Recruitment Process of Indian Railways

Public Advised to Ignore Fraudulent, Unauthentic & False Recruitment Promises

It has come to notice that some unscrupulous elements have cheated and defrauded unemployed youth by making false promises of providing jobs in Indian Railways. For this they have forged documents like employment letters and extracted huge sums of money from the unsuspecting public/youth. Criminal action is being taken in this regard by the Ministry of Railways.


Process of recruitment for various posts in Railways is done through the following agencies, namely; 1) Railway Recruitment Board (RRBs), 2) Railway Recruitment Cells (RRCs) and 3) Railway Protection Force (RPF).


All the vacancies are widely advertised in all leading national and local newspapers including Employment News/Rozgar Samachar.


Besides, the vacancies are also put on the official website of all RRBs and RRCs.


Exam process includes a written Exam. Written Exam answer sheets are evaluated through computers. There is no human intervention in this.


Fees for Recruitment exams is only Rs. 100/-. No other money is required to be paid to anyone.


Results of exams are put up on official websites of RRBs and RRCs.


Authentic official websites of RRBs and RRCs are as under:-


The website addresses and telephone numbers of RRB


Sr. No    Name of Place Website Address Phone Number
1. Ahmedabad 079-22940858
2. Ajmer 0145-2423292
3. Allahabad 0532-2430472
4. Bangalore 080-23330378
5. Bhopal 0755-2746660
6. Bhubaneshwar 0674-2303015
7. Bilaspur 07752-247291
8. Chandigarh 0172-2793414, 2793415
9. Chennai   044-28275323
10. Gorakhpur 0551-2201209
11. Guwahati   0361-2540815
12. Jammu – Srinagar 0191-2476757
13. Kolkata   033-25432004, 32917928
14. Malda   03512-264567
15. Mumbai 022-23090422
16. Muzaffarpur 0621-2213405
17. Patna 0612-2677680
18. Ranchi 0651-2462429, 26787114
19. Secundrabad 040-27821663
20. Siliguri 0353-2663840
21. Thiruvanathapuram 0471-2323357


The zonal-wise website addresses of RRCs are:-

Northeast Frontier Railway (, Western Railway (, Central Railway (, South Eastern Central Railway (, West Central Railway (, East Central Railway(, South Central Railway (, North Western Railway (, Eastern Railway (, South Eastern Railway ( &, South Western Railway- (, Southern Railway (, East Coast Railway (, North Central Railway (, Northern Railway ( and North Eastern Railway (

An announcement regarding vacancy/recruitment from any other source (other than the given above) may be considered fraudulent and unauthentic.

Source: PIB

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