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Railway Recruitment Board Stenographer Posts Recruitment

Introduction

Indian Railways is one of the world’s largest railway networks having more than 92,081 km of track that routes 66,687 km with 7,216 stations by the end of 2015-16. Railways were first introduced in the country during 1853 from Bombay to Thane, and in 1951 the systems were nationalised as one unit namely the Indian Railways and became one of the largest railway networks in the world. Drona provides comprehensive information on the glorious history of Indian railways.

A Railway Service Commission was first started with one Chairman and two members for the recruitment of eligible candidates to the then North West Railway to various positions in different railway departments. This type of commission were introduced in other railway zones with for recruiting class III staff and to give advice to General Managers on disciplinary matters. In 1985, all the Railway Service Commissions were renamed as Railway Recruitment  and in 1998, all the RRBs were kept under the control of Railway Recruitment Control Board (RRCB), to streamline RRBs working and at present, there are 21 RRBs in the country. RRB conducts recruitment drives all over India for recruiting eligible candidates for positions like stenographers, ministerial posts, teachers, etc. RRB also releases notification for other central government posts such as ALP technicians, paramedical services and Non technical popular categories (RRB NTPC).

Positions and Eligibility

              Post

Stenographer/ Junior/Stenographer Senior (Hindi)

Education Qualification

Tenth or matriculation with a speed of 80 wpm per ten minutes in shorthand in Hindi language and 75 minutes transcription time.

Grade pay

5200-20200+GP-2400

Age limit

18-30

Stenographer/ Junior/Stenographer Junior (English)Tenth or matriculation with a speed of 80 wpm per ten minutes in shorthand in English language and 65 minutes transcription time.5200-20200+GP-240018-30
Chief Law Assistant/ Law Assistant Three-year Law Degree and a standing practice as a pleader at the bar. Even railway employes who have law degree are also eligible for these posts.9300-34800+GP-460018-40
Junior Translator (Hindi)Any Masters degree or its equivalent in English or Hindi as compulsory or elective subjects in Bachelors Degree level.
Any Masters degree or its equivalent in other than English or Hindi and English or Hindi as compulsory or elective subjects in Bachelors Degree level.
And
Diploma in translation for Hindi to English or vice versa or two years experience as a translator in central or state government offices.
9300-34800+GP-420018-33
Staff & Welfare InspectorGraduation with Diploma in Social/Labour welfare/Labour Laws/or PG diploma in personnel management or LLB with labour laws or MBA with personnel management from any recognised university or institution. 9300-34800+GP-420018-33
LibrarianSSC or Matriculation with a certificate in Library training from any recognised institution5200-20200+GP-240018-30
Library Information AssistantAny Degree from a recognised institute or University9300-34800+GP-420018-33
Catering Inspector (Commercial)/ Catering Inspector Gr-II/ Catering Inspector/ Catering Sup Gr-IIntermediate or Higher Secondary or its equivalent or Diploma in catering from a recognised university. Or candidates having two-year experience in a reputed hotel will be given preference.9300-34800+GP-420018-33
Catering Inspector/ Assistant Catering Manager/ Catering Supervisor Grade-III/ Assistant Canteen ManagerSSC or Matriculation and candidates having two-year experience in a reputed hotel will be given preference.5200-20200+GP 1900/200018-30
Commercial Cook/ Head CookTenth or SSC with crafts ship in cookery from any recognised institute.5200-20200+GP-280018-30
Horticulture Supervisor/ Horticulture InspectorSSC or Matriculation with a minimum experience of 3 years in semi govt or Government institutes. Or B.Sc Agriculture or Botany or Horticulture9300-34800+GP-420020-33
Field Man (Horticulture) B.Sc Agriculture or Horticulture or Diploma in Horticulture or Agriculture with the special training in Ornamental Plants.5200-20200+GP-190018-33
Publicity Inspector Any graduate with Diploma in Public Relations/Journalism/Advertising/Mass Communication.5200-20200+GP-280018-33
Senior Publicity InspectorAny graduate with Diploma in Public Relations/Journalism/Advertising/Mass Communication and candidates having two-year experience in related field will be given preference9300-34800+GP-420018-33
Finger Print ExaminerSSC or Matriculation or its equivalent and a certificate course issued by All India Board of examination of Finger print expert which is conducted by the GOI.9300-34800+GP-420020-35
PhotographerMatriculation or SSC or its equivalent. Diploma in photography or videography or digital photography from any recognised or reputed institute. 5200-20200+GP-240018-33
Scientific Supervisor Ergonomics & TrainingA minimum of the second class pass in Master’s Degree in Physiology or Psychology with two years research experience in the relevant study or training or conducting programmes. Candidates having specialisation in Industrial psychology with knowledge of statistics and computer will be given preference.9300-34800+GP-460018-35
Scientific Supervisor PsychoA minimum of the second class pass in Master’s degree in Psychology with two years research experience in the psychology or training or conducting programmes or psychological tests. 9300-34800+GP-460018-35
Scientific Assistant Gr-I (Training) A minimum of the second class pass in Master’s degree in Psychology with one-year research experience in training or conducting psychological tests. Candidates having knowledge of statistics and computer will be given preference.9300-34800+GP-420018-35
Artist (Psycho)Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or Statistics with one year experience in Multimedia or Desktop Publishing.5200-20200+GP-280018-33
Lab Assistant-III (Workshop)SSC or Matric with a certificate or Diploma in Lab Technology or Intermediate or 10+2 with science.9300-34800+GP-460018-30
Trained Graduate Teacher (English)A minimum of a second class pass in Bachelor’s degree in English literature from any recognised university.

