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RRB Technician Recruitment 2024 Notification

RRB Technician Recruitment 2024 Notification

RRB Technician Recruitment 2024 Notification Out for 9144 Grade 1 and Grade 3 Technician Posts RRB Technician Recruitment 2024, Vacancy, Eligibility, Fee, Selection Process

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the following posts mentioned in the table below. Applications complete in all respects must be submitted ONLINE ONLY latest by 23.59 hours of 08.04.2024.

"This includes a relaxation of 3 years in age beyond the prescribed age limit as a one-time measure due to the Covid-19 pandemic.


  • Please read the information given in the CEN thoroughly before filling up the ONLINE application.
  • Candidates must ensure that they possess/fulfil all the prescribed educational and technical qualifications for the post on or before the closing date for submitting application against this CEN. Candidates waiting for final results of prescribed educational /technical qualifications are not eligible to apply. Candidates are required to go through the Post Parameter Table and Vacancy Table of detailed CEN No.02/2024 to ascertain their eligibility before applying through ONLINE mode. Each candidate is allowed to apply to only one RRB for a specific pay level, and only one common ONLINE application should be submitted by a candidate for any or all of the notified posts, in the order of preference in that pay level, for which the candidate is eligible and interested to apply. Applications should be submitted only through any of the official RRB websites listed in Para 14(f) below. A separate application must be submitted for each Pay Level, as a separate CBT will be conducted for each Pay Level. The applicable Examination Fee is also required to be paid separately for each Pay Level. Once the application is submitted, the RRB selected shall be final for that pay level. Applying to more than one RRB for the same Pay Level by a candidate will result in the rejection of all applications for that Pay Level and debarment.
  • Eligibility of the candidates will be provisional based on details fumished by the candidates in the ONLINE application, The RRB will not undertake detailed scrutiny of applications for the eligibility, therefore, candidature will be accepted only provisionally subject to fulfilling basic eligibility criteria as required. Candidates must go through the requirements of educational qualification, age, medical standards etc. and satisfy themselves that they are eligible for the post. The certificates/documents in support of their Educational Qualifications and Age/Caste/Category, etc. shall be sought at the time of Document Verification by RRB. After scrutiny of the certificates/ documents of EQs/ age/caste/category, etc., if any claim made in the application is not substantiated by certificates/ documents, the candidature of candidate will be cancelled. Further, during any stage of the recruitment or even thereafter, if it is. found that any information about the candidate is false/incorrect or if the candidate has suppressed any relevant information or the candidate does not satisfy the eligibility criteria for the post, his/her candidature will be rejected forthwith.
  • Crucial date for claim of SC/ST/OBC/EWS/EBC status or any other benefit viz. fee concession, reservation, age- relaxation, etc., where not specified otherwise, will be the closing date for submission of ONLINE applications against this CEN.
  • Medical Fitness: Candidates must ensure that they fulfill the prescribed medical standards for the post(s) they are opting for. Candidates who are found medically unsuitable for the opted post(s) shall not be given any. alternative appointment.
  • Age (as on 01.07.2024): a) 18-36 years for Technician Gr 1 Signal and b) 18-33 years for Technician Gr III posts (Please see para 5,1 for details about age relaxations). 
  • Selection of RRB and Preferences for posts: RRB-wise & Railway-wise vacancies indicated in this CEN are provisional and these may increase or decrease as per the requirement of Railway administrations concerned, Candidates can choose only one RRB in a Pay Level and indicate their preference for Railway Zones and posts/categories notified, for which the candidate is interested to apply and eligible, in that chosen RRB only. Candidates with partial options will be considered only for the specific Railway Zones and posts/categories opted by them, subject to vacancy position at the time of allotment. In case no option is given for certain posts/categories, it will be considered as their unwillingness for the same. Options once exercised shall be final and no change shall be entertained.
  • Candidates must have their own active mobile number and a valid personal Email ID for all communication during the entire duration of recruitment, as all communication with them will only be through SMS and/or email
  • During the ONLINE APPLICATION, candidates will be asked to Create an Account. If a candidate has already Created an Account for CEN No 01/2024, they should use same account credentials to log in and apply for this CEN (i.e., CEN No. 02/2024) as well, if the candidates have not Created an Account for CEN No.01/2024, they must first 'Create an Account before proceeding to fill up the application for this CEN. Candidates are advised to fill in the details required for account creation with utmost care, as corrections of any kind will NOT be permitted once the account is created. Details filled in the 'Create an Account' form (including mobile number and Email ID) cannot be modified at any stage once the account is created,
  • After the submission of the ONLINE application (complete in all respects), if a candidate wishes to further modify, change or correct any detail except details filled in 'Create an Account' form (including Email ID and mobile number) and Chosen RRB, he/she may do so by paying a modification fee of Rs. 250/- (non-refundable) for each occasion from 09.04.2024 to 18.04.2024. Details filled in 'Create an Account' form (including Email ID and mobile number) and Chosen RRB cannot be changed.
  • After 18.04.2024, RRBs shall not entertain any representation for modification of the information furnished in the application.
  • Shortlisting of candidates for DV and Medical Examination shall be done RRB-wise at the rate of 1:1 of the vacancies for that RRB. It will be based on their merit in CBT. Normalization of marks will be done for CBTs held in multiple shifts. The shortlisted candidates for DV shall be informed through official RRB websites as well as via SMS and email (to their registered mobile number and email ID) to download their E-call letters for appearing in DV.
  • Negative Marking: There will be negative marking (@1/3rd mark for every wrong answer) in CBT,
  • Banned Items: Candidates carrying banned items like communication devices and electronic gadgets (mobile phones, bluetooth, pen drive, laptops, calculators, smart watches), bangles, chains, bracelets, hearing aids, wallets/purses, belts, shoes, metallic wears, etc., or any stationery items like pen/pencil, shall NOT be allowed to appear in the exam, Any violation shall lead to disqualification besides legal action and debarment from future. recruitment exams.
  • Cloak room arrangement for safe-keeping of belongings may not be available at the exam venues. Therefore, candidates are advised not to bring any valuables/banned items including mobile phones etc. to the examination venue.

