With the increased popularity of Government Jobs in recent years, every graduate aims to get recruited on higher positions in Govt Sectors. But looking at the various job options, it becomes very difficult for them to choose one direction and move towards that.
Railway Jobs and Banking Jobs are the most sought after career destination these days. Students often face the dilemma of what to choose and what not between these two most ambitious recruitment sectors – RRB Exams and IBPS Recruitment Exams.
Well, both the sectors have their own added advantages and jobs benefits. To help students overcome this dilemma, we have come up with a list of parameters through which you can make a wise choice between the two.
To make it more clear for you to understand the key differences between both the exams, we have come up with the important factors based on which you can decide which exam will be the perfect job destination for you!
Indian Railways is the biggest job hub in India. Every year Railways release lakhs of job opportunities for the young graduates to fill up the vacant seats.
Any candidate who is having 10th, 12th, Graduation or Engineering Degree has a wide range of job options available in Indian Railways.
Below we have listed all the benefits and perks that you can have while working as an Indian Railway Employee.
|Group A Posts||Group D Posts|
Railway Protection Force
|Group B & C Posts (Technical & Non-Technical)||Job Posts based on Educational Qualifications (Engg. or M.Sc.)|
Assistant Station Masters
Senior Section Engineer
Chief Depot Material Superintend
Depot Material Superintend
Chemical Metallurgical Assistant
Lower Division Clerk
Railway Ticket Collector
Assistant Loco Pilot
Chief Publicity Inspector
Wagon Movement Inspector
Data Processing Staff
Sr. Clerk cum Typist
Accounts Assistant cum typist
Signal & Mechanical Inspectors
Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk
Staff & Welfare Inspector
Chief Catering Inspector
|Group||Scale||Pay Band||Grade Pay||Entry Level Grade Pay|
Indian Railways offers numerous job advantages to its employees. Below we have provided the complete list of job benefits. Please check them out!
Railways Jobs Benefits
Medical Care Facilities from Railway & Non-Railway Hospitals
Various Welfare Funds
Children Educational Assistance (Schools & Educational Institutes along with their Uniforms)
Productivity Linked Bonus
Railway Subsidized Hostels & Subsidy
Hostels for Women Employees/Trainees
Insurances - Deposit Linked Insurance, Railway Employees Insurance scheme, Group Insurance Scheme
Consumer Co-operative Societies
Co-operative Societies [Housing, Labor Contract]
Staff Benefit Fund
National Adult Education Program
Advances to Meet with Urgencies and Natural Calamities
Railway Minister’s Relief fund
Railway Institutes, Clubs and Community Centres Facilities
Picnic and Camping Sites
Tour and Camps [Employees and their Children]
Employment Training Schemes for Employee's Children
Mahila Samitis in Major Colonies with Various Activities
Typewriting and Other Vocational Training Courses
Book Banks, Library and Reading Rooms, Book Subsidy
Scouts and Guides
Various Measures for Blind/Physically Handicapped Persons
Sports and Cultural Activities
Crèche for Children of Working Women
Life Time Free Travelling Passes for Trains
Own Your Home in Certain Railways
Rest Rooms for Group D Employees
Retirement Benefits like Pension
Death cum Retirement Gratuity
Post Retirement Complimentary Passes
Compensation in Case of Death/Disablement in Service
Retired Employee Re-Employment Help Scheme
Railway Employees who retire are presented with Gold Plated Silver medal weighing around 20g with Indian Railways logo on it
VPF Deposit Money
Amount under Group Insurance Scheme
Composite Transfer Grant
Incidental Charges for Loading of Kit.
Take advantage of all the above job benefits! Prepare well and crack the RRB Exams with Great Scores!
The eligibility criteria for Railway Recruitment Exams vary from post to post.
The candidates can apply for Railway Jobs from 18 to 32 years. (Age Relaxation benefits available!)
Also, the candidates having valid certificates and degree for 10th, 12th, Graduation or Engineering can apply for Railway Jobs.
The RRB Exams are conducted in both the modes – Online and Offline. The candidates seeking to appear in the exams like – JE, SSE, NTPC and ALP etc. must have enough knowledge of computers to give the online test without any hassle.
The exam is conducted within 4 or 5 sections in which Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning and General Awareness are 3 common sections and rest depends on the skill and talent required for the post.
Read in detail here – RRB Exam Pattern & Syllabus!
To get selected for Indian Railways’ vacant positions, candidates need to appear in written/online test followed by the aptitude tests. If they qualify these rounds, then they must go through the Document Verification round followed by the Physical Tests, which verify whether they are medically fit or not.
If they fail to prove their eligibility at any stage of the selection rounds, they may lose the candidature for the exam.
Prepare well for RRB Exams! Read the following blogs for better guidance –
There are 21 RRB’s which take part in the recruitment procedure of Indian Railways. The candidates who win the competitive race of RRB Exams can be placed at the locations given below –
|Jammu and Kashmir||Kolkata|
The above-stated places are the 21 RRBs. A candidate can be placed in any of the states or cities which fall under the respective RRB’s.
Every year lakhs of candidates enroll for banking and finance sector jobs, but only a few hundred can make it to secure pleasurable employment opportunities for themselves. Do you know which Banking Recruitment Body is better amongst all?
