RRB Technician Recruitment 2024 Official Notification

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RRB Technician Recruitment 2024 Official Notification

RRB Technician Recruitment Exam 2024 Official Notification for the direct recruitment of 9,144 Technician vacancies was released on the Railway Recruitment Board’s (RRB) official website on 9 March 2024. Eligible candidates interested in applying for the RRB Technician Exam 2024 can submit their online application from 9 March 2024 to 8 April 2024.

RRB Technician Exam 2024

RRB Technician Recruitment Exam is conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) to recruit eligible candidates for the posts of Technicians in various grades and categories in the Indian Railways. Railway Recruitment Board (RRB), under the Union Ministry of Railways, recruits Group C and Group D non-gazetted civil service and engineering posts in the Indian Railways.

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Technician Recruitment exam is a gateway for aspiring individuals to embark on a rewarding career in the Indian Railways. This examination assesses candidates’ knowledge and skills in technical fields crucial for maintaining the vast network of railways across the country. Here’s a comprehensive guide to help you navigate through the intricacies of the RRB Technician Recruitment exam.

This RRB Technician Exam 2024 official recruitment notification is out and also it is a computer-based examination for the recruitment of Technicians conducted at regular intervals over the years. The RRB Technician Exam is considered to be a golden opportunity to enter into a career in the Indian Railways by many RRB Exam aspirants. The Technician position in the Indian Railways recruited through the RRB Technician Exam is a Level 2 post (according to the 7th Pay Commission) and has a starting salary of ₹ 19,900.

RRB Technician Exam 2024: Official Notification

RRB Technician Exam 2024 Official Recruitment Notification for the direct recruitment of Technician (Grade I – Signal) and various categories of Technician (Grade III) in the Indian Railways was released by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) on 9 March 2024 on the official RRB website. The RRB released the detailed centralised employment notice through the CEN.NO: 02/2024 which can be accessed on the official RRB website.

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has invited online applications from eligible candidates for the RRB Technician Exam 2024 for a total of 9,144 RRB Technician vacancies. The RRB Technician Exam 2024 Official Notification PDF has announced 1,092 vacancies of Technician (Grade I – Signal) and 8,052 vacancies of Technician (Grade III) in the Indian Railways. 

Online applications for the RRB Technician Exam 2024 must be submitted only through ONLINE mode from 9 March 2024 to 8 April 2024 on the official RRB website.

Candidates can access the modification window for corrections in their RRB Technician online application form with payment of the modification fee (other than the details filled in the ‘Create an Account’ form and chosen RRB) from 9 April 2024 to 18 April 2024.

The RRB Technician Recruitment Exam 2024 is conducted for the direct recruitment of Technician (Grade I – Signal) and Technician (Grade III) vacancies across the following RRBs in India: Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur, Chandigarh, Gorakhpur, Guwahati, Jammu-Srinagar, Kolkata, Malda, Mumbai, Muzzafarpur, Patna, Prayagraj, Ranchi, Secunderabad, Siliguri and Thiruvananthapuram. For Chennai (SR) RRB, a total of 346 RRB Technician vacancies have been announced through the RRB Technician Exam 2024 Official Notification PDF.

Interested candidates and RRB exam aspirants who wish to apply for the RRB Technician Recruitment Exam 2024 can begin to apply on the RRB’s official websites from 9 March 2024. The last date to apply for the RRB Technician Exam 2024 for the recruitment of 9,144 RRB Technician vacancies is 8 April 2024.

Candidates who wish to apply for the RRB Technician Exam 2024 can pay the RRB Technician Exam 2024 Application Fee only through the online mode by using debit card/credit card/Internet Banking/UPI payments until 8 April 2024 as mentioned in the RRB Technician Exam 2024 Official Notification PDF.

