Latest position of vacancies available in Railways

Latest position of vacancies available in Railways

The below information was stated in written reply to a question regarding vacancies available in Railway Protection Force by the Minister of state for Railways on 5th December 2013 in Parliament as follows…

“The total sanctioned strength in Railway Protection Force as on 31.10.2013 is 74976 out of which 17471 posts are lying vacant.

As these vacancies occurred due to retirement, death and from creation of new posts, therefore the dates of vacancies are different. Detail of the vacancies (post wise) is as under”-

No. Post Vacancies
1 Director General, Railway Protection Force 0
2 ADG 1
3 Inspector General (CSC) 2
4 Deputy Inspector General (CSC/Addl. CSC) 1
5 Sr. DSC/ Sr. SC/ Sr. CO/Dy. CSC 5
6 DSC/SC/CO 17
7 ASC/AC 25
8 Inspector 412
9 Sub-Inspector 926
10 Assistant Sub-Inspector 1741
11 Head Constable 6629
12 Constable 7071
13 Ancillary/Artisan 641
Total 17471

Arising and filling up of vacancies is continuous process, however, for filling up of existing vacancies as well as newly created posts in the Railway Protection Force, steps have already been initiated. In this process recruitment of 511 Sub-Inspectors has been completed and training for these Sub-Inspectors is going to be started from 15.12.2013. Written Examination for filling up of 17087 Constables has already been conducted and preparation of result is under process, followed by Physical Efficiency Test and Viva-Voce in due course of time.


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