RRB Exam Eligibility Criteria 2017- NTPC, ALP, JE |SSE, Group D

RRB Exam Eligibility Criteria 2017- NTPC, ALP, JE SEE, Group D

 

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Hello Aspirants!!

 

Are you looking to make your career in Indian Railways and become a part of this prestigious organization?

 

To make your dream come true, the first step is to check the RRB Eligibility Criteria, to know whether you are eligible to appear in the exam or not.

 

Indian Railways recruits a large number of hardworking candidates for various posts like RRB NTPC, RRB ALP, RRB JE & SSE, RRC Group D.

 

Railway Exam Eligibility Criteria includes factor like Educational qualification, age limit and medical standards (for certain posts). Candidates who want to appear for these Exams should know all the essential Eligibility criteria.

 

Here in this blog, we will provide you the complete details of the RRB Eligibility. So, fill your knowledge cart with these three essentials for RRB Exam Eligibility Criteria for the following Exams:

 

1. Railway Recruitment Board NTPC.

2. Railway Recruitment Board ALP.

3. Railway Recruitment Board JE | SSE.

4. Railway Recruitment Cell Group D.

 

 

 

Download Railway Exam study material and prepare for RRB NTPC, JE-SSE, ALP, Group C & D!

 

 

 

Essential Eligibility Condition Common for All Railway Exams

 

 

For RRB Online Application, the foremost eligibility condition is that every candidate must possess the Nationality / Citizenship. The candidate who aspires to apply for various posts of Indian Railways must fulfill the following conditions:

 

Must be the citizen of India.

 Must be Subject of Nepal.

 Must be Subject of Bhutan.

 Tibetan refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 to be settled permanently in India.

 A person of Indian origin migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, the United republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

 

 

 

 

RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria 2017

 

 

Railway NTPC Exam is conducted for various categories which are mentioned below.

 

1. Commercial Apprentice (CA).

2. Traffic Apprentice (TA).

3. Assistant Station Master (ASM).

4. Senior Clerk-Cum Typist.

5. Enquiry- Cum-Reservation.

6. Goods Guards.

7. Junior Accounts Assistant.

8. Traffic Assistant.

9. Senior Time Keeper.

 

 

The Eligibility Criteria for these categories includes 4 factors.

 

 Age Limit.

 Age Relaxation.

 Educational Qualification.

 Medical Fitness.

 

 

RRB NTPC Age Limit

 

The age limit for the candidates who want to apply for the Railway NTPC Exam should not be less than 18 years and not more than 32 years.

 

The age limit of the candidate is calculated as on 1st January 2017. This is common age limit criteria for all posts under Railway NTPC which are mentioned above.

 

 

 Age Relaxation to Various RRB NTPC categories

 

As per the RRB Notifications issued by the Officials, the age relaxation is also provided to some reserved categories in the upper age limit. The details of the age relaxation as per the category are listed below.

 

Category Age Relaxation
General No Relaxation
OBC Category 3 years
SC / ST 5 years
Person with Disability (PWD-Unreserved) 10 years
Person with Disability (PWD- OBC) 13 years
Person with Disability (PWD- SC / ST) 15 years
Widows, divorced women & women judicially separated but not remarried (UR) 3 years
Widows, divorced women & women judicially separated but not remarried (OBC) 5 years
Widows, divorced women & women judicially separated but not remarried (SC/ ST) 8 years
Serving Group “C” and former Group “D” Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes (UR) 8 years
Serving Group “C” and former Group “D” Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes (OBC) 11 years
Serving Group “C” and former Group “D” Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes (SC/ ST) 13 years
Working in Quasi – Administrative Offices such as Railway Canteens, Co-operative Societies and Institutes Relaxation upto length of service rendered, subject to a maximum relaxation of upto 5 years.
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
Ex-Servicemen, provided you put in more than 6 months service after attestation. Eligible range of date of birth can be calculated as below:(02/01/1981 minus extent of service rendered in Defence) to 01/01/1998

 

 

 

RRB NTPC Educational Qualification

 

The Educational Qualification for RRB NTPC Exam depends on as per the post you are applying for. Along with the basic qualification of Graduation Degree from recognized University, some posts of NTPC also require Typing Proficiency Skills and for this, the candidate must possess the Typing Certificate to apply for that post.