Eligible candidates who fulfill the required eligibility criteria such as the educational qualification, age limit, etc., for the RRB Technician Recruitment Exam 2024 can apply online through this direct link:

RRB Technician Exam 2024: Exam Overview

Candidates and RRB exam aspirants who are interested and fulfill the eligibility criteria to apply for the RRB Technician Exam 2024 can find the comprehensive overview of the RRB Technician Exam 2024 Official Notification for the recruitment of 9,144 RRB Technician vacancies of various grades and categories in the Indian Railways below:

RRB Technician Exam 2024: Exam Overview

Organisation

Indian Railways

Recruitment Agency

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)

Exam Name

RRB Technician Exam 2024

Post

Technician (Grade I – Signal) and Technician (Grade III) of various categories in the Indian Railways

RRB Technician Exam 2024 Official Notification Release Date

9 March 2024

Start Date of the RRB Technician Exam 2024 Online Application Registration

9 March 2024

Last Date to Apply for the RRB Technician Exam 2024

8 April 2024

Last Date for Online Fee Payment for the RRB Technician Exam 2024

8 April 2024

Modification Window for Correction in Online Application of the RRB Technician Exam 2024

9 April 2024 to 18 April 2024

RRB Technician Exam 2024 Computer Based Test Date

To be announced later

RRB Technician Exam 2024 Medical Examination Date

To be announced later

RRB Technician Exam 2024 Document Verification Date

To be announced later

Declaration of RRB Technician Recruitment Exam 2024 Final Results

To be announced later

Total RRB Technician Exam 2024 Official Recruitment Vacancies

9,144 Technician Vacancies

Category

Railways Job

Exam Selection Process

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Document Verification

Medical Examination

Official Website

https://www.recruitmentrrb.in/#/auth/landing

RRB Technician Recruitment Exam 2024: No. of Vacancies

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) recently released the RRB Technician Exam 2024 Official Recruitment Notification PDF on its official website for 9,144 RRB Technician vacancies in the Indian Railways on 9 March 2024. This RRB Technician Exam 2024 conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is mainly conducted for the direct recruitment of 9,144 Technician (Grade I – Signal) and Technician (Grade III) in various categories in the Indian Railways in 2024 to work in various railway regions across various Indian states.

Here in this blog post by Veranda RACE, candidates can find the RRB Technician vacancy list as released in the RRB Technician Exam 2024 Official Notification PDF.

RRB Technician Recruitment Exam 2024: Total Vacancies

Post

Vacancies

Technician (Grade I – Signal)

1,092

Technician (Grade III)

8,052

The Mumbai RRB Zone has the highest number of zone-wise vacancies with a total of 533 RRB Technician vacancies.

In the Southern region zone, Chennai RRB has 346 RRB Technician vacancies, while Thiruvananthapuram RRB has 103 RRB Technician Vacancies. In the Southwest region, Bangalore RRB has a total of 68 RRB Technician vacancies.

The detailed RRB & Zone-wise RRB Technician vacancy list can be found here in this blog post:

RRB Technician Exam 2024: Zone-wise Vacancies

Name of the RRB

Vacancies

Ahmedabad

337

Ajmer

241

Bangalore

68

Bhopal

244

Bhubaneswar

56

Bilaspur

410

Chandigarh

47

Chennai

346

Gorakhpur

83

Guwahati

246

Jammu-Srinagar

122

Kolkata

217

Malda

137

Mumbai

533

Muzzafarpur

54

Patna

76

Prayagraj

180

Ranchi

140

Secunderabad

310

Siliguri

35

Thiruvananthapuram

103

RRB Technician Exam 2024: Eligibility Criteria

Candidates applying for the RRB Technician Exam 2024 for the recruitment to the post of 9,144 RRB Technician vacancies in the Indian Railways should fulfill the following eligibility criteria to apply or register online.  

The eligibility criteria for the RRB Technician Exam 2024 include RRB Technician Nationality, RRB Technician Educational Qualification, RRB Technician Age Limit, etc., which are discussed below in detail in this Veranda RACE blog post as required by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) in its RRB Technician Exam 2024 Official Notification PDF:

RRB Technician Recruitment Exam 2024: Nationality

Candidates applying for the RRB Technician Exam 2024 must be a citizen of India (or) a subject of Nepal (or) a subject of Bhutan (or) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1 January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India (or) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

RRB Technician Exam 2024: Educational Qualification

Candidates who submit their online application for the RRB Technician Exam 2024 must possess the following minimum educational qualification as mentioned in the RRB Technician Exam 2024 Official Notification:

The official date for determining the eligibility of candidates with respect to educational or technical qualification from a recognised institute or university for the RRB Technician Exam 2024 shall be 19 February 2024 according to the RRB Technician Exam 2024 Official Notification PDF.

