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RRB Technician Recruitment 2024 Notification PDF OUT, Apply for 9000+ Vacancies

RRB Technician Recruitment 2024: The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is gearing up for a massive recruitment drive with the release of notifications for the recruitment of Technicians. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the background of the recruitment, the process overview, and guide you through the application process for the approximately 9,000 vacancies.

The eligibility criteria for Technician recruitment include a 10th pass with ITI in the relevant trade or a 10th pass with an apprenticeship in the related trade.

OrganisationRRB(Railway Recruitment Board)
Advertisement No.CEN 02/2024
Post NameTechnician
No of Vacancies9000+ Posts
Short Notice Release Date31/01/2024
Application ProcessMarch-April 2024
CategoryRecruitment
Websitehttps://indianrailways.gov.in/
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RRB Technician Recruitment 2024 Notification

Age Limit for RRB Technicians Posts

  • Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) Posts 18-28 Years (as on 01.07.2024)
  • Technician Grade III Posts – 18-28 Years (as on 01.07.2024)

Age relaxations for reserved categories.

How to Apply for RRB Technicians Recruitment 2024

Step 1: Start by accessing the official website of the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) by entering the URL in your web browser.

Step 2: Look for the section related to the ongoing Technicians Recruitment (CEN No. 02/2024) on the RRB homepage. Click on this section to proceed.

Step 3: Carefully read the official notification for Technician Recruitment 2024 to understand the eligibility criteria, important dates, and other essential details.

Step 4: Locate and click on the “Apply Online” or “Online Registration” link provided within the Technician Recruitment section. This will direct you to the application form.

Step 5: Fill in the required details in the online application form. Provide accurate personal information, educational qualifications, and other necessary details as per the instructions.

Step 6: Upload scanned copies of the required documents, such as photographs and signatures, as specified in the guidelines. Proceed to pay the application fee through the provided online payment options.

Remember to review the filled-in application form before submission to ensure accuracy. After successful submission, note down the registration details for future reference.

Documents Required to Apply for RRB Technician

In the online application, some of the documents are required to know the details of the candidate. The document required for the RRB Technician 2024 are as follows:

  • Email ID active or being used by the candidate
  • Mobile Number active or being used by the candidate
  • Aadhar Card/other Government ID
  • Details of 10th Examination
  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Category certificate (if any)
  • Employer Certificate

Now that you have a comprehensive guide to the RRB Technician Recruitment 2024, don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of the railway workforce. Stay tuned for further updates, and best of luck with your application!

Salary Details for RRB Technicians Posts

Level 02 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix with initial pay of `19900/- plus other allowances as admissible.

Application Fee for RRB Technicians Posts

  • For All Candidates (except Reserved Categories) – Rs. 500/-
  • For Reserved Categories – Rs. 250/-
  • Mode of Payment – Online Payment/Bank Challan/Post Office Challan

Selection Process of RRB Technician Posts

The selection process for RRB Technician Posts (CEN 02/2024) involves several stages, ensuring a thorough evaluation of candidates’ skills and knowledge. In this section, we’ll break down the selection procedure step by step.

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RRB and Preferences for Posts

Candidates should note that the RRB wise, Railway wise vacancies mentioned in CEN 02/2024 are provisional. These vacancies may increase or decrease based on the requirements of Railway administrations. After the completion of the First Stage CBT, RRBs will publish an updated Vacancy Table on their websites, indicating RRB wise vacancies against various Railways/Production units and posts.

How is the shortlisting for Second Stage CBT done?

The shortlisting for the Second Stage CBT will be based on the merit of candidates in the First Stage CBT. RRB wise shortlisted candidates for the Second Stage CBT will be advised through the websites of RRBs, as well as personal communication to the registered mobile number and email. They will be instructed to download their e-call letter for appearing in the Second Stage CBT.

Second Stage CBT

The Second Stage CBT is a crucial phase in the selection process. It consists of two parts – Part A and Part B.

