RRB Technician Recruitment 2024 Notification Out for 9144 Posts

RRB Technician Recruitment 2024 Notification Out for 9144 Posts

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has recently published the official RRB Technician Notification for the hiring of 9144 Technicians. Interested applicants can now apply online through the official Indian Railways website. This recruitment drive includes a large number of vacancies for Technician Grade 1 Signal and Technician Grade 3 positions. Eligible candidates looking to apply for these positions can find more information in this article about the RRB Technician Recruitment 2024.

RRB Technician Recruitment 2024 Notification Out for 9144 Posts

To apply for the vacancies released, only candidates who meet the basic eligibility requirements set by the authorities are permitted to do so. The online application process is straightforward and candidates can find detailed steps in the article provided.

RRB Technician Eligibility 2024


The eligibility criteria for the RRB Technician position have been announced through the official notification for 2024.

RRB Technician Grade 1 A) Bachelor of Science In Physics / Electronics / Computer Science / Information Technology/ Instrumentation from a recognized University/Institute OR B.Sc. in a combination of any sub-stream of basic streams of Physics/Electronics/Computer Science/Information Technology/Instrumentation from a recognized University/Institute (OR) B) 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”
RRB Technician Grade 3 Matriculation/SSLC plus ITI from recognized 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.

RRB Technician Age Limit


According to the RRB Technician Notification, the minimum age to apply for both Technician Grade 1 Signal and Technician Grade 3 posts is 18 years. However, the maximum age limit varies for each post. For Technician Grade 1 Signal posts, the maximum age limit is 36 years, while for Technician Grade 3 posts, the maximum age limit is 33 years. Applicants must ensure they meet the specified age criteria before applying for these positions.

Candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) are eligible for a relaxation of 5 years in age limit for the job. Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates (Non-Creamy Layer) can avail a relaxation of 3 years. Ex-Servicemen who have served more than 6 months after attestation can get a relaxation up to the extent of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years.

Persons with Disabilities (PWD) can get a relaxation of 10 years plus additional relaxation for their respective category. Candidates from Jammu & Kashmir domiciled during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 are eligible for a relaxation of 5 years.

Candidates serving Group ‘C’ and Erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour, and Substitutes in Railways with at least 3 years of service can avail age relaxations based on their category - UR up to 40 years, OBC-NCL up to 43 years, SC/ST up to 45 years.

RRB Technician Selection Process


If you are interested in applying for the RRB Technician Recruitment in 2024, it is important to understand the selection process. There will be three stages that candidates will need to pass in order to be hired for the role:

  • Computer Based Test (CBT),
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Examination

RRB Technician Application Fee


The application fee for RRB Technician Recruitment 2024 is Rs. 250 for candidates belonging to SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWDs / Female / Transgender / Minorities / Economically backward class, which will be refunded after appearing in the CBT. For all other categories, the application fee is Rs. 500, with Rs. 400 being refunded after appearing in the CBT.

RRB Technician 2024 Exam Pattern


The RRB Technician 2024 exam is a single-stage examination consisting of 100 questions for 100 marks. Candidates will have 90 minutes to complete the Computer-Based Test (CBT) without any penalty for unanswered questions. However, there will be a deduction of 1/3 marks for incorrectly answered questions.

In the exam, the subjects include General Awareness, General Intelligence & Reasoning, Basics of Computers and Applications, Mathematics, and Basic Science and Engineering. The total marks for the exam is 100 and candidates will have 90 minutes to complete the entire paper.

RRB Technician 2024 Salary


For the post of Technician Gr 1 Signal, the salary is Rs. 29,200 at Pay Level 5th. For Technician Gr 3, the salary is Rs. 19,900 at Pay Level 2nd. Make sure to refer to the RRB Technician Notification 2024 for more details on the salary structure.

Steps To Apply For RRB Technician Recruitment 2024


To apply for the Railway Technician Recruitment 2024, first visit the home page and click on "Recruitment".

Then, locate and click on the Railway Technician Recruitment 2024 section. Next, carefully read through the official announcement for RRB Technician Recruitment 2024.

Click on "Apply Online" and fill out all required information in the application form. Upload necessary documents, photos, and signatures before submitting the form. Finally, print a copy of the application form for your records.
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