Railway Jobs are divided into 4 groups: Group A, Group B, Group C & Group D. Each group of has different eligibility criteria and selection process under RRB Recruitment. High designations in Traffic Services, Accounts Services, Personnel Service and Railway Protection Forces are covered by Group A employees. These employees are recruited by UPSC IAS & IES exam. No special examination is held for railway recruitment Group B officers under Railway Recruitment. They are recruited by promoting Group C candidates. Group C includes technical & non-technical posts. The technical positions are in electrical, civil, mechanical, signals and telecommunications etc. and the non-technical vacancies include station masters, ticket collectors, clerks, accounts assistants etc. Group D includes the lower positions.
All the candidates have to appear for online Computer Based Test (CBT). RRB fixes cutoff for each category and qualifying candidates will be called for further rounds of RRB recruitment process.
For the post of Commercial Apprentice (CA), Traffic Apprentice (TA), Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk (ECRC) and Goods Guard, there is no further round of RRB Recruitment. Candidates will be called for Document Verification and considered for appointment & other joining formalities including medical test.
All those candidates who have applied under RRB Recruitment for the post of Junior Account Assistant, Senior Clerk and Senior Time Keeper will have to undergo for Typing Test after qualifying CBT. A merit list will be published on the basis of marks secured in CBT who have qualified Typing Test. As per the merit number, candidates will be called for Document Verification.
Under RRB Recruitment, Assistant Station Master and Traffic Assistant aspirants are required to appear in Aptitude Test after clearing RRB Online Test/ CBT. Qualified candidates will be called for Document Verification. A weightage of 70% (CBT marks) and 30% (aptitude test marks) is considered for preparing merit list.