According to the information released by Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways has sanctioned a total strength of 15 Lakhs + Employees now, which is 2,30,000 higher than the current positions.
It means that around 2,30,000 Vacancies are lying vacant. The first phase of the fresh recruitment for 1,31,328 vacancies shall be conducted during February 2019 -March 2020.
It is also important to note that along this two year (2019 & 2020) the number of retirements in the Indian Railways sums up to 99,000. Individually, 53,000 and 46,000 Railway Employees are retiring in the forthcoming years, 2019-2020 and 2020-2021.
Selection Procedure for the 99,000 Vacancies will be conducted between May 2020 to August 2021.