IMPORTANT: For authentic and timely information and updates, candidates are advised to see official RRB websites only (listed in Para 14 (f) below). Beware of fake websites-they may give misleading and incorrect information.

రైల్వే లో 9,144 టెక్నీషియన్ పోస్టులు భర్తీకి నోటిఫికేషన్ విడుదల.

దేశవ్యాప్తంగా అన్ని రైల్వే రీజియన్లలో భారీగా కొలువుల భర్తీకి రంగం సిద్ధమైంది. వివిధ విభాగాల్లో  మొత్తం 9,144 టెక్నీషియన్ పోస్టులను భర్తీకి రైల్వే శాఖ(రైల్వే రిక్రూట్మెంట్ బోర్డు) ఉద్యోగ ప్రకటనను విడుదల చేసింది. అర్హులైన అభ్యర్థులు మార్చి 9వ తేదీ నుంచి ఏప్రిల్ 8వ తేదీ వరకు ఆన్లైన్లో దరఖాస్తు చేసుకోవచ్చు. రాత, వైద్య పరీక్షలు తదితరాల ఆధారంగా ఉద్యోగాల ఎంపిక ఉంటుంది.

ఆర్ఆర్బీ రీజియన్లు: అహ్మదాబాద్, అజ్మేర్,బెంగళూరు, భోపాల్, భువనేశ్వర్, బిలాస్పూర్, చండీఘడ్, చెన్నై, గువాహటి, జమ్ము అండ్ శ్రీనగర్, కోల్కతా, మాల్టా, ముంబయి, ముజఫర్పూర్, పట్నా, ప్రయాగ్రాజ్, రాంచీ, సికింద్రాబాద్, తిరువనంతపురం, గోరఖ్పూర్. సిలిగురి,

1. టెక్నీషియన్ గ్రేడ్-1 సిగ్నల్: 1,092 పోస్టులు

2. టెక్నీషియన్ గ్రేడ్-III: 8,052 పోస్టులు

మొత్తం పోస్టుల సంఖ్య: 9,144.

