Recruitment for Group B:
The Group B officers are promoted from the Group C recruits.
- Recruitment of Group C officers is done through the Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) in the country, which are 19 in number and under the overall control of Railway Recruitment Control Board of the Ministry of Railways. These RRBs undertake the recruitment process of the personnel in the zones and the production houses and other Railway departments in the zonal levels. They are responsible for inviting applications in the technical and non technical cadre in the Group C.
- Non Technical: -
- The various Non Technical categories include Clerks, Assistant Station Masters, Ticket Collectors, Trains Clerks, Commercial Apprentice, Traffic Apprentice, etc. These vacancies are advertised in the national newspapers and in the weekly Employment News papers. Most of the posts require the candidates to pass the written tests which are followed by interview. After the selection in these candidates, they are required to pass through a medical test.
- Technical: -
- The Technical posts in the Group C category are usually in the fields such as Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Signal and Telecommunication, etc.
- The Group D recruitment is done at the divisional level. This can also be carried out by the Headquarters of the Zonal Railway.
- As per the organizational structure of the Indian Railway, the segregation into zones and divisions has distributed the overall burden of recruitment, although the regulatory guidelines and supervision is done by the Railway Board at the centre or the Ministry of Railways.
- Recruitment for Group C:
- Recruitment for Group D:
- Zonal Recruitment Norms: