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9,500 Railway Jobs To Be Notified Soon

NDTV logo NDTV 19-03-2018 Written By Maitree Baral
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New Delhi: Recruitment notification for 9,500 posts in Indian Railways is expected to be released soon. Ministry of Railways announced the recruitment under Railway Protection Force (RPF), yesterday. The official tweet says the recruitment process will begin soon and out of the total number of posts 50% will be for female candidates. Currently for more than 89,000 posts, Indian Railways is conducting registration process. The first stage selection will be held in April/ May. RPF recruitment update will be available on the official website of Indian Railways.

Since February, Indian Railways is on recruitment spree. The first job notification (CEN 01/ 2018) came for Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician post. More than 26000 vacancies were notified by the RRBs. 

The second notification (CEN 02/ 2018) came, few days after, notifying recruitment for group D posts.

In the first week of March, according to reports more than 1.5 crore applications have already been submitted to the RRBs against the two notifications. Railway jobs are the most sought after options for aspirants; in 2015 against CEN 03/ 2015 advertisement, 90 lakh applications were registered for nearly 19000 posts.

The registration process is expected to be similar to the ongoing recruitment. Candidates shall have to submit online applications giving basic details, option of exam language, exam centre preference, etc.

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