ఆర్ఆర్ఆ్బ రీజియన్ వారీగా ఖాళీలు:

1. ఆర్ఆర్బీ అహ్మదాబాద్- 761

2. ఆర్ఆర్బీ అజ్మేర్- 522

3. ఆర్ఆర్బీ బెంగళూరు- 142

4. ఆర్ఆర్బీ భోపాల్ - 452

5. ఆర్ఆర్బీ భువనేశ్వర్- 150

6. ఆర్ఆర్బీ బిలాస్పూర్- 861

7. ఆర్ఆర్బీ చండీగఢ్- 111

8. ఆర్ఆర్బీ చెన్నై  - 833

9. ఆర్ఆర్బి గువాహటి- 624

10. ఆర్ఆర్బీ జమ్ము అండ్ శ్రీనగర్- 291

11. ఆర్ఆర్బీ కోల్కత్తా  - 506

12. ఆర్ఆర్బీ మాల్టా- 275

13. ఆర్ఆర్బీ ముంబయి- 1284

14. ఆర్ఆర్బీ ముజఫర్పూర్- 113

15. ఆర్ఆర్బీ పట్నా- 221

16. ఆర్ఆర్బీ ప్రయాగ్జ్- 338

17. ఆర్ఆర్బీ రాంచీ- 350

18. ఆర్ఆర్బీ సికింద్రాబాద్- 744

19. ఆర్ఆర్బీ సిలిగురి - 83

20. ఆర్ఆర్బీ తిరువనంతపురం- 278

21. ఆర్ఆర్బీ గోరఖ్పూర్- 205


టెక్నీషియన్ గ్రేడ్-1 సిగ్నల్: బీఎస్సీ, బీఈ/ బీటెక్, డిప్లొమా (ఫిజిక్స్/ ఎలక్ట్రానిక్స్/ కంప్యూటర్ సైన్స్/ ఐటీ/ ఇన్స్ట్రుమెంటేషన్) ఉత్తీర్ణలై ఉండాలి.

టెక్నీషియన్ గ్రేడ్-III: మెట్రిక్యులేషన్/ ఎస్ఎస్ఎల్ సీ, ఐటీఐ (ఎలక్ట్రిషియన్/ వైర్మ్యాన్/ ఎలక్ట్రానిక్స్ మెకానిక్/ మెకానిక్ పవర్ ఎలక్ట్రానిక్స్/ మెకానిక్/ ఫిట్టర్/ వెల్డర్/ పెయింటర్ జనరల్/ మెషినిస్ట్/కార్పెంటర్/ ఆపరేటర్ అడ్వాన్స్డ్ మెషిన్ టూల్/మెషినిస్ట్/ మెకానిక్ మెకానిక్/ మెకానిక్ మెకాట్రానిక్స్/మెకానిక్ డీజిల్/ మెకానిక్ (మోటార్ వెహికిల్)/టర్నర్/ ఆపరేటర్ అడ్వాన్స్డ్ మెషిన్ టూల్/ గ్యాస్ కట్టర్/ హీట్ ట్రీటర్/ ఫౌండ్రీమ్యాన్/ ప్యాటర్న్ మేకర్/ మౌల్డర్ తదితరాలు). లేదా 10+2 (ఫిజిక్స్, మ్యాథ్స్) ఉత్తీర్ణలై ఉండాలి.

వయోపరిమితి: 01-07-2024 నాటికి టెక్నీషియన్ గ్రేడ్-I సిగ్నల్ పోస్టులకు 18-36 ఏళ్లు; టెక్నీషియన్ గ్రేడ్-III పోస్టులకు 18-33 ఏళ్ల మధ్య వయసు ఉండాలి. ఎస్సీ/ ఎస్టీలకు అయిదేళ్లు; ఓబీసీలకు మూడేళ్లు, దివ్యాంగులకు 10- 15 ఏళ్ల సడలింపు ఉంది.

ప్రారంభ వేతనం: నెలకు టెక్నీషియన్ గ్రేడ్-I సిగ్నల్ పోస్టులకు రూ.29,200.టెక్నీషియన్ గ్రేడ్-III పోస్టులకు రూ.19,900. 

దరఖాస్తు ఫీజు: ఎస్సీ, ఎస్టీ, మాజీ సైనికోద్యోగులు, మహిళలు, ట్రాన్స్ జెండర్, మైనారిటీ, ఈబీసీ  అభ్యర్థులకు రూ.250. ఇతరులకు రూ.500. 

