Check the Eligibility Criteria for RRB Recruitment 2017

Looking for Railway Jobs in 2017 ? See the Eligibility Criteria for Various posts in Indian Railways

If you are a Indian Railways Job aspirant, and willing to get a RRB Recruitment 2017, then this post will tell you the Insights of Eligibility criteria for Railway Recruitment Exams. In this post, we will discuss the Eligibility Criteria for Popular Category of posts Like Junior Engineer / Sr. Engineer , Loco Pilot, Ticket Examiner, Ticket checker , Clerical Jobs etc.


Applicants willing to apply for Jobs in Indian Railways in 2017, must read the Official Advertisement in details and apply for the Jobs, only after fulfilling the Eligibility Criteria. It is worth mentioning here that the Eligibility criteria, we are going to discuss in this post is subject to change in the Upcoming Railway Recruitment Notifications in 2017.


It is worth mentioning here that Indian Railways, will announce the Bumper RRB Recruitment 2017, owing to the fact, the increasing Railway Network in India in 2016. So, gear up for Railways Exams in 2017 . The Indian Railways Recruitment Notification, will be announced anytime in 2017 and most preferably in First Quarter of 2017

What is the Eligibility Criteria for Railway Recruitment Exams in 2017 ?



As we mentioned above, that we will share the Eligibility Criteria for Popular category of posts. Once the Railways announce the Official Notification in 2017, we will share the Eligibility criteria of all those posts advertised on this page.


As, you know that, RRB’s recruits people for Group C and Group D Posts . The Recruitment for Group A posts is done by UPSC and the Recruitment for Group B posts are through promoting the recruits of Group “C”


Here are some popular Group “C” and Group “D” posts.


1) Post : Jr Engineer 

  • Pay-scale: Rs 9300-34800 ( GP-4200)
  • Age Limit: 18 years to 33 years
  • Educational Qualifications: For Jr. Engineer post applicant have 3 years Diploma in respective Engineering Discipline Or Equivalent.

2) Post: Sr. Section Engineer

  • Pay-scale: Rs 9300-34800 ( GP-4600)
  • Age Limit: 20 years to 35 years
  • Educational Qualifications: For Sr. Section Engineer post applicant have completed 4 years Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering in respective discipline from a recognized University of India

3) Post: Assistant Loco Pilot

  • Pay-scale: Rs 5200-20200 ( GP-1900)
  • Age Limit: 18 years to 30 years
  • Educational Qualifications: Applicant must be minimum Matriculate (10th Pass) along with Course completed in ITI in various trades.

4) Post: Technician 

  • Pay-scale: Rs 5200-20200 ( GP-1900)
  • Age Limit: 18 years to 30 years
  • Educational Qualifications: For the post of Technician, applicant must be either Matriculate with ITI OR 10+2 with Physics and Math OR 3 year Engineering Diploma in respective discipline.

Note: However for Majority of Technician post, the Qualification is Matric along with ITI in specific Trade.



5) Post: Jr.Clerk cum Typist, Account Clerk cum Typist, 

  • Pay-scale: Rs 5200-20200 ( GP-1900)
  • Age Limit: 18 years to 29 years
  • Educational Qualifications: Applicant must have passed the 12th Class, along with Typing Speed of 30 WPM in English and 25 WPM in Hindi

6)  Post: Ticket Examiner, Trains Clerk, Commercial Clerk, 

  • Pay-scale: Rs 5200-20200 ( GP-1900)
  • Age Limit: 18 years to 29 year
  • Educational Qualifications: Applicant must have passed the 12th Class in any discipline OR Equivalent.

7) Post: Stenographer, Jr. stenographer

  • Pay-scale: Rs 5200-20200 ( GP-Rs 2400) 
  • Age Limit: 18 to 30 years
  • Educational Qualifications:Matriculation, along with speed of 80 WPM in shorthand


8) Post: Publicity Inspector

  • Pay-scale: Rs 5200-20200 ( GP-Rs 2800) 
  • Age Limit: 18 to 33 years
  • Educational Qualifications:Applicant must be a Graduate, along with Diploma in Public Relations, Advertising, Journalism, Mass Communication from a recognised university

9) Post: Sr. Publicity Inspector

  • Pay-scale: Rs 9300-34800 ( GP-Rs 4200) 
  • Age Limit: 18 to 33 years
  • Educational Qualifications:Applicant must be a Graduate, along with Diploma in Public Relations, Advertising, Journalism, Mass Communication from a recognized university. Applicant must have 2 years Experience in relevant field

Any Updates ?

Whenever, the Railways, will announce the vacancies in 2017, we will update this page with all Eligibility Criteria for all the posts.

If you have any Questions, regarding the Eligibility Criteria for various Railway exams, then post your Queries in the Comments section below.

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