Railway Recruitment Control Board is a government organization in India with headquarters in New Delhi. There are total 62000 vacancies declared by Railway’s, for sure it’s one of the biggest recruitment drives in the country. Safety of 13 million passengers that Indian Railways serve every day. Indian railway runs 13000 passenger trains and 9,200 mail and express trains on daily basis.
Over the years, apart from the regular safety norms followed, the network has taken several steps through the innovative use of technology and providing training to its manpower to enhance safety standards in the railways. India has the fourth largest railway network in the world by size. Indian Railways is the eighth- largest employer, it had 1.308 million employees registered back in March 2017.
No doubt Indian Railways is the hub of several jobs which can fulfill one’s desire of getting the government job. But you have to keep in mind your qualifications and set your target accordingly. For the jobs like Asst. Loco Pilot you will have a different test. It all depends on which post you are applying for and what are you preparing. For Asst. Loco Pilot, there are three different courses which you should be thorough with. It can either be Electrical, Mechanical or Electronics and Communication.
In the railway, applications are invited for 2 types of posts: 1) Technical and 2) Non-technical. Applications for both types of recruitment are also invited separately. The post which is related to technology has been kept in the technical category and which is not related to the technology kept in non-technical. Apply for technical positions only if you have earned ITI, diploma or degree in the relevant trade.ALP,JE,SSE,Lineman,Driver, Technician, Signal Maintainer, Lineman, Gangman etc comes under Technical Jobs Category of Indian Railway. But, Goods Guard, ASM, Clerk, TC, Cemmercial Apprentice, Accountant, Traffic Assistant, comes under Non-Technical Jobs of Indian Railway.