Undoubtedly, IBPS Recruitment Exams are the most popular and most opted career destination for the young graduates. The best thing about IBPS Recruitments is that they deliver quick results and their qualifying criteria is easier than the others.
IBPS being an autonomous board follows a well-defined and benchmarked process for screening out the requisite talent among lakhs of aspirants. The recruitment process followed is error-free and the process is moves consistently as per the scheduled dates. The results are declared on time with accuracy and complete authenticity.
Below you can find the complete information regarding IBPS Banking Jobs and their recruitment procedure.
Make a wise choice before starting up your career journey!
|IBPS PO Recruitment||IBPS Clerk Recruitment|
|Probationary Officer or Assistant Manager||Clerk|
|IBPS RRB Recruitment||IBPS SO Recruitment|
Officer Scale III
|S. No.||Post Name||Salary (In INR)|
|1.||IBPS Probationary Officer||INR 37,360 -38,700 per month|
|2.||IBPS Clerk||INR 23,117|
|3.||IBPS RRB PO||INR 29,350|
|4.||IBPS RRB Clerk||INR 16,250|
|5.||IBPS RRB SO||INR 39,300|
|6.||IBPS RRB Officer Scale III||INR 50,000|
|7.||IBPS SO||INR 32000-35000 per month|
Here are the reasons why you should choose IBPS Banking Recruitment over others. Please check the job perks & benefits below –
|Banking Jobs Benefits|
Tremendous Job Opportunities
Interesting & Challenging Job Tasks
Excellent Promotion Policies (Fast Growths in Career from PO to General Manager)
Wonderful Salary Packages and Job Perks (Travelling, Housing, Medical Insurances and many others)
Less Duty Hours
Great Leave Policies
Stress-Free and Stable Work Environment
Opportunity to work Abroad
Free Trips across the Country
Flexible Duty Hours and Working in Shifts Facilities
Traveling and Housing Benefits
Dealing with People and Gaining Experience
Worthwhile Pension Schemes
Reputed Job Position in Society
Daily Opportunities to Upskill Yourself
Enhancement in Financial & Banking Knowledge
Chance to Experience New Things about the Job Field
Job Stability and Security
The candidates who are selected after the well scrutinized and tough recruitment process, can proudly enjoy these benefits, as these are essentially part of the lucrative annual packages offered by Banks.
To appear in any of the IBPS Exams apart from the Specialist Officer Exam, candidates need to have the Graduation degree with good academic background.
And those who are willing to appear for Specialist Officer Exam need to have a specialization in any of the concerned fields along with the relevant Graduation Degree.
The upper age limit of candidates should be 28 years. (Age Relaxation Benefits are available here also.)
For post-wise eligibility criteria, please visit the following links –
|IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria||IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria|
|IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria||IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria|
Apart from the IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II & III Exam, every recruitment exam consists of Prelims & Mains rounds to ensure the selection of deserving candidates.
In Prelims round, candidates need to prove their efficiency only for the three sections – Reasoning, English and Quantitative Aptitude whereas in the Mains Round, they need to go through the additional sections like – General Awareness, Computer Knowledge, Professional Knowledge.
Every exam has its own time duration in which the applicants need to attempt the maximum questions with full accuracy.
To study the IBPS Exams Marking Scheme and Paper Formats in detail, please visit the following links -
As per the selection criteria of IBPS, candidates need to score more than the cutoff marks in Prelims & Mains round and after qualifying them one by one, they will be required to appear in Interview Round (not valid for IBPS Clerk selection).
If the candidates get selected for Provisional Allotment, they need to undergo the Document Verification round. If they fail in proving their eligibility while at the time of Document Verification stage, their candidature can be cancelled.
To check the detailed criteria, please visit –
|IBPS PO Result & Cutoff Marks Declaration Process||IBPS Clerk Result & Cutoff Marks Declaration Process|
|IBPS RRB Result & Cutoff Marks Declaration Process||IBPS SO Result & Cutoff Marks Declaration Process|
Banks for IBPS PO, Clerk & SO:
|Allahabad Bank||Indian Bank|
|Andhra Bank||Indian Overseas Bank|
|Bank of Baroda||Oriental Bank of Commerce|
|Bank of India||Punjab National Bank|
|Bank of Maharashtra||Punjab & Sind Bank|
|Canara Bank||Syndicate Bank|
|Central Bank of India||UCO Bank|
|Corporation Bank||Union Bank of India|
|Dena Bank||United Bank of India|
|IDBI Bank||Vijaya Bank|
Bank for IBPS RRB:
|Jharkhand||Jammu and Kashmir|
The above-stated places are the Regional Rural Banks Regions. A candidate can be placed in any of the states or cities which fall under the respective RRB’s.
Apart from the above factors, there are a few more points which you need to keep in mind while choosing up the right career path for you!
Below we are sharing the important factors for you. Please check it out!
Railways Job and Banking Jobs both have amazing promotion & transfer policies. After analyzing and evaluating the candidates’ performances and work done by them, the Government can transfer them to their desired locations and benefit them with promotions.
Leave Policies and Medical Benefits in both the sectors are satisfactory.
We can say that whether you choose Railway Sector or Banking Sector, in both the cases, you will remain at safer side.
Above, we have shared the complete comparative analysis for both the Job Sectors. Still having confusion regarding the recruitment process these two national level recruiters follow! Just share in your doubts and confusions with us. We will help you in understanding the details!
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