 

Below is the detailed analysis of the Educational Qualification based on the Railway NTPC posts. Check the below table.

 

 

Name of the Post Educational Qualification
Commercial Apprentice (CA) Candidate should possess degree from Recognized University / Institute
Traffic Apprentice (TA) Candidate should possess degree from Recognized University / Institute
Assistant Station Master (ASM) Candidate should possess degree from Recognized University / Institute
Senior Clerk Cum Typist Degree from Recognized University / Institute + Typing Proficiency in either Hindi/ English or Computer is essential.
Enquiry Clerk Reservation Clerk Degree from Recognized University / Institute
Good Guards Degree from Recognized University / Institute
Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist Degree from Recognized University / Institute + Typing Proficiency in either Hindi/ English or Computer is essential.
Traffic Assistant Degree from Recognized University / Institute
Senior Time Keeper Degree from Recognized University / Institute + Typing Proficiency in either Hindi/ English or Computer is essential.

 

 

RRB NTPC Medical Fitness Criteria

 

The candidates selected for appointments at various RRB NTPC posts should pass the Medical fitness test, to ensure that they are medically fit to carry out the duties. The most important Eligibility criteria is the Visual Acuity Standards or eye-sight. The Medical Fitness Criteria depends upon the posts you are going to apply for. Check the below table to know in detail.

 

RRB NTPC Posts Eyesight Criteria
Commercial Apprentice, Enquiry – cum – Reservation Clerk, Junior Accounts Assistant – cum – Typist, Senior Clerk – cum Typist, Sr. Time Keeper Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/9 without glasses.Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 without glasses.Must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision & Night Vision.
Traffic Apprentice, Goods Guard, Assistant Station Master (ASM), Traffic Assistant Distance Vision: 6/12, 6/18 with or without glasses.Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6, with or without glasses when reading.

 

 

 

 

RRB Assistant Loco Pilot Eligibility

 

The candidates can apply for RRB ALP recruitment 2017, once the Notification relased by the officials, but to apply for the exam, first you need to check the Railway loco pilot eligibility, which depends on three factors.

 

 Educational Qualifications.

 Age Limit.

 Medical Standards.

 

 

 

Railway Loco Pilot Educational Qualification

 

 The candidate needs to complete the ITI (approved by NCVT/SCVT) in any specific trade to apply for this post.

 

 Candidates who have completed diploma in engineering are also eligible and should have completed minimum 10th standard from recognized board.

 

 

Railway Loco Pilot Age Limit

 

The minimum age of the aspiring candidate should be 18 to 30 years.

 

 

 

Railway Loco Pilot Medical Standards

 

The Medical Standards required for RRB ALP Exam requires Loco running men to have the highest standard of medical fitness.

This medical standard has to be maintained from the period of joining and up to the end of the career as Railway driver.

 

 

 

 

RRB Junior Engineer/ Senior Section Engineer Eligibility Criteria

 

 

Railway Recruitment Board recruits eligible Engineers for the posts of RRB Junior Engineer, Senior Section Engineer, Depot Material Superintendent, Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant, Chief Depot Material Superintendent.

 

Candidates should first fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria as specified by the Board to apply for both Railway Junior Engineer eligibility & Senior Section Engineer Eligibility Criteria.

 

 

 

RRB JE | SSE Educational Qualification

 

The candidates should possess the qualification as follows.

 

 

S.No. Name of the Post Educational Qualifications
1 Sr Section Engineer/ Sr Section Research Engineer Four years Bachelor’s Degree inCivil Engineering/ Mechanical/Electrical/ Electronics/ Manufacturing/Mechatronics/ Industrial/ Machining/Instrumentation & Control/ Tools & Machining/Tools & Die making/ Automobile/Production Engineering/ M.Sc Electronics/Instrumentation & Control Engineering.
2 Chief Depot Material Superintend Degree in Engineering in any discipline from a recognized Institution OR approved by AICTE.
3 Junior Engineer Three years Diploma in Civil Engineering/Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Manufacturing/Mechatronics/ Industrial/ Machining/Instrumentation & Control/ Tools & Machining/Tools & Die Making/ Automobile/Production Engineering (or)B.Sc in Civil Engineering of three years duration(or)(b) a combination of any sub stream of basic streams ofCivil Engineering from a Recognized University/ Institute.
4 Depot Material superintend Diploma in Engineering in any discipline from a recognized Institution (or) approved by AICTE.
5 Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant Degree in Metallurgy/ Chemical Engineering from Recognized Institution approved by AICTE(or)M.Sc Degree in Chemistry/ Applied Chemistry from Recognized University.