Diploma / Degree in Teaching /Education Or a four-year integrated course/degree from NCERT recognised regional colleges.

Candidates having Master degree or post graduation or Five years experience as primary teachers a minimum pass in Degree or Graduation is enough.

9300-34800+GP-460018-45
Trained Graduate Teacher (Science)A minimum of a second class pass in Bachelor’s Degree in Zoology/Botany and Physics from any recognised university.

Diploma / Degree in Teaching /Education Or a four-year integrated course/degree from NCERT recognised regional colleges.

Candidates must have the competence to teach English/Hindi medium candidates.

Candidates having Master degree or post graduation or Five years experience as primary teachers a minimum pass in Degree or Graduation is enough.

9300-34800+GP-420018-45
Primary Teacher (PRT)Higher Secondary or its equivalent with JBT of two-year duration.

Or

Intermediate or its equivalent with JBT of one-year duration.

9300-34800+GP-480018-45
Assistant Mistress (PGT) ChemistryA minimum of a second class pass in Master’s degree in Chemistry from any recognised University with a Diploma / Degree in Teaching /Education Or a two year integrated course/degree from NCERT recognised regional colleges.

Candidates must have the competence to teach English medium candidates.

9300-34800+GP-4800
Assistant Master (PGT) GeographyA minimum of a second class pass in Master’s degree in Geography from any recognised University with a Diploma / Degree in Teaching /Education Or a two year integrated course/degree from NCERT recognised regional colleges.

Candidates must have the competence to teach English medium candidates.

9300-34800+GP-4800
Assistant Mistress (PGT) HistoryA minimum of a second class pass in Master’s degree in History from any recognised University with a Diploma / Degree in Teaching /Education Or a two year integrated course/degree from NCERT recognised regional colleges.

Candidates must have the competence to teach English medium candidates.

9300-34800+GP-4800
Teacher Grade-I (Biology) A minimum of a second class pass in Master’s degree in Biology from any recognised University with a Diploma / Degree in Teaching /Education Or a two year integrated course/degree from NCERT recognised regional colleges.

Candidates must have the competence to teach English medium candidates.

9300-34800+GP-480018-45
Teacher Grade-II (English)Graduate degree in English literature and a two-year diploma in Elementary education.

Or

Graduate degree in English literature with 50% marks and a one-year diploma in Elementary education.

Or

Graduate degree in English literature with 45% marks and a one-year Bachelors Degree in education from an NCTE recognised institute.

Or

Intermediate or Senior Secondary or its equivalent with at least 50 % marks and four years bachelors degree in elementary education.

