RRB Recruitment 2018 for 90,000 jobs in Indian Railways: In a major development, Indian Railways in an official announcement on Monday relaxed the upper age limit of employing people in various categories. Also, Railways said that the option of taking the recruitment exam in regional languages including Bangla and Malayalam would be made available. Also, Railways said that last date of submission of application would be extended suitably.
Age limit: Top points to know
-Making the big announcement, Railways had said, “In the exam for assistant loco pilots and loco pilot, the revised upper age limit for the unreserved category has been fixed at 30 years, while it was 28 earlier. For OBCs it has been revised to 33 years from the earlier 31 years. For the SC and ST category, the age relaxation has been fixed at 35 years from the present 33.”
-Similarly, for the Group D exams for unreserved category, the upper age limit has been fixed at 30 years from 28 years.
-For OBCs, the age limit has been revised to 36 years from 34 years, for SC and STs it has been hiked from 36 years to 38 years.
-Online applications were earlier invited in January and February for nearly 90,000 posts in Group C Level (Erstwhile Group D) like track maintainer, points man, helper, gate man, porter and group C Level II categories like assistant Loco Pilots (ALP), technicians (Fitter, Crane Driver, Blacksmith, Carpenter) through Railway Recruitment Boards website.
-Railways also decided that the questions in regional languages like Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Odia, Telugu, Bangla and others will be available.
The RRB recruitment drive is open for candidates who have passed Class X and ITI for Group C Level I posts and Class X and ITI or diploma in engineering or a graduation in engineering.
89409 jobs in Railways
Earlier, Ministry of Railways had announced recruitment processes for 89409 posts. The recruitment is open for candidates who have passed Class Xth and ITI for Group C Level I posts and Class Xth and ITI or diploma in engineering or a graduation in engineering for Group C Level II posts.
How to see notification? How to apply online?
The detailed notifications can be accessed at RRB Websites. Here is the link to the website:-