 

 

 

 RRB JE| SSE Age limit

 

The age limit of the candidate applying for Junior Engineer post should be between 18-25 years of age and for Senior Section the age limit is 20- 34 years.

 

 

 

RRB JE|SSE Age Relaxation

 

S.No. Category Age Relaxation (in years)
1 Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) 5
2 Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3
3 Persons with Disabilities (PWD) 10
4 Persons with Disabilities (OBC) 13
5 Persons with Disabilities (SC/ST) 15
6 Widows, Divorced Women and Women Judicially separated from Husband but not remarried 38 (UR)
38 (OBC)
40 (SC/ST)
7 Ex-servicemen Upto the extent of service rendered in Defence, plus 3 years, provided they have put in more than 6 months service after attestation.
8 Serving Group “C” and erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes 40 (UR)43 (OBC)
45 (SC/ ST)

 

 

 

 

Railway RRC Group D Eligibility

 

 

The candidates who are willing to appear for the RRC Group D exam must fulfill all the RRC Group D eligibility conditions given below.

 

 

 

Railway Group D Educational Qualification

 

 

RRC Group D eligibility used to be as 10th pass or ITI or equivalent or National Apprenticeship by NCVT which has been changed now by Railway Recruitment Board.

 

As per the changes in RRC Group D eligibility, the minimum educational qualification for recruitment is 10th Pass plus ITI or 10th Pass plus National Apprenticeship by NCVT.

 

Check out the below mentioned official notice on RRC Group D Eligibility.

 

 

 

Railway Group D Age limit

 

The candidate’s age must be between 18 to 31 years.  There are some age relaxations provided based on the category.

 

 

 

RRC Group D Age Relaxation

 

The Age Relaxation for RRC Group D Post is same as RRB JE – SSE Age relaxation.

 

 

 

Railway Group D Physical Test Eligibility

 

 

There are some physical Standards set by the Board for the post of RRC Group D.

 

For Male Candidates: Male candidates should be able to run 1000 metres in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance.

 

For Female candidates: Female candidates should be able to run 400 metres in 3 minutes and 10 seconds in one chance.

 

For PWD candidates: PWD candidates are exempted from Physical Test.

 

 

 

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24 thoughts on “RRB Exam Eligibility Criteria 2017- NTPC, ALP, JE |SSE, Group D

  1. Rudra

    very nice post sir i like it

    • Eduncle Team

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      Greetings from Eduncle!
      Thanks for the kind words and appreciation! We value your generous feedback. Kindly stay tuned with us for latest Information related to Railway Exams.
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  2. Jincy

    Nice post. . I am a Diploma holder in electronics and communication. Can you please suggest me relevant govt. Jobs for me

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Jincy,
       
      Greetings from Eduncle!
       
      Thanks for kind Words. We value your generous feedback.
      As You have completed diploma in electronics department so you have scope some few govt sector job like.

      1)Indian railway (Check latest Indian Railway Jobs here: https://scoop.eduncle.com/indian-railways-recruitment-jobs-vacancy)
      2)DRDO
      3)BSNL TTA
      5)MTNL
      6)DVC
      7)Electricity board,
      8)NTPC
      9)BANK CLERK
      10)Primary School Teacher.

      Also you have chances for higher study like B-TECH degree.
       
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  3. Sandy

    Hai. I’ve completed BE Civil Engineering… Can I apply for ALP post with my 12th qualification with major in PCM?

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Sandy,
       
      Greetings from Eduncle!
       
      Thanks for asking your query with us!
       
      No, you cannot apply for the RRB ALP Post. The minimum qualification requires for Railway Loco pilot is ITI degree or diploma in Engineering. Only Electrical or Electronics or Mechanical or Automobile engineering stream is required for this job.
       
