranchi, Secunderabad, Siliguri and Thiruvananthapuram.
RRB Recruitment Eligibility Criteria 2016
The RRB Eligibility Criteria 2016 dictates a few important guidelines which every candidate needs to fulfill. The information is basically related to candidates age limit and educational qualification.
- A candidate needs to be of Indian Nationality in order to apply.
- Age Limit: 18 to 32 years as on 1 January 2016. Candidates belonging to SC and ST category will be eligible for age relaxation of 5 years and the OBC candidates get 3 years of age relaxation as per the rules and guidelines by RRB.
- Educational Qualification: A candidate needs to be atleast a Graduate from a college or university recognized by the Central Government. Typing Proficiency in English / Hindi in Computer is essential for For specific posts like JCAA, Senior Clerk cum Typist and Senior Time Keeper, Typing Proficiency in English/Hindi is also necessary.
RRB Recruitment 2016 – Selection Process
The Written Exam will be conducted online. It is a Computer-Based Test (CBT) which basically will analyze your aptitude, reasoning and professional skills. The examination will be held simultaneously by all participating RRBs mentioned above. Depending upon the post, candidates might have to go through an interview round in order to get selected.
Hence, the common selection process for RRB Recruitment 2016 (Non-Technical) will be
- Computer-Based Test (CBT)
Mark your calendar for RRB 2015 important dates. The examination date is tentative.
|Online Registration begins||26 December 2015|
|Last Date and Time for Online Registration||25 January 2016 up to 11:59 pm|
|Last Date for Reprint of Application||25 January 2016 up to 11:59 pm|
|RRB 2016 Exam Date (Tentative)||March – May 2016|
|Online Fee Payment||26 December 2015 to 25 January 2016|
|Offline Fee Payment (through SBI / Post office challan)||28 December 2015 to 22 January 2016|
RRB Recruitment Expected Exam Pattern 2016
The written examination for selection to the above-mentioned posts consists of questions from the following subjects:
- General Ability
- General Science
- General Awareness
The main highlights regarding the RRB Non-Technical Exam Pattern 2016 are:
- There are multiple choice objective type questions.
- The duration of the examination will be 90 minutes to 120 minutes with approximately 100 to 120 questions.
All Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) All Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) functioning under the Ministry of Railways, Government of India. It is primarily responsible for vacancy notices and recruitment of candidates on all India for working and supervisory staff (Group ‘C’ & ‘D’).
We will update the information as soon as the official word is out.
RRB Recommended Books and Mock Test Series
Are you new to the RRB Exam World? To help you in the best way possible, we’ve compiled a list of mock test series and eBooks which every candidate must try. These mock tests are sectional.
|RRB Recruitment 2016 Reasoning Aptitude Mock Test Series||Click Here|
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|RRB Recruitment 2016 Computer Knowledge Mock Test Series||Click Here|
|RRB Recruitment 2016 English Practice Test Series||Click Here|
For candidates preparing from a long time, we also have a special eBook which contains previous years papers as well as challenging questions on Reasoning and Aptitude.
RRB Recruitment (Non-Technical) Pay Scale
The salary and pay scale for RRB Non-Technical 2016 recruits will be as follows.
|Name of the Posts||Pay Scale||Grade Pay|
|Commercial Apprentice/ Traffic Apprentice||Rs. 9300 – 34800/-||Rs. 4200/-|
|ECRC/ Goods Guard/ Senior Clerk-cum-Typist/ ASM/ Senior Time Keeper||Rs. 5200 – 20200/-||Rs. 2800/-|
|Traffic Assistant||Rs. 5200 – 20200/-||Rs. 2000/-|
The recruits will be up for promotion as per the RRB guidelines.
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