ఎంపిక ప్రక్రియ: రాత పరీక్ష (కంప్యూటర్ బేస్డ్ ఆప్టిట్యూడ్ టెస్ట్), డాక్యుమెంట్ వెరిఫికేషన్, మెడికల్ ఎగ్జామినేషన్ ఆధారంగా ఎంపిక చేస్తారు.

ప్రశ్నపత్రం: టెక్నీషియన్ గ్రేడ్-1 సిగ్నల్ ప్రశ్నపత్రంలో జనరల్ అవేర్నెస్ (10 ప్రశ్నలు, 10 మార్కులు), జనరల్ ఇంటెలిజెన్స్ అండ్ రీజనింగ్ (15 ప్రశ్నలు, 15 మార్కులు), బేసిక్స్ ఆఫ్ కంప్యూటర్స్ అండ్ అప్లికేషన్స్ (20 ప్రశ్నలు, 20 మార్కులు), మ్యాథమెటిక్స్ (20 ప్రశ్నలు, 20 మార్కులు), బేసిక్ సైన్స్ అండ్ ఇంజినీరింగ్ (35 ప్రశ్నలు, 35 మార్కులు) అంశాలపై ప్రశ్నలు వస్తాయి. టెక్నీషియన్ గ్రేడ్-III ప్రశ్నపత్రంలో మ్యాథమెటిక్స్ (25 ప్రశ్నలు, 25 మార్కులు), జనరల్ ఇంటెలిజెన్స్ అండ్ రీజనింగ్ (25 ప్రశ్నలు, 25 మార్కులు), జనరల్ సైన్స్ (40 ప్రశ్నలు, 40 మార్కులు), జనరల్ అవేర్నెస్ (10 ప్రశ్నలు, 10 మార్కులు) అంశాలపై ప్రశ్నలు వస్తాయి. పరీక్ష వ్యవధి 90 నిమిషాలు. మొత్తం మార్కులు 100.

ముఖ్య తేదీలు:

ఆన్లైన్ దరఖాస్తులు ప్రారంభం: 09-03-2024.

ఆన్లైన్ దరఖాస్తుకు చివరి తేదీ: 08-04-2024.


Admission to all stages of the recruitment process shall be provisional, subject to the candidate satisfying all the prescribed eligibility conditions.

Mere issue of e-call letter to the candidates will NOT imply that their candidature has been finally accepted by the RRBs.

RRBs conduct verification of eligibility conditions (with reference to the original documents) only after the candidates have qualified in all the stages of examination and are shortlisted for Document Verification, RRBs may reject the candidature of any applicant at any stage of recruitment process in case the candidate is found to be ineligible and if appointed, such a candidate shall be removed from service summarily.

Before applying for the post(s) against this notification, candidates should satisfy themselves that they fulfill all the eligibility norms including age, educational qualifications and medical standards, Candidates should ensure that they have the requisite technical qualifications from recognized Board/University/Institute as on the CLOSING DATE for submission of application for this CEN. Those awaiting results of the final examination for the prescribed qualification are not eligible and hence should not apply. 

Candidates who submit more than one application for a pay level against this CEN will be summarily rejected and will be debarred from all future examinations of RRBs and Railway Recruitment Cell (RRCs). Similarly, applications of candidates who are attempting to submit multiple applications with minor changes of information and/or facts to more than one RRB and/or multiple applications to the same RRB will be summarily rejected and such candidates will also be debarred from all future examinations of RRB and RRC. 

Candidates who are presently debarred by any RRB/RRC should NOT apply for this notification. Their candidature will be rejected during any stage of recruitment as and when detected.

Candidates who have been dismissed from service by the Government of India / State Government/PSU/ any other government organization are not eligible and should not apply. 1.8 Candidates should enter their Name, Father's Name and Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/SSLC/High School Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate ONLY.

  1. In case of any change in name, candidates should indicate their changed name. However, all other details should match with the Matriculation or equivalent certificate. Date of such change or application for such change should be prior to the date of submission of ONLINE application.
  2. Gazette Notification or any other legal document as applicable for such cases, should be submitted at the time of Document Verification (DV).