Or

A minimum of 50% marks in Graduation in English and one year BEd course in special education.
And

A pass in TET (Teachers Eligibility Test) by the NCTE norms.
And

The aspiring candidates should have the competence to teach English medium.

9300-34800+GP-460018-45
Teacher Grade-II (Mathematics for English medium)Graduate degree in Mathematics and a two-year diploma in Elementary education.

Or

Graduate degree in Mathematics with 50% marks and a one-year diploma in Elementary education.

Or

Graduate degree in Mathematics with 45% marks and a one year Bachelors Degree in education from an NCTE recognised institute.

Or

Intermediate or Senior secondary or its equivalent with at least 50 % marks and 4 years bachelors degree in elementary education.

Or

A minimum of 50% marks in Graduation in English and one year BEd course in special education.
And

A pass in TET (Teachers Eligibility test) by the NCTE norms.
And

The aspiring candidates should have the competence to teach English medium.

9300-34800+GP-460018-45
Teacher Grade-II Physical Training InstructorAny graduate from a recognised university with Diploma in physical training or BPEd from a recognised university.9300-34800+GP-460018-45
Teacher Grade-IV EnglishIntermediate or Senior Secondary or its equivalent with at least 50 % marks and two years Diploma in Elementary Education.

Or

Intermediate or Senior Secondary or its equivalent with at least 45% marks and two years Diploma in Elementary Education from an NCTE recognised institute.

Or

Intermediate or Senior secondary or its equivalent with at least 50% marks and 4 years B.El.Ed

Or

Graduation and two-year Diploma in Elementary Education.

And

A pass in TET (Teachers Eligibility test) in accordance with the NCTE norms.

9300-34800+GP-4200
Teacher Grade-IV Science (English Medium)
Teacher Grade-IV Mathematics (English Medium)
Teacher Grade-IV History (English medium)
Teacher Grade-IV Economics (English medium)
Teacher Grade-IV Commerce (English Medium)
Teacher Grade-IV Tamil Language
Primary Teacher (PRT)
Post Graduate Teacher (Mathematics) for Bengali medium schoolA minimum of a second class pass in Master’s degree in Mathematics from any recognised University with a Diploma / Degree in Teaching /Education Or a two year integrated course/degree from NCERT recognised regional colleges.

Candidates must have the competence to teach Bengali medium candidates.

9300-34800+GP-4800
Craft TeacherHigher Secondary or its equivalent from a recognised board of education

With a two-year diploma certificate in concerned ITI from any recognised institute. Candidates must have the competence to teach english medium.

9300-34800+GP-460018-45
Music TeacherBachelor of Arts with Music as one of the subject from any recognised university and the aspiring candidates must have the competence to teach in English medium.18-45
Post Graduate Teacher (Physics) for English medium inter collegeA minimum of a second class pass in Master’s degree in Physics from any recognised University with a Diploma / Degree in Teaching /Education Or a two year integrated course/degree from NCERT recognised regional colleges.

Candidates must have the competence to teach in English medium candidates.

9300-34800+GP-480018-45
Post Graduate Teacher (History) for English medium inter collegeA minimum of a second class pass in Master’s degree in History from any recognised University with a Diploma / Degree in Teaching /Education Or a two year integrated course/degree from NCERT recognised regional colleges.

Candidates must have the competence to teach in English medium candidates.

9300-34800+GP-480018-45
Trained Graduate Teacher (Arts) (Bengali Medium High /Higher Secondary school)Graduate degree in Teaching subject and a two-year diploma in elementary education.

Or

Graduate degree in Teaching subject with at least 50% marks and a one-year diploma in Elementary education.

Or

Graduate degree in Teaching subject with 45% marks and a one year Bachelors Degree in education from a NCTE recognised institute.

Or

Intermediate or Senior secondary or its equivalent with at least 50 % marks and 4 years bachelors degree in elementary education.

Or

A minimum of 50% marks in Graduation in English and one year BEd course in special education.

Or

Senior secondary with at least 50% marks and 4 year BA/BScEd degree

Or

Graduate degree in Teaching subject with at least 50% marks and a one-year diploma in special education.

