Recruitment of Group A services

  • All first appointments to a Group A Post in Railway  Service shall be made by the President on the recommendation of the Union Public Service Commission from time to time in accordance with the rules framed by him.

Recruitment of Group 'A' Officers are made through:
1. Competitive examination held by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Promotion of officers in Group B.
2. Promotion of Officers from Group 'B' Service.
3.  By appointment of candidates initially recruited as Special Class Apprentices by U.P.S.C. for recruitment to Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers.
4. By transfer  of an officer in service of the Government.
5. By occasional admission of other qualified persons in consultation with the U.P.S.C. 

UPSC recruits probationers for the following 10 organized Railway services:

(a) Civil Services Examination for

  • Indian Railway Traffic Service(IRTS)
  • Indian Railway Personnel Service (IRPS)
  • Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS)
  • Railway Protection Force

(b)Enginnering Services Examination for:

  • Indian Railway Service of Engineers (IRSE)
  • Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers(IRSME)
  • Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers(IRSEE)
  • Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers(IRSEE)
  • Indian Railway Stores Service (IRSS)

(c)Medical Services Examination for:

  • Indian Railway Medical Service(IRMS)

 

References:

1.   Indian Railway Establishment Manual Rules 101-110

2.   Indian Railway Establishment Code Rules 201- 206

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Hi all,
 
Is ther any one here waiting for the medical letter who got selcetd from RRB Bangalore CEN05/2010.
i have been selected for JE(SIGNAL), please let me know if any one are ther in the forum.
 
please send me your number to the mail id :chethan0810@gmail.com wil get back to you about it.
 
its has been more than 3 months since the document verfication got over and there is no info abt it ...
 
thanks

sir how many promotions need to get group B service to reach at group A.....if he is now in AME??

please how many promotions need to get in group B...??

sir if any candidate is comming  from upsc then he will be at group A....but he will join as AME...and any section engg is promoted to AME then why he will be at group B.....??

Sir, I Manaranjan Bala had been selected JE(RRB) through proper chennel at ASN/Div. At the tranning period I had drawn TPA and TA(180 days). After traning my dealling clark told me that you cannot draw both TPA and TA at a time. so my div. cut my 6 month TPA . Please tell me is it right? if wrong, please give me some refference to clame my 6 months TPA.

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In reply to by rajendranitc (not verified)

 

dear sir,

 

1. u can write UPSC's civil service exam to get into Indian Railway Service. - Group A officer

2. U can write UPSC's Indian Engineering Service to get into engg job in railways. - Group A officer

 

3. Group C posts --- You can write thru RRB(Railway Recruitment Board) exams conducted for both

www.rrbchennai.net

Technical and nontechnical jobs. - usually it will be one written test and then posting. no interviews.

Section Engineer and Junior Engr -  written test and posting - salary around 30k

Clerical cadre - test, 2nd level test and typing test- salary around 20k

Asst loco Pilot (train drivers) - test and then psychology test

i think for all the above Graduation is a must. 18-33 age limit for unreserved category.

group c employees will go till group B promotions till retirement

 

4. Group D posts--- Helper, peon Track man, etc

www.rrcchennai.org.in

There is one notification current one . please go thru it . - salary around 13k

 

My best wishes. I advice you to write all the exams . even if you are engineer, try writing Senior Clerical posts. after getting into it, when Engg notifications come, can write it later and then become Engineer. 

for example check www.rrbchennai.net

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In reply to by Abhi123

the recruitment is always a centralized notification. you cab visit any Railway Recruitment website for group C posts. write UPSC for Group A posts. visit Railway Recruitment Cell websites of diff regions for Group D posts. google more on this. you will get diff region websites. 

