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Career In Indian Railway After Graduation/12th | Job Opportunities, Scope

Career In Indian Railway

Instead of thinking about Higher Education, now day’s students are moving towards Government Sector Jobs after completing their 12th/Graduation.  Most of candidates look forward for Career In Indian Railway. There are several Indian Railway Job Opportunities that candidates can opt. The Job Scope in Railways is so high that every year thousands of vacancies get released and lacs of students apply.

Why to Choose a Job in Railways?

In terms of Jobs, Indian Railways is the largest employer in India. Not only is the largest Employer Indian Railway Recruitment Board the eighth largest employer in the world. On Pay Roll basis there are more than 14 lac employees working in Indian Railways. In today’s era Indian Railways is regarded as the best employer as it offers its employees what they desire

Attractions of Career In Indian Railway:

  1. Good Salaries
  2. Residential Quarters
  3. Subsidised Meals
  4. Opportunities
  5. Pensionable Employment
  6. Secure Employment
  7. Schools and Colleges
  8. Hospital & Medical Care
  9. Jobs for Relatives
  10. Training
  11. Study Leave
  12. Sports & Fitness
  13. Free Travel
  14. Recession Proof

Career In Indian Railway

Career In Indian Railway after 12th:

Now 12th pass candidates may also apply for 12th pass jobs in Railway. There are some of the 12th pass government jobs in railway for which candidates can apply:

  • Lower Division Clerk
  • Railway Ticket Collector
  • Station Master
  • Railway Constable
  • Railway clerk
  • Engine Driver
  • Assistant Loco pilot
  • Track man
  • Helpers
  • Store Keeper
  • Goods guards
  • Signal Maintenance
  • Typist etc…

Career In Indian Railway after Graduation:

There are several Jobs in Railways after Graduation for which eligible contenders may apply, some of the Railway Graduation Vacancy are stated below, have a look…

  • Commercial Apprentice
  • Traffic Assistant
  • Traffic Apprentice
  • Clerk cum Typist
  • ECRC
  • Accounts Assistant cum Typist
  • Goods Guard
  • Assistant Station Master (ASM) etc…

Know More About: Railway Exams Eligibility

Indian Railway Job

There are 4 groups in which the Indian Railway Vacancies are divided. After completing 12th/Graduation candidates may apply for these Indian Railway Group and can build up a successful Career In Indian Railway. The Groups in which the Jobs in Railways Divided are:

  • Indian Railway Group A
  • Indian Railway Group B
  • Indian Railway Group C
  • Indian Railway Group D

Let’s understand what these Groups are for?

GroupDescriptionQualification required for Career In Indian Railway
Indian Railway Group A JobsGroup A posts mainly is dedicated to those people and has been performed by UPSC which get appointed by civil services exam by the combined medical exam. Graduate/Post Graduate.
Indian Railway Group B JobsRailway Group B Vacancies refers to the section of officer’s grade and which has been graded posts from Group ‘C’ railway employees.Graduate / Post Graduate
Indian Railway Group C JobsRailway group C vacancies includes both Technical and No n Technical Positions like Clerk, Station Master, Ticket Collector, Commercial Apprentice, Traffic Apprentice, Engineering posts (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Signal & Telecommunication) etc.10th class pass/12th/Graduation/Diploma/ ITI or equivalent.
Indian Railway Group D JobsRailway group D is the lowest grade and includes the positions of Trackman, Helper, Assistant Points Man, Safaiwala/Safaiwali, Gunman, Peon etc.8th Class Pass and maximum 10th’ for the various above mentioned posts.

Must Check: List of Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) in India

Apart from Group jobs there are some other vacancies also, take a look…

Posts through which candidates can build Career In Indian RailwayDegree/DiplomaDiscipline for Career In Indian Railway
Senior Section EngineerBachelor’s Degree Engineering DisciplineCivil / Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Instrumentation / IT / Communication / Manufacturing / Industrial / Machining / Instrumentation & Control/ Tools & Machining / Automobile /

[Senior Section Engineer (Signal) – M. Sc Electronics or equivalent discipline is also eligible]
Chief Depot Material SuperintendDegree in EngineeringAny Discipline
Junior Engineer (Engineering Disciplines)Diploma in EngineeringCivil / Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Instrumentation / IT / Communication / Manufacturing / Industrial / Machining / Instrumentation & Control/ Tools & Machining / Tools & Die Making / Automobile

[Junior Engineer (IT) – PGDCA / B.Sc (Computer Science) / BCA / DOEACC “A” level course  is also eligible]
Depot Material SuperintendDiploma Engineering
Chemical Metallurgical AssistantDegreeMetallurgy / Chemical Engineering (OR)

M. Sc Degree in Chemistry / Applied Chemistry

Indian Railway Zones:

There are 17 Zones of Indian Railway under which all the vacancies get distributed, the zones are:

Serial NumberName of Zones
1.Central Railway
2.East Central Railway
3.East Coast Railway
4.Eastern Railway
5.Metro Railway Kolkata
6.North Central Railway
7.North Eastern Railway
8.North Western Railway
9.North East Frontier Railway
10.Northern Railway
11.South Central Railway
12.South East Central Railway
13.South Eastern Railway
14.South Western Railway
15.Southern Railway
16.West Central Railway
17.Western Railway

Get here complete: Railway Selection Procedure

Indian Railways Salary

GroupPay BandPost Names for Career In Indian Railway
Group-ARs.8700 to 10000/-Manager, General Manager
Group-BRs.4800 to 7600/-Chief Yard Master, Station Supervisor and others
Group-CRs.2000 to 4600/-Junior Engineer, Loco Pilot, Train Ticket Examiner, Reservation cum Ticketing Clerk & others
Group-DRs.1800 to 1900/-Track Man, Helper, Track Maintainer and others