Signatures of the candidate on all the documents should be uniform and identical, Signature must be in running hand writing and not in block/capital or disjointed letters. Use of different signatures may result in disqualification of candidature. and DV will be published on the websites of participating RRBs as given at Para 14 (f). E-call letters for

Dates of CBT CBTS and DV (as applicable) should be downloaded ONLY from the websites of the RRBs concerned as given at Para 14 (f). The CBT Centre, date and shift indicated in the e-call letter shall be final, and no request for change of date/time/place will be entertained.

Vacancies indicated in the CEN are provisional and may increase or decrease or may even become NIL in total or in specific communities/units at a later stage, depending upon the actual needs of the Railway Administration concerned. Additional posts if required by the Railway(s) may also be included at a later stage. RRBs reserve the right to introduce additional CBTs, additional DV, etc, without assigning any reason,

The Railway Administration also reserves the right to cancel the notified vacancies at its discretion and such decision will be final and binding on all, In the event of such cancellation, the examination fee paid by the candidates will not be refunded except for candidates who have attended the CBT. (Refer to para 7.0 for the amount of refund)

Right to Appointment: Selection by RRB does not confer upon candidates any right of appointment in the Railways, The function of the RRB is only to recommend names of suitable candidates to the concerned authorities of the Zonal Railway who in turn issue the Offer of Appointment subject to availability of vacancies and satisfying all eligibility criteria including antecedents of character. The allotment of category/post/Railway will be based on merit, post preference, medical fitness and vacancy availability on the date of panel preparation. After the category/post/ Railway is allotted by RRB, candidates forfeit the right to be considered for any other post/category within that Pay Level.

Selected candidates for the post of Technician will have to undergo training wherever prescribed and only stipend will be paid during the training period.

Selected candidates shall execute Security and/or Indemnity Bond wherever necessary.

Posting: Ordinarily, a Railway servant shall be employed throughout service on the Railway or Railway establishment in which he/she is posted on first appointment and shall have no claim as a right for transfer to another Railway or another establishment. However, a Competent Authority can transfer the railway servant to any other department or Railway establishment, including a project in or out of India, in the exigencies of service. No request for transfer to other Railway would be registered till the newly appointed candidate completes at least 5 to 10 years of service. Candidates are thus advised to choose their RRB with due care and consideration.

Selected candidates who are finally appointed, are liable for active service in Railway Engineers Unit of Territorial Army.

Free Train Travel Facility: Free Sleeper Class Railway Pass admissible to SC & ST candidates (on request), will be provided with their e-call letter for various stages of selection viz., CBT/DV/Medical Examination (as applicable) as per details and valid caste certificate furnished in their ONLINE application. While booking train reservation and travelling, the original SC & ST community certificate must be shown to authorized Railway staff concerned, for verification of genuineness of the candidate. Any misuse of this free travel facility, shall lead to rejection of candidature at any stage of the selection process including debarment for future examinations,

RRBs reserve the right to change/modify/add/delete any of the terms & conditions of recruitment under the CEN as necessitated and applicable at any stage.

Ministries Departments/ Public Sector Undertakings (PSU) and Private organizations, for their own recruitment.

RRBs may share, with the consent of the candidates, their scores (marks) obtained in this recruitment with other

Candidates should indicate their consent/refusal for this in their ONLINE application..

Candidates are advised, in their own interest, to submit their ONLINE application well before the closing date for submission of application and to avoid any last-minute rush, This precaution is recommended due to the possibility of heavy internet or website traffic during the final days. Helpline for candidates: For any queries related to submission of Application of CEN (10:00 AM to 5:00 PM on all working days) Email: rrbhelp@csc.gov.in Phone: 9592001188

RRBs shall not be responsible if candidates are not able to submit their ONLINE application within the last date for any reason whatsoever.

VACANCIES: Please note that these vacancies may increase or decrease as per the requirement of the Railway Administration (Revised Vacancy Table will be published accordingly). The parameters (i,e., qualification, medical standard and suitability of the post for PwBD etc) of the various posts in this CEN is at Annexure A and the RRB-wise vacancies are at Annexure B.