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In reply to by somu

okk thnks sir...

so i am only able to give the civil service,,,and only get in the 4 service i.e IRTS,IRAS,IRPS,RPF

 

and means if i m preparing for grp "A" automatically i can prepare fr grp "c" no separate study is needed right?? although pattern is chnge bt course is same

 

Dear sir, is there any Vacancy of  "Commercial clerk"  ? heartly request to you please inform me to on my email id- joshirahul36@gmail.com of any Railway Zonal. i am intrested in  Ticket Checker/ Collector. if there any Vacancy must inform me. :-)
 

I am deaf ECE final year student, i like to join group A in Indian Railways what are the exams me  want to write, whether they accept mee??

thought i was deaf but i have good carrier and confidence.

Respected Sir/Madam ,

I'm an engineering graduate(mech),  i wish to know about what are all the jobs includes in group D & group C and the actual job description of each jobs. so that i may able to know whether I'm suitable for the job and correct for applying it. since if i get selected and not going for work means wasting the precious chance of others. Kindly help me sir/madam

As a Engineering candidate, and to be work with railways what are all the oppurunities available to join in IR?. i mean through what kind of possible exams???

how can i join in railway wagons manufacturing units like chitranjan loco, diesel loco, ICF, carriage & wagon, rail wheel factory.?? since its ma aimbition to build a career in IR... kindly help me sir/madam

 

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In reply to by riyaz197

Engineering candidate can either join through Engineering Service Exam conducted by UPSC or as SSE by RRB.

If you are fortunate to come through the first, which is a tough competition you join directly as Assistant Engineer in Group A services and go up the ladder at a fast pace. If you join as SSE by RRB you join as a Group C employee as Senior Section Engineer. Chances of promotion for SSE are limited compared to UPSc candidates.

Respected sir, my name is Hareesh, i am from kerala, i am passed the written examination of RPF constable. Can u describe me the PET items and recruitment process of RPF??

Hi there,. 

I am Aaron Michael an engineering graduate in Electronics and instrumentation engineering (2012) passed out. I was working as a Tech Support engineer in ITES and resigned a couple of weeks back. My father being in the railways had always inspired me to join railways, he is a technician in diesel loco shed and I am planning of getting into the railways right now my plan is to write IES and get in as a Group A officer, I do understand that its not an easy task so if you could help me out with a few questions that I have,

 

How long does one need to prepare for this exam? I have intermediate or lets say average in studies guy

Is it best to write only this exam or go ahead and give a try with all the railway exams that come up?

Respected Sir,

I was working as Jr Engineer/IT in DRM Office, North Eastern Railway,AshokMarg Lucknow

I retired on 28-0-204 but no any settlemet dues paid to me by railway administration

Nothing is against me. No DAR/SPE/Vig Case.  Neither a paper was given to me that under what circumsances. 

I am socked that during 30 year service I awarded five times in railway weeks CR always very good.

Please help me for payment of dues.  Can administraton deny to pay my settlement dues which is like my persnnel property

RatiRam Prajapati

JE/IT (Retd)

 

RESPECTED SIR

I want to know regarding the Postings & Transfers in case of Engineering Services.

Suppose a person gets a particular zone of his choice in his initial posting, can he stay in that zone in the normal course of his person i.e. he gets regular promotions also but stays in that particular zone. 

& suppose, in case a person doesn't get his choice posting in the starting, so does he has to wait for the promotion to move to his choice place or can it be done without that. 

& how easy or difficult it is to change the zone...(my prefered zone in Delhi).

 

THANKS IN ADVANCE.

 

hello sir

         technision grade 3 ki post transferable he & he to kitne sal bad job transfer hoti he ?

         technision grade 3 me har sal kitna increment ata he & iska salary structure kaisa he ?

I want a job in Indian railway? 

Sir I have completed 10 th & 12 th with 72.16%, and studying 3rd yr computer eng. can I get any job in Indian railway

9467720198

Sir i would like to know that recent vacancies in rrb sr.section engineer.out of 150 ques asked how many atleast should be correct so that to ensure the vacant seat for that post....

Sir, Can you please provide me the full detailed information (exams name & other details such as criteria,approx. month of exams etc.) about how to get a technical job as an electrical engineer in indian railways for all the possible posts as an electrical engineer ....thanks in advance....