And

A pass in TET (Teachers Eligibility Test) by the NCTE norms.
And

The aspiring candidates should have the competence to teach English medium.

9300-34800+GP-460018-45
Physical Training InstructorA minimum of a Second class pass in bachelor’s degree of any stream with a diploma in physical training or BPEd. Aspiring candidate must have the competence to impart physical education in Hindi medium.9300-34800+GP-460018-45
Post Graduate Teacher (Chemistry) (English medium) A minimum of a second class pass in Master’s degree in Chemistry from any recognised University with a Diploma / Degree in Teaching /Education Or a two year integrated course/degree from NCERT recognised regional colleges.

Candidates must have the competence to teach in English medium candidates.

9300-34800+GP-480018-45
Teacher Grade-IV Malayalam LanguageIntermediate or its equivalent with JBT of two-year duration.

Or

Intermediate or its equivalent with JBT of one-year duration.

Or

Senior Secondary or Intermediate or its equivalent with at least 50% marks and 4 years B.El.Ed

Or

Graduation with a two-year Diploma in Elementary Education.

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Relaxations

  • Five years relaxation on the upper age limit for SC/ST candidates.
  • Upper age limit will be relaxed for Three years for OBC candidates.
  • However, there will be no age relaxation in case of SC/ST/OBC candidates who are applying against the unreserved vacancies.
  • For Ex-Servicemen with a minimum of 6 months service after attestation, the period of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years of upper age relaxation will be given.
  • For Jammu & Kashmir candidates who had domiciled in the state during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years will be given.
  • Persons with Disabilities (PWD) will be given 10 years of age relaxation (15 years for SC/ST and 13 years for OBC)
  • Divorced women, Widows, and women judicially separated from husband and not remarried the upper age limit will be 38 years for OBC, 35 years for Unreserved, and 40 years for SC/ST candidates.
  • Candidates who are serving Group ”C” or Group ‘D’ positions in Railway Staff, Casual Labour and their Substitutes for a minimum of 3-year service, the upper age limit will be 45 years for SC/ST candidates, 40 years for Unreserved candidates, and 43 years for OBC candidates.
  • For the candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of Railway organisation such as Co-operative Societies, Railway Canteens, etc., will be given relaxation in the upper age limit equal to the length of service subject to a maximum of 5 years.

Notifications

  • Current Notification
  • Upcoming Notifications
  • Previous Notifications

How To Apply

Selection Procedure

For the stenographer there will be a written examination which will be followed by the skill test and finally the selected candidates will be called for document verification of the original certificates. For teaching posts there will be a written examination which will be followed by an interview and the selected candidates will be called for document verification. Staff selection commission also conducts similar type of recruitment for SSC stenographer. For translator posts, there will be a written examination which will be followed by the translation test. For scientific assistant posts, artists and lab assistants, etc., there will be a written exam followed by document verification. The Question papers will be of Objective or Multiple Choice Type.

Examination Pattern

Written Examination

The questions in the paper for this exam will be set in Urdu, Hindi, English, and other local languages that are mentioned in the notification. The Questions asked will be of objective type and will be asked from Arithmetic, General Science, General Awareness, General Intelligence and reasoning, and Technical Ability. The standard of the question asked will be as per the standards of the minimum qualification required for the prescribed posts.

Skill Test

The candidates Aspiring for Stenographers have to qualify a skill test in stenography, i.e., for senior stenographers 80 wpm per ten minutes in shorthand for Hindi language and 75 minutes will be the transcription time and for junior stenographers 80 wpm per ten minutes in shorthand in English language and 65 minutes transcription time.

Document Verification

The candidates who get qualified in the written exam/ written exam and skill test need to submit their education, caste, experience, etc. The recruitment board will verify the genuineness of the certificates.

Syllabus

For detailed syllabus click the below link

Exam Resources

Previous Papers

  • RRB Junior Stenographer English Paper
  • RRB Junior Translator Hindi Paper-I
  • RRB Junior Translator Hindi Paper-II
  • RRB South Western Railway Stenographer Gr-III Paper

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