Educational Qualification

RRB Technician (Grade I – Signal)

RRB Technician (Grade III)

Bachelor’s Degree

Bachelor of Science In Physics / Electronics / Computer Science / IT / Instrumentation from a recognised University/Institute  (or) B.Sc. in a combination of any sub-stream of basic streams of Physics/Electronics/Computer Science/IT/Instrumentation from a recognised University/Institute (or)

 

Three years Diploma in Engineering in the above basic streams or combination of any of above basic streams (or)

Degree in Engineering in the above basic streams or combination of any of above basic streams

N/A

Diploma in Engineering

Bachelor of Science In Physics / Electronics / Computer Science / IT / Instrumentation from a recognised University/Institute (or) B.Sc. in a combination of any sub-stream of basic streams of Physics/Electronics/Computer Science/IT/Instrumentation from a recognised University/Institute (or)

 

Three years Diploma in Engineering in the above basic streams or in combination of any of above basic streams (or) Degree in Engineering in the above basic streams or in combination of any of above basic streams

N/A

Matriculation/SSLC

N/A

Matriculation/SSLC plus ITI from recognised institutions of NCVT/SCVT in the trade of Forger and Heat Treater / Foundryman / Pattern Maker / Moulder (Refractory)

 

(or) Matriculation/SSLC plus Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the related trades

ITI from recognised institutions of NCVT/SCVT

N/A

Matriculation / SSLC plus ITI from recognised institutions of NCVT/SCVT in the trade of Forger and Heat Treater / Foundryman / Pattern Maker / Moulder (Refractory)

Course Completed Act Apprenticeship

N/A

Matriculation / SSLC plus Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the related trades

RRB Technician Exam 2024: Age Limit

Interested candidates who are applying for the RRB Technician Exam 2024 for the recruitment of Technician (Grade I – Signal) in the Indian Railways should be between 18 years and 36 years.

Candidates applying for the posts of Technician (Grade III) of various categories in the Indian Railways through the RRB Technician Exam 2024 should be between 18 years and 33 years.

RRB Technician Exam 2024: Age Limit (As of 1 July 2024)

Post

Age Limit

Technician (Grade I – Signal)

18 years to 36 years

Technician (Grade III)

18 years to 33 years

The RRB Technician Exam 2024 Official Notification PDF states that candidates must have been born not after 1 July 2006 (For all candidates).

For Technician (Grade I Signal):

Candidates belonging to the General & EWS category should not be born before 2 July 1998, candidates belonging to OBC (NCL) should not be born before 2 July 1985 and candidates belonging to the SC & ST category should not have been born before 2 July 1983.

For Technician (Grade III):

Candidates belonging to the General & EWS category should not be born before 2 July 1991, candidates belonging to OBC (NCL) should not be born before 2 July 1988 and candidates belonging to the SC & ST category should not have been born before 2 July 1986.

The official cut-off date for determining the eligibility of all candidates to apply for the RRB Technician Exam 2024 with respect to age limit in every respect shall be 1 July 2024.

RRB Technician Exam 2024: Age Relaxation

Candidates who wish to seek age relaxation based on their categories for the RRB Technician Exam 2024 can take note of the following table containing the age relaxation details for various categories for 9,144 RRB Technician vacancies in 2024:

RRB Technician Exam 2024: Age Relaxation (As of 1 July 2024)

Community/Category

Relaxation in Upper Age Limit / Maximum Upper Age

SC & ST Candidates

5 years

OBC (Non-creamy Layer) Candidates

3 years

Ex-servicemen with at least six-month continuous service after attestation

Ex-servicemen (UR & EWS)

3 years (after deduction of length of service from age)

Ex-servicemen (OBC-NCL)

6 years (after deduction of length of service from age)

Ex-servicemen (SC & ST)

8 years (after deduction of length of service from age)

Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD)

PwBD (UR & EWS)

10 years

PwBD (OBC-NCL)

13 years

PwBD (SC & ST)

15 years

Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’  and erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway staff with minimum 3 years’ service as well as substitutes with minimum 3 years’ service in continuous or in broken spells in Railways

UR & EWS

40 years

 

OBC-NCL

43 years

 

SC & ST

45 years

Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organisation such as Railway canteens, co-operative societies and institutes