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      Eduncle Team

  4. Bibin

    Now i’m final year in btech mechanical engg. can i apply for loco pilot now..

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Bibin,
       
      Greetings from Eduncle!
       
      Thanks for asking your query with us!
       
      Yes, you can apply for Railway Loco Pilot Exam. The eligibility conditions for Loco Pilot is:
      1.The candidate needs to complete the ITI (approved by NCVT/SCVT) in any specific trade to apply for this post.
      2.Candidates who have completed diploma in engineering are also eligible and should have completed minimum 10th standard from recognized board.
       
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  5. Ishfaq

    Sir i have done m.com .can i apply for rrb alp post

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Ishfaq,
       
      Greetings from Eduncle!
       
      Thanks for asking your query with us!
       
      Since, you are from commerce background, you are not eligible for RRB ALP Exam 2017. The eligibility criteria for RRB ALP Exam is:
      1. The candidate needs to complete the ITI (approved by NCVT/SCVT) in any specific trade to apply for this post.
      2. Candidates who have completed diploma in engineering are also eligible and should have completed minimum 10th standard from recognized board.
       
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  6. swapnil

    sir, if a candidate has completed his degree directly after 12th not via diploma…is he eligible for junior engineer jobs whose requirement is diploma only in rrb..???

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Swapnil,
       
      Greetings from Eduncle!
       
      Yes, the candidate is eligible for RRB JE Exam. To apply for Railway Junior Engineer Exam, the candidate should have B.tech/ B.E/ Diploma in Mechanical/ Civil/ Electrical branches from a recognized institution.
       
      Hope the above information will be helpful to you. For more queries, please stay tuned!
       
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  7. RAHUL

    SIR,
    I HAVE COMPLETED B.TECH IN ECE . CAN I APPLY FOR THE POST OF JE

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Rahul,
       
      Greetings from Eduncle!
       
      Yes, you can apply for the Railway Junior Engineer Post.
       
      Hope the above information will be helpful to you. For more queries, please stay tuned!
       
      Thanks for asking!
       
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  8. mukesh

    Diploma from SINGHANIA UNIVERSITY approved by UGC are able to apply for loco pilot
    Sir tell me please.

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Mukesh,
       
      Greetings from Eduncle!
       
      Yes, you are eligible to apply for Railway loco pilot exam.
       
      Hope the above information will be helpful to you. For more queries, please stay tuned!
       
      Thanks for asking!
       
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  9. nihya

    Hello sir, I have completed B.tech Mechanical Engineering.Can i apply for ALP and NTPC

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Nihya,
       
      Greetings from Eduncle!
       
      Yes, you are eligible to apply for both the exams.
       
      Hope the above information will be helpful to you. For more queries, please stay tuned!
       
      Thanks for asking!
       
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  10. Hitesh

    Wat is the eligible percentage OF BACHELOR DEGREE for SSC and JE . I have studied mechanical engineering ( B.E )

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Hitesh,
       
      Greetings from Eduncle!
       
      No minimum percentage is required to appear for the SSE & JE exam, the one and only need is, you should be graduate and you should have the graduation certificate.

       
      Hope the above information will be helpful to you. For more queries, please stay tuned!
       
      Thanks for asking!
       
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  11. rahul

    hello sir, is diploma in tool and die making from NTTF valid for assistant loco pilot post ?

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Rahul,
       
      Greetings from Eduncle!
       
      No, NTTF Diploma is not accepted by Railway or any other government departments. Hence you can’t apply railway jobs with NTTF Diploma certificate.
       
      Hope the above information will be helpful to you. For more queries, please stay tuned!
       
      Thanks for asking!
       
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  12. Dhiraj Kumar

    I’m dhiraj Kumar, I study in 5th semester diploma electrical engineering, kya mai ralway jee or alp ka form apply kar sakta hu. ..Please reply me

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Dhiraj,
       
      Greetings from Eduncle!
       
      No, you cannot apply for RRB ALP and JE Exam. For Railway JE Exam, the candidates must have completed graduation and for RRB ALP Exam, the minimum qualification requires is the candidate must hold diploma degree and ITI certificate.
       
      Thanks for asking your query with us!
       
      Kind Regards,
      Eduncle Team

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