My educational qualifiactions

10th std-92.46%

12th std-89%

B.E.(electrical)-65%

Respected sir,

My father was an employee at SWR and served as Sr.Tech-1 (MCM), he passed away in 2015 while in service. I've completed my BE i in Computer Science and Engineering in the year 2015. So my question is to which post am I eligible to apply at rlys as per my qualification ?

And to which dept will I be considered? Also please do suggest me the books to prepare for that post..

Thnaks and regards.

Good morning sir. Mai ajay kumar loco workshop charbagh lucknow me tech-3 Electrical fitter(mech.) post par karyarat hu mujhe tech-3 Ki all above work condition aur responsibiliy ke bare me bataye sath hi ye bhi bataye ki deparmental quorta ke through mai kis-2 Deparment me ja sakta hu aur departmental quorta ki vacancy ke bare me kha se jankari milegi. Plz bataye
thank u sir
ajaysiwan.sv@gmail.com

Good morning sir. Mai ajay kumar loco workshop charbagh lucknow me tech-3 Electrical fitter(mech.) post par karyarat hu mujhe tech-3 Ki all above work condition aur responsibiliy ke bare me bataye sath hi ye bhi bataye ki deparmental quorta ke through mai kis-2 Deparment me ja sakta hu aur departmental quorta ki vacancy ke bare me kha se jankari milegi. Plz bataye
thank u sir
ajaysiwan.sv@gmail.com

Good morning sir. Mai ajay kumar loco workshop charbagh lucknow me tech-3 Electrical fitter(mech.) post par karyarat hu mujhe tech-3 Ki all above work condition aur responsibiliy ke bare me bataye sath hi ye bhi bataye ki deparmental quorta ke through mai kis-2 Deparment me ja sakta hu aur departmental quorta ki vacancy ke bare me kha se jankari milegi. Plz bataye
thank u sir
ajaysiwan.sv@gmail.com

Good morning sir. Mai ajay kumar loco workshop charbagh lucknow me tech-3 Electrical fitter(mech.) post par karyarat hu mujhe tech-3 Ki all above work condition aur responsibiliy ke bare me bataye sath hi ye bhi bataye ki deparmental quorta ke through mai kis-2 Deparment me ja sakta hu aur departmental quorta ki vacancy ke bare me kha se jankari milegi. Plz bataye
thank u sir
ajaysiwan.sv@gmail.com

Sir me ye janna chata hu ki kya trackman engg .. kahlasi engg.. se mutul kat skta h..kya..same catagry aur same gp h...aur kis kis se change kar skta h.....

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In reply to by hemrajmeena

Mai group d me carriage and wagon works perambur chennai me hu. ....position helper 2 Mai mutual krana chahta hu ...bihar jharkhand bengal up Odisa mp chhatisgarh ....koi ko chennai aana hai. Ya koi friends ko kisi aaise ladke ke bare me Malum hai to plz Meri madad karo. ....09939049899 ya email address. alokbharati68@gmail.com pe

Sir, I have passed recently rrb JE .
I have lost my admit card and my sem 4 grade card but I have net copy of my grade card....
Is this may create any problem on verification
My verification is scheduled on 8/2/2016
Duplicate grade card may require min. Two month ....
Sir,plz guide me

Sir,I want to know that according to latest medical rules Is LASIK surgery correction for high myopia is valid or not for Engineering Service Examination for Railway jobs?....Because in earlier medical rules LASIK surgery wasn't allowed....but recently UPSC allows LASIK for Civil Service & Combined Defense Service Examination....so please provide me information according to latest medical rules....THANKS IN ADVANCE....

dear sir,

i have got selected for ALP 01/2014 by RRB Bangalore. Bangalore division is allocated by SWR .THE RAILWAY DIVISION asks for (To be attested by stipendiary 1st class executive magistrate or sub divisional magistrate) but i got district judicial magistrate it will enough or not. kindly reply me sir
THANKING YOU

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