  • Part A:
    • Number of Questions: 100
    • Qualifying Marks: Unreserved – 40%, OBC – 30%, SC – 30%, ST – 25%
    • Subjects: Maths, Reasoning, General Science, GK/Current Affairs
  • Part B:
    • Duration: 1 hour
    • Number of Questions: 75
    • Qualifying Marks: All categories – 35%
    • Subjects: Questions from the trade syllabus

Candidates who successfully clear the Second Stage CBT will move on to the next phase of the selection process.

Negative Marking: There shall be negative marking for incorrect answers in First and Second Stage CBT. 1/3rd of the marks allotted for each question shall be deducted for each wrong answer. There shall be no negative marking for Computer Based Aptitude Test.

First Stage CBT
Duration: 60 Min,
No of Questions: 75

Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories : UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%. These percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PWD candidates in case of shortage of PWD candidates against vacancies reserved for them.

The First Stage CBT is of screening nature and the standard of questions for the CBT will be generally in conformity with the educational standards and/or minimum technical qualifications prescribed for the posts. The score of first stage exam shall be used only for short listing of candidates for second stage exam as per their merit. Candidates who are shortlisted for Second Stage CBT availing the reservation benefits of a community shall continue to be considered only against that community for all subsequent stages of recruitment process.

The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices and are likely to include questions pertainingto:

Syllabus for RRB Technicians Posts

a. Mathematics Number system, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work; Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, Square Root, Age Calculations, Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern etc.

b. General Intelligence and Reasoning
Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical operations, Relationships, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency, Conclusions and Decision Making, Similarities and Differences, Analytical reasoning, Classification, Directions, Statement – Arguments and Assumptions etc.

c. General Science
The syllabus under this shall cover Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10th standard level.

d. General awareness on current affairs in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and other subjects of importance.

Second Stage CBT
Short listing of Candidates for the Second Stage CBT exam shall be based on the normalized marks obtained by them in the First Stage CBT Exam.

Total number of candidates to be shortlisted for second stage shall be 15 times the community wise total vacancy Technician Posts notified against the RRB as per their merit in First Stage CBT. However, Railways reserve the right to increase/decrease this limit in total or for any specific trade(s) as required to ensure availability of adequate candidates for all the notified posts.

Total Duration: 2 hours and 30 Minutes (for Part A and Part B together)

The Second Stage CBT shall have two parts viz Part A and Part B as detailed below.

PART A
Duration: 90 Min,
No of Questions: 100

Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%. These percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PWD candidates in case of shortage of PWD candidates against vacancies reserved for them.

The marks scored in Part A alone shall be used for short listing of candidates for further stages of recruitment process subject to the condition that the candidate is securing qualifying mark in Part B.

The syllabus for Part A shall be as below-

a. Mathematics Number system, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work; Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, Square Root, Age Calculations, Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern etc.
b. General Intelligence and Reasoning Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical operations, Relationships, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency, Conclusions and decision making, Similarities and differences, Analytical reasoning, Classification, Directions, Statement – Arguments and Assumptions etc.

c. Basic Science and Engineering
The broad topics that are covered under this shall be Engineering Drawing (Projections, Views, Drawing Instruments, Lines, Geometric figures, Symbolic Representation), Units, Measurements, Mass Weight and Density, Work Power and Energy, Speed and Velocity, Heat and Temperature, Basic Electricity, Levers and Simple Machines, Occupational Safety and Health, Environment Education, IT Literacy etc.

d. General Awareness on Current Affairs in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and any other subjects of importance.

PART B
Duration: 60 Min,
No of Questions: 75

Qualifying Mark: 35 % (This is applicable to all candidates and no relaxation is permissible). This part is qualifying in nature and shall have questions from the trade syllabus prescribed by Director General of Employment & Training (DGET). Candidates with ITI/Trade Apprenticeship qualification will be required to appear in the section having questions from the relevant trade. The trade syllabus can be obtained from the DGET website. The relevant trades for various engineering discipline/HSC (10+2) for appearing in the qualifying test is given in notification.

Zehr Un Nisa

Zehr Un Nisa is a content writer with 4+ years of experience in the education and career domains. She is a graduate in Political Science from Delhi University and has previously worked with Jagran Josh and JKYouth.com. She can be reached at Zehrunnisa4@gmail.com & zehrunnisa@jkyouth.in.

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