Railway Group C & D Salary Structures:

Name of PostsPresent GPNew Salary (Start Level)
Loco Pilot (Shunting)Rs.4200Rs.35400
Loco Pilot (Mail)
Loco Pilot (Pass/Motorman)
Loco Pilot (Goods)
Shunter Gr I
Shunter Gr IIRs.2400Rs.25500
Senior Fireman-I, Senior Assistant Loco Pilot
Fireman-I, Assistant Loco PilotRs.1900Rs.19900
Senior Second Fireman
Second FiremanRs.1800Rs.18000
Head trackman
Sr Trackman
Train ClerkRs.1900Rs.19900
Sr Safaiwala JamadarRs.2400Rs.25500
Safaiwala JamadarRs.2000Rs.21700
Technician Gr-IIIRs.1900Rs.19900
Technician Gr-IIRs.2400Rs.25500
Technician Gr-IRs.2800Rs.29500
Sr SafaiwalaRs.1900Rs.19900
Traffic Running Staff
Guard M/ERs.4200Rs.35400
Sr. Pass Guard
Sr.Goods Guard
Goods GuardRs.2800Rs.29200
Sr Assistant GuardRs.2400Rs.25500
Assistant GuardRs.1900Rs.19900

Check in Detail: Railway Jobs Salary Structure

Well, Railway sector has a good scope for people who require stability in both financial and service terms. So, Applicants looking for high salaried professions within Indian Government can make an excellent decision of getting economically secure at the government sector. Being an employee in a railway sector, Job Opportunities are always tapping at the door as there are lots of RRB Jobs are available. So candidates choose jobs placements at railway sector as your career; An Indian railway recruits thousands of suitable candidates a year and it also provides many benefits to its employees.

We hope the information available here on this page of www.recruitmentinboxx.com will prove to be beneficial for candidates in understanding the railway system. We wish all the very best to candidates going to make their Career in Indian Railway!!!

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  1. Avinash Kumar Pandey

    Is RAILWAYS CONDUCT JUNIOR engineer Exam in upcoming vacancies.?

  2. Tc jobs sir please tell

  3. HYY SIR,

  4. I completed my 12th class and want to do any course from which I can appear in any Railway job
    plezz help me sir Any railway job plez informed me

  5. Sir,

    Two years
    Afte completing 12th class (M.P. Board), jobs in indian railways

  6. Thanks for and jobs update sir ….

  7. Sir,

    After completing 10th class (CBSE), Railways offering any courses

  8. Sir there are two institutions in new Delhi . Pride sure success academy and sure success academy … Which one should I join

  9. And sir plz tell me on which subjects should I focus more to get a job in Indian railway

  10. And sir where can I find these SCRA exam and on which subjects should I focus more to clear the railway entrance exam and one more thing sir can you tell me that are there any institutions or collages type something where I can take admission to get training for clearing this entrance exam .. plz sir reply ASAP

    • Hii Mayank sharma,

      SCRA is considered as one among the toughest exams, as their are only few seats available in the course. Special Class Railway Apprentice is one of the prestigious position in railway sector.
      These are some of the best SCRA training institutes:
      Sure Success Academy, Delhi.
      Commerce Coaching Academy, Karnal
      Gayatri IAS study ciricle, Hyderabad
      Success Point, Muzaffarpur, Bihar.

  11. And sir I forgot to mention my stream so … Science stream non medical was my stream

  12. Sir I have passed my 12th class .. can you plz tell me what course or institute should I join now to get a job in railway .. in group A plz show me the right way as soon as possible sir plz

  13. Sir I have complete 12th in 70% Mark so very much interested indian railway job ALP

  14. Sir / mam.. ..1st of all very gm to you (jab jago tab savera ) .Sir/mam.. i have completed my simple. Graduation in BSC (cbz). Can u tell me That i eligible to apply in : RAILWAY JOB; BANK JOB & any other government jobs or please tell me which type of graduation ( degree) is best for. ..government jobs actually my younger Brother completed his H.S.C 12th this year and he his watching for government jobs..Can u tell me which graduation is best for my younger bro.

  15. Jaya kailas ingle

    Hallow I am Jaya and I am pass out 12th I am interested in Indian railway job

  16. Sir i finish my 12.i have written rrb exams.what are the exams are hear.

  17. Hello am doing final year BE, when should I apply and for which post am I eligible…..Am very interested in railway jobs..

  18. i am qulifi 12 and iti electrician how to join ticket clerk

  19. I completed 12th commerce in english medium and bca second year started plz give job.in.railway

  20. Hi..this is Praveena working in MNC(2016-17 degree passout) persuing MBA sem2. Can you please let me know to what sort of posts am I eligible for?so that I can apply and go through the exam.. kindly let me know the details ASAP

  21. Are there any railway institutes which offer job related degree courses ?

  22. I just complete 12th ..Can i get any railway offers.

  23. i am completed m.tech biotechnology..for what are the post am i eligible??

  24. Now iam in 10th std .what type of stream I can choose in 11th std.iam aiming to work in Indian railways .what type of degree I can prefer after my schooling

  25. I completed BBA any job in railway


    reply me soon for the jobs in railway after 12th in gujarat

  27. i am interested on railaway job

  28. Sir could u plz suggest me and plz give me a way in thi s field . Now i am perusing msc.geology.
    Is their any jon in railway plz sir i need help.. i want job in railway…
    thanku sir

  29. I completed my 12th class and want to do any course from which I can appear in any Railway job . So please give me suggestions for the preparation .

  30. I completedDegree BZC. Any railway jobs please informed

  31. Please inform me grup D railwayjobs.age28,higherseccondaryqualification…Kerala.tvm

  32. Pls make me informed regarding any vacancy related to railway

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