  • Candidates must read all the information and instructions carefully before filling the ONLINE application to prevent mistakes.
  • Candidates must first Create an account' for this CEN through the link given in the official RRB websites at para 14 (f) below. They must have an active personal mobile number and a valid email ID for receiving OTPs for account creation, No change in details filled in 'Create an Account' form (including mobile number and email ID) will be permitted later. If a candidate has already Created an Account for CEN No 01/2024, they should use same account credentials to log in and apply for this CEN (I.e., CEN No. 02/2024) as well.
  • Each candidate is allowed to apply to only one RRB for a specific pay level, and only one common ONLINE application should be submitted by a candidate for any or all of the notified posts, in the order of preference in that pay level, for which the candidate is eligible and interested to apply. Applications should be submitted only through any of the official RRB websites listed in Para 14 (f) below. A separate application must be submitted for each Pay Level, as a separate CBT will be conducted for each Pay Level. The applicable Examination Fee is also required to be paid separately for each Pay Level. Once the application is submitted, the RRB selected shall be final for that pay level, Applying to more than one RRB for the same Pay Level by a candidate will result in the rejection of all applications for that Pay Level and debarment

Note: Candidate having multiple educational qualifications that make him eligible to apply for Pay Levels 2 and Pay Level 5 (for e.g. ITI in the relevant trade and also any one of the prescribed qualifications for Technician Gr I Signal) must submit separate applications for each Pay Level Le., one application for Technician Gr III and another application for Technician Grl Signal.

Scribe for PwBD Candidates: Indicate option for scribe if you are a PwBD candidate and eligible for scribe. Only the candidates suffering from Visually Impairment (VI) or the candidates whose writing speed is affected by Cerebral Palsy/muscular dystrophy/candidates with Locomotor disability (one arm)/Intellectual disability (Autism, specific learning disability and mental illness) are eligible for availing scribe against this CEN. In case you have firmed up the scribe, then enter the details of scribe such as name, father's name, educational qualification etc. The scribe so arranged should not himself/herself be the candidate for the notification for which the candidate is appearing and same scribe should not be engaged for more than one candidate.

ONLINE Mandatory Scanned Documents to be kept ready before filling the application: 

  1. Recent, clear colour passport size photograph (against a plain white background) of the candidate in JPEG image (size 30 to 70KB) without wearing dark glasses and/or cap. Note: Candidates must have at least 12 (twelve) copies of the same photograph for future use during the recruitment process.
  2. Scanned JPEG image of candidate's signature in running handwriting (size 30 to 70KB)
  3. SC/ST Certificate (only for candidates requesting free pass for train travel) in pdf format (up to 500KB).
  4. PwBD candidates should also upload passport size photograph as per above specifications only (and not the full body photograph used in the disability certificate).
  5. Scribe (Applicable to eligible PWBD Candidates only): Provide details of Scribe duly uploading his/her passport size photograph (against a plain white background) of the scribe in JPEG image (size 30 to 70KB) without wearing dark glasses and/or cap, Furnishing of information of Scribe is mandatory. Change of Scribe at the exam venue is generally not permitted. However, under exceptional circumstances the change may be allowed duly recording reasons and filling the relevant details including photograph of the Scribe.
  6. Candidates can use the services of the Common Services Centre, Ministry of Electronics and Information. Technology, Government of India under the Digital India initiatives for submitting ONLINE applications, The Common Services Centre (CSC) scheme is a part of the National e Governance Plan (NeGP) of the Government of India and is managed at each village panchayat level by a Village Level Entrepreneur (VLE).. There are more than 1.5 lakhs Common Services Centres (CSC) across the country which will provide the desired support to candidates from urban as well as rural areas in the ONLINE submission of the Application Form and payment of fee through e-wallet. The list of the Common Services Centre is available on the website: www.csc.gov.in. To know the nearest Common Services Centre, please open the link Find My Cac (https://findmycsc.nic.in/csc/).
  7. The onus of proving the validity of the information submitted in the online application with original documents,  will lie on the candidates,

    • All the communication regarding important selection process shall be advised through the concerned RRB official websites,
    • However, in addition to the above, Candidates must keep their personal mobile number and personal e- mail ID active throughout the recruitment process, so that communication can be sent through SMS and/or email.
    • RRBs will not entertain any request for change of mobile number and e-mail address at any stage.
    • Candidates are advised to carefully note and remember their Registration Number for further stages of recruitment process and correspondence with RRBs.

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