Up to the length of service rendered (or) 5 years, whichever is less

Female candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried

UR & EWS

35 years of age

OBC-NCL

38 years of age

SC & ST

40 years of age

Couse Completed Act Apprentices applying for the posts for which minimum qualification is ITI/Course Completed Act Apprenticeship

Shall be relaxed to the extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Apprentice Act, 1961 (Maximum 3 years)

Couse Compleged Act Apprentices who have commenced their Apprenticeship under the Apprentices Act before attaining the age of 25 years

UR & EWS

35 years

OBC-NCL

38 years

SC & ST

40 years

RRB Technician Exam 2024: Application Fee

The prescribed application fee that candidates applying for the RRB Technician Exam 2024 have to pay according to their community or category is mentioned below in the table for the reference:

RRB Technician Online Application Exam Fee 2024

Category / Community

Exam Fee

All candidates (Except SC, ST, Ex-Servicemen, Female, Transgender, Minorities or Economically Backward Class)

₹ 500

 

SC, ST, Ex-Servicemen, Female, Transgender, Minorities or Economically Backward Class (EBC)

₹ 250

 

Note: Applicable exam fee is also required to be paid separately for each pay level.

Candidates (Except SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/Female/Transgender/Minorities/Economically Backward Class) are required to pay a fee of ₹ 500 only using online payment either by Internet banking facility of any bank or by using Credit/Debit Card/UPI payments/Mobile wallets. The last date for the payment of the RRB Technician Exam 2024 Online Application Fee is 8 April 2024.

RRB Technician Exam 2024: Selection Process

The Railway Recruitment Board announced the RRB Technician Exam 2024 Official Notification PDF on 9 March 2024 for a total of 9,144  RRB Technician vacancies and will be filled through the following stages mentioned below.

The selection process for the RRB Technician Exam 2024 will consist of the following phases:

  1. RRB Technician Computer Based Test
  2. Document Verification
  3. Medical Examination

Candidates can apply to only one RRB for a pay level and only one common ONLINE application.

FAQs for RRB Technician Recruitment 2024:

  • 1. When can candidates apply for RRB Technician Recruitment Exam 2024?

    Eligible candidates can start applying for the RRB Technician Exam from 9 March 2024 to 8 April 2024.

  • 2. When can candidates start to modify their RRB Technician Exam 2024 Application for corrections?

    Candidates can access the modification window for corrections in their RRB Technician online application form 2024 with payment of the modification fee (other than the details filled in the 'Create an Account' form and chosen RRB) from 9 April 2024 to 18 April 2024.

  • 3. Which RRBs participate in the RRB Technician Exam 2024 for the recruitment of Technician vacancies?

    The RRB Technician Exam 2024 is conducted for the direct recruitment of Technician  vacancies across the following RRBs in India: Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur, Chandigarh, Chennai, Gorakhpur, Guwahati, Jammu-Srinagar, Kolkata, Malda, Mumbai, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Prayagraj, Ranchi, Secunderabad, Siliguri and Thiruvananthapuram.

  • 4. How many Technician vacancies were announced through the RRB Technician Exam 2024?

    RRB Technician Exam 2024 Official Notification announced by the Railway Recuritment Board (RRB) on 9 March listed 9,144 RRB Technician vacancies to be recruited for RRBs across India.

  • 5. When is the last date to apply for the RRB Technician Exam 2024?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the RRB Technician Exam 2024 until 8 April 2024 (11.59 PM). Post that, only the correction window for exam application will only be available to the candidates who've applied for the RRB Technician Exam 2024.

  • 6. Which RRB hold the largest vacancies according to the RRB Technician Exam 2024?

    The largest number of RRB Technician vacancies in 2024 is announced for the Mumbai RRB with a total of 533 Technician vacancies according to the RRB Technician Exam 2024 Official Notification.

  • 7. Where can candidates download the RRB Technician Exam 2024 Official Notification PDF?

    Interested candidates and RRB exam aspirants can find the PDF format of the RRB Technician Exam 2024 Official Notification PDF on the Railway Recruitment Board's official website or the same can be found in Veranda RACE's RRB Technician blog post. Candidates can follow Veranda RACE's blog to know further about the latest updates on the RRB Technician Exam 2024 in a quick and easy manner.

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